Sacramento Union Newspaper. Records.

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UC Davis. Special Collections
University of California, Davis, Department of Special Collections, General Library
100 NW Quad
Davis, California 95616-5292
(530) 752-1621
speccoll@lib.ucdavis.edu
http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu/specol/
2014


Descriptive Summary

Title: Sacramento Union Newspaper. Records.
Dates: 1862-1994
Collection Number: D-350
Creator/Collector: Sacramento Union.
Extent: 809.3 linear feet
Repository: UC Davis. Special Collections
Davis, California 95616-5292
Abstract: The archives contain 660 bound volumes and some accounting and business records from the early years of the newspaper. The photograph files run daily from 1966 to 1994. The clipping files provide subject access for 1972 through 1992. The business records also cover the last eighteen months of the newspaper's struggle to survive. The collection provides a wealth of information for researchers interested in the Sacramento region in the last quarter of the 20th century.
Language of Material: English

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. Requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Preferred Citation

Sacramento Union Newspaper. Records. . UC Davis. Special Collections

Biography/Administrative History

Until it closed its doors in 1994, the Sacramento Union was the oldest daily newspaper west of the Mississippi.

Scope and Content of Collection

The archives contain 660 bound volumes and some accounting and business records from the early years of the newspaper. The photograph files run daily from 1966 to 1994. The clipping files provide subject access for 1972 through 1992. The business records also cover the last eighteen months of the newspaper's struggle to survive. The collection provides a wealth of information for researchers interested in the Sacramento region in the last quarter of the 20th century. The use copy of the Sacramento Union is the microfilm copy. An online version of the Sacramento Daily Union (1851-1895) is available at: http://bibpurl.oclc.org/web/38642

Indexing Terms

Sacramento (Calif.) -- Newspapers.
Sacramento (Calif.) -- History.

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