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Ventura County Star - Free Press negative collection
MVC049  
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Description
The Ventura County Star was founded in 1925 by the John P. Scripps Newspaper Group. In approximately 1936, the Star acquired the Ventura Free Press, which was founded in 1875, and began publishing as the Ventura County Star-Free Press in 1938. In 1994, the newspaper dropped the Free Press and began publishing again as the Ventura County Star. Their headquarters are in Camarillo, California. The Ventura County Star-Free Press negatives collection consists of negatives from the paper's photograph archive. The negatives encompass the full spectrum of local daily news and topics reported on by the paper.
Background
The Ventura County Star was founded in 1925 by the John P. Scripps Newspaper Group. In approximately 1936, the Star acquired the Ventura Free Press, which was founded in 1875, and began publishing as the Ventura County Star-Free Press in 1938. In 1994, the newspaper dropped the Free Press and began publishing again as the Ventura County Star. Their headquarters are in Camarillo, California.
Extent
169.24 Cubic Feet (190 boxes, 57 drawers)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the Museum of Ventura County. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where the museum does not hold the copyright.
Availability
PORTIONS OF COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Open for research. Negatives dated after May 19, 1984 and Boxes 183-190 are stored off-sit and requests to access those materials must be made in advance by contacting the Research Library staff.