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Manuscript Group 408
THEODORE A. HUNTLEY PAPERS
[ca. 1920-1972]
8.5 cubic feet


Theodore A. Huntley was a distinguished Washington newspaperman, journalist, and author. Born in Greenville, Michigan in 1888, Huntley spent his childhood and youth in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and after gaining newspaper experience in several western states, he returned to his childhood home as a reporter and editor for several local newspapers. In 1917 he went to Washington, D.C. to serve as secretary to Pittsburgh Congressman Guy E. Campbell and also worked as a Washington correspondent for the Pittsburgh Post and several other newspapers from 1918-1928. He worked as a political and special writer for the Washington Times, 1937-1938. Huntley's career included jobs as an Information Specialist and Assistant to the Regional Administrator of the Federal Works Administration; Army Officer on active duty, 1943-1948; Publicity Director of the Veterans Division of the Republican National Committee; Editorial Consultant; and journalist and freelance writer. He also served as Information and Editorial Specialist for the International Press Service of the Office of International Information, and as Chief Congressional Correspondent of the Press and Publications Service, U.S. Information Agency. Huntley retired from the U.S. Information Agency in 1961.

The papers of Theodore A. Huntley contain numerous types of files, including: clippings, correspondence, diaries, manuscript materials, military service records (201 files), miscellaneous material relating to Huntley's long career, notebooks, reports, scrapbooks, and scripts.



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