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Ade, George, 1866-1944. George Ade Papers, 1865-1971.

Correspondence, works, newspaper and magazine clippings, photographs, miscellaneous pictorial items and memorabilia documenting the literary and personal life of George Ade, Midwestern journalist, humorist and playwright, best known for his Chicago Record column, "Stories of the Streets and of the Town," and for his Fables in Slang.

7.2 linear feet (12 boxes, 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Ade (formerly Ad)
Location: 3a 36 1
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Balk, Alfred, 1930-2010. Alfred Balk Papers, 1941-2010, bulk 1953-1993.

Papers of Iowa-born and Northwestern-educated journalist Alfred Balk, documenting his career, first as a Chicago newswriter for WBBM, reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times, and freelance contributor to major national magazines, and later as an editor at the Columbia Journalism Review, World Press Review, Saturday Review, and IEEE Spectrum, and faculty member at Columbia and Syracuse. Includes correspondence, working files for his freelance articles, his books and other writings, together with files relating to his editorial positions.

12.5 linear feet (31 boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Balk
Location: 3a 23 5-6
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Barzel, Ann. Ann Barzel Papers, 1912-2005.

Correspondence, works, photographs, and personal and biographical material by Chicago dance critic and historian (and former dancer) Ann Barzel. Most of her articles and essays deal with dance-related happenings in Chicago, and were written for various Chicago newspapers, Dance Magazine, and other periodicals.

33.4 linear feet (69 boxes and 3 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Dance MS Barzel
Location: 3a 46 4-6
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Baum, Chris. Chris Baum Papers, 1952-2011.

Clippings, magazines, some correspondence and other memorabilia documenting the writing career of Chris Baum (Emily Ryglewicz), who wrote for various trade publications, Chicago neighborhood newspapers (The Garfieldian and Austin News), and the Lerner newspaper chain.

4 linear feet (4 record cartons)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS BaumC
Location: 3a 23 7
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Bell, Edward Price, 1869-1943. Edward Price Bell Papers, 1886-1951, bulk 1900-1942.

Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, clippings, photos, memorabilia, and articles in manuscript and print of Edward Price Bell, covering the period of Bell's service as foreign correspondent for the Chicago Daily News, roving correspondent for the Literary Digest, and contributor to the London Times and other publications. Correspondents include many world leaders and other prominent figures of the early twentieth century.

31.3 linear feet (64 boxes and 4 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Bell (formerly Be)
Location: 3a 37 10-12
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Newberry Library Bulletin, 2nd Ser. No. 1 (July 1948), p. 1-11; Newberry Library Bulletin, Vol. 4, No. 1 (November 1955), p. 24-27.
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Bennett, James O'Donnell, 1870-1940. James O'Donnell Bennett Papers, 1896-1936.

Letters written to James O'Donnell Bennett while he was a journalist for the Chicago Record-Herald and the Chicago Tribune, primarily in his capacity as literary critic.

0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Bennett
Location: 3a 37 12
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Binder, Carroll, 1896-1956. Carroll Binder Papers, 1910-1967, bulk 1920-1955.

Correspondence, clippings, photographs, works in manuscript and print, and other papers of Carroll Binder, who served as labor reporter, war correspondent, foreign correspondent, publisher's assistant, editorial writer, and foreign service editor at the Chicago Daily News, and as editorial editor at the Minneapolis Star and the morning and Sunday Tribune. Also included: material on leftist organizations including the Workers Party of America and I.W.W., family correspondence, chiefly of Binder's wife, Dorothy (Wilton) Binder, and some genealogical information.

21.5 linear feet (52 boxes and oversize volumes and folders)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Binder (formerly Bi)
Location: 1 5 6-7
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Binder, David. David Binder Papers, 1954-2003.

Papers of foreign correspondent David Binder, who was the New York Times East Europe correspondent in Belgrade (1963-1967) and Germany correspondent (1967-1973). Includes dispatches articles from Germany to the Institute of Current Affairs (1957-1960), scrapbooks containing Binder's New York Times articles from Eastern Europe and Germany and his earlier articles for the Louisville Courier Journals, Chicago Daily News Foreign Service and Minneapolis Tribune.

4.1 linear feet (2 boxes and 7 oversize volumes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS BinderD
Location: 3a 37 10
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Blake, Tiffany. Tiffany Blake Newspaper clippings, 1901-1919.

Photocopies of articles written for the Chicago Tribune by Blake, a noted editorial writer for the paper.

0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS 150
Location: 3a 35 3
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Block, Mervin. Mervin Block Papers, 1945-2005.

Renowned New York broadcast newswriter and editor who worked earlier in his career as a newspaper writer and editor in Chicago. Includes letters from and materials about author James T. Farrell and Lyric Opera of Chicago press agent/impresario Danny Newman.

0.8 linear feet (3 boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Block
Location: 3a 35 1
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Borowski, Felix, 1872-1956. Felix Borowski Papers, 1841-1995, bulk 1896-1956.

Correspondence, writings, photographs, clippings scrapbooks, sound recordings, and some biographical material documenting the life of Felix Borowski, Chicago composer, musicologist, critic for the Chicago Evening Post and Herald, and music bibliographer for the Newberry Library. The papers include letters from prominent American and European composers such as Mili Balakirev, Edvard Grieg, Paul Hindemith, John Alden Carpenter, and John Philip Sousa. There is also a substantial body of love letters written between Felix and his 2nd wife, Elsa (Kanne) Borowski.

11.3 linear feet (10 boxes and 6 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Borowski
Location: 3a 37 4
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Brickman, Morrie, 1917-1994. Morrie Brickman Cartoons, 1966-1985.

American comic artist, who created the newspaper comic strip Small Society," distributed by the King Features Syndicate, 1966-1999. The strip represented the views and reactions of ordinary people to politicians, and current political and cultural affairs. Brickman drew the cartoon without any assistance until 1986. Included are 60 original daily cartoon drawings, and 40 original Sunday strip drawings, and proofs of daily cartoons, 1966-1985, and Sunday cartoons, 1967-1983."

2.1 linear feet (3 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Brickman
Location: 3a 37 3
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Butcher, Fanny, 1888-1987. Fanny Butcher Papers, 1830-1984, bulk 1910-1984.

Chief literary editor of the Chicago Tribune, writer of a widely-read column, "The Literary Spotlight," and bookstore owner. Butcher's papers include letters and photographs of numerous literary figures including H.L. Mencken, Carl Sandburg, Ernest Hemingway, Sinclair Lewis, James Thurber, and Willa Cather, and a significant amount of correspondence with Arthur Meeker. Also notes for and clippings of her reviews and articles, and other memorabilia.

25 cubic ft. (56 boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Butcher
Location: 3a 37 5-6
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Cartwright Family. Cartwright Family Papers, 1877-1982.

Three generations of an Ohio family that moved to Evanston, Ill., in the early 20th century and whose members were primarily journalists, including Charles Merritt Cartwright (Chicago Tribune and Chicago Inter-Ocean editor), Stanley Levering Cartwright (Chicago Tribune reporter and editor of the National Underwriter), and Ruth Stanley's wife (feature editor for the Chicago Daily News). Papers include biographical information, correspondence, photographs, clippings of Charles Merritt Cartwright's articles for the Inter-Ocean, and articles written by Ruth and Stanley Levering Cartwright.

