Esther Van Wagoner Tufty papers, 1910-1986 (bulk 1935-1986)

Tufty, Esther Van Wagoner, 1896-1986

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  • Format Mixed Materials; Videos, Slides, Films; Photos, Drawings, Prints; Sound Recordings
  • Physical Details
    • 6.4 c.f. (6 record center cartons and 1 archives box)
    • 15 disc recordings
    • 14 tape recordings
    • 1 film reel (16 mm)
    • 1 videorecording (3/4 inch U-Matic)
    • 0.8 c.f. of photographs and transparencies (1 archives box and 1 flat box), and
    • 11 negatives (1 negative box)
  • OCLC ocn173712520, ocn173700497
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  • Papers, 1910-1986 (mainly 1935-1986), of Esther Van Wagoner Tufty, a pioneering newspaper woman and broadcaster, who founded her own Washington D.C. news bureau. Included is personal and business correspondence; biographical materials (including taped reminiscences, clippings, interviews, and a draft autobiography); her syndicated "Michigan in Washington" newspaper columns (bulk 1935-1938); files on various organizations in which she was active and her overseas news reporting; scripts and/or recorded samples of Headlines from Washington, Tufty Topics, Panning the Press, Home (NBC), and other programs; and numerous photographs including portraits of Tufty alone, on work assignments at home and abroad, and with celebrities and presidents.
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