Eleanor Jorgensen teaching and research materials

Eleanor Jorgensen teaching and research materials

Dates: approximately 1930-2014

Contains Jorgensen's teaching and research material such as her syllabi, notes for class, research on fashion over the centuries, and research done in Europe and the early American's fashion. Dated approximately 1930 to 2014.

  • Extent: 1 carton. -- 7 folders
  • Creator: Jorgensen, Eleanor, 1923-2014
  • Call Number: MSS 8784 Series 3
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Eleanor Jorgensen papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.
Preferred Citation
Eleanor Jorgensen teaching and research materials; MSS 8784; Eleanor Jorgensen papers; L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
Subject Terms
Education; Colleges and Universities; Fashion; Jorgensen, Eleanor, 1923-2014; Jorgensen, Eleanor, 1923-2014--Archives
Genre / Form
Outlines; Notes; Research (Document genres)
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS8784
Finding Aid Title
Jorgensen (Eleanor) papers
Finding Aid Author
Erin Owens
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-05-11 13:14:45 -0600.
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Eleanor Jorgensen (1923-2014) was a professor at Brigham Young University in the Department of Clothing and Textiles.

Eleanor Jorgensen was born on July 24, 1923, in Price, Utah to George Edgar and Florence Virginia Horsley Jorgensen. She studied the history of textiles and clothing design at Brigham Young University, Michigan State, Ohio State, and Kansas State. She earned her masters in 1954, and her PhD in 1965 at Texas Women's-Denton, Texas for Textile Technology. She taught at a high school in Payson, Utah. She then received a position at Brigham Young University and taught for over 40 years in the Department of Clothing and Textiles. She earned Outstanding Teacher Awards from BYU in 1985, 1986, 1987, and 1988, and served a term as department chair. She died on December 25, 2014 in Provo, Utah.



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