Falkland Islands Conflict Collection
Dr. John Laurence "Larry" Day served as a professor of journalism at the University of Kansas from 1966-1998. Dr. Day served as a foreign correspondent in Latin America and the Caribbean. In 1982, Dr. Day served as a correspondent during the Falkland Islands Conflict between Argentina and Great Britain. This collection contains newspapers, magazines, notes, U-Matic video cassettes, and press releases concerning the conflict.
- 1970 - 1986
- Day, J. Laurence (Compiler, Person)
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Biography of John Laurence Day
Dr. John Laurence "Larry" Day received his BA and MA in journalism from Brigham Young University, and his PhD. in journalism from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Day served as a professor of journalism at the University of Kansas from 1966-1998. Throughout his teaching career, Dr. Day was an active practicing journalist, and served as a correspondent in Latin America and the Caribbean. In 1982, he covered the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Conflict between Argentina and Great Britain. His reports were carried by the Scripps Howard News Service, the Kansas City Star, and the Universal Press Syndicate. Dr. Day also covered Pope John Paul II's visit to Central America and Florida in 1983, and worked on a team that produced three nationally broadcast television documentaries on Cuba.
Dr. Day held three senior Fulbright lectureships, one in Argentina and two in Colombia. He also taught numerous courses, seminars and workshops in Latin America and the Caribbean for the United States Information Agency. In 1997, Dr. Day received an American Society of Newspaper Editors fellowship and served it as a reporter at the Miami Herald. In 2000, he received an award for outstanding service from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Dr. Day publishes under the name "J. Laurence Day", and is the author of "Careers for Foreign Language Aficionados and Other Multilingual Types" (2001).
1.5 Linear Feet (3 boxes + 3 oversize boxes, 1 over size folder, 2 video cassettes)
Language of Materials
Scope and Contents
This collection includes newspapers, magazines, press releases, U-Matic video cassettes, and notes concerning the Falkland Islands conflict between Argentina and Great Britain.
SC Film C1
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, John Laurence Day, 2012.
- Day, J. Laurence (Donor, Person)
- Guide to the John Laurence Day Collection
- Falkland Islands Conflict Collection
- Finding aid prepared by brch, 2013; hc, 2014; eear, 2015
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English.
- Finding aid permalink
- Preferred citation
John Laurence Day Collection, MS 309, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries.
Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States