Howard, Roy Wilson, 1883-1964

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From the description of Papers of Roy Wilson Howard, 1911-1966 (bulk 1920-1963). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068847

Biographical Note

  • 1883, Jan. 1: Born, Gano, Hamilton County, Ohio
  • 1902: Graduated, Manual Training High School, Indianapolis, Ind. Reporter, Indianapolis News
  • 1906: New York manager, Publishers' Press Association
  • 1907: New York manager, United Press Associations
  • 1908: New York correspondent, Scripps-McRae League
  • 1909: Married Margaret Rohe
  • 1912 - 1920 : President and general manager, United Press Associations
  • 1915 - 1918 : War correspondent in Europe
  • 1921: Business director, Newspaper Enterprise Association
  • 1921 - 1952 : Chairman of the Board, Scripps-Howard Newspapers
  • 1925: Assumed editorial direction with Robert P. Scripps of Scripps-Howard Newspapers
  • 1927: Negotiated purchase of New York Telegram
  • 1931: Negotiated purchase of New York World
  • 1950: Negotiated purchase of New York Sun
  • 1952: Retired as president, Scripps-Howard Newspapers Became chairman, Executive Committee, Scripps-Howard Newspapers
  • 1960: Retired as editor of New York World-Telegram & Sun
  • 1964, Nov. 20: Died, New York, N.Y.

