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  • Descriptive Summary
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Henry Raup Wagner Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1940-1956
    Collection number: 505
    Creator: Wagner, Henry Raup, 1862-1957
    Extent: 4 boxes (2.0 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
    Abstract: Henry Raup Wagner (1862-1957) collected books and made contributions to the history and bibliography of Latin America as well as the American West. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, research notes, and printed material including his manuscript, Bibliography of British Economics, 1499-1799.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Biography

    Wagner was born on September 27, 1862 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; A.B. (1884), LL.B (1886), L.H.D. (1946), Yale University; D.Litt. (1935), Pomona College; LL.D (1949), University of California at 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 Company, New York; began to collect books, and made contributions to the history and bibliography of Latin America and the American West; member, American Antiquarian Society; published works include Sir Francis Drake's Voyage Around The World: Its Aims and Achievements (1926), Spanish Voyages to the Northwest Coast of America in the Sixteenth Century (1929), and The Grabhorn Press: a Catalogue of Imprints in the Collection of Henry R. Wagner (1938); he died on March 28, 1957.

    Scope and Content

    Collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, research notes, and printed material of Henry Raup Wagner. Includes his manuscript, Bibliography of British Economics, 1499-1799, and materials regarding Henri Ternaux-Compans. Also contains ephemera and recollections of Robert Ernest Cowan regarding Hubert Howe Bancroft.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Wagner, Henry Raup,--1862-1957--Archives.
    Book collectors--United States--Archival resources.
    Historians--United States--Archival resources.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Manuscripts for publication.

    Items Removed from Collection

    Note

    Cataloged in the Department of Special Collections or in the YRL.
    • Al Bello Secso. Los Angeles: The Zamorano Club, 1953 (6 leaves).
    • Beattie, George William. Heritage of the Valley. Pasadena, California: San Pasqual Press, 1939 (459pp.).
    • Book Club of California, San Francisco. Quarterly news-letter. vol.13, no.2, Spring 1948.
    • Bosqui, Edward. Memoirs of Edward Bosqui. Oakland, California: The Holmes Book Company, 1952 (180pp.).
    • Caamano, Jacinto. “The Journal of Don Jacinto Caamano.” British Columbia Historical Quarterly, July and October 1938 (pp.189-222; 265-301).
    • “Calderon y Henriquez, Pedro.” In California Historical Society Quarterly, September 1944. vol.23, no.3 (pp.219-225).
    • “A map of Cabrillo's discoveries,” by Henry R. Wagner. California Historical Society quarterly, March 1932. vol.11, no.1.
    • “Some bibliographic notes concerning Jeronino Ripalda's Catecismo,” by Henry R. Wagner. California Historical Society Quarterly, December 1937. vol.16, no.4 (pp.373-375).
    • California Historical Society Quarterly, June 1953. vol.32, no.2.
    • Rare books and research. Addresses given at the dedication of the Department of Special Collections, July 28, 1950. Los Angeles: University of California Library, 1951.
    • Cermeno, Sebastian Rodriguez. “The Voyage to California of Sebastian Rodriguez Cermeno in 1595.” Quarterly of the California Historical Society, April 1924 (24pp.).
    • Cowan, Robert Ernest. A Bibliography of the History of California and the Pacific West, 1510-1906. San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1914 (279pp.).
    • Cowan, Robert Ernest. Booksellers of Early San Francisco. Los Angeles: The Ward Ritchid Press, 1953 (111pp.).
    • Grijalva, Juan de. The Discovery of New Spain in 1518 . Berkeley, California: The Cortes Society, 1942. Documents and Narratives concerning the Discovery and Conquest of Latin America, n.s., no.2 (208pp.).
    • Grinnell, George Bird. “Who Were the Padouea?” American Anthropologist (n.s.) vol.22, no.3, July-September, 1920 (pp.248-260.).
    • The Henry R. Wagner List of the Twenty Rarest and Most Important Books Dealing With the History of California. Reprinted on the occasion of Dr. Wagner's eighty-fifth birthday. Los Angeles: The Mountain Press, 1947 (1 vol., unpaged).
    • Hernandez de Corodoba, Francisco. The Discovery of Yucatan. Berkeley: The Cortes Society, 1942 (85pp.).
