Emma P. Ewing papers, 1888-1892
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Brief Description: One folder containing publication information by Emma Pike Ewing.
Held at:
Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
504 W. State St
West Lafayette, IN 47907
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Email: archives [at] purdue.edu
Created by: Ewing, Emma P.  (Emma Pike) (1838-)
Volume: 1.0 Folders
Biographical Note for Ewing, Emma P.  (Emma Pike) (1838-) : Emma Ewing was born in Broome County, New York in 1838. Emma married W.P. Ewing in 1863. After the Civil War, Emma gained national recognition as a cooking instructor and became known as “the woman who would have taught America to make good bread if America could have been taught.” Emma authored several books, including titles such as Cooking and Castle-building (1880), Soup and Soup-making (1882), and A Text-book of Cookery, for Use in Schools (1899), among others. In 1882, she established the Chicago School of Cookery. Emma went  to Iowa State University in 1884 as the leader of the Domestic Economy Department.  She left in 1887 to teach at Purdue University.  By 1891, Emma had left Purdue and was involved as both the dean of the Chautauqua Assembly in New York and as a traveling lecturer. In 1892, she formed the Housekeepers’ National League to improve training in the domestic sciences. In addition, she also founded the Model Home School of Household Economics in 1898, which was affiliated with Marietta College in Ohio.
Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Home economics
Purdue University--Faculty
Women's Archives at Purdue University
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
PreferredCitation: MSF 127, Emma P. Ewing papers, Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries