Howard Rusk Long correspondence

Howard Rusk Long correspondence

Dates: 1844-1982

Correspondence. Most of the items date from the 1930s to the 1980s, but some newspaper clippings date from 1844. The materials document Long's journalsitic and teaching careers. He taught for two years at Southern Illinois University. Long organized the International Conferenece of Weekly Newspaper editors. The official publication of the organization was the "Grassroots Editor."

  • Extent: 1 carton (1 linear ft.). -- 58 boxes (29 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Long, Howard Rusk, 1906-1988
  • Call Number: MSS 1690
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Howard Rusk Long correspondence must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Photographs to photoarchives.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 1690; Howard Rusk Long correspondence; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1690, LTPSC.
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Subject Terms
Long, Howard Rusk, 1906-1988--Correspondence; Southern Illinois University (System)--History; Editors--United States--Correspondence; Journalism teachers--Illinois--Correspondence; Journalists--United States--Correspondence; Periodical editors--United States--Correspondence
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Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Long (Howard Rusk) correspondence
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Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T11:38-0600
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Biographical History

American journalist, educator, editor, and author.

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