Sokolsky, George E. (George Ephraim), 1893-1962

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Columnist, author, lecturer.

From the description of Manuscripts, 1919-1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122589775

American journalist, newspaper columnist and radio commentator; editor, Far Eastern Review, 1927-1930; director, American Jewish League against Communism, 1948-1962.

From the description of George E. Sokolsky papers, 1916-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868998

Author, columnist.

From the description of Reminiscences of George Ephraim Sokolsky : oral history, 1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309734902

BIOGHIST REQUIRED Columnist, author, lecturer.

From the guide to the George Ephraim Sokolsky Manuscripts, 1919-1962, (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, )

New York Herald Tribune columnist and King features; enthusiastic advocate of capitalism and the American way of life.

From the description of Letter to Lola Kovener, 1938 August 22. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 49516753

George Ephraim Sokolsky (1893-1962) was a weekly radio broadcaster for the National Association of Manufacturers and a columnist for the New York Herald Tribune ; he also wrote for the New York Sun and other Hearst newspapers, and was known for his expertise in Chinese affairs and culture.

From the guide to the George Sokolsky Columns, 1952-1953, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

Biographical Note

  • 1893 September 5: Born, Utica, New York
  • 1917: B.A., School of Journalism, Columbia University, New York
  • Editor, Russian Daily News, Petrograd
  • 1918: Assistant Editor, North China Star, Tientsin (T'ien-chin), China
  • 1920 - 1930 : Political correspondent, North China Star. Shanghai correspondent for New York Evening Post, Philadelphia Public Ledger, New York World, London Daily Express, Japan Advertiser
  • 1922: Married Rosalind Phang
  • 1927 - 1930 : Editor, Far Eastern Review
  • 1928: Author, Outlines of Universal History
  • 1932: Author, Tinder Box of Asia
  • 1933: Death of Rosalind Sokolsky
  • 1934: Author, Labor's Fight for Power
  • 1935: Author, We JewsMarried Dorothy Fiske
  • 1935 - 1940 : Contributor, New York Herald Tribune
  • 1938: Author, Labor Crisis in the United States
  • 1939: Author, The American Way of Life
  • 1940 - 1962 : Syndicated newspaper columnist
  • 1948 - 1961 : Commentator, American Broadcasting Company
  • 1948 - 1962 : Director, American Jewish League Against Communism
  • 1962 December 12: Died

From the guide to the George Sokolsky papers, 1916-1962, (Hoover Institution Archives)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Earl Browder Papers, 1879-1990 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
referencedIn Witter Bynner papers, 1829-1965. Houghton Library
referencedIn Ohio State University. Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum. George Sokolsky 1893- biographical file. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Sokolsky, George E. (George Ephraim), 1893-1962. Letter to Lola Kovener, 1938 August 22. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Sokolsky, George E. (George Ephraim), 1893-1962. George E. Sokolsky papers, 1916-1962. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn J. B. Matthews Papers, 1862-1986 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Papers of Drew Pearson. Files from the Merry-Go-Round Farm, 1919-1969 Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
referencedIn Barton, Bruce, 1886-1967. Papers, 1881-1967. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966. Papers, 1681-1966 (bulk 1900-1960) Houghton Library
creatorOf Sokolsky, George E. (George Ephraim), 1893-1962. Reminiscences of George Ephraim Sokolsky : oral history, 1962. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Sokolsky, George E. (George Ephraim), 1893-1962. Manuscripts, 1919-1962. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Guide to the Ernie Lazar FBI FOIA Files on Anti-Communism and Right Wing Movements, 1934-1986, 2011 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949. Papers, 1872-1949 Houghton Library
creatorOf George Sokolsky Columns, 1952-1953 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
referencedIn Joseph Barnes Papers, 1923-1970 Columbia University. Rare Book an Manuscript Library
referencedIn William Ernest Hocking papers Houghton Library
referencedIn Thomas J. Dodd Papers, undated, 1919-1971. Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Center.
creatorOf George Sokolsky papers, 1916-1962 Hoover Institution Archives
creatorOf George Ephraim Sokolsky Manuscripts, 1919-1962 Columbia University. Rare Book an Manuscript Library
referencedIn Gerald L. K. Smith Papers, 1922-1976 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn John Reed papers, 1903-1967. Houghton Library
referencedIn Joseph Barnes Papers, 1923-1970 Columbia University. Rare Book an Manuscript Library
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associatedWith American Jewish League against Communism. corporateBody
associatedWith American Jewish League against Communism. corporateBody
associatedWith Barnes, Joseph, 1907-1970. person
associatedWith Barton, Bruce, 1886-1967. person
associatedWith Browder, Earl, 1891-1973 person
correspondedWith Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968 person
associatedWith Dodd, Thomas J. (Thomas Joseph), 1907-1971 person
correspondedWith Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966 person
correspondedWith Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966 person
associatedWith Kovener, Lola L., person
correspondedWith Matthews, J. B. (Joseph Brown), 1894-1966 person
correspondedWith Reed, John, 1887-1920 person
associatedWith Smith, Gerald L. K. (Gerald Lyman Kenneth), 1898- person
associatedWith Starr, Louis Morris, 1917-1980, person
associatedWith United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation. corporateBody
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
associatedWith Wilbur, C. Martin (Clarence Martin), 1908-1997, person
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Internal security
Internal security
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