Creed C. Black Papers, 1943-1998

Summary Information

Title: Creed C. Black Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1943-1998

  • Black, Creed, C., 1925-
Call Number: U.S. Mss 93AF; MCHC77-010; MCHC81-048; M85-386; M86-217; M88-130; VHA 210; M90-267; M2000-073

Quantity: 6.6 c.f. (9 archives boxes and 7 flat boxes); plus additions of 8.9 c.f. and 1 videorecording

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers of Creed C. Black, a journalist and editor, consisting of correspondence, clippings, memoranda, notes, speeches, and scrapbooks relating to several newspapers with which Black was associated: the Chicago Daily News, Nashville Tennessean, Paducah (Kentucky) Sun-Democrat, Savannah (Georgia) News-Press and Wilmington (Delaware) News-Journal. Also included are the files on his resignation from the DuPont-owned News-Journal, notebooks on his 1962 trip to Russia with the American Society of Newspaper Editors, and notes and interviews relating to a trip to the Middle East in 1958, American Press Institute, and a 1975 trip to China, as well as papers from his career as chairman and publisher of the Lexington (Kentucky) Herald-Leader.


The videorecording in this collection also is being cataloged individually.

Language: English

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