New York Times Company Records. George Jones and Henry J. Raymond papers, (bulk 1859-1869).

Title
New York Times Company Records. George Jones and Henry J. Raymond papers, 1838-1981 (bulk 1859-1869).
Author
New York Times Company.
Supplementary Content
Finding Aid
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Details

Additional Authors
Description
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes).
Genre/Form
  • Artifacts.
  • Photographs.
Note
  • The majority of letters to and from Jones and Raymond are copies collected by the New York Times from other repositories.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
  • Access to artifacts requires the advance permission of the Curator of Manuscripts.
Biography (note)
  • George Jones was the first publisher of the New York Times and Henry J. Raymond was a New York politician and the first editor of the New York Times.
Call Number
MssCol 17811
Author
New York Times Company.
Title
New York Times Company Records. George Jones and Henry J. Raymond papers, 1838-1981 (bulk 1859-1869).
Summary
The collection consists of correspondence and documents by and about George Jones, Henry J. Raymond, and the early history of the Times assembled by the New York Times' publishers and staff, as well as correspondence about the collection. Collected materials include correspondence between Henry J. Raymond and notable people of the time, legal documents, memorials to Raymond, a manuscript of "Extracts from the Journal of Henry J. Raymond," photographs of Jones and Raymond, and newspaper clippings. Administrative files include letters to and from Adolph S. Ochs, Arthur Hays Sulzberger, and others regarding the acquisition of letters and documents. Artifacts consist of a lace bag and a miniature portrait of Elizabeth M. Delerchuze which she sent to Adolph S. Ochs in 1901, and the mourning badge worn by Henry J. Raymond at the funeral of Abraham Lincoln.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Access
Access to artifacts requires the advance permission of the Curator of Manuscripts.
Biography
George Jones was the first publisher of the New York Times and Henry J. Raymond was a New York politician and the first editor of the New York Times. Together with Edward B. Wesley they founded the New-York Daily Times in 1851.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Related collections include the George Jones Papers and the Henry J. Raymond Papers; Manuscripts and Archives Division; New York Public Library.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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Occupation
Editors.
Politicians.
Added Author
Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857.
Harper, Fletcher, 1806-1877.
Jones, George, 1811-1891.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. Addressee
Ochs, Adolph S. (Adolph Simon), 1858-1935.
Raymond, Henry J. (Henry Jarvis), 1820-1869.
Sulzberger, Arthur Hays, 1891-1968.
Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874.
Weed, Thurlow, 1797-1882.
New York Times Company.
Research Call Number
MssCol 17811
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