Bennett, James O'Donnell, 1870-1940

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Chicago newspaper correspondent and author.

James O'Donnell Bennet was born in Jackson, Michigan in 1870. He was a war correspondent during the Spanish war, dramatic and literary critic of the Chicago record-herald, later on the Chicago tribune, and won fame as correspondent in the World War. He was also author of several books, including Much Loved Books: Best Sellers of the Ages. Bennett died at his home in Chicago in 1940.

From the description of James O'Donnell Bennett papers, 1896-1936. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 317712893

Role Title Holding Repository
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associatedWith Gray, Harold Studley, 1894-1972. person
associatedWith McNutt, Paul V. (Paul Vories), 1891-1955 person
associatedWith Midwest Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Newberry Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Robertson, Donald, 1860-1926. person
correspondedWith Winter, William, 1836-1917 person
associatedWith Young, Robert, 1927-2008, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Manuscripts, American


Birth 1870

Death 1940



Ark ID: w6806xb7

SNAC ID: 33425369