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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
BOX 130 "Facts About the Washington Post Company," 1974, 1977
BOX 130 "Management Memorandum," 1980-1981
BOX 130 Miscellany, 1955, 1971-1975, 1981-1983, 1990, 2001-2004, undated
BOX 130 Newsweek fiftieth anniversary, 1983
BOX 130 Robinson Terminal, Springfield, Va., 1999-2000, undated
DF Digital Files, 1993-2013
The Digital Files series documents many of the Washington Post’s public relations activities, including videos and photographs of events, awards, and staff celebrations. These largely consist of videos and photographs of the Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher Awards, Distinguished Educational Leadership Awards, Eugene Meyer Awards, Marine Corps Marathon Healthy Kids' Fun Run, “Paths to Success: A Forum on African-American Men,” and other Washington Post sponsored events. Commercials and videotaped features from news outlets after Mark Felt was revealed to be “Deep Throat” are also within the series. Staff members featured in videos include Agnes E. Meyer, Eugene Meyer, Katharine Graham, Herbert Block, and Boisfeuillet Jones. The digital files do not include any documentation of Washington Post web content.
Material types include: video files, audio files, photographs, spreadsheets, textual documents, and presentations.
Arranged and described according to the series and subseries of the physical materials, and if they are separations, according to the series, container, and folders from which the items were separated.
DF Public Relations Files
Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher Awards; photographs and videos, 2005-2012
Digital ID: 86027_167_030
Digital ID: 86027_167_031
Digital ID: 86027_167_032
Digital ID: 86027_167_034
Digital ID: 86027_167_047
Educational outreach
Distinguished Educational Leadership Awards; videos, photographs, working files, 2005-2013
Digital ID: 86027_167_004
Digital ID: 86027_167_005
Digital ID: 86027_167_006
Digital ID: 86027_167_007
Digital ID: 86027_167_010
Digital ID: 86027_167_011
Digital ID: 86027_167_012
Resources and curriculum guides, "News in Education Week Teacher’s Guide: Now I Get It!," 2006-2007
Digital ID: 86027_167_059
El Tiempo Latino, El Tiempo Latino song by Verny Varela, undated
Digital ID: 86027_167_055
Eugene Meyer Awards; photographs and videos, 2005-2012
Digital ID: 86027_167_027
Digital ID: 86027_167_029
Digital ID: 86027_167_033
Digital ID: 86027_167_036
Digital ID: 86027_167_039
Events
Hoops for the Homeless, video, 2004
Digital ID: 86027_167_063
Marine Corps Marathon Healthy Kids' Fun Run; photographs and television commercials, 2003-2007
Digital ID: 86027_167_016
Digital ID: 86027_167_017
Digital ID: 86027_167_064
Digital ID: 86027_167_065
Miscellany, photographs, 2004
Digital ID: 86027_167_054
Music and Dance Scholarship Awards, video, 2008
Digital ID: 86027_167_070
Digital ID: 86027_167_071
Felt, Mark, revealed as "Deep Throat," television and radio news segments, 2005
Digital ID: 86027_167_018
Digital ID: 86027_167_019
Digital ID: 86027_167_020
Graham, Katharine, American Advertising Federation (AAF) Advertising Hall of Fame induction, video, 2002
Digital ID: 86027_167_049
History of other newspapers, New York Times printing plant videos, 1997
Digital ID: 86027_167_062
Jones, David, community relations manager, files, 2007-2010
Digital ID: 86027_167_021
Digital ID: 86027_167_022
"Let Tony Try It" television segment, Fox News, Washington Post plant, College Park, Md., 2006, Dec. 7
Digital ID: 86027_167_014
Digital ID: 86027_167_015
Lobby wall artwork Washington Post building, photographs, circa 2002
Digital ID: 86027_167_072
Meyer, Agnes E. and Eugene, interview with Edward R. Murrow from 1956, video, 2009
Digital ID: 86027_167_028
National Book Festival, coverage, "From the Nation's Capital" (radio program), 2007, undated
Digital ID: 86027_167_026
Digital ID: 86027_167_061
"Paths to Success: A Forum on African-American Men," video, 2006
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