Joseph Barnes papers, 1907-1970 bulk 1923-1970
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.