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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Mark Sullivan Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1883-1952
    Collection number: 55007
    Creator: Sullivan, Mark, 1874-1952
    Collection Size: 62 manuscript boxes, 10 scrapbooks, 3 envelopes. 35 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, memoranda, and printed matter, relating to journalism and to social, political, and economic developments in the United States.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Mark Sullivan Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1955.


    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Access Points

    Journalism--United States.
    Prohibition--United States.
    United States--Politics and government.
    United States--Economic conditions--1918-1945.
    United States--Emigration and immigration.
    United States--Politics and government--20th century.
    United States--Social conditions--1918-1932.
    United States--Social conditions--1933-1945.

    Biographical Note

    10 September 1874 Born, Avondale, Pennsylvania
    1891 Newspaper reporter for the West Chester, Pennsylvania
    1896 Entered Harvard University
    1900 A.B., Harvard University
    1903 LL.B., Harvard University
    31 October 1907 Married Marie McMechan Buchanon
    1912 Editor, Collier's Weekly
    1919 Reporter for the New York Evening Post
    1923-1952 Columnist for the New York Herald-Tribune
    1924-1935 Author, Our Times - The United States, 6 volumes, 1900-1925
    1927 Honorary Litt. D., Brown University
    1928 Honorary Litt. D., Dartmouth University
    1928 Overseer, Harvard University
    1929 Bromley Lecturer, Yale University
    1929 Board Visitors, U.S. Naval Academy
    1933 Colonel, U.S.M.C. Reserve
    1933 Honorary member, Phi Beta Kappa
    1936 LL.D., Washington and Lee College
    1936 LL.D., Bates College
    1937 LL.D., St. John's College
    1938 Author, The Education of an American (autobiography)
    13 August 1952 Died, Avondale, Pennsylvania