Series 8, Subseries 8, Study of the Mass Media (Mass Media in a Free Society)

11 boxes (1 partial)

This collection is stored at Mudd Manuscript Library.

Requests will be delivered to Public Policy Papers, MUDD Reading Room .

Collection Creator: Fund for the Republic..

Dates: 1950-1963.

Extent: 11 boxes (1 partial)

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research use.

Description

Series 8, Subseries 8, Study of the Mass Media (Mass Media in a Free Society), 1950-1963, primarily analyzed television's relationship to the First Amendment. It broadened its scope to include censorship and standards of good taste; an examination of audience rating systems; an analysis of programming; the freedom of television writers; a study of how news is handled by broadcast agencies; government regulations; and a study of educational and pay television and alternate systems. As a result, conferences were held, pamphlets produced, funding was provided for television programs, and scores of articles and papers were written. There is also a large amount of correspondence with William Benton concerning his desire to develop a commission on mass communication.

Preferred Citation

Series 8, Subseries 8, Study of the Mass Media (Mass Media in a Free Society); 1950-1963; Fund for the Republic Records, Public Policy Papers, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

    Request Checked Items
    Title Date Container
    General Administration 1957-1963 Box 188, Folder 4-5
    A-B 1958-1961 Box 188, Folder 6
    Alldredge, Charles 1957 Box 188, Folder 7
    Allen, Steve 1959-1960 Box 188, Folder 8
    American Council for Better Broadcasts: Look Listen Project 1959 Box 188, Folder 9
    American Federation of TV & Radio Artists: Chicago Local 1958-1959 Box 188, Folder 10
    Ashmore, Harry S 1955-1962 Box 188, Folder 11-12
    Association of Radio-Television News Analysts 1958 Box 188, Folder 13
    Broadcasting 1957-1959 Box 188, Folder 14
    Broadcasting Foundation of America 1957-1958 Box 188, Folder 15
    Brown, James A 1961 Box 188, Folder 16
    Brucker, Herbert 1959-1960 Box 188, Folder 17
    C-D 1958-1961 Box 189, Folder 1
    Cassyd, Syd 1960 Box 189, Folder 2
    Catton, Bruce 1957-1960 Box 189, Folder 3
    Chicago 1960 Election circa 1961 Box 189, Folder 4
    Christman, Henry 1959-1960 Box 189, Folder 5
    Collingwood, Charles 1961 Box 189, Folder 6
    Columbia Broadcasting System 1957-1961 Box 189, Folder 7
    Commission on Mass Communication: Benton, William 1957-1962 Box 189, Folder 8-11
    Commission on Mass Communication: Reaction 1959-1960 Box 189, Folder 12
    Cooper, Edward 1957-1959 Box 189, Folder 13
    Crosby, John 1958-1960 Box 189, Folder 14
    Day, John F 1956-1961 Box 189, Folder 15
    Discussion: Day, John and Lofton, John: Transcript 1961 Box 190, Folder 1
    Discussion: Television and the FCC Transcript 1959 Box 190, Folder 2
    Dinner: July 9, 1957 1957 Box 190, Folder 3
    Douglas, William O 1960 Box 190, Folder 4
    Durr, Clifford 1957-1958 Box 190, Folder 5
    E-F 1961 Box 190, Folder 6
    Feature Press Service 1961 Box 190, Folder 7
    Federal Communication Commission 1957-1959 Box 190, Folder 8
    Federal Communication Commission: Clippings 1959 Box 190, Folder 9
    Federal Communication Commission: Statement 1961 Box 190, Folder 10
    Ferry, W. H 1954-1961 Box 190, Folder 11
    Fitzgerald, Stephen E 1958-1959 Box 190, Folder 12
    Freedom of Information Center Publication 1960-1961 Box 190, Folder 13
    G-H 1959-1961 Box 190, Folder 14
    Goldman, Eric F 1957-1959 Box 190, Folder 15
    Griswold, Erwin N 1957-1958 Box 191, Folder 1
    Great Books of the Western World 1959 Box 191, Folder 2
    Hausman, Louis 1961 Box 191, Folder 3
    Hector, Louis J 1959 Box 191, Folder 4
    Higbie, Charles 1958-1959 Box 191, Folder 5
    Horton, Robert 1958-1960 Box 191, Folder 6
    Horton, Robert: Working Papers undated Box 191, Folder 7
    Hutchins, Robert M 1954-1961 Box 191, Folder 8-9
    Huth, Arno 1956-1958 Box 191, Folder 10
    I-J-K 1958-1961 Box 191, Folder 11
    Jacobs, Paul 1960 Box 191, Folder 12
    Kelly, Frank: Speeches 1960-1961 Box 191, Folder 13
    Kelly, Frank: Testimony before Federal Communications Commission 1960 Box 191, Folder 14
    Kelly, Frank: Working Papers circa 1957-1961 Box 191, Folder 15
    Kimball, Penn 1959-1959 Box 191, Folder 16
    Krolik, Richard 1957-1958 Box 191, Folder 17
    L 1954-1961 Box 191, Folder 18
    Larson, Arthur undated Box 192, Folder 1
