Office of Public Affairs Records, 1950-2013
Collection Number: CA-01016
Collection Size: 21.0 cubic ft.
The Office of Public Affairs Records are open to all users and available in the reading room of the SUNY Potsdam College Archives & Special Collections. The collection is currently minimally processed.
The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply. Questions concerning rights should be addressed to the College Archivist.
The Office of Public Affairs (previously Office of College Relations) is responsible for the management and dissemination of information about the college to it's respective audiences, and notably communicates extensively with outside media groups.
The collection contains records relating to the operations of the Office of Public Affairs dating from 1950 to the present.
This series makes up the bulk of the collection, and contain press releases issued by the Office of Public Affairs on behalf of the college beginning in 1950. In addition to the actual press releases there are a number of yearly slugline lists.
The collection also contains a large number of printed materials that were issued as communications from Public Affairs, most notably The Potsdam Reporter. To see printed materials designed by Public Affairs for other campus units, please look at the records for that respective unit.
This series contains a small number of departmental files, including memos, campus communications, publications information, radio and television scripts, and other records.
|1||Press Release Sluglines,||1960-2003|
|2||Press Releases,||January 1953 - August 1960|
|3||Press Releases,||September 1960 - October 1964|
|4||Press Releases,||October 1964 - October 1966|
|5||Press Releases,||October 1966 - December 1967|
|6||Press Releases,||January 1968 - March 1969|
|7||Press Releases,||March 1969 - June 1970|
|8||Press Releases,||June 1970 - April 1972|
|9||Press Releases,||May 1972 - December 1974|
|10||Press Releases,||January 1975 - May 1978|
|11||Press Releases,||May 1978 - April 1983|
|12||Press Releases,||May 1983 - December 1987|
|13||Press Releases,||January 1988 - June 1991|
|14||Press Releases,||January 1992 - July 1995|
|15||Press Releases,||August 1995 - June 2001|
|16||Press Releases,||July 2002 - August 2007|
|17||Press Releases,||September 2007 - December 2010|
|27||1-2||Faculty & Staff Bulletin,||1955-1971|
|5||For the Record,||1983-1985|
|6||Extra, Extra, Extra,||1984|
|7||Positively Potsdam,||circa 1985-1987|
|28||1||Campus Announcements,||1989, 1994|
|3||Correspondence (Earl Hutchinson - Information Director),||1959-1960|
|4||Faculty Resource Directories,||1982-1989|
|6||News Clippings about Public Affairs,||circa 1969|
|8||Requests for College Catalogs,||1955, 1960|
|9||Scripts - Ice Carnival (TV) & Crane WMSA Broadcasts (Radio),||1959-1960|