By UIUC RBML Staff
Title: Shana Alexander papers, 1921-2001
Primary Creator: Alexander, Shana
Extent: 133.5 Cubic Feet
Subjects: Ager, Milton, 1893-1979, Alexander, Shana, Journalists--United States, Musicians--United States
Forms of Material: Advertising fliers, Audiotapes, Booklets, Books, Broadsides, Clippings, Framed art, Legal documents, Letters, Manuscript notebooks, Manuscripts, Maps, Newsletters, Pamphlets, Periodicals, Photocopies, Photographs, Photography--Negatives, Press releases, Research Material, Scrapbooks, Scripts, Serial publications, Sheet Music, Slides (Photography), Souvenirs, Video tapes
Scope and Contents of the Materials
The Shana Alexander Papers consist of eighty-two linear feet of original manuscripts, typescript, typed carbon, printed, photographic and replicated materials. The manuscript portions include article manuscripts, reporter's notebooks, correspondence, scrapbooks, lectures, speeches, documents, photographs and other research materials dating from 1950 through the 1990's during the most active years of the first woman staff writer at LIFE Magazine, the first woman editor at McCall's, and the first woman columnist at Newsweek.
Collection Historical Note
Shana Alexander was the first woman staff writer at LIFE Magazine, the first woman editor at McCall's, and the first woman columnist at Newsweek.
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