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Journalists--United States--Correspondence

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

J. Thomson Callender letter to Matthew Carey

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0031
Abstract One autograph letter written and signed by political pamphleteer, James Thomson Callender, to bookseller, Matthew Carey, promising to bring in a copy of "the history about which you enquired," and recommending a friend for a position within Carey's firm, "You advertise for a Clerk. There is a very genteel decent young man, for whose moral Character I can pledge myself without fear, who would perhaps suit you and whom I should be happy to introduce to such a valuable friend as experience...
Dates: 1793 October 24

A. O. H. Grier letter to Blanche J. Swayne

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0191

Delaware historian and journalist A. O. H. Grier (1867-1953) wrote to thank Wilmington native Blanche J. Swayne for her note congratulating him on the publication of his 1945 book, "This was Wilmington : a veteran journalist’s recollections of the 'good old days.'"

Dates: 1945 July 5

H. L. Mencken letter to D. Lorraine Yerkes

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0211

Typed and signed letter written by journalist, satirist, and critic H. L. Mencken to Lorraine Yerkes mentioning Mencken's acquiantance with the late playwright and entrepreneur Wilson Mizner, his astonishment that Mrs. Paepcke's daughter is old enough to marry, and the "damndest flood of nuisance mail I have ever encountered" upon his return from his Florida vacation, dated April 17, 1948.

Dates: 1948 April 17

H. L. Mencken letters to Harry P. Taber and Robert Grant Dick

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0773

Two typed letters written by H. L. Mencken to Harry P. Taber and Robert Grant Dick, dated May 16, 1940, and April 7, 1941.

Dates: 1940 May 16-1941 April 7