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American Journalism Historians Association collection

American Journalism Historians Association collection

Dates: 1982-2013

This collection contains papers, correspondence, minutes, and other materials associated with the administration and function of an academic 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 1982-2013.

  • Extent: 28 cartons (14 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: MSS 2138
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Arrangement
Arranged into 5 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, 1983-2013.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the American Journalism Historians Association collection must be obtained from the Permissions and Licensing Office of the University and the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial Citation: MSS 2138; American Journalism Historians Association collection; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following Citations: MSS 2138, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Alf Pratt (Association Historian) and his successors.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Alf Pratt (Association Historian) and his successors.
Subject Terms
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Journalism; Journalism--History
Genre / Form
Dissertations, Academic; Letters
Processing Information
Processed; James V. D'Arc and John N. Gillespie; 1997.
Appraisal Information
Academic organizations and related theses (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts Collecting Policy, July 2003)
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS2138
Finding Aid Title
American Journalism Historians Association collection
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by James V. D'Arc and John N. Gillespie
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-26T04:14-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Sponsor
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008
Biographical Info:

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.



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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
john_m_murphy@byu.edu