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Department of Clothing and Textiles administrative records, 1932-1987

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1125 Series 1
Contains reports, charts, and other materials related to the administration of the department. Includes files on departmental activities, such as workshops, fashion shows, field trips, the Mormon Festival of Arts, and scholarship programs. Materials dated 1932-1987.

Dates

  • 1932-1987

Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 50 years from the date of creation of the records, and thereafter open to the public in accordance with the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Restriction Policy. Requests to access restricted materials in the University Archives should be submitted to the University Archivist.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Department of Clothing and Textiles records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Extent

4 boxes

Administrative History

The Department of Clothing and Textiles (1955-1999) was an academic department at Brigham Young University.

The department was established in 1955 in a reorganization of the earlier Department of Home Economics. It provided instruction and training on the apparel and textile industries. This included coursework in clothing design; understanding, selection, use and careof fabrics; and an appreciation for the history of costume and textiles.

The Department of Clothing and Textiles was placed in the College of Family Living in 1955. Previously it was a division within the Department of Home Economics. The Department of Clothing and Textiles was placed in the College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences in 1981. Department chairs included Eleanor Jorgenson (Acting Chair 1955-56 and Chair 1959-1961, 1966-1974), Margaret Schow Potter (1956-1959, 1961-1966), Charlene Lind (1974-1982), Marion C. J. Kuchar (1982-1987), Marvin J. Kuchar (1987-1995), and Charlene Lind (1995-1999).

Other Finding Aids

Finding aid available online and in the Special Collections Reference Room.
Other Finding Aids File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/UA1125.xml

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States