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Finding Aid to the Willa K. Baum Papers, 1940-2006
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Series 1 Correspondence 1943 - 2006

Physical Description: Carton 1; Carton 2, folders 1 - 38.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.

Scope and Content Note

This series has been broken down into individual files by name and organized in alphabetical order. Where there have been less than four incoming or outgoing letters correspondence has been filed in alphabetical miscellany files, with the exception of incoming postcards, which are filed separately at the end of the series.
Carton 1, Folder 1

A - Miscellaneous 1951 - 2000

Carton 1, Folder 2 - 4

Babine, Ada "Red" 1948 - 2004

Carton 1, Folder 5

Baum [Miscellaneous] circa 1945 - 2005

Carton 1, Folder 6

Baum, Anya circa 1980 - 1993

Carton 1, Folder 7

Baum, Brandon circa 1980

Carton 1, Folder 8

Baum, Eric 1980 - 2002

Carton 1, Folder 9

Baum, Linda circa 1977 - 1980

Carton 1, Folder 10

Baum, Marc 1979 - 2004

Carton 1, Folder 11

Baum, Noah circa 1980 - 1999

Carton 1, Folder 12

Baum, Paul 1951 - 1978

Carton 1, Folder 13

Baum, Paul [Outgoing] 1951 - 1976

Carton 1, Folder 14

Baum (Parker), Rachel 1966 - 2005

Carton 1, Folder 15

B - Miscellaneous circa 1945 - 2006

Carton 1, Folder 16

Chall, Malca 1983 - 2002

Carton 1, Folder 17

Cook, Clara 1969 - 1983

Carton 1, Folder 18

Curtis, Jackie circa 1967 - 2002

Carton 1, Folder 19

C - Miscellaneous circa 1945 - 2000

Carton 1, Folder 20

D - Miscellaneous 1977 - 2003

Carton 1, Folder 21

Earle, Herbert 1947 - 1983

Carton 1, Folder 22

E - Miscellaneous circa 1947 - 1995

Carton 1, Folder 23

Frank, Bill 1945 - 1947

Carton 1, Folder 24

Fry, Amelia "Chita" [Includes outgoing] 1964 - 2004

Carton 1, Folder 25

F - Miscellaneous 1947 - 1984

Carton 1, Folder 26

Gale, David 1981 - 1986

Carton 1, Folder 27

Gregory, Robert "Bob" circa 1946 - 1948

Carton 1, Folder 28

G - Miscellaneous circa 1947 - 2002

Carton 1, Folder 29

Healy, John 1981 - 1988

Carton 1, Folder 30

Hjersted, Gladys 1976 - 1981

Carton 1, Folder 31

Hopkins, Helen circa 1982 - 1988

Carton 1, Folder 32

Hungerford, Dave 1947 - 1980

Carton 1, Folder 33

H - Miscellaneous circa 1977 - 2001

Carton 1, Folder 34 - 37

International Students [Miscellaneous] 1983 - 2005

Carton 1, Folder 38

I - Miscellaneous 1966 - 2000

Carton 1, Folder 39 - 40

J - Miscellaneous circa 1944 - 2005

Carton 1, Folder 41

Klug, Arthur 1982 - 1988

Carton 1, Folder 42

Klug, Dorothy circa 1943

Carton 1, Folder 43

Klug, Dorothy [Outgoing] 1944 - 1949

Carton 1, Folder 44

Klug, Erika 1965 - 1980

Carton 1, Folder 45 - 47

Klug, Gretchen "Patsy" 1943 - 2004

Carton 1, Folder 48

Klug, Gretchen ("Patsy") - Outgoing 1947 - 1948

Carton 2, Folder 1

K - Miscellaneous 1947 - 2006

Carton 2, Folder 2 - 6

Language Studies International - Accommodation Notifications 1985 - 2004

Carton 2, Folder 7

Language Studies International - Miscellaneous circa 1986 - 2002

Carton 2, Folder 8

L - Miscellaneous circa 1964 - 2002

Carton 2, Folder 9

M - Miscellaneous 1946 - 2006

Carton 2, Folder 10

N - Miscellaneous 1945 - 2005

Carton 2, Folder 11

Oakes, C.B. 1944 - 1945

Carton 2, Folder 12

Ornstein, Barbara circa 1976 - 2003

Carton 2, Folder 13

Pascoe, John 1969 - 1972

Carton 2, Folder 14

Pierce, Richard "Dick" 1944 - 2004

Carton 2, Folder 15

P - Miscellaneous circa 1960 - 1997

Carton 2, Folder 16

Renouf, John T. 1970 - 1973

Carton 2, Folder 17

