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Guide to the Thomas Family Papers, 1895-1968
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Thomas Family Correspondence: 1900-1965

Box 1, Folder 1

Jerome B. Thomas, Letters to Family: March-June 1900

Physical Description: (10 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Life aboard a US Army transport. Descriptions of Gibralter, Malta, Suez Canal, Port Said, Ceylon, Manila, Angeles (PI.), General Leonard Wood. _._. Sprague, US Consul, Gibralter. Major General [William Dent] Grant. Philippine climate and disease.
Box 1, Folder 2

Jerome B. Thomas, Letters to Family: June-December 1900

Physical Description: (15 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Descriptions of Philippine Islands; US Army Medical practice, Philippine Islands, during and after Spanish-American War (1898-1900). Apalit, Calumpit, Philippine Islands. US Commissioners for PI.: William Howard Taft, Henry Clay Ide, Bernard Moses.
Box 1, Folder 3

Jerome B. Thomas, Letters to Family: January-December 1901

Physical Description: (21 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Apalit, Taglibaran, Lobac, PI. Manila (Army) Hospital No. 3. General Arthur MacArthur. General Fred[erick] Grant. Philippine Insurgents, [Emilio] Aquinaldo, Samson.
Box 1, Folder 4

Jerome B. Thomas, Letters to Family: January 1902-April 1903

Physical Description: (29 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Taglibaran, Manila, Baguio, PI. Igarrotes. William Howard Taft (illness). Vice-governor [Luke] Wright, PI. [No further letters by JBT for 1903]
Box 1, Folder 5

Jerome B. Thomas, Letters to Family: January 1904-February 1905

Physical Description: (28 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Manila and Baguio, PI. Governor [Luke] Wright. Vice Governor [Henry] Ide. US Commissioner Cameron Forbes. USS Korea v. Russian Squadron. Igarrotes. Benguet Road [PI.] Edwin Hurd Conger (US Minister to China).
Box 1, Folder 6

Correspondence, Philippine Officials to Jerome B. Thomas: 1901-1903

Physical Description: [in Spanish] (9 documents)

Scope and Content Note

Street named for JB Thomas, request for JBT's continued presence, invitation to a church dedication.
Box 1, Folder 7

Jerome B. Thomas Letters To/From US Government Officials: 1940-1941

Physical Description: (11 letters)
Box 1, Folder 8

Mary Denison Wilt Thomas, Letters to Family: April-July 1900

Physical Description: (11 letters-some duplicates)

Scope and Content Note

USS Hancock, Army Transport. Hong Kong. Angeles, and Apalit, PI. William Howard Taft.
Box 1, Folder 9

Denison W. Thomas, Letters to Family: July-December 1900

Physical Description: (15 letters-some duplicates)

Scope and Content Note

Apalit PI., village life. Aguinaldo, General Buencamino.
Box 1, Folder 10

Denison W. Thomas, Letters to Family: January-June 1901

Physical Description: (12 letters-some duplicates)

Scope and Content Note

Apalit, Manila, PI. Insurgent Aguinaldo, Buencamino, Arnedo.
Box 1, Folder 11

Denison W. Thomas, Letters to Family: July-October 1901

Physical Description: (11 letters-some duplicates)

Scope and Content Note

Taglibaran, PI. Village life of US medical man and family in Philippines. Descriptions of locale and natives.
Box 1, Folder 12

Denison W. Thomas, Letters to Family: November-December 1901

Physical Description: (14 letters-some duplicates)

Scope and Content Note

Village life. Insurgents Aguinaldo and Buencamino.
Box 1, Folder 13

Denison W. Thomas, Letters to Family: January 1902-June 1904

Scope and Content Note

Taglibaran and Baguio, PI. Philippine society.
Box 1, Folder 14

Miscellaneous Drafts and Notes: c1900-1905

Physical Description: (9 items)
Box 1, Folder 15

Correspondence to Thomas Family from Friends in the Philippine Islands: 1905-1907

Physical Description: (6 letters and cards)
Box 1, Folder 16

Correspondence to Thomas Family from Worcester Family, PI: 1919, 1931

Physical Description: (3 letters and cards)

Scope and Content Note

(see also Box 5, Folder 25)
Box 1, Folder 17

Letter from Jane Addams to Denison Thomas: December 2, 1911

Physical Description: (1 letter)

Scope and Content Note

(83-57)
Box 1, Folder 18

Letter from Ellen Coit Elliott to Denison Thomas: April 1, 1953

Physical Description: (1 letter)

Scope and Content Note

(83-58)
Box 1, Folder 19

Postcard from Edna [?] to Denison Thomas: August 8, 1912

Physical Description: (1 postcard)

Scope and Content Note

(83-59)
Box 1, Folder 20

Correspondence to Denison Thomas from Family DeBrun: 1919-1920

Physical Description: [in French] (18 letters and photos),

Scope and Content Note

(83-60)
Box 1, Folder 21

Correspondence to Denison Thomas from Family DeBrun: 1922-1927

Physical Description: [in French] (16 letters, some photos)

