William Allen White papers, 1859-1944 (bulk 1899-1944).

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White, William Allen, 1868-1944. William Allen White papers, 1859-1944 (bulk 1899-1944).

William Allen White papers, 1859-1944 (bulk 1899-1944).

Chiefly corrrespondence relating to White's career as a newspaper editor, politician, and author; and to his personal life. Documents his work as editor of the Emporia Gazette, Emporia, Kansas; judge with the Book-of-the-Month Club; and regent of Kansas State University. Also documents his activities with the American Society of Newspaper Editors. Subjects include Kansas state and national politics, Theodore Roosevelt's campaign as Progressive Party nominee in the 1912 presidential campaign, White's campaign for governor of Kansas in 1924, and the Ku Klux Klan. Family correspondents included White's wife, Sallie White, and their son, William Lindsay White. Other correspondents include Jane Addams, Henry Justin Allen, Roy F. Bailey, William Rose Benét, Albert Jeremiah Beveridge, William Edgar Borah, Joseph Little Bristow, Henry Seidel Canby, Arthur Capper, Frank Carlson, Calvin Coolidge, Edward Prentiss Costigan, William Smith Culbertson, Josephus Daniels, Jay N. Darling, Oscar K. Davis, J.N. Dolley, Clifton Fadiman, Edna Ferber, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, James Rudolph Garfield, Hamlin Garland, Robert K. Haas, Warren G. Harding, Henry Joseph Haskell, Will H. Hays, Edward Wallis Hoch, George H. Hodges, Hamilton Holt, Herbert Hoover, Harold L. Ickes, David Starr Jordan, Harry Kemp, Alfred M. Landon, Robert Lansing, Walter Lippmann, William Loeb, George Horace Lorimer, Amy Loveman, Medill McCormick, H.L. Mencken, Karl A. Menninger, Christopher Morley, Victor Murdock, George William Norris, Benjamin Sanford Paulen, Drew Pearson, Amos Pinchot, Gifford Pinchot, Payne Harry Ratner, Clyde Martin Reed, Edward H. Rees, Roy A. Roberts, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, Carl Sandburg, Harry Scherman, Upton Sinclair, Walter Roscoe Stubbs, Mark Sullivan, Arthur Hays Sulzberger, William H. Taft, Ida M. Tarbell, Joseph P. Tumulty, Oswald Garrison Villard, Henry A. Wallace, Walter Francis White, Roy Wilkins, Woodrow Wilson, Stephen S. Wise, Meredith Wood, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Associated Press.

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Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931

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Educator, author, and naturalist. From the description of Papers of David Starr Jordan, 1861-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068098 Zoologist David Starr Jordan was elected president of Indiana University in 1885. He left IU in 1891 to become Stanford University's first president. Jordan died in 1931. From the description of David Starr Jordan papers, 1874-1929, bulk 1895-1929. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 61225195 American ichthyolog...

Bristow, Joseph Little, 1861-1944

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Newspaper owner & editor, fourth assistant postmaster general, U.S. senator from Kansas; of Kansas, Virginia. From the description of Joseph L. Bristow papers, 1864-1944 (bulk 1897-1918). (Kansas State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 77635872 Joseph Little Bristow was born near Hazel Green, Kentucky on July 22, 1861. In 1873, he moved with his father to Fredonia, Kansas. He graduated from Baker University in Baldwin, Kansas in 1886. He served as clerk of the dis...

Lippmann, Walter, 1889-1974

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American journalist and author. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : Washington, D.C., 23 September 1960, to Joan Peyser, 1960 Sept. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270992594 Lippmann was an American journalist and author. From the description of Walter Lippmann letters to Hazel Albertson, 1910-1982. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612206746 From the guide to the Walter Lipmann letters to Hazel Albertson, 1910-1982., (H...

Holt, Hamilton

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Hodges, George H. (George Hartshorn), 1866-1947

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Lumberman; Kansas State senator, governor (1913-15). Of Olathe. From the description of Correspondence, 1893-1922 (bulk 1893-1918). (Kansas State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 317980614 ...

Menninger, Karl A. (Karl Augustus), 1893-1990

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Noted psychiatrist, co-founder of the Menninger Clinic (Topeka, Kan.), author; of Topeka. From the description of Karl A. Menninger papers, [not after 1930-ca. 1963]. (Kansas State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 692811215 Psychiatrist and author. Died 1990. From the description of Karl A. Menninger correspondence, 1958. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984319 ...

