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Folder  7

Marketing Research Reports 1960 - 1965

Approx. 25 items. Subject include: copies of Economic Digest, a quarterly publication of Marketing Research of TM Company; "Opinion Setters Survey"; various surveys and reports out of Marketing Research Dept--"Southern Californians spend summer away from TV," "Flourishing sales reflect Los Angeles prosperity," etc.;
Folder  8

May, Michael - Lawrence Radiation Lab 1970

Approx. 15 items. Letters, memos, essays and newspaper clippings. Subjects include: correspondence between W., May, and others, regarding the operation and activities of Lawrence Radiation Laboratory in Central California; planning for discussions about above; letters from representatives of Univ. of California, expressing dismay at articles that h0ad appeared in LAT; copy of staffer Stuart Loory's article, "Berkeley and the Bomb," which ran in West; "A criticism of 'Berkeley and the Bomb,'"
Folder  9

Middle East Trip 1966 - 1967

Approx. 20 items. Letters, memos, itineraries, info. sheets, notes. Subjects include: correspondence with journalists in the region in preparation for the upcoming trip; copy of long report from The Sunday Telegraph(12/4/1966), titled "Inside Egypt's Spy Network," noting that "war is perilously close in the Middle East"; Williams' itinerary for the Feb. 11-March 11 trip: copy of "Iranian Port of Entry Regulations"; visa requirements for Kuwait; Williams' letters (not for publication) from the region; James Bassett (who accompanied W.) wrote a 3 pp. report for Among Ourselves; "Notes" on Lebanon, Dubai, Kuwait, Israel, etc.; letters of appreciation to various political leaders, monarchs, journalists and other who met with or aided the Times contingent; etc.
Folder  10

The Mirror-Syndicate Features 1962

Approx. 15 items. Subjects include multiple-page list of Mirror Syndicate Features--columnists, features on advice, bridge, science, show business, fashion, health, religion, crosswords, astrology, cartoons, etc.; correspondence related to contracts for syndicated materials; etc.
Folder  11

Mollenhoff, Clark R. (Special Counsel to the President) 1969 - 1970

Approx. 10 items. Letters from Mollenhoff to Williams on White House stationary; internal notes regarding the challenges Mollenhoff made to an article--"Berkeley and the Bomb" by Loory--that ran in 1970;
Folder  12

Moral Re-Armament 1961 - 1963

Approx. 25 items. Letters, memos, booklets, etc. Subjects include: essay on Moral Re-Armament by Gen. Hugo Bethlem of Brazil; reports on MRA activities in Latin America; literature on MRA; a variety of letters urging Williams and LAT to support the MRA organization; letters to LAT critical of an article on MRA that ran in the paper, one alleging that it treated the organization "in a cynical and trivial way"; etc.
Folder  13

Music Critics 1963 - 1965

Approx. 10 items. Letters, memos, press releases. Subjects include: long memo from W. to Otis Chandler on possible candidates for LAT music critic; other correspondence on this subject mentioning Martin Bernheimer, Howard Klein, and LAT Entertainment Editor Charles Champlin; three press releases from The Cleveland Orchestra, dates 1960-62; etc.
Box  458

Editors - Williams, Nick B.

Folder  1

N - Miscellaneous Correspondence 1960 - 1971

Approx. 35 items. Letters, memos, telegrams, newspaper clippings. Subjects include: "narcotics problem" campaign (letter from R. Nixon); Feather River water project; letter to Oregonian Editor Robert Notson, in which Williams writes of new Publisher Otis Chandler that he "will become a great one"; Times-sponsored charity football game & NAACP; correspondence with the Nieman Fellowship Committee; letter of appreciation from columnist Robert Novak, Washington, DC; 3-pp. letter in 1969 to Jack Nightscales (Vancouver Sun) on "the major challenge for [newspapers in] the '70s...will be to make them an essential part of their...audiences' daily lives"; series of letters between editor of the Picayune Item (Mississippi) and Otis C. and Williams about controversial story by LAT's staffer Ken Reich; awarding of the B-1 bomber contract; exchange of letters with Robert Neumann, US Ambassador to Afghanistan; W.'s letter to R. Nixon; exchange of letters involving misunderstanding of fee charged by EX-Times staffer who went into PR; etc.
Folder  2

Nathanson, George 1968

6 items. Letters, memos. Items include: 6-pp. letter from Nathanson to Otis C. related to Nathanson's dismissal from LAT Mexico City post (1968); "Memo of Understanding between Los Angeles Times and George Nathanson" (1967); etc.
Folder  3

National Headliners Club Awards 1962

7 items. Subjects include: letter accompanying submission of Jack Smith articles to the awards committee; letter accompanying submission of 9/10/1961 Editorial Page to the committee; " " Series on desert lands by Howard Gingold; " " submission of Donald Neff's story on Bel-Air and Topanga Canyon fires (11/7/1961); " " submission of three Cecil Smith columns ("The TV Scene"); " " several columns by Jim Murray; " " submission of news photo by Art Rogers.
Folder  4

Naval War College 1964

7 items. Including: copy of 16th Annual Global Strategy Discussions, Naval War College, 1964; 4letter of thanks to Admiral Austin of Naval War College; address (18 pp.) delivered by Hanson Baldwin; letter from Adm. Austin to Williams following the meeting; etc.
Folder  5

Nelson, Jack 1964 - 1965, 1969

Approx. 15 items. Memos and letters. Subjects include: LAT hiring of Jack Nelson (who had been with Atlanta Constitution; LAT plans to open Atlanta bureau; letter and personal bio from Nelson to Frank Haven, LAT Managing Editor); several Nelson clips from Atlanta Constitution; correspondence related to a racially-charged story (1969); Nelson letter in which he writes "I stand by the [aforementioned] story as it was written;
Folder  6

Nelson, Robert 1962

Approx. 25 items. Subjects include: Stan Freberg's Chun King chinese food commercials; Food section in general; mentions of Times-Mirror in other media; Zone Office facilities; press times for various editions; travel advertising; department stores' attitudes toward Times staffers; launching a book section; Marilyn Monroe death coverage; Ad Club of Los Angeles; Milton Valera- aspiring journalist; etc.
Folder  7

Nelson, Robert 1963 - 1964

Approx. 40 items. Letters, memos, handwritten notes, newspaper clippings. Subjects include: supervisors' rotation assignments; relationship between advertising side and editorial; outside praise for Harry Nelson; Special Issues: Arizona & NY World's Fair; American Red Cross; Savings & Loan industry; more thought on Sunday supplements--book section, a (local interest) magazine, etc.; "Prestige Car" section; Memo: "Jim Murray detests making speeches"; Democratic Natl. Committee advertising section; 7-pp. manuscript by Robert Nelson, LAT General Manager, titled "Let's put the Newspaper Rate Controversy in Proper Perspective; Automobile fleet policy; Nelson letter to Gene Williams of KLAC radio on coverage of 1964 Presidential candidates that includes the statement: "...all of us here at the Times...are as staunch Republicans as anyone you know."; in-house praise for Art Buchwald; commentary on FBI; etc.
Folder  8

Nelson, Robert 1965 - 1966

Approx. 35 items. Letters, memos, newspaper clippings. Subjects include: Calendar "make-up"; Saturday edition issues; more dialog about book reviews; running of an ad related to Alan Ginsberg; advertising censorship; cafeteria price increases; food service policy; ads bought by the Church of Jesus Christ-Christian; fleet cars & accidents involving fleet cars; etc.
Folder  9

New York Times 1960, 1962

Approx. 15 items. Subjects include: New York Times News Service; conflict of interest; Taylor Trumbo and endorsement of NY Times; etc.
Folder  10

Nichols, Robert 1968

Approx. 20 items. Letters, memos, expense reports. Subjects include: circumstances surrounding the departure of Nichols from LAT to the Federal Reserve Board; Nichols' expense account; Nichols' efforts to be reimbursed more than $1,000 of expense account claims; related items.
Folder  11

O - Miscellaneous Correspondence 1961, 1965 - 1971

Approx. 40 items. Letters, memos, handwritten notes, newspaper clippings. Subjects include: the Special Section on the "world communist conspiracy"; American Society of Newspaper Editors correspondence; Times "lack of" fashion coverage; letter to John O'Hara, Newsday; the Minority Rights Group (London); Univ. of Calif. tuition issue; Overseas Press Club of America; California Thoroughbred Consultants; correspondence with Walter O'Malley (Dodgers owner); cancellation of comic strip "Gasoline Alley"; etc.
Folder  12

P - Miscellaneous Correspondence 1959 - 1969

Approx. 30 items. Letters, memos, newspaper clippings. Subjects include: "Hollywood" celebrity coverage; Mayor Norris Poulson; moving expenses for Arch Parsons (1964); Don Bruckner reprints; controversy over an illustration depicting Cain and Abel seen by some as demeaning to Negros; the future of the UC and State College systems; John L. Perry--public opinion pollster; tension and war in the Middle East and Vietnam; etc.
Folder  13

P - Miscellaneous Correspondence 1970 - 1971

Approx. 20 items. Memos, letters, handwritten notes. Subjects include: The Masquers dinner-- column by Joyce Haber; National Averages for Humor Panels (comic strips); columnist Burt Prelutsky; Ivy Baker Priest and the office of State Treasurer; Picasso's "Imaginary Portraits"; L.A. Convention Center; Chuck Powers request for a raise; etc.
Folder  14

Pastier, John (Architecture Critic) 1970 - 1971

6 items. Article by Pastier, "Civic Center, Part 2"; letters complaining about articles by Pastier; etc.
Folder  15

Pearson, Drew 1967 - 1968

Approx. 30 items. Letters, memos, transcripts, etc. Subjects include: Pearson's intimation that Ed Guthman, LAT National Editor, might censor the news to favor ex-associate Robert Kennedy; Pearson's intimation that a "homosexual ring" operated within Gov. Ronald Reagan's administration; text of a William F. Buckley, Jr., column titled "The Sacramento Scandal"; letters pro & con related to the subjects above; an Alan Harvey radio commentary titled :A Fairy Tale"; etc.
Folder  16

Pentagon Papers 1971

6 items. Includes: speech text by Lt. Gen. V.H. Krulak, USMC, Ret., on subject of the "Pentagon Papers"; news release from North American Newspaper Alliance; press freedom; etc.
Box  459

Editors - Williams, Nick B.

Folder  1

Poppy, John 1970

3 items. The file contains an exchange of letters between Nick Williams and writer John Poppy. Poppy sent a cover letter with a copy of his 22 pp. monograph titled "A Profile of the Los Angeles Times," which appeared in the U.S. Information Agency's America Illustrated. Williams' return letter to Poppy praises the monograph.
Folder  2

Pourade, Richard (San Diego Union) 1960

5 items. Pourade, Editor Emeritus of the San Diego Union, wrote to Williams regarding "a special operation to screen all wire service copy on the political campaign" being instituted by that newspaper. "We intend," wrote Pourade, "to document, day by day, all of the bias and slanting ...we find." He continued, "It will take the utmost in editorial alertness to prevent our columns from being used to promote the interests of one candidate or another." Williams replied that he would be like to get the reports on wire service copy. Also in the file is a 14 pp. survey--with brief analysis-- on allegedly "slanted" reports. Most were from AP in these examples.
Folder  3

Promotion & Public Relations Department 1961

10 items. Memos, notes, lists, LAT radio ad copy, a LAT Television Schedule. Subjects include:a report on LAT Speakers Bureau activity for June 1961; Civic Center tours for schoolchildren to include LAT; possibly libelous statement concerning LAT made by anti-communism activist Herbert Philbrick; etc.
Folder  4

Pulitzer Prize 1960 - 1961

Approx. 35 items. Memos, letters, telegrams, postcards acknowledging nominations. Subjects include: telegram to Norman Chandler from Grayson Kirk, Pres. Columbia Univ.; news releases from Columbia Univ. (Journalism School there awards the prizes); material related to LAT winning the Public Service Award for Gene Sherman's series on narcotics smuggling; letters of congratulations from Sen. Thomas Kuchel, Atty. Gen. Stanley Mosk, UC Pres. Clark Kerr, etc. Also in the folder is the Pulitzer Prize Certificate (original) and other related items.
Folder  5

Putnam, George 1969 - 1970

Approx. 30 items. Includes: Transcripts of some of Putnam's KTTV newscasts; KABC-TV (as well as Putnam of KTTV) takes exception to an article in LAT-published newsletter, Student Outlook, titled "What to do When Stopped by Police." alleging it depicts police in a negative role; related material. Also in the folder are a large number of clippings from area newspapers.
Folder  6

R - Miscellaneous Correspondence 1957 - 1968

Approx. 30 items. Letters, memos, a bibliography of RAND Corp. publications. Subjects include: editorial cartoons; an incident in which LAT columnist Art Ryon, allegedly drunk, spoke to the annual meeting of the Agricultural Council of Calif. at the El Mirador Hotel, Palm Springs; Richard Reston's personal impressions of working the Moscow Bureau in letter to Williams; cancer drugs; community seminar-racial understanding; exchange of letters with Assemblyman Leo Ryan; members of Rigby family take exception to reportage on plane crash that killed one family member and injured others, and after which a 15 year-old boy struggled through snowstorm to bring help; etc. Nelson Rockefeller letter removed from Autograph File and returned to Williams Subject Files.
Folder  7

R - Miscellaneous Correspondence 1969 - 1970

Approx. 30 items. Letters, memos, bios, etc. Includes: correspondence between Williams and Robert Rowen, Pres., Pasadena Art Museum; letter to Harry Rowan, Pres., RAND Corp.; coverage of education in California; "the coffee situation in Editorial (1/9/1969); letter from Rep. Edward Roybal on the "auto smog conspiracy; exchange of letters with L.G.G. Ramsey, Editor, The Connoisseur, London, England; material on Joseph Roos, Exec. Dir., Community Relations Committee of the Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles; correspondence with William Reason, Editor (in-house newsletter), RTD; etc.
Folder  8

R - Miscellaneous Correspondence 1971 - 1973

Approx. 40 items. Memos, notes, and letters, both typed and handwritten. Includes: in response to a comment in a column on nutrition, a Los Angeles woman warns, "My friends and I are planning to boycott your paper until (Dr. Stare's) column is removed"; exchange of letters with Jesse Robinson, Co-Chairman, Greater Los Angeles Urban Coalition, in which Robinson complains about lack of coverage of the Los Angeles Brotherhood Crusade dinner to honor Muhammad Ali (1/15/1971); syndication of Lurie cartoons from the Ben Roth Agency; comics pages in general; a typical letter of the period alleging that the newspaper is "changing rapidly to a more liberal point of view"; letter from reader upset about the "Pentagon Papers" issue; the death penalty; letters congratulating Williams on his retirement; etc.
Folder  9

Radio TV Reports, Inc. 1962

10 items. Brief personal memos (typed and handwritten), transcripts from Radio TV Reports. Subjects include: Soviets missiles in Cuba; real estate sales; Pamela Mason's comment that, in Los Angeles, she was forced to read "low brow papers like the Los Angeles Times;" LAT coverage of Nixon; other examples of Mason displeasure with LAT. Mason, a talk-show host on local KABC-TV, was characterized to Williams in a note by "EJR" (another editor?) as "Bitch of the Week." Note was stapled to transcript of 7/27/1962.
Folder  10

Ramsdell, Kirby 1962

8 items. Memos and reports. 17 pp. report on organized labor by Ramsdell; 7 pp. "underlying facts and assumptions" & excerpts of the Kaiser Committee report on the company and its employees; operation of Editorial Pages; items in letters column that include personal attacks; rapid transit debate; from 1962, a multi-page report to Williams by Ramsdell providing his impressions and opinions of a dozen or more syndicated op-ed columnists LAT used at the time, including Joseph Alsop, William F. Buckley, Jr., Roscoe Drummond, Barry Goldwater, Walter Lippman, Drew Pearson and Abigail Van Buren (the last two receiving very low marks); etc.
Folder  11

Rand, Ayn 1962 - 1963

Approx. 25 items. Letters. LAT apparently had sent out a request for general reaction to the columns of Ayn Rand and others. Many of the letters in the file seem to be from intelligent, thoughtful people. Some found Rand's viewpoint refreshing, others flatly opposed it. One writer referred to her as an "extremist" of the right. Others of the letters can be summed up in a quote from a soldier stationed at Ft. Ord: "Her philosophy, whether one agrees with it or not, provides endless material for...debate." Of the letters represented here, a clear majority approve of Rand's opinions. (One letter and reply, involving Marilyn Dyer of Burbank, seem to have no mention of Rand)
Folder  12

Reuters 1967, 1969 - 1971

Approx. 35 items. Letters, memos, newspaper clippings. Discussion of purchasing the Reuters service, information about Reuters, renewal information for 1970 and 1971.
Folder  13

Ryskind, Morrie 1963 - 1965

Approx. 110 items. The bulk of this material is correspondence between Williams and conservative columnist Morrie Ryskind, including a telex (3/30/1965) in which Ryskind resigns in protest over a column being dropped. Williams reply in dated 3/31/1965. Similar disagreements occurred several times during the period in which R. submitted material to LAT later in the same year. Also in the file are clippings of Ryskind columns and a copy of Pro-America-Gram, a right-wing newsletter. Letters complaining about the absence of Ryskind columns became quite heated at times: "Where in blazes is Morrie Ryskind?...I am fed up the half-assed liberals you keep printing day after day.... I don't know what happened to (Otis Chandler) at Stanford but he sure came out pure pink." The clear majority complained of Ryskind's absence.
Box  460

Editors - Williams, Nick B.

Folder  1

Ryskind, Morrie 1966

Approx. 35 items. Letters, memos. Some letters are from readers urging LAT to resume publication of conservative Morrie Ryskind's columns. (R. had ceased submitting material following LAT refusal to run one in late 1965) Most of the remaining correspondence involves LAT staff conducting a sort of "post-mortem" on Ryskind's association with LAT. Some are exchanges between Rex Barley (LAT Syndicate) or Nick Williams and Ryskind. The LAT declined to run certain of his columns when they believed he was making unsubstantiated allegations regarding media outlets. Also, Ryskind was a member of the John Birch Society and did not approve when LAT did an expose on the group, which seemed to fuel the "feud." A 6-pp. memo Williams wrote to Otis Chandler contains much information about the situation. It is dated March 7, 1966. Also in the file are another group of letters critical of LAT for "censoring" Ryskind.
Folder  2

Ryskind, Morrie 1970

Approx. 20 items. The file includes LAT memos and exchanges of letters between Ryskind and Williams. At this point in time, Ryskind had not appeared in LAT for some years, but was firing broadsides at LAT from the pages of Herald-Examiner and Evening Outlook. The folder contains clippings from both papers and discussion of same in memos. Also in folder is a draft version, with editing marks, of a 5-pp. letter to R. from Williams which helps to understand a story involving L.A.P.D., Blacks, and what LAT and Ryskind wrote about it.
Folder  3

S - Miscellaneous Correspondence 1959 - 1963

Approx. 25 items. Letters, memos, clippings. Subjects include: discussion of politicians as columnists--Nixon, Goldwater, others; letter from Thomas Storke, Editor/publisher, Santa Barbara News-Press, praising LAT as "the outstanding newspaper of the U.S.," and adding, "you and Otis are making a fine team."; S. Calif. "water problem": a "Conquest-of-Space Trophy"; memo from Display Advertising (from Ted Sell) explaining an advertiser was canceling because "(he) deplores the new vicious trend The Times has taken toward Liberalism," and does not like Otis Chandler or Stanford; literacy & illiteracy in the paper; planning for European trip with Sterling Slappey, Germany Bureau; Among Ourselves articles about the Editorial Dept.; a major film festival for So. California; etc.
Folder  4

S - Miscellaneous Correspondence 1966 - 1968

Approx. 30 items. Jack Kent Cooke/Security First National Bank; Times Mirror Co. agreement with The State Poll, Inc.; exchange of letters between LAT and law enforcement and newspaper officials in Shreveport, Louisiana, related to incident in which a "Los Angeles Negro" (as the Shreveport newspaper referred to Anderson Bowman, Jr.), was arrested and convicted of drunk driving in Louisiana--the Shreveport newspaper and Dept. of Public Safety both took exception to an LAT story about the incidents; further examples of Williams lively wit in letter to Don Shannon in Tokyo; letter inquiring about subscribing to Science Service syndicate; New York U. Journalism Chair letter to W. asking his impression of the trend "by politicians, police and the general citizenry to blame the press for rioting and other problems," and W.'s reply; Martin Luther King, Jr.s, marches; etc.
Folder  5

S - Miscellaneous Correspondence 1969 - 1970

Approx. 20 items. Letters, memos, handwritten notes. Subjects include: a suggestion that LAT publish at least some Spanish-language news; W. squashes a rumor that LAT would no longer run reviews of children's books; flack over a Joyce Haber column on filming of "Too Late the Hero"; Publicity Director for Bullock's San Fernando complains about coverage; W. soothes U.S. Sen. John Sparkman (of Alabama) after a Jack Smith wrote in his column that "to play football at Alabama is a certificate of not having a college education"; exchange of letters over a controversial graduation speech at South Pasadena H.S and LAT story about it; responsibilities of the press; etc.
Folder  6

S - Miscellaneous Correspondence 1971 - 1973, 1979

Approx. 60 items. Letters. memos, copies of LAT material. Subjects include: exchange of letters related to LAT judges for Spot News Category of the Texas Gridiron Club Contest; air-mailing daily copies of LAT to U.S. Senate members in DC; W. gives Paul Sheehan permission to use excerpts from LAT stories in a book; congratulatory letters to William Thomas on promotion; letter from Scientific American requesting consideration; handwritten note from Pierre Salinger; several of W.'s articles following his retirement from Editor's post, including one--"Love Letters Don't Begin: 'Dear Editor'"--that is a sort of post-mortem for decades of newspaper work; many letters from readers commenting on his post-retirement articles; etc.
Folder  7

Seidenbaum, Art 1963 - 1971

Approx. 40 items. Letters, memos. Subjects include: many notes from Seidenbaum to W.; one letter asking W. about policy on staffers doing regular radio/TV gigs; "personal & confidential" note to W. regarding a raise for Seidenbaum; KCET, public television; taxes on mobile homes; "the current dismal FM {radio} situation"; KCET's offer of work to Seidenbaum; letters from readers praising Seidenbaum's stances; letter from The Channel City Club (S. Barbara) asking if Robert Elegant or Seidenbaum could speak before them; an invitation to "A Night in Camelot," a dinner commemorating John and Robert Kennedy; etc.
Folder  8

Seldis, Henry 1968 - 1971

6 items. Memos and one LAT form (Change of Status and Termination Voucher). Subjects include: memos outlining plans for Seldis's coverage of art events in L.A. area; Black Art controversy, LACMA; plans for Italy trip to review art events; material related to a leave of absence when Seldis cared for his ailing father and his father's affairs; etc.
Folder  9

Sell, Ted 1968 - 1969

Approx. 12 items. Letters, memos, handwritten notes and a 11-pp. summary of a Nov. 1968 interview with Pres. Lyndon Johnson. Letters and memos--subjects include: friendly notes between Sell and W., plans for visits with other journalists (there is a note for at least one of these communiques that a handwritten note exists for, reading "...Ted Sell, confidential," which is no longer attached to a particular memo); 2-pp. summary of a April 1969 interview with Warren Nutter, Asst. Sec. of Defense; "Confidential" 5-pp. summary of conversation with Def. Sec. Melvin Laird (also April 1969).
Folder  10

Sherman, Gene 1960 - 1961

4 items. Long memo/letters between W. and Sherman on planning and execution of stories on smog, Cuba and the narcotics trade.
Folder  11

South-East Asian Trip 1961 - 1963

Approx. 60 items. Memos, letters, newspaper clippings and invitations. Subjects included: many items concern planning (during 1961 and 1962) for a trip which eventually took place in 1963; correspondence with officials in Japan, Hong Kong, Cambodia, Thailand, South Vietnam etc.; travel itineraries, thank you notes all around; LAT articles written relating to the trip; etc.
Folder  12

Sports Department 1962

5 items. Letters and a memo. Subjects: civility or lack of it in Sports Dept.; letter from U.S. Forest Service congratulating LAT on the hiring of outdoor writer Lupi Saldana; courteous reply to the Forest Service letter; letter from reader praising the sports writing of Mal Florence; reply to aforementioned letter.
Folder  13

Stare, Frederick 1970 - 1971

9 items. Letters. Subjects include: question of conflicts of interest in the funding of Dr. Stare's Nutrition Department at Harvard; (form) letter prepared by W. expressing confidence in Stare's integrity (sent to reps of Santa Ana College, Coleman Lesser, a Beverly Hills attorney and the chairman of the L.A. County Heart Assn.; exchange of letters between W. and Stare on W.'s retirement.
Folder  14

Straszer, Mike 1963 - 1973

Approx. 45 items. Letters and memos, some with marginal notes. Subjects include: Straszer reports on much hostility toward LAT at CNPA (Cal. Newspaper Publishers Assn.?) meeting related to "Shopping News" and expansion plans; run-down of savings from cancellation of syndicated features; 1963 list of membership fees paid by LAT, i.e. Ron Ostrow - Aviation Writers Assn., $15; list of "Syndicated Features with Undated Expirations" (1963); "Journalism Issues Survey"; use of Conrad cartoons in a partisan political publication outside the newspaper; the comics page--lists, prices, popularity issues, additions, terminations; visiting journalists; etc.
Folder  15

Suburban Sections 1957 - 1969

Approx. 30 items. Letters, memos, one handwritten list of O.C. Revenue, Expense & Profit [estimates]. Subjects include: memo with list of "new reporters"--Feb. 1957--and their salaries (of special note is the name George Cotliar); "women's news" in the Zones; extension of OC and SFV and SGV coverage, i.e. more days per week (1961); many memos related to pros and cons, costs and profits of expanding coverage and publication for OC, the Valleys, greater Long Beach, Ventura, etc.; memos and other material related specifically to OC Section going daily in October 1963; glowing letters from Pasadena City Librarian (Marjorie Donaldson) and Huntington Library's Dorothy Bowen related to coverage in Fall 1963; rental figures for various Zone offices; etc.
Box  461

Editors - Williams, Nick B.

Folder  1

Surveys - Newspapers vs. TV 1970

2 items. Memo and attached copy of "Special Gallup Survey" of October 1970, on the topic of newspapers, television and radio in competition as sources of news for the general public. The survey is headed "Confidential Report to Editors."
Folder  2

Sunday Magazine (proposed) 1959 - 1960

7 items. Letters and memos. Subjects: W. memo to Otis C. reading, in part, "My opinion remains that Flourish (magazine) would be a definite addition to The Times Sunday package"; Vance Stickell's thoughts in memo to Otis C. (and W.) on Sunday or midweek magazine; thoughts of James Toland regarding proposed magazine; Otis C. memo to W. on Special Sections in general; etc.
Folder  3

T - Miscellaneous Correspondence [1959] 1965 - 1971

Approx. 40 items. Letters. memos, extended in-house reports by William Trombley on Clark Kerr and the University of Calif., some newspaper clippings. Subjects include: W.'s memo on "tak(ing) The Times out of the business of reporting minor crimes and minor domestic disputes, including routine custody cases and divorces"; editorial telephone service; security - 2nd floor, Times building; Paris bureau rent; law suit brought by Bernard Tohl related to Lois Dwan column in Calendar which referred to his seafood eateries as "four poor (restaurants)'; exchange of letters between William Thomas of LAT and Nick Thimmesch of Newsday, arranging a meeting; newsmen missing in Cambodia; letter from "Minister of Public Relations" for the Church of Scientology, protesting the tone of a John Dart story in LAT; 2-pp. plan from Kelly Tunney for "on-the-street" researching of series of stories on arriving in L.A. without resources and how one gets by; permission to reprint a Charles Hillinger story on Nevada prostitution in True Detective; letter to William Thomas from U.S. Sen. John Tunney; exchange of letters between W. and members of the Journalism faculty at U. of Texas, Austin; exchange of letters between Dan Thrapp and W. just after the latter's retirement -- Thrapp urges W. to write a book, and says in part, "You are...one of the truly great newspaper editors in the history of American journalism , and The Times, under your leadership, accomplished the most thorough and important transformation of any newspaper on record."; William Thomas letter to Amer. Political Science Assn. "recommending the candidacy of Narda Z[acchino] Trout...for a Congressional Fellowship; etc.
Folder  4

This Week 1963 - 1964

Approx. 30 items. Letters and memos tracing the decision to drop This Week magazine, a Sunday supplement published in NY City, in favor of "us(ing) all our resources for an intensified improvement of those parts of the Sunday Times which we create ourselves, and which are basically designed for Southern Californians"; etc.
Folder  5

"The Toilet" (play) 1965

Approx. 95 items. Letters, memos, newspaper clippings. The material is related to the Los Angeles performances of a Leroi Jones play, "The Toilet," reviews and commentary about the play that appeared in LAT, and includes letters to the Editor and W.'s responses. The play was obscene, pornographic, racist--provocative in every way--and LAT would not run ads for it. Also in the file is a copy of the play
Folder  6

Toland, Jim 1960 - 1964

Approx. 85 items. Letters, memos, financial reports, etc. Subjects include: 1960 discussion of tab section that was eventually named "Calendar"; planning for more fashion coverage in Home Magazine; discussion of the "culture" and attitude necessary within "Calendar"; discussion of various aspects of Home Magazine's development; financial reports and other information on Home Magazine's Garden Book; W.'s analysis and critical comments about Calendar, Home, and other sections; credit given to stores and designers in text of Home Mag.; etc.
Folder  7

Trumbo, Dalton - Correspondence with Steve Allen 1969

7 items. 5-pp. letter from Steve Allen to Trumbo, 9-pp. reply to Allen from Trumbo, brief letter to Allen from Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., several other related notes and letters. The Allen-Trumbo exchange is literate, humorous, and sarcastic.
Folder  8

Tuohy, Bill - Vietnam, U.S. Information policy 1968

2 items. 9-pp. report to W. from Tuohy(Saigon Bureau) and "Confidential" cover letter.
Folder  9

TV Times 1962

3 items. Subjects: LAT readers' lack of confidence in TV Times, due to inaccuracies; specific error involving televised Angels' baseball; incidence of errors in TV Times vs. TV Guide.
Folder  10

U - Miscellaneous Correspondence 1962 - 1971

15 items. Letters, memos, handwritten notes. Subjects include: material related to a subpoena calling for W. to appear to testify in United States of America vs. The Times Mirror Co.; United Jewish Appeal Campaign; race relations; Universal Press Syndicate; invitation for W. to serve as a member of the Advisory Council of the Communication Foundation of the University of Texas System; exchange of letters between William Thomas and Sanford Unger, who was preparing a book on the Pentagon Papers case; letter from UN Secretary U Thant; etc. U Thant letter removed from Autograph File and returned to Williams Subject file.
Folder  11

United Press International 1962

Approx. 20 items. Letters, teletype messages, etc. Subjects include: exchange of letters from UPI to W. requesting he be a panelist at their 1962 National Conference in S. Fran., and his acceptance; further info. to W. from UPI related to the conference; congratulatory message and send-off for Wayne Sargent when he left LAT for UPI; news release via teletype on the UPI San Fran. conference; etc.
Folder  12

UCLA Dept. of Journalism 1962

6 items. Letters, a report on journalism by W. addressed to UCLA Dept. of Journalism, a complete copy of California Sun Magazine. The article, "Coming: The Battle of the Times," is the reason the magazine was filed. Other subjects: W. letter to the Chair of the Journalism Dept. at UCLA, which produces above magazine, in which is critiques the article and suggests that there are inaccuracies in it. The article described the 1962 situation of newspaper publishing in L.A., and predicted events to come when the N.Y. Times began to challenge LAT with a West Coast Edition in Fall, 1962.
Folder  13

V - Miscellaneous Correspondence 1965 - 1971

Approx. 20 items. Letters, news clippings. Subjects include: letter for Otis Chandler from Thomas Pryor, Editor of Daily Variety, complaining about an article in LAT by Judith Crist on coverage of Hollywood by the trade papers (incl. Daily Variety); Willard Voit's press release at the time he resigned from John Birch Society's publishing arm to work for the presidential campaign of George Wallace; letter critical of LAT story touting Carlton Fredericks and his views on nutrition; W.'s letter critical of photographic layouts in Home mag.; retiring of pseudonym "Marion Manners" in favor of real name of LAT Food Editor, Jeanne Voltz (1968); LAT's California Cookbook; on-going debate over relative harm to society of alcohol vs. marijuana abuse; automobile braking systems; letter to the editor from entertainer Rudy Vallee, offering his services as a columnist; etc.
Folder  14

W - Miscellaneous Correspondence 1961 - 1970

Approx. 65 items. Letters, memos, news clippings. Subjects include: exchange of letters with a Porterville, CA., physician, James Williams, Jr., who complains, "For the past year...your news characteristics of reporting have changed, leaning definitely...to the left." Williams implies that W. might be a communist dupe. W. replies, "My intentions are to see that the news is printed as factually as...possible."; exchange of letters on Editor & Publisher questionnaire, "...New Directions in Journalism"; exchange of letters with John Wayne related to the film, "The Alamo," Americanism, and other topics; the ups and downs of the Space program ; letter typical of early 1960s from Lee Wright (Canoga Park, 1964) complaining of LAT's shift from conservatism and canceling his subscription; ads taken by opponents of Vietnam war; exchange of letters with James Brady, editor of WWD, in which B. complains that Joyce Haber (LAT) has plagiarized from Women's Wear Daily, W. responds; LAT cookbook; popularity of various LAT segments, including advertising; phosphates in laundry detergent; letter from A. L. Wirin and response; etc. A. L. Wirin correspondence removed from Autograph File and returned to Williams Subject Files.
Box  462

Editors - Williams, Nick B.

