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Key to Arrangement

Boxes 1-9

Correspondence, 1912-1957. Letters from other bibliophiles, scholars, librarians, etc., together with carbon copies of his replies, relating to his research and writing and to his other activities, especially his interest in the California Historical Society. Arranged alphabetically by name of person or organization. Included in Box 9: a bound volume, "Correspondence On Books Sold," 1915-1938, which is arranged chronologically. Notable correspondents appear in the Partial List of Correspondents which follows the Key to Arrangement.

carton Ctns. 1-2

Material relating to Bartolomé De Las Casas

Ctn. 1

Final draft and carbon of the manuscript of The Life and Writings of Bartolomé De Las Casas written by H. R. Wagner with the collaboration of Helen Rand Parish

Ctn. 2

Ribbon and carbon copy of Wagner's original manuscript of The Life and Writings of Bartolomé De Las Casas.

 

Typescript of unpublished MS "The Red Man's Friend," a biography of Las Casas by Wagner and Parish.

 

Notes re material by or about Las Casas. Lists of books, location of documents and/or copies, translations, photostatic copies of documents, etc.

carton Ctns. 2-4

Material relating to Fernando Cortés (as described by Wagner)

Ctn. 2

Castellon vs. Cortés from AGN, Hospital De Jesus, Leg. 300, Exp. 114. Photostatic copies.

Ctn. 3

Papers from the Nobiliario of Martin Lopez. Typed transcript.

 

Documents of Antonio de Mendoza, "Visorrey y Gobernador Desta Nueva España" re charges by Tello y Sandoval. Photostatic copies.

 

Documents of Anza, Font, and Rodriguez De Robles. Photostatic copies.

 

Letter of the Audiencia of Mexico 1532. Instructions by Enriquez, 1572. Photostatic copy.

 

Instructions to Diego López de Zuñiga and Gonzalo de Valle. Photostatic copies.

 

Coronado Expedition - Relación de Jaramillo. Photostatic copy.

 

Cortés vs. Guzmán. Mexico, 1534. Photostatic copy.

 

Letter of Francisco de Terrazas, 1544. Photostatic copy.

 

Title-pages (facsimiles) of Cortés' published letters (3). Also letters from AGN, Archivo del Hospital de Jesús, Legajo 202, Exp. 1. Photostatic copies.

 

Documents re lawsuits of Cortés from Archivo General de Indias, Sevilla. Typed transcripts.

 

Memorial de Francisco De Terrazas - June 1, 1544 and other items. Typed transcripts.

 

Marques del Valle documents, 1533. Photostatic copies.

 

Cortés documents in the John Carter Brown Library. Photostatic copies.

 

Document of Francisco Lopez de Gómara, "Libranza." Photostatic copy.

 

Proceso. Charges against Mendoza. Photostatic copies in five volumes.

 

Documents re lawsuit of Marques Del Valle con Virrey De Nueva España. photostatic copy in volume.

Ctn. 4

Lic. Nuñez vs. Cortes. Photostatic copy of Justicia 1009, Justicia 1009, Núm. 3, R-l of Archivo General De Indias. Volume.

 

Sources of information about Cortés. Primarily typed carbons.

 

Cortés calendar - for a bibliography - to the middle of 1526. Typescript

 

Cortés calendar - for a bibliography - from 1526 to the end of 1534. Typescript

 

Cortés calendar - from January, 1535 to the end. Typescript

 

Residencia of Cortés and Pesquisa secreta. Primarily typed copy

 

Miscellaneous notes

 

Material relating to Ebenezer Dorr

Additional Note

Genealogy and notes re the Dorr family, manuscripts re Ebenezer Dorr and log of the ships Hope and Otter (photostatic copies of originals in Detroit Public Library), miscellaneous notes, lists of sources, etc., used by Wagner to write The First American Vessel in California: Monterey in 1796.
 

Material relating to John Jacob Astor

Additional Note

Two letters by Astor, 1822-1823, and extract from his will and codicils (photostatic copies); biographical data; information re the Astor Library.
 

Material relating to the fur trade

Additional Note

Notes re H. A. Innis' book The Fur Trade in Canada and miscellaneous notes.
Ctn. 5

Material relating to Peter Martyr

Additional Note

Biographical information, typescript (carbon) of Wagner's article, MSS of several of Martyr's writings (photostatic copies), miscellaneous notes.
 

Material relating to Peter Pond

Additional Note

Typescript (carbon) of Wagner's book & notes re sources of information, etc.
 

Miscellaneous writings by Wagner. Typed carbons unless noted otherwise. Arranged alphabetically:

 

Collecting. 1941

 

Collecting Activities

 

Exploration of the Santa Barbara Channel

 

Gold Discovery - The Wimmer Nugget

 

Historical Writings of William H. Prescott

 

House of Cromberger

 

How To Give Collections To Libraries. 1954. Original and carbon

 

In Memoriam Glenn A. Schaefer, 1880-1939

 

William A. Leidesdorff

 

A Map of Cabrillo's Discoveries. 1932

 

Memorandum on the [Latin American] Colloquium for George L. Harding. 1951

 

Remarks on Early Western Exploration

 

Remarks on Western Americana

 

Review of La Noche Triste Documentos by G. R. G. Conway. 1944. Original and carbon

 

Review of Maps of the California Gold Region 1848-1957 by C. I. Wheat. 1942

 

Jerónimo Ripalda's Catecismo. 1937

 

Some Personal Recollections of Robert Ernest Cowan. 2 variant copies

 

Unidentified, incomplete, etc.

