Irwin, Will, 1873-1948

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Author and journalist, Irwin earned his a.b. in English at Stanford University in 1899.

From the description of Will Irwin photograph album, 1894-1899. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122448940

American journalist and author.

From the description of Will Irwin papers, 1890-1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868814

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Author and journalist, Irwin earned his a.b. in English at Stanford University in 1899.

From the guide to the Will Irwin photograph album, 1894-1899, (Department of Special Collections and University Archives)

Biographical Note.

  • 1873, Sept. 14: Born, Oneida, New York
  • 1899: A.B., Stanford University
  • 1940: Dr. Humane Letters, Knox College
  • 1896: Editor-in-chief, Daily Palo Alto
  • 1900: Editor, San Francisco Wave
  • 1902 - 1904 : Sunday editor, San Francisco Chronicle
  • 1906 - 1907 : Editor, McClure's Magazine
  • 1914 - 1915 : War correspondent, London Daily Mail
  • 1914 - 1915 : Member of executive committee, Commission for Relief in Belgium
  • 1916 - 1918 : War correspondent, Saturday Evening Post
  • 1918: Chief Foreign Department, Committee on Public Information
  • 1914: Author, BEATING BACK (With Al Jennings)
  • 1925: Author, YOUTH RIDES WEST
  • 1927: Author, HOW RED IS AMERICA?
  • 1927: Author, HIGHLIGHTS OF MANHATTAN
  • 1929: Author, HERBERT HOOVER --A REMINISCENT BIOGRAPHY
  • 1936: Author, PROPAGANDA AND THE NEWS
  • 1940: Author, SPY AND COUNTERSPY (With E. V. Voska)
  • 1942: Author, THE MAKING OF A REPORTER

From the guide to the William Henry Irwin Papers, 1890-1942., (Hoover Institution Archives)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf William Henry Irwin Papers, 1890-1942. Hoover Institution Archives.
creatorOf Irwin, Will, 1873-1948. Will Irwin papers, 1890-1942. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
creatorOf Irwin, Will, 1873-1948. Will Irwin collection of letters and papers, 1910-1946. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Sawyer, Eugene T. (Eugene Taylor), 1846-1924. Eugene T. Sawyer papers, 1900-1920. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Labadie, Jo, 1850-1933. Jo Labadie papers, 1880-1931. University of Michigan
creatorOf Irwin, Will, 1873-1948. William Irwin and Inez Haynes Irwin papers, ca. 1906-1960. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Irwin, Will, 1873-1948. Letter, [ca.1893-1928?], New York, to Librarian, Brown University. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn James, Laura Garner. Laura Garner James photograph album, 1898-1928 (inclusive), 1898-1902 (bulk). Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn James F. Lanagan papers, 1900-1960 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Stanford Oral History Project interviews, 1971-1995 Cecil H. Green Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Glaenzer, Richard Butler, 1876-1937. Papers of Richard B. Glaenzer [manuscript], 1885-1936. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Theodore Roosevelt Collection: Books, pamphlets, periodicals, 18-- - <ongoing> Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Robinson, Elmer E., 1894-1982,. Americana, 1765-1969. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn American authors collection, 1832-1956. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Frantz, Harry W.,. Goodwill tour of President-elect Hoover to Latin American republics : photograph album, 1928-1929. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Irwin, William H. Geology of the Fifty-six Mine near Imlay, Nevada. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Gillmore, Inez Haynes, 1873-1970. Papers, 1872-1945 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Irwin family. Letters to Cyril Clemens, 1935-1957. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Digital Collection Bancroft Library
creatorOf Author's Guild (U.S.). Correspondence to Franz Werfel, 1941-1945. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931. David Starr Jordan papers, 1861-1964. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf William Irwin and Inez Haynes Irwin papers, ca. 1906-1960 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Sidney Edward Mezes papers, 1918-1931, 1918-1919 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Will Irwin photograph album, 1894-1899 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Mezes, Sidney Edward, 1863-1931. Sidney Edward Mezes papers, 1918-1931 (inclusive), 1918-1919 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Review of Reviews (New York, N. Y.), Golden Book Magazine, editorial correspondence, 1921-1935. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Irwin, Will, 1873-1948. Letter to John Stuart Graves [manuscript], 1933 November 22. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Irwin, Will, 1873-1948. Will Irwin photograph album, 1894-1899. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Irwin, Will, 1873-1948. Letter, 1917 Feb. 3 [n.p.] to [Jo] Labadie [Detroit] University of Michigan
referencedIn James F. Lanagan collection, 1900-1960. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Papers, 1847-1933. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Irwin, Will, 1873-1948. Letters, New York, to John Stuart Graves and Glen Walton Blodgett [manuscript] 1925 & 1933. University of Virginia. Library
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associatedWith Author's Guild (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Blodgett, Glen Walton, person
associatedWith Dole, Charles S. person
associatedWith Dole, Charles S. person
associatedWith Field, Charles K. (Charles Kellogg), 1873-1948. person
associatedWith Frantz, Harry W., person
associatedWith Gillmore, Inez Haynes, 1873-1970. person
associatedWith Glaenzer, Richard Butler, 1876-1937. person
associatedWith Graves, John Stuart, person
associatedWith Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. person
correspondedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Irwin family. family
associatedWith James, Laura Garner. person
associatedWith Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931. person
associatedWith Koopman, Harry Lyman, 1860-1937, person
associatedWith Labadie, Jo, 1850-1933. person
associatedWith Mezes, Sidney Edward, 1863-1931. person
associatedWith Review of Reviews (New York, N. Y.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933 person
associatedWith Robinson, Elmer E., 1894-1982, person
associatedWith Sawyer, Eugene T. (Eugene Taylor), 1846-1924. person
associatedWith Stanford Historical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University corporateBody
associatedWith Wilbur, Ray L. (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
Subject
Journalism
Journalism--United States
Authors, American--20th century--Archives
Authors, American
Occupation
Journalists
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Birth 1873-09-14

Death 1948-02-24

Americans

English

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