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Charles H. Jones 1848-1913 : editor and Progressive Democrat

  • History Thesis Ph. D ( Lcsh )
  • Dissertations
  • Academic -- History ( Lcsh )
  • Political Science


Charles H. Jones 1848-1913 : CHARLES H. JONES, 1848-1913: EDITOR AND PROGRESSIVE DEMOCRAT By Thomas S. Graham © Copyright by Thomas S. Graham 1974 A DISSERTATION PRESENTED TO THE GRADUATE COUNCIL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA 1973 I? ACKNOWLEDGMENTS i |: From 1869 until 1897 Charles H. Jones was, with few inter- §•- | ruptions, editing one or more periodical publications. Between I 1868 and 1907 he wrote or edited more than a dozen books and many |!.v I- magazine articles. In addition to this he carried on a wide cor- fc ' § respondence with personal friends, relatives, and political or § ' I business associates. As a result the present-day researcher is !•' I . confronted with a formidable amount of published and unpublished I I information relating to his life and career. !•' I I am indebted': to many individuals and institutions for S- • ' : "•,' :. : s. .- I their help in locating and making available these materials. I 2V I also owe a debt of thanks to the people who gave advice and encour- f> *$' ' U- agement in the preparation of this study. Mrs. Carl G. Freeman, si- Bat Cave, North Carolina, granddaughter of Charles H. Jones, graciously permitted me to use the Charles H. Jones Papers which are in her possession. Mr. Richard A. Martin of Jacksonville made available Xerox copies of most of the material in the Jones Papers and helped to initiate this project. Professor Julian Rammelkamp of Albion College pointed out several sources relat- ing to Jones' career in Missouri journalism and offered many suggestions relating to interpretation. I wish to thank Miss Elizabeth Alexander and the staff of the P. K. Yonge Library of Florida History, as well as the staff ii of the University of Florida Research Library, for their assistance. Mr. Sherman L. Butler, Interlibrary Loan Librarian, provided inval- ua

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