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Finding Aid to the Woolsey Family Papers, 1875-1990 (bulk 1935-1959)
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Series 1 Outgoing Correspondence undated

Physical Description: carton 1, folders 1-2

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Scope and Content Note

Mary Catherine (Jane) Woolsey's outgoing correspondence contains two letters, one addressed to "Flossie" and the other to "Junie". Rosa M. Woolsey's outgoing correspondence contains one letter addressed to "Darling Daughter". All three letters are undated.
carton 1, folder 1

Woolsey, Mary Catherine (Jane) undated

carton 1, folder 2

Woolsey, Rosa M. undated

 

Series 2 Incoming Correspondence 1894-1963

Physical Description: carton 1, folders 3-32; carton 2; carton 3, folders 1-26

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by recipient and then chronologically.

Scope and Content Note

Materials contain incoming correspondence to various family members with the bulk of the correspondence being to Mary Catherine (Jane) and W.H. Woolsey. Contains correspondence from W.H. Woolsey Jr. (Bill) and Sally Woolsey to their parents W.H. Woolsey and Mary Catherine (Jane) Woolsey while Bill was attending Kentucky Military Institute and Stanford University and from Sally Woolsey while attending college at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Mary Catherine's mother Nellie Hart also figures promiently within the incoming correspondence to W.H. and Mary Catherine (Jane) Woolsey.
carton 1, folders 3-4

Hart, Nellie 1915-1962

carton 1, folder 5

Hart, Robert 1894, 1917

carton 1, folder 6

Heidt, Horace 1934

carton 1, folder 7

Robson, Francis 1939

carton 1, folder 8

Ross, Charles 1945

carton 1, folder 9

Woolsey, Karla 1961

carton 1, folders 10-32

Woolsey, Mary Catherine (Jane) 1908-1963, undated

carton 2, folders 1-3

Woolsey, Mary Catherine (Jane) undated

carton 2, folders 4-37

Woolsey, W.H. & Mary Catherine (Jane) 1928-1958, undated

carton 3, folder 1

Woolsey, W.H. & Mary Catherine (Jane) undated

carton 3, folders 2-3

Woolsey, Rosa M. 1908-1939

carton 3, folders 4-5

Woolsey, Sally 1929-1958

carton 3, folder 6

Woolsey, W.E. 1923, 1927

carton 3, folders 7-17

Woolsey, W.H. 1928-1951, undated

carton 3, folders 18-24

Woolsey, W.H. Jr. (Bill) 1930-1961, undated

carton 3, folder 25

Woolsey, W.H. Jr. (Bill) & Karla undated

carton 3, folder 26

Woolsey, W.H. Jr. & Sally 1930, 1931, 1937, 1940, 1941

 

Series 3 Miscellaneous Family Papers 1901-1990

Physical Description: carton 3, folders 27-33; carton 4, folders 1-18; oversize folder 1

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.

Scope and Content Note

Materials contain genealogical information for the Woolsey, Shattuck, Robson and Livingstone families. Mary Catherine's partially filled diaries are included, with the 1929 dated diary being an account of Sally Woolsey's first year. Christmas card lists for W.H. and Mary Catherine Woolsey's annual Christmas card contain recipient's full name and address.
carton 3, folder 27

Autograph Book- Woolsey, W.H. Jr. (Bill) 1944-1947

carton 3, folder 28

Berkeley Banks History undated

carton 3, folder 29

Christmas Card Lists- Woolsey, W.H. & Mary Catherine (Jane) 1927, 1947-1955

carton 3, folder 30

Christmas Package Tags- Various Family Members undated

carton 3, folder 31

Civilian Defense Reports- Woolsey, W.H. circa 1941

carton 3, folder 32-33

Diary- Woolsey, Mary Catherine (Jane) 1918-1919, 1929

carton 4, folder 1

Genological Research- Robson Family 1990

carton 4, folder 2-4

Genological Research- Shattuck/Woolsey Family 1940-1941, undated

carton 4, folder 5

Military Ephemera- Woolsey, W.H. Jr. (Bill) 1954-1957

carton 4, folder 6

Miscellaneous Ephemera- Hart, Nellie undated

carton 4, folder 7

Miscellaneous Ephemera- Woolsey, E.W. 1901

carton 4, folder 8

Miscellaneous Ephemera- Woolsey, Mary Catherine (Jane) 1927, 1935, 1939, 1941, 1949

oversize-folder 1A

Passport 1914

carton 4, folder 9

Miscellaneous Ephemera- Woolsey, Sally 1935, 1936, 1942-1949, 1952

carton 4, folder 10

Miscellaneous Ephemera- Woolsey, W.H. 1919, 1944, 1956

carton 4, folder 11

Miscellaneous Ephemera Woolsey, W.H. Jr. (Bill) 1942, 1944, 1945, 1954, undated

carton 4, folder 12

Miscellaneous Notecards- unaddressed undated

carton 4, folder 13

School Records- Woolsey, Sally 1937-1939, 1941, 1943

carton 4, folder 14

School Records- Woolsey, W.H. Jr. (Bill) 1937, 1941, 1942, 1948, 1949

carton 4, folder 15

Song Lyrics- Woolsey, W.H. undated

carton 4, folder 16

Unidentified Correspondence 1906, undated

carton 4, folder 17

Unidentified Poetry 1943, undated

carton 4, folder 18

Valentines- Various Family Members undated

 

Series 4 Financial Records 1875-1959

Physical Description: carton 4, folders 19-52, oversize folders 1-3

Arrangement

Arranged hierarchically.

