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Dr. Evelyn M. Duvall collection

Identifier: MS-2008-07
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Scope and Contents

This collection primarily consists of course materials, conference papers, and documents related to the endowed chair position at USF Sarasota-Manatee.


  • Created: 1986-1990
  • Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2008


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Biographical or Historical Information

Dr. Evelyn Millis Duvall (1906-1998) was a pioneer in the field of family development. Duvall, who earned recognition and awards for her research, published one of the first books on dating for teenagers, Facts of Life and Love for Teenagers (1950). She was executive director of the National Council on Family Relations from 1945-1951, and she lectured at various national and international universities from 1954-1969. In 1971, she gave a keynote address at the White House Conference on Aging. Dr. Duvall was honored with an endowed chair in Family Development in 1985, a first for the USF Sarasota campus. Since the endowment’s inception, internationally recognized scholars have lectured and led professional seminars at the campus. Sources: Brown, Karen. (1986). “USF at Sarasota gets 15th endowed chair.” St. Petersburg Times. June 10, 1986. No page listed. Caldwell, Alicia. (1986). “Evelyn Duvall still studies changing family lifestyles.”  Bradenton Herald, June 22, 1986. B1-B2. NCFR Report (1986). “$1 million endowed chair named for Duvall.” September 1986, p. 2.


0.42 Linear Feet

1 boxes

Language of Materials



This collection consists of the professional papers of Evelyn Ruth Millis Duvall, an academic in the field of family development.

Arrangement Note

Subject Series. Items within each series are arranged chronologically.

Source of Acquisition

Nancy Allen

Method of Acquisition

Deposited by Nancy Allen.

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Processing Information


Dr. Evelyn M. Duvall collection
LJO, 2008
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the USF Libraries - Special Collections Repository

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