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Register of the Frederick E. Lockley Papers, 1913-1950
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Frederick E. Lockley Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1913-1950
    Collection number: Mss137
    Creator: Reginald R. Stuart
    Extent: 0.5 linear ft.
    Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
    Stockton, CA 95211
    Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Frederick E. Lockley Papers, Mss137, Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library


    Frederick E. Lockley (b. 1871) was a Portland, Oregon journalist, editor, author, and antiquarian book dealer. Starting as a newspaper carrier boy, he was a printer, pressman, reporter, and manager of several Oregon newspapers. Lockley was the general manager of Pacific Monthly Magazine, Portland (1905-1910) and editorial writer and columnist on the Oregon Journal (1911-ca. 1950). He was also the author or editor of a number of histories including Oregon Trail Blazers (1929), Oregon's Yesterdays (1928), Vigilante Days at Virginia City (1924), To Oregon by Ox-Team in '47 (1924?) and others. Specializing in Pacific Northwest history, he bought and sold books.

    Scope and Content

    Lockley's papers include letters regarding articles in the Oregon Journal, book trade correspondence and other personal and business papers. Correspondents include Theodore Roosevelt, Mrs. Thomas E. Dewey, David Starr Jordan, Ezra Meeker, Vilhjalmur Stefansson, William M. Ladd, and Reginald R. Stuart.