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SERIES ONE: PERSONAL PAPERS

 

BOX 1: PAPERS of HERMAN BENDEL; HIS WIFE, CORNELIA; THEIR SONS, CORNELIUS & ROLAND BENDEL--DIARIES (1900-1919)

 

1.1.1-Herman Bendel Civil War service: "My Experience in Missouri during the crisis" [raised a company of German volunteers for Union Army--Co. "C," 2d Missouri Vols. which was active in the St. Louis area in 1861 and at Wilson's Creek; wounded & mustered out, 1862]

 

1.1.2-Herman & Cornelia Bendel--Papers

 

1.1.3-"Cornelius Stockmar Bendel, No. 4196, Class of 1903, Died March 28, 1964..." [memoir prepared by Jacob W.S. Wuest]

 

1.1.4-Bendel Estate acct. bk. [later used by Roland Bendel], 1912-46

 

1.1.5-19th c. family photographs

 

1.1.6-Roland Bendel's Early Diaries, 1900

 

1.1.7-Roland Bendel's Early Diaries, 1/1/01---7/21/01

 

1.1.8-Roland Bendel's Early Diaries, 1/1/03---7/20/03

 

1.1.9-Roland Bendel's Early Diaries, 1/1/04---7/20/04

 

1.1.10-Roland Bendel's Early Diaries, 1/1/05---7/21/05

 

1.1.11-Roland Bendel's Early Diaries, 1906

 

1.1.12-Roland Bendel's Early Diaries, 1908

 

1.1.13-Roland Bendel's Early Diaries, 1909

 

1.1.14-Roland Bendel's Early Diaries, 1910

 

1.1.15-Roland Bendel's Early Diaries, 1911

 

1.1.16-Roland Bendel's Early Diaries, 1912

 

1.1.17-Roland Bendel's Early Diaries, 1913

 

1.1.18-Roland Bendel's Early Diaries, 1914

 

1.1.19-Roland Bendel's Early Diaries, 1915

 

1.1.20-Roland Bendel's Early Diaries, 5/15/18---8/15/18

 

1.1.21-Roland Bendel's Early Diaries, 1919

 

1.1.22-Other materials pertaining to early life of Roland Bendel :Notes & sketches [chiefly of ships], n.d.

 

1.1.23-Other materials pertaining to early life of Roland Bendel : Datebook, 10/11- 12/12

 

1.1.23-Other materials pertaining to early life of Roland Bendel:Correspondence, 3/18 ["Temporary Diary"]

 

BOX 2: ROLAND BENDEL--MATERIAL PERTAINING TO HIS NAVAL CAREER

 

1.2.1-Stevens Institute of Technology/USNRF Marine Engineering Course--Coursework, handouts, class outlines, etc. (1918)

 

1.2.2-Roland Bendel Sr.--Misc. seaman's papers, 1917-20

 

1.2.3-Roland Bendel Log Books of voyages : S.S. "Sierra," 9/7/06---2/1/07 [SF to Sydney via Honolulu & Pago Pago]

 

1.2.4-Roland Bendel Log Books of voyages : S.S. "Alameda," 2/6/08---8/12/08 [SF to Honolulu]

 

1.2.5-Roland Bendel Log Books of voyages : U.S.S. "Radnor," 11/27/18---3/4/19 [Philadelphia to Paris & return; training voyage as naval engineer, duties incl.: supervising general repairs to machinery; operating pumps & water tender; operating blower, evaporator, ice plant; operating ship's engines]

 

BOX 3: ROLAND BENDEL--DIARIES, 1945-1959

 

1.3.1-1945

 

1.3.2-1946

 

1.3.3-1947

 

1.3.4-1948

 

1.3.5-1949

 

1.3.6-1950

 

1.3.7-1951

 

1.3.8-1952

 

1.3.9-1953

 

1.3.10-1954

 

1.3.11-1955

 

1.3.12-1956

 

1.3.13-1957

 

1.3.14-1958

 

1.3.15-1959

 

BOX 4: ROLAND BENDEL--LATE DIARIES, 1960-1965; OTHER PAPERS

 

1.4.1-Roland Bendel Late Diaries : 1960

 

1.4.2-Roland Bendel Late Diaries : 1961

 

1.4.3-Roland Bendel Late Diaries : 1963

 

1.4.4-Roland Bendel Late Diaries : 1964

 

1.4.5-Roland Bendel Late Diaries : 1965

 

1.4.6-Roland Bendel Date Books : Sep 1960---Jan 1962

 

