NEW NAME

Int 1948, Stanford’s Division of Journalism became renamed as the Stanford Institute for Journalistic Studies, in order to better describe the department’s activities of the time: mass communication research and the emphasis on graduate instruction.

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE STANFORD DAILY ARCHIVE

TEACHING

Faculty who taught in the 1940s:

  • Berton Joseph Ballard, 1935-1939, 1943-1944, News Writing; Forms of Journalistic Writing; Principles of Advertising
  • Mitchell V. Charnley, 1943-1944, Public Opinion and Propaganda; History of Journalism
  • Edward J. Demson, 1941-1943, 1946-1947, 1948-1949, Business Management
  • Paul C. Edwards, 1939-1943
  • Robert C. Elliott, 1943-1944, Editorial Techniques
  • Edwin P. Gerth, 1943-1944, Procedures in Advertising
  • Rex Hardy Jr, 1939-1941, Pictorial Journalism
  • Miller Holland, 1939-1945
  • Robert L. Housman, 1945-1946, Editorial Techniques; Forms of Journalistic Writing
  • Charles Morris Hulten, 1939-1940, Editorial Techniques
  • Miles Whitney Kresge Jr, 1946-1947
  • Raymond D. Lawrence, 1936-1937, 1938-1941, 1946-1951, Seminar: Society and mass communication; Techniques in Propaganda; Investigative Methods in Journalism
  • Truman Robert Letts, 1941-1942, Editorial Techniques
  • Douglass Wood Miller, 1946-1948, Forms of Journalistic Writing; History of Journalism; Editorial Techniques
  • Thomas Minton Newell, 1941-1943, 1945-1948, 1949-1953, Mechanics of Publishing; Editorial Techniques; Seminar: Experimental Editorial Techniques
  • James Cudner Nute, 1936-1944, Typographic Design; Mechanics of Publishing; Advertising Production
  • Albert George Pickerell, 1946-1947, Editorial Techniques
  • Herbert Kittredge Reynolds, 1941-1943, National Campaigns
  • George R. Rinehart, 1940-1941, Editorial Techniques; History of Journalism; Sociological Aspects of Journalism
  • Richard Alfred Russell, 1936-1941, Principles of Advertising; National Campaigns
  • Darwin L. Teilhet, 1941-1942, Procedures in Advertising
  • George Stanley Turnbull, 1948-1949, Editorial Techniques; Mechanics of Publishing; Media of Mass Communications
  • 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 1940s:

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1943 Stanford Bulletin
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Stanford President’s Annual Reports from the 1940s:

1940
1940 President's Annual Report
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1941
1941 President's Annual Report
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1942
1942 President's Annual Report
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1943
1943 President's Annual Report
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1944
1944 President's Annual Report
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1945
1945 President's Annual Report
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1946
1946 President's Annual Report
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1947
1947 President's Annual Report
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1948
1948 President's Annual Report
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RESEARCH

Books by faculty in the 1940s: