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Iowa State University. Department of Art and Design records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 26/2

Scope and Content

This collection consists of materials related to the Department of Art and Design. Records include news clippings, annual reports, newsletters, brochures, subject files, biographical files, art education program records, and faculty papers.

Dates

  • undated

Language of Materials

English

Access Restrictions

Open for research. Part of this collection is stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives at least 3 days in advance.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives

Biography/Profile

The Department of Applied Art was first recognized as a department in the Division of Home Economics in 1919. Periodically it had been combined with Textiles and Clothing as a part of the Department of Domestic Art. Also in 1919, the curriculum in art education was initiated. In 1923, the department began offering a Master of Science degree. In 1968 the degree was changed to Master of Arts. The department was incorporated into the College of Design in 1978. The name was changed to the Department of Art and Design in November 1978. In 2010, the Department was divided into four programs: Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Integrated Studio Arts, and Interior Design. The four programs were made full departments in 2012 and the Department of Art and Design ceased to exist.



Heads:



Joanne M. Hansen (1920-1941)

Janet K. Smith (1941-1944)

Edna O'Bryan (1944-1948)

Marjorie S. Garfield (1948-1969)

Clair B. Watson (1969-1976)

Jon Sontag (1976-1983)

Evan R. Firestone (1983-1990)

Nancy Polster (1990-1992) Interim

Nancy Polster (1992-1997)

Mary Stieglitz (1997-2001)

Roger Baer (2001-2003) Interim

Roger Baer (2003-2010)

Extent

1 collection

Physical Location

Part of this collection (RS 26/2/4) is stored offsite. Please contact the Special Collections and University Archives at least 3 working days in advance.

Items in related collections

RS 26/2/13. Marjorie Stuart Garfield papers, 1938-1993, undated RS 26/2/17. Nancy L. Polster papers, 1968-2006, undated RS 26/2/54. Mary L. Meixner papers, 1950-1993, undated RS 26/2/56. Neva Maurine Petersen papers, 1918-2004, undated RS 26/2/52. Christian Petersen papers, 1922-2012, undated RS 26/2/51. Gladys E. Hamlin papers, 1931-2014, undated

Processing Information

Released on 2019-04-02.

Title
RS 26/2. Iowa State University. Department of Art and Design records
Date
July 1, 2020
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives Repository

Contact:
403 Parks Library
701 Morrill Road
Iowa State University
Ames Iowa 50011-2102 United States
(515) 294-6672