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Guide to the Theodore "Ted" R. Ellsworth Collection, 1919-1996
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Series I: Manuscripts, Speeches, and Personal Papers, 1919-1996

Box 1, Folder 1

Ellsworth, Theodore "Ted" R., Biographies: Resumes and News Clippings, 1945-1990

 

Ellsworth, Theodore "Ted" R., Manuscripts

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 1

"A Layman's Guide for Health Insurance and Health Plans", 1955

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 2

"Should Unions Become Involved with Health Care Problems", May 1957

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 3

"The Growth of Union Retiree Clubs"

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 4

"More About Hospitals, Government's Concern", 1962

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 5

"Vision Care, A Growing Fringe Benefit", March 1966

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 6

"Medicare and Hospitals"

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 7

"Labor's Interest in Health Plans", 1945-1972

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 8

Incomplete Outline on Health Plans, 1957-1967

Box 1, Folder 3

Ellsworth, Theodore "Ted" R., Manuscript: "Ted Ellsworth Memoirs"

Box 1, Folder 4

Ellsworth, Theodore "Ted" R., Personal Papers: Includes Birth Certificate and Correspondence, 1937-1995

Box 1, Folder 5

Ellsworth, Theodore "Ted" R., Personal Papers Regarding Beetson, Frank: Correspondence, Time Cards, Receipts, Invoices, Agreement for Participation in Death Benefit Fund, Local 705, Death Notice, 1943-1990

Box 1, Folder 6

Ellsworth, Theodore "Ted" R., Personal Papers Regarding Certificates and Awards, 1919-1994

Box 1, Folder 7

Ellsworth, Theodore "Ted" R., Personal Papers Regarding Ellsworth, Elmer: Correspondence, Invoices, Time Cards, Receipts, Disability Claim Form, Request for Extension of Benefit Plan, 1943-1964

Box 1, Folder 8

Ellsworth, Theodore "Ted" R., Personal Papers Regarding Ellsworth, Elmer: Correspondence, Invoices, Earnings Statements, Receipts, Small Claims Affidavit, Time Cards, 1940-1969

Box 1, Folder 9

Ellsworth, Theodore "Ted" R., Personal Papers Regarding Political Campaigns: Photo, "Susan + Humphrey Assembly Race," Correspondence, Broadcast Script in Support of Sheriff Sherman Block, Form Letters, Hand Written List of Names and Phone Numbers, Letter of Thanks from Tom Bradley, 1961-1995

 

Ellsworth, Theodore "Ted" R., Speeches

Box 1, Folder 10, Item 1

"Methods of Evaluating Health and Welfare Plans", 26 April 1955

Box 1, Folder 10, Item 2

"A Talk Before the Staff of the Maywood Hospital" 19 Nov 1958, 19 November 1958

Box 1, Folder 10, Item 3

"Remarks to Marina Democratic Club", 9 October 1977

 

Series II: Unions, Health Plan Administration, and Consulting, 1954-1996

Box 1, Folder 11

Alliance for Health Care Cost Containment, Business Papers: Pamphlet, Correspondence, Directory of Members, Minutes, Memos, Financial Report, 1988-1992

Box 1, Folder 12

Braisden, Richard and Ellsworth, Theodore, Manuscript: "Criteria and Methods of Evaluating Negotiated Health and Welfare Funds", 1954

Box 1, Folder 13

Burbank Community Hospital, Loose Papers: Annual Report, Trustee Rosters, Correspondence, Note Card, 1974-1981

 

California Medical Association, Report and Newsletter

Box 1, Folder 14, Item 1

Report of the CMS-CPS Study Committee to the House of Delegates of the California Medical Association, 1952 December 6

Box 1, Folder 14, Item 2

Newsletter, Select Issues, 1962-1967

Box 1, Folder 15

Consolidated Theatre Projectionists Health and Welfare Fund Trust, Business Papers: Financial Statement, Correspondence, 1985-1986

