Register of the Morris (Bert J.) Collection, 1907-1959

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Register of the Morris (Bert J.) Collection, 1907-1959

Collection number: Mss290

Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections

University Library

University of the Pacific

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  • 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:
Melissa McGann; rev. by Don Walker
Date Completed:
November 1998
Encoded by:
Don Walker
© 1998 University of the Pacific. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Morris (Bert J.) Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1907-1959
Collection number: Mss290
Creator:
Extent: 6.25 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], Morris (Bert J.) Collection, Mss290, Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library

Access Points

personal name

Morris, Bert Jasper (1875-1959)
Blakeman, Edward William (1880-1963)

corporate name

University of the Pacific -History -Sources
University of California, Berkeley -History -Sources
Harvard University -History -Sources
Methodist Church -California -History
Methodist Church -Education -California

subject

Methodists -California -Intellectual life
Methodists -California -Biography
Students -Religious life -University of California, Berkeley
Students -Harvard University -Counseling of
History -Societies, etc. -California
Manuscripts, American -California -History

Biography

Bert Jasper Morris (1875-1959) graduated from Kansas Wesleyan University (1903), received a second A.B. from the University of California (1904), a B.D. from the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley (1906), an A.M. from Harvard University (1907), and a Ph.D. from Boston University (1908). He was Professor of Philosophy and subsequently Acting President at the College of the Pacific in San Jose (1909-1918), spent two years at Harvard University with the Bureau of Vocational Guidance (1918-19), served as the Director of Religious Education and founder of the Wesley Foundation at UC Berkeley (1919-1925), was Religion and Community Editor and columnist with the Pacific Rural Press (1920s-1950s), and, pastored a church in Portola during the 1940s. Upon his retirement, Morris served as the California-Nevada Methodist Annual Conference Historical Society President (1950s).

Scope and Content

The items in Series 1 relate to Morris' life until his retirement in the late 1940s. The series contains correspondence and ephemera relating to his personal life (1907-1947); correspondence, ephemera and publications relating to the College of the Pacific (1909-1918) and to the Bureau of Vocational Guidance at Harvard University (1918-1919); correspondence, ephemera, photographs, reports and students lists of the University of California, Berkeley Wesley Foundation (1919-1925) and a Morris manuscript history of the Foundation, as well as pamphlets of the history of other Wesley Foundations & clippings. The items in Series 2 relate to Morris' presidency of the California-Nevada Annual Conference Historical Society during the 1950s. They consist of: correspondence, ephemera and minutes produced by the Cal-Nev Methodist Historical Society; programs and reports of the California-Nevada Conference of the Methodist Church (1948-49; 1956; 1958); and, books, bulletins, flyers, magazines, periodicals, pamphlets, newspapers and photographs relating to Methodism and to other historical societies in California. Series 3 contains Morris' manuscript drafts and notes for Morris' a history of California and a history of religion in California. Series 4 consists of publications and unpublished materials by Edward Blakeman, a Methodist contemporary of Morris' and a religious educator at various universities.

Container List

 

SERIES I: BJ MORRIS PROFESSIONAL PAPERS

 

BOX 1: PERSONAL CORRESPONDENCE; EPHEMERA, 1907-1947

 

1.1.1-BJM Corresp., 1907

 

1.1.2-BJM Corresp., 1909

 

1.1.3-BJM Corresp., 1910

 

1.1.4-BJM Corresp., January 1911

 

1.1.5-BJM Corresp., February 1911

 

1.1.6-BJM Corresp., March 1911

 

1.1.7-BJM Corresp., April 1911

 

1.1.8-BJM Corresp., May 1911

 

1.1.9-BJM Corresp., June 1911

 

1.1.10-BJM Corresp., July 1911

 

1.1.11-BJM Corresp., August 1911

 

1.1.12-BJM Corresp., September 1911

 

1.1.13-BJM Corresp., October 1911

 

1.1.14-BJM Corresp., November 1911

 

1.1.15-BJM Corresp., December 1911

 

1.1.16-BJM Corresp., n.d. c1911

 

1.1.17-ephemera, 1911

 

1.1.18-misc, n.d. c1911

 

1.1.19-newspaper clippings, 1911

 

1.1.20-BJM Corresp., 1912

 

1.1.21-pamphlet, "The Social Contract" by Bert J. Morris, 1912

 

1.1.22-BJM Corresp., 1915

 

1.1.23-BJM Corresp., 1916

 

1.1.24-ephemera, 1916

 

1.1.25-BJM Corresp., January 1917

 

1.1.26-BJM Corresp., May 1917

 

1.1.27-BJM Corresp., September 1917

 

1.1.28-BJM Corresp., October 1917

 

1.1.29-BJM Corresp., November 1917

 

1.1.30-BJM Corresp., December 1917

 

1.1.31-BJM Corresp., n.d. c1917

 

1.1.32-ephemera, 1917

 

1.1.33-misc, n.d. c1917

 

1.1.34-finances, July-September 1917

 

1.1.35-BJM Corresp., January 1918

 

1.1.36-BJM Corresp., February 1918

 

1.1.37-BJM Corresp., March 1918

 

1.1.38-BJM Corresp., April 1918

 

1.1.39-BJM Corresp., May 1918

 

1.1.40-BJM Corresp., September 1918

 

1.1.41-BJM Corresp., October 1918

 

1.1.42-BJM Corresp., November 1918

 

1.1.43-BJM Corresp., n.d. c1918

 

1.1.44-ephemera, 1918

 

1.1.45-misc, n.d. c1918

 

1.1.46-personal notes, n.d. c1918

 

1.1.47-pamphlet, "A Concept of National Service" by S. Stanwood Menken, 1918

 

1.1.48-misc, n.d. c1910s

 

1.1.49-BJM Corresp., 1932

 

