Register of the Charles Kendrick papers

Finding aid prepared by Processed by Loralee Sepsey.
Hoover Institution Archives
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Title: Charles Kendrick papers
Date (inclusive): 1915-1972
Collection Number: 83041
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 8 manuscript boxes (3.2 linear feet)
Abstract: Speeches, correspondence, diaries, minutes, reports, memoranda, maps, orders, photographs, and memorabilia, relating to American military activities in France during World War I, Herbert Hoover, national business associations in the United States, and San Francisco civic affairs.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Kendrick, Charles, 1876-1970.

Access

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Charles Kendrick papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1983.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Biographical/Historical Note

1876 Born in San Francisco
1898-1901 Attended Kent Law School
1902 Admitted to the Bar
1917-1918 Served in World War I
1920-1938 Served as trustee for the San Francisco War Memorial
1923-1926 Served as a member of the Advisory Committee for the San Francisco Water System
1924-1930 Served as a member for the San Francisco Planning Commission
1932-1934 Served as member for the San Francisco Relief Committee
1938-1940 Served as Vice President for the Golden Gate International Exposition
1943-1946 Served as president of Board of Trustees for Mills College
1942-1943 Served as president for the Pan America Union
1926-1969 Worked for the Schlage Lock Company; from temporary management to President to Chairman of the Board.
1976 Died

Scope and Content of Collection

Speeches, correspondence, reports, diaries, minutes, photographs, memoranda, newspaper articles, pamphlets, printed media, and other documents relating to the activities of the Bohemian Club, the Pan American Union, San Francisco civic affairs such as the San Francisco War Memorial and the Golden Gate International Exposition, World War I, and various national business associations. Also includes information on the establishment of the Hoover Institution and correspondence with Herbert Hoover, Richard Nixon, and Calvin Coolidge.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces.
San Francisco (Calif.)
United States--Industries.
World War, 1914-1918--Campaigns--France.

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Biographical File, 1930-1966

Scope and Contents note

Photographs, programs, invitations, and other documents relating to the affairs of Charles Kendrick.
 

Correspondence, 1915-1969

Scope and Contents note

General letters, telegrams, and other forms of correspondence to, from, and concerning Charles Kendrick and his affairs.
 

General, 1915-1969

Scope and Contents note

General correspondence, organized alphabetically by last name.
Box/Folder 1 : 2

A-L, 1915-1969

Box/Folder 1 : 3

M-R, 1915-1969

Box/Folder 1 : 4

S-Y, 1915-1969

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Calvin Coolidge, 1924

Box/Folder 1 : 6

Count de la Gardie, 1949

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Family, 1932-1959

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Robert Jackson, 1949

Box/Folder 1 : 9

Richard Nixon, 1966-1969

Box/Folder 1 : 10

Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1945-1946

Box/Folder 1 : 11

James Rolph, 1926-1930

Box/Folder 1 : 12

Thomas Sellers, 1950

Box/Folder 1 : 13

Robert Stettinius, 1945

Box/Folder 1 : 14

Earl Warren, 1942

Box/Folder 1 : 15

Shigeru Yoshida, 1952

 

Speeches and Writings, 1920-1969

Scope and Contents note

Speeches, essays, notes, poems, and other writings authored by Charles Kendrick or used to write by Charles Kendrick.
 

Russia, 1959-1961

Box/Folder 1 : 16

Biography, 1961

Box/Folder 1 : 16

Russia, Undated

Box/Folder 1 : 16

Russia, Drafts and Notes, 1959

Box/Folder 1 : 16

Russia, Final Draft, 1959

Box/Folder 1 : 16

Russia, Final Report, Undated

 

Pan American Union, 1930-1945

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Anniversary Ceremony- Pan American Union, 1942

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Co-Operation with the Americas, 1943

Box/Folder 1 : 17

English Speaking Union, 1945

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Gold Medal-Pan American Society, 1944

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Latin American Co-Operation, 1942

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Luncheon in Honor of His Excellency Anasasio Somosa, President of the Republic of Nicaragua, 1939

Box/Folder 1 : 17

On Radio, Birthday of Bolivian Republic, 1942

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Untitled, Undated

Scope and Contents note

Pan American Union related
 

Golden Gate International Exposition, 1937-1939

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Dedication French Pavilion- Golden Gate International Exposition, 1939