Folder  1

W - Miscellaneous Correspondence 1971

Approx. 30 items. Letters. Subject include: coverage of Pomona Valley; Conference on the Nat'l. Economy, Washington, DC; exchange of letters with Ronald Wise of Sierra Club; "a subscriber... for many years" cancels his subscription. after being offended by an Oliphant cartoon, which prompts him to write of "the sick humor" of a "narrow-minded idiot" using "gutter-like attacks on the parochial schools..."; series of letters from Clore Warne to Otis Chandler, Nick Williams and William Thomas with suggestions for improving the newspaper are neat, literate and object to certain aspects of advertising; letter from Caspar Weinberger; etc. Caspar Weinberger letter removed from Autograph File and returned to Williams Subject Files.
Folder  2

W - Miscellaneous Correspondence 1972 - 1973

Approx. 25 items. Letters and newspaper clippings. Subjects include: a selection of amiable letters referring to W.'s post-retirement columns, with replies; letters continue to appear from Clore Warne, a long-time subscriber who has no end of suggestions on what the paper should write about, incl. W. in his columns; more letters (and an editorial torn from LAT page & marked in green ink) voicing opinions about the "politics" of LAT and its top editors and publisher, i.e. "Hooey."; new light is shed on 1906 "Brownsville Affray," in which 167 soldiers from an all-black unit were dishonorably discharged -- exchange of letters between author John Weaver and W.; etc.
Folder  3

Warren, Earl - Impeachment 1961

Approx. 20 items. A large selection of letters, most of which favored impeachment of Justice Warren, along with W.'s replies, which explained that, while LAT's editorial hierarchy did not agree with every decision Warren issued, "we cannot...agree that he has taken action which justifies impeachment," as W. write in one reply.
Folder  4

Washington Bureau 1954 - 1959

Approx. 40 items. Letters and memos. Much of the material in the file involves the operation and activities of the Washington Bureau, reflected in a series of letters between Nick Williams and Robert Hartmann, bureau chief. Other specific subjects: LAT staffers to be making visits to DC; 2-pp. "Summary of 1957 Activities of the Times Washington Bureau"; contracts for Washington Capital News Service; Nixon goodwill tour of Europe, 1957; chart with breakdown for years 1953 - 1956 on Wash Bureau "Stories Filed," "Subjects Covered (i.e. Executive Branch, Congress, Misc.); multi-page report headed "MEMO for Mr. Hotchkiss--Times Washington Bureau," which outlines the operations of DC Bureau in theory and practice; letters between Editor L.D. Hotchkiss and Hartmann; etc.
Folder  5

West Magazine, 1965-1972 (1 of 2) 1965 - 1972

Approx. 170 items. Letters, memos, clippings from West and other publications. Subjects included: 9-9-65 Press Release on the introduction of West; memos related to both Home and West magazines; Williams' March 1966 memo describing the "freelance" operation of West; planning for the magazine, early evaluations of quality of the product; Otis Chandler's (9/1966) conclusions on how to "save" [underscore his] West by targeting "sophisticated men...[in the] 20-to-50 age group," and by featuring material on water sports, all automobiles from dune buggies to dragsters, motorcycles, "booze, sophisticated sex...music and cultural stuff...hi-fi, jazz," etc.; Robert Nelson's comments on the prototype and his comments on O. Chandler's conclusions (also 9/1966); Vance Stickell's 11/8/1966 memo stating that "next Sunday's issue of West is "the first ... that really has pizazz"; readership and advertising issues; 10/31/1967 "Confidential" memo by W.'s on the accomplishments of West's first year; 16 Nov. 1971 memo from Peter Bunzel on "West's New Direction"; etc. Split into two folders.
Folder  6

West Magazine, 1965-1972 (2 of 2) 1965 - 1972

Approx. 170 items. Letters, memos, clippings from West and other publications. Subjects included: 9-9-65 Press Release on the introduction of West; memos related to both Home and West magazines; Williams' March 1966 memo describing the "freelance" operation of West; planning for the magazine, early evaluations of quality of the product; Otis Chandler's (9/1966) conclusions on how to "save" [underscore his] West by targeting "sophisticated men...[in the] 20-to-50 age group," and by featuring material on water sports, all automobiles from dune buggies to dragsters, motorcycles, "booze, sophisticated sex...music and cultural stuff...hi-fi, jazz," etc.; Robert Nelson's comments on the prototype and his comments on O. Chandler's conclusions (also 9/1966); Vance Stickell's 11/8/1966 memo stating that "next Sunday's issue of West is "the first ... that really has pizazz"; readership and advertising issues; 10/31/1967 "Confidential" memo by W.'s on the accomplishments of West's first year; 16 Nov. 1971 memo from Peter Bunzel on "West's New Direction"; etc. Split into two folders.
Folder  7

West Magazine - Demise 1972

Approx.85 items. Dozens of examples of letters to LAT regretting the demise of West, along with the boilerplate reply (the letters to LAT ranged from polite disapproval to crass gutter imagery; etc.
Folder  8

Wire Services 1962

5 items. 3 memos and two sections of newspaper from January 1962 (Post and Star, Wash., DC). Included: 4-pp. memo from Rex Barley to W. describing his optimism for the creation of a "Pacific-Coast oriented news service from the Los Angeles Times, pegged to the opening and expansion of Times foreign bureaus"; follow-up memo from W.'s to Otis C. on same topic; etc.
Folder  9

Wirsig, Woodrow - Printer's Ink Publishing Co. 1962 - 1964

Approx. 20 items. In general, these items deal with the value of advertising to individual newspapers and in a larger sense, the value of advertising to the national economy. Included are the full texts of several essays, including "How Sophisticated Businessmen Advertise Out of a Recession," "Keying Advertising to State Economies...", "Why a Tax Cut Won't Work Without More Advertising," "Why is America's Biggest Advertiser So Successful," etc. Also correspondence related to the hiring of Woodrow Wirsig to write a weekly column on advertising.
Folder  10

Women of the Year Award 1962

File contains twelve 3 x 5" cards upon which Williams had typed his notes for the introductions he would be making at the Women of the Year ceremony.
Box  463

Editors - Williams, Nick B.

Folder  1

Wyman, Eugene - 1970 1970

Approx. 20 items. Subjects include:correspondence with attorney Wyman, newspaper clippings from various newspapers related to horse racing. The attorney was concerned about LAT stories linking L.A. businessmen and attorneys with "underworld figures," etc.
Folder  2

XYZ Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1961-1971 1961 - 1971

Approx. 45 items. Subjects include: W.'s letter to Mayor Yorty thanking him for meeting with LAT group; extended exchange of letters in 1965 between. W. and A.S. Young, a reader who phoned the paper to comment on a story and had an anonymous staffer made an extremely rude, racist remark to him; a later exchange (1968) when Young was writing for the Los Angeles Sentinel (a Black-owned and operated newspaper); exchange with Leonard Warner about "additional lines" in an LAT story that was picked up and run by the Wash. Post, added w/o the writer's okay--a "no-no" in journalism; material related to Alexander Zinchuck, a high-ranking official of the Soviet Embassy in Wash., DC, 1967; various correspondence on the Middle East situation; exchange of letters with the Fair Housing Council of the San Fernando Valley; the 52-pp. "A-Student" supplement (1969); a letter to W. from Andrew Young, Exec. VP of the Southern Christian Leadership Council; exchange of letters with Charles E. Young, UC Chancellor, 1971; etc.
Folder  3

Yorty, Sam - 1961, 1963-1965 1963 - 1965

Approx. 30 items. Subjects include: internal memos discussing Yorty and his relationship with LAT; discussion of Yorty's affinity for news anchor George Putnam; colorful marginal notes about Yorty by Otis C. and others; 1963 invitation for W. to attend Yorty birthday party at Hollywood Palladium and W.'s regrets; Yorty claims that LAT material was "purposely one-sided," etc. Otis C. wrote marginal notes critical of Yorty. In red pencil he wrote on an August 1963 Mayoral letter --"A real kook with impossible emotions," and "[Yorty is] always looking for someone to give him sympathy."
Folder  4

Yorty, Sam - 1966 / 1966

Approx. 30 items. Subjects include: Otis Chandler publicly remarking that Yorty had failed to show leadership in race relations, after which Yorty challenged C. to a debate on who was doing the most to improve race relations in L.A.; Yorty, LAT and Vietnam issues; repeated allegations by Yorty of LAT "distortions"; complete transcript of Yorty press conference of 6/9/1966; text of Yorty speech to AP Managing Editors Assn., 11/18/1966; etc.
Folder  5

Yorty, Sam - 1967 1967

Approx. 20 items. Much of this file consists of the texts of Yorty remarks at public functions or on radio or TV. Subjects include: more of Yorty's war of words with LAT, i.e., text of "Big News" broadcast on KNXT-TV, title "Another Episode in the Times-Yorty Dispute," etc.
Folder  6

Yorty, Sam - 1968 1968

Approx. 75 items. Transcripts of press conferences and other public gatherings, news summaries from Yorty's office, news clippings, letters. Subjects include: Yorty refers to Otis Chandler and L.A.'s District Attorney as "practically in a conspiracy to get (me)" - Radio-TV Reports, 10/15/1968; Yorty's forays into international affairs; Yorty says he may sue LAT over an editorial cartoon; much more of the same in the Yorty-LAT face off; several letters from Yorty to LAT foreign correspondent William Tuohy; Yorty files a $2 million libel suit against LAT (12/1968); copy of the libel suit Yorty filed with County Superior Court; Yorty accuses LAT of protecting "friends" and "harpooning" their "enemies"; Yorty sponsors creation of his own editorial cartoons criticizing Otis Chandler & LAT; etc.
Folder  7

Yorty, Sam - 1969 1969

Approx. 30 items. Letters, booklet, "The Yorty Years," a highly favorable view of his mayorship, transcripts of media reports on Yorty, sections from L.A. Free Press and Herald-Examiner, etc. Specific subjects include: LAT hesitates to endorse Tom Bradley in mayoral race of 1969, instead endorsing Alfonzo Bell as the most likely to unseat Yorty; Yorty's office newsletter (3/13/1969) reports on Yorty's speech to the Westwood Young Republicans; Yorty newsletter predicting mass police resignations should Bradley win election; George Putnam newscast highly critical of Otis Chandler and LAT; much more material relating to Yorty-LAT feud; etc.
Folder  8

Yorty, Sam - 1970-1973 1970 - 1973

Approx. 25 items. Letters, press clippings, Yorty newsletters, etc. Subjects include: discussion of a new charter for L.A.; 1970 "Yorty for Governor" press release; issues related to Indochina war; LAT gives very strong editorial endorsement to Tom Bradley for mayor, stating that Yorty's 8-yr. record as mayor was one of "bickering and weak leadership, racial divisiveness and clowning absenteeism on world-wide junkets" and more; etc.
Box  464

Editors - Williams, Nick B.

Folder  1

Yorty, Sam - 1961 Mayoral Campaign 1961

3 items. One multi-page copy of Yorty-George Putnam interview broadcast on May 26, 1961. Putnam refers to it as a "half-hour interrogation"--it is more like a Yorty campaign ad. Also two very similar broadcast texts from May 30,1061, which Putnam opens by stating: "tonight you will hear the facts about Sam Yorty and why he deserves your support and vote on Wednesday."
Folder  2

Yorty, Sam - Libel Suit 1968 - 1969

Approx. 10 items. County Superior Court documents for "Samuel W. Yorty vs. Otis Chandler, Los Angeles Times, Times Mirror Corp.,Paul Conrad, etc. Also a small number of related LAT memos related to the above.
Folder  3

Younger, Evelle 1964 - 1971

Approx. 10 items. Letters from Evelle Younger to Williams, Otis Chandler and William Thomas. Younger states that he believes the LAT endorsement of him was a major factor in his election. Younger's earliest letter in this file (1964) thanks LAT for its "generous editorial support...during the primary campaign," (when he was first elected) and one of the last (1971) to William Thomas of LAT is addressed to "Bill," and closes with "Warm personal regards, Ev."
Folder  4

Zhukov, Yuri - Articles in Pravda 1969

7 items. Six essays written for Pravda by Zhukov, a leading Soviet political commentator. Also a letter from Williams to Henry Salvatori, President of Grant Oil Tool Company, offering the six articles as "an exact picture of how the mind of a skilled Communist Russian editorialist works."
 

Chronological File 1968-1973

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence, clippings, and memoranda. Arranged chronologically by year and month. Date range is 1968-1973.
Box  464

Editors - Williams, Nick B.

Folder  5

Chronological File - January 1968

Approx. 95 items. Williams' letters and memos. Various recipients, including: multiple letters to Phil Kerby (The Nation) and Frank Haven (LAT); Thomas D. Morris (Asst. Sec. of Defense); Jack Wrather (Wrather Corp.); Donald McDonald (Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions); V. Bogachev (USSR Embassy, D.C.); form letters to a number of readers who interpreted an LAT illustration as depicting the Biblical Cain as a Negro; Robert T. Hood (LACMA); memo related to staffers appearing on KCET-tv; John Anson Ford; others.
Folder  6

Chronological File - February 1968

Approx. 55 items. Williams' letters and memos. Recipients include: J. Edward Murray (Managing Editor, Arizona Republic); Lawrence Dietz (Editor, Cheetah); James Loper (VP, GM, KCET); responses to readers complaints regarding missing comic strips or anger at Conrad; Robert T. Hood (LACMA); Veikko Huttunen (Consul Gen. of Finland in L.A.); James Boylan (Editor, Columbia Journalism Review); many memos to Frank Haven (LAT);etc.
Folder  7

Chronological File - March 1968

Approx. 75 items. W.'s letters and memos. Recipients include: Irene Weinrowsky (German Consul in L.A.); Charles Guy (Edit. & Publisher, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal); Jean Crum (Pres., L.A. County Medical Assn.); James Boylan (Editor, Columbia Journalism Review); The Nieman Fellowship Committee; Harvey Schecter (Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith); Rev. Kenneth Ryan (Editor, Catholic Digest); Irving Kaufman (U.S. Court of Appeals); James Brady (VP & Publisher., Women's Wear Daily); William Thomas related to College Board panels; J. Edward Murray (Arizona Republic); etc.
Folder  8

Chronological File - April 1968

Approx. 70 items. Letters, memos. Partial list of addressees and subjects: college board meeting; outside writing and television appearances by staffers; Mervin Field, Field Research; Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Memphis riot; Panama reportage of Ruben Salazar; Vietnam war; to Walter Annenberg on Joyce Haber; Al Neuharth (Gannett Newspapers); John J. Goldman, LAT NY Bureau; MLK assassination; etc.
Folder  9

Chronological File - May 1968

Approx. 60 items. Letters, memos. Partial list of addressees and subjects: S. George Little, Chairman-General Features; planning for multi-part series on L.A. Central City--Civic Center [of the Future]; discussion on West magazine; etc.
Folder  10

Chronological File - June 1968

Approx. 85 items. Letters and memos. Selected addressees and subjects: student unrest in USA and worldwide: Kirk Polking, Editor of Writer's Digest; Harvey Wheeler, Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions; many letters to readers, both pleased and displeased; discussion with Arthur Laro, Exec. VP of the Syndicate that provided "Dick Tracy," on the virtues and faults of the comic strip; positive reaction to Jim Murray's column on RFK assassination; Israeli Ambassador Rabin coming to LAT for off-the-record discussions; etc.
Folder  11

Chronological File - July 1968

Approx. 80 items. Letters and memos. Subjects include: new and continuing editorial cartoonists; unbiased reporting; columnist Bill Henry; "nuts" across the political spectrum; responses to many angry readers--to the effect that LAT was not "anti-gun," it was for registration of "automobiles...airplanes....dogs" AND guns; more replies to readers who felt LAT had become too liberal; panel comic strips--"The Lockhorns" and "Boner's Arc": continued reassurance to irritated readers that LAT features columnist and editorial cartoonists from across the spectrum of viewpoints; a handwritten material on small notepaper with "Craig St. Clair" printed on it; letter to U.S. Senator George Murphy on grape boycott and grape pickers; letter to William Buckley, Jr., on the Cranston--Rafferty senate race; etc.
Folder  12

Chronological File - August 1968

Approx. 75 items. Letters and memos. Subjects include: some brief letters to persons W. had met socially; note to Bill Thomas on the "recurrent rumor" that some LAPD officers were purchasing and carrying on duty "machine guns and automatic rifles"; letter to A.S. "Doc" Young, Editor of L.A. Sentinel, trading thoughts on the role of newspapers and editors; memo to Otis Chandler on how "close to home" the L.A. Times Syndicate should sell the Times-Post newsservice, for example--Fresno? San Diego??; increasing the number of "articles of a current sociological nature"; W. suggests to Almena Lomax (African-American journalist) that she collect her writings into a book and also contacts Edward Kuhn, Exec. VP of New American Library, that it should be considered for publication, and puts Lomax in touch with Kuhn; long (4+ pp.) memo to Frank Haven on "extensive reorientation of the thinking and the methods of many of our reporters..." (8/16/1968); "new directions" memo to Otis C. (8/16/1968); letter to Editor of San Gabriel Valley Daily Tribune-- "I...go along with the idea of newspapers not attacking each other [without] direst necessity" (8/16/1968); still another answer to the charge that LAT is "completely leftish"--W. writes of his own political stance, "I consider myself a political moderate, a little right of center, a Republican since Truman..."; more on Conrad as a great cartoonist that W. does not always agree with;
Folder  13

Chronological File - September 1968

Approx. 65 items. Letters and memos. Subjects include: West magazine; response to a reader's judgements on many of the offerings on LAT comics pages--W. was a fan of "Peanuts," "B.C." and Wizard of Id," while he felt "Dick Tracy" was "slipping"; comments about "Dick Tracy" lacking humor; Stuart Loory's (LAT) arrest in Chicago, Summer 1968; comments on use of RFK autopsy photos and comments on the nomination of Abe Fortas as Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court; etc.
Folder  14

Chronological File - October 1968

Approx. 75 items. Letters and memos. Subjects include: responses to readers' concerns about comic strips and the Sports section; responses to letters about columnist Paul Coates; Williams briefly explains to a reader why LAT endorsed Cranston for Senator; Matt Weinstock; urging readers to read the daily (Page 1) Column 1 story; editorial-like articles in other sections beyond the opinion section; William's critique of West magazine (issue of 10/20/1968); editorials being aimed at "the white middle class," because they are LAT's "basic audience"; addressing complaints on a "lack of 'community news'" and "too much society news"; Williams' is not thrilled about King Features Syndicate comic strip, "Boner's Ark"; note to Jim Murray on 8th anniversary of his joining LAT; editorial department heads meetings; letter to Irving Kaufman, U.S. Circuit Judge; penciled notes on "Craig St. Clair" notepaper; etc.
Box  465

Editors - Williams, Nick B.

Folder  1

Chronological File - November 1968

Approx. 60 items. Letters and memos. Subjects include: addressed concerns that LAT had dropped "Wizard of Id"--it had not; letter to entertainer Steve Allen on fundraising for cancer research; more analysis (11/26/1968) on West magazine; letter to Lewis Barrett of USC School of Journalism; more give and take on merits of various comic strips; possibility of Millie Younger, wife of District Attorney Evelle Younger, writing book reviews under a pen name; defense of cartoonist Feiffer, i.e. "social critics are seldom very cautious"; UPI rate increase--judged to be justified; discussion of William/Bill Drummond's ("a young Negro reporter") desire to study on his own time for a Ph.D in economics; one notepad sheet of penciled notes on paper printed with "Craig St. Clair"; etc.
Folder  2

Chronological File - December 1968

Approx. 70 items. Letters and memos. Subjects include: effort to cut down on long distance phone calls and phone calls in general; letter to U.S. Judge Irving Kaufman, on a K. editorial in the American Bar Assn. Journal on co-operation between those in the legal field and the news media; expenses of Travel Editor Jerry Hulse; more defense of Paul Conrad--"I'm not always in agreement with him, (but) his point of view is useful, and...stimulating"; letter to Newsday Specials canceling LAT use of Erma Bombeck's columns; letters of thanks to staffers marking their 5th LAT anniversaries;
Folder  3

Chronological File - January 1969

Approx. 65 items. Letters and memos. Subjects include: notepad sheet with printed name "Craig St. Clair" has penciled notes about content; reassures a reader that "Brenda Starr" (comic strip) is still around; letter to Harry Rowan, Pres. of Rand Corp.; letter to Herbert Brucker, Dir. of Professional Journalism Fellowships at Stanford; brief letter to Wadih Dib, Consul of Lebanon in L.A.; response to a Mr. Hershberg on his claim that LAT coverage of military action along the Israel-Jordan border was biased or "color(ed)"; many notes related to business/social relations with other journalists and business or academic persons; response to a reader who objected to seeing an ad soliciting funds for politico Edward Kennedy; Williams places an order with The New Republic to use that publication's "TRB" column; the Sirhan Sirhan trial; yet again a reader condemns Paul Conrad, and Williams replies that Conrad is "a loveable Iowan, a proud father...and (is) kind to old ladies" and more (1/24/1969); full-page response (1/24/1969) to Rabbi Stephen Weisberg assuring him LAT has no bias in the Israeli-Arab conflict; letter to Cober Gallery NYC purchasing a painting; Otis Chandler and other publishers appear on (David) Susskind's TV program; etc.
Folder  4

Chronological File - February 1969

Approx. 75 items. Letters and memos. Subjects include: sheet of notepad paper with "Craig St. Clair" printed on it, summarizing content; full-page letter to U.S. Sen. George Murphy; many examples of a form letter to employees which opens--"The ten shares of Times Mirror stock which you were awarded..."; letter stating that Otis Chandler and "key people" of LAT staff would like to see and discuss findings of Pereira & Associates on urban problems in the "Negro areas" of Los Angeles; letter to Herbert Brucker, Dir., Professional Journalism Fellowships, Stanford; letters related to subscriptions to various comics, astrology columns...; reinstating comic strip "Brenda Starr" (or not); operation of the Travel Section; letters to individuals at Buffalo Evening News, Newsweek Feature Service, Stanford U., The Heritage, George Washington U., Washington Star Syndicate, King Features Syndicate, Chicago Tribune--New York News Syndicate, Christians and Jews for Law and Morality, Rep. Glenard Lipscomb; the possibility of Charles Champlin and Art Seidenbaum doing a weekly show on KCET-tv; discussion of West magazine; etc.
Folder  5

Chronological File - March 1969

Approx. 90 items. Letters and memos. Subjects include: banning cigarette advertising; (3/4/1969) full-page + letter to Ben Bradlee of Washington Post; letter to Jacob Jaffe, Chair, Journalism Dept., Long Island U.; Williams states, in letter to reader, that "the heyday of the syndicated columnists is passed," because "their opinions are usually so predictable," and more (3/6/1969); cost of William F. Buckley, Jr.'s column; responses to a number of aspiring authors who had offered books for LAT to publish; letter planning lunch meeting between LAT staffers (and Otis Chandler) and the Board of the Automobile Club of Southern California; responses to reader complaints (often about Conrad); letter to Eliot Janeway (a briefly "hot" economist); several letters to Herbert Brucker of Stanford; "free ticket" situation in Sports and entertainment departments; letter to Dr. Will Durant, historian (3/27/1969; etc.
Folder  6

Chronological File - April 1967

Approx. 75 items. Letters and memos. Subjects include: letter to Herbert Brucker, Stanford Prof. Journalism Fellowships; bad reactions to Feiffer cartoons; to Robert Work, Publisher, L.A. Daily Journal; deal for new Barry Goldwater column; more "range of (editorial) opinion" responses to reader complaints; to Edward Chase (VP, New American Library); number of editorial employees takes a leap (up) and Williams is concerned (4/7/1969); 2-pp. letter (4/7/1969) to Celia Zager, Exec. Dir. Fair Housing Council of the SFV; letter (4/7/1969) responding to criticisms of LAT by Hyman Haves, Exec. Dir. Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A.; more defense of LAT coverage of Nixon administration and Gov. Reagan; Williams assures yet another reader that LAT "firmly believes in our democratic institutions" but that "the way to preserve them is to perfect them" (4/14/1967); Advertising Department and West magazine; etc.
Folder  7

Chronological File - May 1969

Approx. 80 items. Letters and memos. Subjects include: renewal (with United Feature Syndicate) of comic strip "Peanuts"; business/social letter to Harry Brand of 20th Century Fox Film Corp. (5/9/1969; reactions to writer Eric Hoffer; black reporters and editors (5/12/1969); business/social letter to George C.S. Benson, Pres., Claremont Men's College; to Celia Zager, Exec. Dir. Fair Housing Council of the SFV; to Edmonde Haddad, KPOL-radio; to Kanji Takasugi, Consul Gen. of Japan in L.A.; to J.G. McEntyre, Consul Gen. of Canada in L.A.; to Raul Gonzalez Galarza, Consul Gen. of Mexico in L.A.; response to a reader who told Williams which comic strips she liked AND had given some kind of suggestion related to both William Buckley and editorial cartoonist Conrad; to John Anson Ford; another defense of Conrad as "serving a useful [social] purpose; to David Packard, Asst. Sec. of Defense (5/29/1969); assures reader (5/29/1969) that LAT would support Yorty, Reagan and Nixon, or any official, "when we agree with what they have proposed"; etc.
Folder  8

Chronological File - June 1969

100 + items. Letters and memo. LAT opposition to Yorty's reelection in 1969 was a major issue that year, including many threatened cancellations (see below). Subjects and well-known correspondents include:LAT orders 10 articles by James Simon Kunen (author of The Strawberry Statement) from Sterling Lord Agency; Williams' answer to Mrs. Madigan, (6/3/1969) who had criticized LAT coverage of Mayor Yorty, is typical of many such letters--"When Sam Yorty was first elected...executives of The Times...informed him we would support him when we believed he was right and oppose him when we believed he was wrong," and W. also stated that this is the obligation of a newspaper; letter to J. Edward Murray of The Arizona Republic; letter to Edmund Dooley, Editor at San Francisco Chronicle;letter to Reuters (6/4/1969) praising their coverage but trying to get them to lower their price for LAT; letter of 6/6/1969 to a Mr. James mentioning various LAT endorsements over recent years and going into some detail on support for Barry Goldwater, Sr., in 1964 Pres. race; Rudy Vallee is once again offering to write a regular column for LAT; letter to Edward Kuhn, Jr., Exec. VP and Publisher, The World Publishing Co.; letter explaining LAT coverage of Israeli-Arab rift; letter to James F. Chambers, Jr. Publisher, Dallas Times Herald; letters to U. S. Senator George Murphy; editorial expansion (and costs); letter to Herbert Bruckner, Stanford Professional Journalism Fellowships; a 2-pp. memo to Dick Robinson on "the coffee situation in editorial"; etc.
Folder  9

Chronological File - July 1969

Approx. 95 items. Letters and memos. Subjects include: letter to Richard Dougherty praising his profile on the Apollo astronauts; letters to LAT staffers thanking them for their contribution to stories on Apollo 11; response to Mrs. Ormond defending columnist Jim Murray against her charge that he might someday write material praising the Vietcong; memo stating that "I think we should keep a very close watch on the [editorial] overtime situation" (7/16/1969); letter on the subject of radicals moving toward political center as they age (7/15/1969); letter to Roger Freeman of Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace (7/15/1969) on the political spectrum; responses to readers on the right criticizing LAT opposition to Nixon policies, Reagan policies, and so on; interesting letter to Gov. Ronald Reagan requesting him to speak to the Twilight Club, a group, limited to 100 members, met seven times a year for dinner and a speaker (7/14/1969); letter to Robert Finch, HEW Secretary (7/14); example of the "Paul Conrad serves a useful purpose" letter to those irked at LAT cartoonist (7/3/1969); response to reader who objects to "leftist" LAT columnists; letter to Herbert Brucker, Stanford University ; letter to John Freeman, Ambassador of Great Britain (7/2/1969); letter in praise of Walter Cronkite, Harry Reasoner, and Charles Kuralt; etc.
Folder  10

Chronological File - August 1969

Approx. 85 items. Letters / memos. Subjects include: add Newsday columnist Nick Thimmensch to LAT; gun registration, gun control; NBW's letter inviting Sheriff Peter Pitchess to speak to Twilight Club, a Pasadena-area group of "movers & shakers"; response to a letter from Bishop James Pike (8/7/1969) written a month before Pike's death in desert near Dead Sea; letter to William Loeb, Publisher, Manchester Union Leader; letter to U.S. Rep. Chet Holifield (re: Fenner Canyon Job Corps facility); form letters to readers who questioned a photo of Nixon and Sen. Ted Kennedy together; letter to Norton Simon, head of Hunt Foods/philanthropist); several cover letters that went with copies of "what Yuri Zhukov wrote in Pravda about trip to the United States...(these) 6 articles will give you an exact picture of how the mind of a skilled Communist Russian editorialist works"; 2-pp. NBW memo to Otis Chandler on whether or not the American Society of Newspaper Editors can ever "assume any very serious role as an arbiter of what is good or bad in journalism"; more to readers on Conrad "serv(ing) a useful purpose"; letter to U.S. Circuit Judge Irving Kaufman; letters to staffers in the Southeast thanking them for great hurricane coverage; ABM (missiles); smog; NBW (form) letter to Warren Christopher inviting him to speak at The Twilight Club ; letter to U.S. Rep. Glenard Lipscomb; letter to Robert U. Brown, Publisher/Editor of Editor & Publisher, on why that publication ran a story on opinion writers "ideological swing" that portrays LAT columnists as being all liberals, and which NBW calls "damned poor journalism"; to Robert Finch, HEW Sec.; to State Sen. John Harmer on Indian affairs; etc.
Folder  11

Chronological File - September 1969

Approx. 90 items. Letters and memos. Subjects include: conditional praise for William Buckley, Jr.; arrangements to interview, hire and move Anthony Day from Washington, DC; more responses to Conrad complaints; editorial budget for 1970 (9/17/1969); the price of gasoline; to U.S. Circuit Judge Irving Hoffman; too MANY ads in West magazine? ; readership; Editorial expansion (9/3/1969); response to Edward Taylor, Florida Citrus Commission, upset because an LAT article (humorously) referred to frozen orange juice as "fake orange juice"; adding reader interest to front page of Metro; the "astonishing commercial success (of) Sunday Calendar"; etc.
Box  466

Editors - Williams, Nick B.

