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Freedom of Speech Periodical Collection

Manuscript Collection 2102

Special Collections Department
University of Arkansas Libraries

365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-4002
Phone: 479-575-8444
specoll@uark.edu

Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Ashley Cain, 2016

Materials are in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Creator
Smith, Stephen A.
Title
Freedom of Speech Periodical Collection
Inclusive Dates
1962-1990
Identification
MC 2102
Extent
0.75 linear feet (2 boxes)
Repository
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email specoll@uark.edu at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

Copies of the Freedom of Speech periodicals may be made for research use only.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Acquisition Information

The Freedom of Speech Periodical Collection was donated to Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, in March 2016 by Stephen A. Smith, of Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Processing Information

Processed by Allison McPherson; completed March 2016.

Preferred Form of Citation

Freedom of Speech Periodical Collection (MC 2102), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

See Special Collections Citation Guide for more detailed information on how to cite specific documents from the collection.

Biographical Note

Stephen A. Smith is a professor emeritus of the University of Arkansas, Department of Communication. Smith served as an expert in the areas of freedom of speech, political communication, and new media. He retired in 2015.

Scope and Content Note

This collection is comprised of 76 periodicals on freedom of speech. The Yearbook of the Committee on Freedom of Speech of the Speech Association of America, was first published by the National Communication Association in 1960. In 1970, the title changed to Free Speech Yearbook. Currently this periodical is published under the title First Amendment Studies. The Freedom of Speech Newsletter was published by the Committee on Freedom of Speech, Speech Communication Association. The Communication Law Review, published by Freedom and Responsibilities of Speech Division, Southern States Communication Association, was first published in 1983 and is currently disseminated online.

Arrangement of the Papers

Materials are arranged in chronological order.

Detailed Description of the Collection

The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection

Box 1

Box 1 Folder 1

Yearbook of the Committee on Freedom of Speech of the Speech Association of America, 1962, 1964-1965

Box 1 Folder 2

Yearbook of the Committee on Freedom of Speech of the Speech Association of America, 1965-1967

Box 1 Folder 3

Yearbook of the Committee on Freedom of Speech of the Speech Association of America, 1968-1969

Box 1 Folder 4

Free Speech Yearbook, 1970-1971

Box 1 Folder 5

Freedom of Speech Newsletter, 1962-1971

Box 1 Folder 6

Freedom of Speech Newsletter, 1972-1976

Box 2

Box 2 Folder 1

Freedom of Speech Newsletter, 1977-1984

Box 2 Folder 2

Freedom of Speech Newsletter, 1986-1990

Box 2 Folder 3

Communication Law Review, n.d.

END OF COLLECTION