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McClure, S. S. (Samuel Sidney), 1857-1949


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McClure Publishing Company archives

Identifier: MSS 0174
Abstract The publishing enterprises of Samuel Sidney McClure. born in County Antrim, Ireland, on February 17, 1857, are an important facet of early twentieth-century American journalism. The McClure Syndicate, started by Samuel Sidney McClure in 1884, was the first successful company of its kind, and was largely responsible for introducing many American and British writers to a national public. His later venture, McClure's Magazine, contained the influential "muckraking" articles of Ida Tarbell, Ray...
Dates: 1878-1952