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From our homepage, you can access the events calendar, featured resources, collection guides, blog posts about SCARC activities and collections, and more. You can also use this site to search our collection guides (also called finding aids) for content relevant to your research. You can find more information about searching our portals on the "Tips and Tricks" tab. If you have any more questions not covered here, SCARC Public services staff are available to assist you in navigating and searching these sites!
There are a number of places and ways to learn about home economics on campus, and a great place to start is SCARC's website and physical collections! A search for "home ec" in SCARC's archival holdings includes over 90 different collections documenting the history of the study and practice of Home Economics at Oregon State. Below is a selection to get you started on your own research:
SCARC'S rare books collections also include a number of home economics related materials! You can see some of these texts here:
You can search our entire collection by term on our website, or use the following to focus on specific collections of our materials!
Oral histories cover the entire history of our university, state, and other collecting areas, including the Voices of OSU Women portal, the OH 150 project which can be sorted thematically to find interviews relevant to home economics, and the College of Home Economics Oral History collection (OH 011).
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