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William O. Dapping Papers

A description of his papers at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 19 Mar 2010

Biographical History

William O. Dapping (1880-1969) was an American journalist and editor from Auburn, New York. In 1930 the Pulitzer Prize Committee awarded him a special prize for his reportorial work in connection with the outbreak at Auburn prison during December, 1929.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The William O. Dapping Papers includes correspondence, photographs, printed material, scrapbooks, memorabilia.

Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is unprocessed and remains in original order.


Access Restrictions:

The collection is currently unprocessed and not available for research. Please contact Special Collections Research Center for more information.

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.

Subject Headings


Dapping, William O.

Corporate Bodies

Auburn (N.Y.) Citizen


Journalism -- New York (State)
Journalists -- New York (State)

Genres and Forms




Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

William O. Dapping Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of William O. Dapping, 1969-1970.

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