Scope and Content Note

(83-60)
Box 1, Folder 22

Cards to the Thomas Family from Relatives and Stanford University Friends

Physical Description: (3 items)
Box 1, Folder 23

Christmas card to Dr. and Mrs. Jerome Thomas from Mr. & Mrs. Yvor Winters. Photograph of art work by Tomita Pena 1927

Scope and Content Note

(84-012)
 

Diaries, Notebooks, Reports, Sketches

Box 2, Folder 1

Diary, Denison W. Thomas, PI.: 1902

Scope and Content Note

(and 1 page of Diary, PI. 1904)
Box 2, Folder 2

Notes on Philippine Islands by Denison Thomas: 1900-1905?

Scope and Content Note

(handwritten) n.d. (? pages)
Box 2, Folder 3

Notebook, Denison W. Thomas: 1895

Box 2, Folder 4

Accounts Notebook, Denison W. Thomas, PI: 1902

Scope and Content Note

(83-56)
Box 2, Folder 5

Notebook, Denison W. Thomas: 1913-1964

Box 2, Folder 6

Notebook, Denison W. Thomas: 1966-1968

Box 2, Folder 7

Reports on Civil Sanitarium, Baguio, PI: 1902-1903

Scope and Content Note

1. Report on Civil Sanitarium (3 pages) to the Secretary of the Interior, by Jerome B. Thomas.
2. Printed Circular on Civil Sanitarium, Baguio, PI.: 1903. (4 pages)
Folder 8

Reports on Benguet Road [Baguio]: 1903

Physical Description: (16 pages)

Scope and Content Note

1. By Major McKennon.
2. Building of the Benguet Road by Arthur Page (? pages)
Box 2, Folder 9

Weather Reports, Baguio, PI: 1904

Physical Description: (4 reports)
Box 2, Folder 10

Report on Mirador Observatory [Weather], Baguio, PI: 1909

Physical Description: (20 pages)
Box 2, Folder 11

Philippine Island Maps: 1900-1905?

Scope and Content Note

1. Baguio to Bontoc
2. Cervantes to Sagrada (elev.) (Hand-drawn) (2 pages)
Box 2, Folder 12

Miscellaneous WWI and Belgian War Relief Committee: 1916-1918

Physical Description: (12 items)

Scope and Content Note

See also Box 7.
Box 2, Folder 13

Philippine Independence Question: 1916

Physical Description: (3 news clips)
Box 2, Folder 14

Report on the Fauna of Rancho, La Brea, Part I: Occurrence, by JC Merriam, Berkeley, CA. 1911

Physical Description: (24 pages)
Box 2, Folder 15

Report on the Fauna of Rancho, La Brea, Part II: Canidae, by JC Merriam, Berkeley, CA. 1911

Physical Description: (50 pages)
Box 2, Folder 16

Report on the Fossils of the Pleistocene, Rancho La Brea, Berkeley, CA. 1911

Physical Description: (2 Reports) (19 pages)
Box 2, Folder 17

Plot-Plan Map of Oakland, California: 1912

Physical Description: (1 sheet)

Scope and Content Note

(83-60)
Box 2, Folder 18

Report on Glacial Land Forms in the Sierra Nevada: South of Lake Tahoe, by Wellington Jones, Berkeley, CA. 1929

Physical Description: (157 pages)
Box 2, Folder 19

Report on Pleistocene Life, Rancho, La Brea: by Chester Stock, Los Angeles, CA. 1930

Physical Description: (82 pages)
Box 2, Folder 20

Woman's City Club Magazine, San Francisco: March 1938

Physical Description: (31 pages)
Box 2, Folder 21

Pen and Ink Sketch Book, PI, Denison W. Thomas: 1900

Box 2, Folder 22

Watercolor Sketch, Old Sugar Mill at Apalit, Denison W. Thomas, PI. 1900

Physical Description: (1 sheet)
Box 3

Sketch Book, Denison W. Thomas, PI: 1901-1905

 

Sketches and Photographs

Box 4, Folder 1

Pen and Ink Sketches, Denison W. Thomas, Taglibaran, PI: 1901

Physical Description: (2 sheets)
Box 4, Folder 2

Pen and Ink Sketches, Denison W. Thomas: 1900s

Physical Description: (2 sketches)
Box 4, Folder 3

Photograph Albums, Life in the Philippines,: 1900

Physical Description: (2 albums)

Scope and Content Note

Photos by Denison W. and Jerome B. Thomas. William Howard Taft, Bernard Moses, Don Juan Blanco, Dr. Jerome B. Thomas and Mrs. Denison W. Thomas, Macabebe Scouts.
Box 4, Folder 4

Photo Album, Philippine Islands: 1900-1903

Box 4, Folder 5

Photo Album, Philippine Islands, Recuerdo: 1900

Box 4, Folder 6

Photo Album, Philippine Islands, Benguet Series: 1903-1905?

