Finding Aid for the Marshall Family Papers, 1789-1957

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UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Marshall Family Papers
Date (inclusive): 1789-1957
Collection number: 447
Creator: Fraser, Virginia M., collector.
Extent: 9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)1 oversize box.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Claire and Robert Fraser, 1997.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Marshall Family Papers (Collection Number 447). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Scope and Content

The bulk of the collection consists of photographs of the Fenner, Marshall, and Fraser families as well as their friends. The rest of the collection includes memorabilia of Hollywood High School and the city of Hollywood (1928-1941), UCLA yearbooks and memorabilia (1942-1944), manuscripts of family records, items collected by members of the Marshall family, writings of Virginia Fraser and Asenith Smith, newspaper clippings of the Johnstown flood (1889) and Will Rogers, books collected by the Marshall family, as well as Marshall family correspondence with family and friends.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Books from the Marshall family papers
  2. Collected by Virginia Fraser, divided into subseries A-C, as follows:
    • A. Book reports
    • B. Newspaper clippings
    • C. Photographs
  3. Correspondence
  4. Photographs.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Marshall family--Archives.
Los Angeles (Calif.)--Archival resources.

Other Index Terms Related to this Collection

Fraser, Virginia M., collector.


Container List

 

Books from the Marshall Family Papers

Box 8, Folder 1

History of the Bible. Albany: S. Shaw 1822

Scope and Content Note

"Isaac Haines family book presented to his [ ] Joseph Haines"
Box 8, Folder 2

Whole Duty of Woman (The). Philadelphia: Dickinson & Heartt, Printers 1805

Scope and Content Note

By Benjamin Johnson; Asenith Smith's book; 1839 written in cover
Box 8, Folder 3

New Testament of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ (The). New York: American Bible Society 1846

Scope and Content Note

Mary Lou Fenner's Bible; includes newspaper clippings
Box 8, Folder 4

New Testament of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ (The). Pittsburgh, PA: Luke Doomis 1836

Scope and Content Note

Henrietta Rhoades's Bible; includes correspondence
Box 8, Folder 5

Doctrines & discipline of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Cincinnati, New York: Methodist book concern 1912

Scope and Content Note

To Josephine from Will A. Knighten, 1913 Dec 19
Box 9, Folder 1

Some principles and precepts of the Christian religion. Philadelphia: Joseph Crukshank no date

Scope and Content Note

By Samuel Fuller; Joseph Gest, "Stephen Haines, did read in this book, 1789" written in cover
Box 9, Folder 2

English grammar, made easy to the teacher and pupil. Philadelphia: Kimber & Sharpless 1832

Scope and Content Note

By John Comly; Asenith Smith's; 1834 written in cover; includes newspaper clipping
Box 9, Folder 3

Stories from the history of Rome. Cincinnati: J.A. James 1844

Scope and Content Note

By Robert Ramble; "Presented to William by his Father" written in cover
Box 9, Folder 4

Display, a tale. New York: Saxton & Miles no date

Scope and Content Note

By Jane Taylor; Asenith Smith's book
Box 9, Folder 5

Advice to a wife and mother. New York: George Routledge & Sons 1873

Scope and Content Note

By Pye Henry Chavasse; includes calendar from March 1895
Box 10, Folder 1

Zodiac and its mysteries. Chicago: A.F. Seward and Co. 1916

Scope and Content Note

By Professor A.F. Seward
Box 10, Folder 2

New grammar school history of the United States. Sacramento: W.W. Shannon 1903

Scope and Content Note

Josephine's and Virginia's; includes miscellaneous work
Box 10, Folder 3

Holy Bible (The). New York: American Bible Society 1845

Scope and Content Note

John Fenner's; includes items collected by John Fenner
 

Collected by Virginia Fraser

Box 1, Folder 1

Memorabilia found in 1935 Virgil junior high school yearbook 1933 Nov 2-1939 Spring

