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El Monte: Biographical Sketches From the Pioneer Days

Identifier: MS-704

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two typed manuscripts, both stamped "Triplicate" in the lower right-hand corner of the cover and with the heading "El Monte From the Pioneer Days." The first volume has the secondary heading "Biographical Sketches," and the second volume has the heading "Chapters I to XIV, Inclusive, Part One; and Chapters XV to XXV, Inclusive, Part Two." The title page of the second volume reads: El Monte From the Pioneer Days, History and Biographical Sketches compiled and written for the City of El Monte by the Works Progress Administration, Project N-5740. Supervisors: C. D. Maxon, Fred J. Brown, Lee Stoddard, Charles G. Mudd. A chart in Chapter XXIV documents the city's governing officers from 1912-1937.


  • circa 1937



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0.2 Linear Feet (2 folders, 150 pages)

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This collection consists of manuscripts for "El Monte From the Pioneer Days," which is an historical review compiled and written for the City of El Monte by the Works Progress Administration, Project N-5740. Supervisors: C. D. Maxon, Fred J. Brown, Lee Stoddard, Charles G. Mudd.


Donated by the Works Progress Administration, 1943 April.


Guess, John. Allgeyer, Henry. Andrew, Charles G. Andrew, Tilghman D. Asher, Hugh L. Baker, Isaac Funk. Barnes, William Penn. Barton, Chester R. Bell, Charles M. Bell, Thomas C. Blackley, Charley. Bryant, Barney S. Bunyard, Larken S. Burdick, Herbert. Burdick, Lester C. Callan, Jacob. Cave, Frederick. Choate, Roger L. Cleminson, James. Cleminson, James D. Cleminson, John. Cogswell, Prescott. Cuddeback, Moses. Dobyns, George W. Dodson, William R. Drake, Alfred C. Durfee, James D. Durfee, James R. Elliott, Alexander. Farmer, Lewis. Farrington, E. A. Forst, Frank A. Freer, Jackson. Freer, James Bascom. Freer, John H.Freer, Lee. Freer, Martin. Freer, William H. Fryer, Henry F. Fryer, R. C. Garey, Thomas Andrew. Gibson, Fielding W. Guess, Henry. Haddox, John T. Hannon, J. C. Hartle, Charles H. Hayes, John. Heath, Samuel M. Hicks, Robert. Hoyt, Albert H. Kallmeyer, G. H. Killian, J. Scott. Lambert, Thomas H. Lewis, David Lewis, Fannie. Macy, Obed, Dr. Maltman, Curtis C. M. Martin, William C. Martin, William T. Maxson, Benjamin F. Maxson, Benj. F., Jr. Mayes, T. A., Dr. McGirk, John A. McMichael, Thomas R. Metcalf, George. Mills Brothers. Mings, Braxton B. Omsted, Perry. Osmund, Michael. Peck, George H., Jr. Peck, George, Sr. Proouty, Joseph. Quinn, Michael F. Quinn, Richard. Renfro, George B. Repetto, Timoteo. Ritter, David I. Sappington, Francis. Schmit, Henry. Salbach, E. W. Shirpser, Solomon. Shobe, C. B. Shugg, William. Slack, Albert. Slack, Arthur V. Slack, William. Smith, Nicholas. Snoddy, John B. Snoddy, William M. Steele, Christopher. Thompson, Ira W. Thurman, Alexander. Thurman, John. Thurman, R. Monroe. Thurman, Stephen D. Tibbet, Johnathan. Vise, Annie Francis. Wiggins, Archie N. Wiggins, Thomas M. Woods, Harry J. Alexander, John Rufus, 1817-1908. Elliot, Gordon, 1905-1965 James, Will, 1892-1942

Processing history

Processed by Library staff after 1981. Finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 November 9, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).
Finding Aid to El Monte: Biographical Sketches From the Pioneer Days
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Holly Rose Larson
2012 November 9
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