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Preliminary Guide to the Harry S. Ashmore Collection
Mss 155  
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Description
Addresses and speeches, awards, biographical information, correspondence, writings, photographs, audiotapes and videotapes of the newspaperman, writer, editor-in-chief of Encyclopaedia Britannica, and executive for the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions. Awarded the first double Pulitzer Prizes in history for distinguished service in the Little Rock school integration controversy of the 1950s.
Background
From Ashmore Civil Rights Commission Nomination files, 1976:
Extent
20 linear feet (15 record containers, 2 document boxes, and 19 audiotapes).
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.
Availability
None. Materials stored off-site; advance notice required for retrieval.