Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Adams, Samuel Hopkins

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ADAMS, SAMUEL HOPKINS, an American writer; born in Dunkirk, N. Y., in 1871. He graduated from Hamilton College in 1891 and at once began newspaper work in New York. From 1903 to 1905 he was a member of the editorial staff of “McClure's Magazine.” He wrote “The Great American Fraud,” an exposé of the patent medicine business (1906); “The Clarion” (1914); “Our Square and the People in It” (1917), and contributed many stories and articles to newspapers and magazines.