Gilroy, Harry D. (1907-1981)
Scope:
The Harry D. Gilroy collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, printed material, and photographs.

Manuscript material in the collection includes numerous drafts of short stories, both as fragments and complete drafts. There are also drafts of poetry by Gilroy, both as fragments and complete drafts. There are notes for a never-completed autobiography concerning his time serving as New Jersey Governor Charles Edison's secretary (1941-1944). There are notes concerning topics Gilroy wished to pursue for The New York Times; as well as notes and drafts for various New York Times articles. There is a draft of a speech by Gilroy on his experience covering the founding of the European Common Market in Belgium (1964).

Correspondence in the collection includes files of general correspondence (1930s-1980s); and files of professional correspondence (1930s-1960s). There is also undated correspondence; foreign invitations; and cards. There are also telegrams sent to Gilroy while overseas, serving in World War II (1944-1945). Notable correspondence includes an exchange of letters between Gilroy and Romanian-American film director and screenwriter, Jean Negulesco.

Printed material in the collection includes various travel guides; brochures; maps and timetables; as well as a scrapbook of newspaper clippings; files of newspaper clippings (1934); and files of Gilroy clippings (1962–1965).

The collection also contains a number of photographs and negatives.  
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Notable Figures
1. Gilroy, Harry D.
Associated Subjects
1. Journalism Subject Guide