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Richard Terrill Baker papers, 1930-1981

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0061
Bib ID 4078796 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Baker, Richard Terrill, 1913-1981
Title Richard Terrill Baker papers, 1930-1981
Physical Description 27.5 linear feet (65 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

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Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged.

Description

Summary

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.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

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.

This collection has no restrictions.

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.

Preferred Citation

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

Revision Description

2020-07-06 EAD document created by CCR.

Subject Headings

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Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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Central Political Institute of China (Chungking). Post-Graduate School of Journalism Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
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College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University. Graduate School of Journalism -- Administration Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalism -- Malaysia -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalism -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalism -- Taiwan -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalism, Religious Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Methodists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Religion and the press Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

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).