Nebraska Authors

Henrietta Christina Fleck

AKA: Dr. Henrietta Houghton

Born 1903-09-22 Papillion, NE (USA)

Died 1991-11
Gretna, NE (USA)

Omaha, NE (USA)
Mt. Auburn Cemetery

Writer and Pioneer in Home Economics

Places Lived

Forest, NE
Lincoln, NE
Santa Barbara, CA
Newark, DE
Columbus, OH
Normal, IL
New York, NY
Gretna, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Nutrition; Home Economics


Bachelor's Degree in Home Economics, 1928, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Master's Degree, Columbia University, New York, NY
Ph.D., 1944, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH


Assistant Professor, University of Delaware
Research Assistant, Ohio State University
Chairman of Home Economics, Illinois State Normal University
Chairman and Professor of Home Economics, New York University, New York, NY
Lecturer, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

Places Worked

University of Delaware, Newark, DE
Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Illinois State Normal University, Normal, IL
New York University, New York, NY
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE


A Nutrition Manual. 1938.
Foods and Meal Preparation: A Laboratory Manual for College Students. 1939.
A Recipe Primer. 1949.
How to Evaluate Students. 1953.
A First Cook Book for Boys and Girls. 1953.
Everybody's Book of Modern Diet and Nutrition. 1955.
Introduction to Nutrition. 1962.
Exploring Home and Family Living. 1965.
The Co-ed Cookbook (Scholastic Starline). 1967.
Toward Better Teaching of Home Economics. 1968.
Instructor's Guide to Accompany Introduction to Nutrition. 1971.
Introduction to Nutrition. 1976.
Exploring Family Life. 1977.

She also wrote numerous articles in national and international publications.

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Henrietta Christina Fleck

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