Scope and Content Note

Financial records are primarily related to the Woolsey family properties, originally owned by F.K. and Rosa Shattuck, and the management of those properties. Included are deeds, maps and other property records pertaining to the Vina Ranch, Hotel Shattuck and land holdings in Berkeley, California. Also included are the personal financial records such as wills, inventories and financial statements of individual family members. Records of the Woolsey-Robson-Heidt Partnership are also found in this series.
 

Hotel Shattuck

carton 4, folder 19

Articles of Incorporation 1907

oversize-folder 3B

Certification of Articles of Incorporation 1907

carton 4, folder 20

Land Appropriation for Building 1907

carton 4, folder 21

Minutes 1907-1930

carton 4, folder 22

Builders Contract 1909

carton 4, folder 23

Corporation License Tax 1909

carton 4, folder 24

Copy of Certificate of Decrease Capital Stock 1911

carton 4, folder 25

Examination of Records for Hotel Shattuck Regarding Fraud 1914

 

Shattuck Tract

oversize-folder 1A

Map No. 2 and map of portion of Lot 3, block 2 undated, 1942

Scope and Content Note

Two revised subdivision blueprint survey maps and one of a portion of Lot 3, block 2 of the Shattuck Tract located in Berkeley, California.
oversize-folder 3B

Map No. 2- blocks 3 & 6 1912

Scope and Content Note

Revised subdivision survey map of blocks 3 & 6
oversize-folder 1A

Map No. 5 1891

Scope and Content Note

Two survey maps
oversize-folder 1A

Map No. 6 1890

Scope and Content Note

Two survey maps.
 

Stanford Vina Ranch

carton 4, folder 21

Minutes 1907-1930

carton 4, folder 26

Contract of Purchase 1919

carton 4, folder 27

Miscellaneous Financial Papers 1934, 1936, 1937

oversize-folder 1A

Architectural Drawing and maps 1941, undated

Scope and Content Note

One floor plan of the main house, three blueprints of the property and one hand drawn map of the orchards surrounding the property.
 

Woolsey-Robson-Heidt Partnership

carton 4, folder 28

Monthly Statments of Cash Receipts 1931-1959

carton 4, folder 29

Annual Statements 1941, 1949, 1950-1952

carton 4, folder 30-31

Woolsey Properties, Inc.- Annual Statements 1950-1957

carton 4, folder 32

Woolsey Properties, Inc.- miscellaneous papers 1957

 

Various Properties

carton 4, folder 33

Abstract of Title Lot 4 undated

carton 4, folder 34

Alameda City Land Company Note 1921

oversize-folder 2A

Allston Way and Milvia, Berkeley- map undated

Scope and Content Note

One small blueprint survey map of corner lot at Allston Way and Milvia.
oversize-folder 2A

Downtown Berkeley Map undated

Scope and Content Note

Two blueprint maps covering Milvia Street to Shattuck Avenue and Allston Way to Kittridge Street, Berkeley, California.
oversize-folder 3B

Plot 68 V. & D. Peralta Rancho- map 1879

Scope and Content Note

Survey map of the the V. & D. Peralta Ranchero showing the subdivisions owned by F.K. Shattuck.
oversize-folder 2A

Properties of Shattuck Estate undated

Scope and Content Note

Four Shattuck Estate property maps located in Berkeley, California.
oversize-folder 2A

Spruce Street, Berkeley- map undated

Scope and Content Note

One plat map showing the Woolsey home on Spruce Street and the surrounding street of Alamo Avenue located in Berkeley, California.
oversize-folder 2A

Woolsey Estate- map undated

Scope and Content Note

Two building and property maps for Woolsey Estates, located in Berkeley, California.
carton 4, folder 35

Shattuck, F.K. - will 1897

carton 4, folder 36

Shattuck, Rosa M.- will 1877, 1906

 

Woolsey, Mary Catherine (Jane)

carton 4, folder 37

Financial Statements 1926, 1935

carton 4, folder 38

Deed of Release 1928

carton 4, folder 39

Investment Securitites 1928-1931

 

Woolsey, Rosa M.

carton 4, folder 40

Deeds 1875, 1895, 1906, 1908-1909

carton 4, folder 41

Waiver 1908

carton 4, folder 42

Kelly vs. Woolsey 1916

carton 4, folder 43

Will 1930

carton 4, folder 44

Statements of Estate 1939

carton 4, folder 45

Woolsey, W.E. and Rosa M.- Annual Statements 1915, 1926, 1928, 1933, 1937-1939

carton 4, folder 46

Woolsey W.E. & Rosa M.- Trust 1930

 

Woolsey, W.E.

carton 4, folder 47

California Livery and Boarding Stables- Statements 1908

carton 4, folder 48

California Livery and Boarding Stables- Mortgage 1909

carton 4, folder 49

Will 1918

carton 4, folder 50

Bebe, Olga- correspondence 1929, 1931, undated

carton 4, folder 51

Safe Deposit Box Inventory 1939,1956

carton 4, folder 52

Woolsey, W.H.- will 1939