Finding Aid for the Robert E.G. Harris Collection of Material about the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Processed by Saundra Taylor; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Robert E.G. Harris Collection of Material about the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Collection number: 1074

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Saundra Taylor, November 1969
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, March 2004
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233115 

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.


Container List

 

July 1936-December 1936

Box 1

ABC (Madrid), August 12-December 12, 1936.

Box 1

ABC (Madrid-Seville), July 18-September 8, 1936.

Box 1

ABC (Seville), September-December 1936.

Box 1

Mundo Obrero (Madrid), July 21-December 28, 1936.

 

1936-1937

Box 2

El Noticiero (Zaragoza), July 26-December 31, 1936.

Box 2

ABC (Madrid), January-March 1937.

Box 2

ABC (Seville), January-April 1937.

 

1937

Box 3

Mundo Obrero, January 1937-August 1937.

Box 4

Mundo Obrero, September-December 1937.

Box 4

El Noticiero, January-July 1937.

 

1937-1938

Box 5

El Noticiero, August-December 31, 1937.

Box 5

Miscellaneous papers, 1937.

Box 5

ABC (Madrid), January 5-May 31, 1938.

Box 5

Mundo Obrero, January 1938.

 

1938

Box 6

Mundo Obrero, February-September 1938.

Box 7

Mundo Obrero, October-December 1938.

Box 7

El Noticiero, January-August 1938.

 

1938-1939

Box 8

El Noticiero, September-December 1939.

Box 8

Mundo Obrero, January-March 1939.

Box 8

El Noticiero, January-April 1, 1939.

Box 8

Miscellanoues issues of the three papers used for translations.

Box 8

“Information, propaganda, and power in the Spanish Civil War.”

Physical Description: 6 leaves, carbon typescript.
Box 8

“The press and the Spanish Civil War” (Preliminary study).

Physical Description: 53 leaves, typescript (carbon)
Box 8

Fragment.

Physical Description: 11 leaves, typescript.
Box 8

Inventory of El Noticiero issues in the collection, July 1936-March 1939.