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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

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from American Journalism Historians Association records must be obtained from the Permissions and Licensing Office of the University and the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

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.

Extent

28 cartons (14 linear ft.)

Language

English

Arrangement

Arranged into five series: 1. American Journalism Historians Association papers and correspondence, 1982-2013. 2. American Journalism Historians Association papers on annual conferences, 1985-2012. 3. American Journalism Historians Association unfinished manuscript, undated. 4. American Journalism Historians Association papers on the Margaret A. Blanchard dissertation award, 1997-2013. 5. American Journalism Historians Association publications, 1983-2014.

Custodial History

Donated by Alf Pratt (Association Historian) and his successors.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Alf Pratt (Association Historian) and his successors.

Appraisal

Academic organizations and related theses (Arts and Communications Collecting Policy).

Processing Information

Processed; James V. D'Arc and John N. Gillespie; 1997.
Title
Register of the American Journalism Historians Association collection
Status
Completed
Author
James V. D'Arc and John N. Gillespie
Date
1997
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Sponsor
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States