 

Miscellaneous documents in Spanish. Photostatic copies. Arranged as follows:

 

Documents relating to early history of California and Mexico (W. B. Stephens collection)

 

Diario Del P. Viscaino

 

Ley Para El Uso De Papel Sellado. Typed copy and translation. Original in Los Angeles County Archives

 

Respuesta a Las Preguntas Hechas. Original in The Bancroft Library (BANC MSS M-M 316).

 

Documents relating to New Spain

 

Official Report (Description and History) of Vera Paz, 1574. Original in Muñoz Collection, v. 39.

 

Descripcion De Chohila Hecha en 1531 por Gabriel De Rojás.

 

List of books sold to Yale-Middle West and Louisiana Collections. Bound volume.

 

List of Wagner collections in the Huntington Library.

Ctn. 6

Lists of books bought and sold. Primarily typed carbons

 

Lists of published and unpublished writings. Typed carbon

 

Bibliography of books about Early California & The West. Probably compiled by Wagner. Typescript.

 

Yale University Class of 1884. History, 1880-1914 (bound volume); History, 1914-1936 (bound volume); clippings.

 

Miscellaneous notes, photostatic copies of manuscripts, etc. Primarily unidentified

 

Personalia

Additional Note

Biographical data, poem by Ruth Frey Axe, membership cards, passports, etc.
 

Miscellany

Additional Note

Copyright certificate, program for Henry R. Wagner Memorial Award Dinner, etc.
 

Pages from book catalogs

 

Tear sheets of three articles by Wagner published in Imago Mundi

 

Marco Polo's Narrative Becomes Propaganda To Inspire Colón. 1944.

 

Additions To the Manuscript Atlases of Battista Agnese. 1947.

 

A Map of Sancho Gutiérrez of 1551. 1951.

 

Clippings

Additional Note

Relate primarily to Wagner's writings and to his interests in history, cartography, etc.
 

Note cards (3" x 5" and 4" x 6") - in bundles

Scope and Content Note

Include information about books bought and sold, printers and booksellers in San Francisco, Cortés, and documents in the Archives in Seville relating to the northwest coast of America.

Partial List of Correspondents

 

Adams, Frederick Baldwin, 1910-

See: Pierpont Morgan Library, New York

 

Adams, Randolph Greenfield, 1892-

 

2 letters, 1938-1945. Letter, 1938, comments on the importance of Wagner's Plains and the Rockies.

 

Aiton, Arthur Scott, 1894-

 

18 letters, 1942-1945. Relate primarily to Wagner's book about Cortés. Letter, Sept. 24, 1943, transmits copies of letters to G. S. Ford & J. T. Lanning. Letter, Oct. 9, 1943, transmits letter from G. S. Ford.

 

Allen, Edward Weber, 1885-

 

Letter, Aug. 19, 1940. Asking Wagner to review his bibliography on Lapérouse.

 

Allison, David Clark, 1881-

 

Letter, May 31, 1934. Thanking Wagner for sending him a copy of his Published Writings.

 

American Antiquarian Society

 

82 letters, 1922-1956. Written mainly by C. S. Brigham, Director. Letter, 1922, transmits notification of election to membership. A few letters written by R. W. G. Vail & C. K. Shipton.

 

American Philosophical Society

 

2 letters, 1953

 

Anderson, Gregg, 1908-1944

See: Ward Ritchie Press

 

Associated Colleges At Claremont, Calif.

 

8 letters, 1934-1956. Written mainly by C. K. Edmunds, J. H. Kemble & E. W. Lyon. Several letters, 1934-1935, concern an honorary degree which he received from Pomona College.

 

Babb, James Tinkham, 1899-

See: Yale University. Library

 

Bagrow, Leo

 

25 letters, 1947-1955 & n.d. Relate primarily to Wagner's articles which were published in Imago Mundi, a review about early cartography.

 

Bancroft, Eleanor (Ashby), 1903-1956

 

48 letters, 1943-1956. Several letters written for her. Many letters concern sale of Cortés Society publications.

 

Barker, Eugene Campbell, 1874-

 

4 letters, 1921-1922. In Correspondence On Books Sold (Box 9)

 

Bechtel, Kenneth Karl, 1904-1978

 

3 letters, 1952-1955. Re sale of several books to Bechtel.

 

Bekeart, Philip Baldwin, 1861-1936

 

Letter, Jan. 2, 1931. Reply to Wagner's correction of two footnotes in one of his articles.

 

Bibliographical Society of America

 

2 letters, 1946-1947. Letter, 1946, written by N. W. McCombs, Permanent Secretary, transmits notification of election as honorary member.

See also:

Powell, Lawrence Clark,

Wroth, Lawrence Counselman

 

Bjork, David Knuth, 1891-

 

3 letters, 1944-1956. Letter, Mar. 27, 1956, written for him by his wife.

