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Series III: Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University
At a Glance
Correspondence, memoranda, notes, lists, manuscripts, photographs, and printed material. The records also include administrative files from Baker's tenure as Dean of the Graduate School of the Journalism, 1961-1970, as well as course materials, and data for journalism conferences.
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This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
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Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Richard Terrill Baker papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Ownership and Custodial History
Gift of Mrs Richard T. Baker, 1982 & 1983.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
2020-07-06 EAD document created by CCR.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Author, Professor of Journalism, Methodist minister, Dean of the Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University, 1961-1970. Baker was actively interested in religious journalism and associated with many religious organizations. From 1943 until 1945, he helped organize and taught at the Post-Graduate School of Journalism of the Central Political Institute of China, Chungking under the auspices of Columbia University. He was later a visiting scholar in Taiwan and Malaysia. (Columbia University M.S. in Journalism, 1937).