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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 innumerable fables in slang.
Extent: 7.2 linear feet - (12 boxes, 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Chicago, Family Papers, Journalism, Literature

Balk, Alfred, 1930-2010 : Alfred Balk Papers, 1941-2010

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.
Extent: 12.5 linear feet - (31 boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism

Barzel, Ann : Ann Barzel Papers, 1912-2005

Correspondence, works, photographs, and personal and biographical material by Chicago dance critic and historian Ann Barzel.
Extent: 33.4 linear feet - (69 boxes and 3 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Dance, Journalism, Women

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.
Extent: 4 linear feet - (4 record cartons)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Women

Bell, Edward Price, 1869-1943 : Edward Price Bell Papers, 1886-1951

Correspondence, works, and other items related to Edward Price Bell's career as a foreign correspondent for the Chicago Daily News and roving correspondent for the Literary Digest.
Extent: 31.3 linear feet - (64 boxes and 4 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Politics

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.
Extent: 0.2 linear feet - (1 box)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Theater

Binder, Carroll, 1896-1956 : Carroll Binder Papers, 1910-1967

Correspondence, writing, personal and family materials, and photographs of newspaper editor and foreign correspondent Carroll Binder.
Extent: 21.7 linear feet - (53 boxes and oversize volumes and folders)
Subjects: Chicago, Family Papers, Journalism, Social Action, Women

Binder, David : David Binder Papers, 1935-2007

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.
Extent: 11.9 linear feet - (6 boxes, 4 record cartons, 1 oversize box, and 7 oversize volumes)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Photographs

Blake, Tiffany, 1870-1943 : Tiffany Blake newspaper clippings, 1901-1919

Photocopies of articles written for the Chicago Tribune by Blake, a noted editorial writer for the paper.
Extent: 0.1 linear feet - (1 folder)
Subjects: Journalism

Block, Mervin : Mervin Block Papers, 1945-2005

Danny Newman's letters (1978-2005) to Merv Block, renowned New York broadcast newswriter and editor who worked earlier in his career as a newspaper writer and editor in Chicago. Also additional materials relating to Newman, including his writings and memoirs, biographical information, newspaper clippings, award notices, and press releases. Newman (1919-2007), a life-long Chicagoan and Lyric Opera press agent for over 50 years, pioneered the building of performing arts audiences through subscription sales. Also includes letters to Block from author James T. Farrell, together with writings and column samples Farrell sent to Block. Block and Farrell became acquainted in 1957, when Block interviewed him for a story, and then again for another in 1958. Later in 1960 Block attempted to help Farrell appear as a columnist in Chicago’s American. Both of Block’s articles are also in the papers, as are other articles about Farrell, obituaries, photographs, and copies of a few letters from and to Farrell.
Extent: 0.8 linear feet - (3 boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Literature, Music

Borowski, Felix, 1872-1956 : Felix Borowski Papers, 1841-1995

Correspondence, writings, photographs, sound recordings, clippings scrapbooks, 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 second wife, Elsa (Kanne) Borowski.
Extent: 11.3 linear feet - (10 boxes and 6 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Music

Brickman, Morrie, 1917-1994 : Morrie Brickman cartoons, 1966-1985

Newspaper cartoons of Chicagoan Morrie Brickman
Extent: 2.1 linear feet - (3 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Arts, Chicago, Journalism

Butcher, Fanny, 1888-1987 : Fanny Butcher Papers, 1830-1984

Correspondence, clippings, manuscripts, photographs, and memorabilia relating to the life and work of Chicago literary critic and author, Fanny Butcher.
Extent: 48.5 linear feet - (44 boxes, 12 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Literature, Women

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 Russell, 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.
Extent: 1.2 linear feet - (3 boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Family Papers, Journalism, Women

Casey, Robert J. , (Robert Joseph), 1890-1962 : Robert J. Casey Papers, 1894-1964

Works, correspondence, and personal materials of writer Robert J. Casey, who served in World War I and covered World War II for the Chicago Daily News. Casey was also a humor columnist, novelist, and nonfiction writer who traveled all over the world and wrote of his adventures in newspapers and in books.
Extent: 13.4 linear feet - (29 boxes and 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Literature

Cassidy, Claudia : Claudia Cassidy Papers, 1880s-1996

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.
Extent: 16 linear feet - (42 boxes, 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Chicago, Dance, Journalism, Music, Theater, Women

