William Theodore Evjue Papers, 1905-1969

Summary Information

Title: William Theodore Evjue Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1905-1969

  • Evjue, William Theodore, 1882-1970
Call Number: Mss 244

Quantity: 70.2 c.f (169 archives boxes)

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Subject files of William T. Evjue, the founder, editor, and publisher of the Madison, Wisconsin, Capital Times, including both personal and professional correspondence, clippings, memoranda, financial material, posters, and speeches. The papers primarily date from the late 1930s and relate to the entire range of Evjue's interests: state and national politics, governmental corruption, Joseph R. McCarthy, Alvin O'Konski, the Taliesin Fellowship, cooperatives, public utilities, gambling, freedom of the press, and the rights of farmers and workers. Scattered materials pertain to the operation of the Capital Times, Madison Newspapers Inc., and Badger Broadcasting Company. Among the prominent correspondents are Robert S. Allen, Arthur J. Altmeyer, Herbert L. Block, Arthur Brisbane, William Jennings Bryan, John R. Commons, Leo T. Crowley, August Derleth, Irving Dilliard, William O. Douglas, Zona Gale, John Gunther, Hubert H. Humphrey, Hans V. Kaltenborn, C. Estes Kefauver, John F. Kennedy, Robert M. La Follette Sr. and Jr., David E. Lilienthal, Wayne L. Morse, Gaylord Nelson, George W. Norris, Drew Pearson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Morris H. Rubin, Carl Sandburg, Adlai E. Stevenson, Harry S. Truman, Millard E. Tydings, Henry A. Wallace, Wendell L. Willkie, James A. Wechsler, and Frank Lloyd Wright.

Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-mss00244
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