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Barbara B. Peck Papers, 1922-1987

Collection Overview

Title: Barbara B. Peck Papers, 1922-1987


Primary Creator: Peck, Barbara B.

Extent: 0.1 cubic feet. More info below.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]


The Barbara B. Peck Papers consist of materials collected by Peck, an OSC alum, including essays, newspapers, and publications. Much of the material pertains to Peck's interest in home economics.

Scope and Content Notes

The collection includes essays that appear to have been written as articles for publication and pertain to the Homemaking Department of the American Home Economics Association and to the process of selecting beef for consumption. The newspapers are copies of the Daily Barometer, the Corvallis Gazette-Times, and Counterpoint.

Biographical / Historical Notes

Barbara Peck graduated from Oregon State College in 1932 with a degree in Home Economics. While at college, she married Norton Peck, the son of Landscape Architecture Professor Arthur Peck. After graduation, Barbara involved herself in the American Home Economics Association and the Oregon Home Economics Association.

Administrative Information

More Extent Information: 4 file folders

Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.

Related Materials: Also included among these materials were records collected and generated by Arthur L. Peck, Professor of Landscape Architecture and Barbara's father-in-law, which have been separated and described as the Arthur L. Peck Papers (MSS PeckA).

Preferred Citation: Barbara B. Peck Papers (MSS PeckB), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.

Processing Information: This collection is not fully processed and a complete finding aid is not available at this time.


Peck, Barbara B.

People, Places, and Topics

Peck, Barbara B.
University History

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