Guide to the Louise Lovett Papers

M. Carey
The University Library
Special Collections and Archives
University Library
University of California, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, California, 95064
Email: specoll@library.ucsc.edu
URL: http://library.ucsc.edu/speccoll/
© 2011
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Louise Lovett Papers

Collection number: MS 187

The University Library

Special Collections and Archives

University of California, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, California
Processed by:
M. Carey
Date Completed:
6/10/2011
Encoded by:
M. Carey
© 2011 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Louise Lovett papers
Dates: 1892-1945
Collection number: MS 187
Creator: Lovett, Louise
Collection Size: 1 document box
Repository: University of California, Santa Cruz. University Library. Special Collections and Archives
Santa Cruz, California 95064
Abstract: Contains diaries and an account book from La Labranza, the Sheppa family farm in Soquel, a scrapbook of Mrs. Lovett's mother, Nina Sheppa, programs and ephemera from the local W.C.T.U. and clippings about life in Santa Cruz by Georgianna Bruce Kirby
Physical location: Stored at Special Collections & Archives: Advance notice is required for access to the papers.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Preferred Citation

Louise Lovett papers. MS 187. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Louise & Richard Lovett, 1967

Scope and Content of Collection

Contains ledger books from La Labranza Farm, a family scrapbook with clippings and transcribed letters, items documenting the family's activities with the Women's Christian Temperance Union, the Soquel Loyal Citizens League, the Soquel Congregational Church and WII wartime economy. Also included are personal ephemera items and local history pamphlets.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Lovett, Louise--Archives
Soquel Congregational Church (Soquel, Calif.)
Temperance--California--Santa Cruz County--Societies, etc.
Farmers--California--Santa Cruz County--Diaries
Santa Cruz County (Calif.)--Social life and customs
Sheppa, Nina


Container List

box 1:1

Notebook of transcribed letters, ca. 1860-1870 and scrapbook of newspaper clippings copied by Nina Stuntz Sheppa, 1930-1939

box 1:2

Photocopies of newspaper clippings in the above Notebook, 1907-1940

box 1:3

Ledger - contains the following accounts, 1907-1949

box 1:3

Pgs. 1-109, O.R. Sheppa Grocery "Sheppa and Baldwin", Pacific Grove, 1907-1940

box 1:3

Pgs. 149-150, Auto, 2/1/1923

box 1:3

Pags. 151-31, O.R. Sheppa and Nina Stuntz Sheppa - Cherry Growers in Soquel on Old San Jose Road, La Labranza Farm, 1922-1949

box 1:3

Pgs.206, Diary of Mrs. Sheppa - Family Accounts - Free Market of Santa Cruz, ca. 1922-1940

box 1:3

Pgs. 270, 312-465, Diary of Life at La Labranza Farm, 1933-1935

box 1:4

O.R. Sheppa Cherry Accounts - La Labranza Farm, 1223 Old San Jose Road, Soquel, CA , - ledger of types of cherries grown and sold, 1939-1943

box 1:5

Photographs

box 1:5

Boulder Creek Post Office 1898

Note

Silver gelatin, mounted 4 3/4 x 6 3/4"on 8x10 board
box 1:5

DAR, Santa Cruz Chapter, Soquel Congregational Church, 1934

Note

Silver gelatin, 8x10
box 1:6

W.C.T.U. [Women's Christian Temperance Union],

box 1:6

The Pacific Ensign, v.14:7, 2/18/1904

box 1:6

W.C.T.U. Pledge cards - Ida Westlake and Louisa Howe, 3/16/1914 3/14/1914

box 1:6

48th Annual meeting of National W.C.T.U. San Francisco, CA - program, 8/18-23/1921

box 1:6

California W.C.T.U. 30th Annual Convention, Pacific Grove, CA, 10/7-12/1909

box 1:6

Mrs. Eugenia F. St. John, Vona Colorado; Clippings re: W.C.T.U. meetings, 1913-1914

box 1:6

Photo souvenir of W.C.T.U. Free Reading Room, Boulder Creek, CA, ca. 1894

box 1:6

Boulder Creek Library interior, ca. 1894-1900

Note

Silver gelatin, 4x5 mounted on board
box 1:7

Minutes - Soquel Loyal Citizens League - Minutes recorded by Mrs. Sheppa, 5/12/1926 - 6/29/1926

box 1:8

Wartime Economy items,

box 1:8

Clippings, ca. 1920-1949

box 1:8

Certificate of Wartime Necessity, 1939

box 1:8

Mileage Rationing Records, 1943-1945

box 1:8

Wartime Rationing Books and Stamps, Book 2,3,4, Clipping "Ration Calendar, Value of stamps and Expiration Dates"; 1940-1949

box 1:8

Townsend Club Membership Card, 1939

box 1:9

Soquel Loyal Citizens League - Minutes recorded by Mrs. Nina Sheppa, 5/12/1926, 5/26/1926, 6/29/1929

box 1:10

Soquel Congregational Church,

box 1:10

Soquel Parish News - 75th Anniversary of Soquel Congregational Church, 1943

box 1:10

The Early Dead; containing Brief Memories of Sunday-School Children, v.4, 1855

box 1:10

The Bar of Iron 1850

box 1:11

Local History pamphlets

box 1:11

Mount Hermon 1907 1907

box 1:11

The City of Santa Cruz and Vicinity, California 1908

box 1:11

The Acquisition of California Redwood Park, Frank E. Hill, [Big Basin], 1927

box 1:11

The Story of Old Soquel, 1940

box 1:11

Villa de Branciforte, 1941

box 1:11

A Memento of the visit of President Theodore Roosevelt's visit to Santa Cruz, 5/11/1903

box 1:11

Brookdale: The Most Beautiful Spot in the Santa Cruz Mountains - Lots for Sale Brookdale Land Company, ca. 1905-1911

box 1:11

Snyder's Santa Claus Outline Picture Book, (A.C. Synder's Dry Goods), n.d.

box 1:12

Personal items,

box 1:12

Card (China Asters & Sweet Peas), n.d.

box 1:12

Berkeley Evening High School Certificate, 12/7/1922

box 1:12

Clippings, n.d.

box 1:12

Prospectus for "The Story of California's Trees", n.d.

box 1:12

Five samples of Mrs. Lovett's silk-screening talents ca. 1920-1967