Milwaukee Press Club

Title: Milwaukee Press Club

Reference Code: Mss-1856

Inclusive Dates: 1885 – ongoing

Quantity: 004.4 cu. ft.

Location:        BV, Sh. 130, 135, 143 (4.4 cu. ft.)
OS SM “M” (5 items)
MV, Sh. 48 (0.8 cu. ft.)

Abstract: The Milwaukee Press Club, founded in November 1885, is the oldest continuous press organization in the United States.  Its purpose was to bring together newspaper professionals (since expanded to include journalists working in other media, editors, publishers and individuals with a specific professional interest in the press) and to elevate the profession in general.

Scope and Content: The records consist of minute books, Once A Year magazines, photos, programs, invitations, clippings, articles/constitutions/by-laws, and other ephemera.

Access and Use: No restrictions

Language: English

Notes: See Also: Multimedia Collection – 100 Year Anniversary Video (#22)

Arrangement:

 

Folder Heading Box # Folder #
Scrapbook, 1930s-1940s 1 LOOSE
Minute Books, November 8, 1885-1909 (8 vols.) 1 LOOSE
Minute Book, 1910-1915 2 LOOSE
“Anubis” Newsletter, 1992-1996 (not inclusive) 2 1
Articles of Association/Constitution/By-Laws, 1889, 1921 2 2
Billy Baxter’s Letters, 1899 2 3
Clam Bake, 1895, 1945 2 4
Clippings, 1927-1946 & Undated 2 5
Gridiron Dinner Programs, 1959-1969 (not inclusive) 2 6
Hall of Fame Dinner Programs, 1959-1960 2 7
Illustrations – Miscellaneous 2 8
Invitations, 1893-1997 2 9
Milwaukee Media Hall of Fame, 1980-1991 2 10
Minute Book, 1965-1969: Part I – Board of Governor’s Meetings 2 11
Minute Book, 1965-1969: Part II – Membership Meetings 2 12
Minute Book, 1965-1969: Parts III – V, Constitution, “News,” Clippings 2 13
National Press Club Yearbooks, 1914, 1924 2 14
Press Club Ritual 2 15
“Scoop” (Press Club of San Francisco, CA), 1959 2 16
Scripts – Miscellaneous Shows/Events 2 17
Writing Award – Category 7 2 18
Writing Award – Categories 3, 8, 9 2 19
Miscellaneous 2 20
Publications – Miscellaneous 2 21
Annals of Wyoming, 1931 (Article on Bill Hooker)
– Guide to the Records of the Milwaukee Press Club (UW-Milwaukee), 1999
– Milwaukee Press Club Membership, 1994
– “Names on the Walls,” ca. 1976 (2 copies)
– Report of the Committee on Alleged German Outrages, 1915
– Wisconsin News Photographers Association 25th Anniversary, 1974
The Press Club of Chicago, A History, 1894 (Information re: Milwaukee Press Club on p. 213) 2 LOOSE
Once a Year Magazine, 1896-1899, 1901, 1903-1906, 1911-1931, 1934-1943 3 LOOSE
Once a Year Magazine, 1944-1971 4 LOOSE
Once a Year Magazine, 1972-1987, 1990-1991, 1999 5 LOOSE
OVERSIZE MATERIAL LOCATION
Reprint of Milwaukee Daily Journal, November 9, 1885 OS SM “M”
Newspaper Cuts (Illustrations) by Cad Brand OS SM “M”
Poem, “On Going Home for Christmas,” by Edgar A. Guest OS SM “M”
Menu (2 copies) OS SM “M”
PHOTOS: MV, SH. 043
Box # Folder #
Individuals – Identified 1 1
Individuals – Unidentified 1 2
Groups – Identified 1 3
Groups – Unidentified 1 4
Celebrities/Politicians 1 5
Picnics/Outings 2 6
Banquets/Events – Miscellaneous 2 7
Buildings/Interiors (Includes some group photos) 2 8
Sports 2 9
Miscellaneous – Milwaukee 2 10
Miscellaneous – Non Milwaukee 2 11
SEE ALSO: Oversize Photos #2239, 2240, 2241

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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