    • “An Exploration of the Coast of Southern California in 1782,” by Henry R. Wagner. Historical Society of Southern California Quarterly, December 1935 (vol.17, no.4).
    • “Saints' Names in California,” by Henry R. Wagner. Historical Society of Southern California Quarterly, March 1947. vol.29, no.1 (pp.49-58).
    • Hollingsworth, John McHenry. The Journal of Lieutenant John McHenry Hollingsworth of the First New York Volunteers (Stevenson's Regiement); September 1846-August 1849 (San Francisco, California Historical Society, January 1923. Reprinted from the California Historical Society quarterly vol.1, no.3 (61pp. pp.207-270).
    • Martin, Jose. Memorial and Proposals of Señor Don Jose Martin on the Californias, Mexico, MDCCCCXXII. San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1945 (24pp.).
    • Massey, Ernest D. “Some Phases of French Society in San Francisco in the `Fifties.” Reprinted from California Historical Society Quarterly, June 1953. vol.32, no.2 (pp.105-118).
    • “Aztecans in Spain in 1522-23,” by Henry R. Wagner. The Masterkey, July 1942. vol.16, no.4 (pp.119-121).
    • Meyer, Carl. Bound for Sacramento. Travel-pictures of a Returned Wanderer. Claremont, California: Saunders Studio Press, 1938 (282pp.).
    • Sierra, Benito de la. “Fray Benito de la Sierra's Account of the Hezeta Expedition to the Northwest Coast in 1775.” Quarterly of the California Historical Society, September 1930. vol.9, no.3 (44pp.).
    • “Early ascents of Popocatepetl by the conquistadores,” by Henry R. Wagner. Sierra Club bulletin, February 1940. vol.25, no.1 (pp.88-95).
    • Suria, Tomas de. “Journal of Tomas de Suria of His Voyage With Malaspina to the Northwest Coast of America in 1791.” Reprinted from the Pacific Historical Review, September 1936 (pp.235-277).
    • Taylor, Benjamin F. Short Ravelings from a Long Yar, or Camp March Sketches of the Santa Fe Trail. Santa Ana, California: Fine Arts Press, 1936 (168pp.).
    • “The House of Cromberger,” by Henry R. Wagner. To Doctor R. Essays Here Collected and Published in Honor of the Seventieth Birthday of Dr. A.S.W. Rosenbach, July 22, 1946. Philadelphia, 1946 (pp.227-239).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. Additions and corrections to the Spanish Southwest. Berkeley, 1918.
    • Additions to the Manuscript Atlases of Battista Agnese. Reprint from Imago Mvndi, [1947?]. vol.4 (pp.28-30).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca: Relacion. Berkeley, 1924 (14pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. Antonio de Herrera: Historia General de las Indias Occidentales. Berkeley, 1924 (14pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “Apocryphal Voyages to the Northwest Coast of America.” Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, April 1931 (58pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. Articles. California Historical Society Quarterly. San Francisco, 1922-1924 (Title from spine).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “Bernal Diaz del Castillo.” Reprinted from The Hispanic American Historical Review, May 1945. vol.25, no.2 (57pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “Biblio-cartography.” Reprinted from the Pacific Historical Review, March 1932 (8pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. Book review of The Early Cartography of the Pacific, by Lawrence C. Wroth. California Historical Society Quarterly, March 1945. vol.24, no.1 (pp.77-78).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. California Imprints, August 1846-June 1851. Berkeley, California, 1922 (97pp).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. The Cartography of the Northwest Coast of America to the Year 1800. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1937 (2 vol.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. Commercial Printers of San Francisco from 1851 to 1880 (Portland, Maine: The Southworth-Anthoeasen Press, 1939. Separate from the Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America. vol.33, 1939 (16pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. Creation of Rights of Sovereignty Through Symbolic Acts. n.p., n.d. Reprinted from The Pacific Historical Review, December 1938 (32pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “The Descent of California in 1683.” California Historical Society Quarterly, December 1947. vol.26, no.4 (pp.309-320).