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Finding Aid for the Edward A. Dickson Papers, 1900-1954
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Political and Civic Papers, 1897-1956

 

Letters To Edward A. Dickson--General, 1897-1910

Box 1, Folder 1

1897-1905.

Physical Description: 27 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the period when Dickson was a student at the University of California, Berkeley, and editor of the Daily Californian; his teaching trip to Japan after graduation; and his beginnings in the newspaper profession on his return.
Box 1, Folder 2

1906.

Physical Description: 12 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the gubernatorial election of 1906, and the Republican candidates for the nomination in particular; the race track business in Los Angeles.
Box 1, Folder 3

January-May 1907.

Physical Description: 26 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning an amendment to the California constitution allowing public funds to be loaned at interest; the efforts of the Southern Pacific Railway to oust A.B. Nye from his position as State Controller; replies to invitations to the meeting organizing what became the Lincoln-Roosevelt League.
Box 1, Folder 4

June-July 1907.

Physical Description: 34 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the organizing of what became the Lincoln-Roosevelt League; an article on Charles W. Fairbanks; letters on the Southern Pacific Railroad and a comparison of its rule with that of labor unions.
Box 1, Folder 5

August-December 1907.

Physical Description: 26 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the reaction to and early organization of the Lincoln-Roosevelt League, with mention of the San Francisco Chronicle, the Berkeley Independent, and the victory of Ryan forces in San Francisco; typed note describing the Lincoln-Roosevelt League's first major victory, the winning of the mayoralty race in Sacramento; letters concerning the Sacramento victory; Theodore Roosevelt.
Box 1, Folder 6

January-August 1908.

Physical Description: 20 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the Lincoln-Roosevelt League; preparation for and results of different elections; the appellate court decision concerning Abe Ruef; Fisk and the office of San Francisco Postmaster; Theodore Roosevelt.
Box 1, Folder 7

September-December 1908.

Physical Description: 16 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the Pacific Outlook; anti-race track legislation; direct primary legislation.
Box 1, Folder 8

January-August 1909.

Physical Description: 13 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the Australian ballot, with a synopsis of California election laws; various candidates for the Lincoln-Roosevelt Republican nomination for governor.
Box 1, Folder 9

September-December 1909.

Physical Description: 22 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the 1910 election campaign and Republican candidates for various posts; William H. Taft and Theodore Roosevelt.
Box 1, Folder 10

January-February 1910.

Physical Description: 15 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning municipal corruption in San Francisco; efforts to oust Nye from his position on the Board of Equalization; Democratic choice of nominee for governor; candidates for the Lincoln-Roosevelt Republican nomination for governor; the Pacific Printer and Publisher.
Box 1, Folder 11

March-April 1910.

Physical Description: 12 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the Lincoln-Roosevelt Republican nomination for governor, and Hiram Johnson in particular; James McLachlan's defense of his vote on the Norris Resolution in the Legislature; running the California Weekly.
Box 1, Folder 12

May-June 1910.

Physical Description: 17 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning Hiram Johnson's primary campaign to win the Republican nomination for governor, and the campaign for some other positions.
Box 1, Folder 13

July 1910.

Physical Description: 16 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning primary campaign details; Johnson's candidacy and others; a clipping criticizing the endorsement of Harry Pulcifer for Assemblyman; letters concerning the photograph, the Shame of California.
Box 1, Folder 14

August 1910.

Physical Description: 28 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the primary campaign, including candidates Johnson, Stanton, Richardson, Wallace, Nye, Curry; primary election results, analyses and comments.
Box 1, Folder 15

September 1910.

Physical Description: 39 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning details of the election campaign, especially regarding candidates Johnson, Wallace, T. Bell, H.A. Melvin, and Caminetti.
Box 1, Folder 16

October 1-14, 1910.

Physical Description: 26 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning details of the election campaign, especially Johnson's itinerary; California constitution, amendment on taxation.
Box 1, Folder 17

October 15-31, 1910.

Physical Description: 22 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the election campaign, especially estimates of local voting results, Johnson's itinerary, and his fatigue.
Box 1, Folder 18

November-December 1910.

Physical Description: 22 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning results of the gubernatorial and other election races; the possibility of a book reviewing 1911 Legislature; plans for organization of California Railroad Commission; Spalding--Works senatorial race; inaugural ball.
 

Letters To Edward A. Dickson--General, 1911-1914

Box 2, Folder 1

January 1911.

Physical Description: 7 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning John D. Works' senatorial victory, and subscription lists for the Pacific Outlook.
Box 2, Folder 2

February 1-15, 1911.

Physical Description: 29 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the California Supreme Court decision in the Ruef case; John D. Works and the question of judicial recall; State Commissioner of Horticulture J.W. Jeffrey; the California Outlook; the question of state or municipal regulation of public utilities; the proposed 8-hour law for women; and the proposed consolidation of Los Angeles city and county governments.
Box 2, Folder 3

February 16-28, 1911.

Physical Description: 13 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning various bills, including the measures to move the Los Angeles State Normal School site, to increase the number of judges in Los Angeles County, and to consolidate Los Angeles county and city governments; new commissions and possible members; trades school vs. polytechnic high school; John D. Works; and John D. Fredericks.
Box 2, Folder 4

March-September 1911.

Physical Description: 16 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the acceptance fight over Arizona's constitution; the 8-hour bill; a visit to Los Angeles from Theodore Roosevelt; various government posts and possible appointees, including F.W. Richardson, H. Weinstock, and Miguel Estudillo; H. Johnson's personal campaign for constitutional amendments; and possible Republican candidates for president, including Taft, W.J. Bryan, and R. LaFollette.
Box 2, Folder 5

October-December 1911.

Physical Description: 20 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning legislative and congressional district reapportionment in California; Arizona state politics; and possible candidates for president on the Democratic as well as Republican tickets, including W.J. Bryan, W. Wilson, T. Roosevelt, and W.H. Taft.
Box 2, Folder 6

January 1912.

Physical Description: 17 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the Good Government Organization; the role of the judiciary as opposed to the legislative branch of government; candidates for the Republican nomination for the presidency, including LaFollete, Taft, and T. Roosevelt.
Box 2, Folder 7

February 1912.

Physical Description: 24 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the possible Republican candidates for the presidency, including Taft, LaFollette, and T. Roosevelt; efforts to obtain the vice presidential nomination for H. Johnson on a ticket headed by T. Roosevelt.
Box 2, Folder 8

March 1912.

Physical Description: 19 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the fight among possible Republican candidates for the presidency, especially LaFollette, but also including Taft and T. Roosevelt; discussion of closing the San Francisco mint as a political maneuver; and the Hearst--Otis papers in the campaign.
Box 2, Folder 9

April-May 1912.

Physical Description: 10 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the fight for the Republican presidential nomination; the results of various state presidential primaries; and efforts to make H. Johnson the vice-presidential candidate with T. Roosevelt.
Box 2, Folder 10

June 1912.

Physical Description: 16 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning proposals to form a third party, the Progressive Party, to nominate T. Roosevelt for president; the formation of a National Reserve Association.
Box 2, Folder 11

July 1912.

Physical Description: 23 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the formation of the National Progressive Party; the major figures on the political scene, especially T. Roosevelt, W.H. Taft, and W.J. Bryan; California affairs.
Box 2, Folder 12

August-September 1912.

Physical Description: 10 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning vacancy in the University of California Board of Regents; T. Roosevelt's enthusiastic reception in Los Angeles; and miscellaneous other subjects.
Box 2, Folder 13

October-December 1912.

Physical Description: 12 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the California Republican State Convention; the administration of the University of California; the presidential election campaign tactics and outlook; W. Wilson's alleged anti-democratic statements; and a proposed Progressive Party caucus.
Box 2, Folder 14

January-March 1913.

Physical Description: 23 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning Congressional affairs and legislation; the Woman Suffrage Parade in Washington, D.C., contrasted with the Inaugural Parade taking place the next day; choosing a candidate for Mayor; a fight within Progressive ranks.
Box 2, Folder 15

April-September 1913.

Physical Description: 23 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning congressional affairs, and especially the obtainment of a survey of the Los Angeles harbor; the newspaper fight in Los Angeles, and the Mayoralty race; California state government appointments.
Box 2, Folder 16

October-December 1913.

Physical Description: 29 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning California state government appointments; possible Progressive candidates for California governor and for U.S. senator, especially H. Johnson, Francis J. Heney, Chester Rowell, and John Eshleman; the split among California Progressives; congressional affairs and legislation.
Box 2, Folder 17

January 1914.

Physical Description: 14 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning H. Johnson's decision to run for re-election as governor; F.J. Heney and other possible nominees for Progressive candidacy; the possibility of J. Eshleman's running for Lieutenant Governor; proposed harbor development for Los Angeles.
Box 2, Folder 18

February-March 1914.

Physical Description: 23 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning alleged graft involving the Temple Block Site in Los Angeles; W. Wilson and the Democrats in Congress; naval appropriations; the Los Angeles Times attack on the expenditures of Governor Johnson's administration, and Johnson's defense of his expenditures.
Box 2, Folder 19

April 1914.

