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Finding Aid for the Chester H. Rowell Copies of Editorials from the Fresno Republican, 1867-1948
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Chester H. Rowell Copies of Editorials from the Fresno Republican,
    Date (inclusive): 1867-1948
    Collection number: 674
    Creator: Rowell, Chester H. (Chester Harvey), 1867-1948
    Extent: 4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
    Repository: 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 Fresno Republican.
    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

    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.
    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

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • 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], 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.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233701 


    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 Fresno Republican.

    Indexing Terms

    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.

    Related Material

    Originals of the copied material are in the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.