Chicago Daily News, Inc. : Chicago Daily News Records, 1882-2007

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. Forms part of the Field Enterprises Records.
Extent: 60 cubic feet - (34 boxes and oversize material)
Subjects: Business, Chicago, Journalism

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.
Extent: 0.8 linear feet - (2 boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism

Chicago Reader. : Chicago Reader Artwork Collection, 1973-2005

Original works by various artists commissoned for the Chicago Reader alternative weekly newspaper.
Extent: 14.3 linear feet - (10 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Arts, Business, Chicago, Journalism

Chicago Reader. : Chicago Reader Photographs: News Collection, 1973-2007

Photographs used to accompany front page and other feature stories in the Chicago Reader alternative weekly newspaper, as well as the columns Calendar, Hot Type, Neighborhood News, Our Town, TheWorks, and Chicago Anti-Social.
Extent: 60.5 linear feet - (141 boxes and 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Business, Chicago, Journalism, Photographs

Chicago Reader. : Chicago Reader Photographs: Performance Collection, ca. 1960s-2006

Publicity and live photographs of Midwest area dance, drama, comedy, and music performers and performances from the files of the Chicago Reader weekly newspaper.
Extent: 61 linear feet - (147 boxes, 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Arts, Business, Chicago, Journalism, Photographs

Chicago Reader. : Chicago Reader Records, 1971-2000

Original copy of articles, legal files, miscellaneous administrative files, and unsolicited manuscripts of the Chicago Reader alternative weekly newspaper.
Extent: 33 linear feet - (77 boxes, 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Business, Chicago, Journalism

Chicago sun-times. : Chicago Sun-Times Records, 1934-1984

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 (in Series 2). Forms part of the Field Enterprises Records.
Extent: 203 cubic feet -
Subjects: Business, Chicago, Journalism

City News Bureau of Chicago. : City News Bureau Records, 1944-2005

Reporters' copy and supporting subject materials of the City News Bureau of Chicago news agency, filed from four beat locations: Federal Court, Cook County Civil Court, Cook County Criminal Court, and Chicago City Hall.
Extent: 43 linear feet - (102 boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism

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 seventy-eight columns for that paper, 1937-1939, and his photograph.
Extent: 1.5 linear feet - (1 box and 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Journalism

Dawson, Mitchell, 1890-1956 : Mitchell Dawson Papers, 1810-1988

Works, correspondence, and papers of lawyer and poet Mitchell Dawson, and also papers, photographs and genealogical information of the Dawson, Manierre and Hahn families.
Extent: 35 linear feet - (68 boxes, 1 oversize box and 17 rolled posters)
Subjects: Chicago, Family Papers, Journalism, Literature, Women

Deerfield, Eddie : Eddie Deerfield scrapbooks, 1945-1947

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.
Extent: 0.9 linear feet - (1 oversize box - 4 volumes)
Subjects: Chicago, Dance, Journalism, Music, Theater

Dell, Floyd, 1887-1969 : Floyd Dell Papers, 1908-1969

Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material relating to Floyd Dell, novelist, poet, playwright, newspaperman, literary editor and social and political critic.
Extent: 11 linear feet - (29 boxes and 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Literature, Social Action

Dennis, Charles Henry, 1860-1943 : Charles H. Dennis Papers, 1868-1942

Correspondence and miscellaneous items relating to Charles H. Dennis, managing editor of the Chicago Daily News.
Extent: 5 linear feet - (14 boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism

Drury, John, 1898- : John Drury-Marion Neville Papers, 1860-1970

Correspondence, clippings, manuscripts, artwork, personal materials, and photographs of author and journalist John Drury, and his wife, journalist and painter Marion Neville.
Extent: 22 linear feet - (50 boxes and 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Arts, Chicago, Journalism, Women

Dunne, Finley Peter, 1867-1936 : Finley Peter Dunne Papers, 1925-1992

Chicago-based writer Finley Peter Dunne’s correspondence, essays, and memoirs. Collection also includes a photograph of Dunne, an etched stamp, and an adaptation of Dunne’s “Mr. Dooley” series for the stage, by his son, Hollywood screenwriter, film director and producer Philip Dunne.
Extent: 0.4 linear feet - (1 box)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Literature

Eden-Martin family : 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).
Extent: 23.7 linear feet - (20 boxes and 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Business, Family Papers, Journalism, Politics

