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Finding Aid for the Lady Agnes Anne Adams Papers, 1914-1954
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Boxes 1-2

Manuscripts by Lady Adams

Note

Note: Titles of manuscripts are in alphabetical order.
Box 1, Folder 1

Adventures Round Rattlesnakes. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 5 leaves with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf (2pp.) of notes.
Box 1, Folder 2

Ah, Promise. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 5 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 1, Folder 3

Aktin. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 2 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 1, Folder 4

Aliens Must Register. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 5 leaves. Typescript with holograph notes.

Scope and Content Note

With 5 variant copies.
Box 1, Folder 5

Ambiguous to Foreigners. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 2 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 variant copy.
Box 1, Folder 6

The American Dollar, Through an Englishwoman's Eyes. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 23 leaves with additional pages laid in. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 4 clippings.
Box 1, Folder 7

Animals' Cemetery. Cambridge, Massachusetts, undated

Physical Description: 2 leaves. With 1 clipping.
Box 1, Folder 8

Are We a Reticent Nation? n.p., undated

Physical Description: 3 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections. Pages are numbered 49, 51, 52.
Box 1, Folder 9

The Art of Table Conversation. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 26 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections. Sewn with cotton cord in upper left corner.
Box 1, Folder 10

At Tea Time in the Nursery. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 2 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.
Box 1, Folder 11

Beethoven, Schubert, and Sullivan. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 23 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.
Box 1, Folder 12

Black Edward. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 4 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 variant copy, letter of rejection from the Cape Times, and a leaf of holograph notes.
Box 1, Folder 13

Black Edward on Religion and the Movies. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 4 leaves. Typescript with corrections.
Box 1, Folder 14

Bogeys. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 3 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 1, Folder 15

Boys and Books in Los Angeles. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 5 leaves. With 2pp. inserted. Typescript with holograph corrections.
Box 1, Folder 16

A Car in a Restaurant. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 5 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 1, Folder 17

The Case for Day-Dreaming. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 13 leaves. Typescript with manuscript corrections.

Scope and Content Note

Sir John Adams's name and address are on the title page.
Box 1, Folder 18

Change. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 2 leaves. Typescript.
Box 1, Folder 19

The Co-ed's Ideal Man. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 3 leaves. Typescript with holograph notes.

Scope and Content Note

With a variant copy (4 leaves) and 2 leaves of holograph notes.
Box 1, Folder 20

The Collecting Germ. Los Angeles, 1935.

Physical Description: 6 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With a variant copy and 2 leaves of holograph notes.
Box 1, Folder 21

Comforts for Kit. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 9 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 1, Folder 22

The Cop and the Bobby. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 3 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With rejection slip from an editor attached.
Box 1, Folder 23

Cues at the Pot Boilers. Los Angeles, January 1926.

Physical Description: 2 leaves. Typescript.

Scope and Content Note

With letter of transmittal from Mrs. Fred Stoddard, Glendale, to Mrs. J.M. Slemons, Los Angeles, July 26, 1942.
Box 1, Folder 24

Delta Kappa Gamma Interests. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 4 leaves. Typescript.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 1, Folder 25

Dickens--Boston. 1842-1926. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 3 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With another typescript copy.
Box 1, Folder 26

The Differences Are... n.p., undated

Physical Description: 5 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.
Box 1, Folder 27

The Donkey's Well. Adapted from the German of Rudolph Baumbach. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 5 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 1, Folder 28

Drooling. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 4 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.
Box 1, Folder 29

The Eclipse of the Lecturer. n.p., 1930.

Physical Description: 4 leaves. Typescript.

Scope and Content Note

With a carbon copy. Published in the London Times, February 23, 1930.
Box 1, Folder 30

Editors and Business Men. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 3 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 1, Folder 31

Embalming in America. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 3 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.
Box 1, Folder 32

Eternal Feminine in California. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 2 leaves.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 letter of regrets from the Sunday London Times, and 2 leaves of holograph notes.
Box 1, Folder 33

Every Day Drama in Los Angeles. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 4 leaves. Typescript. With 1 variant copy.

