Randolph C. Downes Book Manuscri- p t
OHIO 1/ 2 cubic Foot
H I S T O R Y Preliminary Inventory
Provenance: Randolph C. Downes donated the manuscript of
The Rise of Warren Gamaliel Harding, 1865- 1920, to the Ohio
Historical Society in December 1971. Marv Hia* lev and Kav -
Weisman processed- the collection in July i979.
Property rights: The Ohio Historical Society holds property
rights to this collection.
Copyrights: The Ohio State University Press published and
copyrighted this manuscript.
Acess: Access to this collection is open under the rules
and regulations of the Ohio Historical Society.
Citation: A suggested citation for this collection is:
Randolph C. Downes, The Rise of Warren Gamaliel Harding,
1865- 1920, p. 20, Randolph C. Downes Book Manuscript
( MSS 17), Box 1, folder 1, Ohio Historical Society.
Biographical sketch: Randolph Downes received his Ph. D. at
Ohio State University in 1929. He taught history at the
University of Toledo from 1946 until 1971. He also served
as Director of the Historical Society of Northwest Ohio
( 1946- 1956) and editor of the Northwest Ohio Quarter11 ( 1946-
1972). Professor Downes has written fourteen books and many
articles on Ohio history, Indians, and blacks. He passed away
early in 1976.
Scope and content: This collection contains a carbon copy of
the manuscript of The Rise of Warren Gamaliel Harding, 1865- 1920
( Columbus, Ohio: Ohio State University Press, 1970). Also
included are a few photocopies of Harding letters from Ohio
Historical Society collections and a photocopied newspaper
clipping about Harding.
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