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College of Communication Arts and Sciences records

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Identifier: UA-15.8

Scope and Contents

The records from the College of Communication Arts and Sciences include research reports about various forms of communication in rural South America, Africa, and Asia. There are also materials from the Communication Studies Committee (1953-1955), radio and television conferences (1946-1956), and the A.I.D. Diffusion Project (1964-1966). Other materials include educational television brochures and pamphlets, WKAR dedication program, and the proposal for a study on operational conditions on educational television at MSU. There is also a college strategic plan for 2004-2008.

The Electronic Resources includes a film about George J. Wallace, which was created through the Knight Center for Environmental Journalism (under the College of Communication Arts and Sciences); and issues of two e-Newsletters, CAS News and CAS Office for Research Monthly Update.


  • Creation: 1946 - 2015


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Historical Note

The College of Communication Arts was created in 1955 at which time housed the journalism and speech departments. Before the creation of the college, journalism was offered in the School of Business and Public Service, and speech classes were offered in the School of Science and Arts. In 1960, the Advertising Department was added as well as Department of Television, Radio and Film. In 1976, the college became known as the College of Communication Arts and Sciences.


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Legal Status

Donor(s) have transferred any applicable copyright to Michigan State University but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred. Copyright restrictions may apply. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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