William H. Wade collection
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- 1825-1987, undated
- Wade, William H., 1906-1971 (Person)
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Wade was active in folklore and wrote the column "Folklore" for the Anderson Herald from 1949-1971. He also edited news dispatches from the Associated and United Press wires. According to his obituary, he was an avid reader and could cite historical facts quickly from memory. In addition to a large book collection, he had one of the most extensive phonograph record collections with over 3,000 recordings. Wade died on May 27, 1971 in Anderson, Indiana and is buried in Maplewood Cemetery.
Ancestry.com. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
"Veteran Newsman William Wade Dies." Anderson Daily Bulletin. Accessed June 20, 2019. Newspapers.com, May 28, 1971.
2 Cubic Feet (6 manuscript boxes)
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