Scope and Content Note

Programs and newspaper clippings
Box 1, Folder 2

Virgil junior high school yearbook 1935

Box 1, Folder 3

Memorabilia found in 1936 Hollywood high school yearbook 1928 Jan 6-1938 Jan 21

Scope and Content Note

Programs, photographs, and newspaper clippings
Box 1, Folder 4

Hollywood high school yearbook 1936

Box 1, Folder 5

Memorabilia found in 1937 Hollywood high school yearbook 1936 Sep 22-1938 May 5

Scope and Content Note

Programs, photographs, and newspaper clippings
Box 1, Folder 6

Hollywood high school yearbook 1937

Box 1, Folder 7

Memorabilia found in 1938 Hollywood high school yearbook 1937 Jul 7-1939 Jun 30

Scope and Content Note

Programs and newspaper clippings
Box 1, Folder 8

Hollywood high school yearbook 1938

Box 2, Folder 1

Memorabilia found in 1939 Hollywood high school yearbook 1937 Spring-1941 Jul 4

Scope and Content Note

Programs, diploma, newspaper clippings
Box 2, Folder 2

Hollywood high school yearbook 1939

Box 2, Folder 3

American war atlas found in California of the southland 1918

Box 2, Folder 4

California of the southland 1937

Scope and Content Note

History of the University of California at Los Angeles
Box 2, Folder 5

University of California at Los Angeles yearbook 1942

Scope and Content Note

Includes newspaper clippings
Box 2, Folder 6

University of California at Los Angeles yearbook 1944

Scope and Content Note

Includes graduation picture of Virginia Fraser and photograph of Janss steps
Box 3, Folder 1

James Marshall pacific diary book 1863 Jul 23-1876 Aug 10

Scope and Content Note

Finances for 1872-1873 and correspondence
Box 3, Folder 2

Mary Lou Fenner's autograph book ca. 1877-1887

Box 3, Folder 3

S. Emma Marshall floral album 1877-1904 Jul 27

Box 3, Folder 4

Familiar songs of the gospel 1903

Box 3, Folder 5

Hymns and tunes no date

Box 3, Folder 6

Our national songs ca. 1900

Box 3, Folder 7

Hollywood Masonic news 1950 Nov

Scope and Content Note

Vol. 6, no. 11, p. 8
Box 3, Folder 8

Collection of Gilbert and Sullivan songs (from the operas) 1938

Box 3, Folder 9

Correspondence between William H. Rhoades and Henrietta Fenner 1867 Nov 10-1870 Jul 15

Box 3, Folder 10

Immanuel Presbyterian Church 1908 Oct 4-1933 Sep 24

Scope and Content Note

Programs and newspaper clippings
Box 3, Folder 13

Correspondence and papers to Josephine Fraser from relatives in Hillsboro, OH. 1923 Feb 7-1955 Apr 29

Box 3, Folder 16

American history report no date

Box 3, Folder 17

Library report - Europe 11 Oct

Box 3, Folder 18

Geography maps and miscellaneous works no date

Box 3, Folder 19

Joseph Haines Marshall memo headers no date

Box 4, Folder 1

Maps, drawings, and notes found in advanced geography book no date

Box 4, Folder 2

Advanced geography no date

Scope and Content Note

California state series
Box 4, Folder 3

Linen books - my toys and animals we all know 1914

Box 4, Folder 4

Prayer on cloth from the Hollywood Masonic Temple Foundation 1935 Feb 19

Scope and Content Note

Lord's prayer (The) and nearer my God
Box 4, Folder 5

Song book no date

Box 4, Folder 6

James Arthur Fraser and Josephine Rhoades Marshall marriage invitation 1920

Box 4, Folder 7

Postcards of California historic sites 1940

Scope and Content Note

Colton Hall (2 copies), Donner Lake, Half Dome, Wells Fargo Building (2 copies), Yosemite falls
Box 4, Folder 8

Major Mite postcard 1928

Box 4, Folder 9

Compliments of the season 1883

Scope and Content Note

Seymour & Johnson, 3 cards
Box 4, Folder 10

University of California at Los Angeles student handbook 1940-1941

Box 4, Folder 11

Collection of Mary Louise Marshall no date

Scope and Content Note

Five photographs, newspaper clippings, song book, and pamphlet
Box 4, Folder 12

First Methodist Episcopal Church and Union Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church 1909 Nov 14-1909 Dec 12

Scope and Content Note

Sunday programs
Box 4, Folder 18

Short notice of Mary Smith relict of the late John Smith of Sadsbury (A) no date

Box 4, Folder 19

Farmers & mechanics almanac 1887

Box 4, Folder 20

Retirement by Asenith Smith 1845 Oct 1

Scope and Content Note

Poem
Box 4, Folder 21

History of a journey to Maiden Creek 1855 Oct 24

Box 4, Folder 22

Farmers and merchants national bank (The) 1926 Oct 25-1927Apr 22

Scope and Content Note

Safe deposit box rental receipt
Box 4, Folder 23

Collection of Grandpa Marshall 1874 May-1877 Nov 26

Scope and Content Note

Passport to Italy and high school papers
Box 4, Folder 29

Fenner family records ca 1922-1957

Box 4, Folder 30

Smith family tree no date

Box 4, Folder 31

Davis family records no date

Box 4, Folder 32

Diary kept from the eastern trip on the way out by Mary L. Fenner 1880 Nov 30

Box 4, Folder 33

James Marshall finance book 1855-1856

Scope and Content Note

Includes travel tickets
Box 7, Folder 1

Asenith Smith's book 1845-1851

Scope and Content Note

Writings to Asenith, poems, lists, and hair clippings
 

Book reports

Box 3, Folder 14

Ramona by Helen Hunt Jackson no date

Box 3, Folder 15

Book on Asia no date

 

