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College of Family Living historical records, 1955-1977

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 309 Series 5

Scope and Contents

Materials collected by Virginia Poulson for use in compiling a history of the College of Family Living, 1985-1975. Also includes a bound copy of the "History of College of Family Living: Ladies Work Department to College of Family Living 1875-1975" prepared by Virginia B. Poulson and assisted by John F. Bluth.


  • 1955-1977


Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 35 years from the date of creation of the records, and thereafter open to the public in accordance with the University Archives Policy.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the College of Family Living records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

From the Collection:

The College of Family Living was organized to prepare students for homemaking, professions relating to homemaking, and to strengthen and enrich family life within their communities. The College changed its name from the College of Applied Science in 1954 and then became the College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences in 1981. The College of Family Living was the administering body for the following departments: Clothing and Textiles, Economics and Management of the Home, Food and Nutrition, Homemaking Education, Housing Design, Human Development and Family Relationships, Housing and Home Management, Family Life Education, Child Development and Family Relationships, Home Economics Education, Environmental Design, Family Economics and Home Management, Food Science and Nutrition, Interior Design, Family Studies, Interior Environment, and Family Resource Management. The college was administered by a director during its first year of operation and the a dean under the direction of the university president in the following years.


9 folders

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