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Homer Bassford Papers, 1891-1934

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Identifier: A0091

Title: Homer Bassford Papers, 1891-1934


Homer Bassford was born in Mexico, Missouri, in 1870 and was educated at public schools and at the Barker Academy. He married Etta Overman Chase in 1892. He started his career in journalism with R.M. White of the Mexico Ledger and in 1889 he became the Sunday editor and subsequently the city editor of the Kansas City Times. He moved to St. Louis in 1893 and took the job of music and dramatic critic at the St. Louis Republic.

Collection contains letters to Bassford from distinguished theatrical and political persons concerning business related items.

1 box

Cite as: Homer Bassford Papers, Missouri History Museum Archives, St. Louis.

Rights: UND

Place: United States

Dates: 1891-1934

Type(s): Correspondence


Subjects: Journalism
Politics and government


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