Charles E. Broughton Papers, 1916-1953

Summary Information

Title: Charles E. Broughton Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1916-1953

  • Broughton, Charles E., 1873-1956
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss BA; PH 1633; PH 1640; PH 1736; PH 1737

Quantity: 8.0 c.f. (15 archives boxes and 14 volumes) and 309 photographs (2 binders and 3 folders)

Archival Locations:
UW-Milwaukee Libraries, Archives / Milwaukee Area Research Ctr. (Map)
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers of Charles Broughton, an editor of the Sheboygan Press (Wis.). Most of the materials pertain to Broughton's other activities as member of the Wisconsin Democratic party, philanthropist, anti-prohibitionist, fund raiser, conservationist, champion of the Wisconsin cheese industry, and patron of state and local history. Some of the correspondence deals with the management of the newspaper. Due to his newspaper work and broad range of activities, Broughton exchanged letters with many people of state and national importance. Also of interest is correspondence from a number of servicemen during World War II, sent to Broughton for inclusion in the newspaper.

Language: English

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