Scope and Content
Organization and Arrangement
Title: Jesse Fonda Millspaugh Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1879-1937, bulk 1879-1919
Collection number: 174
Creator: Millspaugh, Jesse Fonda, 1855-1919
Extent: 5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
1 oversize box
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Jesse Fonda Millspaugh (1855-1919) was an educator in Salt Lake City, Utah and Winona, Minnesota before relocating to California
where he was president (1904-17) and president emeritus (1917-19) of the Los Angeles State Normal School, dean of the Southern
Branch of University of California (1919), and a member of the California State Board of Education (1904-12). The collection
consists correspondence, drafts of speeches, articles, and programs relating to Millspaugh's career as an educator in Salt
Lake City, Utah, Winona, Minnesota, and Los Angeles, California.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department
of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including
copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds
the copyright and pursue the
copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Restrictions on Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
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Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gift of Mary C. and Winnefred Millspaugh, 1953 and 1962.
[Identification of item], Jesse Fonda Millspaugh Papers (Collection 174). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young
Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
UCLA Catalog Record ID
Millspaugh was born June 18, 1855 in Battle Creek, Michigan; BA, University of Michigan, 1879; MD, University of Pennsylvania,
1883; principal, Frankfort (Indiana) High School (1879-81) and Salt Lake Collegiate Institute (1883-90); superintendent of
public schools, Salt Lake City, 1890-99; member, Utah State Board of Education, 1895-99; president, Winona (Minnesota) State
Normal school (1899-1904); president, Los Angeles State Normal School (1904-17) and president emeritus (1917-19); dean, Southern
Branch of University of California, 1919; member, California State Board of Education, 1904-12; died December 12, 1919 in
Scope and Content
Collection consists of Millspaugh's personal correspondence as well as correspondence to his family and Elizabeth Evangeline
Keppie after his death. Also includes drafts of speeches, articles, and programs relating to Millspaugh's career as an educator
in Salt Lake City, Utah, Winona, Minnesota, and Los Angeles, California. Includes material and memorabilia from the Vermont
Ave. campus of Los Angeles State Normal School and the beginnings of the University of California Southern Branch campus (now
Organization and Arrangement
Arranged in the following series:
- Millspaugh family correspondence (ca. 1879-1937).
- Articles, speeches, and notes.
- Memorabilia and Los Angeles State Normal School.
- Photographs of Vermont Ave. campus and publication: In appreciation, Jesse F. Millspaugh's life.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Millspaugh, Jesse Fonda, 1855-1919--Archives.
Keppie, Elizabeth E. (Elizabeth Evangeline), b. 1878--Correspondence.
University of California, Los Angeles--Faculty--Archival resources.
State Normal School, Los Angeles (Calif.)--Faculty--Archival resources.
School administrators--United States--Archival resources.
College presidents--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
State Normal School, Los Angeles (California). President's Office. Administrative files of Jesse F. Millspaugh, 1906-1919.
Available at University Archives, UCLA.