Palmer, Paul, 1900-1983.

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Paul Palmer was born in 1900. His career in journalism began in 1922 when he became a reporter for the Baltimore Sun . Between 1923-1926 Palmer was first a reporter, and then Sunday editor of the St. Louis Post Dispatch . He was Sunday editor of the New York World from 1926-1930, and a free-lance writer from 1930-1935. In 1935 Palmer became editor of The American Mercury, a post he held until 1939. From 1939-1941, he was a reporter for Reader's Digest . Palmer was Washington correspondent for the McClure newspaper syndicate during 1941. In 1942 he returned to Reader's Digest and became a senior editor. Paul Palmer died on July 2, 1983.

From the guide to the Paul Palmer papers, 1929-1960, (Manuscripts and Archives)

Paul Palmer was born in 1900. His career in journalism began in 1922 when he became a reporter for the Baltimore Sun. Between 1923-1926 Palmer was first a reporter, and then Sunday editor of the St. Louis Post Despatch. He was Sunday editor of the New York World from 1926-1930, and a free-lance writer from 1930-1935. In 1935 Palmer became editor of American Mercury, a post he held until 1939. From 1939-1941, he was a reporter for Reader's Digest. Palmer was Washington correspondent for the McClure newspaper syndicate during 1941. In 1942 he returned to Reader's Digest and became a senior editor. Paul Palmer died on July 2, 1983.

From the description of Paul Palmer papers, 1929-1960 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702168305

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creatorOf Bowers, Claude Gernade, 1879-1958. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1897-1939. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Paul Palmer papers, 1929-1960 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Palmer, Paul, 1900-1983. Paul Palmer papers, 1929-1960 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956. Papers, 1909-1956. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Lindbergh, Anne Morrow, 1906-2001. Anne Morrow Lindbergh papers, 1906-1997 (inclusive). Yale University Library
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Death 1983

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