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  • Creator Names Veeck, Bill.
  • Title Bill Veeck papers and sound recordings [manuscript], 1940-1977.
  • Physical description
    • 17 linear ft.
    • 3 v. (Scrapbooks).
    • 4 oversize folders.
    • 11 boxes of sound recordings.
  • Access and usage restrictions
    • A portion of the collection is closed to researchers until processed.
    • For listening purposes, it is necessary to use a copy, not the original (and to have a listening copy made if one is not available).
  • Collection summary Incoming letters; newsclippings; reports; 3 scrapbooks; oversize cartoons and other items; and other baseball related materials of Bill Veeck (William Louis Veeck, Jr., 1914-1986), a promoter of Major League Baseball and one-time owner of the Chicago White Sox franchise. Also includes reel-to-reel audio recordings of the radio program series "Bill Veeck Views the World of Sports" on WBBM-AM Radio, with Bill Veeck and hosted by Bob Cunningham.
  • Acquisition information Gift of Mary-Frances Veeck (M1983.0022).
  • Finding Aids Note Draft finding aid available online.
  • Names
    • Veeck, Bill Archives.
    • Chicago White Sox (Baseball team)
    • Major League Baseball (Organization)
    • WBBM (Radio station : Chicago, Ill.)
    • WBBM (Radio station : Chicago, Ill.)
  • Uniform Title Bill Veeck views the world of sports.
  • Subjects
    • Baseball Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • Baseball team owners Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • Baseball teams Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • Radio programs Illinois Chicago 20th century.
  • Geographic coverage Chicago (Ill.) Social life and customs 20th century.
  • Genre
    • Audiotapes. aat
    • Correspondence. aat
    • Newspaper clippings. aat
    • Radio programs.
    • Reports. aat
    • Scrapbooks. aat
  • Uniform title Bill Veeck views the world of sports.
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.
  • Finding aid URL Finding aid available online http://chsmedia.org/media/fa/fa/M-V/VeeckBill-inv.htm