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MS Am 1758

Van Valkenburg, Edwin Augustus, 1869-1932. Edwin Augustus Van Valkenburg papers, 1907-1932: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Digital content funded by the Theodore Roosevelt Center at Dickinson State University.

Descriptive Summary

Location: TRC b
Call No.: MS Am 1758
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Van Valkenburg, Edwin Augustus, 1869-1932.
Title: Edwin Augustus Van Valkenburg papers,
Date(s): 1907-1932.
Quantity: 4 linear feet (8 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence and other papers of Philadelphia Progressive editor Edwin Augustus Van Valkenburg.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

63M-219. Transferred from Widener Library; received: 1959.


Presented by Louise Johnson Van Valkenburg to the Roosevelt Memorial Association (now Theodore Roosevelt Association) in 1940, and by it to Harvard in 1943.

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There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

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Preferred Citation for Publication:

Edwin Augustus Van Valkenburg Papers, 1907-1932 (MS Am 1758). Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Related Materials

This collection is part of the Harvard College Library's Theodore Roosevelt Collection. For context see: Theodore Roosevelt Collection: manuscripts--Theodore Roosevelt papers (HOLLIS: 008177696). For related materials see: Theodore Roosevelt Collection: Progressive Party archives (HOLLIS:: 000602383)

Biographical / Historical

Edwin Augustus Van Valkenburg was editor and publisher of the Philadelphia North American, 1899-1924, Pennsylvania reform Republican, and supporter of Theodore Roosevelt's 1912 Progressive candidacy.


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Scope and Contents

Correspondents include Albert Jeremiah Beveridge, Albert Ridgely Brunker, Will H. Hays, Hiram Johnson, George Walbridge Perkins, Gifford Pinchot, Raymond Robins, Theodore Roosevelt, and William Cameron Sproul. Other papers include speech drafts.

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