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Table of Contents
- Overview of the Collection
- Content Description
- Use of the Collection
- Administrative Information
- Detailed Description of the Collection
- Names and Subjects
Don Gale papers, 1932-2008
- Gale, Don, 1933-
- Don Gale papers
- 1932-2008 (inclusive)19322008
- 6.5 linear feet, (11 boxes)
- Collection Number
- ACCN 2584
- This collection (1932-2008) contains materials pertaining to Don Gale's involvement with journalism and the National Broadcast Editorial Association (NBEA). It also contains drafts and research materials of his biography of I. J. Wagner, Bags to Riches.
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
- 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.
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
The library does not claim to control copyright for all materials in the collection. An individual depicted in a reproduction has privacy rights as outlined in Title 45 CFR, part 46 (Protection of Human Subjects). For further information, please review the J. Willard Marriott Library’s Use Agreement and Reproduction Request forms.
Collection Name, Collection Number, Box Number, Folder Number. Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, The University of Utah.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
The first 5 boxes of the collection concern Gale's involvement with broadcasting and editorializing. Boxes 6-10 hold the manuscript drafts and research materials of Bags to Riches. Box 11 houses the remaining non-standard sized items.
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
Broadcasting general materialsReturn to Top
Madison award materials
Ida B. Wells award materials
National Conference of Editorial Writers (NCEW) materials
National Broadcast Editorial Association (NBEA) materialsReturn to Top
Brochure designed, written and produced by Don Gale.
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.
Convention planning book
Newsletters and published editorialsReturn to Top
The Editorialist newsletters
National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Editorial Clearing House
WOR-TV/Secaucus, New Jersey
Radio and television editorials
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.
Bags to Riches manuscript materialsReturn to Top
" Celebrating Izzy" event materials
Title and Forward
Chapter 1—Eastern Europe to Utah, drafts and research materials
Chapter 2—Childhood Years, drafts and research materials
Chapter 3—Taking Charge, drafts and research materials
Chapter 4—Marriage and War, drafts and research materials
The will of Rose Wagner is included in the research materials.
Chapter 5—Building Business and Friendships, drafts
Chapter 5 research materials
Research materials include several legal agreements and warrantees along with other assorted materials.
Chapter 6—An Offer No One Could Refuse, drafts
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.
Chapter 7—Friend, Partner, Deal-Maker, drafts and research materials
Chapter 8—"The Gadfly," drafts and research materials
Chapter 8, research materials
Chapter 9—Time to Give Back, drafts and research materials
This folder includes Ilene (Jeanne) Wagner's will and death certificate, 1993
Chapter 9, research materials
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.
Epilogue, Index, and Photo Thumbnails
Original documents and research materials
Bound Manuscript Draft, Chapter 6-About the Author with notes
Manuscript draft copies
Oversized materialsReturn to Top
This box also contains an I.J. Wagner necktie.
Bags to Riches, backup disks
The unlabeled disk contains photographs with manuscript captions.
Circuit publication materials
Journalism 85 course assignment
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Broadcasting--United States--History--Sources
- National Broadcast Editorial Association
Form or Genre Terms