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Biography of William McKendree Gwin and supporting documents : typescript,ALS,TLS,etc., 1856-1973.
BANC MSS 98/154 c Box 1
Collection Overview

Title:

Biography of William McKendree Gwin and supporting documents : typescript,ALS,TLS,etc., 1856-1973

Creator/Contributor:

Bloss, Roy S., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Johnston, Geo. Pen (George Pen), Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Denver, James William, 1817-1892

Abstract:

Unpublished biography of William M. Gwin (482 p.) by Roy Bloss, accompanied by Bloss' research materials. These include letters of research questions to librarians, archivists and others; responses to Bloss; correspondence between William Gwin (grandson of W.M. Gwin) and Bloss; an original letter from Geo. Pen Johnston to Hon. J.W. Denver about politics and the Gwin/Broderick race; items relating to William Gwin's (son of W.M. Gwin) career at West Point; and copies of articles relating to the Gwin family. Also includes the printed speech of William H. Seward on the admission of California (1850).

Date:

1856 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Gwin, William McKendree -- 1805-1885
Gwyn family
Broderick, David C. (David Colbreth) -- 1820-1859
California -- Politics and government -- 1850-1950

Note:

Pictorial material transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1998.070)

Type:

biography

Physical Description:

print
1 box (.4 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 98/154 c Box 1

Origin:

California