Ed Meek / Meek School of Journalism and New Media Collection

MUM00739

PURL

http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00739/

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Summary Information

Repository
University of Mississippi Libraries
Creator
Meek, Ed
Title
Ed Meek / Meek School of Journalism and New Media Collection
ID
MUM00739
Date
1950s-1980s
Extent
1.5 Linear feet (3 Hollinger Boxes, 1 Oversized Portfolio)
Location
Library Annex Cold Storage.
Language of Materials
English.

Preferred Citation

Ed Meek / Meek School of Journalism and New Media Collection, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi.

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Biographical Note

In 1962, Ed Meek took a job as staff writer in the university’s public relations office. Two years later, at age 24, he became UM’s youngest-ever department head and helped shape the university’s image. Meek worked at the University for 37 years, as both Assistant Vice Chancellor for Public Relations and Marketing and Associate Professor of Journalism. He earned a Bachelor of Science in journalism in 1961, and a Master of Arts in liberal arts with an emphasis in journalism in 1963. He later earned a doctorate in communications from the University of Southern Mississippi.

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Scope and Content

Negatives, slides, black and white photographs, color photographs, booklets, and audiovisual materials created by Ed Meek during his time at the University of Mississippi.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Mississippi Libraries 2014

Access Restrictions

The Ed Meek / Meek School of Journaliism and New Media Collection is open for research.

Copyright Restrictions

Department of Archives and Special Collections / Ed Meek / Meek School of Journalism and New Media.

Additions

No further additions are expected to this collection.

Digital Copies

This collection has been digitized and can be accessed via the Ed Meek and Meek School of Journalism and New Media Digital Collection.

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962
  • Meredith, James

Subject(s)

  • Civil rights movements -- Mississippi -- Oxford -- History -- 20th century
  • College integration -- Mississippi -- Oxford -- History
  • Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968
  • Meredith, James, 1933-
  • Mississippi -- Oxford -- 20th century
  • University of Mississippi

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Collection Inventory

Series 1: Ed Meek 

1.1.1: Portraits -- photographic prints 

1.1.2: European Trip -- slides 

1.1.3: Portraits -- negatives 

1.1.4: Ed Meek Wedding -- photographic prints 

1.2.1: Meek Family -- negatives 

1.2.2: Becky Meek -- negatives, photographic prints 

1.3.1: Articles about Ed Meek -- "The Ole Miss Journalist", newspaper article 

1.4.1: Articles by Ed Meek -- "E. Percy Howes Dollar Democrat", publication 

1.4.2: Articles featuring Ed Meek -- "Campus Cutie", newspaper photograph 

1.4.3: Articles featuring Ed Meek -- miscellaneous typescripts 

1.4.4: Articles featuring Ed Meek -- "Family Fight", Mississippi Magazine 1964, article photograph 

1.5.1: Collected materials -- Oxford Magazine, Vol. 1, Nos. 3, 5, 6. 1969, 1970 

1.5.2: Collected materials -- pre-press copy transparencies 

1.5.3: Collected materials -- "Vaught: Rebel Coach", book poster 

1.5.4: Collected Materials -- "Honeyhome", booklet 

1.5.5: Collected materials -- "UM Cultural Center", booklet 

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Series 2: Places and Events 

2.1.1: Fishing -- negatives 

2.2.1: Cotton -- negatives 

2.2.2: Cotton -- photographic prints 

2.2.3: "Cotton" -- Mississippi Magazine 1961, magazine article 

2.3.1: First Monday Trade Day -- negatives 

2.3.2: First Monday Trade Day -- photographic prints 

2.4.1: Oxford Pilgrimage -- photographic prints 

2.5.1: Furniture Mart -- negatives, photographic prints 

2.5.2: Furniture Mart -- audiovisual materials 

2.6.1: Oxford Town -- negatives 

2.6.2: Oxford Town -- photographic prints 

2.7.1: Mules -- negatives 

2.8.1: Pet Squirell -- negatives 

2.9.1: Busby's Worm Farm -- negatives 

2.10.1: Around Mississippi -- Negatives 

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Series 3: William Faullkner 

3.1.1: Images of William Faulkner -- negatives, photographic prints 

3.1.2: Images of William Faulkner -- oversized photographic prints 

3.2.1: Horses -- negatives 

3.2.2: Horses -- contact prints 

3.3.1: Faulkner's Funeral -- photographic prints 

3.4.1: Rowan Oak - Exterior -- negatives, slides 

3.4.2: Rowan Oak - Exterior -- photographic prints, contact sheets 

3.5.1: Rowan Oak - Interior -- negatives 

3.5.2: Rowan Oak - Interior -- photographic prints, contact sheets 

3.6.1: Faulkner's office -- negatives 

3.6.2: Faulkner's office -- photographic prints, contact sheets 

3.7.1: Faulkner's Bust/Sculpture -- negatives 

3.8.1: Presentation of postcard at JD Williams Library -- negatives, photographic print 

3.9.1: Phil Mullen presenting photographs to Mississippi Collection -- negatives 

3.10.1: Faulkner Images From Video: screen captures of missing collection images -- photographic prints 

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Series 4: University of Mississippi 

4.1.1: James Meredith attends UM and riot over integration -- negatives 

4.1.2: James Meredith attends UM and riot over integration -- contact prints 

4.1.3: James Meredith attends UM and riot over integration -- photographic prints 

4.1.4: James Meredith attends UM and riot over integration -- oversized photographic prints 

4.2.1: Campus Cuties -- negatives 

4.2.2: Campus Cuties -- photographic prints 

4.3.1: Events -- negatives, photographic prints, contact prints 

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Series 5: People 

5.1.1: Ross Barnett -- negatives, photographic prints 

5.2.1: Jim Silver -- negatives, photographic prints 

5.3.1: Larry Speakes -- negatives 

5.3.2: Larry Speakes -- photographic prints 

5.4.1: Theora Hamblett -- negatives 

5.5.1: Earl Wortham -- negatives, photographic prints 

5.6.1: Bobby Kennedy -- negatives 

5.7.1: Doug Aberham -- negatives 

5.8.1: Prime Minister Clement Atlee - negatives 

5.9.1: Bill Barton -- negatives 

5.10.1: JP Coleman -- negatives, photographic prints 

5.11.1: John Cullen -- photographic prints 

5.12.1: Cleve Dowell -- photographic prints 

5.13.1: Charles (Charlie) Flowers -- negatives 

5.14.1: Paul Grey -- negatives 

5.15.1: Bob Hope -- negatives 

5.16.1: Mr. Howe -- negatives, photographic prints 

5.17.1: Sissy Jordan/ Al Povoll -- negatives 

5.18.1: Linda Mead -- negatives, photographic prints 

5.19.1: Bo Murray -- photographic prints 

5.20.1: Paul Pittman -- negatives 

5.21.1: John Cullen -- negatives 

5.22.1: Dodie Stevens -- negatives 

5.23.1 : George Street -- negatives 

5.24.1: Dr. Sam Talbot -- negatives 

5.25.1: Chancellor J. D. Williams -- negatives 

5.26.1: Pat McRaney -- negatives 

5.27.1: Dave Gardner -- negatives 

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