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Guide to the Grace E. Barneberg Papers, 1912-1953
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Collection Inventory

 

1. Personal Papers 1912-1953

Scope and Content Note

Contains 5 subseries: A. Biographical information, B. Family records, C. Correspondence, D. Photographs, and E. Booklets.
 

A. Biographical Information

Scope and Content Note

Contains reproductions of ancestry records for the Barneberg family, unarranged. 1 folder.
Box 1, Folder 1

Reproductions of census, death records, and ancestry records, for the Barneberg family.

Scope and Content Note

(John W. Barneberg Senior, Sarah E Barneberg, John R. Barneberg, Chester H. Barneberg, Grace E. Barneberg, Helen Maxine Barneberg Vanschaick, and John C. Barneberg.)
 

B. Family Records

Scope and Content Note

Contains newspaper clipping and rendering, unarranged. 2 folders.
Box 1, Folder 2

Obituary, John Barneberg March 13, 1930

Scope and Content Note

(San Luis Obispo Morning Tribune)
Box 1, Folder 3

Beach Cottage, Floor plan no date

 

C. Correspondence

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence arranged chronologically, from circa 1912-1953 (gaps). 2 folders.
Box 1, Folder 4

Unattributed correspondence, Economic Aspects of the Liquor Problem circa 1912.

Box 1, Folder 5

Warren, Earl Chief Supreme Court Justice to Barneberg, Grace 1953

 

D. Photographs circa 1900-1930

Scope and Content Note

Contains photographs of Grace E. Barneberg and family and local citizens of San Luis Obispo, arranged chronologically. 5 folders.
Box 1, Folder 6

Barneberg, Grace circa 1900-1930s.

Box 1, Folder 7

Barneberg, (Helen) Maxine, Marcella Fitzgerald, Mable Weathers, Helen Palmer, Helen Shipsey, San Luis Obispo 1918

Box 1, Folder 8

Chinese Parading in San Luis Obispo (copyprint) no date

Box 1, Folder 9

Vachell, Horace (?) circa 1890.

Box 1, Folder 10

Unidentified Photographs no date

 

E. Booklets

Scope and Content Note

Contains booklets, unarranged. 2 folders.
Box 1, Folder 11

Bylaws of the Mitre Club, San Luis Obispo circa 1892

Box 1, Folder 12

Eugenics: A Journal of Race Betterment, Volume II, No. 3 March 1929

 

2. Professional Papers 1918-1944

Scope and Content Note

Contains 8 subseries: A. Speeches, B. Department of Institutional Libraries, C. Free Public Library, D. Health Clinic, E. Women's Prison Board, F. World Friendship Among Children, World War II "Tea during war" and H. Red Cross.
 

A. Speeches

Scope and Content Note

Contains typescript relating to county homes for the aged with accompanying photographs relating to the topics. Unarranged, no date 3 folders.
Box 1, Folder 13

Typescript, "A Friendship Christmas" By Grace E. Barneberg, Chairman Division of Institutional Relations no date

Box 1, Folder 14

Unidentified group of men, Laval Company, Inc., Fresno no date

Box 1, Folder 15

Unidentified group of women with holographic note by Grace Barneberg "...the Dream has departed." Laval Company, Inc., Fresno no date

 

B. Department of Institutional Libraries

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence and documents, unarranged. 1929. 2 folders.
Box 1, Folder 16

Correspondence from Robert Rea, San Francisco Public Librarian to Grace Barneberg 1929

Box 1, Folder 17

California State Hospitals, library inventory questionnaires 1929

 

C. Free Public Library, San Luis Obispo

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence and documents, unarranged. 1939-1944. 3 folders.
Box 1, Folder 18

Correspondence from W.T. Shipsey, attorney, to Grace Barneberg 1944

Box 1, Folder 19

Typescript, Poem to Mrs. Kellogg, Librarian no date

Box 1, Folder 20

Free Public Library, Annual Reports 1939-1942

 

D. Health Clinics, San Luis Obispo

Scope and Content Note

Contains documents and holographic notes, unarranged from 1921-22. 2 folders.
Box 1, Folder 21

San Luis Health Center 1921-1922

Box 1, Folder 22

Holographic notes, loan closet inventory, and work records, County Dental Clinic 1921-1922

 

E. Women's Prison Board, Tehachapi

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence, unarranged from 1928. 1 folder.
Box 1, Folder 23

