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Chicago Tribune. Frances Peck Grover (Mae Tinee) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: XI-203
This collection consists of the personal and professional papers of Frances Peck Grover, whose career at the Chicago Tribune (1911-1945) was spent chiefly as movie critic (the first to write under the name "Mae Tinee"). This archive includes family correspondence and photographs, correspondence and pictures of movie stars of the 1920s, and scrapbooks of newspaper columns.

Dates

  • 1895 - 1944

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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

Extent

2 Boxes

8 albums

Overview

This collection consists of the personal and professional papers of Frances Peck Grover, whose career at the Chicago Tribune (1911-1945) was spent chiefly as movie critic (the first to write under the name "Mae Tinee"). This archive includes family correspondence and photographs, correspondence and pictures of movie stars of the 1920s, and scrapbooks of newspaper columns.

Arrangement

Arrangement completed prior to receiving collection from the Robert R. McCormick Foundation.

Custodial History

The collection was originally given to the Tribune Company Archives by Mrs. Grover's stepdaughter, Mrs. Patricia Gilmore, on January 24, 1977.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, Chicago Tribune Company, and Nexstar Media Group on January 10, 2020, accession #SPEC-2020-1.

Related Materials

For more information on the life of Frances Peck Grover's life, see the work sheet in folder XI-203, in the vertical file.
Title
Guide to the Chicago Tribune, Frances Peck Grover (Mae Tinee) Papers, 1895-1940
Status
in_progress
Author
Lee Major, March 21, 1977; encoded by Sigrid P. Perry, March 24, 2020
Date
20200323
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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