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Finding Aid for the John M. Wright Papers, 1946-1958
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: John M. Wright Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1946-1958
    Collection number: 142
    Creator: Wright, John M., 1908-1958
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: John M. Wright was the editor of the San Fernando Valley Times. The collection consists of letters to him from various political figures such as Earl Warren, Fletcher Bowron, Goodwin Knight, Richard M. Nixon, James Forrestal, and others concerning the paper's support in campaigns and elections.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. 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 UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Thelma Wright, 1959.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], John M. Wright Papers (Collection 142). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4234035 

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of letters to Wright as editor of the San Fernando Valley Times from Earl Warren, Fletcher Bowron, Goodwin Knight, Richard M. Nixon, James Forrestal, and others chiefly concerning political support by the Valley Times in campaigns and elections. Also includes letters of condolence on his death to Thelma Wright, a few clippings, photographs, and related ephemeral material.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Wright, John M., 1908-1958--Archives.
    San Fernando Valley Times.
    Newspaper editors--California--San Fernando Valley--Archival resources.