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Guide to the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire Department of Speech General Files, 1951-1978

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Overview of the Collection

Repository:
Special Collections & Archives
McIntyre Library
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
P.O. Box 4004
105 Garfield Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
(715)-836-2739
https://library.uwec.edu/archives/

Reference Code: USGZE AS046

Accession Number: 78-206

Collection Number: Archives Series 46

Creator: University of Wisconsin—Eau Claire. Department of Speech

Title: University of Wisconsin—Eau Claire Department of Speech General Files

Dates: 1951-1978

Quantity: 2 linear feet (2 record cartons)

Location of Collection: D3/3h

Languages: Collection materials are in English.

Summary: Documents from the University of Wisconsin—Eau Claire Department of Speech regarding curriculum, enrollment, building operations, meetings and events sponsored by the department from 1951-1978.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Department of Speech offered instruction and sponsored extracurricular activities in forensics, debate, and theater. In 1983, it became part of the Communication and Theater Arts department. When the department disbanded in 1995, speech faculty joined the Journalism Department to form the Department of Communication and Journalism.

Content Description

The bulk of the materials focus on the late 1960s and early 1970s and range from the first draft sketch of the Fine Arts building to budget details and brochures.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information: Transferred to the University Archives by the Speech Department before 2006.

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public.

Use Restrictions: Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright owned by the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire.

Preferred Citation: University of Wisconsin—Eau Claire. Department of Speech General Files, 1951-1978. Special Collections & Archives. McIntyre Library. University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Eau Claire, WI.

Processing Note: Processed by Sarah Beer in July 2016.

Arrangement: Flat arrangement.

OCLC #: 954340032

Subjects

Personal Names:

Walsh, Grace

Quayle, Calvin

Corporate Names:

Wisconsin State College—Eau Claire. Department of Speech

Wisconsin State University—Eau Claire. Department of Speech

University of Wisconsin—Eau Claire. Department of Speech

Subject Terms:

Forensics (Public Speaking)--Wisconsin--Eau Claire

Debates and Debating--Wisconsin--Eau Claire

Detailed List of Contents

Series 1: Academics

North Central Association’s review of the college and curriculum at the Wisconsin State University- Eau Claire. University Bookstore Orders details the books ordered by Speech Dept. instructors for their courses. Catalog references updates and information for Speech (undergrad and grad). Enrollments detail how many students enrolled in programs under Bachelor of Fine Arts. Also included are Academic Plans and Program reviews; Majors of students enrolled in WSU-EC; Information about General Studies including meeting minutes, course reviews, and course proposals; proposal of a Four-One-Four plan on campus; Course Schedule for summer of 1973; Faculty for 1972 Summer session.

Dates: 1951-75

Extent: .5 linear feet

Container

Contents

Dates

Box 1/Folder 22

North Central Association Report

1970

Box 1/Folder 23

University Bookstore Orders

1972-74

Box 2/Folder 3

Catalog Copy

1971-74

Box 2/Folder 4

Catalog Copy (Graduate)

1965-73

Box 2/Folder 5

Enrollments

1951-70

Box 2/Folder 6

Academic Plan

1973-74

Box 2/Folder 7

Academic Plan, Department Review (Working Papers Only)

1973

Box 2/Folder 8

Academic Plan, Department of Speech, Program Reviews (Originals)

1973

Box 2/Folder 9

Majors

1969-74

Box 2/ Folder 10

Speech majors and Minors

1965-74

Box 2/ Folder 11

General Studies

1971-75

Box 2/ Folder 12

Four-One-Four Plan

1970

Box 2/ Folder 17

Graduating Seniors

1967-72

Box 2/ Folder 18

Professional Education

1967-68

Box 2/ Folder 23

Summer Schedule

1973

Box 2/ Folder 24

Summer Session

1972

Series 2: Buildings

Building Operations Committee references the general upkeep of the Fine Arts building. Fine Arts Building Design Handbook has plans specific to each room of the building. The Fine Arts Building Plans folder contains plans and correspondence regarding the conception and the construction of the building. Brewer Hall Remodeling contains the “program statement for the minor project remodeling Brewer Hall.” Human Development Center & Committee folder mostly contains correspondence regarding the center.

