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Des Moines Home Economics Association records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0611

Scope and Content

The collection (1961-1977) contains a president's notebook, yearbooks, and a scrapbook. The president's notebook contains activity reports and the annual reports of the president, treasurer, and other officers, The yearbooks include the club's constitution and information on officers, club meetings and members. The scrapbook mainly contains news clippings and articles about the association's activities, but also includes a yearbook from 1966-1967. A photocopy of the scrapbook is included in the collection.

Dates

  • 1961-1977

Language of Materials

English

Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives

Biography/Profile

The Des Moines Home Economics Association (previously the Des Moines Home Economics Club) was an affiliate of the Iowa Home Economics Association (in 2009 the Iowa Association of Family and Consumer Sciences) and the National Home Economics Association (in 2009 the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences). The association held monthly meetings, which often included speakers, and educational opportunities for its members such as tours and state meetings.

Extent

1.3 Linear Feet (1 oversize box )

Arrangement

The collection is organized Chronologically.

Items in related collections

MS-0265. Iowa Association of Family and Consumer Sciences records, 1917-2009

Processing Information

Released on 2018-11-01.

Title
MS-0611. Des Moines Home Economics Association records, 1961-1977
Date
December 12, 2018
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

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