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.
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.
10 boxes, 5 cartons and 1 oversize box (approximately 2500 photographic prints, 104 negatives and 5 drawings)
41 digital objects (41 images)
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.
Collection is open for research.