Henry Raup Wagner papers, 1912-1957.


Wagner, Henry Raup, 1862-1957. Henry Raup Wagner papers, 1912-1957.

Henry Raup Wagner papers, 1912-1957.

Correspondence with other bibliophiles, scholars, libraries, etc. relating to his research and writing on various aspects of western and Latin American history and to his other activities, including interest in California Historical Society; MSS of his writings; transcripts and photocopies of documents and research notes on Cortés, Bartolomé de las Casas, Ebenezer Dorr, and others; personalia; records of books bought and sold to Yale University, Huntington Library and elsewhere; clippings.

9 boxes, 7 cartons.

Related Entities

There are 6 Entities related to this resource.

Dorr, Ebenezer, 1762-1847

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64x7xtz (person)

Casas, Bartolomé de las, 1474-1566

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6f76j6v (person)

Bartolomé de las Casas (1474-1566) was a Spanish missionary and historian who was opposed to the slavery and forced labor of the Indians of Spanish America. He traveled in Peru and Central America and served briefly as Bishop of Chiapas. His writings concern anthropological and historical matters in the New World. From the description of Columbus journal abstract, 1492-1493. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122431540 Bartolomé de las Casas (c.1484-1566), was ...

California historical society

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6808wj8 (corporateBody)

First organized April 29, 1852. Official incorporation March 6, 1886. From the description of California Historical Society Correspondence, 1886-1888. (California State Library). WorldCat record id: 58746660 History The California Historical Society was first organized April 29, 1852 and officially incorporated March 6, 1886. The papers of the California Historical Society were published in two parts in 1887. ...

Cortés, Hernán, 1485-1547

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63t9gf2 (person)

Conquistador and explorer. From the description of Hernán Cortés correspondence, circa 1542. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980322 Hernán Cortés led the Spanish invasion of Mexico in 1519 and the conquest of the Aztec Empire in 1521. He was governor of New Spain between 1522 and 1527 before returning to Spain and being named the Marqués del Valle de Oaxaca. Cortés returned to Mexico between 1530 and 1541 where he explored the northwestern part of Mexico and its Pacif...

Wagner, Henry Raup, 1862-1957

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6wh319n (person)

Wagner was born on Sept. 27, 1862 in Philadelphia, PA; A.B. (1884), LL. B (1886), L.H.D. (1946), Yale Univ.; D. Litt. (1935), Pomona College; LL. D (1949), UC Berkeley; admitted to Missouri bar in 1887 and began practicing in Kansas City; became member of the executive committee (1918-20), the vice president (1920-21), American Smelting and Refining Co., New York; began to collect books, and made contributions to the history and bibliography of Latin America and the American West; member, Americ...

Farquhar, Francis Peloubet, 1887-1974

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6rn3gm6 (person)

Farquhar was born on Dec. 31, 1887 in Newton, MA; AB, Harvard Univ., 1909; became public accountant in Boston and San Francisco, 1909-59; also served as an accountant with the US National Park Service, 1922-25; president of the California Academy of Sciences, and California Historical Society; president of the Sierra Club, and editor of the Bulletin, 1926-46; president, California State Board of Accountancy, 1953-54; recipient of the John Muir award for conservation, 1965; made expeditions to Mt...