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Betty Winfield Newspaper Collection


Winfield, Betty Houchin, 1939-


Betty Winfield Newspaper Collection




Biographical Note

[information from the School of Journalism]

Betty Houchin Winfield, PhD, is a specialist in political communication and mass media history. She completed her doctoral studies at the University of Washington and has held post-doctoral fellowships at the Shorenstein Center for Press, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University (1991) and the Gannett Center for Media and Politics at Columbia University (1988-1989).

Scope and Content Note

The Betty Winfield Newspaper Collection is composed of a variety of U.S. newspapers and magazines covering 1850-2010. The collection includes scans, facsimiles, and original publications from national and regional titles and chronicles events in American and world history through the front pages of various news outlets.


Materials do not circulate but are available to all users in the Special Collections Reading Room during service hours or by appointment.