Eulenberg, Edward, 1907-1988 : Edward Eulenberg Papers, 1930-1985

Articles, columns, and clippings of Edward Eulenberg, reporter and editor for the City News Bureau, and reporter and feature writer for the Chicago Daily News.
Extent: 1.3 linear feet - (3 boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Social Action

Field Enterprises. : Field Enterprises Records, 1858-2007

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.
Extent: 163 linear feet - (154 boxes, 17 oversize boxes, and 12 bound volumes, and 107 scrapbooks)
Subjects: Business, Chicago, Journalism

Fischetti, John R. : John Fischetti Papers, 1942-1995

Political cartoons and assorted miscellaneous items (clippings, photographs, correspondence, etc.) of Pulitzer Prize-winning artist John Fischetti. Fischetti worked for several newspapers and magazines during his long career, including Coronet, Esquire, the Chicago Sun, the New York Herald Tribune, the Chicago Daily News, and the Chicago Sun-Times.
Extent: 15 linear feet - (1 box and 28 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Arts, Chicago, Journalism

Fuller, Henry Blake, 1857-1929 : Henry Blake Fuller Papers, 1868-2000

Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material relating to Henry Blake Fuller, Chicago novelist, essayist, critic, and satirist. The bulk of the collection consists of Fuller's writings, both published and manuscript, and incoming correspondence.
Extent: 11.5 linear feet - (19 boxes, 3 oversize boxes, and 2 oversize folders)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Literature

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.
Extent: 0.9 linear feet - (1 oversize box)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism

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, Jules Massenet, Johann Strauss, Giuseppe Verdi, and many others.
Extent: 43.5 linear feet - (38 boxes, 22 oversize boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Music

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.
Extent: 10 linear feet - (7 cartons and loose artifacts)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism

Gruenberg, Robert, 1922-1992 : Robert Gruenberg Papers, 1947-1990

Correspondence, clippings, and personal materials of Chicago journalist Robert Gruenberg.
Extent: 4.6 linear feet - (11 boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Politics, Social Action

Hansen, Harry, 1884- : Harry Hansen Papers, 1900-1970

Correspondence, subject files, photographs and artwork of newspaper writer and editor Harry Hansen.
Extent: 5 linear feet - (9 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Literature

Harris, Sydney J. : Sydney Justin Harris Papers, 1933-1987

Correspondence, clippings, readers' letters, and personal materials of Chicago columnist Sydney Justin Harris.
Extent: 18.5 linear feet - (43 boxes and 1 oversize rolled poster)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism

Heaton, Harold R. : Harold R. Heaton Political Cartoons, 1909-ca.1913

Sixty original political and editorial cartoons by Harold R. Heaton for the Chicago newspaper Inter-Ocean, drawn between 1909 and circa 1913.
Extent: 3.8 linear feet - (3 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Politics, Social Action

Hecht, Ben, 1894-1964 : Ben Hecht Papers, 1879-1983

Works, correspondence, and papers of novelist, playwright, and screenwriter Ben Hecht, and also papers of his wife Rose Caylor Hecht (novelist) and daughter Jenny Hecht (actress).
Extent: 92 linear feet - (144 boxes and 19 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Literature, Theater, Women

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.
Extent: 5 linear feet - (13 boxes)
Subjects: Journalism, Literature, Theater

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.
Extent: 0.9 linear feet - (1 oversize box)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Women

Kogan, Herman : Herman Kogan Papers, ca.1869-1985

Works, professional correspondence, and photographs of Chicago journalist and corporate historian Herman Kogan.
Extent: 13 linear feet - (31 boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism

Korngold, Ralph, 1882-1964 : Ralph Korngold Papers, 1867-1994

Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and personal items relating to the life and work of Socialist journalist and historical biographer Ralph Korngold.
Extent: 4 linear feet - (9 boxes, 1 card file box, and 1 audiovisual materials box)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Literature

Kramer, Dale, 1936- : Dale Kramer papers, 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.
Extent: 11.3 linear feet - 27 boxes and 1 tube
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Literature

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.
Extent: 0.2 linear feet - (5 folders)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism

Lardner, John, 1912-1960 : John Lardner Papers, ca. 1900-2001

Correspondence, works, personal materials, photographs, and artwork of sportswriter, humorist, reporter, and critic John Lardner.
Extent: 8.4 linear feet - (16 boxes, 1 oversize box, 1 bound volume)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Literature

Lardner, Ring, 1885-1933 : Ring Lardner Papers, 1805-2003

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.
Extent: 9.3 linear feet - (20 boxes and 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Literature, Theater

