Papers, 1834-1880.


Noonan, Josiah A., 1813-1882. Papers, 1834-1880.

Papers, 1834-1880.

Mainly correspondence of Josiah A. Noonan, a Wisconsin Democratic politician and newspaperman with state political figures and editors about political events. Includes the Civil War letters of Frederick A. Boardman, an officer in the 4th Wisconsin Cavalry, and correspondence from Matthew H. Carpenter, Charles A. Dana, John A. Dix, Henry Dodge, James R. Doolittle, Lucius Fairchild, Horace Greeley, Elisha W. Keyes, Rufus King, Alexander Mitchell, George W. Peck, John Fox Potter, Alexander W. Randall, and Carl Schurz. Noonan was publisher (1841-1845) of the Milwaukee Courier, postmaster of Milwaukee (1843-49, 1853-57), and editor of Industrial Age (1873-1879). Also included is a photograph of Mr. Noonan and his wife, and a group photo that includes Mrs. Noonan, George Welch, Miss Bessie McDermott, and Morris Reynolds.

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