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Personal papers of James E. Dykes

Call Number: PP 598


This collection consists of correspondence between University of Kansas William Allen White School of Journalism staff member James E. Dykes and his collaborators across the United States in the American Academy of Advertising (AAA). The AAA is an organization of advertising scholars and professionals with an interest in advertising and advertising education.


  • Creation: 1960 - 1966


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Biography of James E. Dykes

James Edgar Dykes was the head of the advertising sequence at the University of Kansas's William Allen White School of Journalism from 1953-1973. From 1960-1966, Dykes was the regional dean of the American Academy of Advertising in district nine, comprising Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, and Nebraska. A native of Alabama, Dykes attended Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri and the Alabama Polytechnic Institute in Auburn. He taught at the Texas Technological College from 1950-1953. He was born in 1920 and died in 1998 at the age of 78 in Florida.


1 linear foot (1 box)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

PP 598

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transfer from KU University Archives, 2017.

Processing Information

These materials were formerly housed at RG 23/7.

Guide to the James E. Dykes Collection
Personal papers of James E. Dykes
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Finding aid written in English.
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Preferred citation
Personal papers of James E. Dykes, PP 598, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

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