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Erik Barnouw papers, 1920-1990

Series VI. 1993 Gift, 1993

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International Encyclopedia of Communications

(Per E. Barnouw, these files "are from my personal files as editor-in-chief of the encyclopedia. The official files are at the Annenberg School of Communications, University of Pennsylvania. The 4-vol encyclopedia was published by Oxford University Press in 1989.")

Box 39 Genesis and funding of the project, 1982-83

Box 39 Organization, contracts, progress report, 1983-84

Box 39 Editorial correspondence, 1985-88

Box 39 Hiroshima-Nagasaki, 1945

(Per E. Barnouw, "Supplementing the original Hiroshima-Nagasaki file, this file records continuing reactions to the film, 1973-88; the evolution of various articles about the film in journals; and of the video The Case of the A-Bomb Footage.")

Box 40 Fable Safe--File on the evolution and history of this controversial film on the arms race,, 1972-1989

Box 40 US-USSR Projects

(Organization and history of (a) the 1989 Glasnost Film Festival tour of USA; (b) the 1990 Flaherty Film Seminar in Riga, Latvia, and follow-up visits to USSR documentary studios; and (c) the 1990 USSR tour of the American Showcase (d) Documents supplementing these, including the final Showcase report)

Box 40 Tube of Plenty, 1971-1986

(Evolution of the one-volume condensation and updating of the 3-volume History of Broadcasting in the United States (A Tower in Babel, The Golden Web, and The Image Empire).)