Scope and Content
Title: Robert E.G. Harris Collection of Material about the Spanish Civil War,
Date (inclusive): 1936-1939
Collection number: 1074
Harris, Robert E.G.
9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library.
Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Robert E.G. Harris (b.1903) taught English and journalism at Los Angeles City College (1929-42), was the editor of
Los Angeles Daily News (1945-50), a professor of journalism (1950-71), department chairman (1955-60), and emeritus professor at UCLA. The collection
consists of copies of newspaper articles on the Spanish Civil War, and Harris' typescripts concerning the role of press and
propaganda during the war.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department
of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including
copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds
the copyright and pursue the
copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Restrictions on Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
[Identification of item], Robert E.G. Harris Collection of Material about the Spanish Civil War (Collection 1074). Department
of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Harris was born on April 3, 1903, in Bloomington, Indiana; AB (1925) and AM (1926), Indiana University; attended Yale University
(1926-27) and University of Southern California (1928-29); instructor in English and French, Bucknell University (1925-26);
taught English and journalism at Los Angeles City College (1929-42); editor of
Los Angeles Daily News (1945-50); professor of journalism (1950-71), department chairman (1955-60), and emeritus professor, UCLA; publications include
The press in an authoritarian state (1963), and
The Spanish press in transition (1966).
Scope and Content
Collection consists of copies of newspaper articles on the Spanish Civil War, and UCLA journalism professor Robert Harris'
typescripts concerning the role of press and propaganda during the war. Newspapers include
Mundo obrero, and
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Harris, Robert E.G.--Archives.
University of California, Los Angeles--Dept. of Journalism--Faculty--Archival resources.
Journalism teachers--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
Spain--History--Civil War, 1936-1939--Periodicals--Archival resources.