Folder  1

Chronological File - October 1969

Approx. 125 items. Letters, memos, one longer report, a note sheet on "Craig St. Clair" paper listing some topics. Subjects include: letter to Saul David of Saul David Productions; NBW mailed material on the Angela Davis court case to William F. Buckley, Jr., at The National Review; damage control (10/16/1969) after an Al Capp cartoon ran with "insulting and sacrilegious" elements in it; 3-pp. letter to Jack Nightscales of The Vancouver Sun on "the major challenge (to newspapers) for he 1970s"; letter (10/14/1969) to Press and Information liaison of the Israeli Embassy in DC; letter (10/13/1969) to Anatoly Dobrynin, Ambassador from the Soviet Union; world population control; response to subscriber in Palos Verdes who is canceling--he apparently felt LAT was too liberal and "soft on crime"; 4-pp. letter to Bruckner of LAT Chicago bureau on a "Nixon-Madison Ave.-Vietnam column (10/7/1969); letter to John Anson Ford on El Pueblo State Historical Monument; more defense of Paul Conrad; NBW reminds a staffer that the Peter Principle (of Dr. Lawrence Peter) "first appeared in West magazine"; memo on the expense account of Anthony Day(10/8/1969); memo on "gifts to editorial staffers"; (10/29/1969) status of LAT Editorial; LAT design (10/30/1969); 11-pp. "memo" to Otis Chandler primarily on Editorial Space, Design of The Times and Editorial mid-level execs not included in the Executive Incentive Plan; "Page One, Column One" articles; letter to U.S. Sen. John Sparkman; (8/12/1969) 3-pp. memo to Otis C. on Minimum Space Requirements; etc.
Folder  2

Chronological File - November 1969

Approx. 25 items. Letters and memos. Subjects include: no subscription to National Journal; letter to William Loeb, Pres. of Manchester Union Leader; memos on Bill Henry's column and LAT career in general; response to Altadena reader who felt "somebody got to" LAT regarding the Angela Davis case, and who apparently approved of VP Spiro Agnew's attitude toward the press"; response [as always] to charge that LAT has a liberal-bias ; congratulatory note to "Shav" Glick on his 15th anniversary with the paper; 2-pp. letter to Howard Palfrey Jones of the Christian Science Monitor on LAT's current situation and "the future of newspapers"; 3-pp. memo to Otis C. regarding "Times School Papers; etc.
Folder  3

Chronological File - December 1969

Approx. 110 items. Letters and memos. Subjects include: response to Clark Mollenhoff, Special White House Counsel, who apparently wrote complaining of something written about him or Nixon administration in general that he did not like ; 8th Annual Editorial Awards Dinner; coverage of middle east problems; letters to J. Edward Murray, Editor, Arizona Republic; Angela Davis and Eldridge Cleaver--qualified to teach at UCLA? ; letter to Robert Rowan, Pres., Pasadena Art Museum; NBW defends LAT against reader charge that it has "publicized" Sen. Edward Kennedy and responses to others who seem to object to coverage of Kennedy; furor over ads for "An Evening of Dirty Plays"; letter to William F. Buckley, Jr., etc.
Folder  4

Chronological File - January 1970

Approx. 110 items. Letters & memos, one sheet of "Craig St. Clair" notepaper with subject notes. Subjects and correspondents include: NBW cannot detect a left or right "lean" in the political comment of the comic strip "Berry's World"; thoughts on ballerinas Markova and Danilova; letter to ex-Governor Edmond G. Brown explaining why a speech he gave was severely condensed in LAT reportage (another letter to Brown on different topic, (1/21/1970); friendly note to Elmer Dills (of L.A. Herald-Examiner); response to Charles Ege (Porterville, CA) thanking him for highly complimentary letter to LAT--"we get a few letters like yours, but...the greatest majority of them tell us we're a bunch of bums..."; response to Superior Court Judge John Cole; (form) letters in defense of LAT's UN reporter Louis Fleming who, NBW writes, "does not express personal opinions in the Israeli-Arab conflict"; letters to J. Edward Murray of Arizona Republic; letter to Robert Barton (1/12/1970) of U.S. Consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico; should LAT sponsor a "juried art show"?; incident involving LAPD officer and a shotgun (1/9/1970); attitude of Spiro Agnew (U.S. V. Pres.) toward LAT (1/9/1970); Oscar Acosta wishes to write a column for LAT as "spokesman for the Chicano" and NBW wishes to read examples (1/9/1970); letter to Police Chief Edward Davis (1/6/1970) on LAT coverage of police work in L.A.; (1/29/1970) minimum space requirements; letter (1/27/1970) to Herbert Klein, White House (Nixon) Communications Director assuring him that LAT reporter Jack Foisie did not "make critical comments casually"; further responses to readers critical of coverage of Agnew's Southeast Asia trip of 1970; Ralph Story's t-v program on Los Angeles; letter to Saul David (1/22/1970) expressing the view that, had JFK's assassin been a member of a left or right-wing organization instead of Oswald ("a nut") "hell would have broken loose"; problems with Metro coverage (1/22/1970); as always, complaints about cartoonists Conrad and Interlandi; as always, opinions pro and con about LAT comics pages; on form letter to be sent to "teachers praising Student Outlook," an LAT publication. (1/21/1970); etc.
Folder  5

Chronological File - February 1970

Approx. 60 items. Letters & memos. Subjects include: Eric Hoffer's retirement; (2/27/'70) letter to regular complainer, NBW writes-- "as you go along, you're beginning to get a little vulgar. Your (recent) letter sounds like you might be fresh out of one of our campus riots"; due to budget, NBW instructs editors to "restrict...the use of part-time and temporary people"; (2/27/1970) trial of Chicago Seven; (2/27/1970) letter to Herbert Klein, (Nixon) White House Comm. Director, on "the flow of information to the public (on Vietnam war-related issues)" ; 2-pp. memo to Otis C. on "minimum space requests"; in editorial pages, fashioning key sentences or even key phrases from many letters on an issue into a sort of article/sidebar and calling it "something like: The Public Speaks Out..."; on 2/11/1970 NBW responds to a reader who claims LAT has "been taken in by the marijuana movement."
Folder  6

Chronological File - March 1970

Approx. 95 items. Subjects include: further responses to "liberal columnists" charge by readers; partial editorial guest list for dinner in honor of Otis C.'s Tenth Anniversary as Publisher, including Jack Smith, Bill Thomas, Tony Day, NBW and others; invitation to Gen. William Peers to lunch with LAT Editorial Board for "off-the-record" talk; response to alarm of fans of "Li'l Abner" comic strip after cancellation--ditto "Dick Tracy", including reader who believed LAT was canceling certain comics because of conservative viewpoints ; the My Lai incident (Vietnam War); 3-pp. on "interpretive reporting" (3/20/1970); letter to John Chafee, Sec. of Navy; assuring readers that LAT included a spectrum of political thought; letter to George Mair of KNX on unpaid ads; letter (3/19/1970) to Chester Gould, cartoonist of "Dick Tracy"; the "Paul Conrad serves a useful purpose" (form) letter to Col. C.W. Hoffman of Santa Barbara who had canceled LAT subscription; "dope traffic" in USA and So. Cal. (3/10/1970); 3-pp. response on LAT-Morrie Ryskind-Black Panthers issue; letter (3/5/1970) to Richard Baker of Columbia Journalism Review, challenging elements of a CJR article on the Tate Case (Manson murders) and My Lai (Vietnam) mentioning LAT; letter to cartoonist Al Capp explaining that LAT "had no ulterior reasons...for dropping 'Lil Abner' beyond (improving readership)"; letter (3/2/1970) to Dorothy Bowen, Public Relations, Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, on info for Calendar listings; etc.
Folder  7

Chronological File - April 1970

Approx. 80 items. Letters and memos. Response to Sam Chandler (4/21/1970) on working to eradicate prejudices; Ted Kennedy and Chappaquiddick; (4/15/1970) 2-pp. letter to reader Wallace Williams on the meaning of "freedom of the press"; "thank you" note to Gen. William Peers of the Pentagon after he joined the LAT Editorial Board for "off-the-record" talks; letter to Walter Annenberg, Ambassador to Great Britain; (4/9/1970) 4-pp. letter to columnist Morrie Ryskind on Police Chief Ed Davis--LAT--Ryskind incident; letter to Bishop Gerald Kennedy, United Methodist Church -- L.A. Area; response (4/8/1970) to M.D. Shelstad, who canceled subscription. and accused LAT of trying to "bust our President"; more explanation of reason LAT canceled "Li'l Abner"; more qualified defense of editorial cartoonist Paul Conrad; etc.
Folder  8

Chronological File - May 1970

Approx. 60 items. Subjects include:newsprint reclamation; more "Conrad serves a useful purpose" letters; outcome and comments on Peggy Harford lawsuit against LAT (5/8/1970); explanation to reader of what a Conrad cartoon meant, which showed Nixon baring his stomach (5/7/1970); letters responding to Westridge (all-girl school in Pasadena) students on topic of pollution; letter telling a Little League official from SF Valley that Paul Conrad was a Little League official in Palos Verdes; (5/6/1970) "West and Home" [magazines] are over budget" - followed by details; (5/5/1970) letter to John Veneman, HEW Undersecretary; letter to Chester Gould, "Dick Tracy" cartoonist, after LAT canceled the strip; letter to Herbert Brucker of Stanford on proposed Ethics Committee for American Society of Newspaper Editors (ASNE), 5/4/1970.
Folder  9

Chronological File - June 1970

Approx. 180 items. Letters, memos. Subjects include: letter to Chester Gould, "Dick Tracy" cartoonist, a 2nd follow-up (at least) to correspondence from him on strip's cancellation (6/29/1970); as always, more "Conrad serves a useful purpose" letters; letters to readers on Black activist Angela Davis, reading in part, "It's not her avowed communism that bugs me...it is the racial hatred which she preaches (6/29/1970, et al); letters to readers who sided with Spiro Agnew against The Press; classic letter (6/29/1970) to abusive reader diplomatically putting him in his place; response to reader who felt Conrad and Interlandi were un-patriotic (or whatever) -- "(both) are veterans of World War II and fought overseas"; letter (6/25/1970) to reader who complained that LAT had run a series on lesbians--"Homosexuality has occurred throughout the history of civilization...ignoring it...has not lessened its prevalence"; letter (6/25/'70) to James Thorpe, Director, Huntington Library & Art Gallery; classic letter responding to criticisms of Conrad--"(he) grew up in the Midwest, attended a Midwestern university, served this country overseas during World War II, married and is the father of four children...." (6/25/1970); letter to Editor of Oroville (CA) Mercury-Register criticizing their editorial that held LAT had dropped two comic strips because of the "political philosophy" contained in them (6/25/1970); letter on Nixon's "Guam Doctrine," and on Vietnam policy generally; letter to Katherine Graham, Pres., Washington Post (6/22/1970); operations at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory in Livermore; storage of bound volumes of LAT "since its inception," includes discussion of microfilm material and costs; the 1970 budget; (6/16/'70) the objectivity of U.S. News & World Report and The Media and the Vietnam War; 3-pp. letter to reader in which NBW states-"I (now) believe the Vietnam war was a tragic mistake..." (6/12/1970); further explanations on low readership being the reason for canceling "Lil Abner" and "Dick Tracy," not politics; "The Times believes that in addition to private enterprise, there is such a thing as the public interest (6/12/1970); more "Paul Conrad is a social critic...serves a useful purpose" letters; LAT supports Nixon on some issues, not on others; many responses to readers who believed LAT was trying to undermine the Nixon administration; to a subscriber who cancelled - "(LAT) could now best be described as middle-of-the-road" (6/3/'70); several responses to readers who believed that LAT condoned student rioting; personal letter to Walter O'Malley, Chairman of Dodgers; response to reader who felt LAT was promoting Sen. Edward Kennedy and burying negative stories about him; (6/2/1970) response to reader who alleges that journalists are "almost 100% far left liberals"; etc.
Folder  10

Chronological File - July 1970

Approx. 75 items. Letters and memos. Subjects and correspondents included: (7/28/1970) letter to William Buckley, Jr. on his speech at Riverside (CA) and issues related to printing it in LAT; letter to John Volpe, Sec. of Transportation; letter to W. Averell Harriman on the issue of LAT's defense of H. when VP Agnew publicly criticised him (7/27/1970); letter to Emmett Dedmon, VP & Editorial Director, Chicago Sun Times; letter to Armand Hammer, Chairman of Occidental Petroleum; letter (7/17/1970) to Clifford Schlegel on LAT effort to find a conservative-leaning cartoonist to "counterbalance" the views of Conrad; again, as always, the "Conrad serves a useful purpose" letters; etc.
Folder  11

Chronological File - August 1970

Approx. 75 items. Letters and memos and notepad sheet with subject notes. Subjects include: letter (only 1st page found) to Rayilyn Brown on use of political cartoons in schools as teaching aid; NBW response to invitation from World Press Institute to serve on its Advisory Committee for 3 years (8/20/1970); letter to Amer. Acad. of Political & Social Science turning down membership due to approaching retirement; Amer. Institute of Management--same as previous two; letter to Cruz Reynoso; letter to Herbert Klein, White House Communications Director relaying a proposal by John Anson Ford on subject of a West Coast equivalent of the Statue of Liberty; (8/20/1970) memo headed "Expense Reductions"; letter to "The Editor - Columbia Journalism Review on that publication's criticism of LAT over use of "the Susan Atkins memoirs"; letter to Robert Neumann, U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan; etc.
Folder  12

Chronological File - September 1970

Approx. 40 items. Letters and memos. Subjects include: (9/30/1970) letter denying that Paul Conrad believed "bombing and vandalism (were) justified"; congratulatory letter to Earl Foell as he began duties with Christian Science Monitor after leaving LAT; letter to John Poppy of San Anselmo about his America Illustrated article on LAT (9/17/1970); etc.
Folder  13

Chronological File - October 1970

Approx. 85 items. Letters, memos. Subjects and correspondents include: 2-pp. letter to Walter Berquist (Bullock's Pres.) on LAT article his company found offensive; a late-Oct. '70 cartoon by Conrad must have struck a nerve, there were a larger than usual stack of "Conrad serves a useful purpose" letters at that time; letter to John Robinson, Jr., Exec. Dir., Los Angeles World Affairs Council, on Joseph Alsop; letter to Gene GiWoff [sic] on "Los Angeles" mis-pronounciations ; letter to Evelle Younger, County District Atty. ((10/29/1970); letter to Herbert Klein, White House Comm. Director (10/22/1970); 3-pp. letter to Ben Bradlee, Editor, Washington Post (10/21/1970); letters related to a controversy involving LAT columnist Dr. Frederick Stare, a nutritionist; (10/14/1970) 3-pp. letter to Otis Chandler on Times-Post News Service; letter to "Secretary General" [no name used] of United Nations, sending regrets regarding invitation to "Editors' Roundtables"; letter to reader on Head Start and unnecessarily long trials / justice system ; letter (10/7/1970) to J. Edgar Hoover, FBI chief ; 3-pp. memo to Otis Chandler headed "Joint Office Space in Washington; etc.
Folder  14

Chronological File - November 1970

Approx. 90 items. Letters and memos. Subjects include: Resthaven Psychiatric Hospital; letter to Ken Kantor, Press Editor, NBC (11/22/1970); invitation to Sen. Alan Cranston to "shoot the breeze" with Editorial Board (11/25/1970); the purchase of Tom Curtis editorial cartoons; Suburban section expansion and mast-heads (11/24); letter to Judge William Gray, U.S. District Court (Cent. Calif.); 2-pp. letter to D.J. Bergeron, Pres. of Jet-Lube, on the topic of "The Times Comic Page"; (11/20) letter to Ted Weegar about suspicion that KIBS-radio in Bishop, CA, is reading "Page 2" verbatim; letters congratulating NBW on receipt of the USC Journalism Award; letters on various comics, including "Gasoline Alley" ; (11/17) brief letter to George Gallup of Gallup Poll; more "Paul Conrad serves a useful purpose" letters; letter defending the cancellation of "Dick Tracy" and Daily Bible Verses; letter to Ed Reap saying "Jack Smith's book is one hell of a promotion (for LAT)"; the cartoon "Love Is" being issued as a book; (11/13) discussion of NY Times Editorial Pages and ideas for LAT version--including frequent use of "literate" letters "that blast us"; on San Gabriel Zone and new Southeast Zone; (11/9) changes to Page 1 of View; West's Arizona issue; seminars on the future of print media; etc.
Box  467

Editors - Williams, Nick B.

Folder  1

Chronological File - December 1970

Approx. 85 items. Letters and memos. Subjects include: new type faces; letter to Ambassador. Walter Annenberg (12/30/1970); LAT not a Republican or a Democratic newspaper; 2-pp. letter to Robert Krueger of Planning Research Corp. on Conrad's cartoons, William Buckley's column, and the fact that comic strips not chosen at LAT on the grounds of political philosophy (12/30); answer to irate reader denying that LAT "slant(s) news along Pro-Arab lines"; answer to a Berkeley woman who took exception to LAT's Women of the Year selections, especially Goldie Hawn (12/30); obsolescence of comic strips; 1970 Editorial Awards; letter to Ben Bradlee (Washington Post) on costs of "IHT" (International Herald Tribune?) ; letter (12/21) to Constantin von Dziembowski, German Consul General in L.A.; on new architectural critic, John Pastier; reply to claim by singer Bobby Darin (12/18) that LAT was anti-Semitic; reply to reader, James B. Gordon (12/11) believed LAT was biased against the Nixon Administration; letter to Andrew Franklin, British Consul-Gen. in L.A. (12/10); letter to Patrick Monaghan, law prof. at U. of Idaho, on confidentiality of sources; list of new editorial employees (10/30/1970 ?); 2-pp. letter to Robert Elegant, LAT correspondent in W. Germany (11/23/1970 ?); etc.
Folder  2

Chronological File - January 1971

Approx. 80 items. Letters and memos. Subjects and correspondents in file include: memo on visit by Ed Patton, Pres. of Alyseska Pipe Line Co., on "plans to build the oil pipe line from the North Slope of Alaska to...Valdez" (1/29/71); letter to Jesse Robinson, Co-chair of Greater Los Angeles Urban Coalition, in response to his concerns about lack of coverage of his organization's meetings; memos about staffers having large amounts of vacation time accrued; additional costs for Southeast Section; memo to Vance Stickell on use of LAT quotes in advertising (1/28/71); discussion and financial numbers on the Publishers-Hall Syndicate contract; (1/28/71) letter to Ben Bradlee (Wash. Post) on the Bureau of National Affairs; (1/28/71) 2-pp. memo to Otis Chandler on lawsuit brought by Chicago Tribune ; "killing" columns by liberal or conservative columnists; (1/25/71) coverage of San Dimas area, extreme eastern L.A. County and western San Bernardino County; 1/25/71) 2-pp. response to Henry Lippitt, a reader who believed LAT to be "anti-business"; (1/25/71) letter to Charles T. Munger; letter to Tony Slaughter of Fort Worth Star-Telegram with LAT ratings for entries in the Texas Gridiron Club Contest (journalism); letter stating that LAT intends to "take a good hard look at John Gardner's Common Cause for an upcoming issue"; (1/19/71) what sound like a facetious letter to an Irene Bende on "why we don't put Jack Smith's picture into his column"; (1/19/71) to Willard Galbraith, "we do not reflexively publish just any (Conrad) cartoon...(or) Ryskind column...some we turn down"; (1/11/71-to Mr. Nuhn) "Pomona...a clinical case in race relations"; the requisite number of letters about the comics page; several letters on "Dark Shadows" comic strip; (1/8/71) memo announcing 9th Annual Editorial Awards at Biltmore; letter to John Anson Ford, speaks of a late mutual friend of both men, Rube Burough; brief letter to Sen. Hugh Scott, Minority Leader, Washington, DC; etc.
Folder  3

Chronological File - February 1971

Approx. 90 items. Letters, memos. Subjects and correspondents include: (2/25/71) lighthearted note to Paul Bovarnick of Claremont Men's College, on LAT vs. NY Times; memo to Otis Chandler on efforts to "wrench our Editorial Library into the 20th Century"; letter to David Riley of Claremont MC on the The Christian Science Monitor newspaper; (2/24/71) letter to Chester Gould, cartoonist of "Dick Tracy"; (2/24/71) memo to Otis Chandler - "the major political parties...(are now) gearing their national nominating conventions to television"; flap about Dr. Frederick Stare and his LAT column; more "Conrad serves a useful purpose" letters; (1/23/71) memo on upcoming visit to LAT of Sec. of Labor James Hodgson; exchange with Supervisor Warren Dorn on coverage of Rams and pro football; letter (2/11/71) to David Laventhol, Newsday Editor, about writer Hannah Achtenberg; etc.
Folder  4

Chronological File - March 1971

Approx. 90 items. Letters, memos. Subjects and correspondents include: reply to reader who accused NBW and columnists he disliked of being "owned by the Chandlers"; letter to Charles Bennett, Editor of The Oklahoman, informing him that NBW and James Bassett would be resigning from their posts with ASNE as of Spring 1971, and suggesting the names of Robert Donovan and Anthony Day as replacements (3/30/1971; a letter in which NBW admits that he is "the man who fiddles with the comic page," because "an editor must have something to do to pass the time"; (3/29) letter on LAT editorial on SST (Super sonic transport); plans for meeting between "key members of the editorial staff" and "not more than five members of the trial lawyers association" (3/30/'71); letter to David Laventhol (Newsday) - "I hope it's no secret that I am an admirer of Newsday"; (3/23) 3-pp.letter to Otis Chandler on several topics, incl. a plan to specify "senior editors" to be "super-reporters of subjects"; letter to Ashraf Ghorbal, Minister Plenipotentiary, United Arab Republic Interests Section, NYC; 2-pp. letter to Kathleen Carr on NBW' college education and his interest in archeology; (3/22/'71) letter to Janet Foulkes on the virtues (or not) of several comic strips; several letters to Robert Chandler, Editor/Publisher., The Bulletin (Bend, OR); (3/11/'71) 3-pp. reply to Dan Jamison, CMC student, on his criticisms of LAT coverage of the Manson trial and the Nixon administration); (3/9) letter to J. Edward Murray, Arizona Republic, explaining some of the changes among top LAT staffers; the John Anson Ford memoirs.
Folder  5

Chronological File - April 1971

Approx. 35 items. Letters, memos. Subjects and correspondents include: (4/29/'71) letter to W. Robert Walton of Universal Press Syndicate indicating that if "the price is right," NBW will order the strip "Doonesbury" for LAT; (4/29/'71) reply to Mrs. Dana Smith of Pasadena, who wrote criticizing LAT features such as Drew Pearson's columns, as well as cartoons by Interlandi and Conrad; staff vacancies; (4/7/'71) letter to Tom Simmons, Editor, Dallas Morning News, in which NBW does some politicking for ASNE elections; etc.
Folder  6

Chronological File - May 1971

Approx. 85 items. Letters, memos. Subjects and correspondents include: (5/19/'71) NBW memo to Jim Bellows - "I don't think Ellen Peck, Margo or Erma Bomback make much of an impression in (LAT)...I doubt this kind of chatty femininity ever will"; (5/12/'71) 3-pp. letter to Charles Young, Chancellor, UCLA, "i want to argue...for a Dept. of Communications, embracing aspects of...printed and electronic journalism" ; memo to Frank Haven on "reviv(ing) the idea of media coverage" on financial aspects of TV and radio"; letter to disgruntled reader, 5/11, listing instances in which LAT backed Nixon Admin ; (5/11) letter to J. Edward Murray of Arizona Republic on ASNE issues; (5/7/'71) the flap over nutritionist Frederick Stare; letter to Edward Carter, Pres., Broadway-Hale Stores, a UC Regent; a higher ratio of notes to personal friends, due possibly to the fact that NBW was to retire in August; (5/5) letter thanking William Buckley, Jr., for dinner at his home; (5/4/'71) personal investments may compromise reporting or editing duties at LAT (to Haven, Cotliar, etc.; (5/27) letter to a Mrs. Trent on X-rated films, etc. ; 2-pp. memo on West magazine; letter to Sen. Harold Hughes in DC; letter to Julian Nava, Pres., L.A. Board of Education; to Judge William Palmer, L.A. County Superior Court.
Folder  7

Chronological File - June 1971

"Approx. 55 items. Letters, memos. Subjects and correspondents include: memo to Otis Chandler on "expanding the scope of Student Outlook..." (6/17); extended comments by NBW on the comic strip "Doonesbury" (6/9); editorial policy changes (6/8); on proposed new rates for L.A. Water & Power Dept.; (6/2/) "theme issues for West" and advertising volume for that magazine; (6/22) to reader on bond issues, public lands and ocean frontage in public lands. "
Folder  8

Chronological File - July 1971

Approx. 60 items. Letters and memos. Subjects and correspondents include: (7/30) 2-pp. reply to reader who disliked an Oliphant cartoon, describing the people depicted as "hideous characters"; (7/29) witty reply in praise of columnist Jack Smith; (7/28) reply to Charles T. Munger on "unfounded myths"; (7/28) West mag. minimum number of pages and advertising issues; 3-pp. letter to Sen. Sam Ervin (no date--has light blue paper clip); (7/21) reply to reader (Mr. Unger) who considered the comic strip "Doonesbury" an insult, with NBW thoughts on the "vitality" of that strip; NBW provides a thumbnail bio of himself and advice for students of communications / journalism (to Dr. Edwin Haroldsen of BYU); (7/16/) 3-pp. reply to Ed Dooley, Editor, S.F. Examiner, who had requested stats on "minorities" employed at LAT; (7/15) reply to Dr. Frederick Stare, nutritionist, who received criticism for his Spec. Section in LAT on health foods; memo to Dick Smith on dealing with subscription cancellation letters; (7/2) letter to Mr. Cox about LAT coverage of massage parlors; etc.
Folder  9

Chronological File - August 1971

Approx. 25 items. Letters and memos. Subjects and correspondents include: (8/16) letter to Howard Hays, Editor, Riverside Press-Enterprise, attached to ASNE forms for William Thomas' membership, and praising Hays for his work as Editor; (8/13) reply to a reader who praised cartoonist Conrad (the majority who wrote in criticized him) ; (8/13) letter to Stuart Loory on "theme issues" of West mag., which NBW does not like; (8/4) 2-pp. letter to Frank Tremaine, VP, United Press International, reacting negatively to notice of a 10% price increase to LAT for the UPI service; (8/4) letter to J. Edw. Murray of Detroit Free Press, in which NBW says that positive reaction to "Doonesbury" is word-of-mouth, negative is in letters; etc.
Folder  10

Chronological File - September-October 1971

Approx. 55 items. Letters and memos. Subjects and correspondents include: (9/29) NBW letter to Ed Dooley of San Francisco Examiner, on his retirement being "somewhat of an illusion. I'm arriving later and leaving earlier, but I'm here oftener than I anticipated"; (9/22) NBW letter to the Social Security Administration, which provided information to document his reaching retirement age; (10/20) letter of appreciation to L.A. Councilman Edmund Edelman; many replies to letters of congratulations at the time of NBW retirement (to Bishop Gerald Kennedy, President Richard Nixon, Herbert Klein, White House Comm. Dir., others); etc.
Folder  11

Chronological File - November 1971

Approx. 35 items. Letters and memos. Subjects and correspondents include: several letters of regret when NBW did not accept invitations to speak or sit on panels due to, in his words, "my new role as consultant to Otis Chandler...makes my schedule so uncertain that I cannot undertake firm commitments"; (11/16) brief letter to Pierre Salinger (then living in France); in one letter (11/16) NBW reveals, "I'm usually at The Times Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, unless I'm on an out-of-town assignment for Otis Chandler"; (11/9) letter to Paul Ziffren on Picasso and his art; etc.
Folder  12

Chronological File - December 1971

Approx. 35 items. Letters and memos. Subjects and correspondents include: (12/22) letter to Sister Cecilia Louise Moore, Pres., Mt. St. Mary's College, L.A., on the occasion of his becoming a member of the Regent's Council of that college; (12/21) letter to Clyde Beane of Sacramento, reading in part, "until the end of World War II, Los Angeles had a pretty fair rapid transit system" (Pacific Electric Railway) ; (12/20) letter in which NBW writes that "Southern California... is a state of mind"; many short, but friendly and witty letters to readers; (12/2) letter which accompanied a check to Harry N. Abrams (gallery) in NYC purchasing Picasso's "Imaginary Portraits"; etc.
Folder  13

Chronological File - January - March 1972

Approx. 60 items. Letters and memos. Subjects and correspondents include: two letters of 3/23, one to Libby Afflerbach, Editor, The Daily Skiff (Texas Christian U.), suggesting she contact LAT Editor William Thomas during her post-graduation job hunt, "just for the hell of it," and one to Thomas describing Afflerbach as "serious, aggressive in an un-repulsive way, alert mind...(not) a sexpot type...I'd guess she had potential"; more regrets sent for invitations to speak, etc., because of the "short notice" nature of NBW tasks for Otis Chandler; 16-pp. text (orange paper clip) for NBW Walter Humphrey Memorial Address, delivered at Texas Christian U. on topic of press freedom; (2/23) 2-pp. memo to Otis Chandler on "Associated Press rates"; letter to James Tilford of Florida refuting Tilford's assertion that major US newspapers "work together" to shape political opinions--NBW says "It just ain't so"; (2/15) memo to Otis C. on the "Ditchley Conference on the Pacific and East Asia"; more short, chatty letters to readers: (2/3) letter to reader John Daly on "what is news, what constitutes advertising?" and on junkets, freeloading and "favors" in the news game; (1/20) 3-pp. letter to Rivian Taylor, Asso. Editor of The Daily Trojan at USC, critiquing a special edition of that student publication; (1/19) letter to Earl Foell, Editor, Christian Science Monitor; etc.
Folder  14

Chronological File - April - June 1972

Approx. 65 items. Letters and memos. (Fewer famous names crop up among NBW correspondents after his retirement) Subjects and correspondents include: (6/27) NBW neatly refutes Ida Eaton of Palm Springs, who wrote saying - "one of the greatest threats to freedom of thought is freedom of the press"; (5/30) 9-pp. letter [brown paper clip] to James Chambers, Jr., of Dallas Times Herald, giving advice on problems at the Dallas paper; (5/4) letter to David Laventhol, Editor, Newsday, saying "With the issue of April 23 I think you've got it... [except for one item in Sports] I can't find a quibble"; (4/18) 11-pp. letter (red ppr clip) to Chambers, of Dallas Times Herald critiquing the April 3 - April 12 issues of that paper. NBW writes "the entire paper...has been goosed up...(but) there are a couple of points on which I have considerable doubts"; (4/10) 2-pp. memo to Otis Chandler on Times Herald issues; (4/5) letter to "Doc" Young on the ingredients of a successful newspaper; (4/3) 3-pp. memo to Otis Chandler on Newsday Editorial; etc.
Folder  15

Chronological File - July - September 1972

Approx. 85 items. Letters and memos (increasingly friendly, informal letters are seen, sharing news of NBW Boxer and Afghan dogs, along with those related to consulting for Otis Chandler) Subjects and correspondents include: (9/18) memo to Otis Chandler giving W.'s opinion that "a well-done, well-written history of The Times, not just an 'approved' version, but (truthful), would be worth while for The Times and probably as a publishing venture"; letter to Victor White giving insights into NBWs' political attitudes and those of newspaper people in general; (8/29) 5-pp. report to Otis Chandler on Newsday, Dallas T-H and The Pilot; (8/9) response to a request by Pres. Robert Atwell of Pitzer College to become a member of its Committee for Goals; (7/26) letter to David Laventhol of Newsday praising that paper's Sports section; (7/6/) 3-pp. letter to Felix McKnight of DallasT-H on that paper's 1973 budget and continuing "remodel" of that paper; etc.
Box  468

Editors - Williams, Nick B.

Folder  1

Chronological File - October - December 1972

Approx. 80 items. Letters and memos. (a higher percentage of NBWs' correspondence takes the form of friendly, chatty letters, sharing news of his own activities, etc.) Subjects and correspondents include: (10/18) 4-pp. letter to David Laventhol (Newsday) on developments at that paper (blue ppr clip); (10/13) 2-pp. memo to Otis Chandler with thoughts on The Pilot (OC), Laventhol & Newsday and Dallas Times Herald; (10/11) 3-pp. (red ppr clip) letter to Robert Atwell of Pitzer College with NBW's thoughts on the goals of that college; (11/30) ditto last entry; (11/8) 2-pp. letter to Robert Donovan (LAT, DC bureau) on health problems of his wife, Elizabeth; (12/7) letter to Judge John Shidler, Torrance Superior Court; In 12/6 letter to Zena Guenin, NBW muses on the central problem of journalism, "wrestl(ing) with the issues in a way that its readers can understand and enjoy....Zest is what matters"; (12/6) letter to Ms. Price Hicks, Producer of "Citywatchers" (KCET-tv), discussing it and the role LAT staffers Champlin and Seidenbaum played; (12/6) letter to John Vasconcellos in which NBW's says of his politics, "(I'm) a moderate conservative, (but) try hardest to be an idealistic pragmatist"; (12/31) brief letter to Mayor Sam Yorty; etc.
Folder  2

Chronological File - January 1973

Approx. 25 items. Letters and memos. (1/9) letter to Nora Kuttner providing her with information on past political endorsements by LAT--"the Times has never backed a Democratic candidate for President, [nor Governor]...but it has endorsed Democrats for every other elective job"--an offers his opinion that the paper had grown more liberal under Otis Chandler but that it was "centrist"; in the same letter he mentions that James Bassett had just begun the process of compiling a history of LAT; a number of letters from this month offer summations of NBW's political philosophy, i.e. to Lawson (1/18), to Kuttner (1/9), etc.; in 1/18 letter to "Colie," NBW writes that "Elizabeth [his wife] died January 11...I'm moving north, as we had planned to do...and will build on a bluff ...at Trinidad (CA); etc. It was at that time, with the move to Northern California, that NBW finally severed his direct ties to LAT.
Folder  3

Chronological File - Marshall Berges 1968 - 1971 [1972]

Approx. 150 items. Letters and memos. Subjects and correspondents include: a wide array of letters replying to readers critical of what they see as LAT's political biases, or to Conrad or Interlandi cartoons, or to LAT coverage of liberal or radical groups; (9/25/1969) in letter to Jerome Selmer, Williams writes of William Buckley, "(he writes entertainingly...frequently I like his writing better than I like his ideas"; (10/7/1969) 4-pp. letter to Don Bruckner, LAT Chicago Bureau, on his work and LAT philosophy; also more replies to readers accusing LAT of being "soft on crime" or "irreligious"; (3/18/1969) letter to Don Teetor on a "emotional idealism," "logical realism" and newspapers; many Williams-to-Otis C. memos; etc. NOTE: Duplicates of most of this material is contained in other files.
 

Other Files 1959-1981

Scope and Content Note

Includes drafts and published work, speeches, and material related to Williams's work on the Free Press-Fair Trial issue. Arranged chronologically within subsection. Date range is 1959-1981.
Box  468

Editors - Williams, Nick B.

