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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Esther Walker Papers
    Dates: 1958-1984
    Collection Number: 1988-372
    Creator/Collector: Walker, Esther
    Extent: 3 linear feet
    Repository: History San Jose Research Library
    Abstract: Personal papers and photographs of San Jose Mercury journalist Esther Walker, including expense account records, correspondence, news copy, research notes, clippings, and publicity photographs of fashion designers circa 1978-1980.
    Language of Material: English


    The papers are open to the public for research by appointment with the Curator of Library and Archives.

    Publication Rights

    The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement. This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgement, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    Esther Walker Papers. History San Jose Research Library

    Acquisition Information

    Gift to History San Jose in 1988.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The papers comprise personal and business material of local San Jose journalist Esther Walker. They include San Jose Mercury expense account records (1963-1979), personal and business correspondence (1958-1979), drafts of and final news articles, research notes, clippings, and a series of publicity photographs of fashion designers with accompanying press releases circa 1978-1980.

    Indexing Terms

    Women journalists--United States
    San Jose Mercury-news
    San Jose (Calif.)

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