1.2 linear feet (3 boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Cartwright
Location: 3a 28 1
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Casey, Robert J. (Robert Joseph), 1890-1962. Robert J. Casey Papers, 1907-1964.

Manuscripts of the works and diaries, along with correspondence, photographs, and other memorabilia, of Robert J. Casey, Chicago Daily News reporter and prolific author. Casey served in World War I, was one of the great correspondents of World War II, and wrote a popular front-page feature based on his worldwide travels. His works include travel accounts, historical romances, detective and adventure stories, and poetry.

13.4 linear feet (29 boxes and 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Casey (formerly C-)
Location: 3a 37 1; 3a 38 1
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Cassidy, Claudia. Claudia Cassidy Papers, ca. 1880-1996, bulk 1930-1985.

Articles and reviews, correspondence, broadcast scripts, photographs, and clippings of the Chicago Tribune performing arts critic from 1942 to 1965. Cassidy wrote her influential "On the Aisle" column for the Tribune, then wrote freelance criticism and hosted a weekly program of arts criticism for WFMT, helping to shape the course of music, theater, and dance in Chicago.

16 linear feet (42 boxes, 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Cassidy
Location: 3a 38 1-2
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Chicago Daily News, Inc. Chicago Daily News Records, 1875-1978.

Correspondence, photographs, staff information, promotional materials, legal papers, interviews, memoranda, stylebooks, artifacts, and many other records of the Chicago Daily News. Chicago's first penny daily and most popular newspaper until 1918, the Daily News was purchased by the Field Corporation in 1959, and continued publication until its absorption by the Sun-Times in 1978. Information on the beginnings of the WFLD television station (owned by the Field Communications Corporation) also included.

60 cubic ft.
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Field Enterprises
Location: 3a 41 9-14; 3a 42 11-14
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Chicago Headline Club. Chicago Headline Club Records, 1969-2011.

Collection of documents and newsletters from the Chicago Headline Club, founded in 1921 by alumni of the Sigma Delta Chi professional fraternity. In addition to being a professional organization of journalists, members of Chicago Headline Club were early supporters of "right to know" laws and of promoting journalism as a career choice for Chicago's youth. Collections contains documents and photocopies of newsletters for the Chicago Headline Club and the Chicago Journalist from 1969-2005 and CDs containing JPEGs of these documents from 2011.

0.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Chicago Headline
Location: 1 38 1
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Chicago Reader. Chicago Reader Records, ca. 1960s-2007.

A Chicago-based alternative-press weekly published since 1971, the Reader focuses on the arts and cultural events, city politics, and literary journalism. Paper records consist of original copy of some articles, legal files, miscellaneous administrative files, and unsolicited manuscripts, with some original artwork. The bulk of the collection is photographs used in music, drama, dance, neighborhood news, columns, and feature articles. Because of its large size, the collection is divided into four sections: Artwork (Midwest MS Chicago Reader A); Corporate Records (Midwest MS Chicago Reader R); Photographs: News Collection (Midwest MS Chicago Reader PN); and Photographs: Performance Collection (Midwest MS Chicago Reader PP).

168.8 linear feet
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: various; see below
Location: 3a 23 1-3; 3a 55 1-8
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Chicago Sun-Times. Chicago Sun-Times Records, 1900-1980.

Correspondence, memoranda, photographs, promotional materials, legal papers, stylebooks, copies of notable editions, artifacts, and many other records of this newspaper. The Sun-Times was formed in 1947 from a merger of the Times-the city's first tabloid-and the Sun, launched by Marshall Field III's Field Enterprises in 1941. Much of the collection consists of the papers of Milburn P. Akers, Emmett Dedmon, and other Sun-Times staff. Some records of the Times and the Sun also included.

203 cubic ft.
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Field Enterprises
Location: 3a 41 9-14; 3a 42 11-14
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City News Bureau of Chicago. City News Bureau of Chicago Records, 1944-2005, bulk 1990-2000.

One of the first cooperative news agencies in the United States founded in 1890 as the City Press Association by Victor Lawson, who persuaded local newspaper competitors that cooperative gathering of police, court, City Hall, and other routine news would reduce the cost of reporting staffs and train reporters for newsrooms. The City News Bureau slowly faded as Chicago went down to two newspapers, although it was still widely used by both the Sun-Times and the Tribune. When the Sun-Times pulled out in 1999, it continued to operate under Tribune auspices as the City News Service until Dec., 2005. Records files from four beat locations: Federal Court, Cook County Civil Court, Cook County Criminal Court, and Chicago City Hall. The files of the Federal Court are the oldest, dating from the 1950's, and at other locations they date from the mid-1980's through 2005. They include copies of reporters' filings, research notes, newspaper clippings, court case filings, and government reports on a variety of issues. The reporters' filings contain blow-by-blow details on crimes and political activity.

43 linear feet (102 boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS City News Bureau
Location: 3a 43 8-11
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Cram, Ralph W., 1869-1952. Ralph W. Cram Papers, 1906-1952.

Correspondence, mostly incoming, of Ralph W. Cram, editor and publisher of the Davenport (Iowa) Democrat and Leader; also, a complete run of his 78 columns for that paper, 1937-1939, and his photograph.

1.5 linear (1 box and 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Cram (formerly Cr)
Location: 3a 38 10
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Dawson, Mitchell, 1890-1956. Mitchell Dawson Papers, 1810-1988.

Illinois attorney, journalist, literary agent, poet, and patron to Carl Sandburg, Robert Frost, Theodore Dreiser, Marcel Duchamp, William Carlos Williams, Maxwell Bodenheim, and Robert McAlmon. Dawson's papers include his works and correspondence, as well as diaries, correspondence, photographs, memoirs, etc., of George E. Dawson, and other members of the Dawson, Manierre, and Hahn families.

35 linear feet (68 boxes, 1 oversize box and 17 rolled posters)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Dawson
Location: 3a 24 4-5
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Deerfield, Eddie. Eddie Deerfield scrapbooks, 1945-1947, bulk 1946-1947.

Newspaper clipping scrapbooks of Chicago Times entertainment reporter Eddie Deerfield, containing copies of his bylined column "Night Life Notebook" from April 28, 1946 to August 3, 1947. Also several 1945 and 1946 articles by Deerfield and night club advertisements quoting his reviews.

0.9 linear feet (4 volumes in 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Deerfield
Location: 3a 38 10
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Dell, Floyd, 1887-1969. Floyd Dell Papers, 1908-1969.

Poet, novelist, playwright, newspaperman, and literary editor, who was a central figure in the Chicago Literary Renaissance and editor of the Friday Literary Review, and who later edited The Masses, The Liberator, and The New Masses after moving to Greenwich Village and Croton on Hudson, New York. Dell's papers include correspondence with a number of important literary figures, manuscript and printed works, photographs, and other miscellaneous materials.

