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Record Group: 5 C
Record Sub-Group: 7
Records Title: UMC; College of Human Environmental Sciences; Faculty Records
Dates: ca. 1920-2018
Volume: 14 and 5/6 cubic feet, 18.54 linear feet; Electronic Records

Scope and Content Note

This Sub-Group contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia College of Human Environmental Sciences. Included in this Sub-Group are correspondence, administrative records, reports, treatment manuals, bulletins, newspaper clippings, biographical sketches, memoirs, published works, student papers, lecture notes, course materials, and budgets. Also included in the Sub-Group are records and documents pertaining to departmental role and scope, faculty promotion and tenure, faculty and students' rights and responsibilities, tuition and fees, the HES Faculty Council, the Missouri Student Association, departmental committees, and Board of Curators policies.

Historical Note - College of Human Environmental Sciences

Series Descriptions:

Series 1. - C:5/4/2 (A78-32; A78-34)
Series One contains published works by University of Missouri-Columbia Professor Emeritus of Nutrition and Dietetics, Dr. Ruth N. Lutz (1962-1978). Included in the Series are informational bulletins, newspaper clippings (emphasizing Dr. Lutz's involvement in community-oriented programs), and treatment manuals for Behavior and Food Management in which methods are examined and compared. Also included in this Series are drafts and final versions of Professor Lutz' published scholarly articles and papers, dealing with food and nutrition, primarily weight control.
(1/6 c.f., UMLD1)

Series 2. - C:5/5/1 (23 June 1976)
Series Two contains the administrative records of University of Missouri-Columbia Department of Family Economics and Management Professor Gordon E. Biven (1966-1976). Included in this Series are correspondence, reports, and statements regarding the HES Faculty Council, the Missouri Student Association, departmental committees, and the University administration. Subjects included in this Series are Board of Curators policy, departmental role and scope, international studies, the Graduate School, doctoral faculty membership, faculty and students' rights, privileges, and responsibilities, budgets, fees, and tenure.
(1 c.f., UMLD1)

Series 3. - C:5/7/3 (A94-31)
Series Three contains University of Missouri-Columbia's Department of Textile and Apparel Management Professor Suzanne Davison's publications, lectures, and student papers relating to historic costumes and textiles (1929-1969). Included in the Series are course lecture notes, hand drawn examples of clothing, outlines, and other course materials. Also in the Series is a brief biography of Professor Davison.
(1/3 c.f., UMLD1)

Series 4. - C:5/11/2 (A93-123)
Series Four contains a short biography of University of Missouri-Columbia Home Economics Department Chairwoman, Jessie Alice Cline, an article by her about "Unusual Meats" (with Rosalie S. Godfrey), an advertisement for her restaurant (including a short biographical sketch), and a program for a Recognition and Awards Luncheon at which Ms. Cline was honored (ca. 1920-1990).
(1 Env., B3A, C1, 2)

Series 5. - C:5/6/3 (A18-37)
This Series contains professional papers of Ruth Brent Tofle, Professor of Architectural Studies at the University of Missouri, (1972-2018). The records document all aspects of Tofle's academic career, covering education, teaching, scholarship, service, and administration. Record types and topics include correspondence, reports, photographic material, offprints, manuscripts, promotion and tenure, personal records, travel, courses files, professional associations, accreditation, program reviews, curriculum, assessment, departmental history, strategic planning, annual reports, and retirement.
(10 c.f., 045740, 045811, 045812, 045813, 045813, 045942, 045943, 045960, 045961, 045962; Electronic Records)
Note to Researcher: Ruth Stumpe Brent Tofle received a Bachelor of Science degree in Home Economics from the University of Missouri in 1972, a Master of Arts degree in Home Economics with emphasis on Design from the University of Minnesota in 1974, and a doctorate in Home Economics with emphasis on Design from the University of Minnesota in 1978. She began her professional career at the University of Missouri in 1979 as a Research Assistant Professor in Family and Community Medicine. Tofle held a non-regular assistant professorship in the College of Home Economics' Department of Housing and Interior Design for one year before joining the department as an Assistant Professor for the 1981-1982 academic year. Tofle was promoted to Associate Professor in 1986 and to Professor in 1992. She served as chairwoman for the Department of Housing and Interior Design (later Environmental Design and then Architectural Studies) starting in 1984, a position she held until her retirement from the University in 2018. Ruth Brent Tofle was honored with emerita status in September of 2018.
Series 5 contains records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.
Note to Archivist: The box lists for this Series are available online. They can be accessed by
following this link.

