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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Jonathan D. Dunlap Papers
    Dates: 1868-1890
    Collection Number: GC 1008
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: .8 linear ft. (Boxes: 2 legal)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: Primarily correspondence to Dunlap, with some telegrams and statements; Dunlap's certificates of appointment are included.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    Jonathan D. Dunlap Papers. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    Dunlap was appointed Deputy U.S. Marshal for the District of California in 1868; he was appointed Deputy U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of California in 1869; he was again appointed to the Southern District in 1874.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Primarily correspondence to Dunlap, with some telegrams and statements; Dunlap's certificates of appointment are included. The bulk of the material concerns land problems, especially as related to the railroads. Also contains material on military desertions, fugitives, illegal liquor traffic and various matters related to the duties of the Deputy Marshal of the United States. 1868-1890, undated.