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Inventory of the Henrique Vivian Messetti Papers, 1924-1949
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Series 1 Correspondence, 1924-1948

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Arranged in three subseries: Incoming, Outgoing, and Other.
 

Subseries 1.1 Incoming, 1924-1948

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Arranged in two subseries: Personal and Business.
 

Subseries 1.1.1 Personal, 1929-1947

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Box 2:18

Carmer, Harry, March 1947

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Box 2:19

Estrada, Mary, January 1946

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Box 2:20

Kennard, Myra, November 1929

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Box 2:21

Laura & Anna, May 1947

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Box 2:22

Lopez, Connie, October 1945

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Box 2:23

Lopez, Connie, January 1946

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Box 2:24

Lopez, Connie, March 1946

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Box 2:25

Lopez, Connie, August 1946

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Box 2:26

Lopez, Connie, October 1946

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Box 2:27

Lopez, Connie, December 1946

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Box 2:28

Lopez, Connie, January 1947

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Box 2:29

Mank, Chaw, 1947

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Box 2:30

Nicholas, Georgia C., 1945

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Box 2:31

Saunders, Andrew, June 1947

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Box 2:32

Adrienne n.d.

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Box 1:9

Unidentified, 1935

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Subseries 1.1.2 Business, 1924-1948

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Box 2:33

Alameda Chamber of Commerce, 1929

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Box 2:34

Alhambra Chamber of Commerce, 1925

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Box 2:35

The American Weekly, 1944

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Box 2:36

Australian National Travel Association, 1938

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Box 2:37

Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce, 1945

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Box 2:38

Baum's Inc., 1929

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Box 2:39

Bekins Van & Storage, 1929

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Box 2:40

The Central Engraving Co., 1929

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Box 2:41

Central Show Printing Co., 1924-1929

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Box 2:42

Chicago Theatrical Shoe Co., 1929

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Box 2:43

City of Burlington, 1924

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Box 2:44

City of Fresno, Fire Prevention Bureau, 1929

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Box 2:45

City of Visalia, 1929

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Box 2:46

College of Swedish Massage, 1948

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Box 2:47

Columbia Broadcasting System, 1948

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Box 2:48

County of Kern, 1929

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Box 2:49

Corona Chamber of Commerce, 1927

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Box 2:50

Covina Chamber of Commerce, 1927

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Box 2:51

Dell Publishing Company, 1948

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Box 2:52

De Moulin Bros. & Co., 1924

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Box 2:53

Department of Public Works, City of Oakland, 1929

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Box 2:54

The Detroit Free Press, 1930

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Box 2:55

Donaldson Lithographing Co., 1924-1931

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Box 2:56

Esmonde Theatrical Costumer, 1929

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Box 2:57

Formalon, n.d.

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Box 2:58

Fresno County Chamber of Commerce, 1929

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Box 2:59

Fresno Public Schools, 1929

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Box 2:60

Fullerton Chamber of Commerce, 1925

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Box 2:61

The Gus Sun Booking Exchange Co., 1928

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Box 2:62

Hanford Auditorium, 1929

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Box 2:63

Hayden Music Co., 1937

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Box 2:64

Hudnall, Walter, 1946

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Box 2:65

J. C. Deagan, Inc., 1926

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Box 2:66

KFI, n.d.

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Box 2:67

Kings County Chamber of Commerce, 1929

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Box 2:68

Kobel, Bernard L., 1946

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Box 2:69

Kobel, Bernard L., 1947

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Box 2:70

L.A. Building Maintenance Co., n.d.

