Marcosson, Isaac Frederick, 1876-1961

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Isaac Frederick Marcosson (1876-1961), a journalist and author, was city editor of the Louisville "Times" from 1894-1903 and associate editor of "World's Work" from 1903-1907. From 1907-1910 he was financial editor of the "Saturday Evening Post" and then associate editor of "Munsey's Magazine" from 1910-1913. After 1913 Marcosson was a contributer to the "Saturday Evening Post" and also wrote "Anaconda" a history of the Anaconda Mining Company in 1957 and "Before I Forget" in 1959.

From the description of Papers, 1899-1960. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 28480458

Marcosson was the protege and friend of Henry Watterson toward the end of the latter's career in Louisville.

From the description of Marse Henry : typescript, ca. 1951. (University of Kentucky Libraries). WorldCat record id: 13865101

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referencedIn Letters sent to Walter Hines Page from various correspondents, English period, 1876-1937. Houghton Library
creatorOf Tarbell, Ida M. (Ida Minerva), 1857-1944. "Muck-raker" magazine articles. The Claremont Colleges, Claremont University Consortium
referencedIn Walter Hines Page letters from various correspondents, American period Houghton Library
creatorOf Blom, Frans Ferdinand, 1893-1963. Frans Blom papers, 1919-1941. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Fetter, Frank A. (Frank Albert), 1863-1949. Fetter mss., 1875-1988. Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Marcosson, Isaac Frederick, 1876-1961. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1910-1918. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Kellogg, Frank B. (Frank Billings), 1856-1937. Frank B. Kellogg papers, 1890-1942 [microform]. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Marcosson, Isaac Frederick, 1876-1961. Marse Henry : typescript, ca. 1951. University of Kentucky Libraries
referencedIn Theodore Roosevelt Collection: Books, pamphlets, periodicals, 18-- - <ongoing> Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Marcosson, Isaac Frederick, 1876-1961. Papers, 1899-1960. Univerisity of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.
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Birth 1876

Death 1961




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