|Creator:||Mowery, Edward J.|
|Title:||Edward J. Mowery Papers|
|Quantity:||2.0 linear ft.|
|Abstract:||Papers of the American journalist, awarded Pulitzer Prize in 1953. Collection includes articles, clippings, newspaper columns, press releases, research materials, and pamphlets.|
|Repository:||Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
Edward J. Mowery (1906-1970) was an American journalist, awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1953 "for his reporting of the facts which brought vindication and freedom to Louis Hoffner," falsely convicted of murder.
Edward J. Mowery was born in Lancaster, Ohio on March 8, 1906. He attended Ohio State University and Notre Dame between 1924 and 1929, During his journalism career he served as feature writer and editor for many newspapers, including the Columbus Citizen, the Lancaster Daily Eagle, the New York Post, the New York World-Telegram, and the New York Herald Tribune. Starting in 1966 Mowery wrote a syndicated column, "Inside View," for General Features Syndicate.
Mowery received many journalism awards including two NBC "Big Story" awards (1947, 1953) and the 1953 Pulitzer Prize for Journalism. He also wrote two books, HUAC and the FBI: Targets for Abolition and Taxpayer's Governor.
The Edward J. Mowery Papers consist of news clippings, news releases, writings and printed matter from Mowery's career in journalism.
Clippings are arranged chronologically. Other material is arranged alphabetically.
The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.
Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.
Preferred citation for this material is as follows:
Edward J. Mowery Papers
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
Created by: DB
Date: Jan 1978
Revision history: 17 Dec 2009 - converted to EAD (MRC)
|Box 1||1943-1953, 1955-1969 (9 folders)|
|Box 1||Blue Cross series 1959|
|Box 1||The Columbus Citizen 1948-1951|
|Box 1||Congressional Record 1965-1968|
|Box 1||Drugs 1951-1952|
|Box 1||Fidel Castro expose 1959|
|Box 1||Irish series 1964|
|Box 2||The New York Knickerbocker 1968|
|Box 2||Old Brooklyn series 1948|
|Box 2||"Inside View" column 1966-1968 (4 folders)|
|Box 2||Books, pamphlets, articles 1947-1950|
|Box 2||[Miscellaneous] 1964-1965|
|Box 2||Animals 1969-1970|
|Box 2||Drugs 1951|
|Box 2||Economy 1968-1970|
|Box 2||Electric cars 1967|
|Box 2||Stone Mountain memorial 1969-1970|
|Box 2||Un-American Affairs Committee 1960-1961|
|Box 2||Pamphlets, articles 1950-1970|
|Box 2||Pamphlets, Palestinian guerillas 1964-1970|
|Box 2||Supplements to Cumulative Index to Publications of the Committee on Un-American Activities, 1955-1968|