Series 6. - C:5/11/1 (A02-154)
This Series contains the memoirs of Margaret Mangel, former Dean of the College of Home Economics at the University of Missouri-Columbia. The work, printed in 2002 (304 pages; no publisher), is entitled One Familyís Story: A Twentieth Century Family in the Midwest. The main focus of the book is the history of Mangelís family as anecdotally recounted by the author. The work includes numerous images and genealogical charts. The book was inscribed and donated by the author.
(1 FF, 725, 1, 3 Small Holdings Box 1)

Series 7. - C:5/11/3 (A07-03; A12-32; A12-76; A12-81)
This Series contains records related to Margaret Mangel, former Dean of the College of Home Economics at the University of Missouri-Columbia, (1973-2004). The records consist of various certificates received by Mangel, including one conferring the title of Dean and Professor Emerita at the University of Missouri-Columbia, (5/1977). The records also include a program and several of the speeches from the University of Missouri memorial service for Mangel, (2004), obituaries from the Columbia Tribune and the Missourian, and memorial correspondence sent to the Dean of the College of Human Environmental Sciences. Also included in Series 7 are a scrapbook and photographs of the Margaret Mangel Tribute Roast, (1990), photographs of the construction of Memorial Union North, (ca. 1950), miscellaneous photographs of and news clippings about children of Mangel's friends, (ca. 1957-1967), and photographs of Margaret Mangel and friends, (ca. 1960s). The Series also contains a number of photographic slides, (ca. 1959-1965), that depict Mangel's home on Morningside Drive, the construction of Stanley Hall, College of Home Economics faculty, the Columbia campus and surrounding area, and scenic views of Missouri.
(1 c.f.: 1 OSB, B3A, 7, 5; 1/3 c.f., 104, 3; 1/6 c.f., B3A, 7B, 2)

Series 8. - C:5/5/2 (A09-16)
This Series contains professional papers of Edward John Metzen, Professor in the Department of Consumer and Family Economics, (ca. 1951-2006). The records consist of off-prints and copies of Metzen's publications. The Series also contains miscellaneous pamphlets and publications not authored by Metzen which he used for his teaching and research.
(3 c.f., 018034, 018143, 018137)
Note to Researcher: Edward J. Metzen began teaching at the University of Missouri as in instructor in Home Economics and Agricultural Economics in 1963. He attained the rank of Assistant Professor in 1964 and that of Associate Professor in 1966. Metzen became Professor of Home Economics and Agricultural Economics in 1969. He served as the Head and then the Chairman of the Department of Family Economics and Management in the College of Home Economics. Metzen's research focused on consumer issues. Among his numerous publications is a textbook entitled You Are a Consumer - of Clothing in 1967 (a revised edition appeared in 1972), coauthored with fellow faculty member Pauline G. Garrett.
Note to Archivist: The box lists for this Series are available online. They can be accessed by
following this link.

Restrictions Note: The Archives of the University of Missouri-Columbia is required by law and Board of Curator's policy to restrict access to some files and information. Student records are held as confidential under the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 and by University policy. Faculty promotion and tenure records and Academic Personnel files are restricted for 75 years, or the lifetime of the individual. All grievance, disciplinary, and medical records are treated as confidential files. Consultations with legal counsel, both in-house and external, are protected by the attorney/client privilege and will not be released.

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