Department of Communication, Media and Theatre Arts records
05.CMTA

Summary Information

Repository
Eastern Michigan University Archives
Title
Department of Communication, Media and Theatre Arts records
ID
05.CMTA
Date [inclusive]
1982-2012
Extent
0.4 Linear feet 1 archive box
Language
English
Abstract
The Department of Communication, Media, and Theatre Arts offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees that provide students with the training to pursue careers in broadcasting, theatre, teaching, public relations, sales and related professions. The collection includes materials related to the history and governance of the department, particularly program descriptions, news releases, clippings, inter-departmental correspondence and the Arts and Entertainment newsletter from 1982 to 2010.

Preferred Citation note

Please cite materials from the University Archives in the following manner: Item. Collection Title. Eastern Michigan University Archives.

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Administrative History

Through a variety of degree programs the Department of Communication, Media and Theatre Arts provides students with communication and performance skills fundamental to careers in broadcasting, theatre, teaching, public relations, sales and related professions such as law and ministry. All the department's programs including forensics, interpretation/ performance studies, theatre arts, and dramatic productions for the young, provide students with opportunities for developing such personal qualities as creativity, leadership, self-expression, and social responsibility. Arts management and communication technology curricula require business studies in addition to aesthetic and pragmatic communication skills.

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Scope and Contents

The Department of Communication, Media and Theatre Arts records collection contains program descriptions, news releases, clippings, inter-departmental correspondence and the Arts and Entertainment Newsletter from 1982 to 2010.

The Department of Communication, Media and Theatre Arts collection is divided into two series:  Department communications and  Department governance. The Communications series includes materials published and distributed by the department, as well as relevant newspaper clippings. The Governance series includes materials related to the administration of the department.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Eastern Michigan University Archives 2012 January 12

Halle Library, Room 310
Ypsilanti, Michigan, 48197
734-487-0020

Revision Description

 Re-foldered, added barcode, label, and instances. 2012 February 12

Conditions Governing Access note

Researchers are asked to request materials 24 hours prior to visiting the the University Archives.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Eastern Michigan University. Dept. of Art
  • Eastern Michigan University. Dept. of Communication and Theatre Arts
  • University degrees

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Collection Inventory

Department communications 1983-2010 

Scope and Contents

This box contains news paper clippings, correspondence, and the Arts and Entertainment Newsletter at EMU.

Clippings 1983-2012 


    Box Folder
Mixed Materials (32307023993794)   1 1

Pamphlets and Flyers 


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Mixed Materials (32307023993794)   1 2

Arts and Entertainment Newsletter 1988-1991 


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Mixed Materials (32307023993794)   1 3

News releases 1983-2005 


    Box Folder
Mixed Materials (32307023993794)   1 4

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Department governance 1983-2006 

Organization and Evaluation 1988-1998 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023993794)   1 5

Program descriptions 1984-2006 


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Mixed materials (32307023993794)   1 6

Correspondence 2003-2004 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023993794)   1 7

"A profile and an opportunity" for Quirk Theatre 1983 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023993794)   1 8

Proposal for a Doctor of Arts degree 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307023993794)   1 9

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