National Women and Media Collection

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Jo-Ann Huff Albers Papers, 1977-2007 (CA6160)
17 cubic feet

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Professional papers of the journalist and director of the Western Kentucky University School of Journalism and Broadcasting. Includes correspondence, photographs, programs, newspaper clippings, class evaluations, journalism education materials, newsletters, and material on first amendment issues (flag burning, freedom of speech, freedom of information), and the Equal Rights Amendment.

Donna Allen Papers, 1920-1992 (C3795)
18.6 cubic feet, 18 audio cassettes, 1 audio disc

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Papers of director of Women's Institute for Freedom of the Press and editor of Media Report to Women. Includes professional correspondence and printed materials on sex and race discrimination cases, media stereotypes, public broadcasting, women's news, national and international women's conferences, and women in management. Also documents Allen's involvement in labor, civil rights, and anti-war activism.

American Women in Radio and Television, Inc., Stop Sexual Harassment Campaign Records, 1992 (C4097)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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A public service campaign launched in 1992 by the Foundation of American Women in Radio and Television (AWRT) to combat sexual harassment in the workplace.

Marie Anderson Papers, c. 1925-1991 (C4074)
5 cubic feet

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The papers of Marie Anderson contain material concerning her work at the Miami Herald, as well as correspondence, photographs, miscellaneous writings, clippings, and other personal and professional material.

Roberta G. Applegate Papers, 1935-1987 (C3840)
2 cubic feet (77 folders), 3 oversize items

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Papers of Roberta G. Applegate; student at Michigan State University and reporter for the Associated Press of Michigan, 1935-1946, first female press secretary to the Governor of Michigan, 1947-1949; reporter and editor for the Miami Herald from 1950-1964; and Associate Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kansas State University, Manhattan, 1964 -. The papers consist of awards, correspondence, miscellaneous material, newspaper clippings and speeches.

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Papers, 1972-1988 (C4098)
0.4 cubic feet

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The papers of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) consist of a list of elected and appointed standing committees from 1972-1988, abstracts, and papers presented at various conferences and conventions, arranged chronologically.

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Clara Baldwin Papers, 1947-1993 (C3953)
0.2 cubic feet

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Papers of trade reporter, children's book author and published poet. Includes detailed letter describing travels through South America, 1947-1948; published trade articles and poetry; photographs; and family information.

Jacqui Banaszynski Papers, 1974-2000 (CA6200)
5 cubic feet

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Papers of a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and journalism educator who worked for several Midwest and Pacific Northwest newspapers. Includes articles, research materials, interview notes, correspondence, and datebooks.

Tad Bartimus Papers, 1942-2019 (CA5738)
17.1 cubic feet, 123 audio cassettes, 16 video cassettes, 73 computer discs, 31 CDs, 9 DVDs, 473.05 GB of digital files, 25 oversize items

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Articles, photographs, correspondence, and other writings of AP reporter Tad Bartimus. Also includes some personal material.

Tad Bartimus Interview Tapes, no date (CA6024)
2 audio cassettes, 3 CDs

Audio of a profile interview done with journalist Tad Bartimus for a class project.

Maurine Beasley Papers, 1950s-1990s (CA6002)
16 cubic feet, 33 audio cassettes, 6 video cassettes

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Papers of journalism professor specializing in journalism education and women journalists. Includes book manuscripts, materials on the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, writings on journalism education and media gender bias.

Sarah Elizabeth Messer Becking Photograph Collection, 1993-2003 (CA6292)
9.5 cubic feet, 148 computer discs

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Papers of a Missouri School of Journalism alumnus and professional photographer who covered University of Missouri athletics.

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Gloria N. Biggs Papers, 1947-1989 (C4077)
0.2 cubic feet

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The papers of Gloria N. Biggs, a journalist, editor, and the first woman publisher of a Gannett newspaper, the Melbourne Times in Florida in 1973, contain correspondence and clippings pertaining to her career.

