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Guide to the Thomas Monahan Papers 1992.155
1992.155  
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Series I. Mayoral 1912-1915

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet

Scope and Contents note

This series consists of correspondence, pamphlets, postcards and a photograph. Mayor Monahan conducted brief correspondences with Congressman E.A. Hayes and California State Governor Hiram W. Johnson. During his brief time as mayor, he was involved in legal disputes with Pacific Gas and Electric Company and Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company. Arranged chronologically.
 

Series II. Personal 1872-1919

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet

Scope and Contents note

This series consists of correspondence with family members, requests for support in his campaigns for State Treasurer and Secretary of State, bank statements, property and land deeds. Arranged chronologically.
 

Series III. Native Sons of the Golden West 1913-1914

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet

Scope and Contents note

This series consists of correspondence related to Monahan’s grand vice-presidency and presidency to this organization during the years of 1913-1914. The majority of the correspondence relates to arrangements for official visits with parlors and recommendations. As a representative of the Native Sons of the Golden West, Monahan was also active in the Portola Festival of 1913 in San Francisco. The mayor’s personal secretary, Lizzette Krause, was an elected delegate of the “Portola Girls”. The Portola Girls went on a well-received tour of the Northwest. Arranged chronologically.
 

Series IV. Proclamation 1914

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet

Scope and Contents note

This series consists of documents framing Monahan’s ideas on the mutual companionship of fathers and their children. Arranged chronologically.
 

Series V. Scrapbooks and Clippings 1912-1914

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.5 Linear feet

Scope and Contents note

This series consists of seven scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings documenting current events during Monahan’s time as mayor. It includes one folder of loose clippings covering the same subject matter. Arranged chronologically.