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Pusey, Merlo J. (Merlo John), 1902-1985



  • Existence: 1902 - 1985

biographical statement

His The Supreme court crisis ... 1937

His Builders of the kingdom, George A. Smith, John Henry Smith, George Albert Smith, 1981: t.p. (Merlo J. Pusey)

WWWA: v. 9 1985-1989 (Pusey, Merlo; writer; b. Woodruff, Utah, Feb. 3, 1902; d. Nov. 22, 1985)

OCLC search, Oct. 4, 2011: (hdg.: Pusey, Merlo John, 1902-; Pusey, Merlo J.; Pusey, Merlo John; usage: Merlo J. Pusey)

Wikipedia, September 4, 2012: Merlo J. Pusey (born in Woodruff, Utah, 1902; won the Bankroft and Pulitzer prizes for his biography of Charles Evans Hughes; wrote The Supreme Court Crisis, Big Government: Can we Control it?, Charles Evans Hughes, and many other books)

Dialogue, Spring 1977: p. 71 (attended the Latter-day Saint University; worked on the Gold and Blue student newspaper; worked for the Deseret News) p. 72 (attended the University of Utah; married Dorthy Richards; moved to Washington, D.C. and started to work for the Washington Post as an editorial writer) p. 73 (worked part-time witht he Senate Finance Committee) p. 79 (promoted to Associate editor of the Washington post in 1946)

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Merlo J. Pusey papers on Stepchild of Democracy, approximately 1960s

 Series — Carton 76: Series 9; Series 13; Series 15 [Barcode: 31197233628723], Folder: 2-3
Identifier: MSS 1532 Series 15
Scope and Contents

Contains a manuscripts for Merlo J. Pusey's book "Stepchild of Democracy". Dates to circa 1960s.

Dates: approximately 1960s

Merlo J. Pusey papers on the Central Arizona Project Association, 1967

 Series — Carton 69: Series 4; Series 7; Series 8; Series 10; Series 11 [Barcode: 31197233628657], Folder: 17-19
Identifier: MSS 1532 Series 11
Scope and Contents

Contains statements, correspondence, and other material related to the Central Arizona Project Association controversy.

Dates: 1967

Merlo J. Pusey papers on the power controversy, 1958-1965

 Series — Carton 69: Series 4; Series 7; Series 8; Series 10; Series 11 [Barcode: 31197233628657], Folder: 4-16
Identifier: MSS 1532 Series 10
Scope and Contents

Contains letters, legal papers, newspaper clippings, and other material related to disputes over powerlines with PEPCO and VEPCO in Maryland. Dates range from 1958-1965.

Dates: 1958-1965

Merlo J. Pusey papers on The Supreme Court Crisis, 1935-1940

 Series — Box 5: Series 2 [Barcode: 31197232476264]
Identifier: MSS 1532 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Includes research, notes, annotated drafts, and articles concerning The Supreme Court Crisis, Pusey's book on Franklin D. Roosevelt's court-packing controversy. Materials date from around 1935 to 1940.

Dates: 1935-1940

Merlo J. Pusey papers on The Way We Go to War, 1960-1970

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1532 Series 12
Scope and Contents

Contains manuscripts, newspaper clippings, research notes, and other materials related to Merlo J. Pusey's work on his book "The Way We Go to War." Dates range from 1960-1970.

Dates: 1960-1970

Merlo J. Pusey papers

Identifier: MSS 1532
Scope and Contents Contains Pusey's personal and professional papers, primarily related to his career as an editorialist and associate editor for the Washington Post and a biographer. These materials include his correspondence, his research notes for books on the Supreme Court, Charles Evan Hughes, and Eisenhower's presidential administration, as well as an edited typescript copy of Reed Smoot's diaries. Also included are editorials, press releases and newspaper articles written or collected by Pusey and the...
Dates: approximately 1875-1985

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Archival Object 15
Collection 1
Politicians -- United States -- History 15
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 13
Authors, American -- 20th century 13
Journalism 13
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 6