Swing, Raymond, 1887-1968

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Raymond Gram Swing (Mar. 25, 1887, Cortland, N.Y.-d. Dec. 22, 1968, Washington, D.C.), American print and broadcast journalist.

From the description of Swing, Raymond Gram, 1887-1968 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 12012081

Epithet: US journalist

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000295.0x00010c

Journalist and radio commentator. Full name: Raymond Gram Swing.

From the description of Raymond Swing papers, 1933-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980213

Biographical Note

  • 1887, Mar. 25: Born, Cortland, N.Y.
  • 1906: Began newspaper work, Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1913 - 1917 : Correspondent, Chicago Daily News, Berlin, Germany
  • 1919 - 1922 : Correspondent, New York Herald, Berlin, Germany
  • 1924 - 1934 : Correspondent, Philadelphia Public Ledger, London, England
  • 1935 - 1945 : Commentator on American affairs, British Broadcasting Corp.
  • 1936 - 1945 : Commentator on foreign affairs, Mutual Broadcasting System
  • 1942 - 1948 : Commentator, American Broadcasting Corp.
  • 1951 - 1953 : Political commentator, Voice of America (also 1959-1963)
  • 1968, Dec. 23: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the Raymond Swing Papers, 1933-1964, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Papers, 1871-1972 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986. Chester Bowles papers, 1924-1982 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Papers, 1898, 1909-1963 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Swing, Raymond, 1887-1968. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1942. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Balderston, John L. (John Lloyd), 1889-1954. John L. Balderston papers, 1915-1950. Library of Congress
creatorOf Swing, Raymond, 1887-1968. Raymond Swing papers, 1933-1964. Library of Congress
referencedIn Morgan, Louise. Louise Morgan and Otto Theis papers 1903-1983 (bulk 1930-1960). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Joseph Barnes Papers, 1923-1970 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Barnes, Joseph, 1907-1970. Joseph Barnes papers, 1907-1970, 1923-1970. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Louise Morgan and Otto Theis papers, 1903-1983 (inclusive, 1930-1960 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Welles mss., 1930-1950, (Bulk 1936-1947) Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn John Mason Brown papers, 1922-1967. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Barnouw, Erik, 1908-2001. Erik Barnouw papers, 1920-1990. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Dreier, Mary E. (Mary Elisabeth), 1875-1963. Papers, 1797-1963 (inclusive), 1897-1963 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Bliven, Bruce, 1889-1977. Bruce Bliven papers, 1906-1985. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Kitchelt, Florence Ledyard Cross, 1874-1961. Papers, 1885-1961 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Americans United for World Organization. Correspondence, 1946, from Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn White, Sue Shelton, 1887-1943. Papers, 1898-1963 (inclusive), 1909-1963 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Swing, Raymond, 1887-1968. Scripts, 1943-1947. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn J. B. Matthews Papers, 1862-1986 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Papers, 1874-1945 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Raymond Swing Papers, 1933-1964 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Papers, 1905-1946 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn C. D. Jackson Papers. 1933 - 1989. Photographs
creatorOf Brown, John A., (John Albert), 1885-1944. Papers, 1897-1946 (bulk 1928-1944). University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
creatorOf Vol. CXI (ff. 209). Aug.-Oct. 1938.includes:f. 1 Nowell Charles Smith, former Headmaster of Sherborne School; author: Correspondence, partly on his behalf, with Lord Cecil: 1938-1943.ff. 4, 10 Miss Margaret Deas, of the Liberal Party Organisation... British Library
creatorOf Washburn, Stanley, 1878-1950. Stanley Washburn papers, [ca. 1890]-1977. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Papers, 1797(1897-1963) Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Robert E. Sherwood papers, 1917-1968 (inclusive), 1934-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Kirchwey, Freda. Papers, 1871-1972 (inclusive), 1937-1971 (bulk) [microform]. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Americans United for World Organization. Letters, 1944-1946, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Sloan, George A. Papers, 1917-1955. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Dennett, Mary Ware, 1872-1947. Papers: Series V, 1913-1945 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Erik Barnouw Papers, 1920-1990. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
creatorOf Browne, Maurice, 1881-1955. Ellen Van Volkenburg-Maurice Browne general correspondence, 1911- University of Michigan
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associatedWith Americans United for World Organization. corporateBody
correspondedWith Balderston, John L. (John Lloyd), 1889-1954. person
associatedWith Barnes, Joseph, 1907-1970. person
associatedWith Barnouw, Erik, 1908-2001. person
associatedWith Bliven, Bruce, 1889-1977. person
associatedWith Blue Network Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986. person
associatedWith British Broadcasting Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Browne, Maurice, 1881-1955. person
associatedWith Brown, John A., (John Albert), 1885-1944. person
correspondedWith Brown, John Mason, 1900-1969 person
correspondedWith Carlson, Evans Fordyce, 1896-1947 person
correspondedWith Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978 person
associatedWith Cosmos Club (Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Dennett, Mary Ware, 1872-1947. person
associatedWith Dreier, Mary E. (Mary Elisabeth), 1875-1963. person
correspondedWith Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 person
associatedWith FREDA KIRCHWEY, 1893-1976 person
associatedWith Kennedy, Sinclair, 1985-1947 person
associatedWith Kirchwey, Freda. person
associatedWith Kitchelt, Florence Ledyard Cross, 1874-1961. person
associatedWith MARY ELISABETH DREIER, 1875-1963 person
associatedWith MARY (WARE) DENNETT person
associatedWith Matthews, J. B. (Joseph Brown), 1894-1966 person
associatedWith Morgan, Louise. person
correspondedWith Murrow, Edward R. person
associatedWith Mutual Broadcasting System. corporateBody
correspondedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
correspondedWith Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969 person
associatedWith Rowan, Carl T. (Carl Thomas), 1925-2000. person
correspondedWith Rusk, Dean, 1909-1994 person
correspondedWith Schlesinger, Arthur M. (Arthur Meier), 1888-1965 person
correspondedWith Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955 person
associatedWith Sloan, George A. person
correspondedWith Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965 person
associatedWith SUE SHELTON WHITE, 1887-1943 person
correspondedWith Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 person
associatedWith Voice of America (Organization) corporateBody
associatedWith Washburn, Stanley, 1878-1950. person
associatedWith Welles, Orson, 1915-1985 person
associatedWith White, Sue Shelton, 1887-1943. person
associatedWith WMAL (Radio station : Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith WOL (Radio station : Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith WOR (Radio station : New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Zhongguo gong chan dang. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Pacific Ocean
Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
Halifax, West Riding of Yorkshire
Palestine
Palestine
Stockton and Thornaby, North Riding of Yorkshire
United States
Czechoslovakia, Europe
Subject
World War, 1939-1945--Journalists
Disarmament
Radio journalism
Radio scripts
Foreign news
Nuclear weapons
World War, 1939-1945
Jews--Palestine
Jews
Radio programs
Anti-nuclear movement
Cold War
World War, 1939-1945--Pacific Ocean
International organization
Occupation
Journalists
Radio journalists
Function

Person

Birth 1887-03-25

Death 1968-12-23

Americans

English

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