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Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

This series consists of information from and about the Chicago tribune. It contains information spanning the entire history of the Tribune, in all genres and formats, such as: internal documents; publications; photographs; information about policies, practices, staff and buildings; printing plates; plaques; awards; paintings; original artwork. Almost any research into matters connected to the Chicago tribune should include an investigation into the material contained in this series.


  • 1847 - 2001


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.

There are no restrictions on use of the materials in the department for research; all patrons must comply with federal copyright regulations.


From the Collection: 228 Boxes

From the Collection: 59 Volumes

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Related Materials

See also individual departments, such as Advertising, Circulation, Editorial, etc.


Except for the "General" folder, the photographs in this section were all found together in a series of boxes. They have been separated into several large categories by appearance (including style of the original folders) and date

Processing Information

Most of these photographs were originally assigned the temporary identifier XI-434

Library Details

Part of the Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections Repository

Deering Library, Level 3
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US