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Folder  5

Chapter Twenty Four - Outline circa 1983

Draft of manuscript by Marshall Berges, titled "Los Angeles Times Book Project." Draft is not complete and includes editing and proofreading notes in pencil. At the end of the draft is a lengthy outline with samples of future chapters. Split into five folders.
Folder  6

Preliminaries - Chapter Seven circa 1983

Draft of manuscript by Marshall Berges, titled "Framed in Thunderbolts: A Portrait of Otis Chandler and The Press." Appears to be a complete draft of earlier version titled "Los Angeles Times Book Project." Split into seven folders. Also, memo from Martin P. Levin to Otis Chandler.
Box  593

Histories And Outside Publications - Framed In Thunderbolts

Folder  1

Chapter Eight - Chapter Thirteen circa 1983

Draft of manuscript by Marshall Berges, titled "Framed in Thunderbolts: A Portrait of Otis Chandler and The Press." Appears to be a complete draft of earlier version titled "Los Angeles Times Book Project." Split into seven folders.
Folder  2

Chapter Fourteen - Chapter Nineteen circa 1983

Draft of manuscript by Marshall Berges, titled "Framed in Thunderbolts: A Portrait of Otis Chandler and The Press." Appears to be a complete draft of earlier version titled "Los Angeles Times Book Project." Split into seven folders.
Folder  3

Chapter Twenty - Chapter Twenty Three circa 1983

Draft of manuscript by Marshall Berges, titled "Framed in Thunderbolts: A Portrait of Otis Chandler and The Press." Appears to be a complete draft of earlier version titled "Los Angeles Times Book Project." Split into seven folders.
Folder  4

Chapter Twenty Four - Chapter Twenty Nine circa 1983

Draft of manuscript by Marshall Berges, titled "Framed in Thunderbolts: A Portrait of Otis Chandler and The Press." Appears to be a complete draft of earlier version titled "Los Angeles Times Book Project." Split into seven folders.
Folder  5

Chapter Thirty - Chapter Thirty Six circa 1983

Draft of manuscript by Marshall Berges, titled "Framed in Thunderbolts: A Portrait of Otis Chandler and The Press." Appears to be a complete draft of earlier version titled "Los Angeles Times Book Project." Split into seven folders.
Folder  6

Chapter Thirty Seven - End circa 1983

Draft of manuscript by Marshall Berges, titled "Framed in Thunderbolts: A Portrait of Otis Chandler and The Press." Appears to be a complete draft of earlier version titled "Los Angeles Times Book Project." Split into seven folders.
 

Reference Material 1876-2002

Physical Description: 76 boxes and 2 bound volumes

These are the History Center's subject files (secondary source material, notes, ephemera, and related material). Organized alphabetically by subject. Date range is 1876-2002.
 

Los Angeles Times 1881-2002

Scope and Content Note

Subject files specifically related to the Times. Date range is 1881-2002.
Box  594

Reference File - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Anniversaries, 1881 - 1931 1881 - 1931

Approx. 20 items. Materials include: photocopies of portions of LAT editions from December 4 of various years, including the first day of publication in 1881, also 1884, 1885, 1889, 1891, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1902, 1906, 1910, 1920, 1921, 1924, and a "Fiftieth Anniversary Edition" of 1931.
Folder  2

Anniversaries, 1932 - 1981 1932 - 1981

Approx. 12 items. Material includes clippings and photocopies of LAT "birthday" articles from various years, including 1941, 1956 (75th), 1959, and text of speech given by U.S. Sen. William F. Knowland at LAT 75th Anniversary luncheon, 12/4/1956. Also in the folder is one copy of "Some Famous Firsts in Los Angeles," an insert published by LAT in 1956.
Folder  3

Articles index, 1881 - 1898 1881 - 1898

Approx. 30 photocopied sheets. Notecard entries with dates of articles related to LAT events, facts and statistics from the period 1881 - 1898.
Folder  4

Articles index, 1881 - 1899 1881 - 1899

7 items. Sheets with photocopied or typed index information on newspaper stories mentioning The Daily Times or "The Mirror. Also photocopies (6-pp.) of Part II of Los Angeles Sunday Times for July 2, 1893, featuring a long article titled "Making a Modern Newspaper," which is about LAT personnel and operations.
Folder  5

Articles on, 1900 - 1909 1900 - 1909

14 items. Articles about "General [Harrison Gray] Otis" and/or his newspapers, most from a publication called Graphic. Many of these are highly critical of Otis and his newspapers. Also several similar articles from The Evening News. Political (and personal) barbs fly. All materials are dated in 1906.
Folder  6

Articles on, 1910 - 1919 1910 - 1919

8 items. Most items are photocopies of newspaper clippings with LAT as the subject. Some are identified as being from LAT, others are not. Also, protected in a plastic sleeve, a 1918 pamphlet, "Greetings from the Los Angeles Times," which offered a "Prospectus: the Los Angeles Times for 1918."
Folder  7

Articles on, 1920 - 1929 1920 - 1929

4 items. Two LAT articles clipped from the newspaper. Also an ad headed Los Angeles Times is Overwhelmingly First," and an essay titled "Why The Times is First." identified as having won a $1000 prize for author Berthelot Wood. It is unclear who sponsored the contest.
Folder  8

Articles on, 1930 - 1939 1930 - 1939

Approx. 10 items. Several articles from Among Ourselves (LAT in-house newsletter) and an article from Editor & Publisher (an original and a copy). Also several articles clipped from LAT.
Folder  9

Articles on, 1940 - 1949 1940 - 1949

6 items: newspaper clips (generally praising LAT).
Folder  10

Articles on, 1950 - 1959 1950 - 1959

Approx. 20 items. Magazine and newspaper clippings on various subjects: regular, same-day delivery of LAT to Sondrestrom Air Base, Greenland in 1958; LAT editorial titled, "...Innuendo Not News"; LAT report on "sane elder citizens" being committed to State mental hospitals; complete issue of Time (mag.) for 7/15/1957, featuring cover story on the history of Los Angeles and The Times; second copy of same cover story clipped out; issue of Los Angeles Underground, with cover story titled, "Bonelli's 'Billion Dollar Blackjack - The story of corruption and the Los Angeles Times'"; etc. Issue of The Southland Almanac ((2/1954) in plastic sleeve (with card reading, "Article[s] about L.A. Times - Pg. 2, 4 and 5. All material is negative towards LAT ).
Folder  11

Articles on, 1960 1960

3 items: Clipping of UPI story of 4/11/1960, headlined "Times Listed Among 10 Top Papers"; two copies of Business Week story of 11/19/1960, titled "Los Angeles Times revises its image to reach changing market" (one tear sheet, one photocopy).
Folder  12

Articles on, 1961 - 1965 1961 - 1965

Approx. 10 items. Two articles critical of LAT: "Fought Ceaselessly for Freedom," The Register, 12/8/1961; "Chandler's Los Angeles Times Publishes some Dirty Books," The Californian, 3/1961. Also clippings reflecting LAT's prominence in the newspaper field: several articles by Norman Chandler and Otis Chandler, including two copies (tear sheets) of "An Octogenarian and Still More Growth Ahead," by Otis Chandler, 12/3/1961. One clipping of Newsweek article, "Away with Trivia," (on LAT efforts to balance its political/social coverage) 10/30/1961. 1 item. Clipping from LAT of 4/14/1962, headlined "Corman Lauds Times' Fair Political Coverage: Van Nuys Democrat refutes charge that Republican news is frozen out of papers." 3 items. Clipping from Time (mag.), 11/29/1963, LAT quoted in article - "Covering the Tragedy" (Kennedy assassination); clipping from The California Publisher, 6/1963, article titled "Timesmen Travel Far to Get News"; clipping from The California Publisher, 12/1963, article titled "Safety Important at L.A. Times." 1 item. Clipping from Time (mag.), 1/10/1964, with segment about LAT in longer article with brief "biographies" of major papers across U.S. 6 items. Five tear sheet copies of Saturday Review article (6/12/1965), title "The New Look at The Times" (2 have mag. cover attached); one tear sheet copy of article from The Quill, 10/1965, title "L.A. Times -- A 'How' Story of Journalism."
Folder  13

Articles on, 1966 - 1969 1966 - 1969

3 items. Two copies (1 tear sheet, 2 reprints) of article from Los Angeles Magazine, title "The Changing Direction of The Times. Also, one tear sheet copy of Time (mag.) article titled "Enterprise in Los Angeles," on LAT coverage of Watts riots, the resulting Pulitzer, Otis Chandler and the philosophical evolution of LAT. Attached to the Time article is a humorous note, hand-written by Otis Chandler. 7 items. Two tear sheets of Newsweek article, "How to Build an Empire" (1/2/1967) about LAT and the Chandlers--attached is color cover photo of Otis Chandler. One tear sheet and two photocopies of Saturday Review article (9/23/1967), "New Winds in the South, New Splash in the North, in part, about LAT. 4 items. Photocopy of chapter titled "The Times: Los Angeles and New York," from The Elite Press by John C. Merrill, 1968. Photocopy of chapter titled "Expanding Empire of a Newspaper," from Los Angeles--a Profile, by W.W. Robinson. Complete issue of The Nation, 1/15/1968, containing article "Los Angeles Times: Most Likely to Succeed," by Phil Kirby, and a tear sheet of same article. 5 items. Two copies of Harper's Magazine article of 12/1969, titled "The Los Angeles Times," by John Corry. Two news clippings, one titled "Pulitzer Prize Winner Pays Tribute to Times," the other "How Soviet Journalists Rate U.S. Newspapers." Clipping from L.A. Free Press, dated only "1969," titled "Los Angeles Times as Underground," giving the leftist newspaper's reaction to "the L.A. Times editorial of June 1st." The writer concludes, "Considerable changes must have taken place in the editorial offices of the Times...(noting) the increased liberal format of the new L.A. Times."
Folder  14

Articles on, 1970 - 1974 1970 - 1974

7 items. Police Chief Edward M. Davis accused LAT of "attempting to generate and contrive news"; survey of newspaper publishers rates LAT second nationally (after NY Times); Saturday Review article praises "the Los Angeles Times, whose rise in both quantity and quality of news coverage during the last decade has been spectacular"; tear sheet of Los Angeles (mag) article titled "Is Los Angeles a three-newspaper kind of town?"; 27-pp. photocopy of manuscript titled "The Los Angeles Times: powerful voice in west coast journalism," by John Poppy; article from New York (mag) titled "Will Big Otis try to cross the East River?" by Edwin Diamond; etc. 9 items. Articles from various sources on the rise of LAT (since 1960) and leadership of Otis Chandler, from Editor & Publisher, Chicago Journalism Review, Business Week, and two foreign language publications (Russian? - Polish?). 3 items. Complete issue of The Bulletin (ASNE) 2/1973 - "Special Issue: The press under fire," includes essay by William F. Thomas, Editor, LAT, titled "How did we get into this terrible fix"; AP brief headlined "Times Brushes off Newsprint Strike"; AP article headlined "Sources dwindling," on confidential news sources and the courts. Approx. 12 items. Several news clippings from papers in Chicago, Santa Barbara, etc., reporting "war of words" between Union Oil Pres. Fred Hartley and LAT, NY Times and Wash. Post; Rex Reed column in Beverly Hills Discloser, titled "...Dull Editor runs The Times"; two copies of reprint from Advertising Age, "L.A. Times: Giant in big media jungle"; two Time (mag) articles mentioning LAT; complete Winter 1974 issue of The Review of Southern California Journalism, including articles titled "The forgotten history of the Los Angeles Times," "The frame-up of Mooney and Billings" and "The book the L.A. Times tried to kill."
Folder  15

Articles on, 1975 - 1978 1975 - 1978

6 items. Three reprints from Advertising Age of article (11/17) titled "L.A. Times: Giant in big media jungle"; article from Cal. State L.A.'s University Times, "Author plans expose of L.A. Times"; article from L.A. Free Press, 11/7-13/1975), "At the Times: speak your mind and lose your job"; memo from Robert Flannes to Otis Chandler on Robert Gottlieb lecturing at UCLA, and being highly critical of LAT, with attached page from UCLA class catalog. 1 item: article copy, 2-pp., U.K. Press Gazette, "Innovate to invigorate," by Douglas Brown, reports on LAT's circulation and editorial success of the 1960s and 1970s. Approx. 15 items. Major article from Los Angeles (mag), 12/1977, "The changing of the guard," about Otis Chandler, the "easing out" of Dorothy "Buffy" Chandler, and emergence of Tom Johnson (20 + pp. - photocopies); article from Fortune (6/1977) titled "The big play in newspaper stocks may be over"; text of interview with Robert Gottlieb and Irene Wolt (given here as Wolfe), authors of Thinking Big (a critical history of LAT), aired on KCOP-tv in 12/1977; NY Times article, "Coast paper (LAT) defends stand on land law"; complete issue of The Green Banner (Amer. Linen Supply Co.) 5/1977, including the article, "Interesting Customer...Los Angeles Times"; Los Angeles (mag) 3/1977), "Can the Times ad censors cope with the new morality?"; other clippings on porn movie ads being banned from LAT; two articles on Rupert Murdoch vs. Otis Chandler feud; etc. Approx. 10 items. Long article on LAT from Los Angeles (mag) titled "Changing of the Guard." (It is labeled "1978" on the margin, elsewhere same article labeled "Dec. 1977). Also "Invasion of the Copy Snatchers," from California (mag), 7/1978, on LAT expanding into San Diego market. Article from Human Behavior, "Inside the Front Page," on LAT, Wash. Post, etc. Article from Spotlight, 7/3/1978, "Managing News, Not Reporting..." on LAT. Several clippings of brief articles on the newspaper industry in general and LAT in particular.
Folder  16

Articles on, 1979 1979

Approx. 12 items. Two complete copies of The Atlantic Monthly, 4/1979. including the long article "The California Dynasty," by David Halberstam; article from Esquire, 4/10/1979, "Mr. Otis Regrets," critical of LAT; article from California Journal, 4/1979, "The Los Angeles Times: catching up with the Times" (on the Eula Love case); photocopy from Harper's, 6/1979, "Bound to Sell," article critical of David Halberstam's book, The Powers That Be; another article critical of Halberstam book from Business Week; article from Columbia Journalism Review, Jan.-Feb./1979, "The demographic dilemma"; several clippings of brief articles mentioning LAT.
Box  595

Reference File - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Articles on, 1980 - 1983 1980 - 1983

Approx. Long article from Reader ("Los Angeles' Free Weekly"), 8/8/1980, "Inking Big: the story of Los Angeles's Two Daily Newspapers"; two copies (tear sheet & photocopy) of article from Newsweek, 9/22/1980, "Fat Times in Los Angeles"; tear sheet of "Our 20th Anniversary Celebration" from Los Angeles (mag), 7/1980, which contains mentions of LAT; also from Los Angeles, (12/1980) "They're all coming together--toward The Times"; several shorter articles, some on 1980 presidential elections. 5 items. Two tear sheets of long article from Los Angeles (mag) of 11/1981, "The Gray Lady of Spring Street Hits 100"; article from Advertising Age, 11/23/1981; reprinted text of speech by Jack Smith at LAT Centennial Dinner, 12/4/1981, "Our City, Our Times"; etc. 4 items. One complete copy of California (mag) of 10/1982, with major article on LAT, "Paper Giant: thick, rich, and slightly oppressive..."; tear sheet of previous article ; tear sheet of Washington Journalism Review, July-Aug. 1982, "The L.A. Times Reaches for the Top"; tear sheet from Media International, 12/1982, showing chart, "The World's 20 most reliable business journals (English language)," with LAT at #19. 5 items: multi-page tear sheet from feed/back, Fall 1983, "Framed," by Betty Medsger ; single tear sheet from feed/back, Fall 1983, "The night the lights went out in L.A." ; single tear sheet from Editor & Publisher, 1/29/1983,"Improved news product seen as ad growth key" ; single tear sheet from Adweek, 1/31/1983, "L.A. Times Chief Bullish on Newspapers in '83" ; multi-page tear sheet from feed/back, Fall 1983, "To code or not to code."
Folder  2

Articles on, 1984 - 1988 1984 - 1988

5 items. Articles from: Interior Design, 3/1984, "The Los Angeles Times"; (periodical unknown) "Times vs. Times: Report from L.A."; Advertising Age, 11/30, "How three suburban newspapers have grown..." (headline & article incomplete); tear sheet of Time (mag), 4/30, "The Ten Best U.S. Dailies," which has segment on LAT, plus photocopy of same article. 1 item. Tear sheet of long article from Downtown News, 11/18/1985, "The Los Angeles Times: Heartbeat of the City for 104 years." 6 items. Four articles from L.A. Weekly: 10/3, "Drug Mania: an open letter to L.A. Times staffers"; 10/17, "The L.A. Times Urine Fund," on drug testing at LAT; 11/14, brief on firing of staffer Ron Harris for interview with Essence in which he discussed sexual technique; 10/3, brief on new LAT editor Shelby Coffey. Article from New Republic, 8/11, "And the L.A. Intellectual?", on lack of intellectual life in L.A. Finally, clipping of long letter to LAT with headline, "Likes and Dislikes from a Reader of The Times." 7 items. Two copies (1 tear sheet, 1 photocopy) of Los Angeles (mag) article, 9/1987, "'Gray Lady' at Crossroads" - about LAT. Article from Editor & Publisher, 8/15, "Promotion priorities questioned," on women and a "glass ceiling" at LAT. Brief from Los Angeles, 7/1987, "Half a Rim Shot for the Times?" Another "glass ceiling" brief from L.A. Weekly, 8/7. Finally, Jack Smith essay, "What's News?" from 12/13 Los Angeles Times Magazine. 6 items: Comments by LAT Publisher Tom Johnson on "The Next 25 Years," Los Angeles (mag), 1/1988; Los Angeles, 4/1988, "Real Power [in L.A.]; Avenue Magazine, 10/1988, "Stop the Presses"; Downtown News, 12/12, "N.Y. Times should stay with strengths"; brief from Los Angeles (mag), 12/1988, "Changing Times"; multiple reprints of USA Today article, 12/9, "L.A. Times wraps itself in late news."
Folder  3

"Articles on, 1989 - 1992 " 1989 - 1992

Approx. 12 items. Several news clippings on women in media jobs--hiring, promotions, salaries. Two copies--1 tear sheet, 1 photocopied--of long Wall St. Journal article, "Illusory Monopoly," on LAT. Clips on Times executives Norman Chandler, Tom Johnson, David Laventhol, Shelby Coffey. NY Times article, "Soul Searching at Los Angeles Times," 8/10, on LAT "killing" a negative story about Mayor Tom Bradley. Long article from L.A. Business, 4/1989, on L.A. Daily News "taking on" LAT. 7 items. Several news clips on LAT circulation and Times Mirror profits. Photocopied article from Smart (mag) on LAT Editor Shelby Coffey. Multi-page photocopy of article from New Yorker, "Letter from Los Angeles," on the history of the Los Angeles Times and the Chandler family. 4 items: long article from L.A. Weekly, 8/9, "Times A-Changing--veteran reporters sent down to the sticks"; article from California (mag), 5/1991, "L.A.'s Troubled Times--when a bad month happens to a good paper"; article from Time (mag), 4/15, "Hello, Sweetheart! Get Me Remake," on David Laventhol, Shelby Coffey and a "refurbished" LAT; Time article, 2/11, mentioning LAT. 2 items: Article tear sheet from Los Angeles Magazine (date ?), highly critical of LAT; article from USA Today Money section, 3/13, "Turbulent Times in L.A.--Suddenly, costs, morale are problems."
Folder  4

Articles on, 1993 - 1995 1993 - 1995

Approx. 10 items. Several articles, various publications, on LAT's alleged struggles of the early 1990s--David Laventhol, Shelby Coffey, and Richard Schlossberg are mentioned. Article from L.A. Weekly, 9/3, "Palace Coup--How corporate managers wrested control of the Times from Otis Chandler"; letter to L.A. Weekly by Otis Chandler 10/8, criticizing the "errors...and wrong conclusions" of previous Charles Rappleye story ("Palace Coup") on LAT; article from Frontiers (gay newsmag.), 10/8/1993, "Gay Life at the West's Largest Newspaper." 3 items: article from Columbia Journalism Review, Nov-Dec/1994, "Are New Ideas Killing the L.A. Times?"; clipping from LAT (date?), "Times Mirror shows old rules may no longer apply"; article from Grunion Gazette (Long Beach), 9/8, "From the Publisher's Notebook." 1 item. New York Times article (photocopy), "A family struggle for the soul of Times Mirror," 11/27/1995. Personal names: Otis Chandler, Robert Erburu, Mark Willes, Shelby Coffey III, Philip Chandler.
Folder  5

Awards 1952 - 1995

Approx. 65 items: material related to a wide range of awards presented to Los Angeles Times. Among the more prominent awards are those from the Pulitzer Prizes, the Society of Professional Journalists (Sigma Delta Chi), Overseas Press Club, George Polk Awards and Korn / Ferry International Journalism Awards. Several lists, created in the 1950s to mid-1990s time frame, and included in the folder.
Folder  6

Awards - Book Awards 1980 - 1994

Approx. 40 items: reviews, announcements, lists, invitations, programs on the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes, 1980 - 1994, and related material. (most but not all years are represented) A creme colored folder is included with lists, brief bios of authors, etc., for the 1981 awards.
Folder  7

Awards - Contest Reports. 1992 - 1993

8 items. Material includes: LAT "Inter-Office Correspondence" providing contest reports and announcements of staffers (writers, editors, photographers) who had won awards or contest prizes. The memos are dated 1992 - 1993.
Folder  8

Awards - President's Environment and Conservation Challenge 1991

Approx. 40 items: Los Angeles Times was a winner in the first year of The President's Environmental and Conservation Challenge Awards, this file chronicles that event and contains news briefs and articles about the other 1991 winners as well.
Folder  9

Awards - Pulitzer Prizes 1957 - 1995

Approx. 10 items: original, Columbia Library Columns, 5/1957, with list of Pulitzer Prize winners; exchange of letters on LAT's John Birch Society series (1961), from John Hohenberg of the Pulitzer Prize Advisory Board, and response from the office of Norman Chandler; approx. 15-pp. stapled stack, "A complete record of Pulitzer Prize winners, 1917 - 1991"; LAT Fact Sheet, 4/18/1995, "Los Angeles Times Pulitzer Prizes"; related items.
Folder  10

Awards - Pulitzer Prize, 1942 1938 - 1942

Approx. 15 items: 35-pp. printout off Lexis-Nexis, material from US Supreme Court and California Supreme Court; 3-pp. descriptions of "Awards of the Pulitzer Prizes and Traveling Scholarships"; collection of LAT stories on the lead-up to the "Contempt Trial"; collection of LAT articles related to LAT receiving a Pulitzer Prize in 1942, including the headlines "Tribute Paid 'Times' by American Press...great newspapers, wire associations and men in public life send congratulatory messages" (5/7/1942) and "Prize emblem sent to 'Times' "; teletype printout, 5/4/1942, reading in part, that LAT had earlier "instituted litigation which produced a Supreme Court opinion last December upholding the right of newspapers to publish criticism of judicial opinion, even in cases still pending, unless the comment would cause 'extremely serious' evil"; The "Contempt Case" began in 1938, and lasted nearly four years.
Box  596

Reference File - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Awards - Pulitzer Prize 1946 - Bruce Russell 1946

2 items: LAT article copy, 5/7/1946, "Pulitzer Prize Awarded to 'Times' cartoonist"; LAT article copy, 5/8/1946, "Bruce Russell wins the Pulitzer Prize."
Folder  2

Awards - Pulitzer Prize 1955 - John L. Gaunt 1955, 1962

7 items: two photocopies (in two sizes) of the certificate for John Gaunt's Pulitzer Prize for News Photography; three LAT article copies--4/4/, 5/3, 5/10/1955--on various prizes Gaunt won for "Tragedy in the Surf (a.k.a. "Tragedy in the Sea"); two copies, Among Ourselves article, 6/1955, "Gaunt wins third Pulitzer for Times";
Folder  3

Awards - Pulitzer Prize 1960 - Gene Sherman 1960 - 1961

3 items: UPI article copy, 5/3/1960, "Pulitzer public service prize awarded to The Times"; Among Ourselves article copy, 6/1960, "Pulitzer Prize awarded Times...Gene Sherman's articles on narcotics traffic honored"; LAT article copy (Nick B. Williams column), 2/19/1961, "A little luck helps."
Folder  4

Awards - Pulitzer Prize 1969 - William Tuohy and Gold Medal 1969, 1991

9 items: 2-pp. press release, from Columbia Univ., "Pulitzer Prizes -- 1969...International Reporting Award to William Tuohy (LAT) - Few correspondents have seen and written more about the war in Vietnam than William Tuohy..."; article copy, Among Ourselves, 5/1969, "Times wins two Pulitzer Prizes"; LAT article copy, "Times honored with two Pulitzer Prizes...expose' of wrongdoing in City government, coverage of Viet war earn coveted awards"; tear sheet, Editor & Publisher, 5/10/1969, "Pulitzer medal for public service is awarded to Los Angeles Times"; letter from The White House, signed "Dick," 5/13/1969, congratulating Otis Chandler on the Pulitzer award; related items and dupes.
Folder  5

Awards - Pulitzer Prize 1971 - Paul Conrad 1964, 1971

7 items: Among Ourselves article copy, 5/1964, "Paul Conrad wins Pulitzer Prize"; copies (and dupes) of AP, LAT and Among Ourselves stories about Paul Conrad winning his second Pulitzer for Editorial cartooning in 5/1971; LAT article copy, 5/9/1971, "Conrad honored."
Folder  6

Awards - Pulitzer Prize 1976 - Phil Kerby 1975 - 1976

9 items: Management Bulletin, 5/3/1976, announces Phil Kerby's being awarded a Pulitzer Prize for distinguished editorial writing; LAT article copy, 5/4/1976, "Times editorial writer awarded Pulitzer Prize"; LAT article copy, 5/4/1976, "Kerby's Pulitzer caps a career to be prized"; dupes of previous stories; tear sheet and copy, Among Ourselves, 6/1976, "Phil Kerby's Pulitzer - coveted award caps 45-year news career"; sturdy folder containing 8 editorials by Kerby from LAT during 1975 (for which he won Prize), with an introduction by Otis Chandler; flyer from same time frame, "Phil Kerby worries about freedom. Everybody's."
Folder  7

Awards - Pulitzer Prize 1978 - Gaylord Shaw 1978

3 items: LAT article copy, 4/18/1978, "Times' Gaylord Shaw wins Pulitzer for series on dams"; article copy, Among Ourselves, 5/1978, "Gaylord Shaw's determination wins Pulitzer Prize"; poster (1978), "How does a reporter win the Pulitzer Prize for national reporting? Like this..." - this text is next to photo of Gaylord Shaw.
Folder  8

Awards - Pulitzer Prize 1982 - Martin Bernheimer 1982

3 items: letter copy, 4/14/1982, from Otis Chandler to Dan Fisher related to Pulitzer selections of 1978; letter copy, 4/19/1982, from Martin Bernheimer to William Thomas, Editor of The Times, related to receiving the Prize and, as Bernheimer writes, being "touched, delighted, flattered and, yes, embarrassed" by the way LAT made a big event of it; article copy, Among Ourselves, 5/1982, "Martin Bernheimer wins Pulitzer."
Folder  9

Awards - Pulitzer Prize 1984 - Paul Conrad and Latino series 1983 - 1984

4 items: paperbound book - 9" x 12", Southern California's Latino Community, a series of articles reprinted from LAT, 1983;, LAT article copy, 5/1984, "Times wins 2 Pulitzers...public service, Conrad"; article copy, Among Ourselves, 5/1984, "Times wins two Pulitzers"; full-page ad from LAT, 6/10/1984, headed "The Pulitzers are the Gold Medals of our business -- Times Mirror."
Folder  10

Awards - Pulitzer Prize 1985 - Howard Rosenberg 1984 - 1985

Approx. 10 items: LAT clips and copies, Among Ourselves article on Howard Rosenberg's winning of the 1985 Pulitzer Prize for Criticism; list, headed "Pulitzer entries...Criticism...Howard Rosenberg"; full-page from LAT (purchased by the Orange County Register) congratulating Rosenberg on his award; a follow-up column by Rosenberg a few days later describing the experience of winning the Pulitzer Prize and his reactions; related material.
Folder  11

Awards - Pulitzer Prize 1987 - Richard Eder and Michael Parks 1987

3 items: LAT article copy, 4/17/1987, "Times wins 2 Pulitzers for foreign reports, criticism"; Among Ourselves article copy, 5/1987, "The Times wins 2 Pulitzers...Michael Parks honored for foreign coverage, Richard Eder for criticism"; full-page LAT ad, 4/17/1987, "Winning Times Two," related to Pulitzer wins.
Folder  12

Awards - Pulitzer Prize 1990 - Jim Murray 1990

2 items: LAT article reprinted from Lexis-Nexis, 5-pp., "Times Jim Murray wins Pulitzer for commentary," 4/13/1990; tear sheet from Among Ourselves, 4/1990, "Jim Murray wins Pulitzer Prize."
Folder  13

Awards - Pulitzer Prize 1991 - David Shaw 1991

1 item: 5-pp. printout from Lexis-Nexis of LAT article of 4/10/1991, "Times reporter Shaw wins Pulitzer Prize for Criticism..."
Folder  14

Awards - Second Baptist Church 1975

Approx. 10 items: letter, 4/24/1975, from Thomas Kilgore, Jr. (Pastor, 2nd Baptist Church) to Otis Chandler informing him that Los Angeles Times would be recognized with the church's Decade Award ; LAT article copy, 5/10/1975, "L.A. church to note 90th birthday" ; the award medal in plastic sleeve ; plastic sleeve containing 90th Anniversary Dinner program, the Award Certificate (dated 5/13/1975), 2-pp. list of recipients and presenters, letter to Robert Flannes from the church, LAT memo from Flannes to William F. Thomas ; letter, 5/15/1975, from Flannes to Dr. Thomas Kilgore, Jr., expressing thanks for the award ; photo & caption copied from Among Ourselves, 7/1975, "Robert L. Flannes... at Second Baptist Church (Awards Banquet)" ; more. Note on original folder: "From Robert Flannes file."
Folder  15

Banners 1881 - 1994

Copies of mastheads and banners for Los Angeles Times newspaper. Banners date from 1881 - 1994.
Folder  16

Buildings - Eagle 1891 - 1998

Approx. 30 items. Material on the Times Eagle, its creator, Gutzon Borglum, Mt. Rushmore monument (which Borglum also sculpted), 3-pp. biography of Borglum, events in the "history" of the sculpted eagle, several photocopies of LAT articles mentioning the eagle.
Folder  17

Buildings - First 1928, 1929, 1961

5 items. Several pages copied from "History of Los Angeles Times" (appears to be an in-house publication); 2 copies of an article titled "Our Original Home--the Cradle of The Times"; a reminiscence by an early LAT employee titled "Looking Backward" (previous two items from Among Ourselves); segment copied from William Andrew Spalding--Los Angeles Newspaperman, a book with material on the early history of LAT.
Folder  18

Buildings - Second 1886 - 1888, 1893, 1895, 1928 - 1929, 1970, 1979

Approx. 15 items. Articles on the new Times building constructed in 1887. Articles have been copied from LAT and Among Ourselves. One additional article is from Civic Center News (11/13/1979), and is an interview with Ernest Lindner, "descended from a family closely identified with the history of printing and typesetting in Los Angeles."
Folder  19

Buildings - Second - Bombing - Accounts 1910, 1915, 1986 - 1988, 1990,

Approx. 30 items. Subjects relate to the 1910 bombing of LAT building: 14-pp. report on the bombing and the circumstances surrounding it (with covering note by Durham J. "Durrie" Monsma; 3-pp. letter (7/8/1957) to LAT "Editor" from "Ernest Rhoads, Ex-Battalion Chief," L.A. Fire Dept., who not only fought the fire caused by the bombing, but spoke in person to "Tom [J.B.] McNamara" decades later in prison, and asked him, "Would you do it again?" The letter provides the answer and more details; several accounts of the bombing written in later years; lists of news clippings and editorials related to the bombing and trial; 12+ pp. headed "James B. and John J. McNamara - Papers, 1905-1961"; 30-pp. "Special Report," by "H.G. Otis," dated 10/31/1910 (30 days after bombing), "Our Sad Misfortune: the dynamiting and destruction of the Times Building."
Folder  20

Buildings - Second - Bombing - Caplan, David Trial 1916

Approx. 38 items. Clips of news stories related to the trial of David Caplan, "charged with murder in connection with the bombing of the original Times building."
Folder  21

Buildings - Second - Bombing - Clippings 1910 - 1911

Approx. 30 items. Articles about the bombing and the resulting trial, photocopied or clipped from: LAT; Oakland Tribune; The Pacific Printer; L.A. Examiner. Also LAT prepared chronologies included.
Folder  22

Buildings - Second - Bombing - Clippings 1912 - 1916

Approx. 20 items. News clippings from LAT on persons involved in bombing trial:McNamara, Darrow, Schmidt, McManigal, Clancy, Ironworkers union, Gompers, etc.
Box  597

Reference File - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Buildings - Second - Bombing - Darrow, Clarence 1907 - 1975

8 items. Material related to attorney Clarence Darrow and his involvement in the LAT bombing trial in 1911. Items include: sheet headed "DK/8/78 - Los Angeles Times, Bombing of: - Clarence Darrow 1) Los Angeles Times Clippings"; 61-pp. booklet, "The Darrow Bribery Trial" (1956); 1987 Reference Request form, LAT Archives, for two clippings; "Portion of Henry Fonda performance of 'Clarence Darrow' - 1975"; various newspaper clippings mentioning Darrow;etc.
Folder  2

Buildings - Second - Bombing - Lawler, Oscar. 1959 - 1978

3 items: sheet with "DK/8/78" at top, with info about the other items; 50-pp. (89-138) transcription from Oscar Lawler Oral History. labeled "Chapter X: McNamara and Clarence Darrow Trials" (according to the UCLA online catalog, the oral history with Oscar Lawler was taped in 1959 and 1960); newspaper clipping of 1/4/1966, obituary of "Oscar Lawler, 90...Played prominent role in Investigation of 1910 Bombing of The Times Building."
Folder  3

Buildings - Second - Bombing - Legal Documents circa 1911, 1967

7 items. Some of the items in this folder are quite yellowed and beginning to crumble, especially a stapled copy of "Plea and answer of J.J. McNamara." Also "People vs. M.A. Schmidt," material related to the trial from County Archives, including "Report of the Mayor's Committee," copy of J.B. McNamara's handwritten confession, letter from General Secretary of the United Shoeworkers of America to Gov. Hyram Johnson, General (Harrison Gray) Otis, and to the McNamara brothers. The letter refers to "the unspeakable General Otis of Los Angeles." A 1967 cover letter from C.J. Hyans to Carl Greenberg of LAT, attached to a 1950 letter from attorney Joseph Scott to Hyans. The older letter deals with the bombing and trial.
Folder  4

Buildings - Second - Bombing - McNamara, James and John undated

1 item. 41-pp. manuscript , "James and his brother John: a portrait of the McNamaras in their time," by Thomas Connors. No date on the manuscript, but one source citation dates from 1991. COPYRIGHT TO THIS PIECE IS OWNED BY THOMAS CONNORS. PLEASE CONTACT THE CURATOR FOR MORE DETAILS REGARDING PERMISSION TO PUBLISH.
Folder  5

Buildings - Second - Bombing - Publications 1911 - 1994

Approx. 22 items. Articles related to the 1910 bombing of the Los Angeles Times building. Articles copied or clipped from the following magazines: Westways; American History Illustrated; Southern California Quarterly (Spring 1988) - 2 articles, "The McNamara Case: A Window on Class Antagonism in the Progressive Era," and "The Fall of Job Harriman's Socialist Party: Violence, Gender and Politics in Los Angeles, 1911"; Labor History; Time; Sunday News; True-The Men's Magazine; Saturday Evening Post; Hampton's Magazine; L.A. Times; San Francisco Examiner; others.
Folder  6

Buildings - Third 1911 - 1973

Approx. 15 items. Photocopied material, most of it from the pages of LAT, related to the location, construction and opening of the third LAT building in 1912 - about two years after the bombing destroyed the former building. Also, two copies of a brochure - "Los Angeles Times: Announcing the Opening of the Rebuilt and Restored Times Building," produced in 1912.
Folder  7

Buildings - Third - Plaques undated

1 item. Photocopied sheet, "from LAT Fact Book announcing the opening of the rebuilt and restored Times Bldg. (1911-12) 3rd 1938." The copied entry begins with the heading "The Tablets and Their Legends."
Folder  8

