Duffus, R. L. (Robert Luther), 1888-....

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Robert Luther Duffus, a novelist with more than six published works, was born in Waterbury, Vermont, July 10, 1888 and received his A.B. from Stanford in 1910 and his A.M. in 1911. He worked for the San Francisco Bulletin (1911-1918), the San Francisco Call (1918-1919), the New York Globe (1919-1923), and the New York Times (1937-1971). He died November 28, 1972.

From the description of R. L. Duffus papers, 1903-1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122447989

Robert Luther Duffus, a novelist with more than six published works, was born in Waterbury, Vermont, July 10, 1888 and received his A.B. from Stanford in 1910 and his A.M. in 1911. He worked for the "San Francisco Bulletin, " 1911-1918, the San Francisco Call (1918-1919), the New York Globe (1919-1923), and the New York Times (1937-1971). He died November 28, 1972.

From the description of Robert L. Duffus papers, 1923-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510689

Author, journalist.

From the description of Reminiscences of Robert Luther Duffus : oral history, 1951. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309731937

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ROBERT LUTHER DUFFUS

Robert Luther Duffus was born in Waterbury, Vt., July 10, 1888, the son of John McGlashan and Helen (Graves) Duffus. He obtained his A. B. from Stanford in 1910 and his A. M. in 1911. In addition, he was awarded an honorary L1.D. from Middlebury (Vt.) College in 1938.

Mr. Duffus was a reporter for the San Francisco Bulletin from 1911 - 1913 and editorial writer from 1913 to 1918. He then became an editorial writer for the San Francisco Call from 1918 - 1919 and for the New York Globe from 1919 - 1923. He has been a member of the editorial staff of the New York Times since 1937. Died, Nov, 28, 1972.

Among the honors awarded are the Chevalier, Legion of Honor and the Phi Betta Kappa Key. Mr. Duffus is an author with books including The Innocents at Cedro (1944), The Valley and Its People (1944), Non-Scheduled Flight (1950), Williamstown Branch (Memoirs) (1959), The Waterbury Record (1960), and The Tower of Jewels (1961).

From the guide to the Robert L. (Robert Luther) Duffus Papers, 1923-1970, (Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.)

Biographical Note

Robert Luther Duffus, a novelist with more than six published works, was born in Waterbury, Vermont, July 10, 1888 and received his A.B. from Stanford in 1910 and his A.M. in 1911. He worked for the San Francisco Bulletin (1911-1918), the San Francisco Call (1918-1919), the New York Globe (1919-1923), and the New York Times (1937-1971). He died November 28, 1972.

From the guide to the R. L. (Robert Luther) Duffus Papers, 1903-1971, (Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.)

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creatorOf Duffus, R. L. (Robert Luther), 1888-1972. Typed letter signed RL Duffus to: Mrs. Kleeman December 12, 1943. Wellesley College
referencedIn New York Times Company records. Arthur Hays Sulzberger papers, 1823-1999 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Duffus, R. L. (Robert Luther), 1888-1972. Reminiscences of Robert Luther Duffus : oral history, 1951. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf R. L. (Robert Luther) Duffus Papers, 1903-1971 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Stokes, Harold Phelps, 1887-1970. Harold Phelps Stokes papers, 1908-1969 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn American Scholar, Records, 1926-2006, (bulk 1944-2005) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Duffus, R. L. (Robert Luther), 1888-1972. Correspondence : with Theodore Dreiser, 1925. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Yaddo records, 1870-1980 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Duffus, R. L. (Robert Luther), 1888-1972. R. L. Duffus papers, 1903-1971. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn American Scholar records, 1926-2006 (bulk 1944-2005). Library of Congress
creatorOf Duffus, R. L. (Robert Luther), 1888-1972. Correspondence : to Van Wyck Brooks, 1941-1963. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Robert L. (Robert Luther) Duffus Papers, 1923-1970 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Wells, Evelyn. Evelyn Wells papers, [ca. 1935-1963]. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Atkinson, Brooks, 1894-1984. Letters, 1920-1977 : to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Stokes, Harold Phelps, 1887-1970. Harold Phelps Stokes papers, 1908-1969 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Duffus, R. L. (Robert Luther), 1888-1972. Robert L. Duffus papers, 1923-1970. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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correspondedWith American Scholar corporateBody
associatedWith Bliven, Bruce, 1889-1977. person
associatedWith Brockway, George P. person
associatedWith Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963. person
associatedWith Duffus, William. person
associatedWith Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969. person
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Keller, Helen, 1880-1968. person
associatedWith Kleeman, Rita Halle, b. 1885. person
associatedWith Kreisler, Fritz, 1875-1962. person
associatedWith La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947. person
associatedWith Link, Wendell, person
correspondedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
associatedWith New York Times Company corporateBody
associatedWith Older, Fremont, 1856-1935. person
associatedWith Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967. person
associatedWith Sterling, J. E. Wallace (John Ewart Wallace), 1906-1985. person
associatedWith Stokes, Harold Phelps, 1887-1970. person
associatedWith Sulzberger, Arthur Hays, 1891-1968. person
associatedWith Uppman, Theodor, 1920-2005. person
associatedWith Wald, Lillian. person
associatedWith Wells, Evelyn. person
associatedWith Yaddo (Artist's colony) corporateBody
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Journalists--Interviews
Authors, American--20th century
Journalism
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Death 1972-11-28

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