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American Journalism Historians Association

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1981-

Administrative History

The American Journalism Historians Association (1981- ) is committed to advancing education and research about communication in America.

Founded in 1981, the American Journalism Historians Association seeks to advance education and research in mass communication history. Through its annual convention, regional conferences, committees, awards, speakers and publications, members work to raise historical standards and ensure that all scholars and students recognize the vast importance of media history and apply this knowledge to the advancement of society.

Citation

American Journalism Historians Association website, via WWW, January 23, 2014 (founded in 1981; advance education and research in mass communication history; annual conventions; regional conferences; committees; awards; speakers; publications; raise historical standards; ensure all scholars and students recognize importance of media history; apply knowledge to the advancement of society) http://ajhaonline.org/news.html

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

American Jounalism Historians Association unfinished manuscript, undated

 Series — Carton: 17
Identifier: MSS 2138 Series 3
Scope and Contents Unfinished manuscript by Sidney Kobre, with additions by Alf Pratt. No date is recorded.
Dates: undated

American Journalism Historians Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2138
Scope and Contents Contains papers, correspondence, minutes, and other materials associated with the administration and function of the American Journalism Historians Association. Also found within the collection are a number of theses dealing with themes of journalism throughout history. These theses were submitted for a competition sponsored by the association. Dated 1982 to 2017.
Dates: 1982-2017

American Journalism Historians Association correspondence and other material, 1982-2013

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2138 Series 1
Scope and Contents American Journalism Historians Association correspondence and other records. Also includes some Alf Pratt personal papers. Dated 1982-2013.
Dates: 1982-2013

American Journalism Historians Association publications, 1983-2017

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2138 Series 5
Scope and Contents Quarterly publications of the American Journalism Historians Association magazine, American Journalism, and newsletter, Intelligencer. Dated 1983-2017.
Dates: 1983-2017

American Journalism Historians Association records on annual conferences , 1985-2012

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2138 Series 2
Scope and Contents American Journalism Historians Association annual conferences, correspondence relating to, reports, and papers presented at conferences. Dated 1985-2012.
Dates: 1985-2012

American Journalism Historians Association records on the Margaret A. Blanchard Dissertation Award, 1997-2013

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2138 Series 4
Scope and Contents American Journalism Historians Association papers on the Margaret A. Blanchard Dissertation Award correspondence and submissions. Dated 1997-2013.
Dates: 1997-2013