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Dunlap (John "Sky") collection
MS.R.021  
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  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Historical Background
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary

  • Contributing Institution: Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
    Title: John "Sky" Dunlap collection
    Creator: Dunlap, John
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.R.021
    Physical Description: 1 Linear Feet (2 document boxes, 1 slim box, 1 OS folder)
    Date (inclusive): 1868-1957
    Abstract: This collection consists of the papers of John William "Sky" Dunlap, Orange County, California journalist, publisher, and owner-operator of the Pacific Clipping Service. Included are photographs, correspondence and newspaper clippings. Dunlap's collection includes issues of approximately 440 early newspapers from Orange County (100 titles), other locations in California (161 titles), other states of the U.S. (133 titles), and countries outside the U.S. (44 titles). The earliest Orange County item in the collection is an issue of the Pacific Weekly Blade dated December 23, 1886.
    Language of Material: English .

    Access

    The collection has not been processed. It may contain restricted materials. Please contact the Department of Special Collections and Archives in advance to request access.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. Copyrights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    John "Sky" Dunlap collection. MS-R021. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Velma F. Dunlap, 1971, via Don Meadows.

    Historical Background

    John William "Sky" Dunlap was an Orange County, California journalist, publisher, and owner-operator of the Pacific Clipping Service. Dunlap, born March 8, 1912, was nicknamed "Sky" because of his height: he was 6'8" tall. He married Velma Bishop in 1934 and the couple started an independent newspaper in Orange County called The Globe. He died on November 15, 1968 in Santa Ana, California.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    This collection consists of the papers of John "Sky" Dunlap, Orange County, California journalist, publisher, and owner-operator of the Pacific Clipping Service. Included are photographs, correspondence and newspaper clippings. Dunlap's collection includes issues of approximately 440 early newspapers from Orange County (100 titles), other locations in California (161 titles), other states of the U.S. (133 titles), and countries outside the U.S. (44 titles). The earliest Orange County item in the collection is an issue of the Pacific Weekly Blade dated December 23, 1886.