Scope and Contents
The Prineville Publishing Company records contain financial statements, balance sheets, tax returns, bills of sale, articles of incorporation, contracts, and a corporation book documenting the business affairs of the Prineville Publishing Company from its incorporation in 1939 until its dissolution in 1952. There is correspondence regarding the purchase of the Central Oregonian newspaper by Remey M. Cox from R. H. Jonas in 1939. There are newspaper clippings, correspondence, award certificates, and photographs documenting the lives and work of Remey M. Cox and Theresa H. Cox.
- Majority of material found within 1939-1952
- Prineville Publishing Company (Prineville, Or.) (Organization)
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The Prineville Publishing Company was incorporated in 1939 by Remey M. Cox, Theresa H. Cox, and Frank H. Bartholomew, in Prineville, Oregon. The Prineville Publishing Company published newspapers, including the Central Oregonian, which Remey M. Cox purchased from R. H. Jonas in 1939. Remey M. Cox was born in Portland, Oregon and attended the University of Oregon. He was with the United Press association from 1922-1925. In 1925 he was the managing editor of the Tampa, Florida Globe before he relocated to Bend, Oregon in 1926 to be the editor of the Bend Bulletin, where he worked for 12 years. Following the incorporation of the Prineville Publishing Company, Remey M. Cox ran the company with his wife, Theresa H. Cox, who was the company’s secretary and an award-winning photographer. Remey M. Cox also served as the editor and publisher of the Central Oregonian until his death in 1952 and the subsequent dissolution of the Prineville Publishing Company.
0.5 linear feet (1 container) : 1 manuscript box
Language of Materials
The Prineville Publishing Company, incorporated in 1939 by Remey M. Cox, Theresa H. Cox, and Frank H. Bartholomew, was a publishing company in Prineville, Oregon that published the Central Oregonian newspaper. The Prineville Publishing Company records contain financial statements, balance sheets, tax returns, bills of sale, articles of incorporation, contracts, correspondence, and a corporation book documenting the business affairs of the Prineville Publishing Company from 1939 to 1952, as well as newspaper clippings, correspondence, award certificates, and photographs documenting the lives and work of Remey M. Cox and Theresa H. Cox.
Processing Information note
Processed by Sarah Lueders in 2020.
- American newspapers -- Oregon -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Newspaper publishing -- Oregon -- History -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the Prineville Publishing Company records
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- Finding aid prepared by University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team. Revisions by Sarah Lueders.
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- Finding aid written in English.