Henry Watterson : papers, 1863-1946.


Henry Watterson : papers, 1863-1946.

Includes correspondence, editorial galleys, and newspaper clippings spanning Watterson's career as a Confederate soldier, editor of various newspapers, and as editor of the Louisville Courier-Journal. Correspondence includes letters between Watterson and his fiancee, Rebecca Ewing, throughout the Civil War and while he was assuming the editorship of the Louisville Journal in 1868; letters from his father, Harvey Magee Watterson; and from other prominent political figures. Editorial galleys include drafts of a few of his speeches, and editorials concerning political disputes of the era and presidential elections. Newspaper clippings include stories, articles, and editorials relating to national politics and Watterson's role in them.

1.33 cubic ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 7605820

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