Box 2, Folder 1

The Doctors' Company/The Doctors' Management Company, Loose Papers: Board of Governors Lists, Newsletter Clippings, Deferred Compensation Agreement, 1978-1988

Box 2, Folder 2

Ellsworth, Theodore "Ted" R., Correspondence to/from Union Members Regarding Available Health Insurance Providers and Hospitals, 1959-1960

 

Ellsworth, Theodore "Ted" R., Loose Papers Regarding Health Plan Administration and Consulting, 1955-1991

Box 2, Folder 3, Item 1

Correspondence

Box 2, Folder 3, Item 2

List of Patient Rights in California, Partial Draft of Health & Safety Code, 1960

Box 2, Folder 3, Item 3

Minutes, Board of Trustees, Los Angeles Committee on Alcoholism, 1961 January 9

Box 2, Folder 3, Item 4

Knox-Mills Health Plan Act, 1961

Box 2, Folder 3, Item 5

Outline for Developing Health & Welfare Program , March 1963

Box 2, Folder 3, Item 6

Survey, 1967 California Council for Health Plan Alternatives Questionnaire

Box 2, Folder 3, Item 7

Affidavit Regarding National United Transportation Union and Prepaid Health Plan

Box 2, Folder 3, Item 8

The Health Care System in the Mid-1990s , 1985

Box 2, Folder 3, Item 9

Nursing Home Companion

Box 2, Folder 3, Item 10

Medicare Ready Reference, 1990

Box 2, Folder 4

Ellsworth, Theodore "Ted" R., Loose Papers Regarding Malpractice: Correspondence, Text for Reply to KNBC Editorial, Texts for Broadcast Editorial "Changes in the Malpractice Laws," Press Release, 1975-1976

Box 2, Folder 5

Follette, William and Cummings, Nicholas A., Report: "Psychiatric Services and Medical Utilization in a Pre-paid Health Plan Setting", August 1965

Box 2, Folder 6

Health Care Benefits Trust Fund, Loose Papers: Memos, Synopsis "How to Solve the Health Care Crisis", 1993

Box 2, Folder 7

Health Plan Consultants Committee, Notebook and Loose Papers: Texts of Addresses, Committee History, Clippings, Excerpt from Universities and Unions in Workers' Education, by Jack Barbash, Correspondence, Fee Schedules, Reports, Handwritten Notes, Conference Program, "Health and Welfare Plans" Course Schedule, 1951-1995

Box 2, Folder 8

Kaplan, Abbott: Summary Report, "Quality of Dental Services Provided by Dr. Parnell's Clinic and Attitudes of Patients Towards the Clinic", 1960

Box 2, Folder 9

Los Angeles Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, Loose Papers: Correspondence, Handwritten Notes, Conference Brochures, Workshop Programs, Letter Documenting the History of the HPCC, 1968-1994

Box 2, Folder 10

Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority Welfare Fund, Health Plan, June 1964

Box 2, Folder 11

Los Angeles Theatre Projectionists Welfare Fund Trust, Loose Papers: Meeting Minutes, Specifications for Bids, Proposed Eligibility Rules, Blue Cross Lists of Administrative Charges and Renewal Rates: Group Plan Brochure, 1969-1979

Box 2, Folder 12

Medical Foundation of America, Loose Papers, 1955

 

Motion Picture Costumers Local 705 I.A.T.S.E. (International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and Moving Picture Machine Operators of the United States and Canada), Loose Papers

Box 2, Folder 13, Item 1

Receipt

Box 2, Folder 13, Item 2

News Clippings

Box 2, Folder 13, Item 3

Correspondence

Box 2, Folder 13, Item 4

Cost Comparisons

Box 2, Folder 13, Item 5

The Costumer Newsletter, March 1979-June 1996

Box 2, Folder 13, Item 6

Survey Results Summary List

Box 2, Folder 13, Item 7

50th Anniversary Dinner Dance Program

Box 2, Folder 13, Item 8

Resolution

Box 2, Folder 14

Nursing Home Patients' Protection Act of 1984, Loose Papers: List of Assembly Committee Members, Leaflet, Petition, Act Summary, 1984

