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Journalism

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Daniel Rochford papers

 Collection
Accession: 2114
Abstract:

Daniel Rochford (1900-1989) spent the bulk of his career as a publicist in the Employee Relations Department of the Standard Oil Company. Before joining Standard Oil in 1944, he worked a series of jobs trying to utilize his skills in publicity and public relations throughout the 1930s and early 1940s. Rochford's papers are a mix of business and personal items, assembled over the course of his varied career.

Dates: 1925-1983

Francoise du Pont de Nemours letter to Marc Antoine Jullian (microfilm)

 Collection
Accession: 0193
Abstract:

Francoise Robin du Pont (1748-1841) was the second wife of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) a promienent French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. The collection contains a letter from du Pont to Marc Antoine Jullien (1775-1848), "Ancien Inspecteur aux Revues" asking for copies of recent reviews or journals.

Dates: 1825 January 17

Francoise du Pont de Nemours letter to Marc Antoine Jullian (photocopy)

 Collection
Accession: 0195
Abstract:

Francoise Robin du Pont (1748-1841) was the second wife of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) a promienent French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. The collection contains a letter from du Pont to Marc Antoine Jullien (1775-1848), "Ancien Inspecteur aux Revues" asking for copies of recent reviews or journals.

Dates: 1825 January 16

Isabelle Magee Sherman inbound letters

 Collection
Accession: 2124
Abstract:

Belle M. Sherman (1851-1930) was a New York writer, translator, and editor who edited the women's page of the New York Herald, and wrote for magazines such as Colliers and the old Cosmopolitan under the byline of Mrs. B.M. Sherman or Belle M. Sherman. The collection contains incoming letters, the bulk from her son, Walter Magee Annette (1874-1955), but also her daughter-in-law Jane Nuckols (1878-unknown), and a column reader.

Dates: 1901-1906

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours letters to Carl Fredrik, Comte de Scheffer, of Sweden (microfilm)

 Collection
Accession: 0345
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator (1739-1817). The letters to Carl Fredrik, Comte de Scheffer, of Sweden (1715-1786), were part of a series to supply news from Paris, intended for Gustavus III, King of Sweden. Subjects include reviews of literary works, comments on political subjects, freedom of the press, du Pont accepting a Swedish knighthood, and biography of M. Turgot.

Dates: 1775-1782

Pierre Samuel "Pete" du Pont, IV papers

 Collection
Accession: 2778
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont, IV (1935 -2021), known by many as "Pete," was the sixty-eighth governor of Delaware from 1977 to 1985. In 1987, du Pont started his campaign for president, running as a Republican candidate. After his withdrawal from the presidential race, Pete du Pont resigned from politics and became a partner at Delaware law firm Richards, Layton & Finger. Du Pont was a published writer and member of several academic and political institutions throughout his life and professional career. The collection is predominantly textual material, the bulk of which is du Pont's published writing and professional correspondence as a politician and lawyer. There are photographic prints included that document du Pont's personal life with his family and general du Pont family legacy media coverage. The video portion chronicles du Pont's public appearances, as well as television programs and forums that highlight general conservative talking points, and the work of the National Center for Policy Analysis. The material spans from the mid-twentieth century to the early twenty-first century.

Dates: 1867-2019

Samuel Francis Du Pont letters

 Collection
Accession: 0258
Abstract:

Samuel Francis du Pont (1803-1865) was a Rear Admiral in the United States Navy and fought in the Mexican-American War and the Civil War. He was the fourth child and second surviving son of Victor Marie du Pont (1767-1827) and his wife, Gabrielle Jos├ęphine de la Fite de Pelleport (1770-1837). The collection contains two letters written to Oscar B. Sawyer (1838-1887) and Ben Perley Poore (1820-1887).

Dates: 1860 May 31; 1863 June 6

Walter E. Burton diaries

 Collection
Accession: 2837
Abstract:

Walter Ervin Burton (1903-1995) was a technical writer, photographer, and inventor. He worked as a staff photographer and reporter for the Akron Times, Time Press, and Herald Publishing Companies. He became a freelance writer in 1927, contributing hundreds of articles to various magazines. This collection consists of nine handwritten diaries detailing the life and work of Walter E. Burton. As a freelance writer and inventor, Burton worked at home, creating and/or researching mechanical projects and writing them up for journals. He spent much of his time puttering and experimenting in his basement, meticulously recording each project, its completion, amounts paid him, etc. All of the diaries contain full-page entries for each day of the year. The run of diaries is incomplete; years included are 1957, 1960 to 1962, 1982, and 1984 to 1987. Researchers interested in the development and process of analyzing the mechanics of devices would find this collection of particular significance.

Dates: 1957-1987