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James Miller Guinn Papers: Finding Aid
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Box 1

Manuscripts: Research Notebooks

Folder 1

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. Research notebook on California history [undated]. 1 item.

Folder 2

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. Research notebook on California history [undated]. 1 item.

Folder 3

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. Research notebook on early California history [undated]. 1 item.

Folder 4

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. Research notebook on the history of El Camino Real [undated]. 1 item.

Folder 5

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. Research notebook on Kern County history [undated]. 1 item.

Folder 6

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. Research notebook on Orange County history [undated]. 1 item.

Folder 7

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. Research notebook on San Diego County history [undated]. 1 item.

Folder 8

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. Research notebook on San Louis Obispo County history [undated]. 1 item.

Folder 9

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. Research notebook on Santa Barbara County history [undated]. 1 item.

Folder 10

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. Research notebook on southern California history [undated]. 1 item.

Folder 11

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. Research notebook from the “Spanish archives” [undated]. 1 item.

Folder 12

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. Research notebook on Ventura County history [undated]. 1 item.

Box 2

Manuscripts

Folder 1

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “Alumni Association Speech” [undated]. 2 items.

Folder 2

Unknown author. “A Brief Picture of the Historical Society of S. Cal.:” [essay] (1958). 1 item.

Folder 3

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “Concerning Advice” [undated]. Incomplete. 1 item.

Folder 4

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “Concerning Superficiality:” [speech] [undated]. 1 item.

Folder 5

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “The Croaker Family [speech]” (1882). 1 item.

Folder 6

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “Does it require a great deal of patience to teach school?:” [essay] (1872). 1 item.

Folder 7

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “Educational Advice and Educational Advisors:” [essay] [undated]. 1 item.

Folder 8

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “The El Camino Real Fake:” [essay] (1904). 1 item.

Folder 9

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “The First Jury Trial in Los Angeles:” [manuscript] [undated]. 1 item.

Folder 10

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “Foundations:” [speech] (1877). 2 items.

Folder 11

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “Historic Los Angeles:” [manuscript] [undated]. 1 item.

Folder 12

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “The Iconoclasts:” [speech] [undated]. 1 item.

Folder 13

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. List and brief biographies of members of the Grand Army of the Republic’s Stanton Post [ca.1915-1918]. 1 item.

Folder 14

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “Literature in the Advanced Grade of our Schools:” [speech] [undated]. 1 item.

Folder 15

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “Memorial Day Address:” [speech] [undated]. Address given to the Grand Army of the Republic. 1 item.

Folder 16

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “Mental Dietetics:” [speech] [undated]. 1 item.

Folder 17

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “The Myth of El Camino Real:” [essay] [undated]. 1 item.

Folder 18

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “The Myths that Pass for History:” [manuscript] [undated]. 1 item.

Folder 19

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. Oberlin College Class Day Speech (1863). 1 item.

Folder 20

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “The Old Pueblo Archives:” [essay] (1897). 1 item.

Folder 21

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “Once to all things come their hour:” [manuscript] [undated]. 1 item.

Folder 22

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “A Parody on Hamlet’s Soliloquy:” [essay] (1858). 1 item.

Folder 23

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “Political Speech” [ca. 1873-1875]. 2 items.

Folder 24

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “The Schoolmaster in Fiction:” [essay] [undated]. 1 item.

Folder 25

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “Section 1702 PC Public Schools Speech” [undated]. 1 item.

Folder 26

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “Some Early History of the Owens River Valley:” [essay] [ca. 1917]. 1 item.

Folder 27

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “Some Early Industries that Failed:” [essay] [ca. 1906]. One draft contains both typed and handwritten elements. The other is an incomplete typescript. 2 items.

Folder 28

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. Speech on the formation of the Stanton Post chapter of the Grand Army of the Republic [ca. 1908]. Mostly handwritten with text pasted onto some pages. 1 item.

Folder 29

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. Speech to the Grand Army of the Republic [undated]. 1 item.

Folder 30

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “The Story of a Plaza:” [essay] (1899). One draft is an incomplete typescript. The other is a complete autograph draft. 2 items.

Folder 31

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “Thirty-Three Years of Historical Activities:” [essay] [ca. 1916]. 1 item.

Folder 32

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “Trails and Trial Makers:” [manuscript] [ca. 1912]. 1 item.