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. The Earliest Documents of El Pueblo de Neustra Señora la Reina de Los Angeles. Los Angeles: Bruce McCallister, October 28, 1931 (5pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. Early Franciscan Activities on the West Coast. Los Angeles, 1941 (Reprinted from The Quarterly of the Historical Society of Southern California, September-December 1941 (pp.115-126).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. Early Silver Mining in New Spain. Mexico, Editorial Cvltvra, 1942. Separate from Revista de Historia de America, June 1941. no.14. (pp.49-71).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “Edward Bosqui, Printer and Man of Affairs.” From the California Historical Society Quarterly, December 1943. vol.21, no.4 (pp.321-332).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “Francisco Lopez de Gomara: La Historia de las Indias y Conquista de Mexico.” Reprinted from The Spanish Southwest. Berkeley, 1924 (32pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “Francisco Lopez de Gomara and His Works.” Reprinted from the Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, 1949 (22pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “Fr. Marcos de Niza.” In New Mexico Historical Review, April 1934 (pp.184-229).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. The First American Vessel in California; Monterey in 1796. Los Angeles: Glen Dawson, 1954 (33pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “George Davidson, Geographer of the Northwest Coast of America.” Reprinted from the Quarterly of the California Historical Society, December 1932. vol.11, no.4 (24pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. The Grabhorn Press; a Catalogue of Imprints in the Collection of Henry R. Wagner. Los Angeles, California: Privately Printed, 1938 (47pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. Henri Ternaux Compans; a Bibliography. Reprinted from the Inter-American Review of Bibliography, July/September 1957. vol.7, no.3 (pp.239-254).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “Henri Ternaux Compans; a Bibliography.” In Inter-American Review of Bibliography, July-September, 1957. vol.7, no.3 (pp.239-254).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “Henri Ternaux Compans: the First Collector of Hispanic-American.” Reprinted from the Inter-American Review of Bibliography, October/December 1954. vol.4, no.4 (pp.283-298, 2 copies).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. Hispanic Americana in the John Carter Brown Library, c. 1951 (33pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. The House of Cromberger. Philadelphia, 1946 (pp.227-239).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. In memoriam: George Robert Graham Conway In California Historical Society quarterly. No volume or number given (pp.278-280).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. Irish Economics: 1700-1783. London: J. Davy & Sons, The Dryden Press, 1907.
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. Joaquin Garcia Icazbalceta. Worcester, Massachussetts: American Antiquarian Society, 1935 (53pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “Juan Gonzales de Mendoza; Historia de las Cosas Mas Notables, Ritos y Costumbres del Gran Reyno de la China and el Viaje Que Hizo Antonio de Espejo.” Reprinted from the Spanish Southwest. Berkeley, 1924 (27pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, Discoverer of the Coast of California. San Francisco: California Historical Society, 1941 (94pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “The Last Mass of Father Junipero Serra”--A Painting By Mariannus Guerrero, with a note by Henry R. Wagner. In: Westways, September 1934. vol.26, no.9 (p.9).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “The Last Spanish Exploration of the Northwest Coast and the Attempt to Colonize Bodega Bay.” California Historical Society Quarterly, 1931 (35pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “The Last Will of Pedro de Alvarado.” Reprint from California Historical Society Quarterly, December 1946. vol.25, no.4 (pp.309-310).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “The Last Will of Pedro de Alvarado.” Reprint from California Historical Society Quarterly, December 1946. vol.25, no.4 (pp.309-310).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “The Library of Fernando Colon.” Extract from an address on “Book Collectors and Bibliographers” delivered by Henry R. Wagner before the Zamorano Club, September 26, 1934. Santa Ana, California: Fine Arts Press, 1934.
