Finding Aid for the Rowland Hill Harvey Papers, 1909-1939

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UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Rowland Hill Harvey Papers, 1909-1939

Collection number: 187

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff, 2 March 1978
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Text converted and initial container list EAD tagging by:
Apex Data Services
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, July 2002
© 1999 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Rowland Hill Harvey Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1909-1939
Collection number: 187
Creator: Harvey, Rowland Hill
Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Rowland Hill Harvey (1889-1943) was a social worker in Chicago and Los Angeles (1910-15), and later, an associate professor of history at UCLA. He wrote Samuel Gompers, Champion of the Toiling Masses (1935) and Robert Owen, Social Idealist (1949). The collection consists of manuscripts and printed material documenting Rowland Hill Harvey's publications and talks on American history.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

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  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Rowland Hill Harvey Papers (Collection 187). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 1720395 

Biography

Harvey was born on March 24, 1889 at Battle Creek, Iowa; social worker in Chicago and Los Angeles, 1910-15; BA (1918) and MA (1920), University of Southern California; Ph.D, Stanford University, 1923; instructor in history, University of Iowa, 1924; instructor in history (1924-25), assistant professor (1925-30), then associate professor, UCLA; wrote Samuel Gompers, Champion of the Toiling Masses (1935) and Robert Owen, Social Idealist (1949); he died on March 10, 1943.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of manuscripts and printed material documenting Rowland Hill Harvey's publications and talks on American history. Includes copies of speeches and other research material on Samuel Gompers, as well as correspondence, clippings and other printed material related to Harvey's book, Samuel Gompers, Champion of the Toiling Masses (1935).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Harvey, Rowland Hill--Archives.
Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924--Research.
University of California, Los Angeles--Dept. of History--Faculty--Archives.


Container List

 

Carbon Copies of Speeches by Samuel Gompers, Including Extracts and Synopses

Box 1, Folder 1

February 7, 1901. Cornell University.

Box 1, Folder 1

February 3, 1909. Typographical Temple, Catholic University.

Box 1, Folder 1

December 12, 1913. New York University Forum.

Physical Description: 2 copies.
Box 1, Folder 2

October 11, 1918. Mount Grappa, Italy.

Box 1, Folder 2

October 18, 1920. Assumption Cemetary, Syracuse, New York.

Scope and Content Note

Eulogy at grave of William Klopetsky.
Box 1, Folder 2

November 5, 1920. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 29 W. 39th St., New York.

Box 1, Folder 2

February 16, 1921. Marquette Club, Plaza Hotel.

Box 1, Folder 2

March 31, 1921. Washington Central Labor Union.

Box 1, Folder 2

April 2, 1921. Moose Hall, Philadelphia.

Box 1, Folder 2

April 24, 1921. Academy of Music, Philadelphia.

Box 1, Folder 2

June 16, 1921. Civic Center, Denver.

Box 1, Folder 2

June 16, 1921. Rotary Club, Denver.

Box 1, Folder 2

June 25, 1921. Carpenters Hall, Denver.

Box 1, Folder 2

August 24, 1921. Victoria Cafe, Atlantic City.

Box 1, Folder 2

October 31, 1921. American Federation of Labor Building, Washington, D.C.

Box 1, Folder 1

December 4, 1921. Montclair High School.

Box 1, Folder 3

December 16, 1921. Caravan Club, Washington Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Box 1, Folder 3

March 1, 1922. Otto Johansson Socialdemokraten Barnhusgatan 14, Stockholm, Sweden.

Box 1, Folder 3

April 11, 1922. City Club, Chicago.

Box 1, Folder 3

May 10-18, 1922. Extract (Gomper's words) from minutes of Executive Council meeting, Washington, D.C.

Box 1, Folder 3

June 9, 1922. City Club of Cincinnati.

Box 1, Folder 3

September 21, 1922. Civitan Club, Astor Hotel, New York.

Box 1, Folder 3

September 16, 1922. Ambassador Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Scope and Content Note

Remarks to executive council of American Federation of Labor.
Box 1, Folder 3

October 17, 1922. 4th Annual Conference of American Legion, New Orleans.

Box 1, Folder 3

January 10, 1923. Lafayette Hotel, Washington D.C., Albert Thomas banquet.

Box 1, Folder 3

February 18, 1924(?). Beethovan Hall fund-raising for German Trade Union Movement.

Box 1, Folder 3

February 25, 1923. Words to be embodied in an address to the House of Representatives by Congressman Cooper at John I. Nolan Memorial Services.

Box 1, Folder 3

May 19, 1923. Demonstration before Federation of Labor Bank, New York (Summary).

Box 1, Folder 3

May 19, 1923. Dinner, Shelburne Hotel (extract).

Box 1, Folder 3

May 24, 1923. Continental Memorial Hall, Washington, D.C.

Box 1, Folder 3

June 14, 1923. Conference called by American Legion, Continental Memorial Hall.

Box 1, Folder 3

October 4, 1923. Oregon Press Club, Portland.

Box 1, Folder 3

October 7, 1923. City Hall, Astoria, Oregon.

Box 1, Folder 3

October 18, 1923. Convention of American Legion, San Francisco.

Box 1, Folder 3

October 26, 1923. El Paso, Texas.

Box 1, Folder 3

March 4, 1924. International Order of Foresters, Court National 4321, Washington, D.C. (Synopsis).

Box 1, Folder 3

April 4, 1924. Conference Board of Physicians in Industry, New York.

Box 1, Folder 3

April 8, 1924. Conference called by Governor Gifford Pinchot, the Capitol, Harrisburg.

Box 1, Folder 3

November 11, 1924. Club Car, Golden State Limited, en route from Chicago to El Paso.

 

Printed Copies of Speeches etc. by Samuel Gompers

Box 1, Folder 4

September 14, 1917. National Security League, Chicago.

Box 1, Folder 4

February 22, 1918. Lexington Avenue Theatre, New York City.

Box 1, Folder 4

ca. 1918. Why the Peace Treaty Should be Ratified. American Labor's Reasons for Supporting the League of Nations Convenant With its Labor Provisions.

Box 1, Folder 4

n.d. Labor and Antitrust Legislation. The Facts, Theory and Argument. A Brief and Appeal. addressed to members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

Box 1, Folder 5

Various newspapers containing articles on Gompers, 1917-1924.

Physical Description: 5 items.
Box 1, Folder 6

Account of proceedings at the National Cure Federation Headquarters, New York City, August 13, 1918.

Physical Description: (1 item, typed carbon copy).
Box 1, Folder 7

American seamen and the war of 1917. Paper filed by Samuel Gompers...as part of his address to United States Navy War College, Newport, Rhode Island, April 18, 1922.

Physical Description: (1 item, typed carbon copy).
Box 1, Folder 8

Drafts of(?) a radio speech on Gompers, Spring 1935.

Physical Description: 2 manuscripts, pencil.
Box 1, Folder 9

Correspondence, clippings and other printed material re Rowland Hill Harvey's biography of Gompers, Samuel Gompers, Champion of the Toiling Masses, 1933-1935.

Scope and Content Note

Includes a copy of the official program for the dedication of the Gompers memorial monument in the Triangular Park, Washington, D.C., October 7, 1933.
Box 1, Folder 10

Typed copies of book reviews of Harvey's biography of Gompers, 1935.