Purdue University. School of Home Economics
- Existence: 1926 - 1976
The Department of Household Economics began in 1905 within the School of Science. In 1926, the Department expanded and was established as the School of Home Economics. The School transitioned to the College of Consumer and Family Sciences in 1976, a move that significantly increased enrollment by male students.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
College of Health and Human Sciences records
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 15
Abstract The records contain many historical documents, including 75th and 100th anniversary documents and memorabilia, annual reports, pamphlets, audio visual material, newspaper clippings, publicity, department brochures, newsletters and miscellaneous material.
Harold Hawes press release photographs
Unprocessed — Box: Communal Accessions 51
Dates: November 9, 1937