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University of Kansas William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications records

 Record Group
Call Number: RG 23

Overview

The records of the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications include artificial records and news releases, as well as student and faculty records.

Dates

  • 1904 - 2003

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Some series in this record group will require permission from the office of origin before use. Personnel and student records are closed in accordance with applicable law. All requests are subject to review by the Archives staff to determine accessibility.

History of the University of Kansas School of Journalism

The William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications began in 1909 as the Department of Journalism under Chancellor Frank Strong. In 1944, the department changed its name to the William Allen White School of Journalism and Public Information, in honor of the famous editor and Emporia, Kansas native, William Allen White. The present name of the School was established in 1982.

Extent

35 Linear Feet ( 53 boxes + 11 scrapbooks, 1 oversize box, 1 membership plaque)

Series List

This record group is arranged in the following sub-groups:
23/0
Artificial Records and News Releases
23/1
Correspondence, Chronological
23/2
Student Records
23/3
Faculty Records
23/4
Student Papers

Physical Location

RG 23

Accruals

University Archives continues to add material to this record group on a regular basis.

Related Materials

Photographs and Serials for this department may be found at the same record group (RG) number.

Separated Materials

Personal papers of Elmer Beth, PP 369, University Archives, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas
Personal papers of John Bremner, PP 600, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas
Personal papers of James Dykes, PP 598, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas
Personal papers of John Laurence Day, PP 551, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas
Title
Guide to the Records of the University of Kansas
Subtitle
University of Kansas William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications records
Author
Finding aid prepared by jtf, 2005; updated by lmb, 2011; revised by mwh, 2018.
Date
2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in<language encodinganalog="language">English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/2525597292
Preferred citation
University of Kansas William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communication records, University Archives, RG 23, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

Contact:
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States
785-864-4334