Interview of Verne Dyson
Author, manager of the Pasadena news bureau, and editor for the Los Angeles Times. Founder of the Brentwood, New York Bulletin, and the Walt Whitman Quarterly.
- Verne Dyson: Recollections
- Biographical Note:
- Author, manager of the Pasadena news bureau, and editor for the Los Angeles Times. Founder of the Brentwood, New York Bulletin, and the Walt Whitman Quarterly.
- Dyson, Verne
- Place Conducted:
- Dyson's home in Highland Park, California
- Supporting Documents:
- Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
- Interviewer Background and Preparation:
- The interview was conducted by Elizabeth I. Dixon, Head, UCLA Oral History Program; B.A., international relations, University of Southern California: M.L.S., UCLA School of Library Service.
- Processing of Interview:
- The manuscript was edited by Bernard Calm and indexed by Adelaide Tusler.
- Regents of the University of California, UCLA Library.
- Importance of number seven throughout life; growing up in Missouri, New Mexico, and Colorado; newspaperman in Kansas City, Los Angeles, and Shanghai, 1907-28; teacher and author in Shanghai, University of the Philippines in Manila, and Chinese Studies Institute in New York City; activities as librarian-curator of Walt Whitman Birthplace Association and as village historian, Brentwood, Long Island; long-delayed retirement and move back to Los Angeles.