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Preliminary Guide to the Jay Monaghan Collection
Wyles Mss 20  
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Description
The collection contains appointment books, biographical, personal and family files, correspondence, research files, scrapbooks, speeches and lectures, writings (including ms drafts), photographs and illustrations of Jay Monaghan, a Lincoln, Civil War, and western history scholar. Monaghan also played a major role in developing the William Wyles Collection at the UCSB Libraries.
Background
The following biographical sketch was derived from: Donald C. Davidson, "James Jay Monaghan IV, 1891-1980; Mildred Eversole Monaghan, 1902-1980" in Soundings: Collections of the University Library (UCSB), v.12, no. 8, 1981; Irving Dilliard "Historian in Cowboy Boots: Jay Monaghan, 1893 (sic)-1980," in Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society, v.74, no.4, Winter 1981, and Ray Allen Billington, in his foreword to Jay Monaghan's Schoolboy, Cowboy, Mexican Spy, 1977).
Extent
24.5 linear feet (47 document boxes, 4 records containers, and 5 oversize boxes.)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.
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None.