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Guide to the Edmond Coblentz Papers, [ca. 1917-1960]
BANC MSS C-B 845  
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Description
Correspondence; articles, speeches and poems written by him; clippings; photographs; and scrapbooks.

Mainly concerning his career as editor, publisher and editorial consultant on Hearst newspapers in San Francisco and New York.
Background
Born:
September 30, 1882 in San Francisco
Died:
April 16, 1959, in Sonoma
Parents:
Samuel M. and Henrietta (Kramer) Coblentz
Schools:
Santa Maria Public School; graduated from Santa Maria Union High School, 1900
Married:
Lolita Heyneman, of San Francisco, 1934
Career:
Reporter, San Francisco Examiner, 1900-1907

City Editor, San Francisco Examiner, 1907-1913

Managing Editor, San Francisco Call, 1913-1915

Managing Editor, San Francisco Examiner, 1915-1925

Publisher, San Francisco Examiner, 1925-1927

Managing Editor, New York American, 1927-1934

Publisher, New York American, 1934-1937

Supervising Editor, Hearst papers, 1937-1940

Publisher, San Francisco Call-Bulletin, 1940-1950

Editorial Consultant to The Hearst Papers, 1950-1959
Extent
Number of containers: 16 boxes, 1 oversize portfolio, 1 oversize folder and 1 oversize scrapbook.
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.