 

Blake, Anson Stiles, 1870-1959

See: California Historical Society

 

Bliss, Leslie Edgar, 1889-

See: Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery

 

Bolton, Herbert Eugene, 1870-1953

 

6 letters, 1932-1944

 

Book Club of California, San Francisco

 

2 letters, 1952. Letter, July 16, written by Oscar Lewis.

 

Brigham, Clarence Saunders, 1877-

See: American Antiquarian Society

 

Brigham, Eliza (Dorr)

 

7 letters, 1953-1954. With these: genealogical information about the Dorr family.

 

British Columbia. Provincial Archives Dept.

 

2 letters, 1954. Written by W. E. Ireland, Provisional Librarian and Archivist. Re the Dorr collection in the archives.

 

British Museum

 

2 letters, 1955

 

Bromsen, Maury Austin, 1919-

 

9 letters, 1952-1954. Several letters concern an article Wagner wrote about Medina.

 

Brower, David Ross, 1912-

See: California. University. Press

 

Brown University. John Carter Brown Library

See: Wroth, Lawrence Counselman

 

Brownell, Kenneth C., 1903-

 

2 letters, 1951. Written while President, American Smelting and Refining Company.

 

Bruning, Harry F.

 

10 letters, 1948-1954. Relate primarily to his purchase of several maps from Wagner.

 

Buist, Henry, 1863-

 

Letter, Oct. 6, 1942. Thanking Wagner for sending a copy of Bullion To Books.

 

California. State Library, Sacramento

 

3 letters, 1934-1945. Written by M. R. Gillis, State Librarian. Several letters thank Wagner for sending copies of his books.

See also 3 letters, 1921-1922, written by M. J. Ferguson, State Librarian in Correspondence On Books Sold (Box 9).

 

California. University. President

 

4 letters, 1936-1955. Written by R. G. Sproul. Letter (copy), Aug. 19, 1953, written to E. A. Dickson.

 

California. University. Press

 

16 letters, 1936-1955. Written mainly by D. R. Brower, S. T. Farquhar and A. Frugé. Letter, July 30, 1936, is a copy. Relate primarily to publication of Wagner's book, The Cartography of the Northwest Coast of America.

 

California. University. Vice-President and Provost

 

Letter, Jan. 26, 1945. Written by M. E. Deutsch.

 

California. University, Riverside. Library

 

5 letters, 1954-1955. Written by E. T. Coman, Librarian. Re books Wagner sold to the library.

 

California. University, Riverside. Provost

 

Letter, Nov. 30, 1954. Written by G. S. Watkins.

 

California Historical Society

 

114 letters, 1923-1956. Written by A. S. Blake, A. L. Chickering, T. Crocker, E. S. Heller, E. M. Parratt, J. Van Nostrand, D. S. Watson, E. A. Wiltsee and others.

 

Camp, Charles Lewis, 1893-1975

 

23 letters, 1942-1956. Several letters written to Mrs. Wagner.

 

Carnahan, George Holmes, 1879-

 

Letter, Apr. 1, 1933

 

Carpenter, Edwin Hager, 1915-

 

17 letters, 1942-1956. Letter, Nov. 13, 1952, is incomplete. Several letters are written to Ruth Frey Axe.

 

Castañeda, Carlos Eduardo, 1896-

See: Texas. University, Austin. Library

 

Cerwin, Herbert

 

Letter, Jan. 7, 1949. Re his research on Bernal Diaz.

 

Chickering, Allen Lawrence, 1877-

See: California Historical Society

 

Clary, William Webb, 1888-

 

2 letters, 1934-1955. Letter, 1934, thanks Wagner for sending him a copy of his Published Writings.

 

Cleland, Robert Glass, 1885-1957

 

4 letters, 1942-1955. Several letters thank Wagner for sending copies of his publications.

 

Cobb, Gwendolin B.

 

2 letters, 1955. Letter, Jan. 9, written to L. U. Hanke.

 

Colorado. State Historical Society

 

Letter, Sept. 6, 1938. Written by L. R. Hafen, Historian and Curator.

 

Colt, Harris Dunscomb, 1861-

 

6 letters, 1934-1957. Several letters thank Wagner for sending copies of his book. Some letters concern the Yale class of 1884.

 

Coman, Edwin Truman, 1903-

See: California. University, Riverside. Library

 

Conway, George Robert Graham, 1873-1951

 

27 letters, 1928-1944. Many letters relate to their mutual interest in cartography, Mexican history, etc. With these: Letter from Mrs. Conway, July 11, 1951 & copy of his obituary written by Wagner for the California Historical Society.

 

Cowan, Robert Ernest, 1862-1942

 

Letter, May 12, 1934. Thanking Wagner for sending him a copy of his Published Writings.

 

Cowan, Robert Granniss, 1895-

 

3 letters, 1947-1955. Concerning a reissue of his father's bibliography by the Book Club of California. With these: typed copy of foreword written by Wagner.