Box 2, Folder 15

Southern Division of California Cooperative League, Health Plan, 1972

Box 2, Folder 16

Southwest Theatre Projectionists Health and Welfare Plan, Business Papers: Plan Renewal Calculations, Bid Proposals, Correspondence, Continental Assurance Company Plan, 1990-1991

 

Series III: Conferences, Training, and Workshops, 1948-1994

Box 4, Folder 1

UCLA, Institute of Industrial Relations, Conference Materials: "Social Security Changes: Effects on Pension and Health Plans", 1983 June 28

Box 4, Folder 2

UCLA, Institute of Industrial Relations, Conference Materials: "Welfare Pension Plan Disclosure Act Conference", 1962

Box 4, Folder 3

UCLA, Institute of Industrial Relations, Correspondence, 1959-1994

Box 4, Folder 4

Institute of Industrial Relations, Course Materials: Courses by Newspaper Project, 1973

 

UCLA, Institute of Industrial Relations, Loose Papers: Conference Schedules and Brochures

Box 4, Folder 5, Item 1

Excerpts from Texts and Transcripts

Box 4, Folder 5, Item 2

University Extension Bio-Biography Forms

Box 4, Folder 5, Item 3

Community Calendars

Box 4, Folder 5, Item 4

News, Newsletter, August 1970

Box 4, Folder 5, Item 5

Draft, Outline for Evaluation and Grading of Health and Welfare Funds , 1968 July 2

Box 4, Folder 5, Item 6

Clippings

Box 4, Folder 5, Item 7

Lists of Budgeted Programs

Box 4, Folder 5, Item 8

Event Announcements

Box 4, Folder 5, Item 9

Labor Center Advisory Committee List

Box 4, Folder 5, Item 10

Handwritten List of Conferences, 1948-1994

Box 4, Folder 6

UCLA, Institute of Industrial Relations, Report: "A Ten Year Report of the Institute of Industrial Relations on the Los Angeles Campus", 1956 June 22

Box 4, Folder 7

UCLA, Institute of Industrial Relations/Allied Industrial Workers of America, AFL-CIO, Conference Materials: Allied Industrial Workers Conference , 1956 June 22

Box 4, Folder 8

UCLA, Institute of Industrial Relations/California Nurses Association, Conference Materials: Conference on Economic Security : Schedule, "Data Relating to Wages and Wage Supplements in California," AMA Guide Lines, Vol. 9, No. 10, "California State Nurses' Association Programs and Progress", 1958 November 8

Box 4, Folder 9

UCLA, Institute of Industrial Relations/California Nurses Association, Conference Materials: Regulation of Prepaid Health Plans : Assembly Bill 2083 Excerpt, Conference Proceedings, Roster of Participants, Excerpts from Hearing of Assembly Interim Committee on Finance and Insurance, Pacific Health Plan Recommendations, 1962 November 29-1962 November 30

Box 4, Folder 10

UCLA, Institute of Industrial Relations/California Nurses Association, Conference Materials: Representation Rights of Nurses Employed by the Federal Government : Registration Form, Guide to Executive Order #10988, American Nursing Association Booklet, Handwritten Notes, 1963 October 19

Box 4, Folder 11

United Federation of Postal Clerks, Conference Manual: "Collective Bargaining and Grievance Handling", 1963

Box 3, Folder 1

Western Conference on Teamsters, Research Department, Report: "Written Comments of Bay Area Teamster Members on the Adequacy of their Negotiated Health Care Program, and on Improvements Needed in their Program", October 1966

Box 3, Folder 2

California, Assembly Interim Committee on Finance and Insurance, Subcommittee on Prepaid Medical Care, Hearing Transcript, 1962 January 30

