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Icie Macy Hoobler's Grand Valley State College Board of Control files and professional publications

Icie Macy Hoobler's Grand Valley State College Board of Control files and professional publications

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Icie Macy Hoobler's Grand Valley State College Board of Control files and professional publications RHC-40

Grand Valley State University Special Collections & University Archives
1 Campus Drive
Allendale, MI 49503

2010



Repository: Grand Valley State University Special Collections & University Archives
creatorGrand Valley State College.
creatorHoobler, Icie Gertrude Macy, 1892-1984
Title: Icie Macy Hoobler's Grand Valley State College Board of Control files and professional publications
Dates: 1960-1969
Quantity: 2.0 Linear feet(1 carton and 4 half boxes)
AbstractIcie Macy Hoobler established the nutritional research program at the Merrill-Palmer Institute and the Children's Hospital of Michigan. She also served on the Board of Control at Grand Valley State College from 1960-1969. The collection includes early files of the Board of Control and publications by Icie Macy-Hoobler on the health and nutrition of children and mothers.
Identification: RHC-40
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Arrangement

Arranged in 2 series 1) Board of Control files, 2) Publications.

Collection Description

The Icie Macy-Hoobler collection documents the activities of the Board of Control at Grand Valley State College. The collection includes notes on the site selection of the school, general files of the Board of Control, self studies, newspaper clippings and reports from the state of Michigan. The publications include articles and books written by Icie Macy-Hoobler on the health and nutrition of children and mothers.


Biography

Icie Macy-Hoobler studied nutrition at Yale University. In 1923 she established the nutritional research program at the Merrill-Palmer Institute and the Children's Hospital of Michigan. Her research was focused on the health of mothers and children, and how nutrition affects the growth of children, and authored a number of books on the subject. In 1944 she was elected President of the American Institute of Nutrition. She was also the first woman selected as chairman for the American Cancer Society, and directed the Children's Fund of Michigan for over 20 years. She was one of the original members of the Board of Control of Grand Valley, and served from 1960-1968.


Allendale (Mich.)
College administrators
Grand Valley State College.
Grand Valley State Colleges.
Grand Valley State University.
Nutrition
Nutritionists
Publications
Universities and colleges

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research use.

Publication Rights

For information on copyright or permissions for this collection, contact Grand Valley State University Special Collections.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Icie Macy Hoobler's Grand Valley State College Board of Control files and professional publications (RHC-40). Special Collections & University Archives, Grand Valley State University Libraries.

Source of Acquisition

Acquired in 1985.


Related Material

Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan, Icie G. M. Hoobler papers, 1914-1979.


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