 

Crocker, Templeton, 1884-1948

See: California Historical Society

 

Crotty, Homer Daniel, 1899-

 

3 letters, 1951-1957. Letter, Jan. 24, 1951, concerns Wagner's resignation from the Friends of The Huntington Library. Letter, 1957, concerns Wagner's resignation as a Trustee of the Southwest Museum.

 

Davies, David Lloyd, 1903-

 

Letter, Dec. 3, 1937. Thanking Wagner for sending him a copy of his Published Writings.

 

Davies, David William, 1908-

See: Honnold Library For The Associated Colleges, Claremont, Calif.

 

Dawson, Glen, 1912-

 

13 letters, 1951-1956. Relate primarily to books which Wagner sold to Dawson.

 

Day, George Parmly, 1876-1952

 

3 letters, 1949-1955. Re the Yale Alumni Fund and the Class of 1884.

See also Yale University. Library

 

Dentzel, Carl S.

See: Los Angeles. Southwest Museum

 

Detroit, Mich. Public Library

 

5 letters, 1953-1954. Written by E. H. Stones, Chief, Burton Historical Collection. Re Dorr family papers in the Burton Collection.

 

Deutsch, Monroe Emanuel, 1879-1955

See: California. University. Vice-President and Provost

 

Dickson, Edward Augustus, 1879-1956

 

2 letters, 1953

 

Diller, Aubrey, 1903-

 

Letter, Dec. 5, 1954

 

Dobie, James Frank, 1888-

 

2 letters from Wagner to Dobie, 1942-1956

 

Doheny, Estelle

 

2 letters, 1931-1934. Letter, 1931, requests Wagner to write an introduction for a book she plans to have published. Letter, 1934, thanks Wagner for giving her a copy of his Published Writings.

 

Dorr, Harold M., 1897-

 

Letter, Dec. 1, 1953. Re tracing descendants of Ebenezer Dorr, Jr., captain of the first American ship to touch at California.

 

Drage, Lucy (Christie)

 

5 letters, 1942-1957. Several letters contain comments about Alexander Woollcott.

 

Dunlap, Boutwell, 1877-

 

Letter, Dec. 14, 1923.

 

Dunn, Harry Lippincott, 1894-

 

Letter, May 22, 1934. Re Wagner's Published Writings.

 

Eames, Wilberforce, 1855-1937

See: New York. (City). Public Library

 

Eastwood, Alice, 1859-1953

 

Letter, Nov. 8, 1927

 

Eberstadt, Edward Emory, 1883-1958

 

4 letters, 1934-1954. Letter, 1934, written for him by Lindley Eberstadt.

See also Letter, Sept. 1, 1922, in Correspondence On Books Sold (Box 9)

 

Edmunds, Charles Keyser, 1876-

See: Associated Colleges At Claremont, Calif.

 

Engelhardt, Zephyrin, Father, 1851-1934

 

8 letters, 1927-1930. Relate primarily to his research on sixteenth century Spanish explorations on the Northwest coast of America.

 

Evans, Herbert McLean, 1882-1971

 

5 letters, 1934-1952. Several letters thank Wagner for giving him copies of his books.

 

Evans, Luther Harris, 1902-

See: U.S. Library of Congress

 

Farquhar, Francis Peloubet, 1887-1974

 

8 letters, 1934-1957. Several letters written to others. With these: typescript of his introduction to Wagner's Published Works, 1955.

 

Farquhar, Samuel Thaxter, 1890-1949

See: California. University. Press

 

Farrand, Max, 1869-1945

 

5 letters, 1932-1943. Letter (copy), April 20, 1932, written to F. W. Howay.

 

Ferguson, Milton James, 1879-

See: California. State Library, Sacramento

 

Ford, Guy Stanton, 1873-

See: Aiton, Arthur Scott

 

Fox Printing Company

 

8 letters, 1943-1944. Concern their printing his book, The Rise of Fernando Cortes.

 

Frear, Walter Francis, 1863-

 

Letter, Oct. 10, 1942. Re Wagner's help in obtaining the Morse Collection of Twainiana for presentation to Yale.

 

Frugé, August, 1909-

See: California. University. Press

 

Gale, Edward Chenery, 1862-

 

Letter, Sept. 5, 1934. Thanking Wagner for sending a copy of his Published Writings.

 

Giffin, Helen (Smith), 1893-

See: Society of California Pioneers

 

Gillis, Mabel Ray, 1882-1961

See: California. State Library, Sacramento

 

Goudy, Ferderick William, 1865-1947

 

Letter, Aug. 25, 1942. Thanking Wagner for sending him a copy of Bullion To Books.

 

Grabhorn, Edwin, 1889-1968

 

3 letters, 1934-1942. Letter, 1934, written for him by Jane Grabhorn.

See also 2 letters, 1937, in Correspondence On Books Sold (Box 9). Written for him by Jane Grabhorn.

 

Grabhorn, Jane Bissell, 1911-1973

See: Grabhorn, Edwin

 

Graff, Everett D, 1885-1964

 

12 letters, 1951-1956. Letter, Mar. 2, 1953, written for him by his secretary. With these: typed copy of list of printed documents in his collection.

