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Records of Extension Home Economics

 Collection 0082-UA

Extension Home Economics, an arm of the Cooperative Extension Service, is responsible for teaching Maryland residents about safe food preparation, nutrition, and other home-related topics. Records generated by this unit consist of correspondence, publications, videotapes, reports, and photographs. Prominent subjects are 4-H and the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program. The files are unprocessed, but preliminary inventories are available.


  • 1934-1997
  • Majority of material found within 1985-1993

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.


73.75 Linear Feet

Guide to the Extension Home Economics records
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Library Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives

University of Maryland Libraries
Hornbake Library
4130 Campus Drive
College Park Maryland 20742