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Correspondence relating to journalism, the newspaper Daily Illini, University of Illinois alumni, Illinois Press Association, press conventions, Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, military service, faculty appointments, freedom of the press research, and legal cases involving freedom of the press, libel, newspaper taxes, and publications.
Also includes Siebert's book The Rights and Privileges of the Press (1934); articles concerning regulation and taxation of the press, federal wartime information agencies, political advertising, and the law and journalism; and autobiographical account (126 p.) including information relating to his family, youth in Saskatchewan, University of Wisconsin, Bradley Polytechnic Institute, University of Illinois, travel, First Amendment and freedom of the press, Michigan State University, and friends.
Professor of journalism, University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus).
Finding aid in the repository.