Scope and Content
Title: Chester H. Rowell Copies of Editorials from the Fresno Republican,
Date (inclusive): 1867-1948
Collection number: 674
Rowell, Chester H. (Chester Harvey), 1867-1948
4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: 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
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[Identification of item], Chester H. Rowell Copies of Editorials from the Fresno Republican (Collection 674). Department of
Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
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.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of typescript and carbon copies of editorials from the
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Rowell, Chester H. (Chester Harvey), 1867-1948--Archives.
Newspaper editors--California--Fresno--Archival resources.
Originals of the copied material are in the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.