Buck, Solon Justus, 1884-1962

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Historian, archivist.

From the description of Reminiscences of Solon Justus Buck : oral history, 1955. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309731781

Biographical Note

  • 1884, Aug. 16: Born, Berlin, Wis.
  • 1900 - 1906 : A.B. and A.M., University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
  • 1908 - 1909 : Instructor in history, University of Indiana, Bloomington, Ind.
  • 1910 - 1914 : Research associate in history, University of Illinois, Champagne-Urbana, Ill.
  • 1911: Ph.D., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1913: Published The Granger Movement. Cambridge: Harvard University Press
  • 1917 - 1931 : Assistant professor, associate professor, and professor of history, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn.
  • 1919: Married Elizabeth Hawthorn
  • 1920: Published The Agrarian Crusade. New Haven: Yale University Press
  • 1925: Published Stories of Early Minnesota. New York: Macmillan Co.
  • 1931 - 1935 : Professor of history, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • 1935 - 1941 : Director of research, National Archives Secretary, National Historical Publications Commission
  • 1941 - 1948 : Archivist of the United States
  • 1948 - 1951 : Chief, Division of Manuscripts, Library of Congress
  • 1951 - 1954 : Assistant librarian of Congress
  • 1962, May 25: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the Solon J. Buck Papers, 1778-1962, (bulk 1934-1957), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Close Public Relations Photographs Relating to National Archives Personnel, Facilities, and Events , 1939 - 1968 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Photographs of Archivists of the United States and Other National Archives Officials, ca. 1934 - ca. 1968 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Materials Received from President United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Collections - Not from Franklin D. Roosevelt United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Buck, Solon J. (Solon Justus), 1884-1962. Papers [microform], 1901-1906, 1924-1943. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn August Charles Krey Papers, 1887-1961. University of Minnesota Libraries. University Archives [uarc]
creatorOf Carlton C. Qualey papers, 1865, 1904-1988. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
creatorOf Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Bray, Newton James. Information relating to the Asa Aldis Parker family, 1927, 1931. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
creatorOf Building and Equipment after Dedication and Transfer to Government United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Buck, Solon J. (Solon Justus), 1884-1962. Reminiscences of Solon Justus Buck : oral history, 1955. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Carlton C. Qualey papers, 1865, 1904-1988. Minnesota Historical Society.
creatorOf Conference of State Historical Agencies of the Upper Mississippi Valley. Conference records, 1915-1937. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Notestein, Wallace, 1878-1969. Wallace Notestein papers, 1899-1969 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Trust Funds United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Collections - Roosevelt Family Papers - March to November 1942 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Memorials United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Hewitt, Charles N. (Charles Nathaniel), 1835-1910. Charles N. Hewitt and family papers, 1850-1938. Minnesota Historical Society Library
contributorOf Records Relating to Cass Lake, Minnesota, 4/20/1916 - 1/27/1933 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Records of Solon J. Buck Relating to Archival Economy, ca. 1936 - 1948 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Mohr, Lester R. Lester R. Mohr papers 1931. Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, Heinz History Center Detre Library and Archives
creatorOf Vincent, George E. (George Edgar), 1864-1941. George E. Vincent papers, 1904-1940. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn May 1934 - June 1934 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Estate of Franklin D. Roosevelt United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Franklin, W. Neil, 1902-. Information on National Archives sources for Grand Portage history, 1951 July 31. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Wendell Holmes Stephenson Papers, 1820-1968 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Joint Committee on Materials for Research. Records of the Joint Committee on Materials for Research, circa 1930-1940. Library of Congress
referencedIn Leroy F. Jackson Papers, 1830-1994 The Huntington Library
creatorOf Personal Correspondence: 1936-1948 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Barnhart mss., 1813-1962 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Photograph of a Banquet for U.S. Archivists, 1937 - 1937 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Ernst Posner Matter: 1944 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn July 1934 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn American History Conference (Minn.). Conference record book, 1928-1933. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