Scope and Content Note

Both are incomplete.
Box 1, Folder 34

Expensive Education. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 9 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 variant copy, 3 leaves of holograph notes, and 1 card from the Herald.
Box 1, Folder 35

The Farmers' Market. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 2 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.
Box 1, Folder 36

Father and Son. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 2 leaves. Typescript.
Box 1, Folder 37

Feminine Interests in the Dominions. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 22 numbered leaves with additional pages laid in. Sewn with cotton cord in upper left corner.
Box 1, Folder 38

The First Christmas Cards. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 2 leaves. With holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 3 clippings and 1 leaf of holograph notes.
Box 1, Folder 39

Foot and Mouth Disease in California. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 8 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 variant copy and 1 leaf of holograph notes.
Box 1, Folder 40

Foyles' for Books. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 4 leaves. Typescript with holograph notes.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 1, Folder 41

Free Lance Work in England. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 26 numbered leaves with additional pages laid in. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With clipping and 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 1, Folder 42

The Freight of the Mayflower. n.p., 1923.

Physical Description: 13 numbered leaves with additional pages laid in. Typescript.

Scope and Content Note

With author's note that this was read at the 303rd celebration of the signing of the Mayflower compact, Century Club Building, San Francisco.
Box 1, Folder 43

The Future Farmers of America. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 9 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 1, Folder 44

Going Down. n.p., 1929

Physical Description: 2 leaves. Typescript.

Scope and Content Note

With a carbon copy. Published in the Times Leader, June 25, 1929.
Box 1, Folder 45

Gossip from California. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 7 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections. 1 leaf of holograph notes.
Box 1, Folder 46

The Green-Eyed Monster. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 9 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 1, Folder 47

Haydn in England. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 4 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 2 leaves holograph notes.
Box 1, Folder 48

Hollywood--1915--1938. Los Angeles, 1938(?).

Physical Description: 6 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 3 leaves holograph notes.
Box 1, Folder 49

How to Answer the Telephone in Los Angeles. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 2 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 1, Folder 50

Interesting Old Age. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 6 leaves. Typescript with manuscript corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With note by Majl Ewing (?) on title page.
Box 1, Folder 51

An Italian Physician in Edinburgh. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 8 leaves. Typescript (carbon).

Scope and Content Note

With another copy.
Box 1, Folder 52

Jonathan and Jonathane. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 4 leaves. Typescript.
Box 1, Folder 53

A 'Knott Garden'. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 7 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 1, Folder 54

Lend Me Your Ears. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 7 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 1, Folder 55

Letter from Hollywood. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 4 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.
Box 1, Folder 56

Li'l Dawg Dingoah. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 9 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 2 leaves.holograph notes.
Box 1, Folder 57

Literary Lights of London. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 47 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

There are 25 numbered leaves and additional pages laid in.
Box 1, Folder 58

Long-Tailed Birds. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 3 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With letter of regrets from the New Zealand Herald.
Box 1, Folder 59

The Married Daughter Goes Home for a Visit. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 4 leaves. Signed with the initials A.A.A. on both the title page and at the end of the article.

Scope and Content Note

With 2 variant copies and 1 leaf of holograph notes.
Box 1, Folder 60

The Ministering Angel Legend. [London], May 8, 1933.

Physical Description: 15 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With a mimeograph copy, 8 leaves. An address given to the graduating class of Bishop Johnson College of Nursing at their commencement exercises, St. Paul's Cathedral.
Box 1, Folder 61

Mirandy. Los Angeles, 1938.

Physical Description: 5 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With a clipping of the article which appeared in Cornhill Magazine.
Box 1, Folder 62

Missing Act. n.p., 1928.

Physical Description: 3 leaves. Typescript (carbon). Incomplete.

Scope and Content Note

Part of a manuscript for posthumous publication(?).
Box 1, Folder 63

More Every Day Drama in Los Angeles. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 4 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.
Box 1, Folder 64

Mostly about Movie Magnates. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 6 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 variant copy, 6 leaves and 1 leaf of holograph notes.
Box 1, Folder 65

Musical Proverbs. Los Angeles, ca. 1939.

