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Herb Caen 'Faded Summer Love' typescript
SFH 457  
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Description
Typescript of a daily newspaper column giving impressions of Lake Tahoe.
Background
Herb Caen was a daily columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle for over fifty years, beginning in 1936, interrupted by a break for military service in World War II (1943-1945) and by an eight-year stint at the San Francisco Examiner during the 1950s. He died of lung cancer on Feb. 1, 1997, at the age of eighty. Caen developed a writing style he dubbed "three-dot journalism," consisting of brief musings separated by ellipses.
Extent
1 folder
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the City Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the San Francisco Public Library as the owner of the physical items.
Availability
The collection is available for use during San Francisco History Center hours, with photographs available during Photo Desk hours. Collections that are stored offsite should be requested 48 hours in advance.