Finding Aid for the John M. Wright Papers, 1946-1958

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 2001
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the John M. Wright Papers, 1946-1958

Collection number: 142

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Amy Shung-Gee Wong, August 2001
© 2001 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: John M. Wright Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1946-1958
Collection number: 142
Creator: Wright, John M., 1908-1958
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: John M. Wright was the editor of the San Fernando Valley Times. The collection consists of letters to him from various political figures such as Earl Warren, Fletcher Bowron, Goodwin Knight, Richard M. Nixon, James Forrestal, and others concerning the paper's support in campaigns and elections.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Additional Physical Form Available

A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Thelma Wright, 1959.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John M. Wright Papers (Collection 142). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of letters to Wright as editor of the San Fernando Valley Times from Earl Warren, Fletcher Bowron, Goodwin Knight, Richard M. Nixon, James Forrestal, and others chiefly concerning political support by the Valley Times in campaigns and elections. Also includes letters of condolence on his death to Thelma Wright, a few clippings, photographs, and related ephemeral material.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Wright, John M., 1908-1958--Archives.
San Fernando Valley Times.
Newspaper editors--California--San Fernando Valley--Archival resources.


Container List

 

John M. Wright Papers, 1946-1958

Physical Description: (ca. 100 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Contains letters to Wright as editor of the San Fernando Valley Times from Earl Warren, Fletcher Bowron, Goodwin Knight, Richard M. Nixon, James Forrestal and others chiefly concerning political support by the Valley Times in campaigns and elections. Also included are letters of condolence on his death to his wife, Thelma Wright, a few clippings, photographs and related ephemeral material.