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Jean Stinchfield Ambassador Hotel Publicity
GC 1142  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Jean Stinchfield Ambassador Hotel Publicity
    Dates: 1922-1987
    Collection Number: GC 1142
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: (Boxes: 14 legal, 1ov)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: Photographs, correspondence, press releases, clippings, and memorabilia collected by Jean Stinchfield, Publicity Director, Ambassador Hotel, 1922-1970. Bulk is dated after 1957. [Box 1ov contains scrapbooks.]
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    Jean Stinchfield Ambassador Hotel Publicity. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    The Ambassador Hotel opened in 1921 in the mid-Wilshire district of Los Angeles. Preservationists including the Los Angeles Conservancy were unsuccessful in preventing its demolition in 2005.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Photographs, correspondence, press releases, clippings, and memorabilia collected by Jean Stinchfield, Publicity Director, Ambassador Hotel, 1922-1970. Bulk is dated after 1957. [Box 1ov contains scrapbooks.] Photographs of celebrities and political figures; correspondence omits the year 1968 when presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy was fatally shot while campaigning at the hotel; memorabilia includes ephemera, programs and miscellaneous publications; materials reflect on the history of the Cocoanut Grove nightclub; a taped interview with Stinchfield in 1987.