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Guide to the Pacific Geograpic Society Records, 1927-1940
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CONTAINER LIST

Box 1, Folder 1

Memos for Board Minute Book 1936

Scope and Content Note

drafts & copies of minutes of regular and special meetings; budget 1936-37;copy of agreement proposed with Ray Davidson; annual report & financial statement; signed pledges of money to be loaned to Pacific Geographic Publishing Co.; Globe-Trotter Series budget 1936-37,other financial statistics.
Box 1, Folder 2

Abeyance Accounts 1933-34

Scope and Content Note

(alphabetical) bills or statements
Box 1, Folder 3

Allen, Dr. Arthur A. 1937-38Series

Scope and Content Note

corresp. re: Allen's motion picture lecture on rare & vanishing birds (Apr. 21, 1938);brochure, photos, etc. incl. officers of Calif. Audubon Society & local branches, 1 T.N.S. of A.A. Allen.
Box 1, Folder 4

Bryan, Julien, 1938-39

Scope and Content Note

corresp. with re: lecture series "Inside Nazi Germany" mostly Bryan & Mrs. Hughes (some personal, birth of son) & press releases
Box 1, Folder 5

Byrd, Richard E. 1935, 37-39

Scope and Content Note

press releases, clips, corresp., tels., re: speaking engagements & interest in peace, radio address (5 T.L.S. Byrd, 2 Tels.)
Box 1, Folder 6

Byrd Exhibit 1938-39

Scope and Content Note

corresp. on displays for Alone & Congress on International Good Will, book reviews of Alone (3 Byrd T.L.S.)
Box 1, Folder 7

Byrd Replies 1937

Scope and Content Note

Press Book with short biography, publicity on motion pictures & lecture, etc. replies to Byrd Reception invitations, lists of guests, many prominent persons.
Box 1, Folder 8

Board of Regents 1929-1935

Scope and Content Note

corresp., lists, acceptances & refusals, articles of incorp. (July 9, 1929);announcements; plans, etc. Pacific Magazine; memos; minutes & report Globe Trotter Series.
Box 1, Folder 9

Camera Club, 16 mm. Nov., 1938

Scope and Content Note

corresp. re: "an amateur movie photographers program
Box 1, Folder 10

Craig, Capt. John D. 1937-38

Scope and Content Note

brochures (Harold R, Peat, Inc.), photos, corresp. with Peat & others of his office, statement, contract, legal papers.
Box 1, Folder 11

Contracts 1937-38 Series

Scope and Content Note

rental & reservations of auditoriums, contracts with lecturers and managers; Julien Bryan, Wm. B. Feakins, Inc., John D. Craig, Amos Burg, Lee Keedick, Hal Hall, Harry C. Pearson, Harrison Forman, Clark H. Getts, Inc., also contracts with ticket agent & creditors, some corresp.
Box 1, Folder 12

Contracts 1937-39

Scope and Content Note

with lecturers & managers, Capt. C.W.R. Knight, Wm. B. Feakins, Inc., Julien Bryan, John Hutter, Father Hubbard also auditorium reservations & rentals & some corresp.
Box 1, Folder 13

Corresp - Misc. 1937-38 Series

Scope and Content Note

All 1937,some brochures, 7 clips on lecturers & lecture series, and corresp. re: free motion picture series for school children, lecturers & lectures, teachers Institute Credit, tickets for lectures (about lecturers: Amos Burg, Wilfred L. Husband, Amelia Earhart, Pherbia Thomas, John D. Craig, Harrison Forman)
Box 1, Folder 14

Corresp. 1937 Jan -Mar.

Scope and Content Note

also some 1936,general subject matter re: lecturers, lectures & lecture series, tickets, films, maps, projects, publications, members
Box 2, Folder 15

Corresp. 1937 Apr. -May

Scope and Content Note

general, financial situation, death of Martin Johnson, some undated miscellany
Box 2, Folder 16

Corresp. 1937 June -Dec.general

Box 2, Folder 17

Corresp. 1938Misc.(actually lists, acceptance cards, clips)

Box 2, Folder 18

Corresp. 1938 Jan.-Junegeneral

Box 2, Folder 19

Corresp. 1938 July -Dec.general

Box 2, Folder 20

Corresp. 1939 Jan. -Sept.general

Box 2, Folder 21

Edmunds, Charles K. (Pres.)

