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Inventory of the Myron Hubbard Hunt Collection, 1815-1957, bulk 1915-1932
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Subgroup Description

 

I. Boardman-Nichols Family Papers. 1815-1890

Physical Description: 40 pieces

Scope and Content Note

Journals, autograph albums, and correspondence of ancestors and family of Harriette Hollond (Boardman) Hunt
 

II. Hunt (Robert Nichols) Papers

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and poetry of son of Myron Hunt (with several items by his friend, the New Mexican author, Paul Horgan)
 

III. Hunt (Harriette Holland Boardman and Myron) Papers

Scope and Content Note

The major section of material on the early architectural and family life of Myron Hunt, his architectural sketch books (2 volumes made while in Italy in 1894), and 8 Japanese architectural plans for teahouses.
 

IV. Hunt (Virginia Pease and Myron) Papers

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, business papers, account books and scrapbooks relating mainly to civic and philanthropic organizations, such as California Junior Republic, Collis P. & Howard Huntington Memorial Hospital, La Vina Sanatorium, Pasadena Army & Navy League (community war service during World War I), Pasadena Association and Recall Election of 1931, Pasadena Block-Aid Committee (for relief work during the Depression), and 2 scrapbooks on the life and work of Myron Hunt

Some Important or Interesting Items

Box Box 1

Boardman, Henry Augustus. Autograph album of Yale College, Class of 1829 (with Catalogue of Graduates in the back). 1829

Box Box 1

Boardman, Charles H. Autograph album of Yale College, Class of 1859 (with engravings of faculty and graduates and autograph letters from each). 1859

Box Box 3

Horgan, Paul. Hymn and Chorale, The Eels, The Retreat (with dedications to Robert Hunt). 1925-1930?

Box Boxes 4-5

Hunt, Harriette Hollond (Boardman). Journals and autobiography which show the early life and career of Myron Hunt. 1893-1913

Box Box 5

Hunt, Myron. Sketch books of Italian architecture made while in Europe. 1894

Box Box 5

Japanese architectural drawings for teachouses (8 plans)

Box Box 9

Hunt, Myron. Personal letters to Virginia (Pease) Hunt. (15 letters). 1915-1919

Box Box 12

Pease, Lute. To Virginia (Pease) Hunt. Letter to his sister re her forthcoming marriage. 1915, Mar. 13

Volume Vols. 10-11

Scrapbooks re Myron Hunt and his work (2 volumes plus loose addenda). 1903-1929

Arrangement

 

Section I - Boardman-Nichols Family Papers

Box Box 1

Boardman, Harriet Agnes (Nichols). Extract Book (i.e. Commonplace Book). 1859

 

Boardman, Harriet Agnes (Nichols). Extract Book (i.e. Commonplace Book). 1860

 

Boardman, Charles H. Autographs of Class of 1859, Yale College. 1859

Scope and Content Note

(volume of engravings of faculty & graduates with letters from each)
 

Boardman, Henry Augustus. Autograph album of Class of 1829, Yale College. 1829

Scope and Content Note

(includes Catalogue of Yale Class of 1829 at end of volume)
Box Box 2

Nichols, Harriet A. (Stanton). Extract Book (i.e., Commonplace Book). 1860

 

Nichols, Julia Francis. Selections in Poetry (i.e., Commonplace Book). 1854-57

 

Nichols, Julia Francis. Notebook of poetry. 1863

 

Nichols, Julia Francis. Diary in form of letters to family (from Europe). 1867

 

Nichols, Julia Francis. Diary (written in Sierra Madre, Calif.). 1899

 

Nichols, Julia Francis. Diary (written in Sierra Madre, Calif.). 1900

 

Nichols, Julia Francis. Diary (written in Sierra Madre, Calif.). 1901

Box Box 3

Memoir of Robert Nichols (1792-1862). [1862]

 

Nichols, Robert Charles. Diary (written in Bridgeton, N.J.). 1846-47

 

Nichols, Robert Charles. Diary (written in Bridgeton, N.J.). 1854-60

 

Nichols, Robert Charles. Diary (written in Bridgeton, N.J.). 1864-68

 

Correspondence of Boardman and Nichols Families

 

Boardman, Henry Augustus.

 

To Mary I. Boardman. 1855, Dec. 4

 

Horn, James.

 

To Robert Charles Nichols. 1883, Sep. 12

 

Hunt, Harriette Hollond (Boardman)

 

To Julia Francis Nichols. [1890?]

