Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Apparel, Interiors, Housing, and Merchandising Department Records, 1918-1967

Home Economics students sewing, 1940s.

Information and Credits

RG 028

The Apparel, Interiors, Housing and Merchandising Department Records document the administration of the department, student enrollment, and curriculum, as well as the research of Joan Patterson into the use of Oregon flax in commercial textiles and fabrics during the late 1940s and early 1950s.

Historical Note 

Scope and Content Note


0.35 cubic foot; 1 box; 1 microfilm reel


The collection is divided into two subgroups: I. Department Administration and II. Flax Research. Subgroup one is divided into eight series: I. Enrollment; II. Biennial Reports; III. Curriculum; IV. Committees - School of Home Economics; V. Gifts; VI. Correspondence; VII. Curriculum-Course Outlines; and VIII. Scholarships; Awards and Fellowships. Subgroup two is divided into two series: I. Correspondence and II. Reports.

Related Papers

Other materials pertaining to this collection are in the College of Home Economics and Education Records (RG 141) and Photographs (P 44) and the Memorabilia Collection.

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