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Media Services departmental records, 1979-1986

Identifier: UA 992 Series 5 Sub-Series 3

Scope and Contents

Contains records on curriculum and physical facilities. Materials date from between 1979 and 1986.


  • 1979-1986


Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 35 years from the date of creation of the records, and thereafter open to the public in accordance with the University Archives Policy.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Biographical / Historical

From the Collection:

The Electronic Media Department was established in 1968 to manage audio and sound services on the university campus. In 1977, it was integrated into the newly established Media Services division. In 1993, it was dissolved as an independent unit.

Directors included Dean M. Austin (1968-1977) and Ralph O. Hickenlooper (1977-1993).

Biographical / Historical

From the Collection:

Media Services was established in 1976 as part of a reorganization of the Division of Learning Resources. The new unit managed Broadcast Services, the Department of Motion Picture Production, Electronic Media Department, Marketing Department, and Sound Services Department. Between 1978 and 1981, Media Services also worked with Learning Services and the David O. McKay Institute to administer campus Learning Resource Centers. In 1999 Media Services was dissolved and its departments became a part of Information Technology Services.

Directors included William Dewey Farnsworth (1976-1983) and D. Dean VanUitert (1983-1999).


4 folders

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