Guide to the Henry Lloyd Tevis papers, 1907-1931

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Guide to the Henry Lloyd Tevis Papers, 1907-1931

Collection number: BANC MSS C-B 778

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University of California, Berkeley

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Date Completed:
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Collection Summary

Collection Title: Henry Lloyd Tevis Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1907-1931
Collection Number: BANC MSS C-B 778
Creator: Tevis, Henry Lloyd, 1856-1931
Extent: Number of containers: 17 boxes, 1 carton
Repository: The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Abstract: Primarily social and family correspondence, requests for financial help and contributions to charitable causes; and diaries
Languages Represented: English

Information for Researchers

Access

Collection is open for research.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Henry Lloyd Tevis papers, BANC MSS C-B 778, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers of Dr. Henry Lloyd Tevis (1856-1931), son of the noted financier, Lloyd Tevis.
The papers consist primarily of social and family correspondence, requests for financial aid, contributions to charitable causes, etc., and diaries. They were presented to the Bancroft Library by William F. Sharon in May 1960.

Container List

Boxes 1-15

Letters to Tevis

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by name of person or organization. Single letters have been placed in miscellanies preceding each letter of the alphabet. A list of the more important correspondents follows the Key to Arrangement.
Box 1

A-Bo

Box 2

Br-Co

Box 3

Cr-Dunlap, E

Box 4

Dunlap, K-Fo

Box 5

Fr-Ha

Box 6

He-J

Box 7

K-Mc

Box 8

Ma-O

Box 9

P-S Miscellaney

Box 10

Sa-Se

Box 11

Sh-Tevis, L

Box 12

Tevis, M-Thompson, Harry

Box 13

Thompson, Harry-Thompson, Henriette

Box 14

Thompson, J-V

Box 15

W-Z

Box 16

Letters written by Tevis

Scope and Content Note

Primarily carbon copies of cables and telegrams and a few letters. Some were written for him by his secretary.
Boxes 16-17

Miscellany

Scope and Content Note

Contracts, memoranda books, bank books, etc.
Carton 1

Diaries, 1907-1931

Partial List of Correspondents

 

A- Miscellany (Single letter)

 

Atherton, Gertrude Franklin (Horn), 1857-1948

 

Letter, Dec. 31, 1919.

 

Ames, Alden

 

2 letters, Apr. 9 & 16, 1917

 

Andrews, Margaret

 

12 letters, 1917-1929 & n.d.

 

Ball, Katherine M.

 

5 letters, 1921-1924

 

Blair, Jennie M.

 

21 letters, 1920-1923 & n.d.

 

Blanding, Gordon

 

2 letters, 1914 & 1924

 

Blanding, Lena

 

21 letters, 1911-1924

 

Blanding, Margaret (Tevis) d. 1915

 

6 telegrams, Jan.-Feb., 1911. Concerning Harry Tevis' illness.

 

Bourne, Agnes

 

7 letters, 1918-1923

 

Boyd, Margaret K.

 

4 letters, 1919 & n.d.

 

Breckinridge, John Cabell, 1903-

 

8 letters, 1917-1929. Addressed to his "uncle", Harry Tevis Mainly concerning his life in the theater, with mention of associations with various actors.

 

Britton, John A.

 

2 letters, 1917 & 1922

 

Brown, Phillip King, 1869-1940

 

2 letters, 1918 & n.d.

 

C - Miscellany (Single letters)

 

California Spring Blossom & Wild Flower Association

 

Letter, April 10, 1929. Signed by Katherine Chandler.

 

Carpenter, Edward

 

Letter, Sept. 18, 1905. Concerning several books he had written.

 

Carrillo, Edith (Shakespeare), d. 1953

 

Letter, 1924

 

Coolbrith, Ina Donna, 1842-1928

 

Letter, July 7, 1926

 

Crocker, Ethel W. (Sperry)

 

Letter, April 15, 1918

 

Carmier, Henri Napier

 

3 letters, n.d.

 

Carolan, Francis

 

4 letters, 1922-1923

 

Carrillo, Leo, 1891-1961

 

2 letters, 1924 & n.d.

 

Coleman, Robert Louis, d. 1924

 

3 letters, 1911-1924

 

Conway, James C.