Box 4, Folder 7

Photo Album, Philippine Islands, n.d.: 1900-1905?

 

Photo Albums and Photographs

Box 5, Folder 1

Photo Album, Camp Hay, Philippine Islands: 1910

Box 5, Folder 2

Mounted Photos, Philippine Islands, by J.B. Thomas: 1900-1905

Physical Description: (9 photos)
Box 5, Folder 3

Mounted Photos, Philippine Islands: 1900-1905

Physical Description: (21 photos)
Box 5, Folder 4

Mounted Photos, Philippine Islands: 1900-1905

Physical Description: (18 photos-some labeled)
Box 5, Folder 5

Mounted Photo, Water Buffalo, n.d.

Physical Description: (1 photo)
Box 5, Folder 6

Views of Manila and Angeles, PI., n.d.

Physical Description: (9 loose photos)

Scope and Content Note

(Nitrate Negatives removed to Nitrate Negative File, Photo 192)
Box 5, Folder 7

6 Views of Taglibaran, PI., n.d.

Physical Description: (6 loose photos)

Scope and Content Note

(Nitrate Negatives removed to Nitrate Negative File, Photo 192)
Box 5, Folder 8

Panorama View, Baguio, PI: 1902?

Box 5, Folder 9

Government Center, Baguio, PI: 1902?

Physical Description: (10 photos)
Box 5, Folder 10

Miscellaneous Views, Baguio, PI., n.d.

Physical Description: (55 loose photos)

Scope and Content Note

Baguio landscapes and buildings.
Box 5, Folder 11

Miscellaneous Views, Baguio, PI: 1902-1904

Physical Description: (35 loose photos)

Scope and Content Note

Mrs. Kelly's school, houses (Nitrate Negatives removed to Nitrate File, Photo 192)
Box 5, Folder 12

Philippine Natives: 1900-1904

Physical Description: (75 loose photos)
Box 5, Folder 13

Philippine Villages, Natives and Flora: 1900-1905

Physical Description: (45 loose photos)
Box 5, Folder 14

Miscellaneous Views, PI.: 1900-1905?

Physical Description: (17 loose photos-unlabeled)
Box 5, Folder 15

Philippine Personalities: 1900-1905

Physical Description: (6 loose photos) _,

Scope and Content Note

Buencamino, Otto Scherer, Mateo Cariño. (see also Box 4, Folder 4)
Box 5, Folder 16

US Army Troops, PI.: 1900-1905

Physical Description: (7 loose photos)
Box 5, Folder 17

Philippine Flora and Landscapes: 1900-1905?

Physical Description: (9×12 in.) (5 loose photos)
Box 5, Folder 18

View from Pali, Honolulu: 1900?

Physical Description: (1 loose photo)
Box 5, Folder 19

Women of Port Said: 1900?

Physical Description: (1 loose photo)
Box 5, Folder 20

Spanish Fleet Entering Suez Canal: 1900?

Physical Description: (1 loose photo)
Box 5, Folder 21

Temple, n.d.

Physical Description: (1 loose photo-unlabeled)
Box 5, Folder 22

Native Village: 1900-1905?

Physical Description: (1 loose photo-unlabeled)
Box 5, Folder 23

Colombo, Ceylon: 1900?

Physical Description: (2 loose photos)
Box 5, Folder 24

Kuan Yin, n.d.

Physical Description: (8×10 in.) (1 loose photo)
Box 5, Folder 25

Worcester Family and House, PI:

Physical Description: (11 loose photos)

Scope and Content Note

(see also Box 1, Folder 16) (Nitrate Negatives removed to Nitrate Negative File, Photo 192)
Box 5, Folder 26

Tinted Postcards, Philippine Islands: 1917

Physical Description: (7 postcards)

Scope and Content Note

(Nitrate Negatives removed to Nitrate Negative Tile, Photo 192)
Box 5, Folder 27

Stereoptican Slides of Germany: 1900s?

Physical Description: (6 mounted photos)
Box 5, Folder 28

Miscellaneous Photos and Postcards, California, n.d.

Physical Description: (4 photos, 6 postcards)

Scope and Content Note

(Nitrate Negatives removed to Nitrate File, Photo 192)
Box 5, Folder 29

Miscellaneous Envelopes

 

Diary and Thomas Ephemera

Box 6, Folder 1

Diary, Mercy Brett, Volumes I and II: 1903-1904

Scope and Content Note

(contains photos also)
Box 6, Folder 2

Diary, Mercy Brett, Volume III: 1904-1905

Scope and Content Note

(contains photos also)
Thomas Family Ephemera (boxed) (13 items)
Box 6, Folder 3

Horsehair from Moro Pony

Print Box 7

17 Newspapers and News clips, Philippine Islands and US papers 1899-1957

Scope and Content Note

(includes 6 articles in the newspaper (Dayton, Ohio) by Denison Thomas on the Philippines)