Buildings - Fourth 1934 - 1984

Approx. 30 items. Materials include: 5 copies in plastic sleeves, Editor & Publisher article reprint, 8/10/1935, "Los Angeles Times New $4,000,000 Home Combines Beauty and Efficiency"; photocopy of article from Advertising Age, 1/30/1984, "By their buildings shall ye know them: behind every newspaper home office is a bit of history"; 1-pp. report, "The Globe," with detailed description of the construction and design of the globe, including the metals, paints, and lacquers used in the project; 1-pp. report (dated 5/29/1980) based on information provided by Mary Sheridan of Los Angeles, who had been in charge of a "rejuvenation" done on the glove in the early 1960s; brief booklet, "The Murals of The Times," w/ illustrations of two sections of Lobby mural, 8 graphs of text; various "Among Ourselves" articles on Globe Lobby (various years); artist's rendering of 1935 LAT building; 2 copies of a 2-pp. description of the 1934 laying of the cornerstone for the building; various text items related to cornerstone laying; material related to selection of items to place in the cornerstone; 2 copies of illustrated cross-section/chart of departments and activities in various sections of building; 2-pp. "Transcription of a record[ing] made at the laying of the cornerstone of the Los Angeles Times [building] in 1934"; etc. Reprints of "Editor and Publisher" article moved to Reference File - Oversize.
Folder  9

Buildings - Fourth - Earlier Buildings on Property 1935, 1970

2 items: 6-pp. photocopied from Sixty Years in Southern California, 1853 - 1913, by Harris Newmark; 3-pp. from The City That Grew, Boyle Workman, as told to Caroline Walker. Both works contain information on history of the downtown Los Angeles area, specifically the blocks around 1st and Spring.
Folder  10

Buildings - Fourth - Barber Shop 1953

1 item. Clip from "Among Ourselves" (8/1953), "Fifth Chandler gets shorn in 'clip joint'" - on Otis Chandler's 2 year-old son, Norman, becoming the 5th generation of the Chandlers to have haircut from barber Sam David, who had a shop in the Times building.
Folder  11

Buildings - Fourth - Globe 1935, 1980 - 1981

6 items. Materials include: 1-pp. report, "The Globe," with detailed description of the construction and design of the globe, including the metals, paints, and lacquers used in the project; 1-pp. report (dated 5/29/1980) based on information provided by Mary Sheridan of Los Angeles, who had been in charge of a "rejuvenation" done on the glove in the early 1960s; 1-pp. report titled "Facts about the Los Angeles Times Globe (no date); "Among Ourselves" clip, 5/1981, on LAT "Superwalk" fundraiser for March of Dimes; 1-pp. photocopy from Editor & Publisher, 8/10/1935, describing new LAT building (poorly cropped - no title or author seen); booklet, "The Murals of The Times," with illustrations of the Globe in the lobby, the south and north sections of mural, eight paragraphs of text.
Folder  12

Buildings - Fourth - Interiors 1984

1 item. Article from Interior Design, 3/1984, "The Los Angeles Times: Charles Kratka Associates consolidates the editorial department's various branches into a single newsroom facility."
Folder  13

Buildings - Fourth - Lobby 1933 - 1999

Approx. 16 items. Materials include: Event sheet for Lobby Re-opening, January 25, 1999; 2 "Lobby Exhibit & Tours" booklets (1981); exchange of memos (9/4/1981) between Lois Markwith & Franklin D. Murphy, information related to Shakespeare quote (and other inscriptions ?) used in lobby decor; memo from Markwith to Robert Flannes (11/1981); other correspondence related to determining origin of the quotations; LAT story 10/17/1934 on carved inscriptions at LAT building; letter (4/1/1981) from Mary Sheridan, designer, about complete refurbishment of the Globe; 1962 LAT Women of the Year entry for Mary Sheridan; blueprint copy, "Details Main Lobby Plans & Elevations & Miscellaneous Scale Details," (9/22/1933); blueprint, "Main Lobby Remodeling, Times Mirror Company (4/25/1961); etc. Both blueprint copies moved to Reference File - Oversize.
Folder  14

Buildings - Fourth - Murals 1934 - 1990

Approx 10 items: collection of articles on restoration of the murals in the LAT "Globe" Lobby. Among the publications represented are Los Angeles Conservancy, Society of Architectural Historians News, etc.
Box  598

Reference File - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Buildings - Fourth - Mural Restoration - Logs and Memos 1989 - 1990

Approx. 25 items: project logs, memos and other material related to the restoration of the Ballin murals in LAT Globe Lobby.
Folder  2

Buildings - Fourth - Mural Restoration - Conservator Information 1989 - 1990

Approx. 40 items: letters, invoices, other material related to the consulting and other work of conservators Scott Haskins, Rosamond Westmoreland and Tanya Thompson.
Folder  3

Buildings - Fourth - Mural Restoration - Fine Art Conservation Laboratories 1990

1 item: "documentation packet for the Globe Lobby mural project..." - includes letters, project proposal, financial bid, conservation treatment summary - approx. 15 pp. plus plastic sheets with b/w photos and photographic slides enclosed. The packet was prepared by Scott Haskins of Fine Art Conservation Laboratories. Binding removed.
Folder  4

Buildings - Fourth - Mural Restoration - Reception 1989 - 1990

Approx. 20 items: several versions of guest list for mural reception - "a celebration of rediscovery," according to the invitation ; 5-pp. text of "David Laventhol remarks" for delivery at the reception ; memos and other material related to the planning for the reception of 5/30/1990.
Folder  5

Buildings - Cannon 1898

2 items: copy of undated article in LAT with headline "Fine piece of ordnance presented to The Times; copy of article (5/15/1898) with headlines "Times War Whistle Code" and below that, "Sky Rocket Signal Service," the later related to "six rockets of red to indicate an American victory" being fired from the roof of the Times Building.
Folder  6

Buildings - History undated, 1928 - 1929

7 items: biographical info on Merrell Gage, sculptor, "north side of Times Building"; original and 1 copy of "Homes of the Times," 6 typed sheets; 1-sheet (half size) with info. about moving a plaque within the building, that showed "all the World [War] I names"; two Among Ourselves articles, "Our original home --the cradle of The Times" (6/1929) and "Looking Backward" (11/1928); "O/C notes on first four Times Mirror headquarters," 4-pp. on green paper.
Folder  7

Buildings - Off-site 1958, 1989 - 1990

4 items: "Extra" - a mock-up of an LAT front page for 4/21/1989 with two articles about LAT Public Information staff; Management Bulletin, 4/13/1989, on departments relocated to the Powell Building; Employee Bulletin, 11/8/1990; on Powell Building structure having "asbestos-containing construction materials" in it; Photocopy of clipping from LAT dated 2/2/1958. Headline is "Service garage project construction furthered."
Folder  8

Buildings - Olympic Plant. 1986 - 1990

Approx. 20 items. Materials include: clippings and photocopies of articles from LAT and Among Ourselves; announcements of groundbreakings, building openings and tours of the facility; entire LAT Front Page section (in plastic sleeve), 3/6/1990, bearing headline, "Olympic Plant Dedicated"; 3 copies of 1990 booklet about the plant.
Folder  9

Buildings - Orange County Facility 1968 - 1975

Approx. 30 items. Materials include: 2 copies of a tabloid-sized newsprint section (undated) titled "The New Orange County Home of The Los Angeles Times; management bulletins; reports and memos about the (Orange County) Satellite Plant; two photocopied Editor & Publisher articles on LAT Orange County plant (3/1/1969 & 6/6/1970) - headlines "New concept in expansion..." and "How Los Angeles Times produces satellite paper"; article from Printing Production magazine, 8/1968, "Satellite plant pioneers"; other magazine clippings, including LAT and Among Ourselves; Management Conference Bulletin about a tour and barbecue dinner at the Orange County Satellite Facility; etc.
Folder  10

Buildings - Parking Structures 1988 - 1989

9 items: clipping, Downtown News, 12/12/1988, "Times opens parking structure" (213 S. Spring); LAT clipping (photocopy), "Broadway building losing skylights and top floors" (9/?/1970); letter from Tom Johnson to Carolyn Strickler of LAT History Center, inviting her to ceremony marking completion of 213 S. Spring parking structure; memo announcing opening ceremony for "213" garage on 12/9/1988; LAT article (2 photocopies), 11/1972, "Times Mirror Square garage slated for January opening" (2nd & Broadway facility); 7 copied sheets with historic photos of downtown L.A.; photocopy of LAT article, 1/21/1988, "(Parking garage) builders dig up a piece of L.A.'s Jewish history"; Downtown News article (1/30/1989), on LAT "213" parking structure's sculpted murals.
Folder  11

Buildings - San Fernando Valley Facility 1980 - 1984

Approx. 10 items. Materials include: general information on San Fernando Valley Plant; Editor & Publisher articles on planning and design of the plant, and on the ground-breaking; LAT articles on the new plant; etc.
Folder  12

Buildings - Times Mirror Square - Historic Maps. 1887, 1936

3 items. Two maps (photocopies) of LAT location and surrounding area from 1880s, identifying street names and businesses; similar map with notation 1936-HS441.
Folder  13

Buildings - Times Mirror Square - List of Plans undated

Approx. 40 printed sheets laid out in columns/rows with column headings such as "Proj.," "Preparer," and "Description," and phrases such as "Duct layout" and Concrete framing plan" under "Description." Dates entered range from 1930s to 1980s.
Box  599

Reference File - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Departments - Accounting, Credit and Finance 1928, 1931, 1949

3 items: (4-sheets) photocopied photo essay from Among Ourselves, 12/1949, "Tabulating Dept.'s Mechanical Brains Know All the Answers"; clipped article, Among Ourselves, 6/1931, "A Machine Almost Human"; (2-sheets) cover and article, Among Ourselves, 11/1928, "Travails of a Treasurer."
Folder  2

Departments - Accounting, Credit and Finance - Bulletins 1986 - 1987

17 items. Bulletins addressed to "Management Personnel," subjects include announcement of promotions of employees, travel policies, requisition information, telephone service evaluations, etc.
Folder  3

Departments - Accounting, Credit and Finance - Chart of Accounts 1965, 1967

3 items: "Chart of Accounts - Times-Mirror Company...April 30, 1965" (91 pp.); "General Features Corporation -- Chart of Features Numbers" (8/4/1967); form headed "Transmittal Sheet" (no date).
Folder  4

Departments - Accounting, Credit and Finance - Chart of Accounts 1976

1 item: "Chart of Accounts," effective 1/1/1976, (151 pp.)
Folder  5

Departments - Accounting, Credit and Finance - Micrographics and records 1958, 1965

10 items: series of memos and reports, 1958-1965, related to "beginnings of microfilming & rudimentary records management system," per attached note; LAT Microfilm Editions price list, 1901-1971; (4 copies) ad/order form for LAT Microfilm Editions, "Missing Something," ca. 1979; (4 copies) ad/info booklet, "(LAT) Microfilm Editions," ca. 1979.
Folder  6

Departments - Accounting, Credit and Finance - Payroll 1987 - 1989

Approx. 12 items: LAT forms--time cards, vacation vouchers, Report of Absence; card with "Information on 1988 payroll tax rates..."; bulletins on 1987 and 1988 payroll tax rates; LAT informational flyers on "direct deposit" and "Free Checking," etc.
Folder  7

Departments - Accounting, Credit and Finance - Personnel 1983 - 1990

12 "Management Bulletin(s)" with information on personnel transfers and promotions.
Folder  8

Departments - Accounting, Credit and Finance - Personnel - Management Bios 1971 - 1979

Approx. 75 items. Bio reports include the following information: department, name, date of birth, education, previous work experience, positions held in company, company development, date of preparation.
Folder  9

Departments - Accounting, Credit and Finance - Receipts 1932, 1934, 1962

Approx. 25 items. Materials include a stack of invoice forms from 1932 to Times-Mirror Co. and LAT from Steel Furniture Manufacturing Co. of Baldwin Park, CA; informal inventory of "Number of typewriters in Editorial Depts"; "Requisition...for Supplies" form (1962); blueprint (no date) "Front elevation of typewriter stand"; stack of correspondence from office furniture providers on topic of typewriter stands (1934); (2 copies) Times-Mirror Co. "Specifications for typewriter stands (1934); legal-sized sheet headed "Schedule 'A' - Office furniture and equipment...to be furnished...(by) Metal Office Furniture Company, Grand Rapids, Mich.," etc.
Folder  10

Departments - Accounting, Credit and Finance - Reports 1937

3 items, stapled together: 2 letters from the California Division of Labor Statistics and Law Enforcement to Times-Mirror Co. (1937); one "Volume of Employment - Manufacturing" form from (Calif.) Department of Industrial Relations, with entries made for June - December, 1937.
Folder  11

Departments - Accounting, Credit and Finance - Travel Reimbursement Policy 1988

1 item: LAT "Travel & Entertainment Guide - Policy for reimbursable business expenses" (6/1/1988), 62 pp.
Folder  12

Departments - Administrative Services 1958, 1983 - 1990

Approx. 25 items. Most items are LAT "Management Bulletins" or "Employee Bulletins," 1983 - 1990. Also a 1958 Philip Chandler memo on LAT mail procedures and mail costs, and 1989 LAT flyer, "The Case of the Relocated Departments," to explain (with humor) how to find departments that had been relocated across Spring St. from Times Mirror Square (text, map and illustrations).
Folder  13

Departments - Administrative Services - Personnel 1983, 1987

2 items: "Management Bulletin," 11/4/1983, "Elizabeth L. Chapman has been promoted to... Secretarial Services Supervisor in the Admin. Services Department"; "Management Bulletin," 5/27/1987, announcing "the promotion of Betty Chapman to...Support Services Manager."
Folder  14

Departments - Administrative Services - Personnel - Bios 1973 - 1979

Approx. 65 items. Material consists of personnel bios for administrative services personnel dated 1973-1979.
Folder  15

Departments - Administrative Services - Purchasing 1988, 1990

2 items: Employee Bulletin, 12/2/1988, regarding "Federal Express...is offering substantial discounts to Times employees who sign up for a Federal Express Card"; Management Bulletin, 11/19/1990, "inventory for Shipping & Receiving/Stockroom will be held November 26 - 29, 1990."
Folder  16

Departments - Administrative Services - Purchasing Policies & Procedure 1988 - 1990

Item: one copy, unbound, "Purchasing Policies and Procedures," 154 pp. (1988, 1989,1990)
Folder  17

Departments - Administrative Services - Voicemail systems 1995

1 item: 1/9/1995 memo on subject of "Audix Upgrade," reading in part, "January 29 we will be replacing the Audix voice mail system at Times Mirror Square and the Olympic Facility with a new 'Intuity' voice mail system."
Box  600

Reference File - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Departments - Advertising 1929 - 1987

Approx. 25 items: 4" x 7" 3-ring notebook with title page reading, "Los Angeles Times: Dominating newspaper in America's 4th largest market"; sheet titled "Summary -- all advertising (Morning and Sunday total)," covering years 1966 - 1974; blue, spiral-bound booklet, "Advertising Ratios, 1961," (10 pp., binding removed); multi-page reports with cover page reading "Advertising Ratios, 1958," and "Advertising Rations, 1959"; various clips on LAT ranking in ad linage; ad marketing reports with info on 1930s through 1970s; report headed "Top Ten newspapers in total advertising linage" (1968-1969); special section of Sales and Marketing Management, 6/1986, which ranked Times Mirror #1 in the Publishing & Printing category of "America's Best Sales Forces"; other clips and information relating to LAT advertising and newspaper advertising in general. Notebook removed to Reference File - Oversize.
Folder  2

Departments - Advertising - Linage - Southern California newspaper comparisons 1960 - 1983

9 items: "Media Records, Linage Analysis" (1980 vs. 1981) for 7 Southern California newspapers; five separate reports, "Media Records, Linage Analysis," cover 1982 vs. 1983 [reports range from 8 to 20 pp.]; two columnar reports give "Total Advertising Linage - Los Angeles Newspapers (LAT, Examiner, Herald-Express, etc.) from 1930 - 1960
Folder  3

Departments - Advertising - Linage - Top newspaper comparisons 1950 - 1985

Approx. 30 items. Materials include: 2-pp. report, "1st Ten Leaders in each major classification of newspaper advertising in the U.S., first 11 months, 1981"; "1st Ten Leaders in each major classification of newspaper advertising in the U.S., first 11 months, 1974"; [ditto] 1972; more material, various combinations of data, LAT vs. national competitors, 1950s,1960s, 1970s, and up to 1985.
Folder  4

Departments - Advertising - Linage - Miscellaneous sources 1927-1983

Approx. 25 items. Material includes: memos containing data on "media records linage"; data on LAT total advertising linage, 1948-1960; photocopies of LAT stories (and other sources) on the paper's top rankings in ad linage from 1920s through 1960s; detailed memo (7-pp.) on "Rate Analysis," dated 10/14/1981'; 11-pp. report headed "Full run classified comparison - versus prior year [1982-1983, some 1970s and 1960s data incl.]; etc.
Folder  5

Departments - Advertising - Linage - Marketing Research reports. 1980 - 1984

Material includes: year-by-year comparisons of LAT Advertising Linage 1972 - 1983, 1967 - 1984, and 1969 - 1979
Folder  6

Departments - Advertising - Revenue 1993

4 items. Material includes: 1-pp. columnar report, "History of Classified Performance," 1973-1993; (Display) Net Revenue, 1980-1992; 1-pp., Display Advert. - Total Net Revenue, 1983-1992; Classified Advert., revenues, 1983-1992.
Folder  7

Departments - Circulation circa 1908 - 1994

Approx. 30 items. Material includes: 3-pp. report in clear plastic sleeve, "Times circulation in the early years" (date of 1908 or after indicated); photocopy of Among Ourselves article, "Those Glorious Old Days," 10/1928; adv. flyers, 1981, for LAT-published book, Los Angeles 200: a Bicentennial Celebration, & mail order forms in plastic sleeve; 1 copy, LAT "Circulation Sales Manual" (1932); six reproductions of 1912 LAT promo. post cards; spiral-bound circulation sale booklet, "Good News for Southern California" (ca. 1966); employee bulletins/news releases on to circulation. sales; labor flyer of OC picketers, 10/30/1975, headed "(LAT) seizes power and control -- HELP STOP THE TAKEOVER; various circulation. promo materials; L.A. Business Journal article, 9/5/1994, "...Times continues to dominate the war of words."
Folder  8

Departments - Circulation - Articles 1928 - 1975

Approx. 30 items. Material includes: Among Ourselves and LAT articles (and ads) announcing circulation achievements or promoting circulation;
Folder  9

Departments - Circulation - Accounts 1977

Item is 100+ pp., "Circulation Project Committee Progress Report" (by J.G. Vermuelen, 12/22/1977). Page 1 reads in part, "A project committee was formed during March, 1977...to identify and resolve circulation problems with the primary goals of: reducing costs and increasing revenue; improving customer service; and improving the circulation billing system.
Folder  10

Departments - Circulation - Best of the Times 1982

1 item: tear sheet of article, Editor & Publisher, 10/16/1982, "The hows and whys of marriage mail [shared mail]."
Folder  11

Departments - Circulation - California Circulation Managers Association 1941, 1942, 1945

3 items : 32-pp. booklet, "California Circulation Managers' Association, 23rd Annual Convention," Hotel Biltmore, Los Angeles, CA., 1941; 32-pp. booklet, "California Circulation Managers' Association, 24th Annual Convention," Hotel Mark Hopkins, San Francisco, CA, 1942; 7-pp. program, stapled to cardboard backing, "California Circulation Managers' Association, 27th Annual Convention, 1945.
Folder  12

Departments - Circulation - Carriers 1946 - 1987, 1995

150 + items. Material includes: "news" briefs and longer articles about benefits of beings an LAT delivery person - parties, summer camp, visiting Washington, DC (and meeting VP Nixon), scholarships, other financial incentives, etc. Several clips on newsboys (virtually all were male in the time frame) who did something notable, such as rescuing a 12-year old playmate from a cave-in, 1 item. Example of a card sent out by circulation carriers to subscribers on their route at Holiday season. Illustration on the front shows Santa Claus, with a big sack of LAT driving an off-road vehicle with oversized tires, etc.
Folder  13

Departments - Circulation - Dealers 1938, 1948, 1950

3 items, stapled: 3-pp. "Dealer's Agreement" (canceled 1950); 2-pp. "Cash Bond Agreement" (canceled 1950); 1948 letter from R.F. Marx, LAT Circulation Manager, to Ernest Barber (a dealer) informing him of a price increase for LAT copies furnished, other details.
Folder  14

Departments - Circulation - Delivery wagons 1927, 1990

5 items: note from Robert Erburu to Carolyn Strickler (2/12/1990) asking to retrieve a "Times four-wheel wagon that...I kept in my office until it was remodeled in 1986...the wagon was sent to the Archives"; Carolyn Strickler reply to Mr. Erburu (2/21/1990), reading in part, "...we do indeed have it. Just let me know when you want us to bring it up"; copy of photo and article, "And we all ride," from Among Ourselves, 7/1927; additional photocopies of photos of LAT 4-wheeled wagons of the 1920s. The wagons are now a collector's item. The logo "Buy the Los Angeles Times from me" was painted on the side of the wagons.
Box  601

Reference File - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Departments - Circulation - Audit Bureau of Circulation 1959, 1961, 1994

5 + items (one edge water-damaged on entire stack, no text lost): 4 Audit Reports (by Audit Bureau of Circulations) "for 12 months ending March 31, 1959," for Herald & Express (L.A.), Examiner (L.A.), Mirror News (L.A.), and Times (L.A.); additional 10-pp. with columns of figures related to circulation for the same newspapers. Audit Bureau of Circulations, "Newspaper Publisher's Statement - for 6 months ended Sept. 30, 1994 - Los Angeles Times." Report provides information on total circulation, and on many different aspects of the newspaper's sales, promotion, marketing and distribution.
Folder  2

Departments - Circulation - Suburban Sections. 1971, 1980, 1987

4 items: 4 reports, all titled "Circulation History of the Los Angeles Times Suburban Sections." date of issue is not readily apparent on all of them. One appears to date from 5/1971, another circa 1980, the other, of which there are 2 copies, is dated 8/1987. They feature circulation. figures with some description of local areas covered.
Folder  3

Departments - Circulation - ABC Southern California Newspaper Comparison 1962 - 1982

Approx. 40 sheets of information, in various combinations of circulation information for all southern California newspaper, from very small ones (Tulare Advance-Register, circulation. 5,200, 3/31/'65) to LAT (circulation. 830,000, 3/31/'65). 1 other item in folder--LAT "Timely Bulletin: total circulation and subscription /copy cost of Southern California ABC newspapers," publication date 2/1977. All compiled by the Audit Bureau of Circulations.
Folder  4

Departments - Circulation - ABC Top 30 Newspaper Comparison 1954 - 1982

40 + reports, in various combinations, of circulation figures for the Top 30 national newspapers, morning, evening, Sunday, etc. All compiled by the Audit Bureau of Circulations.
Folder  5

Departments - Circulation - Marketing Research Reports 1970 - 1994

Approx. 25 items: many loose, 1-pp. reports on circulation; 10-pp. report, "L.A. Times Net Paid Circulation, 1960-1989"; 10-pp. report, "L.A. Times Net Paid Circulation, 1955-1983"; 10-pp. report, "L.A. Times Net Paid Circulation"; 9-pp. report, "L.A. Times Net Paid Circulation, 1976-1980 and Jan. - Sept. 1981"; 9-pp. report, "(LAT) Net Paid Circulation, - 1981-1984 and Jan. - Sept. 1985"; 10-pp. report, "LAT) Net Paid Circulation, 1955-1984"; 10-pp. report, "LAT) Net Paid Circulation, 1959-1988"; (incomplete) "L.A. Times Net Paid Circulation," - 1955-1979 and Jan. - March 1980"; 5-pp. report, LAT, "Circulation and Classified,"Circulation Gains and Losses since 1931"; 10-pp. report, title handwritten at top of page 1 - "Street Sale Circe. Stats, selected months, 1990-94." Compiled by Marketing Research department.
Folder  6

Departments - Circulation - Miscellaneous Sources 1960 - 1994

Approx. 30 items. Material includes: small booklet, staple-bound, "What has happened to Times circulation during the last five years?" - aimed at advertisers; photo-text essay from Among Ourselves, 11/1951, "Handling largest daily, Sunday circulation in the West"; AO article, 7/1960, "Circulation of Times 'Way Out Front"; various in-house reports on LAT circulation compared to Herald, Examiner, Daily News, Mirror, etc.; 1/1/1910 LAT ad touting circulation achievements 1900-1910, "Largest daily and Sunday newspaper published in California," "Independent, progressive, trustworthy, fearless"; LAT article, 10/30/1984, "Daily News, La Opinion lead area papers in circulation growth..."; (LAT) Circulation History, Daily 1887-1993, Sunday 1895-1993; 4 "Employee Bulletin(s)" 1990-91, all about circulation gains.
Folder  7

Departments - Circulation - Incentive programs 1959, 1979

Thin, black, 3-hole binder containing a number of responses to requests for description and explanation of circulation sales incentive plans used by other major newspapers around the United States. Responses were received from Dallas Morning News, Gannett Newspapers, New Orleans Times-Picayune, Des Moines Register. Information packet (stapled), 12-pp., "Pick up the world-Travel Adventures." Page 1 reads, in part, "Get ready for the time of your life... by participating in the L.A. Times Circulation Department's 1979 travel incentive program, you could soon be enjoying eight fabulous days in lively Mexico, unspoiled Maui or aboard a (cruise) to the Mexican Riviera. (This is) the finest travel package The Times has ever offered to its home delivery agents and dealers." [The remaining pages describe an ideal vacation for each of the three options.] Binding on 1959 publication removed.
Folder  8

Departments - Circulation - Personnel 1978 - 1989

Approx. 25 items: approx. 20 "Management Bulletin(s)," 1983-1989, over the signatures of Don Wright, Tom Johnson, Jim Boswell and Dick Schlosberg, the bulletins deal with promotions, transfers and organizational changes within Circulation Department, usually including some professional information on the individuals involved; 3 memos from Bert Tiffany to Circulation Account Clerks (1978-1979) on jobs being phased out by a computerized system, explaining that LAT would try to relocate personnel and/or offer a bonus to stay until the changeover.
Folder  9

Departments - Circulation - Personnel - Bios 1963 - 1964

Personnel biographical reports include the following information: department, name, date of birth, education, previous work experience, positions held in company, company development, date of preparation. Sheets dated 1963 - 1964
Box  602

Reference File - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Departments - Circulation - Personnel - Bios (1 of 2) 1970 - 1979

100 + items. Personnel biographical reports include the following information: department, name, date of birth, education, previous work experience, positions held in company, company development, date of preparation. Split into two folders
Folder  2

Departments - Circulation - Personnel - Bios (2 of 2) 1970 - 1979

100 + items. Personnel biographical reports include the following information: department, name, date of birth, education, previous work experience, positions held in company, company development, date of preparation. Split into two folders
Folder  3

Departments - Circulation - Subscriber comments 1919, 1978

2 items: letter, 1/13/1919, from Lina Grey (and husband Zane Grey) to Gordon Ray Young, LAT columnist, praising his work for the paper; letter, 10/17/1978, from Cary Grant to Gordon Phillips, LAT Public relations, complaint about condition in which his LAT arrived on his driveway.
Folder  4

Departments - Circulation - Subscription rates 1932 - 1995

Approx. 20 items. Material includes: 1-pp. numerical report, "Statement of rates and circulation year by year from 1911 to 1932. All records (pre-1911) destroyed by explosion on Oct. 1, 1910"; various charts of subscription rates throughout 20th century; misc. items related to subscription prices.
Folder  5

Departments - Circulation - Subscription receipts 1887 - 1989

Approx. 12 items: samples of subscription receipts from two centuries. Samples are dated 1887, 1891, 1893, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1903, 1976, 1981, 1987, 1989. One receipt is initialed by Harry Chandler.
Folder  6

Departments - Circulation - Report 1930, 1934

3 items: 2-pp. report, "Street Sales and Special Editions," 1/22/1930; 60-pp. report, "The Circulation Department," (date 5/1934 indicated in pencil, p. 1); 1-pp. letter addressed to "Mr. Marx," and signed "RMS," (8/4/1934) offers circulation numbers for ?
Folder  7

Departments - Circulation - Berliner research report on circulation 1938

"1 item. 48-pp. "A Berliner Research Report on Newspaper Circulation (#4549)," 1938. Prepared by J.J. Berliner & Staff, New York, NY. The report is divided into ten major parts: I. How a wholesaler uses [an] assembly line... II. Mechanization of newspaper mailing III. Ways to meet high costs IV. Newspapers' productive circulation areas to be determined by new trading region analysis V. Street sales can be boosted profitably VI. Mail circulation can be expanded VII. Special offers boost sales VIII. Sunday and Daily newspapers; a study of their differences IX. Community store delivers the papers X. What is circulation expense? "
Folder  8

Departments - Classified Advertising 1963 - 1983

Approx. 20 items: article copy, Among Ourselves, 11/1963, "Classified computer system gets under way"; tear sheet article, The Reader, 6/4/1982, :Lost--Million Lines from Times Class."; various memos dealing with classifieds; personnel policies; rate guidelines; more material on automation of classified dept., 12/1978; 4-pp. script for slide show--headed "FYI"--on the history of classified advertising in general, and specifically the history of ads in LAT; 12-sheet issue of Ad Notes, published "by and for" the (LAT) Classified Ad staff, 5/19/1983; invitations to - 1974 Classified Christmas & Awards Breakfast, 1977 Classified Christmas & Awards Program, Classified's Christmas and Awards Program
Folder  9

Departments - Classified Advertising - Articles 1931 - 1986

Approx. 30 items. Material includes: articles from Among Ourselves and LAT on history of ads in LAT, ad milestones, automation in advertising,; singles ads in LAT, 1986.
Folder  10

Departments - Classified Advertising - Cangelosi, La Rue - File 1967

Approx. 45 items. Material includes: 3 copies organizational chart of dept.; list of personnel names, job titles, with phone extension, and extensions of other dept. activities; historical material on LAT; policy statements; stats on telephone sales and total class. ad. linage for 1940s, 1950s, 1960s; standards of excellence; classified copy regulations; etc.
Folder  11

Departments - Classified Advertising - Jubilee edition. 1956, 1957

4 items. Material includes: 2 photocopies, Page 1 of 1/8/1956 LAT Classified Diamond Jubilee Edition; photocopy of news brief, LAT 1/8/1956, "Largest classified section published in Times today"; photocopy of news brief, LAT 1/1957, "Big Jubilee classified pages today."
Folder  12

Departments - Classified Advertising - Orientation/Interview materials circa 1955

4 items: 16-pp. report, "What a new salesperson should know about classified advertising: A. History B. Readership C. Ready-made market"; 5-pp. of questions, "Interview for applicant," prepared by KLEIN INSTITUTE FOR APTITUDE TESTING (2 copies); 7-pp. script, "Keeping abreast of The Times....for sales success".
Folder  13

Departments - Classified Advertising - Personnel 1983 - 1989

9 items. Material includes: 9 "Management Bulletin(s)." The bulletins give the names of personnel promoted or transferred, and in some cases, professional bio material on them.
Box  603

Reference File - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Departments - Classified Advertising - Personnel - Bios 1958 - 1972

Approx. 100 items. Personnel biographical forms including name, address, marital status, no. of children, hobbies, education, military service, present job, Times-Mirror Co. employment record, previous employment. Includes tabs reading: Auto, HW; Real Estate; Mdse; Secty & Clks.; Vol.
Folder  2

Departments - Classified Advertising - Personnel - Bios 1958 - 1972

Approx. 90 items. Personnel biographical forms including name, address, marital status, no. of children, hobbies, education, military service, present job, Times-Mirror Co. employment record, previous employment. Includes tabs reading: Front counter, National, San Fernando, Outside Sales Serv. Center,Outside Secty., Westside.
Folder  3

Departments - Classified Advertising - Personnel - Bios 1958 - 1972

Approx. 95 items. Personnel biographical forms including name, address, marital status, no. of children, hobbies, education, military service, present job, Times-Mirror Co. employment record, previous employment. Includes tabs reading: Central, Auto. Executives, PBX, Admin. Office, Copy Desk, San Gabriel, Sub. Secty's, Orange County.
Folder  4

Departments - Classified Advertising - Personnel - Bios 1958 - 1972

Approx. 95 items. Personnel bio forms including name, address, marital status, no. of children, hobbies, education, military service, present job, Times-Mirror Co. employment record, previous employment. Includes tabs reading: Sub. Secty's, San Gabriel, Orange County.
Folder  5

Departments - Classified Advertising - Personnel - Bios 1971 - 1979

Approx. 100 items. 1-pp. personnel bios, include name, date of birth, education, previous work experience, positions held in company, company development and date of preparation (of bio). Some duplicates included.
Box  604

Reference Files - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Departments - Classified Advertising - Promotion samples 1938 - 1987

9 items. Material includes: advertisement/application form for accident insurance "for Los Angeles Times readers..." (1987); flyer with info. on "new extended Times Classified hours" (1987); tear sheet of ad, "We've put on a new face!" (1983); LAT classified's promo, "Perhaps Dick Tracy can solve...the mystery of the missing circulation." (ca. 1949); tear sheet of LAT ad, "the classified advertising picture for 10 months of 1938..."; booklet, "Your guide to Los Angeles Area streets and recreation" (1966); 2 other tear sheets of ads, 1966-1969; ad/poster, "Jubilee 1984 (1/1/1984) - unfolds to approx. 2' x 3';
Folder  2

Departments - Classified Advertising - Real Estate contest 1966

4 items. 4 examples of "Real Estate Contest Special" (mock-up oversized LAT Pg. 1). Material includes: "Real estate drive begins" (5/6/1966); 2 copies, "Real estate drive generates interest" (5/13/1966); "Campaign covers most of state" (5/27/1966).
Folder  3

Departments - Classified Advertising - Receipts/Order Forms 1917 - 1980

3 plastic sleeves, 4 items. Material includes: example of "Adv. Form 1," dated 8/31/1917; tear sheet of ad for "A 5-way service for placing classified ads" (ca. 1932); computer data card as invoice (1980?); LAT memo from Judy Anderson to Lois Markwith, 10/27/1980.
Folder  4

Departments - Classified Advertising - Report to advertisers 1966

1 item. 16-pp. booklet, "Times Classified - 1966 Report to Advertisers." Features line graphs, bar graphs, lists and text explaining the advantages of advertising in LAT.
Folder  5

Departments - Classified Advertising - Sales Training circa 1955, 1987

3 items, each stapled. Material includes: 7-pp. essay headed "Frank Lester," with "Classified Advertising, ca. 1950s" penciled in; 7-pp. slide show script, headed "Keeping abreast of The Times.... for sales success"; 13-pp. essay, "Hiring and Training," by Mildred Renstrom, "rec'd from John Archer, Class. Adv. Telephone Sales" penciled in" - date penciled in looks like "3/23/'87," but the sheaf looks older.
Folder  6

Departments - Classified Advertising - Telephone sales 1959

2 items. 2 copies of 15-pp. report, "Telephone sales - Los Angeles Times Classified Advertising Department," plus example of organizational chart for Class. Adv. Dept., and forms titled "telephone sales applicant appraisal sheet," "personal counseling chart," "individual sales performance record," "individual sales report," etc.
Folder  7

Departments - Classified Advertising - Writing contest 1942

3 items. Three oversized sheets showing the entries that won 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Prizes and Honorable Mention in "Times Classified Dept. Ad-writing Contest, 6/1942.
Folder  8

Departments - Communications 1994

2 items: 22-pp. booklet, "How to get your press release into the right hands at the Los Angeles Times"; memo from Michele Biagioni to Diane Abney, 6/7/1994, related to set-up plan for a "Meet the Critic" program featuring Kenneth Turan on 6/21/1994.
Folder  9

Departments - Creative Services 1990, 1993

2 items: Management Bulletin, 4/17/1990, from Jim Boswell to Management Personnel, on "completion of the restructuring of the Creative Services Department" (promotions, etc.); 6-pp. tear sheet from Publish magazine, 5/1993, "Changing with The Times," by Gene Gable, on LAT Creative Services Dept.
Folder  10

Departments - Development 1985, 1987

2 items: Management Bulletin, 12/20/1985, from Don Wright to "Management Personnel," related to promotion of Willard Colston to new position of Director of Development for LAT; order form, 2/1987, headed "Add to your collection of Los Angeles Times Books."
Folder  11

Departments - Display Advertising 1928 - 1989

Approx. 25 items. Materials include: articles from Among Ourselves; 4/28/1989 Management Bulletin on reorganization of Display Advertising; undated "Review of the (LAT) Selective Saturation Program"; (LAT) Display Advertising Dept. - "Functional" Organization Chart - 1958"; "Orange County 10 Year Forecast, 1970-1980"; LAT Display Ad Depth Chart, 2 cps. (1979); LAT Retail Display Rates...1973-1982; reports on ad linage; article, Los Angeles magazine, 3/1977, "Can the 'Times' ad censors cope with the new morality?"; 46-pp. "Guide to the (LAT) Display Advertising Department [w/ employee photos]." 3/22/1985; February 1989 edition of "Display Advertising Digest;" etc.
Folder  12

