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Department of Home Economics records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-13-04-01

Scope and Contents

This collection includes records, publications, reports, and memorabilia from the Ball State University Department of Home Economics in Muncie, IN ranging from 1929 to 1985.


  • Creation: 1960-1991

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Historical Note

The Department of Home Economics was founded in 1918 as one of the courses of study at the Ball State Teachers College. The department's offerings focused on health, nutrition, culinary arts, and teaching. During the 1980's the department eventually became the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences under the College of Applied Sciences and Technology.


1.2 Cubic Feet (6 Boxes)


Arranged in the following series:

Series 1: Correspondence and records

Series 2: Newsletters and publications

Series 3: Accredidation records

Series 4: Home Management House records

Department of Home Economics records
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Ball State University Archives Repository

Alexander M. Bracken Library
2000 W. University Avenue
Muncie Indiana 47306 USA