Home Economics College Records 1907-1998
Archives 243

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Title
Home Economics College Records
ID
Archives 243
Date [inclusive]
1907-1998
General Physical Description note
3 linear feet
Abstract
These records include various historical and biographical accounts, reports and reviews of the home economics program, photographs, and press clippings. Also included are files of correspondence, reports and memoranda regarding the 75th anniversary of the program, along with further correspondence and report files concerning the merger with the College of Agriculture in 1982.

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Organizational History:

Home economics, in one form or another, has held a presence at Washington State University since its beginnings. A department of Domestic Economy was established in 1905. The College of Home Economics was formed in 1916. In 1982 it merged with the College of Agriculture.

A short historical account is included in the descriptive finding aid for Records of the Dean of the College of Home Economics, Archives 167. Several historical accounts are included with the body records described below, Archives 243.

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Scope and Contents note

The records of the College of Home Economics consist of an assembled historical file, drawn from many sources. The records were assembled over time, chiefly by Alberta Hill. These records include various historical and biographical accounts, reports and reviews of the home economics program, photographs, and press clippings. Also included are files of correspondence, reports and memoranda regarding the 75th anniversary of the program, along with further corresponded and report files concerning the merger with the College of Agriculture in 1982.

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Arrangement note

The order and arrangement of the records is that used by Dean Hill.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

The Collection is open for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Records and papers pertaining to the College/Department of Home Economics were transferred to the Washington State University Libraries in 1999 (Accession Number UA99-06) by Alberta Hill, retired Dean of the College of Home Economics.

Processing Information note

The papers were processed by James A. Nazzal, June 2000.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • State College of Washington. Department of Domestic Economy.
  • Washington State University. College of Agriculture. Dept. of Home Economics.
  • Washington State University. College of Home Economics--Archives
  • Washington State University. College of Home Economics--History
  • Washington State University. College of Home Economics--Records and correspondence

Subject(s)

  • Colleges and Universities
  • Home economics--Research--Archival resources
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Report from China 1930 

1 1

"The New Home Economist," 1946-1952 

1 2

Theses abstracts 1951-1962, 1969-1982 

1 3

White Hall building dedication 21 Oct 1960 

1 4

"Highlights in Home Economics," 1961-1978 

1 5

Goals 1967-1982 

1 6

Summer sessions 1971-1982 

1 7

M.S. degree program review 1972-1973 

1 8

Limited residence degree 1974-1979 

1 9

Off-campus graduate and continuing education courses 1975-1982 

1 10

Alumni Association Professional Day 1977, 1981, 1984, 1988 

1 11

"Sketches," 1978-1983 

1 12

Department meeting 18 Sep 1978 

1 13

Graduate studies committee meeting minutes 1 of 2 1970s-1980s 

1 14

Graduate studies committee meeting minutes 2 of 2 1970s-1980s 

1 15

Newspaper clippings 1980-1981 

1 16

1982 merger, miscellaneous papers 

1 17

1982 merger, correspondence 

1 18

1982 merger, committee faculty meetings 

1 19

1982 merger, newspaper articles and clippings 

1 20

1982 merger, ad hoc committee 

1 21

Post-merger correspondence 1982-1983 

1 22

"Challenge" course 

1 23

Alumni Office and Constituent Council 

1 24

Miscellaneous meeting minutes, department chair 

1 25

Dean's advisory committee 

1 26

Miscellaneous historical information 

1 27

Biographical information on Streit, White, Harrison and Hunt 

1 28

Miscellaneous publications 

1 29

Various histories of home economics at Washington State University 

1 30

Fiftieth anniversary, pamphlets 

1 31

Matsayo Yamamoto, distinguished alum 

1 32

Miscellaneous newspaper clippings 

1 33

"Development in Home Economics in Pakistan" 

1 34

Washington State University's USAID contracts with Pakistan and photos 

1 35

Miscellaneous publications 

1 36

"Happenings" (faculty newsletter) 

2 37

Development of aging program 

2 38

List of theses and non-theses 

2 39

White Hall, space needs and requests, 1 of 2 

2 40

White Hall, space needs and requests, 2 of 2 

2 41

Ph.D. program planning 

2 42

Ph.D. planning 

2 43

Ph.D. proposal comments 

2 44

Ph.D. program, clothing and textiles 

2 45

Proposal for regional consortium 

2 46

Minutes and notes from faculty meetings and seminars 

2 47

Reorganization plans 

2 48

Study committee 

2 49

Seventy-fifth anniversary celebration, correspondence 

2 50

Seventy-fifth anniversary celebration, notes on persons honored 

2 51

Seventy-fifth anniversary celebration, VIPs and invited guests 

2 52

Seventy-fifth anniversary celebration, program participants 

2 53

Seventy-fifth anniversary celebration, honorees 

2 54

Seventy-fifth anniversary celebration, photographs 

2 55

Seventy-fifth anniversary celebration, various events 

2 56

Seventy-fifth anniversary celebration, newspaper clippings 

2 57

Photographs n.d. 

2 58

"First Block 1955-1956," photographs 

2 59

"New Equipment Lab," photographs 

2 60

Photographs 1907-1941 

2 61

Photographs 1 of 2 1938-1961 

2 62

Photographs 2 of 2 1938-1961 

2 63

Photographs 1961-1982 

2 64

"Courses for Coeds," 1945 

2 65

Miscellaneous projection slides 

3 66