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Box 2:71

Lark, Jane, 1938

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Box 2:72

Lester, Ltd., 1929

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Box 2:73

Lester, Ltd., 1930

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Box 2:74

Lester, Ltd., 1931

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Box 2:75

Long Beach Chamber of Commerce, 1929

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Box 2:76

Los Angeles Bar Association, 1930

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Box 2:77

Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, 1930

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Box 2:78

Los Angeles Examiner, 1924

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Box 2:79

Los Angeles Steamship Company, 1929

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Box 2:80

Lyon Van & Storage Co., 1929-1947

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Box 2:81

Marks, Alex, 1925

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Box 2:82

Marysville Chamber of Commerce, 1929

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Box 2:83

Modesto Chamber of Commerce, 1929

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Box 2:84

Monrovia Chamber of Commerce, 1927

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Box 2:85

Montgomery Ward & Co., 1933

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Box 2:86

Montgomery Ward, 1948

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Box 2:87

Mussehl and Westphal, 1927

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Box 2:88

Napa Chamber of Commerce, 1929

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Box 2:89

National Printing & Engraving Co., 1924

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Box 2:90

National Railways of Mexico, 1930

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Box 2:91

National Theatres Syndicate, 1929

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Box 2:92

National Writer's Club, 1945

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Box 2:93

National Writer's Club, 1946

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Box 2:94

National Writer's Club, 1948

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Box 2:95

New Orleans Association of Commerce, 1929

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Box 2:96

Oakland Chamber of Commerce, 1929

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Box 2:97

Orange Community Chamber of Commerce, 1925

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Box 2:98

Paulson-Webber Cordage Corp., 1947

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Box 2:99

Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, 1946

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Box 2:100

Pomona Chamber of Commerce, 1929

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Box 2:101

Pomona YMCA, 1929

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Box 2:102

Progressive Advertisers & Mailers, 1938

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Box 2:103

Quigley Lithographing Co., 1924-1931

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Box 2:104

Redlanse Chamber of Commerce Inc., 1927

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Box 2:105

Redwood City Chamber of Commerce, 1929

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Box 2:106

Roe Show Print, 1925

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Box 2:107

Roy, Phil, 1947

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Box 2:108

Sacramento Chamber of Commerce, 1929

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Box 2:109

Saint Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Company, 1930

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Box 2:110

San Diego Chamber of Commerce, 1929

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Box 2:111

San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, 1929

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Box 2:112

San Jose, California, 1929

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Box 2:113

San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce, 1929

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Box 2:114

San Luis Obispo Community Center Headquarters, 1929

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Box 2:115

San Rafael Chamber of Commerce, 1929

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Box 2:116

Santa Ana Chamber of Commerce, 1929

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Box 2:117

Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce, 1929

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Box 2:118

Sears, Roebuck & Co., 1931

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Box 2:119

Sherman P. Camp, 1929

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Box 2:120

Sherman P. Camp, 1930

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Box 2:121

Sidney, Jere, 1938

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Box 2:122

Standard Lithographing & Printing Co., 1924

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Box 2:123

Southern California Music Company, 1929

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Box 2:124

Standard Lithographing & Printing Co., 1924

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Box 2:125

State of California, Department of Employment, 1937

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Box 2:126

State of California, Department of Employment, 1938

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Box 2:127

State Teachers College, San Jose, 1929

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Box 2:128

T. & D. Jr. Enterprises, Inc., 1938

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Box 2:129

Terris, Tom, 1930

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Box 2:130

The Times-Picayune, 1927

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Box 2:131

Today's Woman, 1948

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Box 2:132

Treasury Department, Internal Revenue Service, 1938

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Box 2:133

Triangle Poster & Printing Co., 1931

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Box 2:134

T. S. Dennison & Company, 1929

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Box 2:135

Tyson, Walter, 1947

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Box 2:136

Vallejo Chamber of Commerce, 1929

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Box 2:137

Ventura Chamber of Commerce, 1927

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Box 2:138

Visalia Chamber of Commerce, 1929

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Box 2:139

Waas & Son, 1929

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Box 2:140

West Coast Service Corporation, 1929

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Box 2:141

Whittier Chamber of Commerce, 1925

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Box 2:142

The Woman's Club of Manitoba, 1929

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Box 2:143

Wow Publications, 1946

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Box 2:200

Various letters, n.d.

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Subseries 1.2 Outgoing, 1929-1948

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Arranged in one subseries: Business.
 

Subseries 1.2.1 Business, 1929-1948

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Box 2:144

Alton Illinois Chamber of Commerce, 1932

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Box 2:145

College of Swedish Massage, 1948

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Box 2:146

Donaldson Lithographing Co., 1931

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Box 2:147

Donaldson Lithographing Co., 1932

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Box 2:148

Esmonde Costume Co., 1929

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Box 2:149

Kingsley Scenic Studio, 1932

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Box 2:150

Lester, Ltd., 1930

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Box 2:151

Lester, Ltd., 1931

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Box 2:152

Life Story, 1945

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Box 2:153

Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce, 1929

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Box 2:154

Lyon Van & Storage, 1931

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Box 2:155

Lyon Van & Storage Co., 1932

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Box 2:156

Lyon Van & Storage Co., 1934

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Box 2:157

Montgomery Ward & Co., 1931

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Box 2:158

National Railways of Mexico, 1930

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Box 2:159

Quigley Lithographing Co., 1931

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Box 2:160

Samuel French, 1948

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Box 2:161

Sears, Roebuck & Co., 1931

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Box 2:162

Standard Marine Insurance Co., Ltd., 1930

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Box 2:163

Syzmanski, Walter, February 1934

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Box 2:164

Szymanski, Walter, March 1934

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Box 2:165

Today's Woman, 1948

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Box 2:166

Triangle Poster & Printing Co., 1931

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Box 2:167

Tucker, Hal, 1947

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Box 2:168

Waas & Son, 1930

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Box 2:169

Waas & Son, 1931

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Subseries 1.3 Ella Messet, 1930-1931

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Contains several letters of Mrs. Ella Messet. Arranged in two subseries: Incoming and Outgoing.
 

Subseries 1.3.1 Incoming, 1931

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Box 2:170

Muscatine Welfare Association, 1931

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Subseries 1.3.2 Outgoing, 1930-1931

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Box 2:171

Brother of Ella Messett, 1930

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Brother of Ella Messett, 1931

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Box 2:173

Brother of Ella Messett, 1931

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Box 2:174

Muscatine Welfare Association, 1931

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Series 2 Works, 1941-1942

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Arranged in two subseries: Published and Manuscripts. For scripts by Messetti, see Series 3: Scripts.
 

