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California State Library correspondence, 1890-1930.
MANUSCRIPTSMCII : Box 32 : Folder 19
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California State Library correspondence, 1890-1930
California State Library correspondence


Clark, George Thomas, 1862-


Ferguson, Milton J. (Milton James), 1879-1954


1890 letter from George T. Clark to his cousin Ida, and two 1930 letters from State Librarian Milton J. Ferguson to Maynard Dixon. Also included is a typewritten list of citations pertaining to various State Library figures and matters.


1890 (issued)


Dixon, Maynard -- 1875-1946


George Thomas Clark was born in 1862. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 1886 and immediately became an assistant librarian at the U. C. Library. The following year Clark became Deputy State Librarian, and was head librarian at San Francisco Public Library from 1894 to 1907, during which time he helped organize the California Library Association and in 1898 served as its president. Clark served as librarian of Stanford University from 1907 to 1927, and in 1931 wrote and published a biography of Leland Stanford. Clark died in Palo Alto, California on October 19, 1940.
Milton James Ferguson (1879-1954) graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1906, served as a librarian there from 1902 to 1907, and was elected the first president of the Oklahoma Library Association. Ferguson was the California State Librarian from 1917 to 1930 and later became president of the American Library Association.
Lafayette Maynard Dixon (1875-1946) was one of the premier illustrators, painters, and muralists of his time, concentrating largely on the Indians and deserts of the Southwest.
California State Library correspondence.
Gift; Tom Vinson; 1947.
Gift; Don Hagerty; 1947.
Unrestricted. Please credit California State Library.

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1 file folder; 14 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.






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Unrestricted. Please credit California State Library.