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Graduate School of Journalism Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards Videos, 1960s-2000s.

Summary Information

At a Glance

Title:Graduate School of Journalism Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards Videos, 1960s-2000s.
Physical description:65 linear ft. (65 record cartons)
Language(s): Material is in English

Arrangement

The processed portion of the collection is arranged into one series:

Description

Scope and Content

This collection consists of video and audio tapes of both award-winning broadcast content as well recordings of duPont award ceremonies and related panels and events. Videos are in various formats including U-matic, betacam-SP, VHS, DVD. Audio content is on audiocassettes. All tapes were digitized in 2014-2015.

Series I. duPont Video and Audio Tapes, 1960s-2000s

This series contains video and audio related to the Alfred I duPont-Columbia Awards in Broadcast Journalism. Formats include U-matic, Betacam-SP, VHS, DVD and audiocassettes. Content includes award winning broadcast pieces as well as DuPont award ceremonies and related panels.

Using the Collection

Access Restrictions

Only digitized surrogates can be used by researchers who wish to view or listen to the content of these tapes. Please contact RBML staff for further information.

 This collection is located offsite. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

      offsite requestMore information and link to off-site request form

Restrictions on Use

The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Accrual Information

No additions are expected.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Graduate School of Journalism Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards Videos; Box; University Archives, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Material at Columbia

Central Files (UA#0001)

Graduate School of Journalism Records (UA#0065)

Historical Subject Files, 1870s-2016. (UA#0002)

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. University Archives, Rare Book and Manuscript Librar; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Videos were digitized by George Blood L.P. between 2014-2015.This collection of physical tapes was re-boxed and inventoried by Kelly Powers (CC 2018) in Fall 2015. One additional box was added to the inventory in Fall 2016.

Finding aid written by Jocelyn Wilk, November 2016.

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion March 9, 2017

Finding aid written in English.

    2017-03-09 File created.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

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AudiocassettesPortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Betacam-SPPortalCLIOArchiveGRID
DVDsPortalCLIOArchiveGRID
U-maticPortalCLIOArchiveGRID
VHSPortalCLIOArchiveGRID
VideotapesPortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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CUL Collections:
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Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
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Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards videos--History.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Broadcast journalism.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Columbia University.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Columbia University.--Graduate School of Journalism.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Du Pont, Alfred I. (Alfred Irénée), 1864-1935.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Journalism--Study and teaching (Higher)--United States--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

History

The Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards honoring overall excellence in broadcast journalism were established in 1942 by Jessie Ball duPont in memory of her late husband, Alfred I. duPont. With his cousins, Mr. duPont transformed their gunpowder company into the chemical company E.I. duPont de Nemours. He later created a separate successful financial institution of his own in Florida and was owner of a chain of small-town, liberal newspapers in Delaware. The duPont Awards, administered since 1968 by Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, are considered the broadcast equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes, which the Journalism School also administers.