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Finding Aid for the Laura Scudder Papers 2010.10.r
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Mixed materials 1-5

Chronological Files 1897-1993

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.5 Linear feet (7 boxes)

Scope and Contents note

This series consists of personal and business material related to her personal life and her food industry business.
Boxes 1-5 contain several photographs, letters, newspaper clippings, and memos of Laura Scudder and her family, nursing career, law career, and food industry business.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Scudder, Charles, 1861-1929
Mixed materials 15-16

Additional Items, 1993 1897-1993

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.83 Linear feet (2 boxes)

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains items relating to the Laura Scudder Co. These items are several photographs of the company, company delivery trucks, store displays, coupons, booklets, newsletters, and historical articles. Also, in box 16 there is a booklet about the Laura Scudder Co. Anaheim, CA plant.
 

Audio Visual Material 1897-1993

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 6.6 Linear feet (7 boxes and 2 cartons)

Scope and Contents note

This series contains several copies of the "Laura" documentary film and video tapes of interviews done for the production. There are also production notes, along with audio cassette tapes of the film interviews as well as reels of Scudder home movies.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Scudder, John
Mixed materials 10

Scripts and Notebook 1897-1993

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.4 Linear feet (1 box)
Mixed materials 11,17,19-20

Laura Video Materials 1897-1993

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 3.3 Linear feet (2 boxes, 2 cartons)
Mixed materials 9

10 Videos, 6 Film Reels 1897-1993

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.4 Linear feet (1 box)
Mixed materials 8

Film Reels and Cannisters 1897-1993

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 Linear feet (1 box)
Mixed materials 12

Cassette and Reel-to-Reel Audio Tapes 1897-1993

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.4 Linear feet (1 box)
Mixed materials 18

Binder of Notes for Laura film 1897-1993

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 Linear feet (1 box)
Mixed materials 7

Photographic Materials 1897-1993

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.83 Linear feet (2 boxes)

Scope and Contents note

Boxes 7 and 8 of the Laura Scudder Papers hold several photographs and negatives of Laura Scudder's family and business. There are also portraits of Laura, and several negative sheets of photos taken by Charles Scudder.
The majority of the photos are of Laura's family. In box 8 there is also a phonograph record of a radio ad for KWKW Spanish Language radio.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Scudder, Charles, 1861-1929
Graphic materials 8

Photo Negatives and Phonograph Record 1897-1993

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.4 Linear feet (1 box)
Mixed materials 13-14

Laura Scudder Co. Items 1897-1993

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.9 Linear feet (3 boxes)

Scope and Contents note

Boxes 13-14 of the Laura Scudder Papers hold Scudder Foods company items. These items include envelopes and a small leather notebook with company logos, original potato chip bags and peanut butter jars, and two wood-backed photos of a delivery truck and a potato chip bag.
Mixed materials Case 7

Laura Scudder Co. Oversized Items 1897-1993

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.08 Linear feet (1box)

Scope and Contents note

The oversized items within this series include an original Scudder Foods shipping box, original potato chips bags, and copies of poster sized advertisements for different products from Scudder Foods.
Mixed materials 6

Books, Magazines, Other Printed Materials 1897-1993

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.4 Linear feet (1 box)

Scope and Contents note

Box 6 of the Laura Scudder Papers contains three items. One copy "The Californians" magazine, vol. 7 number 5. The cover features Laura. The next item is a booklet about the San Gabriel Valley. The last item is a folder with several copies of an article from the Los Angeles Times titled "Laura Scudder Was More Than Just a Name," from April, 1999.
Mixed materials 21

Framed Documents 1897-1993

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.75 Linear feet (1 box)

Scope and Contents note

The box of framed documents for the Laura Scudder Papers contains one framed photo of delivery trucks, a "District Court of the United States" certificate for Laura relating to her law profession, a "State of California, Department of State" certificate for Scudder Foods, and one tribute to Laura for the 30th anniversay of the founding of Scudder Foods.
Mixed materials 22

Ephemera and Realia 1897-1993

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.25 Linear feet (1 carton)

Scope and Contents note

This series contains jars and tin cans for different products from Scudder Foods, and some company stamps. Also in the oversized items box there are company photos alomg with copies of and original ad posters, several full size newspaper pages with articles about Laura, a yearbook with a Scudder Foods ad in it, and a scrapbook with many Sudder family vacation photos and pamphlets in it.
Mixed materials Case 6

Three Oversized Folders 1897-1993

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.08 Linear feet (1 box)