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Joseph Barnes papers, 1907-1970 bulk 1923-1970 

Creator: 
Barnes, Joseph, 1907-1970
Phys. Desc: 
18.5 linear feet (18.5 linear feet 40 boxes.)
Call Number: 
MS#0074
Location: 
Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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Biographical Note

Journalist, editor, author, and educator. Barnes was editor and foreign correspondent for the New York Herald Tribune, 1931-1948, with the Office of War Information, 1941-1944, editor of the New York Star, 1948-1949, and a book editor at Simon and Schuster, Publishers, 1951-1970. He also translated several books by Russian and Franch authors.

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, manuscripts, dispatches, documents, clippings and other printed materials concerning his career as an editor and correspondent for the New York Herald Tribune in Moscow, Berlin and New York, as a staff member of the Institute of Pacific Relations from 1932 to 1934, as deputy director in the Office of War Information overseas branch, 1941-44, as an owner and editor of the New York Star, 1948-49, as an instructor in communications at Sarah Lawrence College, 1950-1951, as a book editor at Simon and Schuster, Publishers, 1951-1970, and as an author and translator.

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