11 linear feet (29 boxes and 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Dell (formerly De)
Location: 3a 38 10-11; Vault 49 4
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Newberry Library Bulletin, 2nd Ser. No. 5 (December 1950), p. 146-157.

Dennis, Charles Henry, 1860-1943. Charles H. Dennis Papers, 1868-1942, bulk 1885-1929.

Correspondence and miscellaneous items relating to Charles H. Dennis, managing editor of the Chicago Daily News.

5 linear feet (14 boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Dennis (formerly Den)
Location: 3a 43 7
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Drury, John, 1898-. John Drury - Marion Neville papers, 1860-1970.

Personal and business correspondence and writings of John Drury and his wife, Marion Neville. Drury was a feature writer and reporter for the Chicago Daily News from 1926 to 1944, poet, and author of many books about Chicago; Neville was a Chicago Daily News columnist, author of children's books, and artist. Also includes Drury's work files, Neville's art and photographs, and Century of Progress memorabilia.

22 linear feet (50 boxes and 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Drury (formerly Dr)
Location: 3a 38 12-13
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Dunne, Finley Peter, 1867-1936. Finley Peter Dunne Papers, 1899-1991.

Papers and photographs of Finley Peter Dunne, Chicago-based writer of the popular "Mr. Dooley" articles, later published as the book Mr. Dooley in Peace and War. Dunne was born in Chicago in 1867, and got his start as a reporter for the Chicago Telegram.

0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Dunne
Location: 3a 38 11
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Eden-Martin Family Papers, ca. 1827-1961.

Papers pertaining to the family of Illinois U.S. Representative John R. Eden (1826-1909). The majority of the material primarily concerns John R. Eden’s daughter Rose, her husband Ivory J. Martin, and their children. The papers also contain correspondence and material relating to the Taylor and Pifer families, who were the in-laws of Rose and Ivory’s son, Robert W. Martin. (Robert Martin married Ruth Pifer, daughter of Hattie Taylor and Finley Pifer).

23.7 linear feet (20 boxes and 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Eden
Location: 1 37 5
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Eulenberg, Edward H. Edward H. Eulenberg Papers, 1920-1985, bulk 1957-1976.

Personal research files and clippings of Edward Eulenberg reporter and editor for the City News Bureau, Chicago Daily News feature writer, and Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism Chicago Division educational advisor. Includes Eulenberg's Classroom Series" for the Daily News on social action, Chicago, and other topics, and material related to Chicago's Chinese community and the Chicago Crusade of Mercy. "

1.3 linear feet (3 boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Eulenberg
Location: 3a 38 13
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Field Enterprises. Field Enterprises Records, 1858-2007, bulk 1950-1975.

Administrative, promotional, and legal materials, correspondence, photographs, and artifacts of Field Enterprises, the umbrella conglomerate under which the Chicago Daily News, the Chicago Sun and Times company, the Chicago Sun-Times, and Field Communications Corporation eventually fell. (See also abstracts under Chicago Daily News and Chicago Sun-Times).

163 linear feet (154 boxes, 17 oversize boxes, and 12 bound volumes, and 107 scrapbooks)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Field Enterprises
Location: 3a 41 9-14; 3a 42 11-14
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Fischetti, John R. John Fischetti Papers, 1942-1995.

1,120 original political cartoons by John Fischetti, mainly covering national and international issues, concentrated during the Nixon and Carter presidencies. Also clippings, photos and other memorabilia reflecting his life. Fischetti's cartoons appeared in the Chicago Sun, the New York Herald Tribune, the Chicago Daily News, and the Chicago Sun Times, and often highlighted political and human rights abuses.

15 linear feet (1 box and 28 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Fischetti
Location: 3a 39 12-13
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Fuller, Henry Blake, 1857-1929. Henry Blake Fuller Papers, 1868-2000, bulk 1874-1929.

Chicago novelist, essayist, critic, and satirist, whose writing encompassed realistic depictions of the Midwest, such as the The Cliff-Dwellers, and fanciful travel romances. Fuller was active in Chicago's Little Room and aided Harriet Monroe with Poetry: A Magazine of Verse. His papers include some outgoing correspondence, but consist primarily of incoming correspondence, and manuscript and published copies of his works, 1874-1929. Also diaries and travel journals, mementos, sketches and photographs, musical scores, theater programs, clippings, and articles about Fuller.

11.5 linear feet (19 boxes, 3 oversize boxes, and 2 oversize folders
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Fuller (formerly Fu)
Location: 3a 39 8-9
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Fuller, Jack, 1946-. Jack Fuller Papers, 1954-2005.

Chicago journalist and novelist, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1986 and was the President of the Tribune Publishing Company from 1997 to 2004. Papers include literary and journalistic works, correspondence, and personal documents. Fuller wrote mainly for the Chicago Tribune, but also wrote for the Washington Post, and for the Pacific Stars and Stripes while serving in Vietnam. Also included are newspaper articles written by Fuller's father, Ernest Fuller, former financial reporter for the Chicago Tribune.

29 linear feet (61 boxes and 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS FullerJ
Location: 3a 24 6-7
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Geshwiler, Joseph E. Joe Geshwiler Papers, 1971-2011.

Papers of Joe Geshwiler, Chicago Daily News and Atlanta Constitution editor, including lengthy columns about Central and South America, Bosnia, the Mideast, and Southeast Asia which Geshwiler wrote after returning from reporting trips for the Constitution, clippings of all his Chicago Daily News editorials (1971-1974) on local, national and international affairs, and the editorial opinions he wrote for the Constitution during 1983. Also a 1994 speech on editorial writing, and recollections of his career at the Chicago Daily News, 1964-1978.

0.9 linear feet (1 oversize box)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Geshwiler
Location: 3a 39 7
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Gleason, Frederic Grant, 1848-1903. Frederic Grant Gleason Papers, 1852-1908.

Composer, musician, music critic for the Chicago Tribune (1887-1891) and other newspapers, and director of Chicago Auditorium concerts. Papers include correspondence, diaries, sketch books, scrapbooks, programs, clippings, literary manuscripts, photographs, and other memorabilia, providing a valuable portrait of Chicago's late-19th-century musical world. Correspondents include Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler, Charles Gounod, Edvard Grieg, Gustav Mahler, Johann Strauss, Giuseppe Verdi, and many others.

43.5 linear feet (38 boxes, 22 oversize boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Gleason (formerly Gl)
Location: 3a 39 4-6
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Article: Peters, Aileen: Analysis of the Frederic Grant Gleason Collection... fV 29 .3372 and 4A 4009 (2 copies).

Green, Larry (journalist). Larry Green Papers, ca. 1966-1980.

Collection of newspaper clippings, notes, and memorabilia relating to the career of Chicago Daily News correspondent Larry Green from 1966-1980, including dispatches from the Vietnam War and the 1968 Democratic National Convention.

10 linear feet (7 record cartons, loose artifacts)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Green
Location: 1 20 5, 1 30 1
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Gruenberg, Robert, 1922-1992. Robert Gruenberg Papers, 1947-1990.

