THE THIRTIES

More classes. More conversation. More impact.

FEATURED MILESTONES

NEW LEADERSHIP

In the 1930s, Professor Chilton R. Bush became the new head of the journalism department at Stanford.

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE STANFORD DAILY ARCHIVE

TEACHING

Faculty who taught in the 1930s:

  • Berton Joseph Ballard, 1935-1939, 1943-1944, News Writing; Forms of Journalistic Writing; Principles of Advertising
  • Merritt Elihu Benson, 1934-1935, 1936-1937, Copy Reading; Law for Journalist; History of Journalism
  • Buford O. Brown, 1924-1935, Law of the Press; Editoral Writing; Business Management
  • Chilton Rowlette Bush, 1933-1972, Practical Reporting; Practical Editing; Reporting of Public Affairs
  • Frank R. Clarvoe, 1939-1952,
  • Robert William Desmond, 1937-1938, World Journalism
  • Walter L. Doty, 1937-1938, Principles of Advertising
  • Paul C. Edwards, 1939-1943,
  • Elmer J. Emig, 1931-1932, Advertising Problems; Contemporary Thought, Public Opinion
  • Rex Hardy Jr, 1939-1941, Pictorial Journalism
  • Miller Holland, 1939-1945,
  • Charles Morris Hulten, 1939-1940, Editorial Techniques
  • Thomas George Irwin, 1928-1931, News Writing; Copy Reading; Law for the Journalist
  • Hartley E. Jackson, 1935-1936, Mechanics of Publishing
  • David Lamson, 1930-1931, Direct Advertising
  • Raymond D. Lawrence, 1936-1937, 1938-1941, 1946-1951, Seminar: Society and mass communication; Techniques in Propaganda; Investigative Methods in Journalism
  • Clarence R. Lindner, 1939-1952,
  • Eugene Raymond Lovett, 1938-1939, Business Management; Advanced Business Problems
  • Waldo J . Marra, 1928-1930, Business Management
  • James Cudner Nute, 1936-1944, Typographic Design; Mechanics of Publishing; Advertising Production
  • Edward Horrall Redford, 1934-1935, Practical Editing
  • Charles Elkins Rogers, 1931-1932, News Writing; Copy Reading
  • Richard Alfred Russell, 1936-1941, Principles of Advertising; National Campaigns
  • Paul Clifford Smith, 1939-1952,
  • Everett Wallace Smith, 1910-1917, 1918-1933, News Writing; Current Newspapers; American Journalism
  • Kenneth N. Stewart, 1932-1934, 1968-1969, 1974-1978, News Writing; Copy Reading; American Journalism
  • Ralph Townsend, 1934-1935, Advertising Copy and Layout
  • Neal Van Sooy, 1935-1939, 1940-1941, Newspaper Accounting and Cost Finding; Business Management; Advanced Business Problems
  • Clifford Francis Weigle, 1934-1949, 1950-1970, 1971-1981, News Writing; Practical Editing; Feature Article

Course offerings in the 1930s:

1930 Stanford Bulletin
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1931 Stanford Bulletin
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1932 Stanford Bulletin
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1933 Stanford Bulletin
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1934 Stanford Bulletin
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1935 Stanford Bulletin
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1936 Stanford Bulletin
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1937 Stanford Bulletin
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1938 Stanford Bulletin
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1939 Stanford Bulletin
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Stanford President’s Annual Reports from the 1930s:

1930
1930 President's Annual Report
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1931
1931 President's Annual Report
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1932
1932 President's Annual Report
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1933
1933 President's Annual Report
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1934
1934 President's Annual Report
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1935
1935 President's Annual Report
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1936
1936 President's Annual Report
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1937
1937 President's Annual Report
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1938
1938 President's Annual Report
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1939
1939 President's Annual Report
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RESEARCH

Books by faculty in the 1930s: