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Beetle, David Harold



  • Existence: 1908-1972

David H. Beetle, class of 1930, was a journalist who worked for Hamilton College for many years. He became the Director of the Bureau of Public Relations at Hamilton College in 1939, and was editor of the Alumni Review until 1955, after which he continued his journalistic career mostly in Albany, working for Gannett Newspapers and the Albany Knickerbocker News and writing several books. He died in 1972.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

David H. Beetle Papers

 File — Box: 2012.038.01
Identifier: yhm-arc-2012-038
Content Description Papers of David H. Beetle, class of 1930, including correspondence, newsclippings, and other files related to his career in journalism and writing, focused mostly on his many years as writer and ultimately editor of the Albany Knickerbocker News, a part of the larger Gannett News Service. Beetle also worked as a freelance writer, specializing in personal and editorial journalism and selling his early stories to a variety of magazines, newspapers, etc., as well as working briefly in the Hamilton...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1920-1972

Papers of David H. Beetle, class of 1930

Identifier: yhm-arc-2012-038
Dates: 1920-1972