College of Family and Consumer Sciences Oral History CollectionCollege of Family and Consumer Sciences Oral History Collection

College of Family and Consumer Sciences Oral History Collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: College of Family and Consumer next hit Sciences Oral History Collection
Creator: Norton, Hannah
Creator: Paximadis, Sharon
Creator: Powell, Cal
Dates: July 2017 - September 2017
Extent: 4.0 interviews
Collection Number: RBRL/422/FACS
Repository: Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies

Collection Description

Historical note

The College of Family and previous hitConsumer next hit Sciences Oral History Collection is a collaboration between the Russell Library and the College of Family and previous hitConsumer next hit Sciences at the University of Georgia that arose in July 2017 in anticipation of the college's centennial in 2018.

Scope and Content

The collection is comprised of interviews with current and former faculty members and deans of the College of Family and previous hitConsumer next hit Sciences. Participants discuss topics including the history of home economics and human ecology, the evolution of the discipline and its acceptance and application over the past century, as well as its outlook for the future. Participants also talk about curriculum development, experiential learning initiatives and internships, and interdisciplinary partnerships with other colleges on campus. Also discussed is the 1990 name change from the College of Home Economics to the College of Family and previous hitConsumer next hit Sciences.


Administrative Information and Restrictions

Preferred citation

College of Family and previous hitConsumer Sciences Oral History Collection, Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Georgia, 30602-1641.

Processing Information note

Original media for this collection include digital audio files.

Copyright Information

Resources may be used under the guidelines described by the U.S. Copyright Office in Section 107, Title 17, United States Code (Fair use). Parties interested in production or commercial use of the resources should contact the Russell Library for a fee schedule.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared by Russell staff, 2017.

Revisions made by Russell staff, 2018.


Related Materials

Access Points

4-H clubs--Georgia.
Education--Georgia.
State Normal School--Georgia--Athens
University of Georgia. Cooperative Extension Service.
Women--Education.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

FACS-001 Don Bower interviewed by Hannah Norton and Sharon Paximadis

Extent: 1.0 interview 53 minutes
FACS-001 Don Bower audio on SoundCloud Access Online
 

FACS-002 Sharon Nickols interviewed by Cal Powell and Sharon Paximadis

Extent: 1.0 interview 57 minutes
FACS-002 Sharon Nickols audio on SoundCloud Access Online
 

FACS-003 Anne Sweaney interviewed by Cal Powell and Sharon Paximadis

Extent: 1.0 interview 54 minutes
FACS-003 Anne Sweaney audio on SoundCloud Access Online
 

FACS-004 Linda Kirk Fox interviewed by Cal Powell and Sharon Paximadis

Extent: 1.0 interview 60 minutes
FACS-004 Linda Kirk Fox audio on SoundCloud Access Online