Scope and Content Note

1934, 1937 -Jan., 1939corresp re: feasibility of publishing a magazine, exhibits, lectures, lecturers, Globe Trotter Series, Robert Ripley suit, Barclay Acheson, meetings, members, finan. report, general business
Box 2, Folder 22

Feakins, William B. (booking agent)

Scope and Content Note

1937-38corresp. & brochures re: lectures of Julian Bryan, C.W.R. Knight -promotional material & info on others -added July 7, 1970
Box 3, Folder 23

Gaumer, Alfred Elliott

Scope and Content Note

corresp. 1937re: field trip -examination, excavation & collecting in Basket Maker Caves in the Desolation Canyon of the Green River. Lists of equipment, etc. plans only, expedition did not go.
Box 3, Folder 24

Gause, M. Jeannette (manager & booking agent)

Scope and Content Note

l935, 1937-38Series corresp., brochures, (all 1937)on Alan Villiers, J.E. Williamson, Ruth Bryan, Owen & Michail M. Dorizas, Amos Burg.
Box 3, Folder 25

Getts, Clark H. (manager)

Scope and Content Note

corresp. re: brochures, photos and press publicity on Mrs. Osa Johnson, Harrison Forman (particularly)
Box 3, Folder 26

Globe Trotter Series Lists 1932-33

Scope and Content Note

primarily mailing lists, 2 ltrs., clip, ptd. World Affairs Dinner proceedings
Box 3, Folder 27

Globe Trotter Series 1938-39 & 1939-40

Scope and Content Note

photos, corresp, with or about lecturers, sponsors & booking agents, brochures. map, 1936& misc. brochures, etc. actual dates 1936, 1938-39
Box 3, Folder 28

Globe Trotter Series Registered Information

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1932-35corresp., itins. for Mexican Tours Mexican travel brochures, Central American Tour itin., reservations, bills, receipts
Box 3, Folder 29

Hubbard, Father Bernard R.S.J.

Scope and Content Note

re: lecture corresp. mostly with sec., typescript background on King Islanders & Father Lafortune 1938-39(1 ltr. & 1 tel. from Hubbard)
Box 3, Folder 30

Invitations Completed

Scope and Content Note

re: 1932membership campaign. Have kept a few letters showing how campaign was carried out & a few lists as examples of the type & scope of the proposed members & 1930 event
Box 3, Folder 31

Johnson, Mrs. Martin

Scope and Content Note

1938corresp. with C.H. Getts, mgr., bills & receipts, rental contract, publicity & promotional material & distribution list. Shows expense & method of putting on a lecture.
Box 3, Folder 32

Keedick, Lee (manager)

Scope and Content Note

1935, 1937 -corresp., brochures, etc., on Amos Burg
Box 3, Folder 33

Kellaway Magazine Matter

Scope and Content Note

1938proposal for an official magazine for the society, corresp.
Box 3, Folder 34

Local Lecture Material 1930-41

Scope and Content Note

(with gaps & undated items), brochures (some with comments), notes, photos, letters, clips.
Box 4, Folder 35

Long Beach Chapter

Scope and Content Note

1929-31corresp. re: extension of activities
Box 4, Folder 36

Long Beach 1933-34 Series (&1931)

Scope and Content Note

corresp, 1932-34,lists, diagrams, membership card, bills, statistics, advance reservation form, notes.
Box 4, Folder 37

Los Angeles Chapter

Scope and Content Note

1929-31corresp. re: members, programs, bills, publicity
Box 4, Folder 38

Los Angeles Public Library Programs

Scope and Content Note

1933-34corresp. re: lectures, exhibits
Box 4, Folder 39

Maps

Scope and Content Note

1936orders for facsimiles of Heylin map
Box 4, Folder 40

Martin, Dr. Howard H.

Scope and Content Note

1931corresp. re: representing P.G. society at International Geographical Congress in Paris
Box 4, Folder 41

Membership Acceptances

Scope and Content Note

1930-33letters incl. George Herbert Harris, V.L. Duke, Frank W. Miller, Charles A. Lindbergh, Lady M. Richmond Jones, Elias Almeyda Arroyo, Count Louis Hamon & Ernest Walker Sawyer
Box 4, Folder 42

Membership - Sustaining, Declines.