 

Granniss, Ruth Sheppard

See: Grolier Club, New York

 

Graver, Benjamin Franklin, 1908-

 

Telegram, Aug. 19, 1955

 

Gregg, Kate Leila, 1883-1954

 

4 letters, 1952-1953. Re her research and writing about western history.

 

Grolier Club, New York

 

4 letters, 1934-1945. Written mainly by R. S. Granniss. Relate primarily to Wagner's gifts to the Club.

 

Guggenheim, Harry F, 1890-

 

Letter, Feb. 3, 1942. Re providing information and a photograph for Wagner's Bullion To Books.

 

Hafen, LeRoy Reuben, 1893-

See: Colorado. State Historical Society

 

Hamlin, Herbert Skyhawk, 1888-

 

2 letters, 1955. Requesting information about adobes.

 

Hammond, George Peter, 1896-

 

26 letters, 1934-1957. Several letters written to Ruth Frey Axe.

See also 2 letters, 1937, in Correspondence On Books Sold (Box 9).

 

Hanke, Lewis Ulysses, 1905-

 

23 letters, 1939-1956. Letter, Jan. 19, 1956, is written on Wagner's letter to him. Several letters are written for him. Many letters relate to their mutual interest in Bartolomé de Las Casas.

 

Hanna, Archibald, 1916-

See: Yale University. Library

 

Hanna, Phil Townsend, 1896-

 

17 letters, 1930-1942. Letter, July 23, 1930, transmits letter (copy) to L. R. Works. Letter, Oct. 11, 1933, written for him by H. D. Carew. Written while Editor, Touring Topics and Westways.

 

Harding, George Laban, 1893-1976

 

29 letters, 1935-1957. Several letters written to F. P. Farquhar. Several letters transmit letters (copies) written to or by others.

 

Harlow, Neal Roten, 1908-

 

6 letters, 1947-1953. Written primarily while Librarian, University of British Columbia.

 

Harper, Lathrop C.

 

4 letters, 1934-1953. Letter, Nov. 17, 1953, written by D. G. Parsonage. Relate primarily to books Wagner bought from him.

See also:

Letter, Mar. 21, 1918, in Yale University. Library

11 letters, 1917-1924, in Correspondence On Books Sold (Box 9).

 

Harrison, Lawrence B.

 

3 letters, 1939-1942. Providing data for use in Wagner's Bullion To Books.

 

Harvard University. Library. Houghton Library

 

4 letters, 1940-1955. Written by W. A. Jackson.

 

Hayes, Edmund, 1895-

 

Letter, Sept. 15, n.y. Thanking Wagner for sending him several of his publications.

 

Heller, Emanuel Siegfried, 1865-1926

See: California Historical Society

 

Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery

 

7 letters, 1926-1948. Written mainly by L. E. Bliss, H. E. Huntington, R. A. Millikan and R. O. Schad.

See also 8 letters, 1922-1938, in Correspondence On Books Sold (Box 9).

 

Hill, Robert W.

See: New York. (City). Public Library

 

Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956

 

11 letters, 1928-1956 & n.d. With these: list of books Wagner sold to the Southwest Museum.

 

Hokin, Lillian E. (Russell)

 

8 letters, 1953-1954. Some letters concern the authenticity of the so-called Drake Plate.

 

Holmes, Harold C.

 

7 letters, 1950-1954. Letter, Jan. 14, 1950, transmits letter (copy) written by H. W. Plath and letter (copy) written by E. M. Parratt. Many letters concern efforts to reprint E. L. Bosqui's memoirs.

 

Honnold Library For The Associated Colleges, Claremont, Calif.

 

17 letters, 1929-1956. Written mainly by D. W. Davies and W. H. Kerr. Letter, Dec. 23, 1952, written to Ruth Frey Axe. Many letters concern books Wagner sold or gave to the Pomona College Library.

 

Horrocks, William B.

 

9 letters, 1942-1956. Some letters thank Wagner for sending him copies of his books.

 

Howay, Frederic William, 1867-1943

 

18 letters, 1932-1943. Many letters concern his research and writing about Spanish explorations of the northwest coast of America.

 

Howell, Warren Richardson, 1912-

 

7 letters, 1952-1955. Letter, Nov. 8, 1955 written to Ruth Frey Axe. Primarily concern books Wagner sold to Howell.

 

Hubble, Edwin Powell, 1889-

 

Letter, Aug. 28, 1934. Thanking Wagner for sending him a copy of his Published Writings.

 

Huggins, Dorothy Harriet

 

82 letters, 1923-1957. Written mainly while Corresponding Secretary, California Historical Society.

See also California Historical Society

 

Huntington, Henry Edwards, 1850-1927

See: Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery

 

Hussey, Roland Dennis, 1897-

 

Letter, Mar. 16, 1953. Thanking Wagner for sending him a copy of his publication about Hispanic Americana in the John Carter Brown Library.

 

Jackson, Joseph Henry, 1894-1955

 

Letter, May 19, 1953

 

Jackson, William Alexander, 1905-

See: Harvard University. Library. Houghton Library

 

Jones, George William, 1860-1942

 

Letter, May 17, 1934. Thanking Wagner for sending him a copy of his Published Writings

 

Jones, Herschell V., 1861-

 

14 letters, 1923-1947. Several letters written for him. In Correspondence On Books Sold (Box 9).

