Kline, Burton, 1877-1958

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Journalist, editor, and author.

From the description of Burton Kline papers, 1896-1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014440

Kline was a special student in Harvard College from 1902-1903.

From the description of Economics 9 : report on the American Ice Company, [1902] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074549

Biographical Note

  • 1877, Dec. 25: Born, Williamsport, Pa.
  • 1902 - 1904 : Attended Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1904 - 1918 : Writer and editor, Boston Transcript
  • 1909: Married Madeleine Mesinger
  • 1912 - 1918 : Magazine editor, Boston Transcript
  • 1918 - 1919 : Sunday editor, New York Tribune
  • 1920: Publicity manager, Greater New York Hoover Commission
  • 1921 - 1922 : Special assistant to the secretary of labor
  • 1922: Magazine editor, Philadelphia Public Ledger
  • 1924 - 1931 : Special assistant to the secretary of labor
  • 1931 - 1932 : Member, United States George Washington Bicentennial Commission
  • 1935: New Jersey director, Federal Writers’ Project
  • 1958, Jan. 21: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the Burton Kline Papers, 1896-1954, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Kline, Burton, 1877-1958. Economics 9 : report on the American Ice Company, [1902] Harvard University Archives.
creatorOf Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925. Amy Lowell correspondence, 1883-1927 (inclusive), 1910-1925 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962. William Stanley Braithwaite papers, 1898-1979. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Burton Kline Papers, 1896-1954 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Kline, Burton, 1877-1958. Burton Kline papers, 1896-1954. Library of Congress
referencedIn William Stanley Braithwaite Papers, 1916-1962 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
referencedIn Century Company records New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Alden, Cynthia Westover, b. 1862. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1897-1945. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn William Stanley Braithwaite papers, 1898-1979 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
creatorOf Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962. Papers of William Stanley Beaumont Braithwaite [manuscript] 1904-1935 (1958). University of Virginia. Library
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correspondedWith Adams, Franklin P. (Franklin Pierce), 1881-1960 person
correspondedWith Ade, George, 1866-1944 person
associatedWith Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962. person
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
correspondedWith Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 person
associatedWith Harvard University corporateBody
associatedWith Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925. person
correspondedWith Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 person
correspondedWith Nathan, George Jean, 1882-1958 person
correspondedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
American newspapers
American newspapers


Birth 1877

Death 1958


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