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Luncheon to British Group, Golden Gate Exposition, 1938

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Luncheon in Honor of the Crownprince and Crownprincess of Denmark-Treasure Island, 1939

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Luncheon in Honor of Herbert Hoover, Golden Gate International Exposition, 1939

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Opening of Golden Gate International Exposition on Treasure Island, 1937

 

Schools, 1921-1961

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Commencement Address, University of San Francisco, 1961

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Convention of California School Superintendents, 1921

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Dedication of Vallejo High School, 1922

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Fall of Bastile Education, 1933

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Galileo High School, 1923

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Lincoln School Annual Dinner, 1939

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Lincoln School Annual Dinner Exposition, 1940

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Memoranda for Speech Made at Lincoln School Association, 1922

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Mills College, 1943

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Parent Teachers Association-Grant School, 1926

 

Commonwealth Club, 1926-1944

Box/Folder 1 : 18

Commonwealth Club, Section on City Planning, 1926

Box/Folder 1 : 18

KLX Radio-Commonwealth Club, 1944

Box/Folder 1 : 18

Memo for Address: "Recognition of Spain by United States," 1950

 

Off Night Club, 1928-1941

Box/Folder 1 : 18

The Business of Distribution, 1930

Box/Folder 1 : 18

January 1926

Box/Folder 1 : 18

Looking Forward, 1934

Box/Folder 1 : 18

May 1941

Box/Folder 1 : 18

October 1928

Box/Folder 1 : 18

Preserving America's Self Respect, 1932

Box/Folder 1 : 18

Report on Trip to Mexico, 1930

Box/Folder 1 : 18

Tariffs- Their Uses and Abuses, 1936

 

South of Market Boys, 1925-1926

Box/Folder 1 : 19

An Organization Built on Sentiment, 1925

Box/Folder 1 : 19

Fathers and Sons Night, 1926

Box/Folder 1 : 19

KPO for South of Market Boys, 1925

Box/Folder 1 : 19

South of the Market Boys' Association: Lincoln's Birthday, 1925

Box/Folder 1 : 19

South of Market Boys' Grand Ball, 1926

 

War, Peace, and Patriotism, 1920-1950

 

Americanism, 1924

Box/Folder 1 : 19

Copy 1, 1924

Box/Folder 1 : 19

Copy 2, 1924

Box/Folder 1 : 19

Armistice Celebration-San Francisco Elks, 1924

Box/Folder 1 : 19

Armistice Day at Santa Rosa, Undated

Box/Folder 1 : 19

Armistice Night Dinner, 1922

Box/Folder 1 : 19

Big War Memorial Drive, 1920

 

Can We Have Peace?, 1945

Box/Folder 1 : 19

Copy 1, 1945

Box/Folder 1 : 19

Private Copy, 1945

Box/Folder 1 : 19

Fall of the Bastile, 1923

Box/Folder 1 : 19

Funeral Oration over Remains of Chinese Veteran of Argonne, 1921

Box/Folder 1 : 19

General Sommerall-Notes Made on the Scene, Undated

Box/Folder 1 : 19

Independence Day Oration, 1922

Box/Folder 1 : 19

The New Freedom, 1930

Box/Folder 1 : 19

Postwar Alliances, 1943

Box/Folder 1 : 19

The Postwar Outlook, 1943

Box/Folder 1 : 19

Remarks Prepared for Burial of Unknown Dead at Arlington Cemetery, Undated

Box/Folder 1 : 19

Unknown Dead Soldier Ceremony, 1921

Box/Folder 1 : 19

Untitled, Undated

Scope and Contents note

Essay on the New Deal and dictatorship
 

Whither Are We Drifting?, 1946

Box/Folder 1 : 19

Copy 1, 1946

Box/Folder 1 : 19

Copy 2, 1946

 

American Legion, 1920-1923

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Highlights of the Legion National Convention, 1922

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Legion Convention of Kansas City, 1921

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Legion National Convention, 1923

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Legion National Convention, Chamber of Commerce, 1923

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Public Meeting Under Auspices of American Legion, 1920

 

Politics and the Republican National Convention, 1926-1965

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Committee of Congressmen Luncheon, 1935

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Convention Dinner of Delegates, Republican National Convention, 1940

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Definite Conclusions Reached by Me- Before Lunch with President Eisenhower, 1954