Folder  4

Bylines 1959, 1969, 1972

5 items. Typed drafts of three Williams' essays on Japan from 1959, one op-ed piece each from 1969, on journalism and societal change, and 1972, on how the editorial and advertising sections of a newspaper need each other but still live with a basic conflict .
Folder  5

Bylines 1960

2 items. A July 1960 Williams letter to the editor of the ASNE Bulletin, in response to an article titled "Hollywood Hogwash." Also LAT op-ed piece from 12/11/1960 by Williams.
Folder  6

Bylines 1961

Approx. 12 items. Op-ed pieces by Williams. Subjects include: "how and why our editorial board reaches its decisions"; tolerance in America; the drive of newspapermen to "get the story"; 1961's just-after-NewYear annual appraisal of life in The Southland; "the newspaper women I know..."; etc.
Folder  7

Bylines 1962

7 items. Op-ed pieces. Subjects include: 1962, a "tremendous" year for LAT: copy editors, "The Real Gentlemen of the Press"; LAT election endorsements; the challenge of writing several columns per week; etc.
Folder  8

Bylines 1963

3 items. Two Williams LAT columns, "A Flying Look at the Inscrutable Far East," (2/17/1963) and "GOP Conservatives must avoid Division." Also the text of a speech by Williams to the Fresno State College chapter of Sigma Delta Chi that was reprinted in The California Publisher, April 1963, titled "Current Communication Breakthroughts."
Folder  9

Bylines 1964

2 items. Two Williams columns, "A Free Press exists in Interest of Public" (5/17/1964) and "Of Smith and Beatle Mail" ("ca. 1964").
Folder  10

Bylines 1968

One item, a Williams column entitled "Reporting Public Affairs," clipped from The Bulletin of the American Society of Newspaper Editors, March 1968.
Folder  11

Bylines 1969

One item. A single sheet of note pad paper with "Richard S. Robinson" printed on it. Dated "6-2-69," and addressed to "OC." Several marginal notations added later, including one that closes with "O/C."
Folder  12

Bylines 1971

One column by Williams from LAT, 9/26/1971, titled "They Don't Horsewhip Editors, Do They?"
Folder  13

Bylines 1972

3 items. They are op-ed pieces by Williams titled "The Liberal Establishment Press Isn't" (1/30/1972), "Crime and Violence Don't Sell Papers" (2/11/1972), and "Getting the News is Better than Merely Following It" (8/11/1972).
Folder  14

Bylines 1977

One column by Williams, 1/12/1977, "Remember 2150, the Year of the Baby Epidemic?"
Folder  15

Speeches undated

3 items. Speech texts without dates. 11-pp. text on the role of the press; 11-pp. text with notation "Santa Barbara speech" at top of page 1, topic is "How the Mass Communications Media Can Make Public Affairs Understandable"; 6-pp. text on topic of professional standards.
Folder  16

Speeches 1959

One item. 6-pp. speech text on "Times News Policy." Notations added on page 1 - "Speech before Women Lawyers Club, 2/19/'59.
Folder  17

Speeches 1961

3 items. Speech texts. 3-pp. text delivered to CNPA in June, 1961 on news policies and interpretive reporting; 8-pp. text on topic "The Future of the Press--and the Present, delivered 9/26/1961)"; 5-pp. text (audience? exact date?), on topic "Communism."
Folder  18

Speeches 1962

2 items. Two versions of Williams speech on "The Responsibility of the Press." One was a work-up of the text with the standard b/w portrait-style drawing that appeared with W.'s columns, but this apparently did not run in LAT. The second is a re-print of the speech that ran in the October 1962 issue of California Parent-Teacher magazine.
Folder  19

Speeches 1963

5 items. 24 pp. speech text (no specific date) on "the problems of large newspapers"; 7-pp. text of speech on Williams' tour of S.E. Asia with Otis Chandler and James Bassett (n.d.); 7-pp. text of speech on the Common Market (n.d.); two copies of booklet containing text of speech by W. at a meeting of the Fresno State College chapter of Sigma Delta Chi, Fresno, February, 1963, titled "Current Communication Breakthroughs."
Folder  20

Speeches 1964

Approx. 10 items. 22-pp. text of a 1964 "World Affairs" graduation speech delivered "on the campus from which my son...graduated a few years ago." (which college is not specified, although research indicates Claremont Men's College had a president named "Dr. Benson" in this time frame); correspondence related to and a program for the 41st Session of the Institute of World Affairs, which met at Huntington-Sheraton Hotel, Pasadena, 12/6-9/1964); 16-pp. text, partly typed, partly handwritten, on world affairs, with added note on page 1, "Oxy speech--pls file"; a later, 19-pp. typed draft of the above Occidental College speech; 26-pp. text on "Role of Press," delivered to Instituted of World Affairs, 12/1964; 8-pp. text of speech delivered in Texas; etc.
Folder  21

Speeches 1965

8 items. Speech texts. Includes: speech at 5th Annual Times Current Affairs Seminar (11/6/1965) on topic,"Press Coverage of State and Local Politics and Government"; a second copy of this text along with interoffice memos; speech to California Congress of Parents and Teachers on Censorship (9/30/1965); speech at Management Conference, 9/21/1965); 27-pp. typed text of speech to "newspapermen in Chicago.
Folder  22

Speeches 1966

7 items. Speech texts. "The Greater Responsibility," 12-pp., on racial issues; 8-pp. on racial issues; speech, 7-pp. text, delivered at U. of Colorado, Boulder, 4/15/1966, on "Editorial Excellence"; another version of same Boulder speech (18-pp.); 8-pp. text on "standards of taste, standards of propriety"; 9-pp. text on social justice; 21-pp. text delivered in Denver to Theta Sigma Phi, 4/16/1966.
Folder  23

Speeches 1967

2 items. Speech texts. 9-pp. text on press credibility, date and audience not given; 17-pp. text on, broadly, "The Role of the Press in a Free Society," delivered on 11/21/1967, to the Wilshire Bar Assn
Box  469

Editors - Williams, Nick B.

Folder  1

Speeches 1970

3 items. Speech texts. Only one carries a specific date--speech to USC Journalism Alumni Assn., 11/10/1970. The topic of the 4-pp. text is "the editor's job." The other texts are on "news policies," (8-pp.), delivered at Trader Vic's Restaurant, San Francisco, to the local members of the Public Relations Society of America; an 18-pp. text delivered to the Claremont University Club on the topic "An Editor Reflects on his Newspaper."
Folder  2

Speeches 1971

4 items. Speech texts. Only one carries a specific date. It was delivered on 2/6/1971, to CNPA annual convention in San Francisco. The 21-pp. text is on the topic of "Choosing Journalism as a Career." The other texts are: 2-pp. on "making public affairs understandable"; 11-pp. text on topic "How the Mass Communications Media can make Public Affairs Understandable"; comments (5-pp.) delivered when he was given a journalism award by MSC [?]
Folder  3

Speeches 1972

2 items. Speech texts. "The Future of the Mass Media," 10-pp. (n.d.); "After the Election," (15-pp.) delivered at Twilight Club, 10/1972. Both texts have added changes in pencil, speaker's marks, etc.
Folder  4

Speeches 1981

5 items. Speech texts and cover letter or notes. Two drafts of a speech to the National Press Club, delivered on 10/27/1981, when NBW received the Fourth Estate award, plus attached note to "Lois" about them. The speech gave his audience an overview of the people and the thought behind LAT during his years with the paper. / Cover letter to Otis Chandler from NBW related to a speech given at "Laguna area Rotary" luncheon meeting, text also attached. The cover letter is dated 5/5/1981. The speech at Laguna Rotary was "The Care and Feeding of Publishers," outlining his experiences with various publishers during his long newspaper career. Because, as NBW. explained in his cover letter to Otis C., the audience was "a group of men (who) had two or more drinks at noon...", he used quite a bit of humor and banter. The speech features many drinking stories, some of them related to LAT staffers. The cover letter is also interesting as it provides NBW.'s thoughts on the rapid growth and economic, social and political changes in Orange County in the preceding years.
Folder  5

Speeches undated

6 items. Speech texts with no years indicated. Address to California Congress of Parents and Teachers on subject of morality; address to Current Affairs Seminar, "Free Press" added at top margin; "Text of Opening Remarks for Panel...Free Press-Fair Trial"; the individual and his religion through the centuries; text of "my 'paper' for Santa Barbara seminar--sorta snotty." W.'s routed this to Otis Chandler.
Folder  6

Free Press - Fair Trial 1964

Approx. 10 items: several speech texts on the topic ; letter, 5/5/1959, from Frank Shea (asst. to Time magazine's Publisher) to NBW on muzzling the US Press ; complete issue, 10/15/1964, Austrian Information ; 13-pp. staple-bound booklet, The Press and the Courts (a series of reprints from LAT, 1964) ; 29-pp. brief (staple-bound) "...State of News Mexico vs. C.N. (Bill) Morris, Defendant, Will Harrison, Respondent and Appellant [in which the American Society of Newspaper Editors was defending Morris and Harrison) ; more.
Folder  7

Free Press - Fair Trial (1 of 2) 1965

Approx. 35 items: memos, letters, tear sheets, reprints, legal documents (State of New Mexico vs. Morris & Harrison - see also 1964 file). Notable items: 36-pp. booklet, Fair Trial vs. a Free Press (Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions) ; 11-pp. speech transcript, "Free press - fair trial," by Edward S. Shattuck, Pres. L.A. County Bar Assn. ; 14-pp. "Report of Press-Bar Committee, American Society of Newspaper Editors, 1964 - 1965," topic is "Free Press - Fair Trial" - NBW handwritten note to OC on cover sheet ; multi-page article copy, The Atlantic Monthly, "Houston's shackled press," by Ben H. Bagdikian, n.d. shown ; 10-pp. (stapled) "Analysis of the problems of photograph and broadcasting in court proceedings," 12/1/1965, by Robert A. Neeb, Counsel for The Greater L.A. Press Club...20-pp. "Trial by newspaper," by Louis L. Jaffe - "prepared for delivery at the 1965 Annual Meeting of The American Political Science Assn. (9/1965) ; 11-pp. "Talk by Arthur B. Hanson, ANPA General Counsel..." on the topic Free Press and Fair Trial ; more.
Folder  8

Free Press - Fair Trial (2 of 2) 1965

Approx. 55 items. Booklet titled "Fair Trial vs. A Free Press," legal documents, "State of New Mexico vs. Morris and Harrison, clippings from periodicals--Amer. Bar News, Amer. Political Science Assn., Atlantic Monthly, etc, memos, letters, material from L.A. County Bar Assn., speech texts, monograph by Robert Neeb, Jr., "Analysis of the Problems of Photograph and Broadcasting in Court Proceedings.
Folder  9

Free Press - Fair Trial (1 of 2) 1966

Approx. 80 items: letters, memos, newspaper clippings, reports, booklets and other material related to LAT and the Free Press - Fair Trial issue during 1966. Notable items: multi-page article copied from American Bar Association Journal, 7/1966, "Libel and public men," by William O. Bertelsman ; correspondence between NBW and Robert Notson, Exec. Editor of The Oregonian (Portland) ; ongoing correspondence between NBW and J. Edward Murray, Managing Editor, Arizona Republic ; correspondence between LAT execs and American Newspaper Publishers Assn. and American Society of Newspaper Editors ; legal documents in the case of Eason Monroe vs. City of Los Angeles ; 30-pp. complete issue of Nieman Reports, 9/1964 (filed with '66 material) ; complete issue, The Bulletin of the American Society of Newspaper Editors, 7/1966 ; 12-pp. "FREE PRESS AND FAIR TRIAL - Remarks by Gene Robb, Publisher of Albany Times-Union and Knickerbocker News (6/24/1966) ; more.
Folder  10

Free Press - Fair Trial (2 of 2) 1966

Approx. 95 items. Clippings from various newspapers / periodicals on trial press coverage, Calif. Superior Court documents, letters, memos, (1969 booklet) "The Editor's Right to Decide," issue of Nieman Reports of 9/1964, Bulletin of the Amer. Soc. of Newspaper Editors for 7/1/1966, W.'s correspondence with: Robert Notson (Oregonian); J. Edward Murray (Arizona Republic / Amer. Soc. of Newspaper Editors); Murray letter to Sen. Birch Bayh; many letters exchanged with members of legal profession; info. copies of many letters between other editors and attorneys, etc.; letters exchanged with editors in Spokane, San Diego, etc.
Box  470

Editors - Williams, Nick B.

Folder  1

Free Press - Fair Trial (1 of 2) 1967

Approx. 50 items. Correspondence, speech texts, published material related to debate over press freedom in reporting of trials and the legal process, etc. Correspondents and subjects: American Society of Newspaper Editors; speech text of Larry Sisk (San Diego Evening Tribune; 1967 annual report of ASNE Press-Bar Committee, titled "Freedom of Information and Press-Bar," Pt. 1 & 2; three U. of Missouri Freedom of Information Center publications (May 1967) No. 003, 180, 181; report by S.J. Archibald, "The Path Through the Paper Jungle"; letter from ASNE to Vincent Jones, Editor, Gannett Newspapers; report from Freedom of Information Center, "Guidelines for Coverage of the Criminal Proceeding"; correspondence from Calif. Freedom of Information Committee; "Fair Trail & Free Press--a Dialogue," booklet from Freedom of Info. Center, additional F of I Center reports; tear sheet of Op-Ed page for 11/8/1967; 18-pp. text of Robert Lobdell speech given at 29th Annual Stanford Editor's Conference, topic was "Crime Reporting and the free press - fair trial problem..."; 12-pp. text of Gladwin Hill speech (chief of New York Times L.A. bureau) to Lawyer's Club of Los Angeles County, "The Mythology of Free Press and Fair Trial"; 27-pp. text of J. Edward Murray speech to the Amer. Soc. of Journalism School Administrators, "Free Press and Fair Trial in an Open Society"; strongly worded "Answering Statement" by J. Edward Murray of Amer. Soc. of Newspaper Editors, responding to statements of attorney Grant Cooper ("I see no reason to be gentle with him...he has made a career out of defending bad cases," etc. Split into two folders.
Folder  2

Free Press - Fair Trial (2 of 2) 1967

Approx. 50 items. Correspondence, speech texts, published material related to debate over press freedom in reporting of trials and the legal process, etc. Correspondents and subjects: American Society of Newspaper Editors; speech text of Larry Sisk (San Diego Evening Tribune; 1967 annual report of ASNE Press-Bar Committee, titled "Freedom of Information and Press-Bar," Pt. 1 & 2; three U. of Missouri Freedom of Information Center publications (May 1967) No. 003, 180, 181; report by S.J. Archibald, "The Path Through the Paper Jungle"; letter from ASNE to Vincent Jones, Editor, Gannett Newspapers; report from Freedom of Information Center, "Guidelines for Coverage of the Criminal Proceeding"; correspondence from Calif. Freedom of Information Committee; "Fair Trail & Free Press--a Dialogue," booklet from Freedom of Info. Center, additional F of I Center reports; tear sheet of Op-Ed page for 11/8/1967; 18-pp. text of Robert Lobdell speech given at 29th Annual Stanford Editor's Conference, topic was "Crime Reporting and the free press - fair trial problem..."; 12-pp. text of Gladwin Hill speech (chief of NYTimes L.A. bureau) to Lawyer's Club of Los Angeles County, "The Mythology of Free Press and Fair Trial"; 27-pp. text of J. Edward Murray speech to the Amer. Soc. of Journalism School Administrators, "Free Press and Fair Trial in an Open Society"; strongly worded "Answering Statement" by J. Edward Murray of Amer. Soc. of Newspaper Editors, responding to statements of attorney Grant Cooper ("I see no reason to be gentle with him...he has made a career out of defending bad cases," etc. Split into two folders.
Folder  3

Free Press - Fair Trial - Statement before Federal Judicial Committee 1967

Approx. 10 items. Note to W. from Robert Erburu, 9-pp. speech text on "legal and social justice," delivered to the above committee; 3-pp. letter from W. to Otis Chandler; W. exchange of letters with Irving R. Kaufman, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, etc.
Folder  4

Free Press - Fair Trial 1968

Approx. 12 items: letters and reports related to the Free press - Fair trial issue in 1968. Major items: 42-pp. report from Judicial Conference of the United States, 2/28/1968, title - "Report of the Committee on the operation of the jury system on the 'free press - fair trial issue" ; materials from American Society of Newspaper Editors relating to this issue ; more material from the American Society of Newspaper Editors and the Freedom of Information office ; more.
Folder  5

Free Press - Fair Trial 1969 - 1970

Approx. 20 items: letters, memos, reports, newspaper clips, a booklet and other materials related to the Free press - Fair trial issue in 1969 and 1970. Notable items: 19-pp. booklet, "The editor's right to decide," text of an address by J. Edward Murray, Managing Editor, The Arizona Republic, 1969 ; multi-page article copied from National Observer, 7/6/1970, "The news media - besieged by critics," by Mark Arnold ; 9-pp. "Opinion" from Office of City Attorney Roger Arnebaugh to Edward M. Davis, L.A. Chief of Police, 5/6/1970, "concerns a request for (City Attorney's) opinion as to whether the employees of the Los Angeles Times may be compelled to give testimony before the Los Angeles Grand Jury disclosing the source of a news item, (etc.) ; more.
Folder  6

Free Press - Fair Trial 1971 - 1972

Approx. 12 items: letters, memos, booklets, legal documents and other material related to the Free press - Fair trial issue in 1971 and 1972. Major items: multi-page reprint from Southern California Law Review, Vol. 45, 1972, "Free Press - Fair Trial - the 'gag order,' a California aberration," by Robert S. Warren and Jeffrey M. Abell ; booklet, approx. 40 -pp., "In the Court of Appeal...The Times Mirror Company vs. Superior Court of the State of California for the County of Los Angeles...(petition filed by Robert C. Lobdell (Los Angeles Times counsel) and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher (et al) ; approx. 17 sheets contain Court of Appeals case USA vs. Dickinson (1972) ; two Freedom of Information Center reports from7/ 1972, "Infiltration of the Press (by police & government agencies)" and "Looking out for the consumer" ; more.
Folder  7

Free Press - Fair Trial 1973

Approx. 10 items: memos, a letter, article copies and other material related to the Free press - Fair trial issue in 1973. Note: 4-pp. essay (under cover letter dated 4/16/1973) by John Gardner, Chairman, Common Cause, "The right that guards all other rights," on freedom of information.
Folder  8

Free Press - Fair Trial - Newsmen's Privilege Hearings 1973

1 item: bound book, 760-pp., Newsmen's privilege - Hearings before the Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate (from 2/20 through 3/14, 1973).
 

City Desk Assignment Sheets 1956-1971

Scope and Content Note

Daily lists of stories/communities and the reports assigned to cover it. Arranged chronologically by year, generally split into two halves. Date range is 1956-1971.
Box  471

Editors - Williams, Nick B.

 

City Desk Assignment Sheets - January-June 1956

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each. Bound.
 

City Desk Assignment Sheets - July-December 1956

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each. Bound.
 

City Desk Assignment Sheets - January-June 1957

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each. Bound.
 

City Desk Assignment Sheets - July-December 1957

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each. Bound.
 

City Desk Assignment Sheets - January-June 1958

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each. Bound.
Box  472

Editors - Williams, Nick B.

 

City Desk Assignment Sheets - July-December 1958

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each.
Folder  1

City Desk Assignment Sheets - July-September 1959

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each.
Folder  2

City Desk Assignment Sheets - October-December 1959

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each.
Folder  3

City Desk Assignment Sheets - January-May 1960

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each.
Folder  4

City Desk Assignment Sheets - June-September 1960

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each.
Box  473

Editors - Williams, Nick B.

Folder  1

City Desk Assignment Sheets - October-December 1960

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each.
Folder  2

City Desk Assignment Sheets - January-June 1961

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each.
Folder  3

City Desk Assignment Sheets - July-October 1961

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each.
Folder  4

City Desk Assignment Sheets - November-December 1961

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each.
Folder  5

City Desk Assignment Sheets - January-April and Publishers' Poll 1958, 1962

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each. Also, Publishers' Poll dated 1958.
Folder  6

City Desk Assignment Sheets - May-July 1962

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each.
Folder  7

City Desk Assignment Sheets - July-October 1962

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each.
Box  474

Editors - Williams, Nick B.

Folder  1

City Desk Assignment Sheets - October-December 1962

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each.
Folder  2

City Desk Assignment Sheets - January-June 1963

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each.
Folder  3

City Desk Assignment Sheets - July-December 1963

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each.
Folder  4

City Desk Assignment Sheets - January-April 1964

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each.
Folder  5

City Desk Assignment Sheets - May-September 1964

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each.
Folder  6

City Desk Assignment Sheets - October-December 1964

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each.
Folder  7

City Desk Assignment Sheets - January-August 1966

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each.
Box  475

Editors - Williams, Nick B.

Folder  1

City Desk Assignment Sheets - September-December 1966

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each.
Folder  2

City Desk Assignment Sheets - January-March 1967

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each.
Folder  3

City Desk Assignment Sheets - April-August 1967

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each.
Folder  4

City Desk Assignment Sheets - September-December 1967

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each.
Folder  5

City Desk Assignment Sheets - January-December 1968

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each.
Folder  6

City Desk Assignment Sheets - January-July 1969

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each.
Box  476

Editors - Williams, Nick B.

Folder  1

City Desk Assignment Sheets - August-December 1969

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each.
Folder  2

City Desk Assignment Sheets - January-May 1970

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each.
Folder  3

City Desk Assignment Sheets - June-September 1970

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each.
Folder  4

City Desk Assignment Sheets - October-December 1970

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each.
Folder  5

City Desk Assignment Sheets - January-March 1971

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each.
Folder  6

City Desk Assignment Sheets - September-November 1971

Daily list of stories and communities and the reporters assigned to cover each.
 

Assistant to the Editor - Correspondence 1963-1972

Scope and Content Note

Materials to/from the Assistant to the Editor, a position held at one point by George Straszer. Arranged chronologically. Date range is 1963-1972.
Box  477

Editors - Williams, Nick B.

Folder  1

"Money for College" series 1963

Approx. 40 items: letters, articles and bulletins related to college scholarship funding information in LAT and other sources, and correspondence with colleges and other news outlets.
Folder  2

Birch Society Comment 1964 - 1967

Approx. 20 items: letters and postcards either praising or condemning material about the John Birch Society (including paid advertising) that appeared in LAT, 1964 - 1967.
Folder  3

Ryskind Column - Discontinued 1965 - 1966

Approx. 75 items: reader letters and post cards to LAT, most (if not all) critical of the cancellation of Morrie Ryskind's column. Also included are examples of the standard response letter sent, in this time frame, by George Straszer, Assistant to the Editor.
Folder  4

Crossword error 1967

Approx. 12 items: letters and post cards sent by readers complaining that LAT ran the same crossword puzzle on two consecutive days. Subsequent memos and form letters explain that the mistake/misprint appeared in 2,000 copies of LAT. Readers were sent the puzzle that they missed.
Folder  5

Bible Story 1967 - 1969

Approx. 35 items: letters generated by several incidents in which readers were offended by material that appeared (or failed to appear) in LAT. In one 1968 incident, many readers were offended by what they interpreted as a negative racial stereotype in an illustration that appeared in a Bible story in the comics section during 1/1968.
Folder  6

Change in format 1968

7 examples of complaints about changes in the LAT format, 10/1968, here involving the comics and the opinion pages.
Folder  7

Bradley endorsement protests 1969

Approx. 25 items: a collection of angry letters in response to LAT's endorsement of Tom Bradley over Sam Yorty for Los Angeles mayor and attached standard response letters reading, in part, "I am sure you give us credit for making our political endorsements on the basis... of what we believe is the best interest of this city, this State and this nation," and closing with the observation that LAT knows some voters will always be displeased with any endorsement.
Folder  8

Mayoral endorsement 1969

Approx. 60 items: letters from readers opposing LAT's position on the 1969 L.A. Mayoral race (i.e. - LAT endorsed Tom Bradley over Sam Yorty) and either protesting the position or, in some cases, canceling their Times subscription. Attached to most of these letters is one of two standard LAT responses, one for those merely protesting the LAT position and another for those canceling their subscription.
Folder  9

Bengelsdorf, Irving 1970

Approx. 12 items: letters complaining of the termination of Dr. Irving Bengelsdorf and the disappearance of his column from the pages of LAT. Also included are several variations on the standard letter to readers about this situation.
Folder  10

Student Outlook - Teacher Letters 1970

7 items: letters to LAT from educators at San Gabriel Mission High School, La Verne College and Los Angeles City Schools praising Student Outlook and grateful replies from LAT. "Sister Marie," a teaching nun at San Gabriel Mission High School (1/9/1970) expressed "outrage and alarm" when ultra conservative television commentator George Putnam made a "ruthless attack" on the publication. She called Student Outlook a "timely and helpful publication."
Folder  11

Bible Verse - Discontinued 1970 - 1971

Approx. 60 items: a collection of letters and handwritten notes protesting the discontinuance of "Bible thought for the Day," which had run in LAT for many years. Also included are examples of the reply letters sent by LAT.
Folder  12

Review Edition 1971

Approx. 50 items: a collection of letters complaining of the demise of the "Preview" edition of LAT and the start up of the "Review" edition. Also included are the explanatory letters of reply sent by LAT.
Folder  13

WEST magazine - Discontinued 1972

Approx. 20 items: letters from readers disappointed that LAT had discontinued West magazine along with the standard reply letter
Box  478

Editors - Williams, Nick B.

Folder  1

PERSPECTIVE - Discontinued 1972

Approx. 55 items: letters (typed and handwritten) and post cards from readers disappointed by the discontinuance of the Perspective news feature in LAT. Many of the letters were from children and, judging from the handwriting many of these were as young as 10 or 11 years old. Typically the letters from young readers said that Perspective had helped them in their school work for history or current events.
Folder  2

International Sources 1964 - 1970

Sixteen letters comprising 53 pages, pertaining to reader's correspondence. Some of the topics include Australia, Immigration to the United States, New Zealand, International Subscription Charges, Pen-Pals (policy on), The Beatles, Design and Format, Los Angeles Phantom Air Raid of February 24, 1942, Los Angeles Times Training Programs, Vietnam War, and Japan.
Folder  3

General Correspondence - Straszer, George M. 1965

Twenty-seven letters comprising 64 pages, pertaining to reader's correspondence. Some of the topics include Political Stand, Obituaries, Theater Advertising, Crossword Puzzles, Sunday Editions, Travel Articles, KTTV, William (Bill) Dyer, and Drama Criticism in the Los Angeles Times.
Folder  4

General Correspondence - Straszer, George M. 1966

Twenty-two letters comprising 58 pages, pertaining to reader's correspondence. Some of the topics include crossword puzzles, ink rub-off, Editorial policy on political standing, policy regarding exchanging publications, format and design, service awards, Vietnam, Jeane Dixon, typographical/grammatical errors, comics, employment criterion, Little Orphan Annie, Watts, and the Editorial staff.
Folder  5

From Readers 1967 - 1968

Seven letters comprising 23 pages, pertaining to reader's correspondence. Some of the topics include Summer Camp fund, Ronald Reagan, Editorial policy on request for sponsors for immigration and missing persons.
Folder  6

From Readers 1969

Forty letters comprising 102 pages, pertaining to reader's correspondence. Some of the topics include editorial policy, political cartoons, Dorothy Healey, Jack Smith, press operations, letters to the editor, editorial viewpoint, communism, campus unrest (civil disobedience), copyright policy-permision to reproduce, Ted Bomar, 1969 mayor news stories, how a news story gets in print, Norman Chandler, Angela Davis, Art Sidenbaum, and Sirhan Sirhan.
Folder  7

From Readers 1970

Thirty-five letters comprising 95 pages, pertaining to reader's correspondence. Some of the topics include T.R.B column, Richard Strout, Gasoline Alley, Ruben Salazar, newsprint recycling, Student Outlook, George Putnam, United Nations News Bureau, Vietnam War, Los Angeles Times Price Change, Steve Harvey, Matt Weinstock, Los Angeles Times policy on Profanity, Dick Tracy, Lil' Abner, Los Angeles Times Feature "The Watchman," proposal for a ecology section, and editorial policy on missing pets, missing persons, political stand, editorial cartoons, comics, and the solicitation for funds.
Folder  8

From Readers 1973

Twenty-two letters comprising 66 pages, pertaining to reader's correspondence. Some of the topics include newsprint quotas, editorial policy regarding race (ethnicity), suburban section regarding San Bernardino, business section, crossword puzzles, Charles Owens, Daniel Shaw, Bill Hazlett, Watergate, Bill Farr, Vietnam (MIA), Comics (Grin & Bear It, Doonesbury, Love is.... and Dick Tracy, including a letter from the artist Chester Gould), Matt, Weinstock, Pasadena local news recording, "After the Revolution" column by Patte Wheat Mahan, "Billy Casper Says" sports feature, Paul Conrad, Art Buchwald, and letters to the editor.
Folder  9

From Readers 1974

Twenty-two letters comprising 63 pages, pertaining to reader's correspondence. Some of the topics include photo policy, Nixon ridicule, Watergate, Los Angeles Times competition, comics (Doonesbury, Peanuts, and Emy Lou, including a letter from the artist Marty Links), Harry Trimborh, Tomas Fitch an Los Angeles Times Writer, Gerald Ford, Marilyn Chandler, editorial policy, subscription cancellation, subscription rate for Australia, Los Angeles Times Orange County edition, syndicate contracts and central section.
Folder  10

From Readers 1975 -1976

"Twenty-nine letters comprising 80 pages, pertaining to reader's correspondence. Some of the topics include Los Angeles Times Syndicate, medical column, employment policy regarding education, editorial policy, religion coverage, Paul Conrad, permission to reproduce, copyright material, Vietnamese language newspapers, editorial chain of command, Thomas Gardiner, Zodiac Killer, crossword puzzle feature, Comics (Grin & Bear It and Doonesbury), policy on drunk driving arrests, and Santa Claus."
Box  479

Editors - Williams, Nick B.

Folder  1

A 1971 - 1972

Approx. 75 items: examples of reader ("A" surname) comments, complaints and questions generally related to LAT content.
Folder  2

B (1 of 2) 1971

Approx. 150 items: examples of reader ("B" surname) comments, complaints and questions generally related to LAT content. Split into two folders.
Folder  3

B (1 of 2) 1971

Approx. 150 items: examples of reader ("B" surname) comments, complaints and questions generally related to LAT content. Split into two folders.
Folder  4

B 1972

Approx. 45 items: examples of reader ("B" surname) comments, complaints and questions generally related to LAT content.
Folder  5

C 1971

Approx. 125 items: examples of reader ("C" surname) comments, complaints and questions generally related to LAT content.
Folder  6

C 1972

Approx. 125 items: examples of reader ("C" surname) comments, complaints and questions generally related to LAT content.
Folder  7

D 1971

Approx. 110 items: examples of reader ("D" surname) comments, complaints and questions generally related to LAT content.
Box  480

Editors - Williams, Nick B.

Folder  1

D 1972

Approx. 110 items: examples of reader ("D" surname) comments, complaints and questions generally related to LAT content.
Folder  2

E 1971 - 1972

Approx. 90 items: examples of reader ("E" - "F" surname) comments, complaints and questions generally related to LAT content.c
Folder  3

F 1971 - 1972

Approx. 90 items: examples of reader ("E" - "F" surname) comments, complaints and questions generally related to LAT content.c
Folder  4

G 1971 - 1972

Approx. 85 items: examples of reader ("G" surname) comments, complaints and questions generally related to LAT content.
Folder  5

H 1971

Approx. 120 items: examples of reader ("H" surname) comments, complaints and questions generally related to LAT content.
Folder  6

H 1972

Approx. 120 items: examples of reader ("H" surname) comments, complaints and questions generally related to LAT content.
Folder  7

I - J 1971 - 1972

Approx. 80 items: examples of reader ("I" - "J" surname) comments, complaints and questions generally related to LAT content.
Box  481

Editors - Williams, Nick B.

Folder  1

K 1971 - 1972

Approx. 80 items: examples of reader ("K" surname) comments, complaints and questions generally related to LAT content.
Folder  2

L 1971 - 1972

Approx. 80 items: examples of reader ("L" surname) comments, complaints and questions generally related to LAT content.
Folder  3

M 1971

Approx. 80 items: examples of reader ("M" surname) comments, complaints and questions generally related to LAT content.
Folder  4

M 1972

Approx. 75 items: examples of reader ("M" surname) comments, complaints and questions generally related to LAT content.
Folder  5

N - O 1971 - 1972

Approx. 75 items: examples of reader ("N" - "O" surname) comments, complaints and questions generally related to LAT content.
Folder  6

P - Q 1971 - 1972

Approx. 90 items: examples of reader ("P" - "Q" surname) comments, complaints and questions generally related to LAT content.
Box  482

Editors - Williams, Nick B.

Folder  1

R 1971 - 1972

Approx. 120 items: examples of reader ("R" surname) comments, complaints and questions generally related to LAT content.
Folder  2

S (1 of 2) 1971

Approx. 130 items: examples of reader ("S" surname) comments, complaints and questions generally related to LAT content. Split into two folders.
Folder  3

S (2 of 2) 1971

Approx. 130 items: examples of reader ("S" surname) comments, complaints and questions generally related to LAT content. Split into two folders.
Folder  4

S 1972

Approx. 130 items: examples of reader ("S" surname) comments, complaints and questions generally related to LAT content.
Folder  5

T 1971 - 1972

Approx. 85 items: examples of reader ("T" surname) comments, complaints and questions generally related to LAT content.
Folder  6

U - V 1971 - 1972

Approx. 30 items: examples of reader ("U" - "V" surname) comments, complaints and questions generally related to LAT content.
Box  483

Editors - Williams, Nick B.

Folder  1

W 1971

Approx. 140 items: examples of reader ("W" surname) comments, complaints and questions generally related to LAT content.
Folder  2

W 1972

Approx. 140 items: examples of reader ("W" surname) comments, complaints and questions generally related to LAT content.
Folder  3

X - Z 1971 - 1972

Approx. 30 items: examples of reader ("X" - "Y" - "Z" surname) comments, complaints and questions generally related to LAT content.
 

