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Whitelaw Reid Letters

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912.
Title: Whitelaw Reid Letters
Inclusive Dates: 1871-1904
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: Four letters from the American newspaper editor and diplomat.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Whitelaw Reid (1837-1912) was an American diplomat (Ambassador to France, 1889-1892, and to England, 1905-1912) and editor of the New York Tribune. He was also the author of a popular history of Ohio in the Civil War.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Whitelaw Reid Letters consists of four letters from Reid. Recipients are Jervis McEntee, John W. Weed, Capt. H. E Rhoades, and a "Mr. Nicholson."

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Access Restrictions

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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.

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Subject Headings


Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912.


Journalism -- United States.
Newspaper editors -- United States.

Genres and Forms



Newspaper editors.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Whitelaw Reid Letters,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1969.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 23 Jul 2010
Revision history:

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SC 543 General 1871, 1878, 1898, 1904

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