David Gordon (1935- ) Papers
Scope and Contents
The David Gordon Papers, comprising three boxes, are arranged in three categories: correspondence and related materials pertaining to the Medill School of Journalism; teaching materials for courses taught by Gordon, including course descriptions and correspondence with faculty and students as well as student papers; and materials relating to his other activities within the University.
The Medill School of Journalism correspondence, Box 1, folders 3 to 9, covers the years 1969 to 1980. It is arranged chronologically. It deals with departmental budgets, teaching loads, teaching activities, and social activities.
The Teaching materials, Box 1, folders 10 to 14, all of Box 2, and Box 3, folders 1 to 2, are arranged by course numbers and chronologically thereunder. Included are reading lists, syllabi, correspondence, assignments, and student papers.
Materials relating to other University activities, Box 3, folders 3 to 13, deal with various facets of Gordon's academic career including advising students; faculty meetings; student scholarships; and committee work, especially the Petitions Committee. There is also a transcript of a lecture delivered by Gordon at the Annual Conference of the Special Libraries Association in Montreal, Canada in 1969.
- Gordon, David, 1935- (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
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Language of Materials
In 1969, David Gordon joined the faculty of the Medill School of Journalism as an Associate Professor. He taught courses in The Press and Society, News Media and Society, Government and the Press, Law of Journalism, and Reporting Public Affairs. He has published articles in various journals including the Columbia Journal and the NU Report. The David Gordon Papers are arranged in three categories: correspondence and related materials pertaining to the Medill School of Journalism; teaching materials for courses taught by Gordon, including course descriptions and correspondence with faculty and students as well as student papers; and materials relating to his other activities within the University.
The Medill School of Journalism correspondence is arranged chronologically. The Teaching materials are arranged by course numbers and chronologically thereunder. Materials relating to other activities within the University are organized chronologically.
Method of Acquisition
Donated to the University Archives by Professor David Gordon (Acc. #80/53, 80/109) on March 25, 1980 and in several installments between July 17th and August 3, 1980.
Sister Vivian Ivantic, November, 1980.
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