Harry J. Skornia Papers, 1937-91
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Brief Description: Papers of Harry Jay Skornia (1910-91), professor of journalism and communications (1953-75), including published articles and books, manuscripts, radio scripts, notes, clippings, course materials, reports, and records of trips. The series includes unpublished " Memoirs and Reminiscences" (1988); materials on Skornia's role in setting up the West German broadcasting system (1948-49), operating the U.S. controlled Austrian Red-White-Red radio network (1951-53), and his service as Radio Director at Indiana University (1942-51); Executive Director/President of the National Association of Education Broadcasters (1953-60) and Vice President of the National Association for Better Broadcasting (1968-91). Subjects covered include public broadcasting, educational television, advertising, news reporting, television and violence, media responsibilities, foreign broadcasting systems, U.S. foreign policy, the United Nations and the publication and marketing of his book Television and Society. Significant correspondents include George Gerbner, Nicholas Johnson, Marshall McLuhan, James S. Miles, Morris Novick, Burton Paulu, James Robertson, and Cy Zoerner.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at] illinois.edu
Record Series Number: 13/6/20
Created by: Skornia, Harry Jay (1910-1991)
Volume: 12.4 cubic feet
Acquired: 10/10/1991; 4/6/2021
More information is available at https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/uasfa/1306020.pdf
Arrangement: by type of material & alphabetical by topic or author thereunder
Subject Index
Austria - Education
Educational Broadcasting
Faculty Papers
Germany - Education
Indiana University
International Organization of Journalists
McLuhan, H Marshall
Music -- Japan - Education
National Association of Educational Broadcasters
Public Broadcasting System
Radio Broadcasting
Radio Listener Surveys
Speech Communication
Television Broadcasting
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]