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Home Economics Club Records
- 1923-1979 (del)
1.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
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The Home Economics Club was made up of students interested in professional Home Economics and in homemaking. The club is organized with their own constitution and affiliated through the State Home Economics Association and the American Home Economics Association, now known as the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. Its main purpose is to establish friendships among the faculty and students of the College of Home Economics and to promote professional attitudes and interests. The club plans and carries out activities to promote the program of work and the club. Members plan programs that strive to develop their skills and increased their knowledge, widen their cultural interests, and give experience both professionally and socially to benefit the community, school and nation.
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This collection is composed of secretary books from the beginning of the club to 1956. The secretary books contain minutes of meetings and the constitution of the club. Also included are scrapbooks, general information, newsletters, handbooks and some material from the American Home Economics Association.
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Conditions governing access
This collection is open to researchers without restrictions.
The materials in the Archives do not circulate and may be used in-house only.
Researchers conducting extensive research are asked to make an advance appointment to access archival material. Please call or e-mail prior to visiting the collection and indicate as much detail as possible about a particular topic and intended use.
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South Dakota State University supports access to the materials, published and unpublished, in its collections. Nonetheless, access to some items may be restricted as a result of their fragile condition or by contractual agreements with donors.
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- South Dakota State University -- Students -- Societies and clubs
- College students -- South Dakota -- Brookings -- Societies and clubs
- Clubs -- South Dakota -- Brookings
- Home economics students -- South Dakota -- Brookings
- Home economics -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- South Dakota -- Brookings
- Student activities -- South Dakota -- Brookings