Departments - Display Advertising - Brainstorming Report 1974

3 items, stapled in one stack. Material includes: 35-pp. report titled, "Display Department Brainstorming," addressing questions such as "Where is The Times now? - What trends do you see? - What is our mission?"; two long memos from Jim Hunkins to Phil Magwood (all 1974).
Folder  13

Departments - Display Advertising - Personnel 1983 - 1990

Approx. 25 items: Management Bulletins on promotions, transfers, organizational changes and announcements within Display Advertising.
Folder  14

Departments - Display Advertising - Personnel - Bios 1975 - 1978

Approx. 75 items. Material includes: personnel biographies for display advertising employees, giving name, date of birth, education, previous work experience, positions held in company, company development, date of bio preparation.
Folder  15

Departments - Display Advertising - Policy 1977 - 1994

5 items. Material includes: three articles from LAT [one with Otis Chandler byline] tracing, over approx. 6 months, LAT rejection of ads for porno films, a lawsuit by representatives of the "adult" film industry, and a judge's dismissal of the suit (1977-1978); transcript of 3/30/1978 news report on KHJ-tv on the judge's ruling; article, 9/5/1994, "L.A. Times gives cold shoulder to 'adult cabaret' category advertising."
Folder  16

Departments - Display Advertising - Promotion 1981 - 1988

6 items. Materials include: 20-pp. promotional booklet on LAT Home Magazine (1982); promo flyer (1984) for Home magazine reprints on '84 Olympics; 5 sheets (stapled) with financial figures - "Home Magazine offers national advertisers a better advertising value than California Magazine"; promotional packet in folder, "International Opportunities in the Los Angeles Times" (1984); info packet in folder, "(LAT) Television Times," 1981; ad for "Nuestro Tiempo" clipped from 9/12/1988 LAT.
Folder  17

Departments - Display Advertising - Sales training circa 1955

4 items. Material includes 2 to 10 page transcripts and reports. Headings are: "Handling objections"; [untitled] "Now that we have considered..."; "Creative selling clinic"; "Addendum."
Folder  18

Departments - Display Advertising - Samples 1881 - 1900

Approx. 25 items. photocopied ads from LAT a wide variety of goods and services for the period 1881-1900.
Box  605

Reference Files - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Departments - Display Advertising - Samples 1900 - 1949

Approx. 25 items. Photocopied ads from LAT featuring a wide variety of rentals, goods and services for the period 1900-1949.
Folder  2

Departments - Display Advertising - Samples 1950 - 1958

Approx. 45 items. Photocopied ads from LAT a wide variety of goods and services for the period 1950 - 1958.
Folder  3

Departments - Editorial - Automation circa 1982

1 item: 13-pp. monograph, "The newsroom before and after computers -- the Locke-NES Monster," by Wilson R. Locke, Times Systems Editor.
Folder  4

Departments - Editorial - Books by Staff Writers 1989

1 item: tear sheet from Library Journal, 5/1/1989, brief review of Selling Out: How we are letting Japan buy our land, our industries, our financial institutions, and our future, by Douglas Frantz and Catherine Collins. (Frantz was an LAT staffer)
Folder  5

Departments - Editorial - Book Review Section 1970 - 1990

Approx. 15 items: brief, Editor & Publisher, 6/6/1970, "L.A. Times adds tab devoted to books"; form letter from Digby Diehl, 3/1977, with 5-pp. "Reviewer's Guide" for submissions to LAT Book Review;LAT article,12/11/1985, by David Shaw, "Reviewing Books-it's haphazard" (2 other articles in Shaw series on book review sections, one on NYT, the other on Wash. Post; sampling of Pg. 1 of LAT Book Review; related articles.
Folder  6

Departments - Editorial - Business Section 1961

2 items: tear sheet of Nick B. Williams column, 9/17/1961, "Watch our finance section grow!"; copy of brief article explaining "Expanded financial, business coverage in today's Times," no byline, no date. Includes Predecessor Sections.
Folder  7

Departments - Editorial - Calendar Section 1960 - 1994

5 items. Materials include: LAT memo (8/22/1960) from Edw. Reap, Promotion, to James Toland, Sunday Editorial, on the soon to be published "first issue of the new entertainment tabloid CALENDAR..."; copy of article from Among Ourselves, 10/1966, "Calendar has new look, new columnist"; tear sheet of "Calendar - Letters" for 6/28/1987, featuring a selection of letters critical of the "Calendar" section; 3-pp. report headed "Sunday Calendar Redesign," 7/1994; article copied from Lifestyle Media-Relations Reporter, 9/5/1994, "Los Angeles Times Calendar Eds: Home Entertainment, Family Fun," mentions staffers Sherry Stern, Susan Freudenheim, Anne Hurley and John Lindsay.
Folder  8

Departments - Editorial - Carrier Pigeon Service 1981 - 1985

4 items. Materials include: article copied from Among Ourselves, 2/1981, "Wireless gave news to Catalina"; photographic image (on heavy paper) and photocopy of an illustration showing a horse-drawn wagon bearing the logo, "The Times Catalina Island Service," (from AO, no date seen); pp. 18-39 copied from booklet "Winged Mail: from Avalon to Bunker Hill [1894-1898]," by Anna Marie Hager, publ. by Dawson's Book Shop, 1985.
Folder  9

Departments - Editorial - City Desk undated

1 item: 3-pp. letter from Chick Galloway to Bill Thomas, later shared with "Claude." The subject is the screening of calls to the City Desk. Galloway writes that it was true that the screener "should be an amateur psychologist, an information bureau, and possess the skin of an alligator." The letter also details a number of interesting stories related to screening calls from the public at the news desk of a major newspaper. Galloway considered this task to be something of an art form.
Folder  10

Departments - Editorial - Color Photographs 1954 - 1955

Approx. 40 items. Color photographs run in LAT 1954 - 1955 -- sports action, TV stars, stills from motion pictures.
Folder  11

Departments - Editorial - Columns - Features 1924 - 1989

Approx. 15 items. Materials include: copy of LAT article (7/20/1941), "'Front door ballot box' starts in Times next Sunday," asking for public opinion on issues, plus 6 sheets of "Forum" questions with the dates they ran in LAT; copies of 5 "Dear Abby" columns, or LAT articles mentioning "Dear Abby" (1962); LAT article copy, 1/17/1926, "Politeness reporter is arrested four times...", LAT staffer say that, generally, LA traffic officers are more polite than those in Chicago and elsewhere; tear sheet, LAT 9/7/1989, "Genetic maps leading us into unknown..."; copy of LAT crossword puzzle, 11/27/1924.
Folder  12

Departments - Editorial - Columnists 1961, 1981, 1988

4 items. Material includes: tear sheet, a brief from ADWEEK/West, 11/16/1981, on LAT joining with CompuServe in a "test program in which highlights (from LAT) are programmed for access by home computer users" (program partner was CompuServe); 1-pp. (undated), headed "Famous columnists," lists Charles Lummis, Harry Carr, Bill Henry, Ed Ainsworth and Kyle Palmer; Front page announcement, 10/29/1961, "* noted columnists join Sunday Times feature parade"; copy of The Wine Investor, 1/18/1988, article, "L.A. Times labors mightily and produces a...Danberger?" (article is very critical of LAT and their selection of new wine columnist, Dan Berger.
Folder  13

Departments - Editorial - Comics 1971 - 1975

8 items: tear sheets of comic strips through the years ; letters and articles about the history and social ramifications of comic strips ; memos and press releases about LAT policies relating to comic strips. Specific strips discussed in detail include "Doonesbury" and "Little Orphan Annie." This is a 9/19/1971 column by Nick B. Williams headed "The Editor who dropped Little Orphan Annie."
Folder  14

Departments - Editorial - Computer Systems 1995

1 item: article copy from Editor & Publisher, 6/10/1995, "L.A. Times replaces Coyotes with Decade," by Roger S. Peterson.
Folder  15

Departments - Editorial - Editorial Awards 1966 - 1995

Approx. 15 items. Materials include: 8 programs from LAT Editorial Awards Banquet, 2 cps. of 18th Annual (1978), 3 cps. of 20th Annual (1980), 1 cp. 21st Annual (1981), 1 cp. of 25th Annual (1985), 1 cp. 33rd Annual (1993); list of 1982 Winners; 2 cps. of "Transcript of the Twenty-Seventh Annual (LAT) Editorial Awards"; 5-pp. set of material headed, "Editorial Contests - April - June 1990"; transcripts of the 30th and 33rd Annual Editorial Awards"; Among Ourselves articles, 2/1966 and 4/1989, both on Editorial Awards of those years.
Folder  16

Departments - Editorial - Editorial Content 1973

1 item. 3-pp. transcript of Radio TV Reports, Inc., from a KNBC-tv "Sunday" (news) program of 7/8/1973. Kelly Lange and Tom Snyder interview of Robert Thorn, an official of the Atomic Energy Commission, dealing in part with AEC defense against allegations made in LAT article by Lee Dye.
Folder  17

Departments - Editorial - Editorial Coverage - Ethnic Minorities 1990, 1992

Approx. 12 items. Material includes: 4 clear plastic sleeves containing tear sheets of a series of articles by David Shaw on the coverage of ethnic minorities by newspapers in general, and LAT specifically (12/1990); one tear sheet, 5/26/1992), "Times coverage of LAPD, Minority areas," by David Shaw.
Folder  18

Departments - Editorial - Editorial Coverage - Movies 1928 - 1990

Approx. 20 items. Material includes: copies of articles from Among Ourselves (various years) relating to motion picture news; excerpts from books, Thinking Big and Hedda and Loulla; 2 memos from 1990 (to Ron Iori) with LAT Calendar section history info.; etc.
Folder  19

Departments - Editorial - Editorial Development Department 1993

1item: 3-pp. "Los Angeles Times Technology Fair" memo (6/24/1993), addressed to "All hands." Two forms are attached to the memo - "Editorial Development Volunteer" and "Proposal for Editorial Development Project."
Folder  20

Departments - Editorial - "Editorial Excellence" 1969

1 item: approx. 130-pp. transcript (from Tapes I, II and III), "Los Angeles Times Executive Conference - Editorial Excellence (5/17/1969)." The Conference seminar was conducted at Times Mirror Square. The transcript was labeled "Confidential." A list appears on the first page with names of the top ranking editors--Nick B. Williams, Frank Haven, James Bassett, James Bellows, William F. Thomas, etc.--and executives--Otis Chandler, Robert Flannes, Robert D. Nelson, etc.-- who participated.
Box  606

Reference Files - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Departments - Editorial - Editorial policy, 1881 - 1959 1914 - 1976

Approx. 20 items. Material includes: tear sheet, 3/9/1937, 3 photos/captions allegedly showing that (L.A.) Examiner retouched and used LAT photo of wounded DA Fitts, "Here is a study of pictorial journalism"; stack of approx. 15 typed, photocopied sheets describing LAT's coverage of nation and world in editorials (1939-40); 13-pp. report, typed on yellow paper, gives headlines and summary of editorials, headed "Pre-WW2 (Asia, Europe) 1926-38 - HC-NC (& LEAGUE failures)"; single sheet, typed, "The Times' Creed," calls for "the loyalty of every Phalanx member [all staffers]"; copy of brief editorial, 6/23/1932, headline, "Things aren't so bad when...", opening with "Daily we see or hear about some kindly deed"; clips of editorials related to LAT policy toward Spanish-speaking Angelenos, tobacco--how harmful?, increase in crime, Gen. Otis' "carefully-wrought instructions" to "Mr. and Mrs. Harry Chandler" about how to conduct LAT operation "after his demise" (1917); a 1929 thesis presented at Claremont Colleges, "Los Angeles Times and Public Opinion," which points up the ultra-conservative viewpoint of LAT editorial policy; 3/24/1976 info sheet [LAT Editorial Policy] on LAT daily column, "Information," which appeared in the 1910s, and which was a mouthpiece for the anti-union stance of the paper; 28-pp. (yellow sheets) headed, "Times & opposition papers (SG chronology)," beginning in 1881, running to 1914; plastic bag containing several copies of editorials, 1919-1934, on the subjects "hard liquor advertising," the Lindbergh kidnapping," "the press and the public," and "yellow journalism."
Folder  2

Departments - Editorial - Editorial policy, 1960 - 1991 1960 - 1991

Approx. 50 items. Material includes: packet of correspondence (stapled), 1966, between Philip Corwin of Barron's Weekly, and Otis Chandler, Nick Williams, Robert Nelson and others at LAT, related to Corwin's research for a story on the newspaper industry; article, The Certified News, 12/1966, article, The Review (of So. Cal. Journalism), "One of the world's great {good} newspapers"; 6-pp. report (several versions), "Basic Times Editorial Page Policies," 1964 - edited by Nick Williams; summary of 1962 series growing out of California's achieving No. 1 ranking in population among the 50 states--stories were written on religion, real estate, government, social welfare, labor, transportation, agriculture, sports, etc.; 2 cps. of 1961 booklet containing two essays, "A Statement of Principle," by Norman Chandler, and "An Octogenarian and Still More Growth Ahead"; various LAT articles dealing with press freedom, etc.; multi-page info. packet headed "Jan. 1991 - re: Persian Gulf War"; "OC's (Otis Chandler) comments - Oct. 12, 1961," specifying "Those against us..." and "Things in our favor..."; 8/9/1982, "On Editorial Policy," by Tom Johnson; LAT tear sheet, 8/2/1976, "The ups and downs of a bail bondsman," by Al Martinez, which has had all the quoted profanity/obscenity underlined (but w/o comment); articles, LAT and others, on newspaper editorial policy; columns by Nick B. Williams, 9/26/1971, "They don't horsewhip editors, do they?" (plus other columns) and James Bassett (no date), "The battle of the analysts"; LAT article on staffer jailed briefly for refusal to answer a question in court, (1987); tear sheet from The Review, 12/1972, "It can happen here; ask Bill Farr"; duplicate material.
Folder  3

Departments - Editorial - Editors 1971 - 1987

Approx. 12 items. Material includes: various chronological listings of LAT Editors; tear sheet of Among Ourselves, 6/1974, with photo essay, "The Senior Editors"; "Newspeak" column from L.A. Weekly (sarcastic coverage of other L.A. publications), 8/7-13/1987; 2-pp. (yellow) sheets with info on editor chrono., plus additional info on Harry Andrews, Leroy Mosher and Charles Lummis; dupes of some of above items; article, Time (mag), 6/28/1971, "Chandler's Change of Heart," on last minute switch by Otis Chandler in placing William F. Thomas into top Editor position instead of an earlier choice, Robert J. Donovan; article, Newsweek, 9/6/1971 (same topic as Time article; LAT article, undated, "Cotliar to replace Haven as Times Managing Editor."
Folder  4

Departments - Editorial - Educational Services 1961, 1968, 1975

3 items: article copy, Among Ourselves, 4/1961, "Times Student Outlook presents weekly reports on current events"; article copy, Among Ourselves, 9/1968, "(Dan) Moore named special assistant to (Otis) Chandler" - Moore had been director of educational services at LAT from 1961 until 1968; LAT clipping, 7/19/1975, "Daniel Moore, authority on education, dies at 51.".
Folder  5

Departments - Editorial - Extra Editions 1942 - 1986

2 items: 2-pp. list of "Los Angeles Times Extra Editions" (Note included - "This is not necessarily a complete list), 2/1884 - 1/1986, with 31 "Extra" (banner) headlines over a period of 102 years, for example, December 8, 1941, "IT'S WAR!"; graphic example (2 cps), "L.A. AREA RAIDED!," 2/25/1942 - Jap Planes Peril Santa Monica, Seal Beach..."
Folder  6

Departments - Editorial - Family Section 1957

2 items: copy of Page 1, 9/15/1957, with announcement at top, "New Family Section to make debut in Times next Sunday"; copy of "Younger Set" page, from Pt. 1 of LAT, 9/21/1957, featuring articles of interest to teens, etc.
Folder  7

Departments - Editorial - Fashion Section 1978

1 item: copy of brief, Among Ourselves, 2/1978, "Fashion 78 brings a new dimension to Friday's Times."
Folder  8

Departments - Editorial - Food Section 1931, 1962, 1963

6 items. Material includes: note on blue card, "Cookbooks in file cabinet in reception room"; Pg. 1 of Food Section, 8/29/1963, lead story headline, "Labor Day work savers"; 2-pp. news release, "Times introduces redesigned food section"; copy, Among Ourselves, 10/1931, of (first page only) article, "New demonstration kitchen for cooking class," note attached, "see...AO for rest of article"; Pg. 1, LAT Food Section, 4/5/1962, copies, Pg. 1, Pt. 1 announcement and Pg. 1 of "FOOO for the Family" section, 4/5/1962.
Folder  9

Departments - Editorial - History 1928 - 1976

7 items: several Among Ourselves "hark back" articles ; three chronologies, one 1959 - 1962, one 1960 - 1966, another 1960 to 1974, highlighting LAT history.
Folder  10

Departments - Editorial - Home Magazine 1959 - 1961

2 items: 21-pp. report on "1959 Home Magazine Survey," in blue spiral-bound folder ; article copy, 1/29/1961, "The culmination of a year's work," by Nick B. Williams, which describes the process of preparing an issue of Home magazine.
Folder  11

Departments - Editorial - Editorial Library 1954 - 1992

Approx. 20 items. Materials include: article copy, Among Ourselves, 4/1960, "Times, Mirror news libraries are key information centers"; 1-pp., copied from a history of LAT, the writer seems to be Harrison Gray Otis, because, in referring to the aftermath of the 1910 explosion and fire at LAT, the text reads, "I have been gradually collecting books...for a reference library, and...am keeping them at 'The Bivouac' [Otis's home on Wilshire Blvd.], (rather than) the temporary editorial rooms of The Times."; 3-pp. memo, 2/23/1954, "Defendant's pre-trial memorandum - The Times-Mirror Co. vs. U.S. of America"; 46-pp. spiral-bound report, "Editorial Library - User Survey," by Cecily J. Surace, 11/1980; 19-pp. report by graduate students in library / information science (Livia Di Mare/Glenn Johnson-Grau) on the Edit. Lib., 1992, recounting the history, services, resources, and research practices, and describing departments within the library; articles on the library from AO, 1927, 1976; info on LAT database's availability on Nexis; 11-pp. booklet, 12/1982, "Guide to the (LAT) Editorial Library"; article copy, CD-ROM Professional (mag), "Searching Los Angeles Times DIALOG OnDisc: The Times Editorial Library Experience," by Dorothy Ingebretsen and Steven Tice; plus assorted brief reports on aspects of the library.
Folder  12

Departments - Editorial - Editorial Library - Guide to Databases 1987 - 1992

3 items: 91-pp. (unbound) Guide to databases in the Los Angeles Times Editorial Library, 9/1987, Revision #6; info sheet, 5/1990, 87 - 1992"Dialog OnDisc - Los Angeles Times"; 1 copy, 2/1992, "Library Update" newsletter, "Times Database will soon move in-house."
Folder  13

Departments - Editorial - Editorial Library - Method used for clippings 1949

Several long sheets of heavy paper are folded into the folder. They are covered with articles clipped from LAT, mostly in 1949. These clips are a sample of clippings on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, saved here to provide a sample of how clippings were stored. Subject terms are underlined in red, then the clips were glued onto the sheet. Clips could also be folded and inserted in small envelopes specifically for that purpose, then filed alphabetically.
Folder  14

Departments - Editorial - Editorial Library - Negative index 1940 - 1979

Approx. 30 sheets. Photocopies of index cards with info on LAT photographic negative collection - subject name, date of photograph, serial number for locating negatives in collection, and phrase describing the photograph. Material from 1940s, 1950s, etc. Index is incomplete.
Box  607

Reference Files - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Departments - Editorial - Editorial Library - Newsletters 1979 - 1993

Approx. 70 items: various versions, dated between 1979 and 1993, of a newsletter put out by the Editorial Library. It was headed with several different names over the years, including Information Notes, Editorial Library Information Notes, Editorial Library - New Library Materials, Flash - from Editorial Library, and New Resources - Los Angeles Times Editorial Library. The last two included bibliographic cites for newly acquired books and other materials.
Folder  2

Departments - Editorial - Lifestyle Section 1900 - 1994

Approx. 25 items. Materials include: copied examples of LAT "Society" page, 1910 - 1940 (at least one prior to 1900); 1-pp. chronology which opens, "Here's a history of The Times "features" sections..."; clip, Among Ourselves, 10/1976, YOU debuts in The Times; 6-pp. typed, [by Nick B. Williams? - 1961] analysis of progress of "Family" section; 3-pp. memo, Dick Dunkel to Nick Williams, 10/13/1961, subject "Family Section Fashions; clip from Los Angeles magazine, ?/1966, "The new girls of Section IV," on Maggie Bellows and Joyce Haber taking on re-vamp of 'Section IV'"; copy of brief, 6/4/1994, Editor & Publisher, "(LAT) improves its lifestyle section"; analysis of LAT "women's pages" over the decades from various sources, including "25 Years of women's pages in L.A.," by academic Dorothy Stotsenberg (UCLA); other related memos.
Folder  3

Departments - Editorial - Los Angeles Times Magazine 1985 - 1995

4 items: article copy, Buzz, 3/1995, "Crossing the Line," criticizes LAT ; article copy, Buzz, 4/1995, "Lindsay hop," critical specifically of LAT Magazine Editorial Director John Lindsay (Note: one of the major reasons for the existence of Buzz seemed to be to pester LAT) ; brief article copy, Los Angeles (mag), 1/1987, "16 Editors in search of a Magazine" ; article copy, Writer's Digest, (ca. 1985), "Breaking new ground" (on LAT Mag).
Folder  4

Departments - Editorial - METPRO/Minority Training Program 1984 - 1994

9 items: Materials include: booklets and information sheets related to Minority Editorial Training Program - METPRO / Reporting, METPRO / Editing, 1984-1994; LAT News Release - "Special Section Profiles 12 Black Journalists," 2/23/1990; 2 articles from Among Ourselves, "(19)94 METPRO class joins The Times" (1984), "Ron Harris to direct minority program," (1994); white envelope containing 2 photos of METPRO "Class of '92."
Folder  5

Departments - Editorial - Mirror Newsletter 1994 - 1995

6 items: six examples of LAT Hiring & Development Newsletter, "Mirror." Headlines/subjects: 8/1994, "The Voices of Unity '94," on diversity in the newsroom and coverage of people of color; 11/1994, "A challenge for news editors," pagination; 1/1995, "A Team Effort," on coverage of the Orange County fiscal crisis; 3/1995, "Foreign put to test by quake," on earthquake in Japan; 4/1995, "The MetPro Experience; 5/1995, "Loosening Lips - the art of the interview."
Folder  6

Departments - Editorial - Murchison Letters 1888, 1889, 1945, 1965

Approx. 15 items. Material includes: reproductions of letters exchanged between Charles Murchison, ex-British citizen, (in reality, George Osgoodby, a Calif. Republican) and Lionel Sackville-West, British Minister to the U.S., who was urged to state a preference for one U.S. Presidential candidate over another, resulting in a voter reaction that was credited with the defeat of Grover Cleveland in a re-election bid; tear sheet (no date) of article from the Historical Society of Southern California, "The Murchison Letter Incident"; related articles from LAT, 1888; 10/22/1956, article from LAT, "Bulganin action recalls historic letter of..."
Folder  7

Departments - Editorial - News Bureaus - Domestic 1960 - 1969, 1980

Approx. 12 items: LAT clip, 2/10/1963, "Times opening Wall St. Bureau, broadens financial news coverage"; handwritten list - bureau locations, start dates, staffers; articles>, Among Ourselves, 11/1928, "Our Washington Bureau"; AO, 10/1965, "Zeman heads Times bureau in Sacramento"; AO, 4/1966, "Times bureau in New York opens May 1"; Editor & Publisher, 8/16/1980, "New bureau offices visited by Carter"; tear sheet & copy, Women's Wear Daily, 8/4/1980, "Eye" (name dropping column) - described cocktail party to open DC bureau; article, Wash. Post, 8/1/1980, "The best of Times, all night long"; etc.
Folder  8

Departments - Editorial - News Bureaus - Foreign 1960, 1993

2 items: 1-pp. list, "Opened in 1960," followed by eighteen city names - "Bangkok...Beirut...", etc.; 1-pp. list, "Los Angeles Times Bureaus" ("as of Sept. 1993" added later) - California, Domestic and Foreign bureaus are given, and "Total - 41...Domestic 14...Foreign 27."
Folder  9

Departments - Editorial - News Bureaus - Washington D.C. 1969 - 1995

Approx. 15 items. Material includes: 28-pp. transcript, dated 2/17/1981, of remarks by Robert M. Garrick, to a breakfast meeting with LAT Wash. Bureau; LAT article by Jack Nelson, 2/18/1981, "High Reagan aide (Garrick) backs off issuing of leases to drill for oil in protected regions off California coast"; 2 cps., list, dated 7/6/1977, but titled "1972 Washington Bureau"; article, 3/15/1969, "Kraslow-Loory peace mission rates prize"; clippings, various publications, on staff cuts initiated by Mark Willes, 1995; etc.
Folder  10

Departments - Editorial - News linage 1954 - 1984

Approx. 20 items. Material includes: single-page reports from Media Records, each year 1954 - 1967, headed "Ten Leading Newspapers in Lines of News" (or a variation of that); single-page report, "Top Ten Newspapers in News Linage - 1978"; list for 1968; 6-pp. report, "Top Ten Newspapers Linage Comparison (Full Run and Part-Run Combined) January - June 1984."
Folder  11

Departments - Editorial - Nuestro Tiempo 1989

2 items: News Release, 2/9/1989, "Times begins publishing monthly bilingual news section"; complete LAT section, "Nuestro Tiempo," for 2/9/1989.
Folder  12

Departments - Editorial - Opinion Section 1949, 1972-1974, 1988 - 1990, 1994

2 items: reproduction of Opinion Page One for 1/31/1988, with headline "GLASNOST - Truth helps, truth hurts"; article, Editor & Publisher, 5/21/1994, "Expression by Advertisement," explaining a criticism State Sen. Tom Hayden had regarding LAT; various issues of Among Ourselves from 1949, 1974, etc., showcasing articles on the philosophy and operation of LAT Editorial Pages. Oversize pencil and pen drawing of Editorial page eagle logo remove to Reference File - Oversize box.
Folder  13

Departments - Editorial - P.M. final edition 1989, 1991

4 items. Materials include: news release, 2/13/1989, "Times begins publication of new P.M. Final Edition"; article, Among Ourselves, 3/1989, "P.M. Final makes debut - real estate remodeled; 1 complete copy of P.M. Final, 2/13/1989; Management Bulletin, 2/6/1991, headed, "The Times is discontinuing its afternoon edition, the P.M. Final."
Folder  14

Departments - Editorial - Pages 1989

1 item: tear sheet of 3/29/1989 Editorial Page complete with the logo, the Masthead, "Letters to The Times" and the day's editorials.
Folder  15

Departments - Editorial - Personnel 1944, 1959, 1971 - 1995

Materials include: 6-pp., in list form, headed "Staff - 1944," giving section names, personnel names and area of responsibility/job name; memo, 3/30/1959, from Nick Williams, being a general announcement of Taylor Trumbo's promotion to Managing Editor, and Chester Hale's promotion to City Editor; typed note--unsigned and unadressed--gives "ethnic breakdown of the editorial staffers," 5/12/1977. Management Bulletins, News Releases dated between 1983 and 1990; two copies of a 1995 LAT clip headlined "Clayton, Del Olmo, Plate get new Times assignments." (Janet Clayton, Frank Del Olmo, Thomas Plate); cover letter from "No Greater Love," an organization "providing...care for children of Americans who have given their lives in service to our country or in the pursuit of peace." The bulletins are announcements of promotions, appointments and organizational changes.
Box  608

Reference Files - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Departments - Editorial - Personnel Bios 1973 - 1978

Approx. 85 items. Personnel biographical forms providing name, date of birth, education, previous work experience, positions held in company, company development (workshops, seminars, etc), date of preparation. Some dupes included.
Folder  2

Departments - Editorial - Photography 1892, 1964, 1980, 1988

5 items. Materials include: LAT Part III, 10/21/1892, several pp. copied to show layout of text headlined "The Great Fair -- World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, October, 1892 - Views of the Principal Buildings," also the photos, which were the first halftone engravings {photos} ever in LAT; letter from Lois Markwith, LAT Archivist, to a Colonel Esau, of US Army War College, dated 1/16/1980, explaining the circumstances surrounding the earliest photographs to appear in LAT; photo from Among Ourselves, 6/1964, caption, "Famous Photo - Times photog Bill Murphy shows (his 1958 photo) of the late President Kennedy" - photo selected to be on a commemorative stamp of JFK; Summer 1988 issue of Panorama (LAT retiree newsletter), lead story, "Veteran Photographer (Murphy) Remembers 'Working the Street'."
Folder  3

Departments - Editorial - Political cartoons 1911

1 item: cartoon, probably from 1911, captioned, "Oh well, there'll be enough votes to elect Alexander without mine." Presumably deals with the mayoral election pitting Socialist Job Harriman against LAT-backed George Alexander.
Folder  4

Departments - Editorial - Political conventions 1988

2 items: 17-pp. booklet, "Democratic Convention Guide - Election '88" (LAT); 17-pp. booklet, "Republican Convention Guide - Election '88" (LAT).
Folder  5

Departments - Editorial - Readers Service Department 1961

1 item: announcement, 6/15/1961, begins, "Effective Monday, June 19, the Readers Service department will be discontinued..."
Folder  6

Departments - Editorial - Real Estate Section 1901, 1975, 1989, 1994

Approx. 12 items. Materials include: LAT clip, 9/10/1989, to give example of "Home Price Guide" feature; LAT clip, 2/26/1989, "Expanded section, new editor (Dick Barnes) to debut"; packet (clipped) of several items related to the "doodles" President Franklin Roosevelt did during his presidency that decades later were used as a "guide" to the design of a Naval Medical Center in Maryland (includes 4 glossy photos of Roosevelt), received from Dick Turpin of Real Estate Section in 1975; several LAT articles on re-vamp of Real Estate section, 1989-1990; 10-pp. booklet, (LAT 23rd) Annual Survey of Residential Builders in Southern California (1994). copy of 1st Real Estate Section (Pt. 2, Pg. 1), 6/23/1901, "House and Lot - The Times Weekly Review of Real Estate and Building."
Folder  7

Departments - Editorial - Reports 1949 - 1965

Yearly review and reports on the editorial department dated 1949 - 1959, 1965; Bulletin from Richard G. Adams calling for annual reports; Report on news desk policies from 1962.
Folder  8

Departments - Editorial - Sections and Features 1897 - 1992

14 items. Materials include: 13-pp. chronology, headed "Editorial Changes," running from 4/24/1960, "Opinion Section stared...", to 5/1974, "News Bureau is established in Cairo...", and 6/1974, "Paul Steiger wins the ...Loeb Award" (Financial journalism); 6-pp. (stapled) headed, "Today's metropolitan newspaper must compete successfully with other media," followed by listing of "Editorial Improvements" running from 1960 to 1966, bureau openings, news additions to LAT editorial staff, innovations; 2-pp. with listing of "Sections of the Times," giving dates various sections started, and more in-depth info for Obituary Page, the Tuesday Business Section, and Focus; article, Among Ourselves, 1929, "How we have grown!"; two copies of 12-pp. booklet titled "Daily and Sunday Features published in the Los Angeles Times ("1959" added in pencil on the unbound copy), the spiral-bound copy (with cover) is dated 1/1/1962 (binding removed) ; 1-pp. chronology for "Los Angeles Times Illustrated Weekly Magazine," 1897 - 1934; 1-pp. chronology headed "Home Magazine started," running from 1940 - 1972; article, Among Ourselves, 5/1960, "Sunday Times Given Attractive New Look"; 3-pp. of material from Los Angeles Sunday Times of 12/5/1897, including the cover of the "Illustrated Magazine Section"; 2-pp. "Fact sheet" on Voices section (start-up was 9/1992) including bio info for editors Judy Dugan and Dean Wakefield, and description of features appearing in the section; 2-pp. "fact sheet" for City Times section (start-up 1992), including general description and brief professional bios on the entire staff of the section; 2-pp. chronology of "LAT Sunday Supplements," by Craig St. Clair (1991).
Folder  9

Departments - Editorial - Senior Writers 1973 - 1977

Approx. 12 items. One 1973 memo from William Thomas announcing the Senior Writers program. Series of Agendas providing advance information on subject for meetings.
Folder  10

Departments - Editorial - Spanish Language Column 1922, 1932, 1933

4 items. Examples of Spanish-language material in LAT - 1922, 1932,1933. Alternately titled "The World's News in Spanish" and "Noticias en Espanol." Notes by Lois Markwith, LAT Archivist, attached to two of the copies.
Folder  11

Departments - Editorial - Special Editions 1898 - 1974

9 items. Materials include: reprint of LAT front page, 2/25/1942, "EXTRA! L.A. AREA RAIDED!"; copy of brief from L.A. Express, 5/20/1906, critical of H.G. Otis and LAT; 1-pp. chronology, "Midwinter and other special numbers" - 1885 - 1898;clips from AO, 1928; copy of complete Midwinter Number, 1/1/1900; 2-pp. memo, dated 10/4/1961, about "demise" of the Midwinter Number, and start-up, "early next year," of feature to be called "Outlook & Review," - "it will concern itself with business and financial conditions in the Pacific Southwest"; memo dated 12/18/1961, on upcoming January 2 "Tournament of Roses Edition"; undated Editorial, "To our Eastern 'Midwinter' readers"; copy of article from News Chronicle (Thousand Oaks) 3/27/1974, byline Bob Baker, "Yesterday via old newspaper."
Folder  12

Departments - Editorial - Sports Section 1939 - 1995

9 items. Materials include: AP story, 4/20/1939, "Daro's payoff to sports scribes bared"; copy of article, 8/1980, Los Angeles (mag), "Read all about 'em, sports fans -- inside the Times' highly touted sports section..."; Among Ourselves, 8/1974, "It no longer is just fun-and-games"; LAT clip, 2/12/1961, "Members of the All-Star team"; pg. 1 of the first ever separate LAT Sports section, 7/9/1956, two related copied sheets; LAT Sports-related briefs and memos.
Folder  13

Departments - Editorial - Television Magazine 1957, 1960

5 items. Materials include: copy of article announcing new magazine, "TV Times,", pg. 1, 2/24/1957, "Television-radio weekly magazine to begin next Sunday"; copies of covers for first issue of "TV Times," 1957 (pic of Shelley Fabares) and "TV Channels," 1960 (pic of Fred MacMurray); copy of article announcing "TV Channels," 9/18/1960, "Times' new TV magazine to make debut next Sunday"; Among Ourselves article copy, 9/1960, "Times plans new national TV magazine."
Folder  14

Departments - Editorial - View Section 1944, 1975, 1979

3 items. Materials include: 3-pp. (small tan-colored sheets) random info and notes, typed 1944, on "Junior Times" and "Home Service," LAT sections that existed in 1891; memo from Tom Johnson to Exec. Comm. Group, 12/18/1979, opens "...proceed on plans to split our Daily VIEW section into two parts, VIEW and an arts-entertainment section, effective Jan. 21"; tear sheet, Among Ourselves, 2/1975, "A paper needs more than hard news: specialized sections are the answer."
Folder  15

Departments - Editorial - West Magazine 1965 - 1972

5 items: articles about LAT's West magazine.
Folder  16

Departments - Editorial - Wire Services 1925 - 1988

Approx. 20 items. Materials include: 10-pp. "booklet" (w/ paper clip), "Directions for using the Telephotograver in sending and receiving news pictures by wire" [1920s?]; 1-pp. of info. headed "Wirephoto - modern miracle," 7/15/1943; various Among Ourselves articles, 1928 - 1931, on wirephotos and wire services; news clips, 1925 - 1939 , related to wirephotos; 6-pp. headed "History" [of LAT News Bureau], provides information on that activity from beginning in 1912 to 1942; 4-pp. "Examination of news agencies," an extended set of questions on history, organization, type of services, charges, etc., offered by news agencies (a template for analysis); clips on both AP and UPI having had offices inside LAT building at one time; LAT article, 4/3/1988, "The AP - it's everywhere and powerful," by David Shaw; LAT article by Nick B. Williams, 10/7/1962, "Birth of vital new wire service" (L.A. Times - Wash. Post); other related material.
Folder  17

Departments - Editorial - You Section 1976

6 items. Materials include: two promo/marketing packets (in red folders) announcing "You," a new tabloid-sized section to be inside LAT every Tuesday; LAT clip, 9/19/1976, "New weekly magazine to appear in Times Oct. 5," describes YOU (tab.) as being designed to provide readers with information on "where to find bargains, how to manage personal finances, how to find interesting...places to go," etc.; clip from Advertising Age, 10/4/1976, on LAT's new YOU; copy of article from New West, 9/27/1976, "YOU can always get what you want"; clip, Advertising Age, 9/6/1976, mentioning YOU.
Folder  18

