Guide to the Carolinas Communication Association Records, 1950-2011

Summary Information

Title: Carolinas Communication Association Records, 1950-2011
Collection: RB.8002
Extent: 5.0 linear feet (10 boxes)
Abstract:

The Carolinas Communication Association is an organization for communications professionals in North and South Carolina. The records include the journal publications, meeting minutes, financial records, membership information, constitutional revisions, annual convention information, and member correspondence of the organization.

Creator: Carolinas Communication Association.

Biographical/Historical Note

North Carolina Speech and Drama Association and the South Carolina Speech Communication Association merged into the Carolinas Speech Communication Association in 1981 at the initiative of North Carolina Speech Communication Association Director Keith Griffin and University of South Carolina Speech and Theatre Program Chair Bill Strickland. The organization was renamed Carolinas Communiation Association in 1998. It serves as an organization for communication professionals in North and South Carolina, and it hosts an annual conference for communication professionals and college students.

Scope and Contents

The collection is separated into three series. Series I, Journal Publications, 1953-2011, includes copies of journal publications produced by the organization over its existence, including the North Carolina Journal of Speech, the North Carolina Journal of Speech and Drama, and the Carolinas Speech Communication Annual. Materials are arranged chronologically. Series II, North Carolina Speech and Drama Association, 1950-1980, consists of the papers of the NCSDA, including meeting minutes, correspondence, membership information, constitution and resolutions, annual meeting information, ephemeral publications, and financial records. Materials are arranged by subject, and chronologically within each subject. Series III, Carolinas Speech Communication Association and Carolinas Communication Asssociation, 1972-2011, contains the papers of the CSCA and the subsequent CCA, including membership information, financial records, committee meeting minutes, brochures, and annual conference information. Collection also includes two VHS recordings of special programs from the 1992 convention and an oral history of the organization, as well as a floppy disk of the organization's financial and membership information in 2000. Materials are arranged by subject, and chronologically within each subject.

Arrangement

Records in Series I are arranged chronologically from 1953 to 2011. Records in Series II are arranged by subject (meeting minutes, correspondence, annual convention information, and journal publication information). Records in Series III are arranged by subject (membership information, meeting minutes, annual convention information, and financial records) and chronologically within each subject.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

Collection was loaned to Appalachian State University by the Carolinas Communication Association in 2008. Additions to the records were made in 2010 and 2011.

Processing Information

Processed by Amy Shope in 2010. Additions and finding aid updates were made by Rose Buchanan in 2011.

Preferred Citation

[identification of item], RB.8002: Carolinas Communications Association Records, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Series I: Journal Publications, 1953-2011

Series Description

This series includes the journal publications of the North Carolina Speech and Drama Association, later renamed the Carolinas Communication Association. Contents are arranged chronologically from 1953 to 2011.

Directories, 1953-1954 Box 1.1
North Carolina Journal of Speech, 1967-1968 Box 1.2
North Carolina Journal of Speech, 1969-1970 Box 1.3
North Carolina Journal of Speech, 1969-1970 Box 1.4
North Carolina Journal of Speech and Drama, 1975-1976 Box 1.5
North Carolina Journal of Speech and Drama, 1977 Box 1.6
North Carolina Journal of Speech and Drama, 1978-1979 Box 2.1
North Carolina Journal of Speech and Drama, 1978-1979 Box 2.2
Carolinas Speech Communications Annual, 1987-1989 Box 2.3
Carolinas Speech Communications Annual, 1990-1994 Box 2.4
Carolinas Speech Communications Annual, 1995-1997 Box 3.1
Carolinas Speech Communications Annual, 1998-2004 Box 3.2
Carolinas Speech Communications Annual, 2006-2011 Box 3.3
Speech Association Journal of MInnesota; Roy W. Howard Monographs, 1986; 1998 Box 3.4
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Series II: Speech Association Journal of Minnesota; Roy W. Howard Monographs, 1986; 1998

Series Description

This series contains the records of the North Carolina Speech and Drama Association between 1950
and 1980. Records include executive council and general meeting minutes, membership information,
brochures and newsletters, constitutional revisions, financial reports of the organization, and financial
information about the North Carolina Journal of Speech and Drama. They also include correspondence
between NCSDA executive council members and department chairs at North Carolina universities, and
correspondence between NCSDA executive council members and the North Carolina State Department
of Public Instruction. Materials are arranged by subject.