Box 3, Folder 3

California, Joint Committee on Public Retirement and Pension Funds, Hearing Transcripts and Papers, 1962 February 8

Box 3, Folder 4

California, Joint Committee on Public Retirement and Pension Funds, Hearing Transcripts and Papers, 1962 December 12-1962 December 14

Box 3, Folder 5

Catholic Labor Institute, Loose Papers: Class in Union Leadership Brochures, Correspondence, 1975-1982

Box 3, Folder 6

Ellsworth, Theodore "Ted" R., Course Notebook: Health Welfare and Pension Plans, X159, 1963 September 25-1963 November 27

Box 3, Folder 7

Ellsworth, Theodore "Ted" R., Course Materials: Health and Welfare Class

Box 3, Folder 8

Ellsworth, Theodore "Ted" R., Draft Report: Governor's Committee on the Study of Medical Aid and Health, 1960 May 2

Box 3, Folder 9

Ellsworth, Theodore "Ted" R., Loose Papers Regarding Conferences, Workshops and Training: Program Schedules, Correspondence, Handwritten List of Activities, News Clippings, 1958-1991

Box 3, Folder 10

Ellsworth, Theodore "Ted" R., Report: "Methods of Evaluating Health and Welfare Plans", 1972 February 19

Box 3, Folder 11

Ellsworth, Theodore "Ted" R. and Gordon, Margaret, Reports: "The Employment of the Older Worker Workshop", May 1964

Box 3, Folder 12

Los Angeles Community College, Labor Center Advisory Committee, Loose Papers: Labor Studies Program Brochures, "Grievance & Arbitration Procedures" Seminar Program and Handwritten Notes, 1979-1987

Box 3, Folder 13

UCLA, Center for Labor Research and Education, Conference Materials: "Special Guests of Teamsters Conference", 1969 September 21-1969 September 25

Box 3, Folder 14

UCLA, Institute of Industrial Relations, Annual Report, 1971-1972

Box 3, Folder 15

UCLA, Institute of Industrial Relations, Conference Materials: "A Decade of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act", 1962

Box 3, Folder 16

UCLA, Institute of Industrial Relations, Conference Materials: "Health Maintenance Organizations - Impact on Industrial Relations", 1975 December 8

 

Series IV: Arbitration, 1969-1988

Box 4, Folder 1

Arbitration Case, The Boys Market, Inc. and UFCW, Local 770: Volume I, Transcript of Proceedings, 1985 August 5

Box 4, Folder 2

Arbitration Case, The Boys Market, Inc. and UFCW, Local 770: Volume II, Transcript of Proceedings, 1985 August 5

Box 5, Folder 1

Arbitration Case, Los Angeles Police Protective League and Los Angeles Police Department Regarding Arthur Von Ahn, Transcript of Proceedings, 1987 August 31

Box 5, Folder 3

Arbitration Case, Phoenix Newpapers, Inc. and Phoenix Mailers' Union, Local 52, Transcript of Proceedings, Volume II, 1986 March 20

Box 5, Folder 2

Arbitration Case, Phoenix Newspaper, Inc. and Phoenix Mailers, Union, Local 52: Transcript of Proceedings, Volume I, 1986 May 31

Box 5, Folder 4

Arbitration Case, Safeway Stores, Inc. and UFCW, Local 770 Regarding Cruz, Union Security, Transcript of Proceedings, 1986 March 20

Box 5, Folder 5

Ellsworth, Theodore "Ted" R., Arbitration Correspondence, 1988

Box 5, Folder 6

Ellsworth, Theodore "Ted" R., Arbitration Notes Regarding Bradley, Jones, Handwritten and Transcribed Notes

Box 5, Folder 7

Society for Dispute Resolution, Correspondence, SPIDR Newsletter, Panel Discussion Invitation, 1972-1982

 