Physical Description: 8 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning harbor appropriations for Los Angeles; repeal of the free tolls clause, and public and congressional reaction; California water laws; futures of the Progressive Party and Republican Party.
Box 2, Folder 20

May 1914.

Physical Description: 13 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning preparations for coming California election; H. Johnson's speaking trip through the San Joaquin Valley; surveys of Los Angeles harbor; T. Roosevelt's trip to Washington, D.C.
Box 2, Folder 21

June 1914.

Physical Description: 33 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the suggestion that T. Roosevelt run for governor of New York; Roosevelt's visit to Washington, D.C.; opposition to the activities of the California Viticultural Commission among Dries; candidates for California judicial posts; the position of Insurance Commissioner and the insurance lobby.
Box 2, Folder 22

July 1914.

Physical Description: 25 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the possibility of T. Roosevelt's running for governor of New York; the coming election and various candidates' campaigns, especially Francis J. Heney's senatorial campaign.
Box 2, Folder 23

August 1914.

Physical Description: 21 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the River and Harbor appropriation in Congress; the repercussions of World War I on the U.S.; primary election and regular election preparations, especially regarding the Johnson--Fredericks gubernatorial race, and the Heney--Rowell race for the Progressive nomination for senator; a proposed Congressional resolution to penalize absent members.
Box 2, Folder 24

September 1914.

Physical Description: 13 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning election campaigning; Joseph Knowland's record in Congress.
Box 2, Folder 25

October 1914.

Physical Description: 11 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning election campaigning; an article against H. Johnson in Everybody's Magazine by George Creel; a discussion of E.T. Earl's and T. Roosevelt's positions in 1911 on the 8-hour law for women; the position of Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court.
Box 2, Folder 26

November 1914.

Physical Description: 37 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning California election results; a banquet for H. Johnson; congratulations from T. Roosevelt on Johnson's victory.
Box 2, Folder 27

December 1914.

Physical Description: 15 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the Progressive National Executive Committee meeting and new plans; the tariff question; Rivers and Harbors Bill passed; California state government appointments; organization of the California Assembly.
 

Letters to Edward A. Dickson--General, 1915-1916

Box 3, Folder 1

January-February 1915.

Physical Description: 24 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning ideas for the next Progressive National Convention; Republican and Democratic Party feelings on the next presidential election; Progressive defections; comparative costs of legislatures under H. Johnson and Gillette; the Los Angeles harbor silt situation; Congressional affairs; artist Albert Besnard.
Box 3, Folder 2

March 1915.

Physical Description: 10 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning California commissions and appointments, and bills before the Legislature; possible murals by Albert Besnard for the state capitol.
Box 3, Folder 3

April 1915.

Physical Description: 22 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning possible candidates for the Republican nomination for president in 1917; California legislation on dry zones near schools, and John Eshleman; District Attorney Woolwine, Mayor Sebastian, of San Francisco, and the grand jury system; policy of the Los Angeles Express and Los Angeles Tribune on supporting office-seekers and office-holders; discussion of I Love You California becoming the state song; possible murals by A. Besnard.
Box 3, Folder 4

May 1915.

Physical Description: 35 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning possible murals and A. Besnard; the Los Angeles Investment Corporation; possible candidates for the Republican nomination for president; the effect of the war in Europe on the U.S. economy and political situation.
Box 3, Folder 5

June-July 1915.

Physical Description: 22 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the Meyer Lissner--E.T. Earl split within Progressive ranks; legislation on non-partisanship within state offices; checking of initiative and referendum petitions; prospects for the 1916 election.
Box 3, Folder 6

August-September 1915.

Physical Description: 25 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning insurance bills and the Los Angeles Fire Underwriters; the non-partisan law; plans and prospects for the 1916 elections and the Progressive Party, including discussion of presidential possibilities.
Box 3, Folder 7

October 1915.

Physical Description: 10 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the campaign for the non-partisan law; California election results.
Box 3, Folder 8

November 1915.

Physical Description: 6 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning possible candidates for Congress from Southern California; new state jobs for Harris Weinstock and Meyer Lissner.
Box 3, Folder 9

December 1915.

Physical Description: 8 pieces.
Box 3, Folder 10

January 1916.

Physical Description: 17 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the non-partisan law, direct primary law, and registration law controversy; prospects for the presidential race in 1916, with emphasis on T. Roosevelt, Charles Evans Hughes, and W. Wilson.
Box 3, Folder 11

February 1916.

Physical Description: 15 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning possible Republican candidates for president, especially C.E. Hughes and T. Roosevelt; conference of Progressives to choose delegates to national convention.
Box 3, Folder 12

March 1916.

Physical Description: 25 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the Progressive conference; John Eshleman's death; possible Republican presidential candidates, especially T. Roosevelt and C.E. Hughes; the suggestion that William D. Stephens follow H. Johnson as California governor, and Stephens' reactions; copies of Stephens' bill to create a Tariff Commission, and his discussion of the measure.
Box 3, Folder 13

April 1916.

Physical Description: 9 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the United Republican movement and misunderstanding of the same on the part of Progressive Republicans; T. Roosevelt, C.E. Hughes, and the Republican candidacy.
Box 3, Folder 14

May-June 1916.

Physical Description: 24 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the Republican National Convention and the nomination of C.E. Hughes; consideration on President Wilson's strength; race for U.S. Senator from California; especially involving F.J. Heney, John D. Works, Willis Booth; W.D. Stephens' plans to run again for Congress.
Box 3, Folder 15

July 1916.

Physical Description: 9 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning Mexican border towns and U.S. soldiers; coming primary election of Los Angeles District Attorney, and possible candidates; Los Angeles County government and expenses.
Box 3, Folder 16

August-October 1916.

Physical Description: 14 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the campaign in California for Charles Evans Hughes, Republican candidate for the presidency.
Box 3, Folder 17

November-December 1916.

Physical Description: 15 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the Los Angeles Times criticism of H. Johnson and Progressive Republicans in the defeat of C.E. Hughes for president; split within Progressive ranks involving E.T. Earl, A.H. Naftzger, and M. Lissner; early development of the California orange industry.
 

Letters to Edward A. Dickson--General, 1917-1920

Box 4, Folder 1

January-March 1917.

Physical Description: 7 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning charges against California Progressive Republicans in the defeat of Charles Evans Hughes; discussion of a Council of States on Federal and State Taxation, concerning segregation of federal and state sources of revenue.
Box 4, Folder 2

April-May 1917.

Physical Description: 20 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning plans for a conference of States on Federal and State Taxation.
Box 4, Folder 3

June-July 1917.

Physical Description: 12 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the National Tax Association and plans for a tax conference.
Box 4, Folder 4

August-September 1917.

Physical Description: 19 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning Russ Avery's appointment to the Superior Court; the National Tax Association conference and planned Congress of States on taxation.
Box 4, Folder 5

October 1917.

Physical Description: 25 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning public information work on World War I; the National Tax Association conference and the Congress of States on taxation.
Box 4, Folder 7

January 1918.

Physical Description: 11 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning railroad taxation; California Council of Defense work; coming (1918) gubernatorial election.
Box 4, Folder 8

February 1918.

Physical Description: 11 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning prospects of the Democratic and Republican Parties in the 1920 presidential election and the 1918 California gubernatorial election; the election of a new chairman of the Republican National Committee; the California Agricultural Board (6th District) and Liberty Fair Board problems.
Box 4, Folder 9

March-April 1918.

Physical Description: 15 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning coming gubernatorial elections; California Council of Defense work.
Box 4, Folder 10

May-June 1918.

Physical Description: 13 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning California Council of Defense work; California Railroad Commission.
Box 4, Folder 11

July-August 1918.

Physical Description: 19 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning Progressives and the coming state election; the Go to College drive, urging young men to further their higher education and join the Student Army Training Corps.
Box 4, Folder 12

September 1918.

Physical Description: 13 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the coming California election; State Board of Education policies; the State Highway Commission and the Ridge Route.
Box 4, Folder 13

October 1918.

Physical Description: 33 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the coming California election, including Republican-Progressive factionalism and Theodore Bell's nomination petitions; work of the California Home Guard; and plans to preserve historical material regarding local involvement in World War I.
Box 4, Folder 14

November 1-15, 1918.

Physical Description: 41 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the proposed Council of States on taxation; plans for and results of the California election; the end of World War I; plans for adjustment to a peace-time economy and the rehabilitation of disabled veterans; work on war history records; possible candidates for key positions within the California Legislature.
Box 4, Folder 15

November 16-30, 1918.

Physical Description: 29 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning Walton J. Wood, Public Defender; necessity of working against desertion among soldiers waiting to be discharged; work on war history and the assembling of names for the California Honor Roll.
Box 4, Folder 16

December 1918.

Physical Description: 31 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the conservation of war history and consideration of a possible war museum; problem of large federal holdings in California; Liberty Loan organization; bill desiring the creation of California Departments of Agriculture and Natural History.
Box 4, Folder 17

January 1919.

Physical Description: 33 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning war history work; suggestions for an Emergency Public Works Commission for California, to aid in postwar economic readjustment; Edwin T. Earl's death and Dickson's assumption of the editorship of the Los Angeles Express.
Box 4, Folder 18

February 1919.

