Canham, Erwin D. (Erwin Dain), 1904-1982

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Erwin Dain Canham (b. Feb. 13, 1904, Auburn, Me.-d. Jan. 13, 1982), a.k.a. Spike Canham, was a newspaper editor, radio and TV commentator, and government official with the U.S. Information Agency. He was editor of the Christian Science Monitor for nearly three decades.

From the description of Canham, Erwin D. (Erwin Dain), 1904-1982 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10600164

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Mark Anthony De Wolfe Howe additional papers Houghton Library
referencedIn Letters received, 1954-1962. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn New York Times Company records. A.M. Rosenthal papers, 1955-1994, 1967-1986 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Harris, L. mss., 1931-1977 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence, 1881-1981 (inclusive), 1940-1979 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Sheldon Glueck papers Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Records of the U.S. Information Agency. 1900 - 2003. Records Related to the Commissioners and Secretariat Staff National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Papers, 1923-1969, n.y., n.d. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Thor M. Smith Papers. 1934 - 1980. Photographs Dwight D. Eisenhower Library
creatorOf Records of the U.S. Information Agency. 1900 - 2003. Meeting Files National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Unitarian Service Committee. Administrative Records, 1948-1953 Andover-Harvard Theological Library
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Papers, 1893-1978 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn William Ernest Hocking papers Houghton Library
creatorOf Canham, Erwin D. (Erwin Dain), 1904-. [Letter] 1967 March 30, Boston, Mass. [to] Roy Jansen, Harrisburg, Pa. / Erwin D. Canham. Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Pennsylvania State Library
referencedIn Robert Manning papers, 1938-1993. Houghton Library
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associatedWith Dorothy Adlow, 1901-1964 person
associatedWith Edna Bertha (Rankin) McKinnon, 1893-1978 person
associatedWith Glueck, Sheldon, 1896- person
associatedWith Harris, Leon A. person
correspondedWith Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966 person
correspondedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
correspondedWith Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960 person
associatedWith Jansen, Roy. person
associatedWith Manning, Robert, 1919- person
associatedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
associatedWith Rosenthal, A. M. (Abraham Michael), 1922-2006 person
correspondedWith Theodore Roosevelt Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Unitarian Service Committee. corporateBody
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Birth 1904-02-13

Death 1982-01-03




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