Series V: Aging, 1959-1995

Box 5, Folder 8

Affiliated Committees on Aging, Loose Papers: Board of Directors and Executive Committee Lists, Correspondence, Annual Dinner Meeting Programs, Jerry Voorhis Day Documents and Speeches, Notice of Recognition Award, 1974-1991

Box 5, Folder 9

Allied Senior Citizens Clubs of California, Loose Papers: Brochure, Conference Programs, 1974-1978

Box 5, Folder 10

California Commission on Aging/Citizens' Advisory Committee on Aging, Loose Papers: Correspondence, Minutes, News Release, Hearing Statements, Resolutions, Recommendations, 1964-1993

Box 5, Folder 11

California Senior Legislature: Loose Papers: Correspondence, "Meeting with Our Legislators" Program, 1989-1990 List of Priorities, 1981-1990

Box 5, Folder 12

Coalition for Housing, Loose Papers: Correspondence, News Clippings, Names List, Remarks to LA City Council, 1978

Box 5, Folder 13

Congress of California Seniors, Loose Papers: By-laws, Minutes, Press Release, Invoice, Conference Program, Petition Regarding the Crisis in Health Care, Draft Form Letter to Senator Pete Wilson, Correspondence and Newsletter National Council of Senior Citizens, West Covina Chapter, CalSeniors Report, Vol. 1, No. 3, Flyer Listing Related Agencies, 1977-1990

Box 6, Folder 1

Ellsworth, Theodore "Ted" R., Loose Papers Regarding Aging: Correspondence, News Clippings, Conference and Seminar Programs, Flyers, 1959-1995

Box 6, Folder 2

Ellsworth, Theodore "Ted" R., Loose Papers Regarding Mandatory Retirement and Employment of Older Workers: Correspondence, "Age and Aspects of Work," by Karl R. Kunze, Flyers; Notes, Task Force on Mandatory Retirement, News Clippings, Excerpt, National Attitude Poll on Aging, Charter Amendment Flyer, 1961-1978

 

Ellsworth, Theodore "Ted" R., Loose Papers Regarding Medicare

Box 6, Folder 3, Item 1

"Is Medicare Bankrupt? A Report by Ted Ellsworth to The Association of Governmental Commissions and Councils on Aging", 1983 August 30

Box 6, Folder 3, Item 2

News Clippings

Box 6, Folder 3, Item 3

Questions for Candidates

Box 6, Folder 3, Item 4

Correspondence

Box 6, Folder 3, Item 5

Positions Paper Regarding Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act

Box 6, Folder 3, Item 6

Letters to the Editor

Box 6, Folder 3, Item 7

Handwritten Notes

Box 6, Folder 3, Item 8

Brochure

Box 6, Folder 3, Item 9

The Medicare Handbook, Executive Summary, Federal Cuts on California's Health, by Kris Organ and Bruce Lee Livingston, August 1995

Box 6, Folder 3, Item 10

Flyers

Box 6, Folder 3, Item 11

Signed Petition in Support of Senate Concurrent Resolution 86, 1983-1995

 

Ellsworth, Theodore "Ted" R., Loose Papers Regarding Social Security

Box 6, Folder 4, Item 1

Public Papers and Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1938

Box 6, Folder 4, Item 2

Statement on Budget Deficit and Social Security

Box 6, Folder 4, Item 3

KNX Radio Editorial Text

Box 6, Folder 4, Item 4

Demographic Trends and Social Security , 1979

Box 6, Folder 4, Item 5

Summary of the 1979 Report of the Trustees of the Social Security Programs , 1979

Box 6, Folder 4, Item 6

National Commission on Social Security Hearing Agenda, 1980 January 18

Box 6, Folder 4, Item 7

"Truth and Consequences. Social Security and the Budget," by Leon Kaplan, ca. 1983

