Scope and Content
Title: Robert L. (Robert Luther) Duffus Papers ,
Date (inclusive): 1923-1970
Collection number: Special Collections M0203
Duffus, Robert L. (Robert Luther), 1888-1972.
10.5 linear ft.
Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain
permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robet L. Duffus, 1970 and 1973.
[Identification of item] Robert L. (Robert Luther) Duffus Papers , M0203, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University
Libraries, Stanford, Calif.
Scope and Content
A collection of manuscript, and various printer's proofs (galley, page, production) of the books of Robert L. Duffus. Also
included are tearsheets of articles and
New York Times editorials by Mr. Duffus.
ADDITION INCLUDES manuscripts of books, newsclips, correspondence (mostly
ROBERT LUTHER DUFFUS
Robert Luther Duffus was born in Waterbury, Vt., July 10, 1888, the son of John McGlashan and Helen (Graves) Duffus. He obtained
his A. B. from Stanford in 1910 and his A. M. in 1911. In addition, he was awarded an honorary L1.D. from Middlebury (Vt.)
College in 1938.
Mr. Duffus was a reporter for the San Francisco Bulletin from 1911 - 1913 and editorial writer from 1913 to 1918. He then
became an editorial writer for the San Francisco Call from 1918 - 1919 and for the New York Globe from 1919 - 1923. He has
been a member of the editorial staff of the New York Times since 1937. Died, Nov, 28, 1972.
Among the honors awarded are the Chevalier, Legion of Honor and the Phi Betta Kappa Key. Mr. Duffus is an author with books
The Innocents at Cedro (1944),
The Valley and Its People (1944),
Non-Scheduled Flight (1950),
Williamstown Branch (Memoirs) (1959),
The Waterbury Record (1960), and
The Tower of Jewels (1961).
Names added to card file: new cards and additions
(* -signifies new card)
* Alphand, Herve
* Brockway, George P.
Brooks, Van Wyck
Eisenhower, Dwight D.
* Gleason, Edgar T. (Scoop)
* LaGuardia, Fiorello H.
Sterling, J. E. Wallace
* Sulzberger, Arthur Hays