Papers, 1943-1998

Black, Creed C., 1925-

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  • Format Mixed Materials; Videos, Slides, Films
  • Physical Details
    • 6.6 c.f. (9 archives boxes and 7 flat boxes); plus
    • additions of 8.9 c.f., and
    • 1 videorecording
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  • Papers of Creed C. Black, a journalist and editor, consisting of correspondence, clippings, memoranda, notes, speeches, and scrapbooks relating to several newspapers with which Black was associated: the "Chicago Daily News," "Nashville Tennessean," Paducah (Kentucky) "Sun-Democrat," Savannah (Georgia) "News-Press" and Wilmington (Delaware) "News-Journal." Also included are the files on his resignation from the DuPont-owned "News-Journal," notebooks on his 1962 trip to Russia with the American Society of Newspaper Editors, and notes and interviews relating to a trip to the Middle East in 1958, American Press Institute, and a 1975 trip to China, as well as papers from his career as chairman and publisher of the Lexington (Kentucky) "Herald-Leader."


  • The videorecording in this collection also is being cataloged individually. The call number for it is VHA 210.
  • Presented by Creed C. Black, Washington, D.C., 1969.
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