Lawson, Victor Fremont, 1850-1925 : Victor Lawson Papers, ca.1860-1931

Correspondence, reports, legal documents, contracts, and other materials pertaining to Victor Lawson’s life and career as a pioneering newspaperman and owner of the Chicago Daily News in early 1900s Chicago.
Extent: 59 linear feet - (137 boxes and 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Business, Chicago, Journalism, Social Action

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.
Extent: 0.4 linear feet - (1 box)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Literature

Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949 : Lloyd Lewis Papers, 1886-1985

Correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, personal materials, and photographs of Chicago journalist and historian Lloyd Lewis.
Extent: 7.7 linear feet - (12 boxes, 2 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Family Papers, Journalism, Religion

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.
Extent: 1 linear feet - (1 box)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism

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.
Extent: 7.5 linear feet - (17 boxes, 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Politics

MacDonald, Hazel, 1891-1971 : Hazel MacDonald Papers, 1928-1967

This collection consists of a small amount of correspondence, biographical materials, newspaper clippings, foreign dispatches, and other works by Chicago reporter and foreign correspondent Hazel MacDonald.
Extent: 1.5 linear feet - (3 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Women

MacDougall, Curtis Daniel, 1913- : Curtis MacDougall Papers, 1922-1989

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, published articles, CDs, photographs, etc. Also paper copies of correspondence with Emil Dansker, a press release re MacDougall’s award from the American Society of Journalism School Administrators (no date), a 1971 newspaper article by MacDougall, and a printed book announcement for Superstition and the Press.
Extent: 28.9 linear feet - (28 record cartons and 1 box)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Politics

Mariano, Louis, 1906-1970 : Louis Mariano Papers, ca. 1950-1988

Papers, photographs, artwork, newsclippings, and publications relating to Louis Mariano (1906-1970) 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."
Extent: 2.7 linear feet - (1 box and 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism

Marsh, Robert C. (Robert Charles) : Robert 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.
Extent: 4.4 linear feet - (1 box, 3 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Music

Matanky, Arnie : Arnie Matanky Papers, 1995-2001

Memorabilia of Arne 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.
Extent: 4 linear feet - (4 record cartons)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism

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.
Extent: 6 linear feet -
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Politics

McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949 : John T. McCutcheon Papers, 1834-1996

Collection of correspondence, works, drafts of works, subject files, and personal information by and about John T. McCutcheon, editorial cartoonist and newspaper correspondent for the Chicago Record and the Chicago Tribune.
Extent: 95 linear feet - (115 boxes, 1 oversize folder, and 47 volumes)
Subjects: Arts, Chicago, Journalism

Meeker, Arthur, 1902-1971 : Arthur Meeker, Jr. Papers, ca. 1850-1972

Correspondence, personal materials, works, and photographs of Chicago author Arthur Meeker, Jr.
Extent: 5 linear feet - (11 boxes and 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Chicago, Family Papers, Journalism, Literature

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.
Extent: 48.8 linear feet - (39 record cartons and boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism

Mowrer, Paul Scott, 1887-1971 : Paul Scott Mowrer Papers, 1894-2007

Correspondence, works, photographs and personal materials related to Paul Scott Mowrer, Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent, author, newspaper editor, and poet. Mowrer was Paris correspondent for the Chicago Daily News beginning in 1910, headed the foreign news service until 1934, and editor of the paper from 1935-1944. He was foreign editor of the New York Post from 1944-1947. An accomplished poet, Mowrer published nine books of poetry and was named first poet laureate of New Hampshire in 1967.
Extent: 8 linear feet - (13 boxes, 1 oversize box, and 1 artifact)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Literature

Mowrer, Richard Scott : Richard S. Mowrer Papers, 1942-2004

Articles, essays, and field notebooks, mostly about the Franco era in Spain, by freelance journalist Richard S. Mowrer.
Extent: 3 linear feet - (7 boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism

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.
Extent: 45.4 linear feet - 38 record cartons and 1 box
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism

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.
Extent: 7 linear feet - (7 record cartons)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism

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. Newman.
Extent: 6 linear feet - (7 boxes, 2 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism

Norris, Hoke : Hoke Norris Papers, 1934-1977

Collection of correspondence, works, research materials, and personal information by and about Hoke Norris, reporter, book reviewer, novelist, and public affairs director. Norris worked for several papers including the Raleigh News and Observer, the Winston-Salem Journal-Sentinel, the Chicago Sun-Times, and the Chicago Daily News.
Extent: 10 linear feet - (20 boxes, 1 oversize box, and 2 volumes)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Literature, Social Action

