Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Overview: Early in the history of motion pictures the medium of film was recognized for its invaluable uses in education. Moving pictures allow for a broad range of educational topics to be taught by utilizing the medium's ability to communicate information and expand upon complex ideas and topics. This collection of 16mm educational films from the Harvard Botanical Museum Collection focuses on the topics of agriculture through ethnography and history. The films were created between 1943 and 1978 and...
FOUND IN: Countway Library of MedicineCollection Identifier: H MS c354
Overview: Records in the Jean Mayer Papers were created by Mayer during the course of his career as a professor at the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, and as a researcher and author from 1953 to 1975. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence, but it also includes records related to Mayer’s activities as a research scientist, a consultant on issues of nutrition and diet, and an author. Mayer’s main areas of professional work and research interests were in human nutrition, diet, and...
Overview: Correspondence, reports, articles, etc., of Marguerite Jeanne Queneau, nutritionist and dietitian.
Overview: Correspondence of Patricia Frazer Lamb, teacher and writer.
Overview: Records of the Boston Women's Health Book Collective, a non-profit women's health education, advocacy and consulting organization that grew out of a small discussion group in 1969, and first became known for their pioneering handbook, Our Bodies, Ourselves.
Overview: Consisting of 385 educational films produced for classroom use between the 1930s and 1980s, the Somerville High School Collection provides a representative sample of the subjects and genres of educational media used in classrooms during this period. Though collected by Somerville High School, the films are aimed at students from primary grades through high school and cover a variety of subjects including art, math, music, science, health, and social studies. A highlight of the collection is the...