Articles, notebooks, and correspondence of Robert Gruenberg, Chicago Daily News political and urban affairs journalist and Washington and foreign correspondent. Includes much significant material on newsworthy events of the 1950s to 1970s such as the Cuban revolution (at which Gruenberg was present), the Civil Rights marches in the South (also present), Vietnam War protests, and Watergate.

4.6 linear feet (11 boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Gruenberg
Location: 3a 44 12
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Hansen, Harry, 1884-. Harry Hansen Papers, 1900-1970.

Mainly incoming correspondence of Harry Hansen, Chicago Daily News reporter, foreign correspondent, and literary editor, 1911-1926, and author of fourteen books. Correspondence is rich with letters from important novelists, poets, journalists, and historians of the time. Photographs and small collections of outgoing correspondence, memorabilia, and Hansen's works also present.

5 linear feet (9 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Hansen (formerly Han)
Location: 3a 39 2
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Harris, Sydney Justin. Sydney Justin Harris Papers, 1933-1987, bulk 1975-1985.

Syndicated Chicago Daily News columnist who later appeared on the Chicago Sun-Times editorial pages. Harris wrote the popular daily column, Strictly Personal," where he used his background in philosophy and research to write about the contemporary world, human behavior, religion, hypocrisy, and artistic endeavor in an intellectual, yet folksy manner. Harris' papers include numerous letters from his readers, lectures, copies of his columns, and research materials on various topics."

18.5 linear feet (43 boxes and 1 oversize rolled poster)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Harris
Location: 3a 57 2
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Heaton, Harold R. Harold R. Heaton Political Cartoons, 1909-ca. 1913.

Sixty-one original political and editorial cartoons by Harold R. Heaton for the Chicago newspaper Inter-Ocean, drawn between 1909 and circa 1913. Most of the drawings are commentaries on corrupt Chicago politics of the period.

2.8 linear feet (3 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Heaton
Location: 3a 39 1
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Hecht, Ben, 1893-1964. Ben Hecht Papers, 1879-1983.

Chicago Daily Record and Chicago Daily News journalist, and active participant in the Chicago Literary Renaissance. Hecht continued his career in New York and California as a journalist, novelist, and playwright, and was a prolific Hollywood screenwriter and Jewish activist. His papers consist of correspondence, works, subject files, legal and financial materials, photographs, scrapbooks, sound recordings, film, video, artifacts, and miscellaneous ephemera documenting his life and literary output, as well as the lives and careers of his wife Rose, and his actress daughter Jenny.

92 linear feet (144 boxes and 19 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Hecht (formerly He)
Location: 3a 39 1; 3a 40 1-5; 3a 59 13-14
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Hecht, Ben, 1894-1964. Ben Hecht Filmscript Collection, 1933-1968.

Collection of cinema scripts and associated material, both credited and uncredited to Ben Hecht. The range of material includes not only scripts (both draft, first, and final), but also such items as footage schedules, dialogue continuity, budget estimates, publicity memorabilia, trailer information, research, story treatments, and synopses.

5 linear feet (13 boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Hecht 2
Location: 3a 40 5
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Herguth, Margaret S. Margaret S. Herguth Clippings, 1960-1962.

Issues of Chicago Daily News's magazine "Chicago Life" from 1960-1962, the tenure of Margaret (Marge) Silsbee Herguth, staff writer, assistant editor, and editor of the magazine.

0.9 linear feet (1 oversize box)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS HerguthM
Location: 3a 23 7
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Kogan, Herman. Herman Kogan Papers, ca. 1869-1985, bulk 1970-1985.

Work files, memoranda, research material, correspondence, manuscripts and other papers of this long-time Chicago newspaperman. Kogan served in many capacities at various times for the Daily News, Sun-Times, and Tribune newspapers of Chicago, including copy boy, reporter, feature writer, critic, magazine editor, corporate historian, and rewrite man. He also wrote or co-wrote (mainly with Lloyd Wendt) a dozen histories, many on Chicago subjects. (Additional Kogan papers are in the Chicago Daily News Records.)

13 linear feet (31 boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Kogan
Location: 3a 58 7
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Korngold, Ralph, 1882-1964. Ralph Korngold Papers, 1867-1994, bulk 1909-1964.

Polish-born emigrant from Holland, Chicago Daily Socialist editor, businessman, and writer of fiction and historical biography. Korngold's papers consist of works, correspondence, photographs, and other miscellaneous materials. Collection also includes correspondence and other materials from Korngold's wife Piri, who wrote an unpublished biography of Korngold.

4 linear feet (9 boxes, 1 card file box, and 1 audiovisual materials box)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Korngold
Location: 3a 30 4
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Kramer, Dale. Dale Kramer Papers, ca. 1930-1966.

Journalist, biographer, and literary historian. Kramer's papers include correspondence, literary manuscripts, clippings, photographs, memorabilia, and five Chicago notebooks containing a record of his research and some correspondence of literary figures for his book Chicago Renaissance (1966), about the Chicago Literary Renaissance of the early 20th century.

13 cubic ft.
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Kramer D (formerly Kr)
Location: 3a 40 11-12
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Krawiec, Walter, 1889-1982. Walter Krawiec Political Cartoons, ca. 1950-1960s.

Five political cartoons by artist Walter Krawiec that were most likely meant for publication in the Chicago Polish Daily News.

0.2 linear feet (5 folders)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS 201
Location: 1 1 2
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Lardner, John, 1912-1960. John Lardner Papers, ca. 1900-2001, bulk 1930-1960.

An accomplished humorist and sportswriter, son of Ring Lardner, and World War II correspondent. John A. Lardner worked for the New York Herald Tribune, North American Newspaper Alliance, Newsweek, and The New Yorker.  Lardner's papers include his writings, correspondence with his wife (Hazel Hairston Lardner) and children, letters from family, friends, colleagues, and admirers; World War II dispatches from North Africa, Italy, and the South Pacific; reporters' notebooks; original drawings by Walt Kelly and Willard Mullin; and photographs.

8.4 linear feet (16 boxes, 1 oversize box, 1 bound volume)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Lardner J
Location: 3a 43 8
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Lardner, Ring, 1885-1933. Ring Lardner Papers, 1805-2003, bulk 1885-1987.

Correspondence and writings of journalist and humorist author Ring Lardner. Also estate papers, including royalty records through 2003, biographical materials, publicity and reviews, adaptations of writings, and a few photographs.

9.3 linear feet (20 boxes and 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Lardner (formerly Lar)
Location: 3a 40 12-13
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Lawson, Victor Freemont, 1850-1925. Victor Freemont Lawson Papers, 1860-1931, bulk 1885-1925.

Editor and publisher of the Chicago Daily News who made his newspapers a vehicle to promote Progressive reform. Lawson's papers include numerous letterpress copybooks of outgoing letters, and there are over 4,000 letters addressed to him, containing a wealth of information on business, union labor, and national and municipal political reform movements, and such organizations as the Fresh Air Fund, Chicago Commission on Race Relations, and Chicago Home Rule League.

59 linear feet (137 boxes and 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Lawson (formerly La)
Location: 3a 40 13-14; 3a 41 12-14
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Leahy, William, 1935-2010. William J. Leahy Papers, 1967-2010.

