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Maryland Home Economics Association records

 Collection 0050-MDHC

The Maryland Home Economics Association was founded in 1917 to educate the public on the value of home economics. The organization is now known as the Maryland Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. Activities sponsored by the association include courses in home economics and radio shows during the 1930's and 1940's. The collection consists of histories, reports, correspondence, newsletters, manuals, radio scripts, and minutes relating to such subjects as pure food and drug legislation and the Mary Faulkner Scholarship.

Preliminary inventories for this collectiona are available and can be found in the "Additional Description" section of this finding aid.


  • 1913-1998
  • Majority of material found within 1975-1995

Use and Access to Collection

This collection is unprocessed. This means that materials are in the same state we received them and have not been reviewed for content or condition. The collection may need to be screened prior to use. Please contact us before visiting the Special Collections reading room to view this collection.

Duplication and Copyright Information

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials policy for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.


30.75 Linear Feet