Wesley H. Maurer Papers   1924-1995  (bulk 1930-1970 )
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Title: Wesley H. Maurer Papers
Creator: Maurer, Wesley Henry, 1897-
Inclusive dates: 1924-1995
Bulk dates: 1930-1970
Extent: 4.75 linear feet
Abstract:
Wesley H. Maurer, Sr., was a professor of journalism at the University of Michigan, and served as chair of the department from 1949 to 1966. He actively critiqued the journalism field, and was very involved in improving journalism education. Maurer was instrumental in establishing the internship program at the University of Michigan, and bought newspapers to provide students with work-experience, two of which he continued to operate until his death. Maurer was also involved in promoting democracy and free speech in the community.

Call number: 88544 Aa 2
Language: The material is in English
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