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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
Call Number: Midwest MS Royko
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The Mike Royko Papers are open for research and available to users one box at a time in the Special Collections Reading Room. (Priority III)