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Guide to the Benbough Family Collection MS 243
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Series I: Benbough Family Papers

Box-folder 1:1

Family correspondence, 1905 March 23-1992 October 1

Box-folder 1:2

Family correspondence, undated

Box-folder 1:3

Family school papers, 1899-1927

Includes:

Legler Benbough’s 1927 High School Yearbook
Grace Legler's diploma from Valley Falls, Kansas High School, June 2, 1899 (in Oversize Collections D3)
Grace Legler's diploma from Great Bend, Kansas Normal School, August 14, 1900 (in Oversize Collections D3)
Legler Benbough's Certificate of Penmanship, October 9, 1923 (in Oversize Collections D3)
Box-folder 1:4

Family mortuary business, 1927-1976

Includes:

Mausoleum building agreement
Embalming licenses for Legler Benbough
Property appraisal
Box-folder 1:5

Family mortuary business: newspaper articles and advertisements, 1918 March 3-1932 May 31 and undated

Box-folder 1:6

Grace Benbough: U.S.S. San Diego Christening, 1941 June 14-1987 September 21 and undated

Box-folder 1:7

Legler Benbough: Clubs and organizations, 1925-1970 and undated

Box-folder 1:8

Family newspaper articles, 1912 October 6-1922 August 25 and undated

Includes:

Articles on the Benboughs’ real estate acquisitions, recreational events, philanthropy, and society news.
Box-folder 1:9

Miscellanea, 1913-1915 and undated

Includes:

Copies of a poem presented to Grace Legler Benbough before her marriage
Deed
Guest sign-in sheet
 

Series II: Percy Benbough Civic Papers

Box-folder 3:1

"The Outlaw Race" scrapbook, 1912

Box-folder 1:10

"The Outlaw Race" scrapbook (copy), 1912

Box-folder 1:11

Councilman / Fire Chief, 1913 March 26-1928 September 13 and undated

Box-folder 1:12

1927 Mayoral Campaign correspondence, 1927 April 1-8 and undated

Box-folder 1:13

1927 Mayoral Campaign newspaper articles, 1927 February 12-April 6

Box-folder 1:14

1927 Mayoral Campaign newspaper articles and advertisements, 1927

Includes:

Two newspaper advertisements in German
Box-folder 1:15

Police Chief, 1929 October 23-1931 August 2 and undated

Box-folder 3:2

"The Mayor Says" scrapbook, 1935 August 10-1937 October 3

Box-folder 1:16

"The Mayor Says" scrapbook (copy), 1935 August 10-1937 October 3

Box-folder 3:3

"Mayor of San Diego" scrapbook (pages 1-54), 1935 January 1-July 24

Box-folder 1:17

"Mayor of San Diego" scrapbook (pages 1-54) (copy), 1935 January 1-July 24

Box-folder 4:1

"Mayor of San Diego" scrapbook (pages 55-118), 1935 July 9-December 25

Box-folder 2:1

"Mayor of San Diego" scrapbook (pages 55-118) (copy), 1935 July 9-December 25

Box-folder 4:2

"Mayor of San Diego" scrapbook (pages 119-178), 1936 January 1-July 31

Box-folder 2:2

"Mayor of San Diego" scrapbook (pages 119-178) (copy), 1936 January 1-July 31

Box-folder 4:3

"Mayor of San Diego" scrapbook (pages 179-226), 1936 June 7-1937 April 24

Box-folder 2:3

"Mayor of San Diego" scrapbook (pages 179-226) (copy), 1936 June 7-1937 April 24

Box-folder 4:4

"Mayor of San Diego" scrapbook (pages 227-274), 1937 April 1-December 29

Box-folder 2:4

"Mayor of San Diego" scrapbook (pages 227-274) (copy), 1937 April 1-December 29

Box-folder 2:5

Newspaper articles, Mayor of San Diego, 1940 July 8-1942 November 5 and undated

Box-folder 2:6

Miscellanea, 1930-1931 and undated

Includes:

H. H. Scott bid for Chief of Police
David Roscoe letter to Mayor Elect Walter W. Austin