Records of the Speech Communication Association, Interpretation Division
Scope and Contents
The records of the Interpretation Division of the Speech Communication Association are contained in 6 boxes, spanning the years 1952-1986, with the bulk of the records falling between 1970-1986. The records are divided into four categories: Adminstrative files, Conventions and Conferences, the book Performance of Literature in Historical Perspectives (University Press of America, 1983), and Publications.
The Administrative files contain records of committees of the division, its constitution and bylaws, and meeting minutes. The Conventions and Conferences files contain programs from the Speech Communication Association annual meetings dated 1976-85, and some material from the meetings of other associations. The files concerning Performance of Literature in Historical Perspectives contain a manuscript for the volume as well as correspondence regarding its writing and publication. Publications include copies of Spectra (1976-86) and the Newsletter of the Interpretation Division (1962-77).
- Speech Communication Association. Interpretation Division (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is stored off-site and requires two business days advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at email@example.com or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.
Language of Materials
The records of the Interpretation Division of the Speech Communication Association are contained in 6 boxes, spanning the years 1952-1986, with the bulk of the records falling between 1970-1986. The records consist of adminstrative files, convention and conference materials, materials related to the book Performance of Literature in Historical Perspectives (University Press of America, 1983), and the Division's publications.
The records are organized into four categories: adminstrative files; conventions and conferences (Speech Communication Association conventions arranged by date, and other meetings arranged by name); Performance of Literature in Historical Perspectives; and publications (arranged by title, then date).
Method of Acquisition
These records were transferred to the Northwestern University Archives on December 19, 1986, by SCA Archivist Madeline M. Keaveney, via Northwestern University Professor Carol Simpson Stern (Accession #86-271).
One-half box of duplicate newsletters was separated from Box 5, October, 2001.
Patricia Cloud, February 23, 1987.
- Guide to the Records of the Speech Communication Association, Interpretation Division
- Patricia Cloud
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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