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Tribune Company. Unframed pictures subject file

 Collection
Identifier: X-15

Scope and Contents

This series consists of visual materials collected by Chicago Tribune staff from various sources. The series consists chiefly of original photographs, but includes some clippings from non-Tribune sources. Most of the photographs bear descriptive captions. The portion of this collection that was transferred into the Tribune Company Archives, and later to Northwetern University, covers only World War I

Dates

  • 1900 - 1950

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

5 Boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This series consists of visual materials collected by Chicago Tribune staff from various sources. The series consists chiefly of original photographs, but includes some clippings from non-Tribune sources. Most of the photographs bear descriptive captions. The portion of this collection that was transferred into the Tribune Company Archives, and later to Northwetern University, covers only World War I

Arrangement

Arrangement completed prior to receiving collection from the McCormick Foundation. Photographs are grouped into alphabetically-arranged subject categories and sub-categories

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.

Processing Information

The Tribune Company Archives accession record for the collection given the designation "X-15" consisted of a number of parts:
  • Building file, requisitions (1972-1975)
  • General
  • Oral history project (administrative file, Canadian interviews; administrative file, Florida interviews; transcripts of tapes
  • Picture file (portrait file; subject file)
  • Creator

    Title
    Guide to the Tribune Company. Unframed pictures subject file
    Author
    Data input by Gary L. Strawn
    Date
    1980s?
    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