Fred Turner papers, 1968-2011
- Physical description
- 6.5 linear feet (4 cartons, 1 box)
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|SC1146 ACCN 2013-037 BOX 5||In transit|
|SC1146 ACCN 2013-037 CARTON 1||In-library use|
|SC1146 ACCN 2013-037 CARTON 2||In-library use|
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- Finding aid
- Finding aid
- Files consist primarily of research material, manuscripts, and chapter drafts related to Turner's book, From Counterculture to Cyberculture: Stewart Brand, the Whole Earth Network, and the Rise of Digital Utopianism. Other materials include Stanford University Department of Communications files, presentations, and miscellaneous articles and papers.
- The materials are open for research use; materials must be requested at least 48 hours in advance of intended use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.
- Cite as
- Fred Turner Papers (SC1146). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.
- All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.
- Gift of Fred Turner, 2013.
- Fred Turner is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at Stanford University and Director of Stanford’s Program in Science, Technology, and Society. He is the author of From Counterculture to Cyberculture: Stewart Brand, the Whole Earth Network, and the Rise of Digital Utopianism (University of Chicago Press, 2006) and Echoes of Combat: The Vietnam War in American Memory (Anchor/Doubleday, 1996; 2nd ed., University of Minnesota Press, 2001). He has just finished drafting a prequel to his last book — this time, a history of American multimedia from World War II to the 1960s. It should be published by the University of Chicago Press some time in 2013. Before coming to Stanford, he taught Communication at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and MIT’s Sloan School of Management. He also worked for ten years as a journalist. He has written for newspapers and magazines ranging from the Boston Phoenix and the Boston Globe Sunday Magazine to Nature. Courses taught by Turner include, Ph.D. Seminars: Media Cultures of the Cold War (Communication 386/Art History 475); Computing and American Culture Since World War II (Communication 320); Critical Studies in New Media: The Politics of Presence (Interdisciplinary Mellon Foundation Seminar) Mixed Undergraduate and MA-level Courses: Digital Media in Society (Communication 120/220); Digital Journalism (Communication 117/217) Undergraduate-only Courses: Media Culture and Society (Communication 1B); Reporting and Writing the News (Communication 104)
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