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Bill Mullen papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Mullen

Scope and Contents

Papers of Pulitzer Prize-winning Chicago Tribune reporter Bill Mullen, who in the 1970s worked undercover for the Chicago Board of Elections, and covered the end of the Vietnam War, OPEC, the SALT treaties, and famine in Africa; and in the 1980s investigated political refugees. As a world traveler, he wrote extensively about his excursions, particularly to Antarctica. He later became well-known around Chicago for his coverage of the city's cultural institutions.

Dates

  • 1967-2012

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Certain manuscripts are restricted for 30 years from date of donation (segregated from collection).

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unprocessed and is available by appointment only. Please contact reference@newberry.org at least 5 business days in advance to request an appointment.

Extent

45.4 Linear Feet (38 record cartons and 1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Papers of Pulitzer Prize-winning Chicago Tribune reporter Bill Mullen, who in the 1970s worked undercover for the Chicago Board of Elections, and covered the end of the Vietnam War, OPEC, the SALT treaties, and famine in Africa; and in the 1980s investigated political refugees. As a world traveler, he wrote extensively about his excursions, particularly to Antarctica. He later became well-known around Chicago for his coverage of the city's cultural institutions.

Physical Location

1 54 2-5

Creator

Source

Title
Bill Mullen papers, 1967-2012
Status
In Process
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the The Newberry Library - Modern Manuscripts Repository

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