Will Irwin and Inez Haynes Gillmore papers
Scope and Contents
- 1887 - 1961
- Majority of material found within 1904 - 1961
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
Immediate Source of Acquisition
13.92 Linear Feet (33 boxes)
Language of Materials
Will Irwin (1873-1948)
Irwin then spent a number of years as a free-lance journalist and fiction writer. In 1915 he went abroad as a war correspondent and covered World War I action for both British and American periodicals. Following several years of observing and reporting on the war, Irwin returned to the United States in 1920. He thereafter wrote numerous anti-war publications, among them his best-selling book The Next War (1921). His other books include Christ or Mars? (1923), Herbert Hoover: A Reminiscent Biography (1928), Propaganda and the News; or, What Makes You Think So? (1936), his autobiographical Making of a Reporter (1942), and The American Newspaper (1969).
Irwin died of cerebral occlusion, February 24, 1948, in Greenwich Village, New York.
"Will(iam) (Henry) Irwin." Contemporary Authors Online. Detroit: Gale, 2003. Gale Biography In Context. Web. 21 Aug. 2012.
Inez Haynes Gillmore Irwin (1873-1970)
In her writing, Haynes Irwin confronted the issues of divorce, single-parenthood, unwed motherhood, and women in the work force. Her works include: Phoebe and Ernest (1910), The Lady of Kingdoms (1917), Gertrude Haviland's Divorce (1925), and Angels and Amazons: A Hundred Years of American Women (1933).
Haynes Irwin married Rufus Hamilton Gillmore in 1897; that marriage ended. She married Will Irwin in 1916.
Haynes Irwin died September 25, 1970.
"Inez Haynes Irwin." Contemporary Authors Online. Detroit: Gale, 2002. Gale Biography In Context. Web. 21 Aug. 2012.
The collection received initial processing at or around the time of acquisition. Further rehousing and description were carried out in 2012.
Formerly classed as: Za Irwin, Uncat Za Irwin.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
- Guide to the Will Irwin and Inez Haynes Gillmore Papers
- by Danijela True and Jennifer Meehan
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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