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Subseries II-H: Subject VIP Files (SVIP)


Scope and Contents

The Subject VIP Files contain photographs and clippings on subjects the Dayton Daily News deemed to be of high use or high importance.


  • Creation: 1890 - 2004
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1930 - 1980


Restrictions on Access

The Dayton Daily News Archive is stored off-site. Please contact the Archives staff at 937-775-2092 or with your research topic at least three business days in advance of visiting to allow time to retrieve files.


From the Collection: 2090 linear feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


The Subject VIP Files utilize the same alpha-numeric coding system as the JH Alphanumeric Files. Photographs are typically in 3-ring binder boxes, and clippings (if present) are typically in document cases. Box identifiers use the following naming convention: SVIP_TOPIC_BOXNUMBER (e.g., SVIP_Tornado_1).

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Wright State University Libraries
Special Collections and Archives
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Dayton OH 45435-0001 USA