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Finding Aid for the Arnold B. Larson Collection About the Los Angeles Press Club, 1929-1933
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Description
Arnold Byron (Wolf) Larson (1901- ) worked for many newspapers and news services in the Midwest and California as a reporter, editor and columnist. He later went into private practice as a publicist for various organizations and agencies, including the U.S. Forest Service, for which he initiated a nationwide advertizing program that led to the creation of Smokey the Bear. The collection consists of minutes of the board of governors meetings of the Los Angeles Press Club, three reports, 20 photographs and memorabilia.
Background
Arnold Byron (Wolf) Larson was born on January 10, 1901 in Omaha, Nebraska; attended Northeastern University (1920), Southwestern Law School (1927-28), and California State University, Sacramento (1957-58); reporter and sports editor, Cheyenne Tribune (1920), reporter and columnist, Caspar Tribune (1923-25), reporter, Los Angeles Record (1925-26), Los Angeles city news service (1929), Los Angeles Evening Herald (1926-29), Chicago Herald and Chicago Examiner (1929-30, and the Chicago bureau of United Press (1930-31); went into private practice as publicist for various organizations and agencies, including the U.S. Forest Service, for which he initiated a nationwide advertizing program which led to the creation of Smokey the Bear; charter board member of the Los Angeles Press Club, 1929.
Extent
1 box (0.5 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
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.