1.1.50-bulletin, "Record-Berkeley Women's Club," December 1937

 

1.1.51-BJM Corresp., 1947

 

BOX 2: PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES, 1910-1925

 

1.2.1-University of the Pacific (a.k.a. College of the Pacific) correspondence, etc., 1910

 

1.2.2-University of the Pacific (a.k.a. College of the Pacific) correspondence, etc., ephemera, 1910

 

1.2.3-University of the Pacific (a.k.a. College of the Pacific) correspondence, etc., 1911

 

1.2.4-University of the Pacific (a.k.a. College of the Pacific) correspondence, etc., ephemera, 1911

 

1.2.5-University of the Pacific (a.k.a. College of the Pacific) correspondence, etc., clippings, 1911

 

1.2.6-University of the Pacific (a.k.a. College of the Pacific) correspondence, etc., personal notes, 1911

 

1.2.7-University of the Pacific (a.k.a. College of the Pacific) correspondence, etc., 1912

 

1.2.8-University of the Pacific (a.k.a. College of the Pacific) correspondence, etc., 1916

 

1.2.9-University of the Pacific (a.k.a. College of the Pacific) correspondence, etc., 1917

 

1.2.10-University of the Pacific (a.k.a. College of the Pacific) correspondence, etc., ephemera, 1917

 

1.2.11-University of the Pacific (a.k.a. College of the Pacific) correspondence, etc., 1918

 

1.2.12-University of the Pacific (a.k.a. College of the Pacific) correspondence, etc., n.d., c1917/1918

 

1.2.13-University of the Pacific (a.k.a. College of the Pacific) correspondence, etc., student list, 1910

 

1.2.14-University of the Pacific (a.k.a. College of the Pacific) correspondence, etc., Faculty Club of COP - constitution, c1911

 

1.2.15-University of the Pacific (a.k.a. College of the Pacific) correspondence, etc.,"The Pacific Weekly," spring 1911

 

1.2.16-University of the Pacific (a.k.a. College of the Pacific) correspondence, etc.,"The Pacific Weekly," spring 1918

 

1.2.17-Bureau of Vocational Guidance, Harvard University: correspondence 1918

 

1.2.18-Bureau of Vocational Guidance, Harvard University:"Employment Opportunities for Handicapped Men in the Coppersmithing Trade," by Bert J. Morris, 1918

 

1.2.19-Bureau of Vocational Guidance, Harvard University:"Employment Opportunities for Handicapped Men in the Optical Goods Industry," by Bert J. Morris, 1919

 

1.2.20-Bureau of Vocational Guidance, Harvard University: booklets (two) by other Red Cross authors

 

a-"The French System for Return to Civilian Life of Crippled and Discharged Soldiers," by John L. Todd, 1918

 

b- "The Development in England of a State System for the Care of the Disabled Soldier," by John Culbert Faries, Ph.D., 1918

 

BOX 3: UC BERKELEY/WESLEY FOUNDATION, 1910s-1940s

 

1.3.1-BJM corresp., 1925

 

1.3.2-BJM corresp., 1929

 

1.3.3-ephemera, 1920s

 

1.3.4-BJM corresp., 1945

 

1.3.5-photographs, Oxford & Bethany Clubs at Trinity Church, Berkeley, 4-23-22

 

1.3.6-do., Y.M.C.A. dinner, n.d. c1920s

 

1.3.7-do., "Reunion Old Trinity College Crowd," c1940-43

 

1.3.8-written by BJM, unpublished articles, April 1922

 

1.3.9-do., sermon (?), "Religion We Need," 6-28-23

 

1.3.10-do., published booklets

 

a-"The Wesley Foundation and Church Leadership," 11-9-22

 

b-"Revivals of Aimee Semple McPherson," revised 1923

 

1.3.11-do., unpublished reports

 

a-"Why Wesley Foundations?" 1925

 

b-"Methodist Students at the University of California," c1920s

 

1.3.12-student lists, "UC Methodist Students by County," 1919-1921

 

1.3.13-do., "Students Attending UC" by state & country, 1919-1924

 

1.3.14-do., UC Foundation Students, 1922

 

1.3.15-do., UC Foundation Students, 1923

 

1.3.16-do., UC Foundation Students, 1924

 

1.3.17-do., UC Foundation Students, 1919-1924 (revised 1936 -- 1st draft)

 

1.3.18-do., UC Foundation Students, 1919-1924 (revised c1936 -- 2nd draft)

 

1.3.19-songs for men, n.d. c1920s

 

1.3.20-Trinity Church Directory, 1916-17

 

1.3.21-brochures & pamphlets, UC Berkeley Wesley Foundation, 1920s

 

1.3.22-do., Univ. of Wisconsin (Madison) W.F., 1910s-1920s

 

1.3.23-do., Univ. of Illinois (Urbana) W.F., 1920s

 

1.3.24-do., State Univ. of Iowa W.F., 1920s

 

1.3.25-do., Univ. of Nebraska W.F., 1920s

 

1.3.26-do., The St. Paul Wesley Foundation, 1920s

 

1.3.27-do., Klamath Falls, Oregon, 1920s

 

1.3.28-Life Service Recruits, c1922-25 [The handwritten notes contained in this folder include lists of names, addresses, and telephone numbers]

 

BOX 4: BJM JOURNALISM, 1920s-1950s

 

1.4.1-published articles, "The Church That is in Thy House," 1926

 

1.4.2-published articles, 1927

 

1.4.3-published articles, n.d. c1926-27

 

1.4.4-published articles, "The Church That is in Thy House"/"The Home Altar," 1927

 

1.4.5-published articles, "The Home Altar," 1927

 

1.4.6-published articles, 1928

 

1.4.7-published articles, 1932

 

1.4.8-published articles, 1949

 

1.4.9-unpublished articles & notes, "The Home Altar," 1949

 

