Parsons, Geoffrey, 1879-1956

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Geoffrey Parsons, American newspaperman and author, chief editorial writer of the New York Herald Tribune from 1924 to 1952. In 1929, with the encouragement of Allan Nevins and the publishing firm of Dodd, Mead & Co., he began research for a biography of President William McKinley, never completed.

From the description of Papers of Geoffrey Parsons, 1876-1937 (bulk 1929-1937). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122540529

Journalist, lawyer.

From the description of Reminiscences of Geoffrey Parsons : oral history, 1949. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309731223

Journalist and author.

Parsons was chief editorial writer for The New York Herald Tribune from 1924 until 1952, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize in 1942. Earlier he had been an editorial writer for The Sun from 1901 until 1913 when he joined the Herald Tribune.

From the description of Papers, ca.1919-1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122632687

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creatorOf Parsons, Geoffrey, 1879-1956. Reminiscences of Geoffrey Parsons : oral history, 1949. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Worcester Dramatic Museum. Papers, 1732-1995. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Edward Sanford Martin correspondence and compositions, 1882-1939 (inclusive), 1900-1938 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Lewis Gannett papers, 1681-1966 (inclusive) 1900-1960 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Reid, Elisabeth Mills, 1858-1931. Reid family papers, 1795-1970 (bulk 1869-1970). Library of Congress
creatorOf Parsons, Geoffrey, 1879-1956. Papers of Geoffrey Parsons, 1876-1937 (bulk 1929-1937). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn William James Jr. papers, 1857-1960 (inclusive), 1911-1959 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Reid family papers, 1795-1946. Library of Congress
referencedIn Delano, William Adams, 1874-1960. William Adams Delano papers, 1902-1960 (inclusive), 1939-1960 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Parsons, Geoffrey, 1879-1956. Papers, ca.1919-1959. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Reid Family Fapers, 1795-1970, (bulk 1869-1970) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Robert E. Sherwood papers, 1917-1968 (inclusive), 1934-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library.
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associatedWith Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971. person
associatedWith Dodd, Frank C., person
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associatedWith Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959. person
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correspondedWith Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955 person
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associatedWith Willkie, Wendell L. (Wendell Lewis), 1892-1944. person
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New York (State)
United States
Subject
Evolution
President--Biography
Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence
History--Philosophy
Editorials
Spanish--American War, 1898--Sources
Civilization--History
International agencies
World history
Journalism
Historians--Correspondence
Biographers--Archives
Journalists--Interviews
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Authors, American--20th century
Journalists--20th century.--United States
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Birth 1879

Death 1956

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