Scope and Content Note

1938-39ltrs. incl. Rockwell D. Hunt, Dana W. Bartlett, Roy A. Henley, Carl Sumner Knopf
Box 4, Folder 43

Mexican Tours 1932

Scope and Content Note

corresp., lists, itinerary, brochures
Box 4, Folder 44

Mexican Tour 1936

Scope and Content Note

corresp., lists, itinerary 1935-36
Box 4, Folder 45

Mexican Tour 1937-38

Scope and Content Note

brochures, corresp., itinerary
Box 4, Folder 46

Moratorium Accounts

Scope and Content Note

Statements of creditors 1931-34who formed moratorium with Society in 1936 (see correspondence)
Box 4, Folder 48

Newsletter Material 1935-36

Scope and Content Note

news releases, pamphlets, information bulletins, clips, corresp., photos, announcements, subscription, ins. articles, dummies, H.E. House ms.
Box 4, Folder 49

Newsletter Material 1935-36

Scope and Content Note

same type of material as above -brochures, lists, scientific & educational -Pacific littoral
Box 4, Folder 50

New Zealand Tour 1932-33

Scope and Content Note

itinerary, T.L.S. of Adam Hamilton (Prime Minister's Office)
Box 4, Folder 51

O'Connor, Arthur H.

Scope and Content Note

corresp. 1933-35radio program, lecture, Balboa Day Exhibit, Australian dinner
Box 5, Folder 52

Officers

Scope and Content Note

lists, corres., office report to Board of Directors, brochures 1933-35elections, duties, finances, G-T series etc., general business
Box 5, Folder 53

Orange County Chapter 1929-30

Scope and Content Note

gen. corresp. re: program & location
Box 5, Folder 54

Pacific Discovery Day 1934

Scope and Content Note

corresp, 2 undated news releases, subs. F.D.R. radio address, P.G.S. reception, copy of proclamation by F.F. Merriam, Gov. of Calif.
Box 5, Folder 55

Pacific Discovery Day 1937

Scope and Content Note

corresp. incl. invitation & acceptances
Box 5, Folder 56

Pacific Discovery Day 1938

Scope and Content Note

corresp. 1938-39,pamphlet re: 425th anniversary Balboa statue, Smithsonian radio program script for radio show on Balboa
Box 5, Folder 57

Pacific Geographic Magazine 1929-31

Scope and Content Note

corresp., Read's debts & actions, memos & notes, minutes, resignation of Read, map, some undated material, bills & miscellany.
Box 5, Folder 58

Pacific Magazine 1933-

Scope and Content Note

corresp., pamphlets, brochures, article on Cardenas, notes
Box 5, Folder 59

Pan American Day 1938

Scope and Content Note

corresp., brochure, circulars
Box 5, Folder 60

Pasadena Chapter 1930-31

Scope and Content Note

list of members, corresp, bills, programs
Box 5, Folder 61

Pearson, Harry C. 1937-38series

Scope and Content Note

news releases, brochures, corresp., photos, clips. re: film and lecture "African Holiday"
Box 5, Folder 62

Peat, Harold (mgr. & booking agent)

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1935corresp., brochures re: Ruroy Sibley, R.E. Fulton, Jr., Sasha Siemel, Father Hubbard, Lowell Thomas, Capt. Noville, Alexander Markey, Bruce Bairnsfather, etc.
Box 5, Folder 63

Peng-Chun Chang's Dinner Mar. 22, 1938

Scope and Content Note

invitation, replies (acceptances followed by regrets), lists
Box 5, Folder 64

Pepperdine, George

Scope and Content Note

1934lists, corresp.
Box 5, Folder 65

Philharmonic Auditorium Reports

Scope and Content Note

1933-34statistics, bills, some corresp.
Box 5, Folder 67

Pillsbury, Arthur C. 1935-36

Scope and Content Note

corresp., photos, press releases, use of timelapse photography in plant study, lecture
Box 5, Folder 68

Pomona College 1929, 32-33

Scope and Content Note

Pac. Geoge Soc. by-laws and minutes, corresp., outline Murphy lectures
Box 5, Folder 69