creatorOf Mississippi Valley Historical Association. Clarence Walworth Alvord Memorial Commission. Alvord Memorial Commission papers, 1913, 1928-1950. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Personal Files of Solon J. Buck, 1936 - 1948 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Subject Files of Solon J. Buck, 1935 - 1946 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Correspondence of J. Franklin Jameson Relating to the Appointment of the First Archivist of the United States, 1934 - 1935 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Reference Files of Solon J. Buck Relating to the Organization of Federal Agencies, 1935 - 1946 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Records of Solon J. Buck Relating to the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library, 1941 - 1948 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Inventories United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn 1935 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Buck, Solon J. (Solon Justus), 1884-1962. Solon J. Buck papers, 1902-1935, 1960. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
creatorOf Archival Bibliography Files of Solon J. Buck, 1935 - 1953 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Cross, Arthur Lyon, 1873-1940. Arthur Lyon Cross papers, 1897-1940. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Solon J. Buck Papers, 1778-1962, (bulk 1934-1957) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Bowers, Raymon James. Raymon James Bowers papers, 1918-1919. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Ewing, Robert. Papers 1902-1937. Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, Heinz History Center Detre Library and Archives
creatorOf Unger, Claude W., 1882-1945. C. W. Unger letters received, 1921-1937. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Leland, Waldo Gifford, 1879-1966. Papers of Waldo Gifford Leland, 1844-1966. Library of Congress
referencedIn Wallace Notestein papers, 1899-1969 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Schafer, Joseph, 1867-1941. Papers, 1862-1941. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Charles N. Hewitt and family papers., 1850-2010 (bulk 1850-1938). Minnesota Historical Society.
referencedIn Subject Files, 1935 - 1943 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Records of Solon J. Buck Relating to State and Regional Archives, 1935 - 1947 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Buck, Solon J. (Solon Justus), 1884-1962. Articles by Solon J. Buck for radio talks on KQV 1932-1934. Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, Heinz History Center Detre Library and Archives
referencedIn Historic Photograph File of National Archives Events and Personnel, 1935 - 1975 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Robert E. Sherwood papers, 1917-1968 (inclusive), 1934-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Claude Halstead Van Tyne papers, 1885-1930 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Trustees United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Folwell, William Watts, 1833-1929. William Watts Folwell papers, ca. 1856-1929. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn Arthur Lyon Cross Papers, 1897-1940 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn American Historical Association. Records of the American Historical Association, 1884-1985. Library of Congress
creatorOf Working with White House Files United States. National Archives and Records Administration
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associatedWith Adams, James Truslow, 1878-1949 person
associatedWith Agricultural History Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Albertson, Dean, 1920-, person
associatedWith Alvord Memorial Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith American Antiquarian Society. corporateBody
associatedWith American Association for the Advancement of Science. corporateBody
associatedWith American Council of Learned Societies. corporateBody
associatedWith American Expeditionary Force, 1917-1919. corporateBody
associatedWith American Historical Association. corporateBody
associatedWith American Historical Association. Public Archives Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith American History Conference (Minn.). corporateBody
associatedWith Army War College (U.S.). corporateBody
associatedWith Barnhart, John D. (John Donald), 1895-1967 person
associatedWith Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin), 1874-1948 person
associatedWith Bibliographic Society of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Bowers, Raymon James. person
associatedWith Boyd, Julian P. (Julian Parks), 1903-1980 person
associatedWith Boynton, Lucien Cyrus, 1811-1896 person
associatedWith Conference of Historical Societies. corporateBody
associatedWith Conference of State Historical Agencies of the Upper Mississippi Valley. corporateBody
associatedWith Connor, R. D. W. (Robert Diggs Wimberly), 1878-1950 person
