WorldCat Identities

Monaghan, Jay 1891-1980

Overview
Works: 96 works in 279 publications in 2 languages and 17,930 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Bibliography  Pictorial works  Catalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: F591, 978
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jay Monaghan
The book of the American West by Jay Monaghan( Book )

15 editions published between 1963 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents folklore and legends, heroes and villains, wars and important events in the history of the Old West. Includes also examples of Western art and music
Civil War on the western border, 1854-1865 by Jay Monaghan( Book )

17 editions published between 1955 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Civil War and the years preceding it in Kansas and the Old Southwest
Diplomat in carpet slippers : Abraham Lincoln deals with foreign affairs by Jay Monaghan( Book )

29 editions published between 1945 and 1972 in English and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Custer : the life of General George Armstrong Custer by Jay Monaghan( Book )

19 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He is sympathetic with Custer but does not hesitate to show the man's foibles and failures
The Overland Trail by Jay Monaghan( Book )

12 editions published between 1947 and 1971 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The name Overland Trail, as used in this book, is a general term for the north central route of migration to the Pacific Ocean. ... The Overland Trail described in ;this book was known contemporarily as the Oregon Trail ... . A great deal of space, perhaps a third of the book, has been devoted to the discovery of the overland way" -- Foreword
The Great Rascal; the life and adventures of Ned Buntline by Jay Monaghan( Book )

12 editions published between 1951 and 1970 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The exploits of the amazing Ned Buntline--king of the dime novelists, Buffalo Bill's promoter, soldier, sportsman, Western trader, roue, political manipulator, adventurer extraordinary"--Cover subtitle
Australians and the gold rush : California and down under, 1849-1854 by Jay Monaghan( Book )

10 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man who elected Lincoln by Jay Monaghan( Book )

12 editions published between 1956 and 1973 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chile, Peru, and the California gold rush of 1849 by Jay Monaghan( Book )

7 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lincoln bibliography, 1839-1939 by Jay Monaghan( Book )

9 editions published in 1943 in English and Undetermined and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typescript (carbon copy) of bibliography published under title: Lincoln bibliography, 1839-1939. Springfield, Ill. : Illinois State Historical Library, 1943-1945. With the entries of the English-language titles in alphabetical rather than chronological order; the foreign language titles (82 leaves, headed "Checklist of Lincolniana in foreign language") are arranged chronologically as in the published text. The date of this typescript is based on a librarian's note in the list of library abbreviations (on unnumbered leaf), referring to the Oakleaf collection "now (1942) U. of Indiana."
Last of the bad men : the legend of Tom Horn by Jay Monaghan( Book )

7 editions published between 1946 and 1974 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is Illinois, a pictorial history by Jay Monaghan( Book )

5 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swamp Fox of the Confederacy; the life and military services of M. Jeff Thompson by Jay Monaghan( Book )

6 editions published between 1956 and 2000 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abraham Lincoln deals with foreign affairs : a diplomat in carpet slippers by Jay Monaghan( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the eve of the American Civil War, the old predatory powers of Europe were waiting to capitalize on the split in the Union. President Lincoln had to prevent foreign governments from giving official recognition to the Confederacy. Jay Monaghan shows how the underestimated, "rustic" president dealt with diplomats both in this country and abroad -- and also with contentious politicians and cabinet members. - Back cover
The private journal of Louis McLane, U.S.N., 1844-1848 by Louis McLane( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Horn : last of the bad men by Jay Monaghan( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dedication addresses for the F. Ray Risdon Lincoln Collection : Occidental College Library, April 15, 1957 by Mary Norton Clapp Library( Book )

3 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Wyles and the Wyles collection, a brief description by Jay Monaghan( Book )

5 editions published between 1957 and 1984 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Lincoln-Douglas debates"; the Follett, Foster edition of a great political document by Jay Monaghan( Book )

3 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sovereign state of Illinois : a short history of a great state, its geography, climate, resources, and industries by Jay Monaghan( Book )

5 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Custer : the life of General George Armstrong Custer
Alternative Names
Monaghan, James

Monaghan, James 1891-1980

Monaghan, James Jay 1891-1980

Languages
English (186)

French (1)

Covers
Custer : the life of General George Armstrong CusterAbraham Lincoln deals with foreign affairs : a diplomat in carpet slippersTom Horn : last of the bad men