Chester H. Rowell Copies of Editorials from the Fresno Republican, 1867-1948

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Title: Chester H. Rowell Copies of Editorials from the Fresno Republican
Collection number: 674
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.0 linear ft. (4 boxes)
Date (inclusive): 1867-1948
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.
Language of Materials: Materials are in English.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Creator: Rowell, Chester H. (Chester Harvey), 1867-1948

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Chester H. Rowell Copies of Editorials from the Fresno Republican (Collection 674). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

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 by the editor and owner, Chester Harvey Rowell.

Related Material

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

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233701 

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Rowell, Chester H. (Chester Harvey), 1867-1948--Archives.
Newspaper editors--California--Fresno--Archives.

Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Editorials. 1898-1900.

Box 1, Folder 2

Editorials. 1901-1903.

Box 1, Folder 3

Editorials. 1904-1906.

Box 1, Folder 4

Editorials. 1907.

Box 1, Folder 5

Editorials. 1908.

Box 1, Folder 6

Editorials. 1909.

Box 2, Folder 1

Editorials. 1910.

Box 2, Folder 2

Editorials. 1911.

Box 2, Folder 3

Editorials. 1912.

Box 2, Folder 4

Editorials. 1913 January-May.

Box 3, Folder 1

Editorials. 1913 June-December.

Box 3, Folder 2

Editorials. 1914.

Box 3, Folder 3

Editorials. 1915.

Box 3, Folder 4

Editorials. 1916.

Box 4, Folder 1

Editorials. 1917.

Box 4, Folder 2

Editorials. 1918.

Box 4, Folder 3

Editorials. 1919 January-June.

Box 4, Folder 4

Editorials. 1919 July-December.

Box 4, Folder 5

Editorials. 1920.

Box 4, Folder 6

Editorials: Miscellaneous. circa 1920.