Mowrer, Edgar Ansel, 1892-1977

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Writer, columnist.

From the description of Reminiscences of Edgar Ansel Mowrer : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309741672

Journalist Edgar Ansel Mowrer (died 1977) and author Lilian Thomson (1889-1990) were married in 1916; both wrote and lectured on politics and world affairs.

From the description of Edgar Ansel Mowrer and Lilian T. Mowrer papers, 1898-1978 (bulk 1933-1978). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979826

Biographical Notes

Edgar Ansel Mowrer

  • 1892, Mar. 8: Born, Bloomington, Ill.
  • 1913: A.B., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  • 1914: War correspondent in France and Belgium for the Chicago Daily News
  • 1916: Married Lilian Thomson
  • 1933: Published Germany Puts the Clock Back. New York: W. Morrow Awarded Pulitzer Prize in journalism Elected president, Foreign Press Association
  • 1933 - 1940 : Head, Chicago Daily News bureau, Paris, France
  • 1942: Deputy director, U.S. Office of Facts and Figures
  • 1942 - 1943 : Deputy director, U.S. Office of War Information
  • 1943: Started newspaper column, "Edgar Mowrer on World Affairs"
  • 1947: Helped organize Americans for Democratic Action
  • 1948: Published The Nightmare of American Foreign Policy. New York: Alfred A. Knopf
  • 1952: Began second newspaper column, "What's Your Question on World Affairs?"
  • 1956 - 1960 : American editor, Western World magazine
  • 1968: Published Triumph and Turmoil: A Personal History of Our Time. New York: Weybright and Talley
  • 1969 - 1976 : Moved to Wonalancet, N.H. Columnist, Manchester Union Leader, Manchester, N.H.
  • 1972 - 1973 : Wrote "Freedom Diary (A Crucial Year)"
  • 1973: Published, with Lilian T. Mowrer, Umano and the Price of Lasting Peace. New York: Philosophical Library
  • 1977, Mar. 2: Died, Madeira, Madeira Islands

Lilian T. Mowrer

  • 1889, Sept. 2: Born, London, England
  • 1907: Student, Sorbonne University, Paris, France
  • 1911 - 1913 : Student, Liverpool University, Liverpool, England
  • 1916: Married Edgar Ansel Mowrer
  • 1937: Published Journalist's Wife. New York: W. Morrow
  • 1941: Published Arrest and Exile. New York: W. Morrow
  • 1942: Published Rip Tide of Aggression. New York: W. Morrow
  • 1943 - 1949 : District of Columbia chairman, Women's Action Committee for Lasting Peace
  • 1952: Published The United States and World Relations. New York: Harper
  • 1960: Published The Indomitable John Scott. New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy
  • 1973: Published, with Edgar Ansel Mowrer, Umano and the Price of Lasting Peace. New York: Philosophical Library
  • 1990, Sept. 30: Died, Chicago, Ill.

