5.51 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (7 12x17 boxes)
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
These papers document Henry's career in journalism and include manuscripts of articles and books on science; copies of press releases concerning the Smithsonian; newspaper
articles; manuscripts; a typed copy of a journal; memorabilia from his career as a war correspondent; and scrapbooks containing his newspaper articles and columns.
Thomas R. Henry (1893- ), a science writer for the Washington Evening Star, also served as a press writer for the Smithsonian Institution from 1931 until the mid-1960s.
During World War II he was a correspondent for the North American Newspaper Alliance serving in England, North Africa, Sicily, Italy, and France.
Folders 1-2 Animals in zoos, untitled; The King of Beasts; Elephants; Fat, Clumsy, Muddle-headed Bruin (bears); Lions in Italy; Monkeys; Conquerors of the Sea (whales, sea lions, etc.); Lions; Bestiarii; Hippopotamii; Giraffes; Lions and Christians