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Finding Aid to the John V. Shinn Papers Coll2014.106
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Description
The collection consists of photographs and two issues of Lincoln-Mercury News. John V. Shinn and Martin Block photographed their travels in California during June 1950. The collection also contains four other photographs of Shinn. Shinn served as editor of the Lincoln-Mercury News, 1949-1950.
Background
John V. Shinn received his bachelor of arts from Harvard University and his masters of science from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. While living on the East coast he worked for newspapers, a national press service, and two major broadcasters before relocating to California. In California he worked for Aerojet Engineering Corporation in Azusa and from May 1949 the Lincoln-Mercury Corporation in Los Angles. He served as the editor of the employee newspaper, the Lincoln-Mercury NEWS, through December 1950. He was admitted to the University of Paris as a doctoral candidate in European history and government.
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0.1 Linear Feet
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.