Finley, John H. (John Huston), 1863-1940

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President of City College, 1903-1911.

From the description of Papers, 1907-1964, 1963-1964 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155502699

American editor, educator, and author.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [New York], 28 January 1934, to Harry Harkness Flagler, 1934 Jan. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577340

John Huston Finley (1863-1940) was an educator, editor, author, and civic leader. He was president of Knox College in Galesburg, Ill. from 1892 to 1899 (later trustee); editor of Harper's Weekly, 1899; professor of history at Princeton University, 1900-1903; and third president of the College of the City of New York from 1903 to 1913. He then served as Commissioner of Education for New York State and president of the University of the State of New York from 1913 to 1921 before becoming editor of the New York Times, 1921-1938. His career also included service with various educational, political, and charitable organizations.

From the description of John H. Finley papers, 1892-1940, bulk (1913-1935). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122626816

From the guide to the John H. Finley papers, 1892-1940, 1913-1935, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

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creatorOf Finley, John H. (John Huston), 1863-1940. Papers, 1907-1964, 1963-1964 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
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World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief
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Birth 1863-10-19

Death 1940-03-07

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