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Dozier Cade Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1378

This collection houses clippings, publications, class materials, and other items documenting Dozier Cade's research into McCarthyism and his work as an Assistant Professor of Journalism at Northwestern University from 1941 to 1955. Also included are a variety of materials that Cade accumulated while writing his doctoral dissertation, "A critical analysis of the role of American daily newspapers in the current encroachment by government and society on freedom of expression in the United States" (1954).

Dates

  • 1941-1955

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

6 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection houses clippings, publications, class materials, and other items documenting Dozier Cade's research into McCarthyism and his work as an Assistant Professor of Journalism at Northwestern University from 1941 to 1955. Also included are a variety of materials that Cade accumulated while writing his doctoral dissertation, "A critical analysis of the role of American daily newspapers in the current encroachment by government and society on freedom of expression in the United States" (1954).

Biographical/Historical Note

Dozier Copeland Cade was born to Dozier and Love Ellis Cade in Eufaula, Alabama on September 8, 1917. He was one of six children, including James Clarence, Mildred Elizabeth, Ellis Martin, Evelyn Ruth, and William Horace. He earned his A.B. from the University of Alabama (1939), his M.S.J. from Northwestern University (1940), and his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa (1954). Cade wrote for such prominent newspapers as the Atlanta Journal and the Chicago Daily News and worked as an Assistant Professor of Military Science and Tactics at the University of Alabama (1940-1943), as an Assistant Professor of Journalism at Emory (1950-1952) and Northwestern (1952-1956) Universities, and as an Associate Professor and Professor of Journalism at Georgia State University (1956-1976) before coming to the University of Tennessee as Director of the School of Journalism. Cade retired from UT in 1980.

Cade married Catherine “Kay” Tomlinson Woodman (1925-2013) in 1949, and the couple had two sons, Dozier Woodman and James Ellis. Cade died April 12, 2014, and is buried in Beaufort Country, South Carolina.

Arrangement

This collection consists of four boxes.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480