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Register of the William Henry Irwin Papers, 1890-1942.
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note.

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: William Henry Irwin Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1890-1942.
    Collection number: 48011
    Creator: Irwin, Will, 1873-1948.
    Collection Size: 6 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes (5.2 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, writings, and printed matter, relating to Herbert Hoover, and to political and social conditions in the U.S. Includes drafts of fictional and other writings by W. H. Irwin, and correspondence with Herbert Hoover.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is 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], William Henry Irwin Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1948.

    Accruals

    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.
    United States--Politics and government.
    Journalists.

    Biographical Note.

    1873, Sept. 14 Born, Oneida, New York
    1899 A.B., Stanford University
    1940 Dr. Humane Letters, Knox College
    1896 Editor-in-chief, Daily Palo Alto
    1900 Editor, San Francisco Wave
    1902-1904 Sunday editor, San Francisco Chronicle
    1906-1907 Editor, McClure's Magazine
    1914-1915 War correspondent, London Daily Mail
    1914-1915 Member of executive committee, Commission for Relief in Belgium
    1916-1918 War correspondent, Saturday Evening Post
    1918 Chief Foreign Department, Committee on Public Information
    1914 Author, BEATING BACK (With Al Jennings)
    1925 Author, YOUTH RIDES WEST
    1927 Author, HOW RED IS AMERICA?
    1927 Author, HIGHLIGHTS OF MANHATTAN
    1929 Author, HERBERT HOOVER --A REMINISCENT BIOGRAPHY
    1936 Author, PROPAGANDA AND THE NEWS
    1940 Author, SPY AND COUNTERSPY (With E. V. Voska)
    1942 Author, THE MAKING OF A REPORTER