Overview of the collection
Special Collections & Archives
University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
P.O. Box 4004
105 Garfield Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54702 – 4004
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.
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.
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.
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
Corporate Names: Chippewa herald-telegram
Geographical Terms: Chippewa Falls (Wis.) -- History
Detailed List of Contents
Episodes 133 - 197