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Edward Eulenberg Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Eulenberg

Scope and Content of the Collection

This collection consists mainly of newspaper clippings of Eulenberg’s articles and his column “In the Classroom” written for the Chicago Daily News. Eulenberg’s articles and his column cover a wide variety of mostly local topics. As a Sinophile from childhood, Eulenberg writes extensively about Chicago’s Chinese community. He also covers Jewish holidays and charity organizations such as the Crusade of Mercy. Also included in the collection are a small amount of research materials gathered for his column, and collected newspaper clippings regarding himself, his family, and various other topics of interest.


  • Creation: 1930-1985
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1957 - 1976



Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The Edward Eulenberg Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).

Ownership and Literary Rights

The Edward Eulenberg Papers are the physical property of the Newberry Library. Copyright may belong to the authors or their legal heirs or assigns. For permission to publish or reproduce any materials from this collection, contact the Roger and Julie Baskes Department of Special Collections.

Biography of Edward Eulenberg

Chicago reporter and editor.

Edward H. Eulenberg began his newspaper career in 1927, working for City News Bureau. He remained there for the next thirty years as a reporter and editor. In 1957, Eulenberg moved on to the Chicago Daily News as a reporter and feature writer where he remained until his retirement in 1977. Additionally, Eulenberg served as an instructor, educational advisor, and journalism coordinator for Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. Eulenberg was married to Jean Eulenberg and they had two sons. He died in January of 1988.


1.3 Linear Feet (3 boxes)


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.


This collection is arranged alphabetically by type of material. The articles are further arranged by subject with single articles following arranged chronologically.

Collection Stack Location

1 14 6


Provenance unknown.

Processed by

Shannon Yule, 2007.


This inventory was created with the generous support of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this inventory do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Inventory of the Edward Eulenberg Papers, 1930-1985, bulk 1957-1976
Shannon Yule
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • 8/9/2011: Revisions, additions, and updates were made.

Repository Details

Part of the The Newberry Library - Modern Manuscripts and Archives Repository

60 West Walton Street
Chicago Illinois 60610 United States