Guide to the Frank H. Bartholomew Collection
1983-1985

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Bartholomew, Frank H.
Title: Frank H. Bartholomew Collection
Dates: 1983-1985 ( inclusive )
1983 ( bulk )
Quantity: 0.03 cubic foot (1 box)
Collection Number: MSS Bartholomew
Summary: The Frank H. Bartholomew Collection consists of page proofs of Bartholomew's autobiography, Bart, Memoirs of Frank H. Bartholomew and correspondence related to the book. Bartholomew attended Oregon Agricultural College in 1918-1919 and was President of United Press International from 1955 to 1972.
Repository: Oregon State University Libraries
University Archives

121 The Valley Library
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331-4501
Phone: 541-737-2165
Email: archives@oregonstate.edu
Web: http://osulibrary.oregonstate.edu/archives

Languages: Materials in English. 

Biographical Note

Frank H. Bartholomew attended Oregon Agricultural College in the 1918-1919 academic year as a freshman in commerce and a member of the Student Army Training Corps (SATC). Bartholomew began his journalism career after graduating from high school as a reporter for the Oregonian in Portland. In 1921 he became reporter for the United Press in Portland. He was an award-winning war correspondent and served as an executive from 1955 to 1972 of the United Press and, after its merger with the International News Service, of United Press International. He retired in 1979 and died in California in 1985.

George E. McCadden was a colleague and friend of Bartholomew and collaborated on the autobiography.

Content Description

The Frank H. Bartholomew Collection consists of page proofs of Bartholomew's autobiography, Bart, Memoirs of Frank H. Bartholomew, a handwritten index, and correspondence related to the book. The page proofs include materials edited from the final manuscript by Bartholomew's wife. A letter from McCadden in the collection provides background information. The page proofs include a description of Bartholomew's student experience at Oregon Agricultural College.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation :  

Frank H. Bartholomew Collection, Oregon State University Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Custodial History :  

The materials were donated to the American Heritage Center at the University of Wyoming in 1991 by George E. McCadden.

Acquisition Information :  

The materials were transferred from the American Heritage Center at the University of Wyoming in 2007.


Subjects

    • Corporate Names :
    • Oregon Agricultural College--Students.
    • United Press International--Biography.
    • Subject Terms :
    • Journalists--United States--Biography.
    • Military education--Oregon--Corvallis.
      • Other Creators :
      • McCadden, George E.

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