 

Jones, Idwal, 1890-1964

 

2 letters, 1952. Requesting information about the Venetian traveller, Gemelli- Careri.

 

Josephy, Alvin M., 1915-

 

Letter, May 25, 1955. Requesting Wagner's permission to publish quotations from one of his articles.

 

Karpinski, Louis Charles, 1878-

 

3 letters, 1933. Letter, Jan. 4, transmits letter (copy) to L. Martin & asks Wagner to serve on an advisory committee for a proposed bibliography of printed maps.

 

Kelleher, William F.

 

20 letters, 1951-1953. Re publishing a new edition of The Plains and the Rockies and requesting Wagner to write a preface for a new edition of R. E. Cowan's Bibliography.

 

Kemble, John Haskell, 1912-

See: Associated Colleges At Claremont, Calif.

 

Kentucky. University. Libraries

 

6 letters, 1952-1955. Written by L. S. Thompson, Director. Thanking Wagner for giving copies of several of his publications to the Library.

 

Keogh, Andrew, 1869-

See: Yale University. Library

 

Kerr, Willis Holmes, 1880-

See: Honnold Library For The Associated Colleges, Claremont, Calif.

 

Knollenberg, Bernhard, 1892-

See: Yale University. Library

 

Knopf, Alfred A., 1892-

See: Knopf (Alfred A.) Inc.

 

Knopf (Alfred A.) Inc.

 

Letter, Feb. 3, 1947. Written by A. A. Knopf. Rejecting Wagner's manuscript about Bartolomé De Las Casas.

 

Koontz, Louis Knott, 1890-

See: Pacific Historical Review

 

Lamb, William Kaye, 1904-

 

20 letters, 1943-1956. Letters, 1943, written while Librarian, University of British Columbia. Letters, 1953-1956, written while Dominion Archivist of Canada. Relate mainly to Wagner's research on Peter Pond.

 

Lanning, John Tate, 1902-

 

Letter, Jan. 23, 1942. Written while Editor, Hispanic American Historical Review.

 

Layne, Joseph Gregg, 1885-

 

2 letters, 1934-1942. Thanking Wagner for sending him a copy of Published Writings and Bullion To Books.

 

Leroy, Joseph Faunt

 

Letter, Mar. 3, 1952

 

Lewis, Oscar, 1893-

See: Book Club of California, San Francisco

 

Lewis, Wilmarth Sheldon, 1895-

See: Yale University

 

Los Angeles. Southwest Museum

 

Letter, Nov. 6, 1956. Written by C. S. Dentzel, Director.

 

Louisiana Historical Society

 

2 letters, 1954. Written by E. A. Parsons, President. Re possible sale of miniature portraits by Wagner to the Society.

 

Lovelace, Maud (Hart), 1892-

 

2 letters, 1957

 

Lydenberg, Harry Miller, 1874-

See: New York (City). Public Library

 

Lyman, Edward Dean, 1881-

 

3 letters, 1934-1956. Thanking Wagner for sending him copies of his books.

 

Lyman, George Dunlap, 1882-1949

 

Letter, June 14, 1934. Thanking Wagner for sending him a copy of his Published Writings.

 

Lyon, Elijah Wilson, 1904-

See: Associated Colleges At Claremont, Calif.

 

McCombs, Nelson Wilbor, 1890-

See: Bibliographical Society of America

 

McDonald, Gerald D.

See: New York. (City). Public Library

 

McMurtrie, Douglas Crawford, 1888-1944

 

4 letters, 1937-1941. Several letters concern McMurtrie's publication about New Mexico.

 

Magee, David Bickersteth, 1905-1977

 

3 letters, 1953. Re books purchased by Wagner.

 

Martin, Lawrence, 1880-

See: U.S. Library of Congress

 

Marvin, Cornelia

See: Oregon. State Library, Salem

 

Mason, William Smith, 1866-

 

2 letters, 1934-1954. Thanking Wagner for sending him copies of his publications.

 

Massachusetts Historical Society

 

3 letters, 1953. Written by S. T. Riley, Librarian. Re Wagner's research on Ebenezer Dorr, Jr.

 

Mayer, Isaac Henry, 1864-

 

2 letters, 1956-1957. Thanking Wagner for sending him copies of his publications.

 

Michigan. University. William L. Clements Library

 

Letter, Mar. 23, 1957. Written by H. W. Peckham, Director.

 

Millikan, Robert Andrews, 1868-1953

See: Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery

 

Mills College, Calif. Library

 

Letter, Oct. 10, 1939. Written by L. F. Barr, Curator, Bender Collection. Requesting a copy of several of Wagner's publications.

 

Missouri Historical Society

 

5 letters, 1935-1955. Letter, Oct. 21, notifies Wagner of his election as honorary member.

 

Morison, Samuel Eliot, 1887-

 

2 letters, 1942

 

Mudd, Seeley Greenleaf, 1895-1968

 

Letter, July 12, 1934

 

Nasatir, Abraham Phineas, 1904-

 

2 letters, 1953-1955. Re Nasatir's book Before Lewis and Clark.

 

Nettleton, De Witt B.

