By Mary A. Sego
Scope and Contents of the Materials
The collection consists of one folder, which contains an article about Geneva Nugent.
Miss Nugent was born on a Tippecanoe county farm and lived there until she was 10 years old. She graduated from Purdue in 1915, and taught home economics, food work and managed cafeterias in Emerson School, Gary; Indiana State Normal at Muncie and at Terre Haute; operated a mess hall during the World War, and in 1926 took charge of all food work at the Purdue Union Memorial Building. She was also an instructor in Institutional Management at Purdue.
Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
Alternate Extent Statement:
Collection is open for research.
MSF 289, Geneva Nugent papers, Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries
Box and Folder Listing Browse by Folder:
[Folder 1: Article, 1931],
- Folder 1: Article, 1931
- Feeding People Is Important: Miss Geneva Nugent Tells the Story of Her Foods Work at Purdue, The Prairie Farmer, March 7, 1931. [photocopy of original]