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Department of Clothing and Textiles historical files on Cougar Custom Sewing

Department of Clothing and Textiles historical files on Cougar Custom Sewing

Dates: 1964-1998

Files include a brief history, staff meeting agendas, project lists, statistics, newspaper articles, advertisements, and related information. The files were largely compiled by Sue Swinyard, shop manager from 1989 to 1998.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: UA 781
  • 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: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
Copyright of the Department of Clothing and Textiles historical files on Cougar Custom Sewing is held by the Brigham Young University. Permission to publish material from the Dept. of Clothing and Textiles historical files on Cougar Custom Sewing must be obtained from the Permissions & Licensing Office of the University and the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial Citation: UA 781; Department of Clothing and Textiles historical files on Cougar Custom Sewing; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following Citations: UA 781,LTPSC.
Custodial History
Received in twelve-section accordion file in University Archives on 11 August 1998. Original news clippings were photocopied by archives for preservation purposes; originals were destroyed.
Acquisition Information
Transferred; Cougar Custom Sewing
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/UA781.xml
Subject Terms
Swinyard, Susan Lammersen; Clothing and dress; Education; Manual training; Sewing; Student Life
Genre / Form
Advertisements; Agendas; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Histories; Statistics
Processing Information
Processed; Brian D. Reeves; March 2000.
Appraisal Information
University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_UA781
Finding Aid Title
Department of Clothing and Textiles historical files on Cougar Custom Sewing
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Brian D. Reeves
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-21T13:33-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Sponsor
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008
Biographical Info:

Administrative History

The sewing shop was established in October 1964 as Campus Couture; it was renamed to Cougar Custom Sewing in about 1984. The Clothing & Textiles Department, of which it was a part, was discontinued in 1999.



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