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William S. Paley Letters

An inventory of his letters at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Paley, William S. (William Samuel), 1901-
Title: William S. Paley Letters
Inclusive Dates: 1936
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: Letters to Paley on CBS' allotment of 15 minutes of airtime to Communist Presidential candidate Earl Browder
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
http://scrc.syr.edu

Biographical History

William S. Paley was President of CBS.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

4 letters (3 incoming, 1 outgoing) supporting CBS' allotment of 15 minutes of airtime to Communist Presidential candidate Earl Browder in early 1936. Letters are from Elmer Rice (playwright), Arthur Garfield Hays (lawyer), and Charles Edison (of Thomas A. Edison Inc.)

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Related Material

See Dorothy Thompson Papers for additional letters to Paley. See Dorothy Thompson Papers and Margaret Bourke-White Papers for additional Elmer Rice letters.

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Subject Headings

Persons

Browder, Earl, 1891-1973
Edison, Charles A., 1890-1969
Hays, Arthur Garfield, 1881-1954
Paley, William S. (William Samuel), 1901-
Rice, Elmer, 1892-1967

Corporate Bodies

Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc.

Subjects

Broadcasting policy
Communist Party of America
Radio, United States

Genres and Forms

Letters (correspondence)

Occupations

Broadcasters.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

William S. Paley Letters,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchase.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRR
Date: 24 Jan 2006
Revision history: 26 Jan 2006 - EAD file created (MRR)

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Inventory

Letters, Incoming
SC 159 Edison, Charles 14 Feb 1936
SC 159 Hays, Arthur Garfield 9 Mar 1936
SC 159 Rice, Elmer 7 Mar 1936
Letters, Outgoing
SC 159 to Rice, Elmer 16 Mar 1936 - carbon

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