- Call number
- MssCol 2226
- Physical description
- 2.5 linear feet (5 boxes, 1 v.)
- Preferred Citation
- New York tribune, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
The New York Tribune was founded in 1841 by Horace Greeley, who served as its editor until 1872. Whitelaw Reid was editor from 1872 until 1905. In 1924 the Tribune merged with the New York Herald to form the New York Herald Tribune. Collection consists of the records of Gordon L. Ford as business manager of the New York Tribune from 1873 to 1881. Bulk of the collection is correspondence, 1867-1880, from readers ordering subscriptions and publications. Other correspondence includes promotional letters, editorial correspondence, and letters among Tribune staff concerning business, editorial and personal matters. Also, financial and legal records, minutes, notes, memoranda, ephemera, and printed matter.
Source of acquisitionGift (separated from Gordon L. Ford papers), Ford family, 1902
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788
Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328