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Georgie Anne Geyer Papers

Identifier: 31/6/109

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  • No requestable containers


  • 1935-2012
  • Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2010


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored off-site and requires two business days advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.


78.00 Boxes

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This collection documents the career of Georgie Anne Geyer (1935-2019), a prominent journalist, foreign correspondent (chiefly Latin America) and author.


Folders in the correspondence series are arranged chronologically and divided by subject, with individual folders for notable or frequent correspondents of Geyer. The notebook folders are arranged chronologically, with undated notebooks located at the end of the section. Folders of Personal Papers are arranged alphabetically. Folders in the Published Work section are arranged chronologically by the earliest year represented in the folder; located behind these articles are books and other published works, which are arranged chronologically. Biographical materials are arranged chronologically.

Method of Acquisition

This series was donated to the University Archives by Georgie Anne Geyer in 2010 and 2011 (Accessions #10-192, #11-148, #11-158) and by Gera-Lind Kolarik (Accession #12-89).

Separated Materials

Five videocassettes have been removed from the collection and returned to the donor: "Messengers From Moscow," parts 1-4 (Box 77, #21-24) and "This is America with Dennis Wholey" (Box 77, #28).

Processing Information

James Golinkoff and Benn Joseph, 2010-2012. Ari Sillman, 2012

Guide to the Georgie Anne Geyer Papers
James Golinkoff, Benn Joseph, Jason Nargis, 2012.
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Library Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Deering Library, Level 3
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