O'Brien, Howard Vincent, 1888-1947 : Howard Vincent O'Brien Papers, 1894-1948

Correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, publicity materials, and personal papers of newspaper columnist and novelist Howard Vincent O'Brien.
Extent: 7.5 linear feet - (18 boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Literature

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.
Extent: 7 linear feet - (7 record cartons)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism

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.
Extent: 2.5 linear feet - 1 box, 2 oversize boxes, loose items
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Music

Orr, 1890- : Carey Orr cartoons, 1915-1937

Sixteen political cartoons by Pulitzer Prize winning-artist Carey Orr.
Extent: 1 linear feet - (16 items in 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Arts, Chicago, Journalism

Payne, William Morton, 1858-1919 : William Morton Payne Papers, ca. 1850-1920

Correspondence, works, scrapbooks, and other personal materials pertaining to William Morton Payne's life as a literary critic, periodical editor, translator, and educator.
Extent: 10 linear feet - (25 boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Literature

Preston, Keith, 1884-1927 : Keith Preston Papers, 1915-1942

Small collection of correspondence and works from Chicago poet, columnist, and literary critic, Keith Preston.
Extent: 0.2 linear feet - (1 box)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism

Rapp, Wilhelm, 1827-1907 : Wilhelm Rapp Papers, 1846-1929

Correspondence, poetry, and clippings relating to Wilhelm Rapp, German emigre and editor of the Illinois Staats-Zeitung.
Extent: 2.2 linear feet - (2 boxes, 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Chicago, Civil War, Journalism

Raster, Hermann, 1827-1891 : Hermann Raster Papers, 1849-1940

Correspondence and other materials pertaining to the life of German immigrant "Forty-Eighter," Hermann Raster, and his work as editor of the Illinois Staats-Zeitung.
Extent: 6 linear feet - (10 boxes, 2 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Civil War, Journalism

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.
Extent: 0.4 linear feet - (1 box)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Women

Ross, Sherwood, 1933- : Sherwood Ross Papers, 1956-2014

Papers of Chicago journalist Sherwood Ross, including articles he wrote for the New York Enquirer (1956-1957) and the Chicago Daily News (1962), a syndicated column for Reuters (1992-2002), material from his public relations and social activism work for the National Urban League and records belonging to Sherwood Ross Associates, a media consulting firm Ross founded in 1970.
Extent: 3.3 linear feet - (6 boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Social Action

Royko, Mike, 1932-1997 : Mike Royko Papers, 1934-1997

Correspondence, columns, other works, and personal material of journalist, columnist, and author Mike Royko. Royko received his journalistic training by working for the Chicago City News Bureau (1956-1959) and went on to be a favorite columnist at the Chicago Daily News (1959-1978); The Chicago Sun-Times (1978-1984); and the Chicago Tribune (1984-1997). Royko is known for writing his best-seller Boss: Richard J. Daley of Chicago, and for winning a Pulitzer Prize in 1972 for commentary.
Extent: 36.6 linear feet - (17 boxes, two cartons, and 18 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism

Sandburg, Helga : Sandburg, Helga, letter to Kenan Heise, 1994

Letter from Helga Sandburg (daughter of Carl Sandburg) to Chicago Tribune columnist Kenan Heise, thanking him for his obituary for Marcia Lee Masters, daughter of Edgar Lee Masters and the Tribune's Poetry editor. Also includes typescripts of two poems; one from Marcia to Helga, and one from Helga to Marcia.
Extent: 0.1 linear feet - (1 folder)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Literature

Seymour, Horatio Winslow, 1854-1920 : Horatio Winslow Seymour Papers, 1867-1948

Editorial columns, clippings, manuscripts, correspondence, three photographs, and family materials from publisher and editorial writer Horatio Winslow Seymour.
Extent: 1.7 linear feet - (4 boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Politics

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.
Extent: 0.1 linear feet - (1 folder)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism

Smith, Henry Justin, 1875-1936 : Henry Justin Smith Papers, 1912-1980

Manuscripts of works, correspondence, and mementos of Henry Justin Smith, author and Chicago Daily News reporter, city editor, news editor, and managing editor.
Extent: 2.3 linear feet - (6 boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Literature

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.
Extent: 3 linear feet - 3 boxes
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism

