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Preliminary Guide to the Thomas Driscoll Collection
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Series 1.  Correspondence

Box 1: 1

American Battle Monuments Commission, 1929

Box 1: 2

Coolidge, Calvin - 1 carbon copy letter (TL) from the President to Herbert Hoover, Secretary of Commerce, [1927]

Box 1: 3

Roosevelt, Edith Kermit - 1 letter (ALS) to Mrs. Albert W. Bacon of Santa Barbara, 1904 and 1 letter (ALS) to Clifford Richardson, 1924

Box 1: 4

[Roosevelt, Franklin D.] - 1 letter (TLS) from Louis McH. Howe, Secretary to the President, to J. H. Frank Smokey, 1934

Box 1: 5

Roosevelt, Franklin D. - 1 letter (TLS) from the President to R. W. Emerson, Executive Secretary, National Clean Up and Paint Up Campaign Bureau, 1936

Box 1: 6

Roosevelt, Theodore - 8 letters, ALS and TLS, from Roosevelt to Thomas Driscoll, and to Teresa and Clifford Richardson, 1901-1916

Box 1: 7

Rothschild, Alonzo - 1 letter (ALS) to John G. Kelley of Santa Barbara, 1910

Box 1: 8

Miscellany - includes 1 envelope from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Mrs. Thomas Driscoll (no letter accompanying it), date unclear

 

Series 2.  Documents -- WWI

Box 1: 9

[Includes intelligence reports and a typescript copy of a talk entitled "Personal Notes," re organization and work of the intelligence department, as well as personal involvement and observations], ca. 1915-1919

 

Series 3.  Pamphlets -- WWI

Box 1: 10

An Atlas of the World War, ca. 1917-1918

Box 1: 10

Battlefields of France, ca. 1919

Box 1: 10

Best War Time Recipes, 1917

Box 1: 10

British and German Ideals: The Meaning of the War, ca. 1915

Box 1: 10

California House for Disabled Belgian Soldiers, 1916

Box 1: 10

Butler, Nicholas Murray - The Preparedness of America, 1914

Box 1: 10

Carson, Edward - The War on German Submarines, 1917

Box 1: 11

How Long Will It Last? 1916

Box 1: 11

Official Bulletin Issued by the San Francisco County Women's Committee of the Council of National and State Defense, ca. 1918

Box 1: 11

Revelations by an Ex-Director of Krupp's, ca. 1917

Box 1: 11

The Case of Belgium, ca. 1914

Box 1: 11

The Great War: The Nation's Need...Everybody's Duty, 1915

Box 1: 11

United States Food Administration Home Card, 1918

Box 1: 11

Why the War Must Go On, 1917

Box 1: 11

Church, Samuel Harden - The American Verdict on the War..., 1915

Box 1: 11

Henshaw, F. W. - The Cause and Meaning of This War, 1917

Box 1: 11

Marshall, Edward - The United States of Europe: An Interview with Nicholas Murray Butler, 1914

Box 1: 11

Parfit, Canon - Mesopotamia: The Key to the Future, 1917

Box 1: 12

Miscellany (includes some single leaf items), ca. 1917-1918

 

Series 4.  Photographs

Box 1: 13

Driscoll, Thomas - WWI, in uniform

Box 1: 14

Brazilian Royalty - latter 19th century

Box 1: 15

Panama Canal, 1912

Box 1: 16

Sheridan, Philip H. (Civil War General), 1868

Box 1: 17

Unidentified, n.d.

 

Series 5.  Miscellany

Box 1: 18

Bohemian Club (programs), 1905, 1953

Box 1: 19

"California in Front Line on the Argonne" - photocopy of article by Driscoll for Santa Barbara Morning Press, Dec. 15, 1918

Box 1: 20

Centennial Program - New Haven, Conn., 1876

Box 1: 21

"An Hotel Goes to War" (London's Grosvenor House during WWII)

Box 1: 22

Newspaper Clippings (re awarding Distinguished Service Medal to Thomas Driscoll), ca. 1923

Box 1: 23

San Francisco/Oakland Theatre (playbills and programs, many pasted in a notebook), ca. 1890s

 

Series 6.  Picture Postcards

 

Subseries 1.  With Messages

Box 2: 1

Cards from various correspondents to Mrs. A. W. Baconca, 1909-1918

 

Subseries 2.  Without Messages, ca. 1910s

Box 2: 2

California

Box 2: 2-3

Europe (many from Germany)

Box 2: 2

Panama

Box 2: 2

Santa Barbara area

Box 2: 2

U.S. and Canada

Box 2: 3

Miscellany - including some of Japanese prints

 

Series 7.  Oversize

 

Subseries 1.  Boxed

Box 3

Bacon, Albert W. - documents (including presidential appointments, honors, and letters of introduction re Diplomatic and Consular Offices of the United States), ca. 1870-1890s

Box 4

Photographs - Brazil (mainly scenes from different parts of the country), ca. 1860s

 

Subseries 2.  Map Cabinet

Box 20: 4

Maps - WWI (France and Belgium - printed, with some handwritten information added)

Box 20: 4

Posters - WWI (Belgium - official German notices and propaganda, in German, French, and Flemish, given to Thomas Driscoll by the nuns of Audenaerde)