Home economics




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Home economics

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Home economics

  • UF Domestic economy
  • UF Domestic science
  • UF Family and consumer science
  • UF Household management
  • UF Household science

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Home economics

30 Archival description results for Home economics

7 results directly related Exclude narrower terms

Home Economics Alumni Association

  • RG 768
  • Fonds
  • 1977-1990

The Ryerson Polytechnical Institute Home Economics Alumni Association was formed in the late 1970's to promote the advancement of the interests of RPI and to promote closer fellowship among the graduates and former students of RPI Home Economics program. This Record group contains textual documentation about the adminstration of this association, and one published cook book generated and sold to the alumni membership as part of a fund raising initiative.

Job vacancy notices and advertisements

File contains job postings from the Human Resources department. File closed as of December 2012. Please see Human Resources RG 94.46 for future job postings for Food Services.

Food Services


The file consists of menu selections offered in the Hub cafeteria, residence dining room, outdoor BBQs, and other campus locations.

Food Services

The Lunchtimer newsletter

The file consists of an incomplete collection of the newsletter sharing general information, announcements of upcoming events, and menus.

Food Services forms

The file contains requisition form samples for departments', faculties' and schools' use when ordering food.

Food Services

Food Services surveys

The file consists of surveys intended for the Ryerson community seeking opinions on food quality, preference, and service. Surveys have not been completed.

Food Services

Mount Royal Hotel Menu

Item is a menu for the honorary dinner for McGill Medical Graduates. It is printed serif font in blue ink and includes pencil signatures in an "Autographs" section. At the top of the list is that of A. E. Orr.

Mount Royal Hotel

Tools/Products(including Food and Furnishings)

File consists of stereographs depicting pieces of equipment, tools, furnishings, food products ie. wells, cords of pulpwood, and spindles of cotton.

4 Stereoscopic photographs by Keystone View Co.
3 Stereoscopic photographs by Underwood & Underwood
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Rose Stereographs
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Dominion Stereoscopic Co.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Kilburn Brothers, in association with James M. Davis
1 Stereoscopic photograph by C. W. Woodward
1 Stereoscopic photograph by C. E. Goodman
6 Stereoscopic photographs by unidentified publishers

Ryerson Eats promotional records

Ryerson Eats refers to cafeteria service and promotional records after the 2014 renovation of the Hub cafeteria. The official opening was in November 2014.

The file contains flyers, posters, email announcements, and daily special coupons.

Home Economics graduating class composites

File contains 10 graduation photographs for the Home Economics graduating class. Nine of the photographs are composites and one is a 1974 group photograph on the stairs of Howard Kerr Hall.

Toll, LeRoy

Food Services

  • RG 651
  • Fonds
  • 1948-

Fonds consists of records related to Food Services and Ryerson Institute of Technology's School of Food Technology.

Food Services

Sydney Stagg fonds

  • F 516
  • Fonds
  • 1991

Fonds consists of a recipe book co-edited by Stagg.

Stagg, Sydney

Ryerson Years: Faculty Reminisce

Five Home Economics/Nutrition/Consumer/Family Studies faculty members (May Maskow, Rheta Rosen, Joan Augustine, Anne Selby & Marilyn Peabody, reminiscing about their Ryerson years. Introduction by Jennifer Welsh.July 2001.

Ration Books

One green ration book (Book 2, belonged to John Albert Elgie) and one brown ration book (Book 4, belonged to Maggie Elgie). Each contains stamps for rationed items during World War Two. Book 2 describes items as Spare A, B or G, but in Book 4 these classes were replaced by descriptions of the actual items ie. Meat, Tea or Coffee. Some stamps are missing from each.

Seedtime and harvest shall not fail

Item consists of a photograph mounted on grey card with a group of musicians posed behind a many-tiered display of harvest fruits and vegetables inside a building. The banner across the back of the display reads "SEEDTIME AND HARVEST SHALL NOT FAIL", a variation on the Biblical verse Genesis 8:22. On verso, a blue stamp at the bottom centre reads "Robson's Studio/ BOWMANVILLE, ONT."

Thomas Robson