Records of the School of Human Environmental Sciences, 1942-1998

University Archives #UA30-01

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Records of the School of Human Environmental Sciences
    Repository: East Carolina University Archives
    Language: English
    Abstract: This collection contains annual reports, meeting minutes, doctoral program proposals, faculty resumes, and publications produced by the School of Human Environmental Sciences (formerly Home Economics). Other miscellaneous correspondence related to the Department of Human Environmental Sciences is also included.
    Extent: 1.5 Linear feet, 3 record cartons; 20 folders,
  • Description

    This collection is organized into three series. Series one contains annual reports, series two contains meeting minutes, and series three contains miscellaneous files including doctoral program proposal, faculty resumes, and department publications.

    The collection's annual reports outline the programs goals, accomplishments of students and faculty, faculty consultation work, grants awarded, and publications for each academic year included. Various annual reports also include information about the development of home economics education, nutrition management, and child development and family relations from 1942-1998.

    Meeting minutes from the Human Environmental Sciences School include meetings of the Dean's Council of Chairpersons and the Human Environmental Sciences faculty and staff. Meeting minutes provide brief overviews of topics including, though not limited to: program budget, faculty appointments, graduate assistantships and scholarships awarded, academic and industry conferences, and faculty input on policy changes.

  • Biographical / Historical Note

    Program began as the School of Home Economics and by 1941 nearly 25% of the student body enrolled in Home Economics Education. Reorganized in 1968 by the Board of Trustees as part the School of Human Environmental Sciences. Program renamed Family and Consumer Sciences in 1994.

  • Related Collections

    Records for the School of Human Ecology contain information about the home economics education and family and consumer studies programs after school reorganization.

  • Administrative Information
    Access Restrictions

    The collection is open to the public without restrictions.

    Copyright Notice

    Property rights and copyright reside with East Carolina University. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact the University Archivist.

    Preferred Citation

    [item description and date.] Records of the School of Human Environmental Sciences. UA30-01. University Archives, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.

Container List

  • Annual Reports, 1942-1998
    Annual Reports, Bulk, 1960-1971
    Annual Reports, 1971-1982
    Annual Reports, 1982-1986
    Annual Reports, 1987-1993
    Annual Reports, 1993-1998
  • Meeting Minutes, 1963-1980
    Dean's Council of Chairpersons Minutes, 1977-1978
    Chairman Minutes, 1970-1979
    Faculty and Staff Minutes, 1963-1972
    Faculty and Staff Minutes, 1973-1978
    Faculty and Staff Minutes, 1979-1980
  • Proposals and Publications, 1946-1998
    Doctoral Proposal, 1990
    Doctoral Proposal, 1990
    Self-Study Evaluations, 1944-1975
    Self-Study Evaluations, 1982
    Announcements, Brochures, and Publications, 1985-1993
    Announcements, Brochures, and Publications, 1946-1987
    Pieces of Four Newsletters, 1983-1987
    Pieces of Four Newsletters, 1980-1983
    Code of Operations, 1976-1984
    Research/Creativity and Teching Grants, 1988-1993

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