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BOX 120-124 E Streeters Files, 1936-2009
This series documents the group of employees who worked at the Washington Post building on E Street and who moved to the L Street building at the end of 1950. Meeting files from 1978 to 1993 include photographs, correspondence, newsletters, and transcripts of speeches. Name files and member directories contain information about various E Streeters, among them Edward T. Folliard, Katharine Graham, Al Lewis, Shirley Povich, and John Riseling. Although the E Streeters published a newsletter, E Streeters News, only a small number of these are present in the collection.
Material types include: biographies, obituaries, reports, directories, correspondence, articles, oral history interviews, correspondence, talks, and photographs.
Arranged alphabetically by topic or material type.
BOX 120 Carper, Elsie Mae, Washington Post history files, 1984-1991
BOX 120 Correspondence, 1978-1992
BOX 120 Directories, 1968, 1975-1992
BOX 120 E Streeters News, 1974, 1984, 1990-1993, 1999-2009
BOX 120 History, 1978
BOX 121 Meetings
BOX 121 1978-1989
(8 folders)
BOX 122 1990-1993
BOX 122 Members and prospective members, 1983-1985, undated
BOX 122 Meyer, Eugene, Washington Post purchase, 1954-1958, 1983-1984, 1990
BOX 122 Miscellany, 1988-1994, 2009, undated
BOX 122 Name files
BOX 122 Arcaro, Joseph V., 1988
BOX 122 Coe, Christine Sadler, 1983
BOX 122 Coe, Richard, 1956, 1987, 1995
BOX 122 Davenport, Homer, 1989
BOX 122 Dennis, Frank, 1952, undated
BOX 122 Donovan, Hedley, 1990
BOX 122 Ellis, Arthur, 1956, 1989
BOX 122 Fanciulli, Jerome, 1984
BOX 122 Fisher, Deevee K., 1990-1992
BOX 122 Folliard, Edward T., 1946, 1957-1972, undated
BOX 122 Friendly, Alfred, Captain, 1983-1985
BOX 122 Gatewood, Frank, 1990
BOX 122 Gilbert, Ben, 1984-1985
BOX 122 Gladstein, Harry, 1985
BOX 122 Graham, Katharine, 1963-1973, 1979-1993 See also OV 3, same heading
BOX 123 Graham, Philip L., 1956, 1963, 1991
BOX 123 Green, Jean, 1936-1938, 1986-1992, undated See also OV 3, same heading
BOX 123 Greenwald, Neal, 1972, 1986-1989 See also OV 3, same heading
BOX 123 Hailey, Jean Reiff, 1990-1991
BOX 123 Hyde, Nina, 1989
BOX 123 Janof, Louis, 1953, 1961
BOX 123 Klutz, Jerry, 1969
BOX 123 Knellers, Chester, 1988
BOX 123 Kuhn, Ferdinand, undated
BOX 123 Lewis, Al, 1975-1985, undated See also OV 3, same heading
BOX 123 Lewis, Rae T., 1975-1978, 1988
BOX 123 Limber, Louis, 1989
BOX 123 Lindsay, Malvina, 1942-1946, 1954, 1972, 1986
BOX 123 Manolo, Al, 1947, 1953-1956
BOX 123 Marder, Murrey, 1984-1985
BOX 123 Mathias, Joseph M., 1985
BOX 123 Miller, Hugh, 1961-1965, 1977-1984
BOX 123 Morley, Felix, 1979
BOX 123 Munroe, Pat, 1985
BOX 123 Norris, John G., 1946-1947, 1985-1989
BOX 123 Parker, Molly, 1970
BOX 123 Povich, Shirley, 1970, 1985-1992
BOX 123 Riseling, John, 1947, 1954-1963, 1977, 1990
BOX 123 Simons, Howard, 1984-1989
BOX 123 Singerhoff, John, 1984-1991
BOX 123 Stokes, Dillard, 1980
BOX 123 Thomas, Leonard, 1985
BOX 123 Wilson, Earl J., 1985
BOX 123 Obituaries, 1989-1995, 2008, undated
BOX 123 Photographs, 1985, 1992
(2 folders)
BOX 123 Plaque, 1984-1987
BOX 123 "Post People" biographies, circa 1950
BOX 123 Reports, 1977-1982
BOX 123 Stock gifts, 1955
BOX 123 Stories of members, 1972, 1984-1993
BOX 124 Twenty year club, 1962, 1980, 1990
BOX 124 World War II, 1971, undated
BOX 124-125 Circulation Files, 1939-2014
This series largely consists of Audit Bureau of Circulations statements and reports for the Washington Post, Washington Times Herald, Washington Star, and Washington News from 1939 to 1989. These reports include statistics related to routes, prices, subscriptions, dealers, areas of circulation, and prices.
