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Guide to the Edward R. Murrow Letter MSS.2541

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Finding aid prepared by Amanda Haldy

Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

September, 2009.

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-03-10T15:55-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Edward R. Murrow Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.2541

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 Letter, 1 Envelope)

Dates:

1953 April 1

Abstract:

Edward R. Murrow writes in thanks for a recent letter of interest from a radio program listener, Miss Marian Speiden.

Preferred Citation:

Edward R. Murrow Letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006.

Biographical/Historical note

Edward R. Murrow was an American reporter sent overseas by CBS during World War II--a tour of journalism that made his name a household word back home. After his return to the states, Murrow, along with Fred Friendly, produced a radio news show called "Hear it Now" before later translating the program to television, where it became, "See it Now."

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Amanda Haldy, 2009.

Scope and Contents note

Contains thanks for a recent letter of interest from a radio program listener, Miss Marian Speiden. The letter is type-written on Mr. Murrow's letterhead and includes Mr. Murrow's signature.

Edward R. Murrow Letter Box SC0024 Folder 2541.01