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David Gordon (1935- ) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 16/3
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.

Dates

  • 1968-1980

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored off-site and requires 48 hours advance notice for retrieval. Please contact us at archives@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3136 to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Extent

3.00 Boxes

Abstract

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.

Arrangement Note

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.

Processing Information

Sister Vivian Ivantic, November, 1980.
Title
Guide to the David Gordon (1935- ) Papers
Author
Sister Vivian Ivantic
Date
01/11/1980
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

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