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Photographs and negatives pertaining to Manchester Boddy. Copies of letters, manuscripts, an autobiographical sketch by Manchester Boddy; publications by Manchester Boddy "Leaves From an Editor's Notebook" or "Now and Then."
Boddy was the publisher of the L.A. Daily News beginning in 1926; another paper, the Post-Record, merged with the Daily News before becoming bankrupt in 1954. His home in La Canada was Rancho de Descanso, later established as Descanso Gardens. Boddy ran in the primaries for U.S. senator in 1950 and lost.
(Boxes: 2 letter; 1 legal; 2 ov folders)
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