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At a Glance
Material is organized in one series.
Scope and Content
The collection consists of one book with recipes from Schauffler's time as a student in domestic science at Teachers College from September 1902 to June 1904. As student pursuing the then-new two-year curriculum in domestic science, Schauffler took DS 10, Foods and DS 11, Foods, Advanced Course with Professor Helen Kinne and Mrs. Mary Forrest. Schauffler organized the class materials, the typed handouts with her corrections in pencil, and created a recipe book by pasting the recipes onto paper and placing them in a small, three-ring binder.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
This collection is located on-site.
This collection has no restrictions.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Clara Schauffler Recipe Collection; Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
No additions are expected
The recipe book was donated by William B. Higinbotham, Schauffler's grandnephew, in June 2017.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--The recipe book was donated by William B. Higinbotham, Schauffler's grandnephew, in June 2017.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
This collection was processed by Jocelyn Wilk in Summer 2017. Finding aid written by Joanna Rios in August 2017.
2017-09-13 File created.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Clara Elizabeth Schauffler was born on February 1, 1879 in New York. She graduated with a BA from Smith College in 1901 and she completed the two-year curriculum for the Bachelor's diploma in education for teaching domestic science from Teachers College in 1904. Schauffler became a domestic science or home economics teacher in Bloomfield, New Jersey. She taught for over 35 years in three different schools. In 1960 Schauffler was named ''Woman of the Year" by the Executive Council of Business Women's Clubs of Essex County for her service in many causes, including work with the Red Cross during two World Wars and two terms as president of the Montclair Business and Professional Women's Club. She died February 28, 1972, in Bloomfield, NJ.