Newspaper clippings

Box 3, Folder 12

News herald (The) 1908 Nov 5

Box 4, Folder 24

Will Rogers ca 1921-1936

Box 4, Folder 25

News Herald (The) 1890 Feb 13

Box 4, Folder 26

Daily Local News 1889 Jun 3

Scope and Content Note

Johnstown flood
Box 4, Folder 27

Daily Local News 1889 Jun 4

Scope and Content Note

Johnstown flood
Box 4, Folder 28

Courier-Journal (The) 1889 Jun 5

Scope and Content Note

Johnstown flood
 

Photographs

Box 3, Folder 11

Yosemite Bridal Veil Falls no date

 

Correspondence

Box 3, Folder 20

To Josephine Fraser from Charles F. Marshall 1942

Box 3, Folder 21

To Mr. and Mrs. C. Cleve Bolyard from Ovie Mackey 1954 Dec 15

Scope and Content Note

Christmas card
Box 3, Folder 22

To Josephine from Rebecca 1948 May 19

Box 3, Folder 23

To James and Virginia Fraser from Cassie 1946 Aug 4

Box 3, Folder 24

To Josephine Fraser from Jean and Lauchie 1949 Dec 12

Box 3, Folder 25

To Josephine Fraser from Lauchie 1948 May 12

Box 4, Folder 16

Correspondence from Priscilla Smith to John Norton Ives 1894 Jul 14

Box 4, Folder 17

Holiday card from Dain and Cora Tasken no date

 

Photographs

Box 4, Folder 13

Santa Monica Palisades no date

Box 4, Folder 14

Echo mountain no date

Box 4, Folder 15

Avalon from north and south no date

Scope and Content Note

Santa Catalina Island
Box 5, Folder 1

Virginia Fraser 1946-1947

Box 5, Folder 2

Virginia Fraser ca. 1942-1943

Scope and Content Note

At UCLA
Box 5, Folder 3

Virginia Fraser no date

Scope and Content Note

UCLA Graduation, 10 photographs
Box 5, Folder 4

UCLA affiliated photographs and manuscripts collected by Virginia Fraser ca. 1940s

Scope and Content Note

43 small photographs, 2 large photographs
Box 5, Folder 5

Josephine with Virginia and Mary Louise ca. 1925-1926

Scope and Content Note

Four photographs
Box 5, Folder 6

Virginia Fraser, Josephine Fraser, Mary Louise Fraser, Sam or Charles Fraser, and three unknown women ca. 1924

Scope and Content Note

Three photographs
Box 5, Folder 7

Virginia Fraser with her mother Josephine ca. Fall 1921

Box 5, Folder 8

Grandma Marshall's house no date

Box 5, Folder 9

Aunt Lou Maury 1896 Nov

Box 5, Folder 10

Great Grandmother Marshall (Asenith Smith) and Emma Marshall no date

Scope and Content Note

Cyanotype
Box 5, Folder 11

Joseph Haines Marshall (Grandpa Marshall) no date

Scope and Content Note

Three photographs
Box 5, Folder 12

Joseph Haines Marshall, Mary Lou Marshall, and Ethel Marshall no date

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Three photographs
Box 5, Folder 13

Henrietta Rhoades Fenner, Sam Marshall, Mary Lou Marshall, and Josephine Marshall no date

Box 5, Folder 14

Aunt Lena, Aunt Emma, and Allie Davis no date

Scope and Content Note

At Mount Wilson
Box 5, Folder 15

Henrietta Rhoades Fenner, Mary Lou Marshall, Lena Moss, Sam Marshall, John D. Terrell, and Aunt Etta no date

Scope and Content Note

At Aunt Etta's house
Box 5, Folder 16

Sam Marshall, Josephine Marshall, Hugh Marshall, Evans Terrell, Norton Ives, Charlie Marshall July 10

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Lena Moss Terrell, Charles Ives, John D. Terrell, and Ruth Marshall; Two photographs
Box 5, Folder 17

