Rare Book & Manuscript Library

John N. Wheeler papers, 1915-1966

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1329
Bib ID 4079464 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Wheeler, John N. (John Neville), 1886-1973 ; Wheeler, Elizabeth
Title John N. Wheeler papers, 1915-1966
Physical Description 3 boxes (3 manuscript boxes)
Language(s) English .

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Most of the material in this collection relates to the North American Newspaper Alliance, Inc. There are 204 letters from seventy different correspondents including Bernard Baruch, Winston Churchill, Ernest Hemingway, and George Bernard Shaw. Every U.S. President from Theodore Roosevelt to Lyndon Johnson (with the exception of John Kennedy) is represented in this collection. Also, 393 letters representing Mr. Wheeler's side of the correspondence; and a group of miscellaneous items including a collection of clipped autographs formed by Elizabeth Wheeler.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); John N. Wheeler papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.

Revision Description

2021-02-17 EAD document created by CCR.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bell Newspaper Syndicate Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalism -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
North American Newspaper Alliance, Inc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Presidents -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United Federation Syndicate Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wheeler Development Corp Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wheeler Syndicate Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Newspaperman, publishing executive, magazine editor and author. A.B., Columbia, 1908. Wheeler, author of I'VE GOT NEWS FOR YOU, established the Wheeler Syndicate in 1913 and the Bell Newspaper Syndicate in 1916. He was also president and director of the North American Newspaper Alliance, Inc.