Register of the Bertha June Richardson Lucas papers

Finding aid prepared by Emilia Schrier
Hoover Institution Archives
434 Galvez Mall
Stanford University
Stanford, CA, 94305-6010
(650) 723-3563
archives@hoover.stanford.edu
2014


Title: Bertha June Richardson Lucas papers
Date: 1901-1945
Collection Number: 45007
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 4 manuscript boxes (1.6 linear feet)
Abstract: The Bertha June Richardson Lucas papers consist of the correspondence, writings, and notes of June Richardson Lucas relating to relief work in World War I and politics and international relations in the 1930s. Also included in the collection are numerous pamphlets, newspapers, and clippings from various countries, dating from the 1930s.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Lucas, Bertha June Richardson.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Bertha June Richardson Lucas papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1945.

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

1878 June 6 Born in Indianapolis, Indiana
1901 Educated at Smith College, Massachusetts
1901-1902 Taught Biology at Central High School in Cleveland, Ohio
1902-1903 Studied Biology and Economy at Barnard College, New York
1903-1904 Was Barnard's Mary Lowell Stone Fellow
1904 Published economic book, The Woman Who Spends
1904-1905 Worked as a writer and lecturer in New York
1905-1909 Taught History at Brearley School, New York
1909 November 8 Married Dr. William Palmer Lucas in Deerfield, Massachusetts
  Moved to Boston, Massachusetts
1914 Moved to San Francisco, California
1917 July 14 Sailed to Europe to work for the Red Cross in Switzerland and France
1917-1919 Served as the Director of Foreign Publicity for the American Red Cross
1918 Published <title render="italic">The Children of France and The Red Cross</title>
  Returned to the United States and worked for the Red Cross in Washington, D.C.
1928 Worked for Herbert Hoover's Presidential Campaign
1929 Served as Chairmen of the Budget Committee for character-building organizations in San Francisco, California
1936 November Served on the Executive Committee of the Round Table Leaders and Lecturers for the Institute of International Relations at Mills College, California
1937 May Served as Chairman of the San Francisco Emergency Peace Campaign Committee
1937 June Was Hostess in charge of the Round Table at the Friends' International Institution at Mills College
1937 September- 1938 June Travelled abroad to Geneva, Switzerland; London, England; and Dublin, Ireland
1938-1940 Gave lectures on international affairs in Europe and the United States
1939 Was a lecturer for the San Francisco Classroom Teacher's Association
  Served as a member of the Research and Budget Committee of the San Francisco Community Chest
1939 November Served as Chairman of the Program for Peace Projects at the San Francisco Fair, and as Chairman of preparations for the West Coast Conference of Pan-Pacific Women's Association
1940 January-March Taught "International Life" course to San Francisco's League of Women
1940 February Served as Vice President of Peace Projects, Inc.
1940 June Presided over informal forums after opening lectures at the History of International Relations at Mills College
1942 June Received honorary M.A. from Mills College
  Organized General Noble Center for men in service
1943 Served as Regional Chairman of National Group of Pan Pacific Woman's Assembly
1944 Served as Chairman of the Commission for Ministry to US Forces Service Personnel

Scope and Content of Collection

The Bertha June Richardson Lucas papers consist of the correspondence, writings, lectures and notes of June Richardson Lucas, and pamphlets, newspapers, and clippings from the 1930s. Most of the material relates to relief work in World War I, international relations and peace efforts in the 1930s, British and Irish politics and relations, and community and women’s groups in the United States.

Arrangement Statement

The collection is organized into 14 series: Biographical File; Correspondence; Speeches and Writings; Memoranda; Minutes; Notes; Course and Reading Lists; American Association of University Women; Lectures; Printed Matter; Maps; Photographs; Poems; and Miscellany.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Great Britain--Politics and government--20th century.
International relief.
Ireland--Politics and government--20th century.
United States--Foreign relations--1933-1945.
World politics.
World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief.

