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Tribune Company. Office of Corporate Secretary, miscellaneous papers

Identifier: X-26
Boxes 1-3 of the collection consist of trust documents and some correspondence relating to early stockholders of the Tribune Company, chiefly the Cowles and Lloyd families. Boxes 4-5 consist of a small collection of agreements, contracts, leases, patents, and other such documents.


  • 1858 - 1976


Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on use of these materials for research. All patrons must comply with federal copyright regulations.


5 Boxes


This set of records combines two small collections of files from the Office of the Corporate Secretary of the Tribune Company which are of historical interest


Arrangement completed prior to receiving the collection from the Robert R. McCormick Foundation. The arrangement is generally alphabetical, but there are substantial variations

Custodial History

Originally presented to the Tribune Company Archives (on February 7, 1980 and March 3, 1980) by Stanley J. Gradowski, corporate secretary of the Tribune Company

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.


Guide to the Tribune Company, Office of Corporate Secretary, miscellaneous papers
Lee Major. Input from typescript by Gary L. Strawn
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections Repository

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