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- Photographic material
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[195-?] - 1995 (Creation)
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ca. 20 photographs
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The Archives holds the personal papers of the late Dallas W. Smythe (see fonds F-16), the first chair of SFU's Department of Communication Studies. Thomas H. Guback was a doctoral student of Dallas Smythe at the University of Illinois and maintained a professional relationship with Smythe for many years. Guback recently retired as a professor of communications, media studies, and advertising at the University of Illinois. He also served as a consultant in the area of the motion picture industry, and writes and hosts a television program on the Public Broadcasting System (PBS).
The collection consists of correspondence from or about Dallas Smythe, articles written by Dallas Smythe, copies of memorial lectures about Smythe, and photographs of Smythe at work and with his family.
The collection consists of seven files.
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Some of the photographs contained in file F-41-1-0-0-7 date from the 1950s, exact date unknown. 1955 has been chosen as an approximate date.
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Finding aid prepared by Frances Fournier, Caitlin Webster, Enid Britt (February 1999).
Updated by Enid Britt (May 2006).