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Oxnard Press Courier records, circa 1890-1990
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The Oxnard Press-Courier was a newspaper located in Oxnard, California from roughly 1899-1994. The paper ceased publication in June 1994 due to stiff competition from the Los Angeles Times. This collection consists of the paper's morgue and negatives. A newspaper morgue is a reference collection that includes clippings, old files, notes, and photographs kept by reporters for quick reference. Materials include clippings, photographs, subject files, and negatives.
The Oxnard Press-Courier was a newspaper located in Oxnard, California. It ceased publication in the summer of 1994, ending a 95-year run. The paper first started publication as a weekly titled the Oxnard Courier in 1899. The paper adopted the title Oxnard Press-Courier in 1940, following the consolidation of the Oxnard Evening Press, Oxnard Daily Courier, and Oxnard News.
114.57 Cubic Feet (128 boxes)
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.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Open for research. All requests to access materials must be made in advance by contacting the Research Library staff via email: library@venturamuseum.org.