Finding aid created by: -
Date: Aug 1967
|Jan 1978||Press releases added (MK)|
|30 Oct 2006||converted to EAD (AMCon)|
|7 Sep 2018||one folder 1964 material added (MRC)|
Overview of the Collection
|Creator:||Pearson, Drew, 1887-1969|
|Title:||Drew Pearson Papers|
|Quantity:||19 linear ft.|
|Abstract:||Papers of the American newspaper columnist. Newspaper columns (1945-1966) in the form of press releases, as they were distributed to various newspapers.|
|Repository:||Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
Columnist and radio and television commentator Drew Pearson (Andrew Russell) was born in Evanston, Illinois on December 13, 1897. He was educated at the Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, New Hampshire, and Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania where he received an A.B. degree in 1919.
Mr. Pearson was the director of the American Friends Service Commission in Serbia, Montenegro and Albania from 1919-1921, an instructor in industrial geography at the University of Pennsylvania and he also lectured on American, Australian and New Zealand chautaquas before he began his career as a commentator. He was the United States delegate to the Atlantic Conference in 1959, he has interviewed many important Europeans and he holds foreign decorations. His publications include Washington Merry-Go-Round (1931), The American Diplomatic Game (1935), and The Nine Old Men.
He is presently (August, 1967) farming in Rockville, Maryland when he is not writing his daily newspaper column, The Washington Merry Go-Round. Mr. Pearson belongs to the Overseas Press Club, the National Press Club, the Overseas Writers' Club and the Cosmos Club of Washington. He has been married twice and is maintaining a residence in Washington, D.C.
The collection consists of Papers and Press releases.
Material is arranged within series chronologically. At least two separate accessions are represented with duplicate box numbers.
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Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969.
Journalists -- United States.
Newspapers -- Sections, columns, etc.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.
Genres and Forms
Preferred citation for this material is as follows:
Drew Pearson Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
|Box 1||Papers 1949 - May 1950|
|Box 2||Papers Jun 1950 - Feb 1951|
|Box 3||Papers Mar1951 - Dec 1951|
|Box 4||Papers Jan 1952 - Sep 1952|
|Box 5||Papers Oct 1952 - May 1953|
|Box 6||Papers Jun 1953 - Dec 1953|
|Box 7||Papers Jan 1954 - Aug 1954|
|Box 8||Papers Sep 1954 - May 1955|
|Box 9||Papers Jun 1955 - Feb 1956|
|Box 10||Papers Mar 1956 - Oct 1956|
|Box 11||Papers Nov 1956 - Jul 1957|
|Box 12||Papers Aug 1957 - Feb 1958|
|No March 1958|
|Box 13||Papers Apr 1958 - Dec 1958|
|Box 14||Papers Jan 1959 - Aug 1959|
|Box 15||Papers Sep 1959 - Apr 1960|
|Box 16||Papers May 1960 - Jan 1961|
|Box 17||Papers Feb 1961 - Oct 1961|
|Box 18||Papers Nov 1961 - Jul 1962|
|Box 19||Papers Aug 1962 - May 1963|
|No June, 1963|
|Box 20||Papers Jul 1963 - Jul 1964|
|Box 21||Papers Aug 1964 - Jun 1965|
|Box 22||Papers Jul 1965 - Jan 1966|
|Box 23||Papers Feb 1966 - Jul 1966|
|Box 24||Papers Aug 1966 - Dec 1967|
|Box 25||Papers 1968|
|Box 26||Papers 1969|
|Box 27||Papers 1970|
|Box 28||Papers 1971|
|Box 29||Papers 1972|
|Box 1||Press releases 1945|
|Box 2||Press releases 1946|
|Box 3||Press releases 1948-1949|
|Box 4||Press releases 1949-1950|
|Box 5||Press releases 1950-1952|
|Box 6||Press releases 1952-1953|
|Box 7||Press releases 1953|
|Box 8||Press releases 1954|
|Box 9||Press releases 1955-1956|
|Box 10||Press releases 1956-1957|
|Box 11||Press releases 1957-1958|
|Box 12||Press releases 1958-1959|
|Box 13||Press releases 1959-1960|
|Box 14||Press releases 1960|
|Box 15||Press releases 1960-1961|
|Box 16||Press releases 1961-1962|
|Box 17||Press releases 1962-1963|
|Box 18||Press releases 1963-1964|
|Box 19||Press releases 1965-1966|