Reid family papers, 1795-1946.

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Reid family papers, 1795-1946.

Reid family papers, 1795-1946.

Papers of Helen Rogers Reid span the years 1903-1970, comprising the bulk of the collection, and consist of correspondence, speeches and writings, financial papers, subject file, and other papers chiefly relating to her career at the New York Herald Tribune as director of advertising (1918), vice president (1922), and president (1947). Includes material on the newspaper's Forum on Current Problems and its liberal Republican stand on political issues. Other topics include her work on behalf of Barnard College, the Fresh Air Fund, New York University, women's suffrage, and the President's Commission on the Status of Women. Correspondents include Joseph Alsop, Bert Andrews, Lois A, Barrett, André Bing, Heywood Broun, Calvin Coolidge, Royal Cortissoz, Gladys V. Draper, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Fanny Fern Fitzwater, Eric Hawkins, Elsie M. Hill, Herbert Hoover, Selwyn Lezard, Walter Lippmann, Lucie Noel, Geoffrey Parsons, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Marcel M. Tallin, Dorothy Thompson, Kay Thorpe, Francis B. Trudeau, Harry S. Truman, Purificacion C. Valera, and Irita Taylor Van Doren. Records (1944-1958) of the Reid Foundation, established to grant funds to journalists for work and study abroad following World War II, consist of correspondence, applications, resumes, articles, printed matter, and photographs.

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