1.4.10-unpublished articles & notes, 1950

 

1.4.11-unpublished articles & notes, 1951

 

1.4.12-unpublished articles & notes, 1952

 

1.4.13-unpublished articles & notes, 1953

 

1.4.14-unpublished articles & notes, 1954

 

1.4.15-unpublished articles & notes, 1955

 

1.4.16-scrapbooks, "The Church That is in Thy House"/"The Home Altar," 1926-28 & 1950s

 

1.4.17-BJM correspondence, 1949

 

1.4.18-BJM correspondence, 1950

 

1.4.19-BJM correspondence, 1951

 

1.4.20-BJM correspondence, 1952

 

1.4.21-BJM correspondence, 1953

 

1.4.22-BJM correspondence, 1954

 

1.4.23-BJM correspondence, 1955

 

1.4.24-newspaper clippings [themes: religion, morals, ethics], 1950-1955

 

SERIES II: CALIFORNIA-NEVADA CONFERENCE HISTORICAL SOCIETY

 

BOX 1: HISTORICAL SOCIETY BUSINESS -- CORRESPONDENCE, 1920-22; 1951-58

 

2.1.1-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., Dr. Owen Coy-president, 1920

 

2.1.2-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., 1922

 

2.1.3-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., BJM-president, 1951

 

2.1.3-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., 1952

 

2.1.4-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., 1953

 

2.1.5-misc., n.d. c1953

 

2.1.6-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., January 1954

 

2.1.7-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., February 1954

 

2.1.8-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., March 1954

 

2.1.9-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., April 1954

 

2.1.10-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., May 1954

 

2.1.11-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., June 1954

 

2.1.12-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., July 1954

 

2.1.13-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., August 1954

 

2.1.14-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., September 1954

 

2.1.15-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., October 1954

 

2.1.16-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., November 1954

 

2.1.17-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., December 1954

 

2.1.18-ephemera, 1954

 

2.1.19-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., January 1955

 

2.1.20-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., February 1955

 

2.1.21-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., March 1955

 

2.1.22-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., April 1955

 

2.1.23-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., May 1955

 

2.1.24-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., June 1955

 

2.1.25-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., July 1955

 

2.1.26-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., August 1955

 

2.1.27-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., September 1955

 

2.1.28-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., October 1955

 

2.1.29-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., December 1955

 

2.1.30-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., n.d. c1955

 

2.1.31-misc., 1955

 

2.1.32-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., January 1956

 

2.1.33-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., March 1956

 

2.1.34-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., April 1956

 

2.1.35-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., May 1956

 

2.1.36-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., July 1956

 

2.1.37-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., August 1956

 

2.1.38-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., November 1956

 

2.1.39-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., December 1956

 

2.1.40-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., n.d. c1956

 

2.1.41-misc., 1956

 

2.1.42-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., January 1957

 

2.1.43-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., March 1957

 

2.1.44-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., May 1957

 

2.1.45-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., June 1957

 

2.1.46-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., July 1957

 

2.1.47-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., August 1957

 

2.1.48-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., October 1957

 

2.1.49-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., n.d. c1957

 

2.1.50-misc., n.d. c1957

 

2.1.51-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., 1958

 

2.1.52-misc., n.d. c1958

 

2.1.53-Methodist Hist. Soc. Business Corresp., n.d. c1950s

 

2.1.54-ephemera, n.d. c1950s

 

BOX 2: METHODIST HISTORICAL SOCIETY BUSINESS -- CORRESPONDENCE, MINUTES, ETC.

 

2.2.1-H.S. correspondence, Fred Busher-president after BJM, 1954-58

 

2.2.2-H.S. correspondence, Don Chase-VP under BJM, 1953-57

 

2.2.3-H.S. correspondence, Leon Loofbourow, 1953-58

 

2.2.4-H.S. correspondence, Bert Morris (son), 1955-56

 

2.2.5-H.S. correspondence, Shirley Sherrill-secretary/treasurer, 1953-57

 

2.2.6-H.S. correspondence, Pearl Sweet-curator Fry Library, UOP, 1952-58

 

2.2.7-H.S. correspondence, Frank Weber-treasurer of Cal-Nev. Conference, 1951-55

 

2.2.8-H.S. correspondence, John Winkley-curator Pacific School of Religion, 1952-58

 

2.2.9-H.S. correspondence, University of the Pacific (a.k.a. College of the Pacific), 1951-56

 

2.2.10-H.S. correspondence, form letters from the Historical Society, 1954-57

 

2.2.11-California Annual Conference minutes, 1849-54

 

2.2.12-Historical Society resolution, 1940

 

2.2.13-H.S. minutes, 1951

 

2.2.14-H.S. minutes, 1952

 

2.2.15-H.S. minutes, 1953

 

2.2.16-H.S. minutes, 1954

 

2.2.17-H.S. minutes, 1955

 

2.2.18-H.S. minutes, 1956

 

2.2.19-H.S. minutes, 1957

 

2.2.20-H.S. minutes, 1958

 

2.2.21-H.S. Methodism Committee, resolution, 1956

 

2.2.22-H.S. Methodism Committee, minutes & agenda, 1956

 

2.2.23-H.S. Methodism Committee, notes, n.d. c1950s

 

2.2.24-H.S. Methodism Committee, correspondence, 1957-58

 

2.2.25-questionnaires, c1910s-20s

 

2.2.26-dues cards, 1935

 

2.2.27-"Showcase of Church History" (event), 4-18-58

 

2.2.28-centennial information, c1950s

 

BOX 3: HISTORICAL SOCIETY BUSINESS ---PUBLICATIONS, PHOTOS, ETC.

