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Chicago Tribune. E. R. Noderer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: XI-231
E.R. Noderer (1907-1996) was a Chicago Tribune foreign correspondent from 1939 to 1950; a general assignment reporter in Chicago from 1950 to 1952; editorial page editor and writer for the Washington Times-Herald from 1952 to 1954; and a member of the promotion and publicity department of the Chicago Tribune until his retirement in 1972. This collection stems from his years of travel as a foreign correspondent and includes travel credentials, documents, letters, cables, drafts of stories and articles, manuscript journals, photographs and a scrapbook of articles. Historical events covered include World War II, and the partition of Palestine and creation of Israel in 1948. The correspondence and journals reveal the daily lives of Noderer and fellow correspondents during various events in World War II and its political aftermath in the Middle East.

Dates

  • 1939 - 1977

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

1 packages (framed pictures)

1 album

Overview

E.R. Noderer (1907-1996) was a Chicago Tribune foreign correspondent from 1939 to 1950; a general assignment reporter in Chicago from 1950 to 1952; editorial page editor and writer for the Washington Times-Herald from 1952 to 1954; and a member of the promotion and publicity department of the Chicago Tribune until his retirement in 1972. This collection stems from his years of travel as a foreign correspondent and includes travel credentials, documents, letters, cables, drafts of stories and articles, manuscript journals, photographs and a scrapbook of articles. Historical events covered include World War II, and the partition of Palestine and creation of Israel in 1948. The correspondence and journals reveal the daily lives of Noderer and fellow correspondents during various events in World War II and its political aftermath in the Middle East.

Arrangement

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

Custodial History

These papers were sent to the Tribune Company Archives by E.R. Noderer over a period of time (July-September 1977). Additions were made to the collection after 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

I-62, box 6 contains correspondence between E.R. Noderer and Robert R. McCormick
Title
Guide to the Chicago Tribune, E. R. Noderer Papers, 1939 - 1977
Status
in_progress
Author
Sigrid P. Perry, March 24, 2020
Date
20200324
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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