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Herbert Hoover, 1965

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Hoover and the Republican Convention at Philadelphia, 1940

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Meeting of Delegates, Republican National Convention, 1940

 

Community Chest, 1923-1936

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Community Chest, 1923

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Community Chest Campaign Luncheon, 1924

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Community Chest Luncheon, 1925

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Community Chest Luncheon-13th Anniversary, 1936

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Memoranda for Community Chest Luncheon, 1936

 

Addresses to Organizations and Groups, 1920-1942

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Address to 300 Newly Naturalized Citizens in Rotunda of City Hall, San Francisco, 1921

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Address to Utah Convention, 1922

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Bridge Opening, 1936

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Convention to Combined Merced County Posts, 1920

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Examiner and Hales Bros, 1924

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Examiner Radio, 1924

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Ford Society Dinner, 1935

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Good Cheer Club, 1921

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Ground Breaking for St. Joseph's Hospital, 1926

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Luncheon of French Trade Commission, 1939

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Luncheon at Moore Drydock and Shipbuilding Co.'s Launching of the Ship "Sea Arrow," 1939

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Outline for Talk Given at Hollister, 1922

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Radio at Examiner and Hale Bros, 1924

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Remarks on the Radio, 1942

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Rotary Club, 1932

Box/Folder 2 : 1

State Convention, Women's Auxiliary, 1921

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Transcript from Convention, 1923

 

San Francisco War Memorial, 1928-1962

Box/Folder 2 : 2

Chronology: History of San Francisco War Memorial, 1933

Box/Folder 2 : 2

History of the War Memorial, 1962

Box/Folder 2 : 2

Untitled, 1928

Scope and Contents note

Deals with San Francisco War Memorial
 

Addresses to People, 1920-1955

Box/Folder 2 : 2

Address of Welcome to General Pershing, 1920

Box/Folder 2 : 2

Address to King and Queen of Greece, Undated

Box/Folder 2 : 2

Banquet to Marshal Foch, 1921

Box/Folder 2 : 2

Bier of Raymond Reubens, 1920

Box/Folder 2 : 2

Bust of Will Crocker, 1938

Box/Folder 2 : 2

Coolidge Luncheon, 1924

Box/Folder 2 : 2

Dedication of Bust of Senator Phelan, 1951

Box/Folder 2 : 2

Dedication of Monument to Raphael Weill, 1925

Box/Folder 2 : 2

Gabriel Moulin, 1938

Box/Folder 2 : 2

George Bernard Shaw, Undated

Box/Folder 2 : 2

Luncheon to Crown Prince Olav and Crown Princess Martha, 1939

Box/Folder 2 : 2

Luncheon to Haig Patigan, 1938

Box/Folder 2 : 2

Luncheon in Honor of Governor Raymond Baldwin of Connecticut, 1939

Box/Folder 2 : 2

Luncheon to Miss Minerva Bernardino, 1944

Box/Folder 2 : 2

Memorial Service for Frank Wentworth, 1955

Box/Folder 2 : 2

Padilla, Undated

Box/Folder 2 : 2

Remarks to Senator Phelan, 1937

 

Museums and the Arts, 1926-1939

Box/Folder 2 : 3

Dinner of American Association of Museums, 1939

Box/Folder 2 : 3

Grand Opera Performance, 1927

Box/Folder 2 : 3

Grand Opera Performance, Undated

Box/Folder 2 : 3

Memo for Opera Season Address, 1926

Box/Folder 2 : 3

Museum Directors Exposition, 1938

Box/Folder 2 : 3

Music, Undated

Box/Folder 2 : 3

National Meeting of Museum Directors and Curators, 1939

Box/Folder 2 : 3

Negro-minstrelsy, Undated

Box/Folder 2 : 3

Notes for Possible Address at the Opening of the Opera, 1932

 

