Brant, Irving, 1885-1976

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Author and journalist.

From the description of Papers of Irving Brant, 1962-1972. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233110940

Brant was a newspaper editor whose interest in conservation led him to become a consultant to the Public Works Administration. Brant died in 1976.

From the description of Papers, 1926-1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83481623

Author, historian, and newspaper editor. Full name: Irving Newton Brant.

From the description of Irving Brant papers, 1910-1977 (bulk 1938-1975). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014521

Biographical Note

  • 1885, Jan. 17: Born, Walker, Iowa
  • 1909: A.B., University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
  • 1909 - 1914 : Reporter, later managing editor, Iowa City Republican
  • 1913: Married Hazeldean Toof
  • 1914 - 1915 : Editor, Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa
  • 1915 - 1918 : Associate editor, Des Moines Register and Tribune
  • 1918 - 1923 : Editorial writer and editor, editorial page, St. Louis Star
  • 1930 - 1938 : Editor, editorial page, St. Louis Star-Times
  • 1930 - 1962 : Treasurer, Emergency Conservation Committee, New York, N.Y.
  • 1935 - 1944 : Director, National Public Housing Conference, New York, N.Y.
  • 1936: Published Storm Over the Constitution. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill
  • 1938 - 1940 : Consultant to Secretary of Interior Harold L. Ickes and speech writer for President Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • 1938 - 1941 : Contributing editor, St. Louis Star-Times
  • 1941 - 1943 : Editorial writer, Chicago Sun
  • 1941 - 1961 : Published James Madison. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill. 6 vols.
  • 1945: Foreign correspondent
  • 1959 - 1962 : Member, Council of Institute of Early American History and Culture
  • 1963 - 1964 : Member, Advisory Board, James Madison Papers, University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill. Visiting scholar, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.
  • 1965: Published of Bill of Rights: Its Origin and Meaning. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill
  • 1966: Visiting professor of history, University of Oregon, Corvallis, Ore.
  • 1972: Published Impeachment: Trials and Errors. New York: Alfred A. Knopf
  • 1976, Sept. 18: Died, Eugene, Ore.

