Herbert G. Klein papers, 15th-17th centuries, 1932-2009 (bulk 1960-1973).


Herbert G. Klein papers, 15th-17th centuries, 1932-2009 (bulk 1960-1973).

The Herbert G. Klein papers contain detailed records of the day to day activities of Herbert G. Klein, University of Southern California alumnus and trustee, journalist, editor and first White House Director of Communications. Included are records from all phases of Klein's long career: his early career as a journalist with Copley Newspapers in Alhambra and San Diego; his work with Richard Nixon, beginning with the Vice Presidential campaign of 1956; and his subsequent career as a media professional and author.

293.66 linear ft. (257 boxes. 1 flat file drawer)

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