NCSDA Executive Council Meeting Minutes, 1972-1980 Box 4.1
NCSDA Business Committee Meeting Minutes, 1975-1979 Box 4.2
NCSDA General Meetings, 1951-1979 Box 4.3
NCSDA Correspondence, 1950-1980 Box 4.4
NCSDA Membership, 1977-1980 Box 5.1
NCSDA Constitution and Resolutions, 1969-1979 Box 5.2
NCSDA Financial Records, 1975-1980 Box 5.3
NCSDA Annual Convention, 1978 Box 5.4
NCSDA Annual Convention, 1978 Box 5.5
Speech and Drama Programs Box 5.6
NC Journal of Speech and Drama Financial and Administrative Reports, 1975-1980 Box 5.7
NC Journal of Speech and Drama Financial and Administrative Reports, 1975-1980 Box 5.8
NC Journal of Speech and Drama Advertising Invoices, 1978-1979 Box 5.9
NC Journal of Speech Communication Invoices, 1979 Box 5.10
Southern Speech Communication Association Minutes, 1975-1976 Box 5.11
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Series III: Southern Speech Communication Association Minutes, 1975-1976

Series Description

This series contains the records of the Carolinas Speech Communication Association, later renamed
the Carolinas Communication Association, between 1972 and 2011. Records include brochures,
constitutional revisions, membership cards and information, meeting minutes, annual conference
information and program copies, and financial records of the organization. The series also includes a
floppy disk containing the organization's financial and membership information in 2000, a VHS tape of
the oral history of the organization through 1988, and a VHS tape of special programs and the annual
conference in 1992.

Correspondence, 1988 Box 6.1
Correspondence, 1988 Box 6.2
Constitution Revisions, 1984-2009 Box 6.3
Constitution Revisions, 1984-2009 Box 6.4
Membership Information and Lists, 1986-2009 Box 6.5
NCSDA Membership Cards, 1980-1981 Box 6.6
NCSDA Membership Cards, 1981-1982 Box 6.7
Membership Cards, 1982-1983 Box 6.8
CSCA Membership Lists [binder], 1973-1986 Box 6.9
General Meetings, 1979-2008 Box 7.1
Annual Meeting, 1982 Box 7.2
Annual Meeting, 1983 Box 7.3
Annual Conference, Sept. 28-29, 1984 Box 7.4
Annual Convention, 1985 Box 7.5
Annual Meeting, 1986 Box 7.6
Program Copy, 1986 Box 7.7
CSCA Convention, 1990 Box 7.8
CSCA Convention, 1991 Box 7.9
CSCA Convention, 1992 Box 7.10
Annual Conference, 2006 Box 8.1
Annual Conference, 2008 Box 8.2
Annual Conference, 2009 Box 8.3
Executive Council Meeting, 1985-1986 Box 8.4
Executive Council Meeting, 1988 Box 8.5
Executive Council Meeting, 1989 Box 8.6
Executive Council/Annual Meeting, 1990-1991 Box 8.7
Executive Council Meeting, 2009 Box 8.8
Ways and Means Committee, 1986-1987 Box 8.9
CSCA Convention Programs; Exec. Council Meetings [binder], 1972-1987; 1873-1987 Box 8.10
Financial Records, 1982 Box 8.11
Financial Records, 1983 Box 8.12
Financial Records, 1984 Box 8.13
Financial Records, Convention, 1985 Box 8.14
Financial Records [binder], 1984-1986 Box 9
Financial Records [binder], 1986-1991 Box 9
Financial Records [binder], 1991-1997 Box 9
CSCA Financial Reports; Constitutions; Teacher of the Year Award; Journal
information; Misc. [binder] 1975-1987; 1976, 1978-1979, 1984, 1986
Box 9
Oral History of CSCA [VHS tape] 1988 Box 9
Special Programs, CSCA Conference, [VHS tape] 1992 Box 9
Financial Records [notebook], 1997-2000 Box 10.1
Financial Records/Reports [notebook, 2 folders, 1 floppy disk], 2000-2002 Box 10.2
Financial Records, 2009 Box 10.3
Financial Records [notebook], 2005 Box 10