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Henry Hazlitt Papers

An inventory of his papers at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: [Summit record]
Date: 20 Nov 1978

Biographical History

Henry Hazlitt (1894-1993) was an American libertarian economist and author. Hazlitt had a distinguished career as an economic journalist with the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and other leading metropolitan dailies, and at various times served as Economic Editor of Newsweek, literary editor for The Nation, and editor of American Mercury (replacing H.L. Mencken). He also authored several books on economic subjects.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Henry Hazlitt Papers consist of correspondence, miscellaneous, printed material, and writings.

Arrangement of the Collection

Correspondence is arranged chronologically. All other series are arranged alphabetically.


Access Restrictions:

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Related Material

Special Collections Research Center holds the papers of a number of important journalists; please refer to the SCRC Subject Index for a complete listing.

Subject Headings


Hazlitt, Henry, 1894-1993.


Authors, American -- 20th century.
Editors -- United States.
Journalism, Commercial.
Journalists -- United States.

Genres and Forms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Manuscripts for publication.
Reviews (documents)
Speeches (documents)



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Henry Hazlitt Papers
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

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Printed material