Physical Description: 30 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning Dickson and the editorship of the Los Angeles Express; Dickson's appointment as a delegate to the Pacific Coast Congress for a League of Nations; archeological ex-;loration of Catalina Island; Progressive Republicans and the 1920 presidential election.
Box 4, Folder 19

March-June 1919.

Physical Description: 24 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning changes in the Los Angeles Express under Dickson; the proposed formation of a Republican Club; the coming presidential election (1920); the highway bond issue; and statements of appreciation of American troops in France, by Field Marshall Sir Douglas Haig.
Box 4, Folder 20

July-September 1919.

Physical Description: 23 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the planning of a reception for President Wilson in Los Angeles; a pamphlet by Emily Newell Blair on the U.S. Council of National Defense.
Box 4, Folder 21

October-December 1919.

Physical Description: 10 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the coming presidential election; the Los Angeles Express, introduction of E.A. Dickson to Robert Todd Lincoln.
Box 4, Folder 22

January-June 1920.

Physical Description: 22 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning labor problems in the publishing field; the California Institute of Technology; sentiments on the choice of Republican candidate for president, especially Herbert Hoover; the nomination of a Republican candidate for U.S. Senator from California.
Box 4, Folder 23

July-December 1920.

Physical Description: 29 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning work in the 1920 presidential election; the organization of the Republican Editorial Association; Warren Harding's victory and possible cabinet choices.
 

Letters to Edward A. Dickson--General, 1921-1928

Box 5, Folder 1

1921.

Physical Description: 17 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the first Lincoln Club dinner; passage of the King Tax Bill in California.
Box 5, Folder 2

1922.

Physical Description: 14 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the election of Friend W. Richardson and that of C.C. Young.
Box 5, Folder 3

1923.

Physical Description: 14 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letter and article concerning the first five U.S. presidents to die in office, including Warren G. Harding.
Box 5, Folder 4

January-July 1924.

Physical Description: 16 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning work of the California Interfraternity Alumni Council and Dickson's election as Council President; a letter from President Calvin Coolidge regarding the appointment of Judge McCormick.
Box 5, Folder 5

August-December 1924.

Physical Description: 21 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning city work performed on Sunday; the Interfraternity Council.
Box 5, Folder 6

January-March 1925.

Physical Description: 19 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning planning of traffic arteries and business district development in Los Angeles, including opposing views of the Central Business District Association and the West Wilshire Development Association.
Box 5, Folder 7

April-June 1925.

Physical Description: 17 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning fraternity matters; street and transportation development in Los Angeles; the Central Business District Association; letter and California State Senate bills on roads, condemnation of property for public use, government construction work, etc.
Box 5, Folder 8

July-August 1925.

Physical Description: 11 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning Wilshire Blvd. zoning; the annual California Inheritance Tax Convention.
Box 5, Folder 9

September-December 1925.

Physical Description: 45 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning problems of newspaper sale on the streets; the text of the Criminal Syndicalism Act of California, and a discussion of its purpose; American Civil Liberties Union, I.W.W., Communist Party; Los Angeles street improvements and public transportation, including a pamphlet entitled, The Solution of the Los Angeles Station Problem, Offered by Union Pacific System... also Plan for Elevated Construction... Pacific Electric Railway.
Box 5, Folder 10

January-March 1926.

Physical Description: 23 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning annual Lincoln Club banquet; the financing of firemen and policemen's salaries; Wilshire Boulevard zoning election proposition.
Box 5, Folder 11

April-September 1926.

Physical Description: 25 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning proposed Wilshire Boulevard widening; initiative for the repeal of the California Wright Anti-Bootlegging Act.
Box 5, Folder 12

October 1-19, 1926.

Physical Description: 34 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters and printed matter concerning various proposed amendments to the California constitution and other propositions on the November 1926 election ballot, covernin such subjects as reforestation, repeal of the Wright Anti-Bootlegging Act, Bible in the schools, legislative reapportionment, exemption of parochial schools from property taxes, judges' retirement and future service, establishment of a Judicial Council, and state taxation of commercial highway vehicles.
Box 5, Folder 13

October 20-31, 1926.

Physical Description: 17 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters and printed matter concerning various propositions and amendments on the November 1926 election ballot, covering such subjects as the Bible in the schools, exemption of cemetery lots from taxation, legalization of race track gambling, the Wright Anti-Bootlegging Act repeal.
Box 5, Folder 14

November-December 1926.

Physical Description: 22 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning Wilshire Boulevard; thanks from several judges and office-holders for Dickson's support in the election; Lewis R. Works' statement against choice of judges through elections.
Box 5, Folder 15

January-June 1927.

Physical Description: 28 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning Wilshire Boulevard and other street improvements.
Box 5, Folder 16

July-December 1927.

Physical Description: 44 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the Save Old Ironsides Fund; the Woman's National Committee for Law Enforcement stand on enforcement of the prohibition amendment; articles on the New Orleans Mardi Gras and the annual carnival in Nice; Wilshire Boulevard development; the Herbert Hoover for president movement in California.
Box 5, Folder 17

January-March 1928.

Physical Description: 23 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning a proposed Los Angeles County Museum of Art; the Swing--Johnson bill and power development; David Lawrence's column; U.S. presidential race.
Box 5, Folder 18

April-September, 1928.

Physical Description: 52 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning California Republican National Committee, Community Chest, Democratic National Convention in Houston, Catherine Phillips' book on Cornelius Cole, American Forestry Association, Pacific Southwest Tennis Championships.
Box 5, Folder 19

October 1928.

Physical Description: 28 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the H. Hoover presidential campaign and H. Johnson; life in the Philippines; the alleged Los Angeles political machine.
Box 5, Folder 20

November-December 1928.

Physical Description: 30 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning McNabb; Wilshire Boulevard zoning; arrangements for a visit of eminent British journalists.
 

Letters to Edward A. Dickson--General, 1929-1934

Box 6, Folder 1

January-February 1929.

Physical Description: 41 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the Los Angeles Grand Opera Association; the Mexican land grant fraud investigation.
Box 6, Folder 2

March-April 1929.

Physical Description: 28 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the use of undercover investigators in prison and attacks on the Justice Department; German plans regarding conquered nations in the event of a German victory in World War I; P.H. Greer's campaign for Los Angeles Mayor.
Box 6, Folder 3

May-June 1929.

Physical Description: 39 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning Los Angeles municipal election results; the newspaper business in general, and the prospects of the Los Angeles Express in particular.
Box 6, Folder 4

July-August 1929.

Physical Description: 20 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the closing of the Pan-American Bank, Los Angeles (?); the dedication of the Felipe de Neve Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library.
Box 6, Folder 5

September-December 1929.

Physical Description: 31 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the Los Angeles Opera; the proposed San Diego site for a naval dirigible base.
Box 6, Folder 6

January-March 1929.

Physical Description: 32 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the dedication of the Coolidge Dam, Arizona.
Box 6, Folder 7

April-June 1930.

Physical Description: 32 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the Better-American Federation; Los Angeles water problems, and alleged extravagance within the Board of Water and Power Commissioners; the Silver Lake Boulevard Project and other aspects of Los Angeles transportation.
Box 6, Folder 8

July-November 1930.

Physical Description: 27 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters and printed matter concerning the Women of the Golden West and the fiesta-ball commemorating Los Angeles' founding; James Rolph, Jr.'s campaign for election as governor of California; newspaper features and comic strips, and the Los Angeles Express.
Box 6, Folder 9

1931.

Physical Description: 28 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning plans for the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the founding of Los Angeles; Joe Crail's prospective campaign for the U.S. Senate, and the financing of same; consolidation of the Los Angeles Evening Herald and Los Angeles Express.
Box 6, Folder 10

January-May 1932.

Physical Description: 26 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning transportation and accomodation arrangements for delegates, including Dickson, to the 1932 Republican National Convention.
Box 6, Folder 11

July-December 1932.

Physical Description: 22 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the Republican National Convention, preparations for presidential campaign, and the California Senate race.
Box 6, Folder 12

January-February 1933.

Physical Description: 26 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning arrangements for the exhibit of Whistler's Mother at the Los Angeles Museum; the Interfraternity Council; tributes to Abraham Lincoln.
Box 6, Folder 13

March-July 1933.

Physical Description: 28 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning arrangements for the exhibit of Whistler's Mother and possible future exhibit of a painting from Italy; the contract for cable to run from Boulder Creek to Los Angeles; the Conference of Governors at San Francisco.
Box 6, Folder 14

August-December 1933.

Physical Description: 28 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning California state expenditures on schools; the Los Angeles Art Association and plans for developing a Los Angeles Museum.
Box 6, Folder 15

January-June 1934.

Physical Description: 34 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the Los Angeles Museum and the Los Angeles Art Association, reports, plans and suggestions for the development of artistic resources in Los Angeles; J.N. Darling on Franklin D. Roosevelt, Herbert Hoover, and the New Deal.
Box 6, Folder 16

July-December 1934.

