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Richard Terrill Baker papers, 1930-1981

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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 .
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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.

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This collection has no restrictions.

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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.

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Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Mrs Richard T. Baker, 1982 & 1983.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Baker, Mrs. Richard T. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1982. Accession number--M82-8.

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2020-07-06 EAD document created by CCR.

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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).

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Series I: Personal


Subseries I.1: Correspondence

Includes correspondence, invitations, outside advice, recommendations, requests for information, etc.



Box 1A Personal correspondence, 1947-1980



Box 1B Personal correspondence, 1947-1980



Box 1C Personal correspondence, 1947-1980



Box 1D Formal invitations


Box 1D General letter of thanks


Box 1D Invitations, 1966-1970


Box 1D Map to Baker's


Box 1D Nut letters


Box 1D Outside projects and advice, 1953-1960


Box 1D Outside advice, 1962


Box 1D Recommendations


Box 1D Requests for info./advice/ref. etc., 1963



Box 2 Requests for info./advice/ref. etc., 1964-1969


Box 2 Requests for participation


Subseries I.2: Fiction Manuscripts

Includes manuscripts for two novels.


Box 2 Fiction Manuscripts by Richard T. Baker

Includes manuscripts for two novels.

Series II: Outside Work, 1934-1980

A-Z, including China and Religion



Box 3 The Academic and Professional Alliance for a Responsible Congress, 1970


Box 3 Admissions predicters - The Diebold Group, Inc. speech, 1965


Box 3 Americana article: "Newspapers" for the Encyclopedia Americana and annuals, 1952-1975



Box 4 Article on the Thousand Islands for New York Times, 1978


Box 4 Association for Education in Journalism, 1970-1976


Box 4 Awards, 1973-1975


Box 4 Blair Summer School for Journalism, 1963-1967


Box 4 Books, 1973-1976


China, 1943-1945, 1967-1975

Richard T. Baker was a visiting scholar


Box 4 Post-Graduate School of Journalism of the Central Political Institute of China, Chungking, 1943-1945


Box 4 National Chengchi University, Taipei Taiwan China Graduate School of Journalism, 1967-1968


Box 4 Miscellaneous, 1972-1975



Box 5 Citizens Budget Commission, Inc., 1962-1968


Box 5 Committee for Public Justice, 1972


Box 5 Congratulations, 1972


Box 5 Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa, 1954-1973


Box 5 Freedom of the press, 1934-1949


Box 5 Glen Rock, New Jersey, 1965-1972


Box 5 "Government and the news" filmstrip, 1976


Box 5 Inter-American Press Association, 1970


Box 5 Interview: The Boston Sunday Herald Advertiser, 1976



Box 6 Jacobson, Howard Boone--Doctoral Committee Teachers College, 1965-1966


Box 6 The Joyce Foundation, 1979-1980


Box 6 Journalism Quarterly , 1966


Box 6 Judging contests, 1968-1970


Box 6 McGraw-Hill Fellowships, 1964-1967


Box 6 Malaysia--Universiti Sains Malaysia, Minden, Pulau Penang, 1974-1980

Richard T. Baker was a visiting scholar



Box 7 The Metropolitan Conference on the media and the law, 1980


Box 7 New York Times , 1970


Box 7 Newspaper Guild of New York, 1966-1967


Box 7 Newsprint lecture, 1947


Box 7 Oberlin trip, 1957


Box 7 Pollock, Francis, 1974-1975


Box 7 Poughkeepsie Conference (National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders), 1967


