Chicago Tribune daily assignment records
Scope and Content of the Collection
Daily weekday reporting staff assignment sheets, often providing summaries of specific events that were to be covered, dating from May 2, 1983 to July 5, 1984. Sheets include information about staff availability, the slug (or code, such as housing, police, council, transportation, etc.), a description, and notes. There are some gaps in coverage and some days include additional sheets with individual staff’s coverage assignments. Staff are identified by last name only.
- May 2, 1983-Jul. 5, 1984
- Chicago Tribune (Firm) (Organization)
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The Chicago Tribune daily assignment records are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).
Ownership and Literary Rights
The Chicago Tribune daily assignment records are the physical property of the Newberry Library. Copyright may belong to the authors or their legal heirs or assigns. For permission to publish or reproduce any materials from this collection, contact the Roger and Julie Baskes Department of Special Collections at email@example.com.
0.4 Linear Feet (1 box)
Daily weekday reporting staff assignment sheets, often providing summaries of specific events that were to be covered, dating from May 2, 1983 to July 5, 1984.
Materials are arranged chronologically.
Collection Stack Location
1 56 1
Gift, Liam T.A. Ford, 2018.
Catherine Grandgeorge, 2022.
- Chicago Tribune daily assignment records, May 2, 1983-Jul. 5, 1984
- Language of description
- Script of description