Register of the Eleanor L. Young Papers, 1900-1958

Processed by Don Walker; machine-readable finding aid created by Don Walker
Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
University Library, University of the Pacific
Stockton, CA 95211
Phone: (209) 946-2404
Fax: (209) 946-2810
URL: http://www.pacific.edu/Library/Find/Holt-Atherton-Special-Collections.html
© 1998
University of the Pacific. All rights reserved.



Register of the Eleanor L. Young Papers, 1900-1958

Collection number: Mss66

Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections

University Library

University of the Pacific

Contact Information

  • Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
  • University Library, University of the Pacific
  • Stockton, CA 95211
  • Phone: (209) 946-2404
  • Fax: (209) 946-2810
  • URL: http://www.pacific.edu/Library/Find/Holt-Atherton-Special-Collections.html
Processed by:
Don Walker
Date Completed:
1994
Encoded by:
Don Walker
© 1998 University of the Pacific. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Eleanor L. Young Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1900-1958
Collection number: Mss66
Creator: Eleanor L. Young
Extent: 0.5 linear ft.
Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
Stockton, CA 95211
Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Eleanor L. Young Papers, Mss66, Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library

Biography

Eleanor L. Young (c1890-1965) was the daughter of Junius Davis Young (1858-1917), a physician at the Stockton Insane Asylum, and Nellie L. Roberts (1871-1938). She was educated in the Stockton public schools and spent her entire life in the city of her birth. A woman of wealth, Miss Young devoted her life to civic activities and charity work. She gave these materials to Holt Atherton Special Collections in 1958.

Scope and Content

The great body of the Young papers consist of Miss Young's fifth through twelfth grade schoolwork (1901-1908). The papers also include notes on Miss Young's family, personal correspondence and photographs.

Container List

 

BOX 1: ELEANOR L. YOUNG PAPERS

 

1.1 INFORMATION ABOUT THE COLLECTION BY LOIS V. LOGAN, 1958

 

1.2 FAMILY HISTORY

 

1) n.d. picture of three girls

 

2) n.d. picture of grandmother Eleanor E. Dorsey

 

3) n.d. copies of Langdon Family History

 

4) n.d. written and typed records of family births, deaths, marriages from 6 different families: Roberts, Browne, Fagg, Porter, Moorman, and Martin

 

5) 5/64 written will of Christopher Reynolds

 

6) n.d. Story: Two Days Spent in Pike County, Missouri

 

1.3 CORRESPONDENCE

 

1) 1910 Thos. J.C. Fagg

 

2) 10/3/29 George W. Brown, American Bible Society [dates of family history on the back]

 

3) 1/22/37 Brown Harriman & Co. concerning shares. Draft of letter to Rev. Dudley Boogher on back.

 

4) 6/6/60 Part of letter from Ann Dorsey Hodgdon

 

1.4 SCHOOL PAPERS: FIFTH & SIXTH GRADE

 

1) 1901 5th grade: "Stories of Grecian History"

 

2) 1901-1902 "Snow Bound"

 

3) 1902 6th grade: "Roman History"

 

1.5 SCHOOL PAPERS: SIXTH GRADE #1

 

1) 1902-1903 "The Talisman-Ivanhoe-The Courtship of Miles Standish" By Scott Longfellow- By Eleanor Young

 

2) 1902-1903 History of the United States

 

1.6 SCHOOL PAPERS: SIXTH GRADE #2

 

1) 2/13/03 Evangeline, the story

 

2) 5/30/03 "Trip Down the Mississippi, Plant Life"

 

3) 1903 "The Alhambra"

 

1.7 SCHOOL PAPERS: SEVENTH & EIGHTH GRADE

 

1) 1903-1904 7th grade: The History of the United States

 

2) 1904 8th grade: California

 

1.8 SCHOOL PAPERS: EIGHTH & NINTH GRADE

 

1) 9/11/05-9/29/05 English- "Merchant of Venice"

 

2) 9/11/05-1/31/06 Notebook for Medieval History

 

3) 2/06-6/06 Notebook for Modern History

 

4) 10/15/06 9th grade: Economic Conditions of English Life"

 

1.9 SCHOOL PAPERS: ELEVENTH & TWELFTH GRADE

 

1) 1907 11th grade: Notebook with outline of Webster's Reply to Hayne

 

2) 12/18/07 English spelling paper

 

3) 1908 English notebook: Speech at Bristol

 

4) 12th grade: School notebook, Summary of King Lear

 

5) 1908 English notebook

 

6) 4/3/08 paper on Macbeth

 

1.10 SCHOOL PAPERS: UNDATED

 

1) Vocabulary paper

 

2) English notebook

 

3) English paper: Life of John Greenleaf Whittier

 

4) Two pencil drawings

 

5) Stories by Eleanor Young

 

6) Essay on Thomas Carlyle

 

7) English notebook: "Snow Bound"