Henry George papers ca. 1840-1950

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Henry George papers, ca. 1840-1950

Henry George papers ca. 1840-1950

Collection contains George's correspondence, 1854-1897; diaries, 1855-1896; manuscripts of his writings; photographs; and family papers documenting nearly every phase of his life and career. Extensive correspondence includes letters to and from George to members of his family, friends and political associates in the Single Tax and Irish nationalist movements in America and abroad. Much of the correspondence also concerns his journalistic work and other writing projects. 1869 letterbook consists of letters relating to his work for the San Francisco Herald and his dealings with the Associated Press. Letterbooks of 1881-1882 contain chiefly letters written from Britain to Patrick Ford, editor of the New York Irish World assessing the policies and actions of the leaders of the Irish Land League and reporting on his lecture tour.

8.5 linear feet (22 boxes, 15 v., l oversize folder); 15 microfilm reels

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