Guide to the Department of Communication Records, 1967-2003

Summary Information

Title: Department of Communication Records, 1967-2003
Collection: UA.5053
Extent: 1.75 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 half-sized manuscript box)
Abstract:

The Department of Communication is housed within the College of Fine and Applied Arts and was established in 1977 as the Department of Communication Arts. The Department of Communication Records contain administrative and correspondence files dating 1967-2003.

Creator: Department of Communication

Biographical/Historical Note

The Department of Communication is housed within the College of Fine and Applied Arts and was established in 1977 as the Department of Communication Arts, offering coursework leading to the Bachelor of Science degree. The department currently offers five concentration areas for undergraduates: Advertising, Communication Studies, Electronic Media/Broadcasting, Journalism and Public Relations. The department and its students produce the television show Appalachian Perspective, operate FM 90.5 WASU, and also operate the Kellar Radio Talent Institute.

Scope and Contents

The Department of Communication Records contain administrative and correspondence files dating 1967-2003. Topics include Department of Speech, budget information, salaries, operations, curricula, self-studies and meeting minutes.

Arrangement

This collection has not yet been fully processed.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. Individual accessions may have access restrictions due to the presence of confidential information. Restrictions are noted in the Accessions List, where applicable.

Acquisitions Information

These records were transferred to the University Archives in multiple accessions.

Processing Information

This record group has been minimally arranged and described in summary but has not yet been merged into a single collection. The record group currently consists of numerous individual accessions listed below.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], UA.5053: Department of Communication Records, University Archives, Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C., USA.

Container List

The following accession list links to inventories of records received and added to this record group.

UA.2005.311: Communication Department Correspondence Files, 1967-1991

UA.2010.074: Department of Communication Administrative Files, 1990-2003