 

12 letters, 1921-1928

 

Conway, Ora B.

 

5 letters, 1921-1926

 

Crocker, Ruth Mary (Hobart) (Mrs. William Willard Crocker)

 

5 letters, 1923 & n.d.

 

Crocker, William Henry, 1861-1937

 

4 letters, 1914-1928

 

Curran, Ethel

 

4 letters, n.d.

 

Davis, Alice (Grosvenor)

 

3 letters, n.d

 

Deering, Mabel C.

 

7 letters, n.d

 

De Latour, Fernande

 

4 letters, 1919-1923

 

De Long, Edith (Haggin) Lounsbery

 

61 letters, 1916-1929. Many concern Louise Sharon. Some relate to the death of her husband, George B. De Long.

 

De Long, George B., d. 1924

 

5O letters, 1916-1924. Also, a newspaper clipping relating to his murder in Albania in 1924.

 

Dunlap, Edwin Lee

 

75 letters, 1911-1929. Mainly relating to his activities as Harry Tevis' personal secretary and business manager.

 

Dunlap, Katherine, d. 1922

 

44 letters, 1918-1922.

 

Dyer, Lelia Peel

 

20 letters, 1926-1929. As Harry Tevis' housekeeper.

 

E - Miscellany (Single letter)

 

Eyre, Edward J.

 

Letter, Aug. 16, 1918

 

Eames, Emma, 1865-1949

 

18 letters & postcards, 1917-1921 & n.d. Many concerning her career as an international opera star.

 

Eastland, Thomas B.

 

4 letters, 1919-1920

 

Ellis, Glen

 

17 letters, 1912-1920

 

Eisen, Gustavus Augustus, 1847-1940

 

8 letters, 1918-1922. Mainly concerned with the archaeological research and writing of his book, The Great Chalice of Antioch.

 

Ewing, Myrna

 

4 letters, 1919-1921

 

Eyre, Florence (Atherton)

 

7 letters, n.d.

 

Fay, Maude

 

8 letters, 1920-1922

 

Felton, Cora (Snedley)

 

2 letters, n.d.

 

Ferguson, Juliette M.

 

3 letters, 1922-1924

 

Field, Charles Kellogg, 1873-

 

2 letters, 1918 & n.d

 

Findlay, Frank

 

8 letters, 1921-1922 & n.d.

 

Fouté, Augusta (Gibbs)

 

3 letters, 1919-1920

 

Friedlander, Fanny

 

34 letters, 1911-1929

 

Friedlander, May

 

53 letters, 1922-1929 & n.d.

 

Goodrich, Henriette (Blanding)

 

14 letters, Jan.-Dec. 1920. Including two from hers husband, Chauncy.

 

Grace Cathedral. San Francisco

 

6 letters, 1910-1928. Three signed by J. Wilmer Gresham, dean

 

H - Miscellany (Single letters)

 

Hanna, Edward Joseph

 

Letter, April 5, 1926. Signed also by James Rolph and Gavin McNab .

 

Hamilton, Heath

 

Letter, n.d.

 

Haughton, Marian Shaw

 

Letter, April 3, n.d.

 

Harrison, Maurice Edward, 1888-1951

 

Letter, June 23, 1926

 

Howard, John Galen, 1864-1931

 

Letter, Nov.23, 1911

 

Howell, John, 1874-1956

 

Letter, Feb. 6, 1922. Concerning Robert Louis Stevenson.

 

Hanley, Bill

 

4 letters, 1928 & n.d.

 

Harvey, Soffie

 

6 letters, n.d.

 

Hertzstein, Morris, d. 1927

 

30 letters, 1911-1926

 

Hesketh, Florence Louise (Breckinridge), [1880]-1956

 

28 letters, 1913-1928 & n.d.

 

Hesketh, Thomas George Fermor, 1881-1944

 

5 letters, 1928-1929

 

Hewitt, Katherine (Clement)

 

42 letters, 1923 & n.d.

 

Hotaling, Ella K.

 

7 letters, 1921 & n.d.

 

Hotaling, Richard M.

 

5 letters, 1917-1924 & n.d.

 

Ingerson, Charles Frank

 

13 letters, 1917-1928. Signed Frank Ingerson

 

J - Miscellany (Single letters)

 

Jolliffe, Mary

 

Letter, June 23, n.d.