Short fiction, poetry, and journalism of Chicago-based writer William Leahy. Most of his writing is based in Irish, South Side Chicago neighborhoods. Additionally, there are video and radio recordings.

0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Leahy
Location: 3a 23 6
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Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949. Lloyd Lewis Papers, 1886-1985, bulk 1905-1949.

Correspondence, work manuscripts, and family memorabilia of Lloyd Lewis, managing editor of the Chicago Daily News, 1930-1945. After 1945 Lewis focused on writing historical biography and defining and creating the Newberry Library's Midwest Manuscript Collection. Correspondents include Carl Sandburg, Adlai Stevenson, Sinclair Lewis, Frank Lloyd Wright, and many others. Material documenting Quaker life in 19th-century Indiana is also present.

7.7 linear feet (12 boxes, 2 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Lewis (formerly Le)
Location: 3a 41 11-12
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The Newberry Library Bulletin, 2nd Ser. No. 4 (July 1950), p. 111-113 and p. 114-120.
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Lewis, Lucia. Lucia Lewis Artifacts and memorabilia, 1955-1962.

Artifacts belonging to Lucia Lewis, Chicago Daily News travel editor. Consists mainly of awards given to Lewis, with membership cards and some memorabilia.

0.5 cubic ft.
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Lewis Lucia
Location: 3a 44 10
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Mabley, Jack. Jack Mabley Papers, 1937-2003.

Correspondence with colleagues, congratulatory letters, inter-office memos; works including newspaper clippings, subject files dealing with important stories including the 1968 Democratic Convention, the Richard Cain case, racketeering, police corruption, and vice in Chicago, miscellaneous articles and columns; biographical clippings, publicity, and interviews, and photographs of Mabley himself and with public figures such as Hugh Hefner and Richard Nixon. Mabley was a reporter and columnist for the Chicago Daily News.

7.5 linear feet (17 boxes, 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Mabley
Location: 3a 57 3
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MacDonald, Hazel. Hazel MacDonald Papers, 1928-1967.

Chicago-based journalist and foreign correspondent in Europe during World War II, MacDonald had a brief career as a Hollywood screenwriter but later moved back to her native Chicago to work for the Chicago American.. She was married to fellow foreign correspondent Robert J. Casey from 1946 until Casey's death in 1962. This collection consists of a small amount of correspondence, biographical materials, newspaper clippings, foreign dispatches, and other works.

1.5 linear feet (3 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS MacDonald
Location: 3a 41 11
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MacDougall, Curtis Daniel, 1903-. Curtis MacDougall Papers, 1940-1984.

Journalist and professor at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism who wrote one of the definitive textbooks of American journalism. An activist in civic affairs, McDougall ran for Congress as a Democrat in Illinois' 10th District, for the U.S. Senate as a Progressive Party candidate, and as a Peace Party candidate for the 13th Congressional District. His papers include correspondence, subject files concerning his many interests and activities, photographs, etc.

37 cubic ft.
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS MacDougall
Location: 3a 58 9
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Mariano, Louis, 1906-1970. Louis Mariano Papers, ca. 1950-1988.

Papers, photographs, artwork, newsclippings, and publications relating to Louis Mariano, who worked as a reporter and editor for the Chicago Daily News before moving on to World Book and a column in the Near North News. Among the items is material pertaining to the Louis Mariano Memorial Library and the Mariano Park, 3 oversized cards, and a framed piece of art entitled "The Mayor of Rush Street."

2.7 linear feet (1 box and 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Mariano
Location: 1 40 7
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Marsh, Robert C. (Robert Charles). Robert C. Marsh Papers, 1949-1986.

Music scholar and Chicago Sun-Times classical music critic for over thirty years. Marsh chronicled a golden age for classical music in Chicago, including the tenures of Fritz Reiner and Georg Solti at the CSO and the Lyric Opera in its infancy. The collection includes correspondence with George Szell, John Chancellor, and Alexander Tcherepnin, record reviews, and scrapbooks.

4.4 linear feet (1 box, 3 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Marsh
Location: 3a 28 2
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Matanky, Arnie. Arnie Matanky Papers, 1995-2001.

Memorabilia of Arnie Matanky, a journalist at the Chicago Sun and the community paper, the Near North News, consisting mainly of subject files pertaining to a wide range of topics such as the Chicago Park District, clones, Rev. Jesse Jackson, the death penalty, Josef Mengele, etc.

4 cubic ft.
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Matanky
Location: 3a 44 10
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Mauldin, Bill, 1921-2003. Bill Mauldin Collection, 1941-2003.

Mauldin was a GI cartoonist and later worked for the St. Louis Dispatch and for the Chicago Sun Times, and is remembered for for his haunting image of Lincoln weeping after Kennedy's assasination. Includes copies of Mauldin's works, including pamphlets printed in Europe during WW II, one original ediorial cartoon, and three original drawings of the Kennedy inauguration.

6 linear feet
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Mauldin
Location: 3a 55 1
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McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney) 1870-1949. John T. McCutcheon Papers, 1834-1996, bulk 1889-1950.

Political cartoonist for the Chicago Tribune, and illustrator. McCutcheon, dean of cartoonists in his time, was active in social and civic affairs, and was the Tribune's front page attraction for decades. In addition to over 500 original cartoons and drawings, and vast numbers of published newspaper cartoons in scrapbook volumes, McCutcheon's papers contain extensive correspondence, photographs, travel diaries, WWI items, and materials relating to his Caribbean island.

95 linear feet (115 boxes, 1 oversize folder, and 47 volumes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS McCutcheon (formerly McC)
Location: 3a 41 5-9
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Meeker, Arthur, 1902-. Arthur Meeker Papers, ca. 1850-1972, bulk 1920-1945.

Chicago writer of an economically and socially prominent Chicago family. Meeker's papers consist mainly of family correspondence documenting life on Chicago's Prairie Avenue at the beginning of the 20th century and Meeker's own background and literary career. There are fifty-five letters from English writer E.M. Delafield, and one from Chicago poet George Dillon, as well as personal materials, notes, and photographs.

5 linear feet (11 boxes and oversize box)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Meeker
Location: 3a 41 4
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Miner, Michael. Michael Miner Papers, ca. 1979-2012.

Chicago Reader column files of Chicago newspaper journalist Mike Miner, including drafts, notes, interviews, and other research materials.

48.8 linear feet (39 record cartons and boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Miner
Location: 1 39 5-7
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Mowrer, Paul Scott, 1887-. Paul Scott Mowrer Papers, 1894-1988, bulk 1912-1971.

Journalist with the Chicago Daily News, 1910-1944, and first poet laureate of New Hampshire. During his long career at the Daily News, he held the positions of Paris correspondent, head of European service, associate editor, and editor-in-chief. Also the author of numerous books on international political issues and ten volumes of poetry and several plays, some of them produced in New York. Papers are mainly comprised of Mowrer's works, together with letters (some with poets and literary editors), six diaries, scrapbooks, notes, souvenirs, and clippings. Some of the material deals with Mowrer's work as a journalist during the two World Wars.

