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Inventory of the John F. Clewe Correspondence
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  • Creator: Clewe, John F., 1879-1961
    Title: John F. Clewe Correspondence
    Date (inclusive): 1925-1958
    Extent: 0.8 linear feet
    Abstract: The John F. Clewe Correspondence contains outgoing, incoming, and third party letters which span the years 1925-1958. The majority of the letters are between Clewe and his sister Marie and Clewe and Marie's husband Trevenen J. Taylor, a technician in the Division of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis. Correspondence with Trevenen Taylor discusses marketing a 16mm Kodachrome film created by Taylor which was able to record the emergence of the Monarch butterfly, detailing the butterfly's development from caterpillar to the adult stage. Correspondence with Marie Taylor discusses Clewe family matters.
    Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
    Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Davis, California 95616-5292
    Collection number: D-495
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

    Biography

    John F. Clewe (November 28, 1879-April 3, 1961) served as a teacher in the Los Angeles area. He married Belle Parsons (May 29, 1878-November 23, 1970) in 1915.
    John Clewe's sister, Marie (April 18, 1891-August 13, 1979), married Trevenen Johns Taylor (December 5, 1896-November 19, 1953). Trevenen Taylor, a native of Occidental, California, served as a technician in the Division of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis. He also an avid photographer, specializing in educational films about birds and insect life.

    Scope and Content

    The John F. Clewe Correspondence contains outgoing, incoming, and third party letters. The majority of the letters are between Clewe and his sister Marie and Clewe and Marie's husband Trevenen Taylor. Correspondence with Trevenen Taylor details marketing a 16mm Kodachrome film created by Taylor which was able to record the emergence of the Monarch butterfly, detailing the butterfly's development from caterpillar to the adult stage. Correspondence with Marie Taylor discusses Clewe family matters.

    Arrangement of the Collection

    The correspondence is arranged in three series: Outgoing, Incoming, and Third Party.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Clewe, John F., 1879-1961--Correspondence
    Taylor, Marie C., 1891-1979--Correspondence
    Taylor, Trevenen J., 1896-1953--Correspondence
    Motion pictures--Marketing
    Monarch butterfly

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    Sara Gunasekara processed this collection and created and encoded this finding aid.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Barbara Zimmer in 2009.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], John F. Clewe Correspondence, D-495, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.