Dates: 1961-1975

Extent: .5 linear feet

Container

Contents

Dates

Box 1/Folder 1

Fine Arts Building Operations Committee

1972-74

Box 1/Folder 2

Fine Arts Building, Design Handbook

1966

Box 1/Folder 3

Fine Arts Building Plans

1961-75

Box 1/Folder 4

Brewer Hall Remodeling

1969-70

Box 1/Folder 5

Human Development Center & Committee

1967-74

Series 3: Financial

Budget details and requests for various areas of the Speech Department.

Dates: 1965-1973

Extent: .3 linear feet

Container

Contents

Dates

Box 1/Folder 11

Budget Allocations

1965-69

Box 1/Folder 12

Budget Information

1969-70

Box 1/Folder 13

Budget Information

1970-71

Box 1/Folder 14

Budget Information

1971-72

Box 1/Folder 15

Budget Information

1972-1973

Box 1/Folder 16

General File- EPDA Grant

1968

Series 4: Graduate Files

Information about graduate program proposals as well as a report by the North Central Association done in 1963. General Graduate School information for 1968-1974. Graduate Committee folder holds meeting minutes for the department.

Dates: 1965-1976

Extent: .3 linear feet

Container

Contents

Dates

Box 2/ Folder 13

Graduate Committee- Department

1967-74

Box 2/Folder 14

Graduate Program

1965-76

Box 2/Folder 15

Graduate Program Review

1973-76

Box 2/Folder 16

Graduate School

1968-1974

Series 5: Speech

Brochures for the Speech department. Forensics invitations, banquets, debates, and speech meets information. Debate Handbook. Annual Report has a statement in preparation for the annual report of significant developments for the Speech Department for the 1969-70 school year in addition to the actual report. Information about various facets of the High School Speech Institute.

Dates: 1965-1978

Extent: .3 linear feet

Container

Contents

Dates

Box 1/Folder 17

Brochures-Dept. of Speech

1969-75

Box 1/Folder 20

Speech Institute

1965

Box 1/Folder 21

Annual Report

1970-71

Box 2/Folder 1

Forensics

1972-73

Box 2/Folder 2

Forensics

1974-75

Box 2/Folder 25

High School Speech Institute

1965-1969

Box 2/ Folder 26

High School Speech Institute

1969

Box 2/ Folder 27

High School Speech Institute

1971-73

Box 2/Folder 28

High School Speech Institute

1970

Box 2/Folder 29

Speech Brochures

1964-1978 (some unknown)

Box 2/ Folder 30

Communicative Disorders Brochures

Largely Unknown

Series 6: Miscellaneous

Staff needs, staff memos, agendas. Records of Department Meetings. Brochures for the department. Profile Memorandum of Department of Speech, course offerings for Public Address, proposal of the Humanities Education Theatre Company (an educational innovative program). Information about the establishment and general upkeep of WSU Radio/TV

Dates: 1966-1975

Extent: .3 linear feet

Container

Contents

Dates

Box 1/Folder 6

General File- Staff

1966-1968

Box 1/Folder 7

Memos

1970-71

Box 1/Folder 8

Memos

1971-73

Box 1/Folder 9

Memos to Speech Faculty

1974-75

Box 1/Folder 10

Department Meetings

1971-72

Box 1/Folder 18

General File- Profile Memorandum- Accreditation

1968-69

Box 1/Folder 19

General File- Public Address

1965, 1970

Box 2/Folder 19

Humanities Drama

1972-73

Box 2/Folder 20

Radio-TV

1970-74

Box 2/Folder 21

Radio-TV

1968-69

Box 2/Folder 22

Radio-TV

1964-68

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