Finding Aid for the George Walden Savage Papers, 1914-1961

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 1999
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the George Walden Savage Papers, 1914-1961

Collection number: 790

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, August 2002
© 1999 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: George Walden Savage Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1914-1961
Collection number: 790
Creator: Savage, George Walden, 1903-
Extent: 8 boxes (4 linear ft.) 4 oversize boxes
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: George Walden Savage (1903-1961) was a journalist and newspaper publisher for various newspapers around the Owens valley in California. He also served as secretary of the highway commission (1948-49), was a member of the Governor's Public Information Committee (1959-60) and president of the San Bernardino Chamber of Commerce (1960-61). The collection consists of scrapbooks containing correspondence, clippings, photographs, and related printed material.
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.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.

Additional Physical Form Available

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  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], George Walden Savage Papers (Collection 790). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Savage was born on June 27, 1903 in Dennison, Ohio; became a journalist and newspaper publisher in California; was owner-publisher of the Inyo-Independent (Independence, California), Progress Citizen (Lone Pine, California), Inyo Register (Bishop, California), 1933-45, and South Pasadena Review, 1946-47; was manager of the Inland Printing and Engraving Company, San Bernardino, California, 1949-61; he also served as secretary of the highway commission (1948-49), member of the Governor's Public Information Committee (1959-60), and president of the San Bernardino Chamber of Commerce (1960-61); he died on September 15, 1961 in San Bernardino.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of scrapbooks containing correspondence, clippings, photographs, and related printed material.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Savage, George Walden, 1903- --Archives.
Journalists--California, Southern--Archival resources.
Publishers and publishing--California, Southern--Archival resources.
Scrapbooks.


Container List

 

Papers. 1927-1961

Creator/Collector: Savage, George Walden, 1903-1961
Physical Description: (12 boxes, ca. 680 pieces)

Scope and Content Note

Scrapbooks containing correspondence, clippings, photographs and related printed material concerning Savage's career as a journalist and newspaper publisher and the Japanese War Relocation Center at Manzanar, California. Savage was owner-publisher of various Owen's Valley newspapers including the Independence Inyo-Independent, the Lone Pine Progress Citizen, and the Bishop Inyo Register. He was also owner-publisher of the South Pasadena Review. Savage was Secretary, Highway Commission; Manager, Inland Printing and Engraving Company, San Bernardino; President, San Bernardino Chamber of Commerce; and Member, Governor's Public Information Committee.