Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

College of Home Economics and Education Records, 1913-2000

Building sketch, College of Home Economics, ca 1950s.

Information and Credits

RG 141

These records were generated by the College of Home Economics and Education. In addition to documenting administrative aspects of the College such as curriculum development, committee work, and funding, these records also highlight faculty and student research, programs in home economics at other colleges and universities, professional home economics organizations, updates on alumni, and the accreditation of the college.

Deans of the College

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Scope and Content Note


21 cubic ft.


The records are organized into twenty series: I. Correspondence; II. Minutes; III. Reports/Studies; IV. Curriculum Development/Instruction; V. Policies and Procedures; VI. Grant Proposals; VII. Presentations/Speeches; VIII. Newspaper Clippings; IX. Newsletters; X. Theses/Student Papers; XI. Publications; XII. Historical Essays; XIII. Biographical Files; XIV. Awards; XV. Guestbooks; XVI. Scrapbooks; XVII. Book; XVIII. Wall Calendar; XIX. Extension Home Economics; and XX. Architectural Drawings/Book Plans.

Related Papers

In addition to the records of the College of Home Economics, the Archives also has institutional records for individual departments in the college. These departments are: Apparel, Interiors, Housing, and Merchandising (RG 28); Nutrition and Food Management (RG 217); and Human Development and Family Sciences (RG 85). The Archives also has records for the School of Education (RG 184). There are publications and photographic collections for the College of Home Economics (P 44) and Home Economics Extension (P 115). The Archives has a number of collections of personal papers and records from alumni and faculty of the College of Home Economics, including Deans Ava Milam Clark and Betty Hawthorne. Records from home economic clubs and organizations such the Oregon Home Economics Association can also be found in the Archives.

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