Lee Ettelson and William Randolph Hearst correspondence, 1928-1940  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Ettelson, Lee, 1898-1988Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951
Title
Lee Ettelson and William Randolph Hearst correspondence
Dates
1928-1940 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.05 linear feet, (2 folders)
Collection Number
A 278
Summary
Lee Ettelson (1898 - ?) was an editor of newspapers, including the San Francisco Examiner, and the Chicago Herald Examiner, both of which were owned by William Randolph Hearst (1863-1951). The collection (1928-1940) contains correspondence between Hearst and Ettelson, with incoming letters from Hearst conveying instruction, praise, and censure, and also newspapers annotated by Hearst.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC)


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Lee Ettelson was born in Chicago and educated at the University of Chicago. He became a newspaper editor.

He was managing editor of the New York American (1926-1928); was assistant managing editor of the San Francisco Examiner (1929-1935; was managing editor of the Chicago Herald and Examiner (1935-1936), and was editor of the San Francisco Call Bulletin (1937-1946).

William Randolph Hearst (1863-1951) was an influential newspaper publisher, and was the owner of the San Francisco Examiner, and the Chicago Herald and Examiner, among many other newspapers.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection (1928-1940) contains correspondence between Hearst and Ettelson, with incoming letters from Hearst conveying instruction, praise, and censure, and also newspapers annotated by Hearst. .

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Lee Ettelson and William Randolph Hearst correspondence, A 278, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Newspaper editors--United States--Correspondence
  • Newspaper publishing--California--San Francisco--History--20th century
  • Newspaper publishing--Illinois--Chicago--History--20th century
  • Newspaper publishing--United States--History--20th century
  • Publishers and publishing--United States--Correspondence
  • Personal Names :
  • Ettelson, Lee, 1898-1988--Correspondence
  • Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951--Correspondence
  • Corporate Names :
  • San Francisco Examiner (Firm).
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Correspondence
  • Newspapers