Guide to the William Randolph Hearst, Jr. Papers, 1914-1989 (bulk 1968, 1975)

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Guide to the William Randolph Hearst, Jr. Papers, 1914-1989 (bulk 1968, 1975)

Collection number: BANC MSS 91/2 c

The Bancroft Library



University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, California

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Processed by:
Elizabeth Stephens
Date Completed:
June 2003
Encoded by:
James Lake
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Collection Title: William Randolph Hearst, Jr. Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1914-1989
Date (bulk): (bulk 1968, 1975)
Collection Number: BANC MSS 91/2 c
Creator: Hearst, William Randolph, 1908-
Extent: Number of containers: 13 boxes, 1 carton, 2 oversize boxes, 20 volumes

Linear feet: 28
Repository: The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Abstract: Consists of 19 bound scrapbooks, correspondence and clippings chronicling the career of William Randolph Hearst, Jr. Born in New York City Jan. 27, 1908 to newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst and Millicent Willson Hearst. In 1928 he began his career as a reporter and served as an overseas correspondent during World War II in both Europe and the Pacific. Hearst served successively as reporter, editor and publisher of the New York American-Journal through 1956 when he assumed the reins of the Hearst Corporation and Foundation. He died in 1993.
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Languages Represented: English

Information for Researchers

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

Preferred Citation

William Randolph Hearst, Jr. papers, BANC MSS 91/2 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Related Collections

Title: George and Phoebe Apperson Hearst Papers,
Identifier/Call Number: BANC MSS 72/204 c
Title: William Randolph Hearst Papers,
Identifier/Call Number: BANC MSS 77/121 c
Title: Oral history interview with William Randolph Hearst, Jr. March 25, 1971, New York,
Identifier/Call Number: N.Y. by James A. Oesterle for John F. Kennedy Library; BANC MSS 91/217 cz
Title: William Randolph Hearst, Jr. photograph collection,
Identifier/Call Number: BANC PIC 1991.064-PIC

Material Cataloged Separately

  • Printed materials have been transferred to the book collection of The Bancroft Library.
  • Photographs have been transferred to Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library.
  • Videotapes/sound recordings have been transferred to the Microforms Collection of The Bancroft Library. Film cataloged as Motion Picture 777 C.

Administrative Information

Provenance

The William Randolph Hearst, Jr. Papers were given to The Bancroft Library by William Randolph Hearst, Jr. and Austine Hearst in two increments in March and December 1991.

Funding

Funding for processing provided by the Hearst Foundation.

Scope and Content

The William Randolph Hearst, Jr. Papers, 1914-1989 (bulk 1968, 1975), consists of 19 bound scrapbooks, correspondence and clippings chronicling the career of William Randolph Hearst, Jr. Born in New York City Jan. 27, 1908 to newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst and Millicent Willson Hearst. In 1928 he began his career as a reporter for the New York American. An overseas correspondent during World War II, he served both in Europe and the Pacific. In 1956 Joseph Kingsbury Smith, Frank Conniff and he were awarded a Pulitzer Prize for international reporting for their interviews of world leaders done under the auspices of the Hearst Task Force. Hearst Jr. served successively as reporter, editor and publisher of the New York American-Journal through 1956, when he assumed the reins of the Hearst empire as a director of the Hearst Corporation and the Hearst Foundation. He died in 1993.

Container List

Boxes 1-9, 13; Carton 1; Volumes 1-34 (some bound together); Oversize Box 1, folders 1-7; Oversize Box 2, folders 1-3

Series 1: Business Files, 1927-1989

Scope and Content Note

Divided into 3 subseries: Correspondence; Journalism, Editorial Work, and Speeches; and Corporate Files.
Contains primarily information about William Randolph Hearst, Jr. in the form of scrapbooks with a small amount of correspondence and miscellaneous material.
 

Correspondence, 1933-1975

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence arranged alphabetically.
box 1, folder 1

