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Campaigne (Jameson G.) papers
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Description
The papers of Jameson G. Campaigne (1948-1986), an American journalist and newspaper editor, consists of correspondence, manuscripts written and edited by Campaigne, newspaper columns and other writings, photographs and printed materials relating to journalism and conservative political thought in the in the United States, and to American domestic and foreign policy. The collection includes a few correspondences and news clippings from his son, Jameson G. Campaign Jr.
Background
Jameson Gilbert Campaign (1914-1985) graduated from Williams College, Massachusetts, in 1936. From 1936-1940 he worked in the sales department of Yardley & Company in New York City. He was also a radio writer for Compton Advertising, Inc. He married Edith Louis Baker in 1938 and they had four children. Campaign served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve between 1943-1946. From 1945-1969 he was the chief editorial writer for The Indianapolis Star and was a columnist from 1969-1973. He edited manuscripts for writers and authored "American Might and Soviet Myth" (1960) and "Check-Off" (1961). In 1973 he moved his family to New York and was an editorial writer for the New York Daily News until 1976. Afterward, until his death in 1985, he continued as an editorial consultant and author.
Extent
13 manuscript boxes, 1 half manuscript box, 4 oversize boxes (11.3 Linear Feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.
Availability
The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.