Physical Description: 13 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning architectural decoration of the new Los Angeles City Hall; a proposal for a new building to house the Los Angeles Art Museum; impressions of Pago-Pago; recommendation of Virginia Pease Hunt for State Director of Social Welfare.
 

Letters to Edward A. Dickson--General, 1935-1955 and n.d.

Box 7, Folder 1

1935.

Physical Description: 23 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning activities of the Los Angeles Art Association and suggestions for its development; the American Association of Museums and a copy of its Museum News; ideas for the organization of a Better Legislation League.
Box 7, Folder 2

1936.

Physical Description: 19 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning ideas for the Los Angeles Art Association; plans for the International Exhibition on Arts and Crafts to be held in Paris, 1937; activities of the Motion Pictures Producers and Distributors of America, Incorporated.
Box 7, Folder 3

1937.

Physical Description: 27 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the founding of the Lincoln-Republican League and its early successes; F.D. Roosevelt; federal judicial appointments; plans of the Los Angeles Art Association.
Box 7, Folder 4

1938.

Physical Description: 14 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the U.S. Senate fight on the Reorganization Bill; art activities in Los Angeles.
Box 7, Folder 5

1939.

Physical Description: 24 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the purchase of the Earl property on Wilshire Boulevard for the use of the Los Angeles Art Association and the Otis Art Institute; organization of a Women's League to Correct Abuses in the Initiative and discussion pro and con the California initiative procedure.
Box 7, Folder 6

1940.

Physical Description: 21 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the formation of a committee by William Allen White to work for greater support of the Allies in World War II; the Historical Society of Southern California; the possible creation of a park in Palos Verdes; the Citizens' Power Commission, and an Los Angeles water bond issue.
Box 7, Folder 7

1941.

Physical Description: 32 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the appointment of Dickson to the Board of Water and Power Commissioners; Boulder Dam Agency contracts; consumer rates and possible rate cuts for water and power; the Los Angeles Art Association.
Box 7, Folder 8

1942-43.

Physical Description: 14 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning a proclamation denouncing Hitler's Jewish policy; the policy of the federal War Manpower Commission in keeping workers of retirement age at work; revenues of the Los Angeles coliseum.
Box 7, Folder 9

1944-45.

Physical Description: 24 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters urging that Dickson remain with the Los Angeles Board of Water and Power Commissioners; an account by Dickson of the Hughes--Johnson incident during the campaign of 1916 that May have cost Hughes the presidency.
Box 7, Folder 10

1946-47.

Physical Description: 34 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning plans for celebrating California's centennial; the Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games; the Los Angeles County Centennial Celebration organization.
Box 7, Folder 11

1948-49.

Physical Description: 25 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games; the Citizens Committee for a Centennial Building.
Box 7, Folder 12

1950.

Physical Description: 27 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Material concerning the early days of the Lincoln-Roosevelt League.
Box 7, Folder 13

1951-52.

Physical Description: 37 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the preparation of a time capsule containing microfilmed articles and pictures concerning aspects of life in mid-20th Century Los Angeles; obtaining bricks from Lincoln's room in the White House; financing Olympic athletes.
Box 7, Folder 14

1953-5.

Physical Description: 29 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning the official visits of King Paul and Queen Frederika of Greece, and Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia; activities of the Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games.
Box 7, Folder 15

n.d.

Physical Description: 59 pieces.
 

Correspondence Between Others--General, 1902-1953, fragments, and n.d.

Box 8, Folder 1

1902-09.

Physical Description: 11 pieces.
Box 8, Folder 2

1910.

Physical Description: 23 pieces.
Box 8, Folder 3

1911.

Physical Description: 20 pieces.
Box 8, Folder 4

1912.

Physical Description: 36 pieces.
Box 8, Folder 5

1913-14.

Physical Description: 16 pieces.
Box 8, Folder 6

January-October 1915.

Physical Description: 13 pieces.
Box 8, Folder 7

November-December 1915.

Physical Description: 46 pieces.
Box 8, Folder 8

1916.

Physical Description: 29 pieces.
Box 8, Folder 9

January-September 1917.

Physical Description: 33 pieces.
Box 8, Folder 10

October-December 1917.

Physical Description: 52 pieces.
Box 8, Folder 11

1918-19.

Physical Description: 25 pieces.
Box 8, Folder 12

1921-30.

Physical Description: 34 pieces.
Box 8, Folder 13

1931-34.

Physical Description: 21 pieces.
Box 8, Folder 14

1935-53.

Physical Description: 36 pieces.
Box 8, Folder 15

n.d.

Physical Description: 34 pieces.
Box 8, Folder 16

Fragments.

Physical Description: 34 pieces.
 

Letters from Edward A. Dickson--General, 1900-1954, fragments and n.d.

Box 9, Folder 1

1900-10.

Physical Description: 12 pieces.
Box 9, Folder 2

1911-15.

Physical Description: 27 pieces.
Box 9, Folder 3

1916.

Physical Description: 6 pieces.
Box 9, Folder 4

1917.

Physical Description: 33 pieces.
Box 9, Folder 5

1918.

Physical Description: 10 pieces.
Box 9, Folder 6

1919.

Physical Description: 5 pieces.
Box 9, Folder 7

1920-27.

Physical Description: 17 pieces.
Box 9, Folder 8

1928-29.

Physical Description: 11 pieces.
Box 9, Folder 9

1930-39.

Physical Description: 26 pieces.
Box 9, Folder 10

1940-49.

Physical Description: 63 pieces.
Box 9, Folder 11

1950-54.

Physical Description: 20 pieces.
Box 9, Folder 12

n.d. and fragments.

Physical Description: 12 pieces.
 

The Lincoln-Roosevelt League; [A] Historical Sketch.

Physical Description: Typescript, with holograph corrections.
Box 10, Folder 1

Chapter 1: Preliminary activities and the Los Angeles conference.

Physical Description: 39 pieces.
Box 10, Folder 2

Chapter 2: The Oakland meeting.

Physical Description: 12 pieces.
Box 10, Folder 3

Chapter 3: The campaign begins.

Physical Description: 15 pieces.
Box 10, Folder 4

Chapter 4: Herrin's power weakens.

Physical Description: 19 pieces.
Box 10, Folder 5

Chapter 5: The primary campaign.

Physical Description: 15 pieces.
Box 10, Folder 6

Chapter 6: The League takes over.

Physical Description: 16 pieces.
Box 10, Folder 7

Chapter 7: The League's legislative program.

Physical Description: 9 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Notes and manuscript material for a book to be called Political Campaigns in California, 1894-1910, stressing the gubernatorial and presidential campaigns. Typescript with holograph corrections.
Box 10, Folder 8

Chapter 1: 1894, gubernatorial election.

Physical Description: 41 pieces.
Box 10, Folder 9

Chapter 2: 1896, presidential election.

Physical Description: 51 pieces.
Box 10, Folder 10

Chapter 3: 1898, gubernatorial election.

Physical Description: 45 pieces.
Box 10, Folder 11

Chapter 4: 1900, presidential election.

Physical Description: 100 pieces.
Box 10, Folder 12

Chapter 5: 1902, gubernatorial election.

Physical Description: 79 pieces.
Box 10, Folder 13

Chapter 6: 1904, presidential election.

Physical Description: 85 pieces.
Box 10, Folder 14

Chapter 7: 1906, gubernatorial election.

Physical Description: 14 pieces.
 

Edward A. Dickson's Writings

Box 11, Folder 1

Bancroft's Lost Letter.

Physical Description: 7 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Bancroft's lost letter. Reprint from the Historical Society of Southern California Quarterly, vol.35 no.3 (September 1953). Also typescript of parts of same.
Box 11, Folder 2

California Elections.

Physical Description: 137 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Notes on California elections, stressing the gubernatorial, ca. 1850-1950. Manuscript and typescript with holograph corrections.
Box 11, Folder 3

California Senatorial Elections.

Physical Description: 8 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts on the U.S. Senatorial elections of 1899/1900 and 1905 in California.
Box 11, Folder 4

U.S. Presidential Elections.

Physical Description: 41 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts, notes, and ephemera on U.S. presidential elections, ca. 1890-1952.
Box 11, Folder 5

Charles Evans Hughes.

Physical Description: 19 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

How Hughes lost California in 1916. Reprint from the Congressional Record, Proceedings and Debates of the 83rd Congress, Second Session, incorporated in the remarks of the Hon. Leroy Johnson of California, in the House of Representatives, August 19, 1954. Also carbon copy typescripts of the same article, and a manuscript dated June 17, 1916, on the same subject.
Box 11, Folder 6

Japan, Russia, and the Far East.

Physical Description: 13 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Notebooks compiled by Dickson on Russia, Japan, and the Far East.
Box 11, Folder 7

Hiram Johnson.

Physical Description: 3 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript and typescript statements on Hiram Johnson.
Box 11, Folder 8

Abraham Lincoln.

Physical Description: 18 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

They knew Lincoln; reminiscences by contemporaries of the great American. Chapters two through five, and seven; typescript.
Box 11, Folder 9

Abraham Lincoln.

Physical Description: 16 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Notes for and typescript of a talk to accompany a slide show on the life of Abraham Lincoln (for the slides used, see Package 1).
Box 11, Folder 10

Abraham Lincoln.