Mary Kay Blakely Papers, 1970s-1990s (CA6145)
5 cubic feet

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Personal papers of the author, journalist, and professor at the University of Missouri School of Journalism. Includes correspondence, research materials, published magazine and newspaper articles.

Bertha Bless Papers, 1894-1985 (C1740)
4.3 cubic feet

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Papers of Bertha Bless, publisher of the Weston Chronicle, Weston, Missouri, and member of the National Federation of Press Women and Missouri Press Women. Contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, publications, convention materials, and miscellaneous materials related to the various press organizations in which Bless was involved.

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Marie Daerr Boehringer, 1930-1997 (C1221)
4.0 cubic feet

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Diaries; correspondence; newspaper clippings; article; poem and story manuscripts; publications; and miscellaneous papers of a Cleveland, OH, journalist and poet.

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Alice Bishop Brockman Papers, 1962-2010 (C4402)
0.2 cubic feet (5 folders)

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Papers of a graduate of the University of Missouri's School of Journalism. The collection includes some correspondence and newspaper articles written by Brockman from the Maneater and the Galesburg-Register Democrat. Brockman also included two short, typed memoirs about her career.

Elizabeth "Betsey" Bruce Papers, 1975-2014 (S1224)
15 cubic feet

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The Elizabeth "Betsey" Bruce papers contain television scripts, photographs, newspaper clippings, and reports, documenting her 46-year career as a television broadcaster at KMOV-TV and KTVI-TV, in St. Louis, Missouri. Subjects of interest include Bruce's reporting on school desegregation in St. Louis; Missouri Governor’s races, including the death of Governor Mel Carnahan in 2000; the St. Louis County Special School District; and prominent women in Missouri politics, including State Senator Harriet Woods. The papers date from 1971 to 2016.

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Christy C. Bulkeley Papers, 1884-2009 (C4082)
8.1 cubic feet, 1 volume, 4 video cassettes

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The papers of Christy C. Bulkeley, one of the first women publishers for a Gannett newspaper, contain correspondence, news clippings, speeches, writings, subject files, photographs, and a variety of miscellaneous professional and personal material.

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Avis Dungan Carlson Daybooks, 1923-1943 (S0419)
1 roll microfilm

This collection contains the daybooks of Avis Carlson, writer, covering her daily life from 1923-1943. The daybooks begin in 1923 when she lived in Illinois and end in 1943 when her husband, Harry Carlson, was being transferred around the country in the United States Armed services. Carlson commented on her personal and daily routine but often referred to wider topics such as the Depression, the Dust Bowl in Kansas, international affairs, politics, the League of Women Voters, American Association of University Women, and the YWCA.

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Edna Carroll Papers, 1932-1969 (S0807)
0.25 cubic foot, 5 folders

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The Edna Carroll papers include schoolwork and news clippings from her time at Webster College in the 1930s. Also included in the collection are issues of Transit News, a newspaper she worked for in the 1940s.

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Communications Consortium Media Center Records, 1980s-1990s (CA5661)
7.5 cubic feet

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Materials, compiled, collected, and distributed which relate to women's news issues. Topics include abortion, human reproduction, media, politics, and others.

Pat Corrigan Papers, 1965-2009 (S0867)
5 cubic feet

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The papers of Pat Corrigan consist of scrapbooks containing newspaper articles Corrigan wrote as a reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (1982-2002). Also included in the collection are books Corrigan wrote on St. Louis's culture and history, including "Eating St. Louis: the Gateway City's Unique Food Culture" and "Wild Things: Untold Tales from the First Century of the St. Louis Zoo."

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Martha Cotton Papers, 1980s-2000s (CA5480)
9.55 cubic feet, 11 video cassettes

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The papers of an NBC News producer and journalist include correspondence, research materials, story files, and miscellaneous material. Includes "Volcano" and "Up Close and Personal" materials.