Richey, Eugene 1945 - 2006

Carton 2, Folder 18

Richter, Jean 1976 - 2001

Carton 2, Folder 19

Robben, Frank 1978 - 2004

Carton 2, Folder 20

R - Miscellaneous 1943 - 2005

Carton 2, Folder 21

Smith, Paul (Whittier College) 1946 - 1981

Carton 2, Folder 22

Spufford, Peter 1969 - 2003

Carton 2, Folder 23

S - Miscellaneous 1943 - 2006

Carton 2, Folder 24

Tanzer, Shirley circa 1969 - 1997

Carton 2, Folder 25

T - Miscellaneous 1943 - 2000

Carton 2, Folder 26

U - V Miscellaneous 1951 - 1986

Carton 2, Folder 27

Willis, Morris 1977 - 1978

Carton 2, Folder 28

Wollschlager, Chris 1964 - 1985

Carton 2, Folder 29

W - Miscellaneous 1943 - 2000

Carton 2, Folder 30

Y - Z Miscellaneous 1969 - 1978

Carton 2, Folder 31 - 32

Outgoing [Miscellaneous] 1947 - 1993

Carton 2, Folder 33 - 37

Postcards circa 1960 - 2005

Carton 2, Folder 38

Miscellaneous circa 1945 - 2001

 

Series 2 Personal Records 1940 - 2006

Physical Description: Carton 2, folders 39 - 45; Carton 3, folders 1 - 4; Box 1, folders 1 - 8; Oversize box 1

Arrangement

Arranged hierarchically.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous personal materials including calendar diaries, notebooks, newspaper clippings, photographs and a scrapbook.
Carton 2, Folder 39

Biographical Materials 1953 - 2006

Carton 2, Folder 40

Awards and Recognitions 1986 - 2000

Carton 2, Folder 41

Address Book circa 1947

Carton 2, Folder 42

Calendar Diary 1988

Carton 2, Folder 43

Calendar Diary 2002

Carton 2, Folder 44

Notebook 1990

Carton 2, Folder 45

Miscellaneous Personal Notes circa 1980 - 2005

Carton 3, Folder 1

Foreign Students Notebook 1995

Carton 3, Folder 2

Newspaper Clippings circa 1977 - 2002

Carton 3, Folder 3 - 4

Miscellaneous Personal Records circa 1945 - 2006

Box 1, Folder 1

Photographs - Baum Family circa 1950 - 1993

Box 1, Folder 2 - 4

Photographs - Miscellaneous circa 1940 - 2003

Box 1, Folder 5 - 6

Photographs - From Album "Foreign Visitors to Baum House" 1982 - 1986

Box 1, Folder 7

Photographs - Foreign Students 1986 - 2004

Box 1, Folder 8

Photographs - Governor's Reception in Puerto Rico 1969

Oversize Box 1, Volume 1

Personal Scrapbook 1947 - 1958

 

Series 3 Academic Records 1943 - 1951

Physical Description: Carton 3, folders 5 - 31

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Content Note

Various academic materials including class notes and handouts, homework, term papers, master's thesis and a yearbook. Includes one school notebook of Paul Baum (Willa's husband).
Carton 3, Folder 5

Class Notes - "Freshman Social Sciences, 1943" 1943

Carton 3, Folder 6

Class Notes - "Freshman Social Sciences, 1944" 1944

Carton 3, Folder 7

Class Notes - "Social Sciences IV: Parrington - American History" 1945

Carton 3, Folder 8 - 12

Social Science Coursework and Exams 1945 - 1947

Carton 3, Folder 13

University of Arizona History Department - Notebook 1946

Carton 3, Folder 14

Class Notes - "Sophomore Social Sciences" 1946 - 1947

Carton 3, Folder 15

Whittier College Yearbook - "The Acropolis" 1947

Carton 3, Folder 16 - 21

Mills College History Department Course Handouts and Notes circa 1947 - 1948

Carton 3, Folder 22 - 23

Mills College History Term Papers and Exams circa 1948

Carton 3, Folder 24

Master's Thesis - Master's of Arts, Mills College 1950

Carton 3, Folder 25

University of California, Berkeley - Notebooks [History and Political Science] 1949 - 1950

Carton 3, Folder 26

University of California, Berkeley - Miscellaneous Course Handouts and Notes circa 1948 - 1951