 

Johns & McMurtrie

 

Letter, May 11, 1910

 

Jordan, Frank Chester, 1860-1939

 

Letter, Feb. 1, 1911

 

Janin, Louise

 

2 letters, n.d.

 

K - Miscellany (Single letter)

 

Kelham, George William, 1871-1936

 

Letter, n.d.

 

Kelham, Katherine Taft (Bruce)

 

41 letters, 1919-1923

 

Kilner, W. R.

 

3 letters, 1926-1928. Signed also "Bud" Kilner.

 

Koshland, Cora

 

8 letters, 1926 & n.d.

 

Lawlor, Lillie Jean

 

13 letters, 1919-1927

 

Livermore, Elizabeth King

 

12 letters, 1917-1918 & n.d.

 

M - Miscellany (Single letters)

 

McNear, Frederick W.

 

Letter, n.d.

 

Magee, Estelle

 

Letter, Sept. 28, n.d.

 

Morse, Samuel F. B.

 

Letter, May 4, 1920

 

Moore, Inez Macondray

 

Letter, n.d.

 

McDuffie, Duncan

 

4 letters, 1927 & n.d.

 

McDuffie, Jean (Howard)

 

8 letters, n.d.

 

Martin, Walter S.

 

3 letters, 1923

 

Mendell, May Janin

 

59 letters, 1920-1923 & n.d.

 

Moffitt, Margaret

 

3 letters, 1929 & n.d.

 

Montezuma Mountain Ranch School

 

5 letters, 1916-1926. Two signed by E. A. Rogers, President.

 

N - Miscellany (Single letter)

 

Neuhaus, Eugen, 1879-

 

Letter, Sept. 29, 1917

 

Nuttall, George Henry Falkiner, 1862-1937

 

4 letters & cards, Feb.-Dec., 1924

 

Older, Ora Miranda (Baggerly)

 

14 letters, 1915-1929

 

P - Miscellany (Single letter)

 

Public Education Society of San Francisco

 

Letter, n.d.

 

Phelan, James Duval, 1861-1930

 

13 letters, 1922-1929

 

Porter, Bruce, 1865-

 

12 letters, 1913-1918

 

Preston, Mabel

 

5 letters, 1922-1927

 

Pritchard, Zarth H.

 

4 letters, 1916 & n.d.

 

Rixford, Emmet, 1865-1938

 

8 letters, 1928-1929

 

Robertson, W. J.

 

3 letters, 1913-1915

 

S - Miscellany (Single letters)

 

Serbian Relief Society

 

Letter, Dec. 24, 1917

 

Shoup, Paul

 

Letter, Mar. 23, 1924

 

Spreckels, Adolph Bernard, 1857-1924

 

Letter, Jan. 25, 1918

 

Spreckels, Alma (de Bretteville)

 

Letter, Jan. 2, 1923

 

Spreckels, Eleanor

 

Letter, Sept. 26, n.d.

 

Spreckels, Oroville

 

Letter, n.d.

 

Stern, Rosalie M.

 

Letter, Aug. 23, 1918 (Mrs. Sigmund Stern)

 

Sacred Heart Novitiate. Los Gatos

 

3 letters, 1913-1926

 

San Francisco. Park Commission

 

5 letters, 1918-1919

 

San Francisco Association for the Blind

 

17 letters, 1913-1920

 

San Francisco Garden Club

 

3 letters, 1928-1929

 

Sanchez, Laura

 

7 letters, 1917 & n.d.

 

Sayers, George

 

3 letters, 1920 & n.d.

 

Schweim, Mary Elliott

 

4 letters, n.d.

 

Scott, Katherine D.

 

5 letters, 1919-1923

 

Sembrich, Marcella Stengel, 1858-1935

 

Card & wire, 1913 & 1918

 

Sharon, Louise (Tevis) Breckinridge, ca. 1858-1938

 

185 letters, 1911-1929 & n.d.

 

Shiels, John Wilson, 1868-1929

 

Letter & card, 1921 & n.d.

 

Skinner, Howard

 

20 letters & card, 1924-1927

 

Spreckels, Anna S.

 

2 letters, 1913 & n.d.

