Department of Clothing and Textiles records on faculty, 1947-1999
Scope and Contents
Contains faculty goals and meeting minutes from the department. Includes files on individual faculty members, as well as on professional organizations. Dated 1947-1999.
- Brigham Young University. Department of Clothing and Textiles (creator, Organization)
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 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.
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).
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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