 

Jones, R. Ralston

 

To Harriet A. (Stanton) Nichols. 1883, Nov. 18

 

McCoy, Maria T

 

To Harriet A. (Stanton) Nichols. 1850, Jan. 24

 

Nichols, Harriet A. (Stan(ton)

 

To Harriet Agnes (Nichols) Boardman. 1881-88

Physical Description: (3 pieces)
 

Nichols, Harriet A. (Stanton)

 

To Robert Charles Nichols. 1852, June 8

 

Nichols, Julia Francis

 

To Harriet Agnes (Nichols) Boardman. 1881, Nov. 10

 

Nichols, Julia Francis

 

To Robert Charles Nichols. 1867, Oct. 6

 

Nichols, Robert

 

To Robert Charles Nichols. 1851-52

Physical Description: (4 pieces)
 

Nichols, Robert Charles

 

To "Frederick". 1854, July 3

 

Nichols, Robert Charles

 

To Harriet Agnes (Nichols) Boardman. 1879-1880

Physical Description: (2 pieces)
 

Nichols, Robert Charles

 

To Robert Nichols. 1862, Jan. 26

 

Nichols, Robert Charles

 

To his children. 1858, Apr. 3

 

Scarborough, John

 

To Harriet A. (Stanton) Nichols. 1883, Nov. 9

 

Stewart, Ana C

 

To Robert Nichols. 1815, Oct. 21

 

Torrey, William

 

To J. W. Kaye. 1883, Nov. 29

 

Walsh, Emily Goodwin (Nichols)

 

To Harriet Agnes (Nichols) Boardman. n.d.

 

?, Claude

 

To Robert Charles Nichols. 1867, Aug. 22

 

?, Edgar

 

To Julia Francis Nichols. 1876, July 24

 

Ephemera

Physical Description: 5 items
 

Section II - Hunt (Robert Nichols) Papers

Box Box 3

Bard, Mary

 

To Robert Nichols Hunt. [1929?]

 

Horgan, Paul

 

Hymm and Chorale: [poem with introduction]. 1925, July 16

 

Horgan, Paul

 

The Eels: [poem]. [c.1930?]

 

Horgan, Paul

 

The Retreat. A Story. [c.1930?]

 

Hunt, Robert Nichols

 

Notebook. [c.1929?]

 

Hunt, Robert Nichols

 

[50 poems, mainly typewritten. c.1930?]

 

Hunt, Robert Nichols

 

Some Contemporary Aspects of Art and Criticism. [c.1929?]

 

Hunt, Robert Nichols

 

To Hildegard [Flanner?] (incomplete). 1929, Nov. 2

 

?, Frank

 

To Robert Nichols Hunt. [1929?]

Scope and Content Note

(See also oversize photograph of George [Kennedy?] at end of collection)
 

Section III - Hunt (Harriette Hollond Boardman and Myron) Papers (HM 27626(1-13)-27627(1-2))

Box Box 4

HM 27626 (1):

 

Hunt, Harriette Hollond (Boardman). Journal (Europe). 1893, June-Aug.

 

HM 27626 (2):

 

Hunt, Harriette Hollond (Boardman). Journal (Europe). 1893, Aug.-Nov.

 

HM 27626 (3):

 

Hunt, Harriette Hollond (Boardman). Journal (Europe). 1893-1894

 

HM 27626 (4):

 

Hunt, Harriette Hollond (Boardman). Journal (Evanston). 1897

 

HM 27626 (5):

 

Hunt, Harriette Hollond (Boardman). Journal (Evanston, N.C.). 1899-1900

 

HM 27626 (6):

 

Hunt, Harriette Hollond (Boardman). Journal (S.C., Cal.). 1901-1904

 

HM 27626 (7):

 

Hunt, Harriette Hollond (Boardman). Journal (Pasadena). 1904-1907

Box Box 5

HM 27626 (8):

 

Hunt, Harriette Hollond (Boardman). Journal (Pasadena). 1907, May-Oct.

 

HM 27626 (9):

 

Hunt, Harriette Hollond (Boardman). Journal (Pasadena). 1907-1910

 

HM 27626 (10):

 

Hunt, Harriette Hollond (Boardman). Journal (Pasadena). 1910-1911

 

HM 27626 (11):

 

Hunt, Harriette Hollond (Boardman). Journal (Pasadena). 1911-1912

 

HM 27626 (12):

 

Hunt, Harriette Hollond (Boardman). Journal (Pasadena & Palm Springs). 1912-1913

 

HM 27626 (13):

 

Hunt, Harriette Hollond (Boardman). Journal (Palm Springs). 1913

 

Hunt, Harriette Hollond (Boardman). Autobiographical Sketch & Family History. 1900-1902

 

HM 27627 (1 & 2):

 

Hunt Myron. Sketch books of Italian architecture. 1894

Physical Description: (2 vols)
 

[Japanese Architectural Plans for Teahouses]. n.d.

