Don Gale papers, 1932-2008  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Gale, Don, 1933-
Title
DonGale papers
Dates
1932-2008 (inclusive)
Quantity
11 boxes, ((6.5 linear feet))
Collection Number
Accn2584
Summary
This collection contains materials pertaining to Gale's involvement with journalism and the NBEA. It also contains drafts and research materials of his biography of I.J. Wagner, Bags to Riches.
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860
Telephone: 801-581-8863
SPCreference@lists.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

G. Donald Gale received his B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Utah and received an honorary doctorate from Southern Utah University. He has worked extensively in radio, television, and publication and has delivered numerous public speeches.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection contains correspondence, radio and television editorials, and materials pertaining to the National Broadcast Editorial Association (NBEA). It also contains the research materials and drafts of Gale's biography of I.J. Wagner, Bags to Riches. Included in these research materials are many personal documents of the Wagner family, particularly Rose, " Izzy" , and Jeanne Wagner.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the DonGale papers must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation:DonGale papers, Accn 2585, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations:Accn 2585.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Broadcasting general materials , 1964-1990Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1

Container(s) Description Dates
box
1
Folder
1
Correspondence
1983-1986
2
Madison award materials
1981-1983
3
Ida B. Wells award materials
1983-1984
4
National Conference of Editorial Writers (NCEW) materials
1984-1990
5
General materials
1964-1977

National Broadcast Editorial Association (NBEA) materials, 1975-1988Return to Top

Container(s): Box 2

Container(s) Description Dates
box
2
Folder
1
Brochure
Brochure designed, written and produced by DonGale.
2-3
Board minutes
1975-1980
4
Association materials
This folders contains Gale's certificates of membership, several " President's Letters" , an Award for Management Excellence and Achievement nomination, and a savings account register and statements.
1978-1986
5
Convention planning book
1984-1985
6
Convention materials
1983; 1988

The Editorialist Newsletters, 1977-1991Return to Top

Container(s): Box 3

Published editorials, 1972-1988Return to Top

Container(s): Box 4

Container(s) Description Dates
box
4
Folder
1
National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Editorial Clearing House
1977-1981
2-3
KHJ-TV/Los Angeles
1982-1988
4
WCBV-TV/ Boston
1972-1985
5
WOR-TV/Secaucus, New Jersey
1983-1985

Editorials, 1980-1989Return to Top

Container(s): Box 5

Container(s) Description Dates
box
5
Folder
1
Radio and television editorials
1981-1983
2
Assorted editorial materials
This folder contains the Spring 1980 Editorial Journal, KBSC News Radio editorials, 1974, Tom Elkins Broadcast Editorials SNUI/KHUI, 1989, and a publication by the Television Information Office entitled, A Broadcasting Primer with Notes on the New Technologies.
1980-1989

Bags to Riches manuscript materials, 1998-2008Return to Top

Container(s): Box 6

Container(s) Description Dates
box
6
Folder
1
Correspondence
2004-2008
2
Publication materials
2006-2007
3
" Celebrating Izzy" event materials
2005
4
General materials
1998-2000

Bags to Riches: Title and Forward – Chapter 5, 1856-2005Return to Top

Container(s): Box 7

Container(s) Description Dates
box
7
Folder
1
Title and Forward
2001-2004
2
Chapter 1—Eastern Europe to Utah, drafts and research materials
1985-2005
3
Chapter 2—Childhood Years, drafts and research materials
1925-2003
4
Chapter 3—Taking Charge, drafts and research materials
1932-2004
5
Chapter 4—Marriage and War, drafts and research materials
The will of Rose Wagner is included in the research materials.
1943-2004
6
Chapter 5—Building Business and Friendships, drafts
7
Chapter 5 research materials
Research materials include several legal agreements and warrantees along with other assorted materials.
1956-1959

Bags to Riches: Chapter 6–Chapter 8, 1957-2004Return to Top

Container(s): Box 8

Container(s) Description Dates
box
8
Folder
1
Chapter 6—An Offer No One Could Refuse, drafts
2
Chapter 6, research materials
This folder contains a variety of materials including Wagner Bag Company legal agreements and deeds as well as a copy of Rose Wagner's death certificate.
1957-1968
3
Chapter 7—Friend, Partner, Deal-Maker, drafts and research materials
1965-2003
4
Chapter 8—" The Gadfly" , drafts and research materials
1965-2003
5
Chapter 8, research materials
1963-1989

Bags to Riches: Chapter 9–End, 1932-2005Return to Top

Container(s): Box 9

Container(s) Description Dates
box
9
Folder
1
Chapter 9—Time to Give Back, drafts and research materials
This folder includes Ilene (Jeanne) Wagner's will and death certificate, 1993
1993-2004
2
Chapter 9, research materials
1989-2001
3
Chapter 10—At Peace with Himself… and the World, drafts and research materials
This folder contains I.J. Wagner's will, 1993 and death certificate, 2005.
1968-2005
4
Epilogue, Index, and Photo Thumbnails
5
Original documents and research materials
1932-2005
6
Bound Manuscript Draft, Chapter 6-About the Author with notes

Bags to Riches: Manuscript draft copies Return to Top

Container(s): Box 10

Oversized materials, 1959-2005Return to Top

Container(s): Box 11

This box also contains an I.J. Wagner necktie.

Container(s) Description Dates
box
11
Folder
1
Bags to Riches, backup disks
The unlabeled disk contains photographs with manuscript captions.
2000s
2
Circuit publication materials
1959
3
Journalism 85 course assignment

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Broadcasting--United States--History--Sources
  • Corporate Names :
  • National Broadcast Editorial Association
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Correspondence