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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Margarette Harden Mercer Collection

China Trip

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Margarette Harden Mercer:

An Inventory of Her Collection, 1940-2000, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Texas Tech University
Title: Margarette Harden Mercer Collection,
Dates: 1940-2000
Abstract: The collection contains Margarette Leggitt Harden Mercer's publications, research material, scrapbooks, and slides including information about nutrition in China. The collection also includes information on the Casa Linda dormatory at Texas Technological College.
Collection # U 371.1
Quantity: 3 Boxes (3.0 linear feet)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Margarette Leggitt Harden Mercer was a student at Texas Tecnological College and was a member of Casa Linda, Tech's cooperative house for female students majoring in Home Economics. She later became a professor in Food and Nutrition at Texas Tech University. In addition, she toured China and assisted with nutrition programs there.

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Scope and Content

This collection consists of the research, publications, and field notes of Dr. Margarette Harden Mercer. There are also 721 slides in this collection. The collection also includes 10 scrapbooks.

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Organization

The collection is organized into two series and arranged alphabetically within those series.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
Harden, Margarette L.
Subjects (Organizations)
Texas Dietetic Association
Southern Association of Agricultural Scientist
Phi Beta Delta
Phi Upsilon Omicron
Texas Restaurant Association
Western Hemisphere Nutrition Congress
Places
China
Lubbock (Tex.)
Subjects
Agriculture
Nutrition
Nutrition--Study and teaching--Texas
Texas Tech University. Dept. of Food and Nutrition--Faculty

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Margarette Harden Mercer Collection, 1940-2000, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Acquisition

Collection accession #(s):

2008-0130-B

Processed by

Amy Mire, 2012

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Collection Inventory

 

Margarette Harden Mercer Collection

box folder
1 1 Abstract Forms, 1971, 1975, 1985
2 Advisory Committee on Senior Citizen Citizens Issues for the Texas Department of Insurance, 1992
3 Annotated Biblography: Texas/Mexico Border Region Studies, undated
4 Article: Some Physical and Chemical Properties of Honey Mesquite Pod and Applications in Food Production, 1986
5 Brochures and Publications, 1971, 1978, 1995
6 Casa Linda: History and Members Roster, April 1996
7 Casa Linda: Reunion, May 1996
8 Casa Linda: Scrapbook (1 of 2), 1941-1962 and 1996
9 Casa Linda: Scrap Book (2 of 2), 1941-1962 and 1996
10 Certificates, 1967-1998
11 Certificates: Texas State Board of Examiners of Dietitians, 1984-1999
12 College of Agrictural Sciences Vegetable Research Project Proposal, 1986
13 College of Home Economics Publications, 1991
14 College of Home Economics Committees and Council, 1985-1987
15 College of Human Science Commemorative Luncheon, 1996-1997
16 Correspondence, 1970-1990
17 Correspondence: Handwritten/personal, 1985-1994 and undated
18 Correspondence: Texas Dietetic Association, 1987-1990
19 Correspondence: College of Home Economics, 1977-1992
20 Correspondence: College of Human Sciences, 1993-1996
21 Course Syllabus: Food and Nutrition 332, Fall 1982
22 Doctoral Candidate Preliminary Examination, 1984
23 Homecoming, 1993
24 Human Science Alumni Association, November 1993
25 Human Sciences Publications, Summer 1993, Fall 1995, Spring 1995
26 Human Sciences Week, 1994-1996
27 Journal: Lebensmittel-Wissenschaft and Technologie, 1987
28 Letters from Texas Senate; Governor; House of Representatives, 1989-1994
29 Management Workshop: Women in Development International Center for Arid and Semi-Arid Land Studies, 1986
30 Margarette Harden Endowed Scholarship, 1993-1997
31 Meeting: Southern Association of Agricultural Scientist: Food Science and Human Nutrition Section Abstracts, 1987
32 Membership Cards, 1964-2000
33 Memorabilia, 1992-1996
34 Newspaper Articles, 1981, 1994-1995
35 Nomination Form: National Award Program for Excellence in Teaching in the Food and Agricultural Sciences, April 11, 1992
36 Nutrition Network: National Sample Collection Report, 1990
37 Nutrition Textbook Paperwork, 1986
38 Papers and Notes, undated
39 Paper: Carbohydrate Induced Fatigue: A Test of an Underlying Mechanisms, 1986
40 Paper: Carbohydrate Induced Fatigue: Not Due to Hypoglycemia, 1985 and 1987
41 Paper: Composition and Sensory Quality of Moin-Moin Prepared from Three Cultivars of Whole and Hulled Southern Peas, undated
42 Paper: Sensory and Biological Evaluations of Supplemented Pea Moin-Moin, 1986 and 1987
43 Paper: Cottonseed Concentrate: Food for People, undated
44 Paper: Development of a Diabetes Meal Management Videocassette, undated
45 Paper: Effects of Carbohydrates on Bulimic and Normal Eaters, 1985
46 Paper: Effectiveness of an Integrated Nutrition and Physical Fitness Curriculum, 1986
47 Paper: Innovations in Nutrition Education , 1982
48 Paper: Nutrition Update in 1986: A Journey Through the Life Cycle, 1986
49 Paper: Quality of Moin-Moins Prepared from Whole or Dehulled Cowpea, 1987
50 Paper: Responses to Carbohydrate Consumption Among Juvenile Onset Diabetes, 1987
51 Paper: Unconventional Protein Source: A Brief Survey from the 10th International Congress of Nutrition, 1976
52 Phi Beta Delta Faculty/Staff Application, 1987
53 Phi Upsilon Omicron, 1994-1998
54 Photographs (63 prints, 19 negatives, 3 slides), 1966-1984 and undated
55 Preliminary Exam Questions for Ms. Harden, undated
56 Presentation: The Effectiveness of Integrated Instruction on College Students Knowledge of and Attitudes Toward Nutrition and Physical Fitness, undated
57 Projects and Proposals Supported by External Funds and TTU Funds Outside the College of Home Economics, 1980-1981
58 Proposal: Behavior Research Panel of Biomedical Research Support Fund, 1985
59 Publications by Dr. Harden, 1984-1990
60 Publications co-written by Dr. Harden and S. P. Yang, 1971-1976
61 Report: Behavioral Effects of Foods During Smoking Cessation, 1987
62 Report: Physiological and Psychosocial Influences Affecting Consumer Selection of Buttermilk and Yogurt, 1987
63 Research Services Information Sheet, 1973
64 Ribbons and Nametags, 1988-1995
65 Southern Association of Agricultural Scientist (SAAS) Meeting, 1990
66 Speech: Let's Communicate, 1976
67 Speech Note cards, undated
68 Summary of Teaching Activities, 1967
69 Teaching Research and Advising Reports, 1989 -1990
70 Texas Restaurant Association, 1986-1987
71 Texas State Nutrition Council, 1980
72 Texas Tech Human Sciences Distinguished Alumni Award, 1993-1995
73 Texas Techsan Magazine, March/April 1995
74 Western Hemisphere Nutrition Congress 5, 1977
75 Workshop Information: Management and Leadership Styles, undated

