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Abstract Baker Brownell enjoyed a rich and varied career as a soldier, newspaper man, popular teacher and lecturer, prolific writer and minor power, and scholar concerned with the dynamics of both the "small community" and the larger "human community" of which it formed an important component. During his lifetime, much of which was spent as a member of the faculty at Northwestern, Brownell achieved a national reputation based upon both his recognized abilities as a lecturer and teacher and his...
Found in: Northwestern University Archives
Overview This collection contains miscellaneous material from the law firm of Kirkland & Ellis related to members of the McCormick family (Katherine Medill McCormick, Ruth ("Bazy"), McCormick Miller Tankersley, Robert R. McCormick); Cantigny; the Quebec & Ontario Transportation Company; Green Sheet Inc., the Van Nuys Publishing Co., and the New Building Corp.; Max Annenberg; George D. Houston (shares of Tribune Company stock)
Overview This collection consists of case files selected by the law firm of Kirkland and Ellis as being of possible historical interest. They date principally from 1920 to 1955, with a few from as early as 1907. The papers pertain to the Chicago Tribune, the Tribune Company, the Ontario Paper Company, and Robert R. McCormick. Also included is a small collection of Patterson family papers, evidently from the estate of Eleanor Medill Patterson.
Overview The Robert R. McCormick Papers consist primarily of business correspondence dating from 1927-1955. This correspondence does not relate directly to the Chicago Tribune, but includes a great deal of material on organizations related to the newspaper publishing business and various political personages and departments, freedom of the press issues and some personal and family correspondence.
Overview 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.
Overview A file of genealogical information for Colonel Robert R. McCormick, maintained by the librarians of the Chicago Tribune Library.
Overview Colonel Robert R. McCormick's personal correspondence primarily for the years 1920-1955, as maintained by his secretaries.
Overview Correspondence, research notes, mapas, proofs, and reviews of McCormick's book Ulysses S. Grant (New York and London: D. Appleton-Century, Inc., 1934; also New York: Bond-Wheelwright, 1950).
Overview Papers related to J. Howard Wood's activities as an officer of the Tribune Company
- Names: McCormick, Robert R. (Robert Rutherford), 1880-1955 X
- Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections 8
- Northwestern University Archives 1
- Community life--United States--Study and teaching 1
- Freedom of the press 1
- Journalism--Study and teaching 1
- Newspaper publishing 1
- Publishers and publishing 1
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns 1
- United States--Politics and government--1923-1929 1
- United States--Politics and government--1929-1933 1
- United States--Politics and government--1933-1945 1
- United States--Politics and government--1945-1953 1
- United States--Politics and government--1953-1961 1
- World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives, American 1 ∧ less