Title:James Porter Shaw papers, [ca. 1938-1958]
Creator/Contributor:Shaw, James Porter, 1884-, creator
Creator/Contributor:Dexter, F. Theodore.
Papers accompanying his collection of books on guns and firearms. Sales catalogs (many from F. Theodore Dexter, antique firearms
collector and dealer), lists and a few letters and drafts.
With the papers: notice concerning George Catlin and Colt weapons, and four items of political interest (Oakland Transcript
supplement about a Republican Party meeting, Aug., 1872; announcement of Ratification Meeting, San Francisco, June 21, 1876,
for California Constitution; election proclamation, 1877; program of Grant obsequies, Aug. 8, 1885)
Subject:Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) -- 1822-1885 -- Death and burial
Catlin, George -- 1796-1872
Colt, Samuel -- 1814-1862
Republican Party (Calif.) -- History
Firearms, American -- History
Elections -- California -- History
Printed materials transferred to the book collection of The Bancroft Library.
Portraits transferred to the Portrait File of The Bancroft Library.
BANC MSS C-B 791