Guide to the Wisconsin Dialogue Editorial Board Records, 1978-1988

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Overview of the Collection

Special Collections & Archives
McIntyre Library
University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
P.O. Box 4004
105 Garfield Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54702 – 4004
(715) 836-2739

Reference Code: USGZE AS575

Accession Number: 07-022

Collection Number: Archives Series 575

Creators: Wisconsin Dialogue Editorial Board

Title: Wisconsin Dialogue Editorial Board Records

Dates: 1978-1988

Quantity: 0.2 linear feet (1 archives box)

Location of Collection: 28/1e

Languages: Collection materials are in English.

Summary: Copyright applications and editorial board records, including some meeting minutes and correspondence

Historical Note

John W. Morris, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs formally proposed the creation of a University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire faculty journal in 1978.  The idea for such a journal arose from conversations of faculty, academic staff, and emeriti concerned about the difficulty scholarly communication at a growing university.  Intended to improve colleagues’ knowledge and appreciation of each others’ work, Wisconsin Dialogue: A Faculty Journal for the University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire was first published in 1980.  With the exception of 1981, the journal was published annually until 1993.

Content Description

This small collection contains primarily the copyright registrations filed for Wisconsin Dialogue, as well as permissions granted to reprint materials originally published in Wisconsin Dialogue.  Files from the faculty editorial board include correspondence regarding the foundation of the journal, the original publication guidelines established for the journal, and fragmentary minutes from editorial board meetings.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information: Transferred to the University Archives prior to March 2006.

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public. 

Use Restrictions: Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright owned by the University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire.

Preferred Citation: University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire. Wisconsin Dialogue Editorial Board Records, 1978-1988.  AS 575. Special Collections & Archives.  McIntyre Library.  University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire. Eau Claire, WI.

Processing Note: Processed by Colleen McFarland in August 2006

Arrangement: Flat arrangement; Alphabetical and chronological organization.


Corporate Names: University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire -- Periodicals

University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire – Faculty Wisconsin Dialogue

Genre Terms: Minures, School records