From the guide to the Roy Wilson Howard Papers, 1911-1966, (bulk 1920-1963), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Raymond Clapper Papers, 1908-1962, (bulk 1913-1944) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Alexander Woollcott correspondence, ca. 1856-1943 (inclusive), 1920-1943 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Scripps-Howard Newspaper Alliance Staff Articles, 1949-1967 Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Sol Bloom papers, 1898-1949, 1935-1949 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Foster, Jack, 1906-1978. Jack Foster papers, 1946-1970. University of Denver, University Libraries, Anderson Academic Commons
referencedIn Barton, Bruce, 1886-1967. Papers, 1881-1967. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Scripps-Howard. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1930-1934. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers Houghton Library
creatorOf Murphy, Frank, 1890-1949. Frank Murphy autograph book, 1930-1942. Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Harry W. Frantz Papers, 1919-1965, (bulk 1929-1937) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Arthur H. Vandenberg papers, 1884-1974, 1915-1951 Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Howard, Roy Wilson, 1883-1964. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1929-1933. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Edwards, Paul C. (Paul Carroll), 1882-1962. Paul C. Edwards papers, 1895-1986 (inclusive), 1912-1962 (bulk). Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn William Harrison Standley Papers, 1895-1963, (bulk 1940-1960) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Edward Mandell House papers, 1885-2007, 1885-1938 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Paul C. Edwards papers, 1895-1986, 1912-1962 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Thor M. Smith Papers. 1934 - 1980. Photographs Dwight D. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn Carl W. Ackerman Papers, 1833-1970, (bulk 1931-1956) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Bloom, Sol, 1870-1949. Sol Bloom papers, 1898-1949, bulk (1935-1949). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn V. K. Wellington Koo papers, 1906-1992, bulk 1931-1966 Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Cooper mss. II, ca. 1905-1985 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Nelson T. Johnson Papers, 1916-1955, (bulk 1922-1954) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Letters sent to Walter Hines Page from various correspondents, English period, 1876-1937. Houghton Library
referencedIn Stone, Walker, 1904-1973. Papers, 1918-1969. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Roy Wilson Howard Papers, 1911-1966, (bulk 1920-1963) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
correspondedWith Ackerman, Carl W. (Carl William), 1890-1970. person
associatedWith Aylesworth, Merlin Hall, 1886-1952 person
associatedWith Baillie, Hugh, 1890-1966 person
associatedWith Baker, Newton Diehl, 1871-1937 person
associatedWith Barnes, Harry Elmer, 1889-1968 person
associatedWith Barton, Bruce, 1886-1967. person
associatedWith Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965 person
associatedWith Beaverbrook, Max Aitken, Baron, 1879-1964 person
associatedWith Bickel, Karl A. (Karl August), 1882-1972 person
associatedWith Bloom, Sol, 1870-1949. person
associatedWith Brittain, Harry, Sir, 1873-1974 person
associatedWith Broun, Heywood, 1888-1939 person
associatedWith Chambrun, René de, 1906- person
associatedWith Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975 person
correspondedWith Clapper, Raymond, 1892-1944. person
associatedWith Cooper, Kent, 1880-1965 person
associatedWith Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 person
associatedWith Edwards, Paul C. (Paul Carroll), 1882-1962. person
associatedWith Foster, Jack, 1906-1978. person
correspondedWith Frantz, Harry W. (Harry Warner), 1891-1982. person
associatedWith Golden, John, 1874-1955 person
associatedWith Hawkins, William W. (William Waller), 1883-1953 person
associatedWith Hays, Will H. (Will Harrison), 1879-1954 person
associatedWith Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 person
associatedWith House, Edward Mandell, 1858-1938. person
associatedWith Howard family. family
associatedWith Howard, Jack R. (Jack Rohe), 1910- person
associatedWith Hurst, Fannie, 1889-1968 person
associatedWith Johnson, Hiram, 1866-1945 person
associatedWith Johnson, Hugh S. (Hugh Samuel), 1882-1942 person
correspondedWith Johnson, Nelson T. (Nelson Trusler), 1887-1954 person
associatedWith Kennedy, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1888-1969 person
associatedWith Koo, V. K. Wellington, 1888-1985 person
associatedWith Koo, V. K. Wellington, 1888-1985. person
associatedWith Kuhn, Irene, 1900- person
associatedWith Kyne, Peter B. (Peter Bernard), 1880-1957 person
associatedWith La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947 person
associatedWith Landon, Alfred M. (Alfred Mossman), 1887-1987 person
associatedWith Lasker, Albert Davis, 1880-1952 person
associatedWith Long, Ray, 1878-1935 person
associatedWith Luz, Arsenio person
associatedWith Luz, Arsenio. person
associatedWith MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964. person
associatedWith Matsuoka, Yōsuke, 1880-1946. person
associatedWith McRae, Milton A. (Milton Alexander), 1858-1930. person
associatedWith Mellett, Lowell, 1884-1960. person
associatedWith Murphy, Frank, 1890-1949. person
associatedWith Northcliffe, Alfred Charles William Harmsworth, Viscount, 1865-1922. person
associatedWith Northcliffe, Alfred Harmsworth, Viscount, 1865-1922 person
associatedWith Osborne, May Quirk person
associatedWith Osborne, May Quirk. person
associatedWith Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918 person
associatedWith Paine, Robert F. (Robert Findley), 1856-1940 person
associatedWith Parker, George B., 1886-1949. person
associatedWith Pegler, Westbrook, 1884-1969. person
associatedWith Quezon, Manuel Luis, 1878-1944. person
associatedWith Romulo, Carlos P. (Carlos Peña), 1899-1985. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944. person
associatedWith Scripps-Howard. corporateBody
associatedWith Scripps-Howard Newspaper Alliance. corporateBody
associatedWith Scripps, James G. person
associatedWith Scripps, Robert P. (Robert Paine), 1896-1938 person
associatedWith Sorrells, James Harvey, 1896- person
associatedWith Sorrells, John Harvey, 1896-1948 person
correspondedWith Standley, William Harrison, 1872-1963. person
associatedWith Stone, Walker, 1904-1973. person
associatedWith Thacker, Earl M., d. 1971. person
associatedWith Tokugawa, Iesato, 1863-1940. person
associatedWith Tong, Hollington Kong, 1887-1971. person
associatedWith United Press Associations. corporateBody
associatedWith United Press International. corporateBody
associatedWith Vandenberg, Arthur H. (Arthur Hendrick), 1884-1951 person
associatedWith Van Loon, Hendrik Willem, 1882-1944. person
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
associatedWith Von Wiegand, Karl H. person
associatedWith Willkie, Wendell L. (Wendell Lewis), 1892-1944. person
associatedWith Wood, Lee B. (Lee Blair), 1893-1982. person
correspondedWith Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
American newspapers


Birth 1883

Death 1964




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SNAC ID: 42900461