Josephine Marshall Fraser and Virginia Marshall Fraser ca. 1922

Box 5, Folder 18

Saline (Lina) Fenner Turner no date

Box 5, Folder 19

Tillie Fenner, Earl Fenner, and Frank Fenner no date

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Three photographs
Box 5, Folder 20

Norton Ives, Ned Ives, and parents no date

Scope and Content Note

Three photographs
Box 5, Folder 21

Norton Ives ca. 1912

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Two photographs
Box 5, Folder 22

Ned Ives ca. 1916-1918

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Two photographs
Box 5, Folder 23

Charles Marshall ca. 1900-1916

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Two photographs
Box 5, Folder 24

Joseph Ward 1912

Box 5, Folder 25

Uncle Joseph and Aunt Mary with kids 1918

Box 5, Folder 26

John Norton, Charles Fenner, and Mutter no date

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Two photographs
Box 5, Folder 27

Josephine Rhoades Marshall 1903 Oct 20-1910 Dec 30

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Five photographs
Box 5, Folder 28

Hugh Gibson Marshall and Ruth Marshall no date

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Three photographs
Box 5, Folder 29

Henry Smith, Mabel Smith, Lincoln Smith no date

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Five photographs
Box 5, Folder 30

Ethel Gillette Marshall, Mary Louise Fenner Marshall, and Grandma Marshall 1860 May 26

Scope and Content Note

Daguerreotype of Ethel and Mary Louise, clipping of Mary Louise's hair under photograph
Box 5, Folder 31

Ethel Gillette Marshall 1860 May 26

Scope and Content Note

Daguerreotype
Box 6, Folder 1

Josephine, Chas, and Sam Marshall no date

Scope and Content Note

16 photographs, 1 negative
Box 6, Folder 2

Charlie Marshall (Straeffer) no date

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Two photographs
Box 6, Folder 3

Charlie and Sam Fenner no date

Scope and Content Note

Nine photographs
Box 6, Folder 4

John David Terrell, Lena Moss Terrell, and family no date

Scope and Content Note

Three photographs
Box 6, Folder 5

Trip across the United States from Los Angeles to Boston, Washington D.C., and Hillsboro, OH 1928 Jul

Scope and Content Note

45 photographs
Box 6, Folder 6

Mary Louise 1924 Nov 5

Scope and Content Note

First birthday, five photographs
Box 6, Folder 7

Louise Marshall, Chas "Bud", Sam, family, and friends 1919-1927

Scope and Content Note

67 photographs
Box 6, Folder 8

Brother Marshall 1917 Oct 23

Box 6, Folder 9

Raymond Ives no date

Box 6, Folder 10

Ruth Ives II 1925

Scope and Content Note

Two photographs
Box 6, Folder 11

Dolly Gill Underwood 1918 Summer

Box 6, Folder 12

Ruth "Ruthie" Ives no date

Box 6, Folder 13

Pictures from Earl and Florence 1922

Scope and Content Note

Nine photographs
Box 6, Folder 14

Unknown people in photographs, picture of Dr. Sam Marshall's burial site no date

Scope and Content Note

Five photographs
Box 6, Folder 15

Dulcenia and Carolyn no date

Scope and Content Note

Two photographs
Box 6, Folder 16

John Dryden Fenner and Henrietta Rhoades Fenner no date

Scope and Content Note

Four photographs
Box 6, Folder 17

Chas A. Marshall no date

Box 6, Folder 18

Chas and Josephine 1900 Jun 28

Scope and Content Note

Three photographs
Box 6, Folder 19

Caroletta Terrell Yaertner no date

Box 6, Folder 20

Mary Marshall no date

Box 6, Folder 21

James Marshall no date

Box 6, Folder 22

Emma Marshall's graduating class photo 1875 Jun

Box 6, Folder 23

Old Quaker meeting house no date

Box 6, Folder 24

Mrs. Auria Mackey and Ovie Mackey 1875

Box 6, Folder 25

Grandma Marshall's picture basket of miscellaneous and unidentified Marshalls ca. 1919-1937

Scope and Content Note

221 photographs
Box 6, Folder 26

Beverly Hills Witch House no date

Scope and Content Note

In frame
Box 7, Folder 2

Panoramic picture of the Hollywood business mens club banquet 1921 Nov 29

Scope and Content Note

At Christie film co studios
Box 7, Folder 3

Hollywood high school city league basketball championship 1917

Box 7, Folder 4

Mary A. Haines Moore 1911 Jan

Box 7, Folder 5

Crenshaw personnel - Virginia Fraser and James Fraser no date

Box 7, Folder 6

Unidentified persons in photographs no date

Scope and Content Note

Four photographs
Box 7, Folder 7

John Dryden Fenner no date