Editorial Reference Files 1930-1960

Scope and Content Note

Material from Ralph W. Trueblood, Managing Editor from 1926 to 1934, William Holden, Assistant Managing Editor from 1934 to 1950, and L.D. Hotchkiss, Managing Editor, Editor and Editor-in-Chief between 1934 and 1958 were combined to form this collection of editorial background material. Includes documents on a wide range of topics of interest to the editorial staff. Much of it is correspondence and memoranda from Harry Chandler and includes his comments. The collection is arranged alphabetically by either correspondent or subject. Date range is 1905-1959; bulk of the material is dated 1930-1960.
Box  484

Editors - Editor's Reference Files

Folder  1

Alondra Park Perfume Flower Growing Project 1937

Correspondence, copies of reports, and internal memoranda regarding a Works Progress Administration program. Includes Harry Chandler correspondence. File of L. D. Hotchkiss and Jacob Baum.
Folder  2

American Society of Newspaper Editors 1958

Correspondence from L. D. Hotchkiss to and regarding the ASNE. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  3

Automobile Transportation 1939 - 1941

Correspondence to and about the Automobile Club of Southern California; California Highway Revenues; Pan American Highway; Pasadena Freeway; William May Garland. Includes Harry Chandler correspondence. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  4

Bowers, H. W. - Treasurer, Times Mirror Company 1957

Correspondence between Hotchkiss and Bowers, including an exchange comparing the finances of Times Mirror newspapers to that of Beaverbrook Newspapers. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  5

California Pension Plan and State Welfare 1937 - 1939

Correspondence, including to/from readers, Harry Chandler and the Associated Farmers Group, regarding proposed pension plans. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  6

California State Chamber of Commerce (1 of 2) 1939 - 1941

Correspondence, minutes, reports, and notes on topics including Ham and Eggs; Social Security; Ship building industry; highways. Split into two folders. File of L. D. Hotchkiss and R. W. Trueblood.
Folder  7

California State Chamber of Commerce (2 of 2) 1939 - 1941

Correspondence, minutes, reports, and notes on topics including Ham and Eggs; Social Security; Ship building industry; highways. Split into two folders. File of L. D. Hotchkiss and R. W. Trueblood.
Folder  8

Chandler, Harry, Legal Matters -- M.O. Hooker vs. W.I. Hollingsworth 1928

Correspondence from Harry Chandler and copy of subpoena to testify at the trial of Marion O. Hooker vs. W. I. Hollingsworth, et al. File of R. W. Trueblood.
Folder  9

Davis, James E. - Los Angeles Chief of Police 1934 - 1940

Correspondence from Harry Chandler, James Davis, and others regarding Earle Kynette bombing; Communism in Los Angeles-area churches; and editorial policy. File of L. D. Hotchkiss and R. W. Trueblood.
Folder  10

DOMEI Radio News Service, Japan 1936

Correspondence regarding the DOMEI Radio news service out of Japan. Includes Harry Chandler correspondence. File of L. D. Hotchkiss and R. W. Trueblood.
Folder  11

Douglas Aircraft undated

Correspondence from Harry Chandler regarding Douglas Aircraft. File of L.D. Hotchkiss and William Holden.
Folder  12

Education 1937

Correspondence from Harry Chandler and Robert G. Sproul, President of the University of California, on the topic of education funding. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  13

Ethnic Groups -- Blacks 1940 - 1956

Correspondence regarding African Americans, including a proposed American Press Institute seminar for editors and publishers of African American newspapers. Includes correspondence to/from Harry Chandler and L. D. Hotchkiss. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  14

Goldwater, Barry 1958

Photocopy of letter from Senator Barry Goldwater to L .D. Hotchkiss. Original letter removed from Autograph File and returned to Hotchkiss files. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  15

Hamilton, Peggy 1939

Memo from L. D. Hotchkiss to Harry Chandler regarding Peggy Hamilton's return to the LA Times. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  16

Hobday, Richard Dyer - Constitution Society of the United States 1937

Correspondence from Richard Hobday and to/from Harry Chandler, L. D. Hotchkiss, and William Holden regarding the Constitution Society of the United States. File of L. D. Hotchkiss and William Holden.
Folder  17

Hollywood Labor Union Controversy 1939

Correspondence, including from Harry Chandler, regarding labor unions in Hollywood. File of L. D. Hotchkiss and R. W. Trueblood.
Folder  18

Hoover, Herbert 1937 - 1941

Correspondence, including to/from Harry Chandler, Norman Chandler, and Herbert Hoover, regarding Herbert Hoover. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  19

Hoover, J. Edgar 1943

Photocopy of letter from J. Edgar Hoover to L. D. Hotchkiss. Original letter removed from Autograph File and returned to Hotchkiss files. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  20

Horse Racing, Santa Anita 1938 - 1939

Correspondence to/from Harry Chandler and L. D. Hotchkiss regarding allowing horse races at Santa Anita racetrack. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  21

Ickes, Harold L. - Secretary of the Interior 1944 - 1949

Correspondence between L. D. Hotchkiss and Harold Ickes. File of L. D. Hotchkiss and William Holden.
Folder  22

Industry and Commerce 1938, 1958

Correspondence regarding industry and commerce, including notes from Harry Chandler. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  23

Journalism 1958

Correspondence and articles on the topic of journalism. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  24

Kefauver, Estes - U.S. Senator 1956

Photocopy of letter from Estes Kefauver to L. D. Hotchkiss. Original letter removed from Autograph File and returned to Hotchkiss files. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  25

KHJ Radio Station 1931 - 1933

Correspondence, interviews, and notes regarding radio station KHJ. Includes correspondence from John Ness. File of R. W. Trueblood.
Box  485

Editors - Editor's Reference Files

Folder  1

Knowland, William C. / Knight, Goodwin Election 1957 - 1958

Correspondence regarding the William C. Knowland/ Goodwin Knight election for California Governor, including letters and photocopies from Knowland, Knight, and Hotchkiss. Original Knowland letter dated March 10, 1958 and Knight letter dated April 29, 1957 removed from Autograph File and returned to Hotchkiss files. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  2

KTTV Television Station 1956 - 1957

Correspondence, reports, and financial statements for television station KTTV. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  3

Labor undated

Policy statements, reports, and correspondence from Harry Chandler and others regarding labor unions; Los Angeles Times bombing; Dave Beck; and Women of the Pacific - housewife labor organization. File of L.D. Hotchkiss, R.W. Trueblood, William Holden, and Jacob Baum.
Folder  4

Labor - Migrant 1938

Correspondence, annotated by Harry Chandler, and a report on migrant labor. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  5

Los Angeles City News Service circa 1945

Proposal for the creation of a Los Angeles citywide news service, to be staffed by reporters from all local newspapers. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  6

Los Angeles City Planning 1938 - 1942

Correspondence, including to/from Harry Chandler, newspaper clippings, proposals, and other items related to planning in the city of Los Angeles. File of L. D. Hotchkiss and R. W. Trueblood.
Folder  7

Los Angeles Harbor 1940

Correspondence, including to/from Harry Chandler, and articles related to the Los Angeles harbor. File of William Holden.
Folder  8

Los Angeles -- Promotion of 1936 - 1940

Correspondence and notes regarding the promotion of the city of Los Angeles. Other correspondents include All Year Club of Southern California; California Festival Association; Los Angeles Worlds Fair (proposed); Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  9

Los Angeles Times Advertising 1939 - 1940, 1944 - 1945, 1958

Correspondence, including internal memoranda and to/from Harry Chandler, regarding advertising in the LA Times, including political advertising; advertising during World War II; and liquor advertising. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  10

Los Angeles Times Automobile Section 1929

Memo from Harry Chandler to Bill Henry regarding the auto section of the Los Angeles Times. File of Bill Henry.
Folder  11

Los Angeles Times Editorial Annual Reports 1934 - 1949

Copies of the "Yearly Review" annual report created by the Editorial Department.
Folder  12

Los Angeles Times Editorial Budget 1942, 1945

Correspondence, minutes and financial statements for the Editorial Department. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  13

Los Angeles Times Editorial Policy and Content 1929 - 1930, 1937 - 1941, 1951 - 1958

Correspondence, clippings, and other items related to the editorial policy of the Los Angeles Times. Correspondents and subjects include Philip Chandler; Norman Chandler; R.W. Trueblood; L.D. Hotchkiss; William Holden; Harry Carr; Grace Kingsley; Westbrook Pegler; Miles, Marvin; Gilbert espionage; Dick Hyland; L. Frank Baum; Southern Californians Inc.; Charles Owens; Sylvia Weaver; China correspondents; Irvin S. Cobb; and John Anson Ford. File of R. W. Trueblood, L. D. Hotchkiss, and William Holden.
Folder  14

Los Angeles Times Editorial Staff Payroll 1937

Payroll survey of the Editorial Department from 1937.
Folder  15

Los Angeles Times Editorial Staff Payroll 1938

Payroll survey of the Editorial Department from 1937.
Folder  16

Los Angeles Times Editorial Staff Retirements 1957

Memo from Norman Chandler to L. D. Hotchkiss listing the members of the Editorial Department to be retired. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Box  486

Editors - Editor's Reference Files

Folder  1

Los Angeles Times Employees 1931, 1936 - 1941, 1957

Correspondence and memoranda regarding employees of the Los Angeles Times. Correspondents and subjects include L.D. Hotchkiss; R.W. Trueblood; F.N. Martin; editorial staff; Western Air Express wreck; Charles Sloan; employee training program; Alma Whitaker; Bill Henry; Fred Hogue; J.N. Levy; Kyle Palmer; and Harry Chandler. File of L.D. Hotchkiss and R.W. Trueblood.
Folder  2

Los Angeles Times Employees -- Dyer, Braven Wrestling Scandal 1939

Correspondence and clippings regarding the payment scandal and dismissals of two Sports writers, including Braven Dyer. Correspondents include Norman Chandler, Harry Chandler, and Warren T. Hanley. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  3

Los Angeles Times Employees -- Treanor, Tom 1942 - 1947

Correspondence to/from Tom Treanor, reporter who spent time in Burma and other locations in the Pacific during World War II. Also, article text. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  4

Los Angeles Times History 1940 - 1958

Correspondence regarding the history of the Los Angeles Times, including a book proposal and requests for details. Includes correspondence from Harry Chandler. File of L. D. Hotchkiss and William Holden.
Folder  5

Los Angeles Times Libel Suit - Fleming, Rhonda 1955

Correspondence regarding the lawsuit brought against the Los Angeles Times and the Associated Press by Rhonda Fleming, actress, claiming libel. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  6

Los Angeles Times Libel Suit - Galli-Curci, Amelita 1955

Correspondence regarding the lawsuit brought against Hedda Hopper and the Los Angeles Times by Amelita Galli-Curci, claiming libel. Photocopies of correspondence from Amelita Galli-Curci. Original Galli-Curci letters dated October 15 and 21, 1955 removed from Autograph File and returned to Hotchkiss files. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  7

Los Angeles Times Libel Suit -- United Feature Syndicate - Lil Abner / Liberace 1956

Correspondence regarding the lawsuit brought against United Feature Syndicate, Inc. and the Los Angeles Times by Liberace for running the comic strip Lil' Abner in which a character resembling Liberace is criticized. Also, comic strips, including original and modified strips. File of L. D. Hotchkiss and Nick B. Williams.
Folder  8

Los Angeles Times News Bureau - India 1957

Correspondence regarding the India bureau of the Los Angeles Times. File of L. D. Hotchkiss and Nick B. Williams.
Folder  9

Los Angeles Times News Bureau - Washington D.C. 1957

Correspondence regarding the India bureau of the Los Angeles Times. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  10

Los Angeles Times Obituaries 1939

Correspondence between Harry Chandler and L. D. Hotchkiss regarding the policy regarding traffic accident obituaries.
Folder  11

Los Angeles Times Office Bulletins 1930, 1939

Memos to Los Angeles Times staff, one annotated by Norman Chandler, regarding a bust for Harrison Gray Otis and English classes for employees. File of L. D. Hotchkiss and R. W. Trueblood.
Folder  12

Los Angeles Times Photographers 1940, 1957

Correspondence, including some annotated by Harry Chandler, regarding photographers employed by the Los Angeles Times. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  13

Los Angeles Times Press Operations 1930

Memo from Harry Chandler to R. W. Trueblood regarding the Times press operations. File of R. W. Trueblood.
Folder  14

Los Angeles Times Real Estate Section 1936

Memo from Harry Chandler to L. D. Hotchkiss regarding the Real Estate section. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  15

Lowney, Franklin 1938

Memo from L. D. Hotchkiss to Harry Chandler regarding Franklin Lowney, scam-artist. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  16

Lummis, Charles F. 1939

Correspondence regarding Charles Lummis, El Alisal, and the Southwest Museum. Correspondents include California State Senator John Phillips, Harry Chandler, Jacob Baum, L. D. Hotchkiss, and R. W. Trueblood. File of L.D. Hotchkiss, R.W. Trueblood, and Jacob Baum.
Folder  17

McGroarty, John Stephen 1939

Correspondence regarding John Stephen McGroarty's Mission Play. Correspondents include Harry Chandler, Victor Short, and Mr. Schallert. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  18

Matson Navigation Company 1939

Correspondence and photographs regarding Bill Henry and the Matson Company. Includes a letter from Harry Chandler to L. D. Hotchkiss. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  19

Mexico 1940

Correspondence, articles, and newspaper clippings regarding Mexico, Mexican land ownership, and the Mexican election. Includes memos from Harry Chandler. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  20

Mirror 1944

Memos from L. D. Hotchkiss to Mr. Chandler regarding the Mirror, a proposed afternoon paper. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  21

Mooney, Tom 1918 - 1932

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and court documents regarding the criminal case against Tom Mooney, convicted of murder by setting off a bomb. Correspondents include Tom Mooney, Harry Chandler, and President Woodrow Wilson. File of R. W. Trueblood.
Folder  22

Motion Picture Industry 1940

Correspondence regarding coverage of the movie industry, including a memo from Harry Chandler to R. W. Trueblood. File of R. W. Trueblood and L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  23

Mulholland, William H. Memorial 1940

Correspondence regarding the fundraising for and construction of the fountain in memory of William H. Mullholland. Correspondents include Harry Chandler, L. D. Hotchkiss, James Martin, and Thad M. Erwin. Also, financial documents for the fund, including a list of contributors. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  24

Newspaper Surveys 1936, 1938, 1940, 1948

Correspondence from George Gallup and L. D. Hotchkiss, including one annotated by Harry Chandler. Gallup Survey results for the 1948 election. Completed sample of the survey sent to candidates running in a spring Municipal Election. File of L. D. Hotchkiss and William Holden.
Folder  25

The New York Times 1946

Correspondence between L. D. Hotchkiss and Fred Meinholtz regarding Gladwin Hill's arrival as Los Angeles resident correspondent for the New York Times. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  26

Otis, Harrison Gray - 1905 Speech at Pomona College 1905, 1935

Memoranda from Harry Chandler to L. D. Hotchkiss regarding Harrison Gray Otis's speech at Pomona College and typed copy of the speech. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  27

Parker, W. H. - Los Angeles Police Chief 1957

Letter from Police Chief William H. Parker to L. D. Hotchkiss regarding the Los Angeles Times' work in promoting Charter Amendment #1 in the 1957 election. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  28

Petroleum Industry 1938

Letter to and annotated by Harry Chandler from C. E. Buchner of the Independent Petroleum Association of America. Also a promotional poster created by the Association. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  29

Plaza de Los Angeles 1940

Correspondence between Christine Sterling and William Holden regarding the 159th anniversary of the Plaza de Los Angeles. File of William Holden.
Folder  30

Politics - California 1938 - 1940

Correspondence, telegrams, newspaper clippings and writings on politics in California. Correspondents and topics include Harry Chandler, Herbert Hoover, J. R. Knowland, Paul Shoup, L. D. Hotchkiss, and others. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  31

Politics - National 1938 - 1940

Correspondence and ephemera regarding national politics. Correspondents and subjects include Harry Chandler; L. D. Hotchkiss; John Nance Garner; William May Garland; James D. Meredith; Wendell Willkie; presidential election, 1940; and H. A. Wallace. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Box  487

Editors - Editor's Reference Files

Folder  1

Pulitzer Prize 1942

Approx. 25 items: letters of congratulations related to the Pulitzer Prize awards in 1942. Correspondents include L. D. Hotchkiss and editors of other newspapers. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  2

Railroads 1937 - 1938

Telegram, correspondence, and ephemera on railroads. Correspondents include Harry Chandler, L. D. Hotchkiss, and Paul Shoup. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  3

Richardson, James 1957

Correspondence from L. D. Hotchkiss and a tribute to "Jimmy" Richardson. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  4

Rindge Family 1915, 1918

Correspondence and court documents related to the Rindge family and the lawsuit brought against the Los Angeles Times claiming libel. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  5

Robinson, Edward G. 1941

Correspondence in response to Edward G. Robinson's claim of abuse from Hedda Hopper's columns. Includes annotations by Harry Chandler. Original Robinson letter dated October 1, 1941 removed from Autograph File and returned to Hotchkiss files. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  6

Romanoff, Mike 1931, 1938, 1959

Internal correspondence, rap sheets, and articles regarding Harry Gerguson, also known as Prince Michael Romanoff. Also, a lengthy response to the accusations of falsehood prepared by Romanoff for publication in the times. Some pieces are annotated by Harry Chandler. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  7

Santa Monica Mountains Fire Prevention Association 1937

Correspondence from the Santa Monica Mountains Fire Prevention Association and L. D. Hotchkiss. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  8

Scott, Joseph - Jack Dempsey correspondence regarding 1958

Letter from Jack Dempsey requesting a copy of Bruce Russell's cartoon of Joseph Scott and L. D. Hotchkiss' reply. Original Dempsey letter removed from Autograph File and returned to Hotchkiss files. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  9

Shaw, Frank L. - Corruption 1937 - 1938

Articles, internal and external correspondence related to the corruption charges against Mayor Frank Shaw. Correspondents include Frank Shaw, Harry Chandler, L. D. Hotchkiss, and Clifford Clinton. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  10

Smith, Lewis Howell 1941

Text of speech given by Judge Lewis Howell Smith. Annotated by Harry Chandler. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  11

Taxes in Southern California circa 1940

Memo from Harry Chandler to L. D. Hotchkiss regarding a column by Chandler about taxation published in the Los Angeles Times. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  12

Town Hall 1940 - 1941

Correspondence, including some annotated by Harry Chandler, from Town Hall; the Structural Engineers Association of Southern California; Vierling Kersey, Superintendent of Los Angeles schools, and others. Topics include earthquake hazards to Los Angeles school buildings. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  13

United Press International 1938

Letter from L. D. Hotchkiss to Harry Chandler regarding United Press International. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  14

Viskniskki, Guy T. - Newspaper Consultant 1934 - 1936

Correspondence and reports from Guy Viskniskki, Harry Chandler, and L. D. Hotchkiss. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  15

Water 1926, 1938, 1940

Correspondence, including some annotated by Harry Chandler, on the topic of water in Southern California. Correspondents including W. H. Code, J. W. Reagan of the Los Angeles County Flood Control District, L. D. Hotchkiss, and others. File of L. D. Hotchkiss and R. W. Trueblood.
Folder  16

Werner, Pete 1933

Letter from Harry G. Holabird, annotated by Harry Chandler, regarding Pete Werner, City Attorney of Los Angeles running for re-election. File of C. H.
Folder  17

White, Stephen M. Monument 1937

Photocopy of letter from Harry Chandler to L. D. Hotchkiss and memo to Harry Chandler from Bill Moon. Both regarding the statue of Stephen M. White in the court house. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  18

Wire Services 1934 - 1940

Notes, newspaper clippings, and correspondence regarding the Associated Press and other news wire services. Correspondents include Harry Chandler, L. D. Hotchkiss and Kent Cooper. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  19

Works Progress Administration 1940

Internal memo from L. D. Hotchkiss to Harry Chandler regarding the Works Progress Administration. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  20

World War II (1 of 2) 1938 - 1941

Correspondence, ephemera, legal documents, and other items related to World War II. Subjects and correspondents include isolationism; war in Europe; Japanese invasion of China; Adolph Hitler; Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies; Harry Chandler; and Frank Knox, Secretary of the Navy. Split into two folders. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  21

World War II (2 of 2) 1938 - 1941

Correspondence, ephemera, legal documents, and other items related to World War II. Subjects and correspondents include isolationism; war in Europe; Japanese invasion of China; Adolph Hitler; Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies; Harry Chandler; and Frank Knox, Secretary of the Navy. Split into two folders. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  22

World War II - Censorship (1 of 2) 1939 - 1941

Copy Joint Resolution 63 annotated by Harry Chandler, memos, and correspondence related to censorship during World War II. Correspondents include Harry Chandler; Captain Robert W. Robb, Acting Public Relations Officer of the Army; and William Holden. File of L. D. Hotchkiss and William Holden.
Folder  23

World War II - Censorship 1942

Transcripts, correspondence, press releases, reports, and correspondence related to censorship during World War II. Correspondents and topics include Archibald MacLeish; L. D. Hotchkiss; W. M. Mendenhall; National Broadcasting Company; subscribers; and the Foreign Service.. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Box  488

Editors - Editor's Reference Files

Folder  1

World War II - Censorship 1942 - 1943

Correspondence, publications, public proclamations, and other material related to censorship of the media during World War II. Correspondents and subjects include L. D. Hotchkiss; the Western Defense Command and Fourth Army; the federal Office of Censorship; the federal Office of War Information; Hedda Hopper; and Senator Downey. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  2

World War II - Censorship 1944 - 1945

Telegrams, reports, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other information related to censorship of the media during World War II. Correspondents and topics include L. D. Hotchkiss; the Western Defense Command and Fourth Army; the federal Office of Censorship; the federal Office of War Information; and Japanese balloons. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  3

World War II - Censorship - Wire services 1942 - 1945

Articles and reports from wire services about censorship during World War II. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
Folder  4

Zoot Suit Riots 1943

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and reports on the zoot suit riots and the coverage of them in the Los Angeles Times. File of L. D. Hotchkiss.
 

Reprints & Publications 1899-1994

Physical Description: 315 boxes, 19 bound volumes, and 1 framed newspaper

This series includes any item or correspondence that was separate from the core newspaper, including reader-specific publications, administrative materials related to reprinting articles in other publications, supplements, artwork, and illustrations. The series is organized by title and genre.
Starting as early as 1885, the Los Angeles Times included special sections, magazines, and advertising supplements. These were often printed like a magazine (with sheets folded on the left side like a book). In the 1980s, the Los Angeles Times Magazine was the first time a supplement was printed on glossy magazine-style paper. The Times also published packets of articles and editorials, which were then shipped to prominent persons in business and politics. Also produced were student editions of the newspaper, indices, style guides, and internal newsletters. The Times opinion polls, which were performed to provide information for Times staff is also part of this series.
Also included in this series are illustrations and artwork created for the Times, including works by Paul Conrad, Charles Dana Gibson, Harlan Kirby, and Charles Owens; editorial cartoons by other artists; and drawings of men and women which served as illustrations to articles.
 

Editorials / Articles 1961-1994

Scope and Content Note

Reprinted and often repackaged editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times. Large booklets on subject series, including Latinos, the Watts Riots, and Vietnam. These were often printed as "Publisher Mailings," in which the reprinted article would be sent to various leaders and groups at the request of the Publisher. Arranged chronologically. Date range is 1961-1994.
Box  489

Reprints & Publications - Editorials & Articles

Folder  1

Editorials & Articles 1961

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times. Includes reprints on communism, the John Birch Society, Americans for Democratic Action, and a booklet containing "open letters" from Norman Chandler and Otis Chandler.
Folder  2

Editorials & Articles 1963

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times. Booklet, "Outlook & Review," focusing on business and finance.
Folder  3

Editorials & Articles 1964

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times. Booklets, "Outlook & Review," focusing on business and finance, and "The Press and the Courts".
Folder  4

Editorials & Articles 1965

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times. Includes analysis of the McCone Report on the Watts Riots and the Byrne report on the University of California system.
Folder  5

Editorials & Articles 1966

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times. Includes a piece on LSD (hallucinogenic drugs).
Folder  6

Editorials & Articles 1967

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times. Includes booklet "1967 Outlook & Review" (business & finance) and booklet "The View from Watts today."
Folder  7

Editorials & Articles 1968

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times. Includes "The Search for Peace in Vietnam" and "Dark Valley of a Boy's Mind" (long article on a teen-aged mass murderer).
Folder  8

Editorials & Articles - January - April 1969

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times. Includes an essay by Editor Nick B. Williams on "The Newspaper's role" and booklet "Sirhan the Wanderer never found his way" (on the assassin of Robert Kennedy).
Box  490

Reprints & Publications - Editorials & Articles

Folder  1

Editorials & Articles - May - August 1969

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times.
Folder  2

Editorials & Articles - September - December 1969

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times.
Folder  3

Editorials & Articles - January - April 1970

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times.
Folder  4

Editorials & Articles - May - August 1970

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times.
Folder  5

Editorials & Articles - September - December 1970

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times, including "Ruben Salazar - a selection of columns..."
Box  491

Reprints & Publications - Editorials & Articles

Folder  1

Editorials & Articles - January - June 1971

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times. Including booklet "Queen Mary Project... A Story of Waste.
Folder  2

Editorials & Articles - July - December 1971

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times.
Folder  3

Editorials & Articles 1972

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times. Including booklet titled "The Coaches' curse: Recruiting."
Folder  4

Editorials & Articles - January - June 1973

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times. Including booklet "Hamilton High School."
Folder  5

Editorials & Articles - July - December 1973

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times. Including booklet "The Runaways" (runaway teens) and multiple copies of "How Press handled Watergate Scandal: An Analysis," by Edward Jay Epstein.
Folder  6

Editorials & Articles - January - June 1974

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times. Including booklet "The Energy Crisis."
Box  492

Reprints & Publications - Editorials & Articles

Folder  1

Editorials & Articles - July - December 1974

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times. Including "Reagan's Quixotic Reign, 1967 - 1974."
Folder  2

Editorials & Articles - January - April 1975

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times.
Folder  3

Editorials & Articles - May - December 1975

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times.
Folder  4

Editorials & Articles - January - June 1976

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times.
Folder  5

Editorials & Articles - July - December 1976

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times.
Folder  6

Editorials & Articles - January - June 1977

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times.
Box  493

Reprints & Publications - Editorials & Articles

Folder  1

Editorials & Articles - July - December 1977

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times.
Folder  2

Editorials & Articles - January - June 1978

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times.
Folder  3

Editorials & Articles - July - December 1978

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times.
Folder  4

Editorials & Articles - January - April 1979

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times.
Folder  5

Editorials & Articles - June - August 1979

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times.
Folder  6

Editorials & Articles - September - December 1979

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times.
Box  494

Reprints & Publications - Editorials & Articles

Folder  1

Editorials & Articles - January - August 1980

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times.
Folder  2

Editorials & Articles - September - December 1980

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times.
Folder  3

Editorials & Articles - January - June 1981

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times.
Folder  4

Editorials & Articles - July - December 1981

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times.
Folder  5

Editorials & Articles 1982

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times.
Box  495

Reprints & Publications - Editorials & Articles

Folder  1

Editorials & Articles 1983

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times.
Folder  2

Editorials & Articles - January - July 1984

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times.
Folder  3

Editorials & Articles - July - December 1984

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times. Includes "Southern California's Latino Community," series which won a 1984 Pulitzer Prize.
Folder  4

Editorials & Articles - January - June 1985

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times. Subjects include illiteracy, Editorial Pages, the health care crisis, mental case law, stress pensions at LAPD, and "Vietnam - a decade later."
Folder  5

Editorials & Articles - July 1985

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times. Booklets on various subjects, including capital punishment, poverty, and the Arab nations.
Folder  6

Editorials & Articles - August - December 1985

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times. Booklets on various subjects, including capital punishment, poverty, and the Arab nations.
Box  496

Reprints & Publications - Editorials & Articles

Folder  1

Editorials & Articles 1986

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times. Booklets on various subjects, including immigrants, the Reagan "Doctrine," aircraft safety, and drug testing.
Folder  2

Editorials & Articles 1987

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times. Booklets on various subjects, including Rev. Sun Myung Moon and Washington Times ; the 1967 Arab - Israeli War ; wine writers (reviewers) ; Gorbachev & the Soviet Union.
Folder  3

Editorials & Articles 1988

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times. Booklets on various subjects, including "Managing diversity" ; Martin Luther King, Jr. ; the Associated Press ; careers in teaching ; US Jews ; Congress (US) ; The Press.
Folder  4

Editorials & Articles 1989

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times. Booklets on various subjects, including "luring the young" to newspaper reading ; LAT on 1989-90 State budget and Gov. Deukmajian response ; the "new" journalism ; the racial gap in US ; East Coast media bias.
Folder  5

Editorials & Articles 1990

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times. Booklets on various subjects, including abortion bias in news reporting ; the McMartin pre-school case.
Folder  6

Editorials & Articles 1993 - 1994

Reprints of editorials, articles, and reports originally published in the Los Angeles Times. 2 items: 5-pp., including ad, (LAT) "Retiree's Guide to Tax Changes on Social Security Benefits," by Kathy M. Kristof, 1993; copy LAT article, 6/6/1994, "Times Mirror shows old rules may no longer apply," by John Lippman.
 

Expressions 1972-1986

Scope and Content Note

A publication of the Educational Services Department, "Expressions" was published as an educational service of the Los Angeles Times. And provided free of charge for use in junior and senior high school English and Journalism classes. Includes abridged articles, pieces from local high school students, photographs, and poetry. Date range is 1972-1986.
Box  496

Reprints & Publications - Editorials & Articles

Folder  7

Expressions, Volume 1 1972

2 items: Volume 1, Numbers 1 and 2.
Folder  8

Expressions, Volume 2 1972 - 1973

5 issues of Expressions.
Folder  9

Expressions, Volume 3 1973 - 1974

4 issues of Expressions.
Folder  10

Expressions, Volume 4 1974 - 1975

4 issues of Expressions.
Folder  11

Expressions, Volume 5 1975 - 1976

4 issues of Expressions.
Folder  12

Expressions, Volume 6 1976 - 1977

4 issues of Expressions.
Folder  13

Expressions, Volume 7 1977 - 1978

4 issues of Expressions.
Box  497

Reprints & Publications - Expressions

Folder  1

Expressions, Volume 8 1978 - 1979

4 issues of Expressions.
Folder  2

Expressions, Volume 9 1979 - 1980

4 issues of Expressions.
Folder  3

Expressions, Volume 10 1980 - 1981

3 issues of Expressions.
Folder  4

Expressions, Volume 11 1981 - 1982

4 issues of Expressions.
Folder  5

Expressions, Volume 12 1982 - 1983

4 issues of Expressions.
Folder  6

Expressions, Volume 13 1983 - 1984

4 issues of Expressions.
Folder  7

Expressions, Volume 14 1984 - 1985

4 issues of Expressions.
Folder  8

Expressions, Volume 15 1985 - 1986

4 issues of Expressions.
 

Network 1982-1984

Scope and Content Note

Called "the official publication of the Los Angeles Network for Education in Local and California History." The organization's office was at Educational Services Department of the Los Angeles Times. Date range is 1982-1984.
Box  497

Reprints & Publications - Expressions

Folder  9

Network 1982 - 1984

Approx. 10 issues of Network, "the official publication of the Los Angeles Network for Education in Local and California History." The organization's office was at Educational Services Department of the Los Angeles Times.
 

Perspective 1964-1970

Scope and Content Note

An index for the Perspective Section of the Los Angeles Sunday Times with a guide to the Opinion section, designed for libraries and teachers. Each index in a given year superseded the previous issue. Date range is 1964-1970.
Box  497

Reprints & Publications - Expressions

Folder  10

Perspective 1964

An index for the Perspective Section of the Los Angeles Sunday Times, designed for libraries and teachers. Each index in a given year superseded the previous issue.
Folder  11

Perspective 1965

An index for the Perspective Section of the Los Angeles Sunday Times, designed for libraries and teachers. Each index in a given year superseded the previous issue.
Folder  12

Perspective 1966

An index for the Perspective Section of the Los Angeles Sunday Times with a guide to the Opinion section, designed for libraries and teachers. Each index in a given year superseded the previous issue.
Folder  13

Perspective 1967

An index for the Perspective Section of the Los Angeles Sunday Times with a guide to the Opinion section, designed for libraries and teachers. Each index in a given year superseded the previous issue.
Folder  14

Perspective 1968

An index for the Perspective Section of the Los Angeles Sunday Times with a guide to the Opinion section and West Magazine articles, designed for libraries and teachers. Each index in a given year superseded the previous issue.
Box  498

Reprints & Publications - Perspective

Folder  1

Perspective 1969

An index for the Perspective Section of the Los Angeles Sunday Times with a guide to the Opinion section and West Magazine articles, designed for libraries and teachers. Each index in a given year superseded the previous issue.
Folder  2

Perspective 1970

An index for the Perspective Section of the Los Angeles Sunday Times with a guide to the Opinion section and West Magazine articles, designed for libraries and teachers. Each index in a given year superseded the previous issue.
 

