Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Human Sciences:

An Inventory of Its Records, 1970-2000 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Texas Tech University
Title: Human Sciences Records,
Dates: 1970-2000 and undated
Abstract: Records documenting the activities of the College of Human Sciences at Texas Tech University from 1970-2000 and undated.
Collection # U 261.2
Quantity: 2 Box (1.5 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

When Texas Technological College opened in 1925, the School of Home Economics boasted enrollment of 78 students, three staff persons, and was composed of the department of Clothing and Design and the department of Foods and Nutrition. The school was one of the four original units of Texas Technological College, and grew to include over 19 faculty members by 1955. The faculty even taught art courses until an art department was later established in 1927. Under the strong leadership of its former deans, the College of Human Sciences grew in both size and reputation.

The debate to change the name from "the School of Home Economics" to "the College of Human Sciences" was roughly two years in the making. Officially becoming the College of Human Sciences on January 1, 1993, the college held a six-day "Celebrating the Challenge of Change" event with several noted speakers, presentations and dedications.


Scope and Content

This two box collection consists of various files on the Texas Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, the Texas Home Economics Association, and the American Home Economics Association. Also included is a gavel.


Organization

The collection is arranged alphabetically and chronologically.

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research.


Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Organizations)
American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.
American Home Economics Association.
Texas Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.
Texas Home Economics Association.
Texas Technological College. Dept of Home Economics.
Texas Tech University. College of Human Sciences.
Subjects
Home economics--Study and teaching (Higher)
Home economics--Study and teaching (Higher)--Texas.

Related Material

For related materials located in the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, see the following collections:

  • Sannie Callan oral history interview [sound recording], 1975
  • Mina Lamb oral history interview [sound recording], 1975
  • Willa Vaughn Tinsley oral history interview [sound recording], 1975
  • Billie Wolfe oral history interview [sound recording], 1973
  • Ilse Wolfe oral history interview [sound recording], 1975
  • Human Sciences Records, 1925-1998
  • Willa Vaughn Tinsley Papers, 1936-1972
  • Margaret W. Weeks Papers, 1925-1967
  • Ilse Hildegarde Wolf Papers, 1926-1942

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Human Sciences Records, 1970-2000 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Acquisition

Gift, undated

Processed by

Michaela de la Houssaye, 2017


Detailed Description of the Collection

Manuscripts

box folder
1 1 Advisor/ Officer Handbook, 1993
2 Advisor/ Officer Handbook, 1996
3 American Home Economics Association, 1994
4 Annual of Referred Papers, 1999-2000
5 Budget Narrative, 1999-2000
6 By-Laws, 1998
7 Literary Production: Texas Association of Family and Consumer Sciences: Annual Meetings Manual, 1997
8 Literary Production: Texas Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Financial Statements, 1998
9 Literary Production: Texas Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Handbook, 1997
10 Literary Production: Texas Home Economics Student Section. 1970-1990
11 Meetings:Texas Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 1999
12 Meetings: Texas Home Economics Association, 1994-1995
13 Membership: American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 1994
14 Membership: American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 1995
15 Membership: American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 1996
16 Membership: American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 1999
17 Membership: American Home Economics, 1992
18 Membership: Texas Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 1998-1999
19 Membership: Texas Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2000
20 Memorandum, 1999
box folder
2 1 Reports: Texas Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 1999-2000
2 Taxes: Texas Home Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 1999-2000
3 Texas Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 1999
4 Texas Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2000
5 Texas Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Action, 1974-1999
6 Memorabilia: Gavel, undated