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Ella Haith Weaver papers

Title
Ella Haith Weaver papers, 1933-1993.
Author
Weaver, Ella Haith.

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Box 3Mixed materialUse in library Sc MG 702 Box 3Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives
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Weaver, Ella Haith.
Description
1 lin ft. (3 archival boxes)
Summary
A small body of papers (1933-1993) of Dr. Ella Haith Weaver. The bulk of the collection is comprised of newspaper clippings, documenting the Weavers' Washington D.C. years; class notes from her doctoral studies; field notes from her research; recipes; and guest lists. Weaver's dissertation, "An Approach to Language Behavior from the Point of View of General Semantics", is included in the collection.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Recipes.
  • Academic dissertations.
Biography (note)
  • Ella Virginia Haith Weaver (1911-1991) was an educator and the wife of Robert C. Weaver, who became the first Black cabinet appointee, serving as the Secretary for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (1966-1968).
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Call Number
Sc MG 702
OCLC
NYPW02-A360
Author
Weaver, Ella Haith.
Title
Ella Haith Weaver papers, 1933-1993.
Biography
Ella Virginia Haith Weaver (1911-1991) was an educator and the wife of Robert C. Weaver, who became the first Black cabinet appointee, serving as the Secretary for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (1966-1968).
A speech pathologist, Weaver spent most of her professional career at Brooklyn College, 1949-1967, directing the Speech Correction Clinic. She also acted as a consultant on a number of federal social development projects. Included among these projects were the Women Training Centers, Job Corps, and the Changing Dialects Research Projects at the Detroit public schools. In 1968, Dr. Weaver functioned as the chairperson for a project ("These Are My Jewels") aimed at serving children at Northside Center for Child Development in New York City and Washington D.C. (Department of Psychiatry of the Children's Hospital).
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Weaver, Ella Haith. Approach to language behavior from the point of view of general semantics.
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Sc MG 702
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