Smith, William Henry, 1833-1896

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Journalist, Republican politician, and historian, of Ohio.

From the description of William Henry Smith collection of Rutherford B. Hayes papers [microform], 1868-1871. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 42885795

William Henry Smith (1833-1896) began his journalism career as a reporter and editor in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was general manager of the Associated Press from 1883-1892. That year he and Charles Fairbanks acquired the Indianapolis News. Smith was active in politics as a founder of the Republican Party in Cincinnati, and secretary to Ohio governor John Brough. He served as Ohio's secretary of state in the 1860s. Smith was also a historian, and at the time of his death was writing a biography of Rutherford B. Hayes.

From the description of Papers, 1836-1922, bulk 1855-1895. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 47962192

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referencedIn Smith, Delavan, 1861-1922. Papers, 1868-1921, bulk 1879-1913. Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn William Warland Clapp correspondence, 1790-1891 (inclusive), 1840-1891 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Smith, William Henry, 1833-1896. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Smith, William Henry, 1833-1896. William Henry Smith collection of Rutherford B. Hayes papers [microform], 1868-1871. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Smith, William Henry, 1833-1896. Letter : Cincinnati, Ohio, to Joseph H. Barrett, [Washington, D.C], 1863 Sept. 23. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Smith, William Henry, 1833-1896. Papers, 1836-1922, bulk 1855-1895. Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn Howells family papers, 1850-1954 (inclusive). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Williams, Samuel, 1786-1859. Papers 1805-1912. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Gaylord, Leon C. Leon C. Gaylord papers, 1898-1900. Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library
referencedIn Keeler, Lucy Elliot. Papers, 1885-1930. University of Oslo Medical Library
referencedIn Hastings, Russell, 1835-1904. Papers, 1861-1904. University of Oslo Medical Library
creatorOf Howells-Fréchette family. Howells-Fréchette family papers, 1844-1934. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Smith, William Henry, 1833-1896. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf St. Clair, Arthur, 1734-1818. Papers, 1777-1804, 1882. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Keeler, Lucy Elliot. Papers, 1885-1930. Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center, Hayes Presidential Center
creatorOf Smith, William Henry, 1833-1896. Letter : Cincinnati, Ohio, to Joseph H. Barrett, [Washington, D.C], 1863 Sept. 23. University of Chicago Library
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associatedWith Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915. person
associatedWith Adams, Henry B. person
associatedWith Allison, William Boyd. person
associatedWith Barrett, Joseph H. (Joseph Hartwell), 1824-1910. person
associatedWith Barton, William Eleazar, 1861-1930, person
associatedWith Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis), 1828-1898. person
associatedWith Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893. person
associatedWith Bouquet, Henry, 1719-1765. person
associatedWith Brough, John. person
associatedWith Brough, John, 1811-1865. person
associatedWith Call, Wilkinson. person
associatedWith Clapp, William Warland, 1826-1891 person
associatedWith Clay family. family
associatedWith Clay, Henry, 1777-1852. person
associatedWith Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908. person
associatedWith Colfax, Schuyler. person
associatedWith Crook, George. person
associatedWith Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897. person
associatedWith Donaldson, Thomas, 1843-1898. person
associatedWith Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918. person
associatedWith Field, C. W. (Cyrus W.) person
associatedWith Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881. person
associatedWith Gaylord, Leon C. person
associatedWith Gurley, John Addison. person
associatedWith Harlan, James. person
correspondedWith Hastings, Russell, 1835-1904. person
correspondedWith Hayes, Rutherford Birchard, 1822-1893 person
associatedWith Howells-Fréchette family. family
associatedWith Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920. person
associatedWith Johnson, Reverdy. person
associatedWith Keeler, Lucy Elliot. person
associatedWith Knapp, Fred. person
associatedWith Mergenthaler Linotype Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Methodist Episcopal Church corporateBody
associatedWith Morton, Levi P. (Levi Parsons), 1824-1920. person
associatedWith Morton, Oliver Hazard Perry Throck. person
associatedWith National Typographic Company. corporateBody
associatedWith New York Associated Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Noyes, Edward F., 1832-1890. person
associatedWith Osborn, Parker. person
associatedWith Owen, Robert Dale, 1801-1877. person
associatedWith Pulitizer, Joseph. person
associatedWith Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912. person
associatedWith Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) corporateBody
associatedWith Schurz, Carl. person
associatedWith Sheridan, Philip H. person
associatedWith Smith, Delavan, 1861-1922. person
associatedWith Smith, Delevan, 1861-1922. person
associatedWith Smith, Gerritt. person
associatedWith St. Clair, Arthur, 1734-1818. person
associatedWith Tarkington, Booth N. person
associatedWith Union and Southern Rights Party (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith United States Sanitary Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith Wade, Benjamin. person
associatedWith Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915. person
associatedWith Watterson, Henry. person
associatedWith Western Associated Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Wetmore, James. person
associatedWith William E. Barton Collection of Lincolniana (University of Chicago) corporateBody
associatedWith Williams, Charles Richard, 1853-1927. person
associatedWith Williams, Samuel, 1786-1859. person
associatedWith Worthington, Thomas, 1773-1827. person
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Indiana--Indianapolis
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Birth 1833-12-01

Death 1896-07-27

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