University of Chicago. Office of Public Relations. Records 1924-1926

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University of Chicago. Office of Public Relations. Records, 1924-1926

University of Chicago. Office of Public Relations. Records 1924-1926

Contains the correspondence of Henry Justin Smith who, as Assistant to the President, was responsible for publicity and public relations at the University of Chicago, 1924-1926. Also contains some correspondence of Smith's predecessor, Charles Russell Pierce. Correspondence is primarily with editors of newspapers regarding University activities. Other correspondents include Max Farrand, Frank Lowden, William Mayo, H.L. Mencken, Ezra Pound, Julius Rosenwald, and Carl Sandburg. Also includes texts of radio talks given by faculty.

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Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972

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Mencken, H.L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956

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Rosenwald, Julius, 1862-1932

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Lowden, Frank O. (Frank Orren), 1861-1943

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Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967

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Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) was an American author, editor and poet. He won three Pulitzer prizes, two for his poetry and the third for his biography of Abraham Lincoln. From the guide to the Carl Sandburg Collection, 1924-1954, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) American poet, novelist and historian, Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) won two Pulitzer Prizes, one for Abraham Lincoln: the War Years and the other for The Complete Poems of Carl Sandburg ...

Farrand, Max, 1869-1945

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Max Farrand was born in Newark, N.J., into the family of Samuel Ashbel Farrand and Louise Wilson Farrand. He graduated from Princeton University, where he also received his Ph.D.; later he continued further graduate work in Leipzig and Heidelberg, and at Wesleyan and Yale Universities. He became professor of history at Wesleyan, Stanford, Cornell, Harvard, and Yale Universities (1896-1925), Incorporator and Director of the Commonwealth Fund (1918-1927) and Director of the Huntington Library (192...

Mayo, William James, 1861-1939

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Graduate of University of Michigan Medical School. From the description of William James Mayo papers, 1937. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418409 ...

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Pierce, Charles Russell

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Smith, Henry Justin, 1875-1936

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Managing editor of the Chicago Daily News, novelist, and author of several books on Chicago history. From the description of Henry Justin Smith papers, 1912-1980, bulk 1912-1935. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 187966637 In September of 1924, Henry Justin Smith was appointed Assistant to the President of the University. He came to the University after some twelve years with the Chicago Daily News, and left again in 1926 to become its Managing Editor. During his time ...

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