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Register of the Westerners International, Stockton Corral Records, 1958-
Mss247  
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  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Westerners International, Stockton Corral Records,
    Date (inclusive): 1958-
    Collection number: Mss247
    Creator: Stockton Corral of Westerners
    Extent: 4 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], Westerners International, Stockton Corral Records, Mss247, Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library

    Biography

    The first Corral of the Westerners was established in Chicago on March 27, 1944. Sixteen Stockton (Calif.) men interested in western history laid the framework for the establishment of a Corral there patterned after the Chicago Westerners. Leland Case, a founding member of the Chicago Corral was also one of the founding members of the Stockton Corral. The Corral was organized and chartered as the fourteenth member organization of the Westerners International (1958). Its pincipal activity is the study and dissemination of the history of the American West through regular meetings and a quarterly, The Far Westerner (Vol. I, No. 1 January 1960). Occasionally the Corral also publishes collections of member articles as Valley Trails.

    Scope and Content

    The Stockton Corral of Westerners Collection contains the articles of incorporation, by-laws, awards information, membership lists, financial records, correspondence and memos, newsletters (Smokesignal), publicity and promotions, minutes of Posse (officers' meetings), publications records, collected Westerners publications, newspaper clippings, and photographs. Holt-Atherton is the depository library for the Stockton Corral of Westerners.