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Cresswell, Robert, 1922-
New York Herald Tribune Papers of Robert Cresswell
Manuscripts Division
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1 box and 0.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1


Consists of several business reports and analyses prepared by Robert Cresswell, business manager of the New York Herald Tribune.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of typescript copies of business reports and analyses of Cresswell who was business manager with the New York Herald Tribune. The collection includes a survey with recommendations for yearly savings for the Tribune dated April 1935, prepared by Howard Davis and Robert Cresswell; a summary of the economies effected, 1937-1938, broken down by department and section; a life insurance survey; and a plea for providing retirement income for officers and employees of the Tribune, with a cover letter from F. Ellsworth Baker.


Arranged in chronological order.

Collection Creator Biography:

Cresswell, Robert, 1922-

The New York Herald Tribune was a newspaper created in 1924 when the New York Tribune acquired the New York Herald. In 1966, the New York City branch of the paper became defunct.

Collection History


The typescripts were given to the Library by Robert Cresswell in November, 1946 .


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Dina Britain on July 31, 2006. Finding aid written by Tenley Eakin on August 2, 2006. Folder inventory added by James Clark '14 in 2012.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

New York Herald Tribune Papers of Robert Cresswell; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1