Robert E.G. Harris (b.1903) taught English and journalism at Los Angeles City College (1929-42), was the editor of
Los Angeles Daily News (1945-50), a professor of journalism (1950-71), department chairman (1955-60), and emeritus professor at UCLA. The collection
consists of copies of newspaper articles on the Spanish Civil War, and Harris' typescripts concerning the role of press and
propaganda during the war.
Harris was born on April 3, 1903, in Bloomington, Indiana; AB (1925) and AM (1926), Indiana University; attended Yale University
(1926-27) and University of Southern California (1928-29); instructor in English and French, Bucknell University (1925-26);
taught English and journalism at Los Angeles City College (1929-42); editor of Los Angeles Daily News (1945-50); professor of journalism (1950-71), department chairman (1955-60), and emeritus professor, UCLA; publications include
The press in an authoritarian state (1963), and The Spanish press in transition (1966).
9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)
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