Hayden Carruth (originally Fred Hayden Carruth) (1862-1932) was an American newspaper publisher, journalist, humorist, and author of juvenile fiction. After working for various weekly newspapers in the Midwest, he moved to New York City where he was an editor at the New York Tribune, Harper's Magazine and the Woman's Home Companion. Collection consists of correspondence, writings, account books, and other papers covering Carruth's career. Early papers concern his student years at the University of Minnesota and work on weekly newspapers in South Dakota. Later materials relate to his career in New York City as an editor and as a contributor to many newspapers and magazines. Also, manuscripts of his narrative fiction.