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Biographical File 1937-1945

Box/Folder 1 : 2

Correspondence 1925-1943

 

Speeches and Writings 1901-1940

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Articles 1901-1939

 

Lectures 1921-1940

Box/Folder 1 : 4

The Now in World Affairs 1929

Box/Folder 1 : 5

People and Places 1938

Box/Folder 1 : 5

1938

Box/Folder 1 : 6

1938

Box/Folder 1 : 7

for City Club 1938

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Current Affairs and their World Backgrounds 1939

Box/Folder 1 : 9

General 1921-1940

Box/Folder 1 : 9

1921-1928

Box/Folder 1 : 10

1929-1936

Box/Folder 1 : 11

1937-1940

Box/Folder 1 : 12

Partial Drafts 1930-1940

Box/Folder 1 : 13

Pamphlets 1918

Box/Folder 1 : 14

Poems 1931

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Memoranda 1934

 

Minutes 1930-1938

Box/Folder 2 : 2

American Council Institute of Pacific Relations 1930-1931

Box/Folder 2 : 3

Council of League of Nations 1938

 

Notes 1925-1942

Box/Folder 2 : 4

1925-1937

Box/Folder 2 : 5

1925-1942

Box/Folder 2 : 6

1925-1942

Box/Folder 2 : 7

Course and Reading Lists 1925-1935

Box/Folder 2 : 8

American Association of University Women file 1924-1936

Box/Folder 2 : 9

Lectures 1941

 

Printed Matter 1917-1943

Box/Folder 2 : 10

Programs 1937-1938

Box/Folder 2 : 11

Pamphlets 1921-1942

Box/Folder 2 : 12

Leaflets 1937-1941

Box/Folder 2 : 13

Government Publications 1922-1938

 

Serial Issues 1917-1938

Box/Folder 3 : 1

Bulletins 1917-1918

 

Newspapers 1937-1938

Box/Folder 3 : 2

British Newspapers 1937-1938

Box/Folder 3 : 2

1937

Box/Folder 3 : 3

1938

Box/Folder 3 : 4

1938

 

Irish Newspapers 1937-1938

Box/Folder 3 : 5

1937

Box/Folder 3 : 6

1938

Box/Folder 3 : 7

1938

Box/Folder 3 : 8

Panamanian Newspapers 1937

 

Clippings 1918-1943

Box/Folder 4 : 1

General 1937-1938

 

British 1937-1938

Box/Folder 4 : 2

Politics and Government 1937-1938

Box/Folder 4 : 3

Military 1938

Box/Folder 4 : 4

Foreign Relations 1937-1938

Box/Folder 4 : 5

British and Irish Relations 1937-1943

Box/Folder 4 : 6

Egypt 1938

Box/Folder 4 : 7

European Politics 1937-1938

Box/Folder 4 : 8

India 1938

 

Irish 1937-1943

Box/Folder 4 : 9

Politics and Government 1937-1938

Box/Folder 4 : 10

Foreign Relations 1937-1943

Box/Folder 4 : 10

Social Conditions 1937-1943

Box/Folder 4 : 12

Germany 1938

Box/Folder 4 : 13

Palestine 1938

Box/Folder 4 : 13

Soviet Union 1938

Box/Folder 4 : 15

United States 1938

Box/Folder 4 : 16

Arts and Entertainment 1918-1938

Box/Folder 4 : 17

Health 1938

Box/Folder 4 : 18

History 1938

Box/Folder 4 : 19

Religion 1937-1938

Box/Folder 4 : 20

Science and Education 1937-1938

Box/Folder 4 : 21

Society 1937-1938

Box/Folder 4 : 22

Women 1937-1938

Box/Folder 4 : 23

Maps 1937-1938

Box/Folder 4 : 24

Photographs 1918

Box/Folder 4 : 25

Poems 1937

Box/Folder 4 : 26

Miscellany 1930-1938