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Chicago Headline Club records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Chicago Headline

Scope and content

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 made in 2011 containing JPEG images of nearly all these documents. Additions include administrative records and promotional material regarding the awarding of Peter Lisagor awards and Les Brownlee Lifetime Achievement Awards.

Dates

  • 1960-2017

Creator

Language

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unprocessed and is available by appointment only. Please contact reference@newberry.org at least 5 business days in advance to request an appointment.

Extent

4 Linear Feet (4 record cartons)

Abstract

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 made in 2011 containing JPEG images of nearly all these documents. Additions include administrative records and promotional material regarding the awarding of Peter Lisagor awards and Les Brownlee Lifetime Achievement Awards.

Location

1 56 1

Creator

Source

Title
Chicago Headline Club records, 1960-2017
Status
Unprocessed
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the The Newberry Library - Modern Manuscripts Repository

Contact:
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Chicago Illinois 60610 United States
312-255-3512