Departments - Educational Programs (1 of 3) 1985 - 1990

Approx. 30 items. Materials include: various booklets and packets of printed material promoting The Times in Education; form letters over Don Wright's signature; booklet, "Presidential Election '88, with tips on using the newspaper to research candidates; booklet featuring LAT in Education "A+ Essay Contest Winners," 5/26/1988; 48-pp. trade paperback-sized booklet, "Teaching English as a second language with the Los Angeles Times," 1989; promo packet, "California Citizen Bee," 1989; stapled collection of editorial cartoons, "Conrad on the campaigns" (1988); tear sheet LAT article, 3/16/1989, "Young people read, but papers aren't No. 1 choice"; photocopies of articles on Times in Education from LAT, San Bernardino Sun, South China Morning Post, Hong Kong Standard. Split into three folders.
Box  609

Reference Files - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Departments - Educational Programs (2 of 3) 1985 - 1990

Approx. 30 items. Materials include: various booklets and packets of printed material promoting The Times in Education; form letters over Don Wright's signature; booklet, "Presidential Election '88, with tips on using the newspaper to research candidates; booklet featuring LAT in Education "A+ Essay Contest Winners," 5/26/1988; 48-pp. trade paperback-sized booklet, "Teaching English as a second language with the Los Angeles Times," 1989; promo packet, "California Citizen Bee," 1989; stapled collection of editorial cartoons, "Conrad on the campaigns" (1988); tear sheet LAT article, 3/16/1989, "Young people read, but papers aren't No. 1 choice"; photocopies of articles on Times in Education from LAT, San Bernardino Sun, South China Morning Post, Hong Kong Standard. Split into three folders.
Folder  2

Departments - Educational Programs (3 of 3) 1985 - 1990

Approx. 30 items. Materials include: various booklets and packets of printed material promoting The Times in Education; form letters over Don Wright's signature; booklet, "Presidential Election '88, with tips on using the newspaper to research candidates; booklet featuring LAT in Education "A+ Essay Contest Winners," 5/26/1988; 48-pp. trade paperback-sized booklet, "Teaching English as a second language with the Los Angeles Times," 1989; promo packet, "California Citizen Bee," 1989; stapled collection of editorial cartoons, "Conrad on the campaigns" (1988); tear sheet LAT article, 3/16/1989, "Young people read, but papers aren't No. 1 choice"; photocopies of articles on Times in Education from LAT, San Bernardino Sun, South China Morning Post, Hong Kong Standard. Split into three folders.
Folder  3

Departments - Employee Relations - Advertising campaigns 1989

3 items: recruitment flyers, "Information Gathering gains momentum," "L.A. Times unleashes giant!" and "The News is Spreading - we deliver great MIS careers."
Folder  4

Departments - Employee Relations - Affirmative Action 1973 - 1987

Approx. 10 items. LAT Management Bulletins from Otis Chandler (1973), and Tom Johnson (1987); 4-pp. "Affirmative Action Plan" (1973); copy of "Newspeak" column, L.A. Weekly, 8/1987, alleging that LAT was "male-dominated" and that the female staffers were unhappy; copy of editorial, 2/3/1977, L.A. Sentinel, "A time to fight," implying that LAT (unnamed) had too few black staffers and management people; 3-pp. report, "Affirmative Action Activities"; etc.
Folder  5

Departments - Employee Relations - Alliance of Businesses for Childcare Development 1990

3 items: 2 Employee Bulletins, 3/8/1990 and 8/14/1990, on child care; 1 Management Bulletin, 8/13/1990, on child care.
Folder  6

Departments - Employee Relations - Articles 1928 - 1990

Approx. 25 items. Material includes: copies of Among Ourselves clippings from late 1920s onward; LAT clips on subject of unions, LAT employee "census" counts; 1987 memo to LAT employees on availability of radon testing kits; booklet, "A report to the employees of the Times-Mirror Company" (1957); 6-pp. report, "Times Mirror / LAT info for Employees, ca. 1964"; memos and other info., 1988, on Temporary Help Agencies; 2/1/1989 clip from LAT, "20 at Times Costa Mesa plant charged with drug sales"; LAT Performance Appraisal Form, 1/1985; 14-pp. LAT "Employee Handbook, 1990"; etc.
Folder  7

Departments - Employee Relations - Cafeteria 1966 - 1989

8 items: samples of flyers announcing Thanksgiving or Christmas meals in the employee cafeteria, ca. 1980s; invitation to dedication of Employee Center (1966); original of Among Ourselves "Employee Center Issue," 9/14/1966;, AO article, 10/1966, "Employee Center Opening Hailed"; etc.
Folder  8

Departments - Employee Relations - Comparison Survey circa 1990

4 items: two copies of 2-pp. list, "1990 Top Minimum Weekly Wage for Reporters"; two copies of 3-pp. of printout material on health benefits, etc., at various newspapers.
Folder  9

Departments - Employee Relations - Company sponsored events 1983 - 1990

Approx. 30 items. Materials include: approx. 15 Employee Bulletins, 1983 - 1990, announcing fund-raising events, food drives, career fairs, etc.; 3 Management Bulletins, 1986 - 1990, announcing an employee appreciation day related to circulation gains, LAT Service Awards, etc.; info related to PLUS, LAT's substance abuse education program; LAT Employees Dugout Derby Contest, 1990
Folder  10

Departments - Employee Relations - Credit Union 1935 - 1990

Approx. 15 items. Materials include memos to Credit Union members on loans, dividends, policy changes, operating hours, etc. The dates range from 1979 - 1990. A copy of one much earlier memo is included. The date is 7/12/1935, and it reads in part, "All employees are invited to attend a meeting...to organize...the Times Federal Credit Union." Also 1 copy of an informational booklet (green) - "Los Angeles Times Federal Credit Union."
Folder  11

Departments - Employee Relations - Employee and management bulletins 1983 - 1990

Approx. 30 items. Materials include: bulletins for LAT staffer on blood drives, drug / alcohol abuse, direct deposit of paychecks, sick time, stress reduction; time off for voting, holidays, ride-share project, etc.
Folder  12

Departments - Employee Relations - Educational Programs 1984 - 1993

9 items: 3 booklets (Winter, Spring and Summer, 1984) describing LAT Educational Programs; a booklet (Fall 1991) for LAT Professional Development Programs; booklet, LAT Training & Development 1993 Spring Catalog; booklet, LAT Educ. Programs, Fall 1986; booklet, "Personal Enrichment Classes - Spring '88; booklet, "Management Skills for Supervisors & Managers," Spring 1988."
Folder  13

Departments - Employee Relations - Educational Program - Reading Lab 1988 - 1990

6 items: Management Bulletin, 7/25/1988, on LAT Reading Lab; Management Bulletin, 2/17/1989, on LAT Reading Lab one-year anniversary; flyer / poster for Reading Lab; informational packet w/ folder; copy of brief, Editor & Publisher, 3/3/1990, Los Angeles Times unveils mobile reading lab"; etc.
Folder  14

Departments - Employee Relations - Educational Program - We Care 1987 - 1990

3 items: three staff bulletins, 1987 - 1990, related to the "We Care" (mentoring) program. The program is described as follows in one memo: "We plan to work with (high schools) through a variety of methods including visiting classrooms, speaking to student tour groups and hosting general discussion sessions after work hours..."
Folder  15

Departments - Employee Relations - Election Day Notices 1990

1 item: Management Bulletin, 10/26/1990, reminding employers to display a notice "advising employees of their rights to time off [to vote] on Election Day."
Folder  16

Departments - Employee Relations - Employee Benefits 1960 - 1999

Approx. 75 items: memos, reports, booklets and forms related to employee benefits.
Box  610

Reference Files - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Departments - Employee Relations - Employee Center 1979 - 1989

3 items: reprint from RM, 1/1979, The IRC - a tool for growth"; two Employee Bulletins, 9/1/1988, on Employee Center hours, and 12/19/1989, on food coupons to give to the homeless, redeemable at the Weingart Center in downtown L.A..
Folder  2

Departments - Employee Relations - Employee Clubs and Organizations 1934 - 1989

9 items: 3 programs for LAT Bowling League banquets, 17th (1944), 26th (1953) and 27th (1954); LAT tear sheet, 5/6/1934, "Times old timers," with group photo and name list of long-time employees; "1958 Times-Mirror Softball League Circulation Statistics"; description of three 1958 TM Softball League Playoff games; one Management Bulletin, 10/30/1989.
Folder  3

Departments - Employee Relations - Employee Compensation 1928 - 1990

Approx. 45 items. Materials include: copy of Among Ourselves article, 11/1928, "Looking Backward," by Claude Luce, in which he reports that as a 16-year-old, he "drew down" $4 per week: various Employee and Management Bulletins on subjects such as company (pay) rate increases, tax issues, sick days, 4 copies of "Job Evaluation Plan - Technical and Office Occupations," (T-M Co.) 1953; ditto, 1945; 15-pp. booklet (green), "Your rate of pay," (T-M Co.); LAT National Survey of Management and Supervisory Compensation, Newspaper Industry, 9/1989; 10-pp. report, "Guide and Procedures for the Administration of Executive Base Salaries - The Times-Mirror Company, August 1958; chart, ca. 1989, "Los Angeles Times Company Rate Increase vs. Consumer Price Index.
Folder  4

Departments - Employee Relations - Employee Contributions 1987 - 1990

Approx. 12 items. Materials include: memos and forms related to employee contributions (United Way, etc.)
Folder  5

Departments - Employee Relations - Employee Counseling Service 1983 - 1988

4 items: two Bulletins, 9/15/1983, on Employee Counseling Service, 9/12/1988, on Parenting Classes; flyer, 9/1987, a schedule of Employee Counseling Service locations and hours; flyer (undated) "Introducing The Times' Employee Counseling Service counselors -- they're here to help you."
Folder  6

Departments - Employee Relations - Employee Opinion Survey 1944 - 1990

Approx. 40 items. Materials include: memos and other information about LAT personnel surveys conducted during the 1940s, 1950s, 1970s, etc.; a copy of a 1944 survey and resulting data; a copy of a 1949 survey and resulting data; some analysis of these surveys; three copies of 1976 LAT Personnel Survey results; one copy of results of 1957 survey; one copy of results of 1962 survey related to in-house newsletter, Among Ourselves; two copies of 1965 Personnel Survey (white copy with "Harrison Chandler" signature, white copy with "Otis Chandler" signature; memos and other material related to 1985 and 1987 Employee Surveys; 1988 questionnaire on ride-sharing; one copy of results of 1988 Employee Survey; material related to 1990 Employee Survey; etc.
Folder  7

Departments - Employee Relations - Fitness Centers 1989 - 1990

5 items. Materials include: memos and other information on start-up of fitness centers at Olympic plant, Orange County plant and San Fernando Valley plant; etc.
Folder  8

Departments - Employee Relations - FYI 1983

4 items: 1 copy, Management Bulletin, 3/1/1983, on new employee bulletin - FYI; two copies Employee Bulletin, 3/2/1983, on FYI; memo on FYI relating to employee feedback on an LAT drug & alcohol rehab program.
Folder  9

Departments - Employee Relations - Health Action 1987

One copy of LAT publication, HealthAction, 10/1987.
Folder  10

Departments - Employee Relations - Health Benefits Task Force Report 1990

One copy (approx. 150 unbound sheets) of "Recommendations of Health Benefits Task Force, Los Angeles Times, 10/1990.
Folder  11

Departments - Employee Relations - Health Quest 1989 - 1992

Approx. 50 items: Health Quest newsletters and Health Choice '93 newsletters and related memos, 1989 - 1992.
Folder  12

Departments - Employee Relations - Labor 1973 - 1977, 1990

6 items. Materials include: clipping (in plastic bag), Los Angeles Citizen, 11/23/1973, "We do not patronize," followed by a list of goods and services to boycott, which includes LAT; clipping (in plastic bag), Los Angeles Times, 11/6/1990, "Strikebound Daily News sales lagging"; copy of LAT brief, 10/27/1990, "Union seeks vote by Times press operators"; tear sheet, The Review (of Southern California Journalism), 5/1974, "The Times versus the Newspaper Guild"; flyer, (1977), Unemployed Workers Organizing Committee, headed "Stop the cuts in unemployment benefits"; clipping, LAT, 11/6/1990, "N.Y. Post did right with unions."
Folder  13

Departments - Employee Relations - Learning center 1991

2 items: two copies of brochure, "Get a mental workout at The Times Learning Center," 9/1991.
Folder  14

Departments - Employee Relations - Medical 1962 - 1990

Approx. 65 items. Materials include: 1-pp. chronology of LAT Medical Dept. compiled by Myrtle Montgomery, LAT staffer, in 1966; memos announcing LAT sponsored 5 and 10-K runs, health screenings, alcohol & drug counseling, flu immunizations, blood drives, LAT booklet (undated, ca. 1990), "Health and safety information on alcohol and drug abuse"; etc.
Folder  15

Departments - Employee Relations - Military Service Policy 1990

1 item: Management Bulletin, 12/24/1990, subject is pay and benefits policies for employees called to active military service as a result of the "threat of war in the Middle East."
Folder  16

Departments - Employee Relations - Orientations 1989

3 items: Management Bulletin, 2/24/1989, subject is "a major change in the Times employee orientation program"; booklet, ca. 1989, The Times Orientation"; double-sided sheet headed "Welcome to The Times - Supervisor's Orientation Checklist."
Box  611

Reference Files - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Departments - Employee Relations - Panorama 1988 - 1991

Approx. 15 items: all items are complete issues of Panorama ("published for Los Angeles Times Retirees). In some cases there are duplicate issues for same date. Dates include: Spring 1988, Summer 1988, Fall 1988, Winter 1989, Spring 1989, Summer 1989, Fall 1989, Winter 1990, Summer 1991.
Folder  2

Departments - Employee Relations - Parking Facilities 1987, 1990

6 items: 5 Employee Bulletins, 1987, 1990, subjects are related to various parking structures and parking arrangements for LAT employees; 2-pp. (blue) questionnaire on employee hours and commuter / parking arrangements.
Folder  3

Departments - Employee Relations - Personnel 1984 - 1990

Approx. 40 items. Materials include: 35+ Management Bulletins, 1984 - 1990, subjects include new hires, transfers and promotions of LAT staff; flyer (green), "Season's Greetings - Employee Relations, 1986"; flyer, undated, "Meet Adrien Arnold -- new Times Equal Employment Opportunity Coordinator," includes more info on Ms. Arnold and her position. (includes photograph)
Folder  4

Departments - Employee Relations - Personnel - Bios 1974 - 1979

Approx. 30 items. Personnel Dept. biographical forms, including name, date of birth, education, previous work experience, positions held in company, company development. Completed between 1974 - 1979. Some duplicates.
Folder  5

Departments - Employee Relations - Personnel - Company wide 1966, 1988, 1990

3 items: 1-pp., bar chart, "Times-Mirror Company Personnel Growth -- showing number of Potential Cafeteria Users, 1950 - 1966"; article clipping, LAT, 7/31/1988, "Firms ask that workers waive job security"; Employee Bulletin, 5/2/1990, subject is availability of registration forms and absentee ballots for June 1990 Primary Election at Employee Center or Employee Relations Depts. at Orange County and San Fernando plant.
Folder  6

Departments - Employee Relations - Profit Sharing 1973

1 item: clipping, Among Ourselves, 4/1973, "1972 Profit-Sharing Allocation Sets Record."
Folder  7

Departments - Employee Relations - Quarter Century Club 1963 - 1977

Approx. 20 items. Materials include: examples of letters of invitation / solicitation of donation for annual dinners of "Quarter Century Club," 1963 - 1977 (most held at "Hill's Code 7" downtown, or Old Virginia Restaurant in South Pasadena); several photographs of celebrants (active and retired staffers who worked the composing room); tear sheet of Op-Ed pages of LAT, 11/10/1969 (the marked article does not appear to have any connection to Quarter Century Club).
Folder  8

Departments - Employee Relations - Retirement Programs 1991

1 item: 2-pp. memo, 8/26/1991, subject is a voluntary retirement program being offered by LAT.
Folder  9

Departments - Employee Relations - Safety and Environmental Affairs 1987 - 1990

Approx. 35 items. Materials include: Employee & Management Bulletins on earthquake response, memos / brochures on Fire Prevention Week, removal of asbestos construction materials, safety and rape awareness, etc.; 10-pp. Red Cross booklet, "Employee Earthquake Preparedness..."; (approx.) 15-pp. packet of "Emergency Preparedness Information; etc.
Folder  10

Departments - Employee Relations - Saving Plus Plan 1991

Approx. 12 items. Materials include: three 1991 brochures from The American Fund Group (investment plan); three LAT memos related to Savings Plus Plan, 1991; two Saving Plus Plan booklets, both 15-pp., titled "Investment Alternatives," and "Highlights"; various Savings Plus fact sheets and forms.
Folder  11

Departments - Employee Relations - Scholarship Program 1975 - 1990

7 items: Employee Bulletins, 1975 - 1990. Subjects include information about applications for the Merit Scholarship, announcement of winners, etc.
Folder  12

Departments - Employee Relations - Security Services 1970s, 1983 - 1989

10 items. Materials include: copy of AP news brief [date is illegible, 1970?], "Bomb found in L.A. Times lobby"; Management Bulletins and Employee Bulletins related to photo IDs for employees, assault & rape prevention, description of security measures being taken at Times Mirror Square and in the parking facilities, informational meetings related to Pope John Paul II's 1987 visit to L.A.,etc.
Folder  13

Departments - Employee Relations - Service Awards 1981 - 1990

Approx. 15 items. Materials include: 6 Management Bulletins, 1987 - 1990, related to LAT service awards and service anniversaries; 22-pp. transcript of 1981 Service Award program remarks, 2/17/1981, by Tom Johnson (LAT Publisher), which take the form of a quick history of LAT and its previous publishers; 2 copies, (blue) program booklet for LAT Service Awards Presentation, 1981; LAT event name badge of "Carolyn Strickler - Archives - 5 Years"; copy of invitation and other items related to 1985 LAT Service Awards, held January 1986; 1989, 1990 LAT Service Awards folders, containing gift catalogs showing gifts available for various service anniversaries
Folder  14

Departments - Employee Relations - Smoking Policy 1987, 1989

Approx. 10 items. Materials include: Management Bulletins and Employee Bulletins related to LAT smoking policies, specific subjects include secondary smoke (i.e. effects of smoke on non-smokers), assistance to stop smoking, information on smoking and non-smoking areas in buildings, formal LAT Smoking Policy, etc.
Folder  15

Departments - Employee Relations - Staffing 1993

1 item: line chart showing "Los Angeles Times Staffing (FTEs) [Full-time employees]." The chart covers the time frame 1950 - 1993. The 1950 total was approximately 1,800, staffing rose until about 1989, when the newspaper had approx. 8,500 FTEs, then began to descend
Folder  16

Departments - Employee Relations - Suggestion Program 1957 - 1984

Approx. 12 items. Materials include: booklet, ca. 1985, "Los Angeles Times Suggestion System"; booklet (blue), "Getting ahead with ideas," (ca. 1965); in 1957 employee Maxine Caywood wrote a letter suggesting a bridge column be added to LAT. The suggestion was rejected, and Caywood was informed in a letter form Spence Price of the Suggestion Committee; memo on cost containment, 1988, and a flyer for the "Pull Together Sweepstakes (related to cost containment); an example of the "What is your suggestion?" form (in triplicate); other memos and material on the suggestion system.
Folder  17

Departments - Employee Relations - TEAMS Program 1980 - 1989

Approx. 15 items. Materials include: 4 "Process Flow Charts," 1984, for TEAM activities; "The Quality Circle - what you should know about it," booklet, revised edition 1983; TEAM lapel button; 1980 "Policies & Procedures - Quality Circles Program, dbl.-sided sheet; 5 Management Bulletins, 1985 - 1988, on TEAMS-related issues; 9-pp. report, "Accountables' Status Report Presentation," 8/17/1989; LAT memo, 9/7/1989, from "The Accountables" to various section heads, thanking them for time spent with the touring Accountables.
Folder  18

Departments - Employee Relations - Times Mutual Benefit Association 1927 - 1932

approx. 15 items. Materials include: one small sheet of heavy paper with notes beginning, "4 yrs. 10 mos. disability"; one Commercial Casualty insurance policy, 1932; one Prudential Insurance policy, 1932; (previous two in manila folder); several copies of Among Ourselves articles on The Times' Mutual Benefit Assn., 1927 - 1932; one copy booklet, "Constitution and By-Laws - Times Mutual Benefit Association," 1928; one copy booklet, "Constitution and By-Laws - Times Mutual Benefit Association," 1932.
Folder  19

Departments - Employee Relations - Transportation 1990

1 item: Employee Bulletin, 7/3/1990, on CALTRANS project using TV monitors to inform commuters about traffic conditions and an announcement on Metro "Blue Line" service beginning.
Folder  20

Departments - Employee Relations - Tuition Reimbursement Program 1990

1 item: Employee Bulletin, 3/28/1990, on The Times Tuition Reimbursement Program, which covered up to 90% of tuition, books and fees for job-related college classes.
Box  612

Reference Files - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Departments - Employee Relations - Training and Development (1 of 2) 1985 - 1993

Approx. 15 items: booklets, memos and articles related to LAT training and development activities, 1980s - 1993. Split into two folders.
Folder  2

Departments - Employee Relations - Training and Development (2 of 2) 1985 - 1993

Approx. 15 items: booklets, memos and articles related to LAT training and development activities, 1980s - 1993. Split into two folders.
Folder  3

Departments - Employee Relations - Union Campaign - 1944 1943 - 1944

9 items. Materials include: several copied LAT articles, 1943 - 1944, and one L.A. Citizen article on union campaign for start-up of union of pressmen at LAT; two letters, both over Philip Chandler signature, related to retroactive pay and wage adjustments for LAT press room employees, etc.
Folder  4

Departments - Employee Relations - Union Campaign - 1956 1956

Approx. 10 items. Materials include: form letter, 8//1/1956, "To all Times-Mirror stereotype employees and their families," urging these employees to vote "No" on joining a union; letter 8/2/1956, to "All division and department heads" (attached to previous letter) providing information about the polling of LAT employees; article copy, LAT, 8/4/1956, "Stereotypers at Times-Mirror turn down union in election"; letter, 8/21/1956, by Norman Chandler, "To all Times-Mirror stereotypers and members of their families," thanking them for rejecting the union; related items.
Folder  5

Departments - Employee Relations - Union Campaign - 1957 1957

Approx. 20 items. Materials include: memos, form letters and news reports related to the National Labor Relations Board-sponsored election, in which the employees were asked to accept or reject unionizing. The LAT pressmen voted on 2/28, the results were released 3/2/1957. The L.A. Mirror-News story carried the headline, "Times-Mirror pressmen reject union, 247-104." A number of persuasive memos distributed to the pressmen in the weeks leading up to the vote are also in the file.
Folder  6

Departments - Employee Relations - Union Campaign - 1959 1958, 1959

Approx. 20 items. Materials include: memos and form letters from LAT / Norman Chandler to pressmen asking them, as one letter puts it, "whether you desire to...deal directly with your company as you have in the past, or whether you wish to entrust your future welfare to the domination and control of an impersonal union shop." The vote by the pressmen was on 4/16/1959. A story in the 4/17/1959 L.A. Mirror-News was headlined, "Pressmen at Times again refuse union." The vote was 218 to 112.
Folder  7

Departments - Employee Relations - Union Campaign - 1961 1961

Approx. 18 items. Materials include: LAT memos and form letters to staffers in the stereotype department who would be voting on unionization on 4/6/1961. A copy of LAT story of 4/8/1961, "Times stereotypers again reject union." Other materials.
Folder  8

Departments - Employee Relations - Union Campaign - 1962 1962

Approx. 45 items. Materials include: memos, form letters and other LAT tactics to persuade pressmen to reject unionization in 1962. One item, a mock-up of a newspaper is labeled "Los Angeles Times PRESSMAN," 4/9/1962, with Pg.1 headline, "Union is seeking control of Times pressroom jobs." The election was held 4/13, and an LAT story for 4/15/1962 ran the headline "Pressmen vote for union in Times election." The National Labor Relations Board sponsored the election. The LAT pressmen had rejected the union's representation in 1944, 1957 and 1959.
Folder  9

Departments - Employee Relations - Union Campaign - 1963 1963

Approx. 45 items. Materials include: LAT materials--memos, open letters, flyers--aimed at discouraging pressroom employees from supporting union representation. An LAT article (copy in folder) for 6/29/1963 was headlined "Pressmen vote against union at L.A. Times." The story read, in part, "Pressmen at (LAT) have voted 202 to 187 against the AFL-CIO International Printing Pressmen and Assistant's Union Local 18 as their bargaining agent....The pressmen voted for the union in an NLRB election in April, 1962, but 58 subsequent negotiation meetings failed to bring about a contract agreement...In April the pressroom employees petitioned the NLRB for a new election..."
Folder  10

Departments - Employee Relations - Union Campaign - 1967 1967

Approx. 50 items. Materials include: two booklets, "Know the Facts," and "Just the Facts," providing financial data designed to convince pressmen to support LAT in the election; memos, form letters, flyers, cartoon strips, etc. in support of LAT being union-free; copies of two LAT news brief, 3/18/1967, "Union chosen agent by Times pressmen," and "Pressmen at Times OK union pact."
Folder  11

Departments - Employee Relations - Union Campaign - 1970 1970

Approx. 35 items. Materials include: memos, form letters, cover letters, etc., from the period of time leading up to the 1970 pressmen's vote at LAT. The vote was conducted on 7/9/1970. The result of the vote was decertification of the pressman's union at LAT. The news brief that ran 7/10/1970 had the headline: "Times pressmen vote to leave union, 213 to 134."
Folder  12

Departments - Employee Relations - Union Campaign - 1991 1991

6 items. Materials include: two editions of a so-called "Times Union Bulletin" headed "UPDATE," (one undated, the other 12/5/1991), the Dec. 5 issue refers to Publisher David Laventhol as "the bald-headed race track tout from Long Island... foisted upon us two years ago," continuing to remark that he "more closely approximates Attila the Hun than Tom Johnson or Otis Chandler,"; pre-election memo to "All pressroom employees," 11/13/1991; memo, 11/27/1991, to "Management personnel"; two flyers from Los Angeles Newspaper Guild, including union registration cards to fill out and mail.
Box  613

Reference Files - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Departments - Employee Relations - Union Campaign - 1993 1993

1 item: flyer [8/1993], from Hotel Employees & Restaurant Employees Union, Local 11, AFL-CIO, headed "Save our jobs!," it reads in part, "In these times of economic instability, L.A. Times is turning its back on the [cafeteria] workers who have served them for 30 years."
Folder  2

Departments - Employee Relations - Union Campaign - Miscellaneous 1953 - 1995

8 items. Materials include: copy of LAT editorial, 8/14/1953, "The AFL boycott [of LAT] is not news"; 3 LAT news stories, 1953, "Unions hit jobless pay chiseling," 1957, (Norman) Chandler cites big labor threat," 1960, "Labor group pledges fight for principles"; 2-pp. report, ca. 1971, w/ "Chronological Summary of NLRB [Nat. Labor Relations Board] elections at the Los Angeles Times"; 9-pp. report, ca. 1971, "Los Angeles Times NLRB Elections"; two 1995 flyers by Justice for Janitors union (SEIU Local 399), urging the public to call either Shelby Coffey or Metro Building Maintenance , new janitorial service for LAT, to question them about "job security and justice in the workplace."
Folder  3

Departments - Employee Relations - Union Contract 1967

One copy of the entire pressroom contract: "Agreement between The Times Mirror Company and International Printing Pressmen & Assistants' Union of North America, AFL-CIO, and its subordinate union, L.A. Newspaper Web Printing Pressmen's Union No. 18." (dated 8/7/1967)
Folder  4

Departments - Employee Relations - Update 1991

2 items: Management Bulletin, 9/26/1991, on "a new employee publication--Update, a timely periodic report on developments affecting our working lives"; one issue of Update, 10/24/1991, including "Message from the Publisher," by David Laventhol, and company news briefs such as "Circulation - still Number One," "Sexual Harassment Policy," "Staffing Update," etc.
Folder  5

Departments - Employee Relations - Vacation Policy 1987 - 1989

7 items: LAT bulletins and memos - 6/29/1987, on new paycheck format showing unused vacation days / personal days; 6/30/1987, on new vacation policy, 7/2/1987, on vacation policy, as well as several more on same subject from 1988 and 1989.
Folder  6

Departments - Employee Relations - Voluntary Separation Program 1992

2 items: "Special Voluntary Separation Program," in plain white folder (nothing printed on outside), 11/9/1992, including a 29-pp. information booklet and related materials; one copy, "Separation Program Bulletin, 12/23/1992.
Folder  7

Departments - History Center 1978 - 1990

Approx. 12 items. Materials include: 3 Management Bulletins, 1978 - 1990, on Lois Markwith's appointment as LAT Archivist, 12/1986 memo on name change from Archives Department to LAT History Center (effective (1/1987), organizational changes involving many departments including History Center; one copy of 16-pp., Times Mirror (mag.), Spring 1988; 2 copies of LAT History Center holiday greeting card (1984) by So. Calif. artist Ben Abril; one complete issue of Among Ourselves, 6/1984; one copy, "Guide to the Los Angeles Times History Center" (no date), other ephemera related to History Center.
Folder  8

Departments - Information Systems 1949 - 1990

Approx. 12 items. Materials include: memo, 3/25/1977, reading, in part, "Effective today, the name of the Data Processing Department has been changed to Information Systems Department"; two LAT brochures, "Information Systems," (3/1978); memo, 9/17/1975, "Organizational Changes" (on name changes w/i Systems & Programming department; tabloid-sized issue, 12/6/1975, The Pac-Times Presenter, a joint publication of Pacific Telephone and LAT, describing the development of "a complete telecommunications system" by PacTel for LAT; article, Among Ourselves, 12/1949 (copy), "Tabulating Department's Mechanical Brains know all the answers"; article copy, 10/1977, Among Ourselves, "New Computer Center in Service"; booklet, 24-pp., 11/1961, The Corner Cut, L.A. Chapter National Machine Accountants Association, lead article, "History in Headlines," on LAT; Information Systems bulletin, 3-pp., 6/13/1989, "Personal Computer Security," 10-pp. sheaf, "Information Systems Bulletin--In-house personal computer software training"; 2-pp. memo, "Communications Services," 9/11/1990; memo, 11/7/1990, "Special Services Mail."
Folder  9

Departments - Information systems - Long Range Plan 1984

1 item: one copy, unbound, 138-pp., "Information Systems Department - Long Range Plan, June 1984 (Company - Confidential)
Folder  10

Departments - Information systems - Personnel 1983 - 1990

9 items. Materials include: Management Bulletins, 1983 - 1990, on subjects such as organizational changes, appointments, promotions in Information Systems.
Folder  11

Departments - Information systems - Personnel - Bios 1971 - 1979

Personnel Dept. biographical forms, including name, date of birth, education, previous work experience, positions held in company, company development. Completed between 1971 - 1979.
Folder  12

Departments - Information systems - Telecommunications group 1956 - 1989

Approx. 15 items. Materials include: article copy, Among Ourselves, 12/1956, "Call The Times--byword of curious public"; copy of Al Martinez column, 2/16/1987, "Sorry, wrong number," (on the aggravations of complicated "voice terminals" replacing telephones; Management Bulletins, Employee Bulletins and inter-office correspondence, 1987 - 1989, related to new telephone "upgrades."
Folder  13

Departments - Legal - Federal Trade Commission Case 1977 - 1982

Approx. 15 items: clip, 8/18/1977, LAT, "FTC accuses Times of ad discrimination"; Wall St. Journal clip (same date), rate structure at (LAT) attacked"; several teletype tear sheets, 9/25/1981, sample headline, "Times Mirror to seek dismissal of FTC complaint"; LAT clip, 9/26/1981, "FTC tentatively approves Times ad discount accord"; article copy, AdWeek, 10/5/1981"; LAT ad run in Editor & Publisher, 7/24/1982, "A special message to our friends--thank you!...On August 17, 1977, the (FTC) filed charges against the (LAT).....on July 7, 1982, the FTC unanimously voted to dismiss the charges..."; etc.
Folder  14

Departments - Legal - Personnel 1990

1 item: copy LAT article, 9/14/1990, "Los Angeles Times names 2 senior Vice Presidents" (Lawrence M. Higby, William A. Niese)
Folder  15

Departments - Management Services circa 1989

2 items: 1-pp. of background information (including names of dept. managers) on Management Services Dept, which existed from late 1950s to 1980s; business card for "H. Gene Mestel - Industrial Engineer - Management Services Department (LAT)."
Folder  16

Departments - Marketing 1988 - 1989

3 Management Bulletins, 1988 - 1989. Subjects are related to organizational changes in Marketing. Jeffrey S. Hall and Lawrence M. Higby are mentioned.
Folder  17

Departments - Marketing Research (1 of 2) 1950 - 1995

Approx. 23 items. Materials include: 7-pp. report, "Time line and description of past and current ethnic-related projects, The Los Angeles Times," (time line covers 1922 - 1988); 2 versions of 1-pp. "Marketing Research Report Summary"; 30-pp. Los Angeles Times Marketing Research Department Employee Handbook," 4/1973; 2-pp. report, "The Many Faces of Marketing Research," (1973); 3-pp. memo/report, "Readership of Free Newspapers," 8/8/1962; 13-pp. report, "Profile of Readers," (Newspaper Audience Characteristics), 4/1964; 5-pp. "October 1965 TV Report"; 1/31/1950 LAT clipping, "Times-Mirror research work told to planners"; 13-pp. Los Angeles Times Marketing Research" (history, leadership, organization, etc.), 1/1982; 26-pp. booklet, Los Angeles Media Facts, 1986"; 10-pp. segment of employee handbook on "Marketing Research Department," 4/1973; 11/1987 questionnaire to LAT readers regarding their opinion of LAT Magazine; booklet, 3/1977, "Dynamic / Diverse - Los Angeles and Orange County Market"; 13-pp. booklet, "1977 Report to Times Classified Advertisers"; (10/1976) 17-pp. "Los Angeles Recruitment Guide"; full-color cover, HOME (mag) - 13-pp., 10/1976; 10-pp. spiral-bound booklet, "Los Angeles Times Net Paid Circulation," 1988; 2 copies, The Market and the Media, 1987; 10-pp. info packet, titled "1995 Gallup Los Angeles Media Study"; related marketing research materials. Binding removed. Split into two folders.
Folder  18

Departments - Marketing Research (2 of 2) 1950 - 1995

Approx. 23 items. Materials include: 7-pp. report, "Time line and description of past and current ethnic-related projects, The Los Angeles Times," (time line covers 1922 - 1988); 2 versions of 1-pp. "Marketing Research Report Summary"; 30-pp. Los Angeles Times Marketing Research Department Employee Handbook," 4/1973; 2-pp. report, "The Many Faces of Marketing Research," (1973); 3-pp. memo/report, "Readership of Free Newspapers," 8/8/1962; 13-pp. report, "Profile of Readers," (Newspaper Audience Characteristics), 4/1964; 5-pp. "October 1965 TV Report"; 1/31/1950 LAT clipping, "Times-Mirror research work told to planners"; 13-pp. Los Angeles Times Marketing Research" (history, leadership, organization, etc.), 1/1982; 26-pp. booklet, Los Angeles Media Facts, 1986"; 10-pp. segment of employee handbook on "Marketing Research Department," 4/1973; 11/1987 questionnaire to LAT readers regarding their opinion of LAT Magazine; booklet, 3/1977, "Dynamic / Diverse - Los Angeles and Orange County Market"; 13-pp. booklet, "1977 Report to Times Classified Advertisers"; (10/1976) 17-pp. "Los Angeles Recruitment Guide"; full-color cover, HOME (mag) - 13-pp., 10/1976; 10-pp. spiral-bound booklet, "Los Angeles Times Net Paid Circulation," 1988; 2 copies, The Market and the Media, 1987; 10-pp. info packet, titled "1995 Gallup Los Angeles Media Study"; related marketing research materials. Binding removed. Split into two folders.
Box  614

Reference Files - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Departments - Marketing Research - McKinsey report 1988 1989, 1995

2 items: 35-pp. report, "Meeting Reader Needs: interpreting the boundary - market research results," 10/1988 (with attached note to Craig [St. Clair] from Dennis Driscoll); 35-pp. plus report, "Primary focus on circulation."
Folder  2

Departments - Marketing Research - Personnel 1987 - 1989

6 items. Materials include: 5 Management Bulletins, 1987 - 1989, on hirings, promotions and appointments in Marketing Research; article copy, Among Ourselves, 8/1989, " (Robert) Cohen New Director of Marketing Strategy."
Folder  3

