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Finding Aid for the Matt Weinstock Papers, 1947-1968
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms
  • Items Removed from Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Matt Weinstock Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1947-1968
    Collection number: 700
    Creator: Weinstock, Matt, 1903-
    Extent: 16 boxes (8 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Matt Weinstock (1903-1970) joined the Los Angeles Daily News as a sports reporter (1924), became managing editor of the News (1934), and became an editorial columnist three years later. He subsequently wrote for the Los Angeles Mirror and Los Angeles Times. Weinstock also wrote two books as well as short stories and magazine articles. The collection consists of Weinstock's newspaper columns, correspondence, royalty statements, a scrapbook, memorabilia, and drafts of his books.
    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

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    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 Hilda Weinstock, 1972.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Matt Weinstock Papers (Collection 700). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 3467221 

    Biography

    Weinstock was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on February 12, 1903; moved to Los Angeles, California, in 1911; attended UCLA, 1920-23, and served as sports editor of the Daily Grizzly; joined Los Angeles Daily News as a sports reporter in 1924; became managing editor of the News in 1934, and became an editorial columnist three years later; subsequently wrote for the Los Angeles Mirror and Los Angeles Times; wrote two books, My L.A. (1947) and Muscatel at Noon (1951), as well as short stories and magazine articles; died in Los Angeles on January 8, 1970.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of Weinstock's newspaper columns, correspondence, royalty statements, a scrapbook, memorabilia, and drafts of his books, My L.A. and Muscatel at Noon.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. My L.A. typescript and illustrated galley proofs (Boxes 1-2).
    2. Typescript and galley proofs of Muscatel at noon, correspondence, ephemera (Boxes 2-3).
    3. Columns and articles (Boxes 4,6-16).
    4. Scrapbook, clippings, and memorabilia (Boxes 5,17).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Weinstock, Matt, 1903- --Archives.
    Journalists--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
    Authors, American--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.

    Items Removed from Collection

    • 6 photos of American Indians by T.A. Morris, ca. 1906.
    • 1 photo of Lillian Russell.
    • 2 photos of Victoria County, Texas, ca. 1910.

    Note

    Removed from papers to Picture Collection (Collection 99). Available at Department of Special Collections, University Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.