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Department of Family and Child Ecology records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-16.47

Scope and Contents

Records consist of annual reports for the years 1956-1969. Also included is a report on changes in the department's Ph.D. program in 1968, report on the development of a center for the study of the family and the child at Michigan State University from 1968. There are also booklets and flyers from varying dates (1944-1991) and a pamphlet discussing home education (1980).

Serials #373 Interaction "ECO" and #1146 FCE Update are also included with this collection.


  • Creation: 1944 - 1991


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Historical Note

The Department of Family and Child Ecology was called the Department of Home Management and Child Development from 1944 to 1968. From 1968 to 1980, it functioned under the name Department of Family and Child Sciences. In 1980, this department merged with the Department of Family Ecology (established in 1960) to form the Department of Family and Child Sciences. Later name changes include Department of Family and Child Ecology and Human Development and Family Studies.


0.25 Cubic Feet (6 folders)

Language of Materials


Legal Status

Donor(s) have transferred any applicable copyright to Michigan State University but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred. Copyright restrictions may apply. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Department of Family and Child Ecology Records
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US