Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Jason Rogers papers, 1825-1971

Series V: Newspaper Business, 1874-1948

This series holds materials collected by Rogers related to the wider newspaper industry

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Subseries V.1: Newspaper Associations, 1910-1948

Some of Rogers's greatest contributions came from his advocating wider cooperation between journalists. This subseries contains files related to the origins of the Audit Bureau of Circulations. It also holds records from some publishing conferences.

Audit Bureau of Circulations, 1911-1927

Box 10 Folder 1 Correspondence, 1911-1927

Box 10 Folder 2 Clippings, 1913-1931

Box 10 Folder 3 Business Documents, 1910-1948

Box 10 Folder 4 Typescripts, undated

Box 10 Folder 5 Press Associations, 1913-1929

Subseries V.2: Newspaper Research, 1874-1932

This subseries holds a small selection of historical advertisements, as well as clippings on journalism history. Subjects in these folders include Henry Ford and Victor Lawson, founder of theChicago Daily News.There is some information on the Pressman's Strike of 1919, and on the larger question of the price of newsprint.

Box 10 Folder 6 Advertisements, 1874-1929

Chicago Daily News, 1888-1932

Box 10 Folder 7 Appraisal of Chicago Daily News, 1888-1932

Box 10 Folder 8 Clippings--Victor Lawson, 1925

Box 14 Slides, undated, (4 slides)

Box 10 Folder 9 Clippings--Journalism, 1916-1930

Box 11 Folder 1 International Paper Co. vs. Jason Rogers, 1917-1918

Box 11 Folder 2 Print Paper Crisis, 1916-1921

Box 11 Folder 3 Sound Merchandising Bill, 1918-1919

Box 11 Folder 4 Pressman's Strike, 1919-1920

Box 11 Folder 5 Barbour's Reference Rate Service, 1921-1922

Box 11 Folder 6 Advertising Maps, 1925-1929

Box 11 Folder 7 Business Publications, 1928-1931

Box 11 Folder 8 Clippings--Henry Ford, 1927-1930