Department of Clothing and Textiles records

Department of Clothing and Textiles records

Dates: approximately 1870-1999

Contains program reviews, minutes, correspondence, photographs, and other material on the department. Includes information on curriculum for courses in the Department of Clothing and Textiles, faculty from the deparment including those involved in scholarship programs of the department, students, and events including the Mormon Festival of Arts. Dated approximately 1870-1999.

  • Extent: 11 boxes (5.5 linear ft)
  • Creator: Brigham Young University. Department of Clothing and Textiles
  • Call Number: UA 1125
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Restricted. Closed for 25 years (2024) after the creation of the records and thereafter open to the public after consultation with the University Archivist and in accordance with the General Restriction Statement of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.
Languages and Scripts
English
Arrangement
Arranged in five series: 1. Department of Clothing and Textiles administrative records, 1932-1987. 2. Department of Clothing and Textiles records on faculty, 1947-1999. 3. Department of Clothing and Textiles correspondence, 1974-1987. 4. Department of Clothing and Textiles records on labs, approximately 1965-1981. 5. Department of Clothing and Textiles photographs, approximately 1870-1991.
Conditions of 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.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: UA 1125; Department of Clothing and Textiles records; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 1125, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Transferred from Records Management, August 2004. Transferred from Historic Clothing Collection by Kayla Willey, February 2017.
Acquisition Information
Transferred; Records Management; August 2004. Transferred; Historic Clothing Collection; Kayla Willey; February 2017.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/UA1125.xml
Related Material
See also Department of Clothing and Textiles records (UA 876).
Subject Terms
Education; Colleges and Universities; Fashion design--Study and teaching--Utah--Provo; Clothing and dress; Brigham Young University. College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences; Brigham Young University. Department of Clothing and Textiles
Genre / Form
Letters; Reports; Memorandums; Photographs
Processing Information
Processed; Jennifer Kim; September 2011. Addendum processed; Itza Mostert; June 2017.
Appraisal Information
Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_UA1125
Finding Aid Title
Department of Clothing and Textiles records
Finding Aid Author
Jennifer Kim
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2017-11-28 16:20:32 -0700.
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Administrative History

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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