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China Trip

box folder
2 1 Chinese Publications, 1976, 1981
2 Chinese Wrapping Paper, undated
3 Correspondence: Zou Fangyuan to Dr. Harden, 1990
4 Correspondence: Trip to China, 1980-1983, 1989-1990
5 Document: Institute of Health: Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, 1954
6 General Information on China, 1982
7 List of Chinese Contacts, 1982
8 Lubbock Avalanche Journal: Articles about China, 1982
9 Meeting Minutes: Joint U.S. PRC Work Group, 1980
10 Member Roster: Agricultural Production and Human Nutrition Delegation, undated
11 Narrative Account of Trip to China by Sylvan H. Wittwer, 1981
12 Notes: Research Lab: Food Habits (1 of 5), undated
13 Notes: Research Lab: Food Habits (2 of 5), undated
14 Notes: Research Lab: Food Habits (3 of 5), undated
15 Notes: Research Lab: Food Habits (4 of 5), undated
16 Notes: Research Lab: Food Habits (5 of 5), undated
17 Notes on Trip to China, 1981
18 Prints: Trip to China, 1982
19 Project Proposal: Improvement of Agricultural Production and Human Nutrition in China, 1981
20 Publication: A Study on Diet, Nutrition and Disease in China, 1989
21 Publications about China, 1982
22 Report on Trip to China by Andrew A. Glaze, 1980
23 Report on Trip to China By John DeBoer, 1982
24 Research Project: Improvement of Agricultural Production and Human Nutrition in China, July 1981
25 Scrapbook: photocopies, 1968-1985
26 Slides: Cottonseed Flour (162 slides), 1969-1979
27 Slides: Lubbock and Texas Tech Campus (15 slides), 1963-1981
28 Slides: Nutritional Education (157 slides), 1971-1986
29 Slides: Trip to China (44 slides), 1973-1983
30 Slides: Trip to China - file 1 of 4 (117 slides), January 1982
31 Slides: Trip to China - file 2 of 4 (100 slides), January 1982
32 Slides: Trip to China - file 3 of 4 (120 slides), January 1982
33 Slides: Trip to China - file 4 of 4 (126 slides), January 1982
34 Slides: Trip to China: The Ming Tombs (22 slides), undated
35 Trip Report: Agricultural Production and Nutritional Delegation, 1982
36 Trip to China: Notes on Food, 1982
37 Trip to China: Nutrition Report by Dr. Harden, 1981-1982
38 Trip to China: Travel Documents, 1981
39 Trip to China: Shopping Receipts, 1980
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3 1 Scrapbook 1, 1968-1970
2 Scrapbook 2, 1970-1971
3 Scrapbook 3, 1971- 1972
4 Scrapbook 4, 1973
5 Scrapbook 5, 1973-1974
6 Scrapbook 6, 1974-1975
7 Scrapbook 7, 1975
8 Scrapbook 8, 1976-1977
9 Scrapbook 9, 1979-1982
10 Scrapbook 10, 1983-1985

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