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Chicago Tribune. Departmental Papers. Marketing Department, Promotion material, miscellaneous

Identifier: XI-125-7

Scope and Contents

The Tribune Marketing Department kept promotional materials from 1957 to 1972 which included clippings and correspondence related to special celebrations such as the 125th Anniversary of the newspaper (1972); the First Division Museum dedication (1960); the McCormick Charitable Trust Historymobile (1960); and McCormick Place (1960). The collection includes correspondence and printed matter related to the Tower Life and Accident Insurance Company (1967-1971) and Equitable Building and Pioneer Court (1961-1965), as well as biographical materials on Jules DuBois (1957-1962).


  • 1957 - 1972


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.


1 Boxes

Language of Materials



This small collection of promotion material was retained by the Tribune Company Marketing Department between 1957 and 1972. It documents special occasions like the Chicago Tribune 125th Anniversary in 1972, the First Division Museum dedication in 1960, and the McCormick Charitable Trust Historymobile and McCormick Place in 1960. The collection includes clippings, correspondence, and printed promotional matter can also be found.


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

Custodial History

This collection of promotional material was presented to the Tribune Company Archives by the Marketing Department on January 20, 1980

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 Chicago Tribune, Departmental Papers, Marketing Department, 1957-1972
Lee Major; encoded by Sigrid P. Perry
September 5, 1980; April 7, 2020
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