 

2.3.1-books, 1920s

 

a-Darwin by Digain Williams, 1922

 

b- Thinking it Through, by Evelyn Riley Nicholson, 1928

 

2.3.2-bulletins, "The Social Questions Bulletin" (9-37; 3-38)

 

2.3.3-do., "Calvary Beacon" (10-21/28, 11-4-56; 6-2-57)

 

2.3.4-do., "PG & E Progress" (11-57; 9-58)

 

2.3.5-do., "Religious Book Club Bulletin," March 1938; "Congressional Record," 1937

 

2.3.6-do., "The Pacific School of Religion Bulletin," December 1953;"The Challenge," 3-25-54; . "Bookmarks," 9-55; "AAUN News," 9-55; "Together: San Francisco Area Edition," May 1957

 

2.3.7-"Conference on World Disarmament and Economic Development," May 5-6, 1956; "The Edwin Brush Series," n.d.; "Joseph Pritchard, Speaker," n.d.

 

2.3.8-magazines, The Overland Monthly, partial, May 1892

 

2.3.9-do., The Californian Illustrated Magazine, partial, December 1892

 

2.3.10-do., Hearthstone: For the Christian Home, October, November, December 1946

 

2.3.11-do., Together (10-56; 5-57)

 

2.3.12-do., The New Age Magazine, February 1954; The New Christian Advocate: Special Issue Pre-Publication, October 1956

 

2.3.13-periodicals list for Pacific Methodist Advocate, volumes 1917-1930s

 

2.3.14-pamphlets, "The Upper Room," multiple separate pages, 1940s

 

2.3.15-"Is Mormonism Changing?" by Edward Laird Mills, 1946; "Week of Prayer and World Fellowship," November 13-19, 1949; "Annual Convocation for Ministers and Laymen," 11-7/8-50; "Because He Rose: From a Sermon by Peter Marshall," 1955

 

2.3.16-newspaper, "California Christian Advocate," 1-10-1878

 

2.3.17-do., "California Christian Advocate," 7-2-1884

 

2.3.18-do., "The Christian Advocate," 1-15-1880

 

2.3.19-do., "The Pony Express," May 1953

 

2.3.20-clippings, re: WWII, 1940s

 

2.3.21-clippings, re: American Historical Association, 1955

 

2.3.22-clippings, re: California Historical Society, c1950s

 

2.3.23-clippings, re: national history/events, c1950s

 

2.3.24-clippings, re: local history/events, c1950s

 

2.3.25-clippings, re: Rough & Ready [in Grass Valley, CA], 1955

 

2.3.26-clippings, re: John Winkley, 1950s

 

2.3.27-clippings, re: religion, c1950s

 

2.3.28-clippings, re: political commentary -- "The National Whirligig," 1957-58

 

2.3.29-clippings, re: misc [NOTE: the newspaper clippings categories were created by BJM]

 

2.3.30-photographs, First Methodist Church, San Francisco, n.d. (two)

 

2.3.31-photographs, group shot of the California Methodist Conference, n.d. c1850s

 

2.3.32-photographs, unidentified, n.d. (two images: 1) two-story white house and 2) four children)

 

2.3.33-scroll, Hebrew

 

BOX 4: CAL-NEV ANNUAL CONFERENCES, 1948-1958

 

2.4.1-Annual California Conference, June 1948

 

2.4.2-California-Nevada Annual Conference, June 1949

 

2.4.3-Cal-Nev Ann. Conf., June 1956, program

 

2.4.4-Cal-Nev Ann. Conf., June 1956, pamphlets, ephemera, and correspondence

 

2.4.5-Cal-Nev Ann. Conf., June 1956, report, "1956 General Conference of the Methodist Church"

 

2.4.6-Cal-Nev Ann. Conf., June 1956, report, "Section Assignments"

 

2.4.7-Cal-Nev Ann. Conf., June 1956, report, "Message to the 1956 Annual Conference - From the Council of Administrators"

 

2.4.8-master calenders, February/April/June 1956

 

2.4.9-list of members by district, n.d. c1957

 

2.4.10-Cal-Nev Ann. Conf., June 1958, program

 

2.4.11-Cal-Nev Ann. Conf., June 1958, pamphlets and flyers

 

2.4.12-Cal-Nev Ann. Conf., June 1958, newspaper articles

 

2.4.13-Cal-Nev Ann. Conf., June 1958, report, "Preliminary Report"

 

2.4.14-Cal-Nev Ann. Conf., June 1958, report, "Annual Report for the Year 1957-1958" (financial)

 

2.4.15-Cal-Nev Ann. Conf., June 1958, report, "Section Assignments"

 

2.4.16-Cal-Nev Ann. Conf., June 1958, report, re: sections within the Conference

 

2.4.17-Cal-Nev Ann. Conf., June 1958, report, "Grade Figure Study"

 

2.4.18-Cal-Nev Ann. Conf., June 1958, report, "Changes in the Plan for Revising the Conference Structure"

 

2.4.19-Cal-Nev Ann. Conf., June 1958, report, "Report on the Standing Rules -- Changes"

 

2.4.20-Cal-Nev Ann. Conf., June 1958, report, "Report of Conference Study Committee"

 

2.4.21-Cal-Nev Ann. Conf., June 1958, report, re: committee members, board members, etc.

 

2.4.22-Cal-Nev Ann. Conf., June 1958, report, re: various committees

 

BOX 5: OTHER HISTORICAL SOCIETIES

 

2.5.1-American Association for State and Local History, leaflet for annual awards, n.d.