Student Outlook 1961-1986

Scope and Content Note

Student Outlook was a weekly publication made for junior and senior high students. It was a newsletter focusing on local issues, edited by teachers, and sanctioned by the Los Angeles city school system. Each issue included a few articles and a quiz on current events. Date range is 1961-1986.
Box  498

Reprints & Publications - Perspective

Folder  3

Student Outlook, Volume 1 1961

The collected issues of Student Outlook for the indicated time frame, including the 4-pp. news sheets, teacher bulletins and quiz answer sheets.
Folder  4

Student Outlook, Volume 2 1961 - 1962

The collected issues of Student Outlook for the indicated time frame, including the 4-pp. news sheets, teacher bulletins and quiz answer sheets.
Folder  5

Student Outlook, Volume 3 1962 - 1963

The collected issues of Student Outlook for the indicated time frame, including the 4-pp. news sheets, teacher bulletins and quiz answer sheets.
Folder  6

Student Outlook, Volume 4 1963 - 1964

The collected issues of Student Outlook for the indicated time frame, including the 4-pp. news sheets, teacher bulletins and quiz answer sheets.
Folder  7

Student Outlook, Volume 5 1964 - 1965

The collected issues of Student Outlook for the indicated time frame, including the 4-pp. news sheets, teacher bulletins and quiz answer sheets.
Folder  8

Student Outlook, Volume 6 1965 - 1966

The collected issues of Student Outlook for the indicated time frame, including the 4-pp. news sheets, teacher bulletins and quiz answer sheets.
Box  499

Reprints & Publications - Student Outlook

Folder  1

Student Outlook, Volume 7 1966 - 1967

The collected issues of Student Outlook for the indicated time frame, including the 4-pp. news sheets, teacher bulletins and quiz answer sheets.
Folder  2

Student Outlook, Volume 8 1967 - 1968

The collected issues of Student Outlook for the indicated time frame, including the 4-pp. news sheets, teacher bulletins and quiz answer sheets.
Folder  3

Student Outlook, Volume 9 1968 - 1969

The collected issues of Student Outlook for the indicated time frame, including the 4-pp. news sheets, teacher bulletins and quiz answer sheets.
Folder  4

Student Outlook, Volume 10 1969 - 1970

The collected issues of Student Outlook for the indicated time frame, including the 4-pp. news sheets, teacher bulletins and quiz answer sheets.
Folder  5

Student Outlook, Volume 11 1970 - 1971

The collected issues of Student Outlook for the indicated time frame, including the 4-pp. news sheets, teacher bulletins and quiz answer sheets.
Folder  6

Student Outlook, Volume 12 1971 - 1972

The collected issues of Student Outlook for the indicated time frame, including the 4-pp. news sheets, teacher bulletins and quiz answer sheets.
Folder  7

Student Outlook, Volume 13 1972 - 1973

The collected issues of Student Outlook for the indicated time frame, including the 4-pp. news sheets, teacher bulletins and quiz answer sheets.
Folder  8

Student Outlook, Volume 14 1973 - 1974

The collected issues of Student Outlook for the indicated time frame, including the 4-pp. news sheets, teacher bulletins and quiz answer sheets.
Box  500

Reprints & Publications - Student Outlook

Folder  1

Student Outlook, Volume 15 1974 - 1975

The collected issues of Student Outlook for the indicated time frame, including the 4-pp. news sheets, teacher bulletins and quiz answer sheets.
Folder  2

Student Outlook, Volume 16 1975 - 1976

The collected issues of Student Outlook for the indicated time frame, including the 4-pp. news sheets, teacher bulletins and quiz answer sheets.
Folder  3

Student Outlook, Volume 17 1976 - 1977

The collected issues of Student Outlook for the indicated time frame, including the 4-pp. news sheets, teacher bulletins and quiz answer sheets.
Folder  4

Student Outlook, Volume 18 1977 - 1978

The collected issues of Student Outlook for the indicated time frame, including the 4-pp. news sheets, teacher bulletins and quiz answer sheets.
Folder  5

Student Outlook, Volume 19 1978 - 1979

The collected issues of Student Outlook for the indicated time frame, including the 4-pp. news sheets, teacher bulletins and quiz answer sheets.
Folder  6

Student Outlook, Volume 20 1979 - 1980

The collected issues of Student Outlook for the indicated time frame, including the 4-pp. news sheets, teacher bulletins and quiz answer sheets.
Folder  7

Student Outlook, Volume 21 1980 - 1981

The collected issues of Student Outlook for the indicated time frame, including the 4-pp. news sheets, teacher bulletins and quiz answer sheets.
Box  501

Reprints & Publications - Student Outlook

Folder  1

Student Outlook, Volume 22 1981 - 1982

The collected issues of Student Outlook for the indicated time frame, including the 4-pp. news sheets, teacher bulletins and quiz answer sheets.
Folder  2

Student Outlook, Volume 23 1982 - 1983

The collected issues of Student Outlook for the indicated time frame, including the 4-pp. news sheets, teacher bulletins and quiz answer sheets.
Folder  3

Student Outlook, Volume 24 1983 - 1984

The collected issues of Student Outlook for the indicated time frame, including the 4-pp. news sheets, teacher bulletins and quiz answer sheets.
Folder  4

Student Outlook, Volume 25 1984 - 1985

The collected issues of Student Outlook for the indicated time frame, including the 4-pp. news sheets, teacher bulletins and quiz answer sheets.
Folder  5

Student Outlook, Volume 26 1985 - 1986

The collected issues of Student Outlook for the indicated time frame, including the 4-pp. news sheets, teacher bulletins and quiz answer sheets.
 

Keeping up with The Times 1966-1975

Scope and Content Note

Internal one-page newsletter started by Mike Straszer to inform employees of the Times as to editorial decisions, new writers, and upcoming articles. Date range is 1966-1975.
Box  501

Reprints & Publications - Student Outlook

Folder  6

Keeping up with The Times, Volume V 1966

A collection of issues of Keeping up with The Times.
Folder  7

Keeping up with The Times, Volume VI 1967

A collection of issues of Keeping up with The Times.
Folder  8

Keeping up with The Times 1969

A collection of issues of Keeping up with The Times.
Folder  9

Keeping up with The Times 1970

A collection of issues of Keeping up with The Times.
Folder  10

Keeping up with The Times 1971

A collection of issues of Keeping up with The Times.
Folder  11

Keeping up with The Times 1972

A collection of issues of Keeping up with The Times.
Folder  12

Keeping up with The Times 1973

A collection of issues of Keeping up with The Times.
Box  502

Reprints & Publications - Permissions

Folder  1

Keeping up with The Times 1974

A collection of issues of Keeping up with The Times.
Folder  2

Keeping up with The Times 1975

A collection of issues of Keeping up with The Times.
 

Permissions 1968-1979

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, memoranda, and documentation regarding copyright and requests for permission to reprint articles and other items from the Times. Date range is 1968-1979.
Box  502

Reprints & Publications - Permissions

Folder  3

Permissions - Correspondence 1968 - 1978

Approx. 100 items. Materials include: letters, memos, and official documents related to copyright and permission to reprint articles.
Folder  4

Permissions - Correspondence (1 of 2) 1968 - 1980

Approx. 60 items. Materials include: correspondence / memos related to a proposed Korean version of LAT; correspondence with Common Cause; correspondence with City College of San Francisco; 2-pp. Reprint Policy Statement; 9-pp. copy of article by S.P. Eglash, "The Computer Industry, 1970: a Predictable Shakeout"; material from legal sources on copyright; etc. Split into two folders.
Folder  5

Permissions - Correspondence (2 of 2) 1968 - 1980

Approx. 60 items. Materials include: correspondence / memos related to a proposed Korean version of LAT; correspondence with Common Cause; correspondence with City College of San Francisco; 2-pp. Reprint Policy Statement; 9-pp. copy of article by S.P. Eglash, "The Computer Industry, 1970: a Predictable Shakeout"; material from legal sources on copyright; etc. Split into two folders.
Folder  6

Permissions - Form Letters and Copyright 1969 - 1979

7 items. Materials include: black binder containing correspondence related to reprint requests, names - Paul Conrad, terms - abridgement, syndication, etc.; text segments of US government material on copyright, etc; free-lance writer issues.
Folder  7

Permissions - Copyright and Ownership of Advertisements 1979

1 item: 12-pp., "Copyright Ownership of Advertisements under the New Copyright Act."
Folder  8

Permissions - Miscellaneous 1969 - 1978

Approx. 45 items. Most of the material is responses to letters requesting permission to reprint LAT articles. Some of the activities requesting this: Consulate General of Israel; Seashore Environmental Alliance; Talking Leaf; Century Publishing Co.; National Notary assn.; State University of New York; etc.
Folder  9

Permissions - Correspondence 1978 - 1979

Approx. 20 items. Materials include: sheaf of papers related to the "Copyright Revision Act of 1976"; responses to requests to reprint articles from LAT; the Permissions Desk; etc.
 

Magazines & Supplements 1899-1989

Scope and Content Note

The Times produced various magazines and supplements, usually included with the Sunday edition. Date range is 1899-1989.
 

Sunday Magazine 1899-1935

Scope and Content Note

First appeared in late 1916 and alternatively titled Illustrated Magazine, Illustrated Weekly, and the Sunday Magazine, this weekly supplement included photography, fiction, and personal interest stories. The last issue was printed on November 24, 1940. Date range is 1899-1905, 1921-1923, 1928-1935.
Box  685

Reprints And Publications - Los Angeles Sunday Times 1899-1903

Los Angeles Sunday Times, issues dated April 16, 1899; November 17, 1901; May 25, 1902; January 4, 1903; January 18, 1903; February 1, 1903; February 8, 1903; February 15, 1903; February 22, 1903; March 8, 1903; March 15, 1903; March 22, 1903; March 29, 1903; April 5, 1903; April 12,1903; April 19, 1903; April 26, 1903; May 3, 1903; May 10, 1903; May 17, 1903; May 24, 1903; June 14, 1903; June 21, 1903; June 28, 1903. From the Al Tennyson Collection. TO CONSERVATION FOR MOLD ABATEMENT 1/3/2012 - JLAG *Returned from conservation 12/19/12 - CMD Items extremely fragile. Any researcher wishing to view these items must do so in the fume hood under full mold precautions.
Box  686

Reprints And Publications - Los Angeles Sunday Times 1903-1905

Los Angeles Sunday Times, issues dated July 5, 1903; July 19, 1903; August 16, 1903; August 30, 1903; September 6, 1903; September 13, 1903; September 27, 1903; October 4, 1903; October 11, 1903; October 18, 1903; October 25, 1903; November 1, 1903; November 15, 1903; November 29, 1903; January 24, 1904; February 7, 1904; March 13,1904; March 27, 1904; May 9, 1904; May 22, 1904; June 5, 1904; July 10, 1904; August 14, 1904; August 21, 1904; August 28, 1904; September 4, 1904; October 16, 1904; February 26,1905; and October 29, 1905. From the Al Tennyson Collection. TO CONSERVATION FOR MOLD ABATEMENT 1/3/2012 - JLAG *Returned from conservation 12/19/12 - CMD Items extremely fragile. Any researcher wishing to view these items must do so in the fume hood under full mold precautions.
Box  687

Reprints And Publications - The Times Illustrated Magazine 1921-1923

The Times Illustrated Magazine, issues dated June 26, 1921; March 18, 1923; March 23, 1923; April 1, 1923; May 6, 1923; and June 10, 1923.
Box  688

Reprints And Publications - Los Angeles Times Sunday Magazine 1928-1935

Los Angeles Times Sunday Magazine, issues dated April 29, 1928; 1932 - July 10, 17, 24, 31; August 7, 21, 28; September 4, 11, 18, 25; October 2, 16; November 6, 13, 20, 27; December 11, and 18; 1933 - January 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; February 5, 12, 19, 26; March 5, 19; December 23, 1934 (one page); and June 30, 1935. Many from the Al Tennyson Collection.
 

Farm and Garden Magazine 1921-1923

Scope and Content Note

First appeared in late 1919 as Farm and Tractor, featuring stories about agriculture and livestock. Alternatively titled Farm and Orchard and Southland Farm and Garden, mirroring the change from rural to suburban life in Los Angeles. The last issue was printed on November 24, 1940. Date range is 1921-1923.
Box  687

Reprints And Publications - The Times Illustrated Magazine

Farm and Garden Magazine, issues from 1931 dated March 1, 22, 29; April 19, 26; May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; June 7, 14, 21, 28; July 5, 12, 19, 26; August 2 (2 copies), 9, 16, 23, 30; September 6, 13, 20, 27; and October 11, 18. ONE ISSUE REMOVED TO CONSERVATION FOR MOLD ABATEMENT 1/4/2012 - JLAG *Returned from conservation 12/19/12 - CMD Item extremely fragile. Any researcher wishing to view must do so in the fume hood under full mold precautions.
 

Midwinter Number 1930-1958

Scope and Content Note

Starting in 1885, the Times produced a promotional supplement on New Year's Day that touted the benefits of Southern California. Alternatively called the Trade Number, Midwinter Number, and Midwinter Edition. The last issue was published in 1954. Date range is 1930, 1931, 1933, 1936, 1950, 1951, 1955, 1956, and 1958.
Box  689

Reprints And Publications - Los Angeles Times Midwinter Number 1930, 1931, 1933, 1936

Los Angeles Times Midwinter Number, issues dated January 2, 1930 (part two only); December 4, 1931 (five copies of section one, five copies of section two, four copies of section three, four copies of section four, five copies of section five, five copies of section six, no copies of section seven); January 3, 1933 (two copies of part one, one copy of parts three and four); and January 3, 1936 (part one). Many from the Al Tennyson Collection.
Box  690

Reprints And Publications - Los Angeles Times Midwinter Number 1950, 1951, 1955, 1956, 1958

Los Angeles Times Midwinter Number issues dated January 3, 1950 (part five); January 2, 1951 (part five); January 3, 1955 (part five); January 3, 1956 (part five); January 2, 1958 (part five). Second copy of January 3, 1956 (part five) removed to conservation (adhesive) 11/1/2012 - CMD
 

This Week Magazine 1953-1964

Scope and Content Note

A nationally-produced supplement published by United Newspaper Magazines Corporation, This Week first appeared on September 12, 1937. It was included in the Sunday edition until June 28, 1964. Date range is 1953-1964.
Box  691

Reprints And Publications - Los Angeles Times This Week Magazine

Los Angeles Times This Week Magazine issues dated April 19, 1953; October 11, 1953; October 31, 1954; May 1, 1955; September 4, 1955; August 4, 1957; August 18, 1957; September 1, 1957; October 18, 1959; January 24, 1960; March 20, 1960; March 27, 1960; April 3, 1960; April 24, 1960; July 10, 1960; September 4, 1960; February 12, 1961; June 4, 1961; September 17, 1961; October 8, 1961; November 5, 1961; September 8, 1963; April 5, 1964; April 12, 1964; May 17, 1964; June 28, 1964.
 

Home Magazine 1942-1985

Scope and Content Note

First published on December 1, 1940, Home Magazine replaced Southland Farm and Garden. It included illustrations and articles related to houses and housekeeping. In 1982, the magazine started printing zoned editions. The last issue was published in 1985. Date range is 1942, 1949-1969, 1970-1981, and 1985. The year of 1977 is bound into two volumes.
Box  692

Reprints And Publications - Los Angeles Times Home Magazine 1942, 1949 - 1969

Los Angeles Times Home Magazine issues dated November 15, 1942; October 9, 1949; March 28, 1951; May 6, 1951; May 10, 1953; May 1, 1955; May 22, 1955; September 30, 1956; November 11, 1956; October 20, 1957; May 11, 1958; October 11, 1959; October 25, 1959; January 31, 1960; June 25, 1961; August 5, 1962; September 9, 1962; July 19, 1964; October 24, 1965 (two copies); August 28, 1966; October 22, 1967; March 31, 1968; November 16, 1969.
Box  693

Reprints And Publications - Los Angeles Times Home Magazine 1970 - 1981, 1985

Los Angeles Times Home Magazine issues dated July 19, 1970; November 22, 1970; July 25, 1971; April 9, 1972; July 15, 1973; August 25, 1974; February 23, 1975; May 23, 1976; July 4, 1976; November 13, 1977; July 2, 1978; June 17, 1979; May 31, 1981; September 29, 1985.
 

January - June 1977 (Bound volume)

 

July - December 1977 (Bound volume)

 

West 1966-1972

Scope and Content Note

First published on September 11, 1966, West was designed for the male reader, as a counterpoint to Home. The original focus was on sports, outdoor activities, and cars, but transformed into a writer's magazine with a more trendy point-of-view. The last issue was published in 1985. Date range is 1966-1972. September 1966-October 1972 are bound into volumes.
Box  693

Reprints And Publications - Los Angeles Times Home Magazine 1967-1972

Los Angeles Times West Magazine issues dated September 1966 (prototype issue); December 15, 1968; January 26, 1969; July 20, 1969; January 31, 1971; March 7, 1971; April 18, 1971; May 23, 1971; June 20, 1971; June 27, 1971; July 18, 1971; July 25, 1971; September 19, 1971; October 3, 1971; October 31, 1971; January 23, 1972; February 27, 1972; April 2, 1972; August 20, 1972 (two copies). October 8, 1967 issue removed to conservation (adhesive) 11/1/2012 - CMD
 

September - December 1966 (Bound volume)

 

January - June 1967 (Bound volume)

 

July - December 1967 (Bound volume)

 

January - June 1968 (Bound volume)

 

July - December 1968 (Bound volume)

 

January - June 1969 (Bound volume)

 

July - December 1969 (Bound volume)

 

January - June 1970 (Bound volume)

 

July - December 1970 (Bound volume)

 

January - June 1971 (Bound volume)

 

July - December 1971 (Bound volume)

 

January - June 1972 (Bound volume)

 

July - October 1972 (Bound volume)

 

TV Times 1968-1983

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence with other papers and contractors, reports, and proposals, and samples of other weekly supplements providing television listings, which culminated in the production of TV Times and Television Times. Date range is 1968-1983.
Box  503

Reprints And Publications - TV Supplement

Folder  1

TV Supplement 1956

Approx. 25 items. Material includes: correspondence with reps of Detroit News, Chicago Sun-Times, and other newspapers, related to costs and other issues involved in start up of a television magazine; 16-pp. spiral-bound booklet, "TV Sunday Supplement - Confidential Study"; 4-pp. financial report, "Estimated costs of proposed TV magazine (printing and paper only for 850,000"; approx. 10 proposals from Pacific Press to Times-Mirror for Weekly Supplements.
Folder  2

"Channels" 1960

Approx. 35 items. Materials include: memos and other correspondence related to start up of LAT "Channels" magazine; copy (on legal-sized paper) of AGREEMENT between TV CHANNELS INC., and TIMES-MIRROR COMPANY; (clipped to previous item) pre-publication issue, "TV Channels"; 2 cps. "projected profit and loss report," 7/1/1960; various financial and planning reports from California Rotogravure Co., others; report, "Sunday Revenue Increase Analysis," (on legal-size yellow paper); etc.
Folder  3

"TV Times" 1956, 1960

9 items. Materials include: cost estimate for TV Times, 3/26/1960; 5-pp. report, TV Times "Projected Expenses (4/15/1960)"; approx. 10-pp. report, "Comparison of TV Magazines"; 10-pp. report, "Notes from the Times-Mirror Co. Market Research Study as presented to Mr. Norman Chandler" (8/3/1956); related financial reports.
Folder  4

Sample Television Supplements 1960

Approx. 15 items. Samples of "TV Magazine (Detroit News), TV Channels (Sunday Herald- CT), TV Guide (national).
 

January-June 1969 (Bound volume)

 

July-December 1969 (Bound volume)

 

July-December 1976 (Bound volume)

 

July-December 1964 (Bound volume)

Box  696

Reprints And Publications - Los Angeles Times TV Times 1980 - 1983

Los Angeles Times Television Times: 51 mounted layouts for covers (mostly black and white), April 13 1980 - January 29, 1983.
 

Los Angeles Times Magazine 1981-1989

Scope and Content Note

On October 6, 1985, the first issue of Los Angeles Times Magazine, a full-color, magazine-size publication replacing both Home and West. This was the beginning of the modern iteration of the Sunday magazine. Date range is 1981-1989.
Box  504

Reprints And Publications - Los Angeles Times Magazine

Folder  1

Background, Planning and Prototypes (1 of 2) 1984 - 1986

Approx. 30 items: research material, correspondence, reports, article copies and magazine prototypes related to the planning and launch of a new LAT supplement which ultimately became Los Angeles Times Magazine. Split into two folders.
Folder  2

Background, Planning and Prototypes (1 of 2) 1984 - 1986

Approx. 30 items: research material, correspondence, reports, article copies and magazine prototypes related to the planning and launch of a new LAT supplement which ultimately became Los Angeles Times Magazine. Split into two folders.
Folder  3

Sample Newspaper Supplements (1 of 2) 1985 - 1986

Approx. 10 items: supplement prototypes from various newspapers, mid-1980s -- LAT, Washington Post, San Francisco Examiner, etc. Split into two folders.
Folder  4

Sample Newspaper Supplements (1 of 2) 1985 - 1986

Approx. 10 items: supplement prototypes from various newspapers, mid-1980s -- LAT, Washington Post, San Francisco Examiner, etc. Split into two folders.
Folder  5

Publicity 1985

Approx. 35 items: press releases, article clips and copies and other material related to planning and launch of new LAT magazine.
Folder  6

Media and public Q & A 1985

Approx. 15 items: multi-page "Media questions & answers: Magazine project" (PR style "scripts" for anyone being interviewed about new magazine) ; multi-page "Media questions and answers: Los Angeles Times Magazine" (same as above) ; early version of LAT Mag. ; complete issue of NYT Magazine, 8/25/1985 ; complete issues of LAT Home, 9/8/1985 and 9/29/1985 ; related material.
Folder  7

Miscellaneous 1986 - 1987

5 items: LAT memo, 3/30/1987, regarding "Upcoming feature...'Notes of a counterrevolutionary' (in LAT Mag)" - memo notes that writer "Arturo Cruz is available to discuss his upcoming (LATMag) article on your program," aimed at radio/tv stations ; multi-page "Media questions and answers: Los Angeles Times Magazine" ; 2-pp. article copy, Adweek, 5/13/1986, "Can downsizing fatten Sunday magazines?" ; 6-pp. article copy, Columbia Journalism Review, 7-8/1986, "Sunday magazines: do they deserve to survive?" ; LAT memo, 3/20/1987, :LAT Magazine, preview of "Upcoming features - "A Latter Day tale of greed, forgery and deceit," and "The California Power Move."
Box  505

Reprints And Publications - Los Angeles Times Magazine

Folder  1

Memos and reports 1983 - 1985

40+ items: reports, ad copy, memos and other materials related to the 1984 launch of a new Sunday supplement.
Folder  2

Miscellaneous (1 of 2) 1984 - 1985

Approx. 50 items: reports, ad copy, memos and other materials related to the 1984 launch of a new Sunday supplement. Split into two folders.
Folder  3

Miscellaneous (2 of 2) 1984 - 1985

Approx. 50 items: reports, ad copy, memos and other materials related to the 1984 launch of a new Sunday supplement. Split into two folders.
Folder  4

Promotional Items 1984 - 1985

Approx. 10 items: reports, ad copy, memos and other materials related to the 1984 launch of a new Sunday supplement.
Folder  5

Prototypes, memos, and reports (1 of 3) 1983 - 1985

Approx. 25 items: reports, ad copy, memos and other materials related to the 1984 launch of a new Sunday supplement. Split into three folders.
Folder  6

Prototypes, memos, and reports (2 of 3) 1983 - 1985

Approx. 25 items: reports, ad copy, memos and other materials related to the 1984 launch of a new Sunday supplement. Split into three folders.
Folder  7

Prototypes, memos, and reports (3 of 3) 1983 - 1985

Approx. 25 items: reports, ad copy, memos and other materials related to the 1984 launch of a new Sunday supplement. Split into three folders.
Box  506

Reprints And Publications - Los Angeles Times Magazine

Folder  1

Memos, articles, reports. 1981 - 1985

Approx. 15 items: memos, notes and bulletins related to the subject of circulation growth ; 38-pp. report, "Circulation growth recommendations - a report prepared for Vance Stickell, Executive Vice President, Marketing, by The Circulation Growth Committee," 5/1982 ; more. Promotional package (in white folder with inside pockets) for Los Angeles Times Magazine (1985). Two copies of the prototype and other related information.
Folder  2

Production Agreement 1985

1 item: 10-pp. "Production Agreement" between printer and Los Angeles Times to print the Los Angeles Times Magazine.
Folder  3

MIT Class Case Study - Draft 1985

1 item: approx. 30+ pp. bound in black folder, LAT Magazine Study - prepared by Dr. Steve Star, Sloan School of Management, MIT.
Folder  4

MIT Class Case Study - Final 1985

1 item: approx. 30-pp. bound in black folder, LAT Magazine Study - prepared by Dr. Steve Star, Sloan School of Management, MIT.
Folder  5

"Advertiser and reader reactions" 1984

1 item: approx. 50-pp. bound booklet, "Advertiser and reader reactions to a redesigned Sunday Magazine," prepared by SRI International.
Folder  6

Promotional balloon circa 1985

1 item: (in plastic sleeve in folder) "Catch a Rising Star," Los Angeles Times Magazine promotional mylar balloon, ca. 1984.
Folder  7

Prototype 1984

3 items:(in plastic sleeves in folder) Los Angeles Times Magazine (Mondale & Hart on cover) prototype, 1984.
Folder  8

Prototype 1985

2 items:(in plastic sleeves in folder) Los Angeles Times Magazine, 1985 (prototype).
Folder  9

Advertisement in "Modern Maturity" 1985

1 item:(in plastic sleeve in folder) Modern Maturity, 10-11/1985 (includes advertisement for Los Angeles Times Magazine.
Folder  10

Advertisement in TV Times 1985

1 item:(in plastic sleeve in folder) Television Times, Los Angeles Times weekly television listings, 9/22/1985. Includes advertisement for Los Angeles Times Magazine.
Folder  11

Los Angeles Times Magazine 1985

3 items: (in plastic sleeve) Los Angeles Times Magazine, 10/6/1985.
Folder  12

Pleasures - Prototype 1983

3 items: (in plastic sleeves in folder) Pleasures: Southern California's Lifestyle Magazine (1983). First prototype of new Sunday magazine to replace Home, 1983.
Box  694

Reprints And Publications - Los Angeles Times Magazine 1984-1989

Los Angeles Times Magazine issues dated March 25, 1984 (Traveling in Style); October 7, 1984 (Traveling in Style - Home part 2); October 6, 1985; October 20, 1985 (Traveling in Style - LA Times Magazine part 2); March 16, 1986 (Traveling in Style - LA Times Magazine part 2); January 10, 1987; October 18, 1987 (Traveling in Style - LA Times Magazine part 2); November 8, 1987 (Cooking & Entertaining with Style - LA Times Magazine part 2); March 13, 1988 (Pleasures of the Road - LA Times Magazine part 2); March 20, 1988 (Traveling in Style - LA Times Magazine part 2); April 3, 1988; May 29, 1988 (The Movies - LA Times Magazine part 2); September 10, 1989 (Encore! - LA Times Magazine part 2); October 8, 1989 (Good Health - LA Times Magazine part 2).
 

You Magazine 1976-1979

Scope and Content Note

First appeared on October 5, 1976, You ran on Tuesdays. Date range is 1976, 1979.
Box  694

Reprints And Publications - Los Angeles Times Magazine 1976, 1979

Los Angeles Times You issues dated October 5, 1976; February 13, 1979; April 10, 1979.
 

Los Angeles Times miscellaneous publications & supplements 1910-1989

Scope and Content Note

The Times produced various supplements for advertising and other purposes. These include America's Prestige Motor Cars, First-Run, and various special issues like "Traveling in Style." Many of these appeared yearly. Separately housed is the front page of the Times from October 1, 1910, the day on which the Times building was bombed. Date range is 1910, 1929-1989.
Box  694

Reprints And Publications - Los Angeles Times Magazine 1963, 1964, 1969-1980

Los Angeles Times advertising supplement issues dated November 22, 1970 (Today Ireland); July 11, 1971 (Convention Center); April 16, 1972 (Israel Today); September 10, 1972 (Mexico); April 8, 1973 (Asia & the Pacific); May 6, 1973 (Israel Today); May 20, 1973 (Germany); November 18, 1973 (Broadway Plaza); April 6, 1975 (Asia & the Pacific); June 25, 1978 (Los Angeles Board of Realtors); November 10, 1978 (Hollywood Diamond Jubilee); October 15, 1979 (Careers '80); August 31, 1980 (Los Angeles 1781 - 1981).
Los Angeles Times America's Prestige Motor Cars issues dated February 10, 1963; February 16, 1964; March 2, 1969.
Los Angeles Times First Run issues dated June 4, 1978; December 10, 1978; June 10, 1979.
Box  695

Reprints And Publications - Los Angeles Times Miscellaneous Publications & Supplements 1929 - 1988

Los Angeles Times miscellaneous publications and supplements dated October 1, 1929 (The Forty-Year War for a Free City); December 4, 1931 (The Pageant of the Films, 2 copies); 1945 (10 Tumultuous Years); 1955 (Disneyland, 2 copies); April 1, 1958 (Union Oil); May 1, 1959 (Industrial Horizons); December 6, 1964 (Music Center, 2 copies); March 14, 1965 (World's Fair, 2 copies); March 28, 1965 (Los Angeles County Art Museum, 2 copies); June 19, 1966 (Space/66); 1968? (The New Orange County, 3 copies); October 20, 1974 (Calendar); January 20, 1980 (Disneyland 25); September 20, 1986 (Center Stage); June 7, 1987 (California Companies); August 16, 1987 (Festival); May 22, 1988 (Celebrate!).
 

Front page of the October 1, 1910 issue of the Los Angeles Times announcing the Times bombing. 1910

 

The Mirror 1948-1962

Scope and Content Note

The Times launched the afternoon tabloid Los Angeles Mirror in 1948 to compete with other afternoon papers. It was published until 1962. Collection consists of multiple copies of the first and late issue. Date range is 1948, 1962.
Box  697

Reprints And Publications - Los Angeles Times The Mirror 1948, 1962

Los Angeles Times first and last issues of The Mirror dated October 11, 1948 and January 5, 1962 (multiple copies).
 

Los Angeles Times Poll 1981-1991

Scope and Content Note

The Times regularly performed opinion surveys on topics of local, national, and international interest. This series includes copies of those surveys, as well as details about the methodology and various articles that used the data collected in the polls. Date range is 1981-1991.
Box  507

Reprints And Publications - Los Angeles Times Poll

Folder  1

General reference 1981 - 1990

4 items. Materials include: LAT clip, 8/20/1990, "I.A. Lewis, 68 - director of the L.A. Times Poll"; informal notes related to Poll activities; tear sheet, 11/28/1981, Editor & Publisher, "L.A. Times conducts poll on news media."
Folder  2

#60 1982

2 items: 17-pp. questionnaire, for use 9/1982, "Poll #60 - California Survey," on candidates for state and national offices and Calif. propositions; sample of LAT Poll [#]60 telephone questions.
Folder  3

1986 General Election 1986

1 copy of (LAT) "Secret Ballot - California General Election," 11/4/1986.
Folder  4

#99 1985

2 copies of poll, one stapled, approx. 20 pp., top sheet is headed, "Methodology," and opens with, "This Los Angeles Times Poll is the 99th in a series of opinion studies designed to measure public attitudes on a number of critical issues. This particular survey focuses on foreign trade and, in particular, trade between Japan and the United States."
Folder  5

#154, 155 1988

2 items. One copy Poll #155, "California Presidential Primary Exit Poll," 6/7/1988; one copy Poll LAT 154 - "California Pre-primary Politics."
Folder  6

#156 -157 1988

3 items: one LAT questionnaire, headed "SECRET BALLOT - Georgia Presidential Primary - March 8, 1988"; 15-pp. booklet, titled "The Los Angeles Times - CNN Poll - Republican Delegate Survey - Republican Presidential Nominating Convention - New Orleans, Louisiana - August 15th to 18th, 1988, Methodology"; 16-pp. booklet, titled "The Los Angeles Times - CNN Poll - Democratic Delegate Survey - Democratic Presidential Nominating Convention - Atlanta, Georgia - July 18 to 21st, 1988, Methodology."
Folder  7

#160 1988

2 items: 1-pp. form, headed "Los Angeles Times Poll - Study #160," form gives "Case number, followed by 98 numbered boxes, most of them to identify the subject of the numbered questions of the study; 18-pp. questionnaire, titled "The Los Angeles Times Poll - September 1988 Political Survey - Study #160."
Folder  8

#162-164 1988

2 items: questionnaire of approx. 25 pages, Headed "(LAT) Poll Number 162, 163, and 164 - Pre-debate Sept. 23 to 25, 1988 - Post-debate Sept. 25 to 26, 1988 - Second Panel back Sept. 29, 1988"; 1-pp. headed "Los Angeles Times Poll - METHODOLOGY."
Folder  9

#165 1988

Copies of Polls 165, 160, 166 and 167 with Methodology info sheets.
Folder  10

#168, 170, 174-183, 187, 188, 190-192 1988 - 1989

Copies of poll results and methodologies, most related to elections of 1988 and 1989.
Folder  11

#172 1989

2 items: (LAT) Poll - Methodology for Poll #172; Poll Number 172 - Southern California Racial Discrimination Survey.
Folder  12

#193 1989

2 items: Methodology sheet for Poll #193; Poll #193 - "Growth and development in Valley" - 8/1989
Folder  13

#194 1989

2 items: Methodology sheet for Poll #194; copy of Poll #194 - subjects are Sports in San Diego, and the death of the killer whale, Kandu, at Sea World.
Folder  14

#196 1989

2 items: Methodology sheet for Poll #196; copy of LAT Poll #196 - "Television - sex and violence." 9/1989
Folder  15

#197 1989

2 items: Methodology sheet for Poll #197; one copy of Poll #197 on a lawsuit against Mayor Tom Bradley. 9/1989
Folder  16

#198 1989

2 items: Methodology sheet for Poll #198; one copy of LAT Poll #198 - "Southern California Cars." 9/1989. The poll asks for data concerning many aspects of auto ownership, from income to display of "fuzzy dice," to physical altercations with other drivers.
Folder  17

#199 1989

2 items: Methodology sheet for Poll #199; one copy of Poll #199 - "California Politics," 10/1989.
Folder  18

#203, 206 1989

4 items: Methodology sheet for Poll #203, called "reaction to the earthquake," Oct. 1989; one copy of Poll #203, "San Francisco Earthquake Reaction," 10/1989; Methodology sheet for "two hundred eleventh in a series" on German reunification; one copy of "Poll - The Reunification of Germany." The Methodology sheet paired with the German Reunification poll refers to it as the "two hundred and eleventh" poll in the series, whereas the Folder title uses "206."
Folder  19

#207-210 1989

8 items: Methodology sheet for Poll #207, on California Politics and the ethics of politicians; one copy of Poll #207, California Politics, 12/1989; Methodology sheet for Poll #208 on the resignation of San Diego County Sheriff, John Duffy; one copy of Poll #208 - San Diego County, Sheriff Duffy; Methodology sheet for Poll 209; one copy of Poll #209 on quality of life, standard of living, and the state of the nation; Methodology sheet for Poll #210, one copy of Poll #210 on the United States' invasion of Panama.
Folder  20

#212-215, 217, 219, 220 1990

Approx. 27 items. Methodology sheets and LAT Polls #212, 213, 214, 215, 217, 219, 220. One copy each for the following polls and subjects are: 212 - Health care in USA, 213 - Ventura County, Cal State campus/lifestyle, 214 - the police, malathion spraying and sports in L.A. & Orange Counties, 215 - Calif. politics, 217 - San Diego lifestyles, particularly North County, 219 - Calif. politics, the death penalty and women in politics, 220 - Calif. politics.
Folder  21

#223-226, 231-233 1990

Approx. 27 items. Methodology sheets and Los Angeles Times Polls #223, 224, 225, 226, 231, 232, 233. One copy each for the following polls and subjects are: 223 - Calif. politics, 224 - Calif. Democratic Primary for governor, 225 - Calif. Gov. Primary, 226 - Calif. politics, 231 - Calif. politics, 232 - Iraq's invasion into Kuwait and the Mideast crisis, 233 - Calif. politics.
Box  508

Reprints And Publications - Los Angeles Times Poll

Folder  1

#234-238 1990

10 items; Methodology sheets for Polls 234, 235, 236, 237, 238; one copy each of Polls 234 - Calif. politics, 235 - Calif. politics, 236 - Calif. politics, 237 - Exit Poll, General Election, 11/1990, 238 - Should U.S. go to war with Iraq?
Folder  2

#242, 243 1991

4 items: Methodology sheets for 242 and 243; Poll 242 on California issues; Poll 243 on attitudes about Persian Gulf war (one month in).
Folder  3

#245-247,249, 250 1991

Methodology sheets for 245, 246, 247, 249 and 250. Poll 245 on the beating of Rodney King; 246 on the aftermath of the war with Iraq; 247 on the call for Los Angeles Police Chief Daryl Gates' resignation in the wake of the beating of Rodney King; 249 on Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley's call for the resignation of Los Angeles Police Chief Daryl Gates in the wake of the Rodney King beating; 250 on the economy, banking, and taxes.
Folder  4

#251-254 1991

Methodology sheets for polls 252, 253 and 254. Poll 251 on Dan Quayle as President/George Bush's Health; 252 on California politics and the state's budget crisis; 253 on patriotism, civil liberties and the recent United States Supreme Court decisions; 254 on the outcome of the independent Christopher Commission's report on the Los Angeles Police Department.
Folder  5

Published Articles 1988 - 1989

Approx. 25 items. 20-plus articles reprinted from LAT, bylines George Skelton, Kevin Roderick, etc., describing and analyzing the poll results.
 

