Guide to the Jacob Peter Mayer Collection

Arrangement and description by D. Tambo
Department of Special Collections
Davidson Library
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
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Guide to the Jacob Peter Mayer Collection, 1910-1985 [bulk dates 1940s-1960s]

Collection number: Mss 215

Department of Special Collections

Davidson Library

University of California, Santa Barbara
Processed by:
D. Tambo
Date Completed:
Feb. 11, 2010
Encoded by:
A. Demeter
© 2010 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Jacob Peter Mayer Collection
Dates: 1910-1985
Bulk Dates: 1940s-1960s
Collection number: Mss 215
Creator: Mayer, J. P. (Jacob Peter), 1903-
Collection Size: 0.2 linear feet (1 half-size document box)
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Abstract: The collection contains correspondence, photographs, and related materials, most of which accompanied the 14,500 volume library of Jacob Peter Mayer, political scientist and Alexis de Tocqueville scholar.
Physical location: Del Sur.
Languages: English

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

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.

Preferred Citation

Jacob Peter Mayer Collection. Mss 215. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Purchase from Jacob Peter Mayer, 1962-1963.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection contains correspondence, photographs, and related materials, most of which accompanied the 14,500 volume library of Jacob Peter Mayer, political scientist and Alexis de Tocqueville scholar. Rarer volumes from the library are housed in Special Collections and have been cataloged separately.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Mayer, J. P. (Jacob Peter), 1903-
Tocqueville, Alexis de, 1805-1859.


Collection Contents

 

Biography

Box 1: 1

Copies of University of Colorado press release, 1961

Box 1: 1

Donald C. Davidson (UCSB University Librarian) biographical sketch, 1962

 

Correspondence

Box 1: 2

General - mainly correspondence to Mayer re Tocqueville and publishing matters, 1910-1960s

 

Includes letter from G. Sterling to Idwal [Jones?] on Bohemian Club, San Francisco, stationery, 1920

Box 1: 3

Letters laid in volumes from Mayer's library

Box 1: 4

Tocqueville - letters concerning Mayer's edition of Alexis de Tocqueville's Democracy in America, 1965-1985

Box 1: 5

Photographs - three black and white 8x10 prints of Mayer, n.d.