College of Family Living records

College of Family Living records

Dates: 1954-1990

Collection of administrative, departmental, and historial records for the College of Family Living. The collection includes publicity materials, self-evaluation reports, meeting minutes, faculty and department information, correspondence, materials outlining the history of the college and records from the Department of Child and Family Relations, 1954-1990.

  • Extent: 18 boxes (9 linear ft.). -- 5 cartons (5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Brigham Young University. College of Family, Home and Social Sciences
  • Call Number: UA 309
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open to public research.
Languages and Scripts
This collection was kept in its original order but is intellectually arranged into 6 series: 1. Administrative records,1954-1990; 2. Publicity records, 1952-1956; 3. Meeting minutes, 1961-1966, 1970-1978; 4. Correspondence, 1954-1966; 5. College history records, 1955-1977; and 6. Department of Child Development and Family Relations records, 1960-1972.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the College of Family Living records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: UA 309; College of Family Living records; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University.
Custodial History
Transferred from Records Management in October 2010.
Acquisition Information
Transferred; Records Management; October 2010.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Cutler, Virginia F., 1905-1993; Porter, Blaine R.; Colleges and Universities; Correspondence; Education; Home and Family; Meetings; Universities and colleges--Departments
Genre / Form
Corporate minutes; Student records
Processing Information
Processed; Elizabeth West; October 2010.
Appraisal Information
Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
College of Family Living records
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth West
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-18T13:36-0700
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Administrative history

The College of Family Living was organized to prepare students for homemaking, professions relating to homemaking, and to strengthen and enrich family life within their communities. The College changed its name from the College of Applied Science in 1954 and then became the College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences in 1981. The College of Family Living was the administering body for the following departments: Clothing and Textiles, Economics and Management of the Home, Food and Nutrition, Homemaking Education, Housing Design, Human Development and Family Relationships, Housing and Home Management, Family Life Education, Child Development and Family Relationships, Home Economics Education, Environmental Design, Family Economics and Home Management, Food Science and Nutrition, Interior Design, Family Studies, Interior Environment, and Family Resource Management. The college was administered by a director during its first year of operation and the a dean under the direction of the university president in the following years.

comments powered by Disqus

Site Navigation

Search this Collection

Collection Arrangement

Yellow highlight indicates current location in collection description

Series in UA 309

Print View

Help with this Collection

Ask us a Question

Cory Nimer
University Archivist - University Archives