Physical Description: 34 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous notes on Abraham Lincoln, manuscript and typescript.
Box 11, Folder 11

Lincoln-Roosevelt League.

Physical Description: 34 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

The Lincoln-Roosevelt League--its origin and accomplishments. Typescript and manuscript. The progressive movement of 1912. Typescript and notes
Box 11, Folder 12

Los Angeles Board of Water and Power Commissioners.

Physical Description: 15 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Notes, manuscripts, and typescripts relating to water problems and the Los Angeles Board of Water and Power Commissioners.
Box 11, Folder 13

Miscellaneous.

Physical Description: 33 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscripts and printed material on various subjects, including William Jennings Bryan, Chester Rowell, bank robbery, the University of California retirement system, Liberty Loans, the Historical Society of Southern California, and British government.
Box 11, Folder 14

Printing.

Physical Description: 44 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

The eternal flame: the life of John Gutenberg; typescript outline of a play about Gutenberg. The saga of the press; typescript with some holograph corrections, various versions and notes of a manuscript on the history of printing.
Box 11, Folder 15

Progressive Party.

Physical Description: 2 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Carbon copy typescript on the Progressive Party organization.
Box 11, Folder 16

James Rolph.

Physical Description: 7 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Rolph `write-in' clubs formed... manuscript and typescript.
Box 11, Folder 17

State Council of Defense, of California.

Physical Description: 5 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

A brief manuscript on the Council of Defense, and proofs for an article on the war history project.
Box 11, Folder 18

Woman Suffrage.

Physical Description: 11 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Susan B. Anthony, notes, manuscript, and typescript. Brief statement on the progress of woman suffrage in California.
Box 11, Folder 19

World War I.

Physical Description: 5 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript notes [for a speech?] on World War I.

Note

See also Box 24 of this collection.
Published writings by Dickson which are not included in this collection:
Lincoln and Baker: the Story of a Great Friendship. in the Historical Society of Southern California Quarterly, vol.34 no.3 (September 1952).
President's annual report for the year 1950. in the Historical Society of Southern California Quarterly, vol.32 no.4 (December 1950).
Chester H. Rowell--distinguished citizen. in the Historical Society of Southern California Quarterly, vol.30 no.2 (June 1948).
How the Republican Party was organized in California. in the Historical Society of Southern California Quarterly, vol.30 no.3 (September 1948).
 

United States Affairs

Box 12, Folder 1

Theodore Bell.

Physical Description: 9 pieces.
Box 12, Folder 2

Congressional Bills.

Physical Description: 2 pieces.
Box 12, Folder 3

Herbert Hoover.

Physical Description: 5 pieces.
Box 12, Folder 4

Charles Evans Hughes.

Physical Description: 14 pieces.
Box 12, Folder 5

Miscellaneous.

Physical Description: 10 pieces.
Box 12, Folder 6

Miscellaneous Newspaper Articles and Reviews.

Physical Description: 61 pieces.
Box 12, Folder 7

National Tax Association Meeting, and Council of States.

Physical Description: 44 pieces.
Box 12, Folder 8

National Tax Association Meeting, and Council of States.

Physical Description: 41 pieces.
Box 12, Folder 9

Presidential Elections, Miscellaneous.

Physical Description: 146 pieces.
Box 12, Folder 10

Presidential Elections, 1852-1920, Articles on.

Physical Description: 74 pieces.
Box 12, Folder 11

Presidential Elections, Republican National Conventions, 1908-32, Rolls of Delegates.

Physical Description: 10 pieces.
Box 12, Folder 12

Theodore Roosevelt.

Physical Description: 11 pieces.
 

California State Affairs, A-H

Box 13, Folder 1

Albert Besnard.

Physical Description: 2 pieces.
Box 13, Folder 2

Better Legislation League of California.

Physical Description: 2 pieces.
Box 13, Folder 3

California Centennial.

Physical Description: 18 pieces.
Box 13, Folder 4

California--Senate--Committee on Efficiency and Economy, 1918.

Physical Description: 3 pieces.
Box 13, Folder 5

Committee Against Race Track Gambling.

Physical Description: 17 pieces.
Box 13, Folder 6

Convention of State Inheritance Tax Appraisers, August 28, 1925.

Physical Description: 5 pieces.
Box 13, Folder 7

Edwin T. Earl.

Physical Description: 2 pieces.
Box 13, Folder 8

Elections, California, Miscellaneous.

Physical Description: 25 pieces.
Box 13, Folder 9

Elections, California, Miscellaneous.

Physical Description: 23 pieces.
Box 13, Folder 10

Elections, California, Miscellaneous.

Physical Description: 130 pieces.
Box 13, Folder 11

Francis J. Heney.

Physical Description: 9 pieces.
 

California State Affairs, H-Z

Box 14, Folder 1

Hiram Johnson, Miscellaneous.

Physical Description: 62 pieces.
Box 14, Folder 2

Hiram Johnson, News Clippings.

Physical Description: 35 pieces.
Box 14, Folder 3

J. Gregg Layne: The Lincoln-Roosevelt League, its Origin and Accomplishments.

Physical Description: 2 pieces.
Box 14, Folder 4

Lincoln-Roosevelt League.

Physical Description: 79 pieces.
Box 14, Folder 5

Miscellaneous.

Physical Description: 13 pieces.
Box 14, Folder 6

Mowry, George: 2 Chapters of a Manuscript on the Progressive Party.

Physical Description: 79 pieces.
Box 14, Folder 7

Progressive Party.

Physical Description: 3 pieces.
Box 14, Folder 8

State Council of Defense, of California: War History Project (Notices, Forms, Etc.).

Physical Description: 40 pieces.
Box 14, Folder 9

State Council of Defense, of California: War History Project (Lists, Minutes, Reports, Etc.).

Physical Description: 50 pieces.
Box 14, Folder 10

State Council of Defense, of California: War History Project (Wartime Activities).

Physical Description: 23 pieces.
Box 14, Folder 11

State Council of Defense, of California: War History Project (Publications and Articles).

Physical Description: 29 pieces.
Box 14, Folder 12

State Council of Defense, of California: Dispatches from the Front.

Physical Description: 4 pieces.
Box 14, Folder 13

State Council of Defense, of California: California Casualty Lists.

Physical Description: 13 pieces.
Box 14, Folder 14

State Councils of Defense (Various States) and National Council of Defense: Publications.

Physical Description: 58 pieces.
Box 14, Folder 15

State Board of Control.

Physical Description: 8 pieces.
Box 14, Folder 16

William D. Stephens.

Physical Description: 46 pieces.
 

Los Angeles City Affairs, A-D

Box 15, Folder 1

Biltmore Hotel Company.

Physical Description: 25 pieces.
Box 15, Folder 2

Board of Library Commissioners.

Box 15, Folder 3

Board of Water and Power Commissioners.

Physical Description: 48 pieces.
Box 15, Folder 4

Board of Water and Power Commissioners.

Physical Description: 103 pieces.
Box 15, Folder 5

Board of Water and Power Commissioners.

Physical Description: 38 pieces.
Box 15, Folder 6

Chamber of Commerce.

Physical Description: 10 pieces.
Box 15, Folder 7

City and County Centennial Celebrations.

Physical Description: 20 pieces.
Box 15, Folder 8

Coliseum.

Physical Description: 19 pieces.
Box 15, Folder 9

Downtown Exhibition Hall: a proposal--.

Physical Description: 12 leaves.
 

Los Angeles City Affairs, E-L

Box 16, Folder 1

Good Government Organization.

Physical Description: 21 pieces.
Box 16, Folder 2

Hollywood Fiesta.

Physical Description: 15 pieces.
Box 16, Folder 3

Interfraternity Alumni Council of Southern California.

Physical Description: 52 pieces.
Box 16, Folder 4

Los Angeles Art Association (Art League of Hollywood).

Physical Description: 4 pieces.
Box 16, Folder 5

Los Angeles Art Association (Museum Patrons Association).

Physical Description: 44 pieces.
Box 16, Folder 6

Los Angeles Art Association (and Museum Patrons Association).

Physical Description: 100 pieces.
Box 16, Folder 7

Los Angeles Express.

Physical Description: 74 pieces.
Box 16, Folder 8

Los Angeles Express.

Physical Description: 107 pieces.
Box 16, Folder 9

Los Angeles Grand Opera Association.

Physical Description: 5 pieces.
 

Los Angeles City Affairs, M-Z

Box 17, Folder 1

Miscellaneous.

Physical Description: 47 pieces.
Box 17, Folder 2

Municipal League of Los Angeles.

Physical Description: 3 pieces.
Box 17, Folder 3

Non-Partisan Movement of 1906.

Physical Description: 5 pieces.
Box 17, Folder 4

Olympic Games Commission.

Physical Description: 157 pieces.
Box 17, Folder 5

Political Miscellany.

Physical Description: 12 pieces.
Box 17, Folder 6

Southern California Historical Society.

Physical Description: 39 pieces.
Box 17, Folder 7

Tennis Patrons Association.

Physical Description: 44 pieces (cf. Box 35).
Box 17, Folder 8

Transportation in Los Angeles.

Physical Description: 31 pieces.
Box 17, Folder 9

University Club.

