Jonathan Wagner papers, 1917-1933  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Wagner, Jonathan Howard, 1873-
Title
Jonathan Wagner papers
Dates
1917-1933 (inclusive)
Quantity
1.5 linear feet, (1 container)
Collection Number
Ax 369
Summary
Jonathan Wagner (1873- ?) became superintendent of schools at Las Cruces and Santa Fe, New Mexico, was then elected New Mexico superintendent of public instruction, then elected president of New Mexico Normal University, and from 1923 to 1930, served as chief of the Alaska Division of the U. S. Department of Education. The collection contains scrapbooks of correspondence, clippings, photographs and other material from Wagner's career in education, 1917-1933.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Additional Reference Guides

Paper finding aid with additional information is available in Special Collections & University Archives.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Jonathan Wagner (1873- ?) was born in Columbia City, Indiana and educated at Manchester College and Indiana State Normal School. He was admitted to the Indiana Bar in 1902.

Between 1917 and 1921 he was superintendent of schools at Las Cruces and Santa Fe, New Mexico and was elected New Mexico superintendent of public instruction. From 1922-1923 he was president of New Mexico Normal School, and from 1923 to 1930 he served as chief of the Alaska Division of the U. S. Department of Education.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection contains scrapbooks of correspondence, clippings, photographs and other material from Wagner's time as superintendent in New Mexico schools and as chief of the Alaska Division, U. S. Department of Education, 1917-1933.

Scrapbooks include correspondence, broadsheets, clippings, and mementos of Wagner's career. A photograph album contains snapshots of scenes in and near Metlahkatla, Alaska, 1926-1927.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Jonathan Wagner papers, Ax 369, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Education, Higher--United States--History--20th century
  • Geographical Names :
  • Alaska--Photographs
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Correspondence
  • Scrapbooks