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Advertising - direct mail, 1970s-1980s

 unspecified — Box: 19, Folder: 395

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From the Sub-Series:

As editor of World Press Review, a monthly foreign press digest, from 1973-1986, Alfred Balk shepherded the magazine through a name change and sale, mail fraud crisis, and criticism of the magazine's Israel/Palestine coverage. He also established the International Editor of the Year award, which helped illuminate critical journalism issues in other countries. There are items related to these issues as well as correspondence, internal communication, and publicity and advertising materials.


  • Creation: 1970s-1980s


Conditions Governing Access

The Alfred Balk papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).

Conditions Governing Audiovisual Access

Some audiovisual recordings in this collection have been digitized. Researchers may access materials in the Special Collections Reading Room.

Repository Details

Part of the The Newberry Library - Modern Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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