Guide to the Truman G. Daniells Papers, 1892-1925

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Guide to the Truman G. Daniells Papers, 1892-1925

Collection number: BANC MSS 70/128 c

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley

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Processed by:
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Date Completed:
ca. 1965
Encoded by:
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© 1996 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Collection Title: Truman G. Daniells Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1892-1925
Collection Number: BANC MSS 70/128 c
Creator: Daniells, Truman G.
Extent: Number of container: 1 portfolio
Repository: The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Abstract: Correspondence, mss. of articles, clippings and papers relating primarily to his career as editor of the Alameda Daily Argus and the Oakland Tribune. A few papers of his daughter, Lulu (Daniells) Taylor included.
Languages Represented: English

Information for Researchers


Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library 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 reader.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Truman G. Daniells Papers, BANC MSS 70/128 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Scope and Content

This small group of papers, purchased from the Alta California Bookstore March 3, 1970, relates mainly to the career of Mr. Daniells, at one time owner of the Alameda Argus, and later an editor for the Oakland Tribune. Included are correspondence, some Papers relating to the Argus, manuscripts of his writings, and clippings. There are also a few papers of his daughter, Lulu (Daniells) Taylor.
A key to arrangement and a partial list of correspondents follow.

Key to Arrangement


Daniells, Truman G.: Outgoing letters, 1896-1918


Incoming letters.

Scope and Content Note

Single letters arranged alphabetically by author in A-Z miscellany. Two or more letters in separate folders, arranged alphabetically by author, then chronologically within each folder. Partial list of correspondents at end of report.

Miscellaneous papers relating to the Alameda Argus, 1892-1909


Mss. of articles, one concerning the Argus


Misc. papers




Misc. papers of his daughter, Lulu (Daniells) Taylor.

Partial List of Correspondents


A-Z Miscellany:


Cowell, Alfred Lucius, 1870-


Letter, May 28, 1903


Gage, Henry Tift, 1852-


Letter, Dec. 19, 1901


Gillett, James Norris, 1860-1937


Letter, Jan. 11, 1909


Healey, Frank W.


Letter, Apr. 21, 1923


Leach, Frank A.


Letter, Nov. 24, 1896


Wheeler, Benjamin Ide, 1854-1927


Letter, May 27, 1903


Wile, Frederick William, 1873-1941


Letter, Dec. 6, 1905


Boyle, Thomas F.


3 letters, 1924-1925


Hay, John, 1838-1905

See U.S. Dept. of State


Knowland, Joseph Russell, 1873-1966


10 letters, 1906-1909


Loomis, Francis Butler, 1861-1948

See U.S. Dept. of State


Metcalf, Victor Howard, 1853-1936


7 letters, 1898-1905


Nye, Alfred Bourne, 1853-1913


4 letters, 1903-1906


Palmer, C. M.


3 letters, 1902, re possible sale of the Argus.


Pardee, George Cooper, 1857-1941


4 letters, 1903-1905


Perkins, George Clement, 1839-1923


3 letters, 1903-1909


U. S. Dept. of State


2 letters, 1904-1905, by John Hay and Francis B. Loomis