Notes, Memos, and Miscellaneous Writings, 1924-1968

Box/Folder 2 : 3

Citation for Charles Kendrick, Undated

Box/Folder 2 : 3

Grove Memo, 1951

Box/Folder 2 : 3

In Commemoration of Kendrick Hall, 1962

Box/Folder 2 : 3

India House, 1952

Box/Folder 2 : 3

Stray Thoughts, Undated

Box/Folder 2 : 3

Material Developed, Not Used, Undated

Box/Folder 2 : 3

Memos, Undated

Box/Folder 2 : 3

Notes, Undated

Box/Folder 2 : 3

Prominent Men of San Francisco, 1924

Box/Folder 2 : 3

Report on Trip Made at 2701 Prince, Undated

Box/Folder 2 : 3

Riding for Health, 1927

Box/Folder 2 : 3

Untitled, 1968

Scope and Contents note

Deals with Alfred Wright, Jr
 

Bohemian Club, 1925-1955

Box/Folder 2 : 4

A Salute to Lady Isis, 1944

Box/Folder 2 : 4

A Satire on the Jinks Committee, 1938

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Annual Dinner-Bohemian Club Orchestra, 1937

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Archaeology and the Bible, 1955

Box/Folder 2 : 4

The Bible, 1952

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Bohemian Club, 1933

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Bohemian Club Chorus Dinner, 1937

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Bohemia Honors Her First Flute, 1941

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Chairs' Dinner, 1938

 

Christmas, 1936-1943

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Christmas Dinner, 1943

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Christmas Dinner, Bohemian Club, 1943

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Christmas Jinks, 1936

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Christmas Jinks, Bohemian Club, 1937

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Christmas Jinks Introductions, 1937

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Christmas Jinks Pamphlet, 1936

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Christmas Jinks Pamphlet, 1937

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Dinner in Honor of Herbert Hoover, Bohemian Club: Introduction, 1938

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Ladies' Night, Orchestra Night, 1927

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Ladies' Night in Bohemia, Orchestra Concert, 1947

 

Old Guard Dinners, 1937-1954

Box/Folder 2 : 4

1937,

 

1938, 1938

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Speech 1, 1938

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Speech 2,

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Speech 3, 1938

 

1954, 1954

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Speech 1, 1954

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Speech 2,

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Speech 3, 1954

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Notes for Old Guard Speech, Undated

 

President's Dinner, 1927-1938

Box/Folder 2 : 4

1927

Box/Folder 2 : 4

1936

Box/Folder 2 : 4

1937

Box/Folder 2 : 4

1938

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Call to President's Dinner, 1927

 

Thanksgiving

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Notes for Thanksgiving Night Speech, 1951

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Thanksgiving Night, Bohemian Club, 1951

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Untitled, 1950

Box/Folder 2 : 5-7, Box/Folder 3 : 1-2

Miscellaneous Media and Documents, 1923-1968

Scope and Contents note

Pamphlets, invitations, booklets, newspaper articles, photographs, poems, magazines, and other various miscellany deemed by Charles Kendrick as "worth saving."
Box/Folder 3 : 3-4

Maps of France, Undated

 

Travel File, 1918-1952

Scope and Contents note

Diaries, transcripts, and other documents that deal with Charles Kendrick's various trips, from serving in the war to exploring Africa, South America, and various parts of Europe.
Box/Folder 3 : 5

Diary of the First World War, 1918

Scope and Contents note

Two journals and a chronological transcript
Box/Folder 4 : 1

The War Front, 1944

Scope and Contents note

Pamphlets, memoranda, newspaper articles, correspondence, writings, and various other documents
Box/Folder 4 : 2

South America Trip, 1945

Scope and Contents note

Notes and the transcript of a diary
Box/Folder 4 : 3

Diary of a Trip to Africa, 1947

Scope and Contents note

A diary and a pamphlet
Box/Folder 4 : 4

European Trip, 1949

Scope and Contents note

Diary
Box/Folder 4 : 5

World Tour, 1952

Scope and Contents note

Travel diary
Box/Folder 4 : 6

"Changing China" and "The Memoirs of Charles Kendrick," 1942-1972

 

Organization File, 1916-1964

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, reports, newspaper articles, and various other documents and forms of media that deal with Charles Kendrick's involvement with numerous professional and community organizations, most notably the National Association of Manufacturers, the Hoover Institution, the San Francisco War Memorial, the Golden Gate International Exposition, and the National Industrial Conference Board.
Box/Folder 4 : 7

Alphabetical List of Members of Exposition Committees binder, Undated

Scope and Contents note

A binder full of contact information for people involved in Exposition Committees (most likely the Golden Gate International Exposition).
Box/Folder 5 : 1

California Commission on Colonization, 1916-1917

Scope and Contents note

Reports, correspondence, and other documents relating to the California Commission on Colonization.
Box/Folder 5 : 2

Community Chest, 1923

Scope and Contents note

Reports, correspondence, minutes, and other documents relating to the Community Chest.
 

