Robert B. Johnston Collection on Jesse D. Carr, 1872-1994  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Johnston, Robert B. (Robert Burney), 1906-1997
Title
Robert B. Johnston Collection on Jesse D. Carr
Dates
1872-1994 (inclusive)
Quantity
6 linear feet
Collection Number
SHL010 (collection)
Summary
Robert B. (Burney) Johnston, educator and historian, is recognized for his research and publications on Jesse D. Carr and Monterey County, California. The collection consists of research material on California rancher and businessman Jesse D. Carr as well as Robert Johnston's correspondence, writings and presentations about his research.
Repository
Oregon Institute of Technology Libraries, Shaw Historical Library
Oregon Institute of Technology Libraries
3201 Campus Drive
Klamath Falls, OR
97601
Telephone: 541-885-1772
Fax: 541-885-1777
libtech@oit.edu
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Robert B. (Burney) Johnston, educator and historian, is recognized for his research and publications on Jesse D. Carr and Salinas, California. He was born in Ottawa Kansas on August 30, 1906, lived in Minnesota from 1914-1923, and moved to California that year and lived there until his death on August 10, 1997. Johnston received his B.A. degree from University of Redlands in 1928 and an M.A. in U.S. History and Political Science in 1930 from Claremont Colleges. He completed additional graduate work at the University of Chicago, Stanford University and University of California, Berkeley. Johnston taught American history and government in California secondary schools from 1929 to 1950. From 1950-1971 he taught American history, political science and California history at Hartnell Community College, Salinas California. He researched and published several books on Salinas and Monterey County, California as well as his article on Jesse D. Carr.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection includes Robert B. Johnston's research material (documents, images and maps) related to the activities of California rancher and businessman Jesse Douglas Carr (1814-1903), especially those associated with Carr's ranching activities in the California-Oregon border area, as well as Johnston's correspondence, article manuscript drafts and presentations related to his research on Jesse D. Carr and pioneer Jesse Applegate.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Before materials from the Shaw Historical Library may be quoted in print or otherwise reproduced in whole or in part in any publication, exhibit, broadcast or other manner, the user must obtain permission from the owner of the physical property and the holder of the copyright. Copyright status for collections in the Shaw Historical Library varies. Reproduction of any item must contain a complete citation to the original. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

The donor has placed additional restrictions on duplicating items from the collection. Contact the Shaw Librarian for details.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Robert B. Johnston Collection on Jesse D. Carr, The Shaw Historical Library, Oregon Institute of Technology, Klamath Falls, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Folder
A Index: Robert B. Johnston
1 Jesse D. Carr - Modoc Ranch 3 January 1901-16 March 1901
2 Carr, J.D. - Modoc Ranch January 1888-July 1888
3a The Two Jesses - Modoc War January 1891
3b The Two Jesses - Modoc War
4a Carr and the Modoc War
4b Carr and the Modoc War
5a Jesse D. Carr and Jesse Applegate
5b Jesse D. Carr and Jesse Applegate
6 Carr and the Modoc War
7a Two Jesses and Modoc War
7b Two Jesses and Modoc War
8a Jesse D. Carr and Modoc Ranch/ Chinese Rock Wall
8b Jesse D. Carr and Modoc Ranch/ Chinese Rock Wall
9 Jesse D. Carr / Betty Byrne
10 Jesse D. Carr and Cattle Selected Notes
11a Jesse D. Carr and Modoc Ranch 1885-1887
11b Jesse D. Carr and Modoc Ranch 1885-1887
12a Jesse D. Carr and Modoc Ranch 1888-1889
12b Jesse D. Carr and Modoc Ranch 1888-1889
13a Jesse D. Carr and Modoc Ranch 1890-1900
13b Jesse D. Carr and Modoc Ranch 1890-1900
14 Stern on Microfilm - Carr's Modoc Ranch
15 Helms
16 Correspondence, Memoirs, Miscellaneous
17a Draft manuscript "Two Jesses and Modoc War
17b Bibliography
18 Selected Notes - Jesse D. Carr - Tie in with Natural Scene
19 Jesse D. Carr - Chronology 1 October 1866-December 1933
20 How, why and whom - Jesse Carr became interested in Modoc Ranch
21 Jesse D. Carr - Miscellaneous Stage Mail
22 James E. Carr
23 Jesse B. Carr - Pacific Coast Stage Co.
24 Jesse D. Carr - Stage Coast Mail Contracts
25 Jesse D. Carr and R. Hardenbergh
26 Jesse D. Carr and Jesse Applegate
27a Applegate and Carr
27b Applegate and Carr
28 12 Deeds
29a Jesse D. Carr - Modoc Land Acquisitions
29b Jesse D. Carr - Modoc Land Acquisitions
33a Carr, J.D. and Modoc Ranch
33b Carr, J.D. and Modoc Ranch
34 Modoc Ranch - Carr - Photos
35 Photos - Robert B. Johnston
36 Robert B. Johnston
37 Carr, J.D. - Modoc Ranch (notes and news)
38 Carr, Jesse D. - Modoc Ranch (Miscellaneous and newsprint)
39a Carr, Jesse D. - Modoc Ranch (outline)
39b Carr, Jesse D. - Modoc Ranch (outline)
40 Northern California Geography - Robert B. Johnston
41 The beginning of one, Modoc Wave
42 Cowboy Culture - Dairy Bibliography
43 Modoc War - background - Murray, Dillon
44 Gates, Paul W. - Carpet baggers join California sand
45 On the cattle ranges of Oregon County
46 Carr, Jesse B. - early views
47 Modoc Indians - Selected documents 1865-1869
48 Modoc Indians - Selected documents 1876-1871
49 Modoc Indians - Selected documents 2/3/1972-2/17/1972
50a Modoc Indians - Selected documents 2/18/1972-4/26/1972
50b Modoc Indians - Selected documents 2/18/1972-4/26/1972
51 Modoc Indians - Selected documents 5/2/1972-11/27/1972
52 Modoc Indians - Selected documents 11/28/1972-12/26/1972
53 Senate Revolution 8 January 1873
54 Modoc Indians - Selected documents 1873-1874
55 Capture of Captain Jack
56 Marshland/ Swamps of Klamath Basin
57 Barbed Wire, Beginnings - King of the Ranch
58 Jesse D. Carr - Modoc Ranch
59 Carr, J.D. - Building fences and reclamation 1875-1888
60 U.S. and Carr's Fences 1885-1889
61 U.S. and Carr's Fences 1890-1897
62 U.S. and Carr's Fences 1889
63 U.S. and Carr's Fences 1889-1903
64 Jesse D. Carr "Modoc Ranches" - operations
65 P.O. Clear Lake, Lake Cornel, etc
66 J.D. Carr and Texas Fever 1898
67 Jesse D. Carr, Miscellaneous
68 Willard Hotel
Box
1 Audiovisual materials and research notes

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Ranchers—California
  • Ranches—California>
  • Personal Names :
  • Applegate, Jesse A.--(Jesse Applegate)
  • Carr, Jesse D.,--1814-1903
  • Johnston, Robert B. (Robert Burney), 1906-1997--Archives
  • Geographical Names :
  • Tulelake (Calif.)