Dennis, Lawrence, 1893-1977

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American journalist; editor, Weekly Foreign Letter, 1938-1942, and Appeal to Reason, 1946-1972.

From the description of Lawrence Dennis papers, 1921-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872109

Writer, banker.

From the description of Oral history interview with Lawrence Dennis, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309737184

Dennis (Harvard College Class of 1919) earned his Harvard AB in 1920.

From the description of The Appam case : library report in Government 14, 1919-1920. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77075401

Biographical Note

  • 1893, Dec. 25: Born, Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1915 - 1917 : Served at Plattsburg, commissioned 2nd Lt. U.S. Army, Aug. 1917
  • 1918 - 1919 : Served with American Expeditionary Force
  • 1921 - 1927 : U.S. Department of State. Posts in Haiti, Romania, Honduras (1925) and Nicaragua (1926-1927)
  • 1927 - 1930 : Employed by J. & W. Seligman & Co., bankers, New York City
  • 1932: Author, Is Capitalism Doomed?
  • 1936: Author, The Coming American Fascism
  • 1936 - 1939 : Employed by E.A. Pierce & Co., brokers, New York City
  • 1939 - 1942 : Editor and publisher of The Weekly Foreign Letter
  • 1940: Author, The Dynamics of War and Revolution
  • 1944 - 1947 : Tried for sedition, 1944; case dismissed, 1947
  • 1946: Author (with Maximilian J. St. George), A Trial on Trial
  • 1946 - 1972 : Editor and publisher of The Appeal to Reason
  • 1969: Author, Operational Thinking for Survival
  • 1977, Aug. 20: Died, Spring Valley, New York

From the guide to the Lawrence Dennis Papers, 1921-1975, (Hoover Institution Archives)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Lawrence Dennis Papers, 1921-1975 Hoover Institution Archives.
creatorOf Dennis, Lawrence, 1893-1977. The Appam case : library report in Government 14, 1919-1920. Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Parsons, Charles, 1889-. Charles Parsons papers, 1880-1965 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn American Civil Liberties Union. American Civil Liberties Union archives [microform]. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Horace Mann Bond Papers MS 411., 1830-1979, 1926-1972 Special Collections and University Archives, UMass Amherst Libraries
referencedIn Alfred Mitchell Bingham and the Common Sense collection, 1905-1979 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Charles Parsons papers, 1880-1965 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Dennis, Lawrence, 1893-1977,. Oral history interview with Lawrence Dennis, 1967. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Yaddo records, 1870-1980 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn J. B. Matthews Papers, 1862-1986 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Dennis, Lawrence, 1893-1977. Lawrence Dennis papers, 1921-1975. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn Bingham, Alfred M. (Alfred Mitchell), 1905-. Alfred Mitchell Bingham and the Common Sense collection, 1905-1979 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Parsons, Charles, 1889-. Charles Parsons papers, 1880-1965 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Yale in World War II collection, 1938-1946 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Aikman, Duncan, 1889-1955. Contributions to The American Mercury, 1933-1938. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers, 1872-1949. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Yale in World War II collection, 1938-1946 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn William D. Metz Collection, 1946-1982 University of Rhode Island Library Special Collections and Archives Unit
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith American Civil Liberties Union. corporateBody
associatedWith Appam (Ship) corporateBody
associatedWith Bingham, Alfred M. (Alfred Mitchell), 1905- person
associatedWith Bond, Horace Mann, 1904-1972 person
associatedWith Harvard University corporateBody
associatedWith Keylor, William R., 1944-, person
associatedWith Matthews, J. B. (Joseph Brown), 1894-1966 person
correspondedWith Metz, William D. person
correspondedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
associatedWith Parsons, Charles, 1889- person
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
associatedWith Yaddo (Artist's colony) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
United States
Subject
Neutrality
Fascism
Diplomatic and consular service, American
Banks and banking
World War, 1939-1945--Causes
Fascism--United States
National socialism
Bankers--Interviews
Trials (Sedition)
Occupation
Journalists
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Birth 1893-12-25

Death 1977-08-20

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