Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Inventory of the Lawrence Bacon Lee Correspondence
D-457  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (79.58 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Details
 
Table of contents What's This?
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms
  • Access
  • Processing Information
  • Acquisition Information
  • Preferred Citation
  • Publication Rights

  • Creator: Lee, Lawrence Bacon, 1917-
    Title: Lawrence Bacon Lee Correspondence,
    Date (inclusive): 1962-1996
    Extent: 0.8 linear feet
    Abstract: Lawrence Bacon Lee (1917-2003) served as Professor of History at San Jose State University from 1957-1983. The collection contains his correspondence primarily with fellow historians Paul W. Gates and Donald J. Pisani. Topics discussed include their research and writings on the history of the American West including environmental and water history and public land policy.
    Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
    Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Davis, California 95616-5292
    Collection number: D-457
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

    Biography

    Lawrence Bacon Lee (1917-2003) received his B.A. from the Lewis Institute and his M.A. and Ph.D from the University of Chicago. He served as Professor of History at San Jose State University from 1957-1983 and specialized in environmental and water history of the Western United States. He was the author of Reclaiming the American West: an Historiography and Guide and Kansas and the Homestead Act, 1862-1905 .

    Scope and Content

    The collection contains Lee's correspondence primarily with fellow historians Paul W. Gates and Donald J. Pisani. Topics discussed include their research and writings on the history of the American West including environmental and water history and public land policy.

    Arrangement of the Collection

    The correspondence is arranged in three series: Outgoing, Incoming, and Third Party.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Lee, Lawrence Bacon, 1917---Correspondence
    Pisani, Donald J.--Correspondence
    Gates, Paul Wallace, 1901---Correspondence
    Hundley, Norris--Correspondence
    West (U.S.)--History

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    Sara Gunasekara processed this collection and created and encoded this finding aid.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Frances Lee in 2007.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Lawrence Bacon Lee Correspondence, D-457, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. 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, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.