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Tribune Company. Chesser M. Campbell (1897-1960) papers

 Collection
Identifier: X-27
The papers of Chesser Campbell, publisher of the Chicago Tribune and president of the Tribune Company. Most significant in the collection are papers relating to Colonel Robert R. McCormick's estate, the Washington Times-Herald, and the acquisition of the Tribune's Florida papers

Dates

  • 1939 - 1968

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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

Extent

1 Boxes

Overview

Papers of Chesser Campbell, publisher of the Chicago Tribune and president of the Tribune Company

Arrangement

Arrangement completed prior to receiving the collection from the Robert R. McCormick Foundation. The numbering system originally used to organize the papers is similar to that of the Business Manager files (see XI-173), and these numbers have been preserved

Custodial History

These papers were selected from boxes labeled "C. Campbell" which were sent to the Tribune Company Archives by Ann Stupur. Apparently they were corporate papers which had been in Mr. Campbell's office at the time of his death, and had been put into storage

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.
Title
Guide to the Chesser M. Campbell (1897-1960) papers
Author
Lee Major. Input from typescript by Gary L. Strawn
Date
1981-02-26
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
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
847-491-3635