Edward R. Murrow Papers, 1927-1965
Title: Edward R. Murrow Papers, 1927-1965
Location: Jerome Library Main Microforms; Microfilm PN 4874 .M89 A2 1982
Format and Number of Reels/Fiche/Cards: Microfilm; 50 reels
Publisher: Microfilming Corporation of America
Content Description: The papers of Edward R. Murrow (1908-1965), who was a war correspondent, news executive, journalist, and news analyst with CBS from 1935 to 1961 when he became the Director of the U.S. Information Agency for the Kennedy Administration. The collection includes correspondence, reports, broadcast scripts, and other documents. The scripts are for special programs and news broadcasts for such shows as CBS Reports, Hear It Now, See It Now, This I Believe and Years of Crisis. The collection includes a substantial amount of information on Senator Joseph McCarthy.
Arrangement: Arranged in four series:
Series I: Correspondence, 1941-1965
Series II: Personal, 1927-1968
Series III: Professional Employment, 1934-1973
Series IV: Activities, 1941-1967
Index/Bibliography: Edward R. Murrow Papers, 1927-1965: A Guide to the Microfilm Edition (Jerome Library Reference PN 4874 .M89 A22). This guide details the contents of each reel, but does not include a subject index to individual documents.
Subject Categories: History; Journalism; Political Science
Keywords: murrow, edward r murrow, journalism, current events, news, current affairs, mccarthy, mccarthyism, radio, television, cbs
Time Period: 20th century