Illustrations and Artwork 1906-1992

Scope and Content Note

This series includes works for inclusion in the newspaper. Artists include Paul Conrad and Charles Owens. Date range is 1906-1992.
Box  509

Reprints And Publications - Illustrations & Artwork

 

Paul Conrad drawings 1968 - 1973

163 items: prints of Paul Conrad LAT editorial cartoons from the period 1968 - 1973.
Box  510

Reprints And Publications - Illustrations & Artwork

 

Paul Conrad drawings 1974 - 1975

221 items: prints of Paul Conrad LAT editorial cartoons from the period 1974 - 1975.
Box  511

Reprints And Publications - Illustrations & Artwork

 

Paul Conrad drawings 1976 - 1977

188 items: prints of Paul Conrad LAT editorial cartoons from the period 1976 - 1977.
Box  512

Reprints And Publications - Illustrations & Artwork

 

Paul Conrad drawings 1978 - 1979

181 items: (grouped in plastic sleeves) prints of Paul Conrad LAT editorial cartoons from the period 1978 - 1979.
Box  513

Reprints And Publications - Illustrations & Artwork

 

Paul Conrad drawings 1980 - 1982

218 items: (grouped in plastic sleeves) prints of Paul Conrad LAT editorial cartoons from the period 1980 - 1982.
Box  514

Reprints And Publications - Illustrations & Artwork

 

Paul Conrad drawings 1983 - 1985

252 items: (grouped in plastic sleeves) prints of Paul Conrad LAT editorial cartoons from the period 1983 - 1985.
Box  515

Reprints And Publications - Illustrations & Artwork

 

Paul Conrad drawings 1986 - 1992

Approx. 200 items: (grouped in plastic sleeves) prints of Paul Conrad Los Angeles Times editorial cartoons from the period 1986 - 1992. Also in this box is a memo from Janet Nippell (Conrad's administrative aide) to Craig St. Clair (Los Angeles Times History Center) in 1991 when the bulk of these items were sent to the History Center.
Box  516

Reprints And Publications - Illustrations & Artwork

Folder  1

Gibson, Charles Dana - Illustrations by 1906

5 items, all labeled Art Supplement: 3/25/1906 - "A castle in the air"; 4/1/1906 - "A hopeless case"; 4/8/1906 - "The weaker sex: under the microscope"; 4/15/1906 - "The parting wall"; 5/20/1906 - "Serious business: a young lawyer arguing his first important case."
Folder  2

Kirby, Harlan - Illustrations by 1942, 1955

2 items: Original pencil illustration of dancers Nila Amparo and Jose Greco in 1955. Pencil map of Australia and the routes from Port Darwin to nearby islands, published in 1942.
Folder  3

Owens, Charles - Illustrations by 1938, 1939, 1942, 1943, 1947, 1949, 1950

Original artwork by Charles Owens: Illustration showing various roads in the Death Valley area (showing Stovepipe Wells, Furnace Creek and Desolation Canyon), published in 1949; Illustration representing California history - a steamship at sea bearing a gigantic banner, "CALIFORNIA IS A STATE." This item ran in LAT in 1950 to commemorate the State's 100th anniversary; Illustration (aerial view) depicting a residence in the Rancho Santa Anita area, published in 1938; Illustration (aerial view) of the San Gabriel Mountains and the "new beacons" used to guide transport planes into the Los Angeles Basin through fog, published in 1939; Illustration of the burn area of a wildfire in the Chatsworth Manor area, published in 1947; Photograph and printed copy of map of Australia and surrounding islands during World War II, published in 1942; Map of Alaska's Aleutian Islands and the route between them and islands held by the Japanese during World War II, published in 1943.
Folder  4

Editorial Cartoons - October - November 1960

Collection of photocopies with editorial cartoon on one side, list of Times editorials and copy of editorial column on the other side. All pages dated.
Folder  5

Editorial Cartoons - April - May 1961

Collection of photocopies with editorial cartoon on one side, list of Times editorials and copy of editorial column on the other side. All pages dated.
Folder  6

Editorial Cartoons - June - July 1961

Collection of photocopies with editorial cartoon on one side, list of Times editorials and copy of editorial column on the other side. All pages dated.
Folder  7

Editorial Cartoons - August - September 1961

Collection of photocopies with editorial cartoon on one side, list of Times editorials and copy of editorial column on the other side. All pages dated.
Folder  8

Aa - Af 1951, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1975

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by James Francavilla, William MacArthur, Sam Patrick, and others. Aaron, Benjamin; Abbas, Ferhat; Abbott, Philip; Abel, I.W.; Abel, Colonel Rudolph; Abramson, Rudy P.; Acehson, Dean; Adams, Edie; Adams, John; Adams, John Quincy; Adams, Sherman; Addy, Wesley; and Adler, Kurt Herbert.
Folder  9

Adenauer, Konrad 1953, 1962 - 1963

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by Brandel, John Perts, John Carlton, and others. Adenauer, Konrad.
Folder  10

Ag - Al 1962, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1973

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by Ranan Lurie, Harold C. Paterson, William MacArthur, Dick Hodgins, Jack Rosen, John Perts, and others. Agnew, Spiro; Aiken, George; Ainsworth, Robert H.; Albee, Edward; Aldrin, Edwin "Buzz"; Alkan, Charles-Valentin; Allen, George; Allen, Roy E.; Allende, Salvador; Allingham, Margery; Allot, Gordon; Alshuler, Bob; and Alsop, Stewart.
Folder  11

Alaska 1942

Two maps of Alaska, one a copy of a line drawing, the other a page from the Los Angeles Times.
Folder  12

Am - Ar 1962 - 1966, 1968 - 1970

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by William MacArthur, Walter Harasek, Dick Hodgins, and others. Anderson, George W.; Anderson, Glenn; Anderson, Judith; Andrews, Julie; Ann-Margret; Arafat, Yasir; Aref; Armstrong, Neil; Arosemena, Carlos J.; Arthur, Chester A.; and Arthur, Jean.
Folder  13

As - Az 1937, 1949, 1963, 1966 - 1968, 1970, 1973

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by William MacArthur, Braunsdorf, James Francavilla, and others. Ash, Roy; Astin, John, Atlee, Clement; Attenborough, Richard; Ault, Richard; Australia; Ayanian, Haig; Ayub Khan, Mohammed; and Aznavour, Charles.
Folder  14

Ba - Bd 1959, 1962 - 1966, 1968

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by William MacArthur, John Perts, Harold C. Paterson, Associated Press, John Carlton, James Francavilla, John Snyder, and others. Bailey, John; Baker, Bobby; Baker, Carroll; Baldwin, James; Ball, George; Bancroft, Anne; Bandarnaike, Mrs.; Barasch, Buddy R.; Baratta, Marianne; Barclay, Richard; Barenboim, Daniel; Barnett, Ross; Barr, William; Barraque, Jean; Barrerra, A. Imbert; Barrientos, Rene; Bartlett, Bob; Baruch, Bernard "Barney" M.; Basehart, Richard; Bass, John; Baum, Reverend Gregory; Baxter, Frank; Bayar, Celal; and Bayer, Albert W.
Folder  15

Be - Bh 1959 - 1968, 1971, 1974, 1975

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by William MacArthur, John Snyder, John Perts, Russell Arasmith, Peter Bentovoja, John Carlton, James Francavilla, and others. Beame, Abraham; Beery, Wallace; Beethoven, Ludwig; Bel Geddes, Barbara; Belaunde, President; Bell, Alphonzo; Bell, David; Ben Bella, Ahmed; Ben Gurion, David; Benjamin, Hilde; Bennett, Alvin; Benny, Jack; Benson, George C. S.; Benson, Ezra Taft; Bentsen, Lloyd; Bergen, Candice; Bergen, Polly; Berger, Senta; Berle, Adolph Jr.; Bergman, Ingmar; Bergman, Ingrid; Bernor, Pierce; Bernardi, Ernani; Bernheimer, Martin; Bernstein, Leonard; Bert; Best, Charles; Betancourt, Romulo; and Bevan, Aneurin.
Box  517

Reprints And Publications - Illustrations & Artwork

Folder  1

Bi - Bq 1958, 1959, 1962, 1963, 1965 - 1969

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by William MacArthur, Harold C. Paterson, John Snyder, James Francavilla, John Perts, and others. Bishop, Joey; Bissell, Richard; Black, Hugo; Blanchard, Lemoine; Blaylock, A. J.; Bleck, Basil; Bliss, Ray C.; Bliss, Raymond; Blossom, Virgil; Blough, Roger M.; Bolling, Richard; Bonelli, Frank C.; Booth, Carol; Booth, Shirley; Bosch, Juan; Boulware, Lemanuel; Bourguiba, Habib; Bowron, Fletcher; Boyce, A. M.: and Boyko, Edgar Paul.
Folder  2

Br 1962 - 1974

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by William MacArthur, James Francavilla, Artis Lane, Jan Zeboski, John Snyder, John Perts, Peter Bentovoja, and others. Bradbury, Ray; Brandeis, Louis B.; Brandt, Willy; Braude, Marvin; Breathitt, Ed; Brennan, Peter; Brewer, Albert P.; Brewster, Kingman Jr.; Brezhnev, Leonid; Brinegar, Claude; Brinkley, David; Brizola, Lionel; Brogan, D. W.; Brown, Edmund "Jerry" Jr.; Brown, Harrison; Brown, James Harvey; Brown, Joe E.; Brown, Robert; Browne, Harry; Browning, John; Broz, Josif Tito; Bruce, David K.; and Brzezinski, Zbigniev.
Folder  3

Brown, Edmund 1958, 1962

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches of Edmund G. Brown, Governor of California, by William MacArthur.
Folder  4

Bu - Bz 1962, 1964 - 1966, 1970, 1972 - 1975

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by William MacArthur, Walter Harasek, James Francavilla, Peter Bentovoja, Ranan Lurie, Patrick Lynch, and others. Buchanan, James; Buchen, Philip; Buckley, Hal; Buckley, James; Buckley, William F.; Bulganin, Nikolai; Bull, Stephen; Bunche, Ralph; Bundy, McGeorge; Bunker, Ellsworth; Burch, Dean; Burger, Warren E.; Burr, Raymond; Busch, Joseph P.; Bush, Prescott; Bush, Robert N.; Butz, Elmer; and Byrd, Harry F.
Folder  5

Buchwald, Arthur 1966

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches of Arthur Buchwald, Los Angeles Times columnist, by William MacArthur.
Folder  6

Ca - Cha 1955, 1962 - 1971, 1973

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by William MacArthur, John Perts, James Francavilla, Russell Arasmith, Len Poznanski, and others. Caamano Demo, Francisco; Cagney, James; Cailliet, Emile; Callas, Maria; Calley, William L.; Cambodia, Prince Norodom Sihanouk of; Campbell, Ian James; Campbell, Terry Kirk; Cannon, Berry L.; Cannon, Clarence; Capehart, Homer; Caplin, Mortimer; Capote, Truman; Cardenas, Lazaro; Caro, Warren; Carr, Charmian; Case, Clifford; Cassidy, Jack; Castro, Raul; Castro, Sal; Celler, Emanuel; Champlin, Charles; Chandler, Harry; Chandler, Norman; Chandler, Otis; Chaplin, Charles; Chaplin, Geraldine; Chau, Tran Ngoc; Chavez, Carlos; and Chavez, Cesar.
Folder  7

Castro, Fidel 1960, 1962, 1974

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches of Fidel Castro, leader of Cuba. Includes drawings by James Francavilla, Ranan Lurie, and others.
Box  518

Reprints And Publications - Illustrations & Artwork

Folder  1

Che - Col 1962, 1963, 1965 - 1969, 1971, 1972, 1974

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by William MacArthur, Ranan Lurie, James Francavilla, Pete Bentovoja, John Perts, John Snyder, Russell Arasmith, Dick Hodgins, Jr., Harold C. Paterson, and others. Chen Yi; Chiang Kai-shek; Chiari, Roberto; Chotiner, Murray; Chou En-lai; Christie, Julie; Christopher, George; Clark, Colin G.; Clark, Mark; Clark, Ramsey; Clawson, Del; Clay, Lucius; Clemens, Samuel (Mark Twain); Cleveland, Grover; Clifford, Clark; Clifton, Robert; Coburn, James; Cohen, Sidney; Cohen, Wilbur J.; Cole, Nat (King); Collins, Le Roy; Collins, Michael; Colmer, William M.; Colombo, Monsignor Carlo; Colwell, Bundy; Colwell, Ernest; and Colwell.
Folder  2

Churchill, Winston 1962, 1963, 1965

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches of Sir Winston Churchill by J. Carlton, William MacArthur, James Francavilla, and others.
Folder  3

Con - Cz 1962, 1964 - 1968, 1971

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by William MacArthur, James Francavilla, Harold C. Paterson, Peter Bentovoja, Harold Peterson, and others. Conant, James B.; Connors, Michael; Conrad, Charles (Pete); Cook, Fielder; Coolidge, Calvin; Coons, Arthur G.; Cooper, John Sherman; Cord, Alex; Cordier, Andrew W.; Corot; Corrigan, Robert W.; Costin, Glen C.; Couve; Crain, Chester; Crane, Stephen; Cranston, Alan; Crawford, Kenneth; Crowther, Superintendent; Cukor, George; Culkin, Father; Curtis, Tony; Cushman, Robert E.; and Cyrano.
Folder  4

Da - Dh 1962 - 1969, 1973 - 1975

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by James Francavilla, John Snyder, Russell Arasmith, John Perts, Hirschfeld, William MacArthur, Peter Bentovoja, Harold C. Paterson, and others. Daley, Richard; Dallek, Robert; Daniel, Aubrey III; Darnell, Jackie; Dassin, Jules; Dauterman, Carl; Davidson, Gordon; Davis, Clifford; Davis, Clive; Davis, Edward M.; Davis, Sammy Jr.; Dayan, Moshe; De Leon, Marcos; De Sapio, Carmine; Dean, Arthur H.; Dean, John III; Deane, Ben C.; Debs, Ernest; Decatur, Stephen; Defferre, Gaston; Demirel, Suleyman; Denahy, Robert; Dent, Frederick; and Devon, Laura.
Folder  5

De Gaulle, Charles 1960, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1970

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches of General Charles De Gaulle, President of France, by Walter Harasek, James Francavilla, Pete Linnartz, John Carlton, and others.
Folder  6

Di - Dz 1962 - 1973

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by James Francavilla, John Carlton, John Perts, William MacArthur, David Levine, Harold C. Paterson, John Snyder, and others. Di Donato, Pietro; Diaz Ordaz; Diefenbaker, John; Diem, Ngo Dinh; Dillman, Brad; Dillon, C. Douglas; Dirksen, Everett; Disney, Roy; Djilas, Milovan; Dlugatch, Harvey; Dobrynin, Anatoly; Dodd, Thomas J.; Donahue, Kenneth; Donahue, Troy; Doolittle, James; Dorn, Warren M.; Dorticos, Osvald; Douglas, Lord; Doxiadis, Dr. C. A.; Dragicevich, Matt; Drake, Betsy; Dreiser, Theodore; Drinan, Robert; Drought, James; Dubcek, Alexander; Duke, Charles; Dumke, Glen S.; Dunne, Finley Peter; Duvalier, Francois; and Dyer, Thomas C.
Folder  7

E 1962 - 1969, 1973, 1975

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by James Francavilla, William MacArthur, Harold C. Paterson, Peter Linnartz, Jack Rosen, Larry Zwart, Dick Hodgins Jr., and others. Echeverria Alvarez, Luis; Eden, Anthony; Edwards, George A.; Edwards, Herbert E.; Ehrlich, Paul R.; Ehrlichman, John D.; Eichen, Howard; Eggar, Samantha; Eisenhower, Milton; Endicott, William F.; England's King Edward III; England's Prince Charles; England's Princess Margaret; Elbrick, C. Burke; Ellender, Allen J.; Elmendorf, George F.; Erhard, Ludwig; Erkel, Albert A.; Erlander, Tage; Ervin, Sam; Escobedo, Danny; Eshrol, Levi; and Everett, Chad.
Folder  8

Eisenhower, Dwight 1952, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1968

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches of General Dwight D. Eisenhower, President of the United States. Includes drawings by John Carlton, James Francavilla, and others.
Box  519

Reprints And Publications - Illustrations & Artwork

Folder  1

Fa - Fl 1962 - 1969, 1974

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by William MacArthur, John Perts, Harold C. Paterson, James Francavilla, John Snyder, Peter Bentovoja, and others. Fabian; Fairbanks, Bob; Fanfani, Premier; Faraday, Michael; Farmer, James; Farrow, Mia; Farrow, Robert J.; Faubus, Orval E.; Faucette, George Gilbert; Faure, Edgar; Fedorenko, Nikolai; Fehr, Uri; Feiffer, Jules; Felici, Pericle Cardinal; Fermi, Enrico; Fichandler, Zelda; Fillmore, Millard; Finch, Peter; Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich; Fisher, Hugo; Fitzgerald, F. Scott; Flagstad, Kirsten; Fleming, Ian; Flewelling, Ralph C.; Florence, Mal; Flournoy, Houston; and Flynn, Errol.
Folder  2

Fm - Fz 1962, 1963, 1965 - 1971, 1973

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by William MacArthur, James Francavilla, Ranan Lurie, John Perts, Peter Bentovoja, Harold C. Paterson, David Levine, and others. Fonda, Jane; Forbes, Bryan; Ford, Ernie; Ford, Gerald R.; Ford, Henry; Ford, John Anson; Ford, Paul; Forman, James; Fortas, Abe; Fowler, Henry H.; Francis, Louis; Franco, Francisco; Francois-Poncet, Andre; Frank, Herbert; Freeman, Orville; Frei, Eduardo; Friendly, Fred; Frost, Robert; Fuller, Gil; Fulbright, J. William; Furgurson, Ernest; and Frye, William R.
Folder  3

Ga - Gl 1960, 1962 - 1968, 1970 - 1973

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by William MacArthur, James Francavilla, John Snyder, Harold C. Paterson, Peter Bentovoja, Patrick Lynch, Larry Zwart, and others. Gaitskell, Hugh; Gagarin, Yuri; Galbraith, John Kenneth; Gandhi, Indira; Gandhi, Mohandas K.; Gardner, Robert; Garfield, James; Garland, Beverly; Garris, Michael; Gary, John; Gavin, James; Bazzara, Ben; Gehry, Frank O.; Getchell, Charles; Giap, Vo Nguyen; Gibson, John S., Jr.; Gideon, Earl; Gierek, Edward; Gilbert, Florence; and Glenn, John H., Jr.
Folder  4

Gm - Gz 1959, 1962, 1963, 1965 - 1970, 1974

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by John Snyder, James Francavilla, William MacArthur, Harold C. Paterson, Peter Bentovoja, Willson, Norkin, Oliver French, and others. Graham, Richard A.; Grant, Ulysses S.; Grasso, Ella; Greece's King Constantine; Greenberg, Carl; Greschner, William D.; Griffith, Griffith J.; Grimond, Jo; Grivas; Grold, L. James; Gromyko, Andrei; Gruen, Victor; Guevara, Ernesto "Che"; Guinness, Alec; Guzzetti, Giovanni Battista; Godbey, William H.; Goddard, Robert H.; Godoy, Hector Garcia; Golan, Gila; Golden, Harry; Goldman, Marvin; Goldsmith, Bram; Gomaa, Sharawi; Gomulka, Wayslaw; Goodell, Charles; Goodkin, Sanford R.; Goodlad, John I.; Gordon, Kermit; Gordon, Milton; Gordon, Ruth; Gore, Albert, Sr.; Goulart, Joao; and Goulian, Mehran.
Folder  5

Goldberg, Arthur 1962, 1966, 1969, 1970

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches of Arthur Goldberg, United States Labor Secretary, including drawings by Harasek, David Levine, James Francavilla, Jack Rosen, and others.
Folder  6

Goldwater, Barry 1961, 1963, 1964, 1966

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches of Barry Goldwater, United States Senator, including drawings by John A. Carlton and others.
Box  520

Reprints And Publications - Illustrations & Artwork

Folder  1

Ha 1962 - 1971, 1973 - 1975

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by James Francavilla, Peter Bentovoja, William MacArthur, Dean Waite, David Levine, Larry Zwart, and others. Hackney, Duane D.; Hackworth, David H.; Hagerty, James; Hagman, Larry; Haig, Alexander; Hailsham, Lord; Haldeman, H. R.; Hale, Randolph; Hall, John; Hall, Leonard; Hamer, John; Hammerstein, Oscar; Handle, George F.; Hansen, Early; Hanson, Howard; Hardin, Dr.; Harding, Warren G.; Hari, Mata; Harlan, John M.; Harriman, W. Averell; Harkins, Paul; Harris, Barbara; Harris, Joseph; Harris, Oren; Harris, Richard; Harrison, Benjamin; Harrison, William H.; Harrison, William Henry; Hartmann, Robert; Hayden, Carl; Hayes, James A.; Hayes, Rutherford B.; Hayes, Woody; Haynsworth, C. F.; and Hayworth, Rita.
Folder  2

Haber, Joyce 1967, 1968, 1970

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches of Joyce Haber, columnist for the Los Angeles Times. Includes drawings by William MacArthur and others.
Folder  3

Hb - Hn 1962 - 1971, 1973, 1975

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by James Francavilla, Peter Bentovoja, Morris, Ranan Lurie, John Perts, William MacArthur, and others. Higgs, DeWitt A.; Hilburn, Robert; Hill, Lister; Hillman, Wayne; Hills, Roderick; Hilsman, Roger Jr.; Hiss, Alger; Hitch, Charles J.; Heath, Edward; Heikal; Helms, Richard; Hemingway, Ernest; Henry, Mary; Henry, E. William; Herlie, Eileen; Herodotus; Hesburgh, Father; Heston, Charles; Hettinger, Karl T.; and Heyns, Roger.
Folder  4

Ho - Hz 1961 - 1969, 1971

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by Dick Hodgins, Jr., John A. Carlton, James Francavilla, William MacArthur, John Snyder, Peter Bentovoja, Harold C. Paterson, Artis Lane, and others. Ho Chi Minh; Hodges, Luther; Hoffman, Julius; Hoffman, Paul; Holifield, Chet; Holland, John C.; Hollings, Ernest F.; Hollingworth, Joe E.; Holloman, Herbert; Holly, Buddy; Holm, Celeste; Holman, Elizabeth; Home, Lord; Hoover, J. Edgar; Hopkins, Miriam; Horne, Marilyn; Hornig, Donald; Horton, E. E.; Howe, Harold; Hughes, Charles Evans; Hughes, Harold; Humphrey, Mrs. Hubert; Hunsaker, Richard C.; Hunsaker, S.V.; Huntley, Chet; Huong, Tran Van; and Husak, Gustav.
Folder  5

Hoover, Herbert 1962, 1964

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches of Herbert Hoover, President of the United States. Includes drawings by John A. Carlton and others.
Folder  6

Humphrey, Hubert 1961, 1964, 1965, 1968, 1972

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches of Hubert Humphrey, Vice President of the United States. Includes drawings by John Snyder, John A. Carlton, James Francavilla, Len Poznanski, and others.
Folder  7

I 1962, 1965, 1970

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by James Francavilla, William MacArthur, Peter Bentovoja, and others. Ikeda, Hayato; Inouye, Daniel K.; Ionesco, Eugene; Iran, Shah of; and Ives, Burl.
Folder  8

J 1962, 1963, 1965 - 1968, 1970 - 1972

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by James Francavilla, John Perts, William MacArthur, Peter Bentovoja, Harold C. Paterson, Russ Arasmith, and others. Jackson, Andrew; Jackson, Henry; Jacobsson, Per; affe, Rona; Jagan, Cheddi; James, Daniel (Chappie); James, Henry; Janssen, David; Jarrin, Edgardo Mercado; Jay, George; Jefferson, Thomas; Jenkins, Herbert T.; Jenssen, Ward J.; Johnson, Andrew; Johnson, Revered Hewlitt; Johnson, Richard; Johnston, Olin; Jones, Dean; Jones, Le Roi; Jones, Opal C.; Joseph, Stanley M.; Joy, Charles Turner; and Judd, Walter.
Box  521

Reprints And Publications - Illustrations & Artwork

Folder  1

Johnson, Lyndon B. and "Lady Bird" 1960, 1962 - 1965, 1968, 1971, 1973

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches of Lyndon B. and Claudia "Lady Bird" Johnson, President and First Lady of the United States. Includes drawings by Milt Morris, James Francavilla, Peter Bentovoja, Peter Linnartz, Tom Paprooki, John Carlton, Russ Arasmith, and others. Also, etched and cut metal plate of Lyndon B. Johnson.
Folder  2

Jordan - King Hussein 1970

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches of King Hussein of Jordan. Includes drawings by James Francavilla, Peter Bentovoja, and Walter Harasek.
Folder  3

Ka - Kh 1961 - 1968, 1973

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by James Francavilla, John Perts, William MacArthur, John Carlton, Peter Bentovoja, and others. Kadar, Janus; Karamanlis, Constantine; Katzenbach, Nicholas; Katzin, Ephraim; Kaufman, L.; Kazantzakis, Nikos; Keating, Kenneth; Keaton, Buster; Kennan, George; Kennedy, Edward "Ted"; Kennedy, Joseph; Kelly, Brian; Kenworthy, Charles A.; Keppel, Francis; Kerr, John; Kerr, Muriel; Kerr, Robert; Kerr, Walter; Kersh, Kathy; Keynes, John M.; Khan, Ayub; Khanh, Nguyen; and Khedda, Youssef Ben.
Folder  4

Kennedy, John F. and Jacqueline 1961 - 1963, 1965 - 1968, 1970, 1973

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches of John F. and Jacqueline "Jackie" Kennedy, President and First Lady of the United States. Includes drawings by Sam Patrick, John Carlton, James Francavilla, William MacArthur and others. Also, etched metal plate of John F. Kennedy.
Folder  5

Kj - Kz 1962 - 1969, 1974

"Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by William MacArthur, James Francavilla, John Perts, and others. Kletzbi, Paul; Knappertsbusch, Hans; Koch, Adrienne; Konev, Ivan S.; Kosygin, Alexei; Kowalaski, Frank; Kraatz, Carl F.; Kreedman, S. Jon; Kroll, Hans; Krulak, Victor, H.; Kubelik, Rafael; Kuchel, Thomas; Kurland, Philip B.; and Ky, Cao."
Folder  6

Ki 1962 - 1968, 1973, 1974

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by William MacArthur, James Francavilla, Peter Bentovoja, Harold C. Paterson, John Snyder, and others. Kiesinger, Kurt Georg; Kietzman, Dale W.; King, Martin Luther Jr.; Kinsey, Kersey; Kirk, Grayson; Kirk, Russell; Kirkpatrick, Mr.; Kirsch, Robert; Kirsch, Bob; Kirschke, Jack; Kissinger, Henry A.; and Kittikachorn, Thanom.
Folder  7

Kennedy, Robert 1962 - 1965, 1968

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches of Robert Kennedy, Attorney General of the United States. Includes drawings by William MacArthur, James Francavilla, John Carlton, Patrick Lynch, and others.
Folder  8

Kruschchev, Nikita 1959, 1961, 1962, 1967

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches of Russian Premier Nikita S. Khrushchev. Includes drawings by John Carlton and others.
Box  522

Reprints And Publications - Illustrations & Artwork

Folder  1

La - Lip 1952, 1958, 1962 - 1967, 1969 - 1972, 1975

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by James Francavilla, Harold C. Paterson, Peter Bentovoja, William MacArthur, Len Poznanski, E. H. Gunder, Joe Cunningham, John Perts, and others. Landis, Benjamin; Laird, Melvin; Lane, Howard; Lansdale, Edward; Laos Prince Souphanouvong; Laski, Harold; Lavelle, John; Lavry, Marc; Le, Kong; Leary, Howard; Lee, Gypsy Rose; Lee, Robert E.; Lehman, Ernest; Lehmann, Lottie; LeMay, Curtis E.; Lemnitzer, Lyman L.; Leone, Giovanni; Lesage, Jean; Levine, Joe; Lewis, Flora; Lewis, Sammy; Libby, Willard; Liberace, Lee; Lilienthal, David; Lin Piao; Lincoln, Robert Todd; Lindsay, John V.; Linkletter, Jack; Lippmann, Walter; and Lipset, Seymour M.
Folder  2

Lincoln, Abraham undated, 1967, 1973

"Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches of Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States. "
Folder  3

Liq - Lz 1960, 1962 - 1968, 1970, 1973

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by William MacArthur, John Snyder, James Francavilla, Ranan Lurie, Harold C. Paterson, and others. Lisi, Virna; Liu Shao-Chi; Livingston, Alan; Lleras Restrepo, Carlos; Loughlin, Edward; Louis, Victor; Lowell, Edgar L.; Lodge, Henry Cabot; Lom, Herbert; Lon Nol; London, Jack; Long, John; Long, Richard; Long, Russell; Lubell, Samuel; Luce, Clare Booth; Luce, Henry; Luevano, Daniel; Luckman, Charles; Lui Shao-Chi; Lyman, Richard W.; Lynley, Carol; and Lynn, James.
Folder  4

Maa - Mac 1962 - 1969, 1971, 1972

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by Len Poznanski, Russell Arasmith, James Francavilla, John Perts, Harold C. Paterson, Norman Rockwell, Sam Patrick, Peter Bentovoja, Patrick Lynch, William MacArthur, and others. M'Callum, David; McCarthy, Eugene; McCarthy, Joe; McClellan, John L.; McCone, John A.; McCormack, John W.; McCourtney, Judge; McDonald, Dave; McGhee, George; MacGillis, Don; McGinniss, Joe; McGovern, George and Eleanor; McIntyre, J. Francis A.; McKinley, William; MacMillan, Harold; McNamara, Francis X.; McNamara, Pat; McNamara, Robert; McNassor, Donald; and McQueen, Steve.
Folder  5

Mad - Maz 1962 - 1968, 1970 - 1973

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by James Francavilla, Harold C. Paterson, John Perts, Russell Arasmith, William MacArthur, John Carlton, Peter Bentovoja, John Snyder, and others. Madison, James; Magnuson, Warren; Mahan, Captain; Maher, Charles; Makarios, Archbishop; Maldonado, Joe; Major, LeRoy Cluff; Malik, Charles; Malinovsky, Rodion; Manchester, William; Manfred, Frederick; Mao Tze-Tung and Chiang Ching; Marcos, Ferdinand; Marcuse, Herbert; Margo; Markezinis, Spyros; Marshall, George C.; Marshall, Thurgood; Martin, John Bartlow; Martin, Mary; Martin, Paul; Martin, William McC.; Marvin, Lee; Mastroianni, Marcello; Matthau, Walter; Mattingly, Thomas; Mayfield, Harold; and Mayo, Nick.
Folder  6

Mansfield, Mike 1963, 1969, 1970

"Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches of Mike Mansfield, United States Senator. Includes drawings by James Francavilla and others. "
Folder  7

Mb - Me 1962 - 1973

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by John Snyder, James Francavilla, William MacArthur, John Perts, John Carlton, Larry Zwart, Russell Arasmith, and others. Mead, Margaret; Meador, Dr. P., Jr.; Meany, George; Mellinkoff, Sherman M.; Mendel, Werner M.; Menninger, Karl; Menon, V. K. Krishna; Merchant, Livingston; Meredith, Don; Meremblum, Peter; Merrill, Robert; Merton, Thomas; Michener, James A.; Miller, Roger, Miller, William E.; Mills, Wilbur; Minow, Newton; Miranda, Ernesto; Mitchell, Clarence M., Jr.; Mitchell, John; and Mitterrand, Francois.
Folder  8