associatedWith Cross, Arthur Lyon, 1873-1940. person
associatedWith De Voto, Bernard Augustine, 1897-1955 person
associatedWith Dirksen, Everett McKinley. person
associatedWith Ewing, Robert. person
associatedWith Farrand, Max, 1869-1945 person
associatedWith Fishbein, Morris, 1889-1976 person
associatedWith Flagg, Gershom, 1792-1857. person
associatedWith Flandrau, Charles Eugene, 1828-1903. person
associatedWith Folwell, William Watts, 1833-1929. person
associatedWith Ford, Guy Stanton, 1873-1962 person
associatedWith Franklin, W. Neil, 1902- person
associatedWith Handlin, Oscar, 1915-2011 person
alumnusOrAlumnaOf Harvard University. corporateBody
associatedWith Hewitt, Charles N. (Charles Nathaniel), 1835-1910. person
associatedWith Hicks, John Donald, 1890- person
associatedWith Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952 person
associatedWith Illinois Centennial Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith International Congress of Expert Archivists, 1948 corporateBody
associatedWith Ives, Burl, 1909-1995 person
associatedWith Jackson, Mitchell Young, 1816-1900. person
correspondedWith Jackson, Ruth W., 1830-1994 person
associatedWith Joint Committee on Materials for Research. corporateBody
associatedWith Joint Committee on the Enlargement, Improvement, and Preservation of Data. corporateBody
associatedWith Kahn, Herman, 1907-1975 person
associatedWith Kellar, Herbert Anthony, 1887-1955 person
associatedWith Krey, August Charles, 1887-1961 person
associatedWith Langer, William L. (William Leonard), 1896-1977 person
correspondedWith Leland, Waldo Gifford, 1879-1966. person
employeeOf Library of Congress corporateBody
associatedWith Long, Stephen Harriman, 1784-1864. person
associatedWith MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982 person
associatedWith Macmillan Company. corporateBody
associatedWith McMurtrie, Douglas C. (Douglas Crawford), 1888-1944 person
associatedWith Michigan Historical Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith Minnesota Historical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Mississippi Valley Historical Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Mississippi Valley Historical Association. Clarence Walworth Alvord Memorial Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith Mohr, Lester R. person
associatedWith Morison, Samuel Eliot, 1887-1976 person
associatedWith National Grange. corporateBody
associatedWith Neill, Edward D. (Edward Duffield), 1823-1893. person
associatedWith Nelson, Knute, 1843-1923. person
associatedWith Nelson, Rensselaer Russell, 1826-1904. person
associatedWith Norwegian-American Historical Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Notestein, Wallace, 1878-1969. person
associatedWith Pennsylvania Historical Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Qualey, Carlton C., 1904-1988. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 person
associatedWith Schafer, Joseph, 1867-1941. person
associatedWith Schlesinger, Arthur M. (Arthur Meier), 1888-1965 person
correspondedWith Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955 person
associatedWith Sibley, Henry Hastings, 1811-1891. person
associatedWith Social Science Research Council. corporateBody
associatedWith Society of American Archivists. corporateBody
correspondedWith Stephenson, Wendell Holmes, 1899-1970 person
associatedWith Taft, Robert A. (Robert Alphonso), 1889-1953 person
associatedWith Thaw, William, 1818-1889. person
associatedWith Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 person
associatedWith Unger, Claude W., 1882-1945. person
associatedWith United States. Dept. of State corporateBody
associatedWith United States. National Archives. corporateBody
employeeOf United States. National Archives and Records Administration corporateBody
associatedWith United States. National Archives and Records Service. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. National Park Service. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus). corporateBody
associatedWith University of Minnesota. Dept. of History. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Minnesota. University Archives. corporateBody
alumnusOrAlumnaOf University of Pittsburgh. corporateBody
alumnusOrAlumnaOf University of Wisconsin corporateBody
associatedWith Van Tyne, Claude Halstead, 1869-1930 person
associatedWith Vincent, George E. (George Edgar), 1864-1941. person
associatedWith Yale University Press. corporateBody
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Wisconsin
Pennsylvania
Norway
Camp Cody (Deming, N.M.)
Pittsburgh (Pa.)
United States
United States
Grand Portage (Minn.)
Europe
Minnesota
United States
Fort Charlotte (Minn.)
United States
Pennsylvania
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Archivists--Congresses
Radio addresses, debates, etc
Libraries--United States
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Archives
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Archivists--Societies, etc
World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives
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Birth 1884-08-16

Death 1962-05-25

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