Box 7 Publications, 1956-1957


Box 7 Puerto Rico, 1967-1970


Religion and religious journalism, 1947-1975



Box 8 Miscellaneous, 1947-1975


Box 8 Amsterdam 1939 Commemoration, 1978


Box 8 Association Press, 1957-1971


Box 8 Catholic Journalism Scholarship Fund, Inc., 1963-1966


Box 8 Catholic Press Association, 1965



Box 9 The Christian as a journalist , 1956-1964

By Richard T. Baker


Box 9 Christianity and Crisis , 1958-1974


Box 9 Christopher broadcast, 1961



Box 10 The church and mass communications: Geneva Study Group, 1966


Box 10 Communications conference, Bossey, Switzerland, 1964-1965


Box 10 Conference on science, philosophy and religion, 1965


Box 10 Cooperating Board for Christian Education in Chosen, 1953-1958



Box 11 The Danforth Foundation, 1957-1958


Box 11 Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County, 1962


Box 11 Four C's Conference, 1958-1963


Box 11 Germany, 1950


Box 11 Gittings, James A.--Project, 1976


Box 11 Haddam House Editorial Advisory Committee, 1950-1963


Box 11 The Institute for Religious and Social Studies, 1962-1963


Box 11 International justice and goodwill, 1948


Box 11 The Kraus case (Arthur J. Kraus), 1955



Box 12 Littell, Franklin H., 1956-1964


Box 12 Methodist Information , 1963


Box 12 Protestant Foundation of Columbia University, 1958-1964


Box 12 Religious Education , 1955


Box 12 "Round and About", 1947-1949

Column by Richard T. Baker


Box 12 Speeches, 1947-1953


Box 12 Stentzel, James H.--Union Theological Seminary thesis, 1967-1968


Box 12 Syracuse University, 1965


Box 12 Tidings. Episcopal Diocese of Long Island, 1957-1959



Box 13 Union Theological Seminary, 1957-1967


Box 13 Vanderbilt University, 1963


Box 13 West, Arthur--Award, 1977


Box 13 World Council of Churches, 1965-1968



Box 14 Sigma Delta Chi, 1970


Box 14 Society of Magazine Writers, 1957


Box 14 Speeches, 1963-1978


Box 14 Sulzberger, Arthur Hays, 1965-1966


Box 14 Thanatology, 1971-1972


Box 14 Times-Wall St. Journal report


Box 14 United Nations, 1970-1971


Box 14 Westinghouse Broadcasting Company, Inc., 1971-1973


Box 14 Miscellaneous

Series III: Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University


Subseries III.1: Richard T. Baker's Student Notes, 1935-1937



Box 15 Richard T. Baker's Student Notes, 1935-1937



Box 16 Richard T. Baker's Student Notes, 1935-1937


Subseries III.2: Administrative File

A-Z, and miscellaneous



Box 17 Accreditation


Box 17 Ackerman, Carl W.--Memorial


Box 17 Ad Hoc Committee for Tenure Nominations


Box 17 Alumni



Box 18 American Newspaper Publishers Association--Essay contest


Box 18 Applicants


Box 18 Associate Dean's memos


Box 18 Bagehot Fellowship


Box 18 Barrett, Edward W.--Outline of long-term programming


Box 18 Budget and appointments


Box 18 Bulletin


Box 18 By-laws



Box 19 Cabot awards--Maria Moors Cabot Prizes



Box 20 Cabot awards--Maria Moors Cabot Prizes



Box 21 The Columbia Forum


Box 21 Columbia Journalism Review


Box 21 Committee on Admissions


Box 21 Committee on Committees


Box 21 Committee on Instruction


Box 21 Committee on Long-term Planning and the Budget


Box 21 Committee on Search


Box 21 Confidential suggestions



Box 22 Course planning


Box 22 Curriculum


Box 22 Deanship and Bios.


Box 22 Deane-Pollock study


Box 22 Deceased


Box 22 Development


Box 22 Drug Abuse Council



Box 23 Du Pont awards



Box 24 East Asia Journalism Program


Box 24 Extracurricular activities


Box 24 Faculty and instruction matters


Box 24 Faculty possibilities


Box 24 General Studies


Box 24 Gifts


Box 24 Habib affair


Box 24 The Independent Journal of Columbia University , 1936-1937


Box 24 Lee, Thomas


Box 24 Library Subcommittee


Box 24 Luter, John


Box 24 Men's Faculty Club



Box 25 Minutes and meetings, 1930-1980



Box 26 Minutes and meetings, 1930-1980



Box 27 The National Magazine Awards



Box 28 1968 crisis and later changes



Box 29 Pay orders


Box 29 Personnel action forms


Box 29 Phase IV


Box 29 Placement


Box 29 Planning


Box 29 Pulitzer Prizes



Box 30 Radio and television


Box 30 Recommendations


Box 30 Retirement matters


Box 30 Seminars


Box 30 Space and buildings


Box 30 Special journalism


Box 30 Special projects


Box 30 Staff meetings


Box 30 Student comments


Box 30 Student ratings


Box 30 Student reports


Box 30 Subscriptions


Box 30 Summer


Box 30 Sympathy notes


Box 30 3-term plan


Box 30 University Record



Box 31 University Senate



Box 32 University Senate



Box 33 Venezuelan Seminar


Box 33 Washington Project


Box 33 Workload



Box 34 Miscellaneous correspondence and general file



Box 35 Miscellaneous correspondence and general file



Box 36 Miscellaneous correspondence and general file


Subseries III.3: Conferences



Box 37 Access to the air, 1968


Box 37 Behavioral scientists and the mass media, 1966



Box 38 Consumer Journalism, annual



Box 39 Consumer Journalism, annual



Box 40 Consumer Journalism, annual



Box 41 Consumer Journalism, annual



Box 42 Consumer Journalism, annual



Box 43 Consumer Journalism, annual



Box 44 Consumer Journalism, annual



Box 45 Consumer Journalism, annual



Box 46 Consumer Journalism, annual



Box 47 Mass media and race relations, 1967



Box 48 Subpoena Study, 1970-1972



Box 49 Subpoena Study, 1970-1972



Box 50 Subpoena Study, 1970-1972


Subseries III.4: Course Materials

Lecture notes, class lists, examinations, assignments, student papers, etc.



Box 51 Course Materials



Box 52 Course Materials



Box 53 Course Materials



Box 54 Course Materials



Box 55 Course Materials



Box 56 Course Materials



Box 57 Course Materials



Box 58 Course Materials



Box 59 Course Materials



Box 60 Course Materials


Subseries III.5: A history of the Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University. By Richard T. Baker. New York: Columbia University Press, 1954, circa 1954

Includes manuscripts, notes, clippings, proofs, etc.



Box 61 A history of the Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University



Box 62 A history of the Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University