Mf - Mz 1961 - 1970, 1972 - 1974

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by John Perts, James Francavilla, William MacArthur, Peter Bentovoja, John Snyder, and others. Mohieddin; Molotov, V. M.; Moltmann, Jurgen; Mondale, Walter; Montgomery, George; Moore, Mary Tyler; Mooring, Ivy M.; Moretti, Bob; Morgan, Ed. P.; Morison, Robert S.; Morley, Robert; Morrison, W. W.; Morse, Wayne; Morton, Thruston; Moses, Robert; Mosk, Stanley; Moynihan, Daniel Patrick; Mumford, Lewis; Mundt, Karl; Murphy, Franklin; Murray, Jan; Murray, Jim; Murray, Tom; Murrow, Edward R.; and Myrdal, Gunnar.
Box  523

Reprints And Publications - Illustrations & Artwork

Folder  1

N 1958, 1962 - 1971

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by James Francavilla, Walter Harasek, Peter Bentovoja, John Snyder, William MacArthur, John Carlton, John Perts, Brandel, and others. Nacman, Martin; Nasser, Gamal Abdel; Nathan, Robert; Naulls, Willie; Ne Win; Nechayev, Sergey; Neff, Philip; Nehru, B. K.; Nehru, Jawaharlal; Newton, Huey; Nenni, Pietro; Ngo Dinh Nhu; Nkrumah, Kwame; Nichols, Mike; Niebuhr, Reinhold; Nin, Anais; Nono, Luigi; Nosavan, Phoumi; Nu, U; and Nyerere, Julius.
Folder  2

Nixon, Richard and Patricia 1958, 1960 - 1963, 1966, 1968, 1970, 1972 -1975

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches of Richard Nixon, President of the United States, and his wife, Pat. Includes drawings by Dean Waite, James Francavilla, Len Poznanski, Norman Rockwell, John Carlton, Jack Rosen, Jim Hummel, and others.
Folder  3

O 1962, 1964 - 1966, 1968, 1970, 1974

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by William MacArthur, Walter Harasek, and others. Olmstead, Ennis G.; Onassis, Aristotle Socrates; Ostrow, Ron; Oswald, Lee Harvey; O'Herlihy, Dan; O'Neill, Eugene; Otis, Harrison Gray; O'Toole, Peter; Ottinger, Richard; and Oum, Prince Boun.
Folder  4

Pa - Pf 1963 - 1970, 1972, 1974

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by James Francavilla, William MacArthur, John Snyder, Len Poznanski, Peter Bentovoja, Jim Hummel, and others. Paisley, Ian; Papadopoulos, George; Park Chung Hee; Park, Rosemary; Parker, Eleanor; Parker, Suzy; Passman, Otto; Pastore, John; Payne, John; Pearson, Lester; Peng Teh-huai; Pepper, Claude D.; Percy, Charles; Commodore Perry; Peterson, Walter C.; Petree, Neil; Peron Isabel; Petrone, Rocco A.; and Pfau, Louis J.
Folder  5

Parker, William 1962

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches of William Parker, Los Angeles Police Chief. Includes drawings by James Francavilla and William MacArthur.
Folder  6

Pg - Pz 1961, 1962, 1964 - 1970, 1973

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by James Francavilla, William MacArthur, John Snyder, Russell Arasmith, David Levine, and others. Philby, Harold; Phillips, Rachel; Phillips, Samuel C.; Piatigorsky, Gregor; Picasso, Pablo; Pinter, Harold; Pirandello, Luigi; Pitts, Thomas L.; Pleshette, Suzanne; Plummer, Christopher; Po, Ivy Ling; Poitier, Sidney; Polyansky, Dmitri; Pompidou, Georges; Pound, Ezra; Powell, Adam Clayton; Powell, Enoch; Powell, Jane; Prado, Manuel; and Proxmire, William E.
Folder  7

Pope John XXIII 1962

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches of Pope John XXIII. Includes drawings by James Francavilla.
Folder  8

Pope Paul VI 1963 - 1965, 1968, 1969

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches of Pope Paul VI. Includes drawings by John Carlton, John Perts, Peter Bentovoja, James Francavilla, Russell Arasmith, and others.
Folder  9

Q 1970

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawing by James Francavilla. Quisling.
Folder  10

Ra - Ri 1962 - 1971, 1973, 1976

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by William MacArthur, John Snyder, James Francavilla, Len Poznanski, Peter Bentovoja, John Perts, and others. Rabb, Ellis; Rafferty, Max; Randall, Tony; Rappaport, Stuart; Rashid, Sheik; Ray, Dixy Lee; Reagan, Ronald; Redford, Robert; Reed, Donna; Rees, Thomas; Rehnquist, William H.; Reischauer, Edwin O.; Reiner, Carl; Restrepo, Carols Lleras; Reuther, Walter; Reynolds, Debbie; Reynolds, James; Rhodes, James A.; Ribicoff, Abraham; Richards, Richard; Rickover, Hyman; Riesel, Victor; and Riquet, P. Michel.
Box  524

Reprints And Publications - Illustrations & Artwork

Folder  1

Rj - Rz 1950, 1958, 1960 - 1966, 1968, 1970, 1972 - 1974

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by William MacArthur, Jim Hummel, James Francavilla, Walter Harasek, Len Poznanski, Brandel, Patrick Lynch, John Perts, John Edwards, Peter Bentovoja, Russell Arasmith, Harold C. Paterson, and others. Robertson, A. Willis; Robards, Jason Jr.; Robertson, Cliff; Rodino, Peter W. Jr.; Rodrigues, Carlos Rafael; Rockefeller, Lawrence; Rockefeller, Nelson A.; Rogers, Ginger; Rogers; Rogers, Williams; Romney, George; Ronning, Chester; Roosa, Robert V.; Roosevelt, Eleanor; Roosevelt, Franklin D.; Roosevelt, Franklin Jr.; Roosevelt, James; Roosevelt, Theodore; Rosenberg, Aaron; Rosson, William B.; Roston; Rousselot, John H.; Roybal, Edward R.; Rubinstein, Artur; Rule, Janice; Rundberg, Karl; Russell, Bertrand; Russell, George Vernon; Russell, Richard B.; Russell, Rosalind; and Ryan, Cornelius.
Folder  2

Rusk, Dean undated, 1965 - 1968, 1970

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Maher, Charles; Murrray, Jim; Ostrow, Ron; and Otis, Harrison Gray.
Folder  3

Sa - Sd 1952, 1954, 1959, 1962 - 1968, 1970, 1972, 1975

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by W. Preston, William A. Smith, W. E. Terry III, George Carey, Pete Bentovoja, James Francavilla, John Perts, William MacArthur, Peter Linnartz/Associated Press, and others. Sabry; Sadat; Saint Clair, James; Sakharov, Andrei D.; Salazar, Antonio; Salazar, Rueben; Salinger, Pierre; Salk, Jonas; Sallal, Abdullah; Salmon, Herman; Saltman, Paul D.; Samoza, Luis; Sandburg, Carl; Sanford, Terry; Santa Cruz, Domingo; Sartre, Jean-Paul; Sato, Ersaku; Saxbe, Charles R.; Saxbe, William B.; Saxon, John; Scherchen; Schisgal Murray; Schlesinger, Arthur; Schmidt, Fred H.; Schmitz, John G.; Schreber, Franz; Schroeder, Gerhard; Schuller, Gunther; Schweitzer, Albert; Scott, Hugh; and Scranton, William W.
Folder  4

Se - Sl undated, 1960, 1962, 1964 - 1970, 1972, 1974

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by J. Snyder, James Francavilla, Pete Bentovoja, William MacArthur, Harold C. Paterson, and others. Seaborg, Glenn; Seale, Bobby; Seaton, Fred; Segal, George; Segni, Antonio; Seidenbaum, Art; Seidman, L. William; Servan-Schreiber, Jean-Jacques; Shakespeare; Shapiro, Irving D.; Shastri; Shaw, Lou; Shawn, Dick; Shepard, Tom; Sheppard, Sam; Shirley, Bill; Shostakovich, Dimitri; Shriver, Sargent; Shultz, George P.; Sidney, George; Simon, Neil; Sinatra, Frank; Sinsheimer, Robert; Slayton, Donald K.; and Sluis, Joost.
Folder  5

Sm - Sr 1962 - 1970, 1972, 1975

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by William MacArthur, James Francavilla, Pete Bentovoja, J. Snyder, Russell Arasmith, Ranan Lurie, and others. Smathers, George; Smight, Jack; Smith, Benjamin A.; Smith, Margaret Chase; Soliman; Sontag, Henrietta; Sothern, Ann; Souphanouvong; Sourwine, Julien G.; Soustelle, Jacques; Solzhenitsyn, Alexander I.; Spahn, Jack; Sparkman, John; Speck, Richard; Spock, Benjamin; Springer, Curtis; and Spruance, Raymond A.
Folder  6

Smith, Cecil 1962, 1964, 1967

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches of Cecil Smith, Los Angeles Times writer, by William MacArthur and others.
Folder  7

Smith, Jack 1973

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches of Jack Smith, Los Angeles Times columnist.
Box  525

Reprints And Publications - Illustrations & Artwork

Folder  1

Ss - Sz 1962 - 1969, 1973

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by William MacArthur, James Francavilla, John Perts, Peter Bentovoja, and others. Stalin, Josef; Stare, Dr.; Starr, Ringo; Stassen, Harold; Steckler, Ray Dennis; Stencel, Sandra; Stern, Issac; Stevens, Inger; Stiern, W. W.; Stikker, Dirk U.; Stockwell, Guy; Stokes, Louis; Stone, C. P.; Stone, Peter; Stratton, William G.; Strauss, Lewis; Stravinsky, Igor; Stults, Walter G.; Subandrio; Sukarno; Sullivan, George H.; Sullivan, J. Graham; Suslov, Mikhail; Suu, Phan Khac; Swarowsky, Hans; Swenson, Inga; Symington, Stuart; and Szekely, Yoram B.
Folder  2

Stevenson, Adlai 1952, 1954, 1960, 1962, 1964

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches of Adlai Stevenson, politician, by William MacArthur, James Francavilla, Brandel, and others.
Folder  3

T 1960 - 1972

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by James Francavilla, William MacArthur, J. Snyder, Harold C. Paterson, and others. Taft, Robert; Talmadge, Herman; Takano, Toshio; Taylor, Robert; Taylor, Rod; Tatum, Clyde R.; Telford, Edward T.; Teller, Edward; Temianka, Henri; Tenney, Jack B.; Thant, U; Theuer, Ray A.; Thieu; Thomas, Dylan; Thompson, Llewellyn; Thorneycroft, Peter; Thurmond, Strom; Tijerina, Reies Lopez; Tomlin, Lily; Torrijos, Omar; Tors, Ivan; Tower, John G.; Traylor, Lorenzo; Trevino, Lee; Truong Kim Anh, Monique; Tryor, Tom; Tshombe, Moise; Tuchman, Barbara; Tuck, Richard; Tugwell, Rexford G.; Twain, Mark; and Tyler, John.
Folder  4

Truman, Harry 1962, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1973, 1975

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches of Harry Truman, President of the United States, by William MacArthur, James Francavilla, Larry Zwart, and others.
Folder  5

U 1961, 1962, 1966, 1967, 1971, 1976,

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by William MacArthur, John Perts, Pete Bentovoja, James Francavilla, and others. Udall, Morris; Udall, Stewart; Uggams, Leslie; Ulbricht, Walter; Unruh, Jesse M.; and Ustinov, Peter.
Folder  6

V 1962, 1964 - 1967, 1970 - 1972

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by William MacArthur, James Francavilla, Oden, Pete Bentovoja, and others. Vadim, Roger; Valenti, Jack; Van Buren, Martin; Van Dyke, Dick; Van Roijen, J. Herman; Varese, Edgard; Veneman, John G.; Verwoerd, Hendrik; Vickrey, William T.; Villa, Pancho; Vinson, Carl; Vo Nguyen Giap; Voight, Jon; Von Braun, Werner; Bon Brentano, Heinrich; and von Weber, C. M.
Folder  7

Van Buren, Abigail 1962, 1966, 1970

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches of Abigail Van Buren, writer of syndicated "Dear Abby" column, by William MacArthur and others.
Folder  8

Wa - We 1962 - 1970, 1972, 1973, 1975

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by William MacArthur, James Francavilla, Larry Zwart, Pete Bentovoja, Russell Arasmith, John Perts, Harold C. Patterson, and others. Wachuku, Jaja A.; Wagner, Roger; Walker, Tippy; Wallace, George; Wallace, Irving; Wallen, Saul; Wallenstein, Alred; Wallerstein, David; Walsh, Raoul; Walters, Francis; Ward, Angus; Ward, Baxter; Warner, Jack L.; Warren, Earl; Warren, Lesley Ann; Washington, George; Wasserman, Lew; Watkins, Ted; Webb, Del; Webb, James E.; Weinberg, Larry; Weingarten, Meyer; Welch, Raquel; Welch, Robert; Weld, Tuesday; Welk, Lawrence; and Wethern, George "Baby Huey".
Box  526

Reprints And Publications - Illustrations & Artwork

Folder  1

Wf - Wz 1962 - 1966, 1968 - 1971, 1973

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by James Francavilla, John Snyder, William MacArthur, Harold C. Patterson, Peter Bentovoja, Russell Arasmith, and others. Whaley, Leon E.; Whitlam, Edward Gough; Wieland, William; Wiesel, Elie; Wiesner, Jerome; Wilder, Thornton N.; Wiggins, James R.; Wilkins, Roy; Williams, Andy; Williams, Eldon; Williams, John; Williams, NIck B.; Williams, Paul R.; Williams, Tennessee; Wilner, Herbert; Wilson, Charles H.; Wilson, Harold; Wilson, Marvin; Wilson, Woodrow; Wirtz, Willard; Wojtyla, Karol Cardinal; Wong, Hermon; Woodcock; Wouk, Herman; Wright, John Cardinal; Wright, Loyd; Wunderlich, Fritz; Wyckoff, Robert; Wyler, William; and Wyszynski, Stefan Cardinal.
Folder  2

X - Z 1962 - 1965, 1967 - 1969, 1972, 1973

Originals and copies of line cuts, drawings, and sketches arranged by subject. Includes drawings by James Francavilla, William MacArthur, Harold C. Patterson, Peter Bentovoja, and others. Yahya Khan, President; Yakir, Pyotr Ivanovich; Yevtuschenko, Yevgeny; Yorty, Sam; Young, Alan; Young, John; Young, Whitney; Zahler, George; Zanuck, Richard; Zhivkov, Todor; Zimmerman, Leslie; Zorin, V.; and Zwicky, Fritz.
Box  527

Reprints And Publications - Illustrations & Artwork

Folder 

A - L circa 1960

Approx. 100 items: unmounted cuts (metal imprints about the size of a quarter) with likenesses of columnists, writers and newsmakers. Arranged alphabetically.
Box  528

Reprints And Publications - Illustrations & Artwork

Folder 

L - Z circa 1960

Approx. 100 items: unmounted cuts (metal imprints about the size of a quarter) with likenesses of columnists, writers and newsmakers. Arranged alphabetically.
Box  698

Reprints And Publications - Illustrations & Artwork

Folder 

undated

Rolled sheet of comics, black and white.
Box  699

Reprints And Publications - Illustrations & Artwork

Folder 

undated

Rolled sheet of comics, color.
Box  700

Reprints And Publications - Illustrations & Artwork

Folder 

1950-1989

Leo Thiele Collection (17 items, received 2/2/1981) including an assortment of original art by Leo Thiele (editorial cartoons from Mirror News), photos of Thiele receiving awards, other memorabilia, 1950-1957. Original art work and clip from LAT depicting the judges in the Adolf Eichmann tribunal (Nazi war criminal Eichmann was executed in 1962), 1961. Paul Conrad, cartoon, 1965, 13" x 15." Illustration, probably done following Stan Laurel's death, (2/23/1965) shows Laurel & Hardy (who died in 1957) as angels. Conrad wrote a dedication on this print: "With best regards to Pete Calvert - Paul Conrad," 1965. Paul Conrad cartoon, caption begins, "O the sun shines bright on my old Kentucky home..." Inscription by Conrad reads - "Warmest regards to Earl Williams -- Paul C," 1967. Black and white editorial art illustration from Harrison Gray Otis's photographs by James Francavilla, 11" x 13", note on reverse side: "Received from Jimmy Francavilla, 11/4/80, Editorial Art Dept., illustration made from HGO's Civil War book of photos by Mathew Brady," 1980. Framed master drawings of L.A. Times Bold: for William Thomas from Ronald Arnholm, 1981. "Drabble" comic from cartoonist Kevin Fagan to William Thomas with autograph note, comic strip original dedicated "To Bill Thomas -- with appreciation! - Kevin Fagan," 1981. "Tumbleweeds" comic from cartoonist Tom K. Ryan to William Thomas with autograph note, and copy of 1980 strip on heavy cardboard. Handwritten dedication on comic strip board - "To Bill Thomas with best wishes - Tom K. Ryan," 1981. Paul Conrad editorial cartoon, 16" x 18", caption reads: "You will each take ten paces...turn...and commence shooting." Illustration depicts Pres. Ronald Reagan about to duel with a television cameraman, 1983. Los Angeles Times Book Review featuring cartoon portraits of 6 authors by Hank Hinton (incl. Milan Kundera and Christopher Isherwood), November 4, 1984. Photo (4 x 6") of painting by Frank Interlandi, "Bath, England," 1987. Painting (9 x 12") by LAT Staff cartoonist Ollie French, note on reverse side: "Painting by LAT Staff cartoonist Ollie French" (Dept. - Pfaffinger), 1989.
Box  701

Reprints And Publications - Illustrations & Artwork 1935, 1982

Mounted and unmounted cuts and engravings: 1 - Pressroom copper engraving, from Fred W. Standiford (who received it from Mr. Grider, Production Dept.). 5 - Harry Chandler, 3 x 4 1/4". 7 - Harrison Gray Otis head shot, 4 1/2 x 6 1/2". 8 - Fine screen cut of Harry Chandler, 5 1/4 x 7". 9 - Antiunion organizing flyer plate "Choose the Right Path", from Sharon Mestel, Employee Relations, 10 1/2 x 13 1/2". 11 - Norman Chandler, 1 1/2 x 2". 14 - Paper plant in Oregon City, Oregon, from Among Ourselves, 3 1/2 x 8". 15 - Harry Chandler, 6 x 7 1/2". 19 - Phillip Chandler, 4 x 5". 22 - Times building, 7 x 8", July 1, 1935. 23 - Old style eagle (facing left - wrong way), 3 3/4 x 5" with 1981 Service Awards booklet showing the imprint, from Chong Lew Feb. 1982.
Box  702

Reprints And Publications - Illustrations & Artwork 1934-1941

Mounted and unmounted cuts and engravings: 2 - "The Times Huge Hoe Super-Production Presses," 5 1/2 x 8". 3 - 1910 dynamiting of the Times building, 3 x 4 1/2". 4 - Antiunion organizing flyer plate "You don't have to share your jobs!", from Sharon Mestel, Employee Relations, 10 1/2 x 13 1/2". 6 - Antiunion organizing flyer plate "Don't let outsiders control your jobs!", from Sharon Mestel, Employee Relations, 10 1/2 x 14". 10 - Harrison Gray Otis engraving with clipping, 6 x 9", 1937. 12 - Engraving of Norman Chandler's signature, 3/8 x 2 1/4". 13 - Norman Chandler, 1 3/4 x 2 1/2". 16 - Times building "1887-1910", 1 1/2 x 1 1/4". 17 - Times building "1881-1886", 1 1/2 x 1 1/4". 18 - Times building "1911-1934", 1 1/2 x 1 1/4". 20 - Times building cornerstone-laying ceremony etchings, (1 magnesium, 1 copper), Mr. and Mrs. Harry Chandler, F.X. Pfaffinger and others pictured, 8 x 10", April 10, 1934. 21 - Engraving of the 1910 dynamiting of the Times with news article recalling the blast, 6 x 8", 1941.
Box  703

Reprints And Publications - Illustrations & Artwork 1960-1973

50-plus items: editorial artwork, mostly maps of Cuba, Africa, Japan, the Middle East, and other hot spots. Also maps of California, and a 1917 map of "Site of Fort Moore and vicinity" enclosed in mylar. Many of the maps are accompanied by the sections of LAT in which the map image was used.
Box  704

Reprints And Publications - Illustrations & Artwork 1960-1973

50-plus items: editorial artwork, mostly maps of Cuba, Africa, Japan, the Middle East, and other hot spots. Also maps of California, and a 1917 map of "Site of Fort Moore and vicinity" enclosed in mylar. Many of the maps are accompanied by the sections of LAT in which the map image was used.
Box  705

Reprints And Publications - Illustrations & Artwork 1960 - 1969

50-plus items: mostly maps of Southern California locations, Europe, Asia, etc., but also some political cartoons, including drawings of Kennedy and Nixon, and one large cartoon showing President Truman which may date from early 1950s. Much of the art is accompanied by the sections of LAT in which the image was used.
Box  706

Reprints And Publications - Illustrations & Artwork 1960 - 1969

50-plus items: mostly maps of Southern California locations, Europe, Asia, etc., but also some political cartoons, including drawings of Kennedy and Nixon, and one large cartoon showing President Truman which may date from early 1950s. Much of the art is accompanied by the sections of LAT in which the image was used.
Box  707

Reprints And Publications - Illustrations & Artwork 1960 - 1969

50-plus items: editorial artwork, mostly maps of Middle East, Europe, USSR, Asia, etc. Most of the maps are accompanied by the sections of LAT in which the map image was used.
Box  708

Reprints And Publications - Illustrations & Artwork 1960 - 1969

50-plus items: editorial artwork, mostly maps of Middle East, Europe, USSR, Asia, etc. Most of the maps are accompanied by the sections of LAT in which the map image was used.
Box  709

Reprints And Publications - Illustrations & Artwork

Folder Oversize

1928-1950

20-plus items: Charles Owens illustrations, mostly maps, but also drawings of the Times building bombing of 1910 and other items. Includes newspaper pages, original drawings, and negatives.
 

Style Guides 1938-1979

Scope and Content Note

Copies of style guides for the Times, the Mirror-News, and a manual for Secretarial Services. Date range is 1938-1979.
Box  529

Reprints And Publications - Style Guides

Folder  1

Los Angeles Times Style Guide 1938, 1939

2 items: booklets, "Los Angeles Times Style Guide, 1938, 1939.
Folder  2

Los Angeles Times Style Guide 1948

4 items: booklets, four copies of "Los Angeles Times Style Guide, 1948," one of which is in a plastic sleeve with a note, "Received 2/1/1983 from Art Seidenbaum." Also one copy of "sample spellings," also printed in 1948.
Folder  3

Mirror-News Style Guide 1950

2 items: booklet, Mirror-News Style Guide, 1950 ; typed note, 12/14/1956, from "jem" to L.D. Hotchkiss on changes for the 1957 edition. The enclosed booklet is marked with the desired revisions.
Folder  4

Los Angeles Times Style Guide - typed version 1959

1 item: 81-pp. manuscript, typed version, Los Angeles Times style guide for 1959.
Folder  5

Los Angeles Times Style Guide 1959

3 items: two booklets, Los Angeles Times Style Guide, 1959 ; memo from Frank Haven on a style issue.
Folder  6

Los Angeles Times - Style Book (draft) 1963

1 item: approx. 20-pp. draft of Los Angeles Times Style Book for 1963.
Folder  7

Los Angeles Times - Style Guide 1964, 1967

3 items: two booklets, Los Angeles Times - Style Guide, 1964 ; a supplement to the 1964 Style Guide, with memo headed "Precede," by Frank Haven, 5/15/1967.
Folder  8

Los Angeles Times Style Book (1 of 2) 1979

1 item: hole-punched but loose in folder - approx. 100 pp. style book compiled by Fred S. Holley, with alphabet and subjects on tabbed pages. Split into two folders.
Folder  9

Los Angeles Times Style Book (2 of 2) 1979

1 item: hole-punched but loose in folder - approx. 100 pp. style book compiled by Fred S. Holley, with alphabet and subjects on tabbed pages. Split into two folders.
Folder  10

Secretarial Services Manual - Administrative Services circa 1975

1 item: approx. 125-pp., Secretarial Services Manual, style guide, Administrative Services, ca. 1975.
 

Awards 1938-1991

Physical Description: 14 boxes

Divided into awards given within the Times (internal) and awards given from outside (External). Date range is 1938-1991.
 

Internal 1950-1975

Scope and Content Note

The Editorial Awards were given annually to journalists and editors. Women of the Year awards were given yearly to women in the greater Los Angeles community that achieved success in philanthropy and other causes. Series includes notes, correspondence, forms, programs, speeches, and seating charts. Date range is 1950-1975.
Box  530

Awards - Internal

Folder  1

Editorial Awards 1968

Approx. 30 items: notes, memos, lists of nominees for awards, entry forms, banquet programs and other material related to the 1968 Editorial Awards.
Folder  2

Editorial Awards 1969

Approx. 25 items: notes, memos, letters, lists, entry forms and other material related to the 1969 Editorial Awards.
Folder  3

Editorial Awards 1970

Approx. 35 items: notes, memos, letters, guest lists, entry forms and other material related to the 1970 Editorial Awards.
Folder  4

Editorial Awards 1971

Approx. 25 items: notes, memos, letters, guest lists, entry forms and other material related to the 1971 Editorial Awards.
Folder  5

Editorial Awards 1972

Approx. 45 items: notes, memos, letters, guest lists, entry forms and other material related to the 1972 Editorial Awards.
Folder  6

Editorial Awards 1973

Approx. 10 items:Approx. memos, letters, lists, entry forms and other material related to the 1973 Editorial Awards.
Folder  7

Editorial Awards 1974 - 1975

Approx. 10 items: memos, letters, guest and reservations lists for Editorial Awards, 1974 - 1975.
Folder  8

Blank forms undated

4 copies of blank forms for "Times Women of the Year nominations."
Folder  9

Procedures 1964 - 1974

Approx. 25 items: lists of nominees ; lists of former WOY ; speeches of introduction ; seating charts for programs ; more miscellaneous materials.
Box  531

Awards - Internal

Folder  1

Women of the Year 1950

A two page photocopy of a December 31, 1950 Los Angeles Times article entitled "11 Southlanders Capture 1950 Honors as Achievement Leaders." The eleven women are Mrs. Rollin Brown, Miss Florence Chadwick, Miss Pearl Chase, Mrs. Roger Goodan, Dr. Etta Jeancon, Mrs. Ida Koverman, Mrs. Albine Norton, Miss Abigail von Schlegell, Mrs. Alice Taylor, Mrs. Spencer Tracy and Miss Camilla Wicks.
Folder  2

Women of the Year 1953

Four articles (photocopies) regarding the 1953 Women of the Year winners and awards. The women are Elinor Remick Warren, Mrs. Alvia Brockway, Paula Jean Myers, Margaret J. Wherry, Mrs. Richard M. Nixon, Rosalind Russell, Frances E. Willis.
Folder  3

Women of the Year 1954, 1974

Articles (photocopies) regarding the 1954 Women of the Year winners and awards. The women are Jacqueline Cochran, Eleanor Hempel, Dr. Paula Horn, Mrs. Albert Leland, Mrs. John E. Mock, Elizabeth Ornduff, Mrs. James Rathwell, Mary Martin, and Mrs. Edward L. Doheny.
Folder  4

Women of the Year 1955

Articles (photocopies) regarding the 1955 Women of the Year winners and awards. The women are Dr. Ruth Boak, Miss Louise Brough, Mrs. Nelbert Chouinard, Sister Frederica, Hedda Hopper, Marion Pike, Rose Marie Reid, Mrs. Henry Salvatori, Ruth Patricia Shellhorn, and Dorothy Kirsten.
Folder  5

Women of the Year 1956

Articles (photocopies) regarding the 1956 Women of the Year winners and awards. The women are Dorothy Woodhead Brown, Frances Goodrich, Dr. Elizabeth Mason Hohl, Kathryn Hulme, Peggy Slater, Lillian Steuber, Barbara Steele, Mrs. Lemuel E. Bancroft, Mrs. Whitley C. Collins, and Mrs. Charles S. Thomas.
Folder  6

Women of the Year 1957

Articles (photocopies) regarding the 1957 Women of the Year winners and awards. The women are Mary Bowling, Ida Mayer Cummings, Maggie Ettinger, Mrs. Harry Francis Haldeman, Mrs. Leiland Atherton Irish, Madelyn Pugh Martin, Dr. Clara Szego Roberts, Dr. Louise Seyler, Dinah Shore, and Miss Stella.
Folder  7

Women of the Year 1958

Articles (photocopies) regarding the 1958 Women of the Year winners and awards. The women are Jean Goodwin Ames, Ketti Frings, Mrs. George W. Vaughan, Greta Andersen, Lucille Ball, Lulu K. Hassenplug, Dorothy Marshall, Jane Werner Watson, and Rosalind Wiener Wyman.
Folder  8

Women of the Year 1959

Articles (photocopies) regarding the 1959 Women of the Year winners and awards. The women are Mary Costa, Ynez Johnston, Dr. Catherine Robbins, Dorothy Donahue, Edith Head, Maggie Pexton Murray, Harriet Hilliard Nelson, Mrs. N.F. Sprague Jr., and Mrs. John Vruwink. Poster size reprint from the Los Angeles Times, Friday, December 4, 1959 article entitled "Toward a New Year of Dedication to Southern California." ; 2-page double-sided posters picturing current and past Women of the Year winners, plus an explanation on how they are selected. ; A letter to Jane Werner Watson from Norman Chandler dated December 18, 1959. ; A memo depicting the history of the Women of the Year history.
Folder  9

Women of the Year 1960

Articles (photocopies) regarding the 1960 Women of the Year winners and awards. The women are Doris Day, Mrs. Richard Dillon, Dr. Charlotte Elmott, Paricia Galvin, Marilyn Horne, Mrs. Rudolph Liebig, Dr. Jessie Marmorston, Agness Underwood, Laurel van der Wal, and Mrs. John Cree Wilson. ; List of names and addresses of the 1960 Women of the Year winners. ; Guest list for the 1960 Women of the Year reception. Staff reception list for the 1960 Women of the Year reception. A letter addressed to Robert D. Nelson inviting him to the 1960 Women of the Year reception. A Western Union Telegram dated November 26, 1960, intended to go to all the 1960 Women of the Year winners, from Otis Chandler.
Folder  10

Women of the Year 1961

Articles (photocopies) regarding the 1961 Women of the Year awards and winners. The women are Gail Patrick Jackson, Mrs. Dorothy D. Corey, Dr. Frances Holmes, Mrs. Barnard Morse, Rev. Mother Regina, Mrs. Richard R. Von Hagen, Rose Mary Woods, Dame Judith Anderson, and Barbara Gray. Programs from the Woman of the Year 1961 awards presentation on December 11, 1961.
Folder  11

Women of the Year 1962

Two programs from the Woman of the Year 1962 awards presentation on December 10, 1962. Four biographical pamphlets from the Woman of the Year 1962 awards presentation. An invitation to the Woman of the Year 1962 awards. Included are a RSVP card and a parking directions note card. A two page memo entitled "Assignment and Scheduling" for the Woman of the Year 1962 awards. A letter to Jack Adamson from Donna Swayze, dated November 29, 1962. A two page guest list for the 1962 Women of the Year reception. Two two-page document entitled "Woman of the Year in Retrospect." A document entitled "Hostesses for Woman of the Year Program." A two page Western Union Telegram dated November 12, 1962, intended to go to all the 1962 Women of the Year winners, from Otis Chandler. The second page has the names and addresses of the 1962 Women of the Year winners. A seven page speech given by Otis Chandler regarding an award being presented to his mother, Mrs. Norman Chandler. Articles (photocopies) regarding the 1962 Women of the Year winners and awards. The women are Agnes Blomquist, Mary Brazier, Lily Bess Campbell, Artie Mason Carter, Bette Davis, Mrs. Freeman Gates, Princess Conchita Pignatelli, Mary Sheridan, Mary Mairs, Maria Goeppert, and Justice Kathleen Parker.
Folder  12

Women of the Year 1963

Three programs from the Woman of the Year 1963 awards presentation on December 9, 1963. Two invitations to the Woman of the Year 1963 awards. One includes a RSVP card and a parking directions note card. A Los Angeles Times and Times Mirror Company Staff Members guest list for the 1963 Women of the Year presentations. Two handwritten pages about duty assignments and suggestion for next year's presentations. Two memos from Ed Reap regarding the previous day's rehearsal. Three copies of a seating chart which includes the name of the person introducing and escorting the guest. A three page document outlining the Woman of the Year 1963 program. A two page letter to Walter M. Briggs from William S. Ruby dated November 19, 1963, regarding guest parking for the Woman of the Year 1963 awards. A Western Union Telegram dated November 12, 1963 to Mrs. Albert Wohlstetter from Otis Chandler. A document entitled "Suggestion by Mrs. NC." A letter to Mrs. Norman Chandler from Donna Swayze dated November 25, 1963 regarding the menu for the Woman of the Year 1963 reception. A letter, with an attached note, to Edward J. Reap from Donna Swayze dated November 20, 1963 regarding the program for the Woman of the Year 1963 presentation. The note is dated December 10, 1963 and is addressed to Donna from Mildred Griffith. It points out problems and makes suggestions for the following year's event. A three page list of former Women of the Year winners that have sent in acceptances for the Woman of the Year 1963 presentation. Two newspaper pages regarding the 1963 Women of the Year awards and winners. The women are Marilyn Neeley, Roberta Morgan Wohlstetter, Dr. Joanne Malkus, Mrs. Guy W. Wadsworth Jr., Mrs. Frank Roger Seaver, Mrs. Lupe Negrete, Mrs. Henry Dreyfuss, Katherine Carr, and Dr. Olga Taussky Todd.
Folder  13

Women of the Year 1964