Papers, 1899-1997.


Papers, 1899-1997.

Correspondence (1937-1995), research files (1986-1990), manuscripts (1953-1990), newspaper clippings, magazines, and scrapbooks (1899-1997) from the life and career of author, journalist and 1960 Pulitzer Prize winner Vance H. Trimble. In 1960, Trimble was awarded a journalism "triple crown": the Pulitzer Prize for national reporting, the Sigma Delta Chi award for distinguished Washington correspondence, and the Raymond Clapper Award for the year's best Washington reporting for an investigation of nepotism and payroll abuse in Congress. The collection also includes publicity and book reviews for Trimble's biographies of Happy Chandler, E.W. Scripps, and Sam Walton.

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