Fonds F1772 - Queen's University. Department of Marketing and Communications fonds

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Queen's University. Department of Marketing and Communications fonds

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  • 1950-2004 (Creation)
    Queen's University. Department of Marketing and Communications

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0.56 m of textual records, ca. 10,000 photographs : b&w negatives; 35 mm, ca. 1,000 photographs : col. slides, 42 videocassettes : col.

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Located in Fleming Hall, the Department of Marketing and Communications has a mandate of supporting the University in building and enhancing the image and reputation, in support of the latter's vision. The Department assumes responsibility for the overall stewardship for the Queen's "brand", develops targeted marketing communications for campus stakeholders, develops strategic relations with the media to serve the advancement of the University, and acts as the main source of internal University communications. It is responsible for publishing the "Queen's Gazette" (established January 20 1969) and "Queen's Today".

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Fonds consists of biographical files compiled and maintained by the Department, including photos of Dr. J.A. Corry, Dr. John J. Deutsch, Roland Michener, Chancellor Stirling and Ronald L. Watts; images of people, life, scenes, and events on the University campus taken over the years (1985-1997) by various staff members of the 'Queen's Gazette (V053 and V135)'; photographs of buildings, events, and honorary degree recipients (1960-1988) (V048); photographs of the 1991 Royal Visit to Queen's University, and the opening of the Jemmett & Stewart- Pollack Wings of Fleming Hall; interview with officials on "Radio Noon" (CBC/CBO 1310), regarding the gift of Herstmonceaux Castle by Alfred and Isabel Bader to Queen's University (8 January 1993); and the Convocation address given by Donald Sutherland upon his receipt from the University of an honorary degree (May 1995); promotional and other videos depicting events, buildings, and individuals associated with Queen's University both on and off campus.

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Transfer by the Departments of Public Relations, and Marketing and Communications.


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  • English

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V132.17 SE
V163.17 SE

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The "Gazette" images are subject to copyright provisions. Please consult with an archivist.

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  • Shelf: 3656.2
  • Shelf: SR1133
  • Shelf: V48
  • Shelf: V053
  • Shelf: V101
  • Shelf: V132.17 SE
  • Shelf: V135
  • Shelf: V089.3 SE
  • Shelf: V163.17 SE