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Overview of the Collection

History

Scope and Content

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Series I: Records, 1957-1961






University of Connecticut

Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism Records



Finding aid prepared by Michael Chaney.






Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center
405 Babbidge Road, Unit 1205
Storrs, Connecticut 06269-1205



© 2005 University of Connecticut



Overview of the Collection

Repository: Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center.
Creator: University of Connecticut.
Title: University of Connecticut, Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism Records.
Dates: 1957-1961.
Quantity: 2 linear feet.
Identification: MSS19710002
Language: English.
Abstract: The Loeb Awards were designed to reward authors whose writings in business and finance report explain the mechanics, strengths, problems, and values of American capitalism and enterprise. The Advisory Board of the Loeb Awards at the University of Connecticut sought those meritorious journalistic contributions which combined superior writing, clarity, accuracy, and analysis of subjects of import to the growth and development of the American enterprise system.

History

The Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism were established in 1957 by Gerald M. Loeb, author of The Battle for Investment Survival and a senior partner with E.F. Hutton and Company.

The Loeb Awards were designed to reward authors whose writings in business and finance report explain the mechanics, strengths, problems, and values of American capitalism and enterprise. The Advisory Board of the Loeb Awards at the University of Connecticut sought those meritorious journalistic contributions which combined superior writing, clarity, accuracy, and analysis of subjects of import to the growth and development of the American enterprise system.

The Loeb Awards Advisory Board appointed two panels of judges, one for newspaper awards and one for magazine awards. The judges represented the fields of journalism, business, and education. Upon their recommendation, the Trustees of the University of Connecticut made the final selection of winners. During his tenure as President of the University of Connecticut, Homer D. Babbidge, Jr. served as Chairman of the Loeb Awards Advisory Board. Other members of the board included Governor John Dempsey, Gerald M. Loeb, and Robert O. Harvey, Dean of the School of Business Administration at the University of Connecticut.

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Scope and Content

The Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism Records (1957-1971) consist of two linear feet of material. There are limited administrative records (1 folder, 1964-1971), a collection of Award Dinner Programs (1961-1971), and a scrapbook of news clippings and photographs (1957-1963). The bulk of the collection consists of the winning entries in the Loeb Awards competition. The articles are arranged chronologically by year, and are subdivided into the categories: Award Winners, Achievement Winners, and Special Awards. Special Awards were not given every year. Except in 1970-1971, there were two Award winners each year, one for newspaper writing and one for magazine writing. In 1970-1971, a third Award category for editorials was established. The Achievement Awards were of lesser distinction, and usually four of these were given annually. There are no copies of articles for the 1969 awards, although awards were given.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish from these Papers must be obtained in writing from both the University of Connecticut Libraries and the owner(s) of the copyright.

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Related Material

Archives & Special Collections has a substantial collection of records pertaining to the University's history, as well as associated programs and activities. For detailed information on these collections please contact the curator or ask at the reference desk.

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Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Persons:

Loeb, Gerald M.

Subjects:

Business--Communication.
Capitalism--United States--20th century.
Finance--United States--20th century.
Journalism--Awards.

Document Types:

Administrative Records.
Photographs.
Publications.

Occupations:

Institution of Higher Education.

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Administrative Information

Custodial History

The materials were transferred by the President's Office.

Preferred Citation

[Item description, #:#], University of Connecticut, Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism Records. Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries.

Acquisition Information

The materials were transferred by the President's Office.

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Detailed Description

Series I: Records, 1957-1961
1:1 Administrative Material 1964-1971
1:2 Award Dinner Programs 1961-1971
1:3 Scrapbooks 1957-1963
1:4 Award winners, 1958
David Steinberg
Werner Renberg
1:5 Achievement winners, 1958
Leslie Gould
George Arris and Joseph Goodrich
T.A. Wise
J.A. Livingston
1:6 Award winners, 1959
Nate White
Ernest Haveman
1:7 Achievement winners, 1959
Donald I. Rogers
Jay Edgerton
Murray J. Rossant
Alexander O. Stanley
1:8 Award winners, 1960
Nate White
John A. Conway
1:9 Achievement winners, 1960
J.A. Livingston
John L. Fletcher
1:10 Achievement winners, 1960
Edward T. Townsend and Richard Larkin
Gurney Breckerfield
1:11 Award winners, 1961
Staff, Wall Street Journal
Leonard Silk
1:12 Achievement winners, 1961
Lee M. Cohn
Sidney Fish
Hobart Rowen and Sandford Brown
Tait Trussel
1:13 Award winners, 1962
Robert E. Bedingfield
Richard Austin Smith
1:14 Achievement winners, 1962
Christina Kirk
Ben Shifman
John Chamberlain
Daniel Friedenberg
1:15 Award winners, 1963
David R. Jones
Sandford Brown
1:16 Achievement winners, 1963
Robert E. Nichols
Hugh R. McEvers
Gilbert H. Clee
Robert W Murray, Jr.
2:17 Award winners, 1964
Robert E. Nichols
John Brooks
2:18 Achievement winners, 1964
Lee M. Cohn
Darden Chambliss
Mat Ways
John Maughan
2:19 Award winners, 1965
Edwin L. Dale, Jr.
Lee Silberman
2:20 Achievement winners, 1965
Daniel M. Friedenberg
Thomas W. Bush
Clem Morgello
Staff, House and Home
2:21 Special Award, 1965
Leslie Gould
2:22 Award winners, 1966
Ross M. Robertson
Charles E. Silberman
2:23 Achievement winners, 1966
Frank H. Weir
Peter S. Nagan
Leonard S. Silk
Gilbert Burck
2:24 Award winners, 1967
David R. Francis
Max Ways
2:25 Achievement winners, 1967
Sidney Fish
Staff, The Wall Street Journal
Leonard Silk
Staff, Business Week
2:26 Award winners, 1968
Richard A. Nenneman
Michael Laurence
2:27 Achievement winners, 1968
John A. Prestbo
Lee Silberman
Peter P. Gabriel
John K. Jessup
2:28 Special Awards, 1968
Nicholas Molodovsky
Milton Friedman, Paul Samuelson and Henry Wallich
2:29 Award winners, 1970
Leland B. DuVall
John F. Lyons
Patricia Shontz
2:30 Achievement winners, 1970
James P. Gannon
Morton C. Paulson
Rich Thomas
Gilbert Burck
Alan Abelson
E. B. Weiss
2:31 Award winners, 1971
Joseph A. Livingston
Chris Welles
Philip Breer
2:32 Achievement winners, 1971
Richard E. Rustin
John F. Laurence
Paul E. Steiger
Ephraim A. Lewis
Carol J. Loomis
Harold Chucker
Leonard S. Silk