6 linear feet (10 boxes, 1 oversize box, 7 recordings and 1 artifact)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Mowrer P
Location: 3a 41 4
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Mowrer, Richard Scott. Richard Scott Mowrer Papers, 1942-2004, bulk 1951-1975.

Clippings, writings in typescript, field notebooks, and scrapbooks of Richard Mowrer, Chicago Daily News, New York Post, and freelance foreign correspondent. The papers mainly document his freelance career and represent nearly a quarter of a century of reporting from Franco's Spain, with some stories filed from Portugal, Gibraltar, Morocco, and Israel (1967 war). Mowrer also covered the Spanish Civil War, Mussolini's Italy, World War II Poland, the Middle East and the formation of the state of Israel.

3 linear feet (7 boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Mowrer R
Location: 3a 41 4
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Mullen, William. Bill Mullen Papers, 1967-2012.

Papers of Pulitzer Prize-winning Chicago Tribune reporter Bill Mullen, who in the 1970s worked undercover for the Chicago Board of Elections, and covered the end of the Vietnam War, OPEC, the SALT treaties, and famine in Africa; and in the 1980s investigated political refugees. As a world traveler, he wrote extensively about his excursions, particularly to Antarctica. He later became well-known around Chicago for his coverage of the city's cultural institutions.

45.4 linear feet (38 record cartons and 1 box)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Mullen
Location: 1 38 4-6
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Near North News. Near North News Photographs, ca. 1960-ca. 2000.

Photographs ofthe Near North News, a Chicago community newspaper founded in 1956 and published for over 40 years by Arne Matanky. Contains images of Chicagoans as well as national and international figures. Also a card file containing information on Chicago individuals and organizations, and a birthday index arranged by date.

7 linear feet
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Near North
Location: 3a 23 4
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Newman, M. W. (Morton William), 1917-2001. M.W. Newman Papers, 1917-2002.

Works, correspondence, personal materials, and memorabilia of Chicago newspaper editor, reporter, and critic M. W. "Bill" Newman. Newman worked for the Chicago Daily News and the Chicago Sun-Times, and was editor of Inland Architect magazine from 1969 to 1980. He also wrote art criticism occasionally for the Chicago Tribune and various magazines.

6 linear feet (7 boxes, 2 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Newman
Location: 3a 57 3
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Norris, Hoke. Hoke Norris Papers, 1934-1977, bulk 1956-1977.

Journalist for the Chicago Sun Times and Chicago Daily News, and author of novels and short stories, who focused on the Civil Rights Movement, adoption records, feminism, and the protests and marches in Chicago and the South during the 1960's. Norris' papers consist of his works and newspaper columns, correspondence, two scrapbooks, and a few other personal papers.

10 linear feet (20 boxes, 1 oversize box, and 2 volumes) boxes, 1 oversize box, and 2 volumes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Norris (formerly No)
Location: 3a 41 3
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O'Brien, Howard Vincent, 1888-1947. Howard Vincent O'Brien Papers, 1894-1948.

Author and Chicago Daily News literary editor and columnist, best known for the popular column "All Things Considered" and his World War I diary, Wine, Women and the War, published anonymously. Collection includes his works in manuscript, newspaper columns, correspondence (some with Al Capone, Clarence Darrow, Edna Ferber, Frank Knox, George Barr McCutcheon, H.G. Wells, and other notables), photographs, scrapbooks, and other mementoes.

7.5 linear feet (18 boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS O'Brien (formerly Ob)
Location: 3a 41 2
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Orland, Henry, 1918-. Henry Orland Papers, 1913-2000.

Music manuscripts, reel-to-reel tapes, radio scripts, correspondence, clippings, and programs of this Midwestern composer, critic, educator, and conductor. Orland was a literary and music critic for the St. Louis Globe-Democrat, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and the musicology journal Music and Man; he also served as program director for Northwestern University's radio station, WNUR, and for the program "Facets of Music" for KFUO in St. Louis (tapes of which appear in the collection). His compositions include symphonies, concertos, songs, and other works.

1.5 cubic ft.
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Orland (formerly Orl)
Location: 3a 23 2; 3a 41 1
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Orr, Carey, 1890-. Carey Orr Political cartoons, 1915-1937.

American editorial cartoonist, who started working for the Chicago Tribune in 1917, and who was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1960. Orr's political cartoons appeared on the front page for more than forty-six years. Orr material at the Newberry includes a small collection of sixteen original political cartoons dating from his early career, concerning World War I, the Depression, crime in Chicago, and free speech.

1 linear feet (16 items in 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Orr
Location: 3a 41 2
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O'Shea, James. James O'Shea Papers, 1995-2011.

Notebooks, meeting notes, memoranda, correspondence, reports, strategy documents, and other materials mainly from O’Shea’s tenure as editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times (2006-2008) and managing editor of the Chicago Tribune (2001-2006), containing considerable information about the merger of the two papers and its aftermath. Also materials relating to O’Shea’s founding and leadership of the Chicago News Cooperative; subject files, articles, and reports regarding the future of journalism; an edited manuscript copy of O'Shea’s published work, The Deal From Hell; and books on journalism and other topics.

7 linear feet (7 record cartons)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS O'Shea
Location: 1 27 6
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Payne, William Morton, 1858-1919. William Morton Payne Papers, ca. 1850-1920.

Papers of Chicago literary critic and associate editor of The Dial for twenty-three years, including correspondence, manuscripts, pamphlets, postcards, mementos, and clippings.

10 linear feet (25 boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Payne (formerly Pa)
Location: 3a 41 1
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Newberry Library Bulletin, 2nd Ser. No. 7 (October 1951), p. 193-212.
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Preston, Keith, 1884-1927. Keith Preston Papers, 1915-1945.

Correspondence, academic articles, a poem, and obituaries of Keith Preston, Chicago Daily News columnist and book page editor, Northwestern University Latin professor, and poet.

0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Preston
Location: 3a 41 1
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Rapp, Wilhelm, 1828-1907. Wilhelm Rapp Papers, 1846-1929.

Correspondence, poetry, photographs, a diary, and clippings of Wilhelm Rapp, German emigre and editor of the Illinois Staats-Zeitung. Rapp was imprisoned in Germany for his involvement in the Revolution of 1848, and also edited German-language newspapers in Cincinnati and Baltimore. The papers, mainly in German, document his anti-secessionist views, including one 1861 letter regarding President Lincoln.

2.2 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Rapp (formerly Ra)
Location: 3a 42 1
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Article: Newberry Library Bulletin, May 1952 (2nd series, no. 9)
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Raster, Hermann, 1827-1891. Hermann Raster Papers, 1849-1940, bulk 1860-1891.

Correspondence, clippings, and drafts of writings of Hermann Raster, editor of the Illinois Staats-Zeitung. A German immigrant "Forty-Eighter," Raster swayed German popular opinion through his anti-slavery, pro-Union, and anti-temperance articles, and held considerable influence over Chicago politics. Correspondence includes many letters in German, but also letters in English from Charles A. Dana, John A. Logan, Elihu Washburne, J.V. Farwell, Francis W. Parker, and Joseph Medill.

