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Purdue University. Department of Household Economics



  • Existence: 1905 - 1926

Historical Information

The Department of Household Economics was established in 1905 within the School of Science to provide additional educational opportunities for female students. In 1926, the Department expanded and was established as the School of Home Economics.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

College of Health and Human Sciences records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 15
Scope and Contents The College of Health and Human Sciences records (1875-2009; 3.8 cubic feet) document the historical background of the College; included are many historical documents, including 75th and 100th anniversary documents and memorabilia.  Also included are annual reports, pamphlets, audio visual material; with a focus on work simplification practices or interviews involving key individuals from the College’s history, newspaper clippings, publicity,...
Dates: 1875-2009