Virginia Marmaduke Papers, 1964-1965

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Virginia Marmaduke Papers, 1964-1965

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Marmaduke, Virginia (1908-    )

 

Papers, 1964-1965

 

4.17 linear feet (10 manuscript boxes)

 

Special events director, Illinois Commission to the New York World’s Fair, appointed by Gov. Kerner. Born in Carbondale, Illinois June 21, 1908. Editor and reporter at Herrin Daily Journal, 1933-1942. Wrote for Chicago Sun, where she was given nickname “The Duchess,” and for Chicago Sun-Times (1943-1955) and Chicago Tribune. Hosted radio and TV shows in Chicago. Appointed first woman on Chicago Board of Health by Mayor Richard J. Daley in 1957. She was also on the boards of the Chicago Foundlings Home and the La Rabida Sanitarium.  Retired in Pinckneyville. Performed public relations work for Southern Illinois University and DuQuoin State Fair. Endowed a scholarship at SIU. Author of Marmaduke at Large: Running the World From a Typewriter (1984). Voted into Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame in 1992. Cousin of Sen. Ralph Dunn of DuQuoin (58th District). Resides in Pinckneyville.

 

 

Photographs and broadsides transferred to the Audiovisual Collection; memorabilia

transferred out.

 

Access:  Open for research

 

Acc. No.:  65-63

 

Processed by:  Paul Spence, 1966 and Ginny Lee, February, 1997

 

 

                                                           

 

 

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                                                                  Container List

 

Illinois Commission on New York World’s Fair (1964-1965)

                                                   

Box     Folder

 

1          1          Schedules and Correspondence April-June 1964

            2          Schedules and Correspondence July-August 1964

            3          Schedules and Correspondence July-August 1964

            4          Schedules and Correspondence June-October 1964

            5          Guest Lists April-June 1964

            6          Guest Lists July-August 1964

            7          Guest Lists September 1964

            8          Guest Lists October 1964

 

2          1          Press Clippings March-April 1964

            2          Press Clippings April-May 1964

            3          Press Clippings May-June 1964

 

3          1          Press Clippings July 1964

            2          Press Clippings August 1964

            3          Press Clippings September 1964

            4          Press Clippings October 1964

 

4          1          Press Clippings 1962-1963

            2          Press Clippings May 1964

            3          Press Clippings June 1964

            4          Press Clippings July 1964

            5          Press Clippings August 1964

            6          Press Clippings 1965

 

5          1          Press Clippings 1963-1964

            2          Press Clippings 1963-1964

            3          Press Clippings Opening Day, 1964

            4          Press Clippings April 1964

            5          Press Clippings April 1964

            6          Press Clippings April 1964

            7          Press Clippings April 1964

 

6          1          Biographies of Robert Moses, Maj. Gen. William E. Potter, & Walt Disney;

                        Pavilion Design Documents; Description of “Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln” by                           Walt Disney; Fact Sheet on Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln.

            2          Celebrity Guest Speaker List

            3          Illinois Pavilion Brochure

            4          Press Clippings 1964-1965

            5          Press Clippings May 1965

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                                                                  Container List

 

Illinois Commission on New York World’s Fair (1964-1965)

                                                    

Box     Folder

 

6          6          Press Clippings July-August 1965

            7          Press Clippings September-October 1965

 

7          1          Press Clippings 1964-February 1965

            2          Press Clippings March 1965

            3          Press Clippings June-July 1965

            4          Press Clippings July 1965

            5          Press Clippings July-August 1965

           

8          1          Correspondence and Documentation of Dedication of “Great Moments with                                     Mr. Lincoln” at Disneyland

            2          Press Releases 1963-1965

            3          Attendance Figures 1965

            4          Illinois Pavilion Mementoes

            5          Press Clippings, April 1965

            6          Press Clippings, April-June 1965

 

9          1          Press Clippings, Illinois Day 1964

            2          Press Releases and Correspondence, Illinois Day 1964

            3          Illinois Day 1965

            4          Stevenson Memorial Day 1965

            5          Correspondence, Press Party 1965

            6          Press Releases 1965

            7          Miscellaneous 1965

            8          Schedules 1965

            9          Complete Special Events 1965

            10        VIP Schedules and Correspondence 1965

            11        Report to Governor, December 1964

 

10        1          Biographies of Illinois Pavilion Officials

            2          Pavilion Library Information

            3          Rose Garden

            4          VIP Guests Correspondence

            5          Rejected Bands Correspondence

            6          Unscheduled Events 1964

            7          Scheduled Events 1964

            8          Mailing Lists

            9          Data and Clippings Used in Report

 

 

Citation

“Virginia Marmaduke Papers, 1964-1965,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed March 19, 2019, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/430.