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Harrison Kinney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0528

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of typescript copies of drafts of stories and articles, some with accompanying research documents, which were written by Kinney for the New Yorker magazine, 1949 - 1954. Also included are correspondences written to Kinney's friend and former professor O. W. 'Tom' Riegel, clippings, miscellaneous papers, and one photograph of the unveiling of the United States Marine Core monument. There is a transcript of a program for an event on April 15, 1988 by the National Press Club honoring Riegel and his wife at which many Washington and Lee University alumni spoke. There are correspondences from many people, including Eleanore Roosevelt and Harry Truman, sent to him in response to an article he wrote on the origins of the phrase 'No Comment'.

Dates

  • Majority of material found in 1949-1945

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

The materials from Washington & Lee University's Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source.

Some materials in this collection may be subject to copyright restrictions and may require permission from New Yorker magazine before being used in a publication.

Extent

2 Box

Creator

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
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Lexington VA 24450 USA