    Levin, Harvey J 1958 Box 192, Folder 2
    Lewis, Fulton, Jr 1960-1961 Box 192, Folder 3
    The Living Constitution 1960-1961 Box 192, Folder 4-5
    Livingston, Stanley 1959 Box 192, Folder 6
    Lofton, John 1960-1961 Box 192, Folder 7
    Lyford, Joseph P 1959-1961 Box 192, Folder 8
    Lyons, Louis 1957-1961 Box 192, Folder 9
    M-N 1954-1961 Box 192, Folder 10
    McCarthy, Eugene J 1961 Box 192, Folder 11
    McCulloch, Frank 1961 Box 192, Folder 12
    McGannon, Donald 1961 Box 192, Folder 13
    McGrady, Patrick, Jr 1959-1960 Box 192, Folder 14
    McGrady, Patrick, Jr.: Working Papers 1959 Box 192, Folder 15-16
    Maritain, Jaccques 1959 Box 192, Folder 17
    Masters, Dexter W 1960 Box 192, Folder 18
    Maxwell, Richard C 1960 Box 192, Folder 19
    Mayo, Louis 1958-1959 Box 192, Folder 20
    Meetings 1958-1961 Box 193, Folder 1-2
    Meeting: Transcript 1959 May 28 Box 193, Folder 3
    Meeting: Transcript 1958 December 12 Box 193, Folder 4
    Meeting: Transcript 1958 November 21 Box 193, Folder 5
    Meeting: Transcript 1958 October 31 Box 193, Folder 6
    Meeting: Transcript 1958 October 10 Box 193, Folder 7
    Meeting: Proceedings 1958 September 24 Box 193, Folder 8
    Meeting: Edited Transcript 1958 September 24 Box 193, Folder 9
    Meeting: Transcript 1958 February 28 Box 193, Folder 10
    Michelson, Sig 1959-1960 Box 194, Folder 1
    Miller, Harold C 1961 Box 194, Folder 2
    Miller, L. Rex 1960 Box 194, Folder 3
    Minow, Newton N 1957-1961 Box 194, Folder 4
    Miscellaneous 1958 Box 194, Folder 5
    Mitgang, Herbert: Krushchev Broadcast 1957 Box 194, Folder 6
    Model, Frank 1959 Box 194, Folder 7
    Monthly and Interim Reports 1957-1962 Box 194, Folder 8
    Moskowitz, Irwin M 1960-1961 Box 194, Folder 9
    Motion Picture Association of America 1960 Box 194, Folder 10
    Murray, J. Edward 1960 Box 194, Folder 11
    National Association for Better Radio and Television 1957-1961 Box 194, Folder 12
    Neal, Fred Warner 1961 Box 194, Folder 13
    O-P 1958-1961 Box 194, Folder 14
    Open End: Transcript 1959 Box 194, Folder 15
    Parten, Jubal R 1958-1961 Box 194, Folder 16
    Patterson, Alicia 1957-1961 Box 194, Folder 17
    Patterson, J. E 1957-1959 Box 194, Folder 18
    Peace Corps 1961 Box 194, Folder 19
    Press and the People: Administration 1958-1959 Box 195, Folder 1
    Press and the People: A-K 1958-1959 Box 195, Folder 2
    Press and the People: L-W 1958-1959 Box 195, Folder 3
    Press and the People: Clippings 1958-1959 Box 195, Folder 4
    Press and the People: Gunn, Hartford, Jr. 1958-1959 Box 195, Folder 5
    Press and the People: Lyford, Joseph P. 1958-1959 Box 195, Folder 6
    Press and the People: Lyons, Louis 1958-1959 Box 195, Folder 7
    Press and the People: Press Releases 1958-1959 Box 195, Folder 8
    Press and the People: Transcript, Edited, 1-3, 5-13 1959 Box 195, Folder 9
    Press and the People: Transcript, Unedited 1-3 1959 Box 195, Folder 10-11
    Press and the People: Transcript, Unedited 4, 6-7 1959 Box 195, Folder 12
    Press and the People: Transcript, Unedited 8-13 1959 Box 196, Folder 1-3
    Press and the People: Transcript, Unedited 14, 17 1959 Box 196, Folder 4
    Q-R 1961 Box 196, Folder 5
    Radio Reports: Free vs. Pay Television 1958 Box 196, Folder 6
    Reed, Vergil D 1953 Box 196, Folder 7
    Reference Material 1959-1962 Box 196, Folder 8-12
    Reference Material 1950-1958 Box 197, Folder 1-7
    Roper, Elmo 1957-1958 Box 197, Folder 8
    S-T 1957-1961 Box 197, Folder 9
    Saul, Richard M 1958-1959 Box 197, Folder 10
    Seldes, Gilbert 1957-1958 Box 197, Folder 11
    Sevareid, Eric undated Box 197, Folder 12
    Siepmann, Charles A 1956-1957 Box 198, Folder 1
    Sigma Delta Chi 1955 Box 198, Folder 2
    Skornia, H. J 1957-1958 Box 198, Folder 3
    Smythe, Dallas W., 1958 and 1961 1958 1961 Box 198, Folder 4
    Stone, Martin 1951-1954 Box 198, Folder 5
    “Streamlined Reading”: Review of Literacy Project 1956-1957 Box 198, Folder 6
    Subcommittee on Communication: Conference on Reduction of World Tension undated Box 198, Folder 7
    Tuck, Jay Nelson 1957 Box 198, Folder 8
    U-V 1961 Box 198, Folder 9
    W-X-Y-Z 1958-1961 Box 198, Folder 10
    Wake, Selmer O 1961 Box 198, Folder 11
    Webster, Bethuel M 1959-1960 Box 198, Folder 12
    Whiteside, Thomas 1959-1960 Box 198, Folder 13-14
    Winnick, Charles 1958-1959 Box 198, Folder 15
    Worm, William undated Box 198, Folder 16
    Yorick: One Viewer 1959 Box 198, Folder 17