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George Jones papers, 1825-1894 (bulk 1860-1887).

Collection Data

Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 1590
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
Tweed, William Marcy, 1823-1878
Jones, George, 1811-1891
Content: George Jones was the first publisher of the New York Times. He founded the New-York Daily Times in 1851 with Henry J. Raymond and Edward B. Wesley. After Raymond's death in 1869, Jones took over the editorship of the paper. Under his leadership, the Times was responsible forthe downfall of the Tweed Ring in 1871.
Ownership: MSS 39M35
Content: Collection consists of correspondence, financial records, and legal documents regarding mainly the New-York Daily Times and the Presidential Retiring Fund established by Jones.
Ownership: Gift; Mrs. Gilbert E. Jones; 1939, 1950.
Physical Description
Extent: .4 linear foot (1 box).
RLIN/OCLC: 122466067
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16945650
MSS Unit ID: 1590
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 78998d40-c61d-012f-09fe-58d385a7bc34
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