Henry Watterson to Charles Dana

Descriptive Summary

Title
Henry Watterson to Charles Dana
Date
undated
Creator
Watterson, Henry, 1840-1921
Extent
0.1 Cubic feet
Subjects
Correspondence.
Journalism--Kentucky
Journalism.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
2011MS202: [identification of item], Henry Watterson to Charles Dana, undated, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Journalist Henry Watterson (1840-1921) founded and edited 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.
Charles Anderson Dana (1819-1897) was a prominent journalist and a part owner of the New York Sun.
Scope and Content
The collection consists of a letter of recommendation for journalist Richard Wright from Henry Watterson to Charles Dana.

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Conditions Governing Access
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