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Nellie Kedzie Jones series

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Nellie Kedzie Jones

Howard Murray Jones

Fairchild family

Abby and Charles Marlatt

Gertrude and Theodore Jessup

Robert Clark Kedzie

Addison Jones

Ada Alice Tuttle

Helen M. Jones

Miscellaneous

Photographs



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Nellie Kedzie Jones series, 1860–1955 | Morse Department of Special Collections

By David Arends, Natalie Smith, and Cliff Hight

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Collection Overview

Title: Nellie Kedzie Jones series, 1860–1955Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: College of Human Ecology

Extent: 3.0 Linear Feet

Arrangement: The collection is arranged into 11 subseries: 1) Nellie Kedzie Jones; 2) Howard Murray Jones; 3) Fairchild family; 4) Abby and Charles Marlatt; 5) Gertrude and Theodore Jessup; 6) Robert Clark Kedzie; 7) Addison Jones; 8) Ada Alice Tuttle; 9) Helen M. Jones; 10) Miscellaneous; 11) Photographs.

Date Acquired: 04/04/1989

Subjects: Kansas life and culture, Kansas State University history, Kansas State University history - Faculty and staff papers and contributions

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Nellie Kedzie Jones series is part of the College of Human Ecology historical files at Kansas State University. Nellie Sawyer Kedzie Jones was an 1876 alumna who returned to lead domestic science instruction from 1882 until 1897. This series reflects papers related to her and her relatives and friends.

The first subseries pertains to Nellie Sawyer Kedzie Jones with dates between 1889 and 1955. Contents include developments in human ecology and are reflected in publications, printed materials, published works, manuscripts, typescripts, awards, and correspondence. Materials are organized chronologically within each group.

The second subseries is devoted to Howard Murray Jones, Nellie's husband from 1901 until his death in 1953. He was a minister, including time as a professor and administrator at Berea College. Contents include minimal correspondence along with writings, sermons, and printed materials. His sermons are arranged chronologically divided between typed and handwritten. Because he often used sermons twice, there are two dates on the manuscripts. The bulk of the materials pertains to religion and Christianity.

The third through ninth subseries contain information about friends and relatives of Howard and Nellie. Included are documents associated with the Fairchild family (Frank, David, and George Fairchild), Abby and Charles Marlatt, Gertrude and Theodore Jessup, Robert Clark Kedzie (Nellie's first husband who died in 1882), Addison Jones, his father, Ada Alice Tuttle, and Helen M. Jones. Types of material include news articles, correspondence, memoranda, printed materials, scrapbooks, and biographical information.

The tenth subseries includes five items relevant to Nellie: an autograph book, a scrapbook, a personal Bible, an award ribbon, and a leather pouch or wallet (unknown origin or ownership).

The final subseries includes photographs of Nellie and those associated with her. They are divided by group photos, photos of her, and photos of others who include Robert Clark Kedzie, Howard Murray Jones, the Fairchilds, and others.

Subject/Index Terms

Kansas life and culture
Kansas State University history
Kansas State University history - Faculty and staff papers and contributions

Administrative Information

Repository: Morse Department of Special Collections

Access Restrictions: No restrictions.

Use Restrictions: The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Physical Access Note: Original materials available during open hours of repository and digitized materials that are online are always available with Internet access.

Technical Access Note: No restrictions.

Acquisition Source: College of Human Ecology

Acquisition Method: Donation.

Appraisal Information: These records document portions of the life and career of Nellie Sawyer Kedzie Jones, a pioneer in home economics and an alumna and faculty member at Kansas State Agricultural College.

Preferred Citation: [Item title], [item date], College of Human Ecology historical records, Nellie Kedzie Jones series, Box [number], Folder [number], Morse Department of Special Collections, Kansas State University Libraries.

Processing Information: David Arends, Kansas State University Historical Society volunteer, originally processed the materials in the Fall 1990 semester.

Finding Aid Revision History: Student assistant Natalie Smith revised the description and input it in the collection management system in 2017. University archivist Cliff Hight reviewed it the same year.


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Nellie Kedzie Jones],
[Series 2: Howard Murray Jones],
[Series 3: Fairchild family],
[Series 4: Abby and Charles Marlatt],
[Series 5: Gertrude and Theodore Jessup],
[Series 6: Robert Clark Kedzie],
[Series 7: Addison Jones],
[Series 8: Ada Alice Tuttle],
[Series 9: Helen M. Jones],
[Series 10: Miscellaneous],
[Series 11: Photographs],
[All]

Series 11: PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Groups - DatedAdd to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: With/Involving Nellie Kedzie Jones, 1884Add to your cart.
Folder 2: 1890sAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: circa 1891Add to your cart.
Folder 4: circa 1891Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Nellie Kedzie Jones 97th Birthday Party, 1955 Aug. 2Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: Groups - UndatedAdd to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 6-15: With/Involving Nellie Kedzie Jones, undatedAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 3: Nellie Kedzie Jones - DatedAdd to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 16: 1878Add to your cart.
Folder 17: 1880Add to your cart.
Folder 18: 1882Add to your cart.
Folder 19: 1885Add to your cart.
Folder 20: 1894Add to your cart.
Folder 21: 1896-1899Add to your cart.
Folder 22: 1898-1901Add to your cart.
Folder 23: 1911Add to your cart.
Folder 24: 1923Add to your cart.
Folder 25: 1930Add to your cart.
Folder 26: 1932Add to your cart.
Folder 27: 1937Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 4: Nellie Kedzie Jones - UndatedAdd to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 28-35: Nellie Kedzie Jones - UndatedAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 5: Other People - DatedAdd to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Robert F. Kedzie, 1881Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Howard Murray Jones, 1897Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Howard Murray Jones, 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 39: Gertrude Corburn, 1889Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Marlatt, 1954Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 6: Other People - UndatedAdd to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 41: Abby MarlattAdd to your cart.
Folder 42: Fred MarlattAdd to your cart.
Folder 43: Elida WinchipAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 7: Fairchild - DatedAdd to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 44: Family photo, 1909Add to your cart.
Folder 45: Postcard/Photo, 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 46: Shop photo, 1946Add to your cart.
Folder 47: 1947Add to your cart.
Folder 48: Tropical Garden, 1955Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 8: Fairchild - UndatedAdd to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 49: Fairchild Tropical GardenAdd to your cart.
Folder 50: Fairchild Tropical GardenAdd to your cart.
Folder 51: Fairchild Family photoAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 9: OtherAdd to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 52: Table Setting, undatedAdd to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Nellie Kedzie Jones],
[Series 2: Howard Murray Jones],
[Series 3: Fairchild family],
[Series 4: Abby and Charles Marlatt],
[Series 5: Gertrude and Theodore Jessup],
[Series 6: Robert Clark Kedzie],
[Series 7: Addison Jones],
[Series 8: Ada Alice Tuttle],
[Series 9: Helen M. Jones],
[Series 10: Miscellaneous],
[Series 11: Photographs],
[All]


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