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[Edgar T. Gleeson photograph album].
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Title:

[Edgar T. Gleeson photograph album]

Creator/Contributor:

Gleeson, Edgar, 1885-1973, creator, creator.

Abstract:

Album contains portraits and snapshots documenting the life and career of San Francisco newspaperman Edgar Gleeson. Photographs depict Gleeson, his journalist colleagues, friends, family and associates. Also includes views of San Francisco and other locations in California and elsewhere; a few personal notes; and a small number of press cards, press passes and other ephemera.

Date:

1900 (issued)

Subject:

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Newspaper editors -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Journalists -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Reporters and reporting -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
R├ędacteurs en chef -- Californie -- San Francisco -- Photographies
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Photographs
Gleeson, Edgar -- 1885-1973 -- Archives

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Compiled by Edgar T. Gleeson.
Numerous photographers, most unidentified.
Purchase from Michael Gordon ; 2023.
Edgar T. "Scoop" Gleeson (1885-1973): born in San Francisco; covered the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire; reporter at San Francisco Daily News, the Call, and the Bulletin; sports editor, managing editor and city editor at the Call-Bulletin.
Edgar T. Gleeson photograph album, BANC PIC 2023.081, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Type:

graphic
portraits.
Photograph albums.
Portraits.
Portraits.

Physical Description:

photoprint
approximately 100 photographs in 1 album : chiefly gelatin silver prints mounted to album leaves ; prints various sizes, album 26 x 34 cm

Language:

English

Origin:

California