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Denise DeClue Papers, 1960s-2000s (CA6499)
3 cubic feet, 2 audio cassettes, 2 video cassettes

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The papers of a journalist, playwright, and movie and television screenwriter who graduated from the University of Missouri School of Journalism include news articles, scripts, contracts, lawsuit material, and audiovisual material.

Directory of Women's Media Records, 1975-1990 (C4066)
2 cubic feet

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The collection contains the records of the publication "Directory of Women's Media," and includes correspondence, advertising, and issues of the directory.

Colleen "Koky" Dishon Papers, 2000-2004 (CA6396)
1 folder

Draft of "Stop Ignoring Readers: A Workbook for Editors in Search of Creatively Correct Newspaper Sections" by Koky Dishon and Tony Sutton and obituaries for Koky Dishon.

Adrienne Drell Papers, c. 1930-2006 (C4084)
10.6 cubic feet, 1 audio cassette, 1 video cassette

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The papers of Adrienne Drell contain articles, drafts, subject files, correspondence, and miscellaneous professional and personal papers of a journalist who worked for the Waukegan News-Sun and the Chicago Sun-Times, largely covering court cases. Included in the papers is material relating to cases she covered, including the Rev. L.R. Davis, Operation Greylord, and Baby Richard.

Betty Cole Dukert Papers, 1951-2014 (CA6372)
23 cubic feet, 4 oversize items

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Papers of a University of Missouri School of Journalism graduate who spent much of her career working for NBC's Meet the Press from 1956-1998. She held several positions at Meet the Press and retired from the show as executive producer.

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Eleni Epstein Papers, 1948-1991 (C3898)
0.8 cubic feet, 19 audio cassettes

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Papers of Eleni Sakes Epstein, fashion and beauty editor of the Washington Star from 1943-1981. The papers consist of correspondence, speaking engagements, photographs, miscellaneous material pertaining to the fashion industry, Fashion in Newspapers, clippings and audio cassette interviews with American, European, and Asian fashion designers and others.

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Mary Catherine Underhill Fitzpatrick Papers, 1997-2010 (CA6261)
0.4 cubic feet

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Papers of a journalist who reported eyewitness dispatches of the terrorist attacks in New York City on September 11, 2001, for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Includes her memoir, “9/11 Remembered: A Personal Account;” hand-written reporter’s notes; copies of her published stories; photographs; correspondence; awards she received from the Milwaukee Press Club for the coverage; and other items.

Ellen Foley Papers, 1966-2011 (CA6454)
10 cubic feet

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The papers of a journalist who worked for several newspapers, including the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Kansas City Star, Philadelphia Daily News, and Wisconsin State Journal, includes articles, correspondence, school papers, and miscellaneous professional material. Foley also founded the Violence Against Women Coalition (VAWC) after the death of her sister, Mary Foley, in 1988. The collection contains records of the organization.

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Mary A. Gardner Papers, 1940s-1990s (CA5740)
41 cubic feet, 3 audio cassettes, 1 audio tape, 2 films, 2 video cassettes

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Papers of a professor of journalism and newspaper consultant, consisting of personal and professional correspondence and subject files, research and consulting material, photographs, and family papers.

Gender and Mass Media Newsletters, 1981-1993 (C4099)
0.2 cubic feet

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International newsletter published in Sweden to exchange information about research and activities concerned with sex roles in mass media. Formerly titled Sex Roles Within Massmedia.

Sheila Gibbons Papers, 1964-2016 (CA5927)
6.75 cubic feet, 3 computer disks, 4 audio cassettes, 4 video cassettes, 1 DVD

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Newsletters, newspaper clippings, columns, journal articles, conferences proceedings, and research papers concerning women and the media. Issues covered include marketing, women in film, news coverage of women, pornography, and women journalists.

Jerena East Giffen Papers, 1893-2008 (C4086)
2 cubic feet, 3 video cassettes

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The papers of a former journalist, educator, and author of books on women in Missouri history.

