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Abstract Qudsia Ahmad (1912-2009), born in Palestine, was recognized as a poet and worked as a radio broadcaster for the Palestine Broadcasting Service (PBS) before moving to the United States in January 1948. Residing in Forty Fort Pennsylvania, she was an active member of the local community and often lectured about Islam or Palestinian culture to educate the community on these topics.
Abstract The Benjamin Baldwin Papers, spanning the period 1956 to 1984, are arranged in two subseries: correspondence, and teaching files. These are Baldwin's personal papers, documenting his career as a teacher at Northwestern University. Records relating to his involvement in the journalism section of the National High School Institute as well as the administrative records of the Medill School's Editorial Department have been separated and treated as distinct collections.
Abstract Joan Wagner Beck (September 5, 1923-December 11, 1998) was a columnist and trailblazer at the Chicago Tribune, where she was the first woman with a regular column in the editorial or op-ed pages, the first woman in charge of a daily section and the first woman to serve on the paper’s editorial board.
Abstract Joseph Carl Blade received the bachelor of Science degree in Journalism in 1955 and the Master of Science degree in Journalism in 1956, both from Northwestern University. Blade's studies at Northwestern are documented in his papers by extensive course and lecture notes, syllabi, bibliographies, examinations, research papers, and other curricular materials.
Abstract This collection contains the papers of Frank Hughes (1908-1972) during his 29-year tenure at the Chicago Tribune (1942-1971).
Dates: 1943 - 1968
Abstract Northwestern University alumnus Robert Coughlan was a writer and editor at Fortune and Life magazines, and an editorial associate with the John F. Kennedy Foundation. Between 1937 and 1974 he wrote several publications and articles and received numerous national journalism awards and citations. His papers date to between 1904 and 1993; they include biographical materials, Life magazine articles,...
Dates: 1914 - 1992
Abstract Rance Crain attended Northwestern University from 1958-1960, graduating with a degree in Journalism from Medill. He was President of his family-owned publication company, Crain Communications, and served as editor-in-chief of Advertising Age and several other publications. The Papers include his columns for those publications as well as his notes and research, and span the period 1956-2015.
Abstract The papers of newspaper correspondent Teresa Dean (died 1935) consist of scrapbook pages of Dean's columns for Town Topics and other magazines arranged chronologically between 1899 and 1931; drafts of some of these articles; drafts and government reports for her book on the Philippines (ca. 1916); issues of Town Topics, Gossip, and The Debutante which contain articles by her; and several...
Abstract Ralph L. Fansler was an alumnus of Northwestern University and a Walt Whitman enthusiast. Besides collecting Whitman material, he researched and wrote a biography of the poet. In the course of this project he became acquainted with Whitman's niece, Jessie L. Whitman. She gave him some of her signed first editions and other Whitman material.
Abstract This collection documents the career of Georgie Anne Geyer (1935-2019), a prominent journalist, foreign correspondent (chiefly Latin America) and author.
Dates: 1935-2012; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2010
Abstract Marilyn Judith Greene is a journalist and media consultant. Her papers comprise 36 boxes documenting early life and her career with Gannett Inc. and USA Today, including reporting around the world with Al Neuharth's JetCapade, covering the George H.W. Bush White House, reporting on the Gulf War (Operations Desert Storm and Desert Shield); interviewing foreign dignitaries; and covering the aftermath of natural disasters.
Dates: 1962 - 2015
Abstract This collection consists of the personal and professional papers of Frances Peck Grover, whose career at the Chicago Tribune (1911-1945) was spent chiefly as movie critic (the first to write under the name "Mae Tinee"). This archive includes family correspondence and photographs, correspondence and pictures of movie stars of the 1920s, and scrapbooks of newspaper columns.
Dates: 1895 - 1944
Abstract The Harry F. Harrington Papers fill three boxes and are arranged in five subseries: biographical materials, correspondence, teaching files, speeches, and publications. There are as well a few files relating to Harrington's college education. The biographical materials include a number of newspaper clippings, five of which report on the aborted program in journalism at Western Reserve University. Many others deal with Harrington's appointment at Medill and...
Abstract Documenting the career of reporter and journalist Eloise Henkel (1923-1995), the collection spans the years 1948-1974. The majority of the material dates from 1967-1970, when Henkel spent significant time in Vietnam and Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War. In addition to many article drafts and photographs, there are also clippings of her published work as well as correspondence.
Dates: 1948 - 1974; Other: Majority of material found within 1967 - 1970; Other: Date acquired: 03/11/2012
Abstract Addison Hibbard came to Northwestern University in 1930 as professor of English and Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, and remained until his death in 1945. His papers fill four boxes (including one half-size box) and span the period 1911-1973 (practically all of the material falls within the years 1911-1945). The Papers are arranged into two categories: correspondence and publications. There are also seven folders of biographical materials including two folders relating to Hibbard's graduate...
Dates: 1911 - 1973; Other: Majority of material found within 1911 - 1945
Abstract Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist Michael C. Janeway served as professor of Journalism and dean of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University from 1989-1997. This series consists of biographical material, correspondence, publications and other documents relating mostly to Janeway’s time at Northwestern.
