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Finding aid to the William Randolph Hearst, Jr. Photograph Collection, circa 1860-1990 (bulk 1927-1966)
BANC PIC 1991.064  
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Description
The William Randolph Hearst, Jr. photograph collection consists approximately 2500 photographic prints and negatives that document the private and public life of William Randolph Hearst, Jr. and the Hearst family from the late 1800s to 1990. It includes studio portraits, commercial or press photographs, snapshots, and a few original illustrations. Subjects include family life, newspaper business, social engagements, civic and charitable events and world travels.
Background
William Randolph Hearst, Jr. was born in New York City, Jan. 27, 1908, to newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst and Millicent Willson Hearst. In 1928, he began his career as a reporter and served as an overseas correspondent during World War II. Hearst served successively as reporter, editor and publisher of the New York American-Journal through 1956 when he assumed the reins of the Hearst Corporation and Foundation. In 1956, he also shared the Pulitzer Prize for International reporting. He died in New York City in 1993.
Extent
10 boxes, 5 cartons and 1 oversize box (approximately 2500 photographic prints, 104 negatives and 5 drawings) 41 digital objects (41 images)
Restrictions
Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
Collection is open for research.