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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Separated Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the DeWitt C. Reddick Papers, 1927-1980



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Reddick, DeWitt C.
Title: Reddick, DeWitt C., Papers
Dates: 1927-1980
Abstract: Collection consists of research materials, classified files, literary manuscripts, speeches, publications, photographs, and notes of journalist and UT journalism professor Dewitt C. Reddick.
Accession No.: 81-55; 91-245; 93-148
OCLC No.: 643551262
Extent: ca. 55 ft.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

DeWitt C. Reddick (1904–1980) earned his bachelors in 1925 and master’s in 1928 from the University of Texas. He began his reporting career with the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and the Austin American-Statesman in 1924. He became an instructor in UT’s Department of Journalism in 1927 and served as director of the School of Journalism from 1959 to 1964. Reddick wrote or co-authored many books, including Journalism and the School Paper (1938), Modern Feature Writing (1949), and Industrial Editing (1962).

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Scope and Contents

Collection consists of research materials, classified files, literary manuscripts, speeches, publications, photographs, and notes of journalist and UT journalism professor Dewitt C. Reddick.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions

Unrestricted use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Reddick, DeWitt C., 1904-1980 -- Archives
Subjects (Organizations)
University of Texas. School of Journalism.
Subjects
Journalism -- Study and teaching -- Texas.
Places
Austin (Tex.)

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Separated Material

Some material has been separated to the Briscoe Center Library.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

DeWitt C. Reddick Papers, 1927-1980, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Revised by Laurel Rozema, May 2010.

Collection contains unprocessed materials.

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3G446 Fiction written by Reddick when he was an undergraduate
Feature stories, ideas for
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3G447 Speeches:
Religion
Public relations
Texas Independence
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3G448 Journalism:
before 1961-1963
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3G449 and after 1964
Collection of humor (to be used in speeches)
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3G450 Communications
Aging
Education
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3G451 "The Communication Crisis and the Journalism Teacher"
Mass media
Major addresses
State historic journalism sites, Committee of Texas Association of Sigma Delta Chi Chapter:
Gareta de Texas, 1954
Telegraph and Texas Register, 1955
Galveston Daily News, 1957
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3G452 Texas student publication
Article about Texas in the 15th edition of the Encyclopoedia Britannica
As Dean, College of Communications, University of Tennessee
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3G453 Austin College
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3G454 The Floating University (The Ryndam)
Reddick's Journal
Also part of the journal adapted as newstories
Dedication of new Journalism Building, (material from scrapbook) 1952
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3G455 Students:
Individual files, alphabetical by last name, A-P
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3G456 Individual files, alphabetical by last name, S-Z
All Faith Chapel:
Foundation and larger gifts committee (Reddick, chairman), all correspondence
Printed materials
Plans and development
Presbyterian Church:
Synod of Red River
The Presbyterian
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3G457 United Presbyterian Church
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3G458 "Mass Media and the School Newspaper," 2nd edition, pp. 1-684
Letter to Marjorie Reddick from Wadsworth Publishing
Art inventory for the book
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3G459 "Mass Media and the School Newspaper," 2nd edition, pp. 685-930
John Peter Zenger
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3G460 Letter to ex-students, 1938-1944
United Way Nueces Activity Center
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3G461 Miscellaneous
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3G462 Photographs:
India, Agra
India, Ceylon
On ship
Miscellaneous
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3G463 Cross country trip
"Mass Media and the School Newspaper"
General
Negatives
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3S133 Oversize photographs
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3V42 Oversize papers
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2.325/D13c Unprocessed materials:
Posters
Western Chronicle, vol. 1, no. 1, January 26, 1877
La Presna
The Texas Presbyterian, 1956-1959
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2.325/D13d Newspapers and magazines
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2.325/L49b-c Files
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2.325/L50 Articles
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2.325/L51 Subject titled files
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2.325/L52 Notes on U.S. history
Wadsworth publishing files
Miscellaneous files on journalism with photos and graphs (T.S.P.)
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2.325/L53 Materials on company publications files on speeches, articles, and books (annotated)
Miscellaneous
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2.325/L54 Subject titled files, ca. 1973-1979
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2.325/L55 Files
Newspapers
Miscellaneous Journalism Department material
Books
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2.325/L56 Photographs and negatives (U.T.)
Journalism files
Alcalde copies, 1973-1974
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2.325/L57 Letter files and speeches
Clippings
Presbyterian Church material
Subject titled files, A-B
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2.325/L58 Subject titled files, C-H
Other files regarding high school textbook on journalism
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2.325/L59 Files for high school textbook on journalism
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2.325/L60 School of Communications files, 1971-1976
Reddick biographical information
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2.325/L61 Reddick biographical information
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2.325/L62 Newspaper fund seminars material
Accreditation reports
Junior college files
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2.325/L63 Junior college files
Presbyterian Church material
Personnel files, "H"
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2.325/L64 Files: H, I, J
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2.325/L65 Files: K, L
Talks
Note cards
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2.325/L66 Unprocessed
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2.325/L67 Talks
Student files
Photo files with negatives and glass negatives
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2.325/L68-L70 Unprocessed
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2.325/L71 LBJ material
Les and Liz Carpenter material
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2.325/L72 Promotions of School of Communications files
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2.325/L73 Promotions of School of Communications files
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2.325/L74 Files on Journalism courses
Grade books
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2.325/L75 Files on Journalism courses
Grade books
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2.325/L76 Files on Interscholastic League
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2.325/L77 Journalism Abstracts, 1963-1965
Other bound books, pamphlets, and reports
Files on world press (J383)
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2.325/L78 Old newspapers and foreign newspapers, ca. 1936-1970
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2.325/L79 Periodicals (Reader’s Digest in foreign printings)
Files: Journalism subjects
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2.325/L80 Files: Journalism Department, ca. 1960s
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2.325/L81 Files: Journalism Department
Texas Ranger, 1924-1926
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2.325/L82 Files: Journalism Department, ca. 1960s-1970s
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2.325/L83 Files: Interscholastic League materials, 1941-1945
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2.325/L84 Files: Journalism Department, U-Z, and miscellaneous
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2.325/M10 Books
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2.325/M11 Reports, 1950s-1970s
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2.325/M12 Files: Journalism Department, S-T
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2.325/M13 Files: Journalism Department, R
Department chronological files, 1974-1975
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2.325/M14 Department chronological files, 1974-1975 cont., 1975-1976
File box "NIMH"
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2.325/M15 Department chronological files, 1971-1972
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2.325/M16 Department chronological files, 1970-1971, 1973
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2.325/M17 Department chronological files, 1972, 1973-1974
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2.325/M18a Department chronological files, 1973-1974, 1976
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2.325/K72b Oversize materials

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