The William H. Hornby collection contains material relevant to Hornby's career as a journalist, ranging from 1972 to 1992. The various letters, speeches, administrative documents and articles in the collection highlight some of the key issues in Hornby's career, showing the full extent of his accomplishments as a journalist. Involvement with FOIA legislation, Hornby's term as president of the American Society of Newspapers, freedom of speech gatherings with prominent organizations and politicians, and various Western regional subjects in Hornby's own Denver Post columns encompass many of the issues that helped define Hornby as an influential and accomplished journalist in both Colorado and the nation at large.
Arrangement: Many of the folders are organized in series pertaining to the type of material included: correspondence, speeches, and newspaper clippings. One series is organized by Hornby's involvement with the American Society of Newspaper Editors, which includes numerous types of material.