Samuel Calvin Wells papers

Samuel Calvin Wells worked for the Philadelphia Press from 1881 until its demise in 1920 and was editor-in-chief from 1908 to 1918. His correspondence consists of some letters from fellow editors and journalists, Princeton 1873 classmates and family, but primarily of letters from individuals commen...

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Main Author: Wells, Samuel Calvin 1849-1932 (Creator)
Collection:Samuel Calvin Wells Papers
Collection Number:1933
Format: Manuscript
Language:English
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Physical Description: 0.33 Linear feet 0.33 linear feet, 1 box (200 items)
Summary: Samuel Calvin Wells worked for the Philadelphia Press from 1881 until its demise in 1920 and was editor-in-chief from 1908 to 1918. His correspondence consists of some letters from fellow editors and journalists, Princeton 1873 classmates and family, but primarily of letters from individuals commenting on, or submitting background material for Press editorials. There are letters, 1891-1902, from Michael Arnold, president judge of the Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia, on court issues, and Nicholas Murray Butler letters, 1912-1922, to Wells as member of the Advisory Board of the School of Journalism at Columbia, involving the Pulitzer Prize awards.