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Guide to the Patricia A. Schaelchlin/ Scripps Family Research Collection
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The collection is comprised of research materials and drafts for Patricia A. Schaelchlin's work, Newspaper barons: a biography of the Scripps family. The bulk of the collection consists of the author's notes regarding biographic materials, most of which are photocopies of original documents. Documents researched for Schaelchlin's work includes previously published biographies and genealogies by others, legal documents, Scripps family correspondence, and newspaper articles. The collection covers the years 1791 to 2003 with the bulk of the material ranging from 1838 to 2001.
Patricia Ann McKeown Schaelchlin was born in Flint, Michigan on July 7, 1924. Through her writings and work with the Save Our Heritage Organisation (SOHO), the La Jolla Historical Society, the San Diego Historic Site Board, and Friends of the La Jolla Library, Schaelchlin helped preserve the cultural and architectural history of La Jolla and San Diego.
18 cubic feet
All requests for permission to publish must be submitted in writing to Denison Library.
Collection open for research.