Donald M. Gillmor papers,
Donald M. Gillmor
Gillmor, Donald M
1 box (1.3 linear
Collection contains the
papers of Donald M. Gillmor, professor of journalism and mass communications at
the University of Minnesota.
Minnesota Libraries. University Archives
Access and Use
Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house
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Collection has not been processed.
Donald M. Gillmor papers, University of Minnesota Archives.
Biographical Sketch of Donald M. Gillmor
Donald Miles Gillmor was born in Fort Francis, Ontario. He earned his
B.A. in 1949 from the University of Manitoba, his M.A. in journalism in 1950
and Ph.D. in mass communications in 1961 from the University of Minnesota.
Professor Gillmor worked as a reporter (1950-1952) in Winnipeg, Ontario, Canada
before he was appointed as an assistant professor at the University of North
Dakota in 1952. He remained at North Dakota until 1965, at which time he joined
the faculty of the department of journalism and mass communications at the
University of Minnesota as an associate professor. He was promoted to professor
in 1967 and appointed as director of the graduate program within the department
from 1966-1973. In 1990, Dr. Gillmor was selected to be the first Silha
professor of Media Ethics and Law. Dr. Gillmor is known for his research on
media ethics and mass communication law. He retired from the University of
Minnesota in 1988.
Collection Scope and Content Note
The collection consists of materials regarding the AAUP (1977-1978),
the judicial committee and student membership in the senate, tape reels of
Orson Wells' War of the Worlds and materials
regarding media ethics.
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- Mass media -- Moral and
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