Henry J. Raymond papers, (bulk 1846-1869).

Title
Henry J. Raymond papers, 1840-1951 (bulk 1846-1869).
Author
Raymond, Henry J. (Henry Jarvis), 1820-1869.
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Description
.6 linear foot (2 boxes, 1 folder).
Subject
Genre/Form
Engraving (prints)
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Henry Jarvis Raymond (1820-1869), an American journalist and politician, was the first editor of the New York Times.
Call Number
MssCol 2532
Author
Raymond, Henry J. (Henry Jarvis), 1820-1869.
Title
Henry J. Raymond papers, 1840-1951 (bulk 1846-1869).
Summary
Collection consists of Henry J. Raymond's correspondence, legal documents, articles, and speeches; also, miscellaneous business documents, clippings, and an engraved portrait of Raymond. Correspondence is made up chiefly of letters written to Raymond from notable men of the period concerning politics, including Lajos Kossuth's letters to the editor of the Times, 1852-1855, regarding European affairs. Articles and speeches include Raymond's letters to the Times in 1859 regarding the war in Italy, and an address delivered at the Republican National Convention in 1860. Miscellaneous items include copies of the original articles of incorporation of the New-York Daily Times, as well as contracts, receipts, and an engraved portrait of Raymond.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Henry Jarvis Raymond (1820-1869), an American journalist and politician, was the first editor of the New York Times. He founded the New-York Daily Times in 1851 with George Jones. Raymond was also a member of New York's Whig and Republican parties and active in state and national politics. During his political career, he was an assemblyman and later speaker of the New York State Assembly, lieutenant-governor of New York, and a member of the United States House of Representatives.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Related collections include the George Jones Papers; Manuscripts and Archives Division; New York Public Library.
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Occupation
Editors.
Politicians.
Added Author
Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887.
Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885.
Dana, Richard Henry, Jr., 1815-1882.
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861.
Everett, Edward, 1794-1865.
Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872.
Jones, George, 1811-1891.
Kossuth, Lajos, 1802-1894.
Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850.
Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852.
Webster, Noah, 1758-1843.
Weed, Thurlow, 1797-1882.
Harbor News Association.
New York Times Company.
Research Call Number
MssCol 2532
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