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William Washington Williams papers

Identifier: MSD-1900-003

Collection Statement

This collection consists of an original handwritten manuscript, a typed manuscript, photographs of Irving Place and of the Grave of O' Henry, a speech, articles, and a registration badge at DePauw Centennial in 1937.


  • 1878 - 1941

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Usage Restrictions

Copyright interests for this collection are held by DePauw University.

Biographical Sketch

William was the oldest son of the late Judge Elmer F. Williams. He was educated in the Terre Haute schools, graduating from Wiley High School, and then from DePauw in 1900. He went to New York and engaged in the newspaper business and remained there for 28 years. During that time he was connected with the New York World for 15 years. He was a feature writer on the New York World and later became editor of the Sunday World. Later he became associated with King Features Service.


0.4 Cubic Feet (1 document case)

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William Washington Williams papers Class of 1900
Hailee Newton
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Description is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of DePauw University and Indiana United Methodism Repository

Roy O. West Library
405 S. Indiana St.
Greencastle Indiana 46135 United States