Beckett, Henry

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Henry Beckett (1889-1969) was a reporter with the New York Post from 1924 to 1968. During World War I he reported for the Cincinnati Post while serving in a cavalry unit and later participated in the Meuse-Argonne offensive. He interrupted his career to join the United States Army again in 1942 for the duration of World War II. Beckett also loved music and was a friend of social activist John Haynes Holmes.

From the description of Henry Beckett papers, 1830-1970 (bulk 1918-1970) (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 659863803

Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
correspondedWith Balanchine, George. person
correspondedWith Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964. person
associatedWith Johnson, Hall, 1888-1970. person
associatedWith Ontario Agricultural College. Students. corporateBody
correspondedWith Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933 person
associatedWith Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965. person
associatedWith Toscanini, Arturo, 1867-1957. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Warwickshire, England
Ireland, Europe
United States
Glasgow, Scotland
India, Asia
Journalists--20th century
Journalism--20th century


Active 1830

Active 1970



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SNAC ID: 58009902