The McClatchy Newspapers and Broadcasting Collection is composed of material
transferred to the Center for Sacramento History in August 2005 from the basement vault of the Sacramento Bee's
headquarters. The collection consists primarily of material related to the operations of the McClatchy Newspapers,
especially those of the Sacramento Bee, and the numerous broadcasting endeavors of the McClatchy Company,
along with materials concerning the McClatchy family, as well as the California Central Valley region.
The McClatchy Company is a prominent newspaper and internet publisher headquartered in Sacramento, California. Once also the
owner of numerous radio and television stations, the McClatchy Company currently owns 32 daily and 17 community newspapers,
as well as its internet subsidiary, McClatchy Interactive. The McClatchy Company also has interests in Newsprint Ventures,
Inc., which operates the Ponderay Newsprint Company, and a regional wire service, the Scripps-McClatchy Western News Service.
While it has been associated with the same family for nearly 150 years, the McClatchy Company is a publicly-traded corporation,
and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol MNI.
33 boxes ( 41.25 linear feet) of archival material,
166 oversized documents, 44 blueprints,
319 oversized volumes, 40 photographic prints,
2 oversized photographic prints, 23 framed or mounted photographic prints,
12 photographic negatives, 287 35 millimeter photographic negatives,
34 35 millimeter photographic slides, 2 oversized transparencies,
29 5 Inch Audio Reel Tapes, 52 7 Inch Audio Reel Tapes,
2 10 Inch Audio Reel Tapes, 138 Audio Cassette Tapes,
30 Videotape Reels (1 Inch Tape), 14 Videotape Reels (2 Inch Tape),
56 Umatic Video Cassettes (8 1/2 Inch Cartridges),
37 Umatic Video Cassettes, (7 1/4 Inch Cartridges), 59 VHS Video Cassettes,
3 Betamax Video Cassettes, 2 8 Millimeter Film Reels,
16 16 Millimeter Film Reels, 2 35 Millimeter Film Reels,
and 62 artifacts
Copyright has not been assigned to Center for Sacramento History for private collections.
All requests to publish or quote from private manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archivist.
Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Center for Sacramento History as the owner of the physical items and
intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the patron.
No permission is necessary to publish or quote from records.
Collection is open for research.