Harding, Warren Gamaliel, 1865-1923

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Warren Gamaliel Harding (b. November 2, 1865, Blooming Grove, Ohio-d. August 2, 1923, San Francisco, California) was an American politician who served as the 29th President of the United States from March 4, 1921 until his death in 1923....

Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959

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Architect, designer; Illinois, Wisconsin and Arizona. From the description of Frank Lloyd Wright textile design studies, [ca. 1955]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86122971 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) was an American Architect internationally recognized for his distinctive Prairie Style houses, innovative building design, Taliesin school and fellowships, and philosophy of "organic architecture." From the guide to the Frank Lloyd Wright Miscel...

Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965

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Henry Cantwell Wallace (1866-1924) was an American farmer, college professor, and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture 1921-1924. His son Henry Agard Wallace (1888-1965) was also Secretary of Agriculture (1933-1940) and served as Franklin D. Roosevelt's vice president (1941-1945). From the guide to the Henry C. Wallace Collection, 1921-1948, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Farm editor, corn breeder, business person, Iowa State alumnus (1910), U....

Culbertson, William Smith, 1884-1966

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Diplomat, lawyer, and professor of law. From the description of Papers of William Smith Culbertson, 1897-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450620 Lawyer and member of the U.S. Tariff Commission (1917-1925). From the description of Papers, 1923. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52247456 William S. Culbertson (1884-1966) was a member of the Institute of Politics, an organization that promoted the study of international problems and...

Carlson, Frank, 1893-1987

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Frank Carlson, a farmer-stockman, was Governor of Kansas from January 13, 1947 to November 28, 1950. He served as a U. S. Senator representing Kansas from 1950 to 1969. Mr. Carlson was born Jan. 23, 1893, in Concordia, Kan.; and died May 30, 1987, in Concordia, Kan. From the description of Frank Carlson selected papers [microform], 1952-1966. (Kansas State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 62096637 Farmer, stockman, U.S. representative 1935-46, Kansas governor 1947-50...

Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967

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Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) was an American author, editor and poet. He won three Pulitzer prizes, two for his poetry and the third for his biography of Abraham Lincoln. From the guide to the Carl Sandburg Collection, 1924-1954, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) American poet, novelist and historian, Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) won two Pulitzer Prizes, one for Abraham Lincoln: the War Years and the other for The Complete Poems of Carl Sandburg ...

American society of newspaper editors

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The American Society of Newspaper Editors was founded in 1922. The first president was Casper Yost of the St. Louis Globe-Democrat . From the guide to the American Society of Newspaper Editors Records, 1964-1966, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) ...

Davis, Oscar K. (Oscar King), 1866-1932

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Beveridge, Albert J. (Albert Jeremiah), 1862-1927

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Lawyer; Indiana senator, 1899-1911; historian and author; Abraham Lincoln biographer. From the description of Correspondence, 1924-1928. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27159077 From the description of Letters: to Jesse W. Weik, 1924-1927. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27159080 Beveridge was an Indianapolis, Ind. lawyer, politician, and historical writer. He was elected to the U.S. Senate for two terms, and a...

Taft, William Howard, 1857-1930

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William Howard Taft (1857-1930) was an American politician who served as U.S. President (1908-1912) and Chief Justitce of the Supreme Court (1921-1930). 1857 Born in Cincinnati, Ohio on September 15th 1878 Graduated from Yale University 1880 Graduated from Cincinnati Law School ...

Loveman, Amy

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Amy Loveman was born in New York City in 1881. She graduated from Barnard College in 1901. Loveman was the first editor of the Barnard Bulletin. She was one of the founding editors of the "Saturday Review of Literature", established in 1924. When the Book-of-the-Month Club was established in 1926, Loveman was chairperson of the reading department and in 1951 became editor. She received the Columbia University Medal of Excellence in 1945 and the Constance Lindsay Skinner Award in 1946. In 1956, f...

Progressive Party (1912)

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Tumulty, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1879-1954

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Lawyer and secretary to President Woodrow Wilson. From the description of Papers of Joseph P. Tumulty, 1898-1969 (bulk 1913-1940). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71061701 Joseph P. Tumulty, 1879-1954, b. Jersey City, NJ, secretary to President Woodrow Wilson; lawyer, served as secretary to Wilson when he was governor of New Jersey. Byron Johnson Rees, 1877-1920, b, Westfield, IN, educated Brown University, Harvard, Oxford; professor of English at Wil...