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “The Life of Ferdinand C. Ewer, May 22, 1826-October 1, 1883” From California Historical Society Quarterly, December 1935. vol.13, no.4 (pp.74-79 and pp.291-300).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “The lost first letter of Cortes.” Reprinted from The Hispanic American Historical Review, November 1941. vol.21, no.4 (pp.669-672).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “The Manuscript Atlases of Battista Agnese.” Reprinted for private circulation from The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, 1931. vol.25 (110pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “A Map of Cabrillo's Discoveries.” Reprinted from the Quarterly of the California Historical Society, March 1932 (7pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. A Map of Sancho Gutierrez of 1551. Reprint from Imago Mvndi; a review of early cartography, vol.8 (pp.47-49).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “Marco Polo's Narrative Becomes Propaganda to Inspire Colon.” Reprint from Imago Mvndi, May 1950[?](13pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. Mexican Imprints, 1544-1600, in the Huntington Library. San Marino, 1939 (35pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. New Mexico Spanish Press, 1834-1845. Reprint from the New Mexico Historical Review, January 1937 (40pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “Notes and Suggestions: A Discussion of Ramon Iglesia's Cronistas Historiadores de la Conquista de Mexico: el Ciclo de Hernan Cortes.” Reprinted from The Pacific Historical Review, December 1942. vol.11, no.4 (pp.449-450).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “Notes and Suggestions. Urdaneta and the Return Route from the Philippine Islands.” Reprinted from The Pacific Historical Review, September 1944. vol.13, no.3 (pp.313-316).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. Nueva Bibliografia Mexicana del Siglo XVI. Suplemento a las Bibliografias de Don Joaquin Garcia Icazbalceta, Don Jose Toribio Medina y Don Nicolas Leon . Mexico: Editorial Polis, 1940 (548pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “Pearl Fishing Enterprises in the Gulf of California.” Reprinted from The Hispanic American Historical Review, May 1930. vol.10, no.2 (pp.188-220).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “Peter Martyr and His Works.” Reprinted from the Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, October 1946 (52pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “Peter Pond, Fur Trader & Explorer.” Yale University Library Western Historical Series, 1955. no.2 (103pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. The Plains and the Rockies; a Bibliography of Original Narratives of Travel and Adventure, 1800-1865. San Francisco: John Howell, 1921 (6pp. and 193pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. Henry R. Wagner's The Plains and the Rockies; a Bibliography of Original Narratives of Travel and Adventure, 1800-1865. Revised and extended by Charles L. Camp. San Francisco, Grabhorn Press, 1937 (299pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. Henry R. Wagner's The Plains and the Rockies; a Bibliography of Original Narratives of Travel and Adventure, 1800-1865. Third edition. Revised by Charles L. Camp. Columbus, Ohio: Long's College Book Company, 1953 (601pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “The Portolan Atlases of American Interest in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, April 1929.” Reprinted from Essays Offered to Herbert Putnam, by William Warner Bishop and Andrew Keogh. Yale University Press (12pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “The proceso.” Reprint from Revista de Historia de America, April 1939. no.5 (25pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “Recollections of Templeton Crocker, Founder of the California Historical Society.” California Historical Society Quarterly, 1950 (4pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “Remembrances of Jose Toribio Medina.” Reprinted from the Inter-American Review of Bibliography, September-December 1952. vol.2, no.3 (pp.147-151).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “The Rise of Fernando Cortes.” Documents and narratives concerning the Discovery and Conquest of Latin America. n.s., no.3. Berkeley, California: The Cortes Society, 1944 (564pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. Sir Francis Drake's Voyage Around the World; its Aims and Achievements. San Francisco, California, John Howell, 1926 (543pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “Sixteenth-Century Mexican Imprints.” Reprinted from Bibliographical essays, a Tribute to Wilberforce Eames. Cambridge, 1925 (20pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. “Some Imaginary California Geography.” Reprinted from the Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, April 1926 (49pp.).
    • Wagner, Henry Raup. Spanish Explorations in the Strait of Juan de Fuea. Santa Ana, California: Fine Arts Press, 1933 (323pp.).
    • The Spanish Southwest, 1542-1794. An annotated bibliography. Berkeley, 1924 (302pp.).
    • The Spanish Southwest, 1542-1794. An annotated bibliography. Albuquerque: The Quivira Society, 1937 (2 vol.).
    • Spanish Voyages to the Northwest Coast of America in the Sixteenth Century. San Francisco, California Historical Society, 1929 (571pp.).
    • Willard Samuel Morse, a Great Collector. Los Angeles: Printed for Dawson's Book Shop by the Ward Ritchie Press, 1939 (12pp.).
    • Zamorano Club, Los Angeles. “The Zamorano 80; a Selection of Distinguished California Books Made By Members of the Zamorano Club.” Los Angeles, 1945 (66pp.).
    • New York (City) Public Library Bulletin, October 1952. vol.56, no.10.