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Record Group: 11 C
Record Sub-Group: 16
Records Title: UMC; School of Journalism; Alumni Files
Volume: 2 cubic foot, 2.50 linear feet
Scope and Content Note
This Sub-Group contains records of University of Missouri-Columbia School of Journalism alumni and the Journalism Alumni Association. Included in this Sub-Group are copies of the Journalism Alumni News, news clippings, listings of Journalism Alumni Association officers, listings of Journalism School graduates, alumni registration forms used to compile alumni directories, a bibliography of MA theses and Ph.D. dissertations completed by UMC Journalism School students, and football scrapbooks.
Series 1. - C:11/16/2 (A84-91; A84-97)
This Series contains copies of the Journalism Alumni News newsletter (1943-1968; with significant gaps), news clippings concerning alumni, listings of Journalism Alumni Association officers (ca. 1923-1959), listings of Journalism School graduates, and alumni registration forms used to compile alumni directories (ca. 1954-1955).
(1 1/2 c.f.; 1 c.f. UMLD1; OSB, Ellis)
Note to Researcher: For a copy of the 1930 edition of Missouri Alumni in Journalism, see Record Group 11 C; Sub-Group 5, Series 12.
Series 2. - C:11/16/5 (A87-74)
This Series contains a booklet entitled 50 Years of Communication Research: A Bibliography of MA Theses and Ph.D. Dissertations From the School of Journalism, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1921-1971. Included in this publication are listings of the authors and titles of 668 theses and 52 dissertations. Also in this publication is a list of 116 School of Journalism students from this time period who met their Masters Degree theses requirement by completing a "Plan B Project."
(1 Env., Small Holdings Box 7)
Note to Researcher: For more information concerning UMC Journalism School Alumni, see Record Group 0 C; Sub-Group 12.
Former Series #3 C:11/16/6
UMC; School of Journalism; Alumni Files; James "Jimmy" Bedford Collection
This summary description has been enlarged to a full inventory. Please follow this link to reach the inventory. This former Series contains a variety of materials written by and relating to James "Jimmy" Bedford, graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Journalism, (1927-1990).
Series 4. - C:11/16/1 (A01-143)
This Series contains four scrapbooks compiled by Frank Muth, a former journalism student at the University of Missouri-Columbia, that were donated by John Cagel of Stillwater, Oklahoma (ca. 1941-1942). Included in this Series are newspaper clippings of the 1941-1942, College and Professional football seasons. There are three main topics for the collection: Mizzou football, college, and professional football. Highlights of this collection are articles detailing the Missouri Tigers two Big Six Title winning seasons, including their trip to the 1941 Sugar Bowl. Also included in the scrapbooks are articles detailing the entrance of various football players, both professional and college, into the armed forces. Other articles focus on the Chicago Bears' dominance of the professional football league.
(1/2 c.f.: OSB, Ellis)
Note to Researcher: Frank Muth earned a Bachelor of Journalism degree in 1949. He died on 04/05/1993.
Series 5. - C:11/16/7 (A10-56)
This Series contains memorabilia collected by Mary Jo Hoffman (Bachelor of Journalism, 1944). The memorabilia consist of issues of the Journalism Students' Association's publication Press Time (which Hoffman edited), a photograph of the Press Time staff, an issue of the Missouri Student, (1942), an issue of Missouri Showme, (1942), and an autobiographical note by Hoffman, (2006).
(1 OSF, Ellis)
Note to Researcher: Following her graduation, Hoffman worked for United Press in Kansas City and then worked as city editor for the Republican-Times in Trenton, Missouri. She bought and ran the Grundy County Gazette, turning it into a daily before selling it to the Republican-Times. Hoffman spent fifteen year working for the Kansas City Star, retiring as its Special Projects Editor.
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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