Carton 3, Folder 27

University of California, Berkeley - Term Papers 1950 - 1951

Carton 3, Folder 28

University of California, Berkeley - Exam Booklets circa 1948 - 1951

Carton 3, Folder 29

University of California, Berkeley - Notebooks [History and Political Science] 1950 - 1951

Carton 3, Folder 30

University of California, Berkeley - Notebooks [History and Anthropology] 1950 - 1951

Carton 3, Folder 31

University of California, Berkeley - Notebook of Paul Baum undated

 

Series 4 Professional Records 1954 - 2005

Physical Description: Carton 4; Box 1, folders 9 - 14; Box 2; Oversize box 2, volume 1; Oversize Folder 1

Arrangement

Arranged hierarchically.

Scope and Content Note

Various writings on the field of oral history by Willa Baum, adult education teaching materials, and miscellaneous records from the Regional Oral History Office (ROHO), including: abstracts, correspondence, photographs, an assortment of audio materials pertaining to oral history, a retirement scrapbook, and a Berkeley Citation Award. Although there are materials pertaining to teaching English as a second language, the bulk of this series is related to Willa's career at ROHO.
Carton 4, Folder 1 - 3

Articles by Willa Baum 1967 - 1984

Carton 4, Folder 4

Miscellaneous Writings by Willa Baum 1970 - undated

Carton 4, Folder 5

"Some Aspects of Teaching Beginning English to Foreign Born" Education 181: Adult Education 1954

Carton 4, Folder 6

"The Carr Family" Parts I & II [English lessons] - Oakland Public Schools Adult Education 1960

Carton 4, Folder 7

"Alice Linn and Her Brother in Oakland" Parts I & II [English lessons] - Oakland Public Schools Adult Education 1960 - 1965

Carton 4, Folder 8

English Language Study Books and Worksheets - Oakland Public Schools Adult Education circa 1961 - 1962

Carton 4, Folder 9

"Advanced English for Foreign Born" - Lesson Plans and Notes 1961 - 1963

Carton 4, Folder 10 - 11

Adult Education English Classes - Lesson Plans and Notes 1955 - 1966

Carton 4, Folder 12 - 14

Survey Course in Oral History - Miscellaneous circa 1978 - 1981

Carton 4, Folder 15

Articles and Newsletters Pertaining to Willa Baum 1970 - undated

Carton 4, Folder 16

Newspaper Clippings Pertaining to Willa Baum undated

Carton 4, Folder 17 - 19

Regional Oral History Office (ROHO) - Incoming Correspondence 1967 - 2004

Carton 4, Folder 20

ROHO - Outgoing Correspondence 1962 - 1997

Carton 4, Folder 21 - 22

ROHO - Miscellaneous Organizational Records 1968 - undated

Carton 4, Folder 23 - 24

ROHO - Oral Histories [Abstracts and miscellaneous] 1965 - 1991

Carton 4, Folder 25

Alaskan Oral History Workshop [Miscellaneous] 1974

Carton 4, Folder 26

California Christian Committee for Israel [Miscellaneous] 1976

Carton 4, Folder 27

Earl Warren Project [Correspondence] 1982

Carton 4, Folder 28

England - Miscellaneous Oral History Materials 1970 - 1973

Carton 4, Folder 29

"Foxfire" - Miscellaneous [Includes correspondence] 1972 - 1974

Carton 4, Folder 30

Gilb, Corinne circa 1957 - 2005

Carton 4, Folder 31

Mining Series [Correspondence] 1986 - 2002

Carton 4, Folder 32

Oral History Association (OHA) - Miscellaneous 1973 - undated

Carton 4, Folder 33

Miscellaneous Pamphlets and Flyers 1971 - 2004

Physical Description: Carton

Scope and Content Note

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Box 1, Folder 9

Portraits of Willa Baum for ROHO 1969 - 1998

Box 1, Folder 10 - 11

Photographs - Willa's Retirement Party at the Bancroft Library 2000

Box 1, Folder 12 - 13

Photographs - Miscellaneous ROHO Circa 1967 - 2000

Box 1, Folder 14

Photographic Negatives undated

Oversize Box 2, Volume 1

Retirement Scrapbook 2000

Box 2

A/V - 10 cassettes and 15 reel to reel tapes of talks, interviews, and colloquiums relating to oral history. circa 1967 - 1990

Oversize Unit A, Folder 1

Retirement Photo Collage, Berkeley Citation Award, and Hubert Howe Bancroft Award Resolution 2000 - 2001