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Record Group: 11 C
Record Sub-Group: 14
Records Title: UMC; School of Journalism; Photographs and Other Audio-Visual Media
Dates: 1908-1970, 2011
Volume: 5/6 cubic feet, 1.04 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

This Sub-Group contains photographs, photographic slides, mounted prints, and films originating from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Journalism. The images in this Sub-Group depict a wide range of subjects and are preserved in a number of formats. Student life, athletic competitions, campus scenes, MU faculty and administrators, and local news events are prominent topics represented by photographs in this Sub-Group.

Series Descriptions:

Former Series #1 C:11/13/1
UMC; School of Journalism; Negatives; Glass Negatives
This summary description has been enlarged to a full inventory. Please follow this link to reach the inventory. This former Series contains glass negatives from the School of Journalism, which depict various events and scenes, (1910-1915, bulk 1912-1913).

Series 2. - C:11/13/2 (A84-91; A84-97)
This Series contains 280 photographic slides, most of them made from glass negative originals found in Series One of this Series. These slides are arranged to present in pictures the history of the UMC School of Journalism from its founding in 1908 through 1970. Also included in this Series is a 1/4", 7" reel audio tape intended to provide narrative for the slide presentation [A compact disc transfer of the audio tape was added to the collection in 2/2006]
(1/6 c.f., B3A, 9, 3)

Series 3. - C:11/13/3 (A84-91; A91-88; A95-158)
This Series contains black-and-white photographic prints depicting individuals and events associated with the University of Missouri-Columbia and its Journalism School, (ca. 1919-1939). Included in the Series are images of MU Journalism School Dean, Walter Williams, involved in a variety of activities, students in classrooms, student events and formal gatherings, Journalism Museum exhibits, ground-breaking ceremonies for Neff Hall, Walter Williams' home in Columbia, the University of Missouri Board of Curators, Journalism School faculty and staff, members of the "Round Table Club," and groups attending teas and dinners at the University President's Residence on Francis Quadrangle.
(2/3 c.f., B3A, 9, 6)

Series 4. - C:11/13/4 (A88-77)
This Series contains 12 mounted photographs, possibly once used as an exhibit, depicting activities and individuals associated with the UMC School of Journalism, (ca. 1960). Included in this Series are the offices of the Columbia Missourian, buildings used by the Journalism School, and students involved in a variety of activities, such as attending classes, studying in a lounge, working in the pressroom, working in the circulation room, and attending editorial meetings.
(1 Pkg., B3A, B4, 4)
Note to Archivist: All 12 photographs have been digitally scanned and a DVD-R copy is stored with digital media in room 704.

Series 5. - C:11/13/5 (A97-80)
This Series contains two commercially produced films concerning the MU School of Journalism, (ca. 1953-1956). "Missouri J School" was made by the Southwestern Bell Company. The second film (untitled) is one of a series of "campus visit" films produced by the Phillips Petroleum Company. Both films are black-and-white and in 16mm format; both also include voice-over narration.
(1/6 c.f., 100, 4)
Note to Archivist: Both films have been recorded in digital format and a data disc copy of "Missouri J School" is stored with digital media in room 704. A VHS copy of the second film (untitled) is filed with the collection.

Series 6. - C:11/13/6 (A11-109; A14-32)
This Series contains audio-visual and other records from the University of Missouri's School of Journalism, (1962-2011). The records pertain to the Missouri Journalism Honor Medals and consist of photographic material, documents, and audio recordings.
(1/6 c.f., B3A, 7B, 3)
Note to Archivist: The box list for this Series is available online. It can be accessed by
following this link.
Digital files for this Series are also available.

Series 7. - C:11/13/7 (A14-31)
This Series contains photographic materials and memorabilia pertaining to the University of Missouri School of Journalism, (ca. 1928-1970). The records consist of negatives and prints, many depicting Walter Williams and visiting dignitaries, including Governor Henry S. Caulfield, Ambassador Juan Francisco de Cardenas, and the poet George William Russell. Other subjects include the Freedom of Information Center, the Missourian offices, and MU Journalism faculty. The Series also contains an item of memorabilia: a ceramic bowl commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the University of Missouri's School of Journalism, (1958).
(1 c.f., B3A, 7B, 4)
Note to Archivist: The box list for this Series is available online. It can be accessed by
following this link.

Restrictions Note: The Archives of the University of Missouri-Columbia is required by law and Board of Curator's policy to restrict access to some files and information. Student records are held as confidential under the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 and by University policy. Faculty promotion and tenure records and Academic Personnel files are restricted for 75 years, or the lifetime of the individual. All grievance, disciplinary, and medical records are treated as confidential files. Consultations with legal counsel, both in-house and external, are protected by the attorney/client privilege and will not be released.

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