 

2.5.2-Association of Methodist Historical Societies publications

 

a-"Association of Methodist Historical Societies," directory of committees and conferences, 1952

 

b-World Parish, October 1954

 

c-World Parish, March 1955

 

d-"The Journal and Letters of Francis Asbury," 1955

 

2.5.3-Calaveras County Historical Society, invitation for pot-luck dinner, 1956

 

2.5.4-State of California, Division of Beaches and Parks

 

a-correspondence, 1953-55

 

b-"California State Park System: Five Year Program, 7-1-55 to 6-30-60," 1-1-55

 

2.5.5-California Historical Society, pamphlet and correspondence, 1943

 

2.5.6-California State Historical Association (CSHA)

 

2.5.7-blue book, "A Partial List of Organizations in California Interested in California History," 1942

 

2.5.8-correspondence, 1943-48

 

2.5.9-pamphlets, leaflets, and ephemera, 1924-1948

 

2.5.10-Conference of California Historical Societies (CCHS)

 

2.5.11-Conference of California Historical Societies (CCHS): 2nd Annual Conference, 1954 (NOTE: before formal organization)

 

2.5.12-Conference of California Historical Societies (CCHS): 1st Annual Conference, 1955

 

2.5.13-Conference of California Historical Societies (CCHS): 2nd Annual Conference, 1956

 

2.5.14-Conference of California Historical Societies (CCHS): 4th Annual Conference, 1958

 

2.5.15-Conference of California Historical Societies (CCHS): newsletters, Vol. I -- March 1955

 

2.5.16-Conference of California Historical Societies (CCHS): do., Vol. II -- June 1956

 

2.5.17-Conference of California Historical Societies (CCHS): do., Vol. III -- September/December 1956 & March 1957

 

2.5.18-Conference of California Historical Societies (CCHS): do., Vol. IV -- September/December 1957 & March/June 1958

 

2.5.19-Conference of California Historical Societies (CCHS) do., Vol. V -- December 1958

 

2.5.20-Conference of California Historical Societies (CCHS): correspondence, 1954-1958

 

2.5.21-Conference of California Historical Societies (CCHS): by-laws, 1954-1957

 

2.5.22-Conference of California Historical Societies (CCHS): list of officers, 1956-1957

 

2.5.23-lists of historical societies in California, 1950s

 

2.5.24-Humboldt County Historical Society, newsletters August & September 1957

 

2.5.25-Jedediah Smith Society

 

a-bulletin, "The Pacific Historian," February, May, & August 1957

 

b-correspondence, 1957-59

 

c-suggested by-laws, n.d.

 

d-ephemera

 

2.5.26-Monterey Peninsula, postcards and brochures, n.d.

 

2.5.27-Organization of American States, Pan-American Union, flyer, n.d.

 

2.5.28-Overland to the Pacific, correspondence, 1955-58

 

2.5.29-do., newsletters and pamphlets, 1958

 

2.5.30-do., newspaper clippings, c1958

 

2.5.31-Pacific Evangelical Association, Inc., "Origin, Purpose, Membership," n.d.

 

2.5.32-San Mateo County Historical Association, journal, October 1954

 

2.5.33-Santa Cruz County, brochure, n.d.

 

2.5.34-Western Jurisdictional Historical Society report of the Committee on Business, 1948 ;The Iliff Reporter, March 1953

 

SERIES III: BJM WRITINGS

 

BOX 1: BJM WRITINGS AND REPORTS

 

3.1.1-church service, 8-21-55

 

3.1.2-Maundy Thursday Service, "Forsaking the Ordinary," April 1957

 

3.1.3-do., "Escape from the Ordinary," n.d. c1950s

 

3.1.4-do., observance address, n.d. c1950s

 

3.1.5-"The Best is Yet to Be," n.d. c1950s

 

3.1.6-"The Joy of New Living," n.d. c1950s

 

3.1.7-MS drafts, "Methodist Student Work at the University of the California," n.d. c1950s

 

3.1.8-do., "John Dewey and His Influence on American Schools," n.d. c1950s

 

3.1.9-play, "John Dewey and Jahweh," by Robert E. Fitch, n.d. c1950s

 

3.1.10-report, "History of the Archives of the Conference Historical Society," 1955

 

3.1.11-do., "History of the California Annual Conference Historical Society," n.d. c1950s

 

3.1.12-do., "Methodist Archives of the College of the Pacific," n.d. c1950s

 

3.1.13-do., "Methodist Students at the University of California," by Harry W. Platz, n.d. c1950s

 

BOX 2: WESLEY FOUNDATION HISTORY -- BUSINESS & MS DRAFTS, 1950s

 

3.2.1-correspondence, 1954

 

3.2.2-do., 1957

 

3.2.3-do., 1958

 

3.2.4-do., 1959

 

3.2.5-do., n.d. 1950s

 

3.2.6-do., address notes

 

3.2.7-ephemera, 1955

 

3.2.8-pamphlets, re: Wesley Foundation, 1950s

 

a-"Standard Wesley Foundations," n.d.

 

b-"Defining the Methodist Student Movement," n.d.

 

c-"The Process of Accrediting Standard Wesley Foundations," n.d.

 

d- "The Philosophy of College and Univ. Religious Work of the Methodist Church," 1956

 

e-"Manual of Finance," 1958

 

3.2.9-articles, re: Wesley Foundation, 1950s

 

a-"Wesley Foundations: Challenge of the Campus," Together, May 1957

 

b- "Wesley Foundation Work in Hawaii," Methodism in Alaska and Hawaii, by W. Vernon Middleton, 1958

 

c-article on Reno, Nevada

 

3.2.10-pamphlet, "Religion at Michigan," 1957-58

 

3.2.11-photographs (three)

 

a-Robert G. Bernrenter, 1955

 

b-BJM, 1957 (2 copies)

 

c-group shot taken at Trinity reunion, 1957

 

3.2.12-photostat copy, picture of BJM from 1921

 

3.2.13-do., "Articles of Incorporation of the W.F. at UC Berkeley", dated 3-9-25

 

3.2.14-Wesley Foundation students, list 1919-1921, addressed revised c1957

 

3.2.15-do., general notes, c1950s

 

3.2.16-do., newspaper clipping, 11-3-57

 

