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  • Biographical Note.
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  • Title: William Henry Irwin papers
    Date (inclusive): 1890-1942
    Collection Number: 48011
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 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.
    Creator: Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964
    Creator: Irwin, Will, 1873-1948
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Access

    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.

    Use

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1948.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], William Henry Irwin Papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    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

    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

    Journalists
    United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century
    Journalism -- United States