 

Letter, Feb. 15, 1954. Re Peter Pond.

 

New England Historic Genealogical Society

 

2 letters, 1953. Re Dorr family genealogy.

 

New York. (City). Public Library

 

12 letters, 1932-1955. Written by W. Eames, H. M. Lydenberg and others. Some letters concern material in its collection about Bartolomé de Las Casas.

 

Newberry Library, Chicago

 

4 letters, 1928-1957. Letter, Sept. 21, 1934, written by G. B. Utley, Librarian.

 

Norris, Thomas Wayne, 1878-1952

 

Letter, Jan. 2, 1952

 

Oregon. State Library, Salem

 

3 letters, 1927. Written by Cornelia Marvin, Librarian. In Correspondence On Books Sold (Box 9).

 

Oregon Historical Society

 

Letter, Nov. 18, 1943. Written by L. Pollard, Superintendent. Asking Wagner's opinion about a series of articles he proposed for the Oregon Historical Quarterly.

 

Pacific Historical Review

 

2 letters, 1938-1940. Written by L. K. Koontz, Managing Editor. Letter, 1940, invites Wagner to become a patron of the Review.

 

Paltsits, Victor Hugo, 1867-

 

Letter, Feb. 28, 1945. Concerning Bartolomé De Las Casas.

 

Parish, Helen Rand

 

4 letters, 1949-1956. Concern Wagner's biography of Bartolomé de Las Casas which she edited.

 

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York

 

11 letters, 1951-1953. Some letters relate to books Wagner bought.

 

Parratt, Edna (Martin), 1901-

See: California Historical Society

 

Parsons, Edward Alexander, 1878-

See: Louisiana Historical Society

 

Peckham, Howard Henry, 1910-

See: Michigan. University. William L. Clements Library

 

Pettus, William Bacon, 1880-

 

Letter, Aug. 2, 1945. Thanking Wagner for sending him a copy of one of his publications.

 

Pierpont Morgan Library, New York

 

Letter, Feb. 25, 1957. Written by F. B. Adams.

 

Pollard, Lancaster, 1901-

See: Oregon Historical Society

 

Porter, Mae Reed

 

2 letters, 1953. Re Bernard DeVoto and her collaboration with him on Across The Wide Missouri.

 

Powell, Lawrence Clark, 1906-

 

15 letters, 1950-1957. Letter, Sept. 7, 1955, written to Ruth Frey Axe. Letter (copy), Jan. 31, 1957, written to T. W. Streeter. Several letters written while President, Bibliographical Society of America.

 

Powell, Philip Wayne, 1913-

 

3 letters, 1944-1952. Letter (copy), Mar. 4, 1944, written to L. B. Wright. Re his research in Mexico & his book Soldiers, Indians and Silver.

 

Priestley, Herbert Ingram, 1875-1944

 

Letter, May 21, 1934. Thanking Wagner for presenting a copy of his Published Writings to The Bancroft Library.

See also Letter, Jan. 18, 1934, in Correspondence On Books Sold (Box 9).

 

Prosser, Herman A.

 

11 letters, 1951-1957. Some letters thank Wagner for sending him copies of his publications.

 

Putnam, Herbert, 1861-

See: U.S. Library of Congress

 

Raup, Hallock Floy, 1901-

 

11 letters, 1934-1957. Some letters thank Wagner for sending him copies of his publications.

 

Ritchie, Ward, 1905-

See: Ward Ritchie Press

 

Robertson, James Alexander, 1873-1939

 

5 letters, 1928-1934. Several letters thank Wagner for sending him copies of his publications.

 

Roe, Frank Gilbert, 1894-

 

Letter, July 10, 1956.

 

Rolle, Andrew F, 1922-

 

3 letters, 1951 & n.d. Two letters transmit letters from C. Corwin re Drake's landing site.

 

Romero De Terreros y Vinent, Manuel, Marqués De San Francisco, 1880-1968

 

7 letters, 1943-1945. Several letters concern his study of portraits of Cortés.

 

Rosenbach, Abraham Simon Wolf, 1876-

 

Letter, Jan. 4, 1922. In Correspondence On Books Sold (Box 9).

 

Rosenstock, Fred A.

 

2 letters, 1955. Re obtaining a copy of Wagner's Sixty Years of Book Collecting.

 

Schad, Robert Oliver, 1900-

See: Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery

 

Schwab, John Christopher, 1865-

See: Yale University. Library

 

Seymour, Charles, 1885-

See: Yale University. Library

 

Shaffer, Ellen Kate, 1904-

 

5 letters, 1954-1955. Letter, Dec. 27, 1954, written for her by her secretary.

 

Shipton, Clifford Kenyon, 1902-

See: American Antiquarian Society

 

Smith, Charles Wesley, 1877-

See: Washington. University. Library

 

Smith, Paul Jordan, 1885-

 

Letter, May 23, 1934. Thanking Wagner for sending him a copy of his Published Writings.

 

Society of California Pioneers

 

Letter, July 8, 1947. Written by H. S. Giffin, Secretary.

 

Sproul, Robert Gordon, 1891-1975

See: California. University. President

 

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-

 

Letter, July 16, 1915. In Correspondence On Books Sold (Box 9).

