WALTER, JOHN, 1873-1968.
John Walter papers, 1895-1956

Emory University

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

Atlanta, GA 30322


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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Walter, John, 1873-1968.
Title: John Walter papers, 1895-1956
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No.140
Extent: .25 linear foot (1 box)
Abstract:Papers of John Walter, journalist and proprietor of the Times (London, England), including sixty-one letters to him.
Language:Materials in English and French .

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Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.


Gift of J. O. Baylen, 1987.

Custodial History

J. O. Baylen purchased the collection from autograph dealer Winifred Myers in London, England, in the 1960s.


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

Appraisal Note

Acquired by Rose Library Director, Linda Matthews, as part of the Rose Library's holdings in European politics and journalism.


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Collection Description

Biographical Note

John Walter IV, journalist and proprietor of the Times (London, England), was born in 1873 and died in 1968.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of sixty-one letters to John Walter. Eight letters (1895-1901) were written by Adolphe Opper de Blowitz, long-time Paris correspondent for the Times (London, England). Three letters (1956 and undated) are from Stéphane Lauzanne, adopted son of Blowitz. Fifty letters (1899-1955 and undated) are by various diplomats and politicians from England, France, Germany, Spain, and other countries. Eight letters from Blowitz to Walter were written in French.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in chronological order.

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Container List

By Person
Box Folder Content
1 1 Blowitz, Adolphe Opper de, 1895-1901
1 2 Lauzanne, Stéphane, 1956
By Date
1 3 1899-1902
1 4 1903-1904
1 5 1905
1 6 1908
1 7 1909
1 8 1910-1955
1 9 undated