Shaw, Albert, 1857-1947

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Albert Shaw (1857-1947) was an editor, journalist and scholar who spent most of his career as the editor and publisher of the Review of Reviews, a digest of progressive thought and political analysis. Shaw's principal interests were the improvement of municipal government, the relationship of business and organized labor, agricultural reform, international affairs, and contemporary politics and economics, topics which he wrote and spoke on frequently.

From the guide to the Albert Shaw papers, 1827-1953, 1890-1947, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Editor and historian.

From the description of Albert Shaw correspondence, 1900-1932. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981022

Albert Shaw (1857-1947) was an editor, journalist and scholar who spent most of his career as the editor and publisher of the Review of Reviews, a digest of progressive thought and political analysis. His principal interests were the improvement of municipal government, the relationship of business and organized labor, agricultural reform, international affairs, and contemporary politics and economics. He wrote books and articles on these topics and was active in charitable causes.

From the description of Albert Shaw papers, 1864-1947, bulk (1890-1930). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122486406

Editor, journalist and non-fiction author, Albert Shaw was born near Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1857, the son of Griffin (a physician and merchant) and Susan Fisher Shaw. He received a B.A. from Iowa College in 1879 and an M.A. in 1882, and a Ph. D. in 1884 from Johns Hopkins University. His career began as a staff member of the Grinnell Herald in 1879, then with the Minneapolis Tribune in 1889, he became an editorial writer. Finally, he was the editor of the American edition of the British publication Review of Reviews, 1890-1937. Under his direction the Review of Reviews "became a well-respected and widely circulated periodical and eventually separated from its London edition run by publisher, William T. Stead." Shaw was a recognized authority on such themes as municipal government and municipal reforms and authored ten books of nonfiction and edited three collections of papers including three volumes of the papers and addresses of President Woodrow Wilson, his classmate from Johns Hopkins University.

Samuel Sydney McClure,1857-1949, was an editor, publisher, and founder of McClure's Magazine.

Will Owen Jones, 1862-1928, born Berlin, Wisconsin, was editor of the State Journal, Lincoln, Nebraska, from 1892 and an instructor in journalism at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1893-1898.

Edgar Mels was a journalist, drama editor, and editor, the son of Alfred Mels, journalist and confidential secretary to Napoleon III. Mels was educated in public schools in Zürich, Switzerland, and New York. During his journalistic career he worked for the old New York Star, and was later editor for the Johannesburg Daily News and dramatic editor for the New York Morning Advertiser. He was on the editorial staffs of the Philadelphia Public Ledger and the Evening Telegraph until 1918. He was also Sunday editor, International Feature Service and special correspondent to the North American Newspaper Alliance.

From the description of Letters of Albert Shaw, 1892-1914, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 61112849

