Finding Aid for the Joseph G. Catanich Papers PASC.0041

Finding aid prepared by Jasmine Larkin, 2020.
UCLA Library Special Collections
Online finding aid last updated 2020 December 10.
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575

Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Title: Joseph G. Catanich papers
Creator: Catanich, Joseph G.
source: Catanich, Lois
source: Catanich, James
Identifier/Call Number: PASC.0041
Physical Description: 1.25 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Date (inclusive): 1935-1964
Physical Location: Stored off-site. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.
Language of Material: Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Portions of collection unprocessed. Audiovisual materials are unavailable for access. Please contact Special Collections reference ( for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Lois Catanich and James Catanich, 1984.

Biographical / Historical

Catanich was involved in the entertainment industry ca. 1930s-60s; he produced films and radio programs for the Los Angeles Community chest (1940-42).

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 967680 

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

CONTAINS UNPROCESSED AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS: Materials are not currently available for access and will require further processing and assessment. If you have questions about this material please email

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Joseph G. Catanich papers (Collection 41). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of material related to the career of radio producer Joseph G. Catanich. Includes transcription discs for the Los Angeles Community chest radio program (1940-42), scripts, photographs, business papers, and promotional material. Includes material from Heartbeats of the city and other radio programs, Campaign radio and stage plays, and publicity material for the Joey Bishop show (1961-64).

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Property rights to the physical objects belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. All other 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 UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Catanich, Lois
Catanich, James