James Gordon Bennett papers

Title
James Gordon Bennett papers, 1831-1861.
Author
Bennett, James Gordon, 1795-1872.
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Mixed materialRequest in advanceRequest*Z-9488Offsite
Mixed materialPermit neededAvailable*ZL-243Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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Description
.8 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 volume).
Genre/Form
Diaries.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Gilder, Mrs. R.; Robert K. Black
Biography (note)
  • James Gordon Bennett (1795-1872) was the founder and editor of the New York Herald. After working as a teacher and lecturer, he founded the Herald in 1835.
Processing Action (note)
  • 63M8
Call Number
MssCol 261
Author
Bennett, James Gordon, 1795-1872.
Title
James Gordon Bennett papers, 1831-1861.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection contains correspondence, Bennett's diary, poems and articles submitted for publication, and newspaper clippings. Correspondence, 1840-1851, consists primarily of letters to Bennett from readers of the Herald concerning politics, crime and news events in New York and other states in the U.S. Also included is the diary he kept during a journey through New York State from June to August of 1831.
Additional Formats
Correspondence, 1840-1861, n.d. and Miscellany aavailable on microfilm; New York Public Library, *ZL-243.
Biography
James Gordon Bennett (1795-1872) was the founder and editor of the New York Herald. After working as a teacher and lecturer, he founded the Herald in 1835.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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Occupation
Journalists.
LCCN
ms 70001708
Research Call Number
MssCol 261
*Z-9488 [Microfilm of correspondence]
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