Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Variants include: University teaching (URI: http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85028395)
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box 1: [Barcode: 32307023307102], Folder: 31
Dates: 1990 - 2018
Abstract The Department of Home Economics was initially founded as the Manual Training program at the Michigan State Normal College in 1903 and taught classes in cooking, sewing, millinery, sanitation, and decoration. In 1919, the name of the department changed to Home Economics and in cooperation with the Fine Arts Department provided courses in Home Economic Design, Costume Design, and Home Decoration. The collection includes a history of department compiled for the 75th anniversary, clippings and...
Dates: 1912 - 1979; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2004
Collection — Box 1
Abstract John A. Nist was a professor of English at Eastern Michigan University from 1952-1962. Born in Chicago in 1925, Nist received his degrees from DePaul University and Indiana University and taught courses in linguistic science, creative writing, old English and Medievial writing. He was the faculty advisor to the English Club and was responsible for bringing to campus the Delta chapter of the honor fraternity Lambda Iota Tau. Married to Joan Stidham, the couple had four boys, two of which...
Dates: 1954 - 1962
Abstract The Linda Kurtz collection contains a selection of correspondence, research and writing, and teaching material arranged by Linda Farris Kurtz, a Professor Emerita in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She began teaching at Eastern Michigan University's School of Social Work in 1989 and taught courses centered around human behavior, policy issues in chemical dependency, self-help, mental illness, and substance abuse. She retired in 2004. Materials were collected or written by Linda Kurtz. The collection...
Dates: 1969 - 2019
Abstract The Richard "Dick" Oltmanns collection are slide presentations created and given by Richard Oltmanns while on the faculty of Eastern Michigan University on campus and in the community. Oltmanns who was a graduate of the Michigan State Normal College returned to campus in 1956 and joined the faculty in the College of Education and the Library where he was the coordinator of Media Services. Materials in the collection are complete slide sets of...
Dates: 1960 - 1988