Esther Walker Papers


Descriptive Summary

Title: Esther Walker Papers
Dates: 1958-1984
Collection Number: 1988-372
Creator/Collector: Walker, Esther
Extent: 3 linear feet
Repository: History San Jose Research Library
Abstract: Personal papers and photographs of San Jose Mercury journalist Esther Walker, including expense account records, correspondence, news copy, research notes, clippings, and publicity photographs of fashion designers circa 1978-1980.
Language of Material: English


The papers are open to the public for research by appointment with the Curator of Library and Archives.

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Preferred Citation

Esther Walker Papers. History San Jose Research Library

Acquisition Information

Gift to History San Jose in 1988.

Scope and Content of Collection

The papers comprise personal and business material of local San Jose journalist Esther Walker. They include San Jose Mercury expense account records (1963-1979), personal and business correspondence (1958-1979), drafts of and final news articles, research notes, clippings, and a series of publicity photographs of fashion designers with accompanying press releases circa 1978-1980.

Indexing Terms

Women journalists--United States
San Jose Mercury-news
San Jose (Calif.)

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