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Guide to the Clifford B. Hunter Collection 2010.13
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Series 1: Genealogical Research 1975-1997

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.5 Linear feet (4 folders)
 

Santa Clara Historical and Geneological Society research 1995-1996

Language of Material: English
 

Rutledge family 1995-1997

Language of Material: English
 

Gold Country 1975-1993

Language of Material: English
 

General 1984-1985

Language of Material: English
 

Series 2: Personal Papers 1886-1998

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 Linear feet (8 folders)
 

Donations 1981-1992

Language of Material: English

Scope and Contents note

Photocopied and original correspondence regarding donations by the Hunter Estate. Also included is an original newspaper clipping, two Electric Time Company, Inc. clock catalogs, ordering forms, as well as photocopied newspaper clippings.
 

Alviso 1889-1996

Scope and Contents note

Includes original and photocopies of newspaper and magazine clippings regarding Alviso, California. Also included are photocopied pages of an 1889 directory with entries for Alviso residents, a photocopied map of Alviso, photocopied photographs, and a photocopied excerpt of a book chapter entitled, "The Collapse of the First Alviso Bubble."
 

Dick Barrett 1995-1997

Language of Material: English

Scope and Contents note

Includes papers regarding Dick Barrett, a friend of Clifford Hunter. Included are original and photocopied letters, a program from Barrett's induction into the Santa Clara Unified School District's Hall of Fame, original and photocopied newspaper clippings, and a short manuscript written by Barrett.
 

Newspaper clippings – Cliff Hunter 1975-1998

Language of Material: English
 

Business papers 1886-1958

Language of Material: English

Scope and Contents note

Contains business card from Gus Hunter, Packard Cars for Hire; envelope and mileage log from Cliff Hunter & Associates; letter to George Hunter from Walter I. Hunter of Wilcox Fruit Company; property tax receipt for A. B. Hunter; Campodonico & Burns receipt for F. A. Hunter; letter on Geo. H. Osen & Co. Dealers in Automobiles letterhead; certificate for 72 shares in the Santa Clara Cheese Manufacturing Company made out to the Wilcox Fruit Co.; order form from the Santa Clara Cheese Manufacturing Co. from I. A. Wilcox.
 

School papers 1923-1928

Language of Material: English

Scope and Contents note

Includes two graduation diplomas, one from Santa Clara Union High School and one from the Elementary School of Agnew District, as well as a roster of Santa Clara Union High School 1928 Graduates, and a dance card from a senior dance.
 

High school reunion papers 1938-1978

Language of Material: English

Scope and Contents note

This file contains reunion announcement drafts and final copies, event check-in sheets, and a newsletter with classmate biographies for the Santa Clara Union High School class of 1928. Also included is a "class history booklet" for the class of 1903, as well as a banquet check and menu from The Velvet Turtle for a class of 1928 reunion.
 

Miscellaneous ephemera 1903-1998

Language of Material: English

Scope and Contents note

Dance cards, personal notes and invitations, a recital program, a sympathy card, a wedding announcement, a manuscript about the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, as well as communication relating to Clifford Hunter's quest to get permission to get copies of the song "When Broadway Was a Pasture" and others.
 

Postcards 1900-1910

Language of Material: English
 

Series 3: Yearbooks 1903-1938

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.5 Linear feet (10 volumes)

Scope and Contents note

Includes several copies of the Santa Clara Union High School yearbook publication The Toscin.
 

Series 4: Photographs 1890-1985

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.7 Linear feet

Scope and Contents note

Hunter family portraits, 1906 Earthquake, San Jose and Santa Clara houses and storefronts (1940-1955), Alviso (1915-1985?), Mount Hamilton/Lick Observatory, Stereograph slides (1898-1916), Miscellaneous photos (various photos relating to the Hunter family, their friends, and activities; photo and negative of an airplane used in the 1927 film “Wings”). Also includes 2 Hunter family photo albums (1890s?).