Box 6, Folder 4, Item 8

Fact Sheet

Box 6, Folder 4, Item 9

Memoranda

Box 6, Folder 4, Item 10

Press Release

Box 6, Folder 4, Item 11

Flyers

Box 6, Folder 4, Item 12

Handwritten Notes

Box 6, Folder 4, Item 13

"Amendment to Proposed Resolution for a More Equitable Method of Providing Social Security and COLA Increases, 24 Oct 1989", 1974-1989

 

Ellsworth, Theodore "Ted" R., Loose Papers Regarding Social Security, 50-20 Event

Box 6, Folder 5, Item 1

Letter to the Editor, Los Angeles Times

Box 6, Folder 5, Item 2

Mailgram Copy to Senator Pete Wilson

Box 6, Folder 5, Item 3

Memos

Box 6, Folder 5, Item 4

Expense Lists

Box 6, Folder 5, Item 5

Meeting Notes

Box 6, Folder 5, Item 6

Flyers

Box 6, Folder 5, Item 7

Press Release

Box 6, Folder 5, Item 8

Hand Written Notes and Lists

Box 6, Folder 5, Item 9

Mailgram from Congressman Waxman

Box 6, Folder 5, Item 10

Draft Resolution on Social Security and Medicare Anniversaries

Box 6, Folder 5, Item 11

Suggestions for Policy Statement, 50-20 Committee

Box 6, Folder 5, Item 12

Anniversary Celebration Program

Box 6, Folder 5, Item 13

"Let's Stand Together," Sheet Music

Box 6, Folder 5, Item 14

News Clippings

Box 6, Folder 5, Item 15

Photographs, 1985-1986

Box 6, Folder 6

The Futures Group, Survey: Life Extending Technologies: Correspondence and Attachment, Phone Interview Protocol, Closed Interview Questionnaire, 1976

Box 6, Folder 7

International Senior Citizens Association, Inc., Loose Papers: Correspondence, News Clippings and Flyers, Press Release, 1970-1990

 

Los Angeles County Committee on Aging/Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council, Loose Papers

Box 6, Folder 8, Item 1

Senior Citizens Activity News, Vol. 2, No. 7

Box 6, Folder 8, Item 2

Correspondence

Box 6, Folder 8, Item 3

Membership List

Box 6, Folder 8, Item 4

Newsletter Clippings

Box 6, Folder 8, Item 5

Conference Programs

Box 6, Folder 8, Item 6

Policy Statements

Box 6, Folder 8, Item 7

Workshop Roster

Box 6, Folder 8, Item 8

County-wide Conference Announcement and Delegate Form

Box 6, Folder 8, Item 9

Motion and Resolution Drafts

Box 6, Folder 8, Item 10

Adult Task Force Report

Box 6, Folder 8, Item 11

Social Security Meeting Attendee List

Box 6, Folder 8, Item 12

Council History and By-laws

Box 6, Folder 8, Item 13

Tax Policy Statement, 1970-1993

Box 6, Folder 9

Older Americans' Social Action Council, Loose Papers: Plan for Social Action, Correspondence, Newsletter, By-laws, 1974-1975

Box 6, Folder 10

Senior Coalition Political Action Committee, Loose Papers: Correspondence, Questionnaire, Draft Statement, Proposed Policy Statement, 1983-1994

Box 6, Folder 11

United States, Congress, House Committee on Education and Labor, General Subcommittee on Education, Hearing Report, Problems of the Aged and Aging, 1962

Box 6, Folder 12

White House Conference on Aging, Loose Papers: "Acronyms in Aging," Delegates List, Report from the White House Conference on Aging , No. 11, Correspondence, News Clipping, 1981

 

Series VI: Non-Manuscript Material, 1906-1996

Box 6, Folder 1

"Ted Ellsworth, 1906-96," 48 Scanned Images (DVD), 1906-1996

Box 7, Folder 1

Certificates and Awards, 1984-1994

Box 7, Folder 2

Thank You Card

Box 7, Folder 3

News Clippings, 1977-1990