Inventory of the Barbara O. Schneeman Papers. D-463

Finding aid prepared by Liz Phillips
University of California, Davis General Library, Dept. of Special Collections
1st Floor, Shields Library, University of California
100 North West Quad
Davis, CA, 95616-5292
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© 2012


Title: Barbara O. Schneeman Papers
Identifier/Call Number: D-463
Contributing Institution: University of California, Davis General Library, Dept. of Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 7.0 linear feet.
Date (bulk): Bulk, 1970-2006
Date (inclusive): 1934-2007
Abstract: The Barbara O. Schneeman Papers document UC Davis faculty member Barbara Schneeman's career as teacher, administrator, and public servant. The papers date 1934 to 2007, with the bulk of the material falling between 1988 and 2006. The collection includes materials related to Dr. Schneeman's teaching at UC Davis in the Department of Nutrition; her service as Chair of the Department of Nutrition and of Dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences; and her work as Assistant Administrator for Nutrition in the Agricultural Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The collection also includes a small set of photographs.
Location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
Creator: Schneeman, Barbara O.

Biography

Barbara O. Schneeman received her bachelor's degree in food science and technology from the University of California, Davis in 1970. In 1974, she recieved her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley and continued on to postdoctoral training in gastro-intestinal physiology at Children’s Hospital in Oakland, California.
From 1976-2007, Dr. Schneeman was Professor of Nutrition at the University of California, Davis. During this time, she also served in several administrative roles, including Chair of the Department of Nutrition (1988-1993), Dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (1993-1999), and Associate Vice Provost for University Research (2001-2004). In addition to her academic career, Barbara Schneeman has been active in many state, national, and international organizations, including the National Academies of Science, the United States Department of Agriculture, the United Nations, the World Health Organization, the American Society for Nutrition, and the Institute of Food Technologists.
Currently, Dr. Schneeman is Director of the Office of Nutrition, Labeling, and Dietary Supplements in the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition at the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Sources:
"Barbara Schneeman Resigns as Dean of College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences," UC Davis News and Information 23 June 1998. http://news.ucdavis.edu/search/news_detail.lasso?id=4164 . Accessed 14 November 2012.
Faculty website, Department of Nutrition http://nutrition.ucdavis.edu/faculty/schneeman/index.cfm . Accessed 14 November 2012.
Stumbos, John. "UCD Ag College To Present Awards of Distinction." Davis Enterprise 10 October 2011: A1. Print.

Scope and Content

The Barbara O. Schneeman Papers document UC Davis faculty member Barbara Schneeman's career as teacher, administrator, and public servant. They span the dates 1934 to 2007, with the bulk of the material falling between 1988 and 2007. The collection includes materials related to Dr. Schneeman's teaching at UC Davis in the Department of Nutrition; her service as Chair of the Department of Nutrition and of Dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences; and her work as Assistant Administrator for Nutrition in the Agricultural Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The collection also includes a small set of photographs.

Arrangement

The Barbara O. Schneeman Papers are arranged chronologically by year.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Processing Information

The Barbara O. Schneeman Papers arrived at Special Collections with no extant order: the papers have been grouped by year. Manuscript Archivist Liz Phillips processed this collection and created and encoded this finding aid with assistance from student employee Kelley Liang.
This collection was processed under the Guidelines for Efficient Archival Processing in the University of California Libraries .

Acquisition

Gift of Barbara O. Schneeman, 2007.

Publication Rights

Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Barbara O. Schneeman Papers, D-463, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

University of California, Davis. College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
University of California, Davis. Dept. of Nutrition.
Nutrition
University of California, Davis--Faculty--Archives.

Box 1

Papers 1934-1988

Box 2

Papers 1989-1993

Box 3

Papers 1993-1999

Box 4

Papers 1997-2002

Box 5

Papers 2003-2007; undated

Frame 1-2, Box 5

Photographs and Memorabilia undated