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Ralph J. Amelio Papers 1976-2001


Overview of the Collection

Creator: Amelio, Ralph J.
Title: Ralph J. Amelio Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1976-2001
Quantity: 1 Box (0.25 Linear Feet)
Abstract:The Ralph J. Amelio Papers consist of four series: Series I: Biographical, Series II: Instruction, Series III: Newsletters, And Series IV: Research.
Identification: MSS-178
Language: Material in English
Repository: Arizona State University Library. Visual Literacy Collection
P.O. Box 871006
Tempe, AZ 85287-1006
Phone: (480) 965-4932
Questions? Ask An Archivist!

Biographical Note

Ralph J. Amelio is currently a media consultant in Chicago. From 1961 through 1997, he taught film and humanities courses at Willowbrook High School in Villa Park, IL and National Louis University in Evanston, IL. He also held the position of Liaison for the Screen Educators Society, the oldest education film group in the United States.

Scope and Content Note

Series I: Biographical houses Amelio's curriculum vitae and a newspaper article discussing his professional endeavors and accomplishments. Series II: Instruction contains a syllabus for Amelio's Cinema Studies 12 class at Willowbrook High School in Villa Park, Illinois. Series III: Newsletters includes copies of the The Chicago SES, published by the Chicago Screen Educators Society. Series IV: Research houses bibliographies, articles, and a report on film study in American schools.


This collection consists of one box divided into four series:
Series I: Biographical
Series II: Instruction
Series III: Newsletters
Series IV: Research


Access Restrictions

To view this collection, make an appointment at least five business days prior to your visit by contacting Ask an Archivist or calling (480) 965-4932. Appointments in the Wurzburger Reading Room at Hayden Library (rm. 138) on the Tempe campus are available Monday through Friday. Check the ASU Library Hours page for current availability.


Arizona State University does not own the copyright to this collection. We recognize that it is incumbent upon the researcher to procure permission to publish information from this collection from the owner of the copyright.

Access Terms

Personal Name(s)
Amelio, Ralph J.

Corporate Name(s)
National-Louis University.
Screen Educators Society.
Willowbrook High School (Villa Park, Ill.).

Film -- Study and teaching.
Humanities -- Study and teaching.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Ralph J. Amelio Papers, MSS-178, Arizona State University Library.


The Ralph J. Amelio Papers (ACC# 2001-02440) were received in July 2001 from Ralph J. Amelio.

Container List

Series I: Biographical
11 Ralph Amelio Biographical Information, 1994-1997
Series II: Instruction
12 Course Syllabi, 1979-1985
Series III: Newsletters
13 Chicago SES Newsletters, 1976-1978
Series IV: Research
14 Ralph Amelio Research Papers, 1975-1990
15 Report on Film Study in American Schools, 1987
16 Teachers of Film Bibliography, 1960-1985