Alsop, Joseph 1955

box 1, folder 2

American Legion 1967-68

box 1, folder 3

American Newspaper Publisher's Association 1967-68

box 1, folder 4

American Society of Newspaper Editors 1968

box 1, folder 5

Armitage, Albert 1975

box 1, folder 6

The Associated Press 1968

box 1, folder 7

Berlin, Richard E. 1949-68

box 1, folder 8

Bosworth, Jay 1975

box 1, folder 9

Brogan, John A., Jr. 1968

box 1, folder 10

Byrd, Harry F., Jr. 1968

box 1, folder 11

Cessna Aircraft Company 1975

box 1, folder 12

City of New York 1975

box 1, folder 13

Cooke, A. J. 1964-75

box 1, folder 14

Curley, William A. 1943-50

box 1, folder 15

Davidson, Robert P. 1948

box 1, folder 16

Ford, Gerald R. 1975

box 1, folder 17

Gall, Ronald S. 1963-68

box 1, folder 18

Howey, William R. 1975

box 1, folder 19

Humphrey, Hubert H., 1911-1978 1966-68

box 1, folder 20

Irvin, John L. 1941

box 1, folder 21

Johnson, Lyndon B. 1963-68

box 1, folder 22

Kennedy, Edward M. 1968

box 1, folder 23

Kingsbury-Smith, Joseph 1968

box 1, folder 24

Lengquist, Robert 1973

box 1, folder 25

List, Stuart 1951

box 1, folder 26

McEnerney, Garret 1968

box 1, folder 27

Nguyen, Cao Ky 1968

box 1, folder 28

Ridgway, M. B. 1975

box 1, folder 29

Springer, Wilson R. 1975

box 1, folder 30

Stanley, Waldo 1948

box 1, folder 31

Stanton, Sanford E. 1975

box 1, folder 32

Stewart, Mark 1975

box 1, folder 33

Taylor, James B. 1968

box 1, folder 34

Thompson, Robert E. 1968

box 2, folder 1

Traffic Safety Council 1968

box 2, folder 2

Trager, Frank N. 1975

box 2, folder 3

United Press International 1968

box 2, folder 4

The White House 1975

box 2, folder 5

White, Thomas J. 1933

box 2, folder 6

Woolard, Warden 1949-51

 

Miscellaneous

box 2, folder 7-26

A-N 1950-75

box 3, folder 1-13

O-Z 1950-75

box 3, folder 14

Invitations 1975

 

Journalism, Editorial Work and Speeches, 1927-1989

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Journalism, Editorial Work, and Speeches arranged hierarchally by type and within types roughly chronologically.
 

World War II Correspondent

box 4, folder 1-7

Europe 1944

box 4, folder 8

Pacific - Japan 1945

box 4, folder 9

Overseas Press Club 1946

volume 21-22

Scrapbooks (boxed together) 1943-45

volume 1-4

New York American Journal, editor in chief - Scrapbooks 1927-58

 

Hearst Task Force

box 4, folder 10-11

Soviet Union 1955

volume 23-26

Scrapbooks 1955

volume 27

Scrapbook 1957-58

volume 28

Eisenhower-Khrushchev Summit May 1960

volume 29-30

World Tour, Far East and Europe 1956

box 4, folder 12

Brazil 1960

volume 31-32

Kennedy trip/Europe 1961

box 4, folder 13

Spain 1961

volume 33

Far East 1963

box 4, folder 14

Southeast Asia 1966-67

box 4, folder 15-17

Europe 1968-69

box 4, folder 18

Far East 1970

box 4, folder 19

Iran 1976

 

Articles

box 5, folder 1

"Lord Mayor's Son" 1934

box 5, folder 2

"Fall and Rise of the Iron Curtain" Dec. 1964

box 5, folder 3

"Not Peace, but Freedom" Nov. 10, 1967

box 5, folder 4

"British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, a Great Lady" Apr. 30, 1989

box 5, folder 5

"Recollection of the History of the Hearst Newspapers" n.d.

 

Editor's Report

box 5, folder 6

McCarthy: Charm and Reality June 30, 1952

box 5, folder 7

Recollection of U. S. Senator, George Hearst 1866

box 5, folder 8

A Father's Advice 1974

box 5, folder 9

The Enchanted Hill, I-III 1974

box 5, folder 10-16

Alaska Pipeline with correspondence and research material 1968-80

box 5, folder 17-18

Miscellaneous 1975-80

volume 9-20

Scrapbooks

 

Vol. 17-18 1943-66

 

Vol. 19 1950-55

 

Vol. 20 1952-54

 

Vol. 9-10 1952-56

 

Vol. 11-12, Journal American 1956-57

 

Vol. 13-14 1959-62

 

Vol. 15-16 1962-64

 

Speeches

box 5, folder 19

New York World's Fair 1939

box 5, folder 20

Las Vegas Press Club Jan. 1968

box 5, folder 21

National Jewish Fund Dinner Sept. 12, 1968

box 5, folder 22

Zionist Organization of America 1975

box 5, folder 23

Correspondence 1967-68

box 5, folder 24

McCarthy-Rockefeller interviews 1968

box 5, folder 25

Miscellaneous 1968-75

box 6, folder 1-6

Congratulations on Pulitzer Prize 1956

box 7, folder 1-9

Letters from readers 1968-76

 