Correspondence and reports 1928

 

F. World Friendship Among Children

Scope and Content Note

Contains brochure and photographs, unarranged, from 1928. 2 folders.
Box 1, Folder 24

Brochure "World Friendship Among Children" New York, NY 1928

Box 1, Folder 25

Photographs, "Felix and Josephine Abcede" no date

 

G. World War II "Tea during war"

Scope and Content Note

Contains typescripts of addresses and holographic notes arranged in original order, 1941. 3 folders.
Box 1, Folder 26

Typescript, List of Officers [sic] Wives of the 40 th Division no date

Box 1, Folder 27

Typescript and holographic notes, Directory of Officers Living off Post March 28, 1941

Box 1, Folder 28

Typescript, Address List of Officers' Families Residing in the Vicinity of Camp San Luis Obispo no date

 

H. Red Cross, San Luis Obispo

Scope and Content Note

Contains programs and photographs, unarranged from 1918. 2 folders.
Box 1, Folder 29

Program, Junior Red Cross Lunch Room 1918

Box 1, Folder 30

Photographs, Red Cross parade, San Luis Obispo 1918

 

3. Monday Club Papers 1924-1983

Scope and Content Note

Contains 5 subseries: A. California Federation of Women's Club, Monday Club directory records, B. Monday Club meeting notes, C. Programs, D. Speeches, E. Mitchell Park Square, San Luis Obispo and F. Photographs.
 

A. California Federation of Women's Club, Monday Club directory records

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence and documents relating to the Monday Club's request to join the California Federation of Women's Club, unarranged from 1924-1926. 3 folders.
Box 1, Folder 31

Correspondence, Lorbeer, Mrs. J.B., to Grace Barneberg 1924

Box 1, Folder 32

Correspondence, Toll, Mrs. Eleanor J., California Federation of Women's Clubs to Grace Barneberg 1924

Box 1, Folder 33

Monday Club directory listing, California Federation of Women's Clubs 1926

 

B. Monday Club meeting notes

Scope and Content Note

Contains holographic meeting notes, unarranged, 1927. 1 folder
Box 1, Folder 34

Holographic notes, Barneberg, Grace 1927

 

C. Programs

Scope and Content Note

Contains programs and typescripts of performances, unarranged, 1929, 1983. 4 folders
Box 1, Folder 35

Monday Club Building Fund card, San Luis Service Station no date

Box 1, Folder 36

Second Community Artist Series March 13, 1929

Box 1, Folder 37

"Clubhouse 50 th Anniversary" Monday Club May 22, 1983

Box 1, Folder 38

Typescripts, "Where Yesterdays Look Backward with a Smile" intermittent music to accompany a descriptive monologue, and "Street Cleaners" lyrics no date

 

D. Speeches

Scope and Content Note

Contains typescripts with holographic notes, unarranged from 1934. 2 folders.
Box 1, Folder 39

Typescript, "Address Given by Miss Grace E. Barneberg at the Convention of the California Federation of Women's Clubs, Riverside May 9, 1934

Box 1, Folder 40

Typescript with holographic notes, "Pundita Ramabai," no date

 

E. Mitchell Park Square, San Luis Obispo

Scope and Content Note

Contains documents, reports, and correspondence regarding advocacy efforts on behalf of Monday Club members to found a park in the City of San Luis Obispo. Arranged chronologically from 1927-1928. 3 folders.
Box 1, Folder 41

Motions and City agreements circa 1927

Box 1, Folder 42

Correspondence, Shepard, H. W. Professor Landscape Design, Berkeley to Mrs. Helen Latimer 1927

Box 1, Folder 43

Report on proposed site for park square in the City of San Luis Obispo, California, Monday Club 1928

 

F. Photographs, Monday Club

Scope and Content Note

Contains photographs of club activities, unarranged, circa 1930s. 4 folders.
Box 1, Folder 44

Groundbreaking for Monday Club, Mrs. Jane L.T. Curtright, Grace E. Barneberg, and James Jepson, Contractor circa 1933

Box 1, Folder 45

Exterior building and rendering, Monday Club circa 1932 1934

Box 1, Folder 46

Interior building, Monday Club members no date

Box 1, Folder 47

Lower Higuera, San Luis Obispo City Limit, "Monday Club paid for the city entry sign..." no date