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Walter Hughes Henry papers, 1892-1935.
BANC MSS 71/19 c Box 1; BANC MSS 71/19 c Box 2; BANC MSS 71/19 c
Collection Overview

Title:

Walter Hughes Henry papers, 1892-1935

Creator/Contributor:

Henry, Walter Hughes, 1871-1934, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Whitney, Anita, 1867-1955, Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Jones, Andrieus Aristieus, 1862-1927, Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Adams, Bill, 1879-1953, Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Chickering, Allen Lawrence, 1877-1958, Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Knowland, William F. (William Fife), 1908-1974, Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Miller & Lux

Abstract:

Consists of correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks and other personal ephemera. Correspondents include his sister, Elizabeth Stephenson, A.A. Jones, Ruberto Bevan, Bertram Martin Adams, Allen L. Chickering (for Miller and Lux), Charlotte Anith Whitney and William F. Knowland. Letters from Walter Hughes Henry are during his time in France, during World War I.

Date:

1892 (issued)

Subject:

Henry, Walter Hughes -- 1871-1934 -- Archives
University of California, Berkeley -- Sports
World War, 1914-1918 -- Correspondence
Athletes -- California

Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1971.070--PIC)
Walter Hughes Henry, while attending the University of California, Berkeley, developed a new form for running the 120-yard high hurdles, and on May 30, 1892 broke the world's record for the event. He enlisted in 1918 and served as a Captain in an administrative position for the Red Cross in France.

Type:

Diaries.
Clippings.
Scrapbooks.

Physical Description:

print
2 boxes (.8 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 71/19 c Box 1
BANC MSS 71/19 c Box 2
BANC MSS 71/19 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.