1.4.7-Roland Bendel Date Books : Sep 1961---Jan 1963

 

1.4.8-Roland Bendel Date Books : 1965

 

1.4.9-Roland Bendel Misc. Papers : Acct. bk., 1921-48

 

1.4.10-Do., 1923-54

 

1.4.11-Roland Bendel Misc. Papers : US tax returns & related corresp., 1945-48

 

1.4.12-Roland Bendel Misc. Papers : Roster of Sequoia Lodge No. 349, F. & A. M., 1962

 

1.4.13-Roland Bendel Misc. Papers : Class of 1913 Fiftieth Reunion Program & Roster, University of California, 1963

 

1.4.14-Roland Bendel Misc. Papers : Clippings

 

1.4.15-Roland Bendel Misc. Papers : Clippings [chiefly about USS "Oriskany" c1955]

 

1.4.16-Roland Bendel Misc. Papers : Membership cards & pin

 

a-International Assn. of Machinists

 

b-Washington Township Historical Society

 

c-The American Legion

 

d-Acacia Ritual Masonic cards

 

1.4.17-Roland Bendel Misc. Papers : Draft registration, 1917

 

1.4.18-Roland Bendel Misc. Papers : California Brick Co. Plant Handbook, c1915-38

 

1.4.19-Roland Bendel Sr.--Misc. personal papers

 

1.4.20-Roland Bendel Misc. Papers : Photos--US Navy Reserves (1944)

 

BOX 5: EARLY PAPERS OF WINIFRED HANDLEY BENDEL

 

1.5.1-Biography

 

1.5.2-Winifred Bendel Writings :"Observer" columns from Niles Weekly Register (1922)

 

1.5.3-Winifred Bendel Writings : Misc. creative writing

 

1.5.4-Winifred Bendel Writings :"Yellow Fang: A Melodrama of the Sea"

 

1.5.5-Winifred Bendel Writings :"Preparedness" [silent movie script; author identified by pseud. "Johanna Cellarium"]

 

1.5.6-Winifred Bendel Writings : Playlet on PTA (1937)

 

1.5.7-Winifred Bendel Correspondence :Misc. English [Handley] relatives, 1913-44

 

1.5.8-Winifred Bendel Correspondence :Roland Bendel, 1916-19

 

1.5.9-Winifred Bendel Correspondence :Father Handley, 1919

 

1.5.10-Winifred Bendel Correspondence :Brother Handley, 1919

 

1.5.11-Winifred Bendel Correspondence :Kathleen Norris, c1922

 

1.5.12-Winifred Bendel Correspondence :Uncle Wm. Kettlewell, S. Mateo, 1927-34

 

1.5.13-Winifred Bendel Correspondence :Shinn Family corresp., 1913-40

 

1.5.14-Clippings :Bendel family activities, 1920s-30s

 

1.5.15-Unidentified diary of a woman working as a vaudeville actress [dated 1928 in pencil inside cover, but probably 1929; much of the latter part of year spent in southern Calif.]

 

BOX 6: WINIFRED HANDLEY BENDEL FAMILY LIFE & COMMUNITY ACTIVITY

 

1.6.1-Winifred H. Bendel--U C Extension Coursework in Accounting (1944)

 

1.6.2-Winifred H. Bendel--"The USDA Plan of Home Food Production" (1944)

 

1.6.3-Winifred H. Bendel--Economics XB Coursework, Handouts, Papers

 

1.6.4-Winifred H. Bendel--UC Extension Coursework in English Comp.

 

1.6.5-1953 ["Hallmark Date Book," blue paper covers]

 

1.6.6-1955 [maroon embossed in gold w/ "diary" on cover]

 

1.6.7-1956 ["Daily Reminder," red, water-damaged]

 

1.6.8-1957 ["Daily Reminder," red, smaller than above]

 

1.6.9-1958 ["New Amsterdam Casualty Company," black, spiral-bound]

 

1.6.10-1959 ["Hallmark Date Book," gray paper covers]

 

1.6.11-California Federation of Women's Clubs

 

1.6.12-Country Club of Washington Township

 

1.6.13-Conf. Calif. Historical Societies (1955)

 

1.6.14-Winifred H. Bendel Correspondence :Mr. & Mrs. Robert Gordon Sproul, 1944-63

 

1.6.15-Winifred H. Bendel Correspondence :Misc. before 1959

 

1.6.16-Winifred H. Bendel Correspondence :1959

 

