Guide to the Chippewa Herald Telegram Tales of a River Articles, circa 1950

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Overview of the collection

Special Collections & Archives
McIntyre Library
University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
P.O.  Box 4004
105 Garfield Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54702 – 4004
(715) 836-2739

Reference Code: USGZE UHC280

Accession Number: 06-107

Collection Number: University Historical Collection 280

Creators: Chippewa Herald Telegram

Title: Chippewa Herald Telegram Tales of a River Articles

Dates: circa 1950

Quantity: 0.4 linear feet (1 archives box)

Location of Collection: A10/2g

Languages: Collection materials are in English.

Summary: Typewritten manuscript of a series of 197 articles written on the history of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, presumably published in the Chippewa Herald Telegram.

Historical Note

The Chippewa Herald Telegram first appeared in 1926, following the merger of the Chippewa Herald and the Chippewa Telegram.  The newspaper served as the primary print news source for Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin.  In 1995, the paper was renamed the Chippewa Herald.

Content Description

The articles, or “episodes,” are typically 3-4 pages long.  Written as historical narratives for the general public, the episodes discuss transportation, natural disasters, lumbering and logging, business, politics, Native American – settler relations, sports and leisure, education, and various other topics.  The articles cover events from the 1840s through the 1920s.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information: Donated to Special Collections & Archives, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire prior to March 2006.

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public.

Use Restrictions: Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright not owned by the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire.

Preferred Citation: Chippewa Herald Telegram Tales of a River Articles, circa 1950.  UHC 280. Special Collections & Archives.  McIntyre Library.  University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Eau Claire, WI.

Processing Note: Processed by Colleen McFarland in May 2006

Arrangement: Numerical


Corporate Names: Chippewa herald-telegram

Geographical Terms: Chippewa Falls (Wis.) -- History

Detailed List of Contents




Box/Binder 1/1

Episodes 1-66

Circa 1950

Box/Binder 1/2

Episodes 67-132

Circa 1950

Box/Binder 1/3

Episodes 133 - 197

Circa 1950