3.2.17-do., Arda Alden Green resume

 

3.2.18-Wesley Foundation History -- MS drafts: MS draft (complete), "How the Wesley Foundation was Established at the University of California" [All work done on this MS in the late-1950s]

 

3.2.19-Wesley Foundation History -- MS drafts: MS drafts (chapter), "Forward"

 

3.2.20-Wesley Foundation History -- MS drafts: do., "Early but Slow Beginnings"

 

3.2.21-Wesley Foundation History -- MS drafts: do., "Henry Pressfield: First Methodist Student Worker"

 

3.2.22-Wesley Foundation History -- MS drafts: do., "Gail Cleland"

 

3.2.23-Wesley Foundation History -- MS drafts: do., "The Student Work During War Days"

 

3.2.24-Wesley Foundation History -- MS drafts: do., "Student Work 1917-1919"

 

3.2.25-Wesley Foundation History -- MS drafts: do., "Six Years of Student Work at the University of California, October 1919 to September 1925, and Thirty-Two Years After, 1957"

 

3.2.26-Wesley Foundation History -- MS drafts: do., "Conference Year 1925-1926"

 

3.2.27-Wesley Foundation History -- MS drafts: do., misc. (undetermined chapters)

 

3.2.28-Wesley Foundation History -- MS drafts: MS notes, misc./general

 

BOX 3: HISTORY OF CALIFORNIA MS DRAFTS [The working title of this MS is unknown. It consisted of a narrative which includes a geographical and expansionist history of the state of California. There is no record of BJM's order for the chapters (except for the first four Calif. MS drafts with asterisks (*) by the titles), therefore all drafts and notes are grouped by subject matter. All labels given to the folders are those provided by BJM. The assumed dates for these drafts and notes is c1956-1959.]

 

3.3.1-Calif. MS drafts, "The First Glimpses of California"

 

3.3.2-do., "Francis Drake"

 

3.3.3-do., "Gali, Unamuno, Cermaño"

 

3.3.4-do., "Sebastian Vizcaino"

 

3.3.5-do., "Cortés the Master Adventurer"

 

3.3.6-do., "California Conquistadores"

 

3.3.7-do., "The White Man Finds California"

 

3.3.8-do., "Discovery of Monterey Bay"

 

3.3.9-do., "Ancestors of the American Indians"

 

3.3.10-do., re: Indian settlements in California

 

3.3.11-do., re: Americans in pioneer California

 

3.3.12-do., "California Land Grants"

 

3.3.13-do., "The Land and its Climate"

 

3.3.14-do., "California Soils"

 

3.3.15-do., "Conclusion"

 

BOX 4: "RELIGION IN CALIFORNIA" MS DRAFTS [NOTE: The working title for this MS is assumed to be "Religion in California." There is no record of BJM's order for the chapters, therefore all drafts and notes are grouped by subject matter. All labels given to the folders are those provided by BJM. The assumed dates for these drafts and notes is c1956-1959]

 

3.4.1-Religion in Calif. MS drafts, "How Methodism was First Planted in California"

 

3.4.2-Religion in Calif. MS drafts, "Methodists found Pacific Grove"

 

3.4.3-Religion in Calif. MS drafts, "The First California Methodist Pioneers"

 

3.4.4-Religion in Calif. MS drafts, "Twelve Methodist Lay Apostles of Pioneer California"

 

3.4.5-Religion in Calif. MS drafts, re: Methodism in early California

 

3.4.6-Religion in Calif. MS drafts, re: Southern Methodists

 

3.4.7-Religion in Calif. MS drafts, "Protestant Beginnings in San Francisco"

 

3.4.8-Religion in Calif. MS drafts, "Protestant Beginnings in Southern Alameda County"

 

3.4.9-Religion in Calif. MS drafts, "Protestantism in Plumas County"

 

3.4.10-Religion in Calif. MS drafts, "Planting Protestantism in Santa Clara County" [NOTE: Earlier drafts of this chapter, in order of most recent to oldest, are: "Planting Protestantism in Santa Clara and Santa Cruz Counties" and "Protestant Beginnings in Santa Clara County."]

 

3.4.11-Religion in Calif. MS drafts, "Adna A. Hecox: The First Protestant Apostle of California"

 

3.4.12-Religion in Calif. MS drafts, "Presbyterians and Congregationalists"

 

3.4.13-Religion in Calif. MS drafts, re: Presbyterians

 

3.4.14-Religion in Calif. MS drafts, re: Congregationalists & Episcopalians

 

3.4.15-Religion in Calif. MS drafts, re: Mormons

 

3.4.16-Religion in Calif. MS drafts, re: Catholics

 

3.4.17-Religion in Calif. MS drafts, re: Baptists

 

3.4.18-Religion in Calif. MS drafts, re: denominational survey

 

3.4.19-Religion in Calif. MS drafts, re: Contra Costa County

 

3.4.20-Religion in Calif. MS drafts, re: misc. (unidentifiable chapters)

 

BOX 5: MS NOTES -- PEOPLE AND PLACES

 

3.5.1-MS notes: people, Elihu Anthony

 

3.5.2-MS notes: people, Joseph Aram

 

3.5.3-MS notes: people, Dr. Frank K. Baker

 

3.5.4-MS notes: people, J.M. Buffington

 

3.5.5-MS notes: people, William Campbell

 

3.5.6-MS notes: people, Nathan Coombs

 

3.5.7-MS notes: people, John Crandall

 

3.5.8-MS notes: people, Dr. William G. Deal

 

3.5.9-MS notes: people, Howard Derby

 

3.5.10-MS notes: people, Adna A. Hecox

 

3.5.11-MS notes: people, Craven P. Hester (Judge)

 

3.5.12-MS notes: people, Jacob D. Hoppe

 

3.5.13-MS notes: people, Rockwell D. Hunt

 

3.5.14-MS notes: people, Simeon D. Hutsinpillar

 

3.5.15-MS notes: people, Henry Jones

 

3.5.16-MS notes: people, Jason Lee

 

3.5.17-MS notes: people, Annis Merrill

 

3.5.18-MS notes: people, Isaac Owen

 

3.5.19-MS notes: people, Jedediah S. Smith

 

3.5.20-MS notes: people, William Taylor

 

3.5.21-MS notes: people, John Trubody

 

3.5.22-MS notes: people, John Wesley

 

3.5.23-MS notes: people, list of multiple people

 

3.5.24-MS notes: people, presiding Bishops of the California Conference, 1849-1954

 

3.5.25-MS notes: people, Indians

 

3.5.26-MS notes: people, "First Foreigners: Americans, British, etc."

