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Robert R. McCormick. Condolence letters to Maryland H. McCormick

 Collection
Identifier: I-91

Scope and Contents

Col. Robert R. McCormick (1880-1955), editor and publisher of the Chicago Tribune, died on April 1, 1955 in Wheaton, Illinois, where his estate, Cantigny, was located. His wife Maryland Mathison Hooper McCormick received many letters and telegrams of condolence after his death. Those expressions of sympathy form the basis of this collection. Letters and telegrams included are from friends both in the United States and from other countries, especially Canada since the Tribune owned paper companies in that country.

Dates

  • 1955

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

1 Boxes (Letters and telegrams to Co. Robert R. McCormick's widow, Maryland H. McCormick following his death on April 1, 1955.)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Col. Robert R. McCormick (1880-1955), editor and publisher of the Chicago Tribune, died on April 1, 1955 in Wheaton, Illinois, where his estate, Cantigny, was located. His wife Maryland Mathison Hooper McCormick received many letters and telegrams of condolence after his death. Those expressions of sympathy form the basis of this collection.

Arrangement

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

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 Robert R. McCormick. Condolence letters to Maryland H. McCormick, 1955
Author
Encoded by Sigrid P. Perry
Date
April 10, 2020
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections Repository

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