San Francisco War Memorial, 1923-1937

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, reports, pamphlets, and other documents relating to the establishment of the San Francisco War Memorial.
Box/Folder 5 : 3

1929

 

1935

Box/Folder 5 : 4

Correspondence, 1935

Box/Folder 5 : 5

Minutes, Reports, Memos, and Other Miscellaneous Documents, 1935

Box/Folder 5 : 6

1937

Box/Folder 5 : 7

War Memorial Data, 1923-1929

 

Golden Gate International Exposition, 1938-1940

Scope and Contents note

Reports, correspondence, minutes, membership lists, pamphlets, memoranda, and other documents relating to the Golden Gate International Exposition.
Box/Folder 5 : 8

1938,

 

1939,

Box/Folder 6 : 1

Correspondence, 1939

Box/Folder 6 : 2

Minutes, Reports, and Miscellaneous Documents, 1939

Box/Folder 6 : 3

Miscellaneous, circa 1940

Scope and Contents note

Reports, pamphlets, guest lists, and other miscellaneous documents relating to the Golden Gate International Exposition.
Box/Folder 6 : 4

Amendment Number 24, 1928

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, essays, and reports surrounding the passage of state legislature Amendment number 24 in 1928.
Box/Folder 6 : 5

Bohemian Club (Pacific Union Club), 1941-1945

Scope and Contents note

Photographs, pamphlets, and reports relating to the Bohemian Club.
Box/Folder 6 : 6

Pan American Union, circa 1942

Scope and Contents note

Photographs, reports, newspaper articles, and other documents relating to the Pan American Union.
Box/Folder 6 : 7

Browning Rangers, 1944-1949

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, reports, and notes relating to an organization known as the Browning Rangers.
Box/Folder 6 : 8

Far East America Council, 1945-1950

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, pamphlets, photographs, reports, and other documents relating to the Far East America Council and a reception honoring Dr. T.V. Soong.
Box/Folder 6 : 9

Mills College, circa 1943

Scope and Contents note

Pamphlets, programs, and speeches that involve an address Charles Kendrick gave at a ceremony for Mills College.
Box/Folder 6 : 10

Hetch Hetchy Water System, 1923-1925

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, newspaper articles, reports, and other documents concerning the Hetch Hetchy Water System.
 

National Association of Manufacturers, 1957-1961

Scope and Contents note

Reports, correspondence, pamphlets, and other documents relating to the activities of the National Association of Manufacturers.
 

1957,

Box/Folder 7 : 1

Reports, Lists, and Other Miscellaneous Documents, 1957

Box/Folder 7 : 2

Correspondence, 1957

 

1959,

Box/Folder 7 : 3

Reports, Minutes, and Other Miscellaneous Documents, 1959

Box/Folder 7 : 4

Pamphlets and Other Media, 1959

Box/Folder 7 : 5

Correspondence, 1959

 

1960,

Box/Folder 7 : 6

Reports, Lists, Minutes, and Other Miscellaneous Documents, 1960

Box/Folder 7 : 7

Correspondence, 1960

Box/Folder 8 : 1

1961

 

National Industrial Conference Board, 1957-1961

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, reports, pamphlets, and other documents relating to the activities of the National Industrial Conference Board.
Box/Folder 8 : 2

1957

Box/Folder 8 : 3

1959

Box/Folder 8 : 4

1960

Box/Folder 8 : 5

1961

 

Hoover Institution, 1938-1964

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, reports, newspaper articles, and other documents dealing with the activities of the Hoover Institution.
Box/Folder 8 : 6

1960

Box/Folder 8 : 7

1961

 

General Documents, 1938-1964

Scope and Contents note

Documents that deal with Herbert Hoover and the Hoover Institution.
Box/Folder 8 : 8

Correspondence, 1938-1960

Scope and Contents note

Letters, telegrams, and other forms of correspondence relating to the establishment of the Hoover Institution, and various activities surrounding it between the years 1938-1960. Includes personal correspondence between Herbert Hoover and Charles Kendrick.
Box/Folder 8 : 9

Miscellaneous Documents, 1938-1964