Scope and Contents
Title: William Henry Irwin papers
Date (inclusive): 1890-1942
Collection Number: 48011
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material:
6 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes
(5.2 Linear Feet)
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.
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964
Irwin, Will, 1873-1948
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives
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.
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives
Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1948.
[Identification of item], William Henry Irwin Papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.
|1873, Sept. 14
||Born, Oneida, New York
||A.B., Stanford University
||Dr. Humane Letters, Knox College
Daily Palo Alto
San Francisco Wave
San Francisco Chronicle
London Daily Mail
||Member of executive committee, Commission for Relief in Belgium
Saturday Evening Post
||Chief Foreign Department, Committee on Public Information
||Author, BEATING BACK (With Al Jennings)
||Author, YOUTH RIDES WEST
||Author, HOW RED IS AMERICA?
||Author, HIGHLIGHTS OF MANHATTAN
||Author, HERBERT HOOVER --A REMINISCENT BIOGRAPHY
||Author, PROPAGANDA AND THE NEWS
||Author, SPY AND COUNTERSPY (With E. V. Voska)
||Author, THE MAKING OF A REPORTER
Scope and Contents
This collection contains correspondence, writings, and printed matter relating to Herbert Hoover, and to political and social
conditions in the United States. Includes typed and holograph manuscripts of published and unpublished titles, and drafts
of fictional and other writings by W. H. Irwin. Also includes correspondence with Herbert Hoover.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Journalism -- United States