Baltimore News American collection, 1773-2006 (bulk 1930-1973).


Baltimore News American collection, 1773-2006 (bulk 1930-1973).

Baltimore News American collection, 1773-2006 (bulk 1930-1973).

The Baltimore News American Collection consists of materials that document the history of the News American and its predecessors. The collection dates from 1773-2006 with the bulk of material dating between 1930 and 1973. It includes newspaper clippings, library files, correspondence, scrapbooks, unpublished and published manuscripts, editorial style guides, subscriber materials, an oral history, employee newsletters, and original newspapers. Prominent individuals documented in the collection include H.L. Mencken, Frank A. Munsey, R. P. Hariss, William Randolph Hearst, Sr., William Randolph Hearst, Jr., Millicent Hearst (wife of William Randolph Hearst, Sr.,) and John Steadman. Additional materials of interest include information about the News American's Bicentennial Celebration, women journalists, the demise of the News American, News American buildings and scrapbooks from the 1930's to the 1940's, some of which contain commentary from William Randolph Hearst, Sr., and his editorial staff.

16 linear feet and 85 items.

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Hariss, R. P. (person)

Steadman, John Montague (person)

John Marcellus Steadman III (1918- ), author and educator, has been an instructor at Georgia Institute of Technology (1941-1942) and professor at University of North Carolina (1949-1951), University of California-Riverside (1966- ). Steadman also conducted independent study and research in English literature (1953-1961). He served as research associate and advanced to senior research associate at the Henry E. Huntington Library (1962- ). From the description of John M. Steadman paper...

Mencken, H.L. (person)

Author and journalist. From the description of Papers of Henry Louis Mencken [manuscript] 1935-56. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647952438 American journalist. From the description of Letter, [1924?] Jan. 9, New York, to Perry Walton. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904324 Editor and satirist. From the description of Papers of H. L. Mencken [manuscript] 1912-1949. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647976...

Hearst, William Randolph, Mrs. (person)

Hearst, William Randolph, 1908-1993 (person)

William Randolph Hearst, Jr. (1908- ), son of newspaper mogul William Randolph Hearst, Sr., ran the New York Journal American newspaper. From the description of Hearst, William Randolph, Jr., papers, 1942-1946. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 64234946 William Randolph Hearst, Jr. was born in New York City, Jan. 27, 1908, to newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst and Millicent Willson Hearst. In 1928 he began his career as a reporter and served as an o...

Munsey, Frank Andrew, 1854-1925 (person)

New York publisher and author. From the description of Frank A. Munsey letter to S. S. McClure [manuscript], 1904 January 10. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 607096429 ...

Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951 (person)

Epithet: American newspaper proprietor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000303.0x000339 American journalist, publisher, and politician. From the description of William Randolph Hearst papers, 1874-1951 (bulk 1927-1947). (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26643556 American newspaper publisher. From the description of Letters : of William Randolph Hearst, 191...