Finding Aid to the Phyllis Reeve and Alexander T. Vogelsang Correspondence MS.724

Finding aid prepared by Holly Rose Larson
Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
234 Museum Drive
Los Angeles, CA, 90065-5030
323-221-2164
rroom@theautry.org
2012 November 15


Title: Phyllis Reeve and Alexander T. Vogelsang Correspondence
Identifier/Call Number: MS.724
Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Date: circa 1930
Abstract: This file contains copies of letters between thirteen year-old Phyllis Reeve and Alexander T. Vogelsang, First Assisant Secretary of the Interior, regarding land ownership in Arizona. Letters were composed from August 7, 1920 to September 10, 1920. The originals are held by the San Diego Public Library.
creator: Reeve, Phyllis
creator: Vogelsang, Alexander T.

Scope and Contents

This series of letters was initiated by thirteen year-old Phyllis Reeve with an inquiry to the Department of the Interior regarding land ownership in Arizona. Alexander T. Vogelsang, First Assisant Secretary of the Interior, responded to the letter by describing the wonders of the West. Letters were composed from August 7, 1920 to September 10, 1920. These letters are copies made from the originals held by the San Diego Public Library. This file also contains WPA Individual Manuscrip Forms, 1939 March 23.

Preferred citation

Phyllis Reeve and Alexander T. Vogelsang Correspondence, circa 1930, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.724.

Processing history

Processed by Library staff before 1981. Finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 November 15, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).

Acquisition

Donated to the Library as part of the Munk Library of Arizoniana, before 1931.

Use

Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Autry Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry National Center as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

Access

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Subjects and Indexing Terms

Arizona -- Biography
Arizona -- Description and travel
Correspondence
Land tenure -- Arizona
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel