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Van Loon, Hendrik Willem, 1882-1944



  • Existence: 1882 - 1944

Hendrik Willem Van Loon (1882-1944), Dutch-American historian, journalist, and children's book author.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

John L. De Forest papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 885
Overview: The John L. De Forest Papers contain forty volumes of typescript diaries, 1935-2000, many with newspaper clippings and other related materials laid in. Diaries include entries relating to jazz musician and family friend Benny Goodman; Yiddish author Sholem Asch, for whom De Forest worked as a secretary in the 1940s; political associate John Davis Lodge, governor of Connecticut, 1951-1955; and Dutch historian and journalist Hendrik Willem Van Loon. The collection also includes typescript...
Dates: 1875-2000, bulk 1934-2000