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 1 Collection or Record:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 31
Abstract The collection includes programs, conference proceedings, correspondence, and papers documenting the changes in Home Economics education at Purdue, as well as changes in how Home Economics student teachers were evaluated.
Dates: 1931-1981; Other: Majority of material found in 1950-1979; Other: Date acquired: 08/07/2016