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.
Extent: 0.2 linear feet - (1 box)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Literature

Stevens, Ashton : Ashton Stevens Papers, ca. 1850-1952

The papers of San Francisco and Chicago journalist and drama critic Ashton Stevens contain correspondence with family, friends, and colleagues from the entertainment world; works including newspaper clippings, playscripts, articles, and interviews; personal materials including biographical information, memorabilia, and materials pertaining to the banjo; photographs of actors, actresses, family, friends and colleagues; artworks and audio recordings; and a small number of artifacts.
Extent: 40 linear feet - (82 boxes, 5 oversize boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Theater

Stevens, Kay Ashton : Kay Ashton-Stevens Papers, 1905-1978

Correspondence, personal and career related materials, photographs, and audiovisual materials of Chicago actress, television and radio personality, and wife of critic Ashton Stevens, Kay Ashton-Stevens.
Extent: 20 linear feet - (36 boxes, 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Theater, Women

Stone, Melville Elijah, 1848-1929 : Melville E. Stone Papers, 1815-1954

Correspondence and other materials pertaining to the life and work of Melville E. Stone, founder and editor of the Chicago Daily News and general manager of the Associated Press.
Extent: 7.6 linear feet - (12 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism

Stowe, Leland, 1899- : Leland Stowe Papers, 1929-1988

Mostly photocopies of writings and some correspondence of newspaper foreign correspondent and author Leland Stowe. Stowe witnessed and wrote about many historic events and subject such as the rise of the Nazi party in Germany, the Russo-Finnish War, experiencing the Russian front during World War II, and the corruption in the regime of Chiang Kai-Shek.
Extent: 0.8 linear feet - (2 boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism

Strong, Walter Ansel, 1883-1931 : Walter Ansel Strong Papers, 1847-2008

Correspondence, personal documents, photographs, and family materials related to Walter Ansel Strong, publisher of the Chicago Daily News from 1925-1931.
Extent: 3.4 linear feet - (5 boxes, 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism

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.
Extent: 2.7 linear feet - (2 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism

Taylor, Graham, 1851-1938 : Graham Taylor Papers, 1820-1975

Works, correspondence, and family papers of minister, social worker, professor, and founder of Chicago Commons settlement house, Graham Taylor.
Extent: 32.7 linear feet - (72 boxes and 2 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Clubs and Organizations, Journalism, Religion, Social Action, Women

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.
Extent: 1.8 linear feet - (1 record carton and 1 box)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism

Tietjens, Eunice, 1884-1944 : Eunice Tietjens Papers, 1898-1944

Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material relating to Eunice Tietjens, Chicago poet, novelist, lecturer and associate editor of Poetry: A Magazine of Verse. The bulk of the correspondence is incoming.
Extent: 10 linear feet - (23 boxes, 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Literature, Women

Tietjens, Eunice, 1884-1944 : Eunice Tietjens Papers - Additions, 1847-1972

Correspondence, works, and miscellaneous material relating to Eunice Tietjens, Chicago poet, novelist, lecturer and associate editor of Poetry: A Magazine of Verse. 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.
Extent: 5.5 linear feet - (10 boxes and 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Chicago, Family Papers, Journalism, Literature, Women

True, Alison : Alison True - Chicago Reader Records, 1979-2007, 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.
Extent: 7.5 linear feet - (7 record cartons and 1 oversize folder)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Women

Tucker, Dan, 1925- : Dan Tucker Papers, ca.1949-2013

Composer Dan 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. Additions include scrapbooks of clippings, articles, and programs; two typescripts; correspondence; a musical score, and a card file box of addresses and phone numbers. Also received Tucker's iMac, which stores his musical notation software and music files, a DVD, a VHS, CDs, and cassette recordings of his works.
Extent: 19.2 linear feet - (2 oversize boxes, 15 record cartons, and 1 iMac computer)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Music

Ward, Estelle Frances : Estelle Francis 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.
Extent: 0.4 linear feet - (1 box)
Subjects: Journalism, Politics, Women

Watson, Elmo Scott, 1892-1951 : Elmo Scott Watson Papers, 1816-1951

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.
Extent: 20.4 linear feet - (49 boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Indians and the West, Journalism

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.
Extent: 5.9 linear feet - (5 cartons and 1 document box)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism

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.
Extent: 1.5 linear feet - (1 box)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Women

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.
Extent: 3.4 linear feet - (5 boxes and 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Politics