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John Chamberlain Papers

An inventory of his papers at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MPK
Date: 28 Sep 1978

Biographical History

John Chamberlain was a syndicated columnist and was in contact with many public personalities including former president Richard Nixon.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The John Chamberlain Papers is composed of four series. Correspondence contains incoming and outgoing correspondence, including a signed letter from Richard Nixon. Writings contains books, research material, press releases, columns and related material, as well as a second signed letter from Nixon. The collection concludes with a few Photographs and some Miscellaneous material.

Arrangement of the Collection

Correspondence is arranged chronologically. Writings are arranged by type; research material and ideas are arranged alphabetically while press releases are arranged chronologically.


Access Restrictions:

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Subject Headings


Chamberlain, John, 1903-1995 Archives.

Corporate Bodies

King Features Syndicate.


Authors, American.
Journalism, Authorship.
Journalists, United States.

Genres and Forms

Drafts (documents)
Manuscripts for publication.
Press releases.



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

John Chamberlain Papers
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of John Chamberlain, 1967, 1969.

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