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Thomas Emil Groehn Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: G, Box 6, Folder: 7-8
Identifier: LP000695

Scope and Content

The papers of Mr. Groehn consist primarily of his columns and news stories in the Detroit News in 1943.

Contents: 1. Clippings, January 1943 2. Memorabilia , obituary notices, 1972

Dates

  • 1943 - 1972

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.

History

Thomas Groehn was born in Detroit in 1915. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1936 and joined the staff of the Detroit Times as a reporter. Subsequently he served as labor editor for the Detroit News from the late thirties to 1943 when he left the Detroit News to join the public relations department of General Motors. He became manager of news relations for General Motors in 1959 and in 1963 was appointed director of news relations. Mr. Groehn died in 1972.

Extent

.5 Linear Feet (2 folders)

Abstract

Clippings regarding labor relations in Detroit

Arrangement

Materials arranged in 2 folders.

Acquisition

The papers of Thomas Emil Groehn were placed in the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs in Novermber of 1974 by his daughter, Kathy Groehn Cosseboom El Messidi and were open for research in June of 1984.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library in June, 1984.
Title
Guide to the Thomas Emil Groehn Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Date
1984-06
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

Contact:
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Detroit MI 48202 USA