1.6.17-Winifred H. Bendel Correspondence :1960s

 

1.6.18-Clippings on WHB activities, 1929-61

 

1.6.19-WHB activities---Misc. Scraps

 

1.6.20-Misc. Clippings

 

1.6.21-Photos of WB & Family

 

BOX 7: WINIFRED HANDLEY BENDEL POLITICAL ACTIVITIES

 

1.7.1-Washington Township Study Group, 1955

 

1.7.2-WB--lst Fremont City Council race, 1956

 

1.7.3-WB--City Council corresp., 1956-59

 

1.7.4-WB corresp. on Fremont political issues, 1950s

 

1.7.5-Do., 1959

 

1.7.6-Do., 1960s

 

1.7.7-Speeches, 1955-

 

1.7.8-League of California Cities Conference, 1957

 

1.7.9-Alameda County Mayors' Conference, 1958

 

1.7.10-Notes

 

1.7.11-Misc. right-wing political propaganda, 1950s

 

1.7.12-Political views

 

1.7.13-Speech or letter drafts

 

1.7.14-Fremont political issues, 1962

 

1.7.15-Fremont political issues--Campaign material, 1965

 

1.7.16-lst Fremont City Council meeting, 10th anniv. reenactment, 1966

 

1.7.17-Fremont political issues--Campaign material, 1966

 

BOX 8: WINIFRED HANDLEY BENDEL RECALL ELECTION, 1959

 

1.8.1-City Manager firing--Corresp. (1958)

 

1.8.2-Do.--Clippings (1958)

 

1.8.3-Petition protesting City Manager firing (1958) [sample]

 

1.8.4-Recall background, April 1958--Clippings

 

1.8.5-Recall moves, Aug/Sep 1958--Clippings

 

1.8.6-Recall, Oct/Nov 1958--Clippings

 

1.8.7-Recall, Dec 1958--Clippings

 

1.8.8-Recall, Jan 1959--Clippings

 

1.8.9-Recall, Feb 1959--Clippings

 

1.8.10-Bendel Recall Speeches (1958-59)

 

1.8.11-WB Recall--Corresp. (1959)

 

1.8.12-Anti-Bendel campaign materials (1959)

 

1.8.13-Pro-Bendel campaign materials (1959)

 

1.8.14-List of Bendel supporters (1959)

 

1.8.15-Information for campaign workers (1959)

 

BOX 9: CHILDREN OF ROLAND & WINIFRED H. BENDEL

 

1.9.1-WINIFRED BENDEL LOMBARDI : Juvenilia

 

1.9.2-WINIFRED BENDEL LOMBARDI : Clippings

 

1.9.3-WINIFRED BENDEL LOMBARDI : WBL, Honolulu, to WB, 1958

 

1.9.4-WINIFRED BENDEL LOMBARDI : Do., 1959

 

1.9.5-WINIFRED BENDEL LOMBARDI : Do., 1960

 

1.9.6-WINIFRED BENDEL LOMBARDI : Do., 1961

 

1.9.7-WINIFRED BENDEL LOMBARDI : Do., 1962

 

1.9.8-WINIFRED BENDEL LOMBARDI : Do., 1963

 

1.9.9-WINIFRED BENDEL LOMBARDI : Frank Lombardi--Clippings

 

1.9.10-WINIFRED BENDEL LOMBARDI : Clippings on Hawaii, 1958-62

 

1.9.11-ROLAND M. BENDEL, JR. : Juvenilia

 

1.9.12-ROLAND M. BENDEL, JR. : Memoir of scouting trip, c1932 (1940).

 

1.9.13-ROLAND M. BENDEL, JR. : Correspondence (1944-48)

 

1.9.14-ROLAND M. BENDEL, JR. : Misc. personal papers

 

1.9.15-ROLAND M. BENDEL, JR. : US Naval Academy papers

 

a-US Naval Academy Baccalaureate Service, 1947

 

b-list of officers incl. Ensign Bendel, 1950

 

c-photograph of 2 naval officers

 

d-correspondence

 

e-press release re graduation, 1948

 

f-Academy grades

 

1.9.16-ROLAND M. BENDEL, JR. : Flight training papers (1950)

 

1.9.17-ROLAND M. BENDEL, JR. : Wedding clippings (1952)

 

SERIES TWO: WINIFRED BENDEL, EAST BAY HISTORIAN

 

BOX 1: MATERIALS PERTAINING TO "A HISTORY OF WASHINGTON TWP."

