Mercer, John, (1918-) | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
Name: Mercer, John, (1918-)
Historical Note: John Mercer was a film professor at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He served as the first chair of the Department of Printing and Photography, which was approved by the Board of Trustees in June 1956 and began on July 1, 1958. The Board approved changing the department's name to Cinema and Photography at the February 21, 1969 meeting.