 

Straus, Roger Williams, 1891-

 

2 letters, 1952-1957. Thanking Wagner for sending him copies of several of his publications.

 

Streeter, Thomas Winthrop, 1883-

 

297 letters, 1928-1957. Re his book collecting, Texas bibliography, etc.

See also 2 letters, 1927, in Correspondence On Books Sold (Box 9).

 

Summerlin, George Thomas, 1872-

 

2 letters, 1939. Providing data about Chile for Wagner's Bullion To Books.

 

Taylor, Henry C.

 

2 letters, 1952. Letter, May 26, thanks Wagner for sending him a copy of his Sixty Years of Book Collecting.

 

Tays, George

 

3 letters, 1934. Re his research on Pio Pico.

 

Texas. University, Austin. Library

 

7 letters, 1926-1946. Written mainly by C. E. Castañeda.

See also 2 letters, 1937, in Correspondence On Books Sold (Box 9).

 

Thompson, Lawrence S.

See: Kentucky. University. Libraries

 

Treanor, John, 1883-1936

 

2 letters, 1934. Re Wagner's Published Writings.

 

Turner, Justin G.

 

6 letters, 1952-1955. Letter (copy), Sept. 8, 1955, written to C. I. Wheat.

 

Twombly, Edward Bancroft, 1891-

 

Letter, Mar. 23, 1955. Re the death of his father, H. B. Twombly, and disposition of funds of the Yale class of 1884.

 

Twombly, Henry Bancroft, 1862-

 

11 letters, 1949-1954. Primarily concerns members of the Yale class of 1884.

 

U.S. Library of Congress

 

11 letters, 1928-1954. Written by L. Martin, H. Putnam, L. H. Evans and others.

 

U.S. National Archives

 

2 letters, 1954. Written by W. N. Franklin, General Reference Section. Re a map drawn by Peter Pond.

 

Utley, George Burwell, 1876-

See: Newberry Library, Chicago

 

Vail, Robert William Glenroie, 1890-

See: American Antiquarian Society

 

Van Nostrand, Jeanne

See: California Historical Society

 

Villa, Francisco, 1877-1923

 

Letter, Apr. 18, 1914. Written in Spanish to the American Smelters and Securities Co. Confirming agreements with the superintendent re operations of their smelter at Velardeña.

 

Voorhis, Charles Brown, 1870-

 

Letter, May 1, 1951. Re disposition of his library.

 

Ward Ritchie Press, Los Angeles

 

2 letters, 1934-1941. Letter, 1934, written by Ward Ritchie. Letter, 1941, written by Gregg Anderson.

 

Washington. University. Library

 

3 letters, 1931-1942. Written by C. W. Smith, Librarian. Several letters thank Wagner for sending copies of his publications.

 

Watkins, Gordon Samuel, 1889-

See: California. University, Riverside. Provost

 

Watson, Douglas S.

See: California Historical Society

 

Wheat, Carl Irving, 1892-1966

 

22 letters, 1932-1956. Some relate to his books.

 

Whitaker, Arthur Preston, 1895-

 

4 letters, 1939. Seeking Wagner's advice about his proposed bibliography of Latin American travel.

 

Whitebrook, Robert Ballard

 

22 letters, 1952-1954 & n.d. Many relate to his research and writings about Washington.

 

Wickersham, James, 1857-1939

 

2 letters, 1933. Asking Wagner about his publications relating to Spanish voyages to Alaska.

 

Wieder, Frederik Caspar, 1874-

 

Letter, Jan. 6, 1930. Primarily concerning the Plancius world map

 

Wiltsee, Ernest Abram, 1863-1947

See: California Historical Society

 

Winship, George Parker, 1871-

 

Letter, Apr. 20, 1927. Replying to inquiry re books about Cortes in the Harvard University Library.

 

Woodward, Arthur, 1898-

 

Letter, Aug. 21, 1952

 

Worden, J. Perry, 1866-

 

5 letters, 1934-1942 & n.d. Several letters thank Wagner for sending him copies of his books.

 

Wright, Irene A.

 

34 letters, 1923-1942. Primarily concerning research she did for Wagner in the archives in Seville.

 

Wroth, Lawrence Counselman, 1884-

 

118 letters, 1925-1956. Written mainly while Librarian, John Carter Brown Library. Some letters written while President, Bibliographical Society of America.

 

Yale University

 

7 letters, 1946-1951. Written by W. S. Lewis, C. Seymour and others. Relate primarily to honorary degree which the President and Fellows voted to confer upon Wagner.

 

Yale University. Library

 

163 letters, 1912-1957. Written by J. T. Babb, A. Hanna, A. Keogh, B. Knollenberg, J. C. Schwab and others.

See also 8 letters, 1915-1937, in Correspondence On Books Sold (Box 9).

 

Zamorano Club

 

5 letters, 1941-1957. Letter, 1957, written to F. P. Farquhar. Relate primarily to Wagner's books published by the Club.

 

Zeitlin, Jacob Israel, 1902-

 

Letter, Dec. 12, 1934. Thanking Wagner for sending him a copy of his Published Writing.