 

2.1.1-"A History of Washington Township," drafts

 

2.1.2-"A History of Washington Township," additions to 1904 version

 

2.1.3-Washington Township photographs

 

2.1.4-Lists of owners of historic homes

 

2.1.5-Correspondence (1949-50)

 

2.1.6-Instructions to printer

 

2.1.7-Clippings (1949-50)

 

2.1.8-Material not used

 

2.1.9-NOTES : Alvarado

 

2.1.10-NOTES : Centerville

 

2.1.11-NOTES : Decoto

 

2.1.12-NOTES : Irvington

 

2.1.13-NOTES : Mission San Jose

 

2.1.14-NOTES : Newark

 

2.1.15-NOTES : Niles

 

2.1.16-NOTES : Warm Springs

 

BOX 2: MISC. LOCAL HISTORY NOTES, WRITINGS & CLIPPINGS

 

2.2.1-Washington Township Women's Club Magazine (1899)

 

2.2.2-Washington Township Women's Club essays (c1900)

 

2.2.3-Washington Twp. Alameda Co. Centennial Celebration record book, Centerville (1953)

 

2.2.4-WB local history corresp.

 

2.2.5-Oakland Chamber of Commerce. "Washington Township: Its growth & development" (1955)

 

2.2.6-Washington Twp. Historical Society--History & Clippings

 

2.2.7-FREMONT :"Report of planning policies adopted by Washington Township Study Group" (1955)

 

2.2.8-FREMONT : Fremont City boundaries--Physical description

 

2.2.9-FREMONT : WB. "We build a city" (1956) [story of Fremont's creation]

 

2.2.10-FREMONT : Fremont Chamber of Commerce. "Important Facts on Fremont" (1956)

 

2.2.11-FREMONT : Do. "Fremont Shopper's Guide & Business Directory" (c1957)

 

2.2.12-FREMONT : Stanley Weir. "Separate efforts--similar goals & results: A Study of the New Public City of Fremont..." (1965)

 

2.2.13-Arthur T. Biddle. "By tunnels, trestles & trees" (n.d.) [typescript history of narrow gauge railroads in Calif. & Nevada by Newark author]

 

2.2.14-Articles on California Mormon history from The Improvement Era (1951)

 

SERIES THREE: CITY of FREMONT: POLITICS & GOVT., 1955-65

 

BOX 1: CITY OF FREMONT--BUDGETS & ORDINANCES

 

3.1.1-BUDGETS : Proposed Budgets, 1956-57; 1958-59

 

3.1.2-BUDGETS : 1957-58

 

3.1.3-BUDGETS : Recommended, 1958-59

 

3.1.4-BUDGETS : 1958-59

 

3.1.5-BUDGETS : 1959-60

 

3.1.6-BUDGETS : 1960-61

 

3.1.7-BUDGETS : Recommended, 1961-62

 

3.1.8-BUDGETS : Recommended, 1962-63

 

3.1.9-CITY COUNCIL RESOLUTIONS No. 9,44-45,81,137,164,267,283,328-29

 

3.1.10-CITY ORDINANCES 1-10,12-14,16-19,21-23,58,68,78,80,87-88,96,138,unnumbered

 

3.1.11-Zoning ordinances

 

3.1.12-Proposed ordinances

 

BOX 2: CITY OF FREMONT--MINUTES

 

3.2.1-BOARD of APPEALS : Jan-Dec, 1956

 

3.2.2-BOARD of APPEALS : Jan-Jun, 1957

 

3.2.3-BOARD of APPEALS : Jul-Dec, 1957

 

3.2.4-BOARD of ADJUSTMENTS : Jan-Jun, 1958

 

3.2.5-BOARD of ADJUSTMENTS : Jul-Dec, 1958

 

3.2.6-PLANNING COMMISSION : Jul-Dec, 1956

 

3.2.7-PLANNING COMMISSION : Jan-Jun, 1957

 

3.2.8-PLANNING COMMISSION : Jul-Dec, 1957

 

3.2.9-PLANNING COMMISSION : Jan-Mar, 1958

 

3.2.10-PLANNING COMMISSION : Apr-Jun, 1958

 

3.2.11-PLANNING COMMISSION : Jul-Dec, 1958

 

3.2.12-PLANNING COMMISSION : Jan, 1959

 

3.2.13-CITY COUNCIL : 1956

 

3.2.14-CITY COUNCIL : 1958

 

3.2.15-CITY COUNCIL : 1959

 

BOX 3: CALENDARS, ROSTERS, CORRESP., CONTRACTS, ETC.

