Catton, Bruce, 1899-1978

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American journalist and historian of the American Civil War.

From the description of Bruce Catton papers, 1861-1865 and 1951-1961. (The Citadel, Daniel Library). WorldCat record id: 624071973

Bruce Catton (1899-1978), a Civil War historian, was a newspaper reporter in Cleveland and Boston before working for the War Production Board and the U.S. Department of Commerce during World War II. The first of his 15 Civil War histories was published in 1951. Catton's "A Stillness at Appomattox" won both the Pulitzer Prize for history and the National Book Award in 1954. He was an editor with "American Heritage" from 1954-1978.

From the description of Bruce Catton papers, 1834-1978 (bulk 1944-1978) (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 29603353

From the guide to the Bruce Catton papers, 1834-1978 (bulk 1944-1978), (University of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.)

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referencedIn A. B. Guthrie Jr. Papers, 1901-1991 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf McCaffery, John K. M. Recordings, 1956-1962. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Scripps-Howard Newspaper Alliance Staff Articles, 1949-1967 Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Broadcast Music, inc. Records, 1951-1966. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Stern, Philip Van Doren, 1900-1984. Papers of Philip Van Doren Stern, 1938-1962. Library of Congress
creatorOf Knox College (Galesburg, Ill.). [Honorary degrees series] / [Knox College, Galesburg, Ill.]. Knox College, Seymour Library
referencedIn Shelby Foote Papers (#4038), 1935-1999 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
creatorOf Broadcast Music, inc. "The American Story" papers, 1954. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Dorson mss., 1925-1981 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Baker, Sherman, 1902-1976. F. Sherman Baker collection, 1954-1971 bulk 1954-1965. Boston University. School of Medicine
creatorOf Catton, Bruce, 1899-1978. Bruce Catton papers, 1834-1978 (bulk 1944-1978) University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
creatorOf George, David Gordon, 1910-1976. Papers of David Gordon George, 193 , 1968-1974. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn De Voto, Bernard Augustine, 1897-1955. Bernard De Voto papers, 1918-1955 (bulk 1944-1951). Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Ken McCormick Collection of Doubleday and Company, Inc., Records, 1882-1992, (bulk 1910-1992) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Fred C. Kelly Papers, 1867-1966 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Lewis, Mort Reis. Papers of Mort Reis Lewis, 1953-1985. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Gore Vidal papers, 1850-2020 (inclusive), 1936-2008 (bulk) Houghton Library
creatorOf Catton, Bruce, 1899-1978. [Letter] 1967 March 16, New York, N.Y. [to] Roy Jansen, Harrisburg, Pa. / Bruce Catton. Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Pennsylvania State Library
referencedIn Harris, L. mss., 1931-1977 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn McCormick, Ken, 1906-. Ken McCormick collection of the records of Doubleday and Company, Inc., 1882-1992 (bulk 1910-1992). Library of Congress
referencedIn Jerome Moross Papers, 1924-2000 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn New York Times Company records. Arthur Hays Sulzberger papers, 1823-1999 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Guthrie, A. B. (Alfred Bertram), 1901-1991. A. B. Guthrie Jr. Papers, 1901-1991. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn New York (State). Civil War Centennial Commission. New York Civil War Centennial Commission files, 1952-1969. New York State Historical Documents
creatorOf Sturgis, Samuel Davis, 1822-1889. Samuel D. Sturgis and family papers, 1846-1964. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Wendell Holmes Stephenson Papers, 1820-1968 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Fund for the Republic. Fund for the Republic archives, 1928-1964 (bulk 1952-1961). Princeton University Library
referencedIn Eric Frederick Goldman Papers, 1886-1988, (bulk 1940-1970) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Goldman, Eric Frederick, 1915-1989. Eric Frederick Goldman papers, 1886-1988 (bulk 1940-1970). Library of Congress
referencedIn Goldman, Eric Frederick, 1915-1989. Papers, 1886-1988 (bulk 1940-1970). Library of Congress
creatorOf Catton, Bruce, 1899-1978. From waiting for the morning train / Bruce Catton. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
creatorOf Kilpatrick, James Jackson, 1920-2010. James J. Kilpatrick papers [manuscript], 1925-1966 (bulk 1950-1966). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Faulkner, William, 1897-1962. Papers regarding Faulkner's work as Chairman of the Writers Committee of President Eisenhower's People-to People Program [manuscript], 1956-1969. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Gail and Stephen Rudin autograph collection, 1841-1993. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Doubleday and Company, inc. Records of Doubleday and Company, inc., 1955-1965. Library of Congress