Physical Description: 5 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With a letter of regrets from The Music Teacher & Piano Student, London, and 2 leaves of holograph notes.
Box 1, Folder 66

My Godson. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 2 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 1

Nightmare. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 3 leaves. Typescript.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 2

Noon News. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 9 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 3

Nos Vacances en France et La Différence Entre le Lycée Français et the American High School. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 10 leaves, 9 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.
Box 2, Folder 4

Noted Here and There. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 2 leaves. Typescript.
Box 2, Folder 5

Odd Size. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 3 leaves. Typescript.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 variant copy and 1 leaf of holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 6

On a Certain Knack in Asking Questions. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 4 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.
Box 2, Folder 7

On Boners. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 7 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 8

Other People's Treats. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 4 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 2 leaves holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 9

Our Shadows. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 5 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 variant copy and 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 10

Our Thomas Again. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 6 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 11

Overheard at Dresden. Hampstead, undated

Physical Description: 3 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.
Box 2, Folder 12

Paris to Nantes in a Month. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 3 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 13

The Paying Guest, and the Jewed Hostess. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 4 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 14

Plantation Poet. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 2 leaves. Typescript (carbon).
Box 2, Folder 15

Points of View. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 3 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections, initialed A.A.A. at the end of the article.

Scope and Content Note

With another copy and 1 leaf of holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 16

Pop Goes the Weasel. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 7 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With a note suggesting another title, The dollar through an Englishwoman's eyes.
Box 2, Folder 17

Practical Room. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 5 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections and 1 leaf of holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 18

Precepts for Italian Children, Written in 1547. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 3 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With another copy and 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 19

The Psychic Sense. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 6 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 20

The Psychology of Boredom. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 5 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.
Box 2, Folder 21

Pudding Number Three Hundred and Sixty Five. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 6 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 22

Queen Victoria, Prince Albert, and Mrs. Grundy. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 18 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.
Box 2, Folder 23

Radiance. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 5 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.
Box 2, Folder 24

Reply to Mary Borden. n.p., ca. 1928.

Physical Description: 5 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

This is a response to English Mustard for the American Woman by Mary Borden which appeared in Harper's Magazine, July 14, 1928. 2 clippings are included.
Box 2, Folder 25

Retranchement. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 4 leaves. Holograph.
Box 2, Folder 26

The Romance of Black Edward. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 4 leaves. Typescript with corrections.
Box 2, Folder 27

Savants at Play. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 8 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections. Signed at the end of the article.
Box 2, Folder 28

Scotland - 1894. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 11 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 29

Seen and Heard in Los Angeles. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 4 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.
Box 2, Folder 30

Sermon Topics in Los Angeles. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 4 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 variant copy and 2 leaves of holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 31

Seven Against Sylvia. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 5 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 32

Ship Models. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 4 leaves. Typescript.

Scope and Content Note

With another copy, 3 leaves, typescript (carbon).
Box 2, Folder 33

Sir J.M. Barrie, the Puck of Stageland. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 21 numbered pages, with additional pages laid in. Sewn with cotton cord in the upper left corner.

Scope and Content Note

With 9 clippings, brochure issued by the Women's Christian Temperance Union, New Zealand, and 2 leaves of holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 34

The Sirens. Adapted from The Odyssey, by Lady Adams. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 3 leaves.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 35

Some Stories from the Other Side. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 9 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 36

S.O.S. from Boarding School. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 4 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 37

Special Formula. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 6 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 2 leaves ephemera and 2 leaves holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 38

Stand and Stare. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 3 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 39

Standardized America. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 8 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 40

Stopping Off at New Orleans. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 2 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.
Box 2, Folder 41

A Suggestion. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 3 leaves. Typescript.

Scope and Content Note

With 2 leaves holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 42

That Knuckle-End of England. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 3 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 variant copy, letter of regrets from the New Zealand Herald, and 1 p. holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 43

That's Not Cricket. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 4 leaves. Typescript.
Box 2, Folder 44

They Asked Us to Dine. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 5 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 45

Things Heard and Seen. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 5 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 46

Things Seen and Heard. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 4 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.
Box 2, Folder 47

Thomas. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 1 leaf. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 48

Three Pianos. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 2 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 49

To Be Continued. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 4 leaves. Typescript.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 50

Tramps in America. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 4 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 51

Twelve Stories. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 10 leaves. Typescript.
Box 2, Folder 52

Two Californian Educationists. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 7 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With card from The Auckland Star and 1 leaf of holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 53

Uncontrolled. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 2 leaves. Typescript.