 

Spreckels, Eleanor (Jolliffe)

 

8 letters, 1924-1927 & n.d.

 

T - Miscellany (Single letter)

 

Taber, Louise Eddy, 1890-

 

Letter, Nov.22, 1921

 

Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Association

 

3 letters?, 1915-1927

 

Tevis, Edith

 

49 letters, 1910-1924 & n.d.

 

Tevis, Gordon Blanding

 

20 letters, 1918-1924

 

Tevis, Hugh, 1900-

 

3 letters, 1918-1929

 

Tevis, Lansing

 

11 letters, 1918-1929 & n.d.

 

Tevis, Lloyd, d. 1963

 

2 letters, n.d.

 

Tevis, Mabel (Pacheco), d. .1921

 

7 letters, 1911 & n.d.

 

Tevis, May

 

2 letters, Sept.-Oct., 1928

 

Tevis, Samuel

 

58 letters, 1908-1928 & n.d.

 

Tevis, William Sanders

 

42 letters, 1910-1929 & n.d.

 

Tevis, William Sanders [Jr.]

 

62 letters & 8 cards, 1918-1927

 

Theobald, Annie K.

 

8 letters, 1926-1929

 

Theobald, Beverly W.

 

3 letters, 1926-1927

 

Thompson, Annie

 

98 letters, 1911-1929 & n.d.

 

Thompson, C. L.

 

12 letters, 1918-1926

 

Thompson, Florence

 

4 letters, 1918-1919 & n.d.

 

Thompson, Harry (Box 12)

 

74 letters, 1917-1919

 

Thompson, Harry (Box 13)

 

50 letters, 1920

 

54 letters, 1921

 

41 letters, 1922-1923

 

53 letters and 7 cards, 1924-1929 & n.d.

 

Thompson, Helen G.

 

12 letters, 1918-1921 & n.d.

 

Thompson, Henriette

 

22 letters, 1916-1926

 

Thompson, Joseph

 

110 letters, 1909-1922

 

83 letters & 12 cards, 1923-1929 & n.d.

 

Thompson, Lillie

 

30 letters, 1917-1929 & n.d.

 

Thompson, Stanley

 

10 letters, 1918-1927

 

Thompson, William

 

14 letters & card, 1917-1928

 

Thompson, William Percival

 

16 letters, 1917-1928 & n.d.

 

Tighe, Delia J.

 

29 letters, 1895-1909

 

25 letters, 1914-1922 & n.d.

 

Tobin, Mary Dimond

 

2 letters, n.d.

 

Train, George Francis

 

2 letters, 1911-1921

 

Travelers' Aid Society of California

 

3 letters, 1915-1917

 

Turner, Isabelle

 

2 letters, 1924 & n.d.

 

Turner, J. P.

 

23 letters, 1915-1929

 

Turner, Pauline

 

2 letters, 1917-1918

 

Turner, Thomas

 

3 letters & card, 1920-1928

 

U Miscellany (single letters)

 

U. D. C., Jefferson Davis Chapter

 

card, Sept. 25, 1922

 

United States Junior Naval Reserve

 

card, Apr. 9, 1917

 

Unity School of Christianity

 

letter, booklet, card, Apr. 1920

 

Upshur, George L.

 

invitation, Jan. 1925

 

V Miscellany (single letters)

 

Van Denburgh, Elizabeth D.

 

letter, n.d.

 

Vanduber, N. F.

 

letter, June 22, n.d.

 

Van Eck, A.

 

letter, May 14, 1917

 

Van Landt, Charles A.

 

card, n.d.

 

Verdier, Paul

 

telegram, July 12, 1920

 

Mrs. Wladimir Victoroff

 

invitation, July, 1928

 

Vogelgesang, Ernst

 

post card, Sept. 17, 1914

 

The Vallance Nursery

 

2 letters, Apr. 6-30, 1915

 

Vincent, Maud

 

3 letters, n.d.

 

Vogel, Edna Marie

 

3 letters, 1917-1918 & n.d.

 

W- Miscellany (Single letter)

 

Wright, J. W.

 

Letter, Sept. 20, 1917

 

Younger, Virginia

 

3 letters, 1923 & n.d.

 

Zeile, John

 

2 letters, 1919-1929