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Chicago Tribune Business Manager Files, 1926-1955

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Identifier: XI-173
Overview These papers were selected from the business manager files of the Chicago Tribune dating mostly from 1926 to 1955, though a small portion of the material dates from as early as 1921 or forward to 1960. Correspondence includes the terms of two business managers, Wilbert E. Macfarlane (1928-1944) and Elbert M. Antrim (1944-1954). The materials related to routine office functions were not retained because they were considered to have limited historical value....

Chicago Tribune By-line clipping files

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Identifier: XI-300
Overview The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, founded in 1847. This file consists of the by-line clippings of selected Tribune writers as assembled over the years by the reference room (morgue) on the fourth floor.

Chicago Tribune Departmental Papers, Advertising Department, Rules and Regulations, 1925-1968

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Identifier: XI-125-1
Overview The rules and regulations, 1925-1968, of the Chicago Tribune Advertising Department were delivered to the Tribune Archives by advertising director George VanWagner in 1979. The materials had been collected in five ring binders containing the department's rules and regulations, instructions, standards, rates, etc. which were divided into two boxes.

Chicago Tribune, Departmental Papers, Advertising Department Correspondence, 1910

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Identifier: XI-125-2
Overview This small collection consists of plans drawn up by Charles W. Townsley for the reorganization of the Tribune Company's advertisting department and several other departments. These plans and accompanying letters were sent by Townsley to William H. Field, business manager of the Tribune in 1910. The collection also includes Townsley's letter of resignation on July 9, 1910, and a clippings file related to Mrs. Townley from 1922.

Chicago Tribune, Departmental Papers, Editorial Department, 1942-1972

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Identifier: XI-125-5
Overview This small collection of correspondence from the Chicago Tribune Editorial Department covers issues related to the London bureau and foreign correspondents in Europe or in Latin America, as well as issues regarding United Press International or syndicated wire services. Correspondence extends from 1942 to 1972 and includes letters from the following: William J. Fulton, Pat Maloney, Don Maxwell, David Darrah, Donald Day, Jules Dubois, Ben Bradlee, Clayton...

Chicago Tribune, Departmental Papers, Editorial Department, Editorial Page, 1924-1971

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Identifier: XI-125-9
Overview This collection of Chicago Tribune Editorial Department papers generally includes correspondence and mansucripts related to the content of the editorial pages of the newspaper between 1942 and 1971 with some earlier files. Correspondence files include those of Clifford Raymond (before 1939-1950) and George Morgenstern (1947-1971), but the bulk of the files are from Leon Stolz (1942-1963). There are also a few materials from Reuben Cahn and Carl Wiegman.

Chicago Tribune, Departmental Papers, Marketing Department, Promotion, 1953-1978

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Identifier: XI-125-8
Overview This small collection of correspondence files within the Marketing or Promotion Department of the Chicago Tribune was received by their archives division in 1984. Most of these particular papers and corresondence deal with third parties regarding speaking or broadcasting engagements or printed biographical entries for Harold Grumhaus and J. Howard Wood and other Tribune employees.

Chicago Tribune, Departmental Papers, Marketing Department, Promotions, 1957-1972

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Identifier: XI-125-7
Overview This small collection of promotion material was retained by the Tribune Company Marketing Department between 1957 and 1972. It documents special occasions like the Chicago Tribune 125th Annniversary in 1972, the First Division Museum dedication in 1960, and the McCormick Charitable Trust Historymobile and McCormick Place in 1960. Other clippings, correspondence, and printed promotional matter can also be found.

Chicago Tribune, Departmental Papers, Marketing Department, Public Relations, 1955-1974

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Identifier: XI-125-6
Overview In 1972 the Marketing Department of the Chicago Tribune was reorganized to include the creative division, public relations, marketing services, and research services. Archival files from 1955 to 1974 related to these divisions were collected for this file which primarily includes correspondence from 1958 to 1974 (Harold F. Grumhaus, William J. Byrnes, Joseph A. Burns, Frederick A. Nichols) and the speeches of Harold F. Grumhaus from 1959 to 1971.

Chicago Tribune Frank Hughes Papers, 1943-1968

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Identifier: XI-182
Overview Frank Hughes was born in Chicago on August 19, 1908. He graduated from Northwestern University in 1930 and shortly thereafter began his forty year newspaper career. This collection contains the papers of Frank Hughes during his tenure at the Chicago Tribune.

Chicago Tribune Kirkland & Ellis Files IV

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Identifier: XI-335
Overview The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, founded in 1847. This file contains correspondence and exhibits as well as the transcript of the trial for the Henry Ford vs. The Tribune Company libel suit of 1916 to 1919.

Chicago Tribune Kirkland and Ellis Files V

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Identifier: XI-336
Overview The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, founded in 1847. This file covers annual meetings of the Tribune Company and subsidiaries.

Chicago Tribune, Frances Peck Grover (Mae Tinee) Papers, 1895-1940

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Identifier: XI-203
Overview The papers of Frances Peck Grover, originally held by the Tribune Company Archives, document the personal and professional papers of the movie critic known as "Mae Tinee" whose articles were published between 1914 and 1945 for Chicago Tribune. The archive includes 7 scrapbooks of newspaper columns, family correspondence and photographs, pictures of movie stars of the 1920s, and correspondence from actors and actresses of the period.

Chicago Tribune, Departmental Papers, Circulation Department, Promotion, 1921-1939

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Identifier: XI-125-4
Overview This collection of materials kept by the Chicago Tribune Circulation Department consists of promotional materials sent to distributors, newsdealers and carriers from 1921 to 1939. The material was removed from its original scrapbooks and placed chronologically in 11 manuscript boxes, a bound volume of newspapers featuring ad campaigns or contests, and a package of oversize posters from 1924 to 1937.

Eleanor Medill Patterson Papers, 1846-1910

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Identifier: VI-5
Overview The Eleanor Medill (Cissy) Patterson Papers in the Tribune Company Archive consist chiefly of Medill, McCormick and Patterson family correspondence, Joseph Medill business and political letters, Chicago Tribune Historical material, and a collection of letters of Joseph Medill and others to and from important people.

Chicago Tribune, Lloyd Wendt, Correspondence and Manuscript, 1974 - 1980

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Identifier: XI-273
Overview This collection consists of the manuscript and related correspondence for the book by Lloyd Wendt, Chicago Tribune: The Rise of a Great American Newspaper (Chicago: Rand McNally, 1979). The first two boxes contain correspondence with Tribune CEO Stanton R. Cook, his associates, secretary Ann Stupur, and archivists Harold Hutchings and Lee Major. Promotional material, publishing contract and permissions, as well as the transcript of an interview with Wendt on...