Scope and Content Note

With another copy.
Box 2, Folder 54

Unfinished Dramas in Life. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 3 leaves. Typescript (carbon).
Box 2, Folder 55

An Unrehearsed Ending. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 3 leaves. Typescript.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 56

[Untitled]. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 10 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes. Beginning, Their wedding had been a nine days' wonder...
Box 2, Folder 57

War Souvenirs. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 3 leaves. Typescript.
Box 2, Folder 58

The Waur Game. Late August 1914. Somewhere in Scotland. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 2 leaves. Typescript.
Box 2, Folder 59

Weddings While You Wait. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 2 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.
Box 2, Folder 60

Which Sir Walter? Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 7 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 61

Words Wanted. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 1 leaf. Typescript.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 62

The Wordsworths in Scotland. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 6 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 63

Young American Love. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 18 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 4 leaves holograph notes. Sewn with cotton string in upper left corner.
Box 2, Folder 64

The Younger the Richer. Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: 6 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 leaf holograph notes.
Box 2, Folder 65

[Suggestions for Punch]. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 55 items. Holograph and typescript.
Box 3

Notes, Fragments, Clippings, Speeches, Photographs, Ephemera

Box 3, Folder 1

Notes, fragments.

Physical Description: 27 items.
Box 3, Folder 2

Poems for children collected by Lady Adams.

Physical Description: 8 items, 4 clippings.

Scope and Content Note

With a note by Majl Ewing regarding Lady Adams's intention to collect children's poems and set them to music.
Box 3, Folder 3

Untitled speech. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 6 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

Beginning, I regret that I am not going to be able to talk to you in French today...
Box 3, Folder 4

Untitled story. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 8 leaves, folded (15pp.). Holograph.

Scope and Content Note

Beginning, People had always said it would happen --...
Box 3, Folder 5

Regarding J.M. Barrie. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 2 leaves. Typescript.

Scope and Content Note

Beginning, You remember the story in 'A Window in Thrums,'...
Box 3, Folder 6

Untitled story. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 4 leaves, folded (10pp.). Holograph.

Scope and Content Note

Beginning, I am condemned to death...
Box 3, Folder 7

Untitled speech. n.p., undated

Physical Description: 3 leaves. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

Regarding Percy Grainger.
Box 3, Folder 8

Clippings and other ephemera collected by Lady Adams.

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

Includes a menu from the Stanley Hotel, Murree.
Box 3, Folder 9

Articles by and about Lady Adams.

Physical Description: 28 clippings and 8 loose pages from a scrapbook.
Box 3, Folder 10

Photographs.

Physical Description: 21 items.

Scope and Content Note

Includes photograph of a portrait of Sir John Adams and several photographs of Lady Adams.
Box 3, Folder 11

Clippings regarding the death of Lady Adams and related material.

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Includes articles regarding a memorial volume, Tea-Time, composed of Lady Adams's articles compiled by her friends, and a memorial booklet, Lady Adams by W. Bertrand Stevens.
Box 3, Folder 12

Notes by Majl Ewing. ca.1942(?).

Physical Description: 4 leaves. Holograph.

Scope and Content Note

Notes for the memorial volume, Tea-Time.
Box 3, Folder 13

Material related to the production of Tea-Time, Los Angeles: Times-Mirror, 1942-1945.

Physical Description: 17 items.

Scope and Content Note

Includes page proofs, a prospectus, typescript and holograph notes, and a copy of the book.
Box 3, Folder 14

Cahier de Daisy Cook, Appartenant à Littérature. [Villa] Richemont, Genève, Swisse, [ ca.1885-86].

Physical Description: ca. 75pp. Holograph.
Box 3, Folder 15

Bulletin of the Garden Club of America. vol.48 no.6 (November 1960).

Physical Description: 2 items. 2 copies.

Scope and Content Note

With article on Beatrix Farrand on p. 26.
Box 3, Folder 16

Reef Point Gardens Bulletin. Bar-Harbor, Maine. vol.1 no.1-16 (August 1946-June 1956).

Physical Description: 16 items.
Box 4

Correspondence

Box 4, Folder 1

Adams, Agnes Anne (Cook). Letters to Mrs. Spencer (Frances) Thorpe, 1934-1936.

