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Alfred Balk Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Balk
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1941-2010

Charles H. Dennis papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dennis
Abstract 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

Charles Sweningsen Collection of Chicago Sun-Times Newspapers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Sweningsen
Abstract Collection of Chicago Sun-Times newspapers from former Sun-Times staff member Charles Sweningsen, from 1963 to 1998. Newspapers cover such historical events as the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, the Vietnam war, the moon landing, the Watergate scandal, affirmative action, and the 50th anniversary of the Sun-Times.
Dates: 1963-1998

Chicago Headline Club records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Chicago Headline
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...
Dates: 1960-2017

Chicago Reader Records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Chicago Reader R
Abstract Original copy of articles, legal files, miscellaneous administrative files, and unsolicited manuscripts of the Chicago Reader alternative weekly newspaper.
Dates: 1971-2000

City News Bureau Records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-City News Bureau
Abstract Reporters' copy and supporting subject materials of the City News Bureau of Chicago news agency, filed from four beat locations: Federal Court, Cook County Civil Court, Cook County Criminal Court, and Chicago City Hall.
Dates: 1944-2005; Majority of material found within 1990 - 2000

Ellen Warren papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Warren
Abstract Clippings, notebooks, correspondence, and interview tapes from Ellen Warren, senior correspondent and columnist for the Chicago Tribune. Warren was the first female "legman" for Chicago journalist Mike Royko and went on to a notable and varied career for the Chicago Daily News, Chicago Sun-Times, and Knight Ridder newspapers as well as the Tribune as a political correspondent, lifestyle columnist, and Chicago metro correspondent. Warren started in 1969 and retired in October 2014. Additions...
Dates: 1970-2015

Fanny Butcher Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Butcher
Abstract Correspondence, clippings, manuscripts, photographs, and memorabilia relating to the life and work of Chicago literary critic and author, Fanny Butcher.
Dates: 1830-1984; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1984

Field Enterprises records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Field Enterprises
Abstract 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

Henry Justin Smith Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-SmithHJ
Abstract 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

Howard Vincent O'Brien Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-O'Brien
Abstract Correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, publicity materials, and personal papers of newspaper columnist and novelist Howard Vincent O'Brien.
Dates: 1894-1948

James O'Shea papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-O'Shea
Abstract Notebooks, meeting notes, memoranda, correspondence, reports, strategy documents, and other materials mainly from O’Shea’s tenure as editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times (2006-2008) and managing editor of the Chicago Tribune (2001-2006), containing considerable information about the merger of the two papers and its aftermath. Also materials relating to O’Shea’s founding and leadership of the Chicago News Cooperative; subject files, articles, and reports regarding the future of journalism;...
Dates: 1995-2011

John Lardner Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-LardnerJ
Abstract Correspondence, works, personal materials, photographs, and artwork of sportswriter, humorist, reporter, and critic John Lardner.
Dates: approximately 1900-2001; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1960

Keith Preston Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Preston
Abstract Small collection of correspondence and works from Chicago poet, columnist, and literary critic, Keith Preston.
Dates: 1915-1942

Marcia Slater Johnston papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Johnston
Abstract Published articles, clippings, correspondence, and manuscript drafts written by Chicago freelance journalist Marcia Slater Johnston. Dating from the 1970s, Johnston’s work covers issues such as immigration, gangs, sex trafficking, women’s justice, medicine, and consumer issues. Also includes audiocassettes of radio shows featuring Johnston and her articles.
Dates: 1947-2019; Majority of material found within 1966 - 2010

Melville E. Stone Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Stone
Abstract 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

Nelson Algren-Christine and Neal Rowland Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Algren Rowland
Abstract Nelson Algren was an American author and journalist known for his witty, humanistic depictions of postwar working-class urban life. He is most famous for his novel The Man with the Golden Arm (1949), which won the first National Book Award for fiction. Collection consists of correspondence from Algren to his friends Christine and Neal Rowland.
Dates: 1940-1989; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1951

Robert J. Casey Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Casey
Abstract Works, correspondence, and personal materials of writer Robert J. Casey, who served in World War I and covered World War II for the Chicago Daily News. Casey was also a humor columnist, novelist, and nonfiction writer who traveled all over the world and wrote of his adventures in newspapers and in books.
Dates: 1894-1964

Sherwood Ross Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Ross
Abstract 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

Victor Lawson Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lawson
Abstract 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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