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Teresa Dean Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS48
The Teresa Dean Papers consist of scrapbook pages of Dean's columns for Town Topics and other magazines, arranged chronologically between 1899 and 1931; drafts of some of these articles; drafts and government reports for her book on the Philippines (ca. 1916); issues of Town Topics, Gossip, and The Debutante which contain articles by her; and several photographs and miscellaneous biographical newspaper clippings. Topics for her articles and columns include the Spanish-American War, the Boxer Rebellion in China, the Philippine insurrection, the Russo-Japanese war, conditions in Cuba and Mexico, U.S. presidential campaigns, the First World War, and various political and social events. There are also several photographs of Teresa Dean and some business and personal correspondence related to her trips abroad.

Dates

  • 1899-1931

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on use of the materials in the department for research.

Conditions Governing Use

All patrons must comply with federal copyright regulations.

Extent

5.00 Boxes

Abstract

The papers of newspaper correspondent Teresa Dean (died 1935) consist of scrapbook pages of Dean's columns for Town Topics and other magazines arranged chronologically between 1899 and 1931; drafts of some of these articles; drafts and government reports for her book on the Philippines (ca. 1916); issues of Town Topics, Gossip, and The Debutante which contain articles by her; and several photographs and miscellaneous biographical newspaper clippings. Topics for her articles and columns include the Spanish-American War, the Boxer Rebellion in China, the Philippine insurrection, the Russo-Japanese war, conditions in Cuba and Mexico, U.S. presidential campaigns, the First World War, and various political and social events.

Arrangement

The Teresa Dean papers consist of Town Topics columns (arranged by date) and a large number of folders of miscellaneous materials.

Method of Acquisition

The papers and materials related to Teresa Dean in this collection were originally deposited with the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University by her son Warren Dean in 1941; they were later transferred to the McCormick Library of Special Collections. Photocopies of some documents, articles and ephemera were donated by Dan DeMuth, a grandson of Warren Dean, in 2009.

Related Materials

For additional archival materials related to Teresa Dean and Warren Dean see the papers of Elmo Scott Watson at the Newberry Library in Chicago.

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Processing Information

Processed and organized by department staff before 1980.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Teresa Dean Papers
Author
Sigrid Pohl Perry
Date
01/04/2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Level 3
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Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
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