Field Enterprises records, 1858-2007, bulk 1950-1975.


Field Enterprises. Field Enterprises records, 1858-2007, bulk 1950-1975.

Field Enterprises records, 1858-2007, bulk 1950-1975.

The collection includes administrative, promotional, and legal materials, correspondence, photographs, and artifacts from the Chicago Daily News, the Sun and Times Company, the Chicago Sun-Times, Field Communications, and other miscellaneous holdings owned by Field Enterprises.

110 cubic ft. (154 boxes, 17 oversize boxes, 12 bound v., and 107 scrapbooks)

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