Shaw, Albert, 1857-1947Variant names
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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