Departments - Marketing Research - Personnel - Bios 1975 - 1979

Approx. 20 items: marketing research personnel biographical forms, the completed forms include name, date of birth, education, previous work experience, positions held in company, company development, date of preparation. Some duplicates.
Folder  4

Departments - Marketing Research - Publications 1990

2 items: contact information for L.A. County Public Libraries, public libraries in Orange County, college & university libraries in Sou. Calif., municipal public libraries in L.A. County, and LAT Marketing Research Publications list; newsletter - 2-pp., "Media Watch," from LAT Marketing Research Dept., 12/3/1990.Approx. 30 items. Originals of issues of Three Minutes for the following months or seasons: January (2), February, May, June, July, Autumn (2), November (2) and December 1932 ; January, February, March, April, Summer, Autumn and November 1933 ; Summer 1934 ; Spring, May, November (2) and December (3) 1935 ; Spring (2) and May (2) 1936 ; one copy of a 1935 publication titled The Three Circles, "published in the interest of good printing and good advertising by Evans - Winter - Hebb Inc., of Detroit.
Folder  5

Departments - Marketing Research - Publications - FYI 1982 - 1984

Approx. 18 items. issues of FYI - produced by LAT Marketing Research between 4/1982 and 4/1984. FYI featured population data, income data, education data, purchase intentions, consumer habits by age group, and other demographic and statistical data for the LAT marketing region and nationwide.
Folder  6

Departments - Pfaffinger Foundation 1945 - 1987

Approx. 20 items: article copies, booklets, a speech transcript and other information related to the Pfaffinger Foundation. Notable items include: two (dupes) booklets, "Pfaffinger Foundation," with info on the activity ; 7-pp. speech transcript, (for Omar Johnson), year "1965" is jotted at top margin ; news articles on charitable activities of PF.
Folder  7

Departments - Presentations and Sales Development 1987 - 1990

Approx. 25 items. Materials include: various memos and correspondence related to the "Message from the Publisher" videotape, 1987 (of Tom Johnson); multi-section "Presentations and Sales Development - Year to Date Report, 7/20/1987; selection of Presentations Update(s), fairly complete collection monthly from late 1988 through 1990.
Folder  8

Departments - Operations 1986 - 1990

5 items: five LAT Bulletins on promotions, transfers and organizational changes in Operations.
Folder  9

Departments - Production 1927 - 1990

Approx. 10 items. Materials include: 1-pp. (photos) illustrated instructions, "How to make a pressman's hat': several Among Ourselves articles(1927, 1928, 1967) on various aspects of Production; 12-pp. report, "(LAT) Production Department Information," (rev. 2/1972)8-pp. report, "(LAT) Orange County Facility Production Department Information," (rev. 2/1972); two Bulletins, 1985, 1990, on promotions and organizational changes; tear sheet, Editor & Publisher, 3/15/1980, "2nd Satellite Plant-Expansion at L.A. Times set at $215 million"; etc.
Folder  10

Departments - Production - Automation 1964 - 1976

Approx. 45 items. Materials include: various memos, employee bulletins, media articles, and Among Ourselves coverage of innovations in the production department of LAT, including high speed photo-composition equipment.
Folder  11

Departments - Production - Automation - Articles 1960 - 1980

Approx. 15 items. Materials include: Among Ourselves article copies, 1960 - 1980, on various aspects of automating the Production Department; tear sheet, Editor & Publisher, 10/6/1973, "Recyclable plastic printing plate invented by L.A. Times."
Folder  12

Departments - Production - Composing 1945 - 1983

7 items: 2 brief, handwritten notes on slips of paper; 2 copies of single sheet headed "Stars & Daggers," explaining the meanings of icons used as designators for various LAT editions--a second copy has some notations; 20-pp.report titled "A multiprogrammed teleprocessing system for computer typesetting," with several attached flowcharts, lists and tables (ca. 1967); 2-pp. copied pages, headed "Reasons for a new composing room," the date 5/26/1945 and the typed name (?) "al tennyson" are at the bottom; single sheet with both typed and handwritten material, 12/7/1983, headed "Press --- C --- West Line."
Folder  13

Departments - Production - Composing Room Museum 1977 - 1991

3 items. Materials include: 3-pp. list, "Composing Room Inventory, undated; 8-pp. handwritten list, headed "A corner of the composing room, 1884 - 1974," 7/25/1991; article copy, Among Ourselves, 7/1977, photo caption begins - "A corner of the Composing Room--about the way it looked from 1881 to 1974, when The Times converted to 100% photocomposition--is now open."
Folder  14

Departments - Production - Production 1963

1 item: article copy, Among Ourselves, 1/1963, "Quality with speed keynote of engraving."
Folder  15

Departments - Production - Production - Format and Style Changes 1914 - 1989

6 items. Materials include: brief copied from New York (mag), 11/13/1989, "L.A. Times look riles staffers"; article copy, Among Ourselves, 1/1966, "Greater readability - Times to introduce 6-column format on all clear pages"; tear sheet, newspaper?, scribbled date appears to be from 1941 or 1947, "[LAT] Has best front page, finest type display, is university finding"; LAT article copy, 10/23/1886, "The Times in its new dress" (on new typeface and new machinery); LAT tear sheet, 7/7/1980, (ad) headed "Times Change"; copy of Pg. 1 Masthead for 2/22/1914.
Folder  16

Departments - Production - Production - Ink 1992

2 item: undated, 1-pp. report by Dan Lewis, "Ink storage at Times Mirror Square"; 1-pp. memo, 7/22/1992, "Re- The Times conversion to soy-based ink," addressed to "Laura," appears to be signed "Tim."
Folder  17

Departments - Production - Production - Newsprint 1949 - 1977

4 items: article copy, Among Ourselves, 9/1949, "How newsprint reaches the press"; newsletter, 10/19/1973, "Keeping up with The Times" on production processes; tear sheet, Winston-Salem Journal (NC), 11/27/1974, "Paper cost is dilemma"; personnel bio, dated 8/15/1977, for newsprint handler Leonard Schneider (incl. photo);
Folder  18

Departments - Production - Production - Newsprint Shortage 1974 - 1975

3 items: tear sheet, Among Ourselves, 8/1974, "World faces newsprint pinch, Chandler says"; tear sheet, Among Ourselves, 11/1974, "Times' new format begins in January..."; tear sheet, Wall Street Journal, 3/25/1975, "Newspapers shrink page size as cost of newsprint soars."
Folder  19

Departments - Production - Production - Personnel 1982 - 1990

Approx. 35 items. Materials include: Management Bulletins, 1982 - 1990, subjects are promotions, transfers, retirements and organizational changes in the Production Dept.
Folder  20

Departments - Production - Production - Personnel Record 1967

Approx. 20 items. Materials include: personnel records for various divisions of Production, such as Engraving, Pressroom, Production Office, Stereotype, Composing Room, Mailroom, etc. giving quarterly personnel counts during 1967.
Folder  21

Departments - Production - Production - Personnel - Bios - General 1975 - 1978

Approx. 25 items. Materials include: personnel biographical forms, which record name, date of birth, education, previous work experience, positions held in company, company development and date of (bio) preparation.
Folder  22

Departments - Production - Production - Personnel - Bios - Composing 1973 - 1979

Approx. 30 items: Production (composing) personnel biographical forms including name, date of birth, education, previous work experience, positions held in company, company development and small photo of employee.
Folder  23

Departments - Production - Production - Personnel - Bios - Dispatch 1973 - 1979

9 items: personnel biographical forms, Dispatch Office, forms include name, date of birth, education, previous work experience, positions held in company, company development and date of (bio) preparation.
Folder  24

Departments - Production - Production - Personnel - Bios - Electrical 1975 - 1979

Approx. 10 items: personnel biographical forms, Electrical division, forms include name, date of birth, education, previous work experience, positions held in company, company development and date of (bio) preparation.
Box  615

Reference Files - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Departments - Production - Production - Personnel - Bios - Engine Room 1975, 1977

4 items: personnel bios, with small photo - form includes name, date of birth, education, previous work experience, positions held in company, company development and date of (bio) preparation.
Folder  2

Departments - Production - Production - Personnel - Bios - Garage 1973 - 1977

4 items: personnel bios, Production garage, form includes name, date of birth, education, previous work experience, positions held in company, company development and date of (bio) preparation.
Folder  3

Departments - Production - Production - Personnel - Bios - Machine Shop 1975 - 1978

7 items: personnel bios for Production Machine Shop, form includes name, date of birth, education, previous work experience, positions held in company, company development and date of (bio) preparation.
Folder  4

Departments - Production - Production - Personnel - Bios - Mail Room 1973 - 1978

Approx. 10 items: personnel bios, Production, Mail Room, form includes name, date of birth, education, previous work experience, positions held in company, company development and date of (bio) preparation.
Folder  5

Departments - Production - Production - Personnel - Bios - Platemaking 1971 - 1979

Approx. 20 items: personnel bios, Production, Platemaking, form includes name, date of birth, education, previous work experience, positions held in company, company development and date of (bio) preparation.
Folder  6

Departments - Production - Production - Personnel - Bios - Pressroom 1973 - 1978

Approx. 50 items: personnel bios, form includes name, date of birth, education, previous work experience, positions held in company, company development and date of (bio) preparation; one Management Bulletin, 10/11/1990, on Paul Gledhill, Production VP, leaving LAT to become Operations VP at Rocky Mountain News.
Folder  7

Departments - Production - Pressroom 1888 - 1991

Approx. 20 items: several copies of LAT articles on the presses themselves, from as early as 1888 and 1895, with others from early years of the 1900s; tear sheet, LAT, 4/20/1984, "Pressing on..."; text of Editor & Publisher article, 2/25/1961, "Press layout (at LAT / Mirror) has value of $15 million"; article, Civic Center News, 11/13/1979, "Collecting rare antique presses," other brief article on press innovations; 2 artist's renderings of new presses installed 1983 at "The Square"; Employee Bulletin, 9/30/1991, on "the older presses in Times Mirror Square will be dismantled..."; sheets recording "web breaks" for periods in 1989; 2-pp. obituary of Charles Potter, founder of the Potter Printing Press Co., Inland Printer, 1/1900; etc.
Folder  8

Departments - Production - Pressroom - Determination of Manning Requirements, Vol. I 1967

2 items: 25-pp. report, clipped, "Volume I - Determination of manning requirements, Los Angeles Times main press room - black and white presses," 6/28/1967; 15-pp. report, "Volume I - Determination of manning requirements - Los Angeles Times color press," 7/11/1967.
Folder  9

Departments - Production - Pressroom - Determination of Manning Requirements, Vol. II 1967

2 items: cover letter for Press Room Manning Study, Vol. I I [2] from C.M. Brassell to Otis Booth, 7/10/1967; 180-pp. report, "Volume I I [2] - Determination of manning requirements - Los Angeles Times main press room, black and white presses."
Folder  10

Departments - Production - Pressroom - Policies and Practices 1970

Folder  11

Departments - Production - Pressroom - Policies and Practices Reports 1980s

6 items: 33-pp. report, "Pressroom policies & practices (preface)," draft, 8/1/1983; 25-pp. report, "Pressroom practices and policies (first draft) 8/28/1985; segments of various reports, loose.
Folder  12

Departments - Production - Pressroom - Union 1967 - 1968

Approx. 30 items: memos and other correspondence between LAT staffers, and correspondence between LAT and International Printing Pressmen & Assistants' Union of North America; material related to the contract between LAT and IPPAU; materials related to Pressroom schedules; a grievance filed by a Mr. Salazar against a pressroom supervisor (Mr. Ferry).
Folder  13

Departments - Production - Transportation 1950 - 1993

Copies of articles from Among Ourselves; Memoirs of the early days of the transportation department by John R. Shepperd, dated 1982 ; correspondence regarding use of Pacific Electric Railway in transporting papers ; Management Bulletins regarding the Fleet Operations department ; memo regarding the use of propane in paper distribution.
Folder  14

Departments - Promotion 1989 - ca. 2001

3 items: 3 Sprint / LAT calling cards (30 min. free long distance) "Mister, here's a real paper - Los Angeles Times"; 1 Management Bulletin, 4/4/1989, on promotion of Susan McRae to Director of Promotion; copy of LAT article, 2/9/1990, "Disney orders theatres to drop on-screen ads."
Folder  15

Departments - Promotion - Billboards 1948

Approx. 15 items: copies of billboard illustrations used in a 1948 billboard "teaser" campaign.
Folder  16

Departments - Promotion - Personnel - Bios 1973 - 1979

Approx. 25 items: Personnel bios, Promotion Dept., 1973 - 1979. Forms include name, date of birth, education, previous work experience, positions held in company, company development, date of preparation.
Folder  17

Departments - Promotion and Public Relations 1926 - 1990

Approx. 10 items: clipping, LAT, 1/17/1926, "Words of fire blaze in skies...Read The Times appears in huge electric letters"; article copy, Among Ourselves, 5/1964, "Promotion, research win 3 E&P awards"; clip, 1/14/1980, M.A.C. Western Advertising News, "L.A. Times uncorks consumer effort"; dupe of previous article in ADWEEK / West; copy of ad from Advertising Age, 8/16/1984, "Which newspaper provided...the best coverage of the Democratic Nat. Convention? - The L.A. Times..."; packet of AIDS coverage material in plastic sleeve - form letter signed by Tom Johnson, 2/17/1987, reprint from Among Ourselves - "Misconceptions about AIDS...", 8-pp. reprint of The Surgeon General's Report on (AIDS) 12/7/1986; Management Bulletin, 11/2/1988 memo on changes in various departments, including JoEllen Kitchen appointment as Director of Public Relations; 2 copies of brochure, "How to get your press release into the right hands at the Los Angeles Times," 3/1990.
Folder  18

Departments - Promotion and Public Relations - Adopt A School Program 1987

1 item: 16-pp. spiral-bound yearbook, "PUMAS - 9th Street School" (1987).
Folder  19

Departments - Promotion and Public Relations - Among Ourselves 1929 - 1950

3 items: multi-page packet, "Summary of [answers to] questions on Among Ourselves." which analyses responses to an employee questionnaire (150 participants) on in-house newsletter, ca. 1929; article copy, Among Ourselves, 7/1940, "Picnic voted best ever -- [LAT] barbecue attendance, fun, food stupendous"; LAT article copy, 4/26/1950, "Prize awarded Times-Mirror employee paper."
Folder  20

Departments - Promotion and Public Relations - Bilingual Literacy Line 1994

2 items: two copies of 3-pp. LAT News Release, 9/7/1994, "(LAT) and County of Los Angeles Public Library launch bilingual literacy line for Southern California."
Folder  21

Departments - Promotion and Public Relations - Christmas Cards 1986

2 items: two examples of LAT "Holiday" (Christmas) cards, one from 1986, the other undated.
Folder  22

Departments - Promotion and Public Relations - Circulation Subscriber Mailings 1985 - 1991

Approx. 25 items. Materials include: a wide variety of "business reply mail" cards, brochures, flyers, etc., promoting various LAT products, from the daily & Sunday newspapers, to cookbooks, collections of Conrad cartoons, LAT ad clippings, and "Update - a subscriber's guide to recent improvements and new features in The Times."
Box  616

Reference Files - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Departments - Promotion and Public Relations - Classified Advertising Promotion 1980, 1987 - 1988

2 items: glossy black LAT logo folder containing example of LAT "Timely Bulletin," several sheets with copies of LAT classified ads of various kinds, sample of Sunday comics pages headed with ad for Times Classifieds, etc. (all 1980); single page flyer, headed "Announce your good news today!" - providing info for LAT employees who wish to use free LAT classified space to announce births, engagements, weddings, anniversaries, reunions, etc. (1987-1988)
Folder  2

Departments - Promotion and Public Relations - Contests 1922 - 1987

Approx. 10 items. Materials include: copies of LAT clips, 1922, 1926 - "New 'idea contest' for motion picture subjects started by De Mille and The Times," ""Winners in Times-De Mille film contest are announced"; 4-pp. News Release, 11/12/1987, "Times sponsors 'Write Stuff' contest at Dorothy Kirby Center"; photo & caption, ca. 1920, "Hoisting the prize autos to (2nd fl.) of The Times building"; article copy, "Start today in great popularity campaign," ca. 1920; tear sheet for 1989 "Tangle Towns" contest; clips of other contests, 1904, 1926.
Folder  3

Departments - Promotion and Public Relations - Cooking Classes 1949 - 1954

2 items: article copy, 3/1949, Among Ourselves, Cookery class attendance up"; 7-pp. newsletter, 4/14/1954, "Marian Manners - (LAT) College of Cookery," features recipes.
Folder  4

Departments - Promotion and Public Relations - Demonstration House 1927, 1928, 1987 - 1990

Approx. 30 items. Materials include: items related to commemoration of the life and career of Lion Feuchtwanger, a "German-Jewish writer" - article copy, Toronto Globe & Mail, 6/2/1988, "Second coming of a literary lion," UCLA newsletter (ca. 1977); 1990 letter and invitation related to California Institute for European-American Relations, maps to Institute location; USC News and Features, 12/17/1987, "USC receives grant from Weingart Foundation for new teaching library"; several LAT article copies from 1927 - 1928 on "Demonstration House"; items on Villa Aurora, Pacific Palisades home of Lion and Marta Feuchtwanger, incl. 12/28/1987 LAT tear sheet, "Germans push for preservation of Villa Aurora"; clippings from 1980s on the elderly Marta Feuchtwanger, who died in 1987 at age 96; related material.
Folder  5

Departments - Promotion and Public Relations - Direct Response Television Campaign 1990

1 item: single sheet, "Timely Bulletin," 10/16/1990, "Direct Response Television Campaign Underway."
Folder  6

Departments - Promotion and Public Relations - Disaster Relief Campaigns 1929 - 1939

1 item: 7-pp. of aging, crumbling paper, an introductory sheet headed "Reference Room," explains that LAT, ca. 1930, "started funds for disaster sufferers," specifically those affected by a Mississippi flood, Florida-Puerto Rico hurricane (1928), the drought of 1931, St. Francis-Santa Clara Valley (flood), Mid-West cyclone (1925), etc.
Folder  7

Departments - Promotion and Public Relations - Event Invitations 1991

2 items: a selection of promotional materials for "Baseball '91," a luncheon and panel discussion - brochure and parking instructions / map, flyer / poster.
Folder  8

Departments - Promotion and Public Relations - Golf Tournament 1945

2 items: 8-pp. program, "19th Los Angeles Open Golf Tournament," $13,333.33 All War Bond Purse, Jan. 5-8, 1945, Riviera Country Club, Prize money guarantor - LAT; handwritten note from "Vance Stickell" notepad, related to "the size of the purse..."
Folder  9

Departments - Promotion and Public Relations - History 1901 - 1959

Approx. 15 items: 2 LAT article copies related to LAT train / Pan-American Exposition train travel promo (1901); copy of ad headed "The Times and Sunset Magazine," (early 1900s issue); clippings on LAT involvement in Red Cross drives, war bond sales, etc.; 3-pp. report, "(LAT) civic activities and history since 1900," ca. 1960; info (on tiny slip of brown paper) on "Premiums with The Times included shotguns (1891)...copies of the poems of Eliza A. Otis...a sewing machine (1886)...The Times Almanac"; 2-pp. copies of Times-Mirror Co. "Promotion Department Expense[s] for...1920"; copies of Among Ourselves articles related to Promotion / Public Relations departments from 1930, 1956 and 1958; 2-pp. report, 4/29/1959, "Survey of Times-Mirror Company Public Service Activities," added in handwritten note - "Charities - Public Service."
Folder  10

Departments - Promotion and Public Relations - Junior Club 1929, 1983

3 items: page copied from Among Ourselves, ca. 1929, featuring article, "Times Junior Club"; examples of LAT Junior Club membership cards, filled out in 1929 and 1930; 2-pp. handwritten letter, 11/1983, to Lois Markwith, LAT Archivist, from Jonathan Raymond Bishop (the 1929 cardholder), related to being a member of Junior club, saving the membership card, a brief sketch of his life and experiences, etc.
Folder  11

Departments - Promotion and Public Relations - Junior Olympics 1931, 1934

2 items: official LAT certificate, to John F. Ness, "cited...for meritorious service in the promotion and conduct of the 1931 Junior Olympic Games of Southern California"; 23-pp.booklet, "1934 Training Tips, Seventh Annual Junior Pentathlon - sponsored since 1928 in...Southern California by the Los Angeles Times."
Folder  12

Departments - Promotion and Public Relations - Los Angeles Times Advertising 1887 - 1988

Approx. 12 items: various LAT promos and announcements on features of the newspaper, most from around 1900 to the 1940s; ads for premiums given with subscriptions, including a sewing machine.
Folder  13

Departments - Promotion and Public Relations - Los Angeles Times Charities 1940 - 1989

Approx. 15 items. Materials include: memos, Employee Bulletins, clips from LAT and Among Ourselves, etc., on Rams Charity Games, Camp Funds, support of Boy's Clubs, Times Programs in general, 1940s - 1980s; 9-pp. report, including history and operations, of "Los Angeles Times Boys' Club"; 6-pp. stapled, 9/24/1958, info on Times Charities; several "Balance Sheet" reports for the late 1950s, into the 1960s; clipping of LAT promo on Boys' Club as it appeared in Western Advertising, 8/1954, "Eddie Garcia is learning to swim"; an original issue, and a photocopy of "Souvenir Program - GOLDEN GLOVES Amateur Boxing Tournament" (2/9-11/1949), proceeds to LAT Charities, sponsors of Times' Boys Clubs.
Folder  14

Departments - Promotion and Public Relations - Los Angeles Times Fund 1984, 1994

8 items: three versions of the LAT Fund brochure, 1984, 1994, with one undated (ca. 1990); several memos and bulletins, 1962 - 1990, on LAT fund raising events; multi-page report, LAT "Summer Camp Fund Five-Year Financial Summary" (materials produced in 1993).
Folder  15

Departments - Promotion and Public Relations - Los Angeles Times Fund - Correspondence 1961 - 1972

7 items: handwritten note, 12/30/1992, from Danette Powell to Craig (St. Clair), attached to 6 letters which had accompanied checks written to the Times Camp Fund. Contributions were made by Richard Nixon (1961), Elvis Presley (1962), Charles M. Schulz (1965), Cary Grant (1965), Tony Curtis (1965) and Mary Pickford Rogers (1972).
Folder  16

Departments - Promotion and Public Relations - Marathon 1931

1 item: article copy from LAT, 6/7/1931, "Runners on edge for Third Times Marathon to be staged next Saturday... Chaca favored in lengthy gallop."
Folder  17

Departments - Promotion and Public Relations - Oratorical Contest 1924 - 1932

Approx. 10 items. Materials include: 4 booklets for the National Oratorical Contest (the 3rd, 5th, 7th & 9th) and the International Oratorical Contest (the 1st, 3rd, 5th & 7th), held concurrently in 1926, 1928, 1930 and 1932; single sheets of empty stationary with logos and mastheads for Los Angeles Newsboys' Club , (City of Los Angeles) Department of Playground and Recreation, and Los Angeles Times Playground Aircraft League; map of USA with oratorical contest finalists names and hometown, titled "National Final Meeting"; article copied, LAT 2/3/1924, "National Oratorical Contest on the Federal Constitution"; complete issue, The National Oratorical Contest News, 1/9/1928.
Folder  18

Departments - Promotion and Public Relations - Personnel 1958 - 1990

7 items: 3-pp. (Times-Mirror Company) "Executive Position Description - Public Relations Director," 3/1958; five Management Bulletins, 1985 - 1990, on hirings, promotions and other organizational changes in Promotion and Public Relations Department; 1-pp. map/chart of seating and office assignments for Promotion-Public Relations, 11/19/1986.
Folder  19

Departments - Promotion and Public Relations - Promotional Items - Early circa 1900 - 1955

Approx. 15 items. Materials include: 2.5" x 3.5" booklet, "Who's Who and What's What in Sports (LAT); (in plastic sleeve) pink & blue satin cloth imprinted with H.G.O. picture and new building, dedicated 10-1-1912; (in plastic sleeve) envelope postmarked 1955, with note, "Enclosed badges for your historical collection," from Viola Hill of Claremont - two cloth badges reading, "The Times - San Joaquin Valley Homesteaders' Excursion, date ?; (in plastic sleeve) match book with logo "Times rental ads bring tenants quickly"; (in paper envelope) "The History of World War II as told in Headlines of The Times" - miniature versions of LAT page One through WW II; various other examples of LAT ephemera, "Bride's needle case, bookmark, napkins printed with words "The Times" or "The Mirror."
Folder  20

Departments - Promotion and Public Relations - Promotional Items circa 1960 - 1979

Approx. 12 items. Materials include: 8.5" x 11" booklet, "What your newspaper means to you and your family" (ca. 1962); info packet (inside paper envelope) copies of historical page ones, etc.; miniature "plates" for "Walk on Moon," 1969, and 1984 Olympics Special Sections; other LAT ephemera.
Folder  21

Departments - Promotion and Public Relations - Public Information Bureau 1912, 1990, 1991

Photocopy of newspaper advertisement for "Free Information Bureau" ; Sheet of statistics from the public information service ; text of recorded message for the Los Angeles Times Public Information Service after it switched to a 900 telephone service ; Form letter in response to a written inquiry after the Public Information Service switched from free to a paying service.
Folder  22

Departments - Promotion and Public Relations - Recycling Program circa 1992

3 items: three copies of "Facts about The Times Recycling Program," (1992?) provides facts about the program and recycling tips.
Folder  23

Departments - Promotion and Public Relations - Speakers Bureau 1960

4 items: memo, 8/5/1960, from Norman Chandler to "Department Heads," on the scope and operations of the LAT Speakers' Bureau; memo, 8/1960, from Ed Reap to "Department Heads," citing the earlier Chandler memo, and describing the general policies of the bureau; two forms used by the Speakers' Bureau ca. 1960.
Folder  24

Departments - Promotion and Public Relations - Special Events 1958, 1983 - 1991

Approx. 15 items. Materials include: LAT clips, 7/1958, on U.S. Grand Prix, Management Bulletins and Employee Bulletins, 1983 - 1989, on LAT sponsored events, the Times/Nissan Grand Prix, the LAT/Budweiser 500, Times/TAC International Summer Games, LAT/Datsun Grand Prix of EnduranceCountryFest '88 and Times Ram Charity Game; brochure for Times/Eagle Indoor Games, 1990; 3-pp. "Tentative 1991 Special Events Calendar."
Folder  25

Departments - Promotion and Public Relations - Tours Of Los Angeles Times 1895, 1912, 1950, 1987

7 items: 2 sheet, article, "The Old Guard...the latest new printing press is viewed by throngs of invited guests," copied from Sunday Times, 7/14/1895; 2 sheets, article copied from LAT, 12/5/1912, "New Times building is happily dedicated"; 2-pp. article + photos copied from Among Ourselves, 4/1950; 2 copies of (LAT) "Lobby Exhibit & Tours," (ca. 1993); (in plastic sleeve) tear sheet, Downtown News, 5/25/1987, "The Downtown Lunchbox - the Belly of the Beast," by Riva Rothschild, a humorous spin on a tour of the LAT building.
Folder  26

Departments - Public Relations 1990

4 items: flyer inviting staff to PR's "Open Office Party," bidding "a fond farewell to JoEllen Kitchen," 7/6/1990; Bulletin, 1/29/1990, to "Times Employees," "Poster contest for employees children!"; 7/6/1990, informal memo from "Jo Kitchen" to the "Kids in P.R." on her last day on the job - "Keep up the good work"; memo, 7/7/1990, "To the Public Relations Staff," thanking them for the send-off party and gift.
Box  617

Reference Files - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Departments - Technical Services/Operations Planning 1986

1 item: Management Bulletin announcing establishment of Technical Services/Operations Planning department.
Folder  2

Employees - Adams, Richard G. 1941 - 1989

6 items: article/photo copy, Among Ourselves, 10/1941, 4 grafs on Richard Adams, attorney on LAT staff; article/photo, Among Ourselves, 5/1944, "One Man's Job - Dick Adams"; Adams' story updated in AO, same column, 10/1959; copy of LAT obit for Adams, 7/14/1989; memo following obit publication - provides corrected information for, as memo states, "obit contains incorrect information..."
Folder  3

Employees - Ainsworth, Ed 1962, 1967 - 1968

5 items: letter (in plastic sleeve), 2/9/1962, from Allan Hancock to Ed Ainsworth, thanking him for a copy of The California I Love by Leo Carrillo (in collaboration with Ainsworth); article copy from "Keeping up with The Times," 6/2/1967, on Ed Ainsworth; copy of Ainsworth's final LAT column ("On the Move"), 6/6/1967, "Time arrives for farewell";copy of LAT obit, "Ed Ainsworth, retired Times columnist, dies in San Diego"; clip of Among Ourselves obit, 7/1968, "Death takes Ed Ainsworth, Timesman for 43 years."
Folder  4

Employees - Anderson, Warren C. 1965, 1969

3 items: brief bio sheet, headed with name "Warren C. Anderson, undated; sheet headed "Biographical Information" - "Warren C. Anderson," 4/8/1965; small slip of paper, "American Trade Press Clipping Bureau," stamped 1/1969, relevant text, "Warren C. Anderson has been appointed financial manager...of Times Mirror Press."
Folder  5

Employees - Andreson, John 1961 - 1972

Approx. 12 items: several versions of Andreson bio with personal and professional information; 3-pp. article, "Written by Tom Giuffrida for Among Ourselves, but not used"; various tear sheets and article copies related to Andreson's LAT career and outside activities.
Folder  6

Employees - Andrews, Harry. 1922, 1926, 1948

Approx. 12 items. Materials include: various bios of Andrews prepared by LAT; four sheets copied from LAT History by Ed Ainsworth; pages copied from The Times-Mirror Company, 19th Annual Report; copy of 1922 article upon occasion of Andrews' being hospitalized for an operation; copy of 1926 obit and columns memorializing Andrews; copy of 1948 LAT article ("personality sketch") of Andrews.
Folder  7

Employees - Armstrong, Robert B. 1948

1 item: "Men who made The Times," a "personality sketch" on Robert B. Armstrong from Among Ourselves, 8/1948.
Folder  8

Employees - Barley, Rex E. 1971

1 item:clipping, LAT obit of Rex. E. Barley, 6/2/1971.
Folder  9

Employees - Barnes, Dick 1989

Clipping with mention of Dick Barnes move to editor of the Los Angeles Times Real Estate section.
Folder  10

Employees - Bassett, James 1958 - 1978

Approx. 15 items: variety of tear sheets & clips of LAT articles by and about Bassett; brief from The Eight Ball, 9/1958, on Bassett's vacation, scorpion bites and state of health; from 1978, LAT obit on Bassett, Among Ourselves obit on Bassett, Jim Bishop obit / tribute column on Bassett
Folder  11

Employees - Baum, Jacob 1949

1 item: clipping, Among Ourselves, 7/1949, "Men who made The Times" column on Jacob Baum.
Folder  12

Employees - Bell, Paul 1956

Memorial clippings from the Los Angeles Times and Among Ourselves
Folder  13

Employees - Bellows, James 1966 - 1988

7 items: article, Among Ourselves, 10/1966, "James Bellows joins Times (as Associate Editor)"; 10/28/1966, Otis Chandler's memo on appointment of Bellows as LAT Associate Editor; article copy, New West, 1/16/1978, "What's black and blue...", on Jim Bellow's becoming editor of L.A. Herald-Examiner ; tear sheet, 8/1/1978, Esquire, "Can Jim Bellows Save...(Herald-Exam.)"; tear sheet, LAT, 11/20/1981, "Editor of Herald Examiner resigns..."; tear sheet, LAT, 7/13/1983, "Bellows will develop a TV magazine for ABC"; tear sheet, LAT, 10/13/1988, "USA Today TV sets different direction";
Folder  14

Employees - Berges, Marshall 1988

3 items: tear sheet and copy of LAT obit for Marshall Berges, 9/21/1988; (attached to obit copy) "Notification of Death from Employees Committee," date of death, 9/18/1988.
Folder  15

Employees - Bergholz, Richard 1983

2 item: tear sheet, LAT, 6/12/1983, brief in "Newsmakers," - "Departing political writer hears form the President" ; portrait photo of Bergholz.
Folder  16

Employees - Berman, Arthur undated

Resume-style biography of Arthur Berman, including personal details and awards received.
Folder  17

Employees - Bernheimer, Martin 1965 - 1974

5 items: memo, 6/24/1965, from Nick Williams to Otis Chandler, happily announces that Martin Bernheimer has been hired as Times [classical] Music Critic; (attached to previous item) 2-pp. bio by Charles Champlin of Bernheimer, dated 6/19/1965;official LAT Biography for Martin Bernheimer, prepared ca. 1971; original of "ASCAP Deems Taylor Award," presented to Martin Bernheimer and LAT, 3/12/1974 ; two portrait photos of Bernheimer.
Folder  18

Employees - Birmingham, Matthew T. Jr. 1970, 1974

3 items: 2 clippings of news briefs, 9/1970, both deal with elevation of Matthew T. Birmingham to VP of Times Mirror; 1-pp. info sheet, 1974, providing career details.
Folder  19

Employees - Blake, Gene undated

1 item: single sheet headed "Gene Blake - Biographical Sketch," providing professional and personal information. Sheet is undated.
Folder  20

Employees - Booth, Franklin Otis 1968

3 items: LAT clipping, 2/29/1968, "Otis Booth Jr. Named VP of Times Mirror" (mounted on sheet of paper); clipping, 8/1968, Western Printer & Lithographer, "Otis Booth, Jr., named"; 2-pp. "Biographical Data" for Franklin Otis Booth, Jr. - personal and professional information, dated 5/1972.
Folder  21

Employees - Boswell, James - Speeches Prepared by Carolyn Hom 1984

5 items: 24-pp. speech manuscript, undated, pp. 1 headed with "Boswell - ANPA" [American Newspaper Publishers Association]; 3 versions of speech manuscript headed "Communications - a two-way street" (also "Boswell - ANPA), dated 5/2/1984 (one copy has "slide changes marked"); 4-pp. speech manuscript, 7/12/1984, "Script for Royal Opera of Covent Garden Luncheon."
Folder  22

Employees - Bridges, Tom 1944

1 item: LAT clip, 9/7/1944, "Reporter in clown suit plays circus matinee," LAT writer Bridges takes the role of a circus clown for one afternoon.
Folder  23

Employees - Brisco, Bob 1995

1 item: LAT Employee Bulletin announcing Brisco's promotion to vice president of advertising marketing and strategic planning.
Folder  24

Employees - Britton, Dennis A. undated

1 item: LAT clip, no date, Times Washington Editor to head National staff" (subject - Dennis Britton).
Folder  25

Employees - Browne, Rick 1971 - 1972

4 items: one article, bylined "Rick Browne - Times Staff Photographer," 2/10/1971, "Young Chicano's death described"; three 1972 LAT articles naming Rick Browne as an award winner, "Three Times Photographers win awards," "Six Times men win journalism awards" and "5 awards won by Timesmen."
Folder  26

Employees - Brownell, John 1990

3 items: plain white sheet of heavy paper, with John Brownell's signature and the dates "June 16, 1956 - June 9, 1990" printed on it; copy of LAT obit, 6/10/1990, "John Brownell, Times news executive, dies"; Management Bulletin, 6/13/1990, announcing a Memorial Mass for Brownell at St. Vibiana's Cathedral, set for June 18 at 10:00 a.m.
Folder  27

Employees - Buchwald, Art 1949 - 1971

Approx. 10 items: several LAT clips about syndicated columnist Art Buchwald, whose column (has) appeared in LAT for many years, including news briefs and a letter to the Editor in which B. jokingly complains that cartoonist Paul Conrad is stealing his ideas.
Folder  28

Employees - Buck, Dr. Wayne 1983

1 item: Management Bulletin, 11/18,1983, announcing that Dr. Buck would be assuming the post of Times Mirror Medical Director, in addition to being Medical Director of LAT.
Folder  29

Employees - Burba, James F. 1947 - 1948

4 items: clipping (source unknown), dated 10/31/1947, with bio info on Burba; 3 clippings from 7/1948, related to Burba's death, one on the fatal heart attack, one on the upcoming funeral, a final one reporting on the memorial services.
Folder  30

Employees - Bursiek, Paul G. 1976

Two versions of biographical information sheet for Paul G. Bursiek, Jr. (born 4/9/1940, with TM from 1974 - )
Folder  31

Employees - Callan, Mary Ann 1954 - 1965

Approx. 12 items: news clips about Mary Ann Callan, awards, promotions, and a letter to the editor mentioning an article she wrote.
Folder  32

Employees - Calvert, Paul 1971

1 item: obit,Among Ourselves, 11/1971, "Paul Calvert, retired photo chief, dies."
Folder  33

Employees - Cameron, Tom 1967, 1982

2 items: copy of program, "Tom Cameron - Testimonial Dinner," 1/24/1967, Statler Hilton Hotel, L.A., on the occasion of his retirement; tear sheet, LAT, 9/19/1982, "Former Real Estate editor, show director mourned."
Folder  34