From the guide to the Irving Brant Papers, 1910-1977, (bulk 1938-1975), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Barrett, Clifton Waller, 1901-. Speeches of Clifton Waller Barrett [manuscript], 1963-1964. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Bear, James Adam, 1919-. Speeches given at the 25th anniversary celebration of the Tracy W. McGregor Library [manuscript] 1964 April. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Irving Brant papers, 1910-1977 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Brant, Irving, 1885-1976. Letter, 1926 : to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Brant, Irving, 1885-1976. Letter to Alan K. Lathrop. : Eugene, OR. 1970 Jul. 4. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Brant, Irving, 1885-1976. Papers, 1926-1954. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Harlan Fiske Stone Papers, 1889-1950, (bulk 1925-1946) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Brant, Irving, 1885-1976. Adventures in conservation : with particular reference to F.D.R. / by Irving Brant. University of Oregon Libraries
creatorOf Brant, Irving, 1885-1976. Letter to Milton Monroe Reigelman. : Eugene, OR. 1971 June 20. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Irving Brant papers, 1910-1977 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Brant, Irving, 1885-1976. Letter to Henry A. Wallace. : St. Louis, MO. 1932 Nov. 12. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Barrett, Clifton Waller, 1901-. Speeches of Clifton Waller Barrett, n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Brant, Irving, 1885-1976. Papers of Irving Brant, 1962-1972. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Harper, Fowler V. (Fowler Vincent), 1897-1965. Justice Rutledge and the bright constellation. [1961-1964]. Yale University, Law School Library
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correspondedWith Abourezk, James G., 1931- person
correspondedWith Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 person
associatedWith American Civil Liberties Union. corporateBody
correspondedWith Ansley, Clarke R. person
correspondedWith Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 person
associatedWith Barrett, Clifton Waller, 1901- person
correspondedWith Bayh, Birch, 1928- person
correspondedWith Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin), 1874-1948 person
correspondedWith Berkeley, Francis L. (Francis Lewis), 1911-2003 person
correspondedWith Biddle, Francis, 1886-1968 person
correspondedWith Black, Hugo LaFayette, 1886-1971 person
correspondedWith Bliven, Bruce, 1889-1977 person
associatedWith Bobbs-Merrill Company. corporateBody
correspondedWith Borah, William Edgar, 1865-1940 person
correspondedWith Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941 person
associatedWith Brant family. family
correspondedWith Brennan, William J. (William Joseph), 1906-1997 person
correspondedWith Brown, James W. (James Wright), 1873-1959 person
correspondedWith Cahn, Edmond Nathaniel, 1906-1964 person
correspondedWith Cardozo, Benjamin N. (Benjamin Nathan), 1870-1938 person
correspondedWith Celler, Emanuel, 1888-1981 person
correspondedWith Chambers, David Laurance, 1879-1963 person
correspondedWith Commager, Henry Steele, 1902-1998 person
correspondedWith Corcoran, Thomas G. person
correspondedWith Couzens, James, 1872-1936 person
correspondedWith Darling, Jay N. (Jay Norwood), 1876-1962 person
correspondedWith Dilliard, Irving, 1904-2002 person
correspondedWith Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard), 1892-1976 person
correspondedWith Douglas, William O. (William Orville), 1898-1980 person
correspondedWith Edwards, Don, 1915- person
associatedWith Emergency Conservation Committee (U.S.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Field, Marshall, 1893-1956 person
correspondedWith Fortas, Abe person
correspondedWith Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965 person
correspondedWith Frederick, John T. (John Towner), 1893-1975 person
correspondedWith Goldberg, Arthur J. person
associatedWith Harper, Fowler V. (Fowler Vincent), 1897-1965. person
correspondedWith Hatfield, Mark O., 1922-2011 person
correspondedWith Hornaday, William T. (William Temple), 1854-1937 person
correspondedWith Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978 person
associatedWith Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952. person
correspondedWith Jackson, Robert Houghwout, 1892-1954 person
correspondedWith Javits, Jacob K. (Jacob Koppel), 1904-1986 person
correspondedWith Kauser, Alice, 1872-1945 person
correspondedWith Kilpatrick, James Jackson, 1920-2010 person
associatedWith Lathrop, Alan K., person
correspondedWith Lewis, John P. person
correspondedWith Mabie, Edward C. (Edward Charles), 1892-1956 person
associatedWith Madison, James, 1751-1836. person
correspondedWith Malone, Dumas, 1892-1986 person
correspondedWith Mellon, Ben person
correspondedWith Mondale, Walter F., 1928- person
correspondedWith Morrison, Priestly, 1872-1938 person
correspondedWith Morse, Grace person
correspondedWith Morse, Grace person
correspondedWith Morse, Wayne L. (Wayne Lyman), 1900-1974 person
associatedWith National Audubon Society. corporateBody
correspondedWith Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971 person
correspondedWith Niles, Russell D. (Russell Denison), 1902-1992 person
correspondedWith Norris, George W. (George William), 1861-1944 person
correspondedWith Oakes, John B. (John Bertram), 1913-2001 person
associatedWith Overseas Writers Club. corporateBody
correspondedWith Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969 person
correspondedWith Pew, Marlen Edwin, 1878-1936 person
correspondedWith Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972 person
correspondedWith Rayburn, Sam, 1882-1961 person
associatedWith Reigelman, Milton Monroe, 1942- person
correspondedWith Rifkind, Simon H. (Simon Hirsch), 1901-1995 person
correspondedWith Roberts, Elzey person
correspondedWith Robinson, Don W. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
correspondedWith Rowan, Carl T. (Carl Thomas), 1925-2000 person
correspondedWith Rutledge, Wiley, 1894-1949 person
correspondedWith Salisbury, Harrison E. (Harrison Evans), 1908-1993 person
correspondedWith Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967 person
correspondedWith Schlesinger, Arthur M. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007 person
correspondedWith Sevareid, Eric, 1912-1992 person
correspondedWith Shelton, Willard person
correspondedWith Smothers, Frank Albert, 1901- person
correspondedWith Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965 person
correspondedWith Stewart, Potter person
correspondedWith Stone, Harlan Fiske, 1872-1946 person
correspondedWith Swartout, Norman Lee person
correspondedWith Swem, E. G. (Earl Gregg), 1870-1965 person
correspondedWith Taylor, Frank W., 1887 or 8-1961 person
correspondedWith Townes, Charles H. person
correspondedWith Townes, Charles H. person
correspondedWith Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 person
associatedWith United States. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. Senate corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Constitution. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Constitution. 1st-10th Amendments. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Public Works Administration. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Supreme Court corporateBody
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
correspondedWith Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965 person
correspondedWith Warren, Earl, 1891-1974 person
correspondedWith Wiggins, James Russell, 1903-2000 person
correspondedWith Williams, Aubrey Willis, 1890-1965 person
correspondedWith Woodward, C. Vann (Comer Vann), 1908-1999 person
correspondedWith Wright, J. Skelly person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Washington (D.C.)
Olympic Peninsula (Wash.)
United States
United States
United States
Olympic National Park (Wash.)
Olympic Peninsula (Wash.)
Olympic National Park (Wash.)
Missouri--St. Louis
United States
American literature
Authors, American
American drama
American newspapers
American newspapers
Civil rights
Conservation of natural resources
Conservation of natural resources
Constitutional history
Constitutional history
Environmental protection
Filibusters (Political science)
Filibusters (Political science)
National parks and reserves
National parks and reserves
National parks and reserves
New Deal, 1933-1939
Poll tax
Poll tax


Birth 1885-01-17

Death 1976





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