Inventory of the Edmund Albert Chester papers

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Title: Edmund Albert Chester papers
Date (inclusive): 1933-1947
Collection Number: 79065
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: In English and Spanish.
Physical Description: 4 scrapbooks (8 oversize boxes) (11.3 linear feet)
Abstract: Photographs, clippings, correspondence, press releases, and memorabilia relating to Latin American politics and to CBS radio broadcasting in Latin America.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Chester, Edmund Albert, 1897-1973

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Edmund Albert Chester papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1979.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Biographical/Historical Note

American journalist; chief, Latin American Department, Associated Press, 1936-1940; director, Shortwave Broadcasting and Latin American Relations, Columbia Broadcasting System, 1940-1948.

Scope and Content of Collection

Photographs, clippings, correspondence, press releases, and memorabilia relating to Latin American politics and to CBS radio broadcasting in Latin America.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

CBS Inc.
Journalists.
Latin America--Politics and government.
Radio broadcasting--Latin America.

 

Scrapbooks, 1933-1947

Box 1-2

"#1: Associated Press," 1933-1939

Box 3-4

"#2: With Columbia Broadcasting System (viaje a Sud America)" 1941-1942

Box 5-6

"#3: Short Wave CBS," 1942-1945

Box 7-8

"#4: The Network of the America, La Cadena de las Americas," 1946-1947