Corporate Files, 1891-1987

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Corporate files arranged hierarchally.
box 8, folder 1-5

Hearst Foundation 1968-75

volume 7-8

Scrapbooks 1891-65

box 8, folder 6-7

Hearst Magazines 1965-68

box 8, folder 8

International News Service 1945-50

box 8, folder 9-10

King Features Syndicate 1968-73

box 8, folder 11-12

Hearst Headline Service 1968-75

 

Hearst Newspapers

box 8, folder 13

Albany Times Union 1968

box 8, folder 14

Baltimore News American 1968

box 8, folder 15

Boston Record American 1968

box 8, folder 16

Los Angeles Herald Examiner 1968

box 8, folder 17

New York American 1932

box 8, folder 18-19

San Antonio Light 1968-75

box 9, folder 1-2

San Francisco Examiner 1968, 1975

box 9, folder 3-5

Seattle Post Intelligencer 1968, 1975

box 9, folder 6-7

Memos to publishers and editors 1952-75

box 9, folder 8

Dispatches 1968

volume 5-6

Scrapbooks 1959-61

volume 34

Scrapbook, highway campaign 1956-57

Oversize box 1, folder 1-6

Sample issues 1919-87

Oversize box 2, folder 1-3

Sunday magazine mockups 1965, n.d.

carton 1, folder 1-52

Bob Considine

 

Clippings 1942-63

box 13, folder 1-18

Clippings 1963-71

box 13, folder 19

Adella St. John, clippings 1969

 

Affiliations

box 9, folder 9

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation 1967-68

box 9, folder 10-12

Inter American Press Association 1968

 

Related Material

box 9, folder 13

Japan National Student Association 1967-68

box 9, folder 14

Jewish National Fund 1975

Boxes 10-12; Volume 35; Oversize Box 1, folder 7; Oversize Box 2, folders 4-5

Series 2: Personal Papers, 1914-1989

Scope and Content Note

Divided into 2 subseries: Correspondence and Family History and Clipping Files.
 

Correspondence, 1914-1976

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Correspondence arranged alphabetically.
box 10, folder 1

Hearst, Austine 1950-70

box 10, folder 2

Hearst, Austin 1929-88

box 10, folder 3

Hearst, William Randolph, III 1975

box 10, folder 4

Hearst, Millicent Willson 1949-57

box 10, folder 5

Hearst, Phoebe Apperson 1914

box 10, folder 6

Hearst, John 1933

box 10, folder 7-8

Hearst, Randolph Apperson 1968-76

box 10, folder 9

Hearst, Rosalie 1975

box 10, folder 10

Kennedy, Joseph P. 1949

box 10, folder 11-12

Hearst Ranch 1975

box 10, folder 13

Miscellaneous 1928

 

Family History and Clipping Files, 1926-1989

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Family History and Clipping Files arranged hierarchally by family relationship.
box 11, folder 1-2

William Randolph Hearst, Jr. 1973, n.d.

Oversize box 2, folder 4

Awards 1946-55

box 11, folder 3

Austine McDonnell Hearst 1989

box 11, folder 4

Austin Hearst n.d.

box 11, folder 5-13

William Randolph Hearst 1938-70

Oversize box 1, folder 7

In memoriam 1951-52

Oversize box 2, folder 5

Fortune Magazine, "Hearst," reprint 1935

box 11, folder 14-16

Phoebe Apperson Hearst 1919-70

volume 35

The Life of George Hearst, California Pioneer, by Mr. and Mrs. Freemont Older, unbound 1933

box 11, folder 17

Marion Davies 1978

box 11, folder 18-21

San Simeon 1974-75

box 11, folder 22

Letters concerning George Hearst's Booklet, "The Way it Was" 1972

box 11, folder 23

People to People Program 1960

box 11, folder 24

Hearst Cemetery Proposal 1971

box 11, folder 25

Christmas Cards 1966-68

 

William Randolph Hearst, Jr. Scrapbook items

box 11, folder 26

Cartoon and certificate 1969

box 11, folder 27

Diary, J. Dundis Craig, trip diary June-July 1926

box 11, folder 28

History, miscellaneous 1965

box 12, folder 1-2

Sympathy notes on George Hearst's death 1972

box 12, folder 3-6

Sympathy notes on Millicent Hearst's death 1974-75