Arranged alphabetically by topic or material type.
BOX 124 Audit Bureau of Circulation reports
BOX 124 1966-1984
(6 folders)
BOX 125 1985, 1987, 2001
BOX 125 Audit Bureau of Circulation statements
BOX 125 Washington News, 1939-1972
BOX 125 Washington Post, 1939-1989
(2 folders)
BOX 125 Washington Star, 1939-1981
BOX 125 Washington Times Herald, 1939-1953
BOX 125 Miscellany, 1984, 1994, 2014, undated
BOX 125 Price increases, 1983
BOX 125 Supplemental circulation statistics, 1962-1969
BOX 126-127 Book World Files, 1952-2004
This series documents the decision of the Washington Post to discontinue publication of its literary supplement “Book World” in 1973. The bulk of the files includes correspondence, both solicited and unsolicited, from readers, critics, academics, and writers expressing their thoughts on the decision.
Arranged alphabetically by topic or material type.
BOX 126 Correspondence
BOX 126 Chronological, 1952, 1973, 1981-1985, 1991-1997, 2003-2004
(2 folders)
BOX 126 Discontinuation of Book World, 1973
(5 folders)
BOX 126 Tabloid version, 1979-1980
BOX 126 Formatting, 1972, undated See also OV 2, same heading
BOX 126 Lodge, David, 1992
BOX 126 Meeting, 1993, Nov.
BOX 127 Memoranda, 1973-1998
BOX 127 Miscellany, 1972, 1979, 1986-2005, undated
BOX 127 Press, 1973
BOX 127 See, Carolyn, 1993-1996, 2004
BOX 127-130 Washington Post Company Files, 1955-2004
This series contains files related to the parent company of the Washington Post. The bulk of the series contains the publication “Company Behind the News,” which provides a monthly review from 1983 to 2000 of achievements and initiatives of various Washington Post Company subsidiaries including the Washington Post newspaper, Newsweek magazine, and various television stations. The series includes photographic slides of staff members taken for the 1977 Washington Post Company annual report. A limited number of agreements between the Washington Post Company and the Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild from 1956 to 1983 are in the series. There are also files related to the recycling company Capitol Fiber and the Robinson Terminal warehouse.
Material types include: reports, agreements, photographs, slides, and newsletters.
Arranged alphabetically by topic or material type.
BOX 127 Agreements, 1956, 1964-1983
(2 folders)
BOX 127 Annual report photographic slides, 1977
(3 folders)
BOX 128 Annual reports, 1972-1980
BOX 128 Capitol Fiber annual reports, 1997-2004
(2 folders)
BOX 128 Clippings, 1961-1973, 1980-1983
BOX 128 "Company Behind the News"
BOX 128 Achievements contents, 1985-1987
BOX 128 Affiliate operations, 1983-2000
BOX 128 Broadcast division, 1983-2000
BOX 129 Cable division, 1991-1999
BOX 129 Industry issues, 1983-2000
(2 folders)
BOX 129 Magazine division, 1997-2000
BOX 129 Newspaper division, 1983-2000
BOX 129 Newsweek, 1983-1997
BOX 129 Other business, 1998-2000
BOX 129 Post-Newsweek cable, 1987-1990
BOX 129 Washington Post Company, 1983-2000
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