Nancy L. Green Papers, 1970s-1990s (CA5097)
8 cubic feet

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The professional papers of a journalism educator contain correspondence, photographs, teaching materials, papers relating to professional organizations, and miscellaneous.

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Jane Harrigan Papers, 1980s (CA5007)
1.2 cubic feet, 3 audio cassettes

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Manuscript, research materials, photographs, and other materials relating to her book Read All About It, an account of a day at the Boston Globe. Includes a copy of the book.

Fran Harris Papers, 1930-1976 (C1201)
1.4 cubic feet

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Papers of a journalist, editor, and publisher relating to her involvement in the Women in Communications, Inc., professional organization formerly known as Theta Sigma Phi. Include correspondence, newspaper clippings, and periodical articles, conference programs, and photographs.

Jo Hartley Papers, 1968-1986 (C3976)
2 cubic feet, 5 audio cassettes

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Papers of the editor of Comment, a publication which disseminated information on research about women. Includes correspondence, issues of Comment, grant applications and reports, and notes from conferences Hartley attended.

Cynthia Hessin Papers, 1977 (CA4871)
0.2 cubic feet, 4 audio tapes

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Transcripts and audio tapes of radio reports and programs about the National Women's Conference, Houston, 1977, by a Denver radio reporter.

Glenda Holste Papers, 1980s-2010s (CA6196)
6.8 cubic feet, 2 audio cassettes, 3 DVDs

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Professional papers of a journalist and University of Missouri graduate who worked as a columnist, editorial writer, and editor of several daily newspapers. She also served as president of the Journalism and Women's Symposium and was a public affairs specialist for Education Minnesota, the state's educators union. The collection consists of subject files from her work at the St. Paul Pioneer Press, materials from her JAWS presidency, and miscellaneous personal and professional material.

Deborah Howell Papers, 1991-2001 (C4366)
0.2 cubic feet (9 folders)

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The papers of a journalist who worked for Newhouse News Service contain newsletters for employees of the organization.

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International Women's Media Project Records, 1986 (C4090)
0.4 cubic feet, 10 audio cassettes

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Proposals, schedules, reports, correspondence, questionnaires, articles, and notes of the United States Conference of the International Women's Media Project, held in Washington, D.C., November 12-15, 1986.

Virginia Irwin Collection, 1934-1963 (S0084)
1000 index cards, 1 cubic foot

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Virginia Irwin was a journalist at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (1932-1963), who spent most of her career as a feature writer, but was accredited as a war correspondent in 1944 for the European theater. She was the first woman and among the first three Americans to enter Berlin before the armistice. The army discredited her for the unauthorized trip ahead of military forces, but she was later reaccredited and cited for meritorious service. The collection consists of annotated index cards to her newspaper articles.

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Journalism and Women Symposium Records, 1980s-2010s (CA5298)
9.8 cubic feet, 57 audio cassettes, 5 video cassettes, 1 DVD

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Records of the organization include correspondence, newsletters, symposium records, photographs, and audiovisual material.

Journalists Write On Exhibit, 1997 (C4092)
0.2 cubic feet

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Photographic exhibit of women journalists produced at Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri, under the supervision of Elizabeth Barnes, Director of the Journalism Program in the Communications Department. The graphics production was done by Carolyn S. Lewis, Communications Department.

Dorothy Misener Jurney Papers, 1920-1992 (C3904)
2 cubic feet

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Professional papers of Dorothy Misener Jurney, a reporter and editor on newspapers in Indiana, Miami, Detroit, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. The papers consist of newspaper and magazine clippings, correspondence, speeches, photographs, slides, and miscellaneous material.

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Jane Guthman Kahn Papers, 1952-1957, 1969 (C4365)
0.1 cubic feet (3 folders)

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The papers of Jane Guthman Kahn contain material concerning Press Time, a publication of the University of Missouri Journalism Students' Association and include issues of the publication and correspondence with nationally-known members of the journalism and advertising fields on various topics of interest to journalism students.