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creatorOf Churchill, Winston, 1871-1947. Correspondence. 1899-1913. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Bancroft, Frederic, 1860-1945. Letter to Albert Shaw, sending him a book [manuscript] 1889 Aug. 16. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Shaw, Albert, 1857-1947. Albert Shaw correspondence, 1900-1932. Library of Congress
referencedIn William Dudley Foulke Papers, circa 1470-1952, (bulk 1868-1935) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Photographs of Albert Shaw's "Experimental Farm" [graphic], 19 [?] University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Foster, Jeanne Robert, 1879-1970. Foster-Murphy collection, 1900-1969. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Papers, 1879-1938 (inclusive), 1897-1903 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Beveridge, Albert Jeremiah, 1862-1927. Albert Jeremiah Beveridge papers, 1788-1943 (bulk 1886-1927). Library of Congress
referencedIn Cuban Educational Association of the United States of America. Cuban Educational Association of the United States of America records, 1897-1954 (bulk 1898-1901). Library of Congress
referencedIn Ogden, Robert C. (Robert Curtis), 1836-1913. Papers of Robert C. Ogden, 1843-1913 (bulk 1890-1913). Library of Congress
creatorOf Century Magazine. Correspondence of the editors of the Century Magazine [manuscript], 1883-1900. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Page, Thomas Walker, 1866-1937. Papers of Thomas Walker Page [manuscript], 1906-1937. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Ford, Worthington Chauncey, 1858-1941. Worthington Chauncey Ford papers, 1858-1938, bulk (1880-1925). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Letters sent to Walter Hines Page from various correspondents, English period, 1876-1937. Houghton Library
referencedIn Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. Theodore Roosevelt papers, 1759-1993 (bulk 1878-1919). Library of Congress
referencedIn Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. New York Public Library collection, 1917-1964. Herbert Hoover Library
referencedIn Bragdon, Henry Wilkinson. Henry Wilkinson Bragdon collection. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
creatorOf Century Company. Century Company records, 1870-1924. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935. Papers of William Dudley Foulke, circa 1470-1952 (bulk 1868-1935). Library of Congress
referencedIn Newell, Frederick Haynes, 1862-1932. Frederick Haynes Newell papers, 1885-1931. Library of Congress
creatorOf Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922. Papers of the Barringer family [manuscript], 1828-1963. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Shaw, Albert, 1857-1947. Albert Shaw papers, 1827-1953 (bulk 1890-1947). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Ontario Agricultural College. Students. Ex-students of the Ontario Agricultural College : 1882. University of Guelph
referencedIn Richard T. Ely papers, 1812-1963 (bulk 1882-1939) Wisconsin Historical Society Archives
creatorOf Shaw, Albert, 1857-1947. Letters of Albert Shaw, 1892-1914, n.d. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Worthington Chauncey Ford papers, 1858-1938, 1880-1925 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Barrows family papers, 1861-1931. Houghton Library
referencedIn Theodore Roosevelt Papers, 1759-1993, (bulk 1878-1919) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Frederick Haynes Newell Papers, 1885-1931 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Robert C. Ogden Papers, 1843-1913, (bulk 1890-1913) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.) Correspondence, 1882-1898, bulk 1838-1932. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Shaw, Albert, 1857-1947. Albert Shaw papers, 1864-1947, bulk (1890-1930). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Yager, Arthur, 1858-1941. Arthur Yager Papers, 1913-1921. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Goodnow, Frank Johnson, 1859-1939. Frank Johnson Goodnow papers, 1880-1940. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Henry Carter Adams papers, 1964-1924 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Dillard, Avarene Lippincott. Papers of the Dillard family, 1717-1964. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Mezes, Sidney Edward. Inquiry papers, 1917-1919. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Cuban Educational Association of the United States of America Records, 1897-1954, (bulk 1898-1901) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Albert Shaw papers, 1827-1953, 1890-1947 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Foster-Murphy collection, 1900-1969 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Albert Jeremiah Beveridge Papers, 1788-1943, (bulk 1886-1927) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
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associatedWith Goodnow, Frank Johnson, 1859-1939. person
correspondedWith Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923 person
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associatedWith Hines, Lewis Wickes, 1874-1940. person
associatedWith Holls, Frederick William, 1857-1903 person
correspondedWith Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 person
associatedWith Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948. person
associatedWith Jameson, J. Franklin (John Franklin), 1859-1937. person
associatedWith Jones, Will Owen, 1862-1928, person
associatedWith Kertész, André. person
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associatedWith McClure, S. S. (Samuel Sidney), 1857-1949, person
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associatedWith Mezes, Sidney Edward. person
correspondedWith Newell, Frederick Haynes, 1862-1932. person
associatedWith Ogden, Robert C. (Robert Curtis), 1836-1913. person
associatedWith Ontario Agricultural College. Students. corporateBody
associatedWith Page, Thomas Walker, 1866-1937. person
associatedWith Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918 person
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Aeronautics--History
Journalism--United States
World War, 1914-1918--Public opinion
Journalism
Education--United States
Agriculture--United States
World history--Pictorial works
Municipal government
Economic development--Social aspects
Photojournalism
Progressivism (United States politics)
Education
Agriculture
American periodicals
Communism
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Birth 1857-07-23

Death 1947-06-25

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