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Chicago Daily News, Inc.


Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

Ben Hecht papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hecht

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).

Dates: 1879-1983

Carroll Binder papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Binder

Correspondence, writing, personal and family materials, and photographs of newspaper editor and foreign correspondent Carroll Binder.

Dates: 1910-1984; Majority of material found within 1920-1955

Charles H. Dennis papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dennis

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

Dates: 1868-1942; Majority of material found within 1885 - 1929

Don May papers

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-May

Commercial design work and professional papers of May, a designer and art director for several Chicago-based publications. May later moved his practice to California where he became a regional painter as well as a designer.

Dates: 1927-2009; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1982

Field Enterprises records

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Field Enterprises

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.

Dates: 1858-2007; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1975

Fort Sheridan postcard collection

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Fort Sheridan
Abstract This collection contains over 500 postcards acquired from the former museum at the Fort Sheridan U.S. Army Post (1887-1993). These materials relate primarily to World Wars I and II. There are many Chicago Daily News Postals printed of European locations during World War I, as well as views of military life in several American installations, such as Camp Custer, Michigan. A small number of views related to topics such as medicine and the Red Cross are also part of this collection. Oversize...
Dates: approximately 1914-1945

Graham Taylor papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Taylor

Works, correspondence, and family papers of minister, social worker, professor, and founder of Chicago Commons settlement house, Graham Taylor.

Dates: 1820-1975; Majority of material found within 1866-1940

Hayden Carruth Letters and Poem

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Carruth

Letters and poem written by American poet and literary critic Hayden Carruth, primarily to Chicago Daily News reporter Van Allen Bradley.

Dates: 1949-1970

Henry Justin Smith Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-SmithHJ

Manuscripts of works, correspondence, and mementos of Henry Justin Smith, author and Chicago Daily News reporter, city editor, news editor, and managing editor.

Dates: 1912-1980; Majority of material found within 1912 - 1935

Hoke Norris Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Norris

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.

Dates: 1934-1977; Majority of material found within 1956 - 1977

Howard Vincent O'Brien papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-O'Brien

Correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, publicity materials, and personal papers of newspaper columnist and novelist Howard Vincent O'Brien.

Dates: 1894-1948

Joe Geshwiler papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Geshwiler
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1971-2011

John Fischetti papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Fischetti
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1942-1995

M. W. Newman Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Newman

Works, correspondence, personal materials, and memorabilia of Chicago newspaper editor, reporter, and critic M. W. Newman.

Dates: 1917-2002

Melville E. Stone papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Stone

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.

Dates: 1815-1954; Majority of material found within 1890-1929

Mike Royko papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Royko
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1934-1997; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1997

Oswald Bruce Cooper Papers

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Cooper

Papers of Oswald Cooper, Chicago lettering artist, advertising designer and type designer best known for his Cooper Black and Cooper Bold typefaces. Includes art work for type designs; art boards, proofs and finished advertising pieces; and limited correspondence. There is also a file on patent cases of 1926-1928, and Cooper's testimony before Congress on the originality of typefaces, and ephemera from other artists.

Dates: 1903-1953; Majority of material found within 1919 - 1939

Paul Randall Wright papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Wright

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.

Dates: 1899-1965

Paul Scott Mowrer papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Mowrer P
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1894-2007; Majority of material found within 1912 - 1971

Richard G. Suthers papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Suthers

Photographs, brochures, clippings, invitations, correspondence, and realia documenting the career of Richard G. (Dick) Suthers, who was a pressman in the production department of the Chicago Daily News and the Chicago Sun-Times from 1945 to 1985. Realia includes special rulers and slide rules for measuring type and columns, as well as a paper pressman's hat. Collection also includes the rotogravure plate of the front page of the Chicago Daily News's last edition, March 4, 1978.

Dates: 1950s-2004

Robert A. Signer Manuscript

Identifier: Midwest-MS-158

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.

Dates: approximately 2008

Sam Lesner papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lesner

Clippings, photographs, some correspondence, and a few pieces of Chicago Daily News memorabilia from long-time reporter and reviewer Sam Lesner.

Dates: 1941-1990

Sherwood Ross papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Ross

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.

Dates: 1956-2014

Val Lauder Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lauder

Proof copy and final draft of The Back Page, by former Chicago Daily News columnist and feature writer Valarie (Val) Lauder. Also includes some press clippings and items from her tenure as a journalist.

Dates: 1940s-2013

Victor Lawson papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lawson

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.

Dates: approximately 1860-1931; Majority of material found within 1885-1925

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Manuscripts, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 19
Journalists -- Illinois -- Chicago 7
Photographs -- 1901-1950 6
Clippings -- 1901-1950 5
Correspondence -- 1901-1950 5
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Journalism -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History 5
Newspaper editors -- Illinois -- Chicago 5
Newspaper publishing -- Illinois -- Chicago 5
Photographs -- 1851-1900 5
Authors, American -- 20th century 4
Clippings (information artifacts) 4
Foreign correspondents 4
Foreign news 4
Photographs 4
Reporters and reporting 4
Chicago (Ill.) -- Newspapers 3
Clippings -- 1951-2000 3
Correspondence 3
Correspondence -- 1951-2000 3
Manuscripts, American 3
Photographs -- 1951-2000 3
Scrapbooks 3
Syndicates (Journalism) -- United States 3
Advertising -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Design 2
Advertising, Newspaper 2
Chicago (Ill.) -- History 2
Chicago (Ill.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century 2
Clippings -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1951-2000 2
Correspondence -- 1851-1900 2
Correspondence -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1901-1950 2
Designers -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
Diaries -- 1901-1950 2
Foreign correspondents -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
Investigative reporting 2
Moving images 2
News agencies 2
Newspaper editors 2
Newspaper employees 2
Newspaper industry 2
Newspaper presses 2
Newspapers 2
Newspapers -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History 2
Novelists, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
Parent and child -- Correspondence 2
Poets, American -- 20th century 2
Pulitzer Prizes 2
Sound recordings 2
Spanish-American War, 1898 2
Advertising -- California -- Los Angeles -- Design 1
Advertising -- Medicine 1
Advertising layout and typography 1
Advertising, Classified 1
Advice columns 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
African Americans in radio broadcasting 1
American periodicals -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism 1
Artifacts 1
Arts -- Press coverage 1
Audiotapes -- 1951-2000 1
Balkan Peninsula 1
Balkan Peninsula -- History -- War of 1912-1913 1
Book design -- California -- Los Angeles 1
Book design -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Boxing -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Brothers and sisters -- Correspondence 1
Calendars (documents) -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1901-1950 1
Calligraphy -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Cartoonists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Politics and government -- 1951- 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Politics and government -- To 1950 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Social conditions 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Social life and customs 1
China -- History -- Northern Expedition, 1926-1928 1
Cities and towns -- Research 1
City planning -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights -- United States 1
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
Clergy -- Illinois -- Correspondence 1
Clippings -- 1801-1850 1
Clippings -- 1851-1900 1
Clippings -- 1950-2001 1
Copyright -- Art -- United States 1
Corporate culture -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Correspondence -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1851-1900 1
Crime and the press 1
Critics -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Design protection 1
Designers -- California -- Los Angeles 1
Diaries -- 1851-1900 1
Diaries -- Europe 1
Dramatists, American 1
Editorial cartoons 1
Ephemera -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1901-1950 1
Fishing stories 1
Foreign correspondents -- United States 1
Freedom of the press 1
Genealogical correspondence 1
Glass negatives -- 1901-1950 1
Green Lake County (Wis.) 1
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