 

3.5.27-MS notes: people, notes relating to the Calif. MS draft re: Americans in pioneer California

 

3.5.28-MS notes: places, Alameda County

 

3.5.29-MS notes: places, Coloma

 

3.5.30-MS notes: places, El Dorado County

 

3.5.31-MS notes: places, Haggin Museum, Stockton

 

3.5.32-MS notes: places, Hawaii

 

3.5.33-MS notes: places, Hayward

 

3.5.34-MS notes: places, Mokeulmne Hill

 

3.5.35-MS notes: places, Pacific Grove

 

3.5.36-MS notes: places, Plumas County

 

3.5.37-MS notes: places, Redwood City

 

3.5.38-MS notes: places, Santa Clara

 

3.5.39-MS notes: places, Santa Cruz

 

3.5.40-MS notes: places, Spain

 

3.5.41-MS notes: places, Yosemite Valley

 

3.5.42-MS notes: places, re: California place name origins

 

3.5.43-MS notes: places, re: gardens

 

3.5.44-MS notes: misc., outline of MS contents

 

3.5.45-MS notes: misc., references

 

3.5.46-MS notes: misc., re: customs of early California

 

3.5.47-MS notes: misc., Biblical passages

 

3.5.48-MS notes: misc., from various articles

 

3.5.49-MS notes: misc., from The Long Interlude by Cleland

 

3.5.50-MS notes: misc., from Hakluyt's Voyages by A.S. Mott

 

3.5.51-MS notes: misc., from The Pacific Methodist Advocate

 

3.5.52-MS notes: misc., pastor calls

 

3.5.53-MS notes: misc., note cards

 

BOX 6: MS NOTES -- CHURCHES, DENOMINATIONS, AND MISC.

 

3.6.1-MS notes: churches, Powell Street Church, San Francisco

 

3.6.2-MS notes: churches, copy of deed to the first Methodist Episcopal church in California, San Francisco, 1850

 

3.6.3-MS notes: churches, Pittsburgh, California

 

3.6.4-MS notes: churches, First Methodist Episcopal Church, San Jose

 

3.6.5-MS notes: churches, Webster Street Church, San Jose

 

3.6.6-MS notes: churches, Santa Clara Methodist Episcopal Church

 

3.6.7-MS notes: churches, Fremont Methodist Church

 

3.6.8-MS notes: churches, Methodist Episcopal Church of Saratoga

 

3.6.9-MS notes: churches, Los Gatos Methodist Episcopal Church

 

3.6.10-MS notes: churches, Norwegian-Danish Church, Oakland

 

3.6.11-MS notes: churches, Pacific Japanese Mission

 

3.6.12-MS notes: churches, California missions

 

3.6.13-MS notes: denominations, Methodists

 

3.6.14-MS notes: denominations, early Methodists in California

 

3.6.15-MS notes: denominations, copied articles re: Methodism

 

3.6.16-MS notes: denominations, Methodism in state colleges and universities

 

3.6.17-MS notes: denominations, corresp. relating to the Meth. MS draft "How Methodism was First Planted in California"

 

3.6.18-MS notes: denominations, Methodist Episcopal Church, South

 

3.6.19-MS notes: denominations, the German Church

 

3.6.20-MS notes: denominations, Presbyterians

 

3.6.21-MS notes: miscellany [These notes address the following recurring topics: Methodism, UC Berkeley, Wesley Foundations, UOP/COP, and California history among others], "1915"

 

3.6.22-MS notes: miscellany [These notes address the following recurring topics: Methodism, UC Berkeley, Wesley Foundations, UOP/COP, and California history among others], "1916"

 

3.6.23-MS notes: miscellany [These notes address the following recurring topics: Methodism, UC Berkeley, Wesley Foundations, UOP/COP, and California history among others], "1917"

 

3.6.24-MS notes: miscellany [These notes address the following recurring topics: Methodism, UC Berkeley, Wesley Foundations, UOP/COP, and California history among others], "1918"

 

3.6.25-MS notes: miscellany [These notes address the following recurring topics: Methodism, UC Berkeley, Wesley Foundations, UOP/COP, and California history among others], "1919"

 

3.6.26-MS notes: miscellany [These notes address the following recurring topics: Methodism, UC Berkeley, Wesley Foundations, UOP/COP, and California history among others], "1920"

 

3.6.27-MS notes: miscellany [These notes address the following recurring topics: Methodism, UC Berkeley, Wesley Foundations, UOP/COP, and California history among others], "1921"

 

3.6.28-MS notes: miscellany [These notes address the following recurring topics: Methodism, UC Berkeley, Wesley Foundations, UOP/COP, and California history among others], "1922"

 

3.6.29-MS notes: miscellany [These notes address the following recurring topics: Methodism, UC Berkeley, Wesley Foundations, UOP/COP, and California history among others], "1923"

 

3.6.30-MS notes: miscellany [These notes address the following recurring topics: Methodism, UC Berkeley, Wesley Foundations, UOP/COP, and California history among others], "1924"

 

