Henry Watterson World War I editorials

Abstract

The Henry Watterson World War I editorials (dated 1915-1921; 0.23 cubic feet; 1 folder) contain editorials cut from the Louisville Courier-Journal.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Henry Watterson World War I editorials
Date
1915-1921 (inclusive)
Creator
Watterson, Henry
Extent
0.23 Cubic Feet
Subjects
World War, 1914-1918.
Finding Aid Author
Amanda M. Reeve
Preferred Citation
59m17 : [identification of item], Henry Watterson World War I editorials, 1915-1921, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
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.
Scope and Content
The Henry Watterson World War I editorials (dated 1915-1921; 0.23 cubic feet; 1 folder) contain editorials cut from the Louisville Courier-Journal. Editorial topics include the sinking of the Lusitania, President Woodrow Wilson's speech at Geneva, and American concerns about the war.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Editorials, 1915-1921

  • Box 1, folder 1
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