Isaac Russell papers, 1898-1927.

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Russell, Isaac, 1879-1927. Isaac Russell papers, 1898-1927.

Isaac Russell papers, 1898-1927.

Correspondence, manuscripts, published articles and newsclippings, government and legal documents, photographs, and ephemera. Major correspondents include Clarence Darrow, Bernard De Voto, Wallace Irwin, David Starr Jordan, Theodore Roosevelt, Upton Sinclair, Ida M. Tarbell, Melvin Vaniman, Ray Lyman Wilbur, and the Wright brothers. Major stories include coverage of the Titanic, the Wright brothers, and Pancho Villa. Personal scrapbooks and a photoalbum date from Russell's stay in the Philippines during the Spanish American War.

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