Dates: 1970-1999; Other: Date acquired: 01/03/2004
Abstract Milan James Kubic (1927-2020) was a journalist for Newsweek magazine for thirty years. Over the course of his career, he worked as a foreign correspondent at the Newsweek bureaus in Rio de Janeiro, Beirut, Vienna, Bonn, and Jerusalem. He primarily reported on foreign politics and political figures. The collection contains biographical materials, correspondence, photographs, floppy disks, newspaper and magazine clippings, interview transcripts, notes and research, written work by Milan Kubic,...
Dates: 1948 - 2017
Abstract Robert Lefley received Bachelor of Arts (1950) and Master of Arts (1951) degrees in journalism from Northwestern University. He held positions with WFMT-FM, Northwestern University, the Chicago Housing Authority, and Inland Steel Industries. The Robert Lefley papers are contained in twenty-six boxes. Spanning the years from 1936 to 2015, the bulk of the collection dates from the 1950s through the 1980s; it largely reflects Lefley’s work with Chicago-area print and broadcast media.
Dates: 1936 - 2015
Abstract During his more than 35 years at Northwestern University, Curtis MacDougall--"Dr. Mac" to his students--emerged as one of America’s leading journalism experts and educators. The Curtis MacDougall Papers fill one and one-half boxes and span the years 1940 to 1992. Class handouts and syllabi comprise the bulk of the material, although there is a considerable amount of material pertaining to MacDougall's political campaigns. The papers also include a few samples of MacDougall's writings. The...
Abstract Chicago journalist and author Robert (Bob) McClory wrote about race, class, and religion after graduating from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism in 1971, where he later taught. His Papers (1970-2014) include biographical materials, teaching notes, research notes, and drafts of articles, as well as many of McClory's published articles from periodicals and newspapers.
Dates: 1970-2015; Other: Date acquired: 06/11/2015
- Northwestern University Archives 22
- Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections 7
- Journalists 27
- Journalism--Study and teaching 4
- Foreign correspondents 3
- Authors, American--20th century 1
- Chicago (Ill.) 1
- Copy writers 1
- English literature--Study and teaching 1
- Essayists 1
- Evanston (Ill.) 1
- Film criticism 1
- History, Modern--19th century 1
- History, Modern--20th century 1
- Illustrators 1
- Journalists--Political activity 1
- Law enforcement--United States 1
- Motion picture actors and actresses 1
- Periodical editors 1
- Poets, American--19th century 1
- Priests 1
- Publishers and publishing 1
- Radio broadcasters 1
- Radio journalists 1
- Television journalists 1
- Television producers and directors 1
- United States--Politics and government--1945-1953 1
- United States--Politics and government--1969-1974 1
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Journalists 1
- Watergate Affair, 1972-1974 1 ∧ less
- Arabic 1
- Medill School of Journalism--Faculty 5
- Chicago tribune 3
- Medill School of Journalism--Alumni and alumnae 2
- Ahmad, Qudsia Khurshid Holozada, 1912-2009 1
- Baldwin, Ben H. (Benjamin Harrison), 1919-2005 1
- Beck, Joan, 1923-1998 1
- Blade, Joe, 1934-2019 1
- Chicago Housing Authority 1
- Coughlan, Robert, 1914-1992 1
- Crain, Rance, 1938- 1
- Dean, Teresa 1
- Dyche, Grace Locke Scripps, 1863-1924 1
- Elliot, Frank M., 1853-1919 1
- Fansler, Ralph L. 1
- Gannett Company 1
- Geyer, Georgie Anne, 1935-2019 1
- Greene, Marilyn (Marilyn J.) 1
- Grover, Frances Peck, 1886-1961 1
- Harrington, H. F. (Harry Franklin), 1882-1935 1
- Henkel, Eloise, 1923-1995 1
- Hibbard, Addison, 1887-1945 1
- Hughes, Frank, 1908-1972 1
- Inland Steel Industries 1
- Janeway, Michael, 1940-2014 1
- Kennedy, Rose Fitzgerald, 1890-1995 1
- Kubic, Milan J. 1
- Lefley, Robert, 1927- 1
- MacDougall, Curtis Daniel, 1903-1985 1
- McClory, Robert, 1932-2015 1
- Medill School of Journalism--Administration 1
- Moore, Sara, 1886-1968 1
- Mulholland, Robert E., 1933-2021 1
- Noderer, E. R., 1907-1996 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Alumni and alumnae 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Department of English 1
- Palestine Broadcasting Service 1
- Remsberg, Charles, 1936- 1
- Rose, Ada Campbell, 1901-1976 1
- Rosen, James, 1968- 1
- Scripps family 1
- Scripps, J. L. (John Locke), 1818-1866 1
- Scripps, Mary E. Blanchard, 1825-1866 1
- Shuman, Andrew, 1830-1890 1
- Tinee, Mae 1
- Tribune Company 1
- United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation 1
- Vanocur, Sander 1
- WFMT (Radio station : Chicago, Ill.) 1
- Whitman, Jessie L., 1863-1957 1
- Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 1 ∧ less