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Correspondence of David F. Brinegar

David F. Brinegar was a newspaperman; managing editor of the Arizona Times, Phoenix, Ariz., 1946-1948, later executive editor, Arizona Daily Star. Collection includes correspondence and other material pertaining to the establishment and operation of the Arizona Times, a Phoenix newspaper published by Anna Roosevelt and her husband, John Boettiger, from June, 1946 to Oct. 5, 1949. Includes letters between the Boettigers and managing editor Brinegar; photograph of the Times staff; autographed first issue of the Arizona Times; an account of a press conference held by President F.D. Roosevelt in June, 1941; and two addresses given by Brinegar in 1947, one on the Times and his war experiences and one on journalism and the newspaper business.