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Finding Aid to the Noël Sullivan papers, [ca. 1911-1956], [ca. 1911-1956]
BANC MSS C-B 801  
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Container Listing

box 1 - 98

Letters to Sullivan. ca. 1911-1956

Content/Description

General incoming correspondence, dating mainly from 1930, arranged alphabetically by name of individual or organization. Single letters have been placed in miscellanies preceding each letter of the alphabet. A list of the more important correspondents is appended to this report. Anonymous and unidentified letters have been placed at the end.
box 66

Novarro, Ramon 1940-1956

box 66, folder Novarro, Ramon

Ramon Novarro and unidentified man leaning on tree. 1942? BANC MSS C-B 801

Physical Description: 1 photographic print

Scope and Content Note

Snapshot enclosed in letter dated December 16, 1942, from Ramon Novarro to Noel Sullivan.
box 99-100

Letters to Sullivan requesting financial help, aid in securing employment, etc.. 1925-1956

Content/Description

Arranged chronologically by year.
box 101-126/129-131

Letters to Sullivan. The names of the correspondents are included in the appended list. 1911-1956.

box 127-128

Letters to Ada Sullivan

box 132

Carmelite Monastery. Misc. items.

box 133-135

Letters written by Noël Sullivan. 1913-1956

Content/Description

Drafts or carbon copies. Arranged chronologically.
box 135

Letters to Blanche C. Matthias are gift of Mrs. Matthias

carton 1

Ms. of his book, Forty Years Remembered

 

Galley proofs of his book, Somewhere in France

 

Ms. of his contribution to Born Catholic

 

Mss. of his reviews, speeches, articles, etc.

 

Letter-diary of his trip around the world with his uncle, James D. Phelan. 1921-1922

 

Diaries - 3 v. 1939

 

Wills

 

Passports

 

Membership cards and certificates

 

Programs for concerts in which he participated or which were held at his home

 

Christmas lists and Christmas cards sent by him

 

Misc. guest lists, invitations, etc.

 

Medical charts

 

Misc. notes in his handwriting

carton 2

Misc. material re Hollow Hills Farm

 

Misc. material re capital punishment

 

Clippings of articles and reviews by Sullivan

 

Clippings re Sullivan

 

Legal, financial and property records

carton 3-4

Manuscripts

Additional Note

Mss. of short stories, poems and plays, or portions thereof, most of which were written by friends of Sullivan and presented to him. Some were submitted by the authors for an auction to raise money for the defense of the Scottsboro boys in 1934. The following people are represented:
carton 3

Bennett, Melba (biography of Robinson Jeffers)

 

Cowen, Marion

 

Douglas, Walter Johnstone

 

Draper, Muriel Gurdon (Sanders) Portion of ms. of Music at Midnight

 

Driver, Norman

 

Dunne, George H.

 

Edwards, Sarah

 

Evans, John

 

Field, Sara Bard

 

Gordon, Taylor

 

Hagemeyer, Dora

 

Henley, Homer

 

Hichborn, Franklin

 

Hughes, Langston

 

Jeffers, Robinson

 

Justema, William

carton 4

Kendrick, Charles

 

Lampson, Robin

 

Larsson, Raymond E. F.

 

Lehmann, Lotte

 

Luhan, Mabel Dodge

 

Madeleva, Sister Mary

 

O'Hanlon, James

 

Roberts, Richard Ellis

 

Sassenberg, Hanno von Schücking

 

Sorel, Paul

 

Sterling, George

 

Strickland, Dwight

 

Swasey, E. M.

 

Taggard, Genevieve

 

Tilden, Douglas

 

Weinstein, Jacob J.

 

Welch, Marie de Laveaga

 

Whitaker, Clem

 

Wood, Charles Erskine Scott

 

Young, Ella

carton 5

Subject Files

Additional Note

Clippings, articles, announcements, programs and other miscellaneous materials concerning various people, organizations and subjects, as follows:
 

Abramowitsch, Bernhard

 

Augustine of the Mother of God, Mother

 

Austin, James

 

Barthé, Richmond

 

Bohemian Club, San Francisco

 

Bruce, Robert de

 

Carmel Music Society, Carmel, Calif.

 

Carmelite monasteries

 

Deering, Henri

 

De Young, M. H., Memorial Museum

 

Dogs

 

Doyle, Gladys (Sullivan)

 

Doyle Family

 

Field, Sara Bard

 

Gwin, William

 

Hayes, Roland

 

Hughes, Langston

 

Jeffers, Robinson

 

John Reed Clubs

 

Justema, William

 

Lehmann, Lotte

 

Liturgical Arts Society

 

Madeleva, Sister Mary

 

Maynor, Dorothy

 

Negroes- NAACP

 

Pasquier Trio

 

Phelan, James

 

Phelan, James Duval

 

Phelan (James D.) Foundation

 

Phelan, Mary Louise

 

Spencer, Kenneth

 

S.P.C.A.

 

Sullivan, Francis J.

 

Theatre of the Golden Bough, Carmel, Calif.

 

Wood, Charles Erskine Scott

 

World Affairs Council

carton 6

Greeting cards

 

Wedding announcements and invitations

 

Business and calling cards

 

Misc. announcements

 

Invitations

 

Misc. clippings

carton 7

Concert programs, arranged chronologically

Additional Note

Theatre and dance programs -transfered to Theater Collection
 

Miscellany

carton 8

Address books and cards

carton 9-10/ portfolio

Transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1962.009-.010)