Physical Description: 17 pieces.
Box 17, Folder 10

Visit of King Paul and Queen Frederika of Greece to Los Angeles, 1953.

Physical Description: 31 pieces.
Box 17, Folder 11

Visit of Secretary of War George H. Dern and Various State Governors to Los Angeles, 1933.

Physical Description: 7 pieces.
Box 17, Folder 12

Visit of President Woodrow Wilson to Los Angeles, 1919.

Physical Description: 9 pieces.
Box 17, Folder 13

Western Federal Savings and Loan Association.

Physical Description: 5 pieces.
 

University of California Papers

 

Letters to Edward A. Dickson--University of California, 1908-1929

Box 18, Folder 1

1908-13.

Physical Description: 13 pieces.
Box 18, Folder 2

1914-15.

Physical Description: 6 pieces.
Box 18, Folder 3

1916.

Physical Description: 20 pieces.
Box 18, Folder 4

1917.

Physical Description: 5 pieces.
Box 18, Folder 5

1918.

Physical Description: 25 pieces.
Box 18, Folder 6

1919.

Physical Description: 18 pieces.
Box 18, Folder 7

1920-22.

Physical Description: 29 pieces.
Box 18, Folder 8

January 1923.

Physical Description: 14 pieces.
Box 18, Folder 9

February-December 1923.

Physical Description: 21 pieces.
Box 18, Folder 10

1924-25.

Physical Description: 27 pieces.
Box 18, Folder 11

January-March 1926.

Physical Description: 31 pieces.
Box 18, Folder 12

April-September 1926.

Physical Description: 21 pieces.
Box 18, Folder 13

October-November 1926.

Physical Description: 28 pieces.
Box 18, Folder 14

December 1926-March 1927.

Physical Description: 46 pieces.
Box 18, Folder 15

April-May 1927.

Physical Description: 33 pieces.
Box 18, Folder 16

June-August 1927.

Physical Description: 24 pieces.
Box 18, Folder 17

September-December 1927.

Physical Description: 15 pieces.
Box 18, Folder 18

January-August 1928.

Physical Description: 24 pieces.
Box 18, Folder 19

September-December 1928.

Physical Description: 18 pieces.
Box 18, Folder 20

January-April 1929.

Physical Description: 38 pieces.
Box 18, Folder 21

May-December 1929.

Physical Description: 35 pieces.
 

Letters to Edward A. Dickson--University of California, 1930-1954, fragments and n.d.

Box 19, Folder 1

January-June 1930.

Physical Description: 33 pieces.
Box 19, Folder 2

July 1930 - December 1931.

Physical Description: 26 pieces.
Box 19, Folder 3

1932.

Physical Description: 29 pieces.
Box 19, Folder 4

January-June 1933.

Physical Description: 19 pieces.
Box 19, Folder 5

July-December 1933.

Physical Description: 21 pieces.
Box 19, Folder 6

1934.

Physical Description: 14 pieces.
Box 19, Folder 7

1935.

Physical Description: 35 pieces.
Box 19, Folder 8

1936.

Physical Description: 25 pieces.
Box 19, Folder 9

1937-38.

Physical Description: 26 pieces.
Box 19, Folder 10

1939.

Physical Description: 21 pieces.
Box 19, Folder 11

1940-41.

Physical Description: 13 pieces.
Box 19, Folder 12

1942.

Physical Description: 13 pieces.
Box 19, Folder 13

1943-45.

Physical Description: 23 pieces.
Box 19, Folder 14

1946.

Physical Description: 17 pieces.
Box 19, Folder 15

1947.

Physical Description: 13 pieces.
Box 19, Folder 16

1948-50.

Physical Description: 10 pieces.
Box 19, Folder 17

1951.

Physical Description: 11 pieces.
Box 19, Folder 18

1952.

Physical Description: 11 pieces.
Box 19, Folder 19

1953.

Physical Description: 17 pieces.
Box 19, Folder 20

1954-55.

Physical Description: 14 pieces.
Box 19, Folder 21

n.d.

Physical Description: 29 pieces.
Box 19, Folder 22

Fragments.

Physical Description: 4 pieces.
 

Correspondence Between Others--University of California, 1903-1954

Box 19, Folder 23

1901-19.

Physical Description: 23 pieces.
Box 19, Folder 24

1920-29.

Physical Description: 43 pieces.
Box 19, Folder 25

1930-39.

Physical Description: 31 pieces.
Box 19, Folder 26

1940-49.

Physical Description: 20 pieces.
Box 19, Folder 27

1950-54.

Physical Description: 23 pieces.
 

Letters from Edward A. Dickson--University of California, 1910-1952, fragments and n.d.

Box 20, Folder 1

1910-19.

Physical Description: 4 pieces.
Box 20, Folder 2

1920-22.

Physical Description: 7 pieces.
Box 20, Folder 3

1923.

Physical Description: 18 pieces.
Box 20, Folder 4

1924.

Physical Description: 8 pieces.
Box 20, Folder 5

1925.

Physical Description: 19 pieces.
Box 20, Folder 6

1926.

Physical Description: 37 pieces.
Box 20, Folder 7

1927.

Physical Description: 19 pieces.
Box 20, Folder 8

1928.

Physical Description: 17 pieces.
Box 20, Folder 9

1929.

Physical Description: 29 pieces.
Box 20, Folder 10

1930-38.

Physical Description: 49 pieces.
Box 20, Folder 11

1940-43.

Physical Description: 15 pieces.
Box 20, Folder 12

1944-48.

Physical Description: 18 pieces.
Box 20, Folder 13

1949.

Physical Description: 101 pieces.
Box 20, Folder 14

1950-52.

Physical Description: 9 pieces.
Box 20, Folder 15

Fragments, n.d.

Physical Description: 12 pieces.
 

University of California Affairs, A-I

Box 21, Folder 1

Addresses and Reports by Dickson.

Physical Description: 19 pieces.
Box 21, Folder 2

Assembly Bills Concerning the University.

Physical Description: 13 pieces.
Box 21, Folder 3

Bond Issue Regarding the Southern Branch.

Physical Description: 25 pieces.
Box 21, Folder 4

Building Program at Los Angeles.

Physical Description: 34 pieces.
Box 21, Folder 5

Charter Day Information.

Physical Description: 15 pieces.
Box 21, Folder 6

Coliseum Controversy.

Physical Description: 1 piece.
Box 21, Folder 7

Dedications and Invitations.

Physical Description: 10 pieces.
Box 21, Folder 8

Enabling Act.

Physical Description: 15 pieces.
Box 21, Folder 9

Extension of Instruction at Ucla to The Junior and Senior Years.

Physical Description: 18 pieces.
Box 21, Folder 10

Founder's Rock.

Physical Description: 16 pieces.
Box 21, Folder 11

Fraternities and Sororities.

Physical Description: 15 pieces.
Box 21, Folder 12

Friends of UCLA.

Physical Description: 6 pieces.
Box 21, Folder 13

Golden Bear.

Physical Description: 3 pieces.
Box 21, Folder 14

Graduate Work at UCLA.

Physical Description: 68 pieces.
Box 21, Folder 15

Hershey Hall.

Physical Description: 1 piece.
Box 21, Folder 16

Housing Facilities.

Physical Description: 24 pieces.
Box 21, Folder 17

Invitations, Programs, Etc.

Physical Description: 14 pieces.
 

University of California Affairs, J-M

Box 22, Folder 1

Janss Controversy.

Physical Description: 5 pieces.
Box 22, Folder 2

Journalism Department.

Physical Description: 3 pieces.
Box 22, Folder 3

Kellogg Arabian Horse Farm.

Physical Description: 16 pieces.
Box 22, Folder 4

Law School.

Physical Description: 20 pieces.
Box 22, Folder 5

Lists.

Physical Description: 76 pieces.
Box 22, Folder 5A

Loyalty Oath Controversy.

Physical Description: 15 pieces.
Box 22, Folder 6

Medical School.

Physical Description: 4 pieces.
Box 22, Folder 7

Minutes of Regents' Meetings, 1926.

Physical Description: 60 pieces.
Box 22, Folder 8

Minutes of Regents' Meetings, 1927-30.

Physical Description: 42 pieces.
Box 22, Folder 9

Minutes of Regents' Meetings, 1931-34.

Physical Description: 17 pieces.
Box 22, Folder 10

Minutes of Regents' Meetings, 1935-44.

Physical Description: 29 pieces.
Box 22, Folder 11

Minutes of Regents' Meetings, 1952-1953.

Physical Description: 27 pieces.
Box 22, Folder 12

Miscellaneous.

Physical Description: 35 pieces.
Box 22, Folder 13

Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Department.

Physical Description: 4 pieces.
 

University of California Affairs, N-Z

Box 23, Folder 1

New Site.

Physical Description: 23 pieces.
Box 23, Folder 2

Presidents.

Physical Description: 1 piece.
Box 23, Folder 3

Regents.

Physical Description: 35 pieces.
Box 23, Folder 4

Reports (General).

Physical Description: 57 pieces.
Box 23, Folder 5

Reserve Officers Training Corps.

Physical Description: 1 piece.
Box 23, Folder 6

Retirement Information.

