WAGNER, Henry Raup

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Henry Raup Wagner, Sept. 27, 1951
on the occasion of his 89th birthday.


WAGNER, Henry Raup (1862-1957), Yale educated lawyer (classes of 1884 and 1886) and mining engineer who retired to California in 1917 where he became a leading bibliophile and California historical and cartographic authority. Wagner’s published articles include:


» Wagner, Henry Raup The Voyages to California of Sebastian Rodríguez Cermeño in 1595;; in California Historical Society Quarterly III: 1 (3-24) 1924

» Wagner, Henry Raup Spanish Voyages to the Northwest Coast in California Historical Society Quarterly VII: 1 (20-77) 1928

» Wagner, Henry Raup Spanish Voyages to the Northwest Coast in the 16th Century in California Historical Society Quarterly VIII:1 (26-70) 1928

» Wagner, Henry Raup George Davidson, Geographer of the Northwest Coast of America in California Historical Society Quarterly XI: 4 (299-320) 1928

» Wagner, Henry Raup The Names of the Channel Islands in Southern California Historical Society XV: 4 (16-23) 1933

» Wagner, Henry Raup An Exploration of the Coast of Southern California in 1782 in Southern California Historical Society XVII:4 (135-138) 1935

» Wagner, Henry Raup The Cartography of the Northwest Coast of America to the Year 1800 University of California Press, Berkeley 1937. Two volumes.