referencedIn James Parton papers, 1914-1986. Houghton Library
referencedIn Shriver, William H., b. 1887. William H. Shriver papers, 1863-1961. Library of Congress
creatorOf Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Records. Series V., Editor Files, 1873-1984 (bulk 1960-1980). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Moross, Jerome, 1913-1983. Papers, 1924-2000. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Records. : Series I., General Correspondence, 1922-1977 (bulk 1946-1966). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Bain, Read, 1892-. Read Bain papers, 1893-1972. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Hesseltine, William Best, 1902-1963. Papers, 1856-1964. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Catton, Bruce, 1899-1978. Bruce Catton papers, 1861-1865 and 1951-1961. The Citadel, Daniel Library
referencedIn Swanberg, W. A., 1907-. W. A. Swanberg Papers, ca.1927-1992. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Ken McCormick collection of the records of Doubleday and Company, Inc., 1882-1992 (bulk 1910-1992). Library of Congress
creatorOf Parton, James, 1912-. James Parton papers, 1914-1986. Houghton Library
creatorOf Townsend, William H. (William Henry), 1890-1964. Papers, 1928-1955 (bulk 1928-1934, 1953-1955) Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Lerner, Max, 1902-2001. Max Lerner papers, 1927-1992 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Horn, Stanley Fitzgerald, 1889-1980. Papers, 1938-1980. Tennessee State Library & Archives, TSLA
creatorOf Hawkins, John R. John R. Hawkins '56 literary manuscript collection, 1972-80. Haverford College Library
creatorOf O'Conor, Norreys Jephson, b. 1885. Papers of Norreys Jephson O'Conor, 1890-1964 (bulk 1940-1958). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Bruce Catton papers, 1834-1978 (bulk 1944-1978) University of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.
referencedIn Lewis, Mort Reis. Interviews with Irving Stone and Lilian Bean on Allan Nevins, 1969-1971. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn "The American Story" Papers, 1954. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
creatorOf George, David Gordon, 1910-1976. Papers of David Gordon George [manuscript], 193[?], 1968-1974. University of Virginia. Library
Role Title Holding Repository
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associatedWith Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith American Heritage Publishing Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Bain, Read, 1892- person
correspondedWith Baker, Sherman, 1902-1976. person
associatedWith Broadcast Music, inc. corporateBody
associatedWith De Voto, Bernard Augustine, 1897-1955. person
associatedWith Dorson, Richard Mercer, 1916-1981 person
associatedWith Doubleday and Company, inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Espy, W., Jr. person
associatedWith Faulkner, William, 1897-1962. person
correspondedWith Foote, Shelby. person
correspondedWith Fund for the Republic. corporateBody
associatedWith George, David Gordon, 1910-1976. person
correspondedWith Goldman, Eric Frederick, 1915-1989. person
associatedWith Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885. person
associatedWith Guthrie, A. B. (Alfred Bertram), 1901-1991. person
associatedWith Harris, Leon A. person
associatedWith Hawkins, John R. person
associatedWith Hesseltine, William Best, 1902-1963. person
associatedWith Horn, Stanley Fitzgerald, 1889-1980. person
associatedWith Jansen, Roy. person
associatedWith Kelly, Fred C. (Fred Charters), 1882-1959 person
associatedWith Kilpatrick, James Jackson, 1920-2010. person
associatedWith Knox College (Galesburg, Ill.) corporateBody
associatedWith Lerner, Max, 1902-2001. person
associatedWith Lewis, Mort Reis. person
associatedWith Long, E. B. (Everette Beach), 1919-1981. person
associatedWith McCaffery, John K. M. person
associatedWith McCormick, Ken, 1906-1997 person
associatedWith Moross, Jerome, 1913-1983. person
associatedWith New York (State). Civil War Centennial Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith New York Times Company corporateBody
associatedWith O'Conor, Norreys Jephson, b. 1885. person
associatedWith Parton, James, 1912- person
associatedWith Scripps-Howard Newspaper Alliance. corporateBody
correspondedWith Shriver, William H., b. 1887. person
correspondedWith Stephenson, Wendell Holmes, 1899-1970 person
associatedWith Stern, Philip Van Doren, 1900-1984. person
associatedWith Sturgis, Samuel Davis, 1822-1889. person
associatedWith Swanberg, W. A., 1907- person
associatedWith Townsend, William H. (William Henry), 1890-1964. person
associatedWith United States. Civil War Centennial Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith Vidal, Gore, 1925- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
United States
South Carolina
Subject
Soldiers
Occupation
Historians--United States
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Birth 1899-10-09

Death 1978-08-28

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