Physical Description: 18 pieces.
Box 23, Folder 7

Speeches.

Physical Description: 6 pieces.
Box 23, Folder 7A

University Elementary School.

Physical Description: 10 pieces.
Box 23, Folder 8

University Extension.

Physical Description: 6 pieces.
Box 23, Folder 9

William Andrews Clark Memorial Library.

Physical Description: 14 pieces.
Box 23, Folder 10

Williams J. Hole Art Collection.

Physical Description: 45 pieces.
Box 23, Folder 11

Women's University Club.

Physical Description: 1 piece.
 

Edward A. Dickson's Book: University of California at Los Angeles....

Box 24

Dickson, Edward Augustus, 1879-1956.

Scope and Content Note

University of California at Los Angeles; its origin and formative years. Los Angeles, Friends of the UCLA Library, 1955. 61 pp. with illustrations.

Note

A copy of this book can be found in the UCLA Library main stacks and in the Department of Special Collections.
This box contains material concerning the various preliminary stages of the book.
Box 24, Folder 1

Typescript of Chapter 1, Including Some Holograph Corrections.

Physical Description: 22 pieces.
Box 24, Folder 2

Notes, Manuscript, and Typescript of Chapter 3.

Physical Description: 23 pieces.
Box 24, Folder 3

Manuscript Material and Typescripts of Chapter 4.

Physical Description: 220 pieces.
Box 24, Folder 4

Typescript of Chapter 5.

Physical Description: 2 pieces.
Box 24, Folder 5

Material on The Physical Layout Layout of the Book.

Physical Description: 20 pieces.
Box 24, Folder 6

Notes and Miscellaneous Material.

Physical Description: 23 pieces.
Box 24

Notebook Containing Typescript Material With Different Versions of the Book; Some Holograph Corrections.

Box 24

Envelope Containing Proofs of Tte Book.

 

University of California--Newspaper Clippings.

Box 25, Folder 1

Edward A. Dickson.

Box 25, Folder 2

University of California Regents and Administrators.

Box 25, Folder 3

UCLA Football.

Box 25, Folder 4

Willitts J. Hole Art Collection.

Box 25, Folder 5

UCLA Miscellaneous.

Box 25, Folder 6

UCLA Miscellaneous.

Box 25, Folder 7

UCLA Miscellaneous.

 

Personal Papers

 

Memorabilia.

Box 26, Folder 1

Biographical Sketch.

Physical Description: 8 pieces.
Box 26, Folder 2

Calling Cards.

Physical Description: 28 pieces.
Box 26, Folder 3

Certificates of Appointment.

Physical Description: 9 pieces.
Box 26, Folder 4

Certificates of Membership.

Physical Description: 7 pieces.
Box 26, Folder 5

Certificates of Recognition.

Physical Description: 8 pieces.
Box 26, Folder 6

Diplomas.

Physical Description: 6 pieces.
Box 26, Folder 7

Invitations.

Physical Description: 31 pieces.
Box 26, Folder 8

Miscellaneous.

Physical Description: 56 pieces.
Box 26, Folder 9

Personal Papers.

Physical Description: 20 pieces.
Box 26, Folder 10

Receipts.

Physical Description: 5 pieces.
Box 26, Folder 11

Tributes to Dickson.

Physical Description: 10 pieces.
Box 26, Folder 12

Printed Tributes to Dickson.

Physical Description: 17 pieces.
Box 27, Folder 1

Early Pictures of Dickson.

Physical Description: 27 pieces.
Box 27, Folder 2

Later Pictures of Dickson.

Physical Description: 35 pieces.
Box 27, Folder 3

General Pictorial Memorabilia.

Physical Description: 43 pieces.
Box 27, Folder 4

Pictures of Others.

Physical Description: 27 pieces.
Box 27, Folder 5

Early Student Notebooks.

Box 27

4 Large Portraits of Dickson.

Box 27

A Scrapbook of Photographs and Letters Showing Some of The High-Lights of Dickson's Career As A University of California Regent.

Box 28

1) Resolution of The Regents of The University of California Expressing Appreciation For A Gift to The University, 1955.

Box 28

2) Resolution of The Regents of The University of California Honoring The Memory of Dickson.

Box 28

3) Resolution of The California Legislature Relative to The Passing of Dickson, Passed in The Senate on March 27, 1956 AND on APRIL 2, 1956 In The Assembly.

Box 28

4) Resolution of The Los Angeles City Council, February 23, 1956, Regretting The Passing of Dickson.

Box 28

5) Resolution of The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, February 23, 1956, Regretting The Passing of Dickson.

Box 28

6) Resolution of The Los Angeles Board of Water and Power Commissioners, February 28, 1956, Regretting The Passing of Dickson.

Box 28

7) Resolution of The Board of Governors of The Los Angeles County Art Institute Regretting The Passing of Dickson.

Box 28

8) Resolution of The Board of Governors of The Lincoln Club, May 17, 1956, Relative to The Passing of Dickson.

Box 28

9) Posthumous Appointment of Dickson As Charter Member of Founders Club of Ucla Memorial Activities Center.

Box 29

Buttons, Ribbons, Medallions, Tickets, Etc., Relating to Political and Civic Events, Mainly Party Conventions.

 

History of Printing.

Box 30, Folder 1

Americana Vetustissima.

Physical Description: 6 pieces.
Box 30, Folder 2

John Gutenberg.

Physical Description: 17 pieces.
Box 30, Folder 3

Incunabula.

Physical Description: 13 pieces.
Box 30, Folder 4

California.

Physical Description: 2 pieces.
Box 30, Folder 5

Los Angeles.

Physical Description: 2 pieces.
Box 30, Folder 6

Miscellaneous.

Physical Description: 34 pieces.
Box 30, Folder 7

Magazine Articles and News Clippings.

Physical Description: 22 pieces.
Box 30, Folder 8

Pamphlets.

Physical Description: 6 pieces.
Box 30, Folder 9

Pictures & Negatives.

 

Lincoln Club of Los Angeles and Lincolniana.

Box 31, Folder 1

Lincoln Club: Correspondence, 1933-1951.

Physical Description: 12 pieces.
Box 31, Folder 2

Lincoln Club: Addresses at Meetings (Holograph and Typescript, 69 leaves).

Box 31, Folder 3

Lincoln Club: Dinner Announcements, Arrangements, Etc., ca. 1932-1952.

Physical Description: 19 pieces.
Box 31, Folder 4

Lincoln Club: Miscellaneous Notes, Fragments, Etc.

Physical Description: 20 pieces.
Box 31, Folder 5

National Federation of Lincoln Clubs, Incorporated Prospectus (8 leaves). Memo With Holograph Annotations.

Box 31, Folder 6

Lincoln Club Annual Dinner Programs, 1921-1939.

Physical Description: 18 items.
Box 31, Folder 7

Lincoln Club Annual Dinner Programs, 1940-1949.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Box 31, Folder 8

Lincoln Club Annual Dinner Programs, 1950-1956.

Physical Description: 7 items.
Box 31, Folder 9

Lincoln Club Publications.

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 31, Folder 10

National Lincoln League, Washington D.C.

Physical Description: 6 pieces.
Box 31, Folder 11

Statements About Lincoln. Holograph and Typescript.

Physical Description: 24 leaves.
Box 31, Folder 12

Miscellaneous Publications.

Physical Description: 4 items.
 

Loose in Box: Rolled Photos of Lincoln Club Dinners, 1953 & 1954.

Physical Description: 2 copies each.
 

History and Memorabilia of The Los Angeles Evening Express.

Note

Note: The greatest part of Edward Dickson's Lincoln Collection has been kept together and catalogued separately as a Lincoln Collection. The materials retained in this collection of Dickson papers relate primarily to the Lincoln Club of Los Angeles or are manuscript items relating directly to Dickson or to the Club.
Box 32, Folder 1

Manuscript Notes Toward History of Los Angeles Evening Express. Holograph.

Box 32, Folder 2

Articles on Los Angeles Express. The Evening Express--The City's Oldest Newspaper. Typescript, Fragment.

Box 32, Folder 3

Biographical Notes and Photos of Men Associated With the Los Angeles Express.

Box 32, Folder 4

Correspondence and Memorabilia of The Los Angeles Express.

Box 32, Folder 5

The Los Angeles Express History. in Black Notebook. Includes Notes, Correspondence, Clippings, Photos, and Memorabilia Re: History of the Los Angeles Express.

Box 32, Folder 6

Manuscripts and Notes on Southern California Newspapers, Including The Los Angeles Express.

Box 32, Folder 7

Photos of Evening Express Locations.

Box 32, Folder 8

Patent-Base Zinc Linecuts For Newspaper Pictures.

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 32, Folder 9

Evening Express Clippings Re: History of Express.

Box 32, Folder 10

Evening Express Clippings Re: GOP in California, ca. 1906-1928.

Box 32, Folder 11

50th Anniversary Issue of The Washington Post, December 6, 1927.

Box 32, Folder 12

75th Anniversary Issue of The New York Times, September 18, 1926.

 

Memorabilia--European Travels

 

Scrapbook Diaries of European Trips.

