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Series II. Professional Files, 1949-2015


Scope and Contents note

Series II. Professional Files series is comprised of material documenting the journalistic career of James H. McCartney. Includes documents from his work at the "South Bend Tribune," at the "Chicago Daily News," as a Washington correspondent, as a teacher, and as a lecturer in Florida later in his life. Ample coverage of U.S. presidential politics and international affairs in Europe, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia. Includes press passes. McCartney made numerous photographic slides when he visited locations while covering a story. A subject/country and date is provided for each set of slides. The slides have been scanned and transferred to CD's; the CD's are in the Computer Media series, but cross-references are provided from the slides to a particular CD.


  • 1949-2015

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From the Collection: 25.83 Cubic Feet (59 boxes)

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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