Physical Description: (8 pieces)
 

Section IV - Hunt (Virginia Pease and Myron) Papers - Correspondence

Additional Note

Relating mainly to civic and philanthropic organizations in which they were active
Box Box 6

A - C. 1915-1935

Physical Description: (205 pieces)
Box Box 7

D - F1. 1915-1938

Physical Description: (315 pieces)
Box Box 8

Fo - Hunt, Myron to A - F. 1915-1946

Physical Description: (159 pieces)
Box Box 9

Hunt, Myron to G - Z. 1915-1946

Physical Description: (176 pieces)
Box Box 10

Hunt, Virginia (Pease). 1917-1938

Physical Description: (613 pieces)
Box Box 11

Hunter - N. 1915-1946

Physical Description: (144 pieces)
Box Box 12

O - Sp. 1915-1945

Physical Description: (155 pieces)
Box Box 13

St - Z. 1915-1957

Physical Description: (188 pieces)
 

Section IV - Hunt (Virginia Pease and Myron) Papers - Business papers

Additional Note

Relating chiefly to various civic and philanthropic organizations in which Virginia (Pease) Hunt and Myron Hunt were active
Box Box 14

(1) California Junior Republic. Articles of Incorporation, Trustees, etc. 1927-1946

Physical Description: (10 pieces)
 

(2) California Junior Republic. Contributors. 1926-1928

Physical Description: (19 pieces)
 

(3) California Junior Republic. Financial Statements. 1922-1929

Physical Description: (13 pieces)
 

(4) California Junior Republic. Reports. 1928-1945

Physical Description: (9 pieces)
 

(5) California Junior Republic. Clippings, misc. 1928

Physical Description: (12 pieces)
 

(6) Collis P. & Howard Huntington Memorial Hospital. 1935; 1945-46

Physical Description: (59 pieces)
Box Box 15

(1) La Vina Sanatorium. 1937-1946

Physical Description: (35 pieces)
 

(2) Pasadena Army & Navy League. Arcadia War Camp Community Service Clubs. 1918-1919

Physical Description: (22 pieces)
 

(3) Pasadena Army & Navy League. Financial Matters. 1918-1919

Physical Description: (31 pieces)
 

(4) Pasadena Army & Navy League. Officers, Committees, and Workers. 1917-1919

Physical Description: (45 pieces)
 

(5) Pasadena Army & Navy League. Organization & Minutes of Meetings. 1917-1919

Physical Description: (34 pieces)
 

(6) Pasadena Army & Navy League. Pasadena War Camp Community Service. 1918-1919

Physical Description: (14 pieces)
 

(7) Pasadena Army & Navy League. Reports. 1917-1919

Physical Description: (20 pieces)
 

(8) Pasadena Army & Navy League. San Pedro Soldiers & Sailors Canteen. 1918-1919

Physical Description: (27 pieces)
 

(9) Pasadena Army & Navy League. Woman's Section (knitting). 1917-1918

Physical Description: (38 pieces)
 

(10) Pasadena Art Institute. 1943-1946

Physical Description: (31 pieces)
Box Box 16

(1) Pasadena Association. Committees. 1932-1933

Physical Description: (13 pieces)
 

(2) Pasadena Association. Directors. 1931-1937

Physical Description: (10 pieces)
 

(3) Pasadena Association. Directors' Meetings. 1931-1938

Physical Description: (175 pieces)
 

(4) Pasadena Association. Inter-Organization Coordinating Committee. 1933-1938

Physical Description: (22 pieces)
 

(5) Pasadena Association. Members' Meetings. 1931-1936

Physical Description: (40 pieces)
 

(6) Pasadena Association. Membership Lists. 1931-1938

Physical Description: (30 pieces)
 

(7) Pasadena Association. Organization and By-laws. 1931-1932

Physical Description: (9 pieces)
 

(8) Pasadena Association. Miscellaneous. 1931-1932

Physical Description: (6 pieces)
Box Box 17

(1) Pasadena Association. Recall Election. Campaign Directors and Committee. 1931

Physical Description: (6 pieces)
 

(2) Pasadena Association. Recall Election. Campaign Expenses and Financial Statements. 1931-1932

Physical Description: (9 pieces)
 

(3) Pasadena Association. Recall Election. Campaign Meetings. 1931

Physical Description: (17 pieces)
 

(4) Pasadena Association. Recall Election. Candidates. 1931

Physical Description: (5 pieces)
 

(5) Pasadena Association. Recall Election. Petitions. 1931

Physical Description: (9 pieces)
 

(6) Pasadena Association. Recall Election. Platform. 1931

Physical Description: (4 pieces)
 

(7) Pasadena Association. Recall Election. Precinct Workers. 1931

Physical Description: (16 pieces)
 