6 linear feet (10 boxes, 2 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Raster (formerly Ras)
Location: 3a 42 1
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Article: Newberry Library Bulletin, Dec. 1945 (no. 3).
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Redstrom, Ruth Nelson, 1898-1988. Ruth Nelson Redstrom Papers, 1930-2011.

Family histories of the Dahlgren and Redstrom families, correspondence, photographs, Greek menus and travelogues, and newspaper clippings of Ruth Nelson Redstrom's "One Woman's View" column. All materials relating to Ruth Nelson Redstrom, teacher and writer, from 1930 to transcriptions and reproductions from 2011.

0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Redstrom
Location: 1 28 7
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Ross, Sherwood, 1933-. Sherwood Ross Papers, 1958-2011.

Newspaper articles and columns, other writings, and audio recordings of newspaperman Sherwood Ross, born in Chicago and employed by the City News Bureau of Chicago (1955), Ebony Magazine (1956-1958), the Office of the Mayor (1958-1962), and the Chicago Daily News (1962), before leaving for press positions with the Chicago Urban League and James Meredith during the Civil Rights era.

3.1 linear feet (2 record cartons and 2 boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Ross
Location: 3a 42 2
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Round Table (Chicago, Ill.) Round Table sketchbooks, 1931-1933.

Two manuscript sketchbooks created by artists, commentators, poets, newspapermen, and other writers who were members of a small and informal Chicago club, the Round Table, documenting the social and political climates in Chicago and the United States during the Great Depression. In addition to Renier Wyers, club members included James A. Barnes, Finney Briggs, William L. Griffin, Henry Hammer, Edmond Hayes, Eugene Murdock, Edwin Prehm, Kurt Stein, Lowell H. Truettner, and E. C. Woodward.

0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Wyers
Location: 3a 44 3
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Royko, Mike. Mike Royko Papers, 1934-1997, bulk 1962-1997.

Pulitzer Prize-winning and widely-syndicated newspaper columnist and reporter for the Chicago City News Bureau, Chicago Daily News, Chicago Sun-Times, and Chicago Tribune, 1956-1997. Admired and often controversial, Royko wrote with humor and sarcasm on a wide variety of local and national topics, including Chicago city hall corruption, unfeeling bureaucracies, baseball, and other issues. Papers include Royko's entire 8,400-plus column output, notebooks, a rough draft of his book on the first Mayor Daley, photographs, and letters from newspaper readers written in response to his columns. There are also a few artifacts.

36.6 linear feet (17 boxes, two cartons, and 18 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Royko
Location: 3a 55 9-11
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Seymour, Horatio Winslow. Horatio Winslow Seymour Papers, 1867-1948, bulk 1903-1918.

Correspondence, writings, clippings and memorabilia of Horatio Winslow Seymour, editor and editorial writer for the Chicago Times, Chicago Herald, Chicago Chronicle, and New York World. An active Democrat, Seymour wrote editorials attacking the protectionist policies of the Republican Party and a book promoting free trade and democracy. Notable correspondents include John P. Altgeld, Booker T. Washington, George M. Pullman, Ralph Pulitzer, C.B. Goodyear, and Marshall Field.

1.7 linear feet (4 boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Seymour
Location: 3a 42 4
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Signer, Robert A. Robert A. Signer Manuscript, ca. 2005.

Typed manuscript of an unpublished book, Curious Epoch: The Book Pages of the Chicago Daily News and the Chicago Tribune in 1924, and the World that was Then, by Robert A. Signer.

0.1 linear feet (1 item)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS 158
Location: 3a 35 3
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Smith, Henry Justin, 1875-1936. Henry Justin Smith Papers, 1912-1980, bulk 1912-1935.

Manuscripts of works, some incoming correspondence, photographs, and mementoes of Henry Justin Smith, Chicago Daily News reporter and editor. Smith mentored talented writers like Ben Hecht, Carl Sandburg, and Vincent Starrett, and wrote many books of his own, including a well-regarded history of Chicago. Correspondence includes letters from Sherwood Anderson, Hecht, Starrett, Carroll Binder and others.

2.3 linear feet (6 boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Smith HJ (formerly Sm)
Location: 3a 42 4
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Starrett, Vincent, 1886-1974. Vincent Starrett Papers, 1918-1986.

Chicago biographer, bibliographer, essayist, collector, literary critic, and journalist, as well as a devotee of Sherlock Holmes, who worked at the Chicago Daily News and Chicago Tribune from 1906 until 1967. Includes copies of Starrett's Tribune "Books Alive" column, 1942-1967, together with correspondence from Harry Hansen, Basil Rathbone and others, and other articles and essays. This collection is entirely composed of photocopies, largely made from the Vincent Starrett collection at the University of Minnesota.

3 linear feet (3 boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Starrett
Location: 3a 42 4
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Stein, Kurt M. Kurt M. Stein Papers, 1818-1973.

Chicago author of German-American humor books, journalist, and active member of the Cliff Dwellers. Stein's papers include manuscript and printed works, including a substantial number of plays and sonnets for the Cliff Dwellers, and correspondence from friends and admirers.

0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Stein
Location: 3a 23 2
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Stevens, Ashton. Ashton Stevens Papers, ca. 1850-1952, bulk 1920-1940.

Correspondence, works, memorabilia and photographs of Ashton Stevens, "the dean of American drama critics." Stevens worked for the Hearst newspapers in San Francisco and New York and then for Chicago's Herald, Examiner, American, and Herald-American. Correspondents include Dr. Maurice Bernstein (Orson Welles' guardian), Gene Fowler, Gene Market, the Lunts, Jack Norwith, Abel Green, and others. The collection also includes a copy of the shooting script for Citizen Kane; playbills; materials on the banjo; and clippings.

40 linear feet (82 boxes, 5 oversize boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Stevens
Location: 3a 42 4-6
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Stevens, Kay Ashton. Kay Ashton Stevens Papers, 1905-1978.

Works, radio scripts, audio interviews, correspondence, clippings, artifacts and memorabilia of Kay Ashton-Stevens, Chicago stage, radio, and television performer and wife of Chicago Tribune drama critic Ashton Stevens. Kay Ashton-Stevens performed on stage in the 1920s and '30s as Katherine Krug, and later hosted the radio interview show "Hands Across the Table."

20 linear feet. (36 boxes, 1 oversize box, and 124 reels)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS StevensK
Location: 3a 55 11-12
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Stone, Melville Elijah, 1848-1929. Melville Stone Papers, 1815-1954, bulk 1890-1929.

Correspondence, with a few works, photographs, and memorabilia, of Melville Stone, founder in 1875 of the Chicago Daily News and general manager of the Associated Press, 1893-1921, first in Illinois and then in New York. Includes considerable correspondence on national and Illinois politics. Among the correspondents are eight presidents, Samuel Clemens, Richard Harding Davis, Carter Harrison IV, Harry Houdini, Thomas Nelson Page, Charles Parnell, Joseph Pulitzer, Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton, and many others.

7.6 linear feet (12 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Stone
Location: 3a 43 6
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Stowe, Leland, 1899-. Leland Stowe Papers, 1929-1988.

