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Department of Communication records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-16.29

Scope and Contents

The Communications Department records include department bylaws for 1987, workshop brochures for legal communication, and a brochure about the department. Also included are the reports “Stat Series Computer Programs for the Analysis of Variance” and ‘Intra-Organizational Information Flow and Utilization at MSU” and a publication by Gordon Sabine about the attitudes of freshman before they enrolled in 1971.

The collection also contains unpublished annual reports for 1958-1968 and the serial Communication Department Report.


  • Creation: 1958 - 1987
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1967 - 1987


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 Department of Communication was created in 1957 in the College of Communication Arts.


0.25 Cubic Feet (, 7 folders)

Language of Materials


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.

Department of Communication Records
4 Published And Cataloged
S. Roberts
May 2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US