Guide to the Media Services Records, 1974-1988

Summary Information

Title: Media Services Records, 1974-1988
Collection: UA.5082
Extent: 2.37 linear feet (1 box, 1 oversize box, 2 folders, 1 VHS tape, 1 audiocassette)
Abstract:

Media Services at Appalachian State University provides services, equipment and materials, made available to university-affiliated persons engaged in instructional and co-curricular programs officially sponsored by ASU. The records of Media Services include administrative files and staff photographs, as well as the audio and video recording of a 2003 concert.

Creator: Media Services.

Biographical/Historical Note

Media Services at Appalachian State University provides services, equipment and materials, made available to university-affiliated persons engaged in instructional and co-curricular programs officially sponsored by ASU. It is unclear when Media Services began operation, but they have provided services since at least 1975. The office appears to have begun as "Audiovisual Services" and has been located alternately in Belk Library and now Anne Belk Hall. Services offered include: equipment rentals, photography, photocopying, consultation, technical repair, reproduction, and sales.

Scope and Contents

The records of Media Services include administrative files and staff photographs, as well as the audio and video recordings of a 2003 concert. Administrative files contain correspondence, memoranda, reports and copyright requests and releases. The staff photographs are of unknown dates, though appear to be from the late 1970s and early 1980s. They are black and white, and include some negatives. The audio and video recording is of a June 25, 2003 Bluegrass concert at ASU.

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.5082: Media Services 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.2003.113: Appalachian Family Collection Concert, 2003

UA.2005.084: Audiovisual/Media Services Administration File, 1974-1982 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2005.085: Media Services Administration and Management File, 1982-1985

UA.2005.086: Media Services Administration and Management File, 1987-1988

UA.2009.017: Media Services: Staff Photographs, undated