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National Newspaper Week and Associated Press Awards Competition scrapbooks

National Newspaper Week and Associated Press Awards Competition scrapbooks

Descriptive Summary

Title: National Newspaper Week and Associated Press Awards Competition scrapbooks
Creator: Henry W. Grady School of Journalism
Inclusive Dates: 1951, 1963
Language(s): English
Extent: 3 volume(s) 1 box, 1 folder
Collection Number: ms2216
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of three scrapbooks. The Utica Observer-Dispatch and The Utica Daily Press, Utica, New York scrapbook contains newspaper articles regarding National Newspaper Week, departments running the newspapers, activities and importance of the press, and freedom of the press. The scrapbook also contains names of editors of each paper (Emlyn Evans, Charles King, Paul Williams, and Harold Moore). A letter to Dean John E. Drewry, Henry W. Grady School of Journalism, University of Georgia, indicates that the scrapbook of the Utica newspapers is an entry in the Newspaper Association Managers, Inc. National Newspaper Week contest. The Yakima Morning Herald and The Yakima Daily Republic, Yakima, Washington scrapbook contains newspaper articles, editorials and advertisements from the Yakima newspapers printed during National Newspaper Week in 1951. A letter to Dean John E. Drewry concerns what newspapers in Yakima, Washington are doing to promote National Newspaper Week. The WSAV-TV, Savannah, Georgia scrapbook contains the station's entries in the Associated Press Awards Competition in 1963. Each page indicates category, title of show nominated, and has a GAPBA News Awards entry blank, photographs or colorful sketches, and information about the show or stories nominated. Titles of show and stories include Eleventh hour, Dateline Savannah, 3 for the show, Candid opinion, The death of President Kennedy, and Coverage of integration demonstration.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

The collection was transferred from University of Georgia's Henry W. Grady School of Journalism.

Preferred Citation

National Newspaper Week and Associated Press Awards Competition scrapbooks, ms2216, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2019.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Freedom of the press.
Newspaper editors -- United States.
Television stations -- Georgia.
WSAV-TV (Television station : Savannah, Ga.)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11-2Utica, New York and Yakima, Washington newspaper scrapbooks, 1951
13WSAV-TV, Savannah, Georgia, Associated Press Awards Competition scrapbook, 1963