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Journalists -- United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Frank Landt Dennis Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1943
Scope and Contents


Journalist and attorney. Correspondence (1933-1988), certificates (1933-1941), ribbons and patches (1929-1947), cartoons (n.d.), publications (1928-1988), clippings (1928-1939) and a scrapbook (1928-1935) tracing Dennis's career. Also included are teletype machine printouts (1962) from an unidentified wire service detailing news of the first U.S. manned space flight. Frank Landt Dennis Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1928-1988

Robert Moody McKinney Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2627
Scope and Contents

Newspaper publisher and U.S. Ambassador. Professional and personal papers of Robert Moody McKinney and family, primarily regarding his life as a diplomat, newspaper publisher, and author. The materials include correspondence, newspapers, appointment calendars, photographs, and manuscripts of short stories and poetry written by McKinney. The papers contain reports and correspondence from McKinney's work as chairman of the panel to report to Congress on the Impact of Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy (1955-1956), as a representative to the Second International Conference for Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy (1958), and as U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland (1961-1963). The collection also has McKinney’s correspondence and reports as owner and publisher of The New Mexican newspaper (1956-2003), legal documents (1975-1989) regarding his suit against the Gannett Company to regain control of the The New Mexican, and genealogical materials (1895-2018) compiled by Virginia K. Moody.

Dates: 1895-2018

Vance Trimble Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2782
Scope and Contents


Correspondence (1937-1995), research files (1986-1990), manuscripts (1953-1990), newspaper clippings, magazines, books, and scrapbooks (1899-1997, 2006) from the life and career of author, journalist and 1960 Pulitzer Prize winner Vance H. Trimble. In 1960, Trimble was awarded a journalism "triple crown": the Pulitzer Prize for national reporting, the Sigma Delta Chi award for distinguished Washington correspondence, and the Raymond Clapper Award for the year's best Washington reporting for an investigation of nepotism and payroll abuse in Congress. The collection also includes publicity and book reviews for Trimble's biographies of Happy Chandler, E. W. Scripps, and Sam Walton.

Dates: 1899-2006