Guide to the Brad Bogart Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0128
Creators:
Bogart, Brad J.
Lark, Frank E.
Dates:
1911-1927
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Cubic foot
2 boxes
Repository:
Collection consists of court proceedings in Yuma County, Arizona relating to the remains of W.C. Gilbert and charges against Rex Dalgish, Manuel Leobo, R. W. Wilson, and Andrew Chavez. In addition, there is a scrapbook documenting a trip along the Mississippi, Ohio, and Tennessee Rivers.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Collection consists of material collected by Bogart in his role as a professional writer. It is arranged in two series. Series one is a scrapbook documenting a trip along the Mississippi, Ohio, and Tennessee Rivers. Series two is court proceedings in Yuma County, Arizona relating to the remains of W.C. Gilbert.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is divided into two series.
Series 1: Frank E. Lark Scrapbook, 1914
Series 2: Court Proceedings, 1911-1927

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Brad Bogart is a Michigan based writer. He acquired the court materials in this collection to write a novel and to pursue the possibility of his work becoming a movie. He was intrigued by the images in the scrapbook of stevedores working along the docks in different cities along the Mississippi, Ohio, and Tennessee Rivers. Bogart furthered researched and planned to build a monument dedicated to these workers in St. Louis, but there is no further evidence of his plans.

Administration
Author
Amber Covington
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Brad J. Bogart on November 12, 1984. Bogart acquired the scrapbook at a flea market in Montague, Michigan and the owner purchased it in Sturgis, Michigan. The immediate source of the court proceedings is unknown.
Processing Information
Processed by Amber Covington, intern, March, 2011; supervised by Vanessa Broussard-Simmons, supervisory archivist.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright held by the Smithsonian Institution. Collection items available for reproducution, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives: fees for commercial use.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Preferred Citation
Brad J. Bogart Collection, 1911-1927, Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Arizona -- 1910-1930 Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Colorado River Indian Reservation (Ariz. and Calif.) -- 1910-1930 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Coronors -- 1910-1930 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Court records -- 1910-1930 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Death -- Causes -- 1910-1930 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mississippi River -- 1910-1920 Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ohio River -- 1910-1920 Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- 1910-1930 Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks -- 1900-1950 Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tennessee River -- 1910-1920 Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Travel photography -- 1900-1950 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Travel -- 1910-1920 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Diaries -- 20th century Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wilson, R.W. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dalgish, Rex Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chavez, Andrew Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Leobo, Manuel Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gilbert, W. C. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives