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W423.4-1A-5

Inclusive Dates

1910-1965, nd

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Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of correspondence and related records produced by and for the Department of Home Demonstration. The correspondence relates to the origins of the home demonstration program, its physical and financial operation and ensuing difficulties, especially concerning the working arrangement between Winthrop and Clemson, the selection of home demonstration personnel and their salaries, appropriations, the Winthrop- Clemson controversy (1955-1959), concerning the location of the home demonstration department, and the establishment (1963) of the Clemson-Winthrop Home Economics Research Council. The related records include: legislative acts establishing the home demonstration program, memoranda of understanding between Clemson and Winthrop, financial statements, project outlines, personnel lists program notes, memoranda of understanding between Clemson and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (1914), and correspondence between Clemson officials and other people involved with the Winthrop- Clemson controversy.

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