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Baskett P. Mosse (1917-1983) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 16/11
The Baskett P. Mosse papers fill of two archival boxes and span the period 1942 to 1982. The Mosse Papers are comprised of one folder of biographical material, one folder of correspondence, materials from classes Mosse taught, lecture notes, and one publication.

The biographical material consists of press releases, clippings, and obituaries.

The correspondence is mainly between Mosse and faculty and students at the Medill School of Journalism.

The class files are from classes that Mosse taught at Northwestern. They contain syllabi, course outlines, student papers, lists of students, reading assignments

The bulk of the collection consists of Mosse's class lecture notes.

There is one publication, “Radio News Handbook”, written by Mosse in 1946.

Dates

  • 1942-1983

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored off-site and requires 48 hours advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at specialcollections@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Extent

2.00 Boxes

Abstract

Baskett P. Mosse was a professor of broadcasting in the Medill School of Journalism from 1946 until his retirement in 1982. The Baskett P. Mosse Papers are comprised of one folder of biographical material, one folder of correspondence, materials from classes Mosse taught, lecture notes, and one publication, “Radio News Handbook”, written by Mosse in 1946.

Arrangement Note

The biographical material and correspondence are each arranged chronologically within their respective folders.

The class files are arranged by course code.

The lecture notes are arranged alphabetically by topic.

Method of Acquisition

The Baskett Mosse papers were transferred to the University Archives on October 1, 1991 by Roger Boye as Accession #91-175.

Separated Materials

Five audio tapes were separated and placed in the Northwestern University Archives audio-visual collection. Four inches of extraneous materials was discarded. Three inches of university-related material was separated and transferred to the Northwestern University Archives General Files.

Processing Information

Alex Strauss, March 1998.
Title
Guide to the Baskett P. Mosse (1917-1983) Papers
Author
Alex Strauss
Date
01/03/1998
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Level 3
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
847-491-3635