Slosson, Preston W. (Preston William), 1892-1984

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Professor of history at University of Michigan.

From the description of Preston W. Slosson papers, 1918-1952. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422128

Preston Slosson was born in Laramie, Wyoming on September 2, 1892. He received his Ph.D in history from Columbia University in 1916. He was Literary Editor of the New York Independent in 1917, then went to work in the US State Department as an assistant librarian with the American Commission to Negotiate Peace, 1917-1919. He returned to New York Independent from 1920 to 1921, then came to Ann Arbor as an instructor in history with a specialty in modern European history. He became full professor in 1937, teaching there until his retirement in1962. During World War II, Slosson made radio broadcasts on WWJ in Detroit entitled "Slosson Interprets the News."

From the guide to the Preston W. Slosson papers, 1918-1952, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan)

Staff member, United States delegation, Paris Peace Conference, 1919.

From the description of Preston W. Slosson letter, 1924, to E. D. Adams. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867853

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Staff member, United States delegation, Paris Peace Conference, 1919.

From the guide to the Preston W. Slosson letter to E. D. Adams, 1924, (Hoover Institution Archives)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Osborn, Stellanova, 1894-1988. Stellanova Osborn papers, 1916-1992. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn United States. American Commission to Negotiate Peace. U.S. American Commission to Negotiate Peace records, 1898-1919 (bulk 1918-1919). Library of Congress
referencedIn The Inquiry Papers, 1915-1921 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Stellanova Osborn papers, 1907-1988 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn University of Michigan Faculty and Staff Portraits, ca. 1860-ca. 1960 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Arthur Lyon Cross Papers, 1897-1940 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Slosson, Preston W. (Preston William), 1892-1984. Preston W. Slosson letter, 1924, to E. D. Adams. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn Manny, Frank Addison, 1868-1954. Papers, 1890-1955 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Preston W. Slosson papers, 1918-1952 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn News and Information Services (University of Michigan) photograph series D (faculty and staff portraits), 1946-2006, 1950-1990 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn U.S. American Commission to Negotiate Peace Records, 1898-1919, (bulk 1918-1919) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Claude Halstead Van Tyne papers, 1885-1930 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn University of Michigan. News and Information Services. Faculty and Staff Files, 1944-2005 (bulk 1960-1995) Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Preston W. Slosson letter to E. D. Adams, 1924 Hoover Institution Archives
creatorOf Slosson, Preston W. (Preston William), 1892-1984. Preston W. Slosson papers, 1918-1952. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn The Inquiry papers, 1915-1921 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Lemish, Jane. Jane Lemish student notebooks, 1944. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
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associatedWith Adams, Ephraim Douglass, 1865-1930. person
associatedWith American Commission to Negotiate the Peace. corporateBody
associatedWith Congregational Churches corporateBody
associatedWith Cross, Arthur Lyon, 1873-1940 person
associatedWith League of Nations. corporateBody
associatedWith Lemish, Jane. person
associatedWith Manny, Frank Addison, 1868-1954 person
associatedWith Michigan Historical Collections corporateBody
associatedWith Osborn, Stellanova, 1894-1988. person
associatedWith Paris Peace Conference (1919-1920) corporateBody
associatedWith United States. American Commission to Negotiate Peace. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Dept. of History. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Dept. of History. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. News and Information Services. corporateBody
associatedWith Van Tyne, Claude Halstead, 1869-1930 person
associatedWith Wuellner, Flora Slosson. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Wyoming.
Wyoming
Samoan Islands
Samoa
United States
Subject
Travel
Radio broadcasting--United States
World War, 1914-1918--Peace
Radio broadcasting
Clergy--Wyoming
Treaty of Versailles (1919)
Congregational churches
Treaty of Versailles--(1919)
Voyages and travels
Clergy
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Birth 1892-09-02

Death 1984

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