Patricia A. Schaelchlin/ Scripps family research collection 1791-2003 1838-2001


Patricia A. Schaelchlin/ Scripps family research collection, 1791-2003, 1838-2001

Patricia A. Schaelchlin/ Scripps family research collection 1791-2003 1838-2001

The collection is comprised of research materials and drafts for Patricia A. Schaelchlin's work, Newspaper barons: a biography of the Scripps family. The bulk of the collection consists of the author's notes regarding biographic materials, most of which are photocopies of original documents. Documents researched for Schaelchlin's work includes previously published biographies and genealogies by others, legal documents, Scripps family correspondence, and newspaper articles. The collection covers the years 1791 to 2003 with the bulk of the material ranging from 1838 to 2001.

18 cubic feet


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