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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
Call Number: Midwest MS Balk
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The Alfred Balk Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).