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Tribune Company. Office of Corporate Secretary. Deeds, lease information, and other title papers

 Collection
Identifier: X-41

Scope and Contents

Deeds, lease information, and other documents pertaining to the early history of the Tribune Company. Of historic interest is the bundle of papers consisting of assignments, extension agreements, canceled notes, etc., relating to the assignment of the Press and Tribune Company for benefit of creditors on 1858-11-08. The two newspapers had joined forces in the summer of 1858, but financial problems continued. In less than two years, creditors of the paper were paid.

Dates

  • 1858 - 1899

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

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Deeds, lease information, and other documents pertaining to the early history of the Tribune Company

Arrangement

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

Custodial History

On 1989-03-01, Tribune Properties, Inc., presented to the Tribune Company Archives a large envelope containing old deeds and other documents. These papers originally came from the Office of the Corporate Secretary

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.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Tribune Company. Office of Corporate Secretary. Deeds, lease information, and other title papers
Author
Input from typed finding aid by Gary L. Strawn, 2021-01-07
Date
1989?
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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Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
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