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Tucker Press Award Collection (SMC 81)

Organizational Note

The William Henry Tucker Press Award was begun around 1938 to honor the work of high school students interested in journalism. It was named for the then-editor of the Columbus Enquirer-Sun, as it was known at the time.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of a newspaper clipping named the winner of the 1953 Tucker Press Award as being Richard Haldeman, the sports editor of the Columbus High School paper. He also received a portable typewriter and a personal letter from Nunnally Johnson, the journalist and Hollywood screenwriter.

1953, 2008 1 folder (.1 l.f.)

Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the Tucker Press Award Collection must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives at Columbus State University. Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required:

Tucker Press Award Collection (SMC 81)
Columbus State University Archives
Columbus, Georgia


Gift of Frances Tucker for Richard Haldeman in 2009.

Note to Researchers

See also:

Nunnally Johnson Collection (MC 255)

Frances Tucker Collection (MC 269)

Folder List

Folder 1 – Letter from Nunnally Johnson to Richard Haldeman, May 23, 1953; Article from the Columbus Ledger, May 13, 1953; Note from Richard Haldeman to Frances Tucker, May 6, 2008.