Pond, James B. (lecture tour manager)

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1932-34corresp., contracts re: Lucille Douglass, William Beebe, Robert Shippee, Upton Close, bank shutdown
Box 6, Folder 70

Program Material 1939-40

Scope and Content Note

1938-39corresp., brochures
Box 6, Folder 71

Putnam, George Palmer

Scope and Content Note

1937-38 series: 1937corresp, re: Earhart lecture
Box 6, Folder 72

Public School Contracts 1932-33

Scope and Content Note

corresp. re: lecture series, Sherer in particular
Box 6, Folder 73

Receipts Misc.

Scope and Content Note

shows types of expenses & variety also includes examples of work & lecture contracts
Box 6, Folder 74

Re-Organization 1927-29

Scope and Content Note

corresp., Honorary Life Fellowship Certificate, clips., ptd. speech and other material, background info, minutes
Box 6, Folder 75

Requested Information 1936

Scope and Content Note

notes & requests re: magazine, Globe Trotter Series, tickets, etc.
Box 6, Folder 76

Resignations 1929

Scope and Content Note

as directors, officers, regents, board & reg. Members
Box 6, Folder 77

Rice, George, Receipts 1934

Box 6, Folder 78

San Diego Chapter 1929-30, 1932

Scope and Content Note

corres., lists, clip., publicity re: Chinese dinner
Box 6, Folder 79

San Diego Lecture Information Requests 1936

Scope and Content Note

corres., & forms
Box 6, Folder 80

San Diego Material 1935-36

Scope and Content Note

corresp., clips., misc. re: Byrd lecture & others
Box 6, Folder 81

Sawders, James

Scope and Content Note

1933-35corresp., tels., list or synopsis re: lectures
Box 6, Folder 82

Sekku - Boys' Day (Japanese) 1935

Scope and Content Note

corresp. re: lst Boys' Day Festival held in L.A.; clips. in Japanese
Box 6, Folder 83

Slipper Co., Receipts

Box 6, Folder 84

South American Tour 1937

Scope and Content Note

postcard requests, 1 carbon of letter
Box 6, Folder 85

Southern California Music Co. Ticket Office 1933-36

Scope and Content Note

corresp., receipts, statements, notes -shows expenses, income, seating etc. for various lectures
Box 6, Folder 86

Southern California Music Co. Ticket Office 1936-38

Scope and Content Note

corresp., receipts, statements, notes -shows expenses, income, seating etc. for various lectures
Box 7, Folder 87

Speakers' Agency 1936

Scope and Content Note

announcements, brochures, corresp., photos, stats., lists re: lectures & lecturers
Box 7, Folder 88

Stacy-Judd Lecture 1931

Scope and Content Note

corresp., photos, brochures
Box 7, Folder 89

Subscription Fund 1931-33

Scope and Content Note

bills or pledges
Box 7, Folder 90

Subscription Lists 1935-36

Box 7, Folder 91

Terriss, Tom File 1933-34

Scope and Content Note

corresp., brochures re: lectures, fees also on Carl Von Hoffman
Box 7, Folder 92

Tour Information Requests 1935-36

Scope and Content Note

corresp., notes
Box 7, Folder 93

U.S.C. Series 1933-35

Scope and Content Note

corresp., notes, lists, statistics, brochures
Box 7, Folder 94

Ware, Carolyn (manager) 1933-35

Scope and Content Note

corresp., & brochures re: lecturers Burton Holmes, Upton Close, Syud Hossain, A.C. Pillsbury, etc.
Box 7, Folder 95

Wells, Carveth 1933

Scope and Content Note

corresp., clip., brochures, news release
Box 7, Folder 96

Wigman Program 1933

Scope and Content Note

corresp., bills, receipts, contracts, tax documents, brochures re: Mary Wigman performance
Box 7, Folder 97

Wilshire Ebell Theater

Scope and Content Note

1938-39corresp.
Box 7, Folder 98

Wilson, Elmer

Scope and Content Note

Report 1937-38 Series, lists, statistics, some corresp.
Box 7, Folder 99

World Affairs Session 1938

Scope and Content Note

ptd. program, report, agenda, corresp.