Folder 33

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “Training in the Use of Language:” [essay] (1878). 1 item.

Folder 34

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. Untitled paper re: fraternal societies [undated]. 1 item.

Box 3

Manuscripts: Chapter drafts from A History of California and an Extended History of Los Angeles and Environs, vol. I (1915)

Folder 1

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “The Bay of San Pedro under the Rule of Spain and Mexico:” [manuscript] [ca. 1915] One draft is a fragment. 3 items.

Folder 2

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “The City’s Development by Decades:” [manuscript] [ca. 1915]. 2 items.

Folder 3

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “The Evolution of the Orange Industry:” [manuscript] [ca. 1915]. One draft is a complete typescript. The other is a fragment autograph draft. 2 items.

Folder 4

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “The Free Harbor Contest:” [manuscript] [ca. 1915]. Incomplete. 1 item.

Folder 5

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “History of the Boundaries of Los Angeles County:” [manuscript] [ca. 1915]. 1 item.

Folder 6

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “The Inner Harbor:” [manuscript] [ca. 1915]. 1 item.

Folder 7

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “Los Angeles Harbor:” [manuscript] [ca. 1915]. 1 item.

Folder 8

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “The Owens River Aqueduct:” [manuscript] [ca. 1915]. Incomplete. 1item.

Folder 9

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “The Passing of the Rancho:” [manuscript] [ca. 1915]. One autograph and one typescript draft. 2 items.

Folder 10

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “Plazas, Parks, and Playgrounds:” [manuscript] [ca. 1915]. One draft is an incomplete typescript. The other is an autograph fragment. 2 items.

Folder 11

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “San Pedro under American Rule:” [manuscript] [ca. 1915]. 1 item.

Folder 12

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. “Twentieth Century Los Angeles:” [manuscript] [ca. 1915]. Fragment. 1 item.

Folder 13

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. Yellow notebook containing early autograph drafts of three chapters of the book [ca. 1915]. 2 items.

Box 4

Correspondence and Ephemera

Folder 1

Edwards, George. 1 letter (1888, Aug. 13) to James Miller Guinn, 1834-1918. 1 item.

Folder 2

Guinn, Dapsileia Marquis. 6 letters (1870-1877) to Lee Marquis and Edna Marquis. Five are autograph letters and one is a typescript. 6 items.

Folder 3

Guinn, Dapsileia Marquis.1 letter (1873, Sept. 1) to “My very dear Brother.” 1 item.

Folder 4

Guinn, Elizabeth.1 letter (1824, Dec. 25) to “Dear Sister.” 1 item.

Folder 5

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. 1 letter (1869 Oct. 13) to “Dear Brother.” 1 item.

Folder 6

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. 30 letters (1861-1863) to his mother, brother, and sister. Nearly all manuscript letters (excepting 1863 Apr. 17 and 1863 June 27) have an attendant typescript copies. Two typescript copies (1861 Apr. 14 and 1861 Aug. 29) are missing their autograph originals. Contains nine letter fragments. 39 items.

Folder 7

Guinn, James Miller, 1834-1918. 1 letter [undated] to an unidentified addressee. 1 item.

Folder 8

Ephemera: Certificate (1916) appointing James Miller Guinn to the California Historical Survey Commission. 1 item.

Folder 9

Ephemera: Grand Army of the Republic Civil War memorabilia (1890-1904). 3 items.

Folder 10

Ephemera: Invoices/Business contracts (1870-1883). 9 items.

Folder 11

Ephemera: Land Contracts/Savings Bond (1870-1884). 5 items.

Folder 12

Ephemera: Lesson book written by James Miller Guinn entitled “Outline Lessons in Local Geography” (1883). 1 item.

Folder 13

Ephemera: Wallet belonging to James Miller Guinn. 1 item.

Folder 14

Newspaper Clipping: Obituary for Dapsileia Guinn [undated]. 1 item.

Folder 15

Newspaper Clippings: Obituaries for James Miller Guinn (1918). 5 items.

Folder 16

Photographs: James Miller Guinn, 1834-1918. Portraits and with members of the Historical Society of Southern California [ca.1892-1910]. 5 items.

 

Oversize Folder

 

Two certificates (1896-1910) to James Miller Guinn from the Grand Army of the Republic.