Haworth, Paul Leland, 1876-1936

Alternative names
Birth 1876
Death 1936

Biographical notes:

A native of West Newton, Ind., Paul L. (Leland) Haworth was a historian, editor, and author. He wrote popular adventure fiction as well as monographs and articles concerning American history, African Amerian suffrage, and contemporary Canadian society and politics. He taught at Columbia University (N.Y.), Bryn Mawr (Pa.), and Indiana University (Bloomington). Haworth was head of the History Department at Butler University (Indianapolis) through the 1920s and 30s and served as a Republican in the Indiana House of Representives (1921). He also worked as an editor for Bobbs-Merrill (Indianapolis). Haworth married Martha Ackerman in 1903 and the union bore three children: Leland John, Anna Ruth, and Martha Rosalie. He explored the headwaters of the Peace and Kwadacha Rivers in northeastern British Columbia, Canada, in 1916. Rosa Haworth was a teacher in Marion County. Anna Ruth Haworth married Leon H. Wallace, future Dean of Law at Indiana University, Bloomington. Paul L. Haworth's parents, John D. and Fanny (nee Horner) were fruit farmers in West Newton.

From the description of Family papers, 1829-1957. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 50687185


Loading Relationships


Ark ID:


  • Authors and publishers--Correspondence
  • Women teachers
  • Mothers and daughters--Correspondence
  • Mothers and sons--Correspondence
  • Childbirth
  • Manuscript preparation (Authorship)
  • Adventure stories, American
  • Historians
  • Women--Diaries
  • Adventure stories, Canadian
  • Discoveries in geography
  • African Americans--Suffrage
  • Country life--Fiction
  • Fruit growers
  • Farmers
  • Authors, American
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Trappers--Correspondence


not available for this record


  • West Newton (Ind.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Canada--British Columbia (as recorded)
  • Peace River (B.C. and Alta.) (as recorded)
  • Indiana (as recorded)
  • Indiana--Marion County (as recorded)
  • Canada (as recorded)
  • Kwadacha Wilderness Provincial Park (B.C.) (as recorded)