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Robert R. McCormick. Chicago Tribune Library Research Papers, 1929-1955

 Collection
Identifier: I-67

Scope and Contents

Col. Robert R. McCormick relied on the staff of the Chicago Tribune Library for research in the preparation of books, articles and speeches. This extensive collection consists of his requests for information, and replies to these requests. The largest portion of these responses are signed by Librarians Mildred Burke (from 1929 to 1944) and Charles Smutny and Elston Bradfield (from 1945 to 1955).

Dates

  • 1929 - 1955

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

7 Boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Col. Robert R. McCormick relied on the staff of the Chicago Tribune Library for research in the preparation of books, articles and speeches. This extensive collection consists of his requests for information, and replies to these requests. The largest portion of these responses are signed by Librarians Mildred Burke (from 1929 to 1944) and Charles Smutny and Elston Bradfield (from 1945 to 1955).

Arrangement

Arrangement completed prior to receiving collection from the Robert R. McCormick Foundation. The collection is arranged chronologically.

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 Robert R. McCormick. Chicago Tribune Library Research Papers, 1929-1955
Author
Lee Major; encoded by Sigrid P. Perry
Date
December 1975; April 13, 2020
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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