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James Porter Shaw papers, [ca. 1938-1958]
BANC MSS C-B 791
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Title:

James Porter Shaw papers, [ca. 1938-1958]

Creator/Contributor:

Shaw, James Porter, 1884-, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Dexter, F. Theodore.

Abstract:

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)

Date:

1938 (issued)

Subject:

Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) -- 1822-1885 -- Death and burial
Catlin, George -- 1796-1872
Colt, Samuel -- 1814-1862
Republican Party (Calif.) -- History
California.
Firearms, American -- History
Elections -- California -- History

Note:

Printed materials transferred to the book collection of The Bancroft Library.
Portraits transferred to the Portrait File of The Bancroft Library.

Physical Description:

1 box.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-B 791

Origin:

United States