Rox Reynolds papers, circa 1919-1930

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322


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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Reynolds, Rox (Roxborough), 1902-1956.
Title: Rox Reynolds papers, circa 1919-1930
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 1327
Extent: 2 linear feet (2 boxes)
Abstract:Papers of columnist Rox Reynolds consist of photographs, correspondence, yearbooks, handwritten notes, manuscripts, and printed materials including articles by and about him as well as his column, Toreador.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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purchased, 2015.


[after identification of item(s)], Rox Reynolds papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.


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Biographical Note

Rox Reynolds was born on November 26, 1902 in Chicago, Illinois, to Claude Meredith and Maria Teresa (Roxborough) Reynolds. He attended the University of Montana and earned a degree from the University of Washington (Seattle) School of Journalism in 1921. He started his newspaper career in Montana. He rose to national prominence as a humorist with his columns, "Toreador," written while he was a member of the San Francisco Call-Bulletin's copy desk staff, and for his column, and "Running 'em Ragged" which appeared in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Rox Reynolds died in San Francisco, California on April 18, 1956.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of clippings of "Toreador" and other articles written by Reynolds as well as articles about him. There are photographs including one of Paul Fung, a colleague of Reynolds', and snapshots of Reynolds' dog. Also included are correspondence from 1919-1930s, a notebook from high school, and typescript writings by Reynolds along with financial records such as income tax records and royalty statements.

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Box Folder Content
1 - Correspondence, clippings, circa 1919-1930
2 - Photographs, typescript writings, financial records, high school notes in binder, University of Minnesota yearbooks, circa 1916-1930