Karl Pretshold papers, 1902, 1924-1970  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Pretshold, Karl, 1899-1975
Title
Karl Pretshold papers
Dates
1902, 1924-1970 (bulk)
Quantity
1 linear feet, (1 containers (1 manuscript boxes))
Collection Number
Ax 834
Summary
Karl Pretshold (d. January 11, 1975) was a prominent journalist in East St. Louis, Illinois and wrote primarily for a paper called the Journal. This collection contains manuscripts of Pretshold's work, correspondences, publications, and scrapbooks primarily containing newspaper clippings, as well as personal ephemera.
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


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Karl Pretshold (d. January 11, 1975) was a prominent journalist in East St. Louis, Illinois and wrote primarily for a paper called the Journal. His work as a journalist took him oversees to England, France, and Germany. His work focused primarily on the subjects of unions, the labor movements in America and abroad, and Socialist and Marxist theory. His journalism career spanned several decades from roughly 1929 to the 1970s. Pretshold also worked in public relations for the Department of Health in New York beginning in the mid 1940's. He was married to Hannah Pretshold. Pretshold died in New York on January 11, 1975.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection contains manuscripts of Pretshold's work, correspondences, publications, and scrapbooks primarily containing newspaper clippings, as well as personal ephemera. The collection concerns the following dates and subjects: 1902, 1928-1970. Unions, he labor movement, Marxism and Socialist theory, corporate corruption, public health, the Cold War, the Red Scare, the Oppenheimer hearing, and development of the Polio vaccination.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Karl Pretshold papers, Ax 834, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top