(8) Pasadena Association. Recall Election. Press releases and speeches. 1931

Physical Description: (16 pieces)
 

(9) Pasadena Association. Recall Election. Report of Harry Calvin. 1931, Dec.28

Physical Description: (1 piece)
 

(10) Pasadena Association. Clippings. 1931

Box Box 18

(1) Pasadena Block-Aid Committee. History and Organization Plan. 1931-1932

Physical Description: (7 pieces)
 

(2) Pasadena Block-Aid Committee. Officers, members, committees. 1931-1932

Physical Description: (41 pieces)
 

(3) Pasadena Block-Aid Committee. Plans and preliminary surveys by organizations. 1932-1934

Physical Description: (93 pieces)
 

(4) Pasadena Block-Aid Committee. Publicity. 1932

Physical Description: (7 pieces)
 

(5) Pasadena Block-Aid Committee. Reports. 1932

Physical Description: (55 pieces)
 

(6) Pasadena Block-Aid Committee. Miscellaneous. 1932-1934

Physical Description: (8 pieces)
Box Box 19

(1) Pasadena Block-Aid Committee. Financial Papers. Subscriptions. 1932

Physical Description: (12 pieces)
 

(2) Pasadena Block-Aid Committee. Financial Statements. 1932-1933

Physical Description: (36 pieces)
 

(3) Pasadena Block-Aid Committee. Requisitions (Work Committee Desk Book). 1932-1933

Physical Description: (1 piece)
 

(4) Pasadena Block-Aid Committee. Requisitions (A - Cha). 1932-1933

Physical Description: (37 pieces)
 

(5) Pasadena Block-Aid Committee. Requisitions (Churches). 1932-1933

Physical Description: (176 pieces)
Box Box 20

(1) Pasadena Block-Aid Committee. Requisitions (Ci-O). 1932-1933

Physical Description: (217 pieces)
 

(2) Pasadena Block-Aid Committee. Requisitions (Pa-Pasadena Civic). 1932-1933

Physical Description: (103 pieces)
 

(3) Pasadena Block-Aid Committee. Requisitions (Pasadena Community Playhouse). 1932-1933

Physical Description: (95 pieces)
 

(4) Pasadena Block-Aid Committee. Requisitions (Pasadena Day Nursery-Pasadena Home for the Aged). 1932-1933

Physical Description: (50 pieces)
 

(5) Pasadena Block-Aid Committee. Requisitions (Pasadena Hospital). 1932-1933

Physical Description: (84 pieces)
 

(6) Pasadena Block-Aid Committee. Requisitions (Pasadena Preventorium). 1932-1933

Physical Description: (50 pieces)
 

(7) Pasadena Block-Aid Committee. Requisitions (Po - V). 1932-1933

Physical Description: (82 pieces)
 

(8) Pasadena Block-Aid Committee. Requisitions (W - Y). 1932-1933

Physical Description: (93 pieces)
 

Account books

Volume vol. 1

Pasadena Army & Navy League. Donations and Guarantee Funds. 1917-1919

Volume vol. 2

Pasadena Army & Navy League. Guarantee Fund. 1917-1919

Volume vol. 3

Pasadena Army & Navy League. Day Book, San Pedro. 1917-1919

Volume vol. 4

Pasadena Block-Aid Committee. Account Book. 1932-1933

Volume vol. 5

Pasadena Block-Aid Committee. Cash Receipts Journal No. 1. 1932

Volume vol. 6

Pasadena Block-Aid Committee. Cash Receipts Journal No. 2. 1932-1933

Volume vol. 7

Pasadena Block-Aid Committee. Cost reports. 1932-1933

Volume vol. 8

Pasadena Block-Aid Committee. Treasurer's reports. 1932-1933

Volume vol. 9

Pasadena Block-Aid Committee. Block-Aid Fund. 1932-1933

 

Scrapbooks

Volume vol. 10

Scrapbook re Myron Hunt. 1903-1920

Volume vol. 10a

Addenda to above 1903-1920

(loose material laid in Vol. 10)
Volume vol. 11

Scrapbook re Myron Hunt. 1921-1929

Volume vol. 12

Scrapbook re Pasadena Association and Recall Election. 1931-1932

Volume vol. 13

Scrapbook re Pasadena Association and Recall Election. 1931-1932

Volume vol. 13a

Addenda to above 1931-1933

(loose material laid in Vol. 13)
Volume vol. 14

Scrapbook re Pasadena Block-Aid Committee. 1932

Volume vol. 15

Scrapbook re Pasadena Block-Aid Committee. 1932

Oversize oversize

Photograph of George [Kennedy?]. [c.1930?]