Solow, Herbert, 1903-1964

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American journalist; editor, Fortune magazine, 1945-1964.

From the description of Herbert Solow papers, 1924-1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872528

Biographical Note

  • 1903, November 20: born, New York City
  • 1924: Bachelor of Arts (Phi Beta Kappa), Columbia College
  • 1925: Bachelor of Letters, Columbia University, School of Journalism
  • 1927 - 1929 : Assistant editor, Menorah Journal
  • 1929 - 1932 : Assistant editor, the Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences
  • 1940 - 1943 : Assistant to the President, New School of Social Research
  • 1943 - 1945 : Contributing editor to Time magazine
  • 1945 - : Editor of Fortune magazine
  • 1961 - : Member, board of directors of Fortune
  • 1964, November 26: died

From the guide to the Solow, Herbert, Papers, 1924-1976, (Hoover Institution Archives)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Boris Souvarine papers, 1915-1984 (inclusive), 1940-1984 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Lewis Gannett papers, 1681-1966 (inclusive) 1900-1960 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1925-1997 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn McDonald, John, 1906-. John McDonald papers, 1890-1999 (bulk 1945-1997). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Leon Trotsky exile papers, 1929-1940. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Charles R. Walker papers., 1924-1937. Minnesota Historical Society.
creatorOf Walker, Charles R. (Charles Rumford), 1893-1974. Charles R. Walker papers, 1924-1937. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn American Brass Company Records, undated, 1351-1978. Archives and Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries
referencedIn Papers, 1923-1978 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Solow, Herbert, Papers, 1924-1976 Hoover Institution Archives.
referencedIn Ridenour, Louis N. (Louis Nicot), 1911-1959. Louis N. Ridenour papers, 1917-1960 (bulk 1945-1959). Library of Congress
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Novack, George Edward. George Edward Novack and Evelyn Reed papers, 1933-1992. Wisconsin Historical Society Archives
referencedIn Sherry Mangan papers, 1923-1961. Houghton Library.
referencedIn John McDonald papers, 1890-1999, 1945-1997 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Yaddo records, 1870-1980 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Carlo Tresca: Dorothy Gallagher Research Files, 1917-1988 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers, 1872-1949. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Louis N. Ridenour Papers, 1917-1960, (bulk 1945-1959) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Solow, Herbert, 1903-1964. Herbert Solow papers, 1924-1976. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
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associatedWith American Brass Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Chambers, Whittaker person
associatedWith Chambers, Whittaker. person
associatedWith Commission of Inquiry into the Charges Made Against Leon Trotsky in the Moscow Trial corporateBody
associatedWith Commission of Inquiry into the Charges Made Against Leon Trotsky in the Moscow Trials, New York, 1937. corporateBody
associatedWith Eddy, George A. person
associatedWith Gallagher, Dorothy. person
correspondedWith Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966 person
associatedWith Hiss, Alger person
associatedWith Hiss, Alger. person
correspondedWith Mangan, Sherry, 1904- person
associatedWith McDonald, John, 1906- person
correspondedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
associatedWith Non-Partisan Labor Defense corporateBody
associatedWith Non-Partisan Labor Defense. corporateBody
associatedWith Novack, George Edward. person
correspondedWith Ridenour, Louis N. (Louis Nicot), 1911-1959. person
associatedWith Solow, Sylvia Salmi. person
correspondedWith Souvarine, Boris. person
associatedWith Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940. person
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
associatedWith Walker, Charles R. (Charles Rumford), 1893-1974. person
associatedWith Yaddo (Artist's colony) corporateBody
correspondedWith Zeligs, Meyer Aaron, 1909-1978 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Soviet Union
United States
Russia (Federation)
Labor movement
Espionage, Russian--United States
Nuremberg Trial of Major German War Criminals, 1945-1946
War crime trials
International business enterprises
Moscow Trials, Moscow, Russia, 1936-1937
Nuremberg Trial of Major German War Criminals, Nuremberg, Germany, 1945-1946
Labor movement--United States
World War, 1939-1945
Communism--United States
World War, 1939-1945--Germany
Espionage, Russian


Birth 1903-11-20

Death 1964-11-26



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