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Finding Aid for the George Walden Savage Papers, 1914-1961
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Description
George Walden Savage (1903-1961) was a journalist and newspaper publisher for various newspapers around the Owens valley in California. He also served as secretary of the highway commission (1948-49), was a member of the Governor's Public Information Committee (1959-60) and president of the San Bernardino Chamber of Commerce (1960-61). The collection consists of scrapbooks containing correspondence, clippings, photographs, and related printed material.
Background
Savage was born on June 27, 1903 in Dennison, Ohio; became a journalist and newspaper publisher in California; was owner-publisher of the Inyo-Independent (Independence, California), Progress Citizen (Lone Pine, California), Inyo Register (Bishop, California), 1933-45, and South Pasadena Review, 1946-47; was manager of the Inland Printing and Engraving Company, San Bernardino, California, 1949-61; he also served as secretary of the highway commission (1948-49), member of the Governor's Public Information Committee (1959-60), and president of the San Bernardino Chamber of Commerce (1960-61); he died on September 15, 1961 in San Bernardino.
Extent
8 boxes (4 linear ft.) 4 oversize boxes
Restrictions
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.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.