Smith, Henry Justin, 1875-1936

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Managing editor of the Chicago Daily News, novelist, and author of several books on Chicago history.

From the description of Henry Justin Smith papers, 1912-1980, bulk 1912-1935. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 187966637

In September of 1924, Henry Justin Smith was appointed Assistant to the President of the University. He came to the University after some twelve years with the Chicago Daily News, and left again in 1926 to become its Managing Editor. During his time as Assistant to the President, Henry J. Smith was in charge of publicity and public relations for the University. Beginning in the 1920s the University hired public relations officers to disseminate information about University events and programs. Press releases were regularly sent to Chicago newspapers, wire services, and other news offices as appropriate.

From the guide to the University of Chicago. Office of Public Relations. Records, 1924-1926, (Special Collections Research Center University of Chicago Library 1100 East 57th Street Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.)

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creatorOf University of Chicago. Office of Public Relations. Records, 1924-1926 Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library,
referencedIn University of Chicago. Office of Public Relations. Records, 1924-1926. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Hansen, Harry, 1884-1977. Harry Hansen papers 1900-1970. Newberry Library
creatorOf Aikman, Duncan, 1889-1955. Contributions to The American Mercury, 1933-1938. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900. Papers, 1882, 1930s. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Smith, Henry Justin, b. 1875. Compact history of Chicago's hundred years, 1833-1933, 1933 Aug. Chicago History Museum
creatorOf Smith, Henry Justin, b. 1875. Letter to Wayne Gard. Chicago, IL. 1931 May 2. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn McFee, William, 1881-1966. Papers of William McFee [manuscript], 1916-1951. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Sigmund, Jay G., 1885-1937. Papers of Jay Sigmund, 1911-1975. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf O'Brien, Howard Vincent, 1888-1947. Howard Vincent O'Brien papers, 1894-1948. Newberry Library
creatorOf Smith, Henry Justin, 1875-1936. Henry Justin Smith papers, 1912-1980, bulk 1912-1935. Newberry Library
creatorOf Bell, Edward Price, 1869-1943. Edward Price Bell papers, 1886-1951, bulk 1900-1942. Newberry Library
creatorOf Lawson, Victor Freemont, 1850-1925. Victor Lawson papers, ca. 1860-1931, bulk 1885-1925. Newberry Library
creatorOf Drury, John, 1898-. John Drury-Marion Neville papers, 1860-1970. Newberry Library
creatorOf Luce, Henry Robinson, 1898-1967. ALS, [1921-1922] : Manhattan Club, Madison Square, to Mr. [Henry Justin] Smith. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
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associatedWith Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941. person
associatedWith Bell, Edward Price, 1869-1943. person
associatedWith Binder, Carroll, 1896-1956. person
associatedWith Borowski, Felix, 1872-1956. person
associatedWith Chicago Daily News, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Drury, John, 1898- person
associatedWith Farrand, Max, 1869-1945 person
associatedWith Gard, Wayne, 1899-, person
associatedWith Hansen, Harry, 1884-1977. person
associatedWith Hecht, Ben, 1894-1964. person
associatedWith Lawson, Victor Freemont, 1850-1925. person
associatedWith Lowden, Frank O. (Frank Orren), 1861-1943 person
associatedWith Luce, Henry Robinson, 1898-1967. person
associatedWith Mayo, William James, 1861-1939 person
associatedWith McFee, William, 1881-1966. person
associatedWith Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 person
associatedWith Midwest Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Newberry Library. corporateBody
associatedWith O'Brien, Howard Vincent, 1888-1947. person
associatedWith Pierce, Charles Russell person
associatedWith Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972 person
associatedWith Rosenwald, Julius, 1862-1932 person
associatedWith Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967 person
associatedWith Sigmund, Jay G., 1885-1937. person
associatedWith Starrett, Vincent, 1886-1974. person
associatedWith University of Chicago-History corporateBody
associatedWith University of Chicago-Office of Public Relations corporateBody
associatedWith University of Chicago. Office of Public Relations. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Chicago-Public relations corporateBody
associatedWith Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Chicago (Ill.)
Chicago (Ill.)
Authors, American
Novelists, American
Civic leaders
Manuscripts, American
Newspaper editors


Birth 1875-06-19

Death 1936-02-09



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