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This is correspondence to and from newspaper editor and publisher Frederick W. Brinkerhoff. The bulk of letters date from the 1940s and 1950s, His first newspaper job was with the Ottawa Herald, after which he worked for the Fort Scott Republican, Chanute Sun, Chanute Tribune, Kansas City Star, Pittsburg Headlight, and the Pittsburg Sun. Brinkerhoff was also vice-president and a director of Stauffer Publications as well as director of Capper Publications Inc., the Topeka State Journal Company, and Newton Publishing Company. In addition, he was vice-president of the KSEK Broadcasting Company in Pittsburg. Brinkerhoff was well known as a journalist, serving as president of the Kansas Press Association in 1935 and as chairman of the Kansas Associated Press in 1946-1947. He also served as a member of the Pulitzer Prize jury for editorial writing in 1950 and 1951. In 1956, he received the William Allen White award to a Kansas editor for journalistic merit. Active in community affairs, Brinkerhoff was a member of the board of the Pittsburg Public Library, served as chairman of the Pittsburg Industrial Commission, and was on the board of directors and served a term as president of the Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce. He was also active in Republican party politics. Brinkerhoff was interested in the history of the state and served as president of the Kansas State Historical Society in 1944. The correspondence is arranged chronologically and grouped alphabetically by individuals with whom Brinkerhoff was in frequent contact, including Roy F. Bailey, Arthur Capper, Rolla Clymer, Harry W. Colmery, Harry Darby, Jess C. Denious, Myron George, Merl Huffman, Clyde M. Reed, Richard W. Robbins, Andrew Schoeppel, and Oscar Stauffer, among many others.

Date: 1909-1966

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Frederick W. Brinkerhoff correspondence - 1 [1909 - 1923]

Item Number: 228487
Call Number: Frederick W. Brinkerhoff Coll. #97, Box 1 Folder 1 - Box 8 Folder 5
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 228487

Business and Industry - Media/Communications - Newspaper - Chanute Tribune
Business and Industry - Media/Communications - Newspaper - Fort Scott Republican
Business and Industry - Media/Communications - Newspaper - Ottawa Herald
Business and Industry - Media/Communications - Newspaper - Pittsburg Headlight
Business and Industry - Media/Communications - Printing and publishing
Collections - Manuscript - Brinkerhoff, Frederick W.
Date - 1900s - 1909
Date - 1910s
Date - 1920s
Date - 1930s
Date - 1940s
Date - 1950s
Date - 1960s
Government and Politics - Political Parties - Republican
Government and Politics - State Government - Governors - Capper, Arthur
Government and Politics - State Government - Governors - Reed, Clyde Martin
Government and Politics - State Government - Governors - Schoeppel, Andrew F.
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Correspondence
People - Notable Kansans - Capper, Arthur, 1865-1951
People - Notable Kansans - Clymer, Rolla Anderson
People - Notable Kansans - Colmery, Harry W, 1890-1979
People - Notable Kansans - Reed, Gov. Clyde Martin
People - Notable Kansans - Schoeppel, Andrew Frank, 1894-1962
People - Notable Kansans - Stauffer Oscar, 1886-1982
Places - Cities and towns - Chanute
Places - Cities and towns - Fort Scott
Places - Cities and towns - Ottawa
Places - Cities and towns - Pittsburg
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Counties - Bourbon
Places - Counties - Crawford
Places - Counties - Franklin
Places - Counties - Neosho
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Letters

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