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Elaine H. Asp papers

Identifier: uarc 1200

Scope and Content

The collection contains the professional papers of Elaine Asp. Materials include research materials and reports relating to the cereals and flour, nutrient calculation computer programs, consumer trends, and surveys. The collection also contains teaching material including syllabi, assignments, tests, handouts lecture notes and slides.


  • 1950-2004


Language of Materials

Collection material in English

Use of Materials

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only.


Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). Requests to publish should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives.

Biographical Sketch of Elaine H. Asp (b. 1927)

Elaine H. Asp, B.S. (1949), M.S. (1951), Ph.D. (1979) University of Minnesota. Instructor (1950-1954, 1960-1972), Food Division College of Home Economics; Instructor (1972-1978), assistant professor (1978-1985), associate professor (1985-1999), Department of Food Science and Nutrition at the University of Minnesota.

Elaine H. Asp was born on September 12, 1927 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She earned a B.S. (1949), M.S. (1951), and Ph.D. (1979) from the University of Minnesota.. She was a faculty member at the University of Minnesota for over 48 years teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in food marketing, food selection and decision making, scientific methods of food preparation and experimental foods. Her research was primarily in the cereal area studying flour, starch and protein in dough bread. Elaine Asp retired as associate professor emeritus in 1999.


3.0 Cubic Feet (3)


The collection contains the professional papers of Elaine Asp, associate professor emerita of food science and nutrition at the University of Minnesota.

Source of acquisition

Collection donated by Elaine Asp in 2011.
Elaine H. Asp Papers, 1950-2004
Alex Bentley
December 2011
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Collecting Area Details

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