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

Processed by Don Walker; machine-readable finding aid created by Don Walker
Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
University Library, University of the Pacific
Stockton, CA 95211
Phone: (209) 946-2404
Fax: (209) 946-2810
URL: http://www.pacific.edu/Library/Find/Holt-Atherton-Special-Collections.html
© 1998
University of the Pacific. All rights reserved.



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

Collection number: Mss137

Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections

University Library

University of the Pacific

Contact Information

  • Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
  • University Library, University of the Pacific
  • Stockton, CA 95211
  • Phone: (209) 946-2404
  • Fax: (209) 946-2810
  • URL: http://www.pacific.edu/Library/Find/Holt-Atherton-Special-Collections.html
Processed by:
Don Walker
Date Completed:
August 1998
Encoded by:
Don Walker
© 1998 University of the Pacific. All rights reserved.

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

Access

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

Biography

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.

CONTAINER LIST

 

BOX 1: FREDERICK E. LOCKLEY PAPERS, 1913-1950

 

1.1: Staff reference materials

 

1.2: Correspondence as an Editor, 1913-1920 [25 items; [incl. notes from Theodore Roosevelt & David Starr Jordan]

 

1.3: Correspondence as a Book Dealer, 1921-1939 [37 items; incl. notes from Ezra Meeker & Vilhjalmur Stefansson]

 

1.4: Correspondence as Book Dealer, 1940-1948 [62 items; incl. note from Mrs. Thomas E. Dewey]

 

1.5: Misc. Correspondence & Memorabilia, 1920-1930 [39 items; incl. photographs, clippings & printed matter]