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Finding Aid for the Robert E.G. Harris Collection of Material about the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Robert E.G. Harris Collection of Material about the Spanish Civil War,
    Date (inclusive): 1936-1939
    Collection number: 1074
    Creator: Harris, Robert E.G.
    Extent: 9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Robert E.G. Harris (b.1903) taught English and journalism at Los Angeles City College (1929-42), was the editor of Los Angeles Daily News (1945-50), a professor of journalism (1950-71), department chairman (1955-60), and emeritus professor at UCLA. The collection consists of copies of newspaper articles on the Spanish Civil War, and Harris' typescripts concerning the role of press and propaganda during the war.
    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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Robert E.G. Harris Collection of Material about the Spanish Civil War (Collection 1074). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Harris was born on April 3, 1903, in Bloomington, Indiana; AB (1925) and AM (1926), Indiana University; attended Yale University (1926-27) and University of Southern California (1928-29); instructor in English and French, Bucknell University (1925-26); taught English and journalism at Los Angeles City College (1929-42); editor of Los Angeles Daily News (1945-50); professor of journalism (1950-71), department chairman (1955-60), and emeritus professor, UCLA; publications include The press in an authoritarian state (1963), and The Spanish press in transition (1966).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of copies of newspaper articles on the Spanish Civil War, and UCLA journalism professor Robert Harris' typescripts concerning the role of press and propaganda during the war. Newspapers include ABC, Mundo obrero, and El noticiero.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Harris, Robert E.G.--Archives.
    University of California, Los Angeles--Dept. of Journalism--Faculty--Archival resources.
    Journalism teachers--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
    Spain--History--Civil War, 1936-1939--Periodicals--Archival resources.