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Julian S. Stein, Jr. newspaper collection

Identifier: MS-0891

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Content Description

The Julian S. Stein, Jr. collection contains newspapers, souvenir programs, and clippings dated between 1855 and 2005 collected by Julian S. Stein, Jr. The bulk of the collection consists of newspapers featuring headlines on major U.S. and world events, severe weather events, and regional sports news. Most of the headlines are featured in the Washington Post, Baltimore Sun and Carroll County Times, and the New York Times. The collection also includes other publications produced in the United States, United Kingdom, France, and Italy. The newspapers are organized chronologically by publication. Various articles throughout the collection have handwritten annotations describing Stein’s relationship to the content.

In addition to the newspapers are two folders of souvenir programs and article clippings. The souvenir programs include a viewer’s guide for Super Bowl XXII in 1988 and a program for the 1976 boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Jimmy Young held in Landover, Maryland. The article clippings include a scan of a 1973 Washington Post article on Watergate, a 1997 New York Times article on the nomination of Anthony Lake as Director of Central Intelligence, and an article from the November-December 2000 issue of Harvard Magazine


  • Creation: 1855 - 2005
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1960 - 2005

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Biographical / Historical

Julian Samuel Stein, Jr. was born in 1918 in Baltimore, MD to Julian Samuel Stein and Rose Ellen Stein. He earned a Bachelor’s degree from Harvard University in 1941. Starting in 1942, he served in the U.S. Army at the Pentagon as part of the Information and Education Division, Orientation Branch. He was discharged from Service in 1945 with the rank of Captain. Between 1949 and 1952 he worked as a Marhsall Plan information officer in Paris before returning to Washington D.C. He later established the Julian Stein Public Relations firm in 1953 where he worked for 40 years.

During the 1960s and 1970s, Stein served as an advisor to Maryland Governor J. Millard Tawes and was involved with multiple state-level organizations and projects including the Department of Economic Development, Appalachian Governors Conference, the Maryland Center for Public Broadcasting, the Maryland Partners Alliance, and the Maryland Constitutional Convention.

He died in 2012 at age 93 and is buried in Rangeley, Maine.


Rasmussen, Frederick N. “Julian Samuel Stein Jr., PR Executive.” Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, MD), June 30, 2012.

“Julian Samuel Stein Jr.” Find A Grave. Accessed December 9, 2021.


6.57 Cubic Feet (7 flat boxes (25 inches x 3 inches x 21 inches) and 1 half-size letter document box)

Language of Materials





This collection consists of materials dated between 1855 and 2005 collected by Julian S. Stein, Jr. The materials include newspapers, souvenir programs, and clippings highlighting major United States and global events.


The newspapers in this collection are arranged chronologically within each publication title. Publications with three or fewer issues are arranged alphabetically at the end of the collection, followed by programs and clippings.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Phoebe Stein, the daughter of Julian S. Stein, Jr., in March 2020.

Condition Description

The newspapers are brittle and should be handled with care.

Processing Information

This collection was processed from October 2021 to February 2022 by Julia Deros.

Guide to the Julian S. Stein, Jr. newspaper collection
Julia Deros
2022 February
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA