Henry Raup Wagner, 1862-1957, was an avid book collector and author. He settled in California with his wife, Blanche Henrietta
Collet, circa 1917. In the 1890s, he started collecting books on Spanish history, metallurgy, and mining. He also amassed
collections on Ireland, Mexico, and the American West. Wagner died in 1957 March 28. The
Henry Raup Wagner Collection includes publications and correspondence by or about Wagner and 19th Century Mexican and Chilean newspapers collected by
Wagner. The collection also includes duplicate pages, maps, and book illustrations from Wagner's
Spanish Explorations in the Strait of Juan De Fuca, printed in 1933. The material in this collection was created from 1837 to 1970.
Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry Museum of the American West. All requests for permission to publish or quote
from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Research Services and Archives. Permission for publication is
given on behalf of the Autry Museum of the American West as the custodian 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.