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Department of Clothing and Textiles records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 1125
Contains program reviews, minutes, correspondence, photographs, and other material on the department. Includes information on curriculum for courses in the Department of Clothing and Textiles, faculty from the deparment including those involved in scholarship programs of the department, students, and events including the Mormon Festival of Arts. Dated approximately 1870-1999.

Dates

  • approximately 1870-1999

Creator

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

11 boxes (5.5 linear ft)

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).

Arrangement

Arranged in five series: 1. Department of Clothing and Textiles administrative records, 1932-1987. 2. Department of Clothing and Textiles records on faculty, 1947-1999. 3. Department of Clothing and Textiles correspondence, 1974-1987. 4. Department of Clothing and Textiles records on labs, approximately 1965-1981. 5. Department of Clothing and Textiles photographs, approximately 1870-1991.

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

Custodial History

Transferred from Records Management, August 2004.

Transferred from Historic Clothing Collection by Kayla Willey, February 2017.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Records Management; August 2004.

Transferred; Historic Clothing Collection; Kayla Willey; February 2017.

Appraisal

Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).

Related Materials

See also Department of Clothing and Textiles records (UA 876).

Processing Information

Processed; Jennifer Kim; September 2011.

Addendum processed; Itza Mostert; June 2017.
Title
Register of Department of Clothing and Textiles records
Status
completed
Author
Jennifer Kim
Date
2011 September 9
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • 2017 June 22: Additional materials added to series 5 and descriptions updated; Itza Mostert; June 2017.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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