Employees - Carlova, John 1963

1 item: LAT clip, 9/19/1963, from Art Ryon's column, reading in part, "John Carlova (editorial page staffer)...has finally Clicked Big with one of his books, and is off to New York."
Folder  35

Employees - Carr, Harry 1910 - 1979

Approx. 40 items: a selection of Harry Carr columns from the 1920s and 1930s; letters written by Carr; correspondence about Carr after his death. Carr's column went by the name "The Lancer" for a number of years. Included in this folder is a definitive profile of Carr which appeared in the "Men who made The Times" column of Among Ourselves, 3/1948.
Folder  36

Employees - Carr, Harry - Will Rogers Memorial Booklet 1935, 1987

4 items: (in plastic sleeve) cardboard box with label on top reading "To Will Rogers: Vaya Con Dios," by Harry Carr; (in plastic sleeve) a copy of To Will Rogers: Vaya Con Dios, with a interwoven twine binding; brief letter, addressed "Dear Myra," from Carolyn Strickler, 5/13/1987, thanking her for the donation of the Harry Carr tribute to Will Rogers; LAT Certificate of Gift, to Myra Sawyer, (for the Will Rogers Tribute book mentioned above), 5/16/1987.
Folder  37

Employees - Casey, Albert 1960 - 1989

Approx. 20 items: 1-pp. "Biographical Data," on Casey, 2/1974; various LAT clips from 1960s, 1970s and 1980s on the occasions of Casey's promotions at TM, and American Airlines; LAT obit of Eleanor Casey (wife), 11/30/1989; clips on Casey's tenure with First Republic Bank and the U.S. Postal Service; cover story and sidebar on Casey, Forbes, 11/15/1974; letter, 2/16/1971, from Casey to the Editor of Printing Management (mag), protesting "wrong impressions" he believed an article on his role with Times Mirror created;
Folder  38

Employees - Champlin, Charles 1975, 1980

4 items: Film review, LAT, 12/28/1975, (with note attached), of "Lucky Lady," by Charles Champlin; clipping, 11/8/1980, "Film reviewer Champlin named Times Book Critic," attached to two photocopies of same.
Folder  39

Employees - Chandler, Robert W. 1960

3 items: clippings and copies from L.A. Mirror News, 3/15/1960, "Mirror News Manager appointed," on the appointment of Robert Chandler to be general manager of that newspaper.
Folder  40

Employees - Chandler, Russell 1974 - 1983

Clippings, mostly of readers' responses to Russell Chandler's column on religion.
Folder  41

Employees - Chantiles, Nicholas 1968

1 item: single-sheet Biography of Nicholas G. Chantiles, providing professional and personal information, dated 6/19/1968.
Folder  42

Employees - Chapin, Will 1899 - 1948

Approx. 15 items: LAT article (several copies) 5/26/1937, "Friends greet Will Chapin, cartoonist, on [80th] birthday"; a selection of undated copies of his illustrations; correspondence between Douglas Dodds of Walnut Creek, CA. and LAT writer Ruth Ryon, related to Chapin's works of sculpture; unbound proofs for Cartoons by Will E. Chapin, a collection of approx. 90 Chapin illustrations (published 1899); article copy, Among Ourselves, 5/1948, "personality sketch" on Chapin for the occasional column "The Men who made The Times."
Folder  43

Employees - Chase, Charles 1982, 1983

3 items: text of interview with Charles Chase, Vice President, Production (LAT), 15-pp., undated ; LAT clip, 11/1/1983, "Times names Charles Chase Executive VP"; 5-pp. letter from Tom Johnson to "Charlie" Chase, 4/10/1982, on the occasion of his 45th Anniversary at The Times, which serves as both a review of his LAT career and a personal bio.
Box  618

Reference Files - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Employees - Chidsey, Charles W. Jr 1977

4 items: several versions of "Biography of Charles W. Chidsey, Jr. - Director of Marketing Research," a rough draft, a final (single-sheet) version, and two copies on LAT letterhead.
Folder  2

Employees - Cimons, Marlene 1983

1 item: tear sheet of LAT article, 9/27/1983, "How and when to bring out the monster when you run." The writer is Marlene Cimons, and she describes training for and running the Oregon Track Club-Nike Marathon in Eugene, OR.
Folder  3

Employees - Coates, Paul 1957 - 1968

Folder  4

Employees - Coffey, Shelby 1986 - 1995

Approx. 15 items: tear sheet, Herald-Examiner, 4/5/1988, "L.A.Times appoints Shelby Coffey to new executive editor post"; tear sheet, NY Times, 4/6/1988, "Los Angeles Times names heir apparent to the Editor's job"; Employee Bulletin, 4/5/1988, with Tom Johnson's announcement of Coffey selection; various publications' reporting on above appointment and other career moves, incl. L.A. Weekly, The American Editor, etc; multi-page tear sheet, Esquire, 12/1988, "Shelby Coffey, Oozing Charm"; approx. 25 -pp. transcript of Coffey's remarks, including Q&A, at LAT Washington Bureau, 6/10/1988;
Folder  5

Employees - Coffin, Jarvis 1994

1 item: LAT News Release, 8/12/1994, [Jarvis] "Coffin named Times National Advertising Director..."
Folder  6

Employees - Cohan, Charles C. undated

1 item. Undated, single-sheet biography, headed "Charles C. Cohan: Real Estate Editor.
Folder  7

Employees - Cohen, Jerry 1983

2 items: two LAT article copies, both 6/12/1983, both Jerry Cohen bylines - "Good times rolled--so did Grange," and "A ghost story for all ages" - both on football legend "Red" Grange.
Folder  8

Employees - Comier, Don 1967, 1969, 1972

4 items: four LAT clippings, 1967 - 1972, all of them about awards won by Comier and other staff photographers.
Folder  9

Employees - Conn, Ed 1994

1 item: 2-pp. LAT News Release, 12/27/1994, "Conn named western advertising manager."
Folder  10

Employees - Cornell, John 1984 - 1991

Approx. 25 items: a selection of Cornell columns from The Lens (Pasadena-based magazine of arts & entertainment).
Folder  11

Employees - Cotliar, George 1982

1 item: single-sheet, "Biography from the Los Angeles Times," for George Cotliar, Managing Editor, 5/1982.
Folder  12

Employees - Cowling, Mike 1994

1 item: copy of Mike Cowling column in Editor & Publisher, "Advice to those who contemplate leaving newspapers to teach",: 12/31/1994.
Folder  13

Employees - Cowper, George 1941

1 item: LAT clipping, 2/6/1941, "Times romance will lead to alter," describing the upcoming "newspaper wedding" of George T. Cowper, or the insurance department, and "vivacious" secretary Catherine Mueller. The article closes with, "Miss Mueller...(has) resigned her position with The Times."
Folder  14

Employees - Cox, Bruce Hackler 1948 - 1961

7 items: varied LAT clips on activities of staff photographer Bruce Cox--nearly being drowned on assignment during a Benedict Canyon flood in 1952, a 1958 "navigation" of the L.A. River with writer Charles Hillinger, as well as briefs on his 1948 and 1957 marriages, etc.
Folder  15

Employees - Crabill, Simeon "Sim" 1927, 1938, 1949

Approx. 10 items. Material includes LAT clips on the deaths and memorial services for Della C. Crabill (wife of Sim Crabill), who died in 1927, and S.W. "Sim" Crabill, who died in 1938. Also included is a "Men who made The Times" column from Among Ourselves, 8/1949, about S.W. Crabill.
Folder  16

Employees - Craig, Buford 1960

1 item: LAT clip, 3/31/1960, "Carver Award of Merit given to Timesman," reading in part, "Buford Craig, Times editorial page staff member was presented the George Washington Carver Memorial Institute's Supreme Award of Merit... yesterday in recognition of his "outstanding contributions to better race relations....The award was presented by (U)SC president Norman Topping acting in behalf of the institute."
Folder  17

Employees - Craven, Earl 1956 - 1957

Approx. 10 items: obits and notices of memorial services for Earl E. Raven and his wife, May W. Craven (all 1956), an appreciation of E.E. Craven, who had been an assistant managing editor (1/10/1956), plus an LAT clip (1957) on the marriage of Carl Craven (brother of E.E.), former voice teacher and operatic tenor.
Folder  18

Employees - Crowe, Earl 1984

1 item: biographical information sheet headed "Earl Crowe...for reference only in The Times morgue," dated 12/4/1984.
Folder  19

Employees - Cugat, Xavier 1928, 1953, 1990

3 items: copy of a page of illustrations, 5/20/1928, created by musician (and cartoonist) Xavier Cugat for LAT under the pen name "De Bru"; LAT article copy, 6/15/1953, "Cugat recalls his days as cartoonist for Times"; tear sheet of the lengthy obituary for Cugat, LAT, 10/28/1990,
Folder  20

Employees - Davis, Glenn W. 1954 - 1987

Approx. 12 items: copies of cover and a single page from Elizabeth Taylor - a biography in photographs, with photo and text related to brief dating relationship between Taylor and Glenn Davis; article copy, Among Ourselves, 8/1954, "Glenn Davis has new role in gridiron classic"; various items of correspondence related to Davis' - incl. "Mayor's Certificate of Appreciation" signed by Mayor Yorty, 1964; various information sheets on Davis; tear sheet, Civic Center / Downtown News, 9/9/1980, "Bird's eye view of the Claremont Comet" (Glenn Davis); Metro. News section, LAT, 6/19/1960, "Schissler to resign as Times' events director - Glenn Davis, star of gridiron, will take over..."; article copy, Weekend Desert Post, 6/26/1987, "Mr. Outside (Glenn Davis) still known as one of Army's best"; LAT tear sheet, 11/20/1983, "The glory of yesterday," article on Glenn Davis and his teammate at West Point, Felix Blanchard.
Folder  21

Employees - Day, Anthony 1969, 1973

3 items: undated Q&A with Anthony Day, 17-pp. transcript; article copy, Among Ourselves, 11/1969, "Anthony Day named Times' chief editorial writer"; 3-pp. transcript of remarks to American Civil Liberties Union by Anthony Day, 12/8/1973.
Folder  22

Employees - Dodge, Arthur "Boss" 1949

1 item: article copy, Among Ourselves, 4/1949, "Men who made The Times," about Arthur Dodge.
Folder  23

Employees - Donovan, Robert J. 1970 - 1977

4 items: ; LAT article copy, 2/1/1970, "Robert J. Donovan appointed associate editor of The Times"; Among Ourselves article, 2/1970 (same event as previous entry); tear sheet of Opinion piece, 9/21/1975, "Even in times of crisis, Americans shun extremes," by Robert J. Donovan; LAT clip, 8/21/1977, "Robert J. Donovan...retires."
Folder  24

Employees - Dosti, Rose 1986 - 1988

Approx. 10 items: LAT clips from 1987 and 1988, on the Billionaire Boys Club murder case. Arben Dosti, son of Times writer Rose Dosti, was one of several young men convicted in those years of murder; tear sheet, Los Angeles (mag), 5/1986, "The Deadly Pied Piper of Beverly Hills"; tear sheet, L.A. Weekly, 7/25/1986, "Inside the Billionaire Boys Club."
Folder  25

Employees - Downing, H. E. 1946, 1949

4 items: 2 copies, Among Ourselves, 1/1949, "Men who made The Times," on H.E. Downing; rough draft of Downing bio, 5-pp. on yellow paper w/ corrections; article copy, Among Ourselves, 1/1946, "Downing, McBride retire after long service with firm."
Folder  26

Employees - Downing, H. E. - Office Communications 1930 - 1937

Mr. Downing made it mandatory that all employees in his department subscribe to the newspaper at home. There are a number of very colorful memos written by him to staffers who wavered from his intense loyalty to the newspaper.
Folder  27

Employees - Drake, Waldo 1940s - 1991

Approx. 20 items: LAT clips from 1940s and 1950s on Drake's exploits both in the Navy and as a correspondent for LAT (in plastic sleeve); multi-page packet, red paper clip, article, "The War Correspondent," being pitched to LAT in 1991 by "writer-photographer" Jack Birns; two versions of a Waldo Drake LAT bio (1962); article copy, Among Ourselves, 8/1962, "Waldo Drake, man of many parts, gets ready for leisure viewing."
Folder  28

Employees - Drake Waldo - Newspaper Copy 1957 - 1960

Approx. 65 items: duplicate copies of stories written by LAT foreign correspondent Waldo Drake. Handwritten notations at the top margin of each stapled set read "Duplicate. Original mailed....(followed by a date)." The datelines include locations in Europe, the Soviet Union and Africa.
Folder  29

Employees - Durling, E. V. 1938, 1957, 1990

3 items: envelope / letter dated 5/9/1938, from E.V. Durling, LAT columnist, to Mrs. Leo Rottanzi (prev. two items, plus a 1990 note related to them, are in plastic sleeve); copy LAT obit, 9/14/1957, "E.V. Durling, former Times columnist, dies."
Folder  30

Employees - Dyer, Bravin 1983

1 item: LAT clip, obit dated 9/1/1983, "Ex-Times writer Braven Dyer dies."
Folder  31

Employees - Dwan, Lois 1974

1 item: 2-pp., "Lois Dwan - Biography," source - Tarcher/Gousha Guides, stamped 11/14/1974
Box  619

Reference Files - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Employees - Eaton, William J. 1983

1 item: LAT Biography for William J. Eaton, dated 9/1983, handwritten note, "Currently Moscow Bureau Chief."
Folder  2

Employees - Elegant, Robert. 1990

1 item: tear sheet, LAT, 4/22/1990, "Author Robert Elegant fulfills his destiny," describes his writing career and his home, a "handsome 300-year old Manor House...just outside the city (of London)."
Folder  3

Employees - Etzen Stanley B. 1968 - 1969

6 items: several bio sheets on Stanley Etzen, dated 1968 and after. Two copies of a 1969 clip from Diamond Bar - Walnut Valley Bulletin and one from Inland Printer / American Lithographer, 1969, on Etzen's appointment as marketing manager of Times Mirror Press.
Folder  4

Employees - Farr, Bill 1981, 1987

3 items: article, published obituary, and press release on his death.
Folder  5

Employees - Feather, Leonard 1994

1 item: LAT article copy, 9/24/1994, "Leonard Feather built a life on his passion: jazz," an appreciation that appeared in Calendar section just after his death. The article was by Charles Champlin.
Folder  6

Employees - Felton, Priscilla 1975

1 item: tear sheet, Editor & Publisher, 9/13/1975, "Priscilla Felton moves west as syndicate business manager," was published at the time she assumed a newly created job in L.A. with the Times Syndicate.
Folder  7

Employees - Finley, Harold M. 1941

1 item: LAT tear sheet, 12/4/1941, "Big story wins a job," describes how a freelance story pitched to LAT won Finley a staff writing job in 1909.
Folder  8

Employees - Finley, Mark 1991

2 items stapled together: letter, 4/9/1991, from Mark Finley of MA., addressed to "Dear LA Times Archives," offering to provide some historical information on LAT (he was communications consultant in L.A. ca. the 1930s; 1-pp. copied from Variety's 75th Anniversary Edition, article titled "Birth of TV in Hollywood," in which Finley is mentioned.(undated).
Folder  9

Employees - Fisher, Dan 1974 - 1984

2 items: copy of "Biography from the Los Angeles Times - Dan Fisher," dated 11/1974; same title as previous, dated 12/1984.
Folder  10

Employees - Flannes, Robert 1982

4 items: three copies of "Biography from the Los Angeles Times - Robert L. Flannes," one draft and two dated 2/1982; two clips of a 9/15/1982 "Personal" ad in classified, (at the time of Flannes retirement) "To my many friends at The Times, thank you."
Folder  11

Employees - Fleming, Louis B. 1967

5 items: copy of ad, with cover sheet, dated 1967, photo of Louis Fleming sitting in a large conference room (alone), caption - "The Man: Fleming at the United Nations"; two copies of "Biography - Louis B. Fleming, undated; 15-pp. Q&A with Fleming, undated.
Folder  12

Employees - Foisie, Jack 1966 - 1979

Approx. 12 items: several photographs of Foisie - some are formal portraits, others are informal views - including one with President Gaafar Numeiry of Sudan (military regime, 1966 - 1985); article copy, LAT, 2/1/1966, "Times writer in Saigon suspended for 30 days"; reprint of LAT article, 7/31/1966, "A reporter's farewell to Vietnam"; exchange of letters betw. Foisie and Julian Merris, Jr., of Ventura, in 10/1979, when Foisie was at Johannesberg Bureau; exchange of letters betw. Foisie and friends "Jack and Mickey" (also 1979).
Folder  13

Employees - Foley, John undated

1 item: 11-p. Q&A with John Foley, undated. Opens, "I'm the Assistant Managing Editor, I deal mainly with special projects."
Folder  14

Employees - Foster, Jesse R. 1984

1 item: Management Bulletin, 7/17/1984, reading in part, "Jesse R. Foster, currently Director of Financial Planning for the Times Mirror Co., has been appointed as an Asst. Controller for the Los Angeles Times, effective July 30, 1984."
Folder  15

Employees - Fox, Christy 1975

2 items: two Biography packets on Fox, both 3-pp.. One is undated, the other dated 1975.
Folder  16

Employees - Frampton, Mary undated

1 item: Biography from the Los Angeles Times, Mary Frampton - (LAT) Staff Photographer (ca. 1976)
Folder  17

Employees - French, Oliver 1945, 1988

3 items: 2-pp. bio [1945], Oliver French - Editor, Sunday Art Dept.; Interoffice Correspondence, 6/7/1988; notes on the LAT career of French; covering note for previous, also dated 6/7/1988, from Robert Bills to Carolyn [Strickler].
Folder  18

Employees - Galvez, Jose 1984

Approx. 20 items: Galvez started with LAT in 1980. In 1984, an exhibition of his work was featured at the Plaza de la Raza Cultural Center (in Lincoln Park). This collection of memos and clips from local newspapers and newsletters covers the recognition Galvez was receiving at Plaza de la Raza, which was part of the larger Olympic Festival during Summer '84.
Folder  19

Employees - Gatherer, James 1960

2 items: article copy, Among Ourselves, 3/1960, "One man's job -- Jim Gatherer"; clip, undated, photo of "Jim" Gatherer with a stack of mail, caption - "What's in a name?'
Folder  20

Employees - George, Samuel 1969

Approx. 12 items: several sheets of biographical material on Mr. George, undated; several clippings related to appointments or promotions of Mr. George (1969); several copies,duped clips when George was promoted to President of Times Mirror Press, 10/3/1969, etc.; 1-pp. headed "Samuel A. George - Biography," dated 10/19/1972.
Folder  21

Employees - Gingold, Howard undated

1 item: 1-pp. headed "gingold - biog." - provides background information of general assignment reporter Howard Gingold, started with LAT 3/1960.
Folder  22

Employees - Goff, Tom 1985

1 item: LAT clip, 6/18/1985, "Veteran Times reporter Tom Goff dies."
Folder  23

Employees - Goldberg, Albert 1990

2 item: LAT clip, obit, 2/6/1990, "Albert Goldberg...former Times music critic"; LAT clip, 2/6/1990, "Albert Goldberg - an appreciation."
Folder  24

Employees - Greenburg, Carl 1973, 1984

2 items: program for Carl Greenberg's retirement dinner in 1973 (guests included Otis Chandler, former Gov. Edmund G. Brown, Gov. Ronald Reagan, Mayor Tom Bradley, Bob Hope, several senators, etc.; LAT clip, 11/14/1984, "Retired Times political writer Greenberg dies."
Folder  25

Employees - Greenwood, Noel E. 1981

1 item: LAT clip, 1/25/1981, "Noel Greenwood selected as Times' Metropolitan Editor."
Folder  26

Employees - Grider, James B. 1969 - 1983

7 items: single sheet of informal, handwritten notes headed "Grider"; Management Bulletin, 12/8/1969, "James G. Grider...has accepted the position of General Manager of Times Mirror Press"; various 1976 memos and bulletins on a Grider transfer/promotion; 1-pp. "Biography...Los Angeles Times," 8/1977, on James B. Grider; LAT flyer announcing "Jim Grider Retirement Dinner," 3/21/1983, L.A. Music Center - Blue Ribbon Room.
Folder  27

Employees - Guttry, Harvey V. Jr. 1968 - 1969

4 items: two 1969 clips, Burbank News and Glendale News Press, "Glendalian named Assistant Controller (of Times Mirror)"; two clips (dupes) of LAT Business & People brief, 12/10/1969, "Harvey V. Guttry Jr. has been elected controller of Times Mirror."
Folder  28

Employees - Haber, Joyce 1974, 1993

2 items: tear sheet, Time (mag) 6/3/1974, A guide to syndicated survivors (incl. Haber); article copy, Los Angeles (mag) 12/1993, "The rise and fall of the last gossip queen."
Folder  29

Employees - Hale, Chester L. "Smokey" 1970

1 item: copy of LAT obit, 10/18/1970, "Chester Hale, ex-editor, dies at 68."
Folder  30

Employees - Hall, Chapin 1937 - 1943

7 items: single-sheet, "Obituary for W.R. Farrell, by Chapin Hall," stamped 1/7/1937; Among Ourselves, brief bio in "Strictly Confidential" column, 4/1942; LAT obit, 1943, "Chapin Hall dies suddenly"; tribute LAT, 7/13/1943, "Chapin Hall, newspaperman to the last"; 2 copies, Among Ourselves, "Men who made The Times, 11/1948, on Chapin Hall; 3-pp. rough draft for 1943 tribute after Chapin's death.
Folder  31

Employees - Hall, Jeffrey 1988 - 1989

4 items: 2-pp. LAT News Release, 9/20/1988, "Hall named vice president, marketing services"; Management Bulletin, 1/12/1989, Hall makes announcement on Kenneth Bruns; Management Bulletin, 8/18/1989, "Jeffrey S. Hall, vice president, will be promoted to the new position of president of the San Fernando Valley Edition....he will retain the title of vice president of The Times"; 6-pp. Display Advertising Digest (LAT, 6/1989, "Jeff Hall talks about marketing services."
Folder  32

Employees - Hallner, Marian 1939 - 1990

7 items: three brief letters, 1939 - 1949, from Norman Chandler to Marian Hallner, expressing appreciation for her work with the Employee Committee; letter, 3/23/1951, N. Chandler to Hallner, expressing surprise that Hallner had declined to accept the chairperson post of the Times-Mirror Employees Committee; letter, 4/13/1967, from James Isaacs, LAT Controller, to Marian Hallner, Credit Dept., congratulating her on completion of a Management Workshop; letter, 7/11/1968, from N. Chandler to M. Hallner, related to her early retirement "on doctor's orders"; single sheet of Hallner employee data, printed out ca. 1990.
Folder  33

Employees - Hamilton, Peggy 1922 - 1984

Approx. 15 items: various pieces of memorabilia and ephemera related to the career of Hollywood clothing designer Peggy Hamilton, 1894 - 1984. The collection includes a tear sheet article, Long Beach Sunday Telegram, 4/9/1922, "Peggy Hamilton's noted dress show coming next week"; original of program for "Fashion Promenade and Tea Dansants - under the personal direction of PEGGY HAMILTON, 5/13/1925 (at L.A. Biltmore); single sheet of info, stapled to (pink) program for "Pageant of Jewels," L.A. Biltmore, 5/13/1930, directed by Peggy Hamilton; photo & caption, Sports Illustrated, 1/9/1956, "Peggy Hamilton's living room," reads attached card; a sheaf of sheet music; several pieces of handwritten correspondence by Hamilton; LAT obit, 2/27/1984, Los Angeles style-setter Peggy Hamilton dies at 90."
Folder  34

Employees - Hanson, Chester G. "Chick" 1949 - 1976

Approx. 10 items: 2-pp. "Memo to Hotchkiss...", undated, note written at top - "Personal & private," related to some complaints Hanson had with co-workers and itemizing his expanse account; copies of clips, 1949 - 1955, mentioning Hanson; letter to editor of LAT, 11/24/1962, written by Hanson; typed note to Jim Bassett at LAT, 1/31/1973; LAT clip, 12/14/1976, "Chester G. Hanson, 86, former newsman, dies."
Folder  35

Employees - Hartmann, Robert T. 1980 - 1994

2 items: 5-pp. "Biographical Information" for Robert T. Hartmann, stapled to multi-page list of "Series Descriptions" for the Hartmann Papers, ca. 1980; letter, 6/17/1994, from Nancy Mirshah (archivist) of Gerald R. Ford Library in Michigan, to LAT Library, w/ cover note.
Folder  36

Employees - Hateley, B. J. 1988

1 item: single sheet, Management Conference Spotlight, 5/1988, on "training and development manager B.J. Hateley..."
Folder  37

Employees - Haven, Frank 1963 - 1995

Approx. 10 items: article clip, Among Ourselves, 11/1963, "Frank Haven named Times managing editor"; bio sheet, 7/21/1964; bio sheet, 3/20/1974; several rough, undated bio sheets; 1-pp., official, Biography from the Los Angeles Times - Frank P. Haven (undated); tear sheet and one copy, LAT obit, 2/28/1995, "Frank P. Haven, ex-Times managing editor [dies]."
Folder  38

Employees - Hayden, Charles F. 1948

1 item: Among Ourselves clip, 9/1948, "Men who made The Times" column on Charles F. Hayden.
Folder  39

Employees - Hazen, Earl 1953

1 item: Among Ourselves clip, 4/1953, "Three T-M newsmen on mend after crash" - the headline neglects the death in the plane crash of "Earl Hazen, 28-year-old Mirror police reporter of Glendale..."
Folder  40

Employees - Hazlett, Bill 1983

1 item: tear sheet, The Eight Ball, 9/1983, in "--30--" column (obits), Bill Hazlett, LAT staff writer, 52, died of "an apparent heart attack."
Folder  41

Employees - Hebert, Ray 1962

1 item: bio sheet (rough draft), 1962, for Ray Hebert, LAT "urban plans" editor.
Folder  42

Employees - Henry, Bill 1928 - 1970

Approx. 30 items: clips, memorabilia, correspondence, etc. Highlights: Bill Henry bio (in plastic sleeve), dated 10/22/1928; 2 program booklets for Henry's memorial (he passed on in 1970); scrapbook in white folder labeled "The Opening of the Bill Henry Room (Occidental College), 1971; copy of LAT obit, 4/14/1970, "Bill Henry, Times columnist for 30 years, dies at age 79"; copy of LAT sidebar following Henry' death, "Text of Nixon note to Mrs. Bill Henry," in which Nixon praised Henry as "a man deeply dedicated to his profession..."
Folder  43

Employees - Herrell, Leone E. undated

1 item: undated "Biographical Sketch," for Leone E. Herrell, "Assistant Club Editor" handwritten at top of sheet.
Folder  44

Employees - Hirschfeld, Mary S. 1974

1 item: Management Bulletin, 12/4/1974, "Mary S. Hirschfeld has been appointed Administrator, Equal Employment Opportunity Programs (Times Mirror)..."
Folder  45

Employees - Hogue, S. Fred 1941, 1948

2 items: LAT obit copy, 6/28/1941, "S. Fred Hogue of 'Times' dies"; Among Ourselves article copy, 12/1948, "Men who made The Times," on S. Fred Hogue.
Folder  46

Employees - Hoke, Fleeta Louise 1995

1 item: LAT obit copy, 4/13/1995, "Fleeta Louise Hoke, 94, Retired Times food editor."
Folder  47

Employees - Holden, William T. 1941 - 1970

5 items: Among Ourselves article copy, 5/1941, brief bio, William T. Holden; half-sheet, brief bio, 2/8/1950; Among Ourselves article copy, 5/1950, "Bill Holden to retire - succeeded by [Nick] Williams"; dupe of previous; LAT obit clip, 12/25/1970, "William T. Holden - ex-Times executive."
Folder  48

Employees - Hopper, Hedda 1938 - 1966

4 items: LAT article copy, 2/14/1938 [Valentine's Day], "Hedda Hopper's Hollywood" (1st-ever column for LAT); another 1938 column; LAT article copy, "Hedda Hopper's Hollywood," 12/28/1941; LAT obit, 2/2/1966, "Hedda Hopper dies at 75, ending movie era.
Folder  49

Employees - Horne, Richard 1985

Management Bulletin regarding Richard Horne's promotion to Capital Planning Manager.
Folder  50

Employees - Hotchkiss, L.D. 1957 - 1964

Approx. 15 items: two 20 page copies of bio notes (ca. 1965), headed "L.D. (Loyal Durand) Hotchkiss..."; draft of retirement story, 1957; several newspaper clips from time of his retirement (in plastic sleeve); two copies article, ASNE Bulletin, 2/1957, "All he needs to be a tiger is a set of stripes," profile of Hotchkiss; LAT article copy, 12/11/1958, "1000 pay tribute to L.D. Hotchkiss, retiring Editor in Chief of Times"; two copies of illustration, "Mr. Hotchkiss goes to Washington"; original tear sheet and copy, LAT obit, 4/17/1964, "L.D. Hotchkiss, retired editor of Times, dies."
Folder  51

Employees - Hotchkiss, L.D. - Editorials 1948, 1950, 1958

5 items: LAT clips, editorial page pieces by Hotchkiss, from the years, and on the subjects given in "Folder Title."
Folder  52

Employees - Hotchkiss, L.D. - Editorials - Communism 1948 - 1951

4 items: four LAT editorial page clips by Hotchkiss, on the subject of communism and the "Cold War."
Folder  53

Employees - Hotchkiss, L.D. - Editorials - L. A. 1948, 1953, 1958

4 items: four Hotchkiss editorials on subjects given in "Folder Title."
Folder  54

Employees - Hotchkiss, L.D. - Editorials - Newspapers 1941 - 1958

Approx. 15 items: 1 copy, 20-pp. bio material & co-worker interview transcripts; approx. 20-pp. of text, beginning, "I would like to discuss with you ...some of the current criticism directed at the daily press in this country"; 5-pp. text by Hotchkiss on the occasion of LAT 75th Anniversary; 4-pp. copied from ASNE Bulletin, 6/1/1957, "The 'full text' is still with us," featuring a quote from Hotchkiss; other ASNE Bulletins from 1950s, in which Hotchkiss is mentioned; tear sheet of 1951 article at the time of William Randolph Hearst's death; a selection of opinion pieces (1940s-1950s) by Hotchkiss; a profile (1948) of LAT staffer Tim Turner, "an 18th century liberal."
Folder  55

Employees - Hotchkiss, L.D. - Editorials - Politics 1952 - 1960

Approx. 12 items: Hotchkiss articles on the subjects listed above, between the years 1952 and 1960. In addition, there is one article copy from ASNE Bulletin, 1/1952, "Are we being shouted into a war?' features several Editors-in-Chief responding to the title question, one is Hotchkiss.
Box  620

Reference Files - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Employees - Hulse, Jerry 1987 - 2002

4 items: copy LAT article, 6/28/1987, "French President honors Times Travel Editor Hulse"; clip LAT ad, 7/14/1987, "The Latest Legionnaire," citing Hulse' winning of the Legion of Honor award (and pointing out "there's only one place to find him - Los Angeles Times)"; clip of LAT article, "Hulse receives legion of honor"; LAT obit tear sheet, 1/26/2002, "Jerry Hulse, 77 - Times Travel Editor."
Folder  2

Employees - Humphrey, Hal 1968

1 item: LAT obit copy, 12/31/1968, "TV columnist Hal Humphrey dies at 56 after heart attack."
Folder  3

Employees - Hutchinson, Glen R. 1934, 1978

3 items: one T-M business card for "Glen R. Hutchinson, Production Manager, Newspaper Division..."; tear sheet of photo & caption for "Times old timers," LAT, 5/6/1934; 2-pp. handwritten letter from Mrs. Glen R. Hutchinson to Lois Markwith (LAT Archivist), 9/4/1978.
Folder  4

Employees - Isenberg, Steven L. 1990 - 1992

3 items: Management Bulletin, 9/12/1990, which opens, "Steven L. Isenberg, associate publisher of Newsday, will join (LAT) as executive vice president, marketing, effective 1/1/1991"; LAT clip, 9/13/1990, (same story as previous); article copy, AdWeek, 5/4/1992, "Return of the Native....Steve Isenberg has come back to...Los Angeles."
Folder  5

Employees - Isinger, Bill 1995

2 items: two memos, both 2/1995, from Dick Schlosberg to Combined Incentive Groups, on Bill Isinger's heart attack, a subsequent operation, and his recovery.
Folder  6

Employees - Jacobs, Jody 1974 - 1975

4 items: LAT tear sheet, 6/20/1974, "Eyeball to eyeball with Rex Reed," by Jacobs; clip from Los Angeles (mag), 1/1975, on Frank Sinatra feud with LAT; clip from Los Angeles (mag), 2/1975, brief in "What's Up" column providing more on Frank Sinatra feud with LAT; LAT tear sheet of Jody Jacobs last column for the paper (date not included).
Folder  7

Employees - Jewell, Lynne 1994

1 item: LAT News Release, 12/28/1994, "L.A. Times names Jewell Valley/Ventura Editions Public Relations Manager."
Folder  8

Employees - Jones, Cleaves 1946 - 1951

Approx. 30 items: copies of a selection of articles written by Jones, an LAT political reporter and later editorial writer. He wrote on National and International affairs. The file includes a copy of the LAT obit for Jones, 8/18/1951.
Folder  9

Employees - Jones, Isabel Morse undated

1 item: 2-pp. of biographical material, written by Jones herself, headed "Isabel Morse Jones - Music Editor. It provides information on her life and career.
Folder  10

Employees - Jordan - Smith, Paul 1927, 1971

13 item: Selection of material by and about Jordan-Smith; news article copy, 8/14/1927, "Pavel Jerdanowitch is Paul Jordan Smith"; other material on "art hoax" (a prank) of 1927 in which Jordan-Smith was a key player; rough draft of obit, 7/23/1970; LAT obit copy, "Ex-Times book editor Paul Jordan-Smith dies"; etc.
Folder  11

Employees - Kaplan, Sam Hall 1990

1 item: Downtown News article copy, 5/28/1990, "Design curmudgeon won't take it anymore--after many feuds, Kaplan takes leave." [Kaplan was taking a six-month sabbatical, after which "he could retire early...or return to The Times."]
Folder  12

Employees - Kardell, Benjamin F. 1934, 1938

6 items: two oversized sheets of sturdy paper headed "To a man who has the respect of all...may your retirement be a long and happy one," covered with the signatures of co-workers (1934); four clips related to obituary material or news briefs on the memorial services (1938).
Folder  13

Employees - Kelly, Florence Finch 1939

1 item: six legal-size sheets copied from the book Flowing Stream, the story of fifty-six years in American newspaper life, by Florence Finch Kelly, 1939. Finch wrote for The Times around 1900.
Folder  14

Employees - Kerby, Phil circa 1964

1 item: 37-pp. transcript of interview, headed "L.A. Times" -- Phil Kerby -- R#1." Undated, from internal evidence, it seems likely the interview took place during the early to mid-1960s.
Folder  15

Employees - Kingsley, Grace 1962

1 item: LAT obit copy, 10/10/1962, "Grace Kingsley, pioneer film editor, dies."
Folder  16

Employees - Kirsch, Robert 1980

2 items: LAT obit, 8/17/1980, and "in memoriam" article, 8/19/1980, on Robert Kirsch.
Folder  17

Employees - Klein, Jeffrey 1990, 1994

2 items: 2-pp. LAT bio on Jeffrey S. Klein, 3/1990; invitation (w/ envelope) for a testimonial dinner honoring Klein, given by the Anti-Defamation League, San Fernando Valley Division, 11/3/1994. In 1994, Klein was President, LAT Valley and Ventura County Editions.
Folder  18

Employees - Klunder, Jack 1988

1 item: 1-pp. article, LAT Management Conference Bulletin, 5/1988, "Circulation's Jack Klunder," is a profile.
Folder  19

Employees - Kruis, Herbert G. 1968 - 1969

9 items: undated 1-pp. TM bio form; marked-up copy of memo, 7/15/1968, "Responsibility Reassignment" of Herbert Kruis to be accounting manager; two other 9/1968 memos announcing the appointment of Kruis as corporate accounting manager; 1-pp. TM "Biography" for Kruis, 10/1968; three different news releases on 12/1969 appointment of Kruis to be assistant controller of Times Mirror.
Folder  20

Employees - LaBran, Renee 1994

1 item: 1-pp. LAT News Release, 12/6/1994, "Renee LaBran named director of planning and advertising marketing."
Folder  21

Employees - Laro, Arthur 1960

4 items: two newspaper clips on the appointment of Arthur Laro to be Executive Editor of The Mirror News (both from 3/1960); additional copy a news brief on the same event, 3/15/1960, "Noted editor to join Mirror"; Mirror News reprint, 4/18/1960, "New team--with the arrival today of Arthur Laro...our new management team...is complete."
Folder  22

