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Guide to the Douglas Gunn Papers MS 220
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Business papers – San Diego Union newspaper, 1873–1889

Includes:

Sale of interest for San Diego Union, signed by Edward Bushyhead, June 23, 1873
Article from San Diego Sun announcing Gunn’s retirement from the San Diego Union, March 1886
Correspondence, November 13, 1876–January 17, 1889
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Business papers – Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, 1880–1885

Includes:

Promissory Note for railway connection to San Diego Bay, signed by Douglas Gunn, August 13, 1880
Correspondence, October 14-November 15, 1885
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Civic affairs – San Diego, 1888–1889

Includes:

Petition for new city charter, 1888
Correspondence regarding Gunn’s election as Mayor
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Speeches, 1887-1891

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Speech celebrating completion of the railway to San Diego, 1885
Speech given at President Benjamin Harrison’s visit, 1891
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Literary works and essays, 1886 and undated

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Essays regarding free press and role of newspapers, undated
"A Historical Sketch of San Diego," published July 4, 1886
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Correspondence, 1888 January 2–1891 February 22