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  • Acquisition
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: University of California, Davis General Library, Dept. of Special Collections
    Title: Barbara O. Schneeman Papers
    Creator: Schneeman, Barbara
    Identifier/Call Number: D-463
    Physical Description: 8 linear feet
    Date (inclusive): 1934-2007
    Date (bulk): 1970-2006
    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.
    Physical Location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.

    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 Enterprise10 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 help from student assistant Kelley Liang. Additions to the collection were processed by student assistant Monica Doan.
    This collection was processed under the Guidelines for Efficient Archival Processing in the University of California Libraries.

    Acquisition

    Gift of Barbara O. Schneeman, 2007 and 2018.

    Publication Rights

    All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. 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 Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It 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, Special Collections, UC DavisGeneral Library, University of California, Davis.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

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