From the guide to the Edgar Ansel Mowrer and Lilian T. Mowrer Papers, 1898-1978, (bulk 1933-1975), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn George S. Messersmith papers, 1907-1955 University of Delaware Library - Special Collections
creatorOf Mowrer, Paul Scott, 1887-1971. Paul Scott Mowrer papers, 1894-1988, bulk 1912-1971. Newberry Library
referencedIn Earl Browder Papers, 1879-1990 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Dorothy Thompson Papers, 1914-1961, 1940-1961 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn George S. Messersmith papers, 1907-1955 University of Delaware Library - Special Collections
creatorOf Mowrer, Edgar Ansel, 1892-1977. Edgar Ansel Mowrer and Lilian T. Mowrer papers, 1898-1978 (bulk 1933-1978). Library of Congress
creatorOf Dennis, Charles Henry, 1860-1943. Charles H. Dennis papers, 1868-1942, (bulk 1885-1929). Newberry Library
referencedIn Lania, Leo, 1896-1961. Papers, 1916-1959. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Mowrer, Edgar Ansel, 1892-1977. Reminiscences of Edgar Ansel Mowrer : oral history, 1968. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn J. B. Matthews Papers, 1862-1986 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Friedman, Philip Allan. Correspondence to Philip Allan Friedman, 1952-1953. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Donald and Katharine Foley Collection of Penguin Books, 1935-1965 The Bancroft Library.
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers, 1872-1949. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Alumni Association (University of Michigan), Individual Photographs, ca. 1880-ca. 1960s Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn George Grosz papers, 1893-1981 (inclusive) 1919-1959 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Letters to Rabbi Solomon Goldman, Jan.-Sept. 1946. Drew University Library, Rose Memorial Library
creatorOf Mowrer, Edgar Ansel, 1892-1977. Edgar Ansel Mowrer report, 1940. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn Blaine, Anita McCormick. Correspondence and papers, 1828-1958. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Thomas J. Dodd Papers, undated, 1919-1971. Archives and Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries
creatorOf Stoneman, William Harlan, 1904-. William Harlan Stoneman papers, 1928-1974. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Mowrer, Edgar Ansel, 1892-1977. Reader mail, 1952-1969. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Edgar Ansel Mowrer and Lilian T. Mowrer Papers, 1898-1978, (bulk 1933-1975) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn William Harlan Stoneman papers, 1928-1974 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Mowrer, Edgar Ansel, 1892-1977. Letters, 1942-1944, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Edgar Ansel Mowrer report, 1940 Hoover Institution Archives.
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correspondedWith Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 person
associatedWith Aron, Raymond, 1905-1983. person
associatedWith Blaine, Anita McCormick. person
associatedWith Browder, Earl, 1891-1973 person
associatedWith Burns, Arthur F. (Arthur Frank), 1904-1987. person
associatedWith Cocteau, Jean, 1889-1963. person
associatedWith Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978. person
correspondedWith Cousins, Norman person
correspondedWith Cousins, Norman person
correspondedWith Cowen, Myron M. (Myron Melvin), 1898-1965 person
associatedWith Dennis, Charles Henry, 1860-1943. person
correspondedWith Dodd, Thomas J., 1907-1971 person
correspondedWith Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970 person
correspondedWith Enelow, Gertrude person
associatedWith Foley, Donald L. person
associatedWith Foley, Katharine person
associatedWith Friedman, Philip Allan. person
correspondedWith Gaulle, Charles de, 1890-1970 person
correspondedWith Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris), 1909-1998 person
correspondedWith Grosz, George, 1893-1959 person
associatedWith Hawkins, Robbin, person
correspondedWith Herter, Christian Archibald, 1895-1966 person
correspondedWith Hoffman, Paul G. (Paul Gray), 1891-1974 person
correspondedWith Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978 person
correspondedWith Kefauver, Estes, 1903-1963 person
correspondedWith Kochanska, Olga person
correspondedWith Kochanska, Olga person
associatedWith Lania, Leo, 1896-1961. person
correspondedWith Loeb, William, 1905-1981 person
associatedWith Matthews, J. B. (Joseph Brown), 1894-1966 person
correspondedWith McClung, Nellie L., 1873-1951 person
associatedWith Messersmith, George S., (George Strausser), 1883-1960 person
associatedWith Morgenthau, Hans J. (Hans Joachim), 1904-1980. person
associatedWith Mowrer, Lilian T. (Lilian Thomson). person
associatedWith Mowrer, Lilian T. (Lilian Thomson). Edgar Ansel Mowrer and Lilian T. Mowrer papers. 1910-1970 person
associatedWith Mowrer, Paul Scott, 1887-1971. person
correspondedWith Mowrer, Richard Scott person
associatedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
correspondedWith Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971 person
correspondedWith Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 person
correspondedWith Radoux, Lucien person
correspondedWith Reston, James, 1909-1995 person
correspondedWith Ribicoff, Abraham, 1910-1998 person
correspondedWith Salinger, Pierre person
associatedWith Scott, John, 1632-1704. person
correspondedWith Sheean, Vincent, 1899-1975 person
correspondedWith Shirer, William L. (William Lawrence), 1904-1993 person
correspondedWith Smith, Margaret Chase, 1897-1995 person
correspondedWith Sokoloff, Boris, 1893- person
associatedWith Spaak, Paul-Henri, 1899-1972. person
correspondedWith Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965 person
associatedWith Stoneman, William Harlan, 1904- person
correspondedWith Stowe, Leland, 1899- person
associatedWith Strausz-Hupé, Robert, 1903- person
associatedWith Streit, Clarence K. (Clarence Kirshman), 1896-1986. person
correspondedWith Sweetser, Arthur, 1888-1968 person
associatedWith Thompson, Dorothy, 1893-1961 person
correspondedWith Towner, Lawrence W. (Lawrence William), 1921-1992 person
associatedWith United States. Office of Facts and Figures. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of War Information. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Alumni Association. corporateBody
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
correspondedWith Weybright, Victor, b. 1903 person
associatedWith Women's Action Committee for Lasting Peace. corporateBody
associatedWith Women's Worldwide Fellowship. corporateBody
associatedWith World Citizens Association. corporateBody
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Birth 1892-03-08

Death 1977-03-02

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