Employees - Lawrence, John F. 1972

2 items: 6-pp. transcript, headed "L.A. Times -- John Lawrence -- R#9," undated, is an interview with John Lawrence, one-time LAT Washington Bureau chief; copy of AP clip, 12/19/1972, "L.A. Times man in contempt," when U.S. District Judge John Sirica found Lawrence in contempt of court for refusing to turn over the tape of an interview related to the Watergate case.
Folder  23

Employees - Lee, Walt 1940 - 1980

Approx. 10 items: single sheet of copies of clips on Walt Lee from the 1940s and 1950s; 3-pp. (cover & article), Western Treasures, 4/1973, "Walt Lee - dean of ghost town painters"; tear sheet, Antelope Valley Press, 3/20/1979, "Recorder of desert's many moods turns 91"; several 1980 clippings, Daily Ledger-Gazette (Lancaster), 3/1980, incl. an obit and a tribute to artist Walt Lee; 1-pp. "Notification of Death" (LAT form), 3/13/1980, for Walt Lee (Start date - 11/16/1942, Retirement date - 3/21/1953, d.o.d. 3/12/1980, age - 91; copy of undated photo; note, 1982, written to Lois Markwith, LAT Archivist, from Phyllis Hicks, - "came across these articles on Walt Lee...of any use to you [?]
Folder  24

Employees - Leimert, Lucille circa 1946

1 item: 2-pp. biographical information, headed "Memo - Ed Strong. Lucille Leimert, Columnist and feature writer." Leimert wrote it, opening with, "I have been writing for The Times about six years..."
Folder  25

Employees - Lester, Frank circa 1965

1 item: official LAT bio of Bert R. Tiffany, no date (dates given in text of bio range from 1939 to 1964.
Folder  26

Employees - Lewis, Daniel 1995

1 item: single-page satire of Among Ourselves, dated 11/1995, commemorating the "downsizing" (i.e. closing) of the LAT History Center. The satirical treatment of the event features several photos and articles in which Lewis is mentioned, the lead story is "Center experiences turnaround of historical proportions." One blunt comment attributed to Lewis is "Those fat cats on Spring Street can...(deleted)"
Folder  27

Employees - Lewis, Hugh A. (Bud) 1957

Approx. 10 items: series of article copies reflecting Lewis' assignments and promotions between The Times, The Mirror News and the Herald-Examiner during the 1950s and 1960s. His obituary, which ran 8/17/1964, read in part, "Mr. Lewis, a journalist for more than 50 years, was a former publisher and editor of The Mirror News, editor at the time of his death of the Herald-Examiner and a former city editor of The Times."
Folder  28

Employees - Lindsay, John P. 1987

1 item: LAT clipping, 2/5/1987, "Lindsay named projects editor."
Folder  29

Employees - Lowry, Paul 1931

1 item: article copy, LAT, Pg. 1, Sports, 5/14/1931, "Rabbit Punches by Paul Lowry" (column).
Folder  30

Employees - Lummis, Charles (1 of 3) 1886 - 1989

Approx. 55 items: a partial list of folder contents is headed "LM 8/78...FOLDER 9C.6 CONTAINS...", this provides the titles and sources article tear sheets and copies. Some items not included on the list are: reprint of "Song of the Southwest," by Lawrence Clark Powell, Westways, 1/1973; numerous clippings from LAT and Among Ourselves about Lummis; several essays by Lummis; original of Harvard Alumni Bulletin, 10/14/1967, cover story is "The West's Incomparable 'Don Carlos'," pp. 16-23; original of Southern California Heritage (publ. by Historical Soc. of So. Cal.), 5/1985, "Charles F. Lummis Centennial - The Celebration"; Copies of the Foreword, Introduction, cover and several chapters of Charles F. Lummis - Crusader in Corduroy, by Dudley Gordon, who was duly written about in LAT by his neighbor, Jack Smith; discussions of Lummis' writings by Lawrence Clark Powell, Kevin Starr, and others; original of Charles F. Lummis - the Centennial Exhibition, publ. in 1985 by LAT, Times Mirror, and Calif. Council for the Humanities; tear sheet, Westways, 1/1970, "California Classics Reread - The Land of Sunshine,' by Lawrence Clark Powell. Split into three folders.
Folder  31

Employees - Lummis, Charles (2 of 3) 1886 - 1989

Approx. 55 items: a partial list of folder contents is headed "LM 8/78...FOLDER 9C.6 CONTAINS...", this provides the titles and sources article tear sheets and copies. Some items not included on the list are: reprint of "Song of the Southwest," by Lawrence Clark Powell, Westways, 1/1973; numerous clippings from LAT and Among Ourselves about Lummis; several essays by Lummis; original of Harvard Alumni Bulletin, 10/14/1967, cover story is "The West's Incomparable 'Don Carlos'," pp. 16-23; original of Southern California Heritage (publ. by Historical Soc. of So. Cal.), 5/1985, "Charles F. Lummis Centennial - The Celebration"; Copies of the Foreword, Introduction, cover and several chapters of Charles F. Lummis - Crusader in Corduroy, by Dudley Gordon, who was duly written about in LAT by his neighbor, Jack Smith; discussions of Lummis' writings by Lawrence Clark Powell, Kevin Starr, and others; original of Charles F. Lummis - the Centennial Exhibition, publ. in 1985 by LAT, Times Mirror, and Calif. Council for the Humanities; tear sheet, Westways, 1/1970, "California Classics Reread - The Land of Sunshine,' by Lawrence Clark Powell. Split into three folders.
Folder  32

Employees - Lummis, Charles (3 of 3) 1886 - 1989

Approx. 55 items: a partial list of folder contents is headed "LM 8/78...FOLDER 9C.6 CONTAINS...", this provides the titles and sources article tear sheets and copies. Some items not included on the list are: reprint of "Song of the Southwest," by Lawrence Clark Powell, Westways, 1/1973; numerous clippings from LAT and Among Ourselves about Lummis; several essays by Lummis; original of Harvard Alumni Bulletin, 10/14/1967, cover story is "The West's Incomparable 'Don Carlos'," pp. 16-23; original of Southern California Heritage (publ. by Historical Soc. of So. Cal.), 5/1985, "Charles F. Lummis Centennial - The Celebration"; Copies of the Foreword, Introduction, cover and several chapters of Charles F. Lummis - Crusader in Corduroy, by Dudley Gordon, who was duly written about in LAT by his neighbor, Jack Smith; discussions of Lummis' writings by Lawrence Clark Powell, Kevin Starr, and others; original of Charles F. Lummis - the Centennial Exhibition, publ. in 1985 by LAT, Times Mirror, and Calif. Council for the Humanities; tear sheet, Westways, 1/1970, "California Classics Reread - The Land of Sunshine,' by Lawrence Clark Powell. Split into three folders.
Box  621

Reference Files - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Employees - McCartin, Thomas 1976

1 item: article copy, Editor & Publisher, 10/2/1976, "Washington Post ad chief joins Dallas Times-Herald," on Thomas R. McCartin.
Folder  2

Employees - McClure, Michael D. circa 1970

1 item: Times Mirror Press bio, 1-pp., on Michael McClure.
Folder  3

Employees - McKenney, Charles undated

1 item: bio sheet on Charles "Chuck" McKenney (a sales manager), undated.
Folder  4

Employees - MacFarland, Albert 1911

2 items: copies of two LAT pieces related to Albert MacFarland, an obit, 2/19/1911, "Falls asleep - life passes," and an appreciation in LAT, 2/21/1911, "The final parting."
Folder  5

Employees - Mahoney, Paul 1977

3 copies of Biography from the Los Angeles Times for Paul Mahoney, 7/1977.
Folder  6

Employees - Maldonado, Donald J. 1965, 1989

3 items: LAT biography for "Donald J. Maldonado, Director of Display Advertising"; Management Bulletin, 2/10/1989, "Don Maldonado, vice president of display advertising, has announced that he has elected early retirement effective March 1, 1989"; article copy, Among Ourselves, 3/1989, The Times grabbed Maldonado even before final exams."
Folder  7

Employees - Mann, James 1978

1 item: single-sheet, Biography from the Los Angeles Times on James Mann, 7/1978.
Folder  8

Employees - Marshall, Tyler 1983

1 item: single-sheet Biography from the Los Angeles Times for Tyler Marshall, 9/1983.z
Folder  9

Employees - Martinez, Al 1988

2 items: tear sheet that includes an ad / blurb for Al Martinez column, 10/11/1988; tear sheet of ad / blurb for Martinez Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday column in LAT, 11/6/1988.
Folder  10

Employees - Marx, Ray 1951

1 item: original, "Newspaperboy Program, Certificate of Merit, (from) International Circulation Managers' Association... awarded to Ray F. Marx," 6/1951.
Folder  11

Employees - Maxwell, Donald 1977 - 1980

4 items: Management Bulletin, 7/29/1977, "Donald S. Maxwell, Controller of The Times, has been named Vice President and Controller of The Times effective (8/1/1977)"; "Los Angeles Times Organizational Chart," 8/1/1977; article copy, Editor & Publisher, 10/25/1980, "L.A. Times exec to be elected head of INCFO"; tear sheet, Editor & Publisher, 11/15/1980, "Editors opt for same voting hours nationwide."
Folder  12

Employees - Meadows, Mike 1995

1 item: article copy, Editor & Publisher, 2/25/1995, "Staged photos," includes the incident in which Meadows, an LAT photog, was fired for shooting a staged photo during a fire in Altadena.
Folder  13

Employees - Melkerson, Jon 1986

1 item: Management Bulletin, 6/11/1986, "...Jon E. Melkerson has joined The Times as Asst. to the Executive V.P. , Operations."
Folder  14

Employees - Miles, Jack 1985

1 item: Management Bulletin, 1/18/1985, "Jack Miles has been named Book Editor of The Times..."
Folder  15

Employees - Miles, Marvin 1940 - 1995

Approx. 10 items: LAT article copy, 10/8/1953, "Times man flies faster than sound," on Miles being the first newspaper reporter to be a passenger on an Air Force jet when the sound barrier was broken; single-sheet bio, headed "Marvin Miles," and stamped 1/21/1960; duplicate of previous bio, stapled to other bios dated 1948, 1950 and 1959. three articles about Miles as Times Aviation Editor (1950s); handwritten note by "DL" (Dan Lewis), presumably about Miles - "Died 5/3/1994, according to Linda Munoz in Records," note dated 4/3/1995.
Folder  16

Employees - Miller, Freddie 1978

2 items: 4-pp. stapled, no addressee, no sender, dated 4/1978, with sections headed "Mail," "Telephones," "Files," "Newspapers and Magazines," "Recepting," and "Entertaining" - this appears to be instructions from Ms. Miller to her assistants; copy of Management Conference Bulletin, no date, "Spotlights...Freddie Miller."
Folder  17

Employees - Millier, Arthur 1973 - 1975

6 items: undated bio sheet, headed "Arthur Millier - Art Editor; LAT article copy and attached invitation to a showing of Millier's etchings, no year seen; 9-pp. (auto)biography of Millier, 5/1973, "notes for Jim Bassett's history of LAT"; 2-pp.letter, 6/27/1973, from Millier to "Jim" (Bassett?) related to Millier's memories of the past at LAT; clip, Long Beach Independent, 3/31/1975, "Arthur Miller (sic), 81, former art critic for the Los Angeles Times and a respected artist himself, died Sunday in Hackensack, N.J."
Folder  18

Employees - Mills, Kay 1988

1 item: LAT tear sheet, 7/10/1988, "Reporting What they are, being what they report." The article is a book review of Mills' book, A Place in the News.
Folder  19

Employees - Moon, Herbert N. 1968

2 items: a Times Mirror bio sheet completed in pencil by Moon, undated; official, typed TM Biography for Moon, 7/1968.
Folder  20

Employees - Moore, Zeanette 1945

1 item: single-sheet, 8/28/1945, "Assistant Fashion Editor," describing Moore first five years at LAT - "Moore came The Times in 1940, while a junior at Occidental College...from then until her graduation, she worked (part-time) doing the column representing her school." Later she began to assist the fashion and society desks.
Folder  21

Employees - Monfort, Ray A 1947 - 1949

Approx. 10 items: copies of LAT articles on the activities of The Times television and radio chief engineer, Ray Monfort.
Folder  22

Employees - Morris, Joe Alex, Jr. 1965 - 1979

Approx. 10 items: a collection of articles written during the days and weeks following the death of Morris' (2/9/1979) as he observed fighting in Tehran during the Iranian revolution. Among the publications represented are LAT, Wash. Post, and Among Ourselves. Also in the file are a single-sheet bio of Morris for LAT "Beirut Bureau." Finally, there is an original of the booklet, "A Tribute to Joe Alex Morris, Jr.," which includes a tribute story on Morris by William Touhy, several of Morris' articles from the 1960s and 1970s, plus an editorial page piece in memory of Morris..
Folder  23

Employees - Mosher, Leroy 1904, 1931, 1978

6 items: article copy, L.A. Daily Times, 2/24/1904, "Lay down on sands to die -- Suicide of L.E. Mosher at Santa Monica"; same day, Editorial, "The stranded bugle"; article copy, Among Ourselves, 8/1931, "A literary heritage," about Mosher and his relationship to HGO -- Note, this article refers to Mosher as having "passed away" twenty-seven years before; 3-pp. yellow sheets, "Jim Bassett written history notes on Mosher" ; 3-pp. of "Leroy E. Mosher" bio notes, many facts about his LAT career plus quotes from co-workers, incl. HGO.
Folder  24

Employees - Mount, John F. 1984

1 item: Management Bulletin, 12/21/1984, "John F. Mount...who has been acting department head, will be promoted to Director of Marketing Research."
Folder  25

Employees - Murphy, Mark 1970, 1977

3 items: LAT clip, undated - ca. 1970, "Mark Murphy appointed Times Metropolitan Editor"; single-sheet, "Biography from the Los Angeles Times," for Mark Murphy, 7/1977 (started at LAT in 1964); 24-pp. transcript of interview, headed "L.A. Times -- Mark Murphy -- Tape R#12 and R#13."
Folder  26

Employees - Murphy, William 1972 - 1988

2 items: 3-pp. typed, headed "Bill Murphy notes re possible features," with entries dated from 12/1972; original copy of "Panorama," an LAT retiree newsletter, Summer 1988.
Folder  27

Employees - Murray, Jim 1962 - 1999

Approx. 45 items: assortment of bio material, clips by and about Murray, ephemera related to honors Murray was given, incl. tear sheet and two booklets, "A man of his words," produced for Murray's Memorial Service at Dodger Stadium, 9/26/1998, and a program for the unveiling ceremony for a bronze plaque of Murray, 11/19/1999.
Folder  28

Employees - Musante, Angelo J. 1977 - 1981

6 items: four versions of LAT bios for Musante, two undated, with a 8/1977 version and a 6/1981 version (3 dupes of this one).
Folder  29

Employees - Nathan, Albert 1944 - 1945

5 items: several clippings from LAT related to the death, at 52, of Albert Nathan, including two copies of 4/5/1945 obit, a tribute piece from the same day, and other clips.
Folder  30

Employees - Neff, Don undated

1 item: single-sheet bio, headed "To Smoke..."Re Neff biography," -- "Don Neff joined The Times in April, 1961, after working more than three years in the Hollywood bureau of United Press International..."
Folder  31

Employees - Nelson, Harry undated, 1977

2 items: undated, single-sheet bio for Harry Nelson, beginning "Nelson has been medical editor of the Los Angeles Times since December 1958..."; LAT tear sheet, 9/5/1977, promotional ad for LAT headed "Signs of The Times," with text segment mentioning "Times medical writer Harry Nelson..."
Folder  32

Employees - Nelson, Jack 1974 - 1977

5 items: single yellow sheet, undated, headed "Jack Nelson questions," related to Watergate and coverage of Wash., DC in general since 1970; article copy, 11/20/1974, on Nelson taking charge at DC bureau; tear sheet, "Keeping up with The Times, 3/7/1975, on addition of Oswald Johnson, Jr., and Gaylord Shaw to the DC bureau staff; tear sheet, Newsweek, 1/24/1977, "Media insiders," which is, in part, about Nelson; 1982 tear sheet, publ. unknwn, "Movers & shakers" column brief on Nelson.
Folder  33

Employees - Nelson, Robert D. 1976

4 items: letter, 5/7/1976, "From the desk of...June Duff," addressed to "John," pitching an article or news release she had written; copy of press release, Amer. Marketing Assn., 5/1976, on Robert D. Nelson receiving the 1976 Marketer of the Year Award from the L.A. Chapter of the Amer. Marketing Assn.; official Biography from the Los Angeles Times for Nelson, 7/1976, Nelson was, at that time, exec. VP and GM of LAT, plus a VP of Times Mirror Co.; 9-pp. transcript of undated interview headed "L.A. Times -- Bob Nelson -- R#10."
Folder  34

Employees - Ness, John F. 1930

1 item: signed copy of "Assignment of Contract," in which John F. Ness and Sally M. Ness sold a lot in L.A. County to Boyd Comstock, on 1/31/1930.
Folder  35

Employees - Obatala, J. K. 1974 - 1975

2 items: article tear sheet, San Bernardino Sun-Telegram, 4/2/1975, "Editor urges fellow blacks to develop 'inner selves'," written when Obatala spoke to students at the University of Redlands; article copy, 6/3/1976?, Los Angeles Sentinel, "Times opinion editor sought."
Folder  36

Employees - Oglesby, Roger 1994 - 1995

2 items: Times Mirror news release, 9/28/1994, "Oglesby named president, CEO of CNN Newspapers"; article copy, The Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 4/26/1995, "Call names L.A. newsman to fill top editorial post."
Folder  37

Employees - Osborne, Hank 1987

1 item: LAT clipping, 12/15/1987, obit - "Hank Osborne - ex-City Editor of The Times and L.A. Mirror."
Folder  38

Employees - Owens, Charles 1942 - 1989

5 items: article copy, Among Ourselves, 12/1942, "Strictly Confidential" (thumbnail bios), incl. one on Owens; article copy, Among Ourselves, 12/1955, "Charlie Owens sees own work each day"; LAT obit copy, 3/4/1958, "Charles Owens, retired artist of Times, dies"; Among Ourselves article copy (3 or 4/1958), Artist Charles Owens ends sketching saga"; 2-pp. letter to Editor, 7/31/1989, from John Spriggs, with questions about Owens' pictorial map of the Panama Canal."
Folder  39

Employees - Page, Clete 1986

1 item: Management Bulletin, 6/17/1986, "Clete Page...has been promoted to the new position of Fleet Operations Manager, effective June 16, 1986."
Folder  40

Employees - Palmer, Kyle 1956 - 1962

Approx. 25 items: a selection of LAT clippings by and about Palmer; copy of American Legion Resolution, 5/17/1957, commending Palmer for "good citizenship and patriotism"; a number of editorial and opinion pieces authored by Palmer; LAT editorial, 4/20/1960, "Au revoir to the Good Shepherd," is a farewell upon Palmer's retirement; LAT obit, several pieces from 4/1962, including Palmer's obit and news story about his funeral, "Cardinal presides at rites for Kyle Palmer - Richard Nixon among pallbearers at funeral of retired Times political editor."
Folder  41

Employees - Palmer, Kyle - Interview 1962

1 item: 94-pp. transcript of "Interview of Kyle Palmer by Robert L. Knutson," recorded Jan. - Mar. 1962. Palmer's 40-yr. long career with LAT (beginning in 1920) included political coverage, editorial writing, and much more. He became a powerful individual with the resources of the LAT behind him. He was known as "the Little Governor" in the days before television, to give an indication of his influence. He could make or break the political career of almost anyone. There are many underscorings in red ink, plus some marginal notes
Folder  42

Employees - Park, Joseph 1945 - 1969

8 items: Among Ourselves clip, ca. 1945, a brief on Park's career at LAT; typed note, stamped 8/13/1957, presumably from Park, asks for a correction to "my obituary," concerning info about his son, Don Paul Park: 2 copies of Indianapolis News article ("Ringside in Hoosierland") on Park, 10/27/1969 (bio sheet dated 1952 stapled to one of them; LAT obit copy, 12/17/1969, "Joseph Park, ex-labor editor of Times, dies"; clip of letter to editor in memory of Park and dupe of 1952 bio sheet together in plastic sleeve.
Folder  43

Employees - Parks, Michael. 1973 - 1987

3 items: business card for Michael Parks while he was LAT Moscow Correspondent, ca. 1973; single-sheet Biography from the Los Angeles Times for Parks, 9/1980; stack of LAT articles, printed off Nexis, dated 12/1986 through 1/1987, about the expelling of Michael Parks and other journalists from S. Africa - that government's decision was reversed 1/1987; .
Folder  44

Employees - Parrish, Michael 1985

1 item: Management Bulletin, 11/1/1985, "Michael Parrish has been named (LAT) Magazine Editor."
Folder  45

Employees - Paulson, David L. 1979

1 item: Biography from the Los Angeles Times for David L. Paulson, 3/1979.
Folder  46

Employees - Pegler, Westbrook 1944

1 item: "Notice," run in LAT 9/7/1944, "Westbrook Pegler will cease writing for The Times Sept. 9. (This) is NOT the result of any disagreement between him and this newspaper....The Times wishes Mr. Pegler well."--Norman Chandler
Folder  47

Employees - Pfaffinger, Frank X. 1927 - 1948

8 items: photo & article copy, undated, "Handsome double dwelling (of) F.X. Pfaffinger at Nos. 219-221 North Hope St"; LAT article copy, 3/26/1927, "Forty years of service celebrated (Pfaffinger"; LAT article copy, 3/27/1937, Honor given Pfaffinger"; LAT obit copy, 2/5/1940, "Pfaffinger, treasurer of Times, dies"; article copy, Among Ourselves, 2/1940, "Frank Pfaffinger known as friend-in-need to coworkers"; article copies (2), Among Ourselves, 7/1948, "Men who made The Times," on Pfaffinger; "keepsake" book, "Perpetual Membership in the Marianist Spiritual Alliance," conferred on Pfaffinger, undated.
Box  622

Reference Files - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Employees - Phillips, Gordon R. 1984

Approx. 15 items: brown folder w/ pockets contains items related to an LAT memorial service for Phillips, who was killed in a traffic accident in 4/1984; LAT obit, 4/24/1984, "Gordon Phillips, 'Voice of Times,' killed in accident"; Management and Employee Bulletins related to Phillips death; several copies of an enclosure card reading, "GORDON R. PHILLIIPS, April 22, 1922 - April 23, 1984." Included is a list of LAT "Radio commercials as recorded by Gordon Phillips -- 1962 - 1984."
Folder  2

Employees - Pinkley, Virgil 1935 - 1957

Approx. 20 items: a selection of dispatches (copies on thin paper) by and about Pinkley during his years with United Press (1940s); LAT profit sharing and other financial paperwork from the 1950s; etc.
Folder  3

Employees - Poindexter-Wilson, Paula 1983, 1986

2 items: Management Bulletin, 9/1/1983, "Effective...Sept. 5, Paula Poindexter will be appointed to the newly-created position of Special Projects Manager..."; Management Bulletin, 2/4/1986, "Paula Poindexter-Wilson (now) reports to Willard Colston, Dir. of Development."
Folder  4

Employees - Polyzoides, Adamantios undated, 1969

3 items: 2-pp. bio, headed "University of Southern California....POLYZOIDES," (ca. 1943); attached to the bio is a copy of a photo of Polyzoides; LAT obit copy, 6/24/1969, "Dr. Polyzoides, former world analyst, dies."
Folder  5

Employees - Pomerantz, Leonard 1986

1 item: Management Bulletin, 8/4/1986, "...Leonard Pomerantz will succeed Glen Peters as Retail Advertising Manager."
Folder  6

Employees - Quardos, Paul 1978

1 item: Times Mirror News (release), 6/7/1978, "Paul D. Quardos has been elected assistant treasurer of Times Mirror by the Company's Board of Directors."
Folder  7

Employees - Reasons, George 1979

1 item: single-sheet Biography from the Los Angeles Times, 12/1979, "George Reasons - Investigative Writer."
Folder  8

Employees - Reeves, Sue 1988

1 item: Notification of Death, from Employees Committee...", Susanna Reeves, d.o.d. 8/31/1988.
Folder  9

Employees - Rochlen, A. M. "Rocky" 1968 - 1969

2 items: two LAT article copies on single-sheet, "A.M. Rochlen retires from Douglas posts," 1968, and "A.M. Rochlen, 78, dies after long illness," 1969.
Folder  10

Employees - Rogers, Arthur 1960s

1 item: single-sheet, headed "Autobiography - Arthur (Art) Rogers, L.A. Times Staff Photographer." (ca. 1960s)
Folder  11

Employees - Rosenberg, Howard 1980 - 1992

3 items: article tear sheet, Los Angeles (mag), 9/1980, "The Times Token Crank"; single-sheet (LAT) Biography, 5/1991, "Howard Rosenberg - Television Critic"; article copy, 12/1992, Emmy (mag), "The Rosenberg Rap - Times critic... swears he lauds TV as much as he lashes it. So why do readers belabor the barbs?"
Folder  12

Employees - Russell, Bruce 1940 - 1963

Approx. 15 items: several examples of Russell's editorial art, Soviet Bear vs. American Eagle (plus photo of artist working on the illustration), original and two copies of caricature of Franklin Roosevelt, 1940; LAT clip, 1/9/1943, "Bruce Russell's works displayed"; plastic sleeve contains more illustrations from 1950s; poster showing Russell's "Barbed wire cutters," and used to promote National Foreign Language Week in 4/1962; LAT obit, 12/19/1963, "Bruce Russell, noted Times cartoonist, dies."
Folder  13

Employees - Salazar, Ruben 1962 - 1970

Approx. 60 items: a large selection (some duplication) of the writings of Salazar and writings about him following his death at 42 during a protest of the Vietnam War in East Los Angeles in 1970; 1985 tribute to Salazar by Frank Del Olmo. Two stapled-bound booklets are in the folder: "Ruben Salazar - a selection of columns reprinted from the Los Angeles Times" (1970), program and booklet for 19th Annual Ruben Salazar Memorial Scholarship Awards Dinner, 5/4/1989.
Folder  14

Employees - Saldana, Lupi circa 1974

1 item: article tear sheet, no date (ca. 1974), "Lupi Saldana, Outdoorsman." Publication may be "CT."
Folder  15

Employees - Schallert, Edwin circa 1956 - 1968

3 items: single-sheet LAT bio headed "Edwin Schallert - Editor, Drama Dept."; 5-pp. collection of bio info. incl. photo, more LAT bio material and a segment headed, "Color biography for KTTV"; LAT obit, 9/29/1968, "Ex-Times drama critic Edwin Schallert dies."
Folder  16

Employees - Scheer, Robert 1976 - 1995

2 items: copy of brief, New West, 12/6/1976, "The new left never paid like this"; article copy, Buzz, 6/1995, "Scheer madness."
Folder  17

Employees - Scheuer, Philip 1940s - 1985

4 items: 5-pp. bio packet, incl. photos, copies of clips by and about Scheuer, dated 3/2/1950; 2-pp. bio info, headed "Philip K. Scheuer - Assistant Editor, Drama Department," undated, written in first-person;LAT obit tear sheet, 2/19/1985, "Philip Scheuer, ex-Times film critic, dies"; LAT tear sheet, 2/23/1985, "Scheuer...aisle seat on history" (an appreciation by Charles Champlin).
Folder  18

Employees - Schlosberg, Richard T. 1990

3 items: Management Bulletin, 9/4/1990, "Dick Schlosberg, president and chief operating officer of The Times, has been named group vice president, newspapers of the Times Mirror Company....Dick will oversee the Times Mirror eastern newspapers...."; LAT article copy, 9/5/1990, "Schlossberg to run eastern newspapers for Times Mirror" ; LAT biography for Schlosberg, 10/1996.
Folder  19

Employees - Schneider, Charles I. 1981

5 items: two copies of a cover letter and two copies of a 10-pp. speech Charles Schneider was to give in Beverly Hills (the speech is clearly geared to a group promoting small business), cover letter date is 12/11/1981; 7-pp. speech, also aimed at small business owners or a small business interest group, no attribution or date.
Folder  20

Employees - Schultz, James Willard 1987

3 items: copies of cover and 6 pp. of text from The Life and Times of James Willard Schultz (Apikuni) by Warren L. Hanna; copy of entry on James Willard Schultz (1859 - 1947) from Who Was Who in America; LAT memo, 11/12/1987, to Carolyn Strickler (LAT archivist) from Jack Miles (Book Review Editor) explaining that Schultz was a Times staffer "from 1907 to about 1913," and providing other info.
Folder  21

Employees - Scott, John L. circa 1945

1 item: single-sheet of bio info., headed "John L. Scott, Drama Writer," undated.
Folder  22

Employees - Seidenbaum, Art 1964 - 1990

8 items: copy of 1964 LAT ad featuring photo of Seidenbaum, and caption "he offers you an aisle seat on the performance of tomorrow"; copy of NYT (?) review of Seidenbaum's book, "This is California - please keep out" (1975); article copy, Santa Barbara News Press, 5/3/1975, "Seidenbaum personifies 'California Runaways' "; single-sheet Biography from the Los Angeles Times, "Art Seidenbaum," 10/1976; ; LAT Biography, 2/ 1985 (plus another Biography version; LAT obit clip, 7/26/1990, "Art Seidenbaum - Times Columnist, writer and editor"; LAT clip, 7/26/1990, "An appreciation - Enduring memories of longtime colleague Art Seidenbaum" by Charles Champlin.
Folder  23

Employees - Seldis, Henry J. 1975

1 item: 3-pp. "Biography from the Los Angeles Times, Henry J. Seldis...Art Editor." Bio is dated 2/1975. Seldis joined LAT in 1958.
Folder  24

Employees - Sell, Ted 1989

1 item: LAT obit, 5/7/1989, "Ted Sell, 60 - veteran news correspondent."
Folder  25

Employees - Shaffer, James B. 1983, 1989

3 items: 2-pp. professional resume for James B. Shaffer and cover note from S. to Lois Markwith (ca. 1982); Guest List for luncheon, 1/7/1983, Shaffer was guest of honor; Management Bulletin, 9/26/1989, opens - "Jim Shaffer, v.p., finance and planning, has announced that he will leave The Times to join Sun-Times Co. as v.p., effective October 16."
Folder  26

Employees - Shaw, David 1975 - 1988

Approx. 30 items: large selection of articles by and about David Shaw, a writer who, in the words of LAT co-worker Doug Shuit, "loves the spotlight and fights hard not to let it elude him," some of Shaw's internal LAT memos and correspondence with people at other newspapers, attorneys, and his own editors; in a 1975 response to a critical letter by a Mr. Parsons, Shaw offers that, as a media critic, "I will be criticized no matter what I do," and adds, "I have long since become inured to criticism"; 18-pp. text of Shaw's speech to the Los Angeles Times Management Conference (1/6/1988); etc.
Folder  27

Employees - Sherman, Gene 1944 - 1963

4 items: LAT clip, 7/23/1944, "Gene Sherman to cover Pacific for The Times"; Copy of LAT editorial, 7/19/1959, "A start on narcotic control"; 10-pp. reprint package, "Mexican monkey on our back," a series of 8 articles by Gene Sherman on narcotics traffic; single-sheet bio, "Biography -- Gene Sherman (ca. 1963).
Folder  28

Employees - Shippey, Lee 1952 - 1969

3 items: single-sheet bio, "LEE SHIPPEY - Columnist"; article copy, Frontier (mag), 5/1952, "Columnist candidate"; copy of LAT obit, 12/31/1969, "Lee Shippey, retired Times columnist, dies." Shippey has been refereed to as a "human interest" columnist.
Folder  29

Employees - Shirley, Bill undated

2 item: single-sheet Biography from the Los Angeles Times, undated, "William E. Shirley...Sports Editor; 10-pp. transcript of undated interview, "L.A. Times -- Bill Shirley -- R#9 and R#10." The interview opens: "I'm responsible for the Sports Department. (In) newspaper parlance I'd be Managing Editor of the Sports Department. I'm responsible for approximately 32, 33 people..."
Folder  30

Employees - Shuster, Alvin 1980, 1995

2 items: LAT clip, ca. 1980, "Shuster assistant editor of Times editorial pages"; article copy, 3-pp., IPI Report, 5/1995, "They shoot journalists, don't they."
Folder  31

Employees - Sinkking, Bill 1971

3 items: three versions of a Bill Sinkking bio for LAT, ca. 1970s.
Folder  32

Employees - Snyder, John L. 1989

1 item: article tear sheet, Office Systems Management, #, 1989, "John L. Snyder, Micrographics & Records Manager for the Los Angeles Times."
Folder  33

Employees - Spaulding, W. A. 1902 - 1978

8 items: 10-pp. memoir by Spaulding, "How the trouble commenced," on "the rupture between The Times and the Typographical Union..."; article copy, Among Ourselves, 2/1949, "Men who made The Times," on Spaulding; related info on Spaulding with LAT and as local historian.
Folder  34

Employees - Stangland, Enoch W. "Blondie" 1981

2 items: cover note and 2-pp. tear sheet, "A tribute to Blondie," 1981, publication unknown. Enoch Stangland, nickname "Blondie," lived to be 97 and worked for LAT for 44 years. He was 27 at the time of the 1910 bombing at The Times building.
Folder  35

Employees - Steiger, Paul E. 1974

1 item: clip, Fresno Bee, 9/17/1974, "SEC head praises newspaper financial writers for exposes."
Box  623

Reference Files - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Employees - Stickell, Vance 1985 - 1988

20 items: selection of clippings on Stickell; copies of LAT obit, 10/20/1987, "Vance L. Stickell, executive VP of Marketing for The Times, dies"; two copies of program for "Retailer of the Year" awards for 1985 at Cal. State Los Angeles; 17-pp. transcript of interview, "L.A. Times -- Vance Stickell -- R#6"; booklet, "Advertising Hall of Fame, Luncheon Honoring...Vance Stickell (et al), March 29, 1988, Waldolf-Astoria Hotel, New York City."
Folder  2

Employees - Street, Opal 1949

1 item: LAT obit clip, 5/24/1949, "Opal Street, original 'Peg o' Los Angeles' writer, dies."
Folder  3

Employees - Strutton, Larry 1983

1 item: Management Bulletin, 10/31/1983, reads in part, "Larry Strutton, Executive Vice Pres. for the Detroit Free Press, will join The Times as Vice Pres., Operations, effective (11/14/1983)."
Folder  4

Employees - Stump, Wayne C. undated

1 item: single-sheet LAT bio, undated, for Wayne C. Stump.
Folder  5

Employees - Sutton, Milo 1988

1 item: tear sheet, (LAT) Management Conference Bulletin, 5/1988, "Special Projects' Milo Sutton (a profile).
Folder  6

Employees - Sweeny, Joan undated

1 item: single-sheet, Biography from the Los Angeles Times, on Joan Sweeney, undated, joined LAT in 1971.
Folder  7

Employees - Taylor, Delmar C. 1977

2 items: two versions, possibly a rough draft and a final draft, of "Biography from the Los Angeles Times," on Delmar C. Taylor, Director of Administrative Services, 7/1977.
Folder  8

Employees - Taylor, Jean Sharley 1974 - 1989

Approx. 12 items: two informal notes betw. Taylor and "Jim" (Bassett?); clip, N.Y. Daily News, 12/15/1974, "Changing of the guard," a piece critical of LAT and Taylor--Rex Reed's?; 2-pp. copy of "Private" letter from "Chuck" (Champlin?) to "Rex" (Reed?) setting him straight about Jean Taylor--"far from the militant and ambitious liberationist you make her out to be"; Management Bulletin, 12/19/1974, reads in part, "Taylor has been named an associate editor of The Times"; various media clips on Taylor from late 1970s; 20-pp. transcript of interview, "L.A. Times -- Jean Sharley Taylor -- R#7", undated; LAT Biography, 9/1988," Taylor joined LAT in 1971; LAT clip, 5/2/1989, "Jean Taylor retires as Times associate editor"; invitation, 1989, "Please join us at a reception marking the retirement of ...Jean Sharley Taylor"; etc.
Folder  9

Employees - Tennyson, Al -- Autobiography 1983

2 items: cover letter with autobiography, from Tennyson to Lois Markwith, LAT Archivist, 12/14/1983; 83-pp. manuscript (plus 14-pp. Addendum), "An expose' of newspapering -- really a homespun autobiography..." titled, The Prevailing Spirit, by A. Tennyson.
Folder  10

Employees - Tennyson, Alfred 1940s - 1960s

Approx. 30 items: various pieces of correspondence betw. Tennyson and Lois Markwith, LAT Archivist; several copies of Al Tennyson articles from The Pacific Printer and Publisher, early 1950s; 3-pp. of informal memoirs signed "Al. Tennyson"; 2-pp. report, "Reasons for a new composing room," on oversized, sturdy paper, and signed "al tennyson"; multi-page, text & photo essay from Amer. Newspaper Publishers Assn., Mechanical Bulletin, 2/28/1950, "Composing Room short-cuts." Tennyson was clearly a vital cog in the smooth operation of the composing room. He retired 1/1/1968, after a 47-year association with LAT, and consulted for some time after that.
Folder  11

