High School Assistant's Letterbooks, 1908-1913 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 8/11/3
Volume: 0.3 cubic feet
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Description: Letterpress copybooks of Helena M. Pincomb, High School Assistant in the Household Science Department, containing copies of letters sent to high school superintendents, principals, teachers, students and citizens within Illinois, university administrators, faculty at other institutions of higher education, book publishers and equipment manufacturers concerning domestic science teaching programs in Illinois high schools and specific courses, textbooks and syllabi; visits lectures and demonstrations by university faculty; arrangements and data for Farmers' Institute programs; the annual High School Conference held in Urbana; equipment for domestic science classes and general inquiries from students and the public regarding course offerings at the university and student placement. The collection includes a letter to Eugene Davenport outlining the strengths and weaknesses of Farmers' Institutes (2/21/12). Each volume includes and alphabetical name index.