Physical Description: 5 items.
Box 4, Folder 2

Adams, Agnes Anne (Cook). Invitation for Mr. and Mrs. Spencer Thorpe. undated

Physical Description: 1 item. Printed card with holograph message.
Box 4, Folder 3

Anderson, Maggie. Letter to Lady Agnes Adams. undated

Physical Description: 1 item. (Incomplete). Torn and mended with packing tape.
Box 4, Folder 4

Barnett, P.A. and Annie. Letters to John and Agnes Adams. 1915.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 4, Folder 5

Bliss, Mildred. Letters to Mrs. Spencer Thorpe. 1941-1945.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 4, Folder 6

Cook, R. Haldane. Letters to Majl Ewing. 1942.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

With a pencil sketch and photograph enclosed.
Box 4, Folder 7

Cockerell, Theo. D.A. Letters to Lady Adams. 1940.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 4, Folder 8

Cornhill Magazine, London. Letter to Lady Adams, 1935.

Physical Description: 1 item. Signed Gorell.
Box 4, Folder 9

Dobbin. Letters to Lady Adams, 1915.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 4, Folder 10

Fortnightly Review, London. Letter to Lady Adams, 1930.

Physical Description: 1 item. Signed H.H.L. Dickson.
Box 4, Folders 11-24

Farrand, Beatrix. Letters to Mrs. Spencer Thorpe.

Box 4, Folder 11

1940-1941.

Physical Description: 8 items.
Box 4, Folder 12

1942-1943.

Physical Description: 8 items.
Box 4, Folder 13

1944.

Physical Description: 14 items.
Box 4, Folder 14

1945.

Physical Description: 8 items.
Box 4, Folder 15

1946.

Physical Description: 11 items.
Box 4, Folder 16

1947.

Physical Description: 13 items.
Box 4, Folder 17

1948.

Physical Description: 19 items.
Box 4, Folder 18

1949.

Physical Description: 12 items.
Box 4, Folder 19

1950.

Physical Description: 9 items.
Box 4, Folder 20

1951-1952.

Physical Description: 9 items.
Box 4, Folder 21

1953-1954.

Physical Description: 11 items.
Box 4, Folder 22

1955-1956.

Physical Description: 9 items.
Box 4, Folder 23

1957.

Physical Description: 6 items.
Box 4, Folder 24

Letters and cards, undated

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

Includes 3 envelopes.
Box 4, Folder 25

Ephemera regarding Beatrix Farrand.

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

Contents: 3 postcards of Reef Point, Beatrix Farrand's home in Bar Harbor, Maine, and a note regarding Beatrix Farrand's training in landscape design.
Box 4, Folder 26

Freeman, Allen and Katherine. Letter to Dr. and Mrs. [John] Adams. undated

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 4, Folder 27

Grand Central Terminal, New York. Letter to Mrs. Spencer Thorpe, 1954.

Physical Description: 1 item. Signed E.G. Fischer.
Box 4, Folder 28

Howells, Mildred. Letter to Lady Adams, 1934.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 4, Folder 29

Knopf (Alfred A.) Incorporated, New York. Letter to Lady Adams, 1940.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 4, Folder 30

Moore, Ernest Carroll and Dorothea. 1936, 1942, undated

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 4, Folder 31

Osgood, Charles G. Letter to Lady Adams, 1935.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 4, Folder 32

Rackham, Edyth. Letter to Lady Adams, undated

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 4, Folder 33

Scott, Jessie. Letter to Lady Adams, 1939.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 4, Folder 34

Stone, William Standish. Letter to Lady Adams, 1940.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

With prospectus for Teri Taro From Bora Bora by William Standish Stone enclosed.
Box 4, Folder 35

Stover, Isabelle. Letter to Mrs. Spencer Thorpe, 1952, 1957.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 4, Folder 36

Unidentified.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 4, Folder 37

Valley Club of Montecito, Santa Barbara. Letters to Mrs. Spencer Thorpe, 1945, 1951.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Oversize Box 5

Posters

Oversize Box 5

Announcements for the John Adams Lecture, UCLA, for the years 1938-1939, 1940-1941.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Oversize Box 5

Whakarewarewa [?], New Zealand. 1899.

Physical Description: 1 item. 29 × 22.5 cm. Watercolor. Signed ASB.