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Identifier: AC 0279
Abstract The first courses in home economics at the University of Nevada were offered in 1901, and were taught within the structure of the College of Agriculture. In 1917, the Smith-Hughes Act, a federal law that provided financial assistance for home economics education was passed and the Nevada legislature appropriated money for a new agriculture building, including facilities for home economics and studies in nutrition, household equipment and child development. Records include correspondence, report...
Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture, Sarah Hamilton Fleischmann School of Home Economics Records
Identifier: AC 0424
Abstract The School of Home Economics offered programs in child development and family life, clothing and textiles, food and nutrition, home economics education and community service, and shelter and environment. Records related to the incorporation of the School of Home Economics into the College of Human and Community Sciences, include proposals, reports, correspondence, committee minutes, curriculum outlines, alumni material, consultant material and other planning documents (1988-1990).