Writings, correspondence, career summaries, and other materials of Leland Stowe, Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign and war correspondent for the Chicago Daily News. Stowe gained international acclaim for his scoop reporting from Norway, Russia, and China during World War II. The papers include an unpublished manuscript documenting 1930's Spain, several copies of published works, and correspondence with Adlai Stevenson.

1.3 linear feet (2 boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Stowe
Location: 3a 42 8
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Strong, Walter Ansel, 1883-1931. Walter Strong Papers, 1847-2008, bulk 1912-1931.

Correspondence, personal documents, photographs, and family materials related to Walter Ansel Strong, publisher of the Chicago Daily News from 1925-1931.

3.4 linear feet (5 boxes, 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Strong
Location: 3a 42 8
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Sweningsen, Charles. Charles Sweningsen Collection of Chicago Sun-Times Newspapers, 1963-1998.

Collection of Chicago Sun-Times newspapers from former Sun-Times staff member Charles Sweningsen, from 1963 to 1998. Newspapers cover such historical events as the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, the Vietnam war, the moon landing, the Watergate scandal, affirmative action, and the 50th anniversary of the Sun-Times.

2.7 linear feet (2 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Sweningsen
Location: 1 38 1
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Taylor, Graham, 1851-1938. Graham Taylor Papers, 1820-1975, bulk 1866-1940.

Ordained minister, who founded and ran the Chicago Commons social settlement and founded the Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy (incorporated into the University of Chicago in 1920), who was a professor of social economics at the Chicago Theological Seminary, and a columnist for the Chicago Daily News. Taylor's papers include correspondence, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, works, diaries and other material relating to his activities, and include much information relating to Chicago civic organizations and social reformers in the areas of housing, child welfare, labor and education, as well as numerous printed pamphlets and other documents produced by them.

32.7 linear feet (72 boxes and 2 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Taylor (formerly Ta)
Location: 3a 43 3-5
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Thornburgh, Daniel Eston. Daniel Thornburgh - Curtis MacDougall research papers, 1975-1989.

Correspondence, research notes, drafts, and other materials relating to Thornburgh's 1980 Indiana University Ed.D. dissertation on Curtis MacDougall.

1.8 linear feet (1 record carton and 1 box)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Thornburgh
Location: 1 39 7
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Tietjens, Eunice, b. 1884. Eunice Tietjens Papers - Additions, 1847-1972.

Correspondence, works, a few photographs, and miscellaneous material relating to Eunice Tietjens, Chicago poet, novelist, lecturer, associate editor of Poetry: A Magazine of Verse, and active figure in the Chicago Literary Renaissance. Also material relating to the Hammond and Strong families, Eunice Tietjens' daughter, Janet Tietjens Hart, and Eunice Tietjens' first husband, Paul Tietjens; and three boxes of photographs of family members and literary associates (Mary Aldis, Edgar Lee Masters, Vachel Lindsay, Harriet Monroe, Sara Teasdale, etc.).

5.5 linear feet (10 boxes and 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Tietjens 2
Location: 3a 43 2
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Tietjens, Eunice, b. 1884. Eunice Tietjens Papers, 1898-1944.

Correspondence, works, a few photographs, and miscellaneous material relating to Eunice Tietjens, Chicago poet, novelist, lecturer, associate editor of Poetry: A Magazine of Verse, and active figure in the Chicago Literary Renaissance. The bulk of the correspondence is incoming.

10 linear feet (24 boxes)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Tietjens (formerly Ti)
Location: 3a 43 2-3
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Newberry Library Bulletin, 2nd Ser. No. 5 (December 1950), p. 146-157.

True, Alison. Alison True - Chicago Reader Records, 1979-2007.

Administrative files of Chicago Reader editor Alison True, including production notes, letters, photographs, style manuals, surveys, and a collection of monographs by Reader contributors (both on staff and freelance). Also includes a box of materials realting to the proposed redesign of the paper in 2003-2004, and one oversize folder of original artwork submitted to the paper.

7.5 linear feet (7 record cartons and 1 oversize folder)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS True
Location: 3a 23 3
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Tucker, Dan, 1925-. Dan Tucker Papers, 1973-1974.

Papers of Chicago journalist and composer Dan Tucker. Tucker worked for Chicago's American, Chicago Today, and the Chicago Tribune as a music reviewer, editor, and editorial page writer. His musical works have been performed at the Kennedy Center, CSO, His Majesties Clerkes, for the Chicago Millenium, and other venues.

1.3 linear feet
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Tucker
Location: 3a 57 1
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Ward, Estelle Frances, d. 1941. Estelle Frances Ward Letters and book manuscript, 1923-1927.

Unpublished manuscript by Ward entitled "The Fourth Estate and the Young Republic," about the letters of John Fenno, editor of the "Gazette of the United States," 1789-1798. Also includes some correspondence with potential publishers.

0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Modern MS Ward
Location: 3a 35 2
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Watson, Elmo Scott, 1892-1951. Elmo Scott Watson Papers, 1816-1951, bulk 1920-1951.

Personal papers of journalist, professor of journalism, and western / frontier historian Elmo Scott Watson, consisting mainly of topical files on western subjects and journalism. Also included are Watson's manuscripts and published writings, and his correspondence and teaching-related files.

20.4 linear feet (49 boxes).
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Ayer Modern MS Watson
Location: 3 59 13-14
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Wendt, Lloyd. Lloyd Wendt Papers, 1934-ca. 2000.

Long time Chicago journalist and author of Chicago Tribune: The rise of a Great American Newspaper (Rand McNally, 1979) Swift Walker: An Informal Biography of Gurdon Saltonstall Hubbard (Regenery, 1986), and three nonfiction pieces with Herman Kogan; Give the Lady What She Wants (1952), Big Bill of Chicago (1953), and Lords of the Levee (1943). Includes clippings of Wendt's newspaper articles, 1935-1960s, typescripts of his works, reviews, photographs, and copies of a Chicago Tribune Sunday cartoon strip by him.

3 linear feet (3 cartons)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Wendt
Location: 3a 58 8
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Wexler, Madelin. Madelin Wexler Papers, 1960-2000.

Tear sheets and full copies of magazines and articles written and/or edited by journalist Madelin Wexler, who worked for Chicago-based trade magazines Institutions, and Hotels & Restaurants International, through various name and design style changes. Also includes correspondence and information about "The Bombay Bicycle Club," a dinner club that began as a fictional club but actually came into being in New York, California, and Arizona in the early 1960s.

1.5 linear feet (1 box)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Wexler
Location: 3a 23 7
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Wright, Paul Randall, 1876-1965. Paul Randall Wright Papers, 1899-1965.

Writings and correspondence of Chicago journalist and foreign correspondent Paul Randall Wright, particularly newspaper stories reported from Siberia in 1918-1919, and Manchuria, China, Japan, and the Philippines from 1926-1930. The collection also includes diaries and a number of photographs relating to the periods in which Wright was stationed abroad.

3.4 linear feet (5 boxes and 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Journalism
Call Number: Midwest MS Wright
Location: 3a 26 4
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Wyers, Renier Otto, 1897-1950:


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