Box 33

1. Edward and Wilhelmina Dickson. Their book, Europe, 1931. Prepared by Ann Sumner. Typescript, illustrated.

Box 33

2. Europe trip 1936. Typescript, illustrated.

Box 33

3. European trip n.d., 1930s. Typescript, illustrated.

Box 33

4. Wilhelmina and Edward Dickson, Europe1950. Prepared by Ann Sumner.

Box 33

5. Edward and Wilhelmina Dickson, Europe1955. Eypescript, illustrated.

 

Travel Memorabilia & Mrs. Dickson's Papers

Box 34, Folder 1

Travel Memorabilia.

Physical Description: 9 items.
Box 34, Folder 2

European Travel Itineraries, ca. 1924-1938.

Physical Description: 8 items.
Box 34, Folder 3

Travel Photographs.

Physical Description: 26 items.
Box 34, Folder 4

Travel Notes, Holograph.

Physical Description: Approximately 35 pieces.
Box 34, Folder 5

Condolences to Mrs. Dickson Re: E.A. Dickson's Death.

Physical Description: 63 pieces.
Box 34, Folder 6

Copies of Eulogies For E.A. Dickson.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 34, Folder 7

Printed Materials Re: Death of E.A. Dickson.

Physical Description: 19 items.
Box 34, Folder 8

Contributions Made in Memory of Edward A. Dickson by Others.

Physical Description: Approximately 27 items.
Box 34, Folder 9

Acknowledgements Made by The University of California For Gifts Received in Memory of Edward A. Dickson.

Physical Description: 24 pieces.
Box 34, Folder 10

Correspondence to Mrs. Dickson, ca. 1912-1968.

Physical Description: Approximately 60 pieces.
Box 34, Folder 11

Correspondence to Mrs. Dickson, Miscellaneous. Includes Christmas Cards, Etc.

Box 34, Folder 12

Photographs of Mrs. Dickson.

Box 34, Folder 13

Memorabilia.

 

Books from Edward A. Dickson's Library.

Box 35

1. Armstrong, Alice Catt. Who's Who in Los Angeles County, 1950-1951. Los Angeles: Who's Who Historical Society, 1950.

Box 35

2. Guest, Edgar A. The Path to Home. Chicago: Reilly & Lee, 1919 [Presentation copy to Dickson].

Box 35

3. An Historical Sketch of Los Angeles County, California. Los Angeles: Louis Lewin & Company, 1876.

Box 35

4. Layne, J. Gregg. A Quarter of a Century of the University of California at Los Angeles, reprint from The Quarterly of the Historical Society of Southern California, July-September 1944.

Box 35

5. Tennis Patrons Association of Southern California. Articles of Association, Minutes, Financial Statements. January 1931-December 1937.

Box 35

6. University Club of Los Angeles. Twenty-fifth Anniversary Year Book. Los Angeles: Club House, 1924.

Box 35

7. Willard, Charles Dwight. The Free Harbor Contest at Los Angeles. Los Angeles: Kingsley-Bernes & Neuner Company, 1899.

Box 36

1. Calhoun, Mary Edwards, MacAlarney, Emma Leonora. Readings from American Literature. New York: Binn and Company, 1915. Pencilled notes on preliminary pages.

Box 36

2. Cole, Cornelius. Memoirs. New York: McLoughlin Brothers, 1908. Presentation copy and letter to Dickson from C. Cole, tipped in.

Box 36

3. California of Today. Make-up dummy for book used by Mrs. Dickson for scrapbook of clippings re: E.A. Dickson's death.

Note

More books see below:
 

Memorabilia

Box 37

Academic Gown.

Box 37

Seal of Republican Club.

Box 37

Distinguished Service Award, UCLA.

Box 37

Olympiad Committee Director Medal & Stand.

Box 37

Envelope of Miscellaneous Items Including Dickson Book Plates, Phonograph Discs.

Box 37

Canasta Card Deck.

Box 36

Biennial report of the president of the university on behalf of the regents to His Excellency the Governor of the State. 1910-1912 . Edward A. Dickson, Regent stamped on front cover.

Box 36

Annual report of the president of the university on behalf of the regents to His Excellency the Governor of the State of California. 1913-1914. Regent Edward A. Dickson stamped on front cover.

 

Scrapbooks of Clippings

Box 38

1) Woodrow Wilson.

Box 38

2) Calvin Coolidge, 1923-33.

Box 38

3) Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

Box 39

4) Wendell Willkie.

Box 39

5) Walter Lindley, 1906.

Box 39

6) Abraham Ruef, 1907.

Box 40

7) Will Rogers, 1927-35.

Box 40

8) National and International People and Events, 1924-37.

Box 41

9) Necrology, 1899-1946.

Box 42

10) Necrology, 1946-53.

Box 43

11) Political Cartoons, 1907-27.

Box 43

12) Independence League, 1908.

Box 44

13) Lincoln-Roosevelt League, 1908- . 1 of 2.

Box 44

14) Lincoln-Roosevelt League, 1908- . 2 of 2.

Box 44

15A) Lincoln-Roosevelt League, 1907-09.

Box 45

15B) Lincoln-Roosevelt League, 1910.

Box 46

16) Southern California History.

Box 47

17A) Los Angeles City Politics, 1909-30.

Box 48

17B) Los Angeles City Hall.

Box 48

18) San Francisco Graft, 1906-07.

Box 49

19A) San Francisco Election of 1907.

Box 49

19B) California Republican; A California Corporation.

Box 50

20) California Politics, 1893-98.

Box 50

21A) California State Politics, 1908.

Box 51

21B) California State Politics, 1908-1930.

Box 50

21C) California State Politics, 1910.

Box 50

21D) California State Gubernatorial Campaign, 1910.

Box 52

22) California Gubernatorial Campaign of 1914.

Box 53

23) California Gubernatorial Campaign and The State Council of Defense, 1917-18.

Box 54

24) California State Politics, 1932-34.

Box 54

25) Senatorial Campaigns; Republican Campaign of 1950.

Box 55

26) National Politics, 1904-30.

Box 56

27) National Politics, 1931-33.

Box 57

28) National Politics, 1934-36.

Box 58

29) Presidential Campaigns 1; Republican Campaign of 1908.

Box 58

30) Presidential Campaigns 2; Democratic Campaign of 1908.

Box 59

31) Presidential Campaigns 3; Conventions of 1908.

Box 59

32) Presidential Campaigns; William H. Taft and The Republican Campaign of 1908.

Box 60

33) Presidential Campaigns; Progressive Campaign, 1910-13 And Convention of 1912.

Box 61

34) Presidential Campaigns; Republican and Democratic Campaigns and Conventions of 1912. See also Package No. 4.

Box 62

35) Presidential Campaigns; California State and National Campaign, 1916.

Box 63

36) Presidential Campaigns; Republican Campaign of 1916.

Box 63

37A) Presidential Campaigns; Campaign of 1920.

Box 64

37B) Presidential Campaigns; Campaign of 1928.

Box 65

38) Presidential Campaigns; Democratic Campaign of 1935.

Box 66

39) Presidential Campaigns; Republican Campaign of 1944.

Box 66

40) Presidential Campaigns; Campaign of 1948.

Box 67

41) Presidential Campaigns; Campaign of 1948.

Box 68

42) Presidential Campaigns; Campaign of January-June 1952.

Box 69

43) Presidential Campaigns; Campaign of July 1-15, 1952.

Box 70

44) Presidential Campaigns; Campaign of July 16-31, 1952.

Box 71

45) Presidential Campaigns; Campaign of August-September 1952.

 

Oversize Packages

Box 72

1) Case of glass Slides to Illustrate a Talk on Abraham Lincoln (see Box 31).

Box 73

2) Miscellaneous. Contains oversize photographs and memorabilia; a scrapbook of clippings relating to World War I; a publication illustrating Los Angeles' bid to host the 1952 Olympics.

Note

5 Lincoln items removed, 1978.
Box 73

3) Photostats of the San Francisco Chronicle, 1894-98, concerning Republican conventions and campaigns.

Box 73

4) Newspaper clippings related to the election campaigns of 1912 and a few on the 1954 California State elections.

Box 73

5) Scrapbooks--California legislation, 1906-1907; George C. Pardee. Reprint from the Times, British Policy Today; rectorial address, University of St. Andrews.

Box 74

6) Scrapbook--U.S. elections, 1928.

Box 74

7) Scrapbook--Miscellaneous.

Box 74

8) Direct legislation--clippings, articles, letters, etc.

Box 75

9) Scrapbooks (2)--Lincoln Club, Los Angeles, ca. 1921-1944.

Box 76

10) Photo album: John Wilkes Booth & family.

Box 76

11) Photographs--Europe ca. 1930's, ;Our book...Wilhelmina & Edward Dickson, ed. Ann Sumner.

Box 77

12) Political campaign buttons.

Box 78

13) Blueprint of E.A. Dickson's residence on Windsor Boulevard, Los Angeles.

Box 78

14) Photographs--Portrait studies, miscellaneous.

Physical Description: 16 items.
Box 78

Cornelius Cole: Pioneer and United States Senator.... by Catherine Phillips. San Francisco: John Henry Nash, 1929.

Physical Description: 329 pp.

Scope and Content Note

With postcard and letter enclosed.