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

University Archives #30-01

Descriptive Summary Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Title: Records of the School of Human Environmental Sciences
Repository: East Carolina University Archives
Languages: 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.

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public without restrictions.

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

Arrangement

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.

Preferred Citation

[item description and date.] Records of the School of Human Environmental Sciences. UA25-01. University Archives, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.

Biographical / Historical Note Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

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.

Description Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

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.

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Container List Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Series 01
Annual Reports
  • Box 1, Annual Reports, Bulk, 1960-19711942-1943, 1949-1950, 1952-1955, 1960-1971
  • Box 1, Annual Reports, 1971-1982
  • Box 1, Annual Reports, 1982-1986
  • Box 1, Annual Reports, 1987-1993
  • Box 1, Annual Reports, 1993-1998
Series 02
Meeting Minutes
  • Box 2, Dean's Council of Chairpersons Minutes, 1977-1978
  • Box 2, Chairman Minutes, 1970-1979
  • Box 2, Faculty and Staff Minutes, 1963-1972
  • Box 2, Faculty and Staff Minutes, 1973-1978
  • Box 2, Faculty and Staff Minutes, 1979-1980
Series 03
Proposals and Publications
  • Box 3, Doctoral Proposal, 1990
  • Box 3, Doctoral Proposal, 1990
  • Box 3, Self-Study Evaluations, 1944-1975
  • Box 3, Self-Study Evaluations, 1982
  • Box 3, Announcements, Brochures, and Publications, 1985-1993
  • Box 3, Announcements, Brochures, and Publications, 1946-1987
  • Box 3, Pieces of Four Newsletters, 1983-1987
  • Box 3, Pieces of Four Newsletters, 1980-1983
  • Box 3, Code of Operations, 1976-1984
  • Box 3, Research/Creativity and Teching Grants, 1988-1993

Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.

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