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Collection Harold A. Williams papers
Call Number Coll033
Creator Williams, Harold A., 1916-;
Finding Aids Folder listing available.
Digital Link Finding aid: http://library.umbc.edu/speccoll/findingaids/coll033.php
Date 1940-1970
Description 5 boxes (6.25 linear feet)
Scope & Content Records from Harold A. Williams and his employment and research at the Baltimore Sun. Includes correspondence, clippings, reports, interview transcripts, memos, lectures, notes, photographs and illustrations, Baltimore Sun writings, and historical publications relating to the Baltimore Sun, Johns Hopkins University, and the Baltimore Sun Guild.
Language English (eng)
Admin/Biographical History Harold A. Williams served as a Baltimore Sun reporter and editor. In 1987 he wrote a history of the Baltimore Sun to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the paper; he is also well known for his 1954 book, "Baltimore Afire," about the 1904 fire that destroyed a large part of downtown Baltimore.
Access Conditions No restrictions.
Copyrights Reproductions allowed for research purposes. Copyright maintained by the creator.
Citation Harold A. Williams papers, Baltimore Sun Archives, Collection 33, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).
Provenance and Aquisition Information In 1997 Williams donated 7 boxes of archival materials from his work and research at the Sun, which Tom Beck received and accessioned that same year.
Processing Information Collection unprocessed.
Archivist Loeper, Lindsey
Format personal papers
Other Creators Baltimore Sun;
People Baltimore Sun;
Williams, Harold A., 1916-;
Wagner, Philip M. (Philip Marshall), 1904-;
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956;
Abbott, Berenice, 1898-1991;
Subjects Wagner, Philip M. (Philip Marshall), 1904-;
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956;
Abbott, Berenice, 1898-1991;
Baltimore sun;
Newspaper Guild;
Newspaper editors -- Maryland -- Baltimore;
Baltimore (Md.) -- Newspapers;
Williams, Harold A., 1916- -- Archives;
Year Range from 1940.0
Year Range to 1970.0