3.6.31-MS notes: miscellany [These notes address the following recurring topics: Methodism, UC Berkeley, Wesley Foundations, UOP/COP, and California history among others], "1925"

 

3.6.32-MS notes: miscellany [These notes address the following recurring topics: Methodism, UC Berkeley, Wesley Foundations, UOP/COP, and California history among others], "Missionaries"

 

3.6.33-MS notes: miscellany [These notes address the following recurring topics: Methodism, UC Berkeley, Wesley Foundations, UOP/COP, and California history among others], "W.F. [Wesley Foundation] Commissions"

 

3.6.34-MS notes: miscellany [These notes address the following recurring topics: Methodism, UC Berkeley, Wesley Foundations, UOP/COP, and California history among others], "Students"

 

SERIES IV: WRITINGS OF EDWARD BLAKEMAN

 

BOX 1: COLLECTION OF EDWARD BLAKEMAN MATERIAL, 1920S-1950s [Edward Blakeman (1880-1963) took over the position of Director of the Wesley Foundation at UC Berkeley after BJM left the university (1926). He wrote many articles on religious education when he served as a faculty member of the University of Michigan (1931-48) as the Counselor in Religious Education and as the Director in Religious Affairs.]

 

4.1.1-biographical statistics

 

4.1.2-correspondence with BJM, 1957

 

4.1.3-BJM's notes on Blakeman's writings

 

4.1.4-misc

 

4.1.5-Blakeman Publications: "A University Program in Religion" reprinted from Christian Education (December 1929)

 

4.1.6-Blakeman Publications: 1930s

 

a-"Religion at State Universities," reprinted from Religious Education (April 1930)

 

b-"Education for Renewal," reprinted from Religious Education (January 1931)

 

c-"Religious Counseling at a State University," reprinted from Education (January 1939)

 

d-"Some Reasons for Enthusiasm about the Bible as Current Literature, " The Church School Journal (March 1939)

 

e-"How Predict Freshman Success?" reprinted from Christian Education (June 1939)

 

f-"Transitional Behavior," reprinted from Religious Education (April-June 1939)

 

4.1.7-Blakeman Publications: 1940s

 

a-"Developing an Indigenous Religious Program in a State University," reprinted from Religious Education (April-June 1941)

 

b-"Religious Education: Twelve Areas to be Explored by those Anticipating the Released Time Form of Week-Day Religious Education Parallel to the Public Schools" (October 1942) [2 copies]

 

c-"Evangelism and Education," Michigan Christian Advocate (12-17-42)

 

d- "Evangelism and Education" (March 1943)

 

e-"University of Michigan Counselor in Religious Education" (6-15-46)

 

f- "Religion at the College Level: A Symposium," reprinted from Religious Education (March-April 1947)

 

g-"A Realistic View of Religion in State Universities," reprinted from Religious Education (1948)

 

4.1.8-Blakeman Publications: "Curricular Religion in our State Universities," reprinted from Religious Education (July-August 1953)

 

4.1.9-Blakeman Publications: n.d.

 

a-"Steps in the Religious Counseling of Students," reprinted from Christian Education

 

b-"A Pastor in Modern Life," reprinted from Methodist Review, January

 

4.1.10-Blakeman unpublished writings, re: WWII, 1943-1945

 

a-"Religion and the Post-War World," 12-24-43

 

b-"Post-War Problems of Religion: That Returning Veteran and His Faith," 11-3-44

 

c- "Post-War Religion: New Work for Old Faith," 11-10-44

 

d- "Religion and the Atomic Bomb, Part I," 8-22-45

 

e- "Religion and the Atomic Bomb, Part II," 8-29-45

 

f- "Religion and the Atomic Bomb, Part III," 9-5-45

 

4.1.11-Blakeman unpublished writings: "Public Schools and Religion" series, c1945

 

a-Part I, 9-19-45

 

b-Part II, 9-26-45

 

c-Part III, 10-3-45

 

d-Part IV, n.d.

 

e-Part V, n.d.

 

f-Part VI, 10-17-45

 

g-Part VII, "Basic Wishes," n.d.

 

h-Part VIII, "The Function of the Ideal," n.d.

 

i-"Public Schools and Religion," n.d.

 

4.1.12-Blakeman unpublished writings: "Religion in Review" series, 1946

 

a-March 1, 1946

 

b-March 8, 1946

 

c-March 15, 1946

 

d-March 29, 1946

 

e-April 5, 1946

 

f-April 12, 1946

 

g-April 19, 1946

 

h-April 26, 1946

 

i-May 3, 1946

 

j-"The life of the world is torn . . .," n.d.

 

k-"Conviction is one of the greatest . . .," n.d.

 

l-"The relation of atomic energy . . .," n.d.

 

4.1.13-Blakeman unpublished writings: "Religion for Youth" series, c1947

 

a-"Basic Wishes," n.d.

 

b- "Educational Objectives," n.d.

 

c-"Entry into Youthhood," n.d.

 

d-"Habit Formation," n.d.

 

e-"The Idea of God," n.d.

 

f-"The Measurement of Purpose," n.d.

 

g-"Muhammadan Faith," n.d.

 

h-"Religion in Practice," n.d.

 

i-"Religion in the Home," n.d.

 

j-"Our Junior High School Youth," n.d.

 

k- "What Religion Is," n.d.

 

4.1.14-Blakeman unpublished writings: misc., c1940s

 

a-"Breaking Down Religious Prejudices," n.d.

 

b- "Central Values," n.d.

 

c- "Characteristics of Childhood and Youth," n.d.

 

d- "A Counselor's Problem," n.d.

 

e-"The Function of the Ideal," n.d.

 

f-"A Therapy for World Disorder," n.d.

 

4.1.15-Blakeman unpublished writings: "A Suggested Bibliography on the Religious Counseling of Youth," 1947