Finding aid prepared by Amanda M. Reeve
Henry Watterson World War I editorials
University of Kentucky Special Collections
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
59M17 : [identification of item], Henry Watterson World War I editorials, 1915-1921, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
0.23 Cubic feet
This collection contains editorials by Henry Watterson cut from the Courier-Journal.
Henry Watterson was born February 16, 1840. He was a United States journalist who founded the Louisville Courier-Journal. During his tenure as editor, Watterson was a Democratic representative in Congress from 1876 to 1877, and a five-time delegate to the National Democratic Convention. He also served part of one term in the United States House of Representatives. He died on December 22, 1921.
The Henry Watterson World War I editorials contain editorials cut from the Courier-Journal. Editorials include sinking of the Lusitania, President Wilson's speech at Geneva, and American questions.