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Photographs from the ninth International Congress

This file contains 3 black and white photographs:

  • June Bricken, Dr William P Shephard and Isobel Gibson in the Health and Welfare Division, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, New York, 21 July 1958
  • June Bricken, Dr William P Shephard and congress delegates sitting round a table, July 1958
    -Staff of Purdue University and international visitors to the campus including Margaret M Little, lecturer at the College (QC0406), 1958

Conference papers for the eleventh International Congress

This file contains 1 folder:
-Congress programme
-Menu and table plan for congress luncheon at The Mansion House, Clifton Down, on 22 July 1968
-Programme for symphony concert in the Colston Hall on 22 July 1968
-Menu and programme of toasts for the West Country supper party on 26 July 1968

Ninth International Congress on Home Economics, Maryland, USA

This sub-series consists of 4 files:
-Conference papers for the ninth International Congress, 1958
-Magazine articles on the ninth congress, 1958
-Photographs from the ninth International Congress, 1958
-Press cuttings about the ninth International Congress, 1958

The ninth International Congress on Home Economics was held at the University of Maryland, USA, from 28 July to 2 August 1958. Isobel Gibson became acting President of the IFHE that year.

Ministry of Food : Food Economy Campaign

This file contains 1 folder and 8 large leaflets:
-Leaflet, ‘Short emergency scheme of work, to teach classes the explanation and measurements of Food Controllers’ allowance per head’
-Food economy handbook - fragile
-Typescript copies of Ministry of Food recipe collections including use of hay box; economical cuts of meat; one day’s meals within the rations; meat substitutes; breakfast or supper dishes (1 duplicate); flour substitutes (1 duplicate); puddings, March 1917 - May 1917
-Hints to cookery teachers
-Points for speakers
-Set of ‘Waste not, want not’ leaflets including MF 38 ‘All about soups’ (1 duplicate); MF 39 ‘Delicious stews’ (1 duplicate); MF 37 ‘How to use potatoes!’ (1 duplicate); FE 68 ‘Eighteen very cheap dishes’ (1 duplicate), all fragile
-Bundle of miscellaneous typescript recipes
-Typescript list of wild foods used as salads and as alternatives to spinach or kale, asparagus, tuberous vegetables.

The Food Economy Campaign was established by the Ministry of Food in 1916. A women’s service held food economy meetings in every town and village, set up over 1200 local Food Economy Campaign committees to encourage food saving through propaganda, persuasion and education.

Eighth International Congress on Home Economics, Edinburgh, Scotland

This sub-series consists of 4 files:
-Conference papers for the eighth International Congress, 1953
-Isobel Gibson’s conference pack for the eighth International Congress, 1953
-Glasgow and West of Scotland College of Domestic Science arrangements for conference delegates visiting the College, 1953
-Press cuttings about the eighth International Congress, August 1953

The eighth International Congress on Home Economics was held at the University of Edinburgh from 12-18 August 1953. The programme included a visit to the Glasgow and West of Scotland College of Domestic Science. Isobel Gibson was one of the Convenors of Sub-Committees of the organising committee.

Isobel Gibson’s conference pack for the eighth International Congress

This file contains 1 folder:
-International Federation of Home Economics, Eighth international congress information sheet and blank application form
-Handwritten notes of talk given by Isobel Gibson at the congress
-Typescript copy of the resolutions for voting
-Congress list of members
-Congress general reports
-International Federation of Home Economics
-‘Home Economics in Scotland’ exhibition programme, Moray House Training College, 12-17 August 1953
-City and Royal Burgh of Edinburgh, ‘Programme of Reception, Dance and Concert’, Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh, 12 August 1953
-Order of Service, St Giles’ Cathedral, 16th August 1953, 9am
-Invitation to Miss I S Gibson and guest, for the Garden Party, Lauriston Castle, Edinburgh, 17 August 1953, 3.30pm to 5.30pm
-Organising Committee farewell luncheon menu, 18 August 1953, Royal British Hotel, Edinburgh, with signatures on back
-Central Youth Employment Executive booklet, ‘Domestic science and dietetics’, Choice of careers, new series no. 13, HMSO, Revised edition, April 1953
-Ministry of Education booklet, ‘A guide to the educational system of England and Wales’, pamphlet no. 2, HMSO, reprint 1952
-Scottish Education Department booklet, ‘Public education in Scotland’, HMSO, reprint 1953
-International Fedreration of Home Economics ‘Statuts’ leaflet, in French
-French editions of Home Economic bulletin ‘L’Enseignement ménager’, no. 3, Septembre 1953 and no. 2, Juin 1954
-Congress delegate’s folder

International Federation for Home Economics

This series consists of 5 sub-series:
-Eighth International Congress on Home Economics, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1953
-Ninth International Congress on Home Economics, Maryland, USA, 1958
-Tenth International Congress on Home Economics, Paris, France, 1963
-Eleventh International Congress on Home Economics, Bristol, England, 1968
-International Federation for Home Economics publications, 1972

The 1st International Congress on Home Economics was held in Fribourg, Switzerland, in October 1908. It was attended by 750 delegates, representing 20 countries, who had all come together to share knowledge and experience in the field of Home Economics, and look at the development and promotion of training for its teachers. It was very successful in enabling the exchange of ideas between nations and led to the International Federation for Home Economics (IFHE) being founded during the Congress. Subsequent International Congresses were held every four, or more, years. Isobel Gibson, Principal of the Glasgow and West of Scotland College of Domestic Science (GWSCDS), became its acting President in 1958, and then elected President from 1959 to 1963.

College visitors books

This file contains 2 visitors books:
-College visitors book detailing date; name; address, including signature of Princess Elizabeth on her visit on Diploma Day 28 September 1945, 9 May 1924 - May 1973 (book 1)
-Inserts from the visitors book including business cards of visitors, a newspaper cutting about Princess Elizabeth’s visit to the College on Diploma Day 28 September 1945; a black and white photograph of a man and woman walking down a street (Gordon Macrae and Isobel Gibson?); a letter of thanks for a tour of the college, College ribbon used as a place-marker (book 1)
-Visitors book presented to the Housewifery Department by Group I students October 1946, detailing date, name, address (Isobel Gibson, Principal is the first entry), January 1947 - May 1973 (book 2)

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