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Finding Aid for the Harold Hadley Story papers, 1909-1963
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms
  • Items Removed from Collection
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Harold Hadley Story papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1909-1963
    Collection number: 995
    Creator: Story, Harold Hadley, 1893-1963
    Extent: 22 boxes (1l linear ft.) 1 oversize box
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Harold Hadley Story (1893-1963) was a reporter for newspapers in Tucson, Arizona, and Los Angeles, California, taught night school and UC Extension classes, did public relations work for Los Angeles Municipal Airport (known as Mines Field), and worked for the administrations of Los Angeles Mayors Frank Shaw and Fletcher Bowron. The collection consists of Story's correspondence, manuscripts, bulletins, pamphlets, clippings, and photographs related to his work in the Los Angeles City Mayor's Office, his work as a teacher, and his involvement with local organizations and clubs.
    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

    Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Mrs. Harold H. Story, 1968.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Harold Hadley Story papers (Collection 995). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Story was born in 1893; spent his childhood in Iowa until his family moved to California in 1901; joined Socialist party; jailed as a conscientious objector during World War I; attended Whittier College; reporter for newspapers in Tucson, Arizona, and Los Angeles, California; taught night school and UC Extension classes; did public relations work for Los Angeles Municipal Airport (known as Mines Field); worked for the administrations of Los Angeles Mayors Frank Shaw and Fletcher Bowron; died, 1963.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, bulletins, pamphlets, clippings, and photographs related to the career of Harold Hadley Story. Includes materials related to Story's work in the Los Angeles City Mayor's Office between 1931-51. Also includes materials related to Story's work as a teacher and his involvement with local organizations and clubs. Manuscripts by Story include articles, short essays, and short stories.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Story, Harold Hadley, 1893-1963--Archives.
    Adult education teachers--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
    Municipal government--Officers and employees--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.

    Items Removed from Collection

    Dispersed to Haines Foundation:
    • 1) 36 miscellaneous pamphlets, bulletins, annual reports relating to city finances, city planning and fire and police departments.
    • 2) Town Hall luncheon meeting bulletins, membership rosters, special reports, memeographed speeches and minutes of meetings.
      Date: 1945-60.
    Dispersed to Education Library:
    • 1) Adult Education Association of Los angeles bulletins (random issues)
      Date: 1950-58.
    • 2) Adult Education Association of the United States, Adult Education (random issues)
      Date: 1953-60
      ; Adult Leadership (random issues)
      Date: 1958-60
      ; Miscellaneous publications--brochures, special reports etc.
    • 3) National Association of Public School Adult Educators, Adult Educator (random issues)
      Date: 1956-60.
    • 4) 4 course manuals of Metropolitan University, 111 East Broadway, Glendale 5, California [
      Date: n.d.
      ].
    • 5) Fremont College, Sante Fe, New Mexico: 2 information catalogs and a manual on research and thesis writing.
    • 6) American Extention University Extension Law Course, Lessons 1-154
      Date: (1922-1924)
      with instruction letters.
    • 7) 36 miscellaneous publications of the Los Angeles City School District; the Affiliated Teachers Organization of Los Angeles; California Teachers Association; Los Angeles Adult School Councelors Association; California Council for Adult Education; California State Department of Education.
    Dispersed to Department of Special Collections:
    • 1) 1 letter from Jack London to Harold Story.
      Date: June 9, 1907.
      Catalogued for Miscellaneous Manuscripts (Collection 100).
    • 2) 50 political pamphlets and broadsides regarding various political candidates and propositions for ballot, state and local.
    • 3) 100 brochures, pamphlets and broadsies for extremist literature file. Most pertain to socialist and communist activities and organizations.
    • 4) Incomplete file of news bulletins, American Friends Service Committee.
      Date: 1943-48.
      Includes some news bulletins of Friends Committee on National Legislation and miscellaneous publications of local Friends organizations.
    • 5) Incomplete run of the Los Angeles Unitarian.
      Date: 1933-1934.
    • 6) 24 brochures and pamphlets. Information on various nations, essays and articles on health, political and social issues.
    • 24 pamphlets and brochures, mostly Los Angeles publicity.
    • 7) 24 road maps, various states and localities. 12 travel brochures.
    Dispersed to Gifts and Exchanges:
    • 1) Incomplete run of Information Service.
      Date: 1948-49.
    • 2) Incomplete run of Trends in Education, Industry Cooperation.
      Date: 1948-49.
    • 3) Miscellaneous issues of Focus.
      Date: 1950-59.

    Related Material

    Memoirs of Harold H. Story [oral history transcript] / Harold H. Story, interviewee. UCLA Oral History Department interview, 1963. Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.