Scope and Content
Title: Arnold B. Larson Collection About the Los Angeles Press Club,
Date (inclusive): 1929-1933
Collection number: 914
Larson, Arnold B. (Arnold Byron), 1901-
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
1 oversize box
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: 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
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.
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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
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Restrictions on Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
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Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gift of Arnold B. Larson, 1965.
[Identification of item], Arnold B. Larson Collection About the Los Angeles Press Club (Collection 914). Department of Special
Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
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.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of minutes of the board of governors meetings of the Los Angeles Press Club, three reports, 20 photographs,
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Larson, Arnold B. (Arnold Byron), 1901- Archives.
Los Angeles Press Club.
Journalists--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
Newspaper Reporting in the Twenties [oral history transcript] / Arnold B. Larson, interviewee. UCLA Oral History Department interview, 1970. Available at Department
of Special Collections, UCLA.