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Department of Journalism records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA-027

Scope and Contents

This collection includes publications, manuals, brochures, CD-ROMs, DVDs, student-created digital projects, and departmental records from the Ball State University Department of Journalism dating from 1963 to 2021.


  • Creation: 1963 - 2009

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Ball State University Libraries make every reasonable effort to provide accurate information regarding the copyright status of materials held by Archives and Special Collections. Patrons may scan items or request a reproduction of one or more items in the collection; however, it is the responsibility of the patron to evaluate whether or not the intended use complies with copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

The Department of Journalism is part of the College of Communication, Information, and Media which originally began in 1966 as the Center for Radio and Television. The Department of Journalism offers undergraduate programs in journalism, journalism education, advertising, public relations, and emerging media design and development. The department also held summer workshops for high school students interested in pursuing journalism. These workshops provided training in broadcast, web, news, yearbook, social media, and mobile journalism for student leaders and advisors.


2.2 Cubic Feet (5 archival letter boxes, 1 thin archival letter box, 1 small oversize box)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged into the following series:

Series 1: Administrative records, 1970-2009 Series 2: Publications, 1963-2005 Series 3: Printed ephemera, 1983-2005 Series 4: Student and departmental projects, 1966-2009 Series 5: Multicultural Affairs Day records, 1992-1994 Series 6: Journalism Workshop records, 1978-2008 Series 7: Emerging Media and Design Development graduate student projects, 2020-2021

UA Restructuring

RG.14.06.01 and RG.14.06.02 were combined to create UA.027.

Department of Journalism records
Collection reprocessed by Kylie Haslem, 2021-01-21.
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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