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Finding Aid for the Chester H. Rowell Copies of Editorials from the Fresno Republican, 1867-1948
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Description
Chester H. Rowell (1867-1948) was a prominent member of the Republican party in California. He was the chairman of the California Republican State Convention (1910), a member of the Republican National Campaign Committee (1916), chairman of the Republican State Committee (1916-18) and a delegate to the Republican National Convention (1928 and 1936). He was also the editor and publisher of the Fresno Republican (1898-1920) and editor of the San Francisco Chronicle (1932-39). The collection consists of typescript and carbon copies of editorials from the Fresno Republican.
Background
Rowell was born on November 1, 1867 in Bloomington, Illinois; Ph.B, University of Michigan, 1888; LL.D, College of the Pacific, 1927; Litt.D, University of Southern California, 1928; served as clerk, committee on elections, U.S. House of Representatives, 1889-91; chairman, California Republican State Convention, 1910; member, Republican National Campaign Committee, 1916; chairman, Republican State Committee, 1916-18; editor and publisher, Fresno Republican, 1898-1920; president, California League of Nations Association, 1927-39; delegate, Republican National Convention, 1928 and 1936; editor of San Francisco Chronicle, 1932-39, then editorial columnist; he died on April 12, 1948.
Extent
4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
Restrictions
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.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.