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Finding Aid for the J. Gregg Layne Papers, 1920-1952 (Collection number 188)
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Box 1, Folder 1

E Clampus Vitus material. 1939-1952.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, forms, rosters, flyers, event programs, and certificates.
Box 1, Folder 3

Correspondence. 1931-1933.

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Personal, business, and organizational letters and postcards (typescript and holograph). Includes a correspondence with printer Henry Nash.
Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence. 1922-1930.

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Personal and organizational letters and postcards (typescript and holograph). Mostly letters from Grant Jackson.
Box 1, Folder 4

Correspondence. 1934-1940.

Scope and Content Note

Personal, business, and organizational letters and postcards (typescript and holograph).
Box 1, Folder 5

Correspondence. 1941-1945.

Scope and Content Note

Personal, business, and organizational letters and postcards (typescript and holograph).
Box 1, Folder 6

Correspondence. 1946-1948.

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Personal, business, and organizational letters and postcards (typescript and holograph) and sales receipts.
Box 1, Folder 7

Correspondence. 1949.

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Personal, business, and organizational letters and postcards (typescript and holograph), and an event program.
Box 1, Folder 8

Correspondence. 1950.

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Personal, business, and organizational letters and postcards (typescript and holograph), and a certificate.
Box 1, Folder 9

Correspondence. 1951-1952.

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Personal, business, and organizational letters and postcards (typescript and holograph), certificates, acknowledgements, and an event program. Includes a letter from Henry R. Wagner.
Box 1, Folder 10

Correspondence. undated.

Scope and Content Note

Personal and business (undated) letters and postcards (typescript and holograph).
Box 1, Folder 11

Greeting cards. ca. 1946-1952.

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Mostly holiday cards for Christmas and New Year's Day with some birthday cards and a letter. Includes cards printed by the Ward Ritchie and Plantin Presses and cards with original photographs tipped in.
Box 2, Folder 1

Research notes. ca. 1941-1951.

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Notes on early California and Los Angeles history written on index cards.
Box 2, Folder 2

Research notes. ca. 1948-1951.

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Notes on early California and Los Angeles history written on index cards and paper, a drawing of a Native American (by J. Gregg Layne) and two small notebooks. One of the notebooks is a calendar book (ca. 1935) with various entries in Chinese.
Box 2, Folder 3

Research notes. undated.

Scope and Content Note

Early California history.
Box 2, Folder 4

Research notes. undated.

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Citation notes for Los Angeles: From the Founding of the Pueblo Through the First Decade of the American Occupation, pp. 1-68.
Box 2, Folder 5

Research notes. undated.

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Citation notes for The Year 1850, pp. 1-78.
Box 2, Folder 6

Research notes. undated.

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History of the University of California, Los Angeles.
Box 2, Folder 7

Manuscript (typescript). History of Attempts to Divide California and Some Obstacles in its Way. undated.

Physical Description: 49.0 leaves
Box 2, Folder 8

Manuscript (typescript). Los Angeles: From the Founding of the Pueblo Through the First Decade of the American Occupation, part I of II. undated.

Box 2, Folder 9

Manuscript (typescript). Los Angeles: From the Founding of the Pueblo Through the First Decade of the American Occupation, part II of II. undated.

Box 2, Folder 10

Manuscript (typescript). The San Fernando Pass Through the Cut on the New Road 1855-1860. undated.

Physical Description: 55.0 leaves
Box 2, Folder 11

Manuscript (typescript). The San Fernando Pass Through the Cut on the New Road 1855-1860. undated.

Physical Description: 64.0 leaves
Box 2, Folder 12

Manuscript essays (typescript). The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo; review of Vincent P. Carosso's The California Wine Industry (Berkley and Los Angeles: UC Press, 1951). undated.

Box 3

Index cards. ca. 1830-1950.

Scope and Content Note

Bibliographical note cards, alphabetical by title (A-Z) and by author (A-Z).
Box 4

Index cards. ca. 1830-1950.

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Bibliographical note cards (Californiana), alphabetical by author (C-Y).
Box 5

Index cards. ca. 1830-1950.

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Bibliographical note cards (Americana), alphabetical by author (A-R).
Box 6, Folder 1

Genealogical material. undated.

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Family tree diagrams (on large format blueprint).
Box 7, Folder 1

Correspondence. 1940-1941.

Scope and Content Note

Letters dealing with the beginnings of the "Zamorano 80" (List of California Books, List A-1, List A, and List B). Robert E. Cowan, Phil T. Hanna, and Henry R. Wagner inclusive.
Box 7, Folder 2

Correspondence. 1941.

Scope and Content Note

Letters dealing with the beginnings of the "Zamorano 80" (List of California Books, Distinguished California Books, Wagner List of California Books, and Lyman List of Books). Henry R. Wagner and Geo. D. Lyman inclusive.
Box 7, Folder 3

Correspondence. 1943.

Scope and Content Note

Letters dealing with the beginnings of the "Zamorano 80" (List of California Books, Distinguished California Books, Wagner List of California Books, and Lyman List of Books). Henry R. Wagner and Geo. D. Lyman inclusive.
Box 7, Folder 4

Correspondence. 1943.

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Letters dealing with the beginnings of the "Zamorano 80" (List[c] and the Wagner List).
Box 7, Folder 5

Manuscript (typescript). 1949.

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A bibliography. Joseph Gregg Layne. 1949. Books of the Los Angeles District. Written for the University of California, Los Angeles and signed by Glen Dawson, Will Cheney, and J. Gregg Dawson. Includes a letter of receipt from Lawrence Clark Powell.
Box 7, Folder 6

Ephemera. 1925-1950.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings, event programs, event flyers, awards, certificates, and event memorabilia. Includes a typeset booklet, Poems by William Blake, printed Janet and Ward Ritchie for Jonathon Baird Ritchie, Los Angeles, 1935.
Box 7, Folder 7

Genealogical material. 1871-1926.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clipping (1882), family tree diagrams, and a journal (holograph), The Flowers of Memory by J. Martin Layne (1871).
Box 7, Folder 8

Family material. 1929-1947.

Scope and Content Note

Drawings, photographs, poems, and ephemera, including event programs for commencement ceremonies, an award and an acknowledgement letter. Most of the drawings included are from Layne's children.