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Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Separated Material

Administrative Information

Accession Number

Description of Series

Manuscripts

Published Works

Research

Research Activities 1983-1984

Correspondence

Teaching

Conferences and Symposia

SAES Directory 1968

Awards and Honors 1990-2017

McCombs Award 2012-2018

Publishing Contracts 1974-2009

Newsletters and Clippings 1967-2013

Fraternity Certificates 1957-1960

Notes

Reviews

Identification badges 2011

Interviews with McCombs 2008-2010

Lecture material 1990-06-12

Photographs

AV Materials

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Maxwell E. McCombs papers, 1939, 1957-2018



Creator McCombs, Maxwell E.
Title: Maxwell E. McCombs papers
Dates: 1939-2018
Identification: camh-arc-004120
Extent: 5 linear feet
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Biographical Note

Maxwell E. McCombs, born on December 3, 1938, in Birmingham, Alabama, is a Professor Emeritus and author at the University of Texas at Austin. His work focuses on the agenda setting role of mass media, a field that he co-developed in 1968 with Donald L. Shaw. McCombs received his M.A. and Ph.D. from Stanford University and his B.A. from Tulane University. Before coming to the University of Texas, he served on the faculties of UCLA and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His work is internationally recognized and translated into over seven languages. In addition to his work as a researcher, McCombs served as the director of the World Association for Public Opinion research and the News Research Center of the American Newspaper Publishers Association.

Source:

"Max McCombs." The University of Texas at Austin. Accessed November 1, 2018. https://journalism.utexas.edu/faculty/max-mccombs.

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Scope and Contents

Papers are comprised of manuscripts, research, published works, correspondences, publishing contracts, conference materials, AV materials, awards, and photographs related to the life and work of Maxwell McCombs.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

A portion of these papers/this collection/records/photographs is stored remotely. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.

A portion of this collection is restricted. Contact repository for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
McCombs, Maxwell E.
Subjects
Mass media
Public opinion
Universities and colleges--Faculty

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Separated Material

Books have been separated to the Library unit and awards and a stamp to the Material Culture unit.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Maxwell E. McCombs Papers, 1939, 1957-2018, undated, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Blaine Finstein, October 2018.

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Accession Number

2018-167

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Manuscripts

Manuscripts by Others
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2018-167/1 [23353270] 1971-1975
1976-1978
1979
1980-1981
1981-1982
1982-1985
1985-1988
1988-1991
1992-1994
1995-2018
Manuscripts by McCombs
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2018-167/1 [23353270] Mass Communication on the Campus 1967-08
1967-1969
1971-1973
1974-1975
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2018-167/2 [23353280] 1975-1977
1978-1980
1982-1988
1989-2009
Setting the Agenda: The Mass Media and Public Opinion undated
Multilingual cover prints undated

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Published Works

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2018-167/2 [23353280] Published Works by McCombs 1967-1995, undated
Published Works by Others 1967-2004
GM Report 1977
Liber Amicorum-Bound Volume of Essays 1991

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Research

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2018-167/2 [23353280] Attributes undated
Economic Constancy undated
Civic Attributes 1978-1984
General
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2018-167/2 [23353280] 1964-1985
1987-2009
Gallup Questions 1939-2000
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2018-167/3 [23353291] Election Study '76 Codebook 1976
Seattle Times Readership 1987-06

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2018-167/3 [23353291] Research Activities 1983-1984

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Correspondence

With colleagues
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2018-167/3 [23353291] 1984-1998
1999-2007
2007-2012
2012-2018
With publishers and co-authors 1987-2018
Related to Advanced Reporting 1988-1991

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Teaching

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2018-167/3 [23353291] Masters Theses and Dissertations 1970-2016
Teaching Records 2004-2013
Lecture Slides undated

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Conferences and Symposia

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2018-167/3 [23353291] General 1974-2018
AAPOR Conference Proceedings 1967-02-10-1967-02-12
Urban Symposium '71 Proceedings 1971
Journalism Education Conference Materials 1973-09
Perspectives on Mass Communication Conference Proceedings 1975-04-01-1975-04-03

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2018-167/4 [23353305] SAES Directory 1968

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2018-167/4 [23353305] Awards and Honors 1990-2017

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2018-167/4 [23353305] McCombs Award 2012-2018

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2018-167/4 [23353305] Publishing Contracts 1974-2009
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2.325/B37a [SRH1230000482] Redacted materials 1989-1991

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2018-167/4 [23353305] Newsletters and Clippings 1967-2013

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2018-167/4 [23353305] Fraternity Certificates 1957-1960

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2018-167/4 [23353305] Notes

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Reviews

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2018-167/4 [23353305] Reviews by Others 1991

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2018-167/4 [23353305] Identification badges 2011

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2018-167/4 [23353305] Interviews with McCombs 2008-2010

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2018-167/4 [23353305] Lecture material 1990-06-12

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Photographs

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2018-167/4 [23353305] 1978-1999
1999-2013
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2.325/B37a [SRH1230000482] Photograph of McCombs

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AV Materials

Cassette tapes
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2018-167/5 [23353316] McCombs: [illegible] Award 1993
McCombs/Weaver Interview: Radio Hong Kong 1996-05-01
AEJMC 81st Annual Convention In Honor of Deutschmann, Award Recipient Maxwell McCombs 1998-08
[Unidentified]
CD ROMS
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2018-167/5 [23353316] Photographs of Honorary Doctorates: UA 2002
Communication in the Millennium Symposium 2003
DVD
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2018-167/5 [23353316] Agenda Setting Workshop 2011-06
VHS
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2018-167/5 [23353316] Public Opinion as a Guarantor for Democracy

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