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Gale Steves Food Studies Vertical File Collection

Call Number



circa 1970-1990, inclusive


Steves, Gale C., 1942-
Steves, Gale C., 1942- (Role: Donor)


24 Linear Feet in 24 boxes

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Biographical Note

Gale Steves is the former vice president and editor-in-chief of Home Magazine. Steves' consumer magazine experience includes key editorial positions at Ladies Home Journal, American Home, and Woman's Day, before becoming editor-in-chief of Woman's Day Special Interest Publications, a group of 26 lifestyle magazines. The National Association of Home Builders has recognized Steves' contribution to the building and remodeling field with a Certificate of Merit. She is listed in Who's Who of American Women and was inducted in the YWCA's Academy of Women Achievers. She is also the author of several books including "Weekend Cooking," "Home Magazine's Best Little Houses" and "Right-Sizing Your Home." In 2001 she founded Open House Productions, a home industries consulting company.




The collection consists of one series of subject files. The subjects are arranged alphabetically and items within each folder have been retained in their original order.

  1. Series I: Subject Files

Scope and Content note

This collection of pamphlets and press releases documents attitudes towards food production and consumption during the seventies and eighties.

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open to researchers. Please contact the Fales Library and Special Collections,, 212-998-2596.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright (or related rights to publicity and privacy) for materials in this collection was not transferred to New York University. Permission to use materials must be secured from the copyright holder. Please contact the Fales Library and Special Collections,, 212-998-2596.

Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:

Identification of item, date (if known); Gales Steves Food Studies Vertical File; MSS 250; box number; folder number; Fales Library and Special Collections, New York University Libraries.


The collection was donated to the Fales Library by Gale Steves in 2009.

Collection processed by

Christine Woody

About this Guide

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Language: Description is in English.


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