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Preliminary Guide to the Jay Monaghan Collection
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Collection Contents

 

Series 1.  Appointment Books

Box 1

1952-1963

Box 2

1964-1974

Box 3

1975-1979

 

Series 2.  Bio/Personal/Family

Box 3 - 5

Includes early family correspondence, prints and negatives, awards and recognitions, bibliographies, clippings, early papers and reports

 

Series 3.  Correspondence

Box 6

1930s-1950s

Box 7

1960s

Box 8

1970s - 1980s, n.d.

Box 9

Alphabetical Files

Box 9

Bobbs-Merrill

Box 9

Civil War Centennial Commission

Box 9

Fulbright

Box 9

Little, Brown

Box 9

State Department

 

Series 4.  Diaries

Box 10

Diaries (apparently JM's), ca. 1909, 1920s

 

Series 5.  History Teaching

Box 10

History Teaching (UCSB H181), 1960s

 

Series 6.  Illinois State Historical Society

Box 11

Correspondence, minutes of meetings, constitution, memos, clippings, ca. 1941-1950

 

Series 7.  Research Files

Box 12 - 15

General

Abstract: [arranged alphabetically by subject - includes enquiries and responses, notes, copies of documents, articles, etc.]
Box 12

Alaska

Box 12

Arms and Ammunition

Box 12

Barrel

Abstract: [apparently mostly early articles by JM]
Box 12

Benton

Box 13

Black Hawk

Box 13

Buffalo and Elk

Box 13

Cartoon History

Box 13

Castella

Box 13

Chesapeake

Box 13

Custer, Libbie

Box 13

Dictator in Peru

Box 13

Expansion of Europe

Box 13

Kansas

Box 13

Lincoln

Box 14

Lincoln-Douglas Debates

Box 14

McLane

Box 14

Memmler

Box 14

San Jose Convention

Box 14

Sandburg, Carl

Box 14

Scott, Dred

Box 14

Spiritualism

Box 14

Spiritualism and the Civil War

Box 14

Steel Traps

Box 14

Thesis (JM's PhD)

Box 15

Tousel Head Lincoln

Box 15

Traveller

Box 15

Turdhin, John B.

Box 15

Ute

Box 15

Vivid Expressions

Box 15

Western Course

Box 15

Wild West

Box 15

Wilde, Oscar

Box 16 - 23

Archivo General de Indias (Seville), Contaduria 851

Abstract: [photostats from microfilm and transcripts of documents, 1590-1603, including segments with titles such as Cuentas de Protectores de Yndios, Cuentas de los Proveedores generales y Pagadores, and Cuaderno de diferentes papeles]
Box 24

Department of Interior, Office of Indian Affairs (photocopies of records)

Box 25

Taylor, Bayard, and Darlington family

 

Series 8.  Scrapbook

Box 26

Mainly picture postcards of Europe, ca. early 1900s

 

Series 9.  Speeches and Lectures

Box 27

Speeches and Lectures (including trips for U.S. State Department)

 

Series 10.  Writings

Box 28 - 43

Monographs

Box 28 - 29

Australians and the Gold Rush: California and Down Under, 1849-1854 (University of California Press, 1966)

Box 30 - 31

Book of the American West (Julian Messner, Inc., 1963)

Box 32

Chile, Peru, and the California Gold Rush of 1849

Box 33 - 35

Civil War on the Western Border, 1854-1865 (Little, Brown, 1955)

Box 36 - 37

Custer: Life of Gen. George A. Custer (Little, Brown, 1959)

Box 38

Diplomat in Carpet Slippers: Abraham Lincoln Deals with Foreign Affairs (Bobbs-Merrill, 1945)

Box 38

Great Rascal: The Life and Adventures of Ned Buntline (Little, Brown, 1951)

Box 38

Last of the Bad Men: The Legend of Tom Horn (Bobbs-Merrill, 1947)

Box 39

Lincoln Bibliography, 1839-1939 (Illinois State Historical Society Library, 1943-1945)

Box 40

Overland Trail (Bobbs-Merrill, 1947)

Box 40

The Man Who Elected Lincoln (Bobbs-Merrill, 1956)

Box 41 - 42

Schoolboy, Cowboy, Mexican Spy (University of California Press, 1977)

Box 43

Swamp Fox of the Confederacy: The Life and Military Services of M. Jeff Thompson (Confederate Pub. Co., 1956)

Box 43

This Is Illinois: A Pictorial History (University of Chicago Press, 1949)

Box 44 - 45

Articles

Box 44

Ms drafts (mainly typescripts)

Box 45

Print copies

 

Series 11.  Photographs and Illustrations

Box 46 - 48

Photographs and Illustrations (mainly for publications; includes some original prints)

 

Series 12.  Slides and Film

Box 49

Slides and Film (includes 35mm b/w negative strips and microfilm)

 

Series 13.  Artifacts

Box 50

Two pieces of unidentified fabric

 

Series 14.  Miscellany

Box 51

Unidentified items

 

Series 15.  Oversize

Box 52

Photographs and Illustrations (mainly for publications)

Box 53 - 56

Scrapbooks

Box 53

Articles

Box 54 - 55

News clippings

Box 56

Reviews