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The 1930s: Continued growth

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The Thirties

More classes. More conversation. More impact.

 

Featured Milestones

Professor Chilton R. Bush

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

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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

In Memoriam:

Everett Smith, (1876–1933)

Course offerings in the 1930s:

1930 - Stanford Bulletin1931 - Stanford Bulletin1932 - Stanford Bulletin1933 - Stanford Bulletin1934 - Stanford Bulletin
1935 - Stanford Bulletin1936 - Stanford Bulletin1937 - Stanford Bulletin1938 - Stanford Bulletin1939 - Stanford Bulletin

Stanford President’s Annual Reports from the 1930s:

1930 - President's Annual Report1931 - President's Annual Report
1932 - President's Annual Report1933 - President's Annual Report
1934 - President's Annual Report1935 - President's Annual Report
1936 - President's Annual Report1937 - President's Annual Report
1938 - President's Annual Report1939 - President's Annual Report

 

RESEARCH

Books by faculty in the 1930s: