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Harold Keen Papers, 1936-1981 | Special Collections & University Archives

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Collection Overview

Title: Harold Keen Papers, 1936-1981Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Keen, Harold (1912-1981)

Extent: 10.42 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 07/13/1982. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Journalists--California--San Diego, Keen, Harold, 1912-1981, San Diego (Calif.)--History, San Diego (Calif.)--Miscellanea, Television producers and directors--California--San Diego--Biography--Sources

Forms of Material: Personal Papers

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection includes documentation on local arts and artists, city planning, commerce and manufacturing, crime and criminals, higher education, entertainment, local government and politics, state government and politics, journalists and journalism, law and legal profession, newspapers, police, radio and television, tourism, and transportation.

Biographical Note

Born in the Bronx and educated at UCLA, Keen arrived in San Diego in 1936 as a reporter for The San Diego Sun. He later became a reporter for the San Diego Union, a contributing editor of San Diego Magazine, and the editorial director for KFMB-TV. Keen received numerous prestigious awards for his investigative reporting and was referred to by his colleagues as "The Dean of San Diego Journalists."

Subject/Index Terms

Journalists--California--San Diego
Keen, Harold, 1912-1981
San Diego (Calif.)--History
San Diego (Calif.)--Miscellanea
Television producers and directors--California--San Diego--Biography--Sources

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections & University Archives

Accruals: 1982

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

Acquisition Source: Ruth G. Keen

Preferred Citation: Identification of item, folder title, box number, Harold Keen Papers, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.


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[Item 1: 43 Bound Volumes, February 1962 - October 1981],
[Item 2: 16mm color film, 1/2 hour: Far From the Madding Crowd],
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Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Research Materials: Anti-Nuclear Power MovementAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Research: Anti-Peripheral CanalAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Peter Bohmer - news, clipping, commentaryAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Jerry Brown & Silberman - published materials (articles & newsletters)Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Coast Watch '80 - notes correspondence, project narrative, flyer, moderator's commentary, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Cocaine & Heroin - Interviewing NotesAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Cocaine & Heroin - Newspaper and Magazine ArticlesAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Cocaine & Heroin - MemorandumAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Cocaine & Heroin - Booklets and MagazinesAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Convention Center - Interviewing notes and miscellaneous notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Convention Center - Newspaper articlesAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Convention Center - Correspondence and memorandumsAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Convention Center - Fact sheets, newsletters, reports, propagandaAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Convention Center - Addresses and speeches by Pete Wilson and othersAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Convention Center - Non-dated and incomplete newspaper articlesAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Research Materials - Angela Davis controversyAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Research Materials - Angela Davis controversyAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Thomas Day - Interviewing notes and rough drafts of articleAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Thomas Day - Newspaper articlesAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: Research Materials - John Duffy and the mafia in San DiegoAdd to your cart.
Folder 21: Danah Fayman - Interviewing notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: Research Materials - Gerovital (Marvin Kratter)Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Research Materials - Gerovital (Marvin Kratter)Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Jan Gleason - Letter and articles about El Salvador IssueAdd to your cart.
Folder 25: Senator Samuel Ichiye Hayakawa - Newspaper articlesAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: Samuel Ichiye Hayakawa - Miscellaneous notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 27: Research Materials - Tom HaydenAdd to your cart.
Folder 28: Research Materials - Tom HaydenAdd to your cart.
Folder 29: Hedgecock-Schnaubelt Debate - Bio-sheets, notes, moderator's commentaryAdd to your cart.
Folder 30: Frank Hope - Miscellaneous itemsAdd to your cart.
Folder 31: Dr. Author E. Hughes - ReportsAdd to your cart.
Folder 32: Dr. Author E. Hughes - Correspondence and miscellaneous itemsAdd to your cart.
Folder 33: Dr. Author E. Hughes - News releases and speechesAdd to your cart.
Folder 34: Dr. Author E. Hughes - Guides, pamphlets, resumesAdd to your cart.
Folder 35: Dr. Author E. Hughes - Interviewing notes and draftsAdd to your cart.
Folder 36: Dr. Author E. Hughes - Newspaper articlesAdd to your cart.
Folder 37: Humanism - Miscellaneous notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 38: Research Materials - Industrial Power Structure in San DiegoAdd to your cart.
Folder 39: Research Materials - Industrial Power Structure in San DiegoAdd to your cart.

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[Box 1],
[Box 2],
[Box 3],
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[Box 6],
[Box 7],
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[Box 9],
[Box 10],
[Item 1: 43 Bound Volumes, February 1962 - October 1981],
[Item 2: 16mm color film, 1/2 hour: Far From the Madding Crowd],
[All]


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