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Department of Telecommunication, Information Studies and Media records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-16.116

Scope and Contents

The collection contains surveys and reports about state governors and broadcast news, the Lansing Mexican-American community, and an audience study of the African American radio program "Takin' Care of Business". There is also a catalog of Michigan State University's classic radio programs which gives details of radio programs from the 1940s-1960s. The collection also includes brochures and annual reports.


  • Creation: 1956 - 1997


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

On July 1, 1958, the Department of Television, Radio and Film was added to the College of Communication Arts and Sciences at Michigan State University. In 1975, the name changed to the Telecommunication Department. In 2003, the name changed to the Department of Telecommunication, Information Studies and Media. The latest name change was in 2014 to the Department of Media and Information.


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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.

Department of Telecommunication, Information Studies and Media Records
4 Published And Cataloged
J. Chen
March 2008
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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