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Finding Aid to the Bill Henry Collection COL-056
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Description
Bill Henry (1890-1970) was an American writer and journalist who lived and worked in Los Angeles, California from 1907-1970. His professional interests focused on sports, automobiles, aviation, and presidential politics. This collection consists of his writings, research materials, correspondence, and memorabilia relating to sports and American diplomacy during the 20th century.
Background
William Mellors "Bill" Henry (1890-1970) was an American writer and journalist who lived and worked in Los Angeles, California from 1907-1970. Primarily known for his newspaper column, By the Way, which appeared daily in the Los Angeles Times from 1939-1971, Henry also reported on sports and automobiles for the Times from 1920-1939, served as technical director for 1932 Los Angeles Olympic Games, and authored An Approved History of the Olympic Games (G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1948.)
Extent
45.0 Linear feet 75 boxes, approximately 460 monographs and journal titles, and assorted objects
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from holdings must be submitted in writing to the Special Collections Department. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
Collection is open for research.