 

3.3.1-Calendars

 

3.3.2-Rosters

 

3.3.3-Contracts, bids, agreements, petitions, etc.

 

3.3.4-Maps & charts

 

3.3.5-CORRESPONDENCE & MEMOS : 1955

 

3.3.6-CORRESPONDENCE & MEMOS : 1956

 

3.3.7-CORRESPONDENCE & MEMOS : 1957

 

3.3.8-CORRESPONDENCE & MEMOS : 1958

 

3.3.9-CORRESPONDENCE & MEMOS : 1959-65

 

BOX 4: REPORTS & PROPOSALS

 

3.4.1-T.C. Binkley. "Alameda County Water District: Water Supply Investigation, Pt. 1--Water Works Improvements" (1955)

 

3.4.2-William Dolge & Co. "City of Fremont: Report for the Period January 24, 1956 to June 30, 1957"

 

3.4.3-T.C. Binkley. "Alameda County Water District: Report on Proposed Annex No. 7" (1957)

 

3.4.4-Fremont Chamber of Comerce. "General Zoning Ordinance" (c1957)

 

3.4.5-Fremont City Manager. "Civic, cultural & recreational site" (1957)

 

3.4.6-Pacific Planning & Research. "Proposed Zoning Ordinance: City of Fremont" (1957)

 

3.4.7-Harold F. Wise Associates. "Centerville, City of Fremont: Area Plan" (1957)

 

3.4.8-Do. "Proposed Zoning Ordinance: City of Fremont" (1957)

 

3.4.9-T.C. Binkley. "Alameda County Water District: Report on Extension of Water Service to Decoto Area" (1958)

 

3.4.10-William Dolge & Co. "City of Fremont: Report for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1958"

 

3.4.11-Pacific Planning & Research. "Irvington, City of Fremont: Area Plan for a Renewed Community Shopping District" (1958)

 

3.4.12-Do. "Sketch Plan for the Central Business District, Fremont, Calif." (1958)

 

3.4.13-Washington Township Community Services. "A Survey of Youth Activities in Washington Township" (1959)

 

3.4.14-Harold F. Wise Associates. "Preliminary General Plan for Fremont, California" (1980)

 

BOX 5: DEPARTMENTAL PAPERS & TOPICAL FILES

 

3.5.1-City Manager's Office (1957-59)

 

3.5.2-City Planning Dept. (1956-58)

 

3.5.3-City Treasurer (1956)

 

3.5.4-Do. (1957)

 

3.5.5-Do. (1958)

 

3.5.6-Fire Dept. (1957-58)

 

3.5.7-Recreation Dept. (1956-57)

 

3.5.8-Do. (1958-59)

 

3.5.9-Building Codes

 

3.5.10-Chamber of Commerce

 

3.5.11-Fremont Industrial Commission

 

3.5.12-Paseo Padre Parkway

 

3.5.13-Councilman Wallace R. Pond--Home controversy

 

3.5.14-Public Safety

 

3.5.15-Regional Rapid Transit District (1957)

 

3.5.16-Rhodes-Jamieson Co.--Permit case (1952)

 

3.5.17-Stivers Lagoon Civic Center (1957-61)

 

3.5.18-Streets & roads

 

3.5.19-Taxation

 

3.5.20-Washington Township Community Services

 

3.5.21-Water Services

 

3.5.22-Zoning

 

BOX 6: FREMONT POLITICS & GOVERNMENT--CLIPPINGS, 1955-57

 

3.6.1-"Report of planning policies adopted by Washington Township Study Group" (1955); "Scrapbook clippings on the new city of Fremont's lst year, Jan. 23, 1956 to Jan. 22, 1957"

 

3.6.2-"Clippings of the second year of the City of Fremont, California, Jan. 23, 1957 to Jan. 22, 1958"

 

3.6.3-WB Councilman's door sign

 

3.6.4-WB election posters [3]

 

BOX 7: FREMONT POLITICS & GOVERNMENT--CLIPPINGS, 1958-63

 

3.7.1-Public Safety Officer, Spring 1958

 

3.7.2-Misc. Fremont City (1958)

 

3.7.3-"Jan. 1959"

 

3.7.4-"1959, After Recall"

 

3.7.5-"1959 Miscellaneous"

 

3.7.6-Fremont City politics, 1960s

 

3.7.7-"Clippings, 1963"

 

3.7.8-Fremont political issues (1963)