Allen, Henry Justin, 1868-1950

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Publisher and governor of and U.S. senator from Kansas.

From the description of Henry Justin Allen papers, 1896-1942 (bulk 1919-1942). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130958

Epithet: American journalist, formerly Senator

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001150.0x00037e

Biographical Note

  • 1868, Sept. 11: Born, Pittsfield, Pa.
  • 1890: Graduated, Baker University, Baldwin, Kans.
  • 1893: Married Elsie J. Nuzman
  • 1894: Became editor of Manhattan Nationalist, Manhattan, Kans.
  • 1907 - 1928 : Owner of Wichita Beacon; continued as chairman of the board of Beacon Publishing Co. until his death
  • 1912: Delegate, Republican National Convention Delegate, Progressive National Convention
  • 1914: Unsuccessful candidate for governor of Kansas on Progressive ticket
  • 1916: Delegate, Progressive National Convention
  • 1917 - 1918 : Served with American Red Cross in France
  • 1918: Headed YMCA activities in 35th Division in France during World War I
  • 1919 - 1923 : Governor of Kansas
  • 1923 - 1924 : Special commissioner with Near East Relief
  • 1928: Director of publicity, Republican National Committee
  • 1929 - 1930 : United States senator from Kansas
  • 1932: Assistant to Charles Dawes in Reconstruction Finance Corp. Director of publicity, Republican National Committee
  • 1935: Became editor of Topeka State Journal
  • 1950, Jan. 17: Died, Wichita, Kans.

From the guide to the Henry Justin Allen Papers, 1896-1942, (bulk 1919-1942), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Vol. IX (ff. 245). 1934-1941; followed (f. 229 sqq.) by memorial notices of Spender, 1942, and (f. 245) by a letter, 15 May 1944, from Stewart Nicholson, Secretary of the Institute of Journalists, to Henry Archibald Taylor, formerly President of the ..., 1934-1944 British Library
referencedIn Malone, James, 1874-1963. James Malone papers, 1922-1926. Kansas State Historical Society
creatorOf Henry Justin Allen Papers, 1896-1942, (bulk 1919-1942) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Clark, Robert Sterling, 1877-1956. Sterling and Francine Clark Papers: Reading Library, 1707-1961. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, The Clark
referencedIn White, William Allen, 1868-1944. William Allen White papers, 1859-1944 (bulk 1899-1944). Library of Congress
creatorOf Scott, Charles F., b. 1860. Charles F. Scott papers, 1883-1938. Kansas State Historical Society
referencedIn William Allen White Papers, 1859-1944, (bulk 1899-1944) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Murdock, Victor. Victor Murdock papers, 1824-1971 (bulk 1909-1940). Library of Congress
referencedIn Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1839-1954 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kansas Collection.
creatorOf WRENCH PAPERS. Vol. IV. 1928-1937. ff. 348. 350 x 250mm.includes:ff. 5, 61 Enoch Arnold Bennett, author: Letters to Sir Evelyn Wrench from Enoch Arnold Bennett: 1928-1929: Signed. f. 6 Bernard Richard Meirion Darwin, sportswriter and essayist; son o..., 1928-1937 British Library
referencedIn Correspondence and compositions, 1718-1946 (inclusive) 1873-1919 (bulk). Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Victor Murdock Papers, 1824-1971, (bulk 1909-1940) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn University of Kansas. William Allen White School of Journalism and Public Information. [William Allen White collection] University of Kansas Archives / MSS / Rare Books, Kenneth Spencer Research Library
referencedIn Brewer family papers, 1714-1954, 1820-1930 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Papers, 1872-1969. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Hodges, George H. (George Hartshorn), 1866-1947. Correspondence, 1893-1922 (bulk 1893-1918). Kansas State Historical Society
referencedIn McNutt mss., 1899-1955 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Brewer family. Brewer family papers, 1714-1954 (inclusive), 1820-1930 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn William Allen White collection, 1890-1970 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kansas Collection.
referencedIn [Biographical newspaper articles on Henry Justin Allen / collected and photocopied by the Kansas State Historical Society]. Kansas State Historical Society
creatorOf Allen, Henry Justin, 1868-1950. Henry Justin Allen papers, 1896-1942 (bulk 1919-1942). Library of Congress
referencedIn Charles Benedict Driscoll papers, 1922-1919 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kansas Collection.
referencedIn Papers, 1872-1969. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Correspondence, business forms, receipts, and petitions., 1862-1913 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kansas Collection.
creatorOf Hopkins, Richard J., b. 1873. Papers, 1912-1941. Kansas State Historical Society
creatorOf Seachrest, Effie, 1867-1952. Effie Seachrest papers, 1921-1966. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
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Relation Name
associatedWith Allen family. family
associatedWith Allen family. family
associatedWith Brewer family. family
associatedWith Brewer family. family
associatedWith Clark, Robert Sterling, 1877-1956. person
associatedWith Driscoll, Charles Benedict, 1885-1951 person
associatedWith Gilmore, John S., 1848-1913 person
associatedWith Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924. person
associatedWith Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Tidewater Association. corporateBody
correspondedWith Hays, Will H. (Will Harrison), 1879-1954 person
associatedWith Hodges, George H. (George Hartshorn), 1866-1947. person
associatedWith Hopkins, Richard J., b. 1873. person
correspondedWith Howe, E. W. (Edgar Watson), 1853-1937 person
correspondedWith Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952 person
associatedWith Industrial Workers of the World. corporateBody
associatedWith Kansas. Court of Industrial Relations. corporateBody
associatedWith Kansas Governors' Papers person
associatedWith Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) corporateBody
correspondedWith Landon, Alfred M. (Alfred Mossman), 1887-1987 person
associatedWith Malone, James, 1874-1963. person
associatedWith McNutt, Paul V. (Paul Vories), 1891-1955 person
correspondedWith Murdock, Victor. person
correspondedWith Murdock, Victor. person
associatedWith National Nonpartisan League. corporateBody
associatedWith Near East Relief (Organization) corporateBody
associatedWith Republican National Convention. corporateBody
associatedWith Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) corporateBody
correspondedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 person
associatedWith Save the Children (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Scott, Charles F., b. 1860. person
associatedWith Seachrest, Effie, 1867-1952. person
associatedWith University of Kansas. William Allen White School of Journalism and Public Information. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Kansas. William Allen White School of Journalism and Public Information. (compiler) corporateBody
correspondedWith Vandenberg, Arthur H. (Arthur Hendrick), 1884-1951 person
correspondedWith White, William Allen, 1868-1944. person
correspondedWith Wood, Leonard, 1860-1927 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Kansas
Kansas
United States
Subject
Child welfare--Societies, etc
Labor unions
Occupation
Governors--Kansas
Senators, U.S. Congress--Kansas
Publisher
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Birth 1868-09-11

Death 1950-01-17

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