Walter W. Liggett papers,

Title
Walter W. Liggett papers, 1896-1932.
Author
Liggett, Walter W. (Walter William), 1886-1935.
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Details

Description
2.5 linear feet (7 boxes)
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Liggett, Edith F.
Biography (note)
  • Walter William Liggett (1886-1935), American author, editor and political worker, worked at several newspapers in New York City before becoming a free-lance writer.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in repository.
Publications (note)
  • Liggett, Walter William. The Rise of Herbert Hoover. New York, N.Y.: H.K. Fly Company, c1932.
Processing Action (note)
  • Surveyed
  • Cataloging updated
Call Number
MssCol 1760
Author
Liggett, Walter W. (Walter William), 1886-1935.
Title
Walter W. Liggett papers, 1896-1932.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence, notes, memoranda, and other materials Liggett used for his book, The Rise of Herbert Hoover (1932). Also, papers relating to Liggett's concern with the violence associated with prohibition enforcement, and with the case of Socialist organizer Tom Mooney.
Biography
Walter William Liggett (1886-1935), American author, editor and political worker, worked at several newspapers in New York City before becoming a free-lance writer. He wrote books about pioneer life and published a biography of Herbert Hoover. In 1932 he returned to his home in Minnesota and was assassinated because of his political writings.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository.
Publications
Liggett, Walter William. The Rise of Herbert Hoover. New York, N.Y.: H.K. Fly Company, c1932.
Occupation
Authors.
LCCN
ms 70001758
Research Call Number
MssCol 1760
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