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University Marketing and Communications videotapes and films

Identifier: RG-09-20-30

Scope and Contents

This collection includes video recordings in the following formats: U-matic videocassettes, U-matic S videocassettes, VHS cassettes, Beta tapes, 8 mm film, Super 8 mm film, MII videocassettes, 1 inch Type C reel-to-reel videotape, and DVCAM from Ball State University Marketing and Communications in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1950 to 2006 regarding Ball State history, events, and activities, and news about Ball State.


  • Creation: 1950-2006

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries, Muncie, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Archives and Special Collections.

Administrative History

University Marketing and Communications is responsible for communicating the university's distinctiveness to stakeholders, building affinity and preference for the Ball State brand through strategic, integrated marketing communications. The efforts of the UMC office supports the enrollment and development goals of the university, and encourages support among other influential audiences. UMC partners with academic and administrative units to tell the Ball State story to the media, prospective students and parents, alumni, donors, and others. Using several media and marketing tools and technologies, UMC builds the Ball State brand and spreads the word about current campus news, innovative academic programs, and other activities taking place at Ball State University.

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45 Cubic Feet (49 boxes)


Arranged in the following series:

Series 1: Videotapes and films, 1950-1980

Series 2: Videotapes and films, 1983-1986

Series 3: Videotapes and films, 1987

Series 4: Videotapes and films, 1988

Series 5: Videotapes and films, 1989

Series 6: Videotapes and films, 1990

Series 7: Videotapes and films, 1991

Series 8: Videotapes and films, 1992

Series 9: Videotapes and films, 1993

Series 10: Videotapes and films, 1994

Series 11: Videotapes and films, 1995

Series 12: Videotapes and films, 1996

Series 13: Videotapes and films, 1997

Series 14: Videotapes and films, 1998

Series 15: Videotapes and films, 1999

Series 16: Videotapes and films, 2000

Series 17: Videotapes and films, 2002

Series 18: Videotapes and films, 2006

Series 19: Videotapes and films, undated

Related Archival Materials

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries, Muncie IN:

RG.09.20.04: University Marketing and Communications news releases

RG.09.20.07: Public Information Services

RG.09.20.31: University Marketing and Communications audio recordings

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 1999/06/08 by K. Brooks. Finding aid revised 1999/06/26 by K. Brooks; and 2001/05/10 by S. Reilly. EAD finding aid created 2012/04/18 by Lisa Barney and updated by Gil Zajicek on 2012/09/20.

University Marketing and Communications videotapes and films
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Repository Details

Part of the Ball State University Archives Repository

Alexander M. Bracken Library
2000 W. University Avenue
Muncie Indiana 47306 USA