Employees - Tew, Nancy 1988

1 item: (LAT) Management Conference Bulletin, 5/1988, "Editorial's Nancy Tew."
Folder  12

Employees - Thomas, William 1971 - 1989

Approx. 30 items: collection of correspondence and other material on Robert Gottlieb's controversial (at LAT) book on LAT (mid-1970s); LAT reprint, article from 1/1/1989, "Good writing, long stories and freedom," by David Shaw, on the legacy of Thomas at the time of his retirement as Exec. VP and Editor of the paper: tear sheet of previous article; additional stories on the accomplishments of Thomas and The Times during his tenure; selection of LAT and Among Ourselves articles on Thomas from 1960s and 1970s; 11-pp. transcript of interview, "L.A. Times -- Bill Thomas -- R#11"; other materials.
Folder  13

Employees - Tiffany, Bert R. undated

2 items: two versions of a Bert Tiffany bio, one a rough draft, another an official one. Both are undated. Tiffany joined LAT in 1956.
Folder  14

Employees - Torgerson, Dial 1983

6 items: LAT article, 6/22/1983, "2 U.S. journalists killed in Honduras - L.A. Times' Torgerson and free-lancer die in grenade attack..."; LAT article, 6/23/1983, "Road led to a nowhere village - and to death"; article copy, 6/23/1983, "Torgerson's legacy..."; article copy, Among Ourselves, 7/1983, "Dial Torgerson - 1928 - 1983"; tear sheet and copy of "Letters to the Editor" on Torgerson, 6/27/1983.
Folder  15

Employees - Treanor, Tom 1941 - 1981

Approx. 40 items: collection of Treanor articles from LAT in early years of World War II (1941 - 1942) when he wrote a column, "The Home Front"; collection of articles by Treanor from the European Theatre of war (1943 - 1944); material related to Treanor's death near the battle front, 8/1944; 10-pp. essay, "Assignment's End," by Charles C. Shaw (CBS Correspondent & colleague of Treanor); original of Spring 1981 Media History Digest, article titled "Death in the Afternoon," also by Shaw, is about Treanor's death; etc.
Folder  16

Employees - Treller, Harry undated

2 items: two versions of Treller's Times Mirror Press biography, a rough draft and a final version, both undated. Treller joined TMP in 1951.
Folder  17

Employees - Trueblood, Ralph circa 1923 - 1954

Approx. 22 items: 6-pp., typed bio information and impressions of Trueblood given by co-workers, headed "Ralph Waldo Trueblood (m.e., 1926 - 1934) - [Managing Editor]; booklet, (ca. 1925), "Directions for sing the Telephotograver... News Pictures by Wire"; LAT and Among Ourselves articles by and about trueblood from 1920s - 1940s; article, Among Ourselves, 1/1945, "Editor Ralph Trueblood retires after 35 years"; two copies LAT obit, "Retired Times Editor Ralph Trueblood dies"; LAT editorial page article copy, 5/8/1954, "Passing of a great newspaperman"; article copy, Among Ourselves, 5/1949, "Men who made The Times," on Trueblood; etc.
Folder  18

Employees - Trumbo, Taylor 1959 - 1987

5 items: LAT article copy, 3/31/1959, "Taylor Trumbo new managing Editor of Times"; 8-pp. letter from Trueblood to Robert Gottlieb (who was writing Thinking Big, the Story of the Los Angeles Times...) containing memories of his years with LAT; article copy, (Honolulu) Star-Bulletin & Advertiser, 6/20/1982, "Road to Siberia led to Paradise, warm memories" on Trueblood's life experiences; LAT obit clip, "Georgia Fifield, ex-radio actress" (T's wife); LAT obit copy, "Z.T. Trumbo, ex-managing Editor of The Times, dies at 85."
Folder  19

Employees - Tuohy, William 1981

1 item: single-sheet Biography from the Los Angeles Times, 8/1981, on "William Tuohy, London Bureau Chief (later Bonn Bureau Chief).
Folder  20

Employees - Turner, Tim 1935 - 1961

15 items: a collection of LAT writings by and about Timothy Turner, 1930s - 1940s; extended excerpt copied from Turner's 1935 book, Bullets, Bottles and Gardenias: LAT tear sheet, Sunday Magazine, 3/15/1936, "Now, what about this--Mr. Turner?"; LAT article copy, 8/23/1948, "An 18th century liberal -- his profile," on Turner, written by L.D. Hotchkiss; LAT obit copy, 4/9/1961, "Tim Turner, former Times reporter, dies" (75).
Folder  21

Employees - Turpin, Dick 1967 - 1989

4 items: LAT article copy, 7/30/1967, "Turpin named to editorship in real estate"; 2-pp. Biography from the Los Angeles Times - Dick Turpin" (ca. 1980); LAT article copy, 2/26/1989, "Expanded section, new editor to debut," at time of Turpin retirement; LAT tear sheet, 2/26/1989, "Dick Turpin - A fond look back at when L.A. grew up."
Folder  22

Employees - Viskniskki, Guy T. 1934 - 1949

6 items: several small pieces of paper with typed or handwritten snippets on Viskniskki; full-page ad, LAT, 9/30/1934, paid for and signed by G.T. Viskniskki, headed "The Ninth Commandment -- and Mr. Upton Sinclair" (this takes the form of an "open letter" to Sinclair; article copies (2), 2/21/1935, "Guard freedom, inland editors told at parley" - 9/8/1949, "Viskniskki, newspaper expert, dies."
Folder  23

Employees - Von Blon, John 1948

1 item: Among Ourselves article copy, 6/1948, "Men who made The Times," on John Von Blon.
Folder  24

Employees - Vonier, Chester undated

2 items: 5-pp. (stapled) manuscript, including poetry segments, which begins, "The purpose of this meeting is to honor Chester Vonier and to commend his spirit to that mystery from whence it came"; a typed half-sheet of paper with more poetry on it. Both items undated.
Folder  25

Employees - Wald, Richard C. undated

1 item: a Times Mirror Biography for Richard C. Wald.
Folder  26

Employees - Walsh, Harold undated

1 item: a rough draft of "Harold Walsh -- biographical data." Undated.
Folder  27

Employees - Warnack, James M. 1958

1 item: LAT obit clip, 1/1/1958, "James M. Warnack, 74, veteran of Times, dies."
Folder  28

Employees - Weegar, Ted 1986

2 items: LAT obit clip, 9/2/1986, "Edwin (Ted) Weegar, Asst. Managing Editor of Times, dies" (65); 2-pp. News from the Los Angeles Times, 9/2/1986, slightly modified version of previous obit.
Folder  29

Employees - Weinstock, Matt 1970

2 items: LAT obit copy, 1/10/1970, "Matt Weinstock...newsman..." (66); article copy, Among Ourselves, 1/1970, "Readers express regret at Matt Weinstock death."
Folder  30

Employees - Westcott, Russell K. 1929

1 item: article (clip?), Among Ourselves, 4/1929, "Old-timers on The Times," about Russell Westcott.
Box  624

Reference Files - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Employees - Whitaker, Alma 1931 - 1957

Approx. 12 items: two samples of Alma Whitaker's "Sugar and Spice" column, from 1931 and 1936; a 1941 sample of W's writing; LAT, 12/4/1941, "Feminine reporter takes baby along," memories of W's early days at LAT (original & copy in plastic sleeve); Among Ourselves, 2 copies, 6/1949, "Women who made The Times," about Whitaker; (orig. & copy in plastic sleeve) LAT obit, "Alma Whitaker, retired Times columnist, dies"; article copy, Among Ourselves, 1/1957, "Alma Whitaker lived by wit, good humor"; article tear sheet, date / publication unknown, "Veteran Newshens made history" (on Whitaker and other women journalists in L.A. during early decades of 20th century).
Folder  2

Employees - White, Art 1980

1 item: LAT clip, 4/8/1980, "Art White, Bernardi aide, apparent suicide victim."
Folder  3

Employees - White, Robert P. undated

1 item: single-sheet bio, "Robert P. White...The Sunday Editor," (joined LAT 1925, bio ca. 1948).
Folder  4

Employees - Williams, Cora May 1936, 1946

2 items: 2-pp. copied, title page and Foreward, from The Little Book of Fifty Sonnets, by Cora M. Williams, 1936; incl. author autograph; LAT obit, 3/12/1946, "Cora Williams funeral set."
Folder  5

Employees - Williams, Cora Young 1937, 1950

2 items: LAT article copy, 6/26/1937, "Oldtimers gather," reading in part, "Cora Williams, former society editor of The Times...married into 'Who's Who' "; LAT obit copy, 11/1/1950, "Cora Young Williams rites set tomorrow."
Folder  6

Employees - Williams, Harry A. 1948

1 item: article copy, Among Ourselves, 10/1948, "Men who made The Times," on Harry Williams' career with LAT, which began in 1913, running until 1932. He principally covered sports but also politics.
Folder  7

Employees - Williams, Nick B. 1962 - 1992

Approx. 35 items: in "Tribute to a renown...Editor, Nick B. Williams," at the time of his death, LAT columnist Jack Smith wrote that, "turned the Los Angeles Times from a biased, provincial, Republican newspaper, into one of the country's two or three best"; program booklet for "The Nick B. Williams Luncheon Party," Levy's Grill, 2/20/1959; 3-pp. transcript of speech at Women's Lawyers Club (1959), titled "Court News Policy," on the topic of a free press; selection of Williams' writings for a variety of publications--California Publisher, The Quill, California Parent -Teacher, etc. ;brief copy, Among Ourselves, 7/1948, on W's career, mentioning his fiction writing; single-page bio ; W's tear sheets, 1959 - 1971, from LAT; LAT clip, 10/28/1981, "Ex-Editor of Times receives press award": LAT Editorial, 7/2/1992, "In Memory of Nick B. Williams," which closes, "Nick Williams mark on The Times is indelible." Williams was with LAT for forty years, retiring in 1971, and after that working as a consultant for Otis Chandler.
Folder  8

Employees - Williams, Phillip L. 1974 - 1986

4 item: single-sheet TM bio for Phillip L. Williams, 2/1974; media inquiry, 6/11/1982, questions from Rocky Mountain Business Journal on TM's overall newspaper strategy, the sheet has handwritten notes on it; 13-pp. transcript of a Williams speech at Amer. Society of Newspaper Editors, Chicago, 5/7/1982, "The Future of Newspapers as a Business"; 2-pp. bio, 10/22/1986, W's started with Times Mirror in 1969.
Folder  9

Employees - Wilson, Bess M. undated

1 item: single-sheet, "Biography of Bess M. Wilson," "Club Editor" written at top margin, undated. "Mrs. Wilson came to Los Angeles in...1938 and became a member of The Times staff in February, 1939."
Folder  10

Employees - Wilson, James Stewart 1995

1 item: reprint of LAT obit, 4/30/1995, "James S. Wilson...ex-photo editor of The Times, author."
Folder  11

Employees - Wright, Donald F. 1984 - 1990

5 items: memos and other correspondence, plus transcript of a "Publishers' Panel" discussion, conducted at the INPA / West convention in Newport Beach, 10/8/1984; 10-pp. transcript of speech manuscript of Wright at the Production Supervisors Awards Dinners, 2/1985, cover letter and 2-pp. speech manuscript for Wright to present at Centennial Dinner for the 2nd Baptist Church, 2/22/1985 (he was accepting an award for LAT), plus related correspondence;Management Bulletin, 9/4/1990, related material, same date, on Wright is stapled behind this; LAT article copy, 9/5/1990, "Schlosberg to run eastern papers for Times Mirror," which contains material on Wright deep in the story.
Folder  12

Employees - Wright, Willard Huntington 1910 - 1988

Approx. 15 items: article copy, Smart Set, 3/1913, "Los Angeles -- the chemically pure," by Willard Huntington Wright; a selection of Wright's writing for LAT circa 1910 (he began reviewing books in 1907); selection of writings about Wright and his pseudonym, "S.S. Van Dine" from the 1930s, when he was engaged in writing a series of popular mystery novels; LAT obit copy, 4/13/1939, "Death comes to Van Dine"; article copy, Among Ourselves, 4/1948, "Men who made The Times"; two copies, LAT article (West mag), "Los Angeles and the library hatchet men"; Jack Smith column, LAT, 11/4/1974, "Comeuppance for a critic"; a copy of a journal, Manuscripts, Spring 1983, containing the essay, "In search of S.S. Van Dine," pp. 89-100; cover note from author John Cornell attached to copy of 2-pp. article from The Lens, 10/1988, "Famous put-down of our area 75 years ago..."; 3-pp. of copies of index cards (LAT?) on "Wright, Willard Huntington"; related material.
Folder  13

Employees - Yaro, Boris 1984

1 item: single-sheet, Biography from the Los Angeles Times, "Boris Yaro - Staff writer/Photographer," 3/1984.
Folder  14

Employees - Zacchino Narda 1992

1 item: single-sheet LAT Biography, "Narda Zacchino - Associate Editor," 6/1992.
Folder  15

Employees - Zimmerman, Paul 1968 - 1984

Approx. 15 items: transcription (1/3 page) of Who's Who in America entry for Paul Bechler ZIMMERMAN, vol. 35, 1968-69; various memos and promotions background material related to sports events in L.A., 1973 - 1974; four single-sheet bios, dated 1974, 1978, 1981, 1982; typed note from "Zim" to "Will," 3/21/1984, and other material related to previously mentioned bios;
Folder  16

Finances - Financial Condition 1961 - 1966, 1993

2 items. A cover sheet headed "Los Angeles Times, Profit Analysis, 1961 - 1966." 4-pp. report titled "An Overview of The Times' business conditions and strategic objectives" (2 / 1993).
Folder  17

Finances - Net Revenues circa 1993, 1995

2 items. LAT "Net Revenues" line chart for period 1950 - 1992. Also LAT news clipping (2/3/1995), "Times Mirror earnings climb sharply in 1994."
Folder  18

History - Original Clip File 1928 - 1978

Clippings, chronologies, and notes about the history of the Los Angeles Times.
Folder  19

History - Research notes undated

3 items. 1) A brown, spiral-bound address/telephone book with a tab reading "L.A. Times Streamlined." 2) 2-pp. vitae for Harrison Gray Otis, Harry Chandler, Marian Otis Chandler and Norman Chandler 3) Material titled "Copy Sweeteners," consists of 5 typed pages of material on Harrison Gray Otis, Harry Chandler, Norman Chandler and events in LAT history.
Folder  20

History - Chronologies/Milestones circa 1986 - 1993

Approx. 40 items. [Materials compiled between 1987 and 1993] Subjects include: "Major Events in Recent Los Angeles Times History," multi-page lists of LAT events and accomplishments, dated 12/92, 2/93, etc. Other document titles include "Technological Milestones," "Highlights of 1992," "Recent (also "Major...") Changes at the Los Angeles Times," a history of "LAT Sunday Supplements," "Some LAT Firsts,"L.A.T. Timeline, 1960-1980," etc.
Folder  21

History - Comments About 1984, 1986-1987

2 items. One photocopied letter to the editor (humorous), headlined "What The Times will be like by the year 2001," (dated only "Spring 1984). Transcript of Alistair Cooke's "Letter from America" program on the BBC (12/12/1986) which have several sentences of praise for LAT. Attached on top of Cooke's comments is a memo from Tom Johnson to LAT's Executive Incentive Group (2/6/1987) with the notation, "High praise from Alistair Cooke."
Folder  22

History - Employee reminiscences 1928-1944

8 items, some duplicates. Material includes: 1944 LAT article (2 copies) "Employee of 63 years ago tells of early Times' days; Among Ourselves article (1/1929), 2 copies, "We are mellowing"; other Among Ourselves articles from 1928 and 1931; original and 1 copy of; etc. 11/30/1937 column, "What Goes On?" by Chapin Hall; etc.
Folder  23

History - Facts About 1993

1 item. 5-pp. "Los Angeles Times FACT SHEET" (2/1993) - with "General Facts about the Los Angeles Times," with segments on Editorial, Circulation/Marketing, and Operations.
Folder  24

History - Key Historic Facts 1993

File contains a single-page printout titled "Key Historical Facts - Los Angeles Times." [This is a somewhat misleading title given that the material on the sheet consists of annual income and expense dollar figures for the period 1980 through 1993, with categories such as "Income Statement," "Expenses/Total Op. Rev.," "Newsprint," and "Avg . Salary/FTE."]
Folder  25

History - Firsts 1950, 1960, 1975

Approx. 12 items. Laminated reproductions of LAT TV Mag. cover, TV and radio listings inside, plus examples of Page One from of Outlook, Opinion, Calendar and Book Review sections.
Folder  26

History - Interviews Regarding 1975, 1979

5 items. 3 broadcast interviews on L.A. area TV stations (10/21/1975), with Otis Chandler, with Robert Gottlieb (later authored Thinking Big, a history of LAT, and with a group of independent newspaper dealers angry at LAT; interview of LAT staffer Art Seidenbaum (misspelled on transcript) by Michael Jackson of KABC-radio (10/16/1975); Tom Brokaw interview of David Halberstam on KNBC-tv (5-3-1979).
Box  625

Reference Files - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

History - Papers 1941, 1977, 1980 - 1983

Approx. 25 items. File material includes: a plastic sleeve with LAT clippings with bylines of L.D. Hotchkiss, Managing Editor, Harry Chandler, Chairman of the Board, T-M Co., Harry Bowling and others; an essay titled "1781-1908, Los Angeles and The Times," "From Fief to Empire," [Chptr. 12 of a book]; various lists and essays with titles such as "History of the Los Angeles Times," a spiral-bound, 36-pp. term paper by David Frenznick, CSUN, titled "Dynasty: the Story of the Chandler Family, Publishers of the Los Angeles Times." Other items include "Five-minute History of the Los Angeles Times by James Bassett; (6/6/1978) "From the Files of The Times," etc.
Folder  2

History - Publications - "In Times Past" 1979 - 1981

Approx. 25 items. Photocopies of articles from the LAT employee newsletter, "Among Ourselves" and some items from column titled "In Times Past." Events reported include: "Aeroplane Delivers Times" (1911) - "the first time newspapers had been delivered by aeroplane"; "Widowed Grandmother Wins Times Model Home"; "Conrad Exhibit now on Display at County Museum" (1979); "Times helped organize the fight for transcontinental highway" (from a 1979 issue on a 1912 event); "A Photographic Romp through the 1950s"; etc.
Folder  3

History - Publications - "Profile Of A Newspaper" 1981, 1987, 1988

3 items. Three printings of "Los Angeles Times: Profile of a Newspaper." The content is duplicated in each, the printing runs were 8/1981, 12/1987 and 10/1988. Three main sections - "A History of The Times," "The Making of a Newspaper," and "Careers at The Times."
Folder  4

History - Publications - "Thinking Big" Reviews 1977 - 1978

Approx. 20 items. Reviews of the 1977 book, Thinking Big: the Story of the Los Angeles Times, its Publishers, and their Influence on Southern California. Clips, photocopies, and reprints from Newsday, Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun, N.Y. Times, Columbia Journalism Review and others, plus a memo by Robert Erburu reacting to the coverage.
Folder  5

History - Publications - "The Powers That Be" - Interviews 1979

3 items. Three interviews with David Halberstam, author of the 1979 book, The Powers that Be, which deals, in part, with the history of the Los Angeles Times. 1) Transcript of Jess Marlow (KNBC-tv) interview of Halberstam. 2) Transcript of Michael Jackson (KABC radio) interview of Halberstam. 3) Transcript of Merv Griffin (KTTV-tv) interview of Halberstam.
Folder  6

History - Publications - "The Powers That Be" - Reviews (1 of 2) 1979

Approx. 67 items. Reviews of the 1979 book, The Powers that Be, by David Halberstam. Clippings, photocopies and reprints of reviews from Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, Time, N.Y. Times, Washington Post, Harpers, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, New West, The Oregonian, Manchester Union Leader (New Hampshire), many other major magazines and newspapers, and many relatively small newspapers around California, the Pacific Coast states and New York City. Split into two folders.
Folder  7

History - Publications - "The Powers That Be" - Reviews (2 of 2) 1979

Approx. 67 items. Reviews of the 1979 book, The Powers that Be, by David Halberstam. Clippings, photocopies and reprints of reviews from Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, Time, N.Y.Times, Washington Post, Harpers, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, New West, The Oregonian, Manchester Union Leader (New Hampshire), many other major magazines and newspapers, and many relatively small newspapers around California, the Pacific Coast states and New York City. Split into two folders.
Folder  8

Letterhead Samples 1913, 1919, 1980, 1987 - 1988

Approx. 26 items. Several duplicate examples of LAT stationary and envelopes with letterhead. Also, a 1987 letter regarding the finding of a specimen of 1913 LAT letterhead, which is attached. 5 copies of a form letter from Times-Mirror to LAT, dated 3/12/1919, with instructions regarding use of uniform letter formats across all departments. Also one business card for "LaRue Prior - Assistant Manager, Telephone Sales Division..."
Folder  9

Management Conference 1994 - 1995

2 items. Two issues of Management Conference newsletter. Lead stories: "Jellison speaks at breakfast session" (6/1994), about speech to Management Conference audience by Jerald Jellison, professor of social psychology at UCLA; "Mentor Night looks at Multimedia," about an event at Harry Chandler Auditorium (2/1995).
Folder  10

Management Staff 1973 - 1994

Approx. 30 items: a selection of Management Bulletins, 1973 - 1991; LAT clip, "Schlosberg named President of The Times," various Employee bulletins, press releases and LAT clippings on high-level promotions and transfers in LAT; lists of key personnel; "Executives of the Los Angeles Times" (7/29/1994).
Folder  11

Management Staff - Boyce, H.H. 1886 - 1889

8 sheets of legal-size paper with clippings pasted on them. Clippings all seem to be from LAT, though only one actually has logo included. Subjects include: "a new daily paper, called the Tribune"; H.H. Boyce files a libel suit against LAT; LAT "sets a trap" and the Tribune falls for the hoax; testimony from the trial, etc.
Folder  12

Management Staff - Chronology 1955 - 1974

Material includes charts giving personnel names, job titles, and relevant dates.
Folder  13

Management Staff - Executive Lists 1995

1 item. 7-pp. list of "Executives of the Los Angeles Times."
Folder  14

Management Staff - The Phalanx 1908, 1988

2 items: 4 sheets, with two elements--listing personnel of "The Times Phalanx-the organization as it stood in November, 1908," with Harrison Gray Otis, Harry Chandler, Marian Otis Chandler, etc., and three pages copied from the TM Co.'s 19th Annual Report, 1904 - 05; summaries, 7-pp. item titled "Summaries of key Times people for Dick Schlosberg," (printed 9/7/1988), giving brief [and glowing] biographies of LAT publishers up to Otis Chandler, plus editors, marketing execs., etc.
Folder  15

Mastheads 1882 - 1991

Many examples of the masthead segment from a span of years, including several pre-1900 examples.
Box  626

Reference Files - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Nominating A President 1980

11 sheets of heavy, hole-punched divider paper with newspaper clippings mounted w/ glue. Publications include Harvard Gazette, Harvard Crimson, Boston Globe, The Real Paper, (Kennedy School of Government) Update, Kennedy School Bulletin, all clips from 1980.
Folder  2

Organization Charts 1947

3 items: 1-pp. memo from Philip Chandler, "Sent to all department heads," 2/7/1947, opens, "The need for (a company) organizational chart ...has become increasingly apparent..."; two versions of an LAT organizational chart as of 1947.
Folder  3

Organization Charts 1953

4 items: several versions of 1953 LAT organization chart, one with photos of departmental executives next to their title.z
Folder  4

Organization Charts 1958

7 items: Norman Chandler memo of 3/14/1955, but with both his name and the date crossed out (?), in which it is announced that McKinsey & Company will be studying company organization; various charts of Times Mirror and Mirror-News organization, some dated 4/1958, one "ca. 1950s."
Folder  5

Organization Charts 1959

1 item: "the Times Mirror Company Top Management Organization Chart," 12/1959.
Folder  6

Organization Charts circa 1960

Approx. 10 items: several versions of an organization chart for LAT Editorial Department, from hand-drawn, rough drafts to formal, final versions - all undated except for "1960s" jotted at the edge of one version.
Folder  7

Organization Charts 1960

1 copy of chart titled "Times Editorial Department, Organization Chart, "7/1960" jotted in lower right corner.
Folder  8

Organization Charts 1961

4 items: organization charts, all dated between 3/1961 and 7/1961, two for The Mirror Editorial Dept., one each for Times Mirror Company corporate organization and "Accounting Dept."
Folder  9

Organization Charts 1962

Approx. 10 items: or. chart, Times Mirror News Division, 2/9/1962 (master & one copy); Otis Chandler memo to "Management Personnel," 2/23/1962, plus "Newspaper Division and Times" org. chart, same date; dupe of previous chart; same title as previous, dated 4/2/1962; "Editorial Organization Chart, 4/6/1962; 2-pp. memo from Vance Stickell to "Display Advertising...various Times Department Heads" on "Display Advertising Organizational Structure, 4/24/1962; "Times Display Advertising Organizational Chart," (on sturdy paper) 4/24/1962; "Editorial Organizational Chart," 10/1962. a
Folder  10

Organization Charts 1963

Approx. 15 items: various versions of an "Editorial Organization Chart, including "Day," Night," "Editorial Pages" and "Sunday - Sections," also the overall Editorial organization headed by Nick B. Williams, dated 2/1963 through 12/1963.
Folder  11

Organization Charts 1964

Approx. 10 items: versions of organization charts for Editorial, the Los Angeles Times Division, and Los Angeles Times itself,
Folder  12

Organization Charts 1965

6 items: one org. chart for LAT overall, headed by Otis Chandler, on oversize, heavy paper, plus a copy of same; several from the year for Editorial, headed by Nick B. Williams.
Folder  13

Organization Charts 1966

Approx. 20 items: org. charts for various LAT activities, including Editorial, Composing Room, Dispatch, Data Processing, Personnel, Display Advertising, LAT overall, dates range from 2/1966 to 6/1966.
Folder  14

Organization Charts 1967

Approx. 12 items: org. charts dated 3/1967 through 8/1967, of Los Angeles Times overall and Editorial Department.
Folder  15

Organization Charts 1968

Approx. 25 items: dated 1/1968 through 11/1968, including org charts for LAT at-large, the Editorial Department, TM Newspapers Group, plus an Otis Chandler memo of 10/15/1968, on "restructuring of The Times functional organization."
Folder  16

Organization Charts 1968

6 items: org. charts for Los Angeles Times overall (headed by Otis Chandler), an Editorial Dept. "Master" Chart, and several Editorial Department general org. charts; LAT memo, from Otis Chandler to "Management Personnel," on transfer to the Corporate Staff of Dan Moore to "head a pilot program in educational materials development." All materials dated 5/1969 or 6/1969.
Folder  17

Organization Charts 1970

9 items: various org. charts for LAT overall and Editorial Department specifically, dated 3/1970 through 6/1970; Otis Chandler memo, 7/27/1970, on "Robert J. Donovan...named an associate editor of The Times...has moved to Los Angeles and is now engaged full time in his new assignment."
Folder  18

Organization Charts 1971

1 item: "Los Angeles Times - Editorial Department Organization Chart 'C' - Positions Reporting to the Associate Editor," 1/4/1971.
Folder  19

Organization Charts 1972

Approx. 30 items. Materials are from the entire year 1972: including: org. charts for Editorial Department and a few handwritten notes by Robert Flannes.
Folder  20

Organization Charts 1973

6 items: various org. charts for Editorial Department, dated 1/1973 through 6/1973.
Folder  21

Organization Charts 1974

2 items: a 2/1974 org chart for LAT, a 8/5/1974 org chart for Editorial Department
Folder  22

Organization Charts 1975

6 items: dated 3/1975 through 6/1975, org charts for LAT, the Editorial Department and for the "soft" news sections (Home Magazine, Entertainment, View, Fashion, Food, etc.) under Jean Sharley Taylor.
Folder  23

Organization Charts 1976

5 items: all items are org charts for Editorial Department, all dated 6/1/1976
Folder  24

Organization Charts 1977

Approx. 30 items: org charts dated 3/1977 through 6/1977, for LAT overall, for Editorial, Accounting, the Orange County facility, Information Systems, Promotion & Public Relations, LAT Syndicate, Classified Advertising, Display Advertising, Marketing Research, Production, Composing Room, the Garage, Mailroom, Platemaking, Pressroom, Production Service and Transportation; original pp. from Among Ourselves, 9/1977, a full-page "Los Angeles Times Organization Chart."
Folder  25

Organization Charts 1978

Approx. 15 items: org charts, dated during month of 6/1978, for LAT overall, Editorial Department, the Garage, Mailroom and Production Services.
Folder  26

Organization Charts 1979

Approx. 35 items: org charts, dated 3/1979 through 8/1979, of LAT overall, Pressroom, Platemaking, Finance, Transportation, Information Systems, Marketing, Operations, Personnel, Promotions & Public Relations, Purchasing, Syndicate, Production, Composing Room, Dispatch, Orange County Facility, Accounting, Administrative Services, Circulation, Classified Advertising and Display Advertising.
Folder  27

Organization Charts 1980

Approx. 30 items: org charts dated between 4/1980 and 8/1980, on LAT overall, Orange County facility, Administrative Services, Personnel, the Syndicate, Promo. & Public Relations, Information Systems, Purchasing, Finance, Accounting , Circulation, Classified Advertising, Display Advertising, Marketing, Editorial, Production, Composing Room, Mailroom, Pressroom Transportation, Dispatch, and Platemaking.
Folder  28

Organization Charts 1981

Approx. 30 items: org charts dated between 7/1981 and 12/1981 on LAT overall, Personnel, Classified Advertising, Display Adv., Marketing Research, Orange County facility, (all major departments). Also a small number of memos on related subjects.
Folder  29

Organization Charts 1982

Approx. 30 items: org charts dated between 6/1982 and 9/1982, on LAT overall, Orange County facility, Administrative Services, Personnel, the Syndicate, Promo. & Public Relations, Information Systems, Purchasing, Finance, Accounting , Circulation, Classified Advertising, Display Advertising, Marketing, Editorial, Production, Composing Room, Mailroom, Pressroom Transportation, Dispatch, and Platemaking.
Folder  30

Organization Charts 1983

Approx. 25 items: org charts, dated 7/1983 through 8/1983, on LAT overall, Orange County facility, Administrative Services, Personnel, the Syndicate, Promo. & Public Relations, Information Systems, Purchasing, Finance, Accounting , Circulation, Classified Advertising, Display Advertising, Marketing, Editorial, Production, Composing Room, Mailroom, Pressroom Transportation, Dispatch, and Platemaking.
Folder  31

Organization Charts 1984

Approx. 25 items: org charts on LAT overall, Orange County facility, Administrative Services, Personnel, the Syndicate, Promo. & Public Relations, Information Systems, Purchasing, Finance, Accounting , Circulation, Classified Advertising, Display Advertising, Marketing, Editorial, Production, Composing Room, Mailroom, Pressroom Transportation, Dispatch, and Platemaking. Also a memo from Mike Valenti to supervisory personnel on the organization charts, all of which are dated 1/1984.
Folder  32

Organization Charts 1985

Approx. 15 items: org charts, all dated 6/1985, for LAT, Accounting, Admin. Services, Circulation, Classified & Display Advertising, Editorial Charts A, B & C, Employee Relations, Information Systems, Marketing Research, L.A. Production, O.C. Production, San Fernando Production, Promotion & Public Relations, the LAT Syndicate. List obtained from Mike Valenti memo of 7/24/1985.
Folder  33

Organization Charts 1986

Approx. 35 items: org charts, dated 6/1986 and 10/1986, for LAT, Accounting, Admin. Services, Circulation, Classified & Display Advertising, Editorial Charts A, B & C, Employee Relations, Information Systems, Marketing Research, L.A. Production, O.C. Production, San Fernando Production, Promotion & Public Relations, the LAT Syndicate. Also the Mike Valenti memos related to these sets of charts.
Folder  34

Organization Charts 1987

Approx. 45 items: org charts, dated 3/1987 and 9/1987 for LAT, Accounting, Admin. Services, Circulation, Classified & Display Advertising, Editorial Charts A, B & C, Employee Relations, Information Systems, Marketing Research, L.A. Production, O.C. Production, San Fernando Production, Promotion & Public Relations, the LAT Syndicate. Also the Mike Valenti memos related to these sets of charts.
Box  627

Reference Files - Los Angeles Times

Folder  1

Organization Charts 1988

Approx. 25 items: org charts, dated 3/1988 and 6/1988, for LAT, Accounting, Admin. Services, Circulation, Classified & Display Advertising, Editorial, Employee Relations, Information Systems, Marketing Research, L.A. Production, O.C. Production, San Fernando Production, Promotion & Public Relations, the LAT Syndicate. Also a 6/10/1988 memo from Sherral Miller & Sylvia Fong related to the 6/1988 charts.
Folder  2

Organization Charts 1989

Approx. 45 items: org charts, dated 3/1989 and 10/1989, for Editorial, administrative and support departments of LAT. Also memo from Compensation Section, dated 3/27/1989, related to personnel changes reflected on the charts.
Folder  3

Organization Charts 1991

Approx. 20 items: org charts, dated 9/1991, on LAT overall, and on various departments within the organization, including Creative Services.
Folder  4

Organization Charts 1992

Approx. 25 items: org charts, all dated 9/1992, on LAT overall, Publisher's Staff, Administration, Operations, Creative Services, et al.
Folder  5

Organization Charts 1993

Approx. 20 items: org charts, dated 7/1993 and 9/1993, for Editorial and many support departments at LAT.
Folder  6

Ownership 1881 - 1886, 1889, 1941, 1975, 1980 - 1981

15 items, some duplicates. Clippings from LAT and San Diego Union with biographical information on Thomas Gardiner and Nathan Cole, 1881 founders of LAT. Also, a 1981 letter from Lawrence Barker, Jr., (grandson of Nathan Cole, Jr.) of San Francisco, to Mr. & Mrs. F. Daniel Frost of Pasadena, CA; single typed sheet with historical information on The Weekly Mirror (a precursor of LAT), on Times Mirror Co., The Evening Express, The Times Publishing Co., Jesse Yarnell, T.J. Caystile, Nathan Cole, Jr., Thomas Gardiner, S.J. Mathes and the firm of Yarnell, Caystile & Mathes; Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation - 9/30/1980; items marking other important milestones in publication and ownership of the newspaper; organizational chart, 1873 - 1954; obit clipping (1941) on Helen Caystile Duncan, "daughter of the late Thomas J. Caystile, onetime co-owner of the old Los Angeles Mirror and later of The Times."
Folder  7

Parody Issues 1987

1 item. Under LAT masthead for 9/17/1987, a single-sheet parody issue related to Pope's visit to Los Angeles. Headlines include "Pope says things and waves a lot to lots of people," "Pope says more things, waves to more people," and "After talking, waving, Pope gets a headache." "Text" of stories consists of "Blah blah blah woop woop diddy," repeated over and over.
Folder  8

Policy 1957 - 1995

8 items. Materials include: "Draft" Mission statement for LAT, dated 6/20/1989; 1957 memo from Norman Chandler to Department Heads on policy planning; complete Rotogravure Supplement; LAT - "Four Key Strategic Objectives" (11/1993); a 12-6-'93 NYT story about LAT - "Reporter (Michael Hiltzik) disciplined for reading his co-workers' electronic mail"; 1975 memo on LAT "Conflict of Interest" policy; 1995 memo on "Alcohol and Drug Policy"; undated 5-pp. LAT "Alcohol & Drug Policy."
Folder  9

Policy - Cost Containment Strategies 1988

Approx. 10 items. Material includes: 2 small cardboard flyers with information on LAT "Pull Together Sweepstakes Prizes"; 7/18/1988 Tom Johnson memo on "a series of steps designed to reduce expenses"; 8/11/1988 follow-up memo to previous Johnson memo by Tom Boswell announcing "Pull Together Sweepstakes" to generate cost-cutting suggestions from all LAT employees; related cost-containment memos; memo (7/18/1988) on Expense Reduction Videotape to be viewed by LAT employees; 9/19/1988 memo on "organizational changes" from Dick Schlosberg.
Folder  10

Postcard Collection 1915

25+ items. Postcards with photos and illustrations relating to the Los Angeles Times, mostly interiors and exteriors of the various Times buildings, mostly undated but one postcard postmarked 1915.
Folder  11

Radio/TV Coverage - Transcripts 1961

4 items. Three transcripts dated in March 1961, are from KCOP-TV broadcasts by Cal Tinney and Tom Duggan. Tinney praised LAT series on the John Birch Society, Duggan was critical of the same series. One more KCOP-TV transcript of June 1961, has Duggan again criticizing LAT on the subject of the United Nations.
Folder  12