Subseries 2.1 Published, 1941-1942

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Box 2:175

"Confessions," published in Lone Indian MagazineNovember 1942

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Box 2:176

"Astrology Her Hobby," published in Lone Indian MagazineJuly 1943

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Box 2:177

"Lions, as I Know Them," published in International Fellowship Magazine June 1942

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Box 2:178

"Tomorrow's Town," published in International Fellowship MagazineDecember 1941

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Subseries 2.2 Manuscripts, n.d.

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Box 2:179

"The Art of Cooking Canned Dinners in a Circus Wagon" n.d.

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Box 2:180

"Astrology and What it Means to Me" and "Adventures Through Astrology" n.d.

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Box 2:181

"Beauty Suggestions" n.d.

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Box 2:186

"Cartoon Ideas" n.d.

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Box 2:183

"Living Dangerously" n.d.

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Box 2:182

"Pageantry" n.d.

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Box 2:184

"Speaking of Astrology" n.d.

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Box 2:185

"When the Circus Comes to Town" n.d.

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Box 2:187

Various, n.d.

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Contains drafts of articles and clippings
 

Series 3 Scripts, n.d.

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Arranged in two subseries: Scripts by Messetti and Scripts by Others.
 

Subseries 3.1 Scripts by Messetti, n.d.

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Box 2:1

Alice in Blunderland, n.d.

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Box 2:2

Alice of Slumberland, n.d.

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Box 2:5

A Child's Dream of the Carnival of New Orleans, n.d.

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Box 2:7

Little Eva's Temptation, n.d.

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Box 2:8

Little Eva's Temptation, n.d.

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Box 2:9

Little Eva's Temptation, n.d.

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Box 2:10

Little Eva's Temptation, n.d.

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Box 2:11

The Looking Glass World, n.d.

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Box 2:12

A Night on the Old Plantation, n.d.

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Box 2:15

Sunday School Days, n.d.

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Box 2:16

Will You Marry Me?, n.d.

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Subseries 3.2 Scripts by Others, n.d.

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Box 2:3

The Black Vamp by Arthur LeRoy Kaser,n.d.

Physical Description: typescript
Box 2:4

The Boob by unidenitifed author, n.d.

Physical Description: typescript
Box 2:6

Down With Men by Harry L. Newton, n.d.

Physical Description: typescript
Box 2:13

School Days by Harry L. Newton, n.d.

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Box 2:14

Soapsuds by Arthur LeRoy Kaser, n.d.

Physical Description: typescript
Box 2:17

Commercial scripts; Billy's Chorus Girl; A Family Strike; Madame Princeton's Temple of Beauty; The Fatal Necklace; The Filming of "Uncle Tom's Cabin;" Mush and Poke, Ash Haulers; Mush and Poke, Detectives; Mush and Poke, Undertakers; Richard III; Solid Ivory, n.d.

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Series 4 Clippings, n.d.

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Box 1:7

Clipping of Messetti as honorary drum majorette, n.d.

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Box 2:190

Ads for entertainers, n.d.

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Box 2:191

Information on being published, n.d.

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Box 2:192

Miscellaneous, n.d.

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Series 5 Ephemera, 1930-1949

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Box 1:15

Advertisements and souvenir brochures n.d.

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Box 1:5

Cards for Henrique Vivian Messetti private school n.d.

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Box 1:12

Catalogs 1930-1948

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Box 2:197

Date book; lists of requirements 1947; n.d.

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Box 2:189

Drawings, n.d.

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Box 1:8

Envelopes from Venice California with image of Vivian Messetti on front n.d.

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Box 1:10

Envelopes and addresses n.d.

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Box 2:195

Lists of possible locations for performances by Little Eva's Temptation Company n.d.

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Box 2:193

Lists; song order n.d.

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Box 2:196

Lists; Vivian Messetti plays n.d.

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Box 1:4

"Little Eva's Temptation Co." pass out n.d.

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Box 1:13

Publications on writing 1942-1949

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Box 1:14

Serial; Billboard Magazine, 1934

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Box 1:11

Serial; Lone Indian Magazine supplement 1947

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Box 2:199

Sketches and notes n.d.

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Box 2:198

Social Security forms, not completed n.d.

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Box 2:194

Song lyrics and printed music n.d

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Box 2:188

Stationary for Vivian Messetti and F.A. Cunningham's Musical Circus Review, n.d.

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Box 1:1

Ticket; Messett's Musical Entertainers n.d.

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Box 1:2

Ticket; "Little Eva's Temptation Company" n.d.

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Box 1:3

Ticket; "Little Eva's Temptation Co." n.d.

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Box 1:6

Tickets to theatrical events n.d.

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Series 6 Posters, n.d.

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Box 3:1

"Wanted: Home Talent..." n.d.

Physical Description: 18x24"
Box 3:2

Little Eva's Temptation, n.d.

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4 posters with red lettering "Little Eva's Temptation with Home Talent"
Box 3:3

Little Eva's Temptation, n.d.

Physical Description: 14x22"

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Poster with red lettering on yellow background with green border, "Ella Messetti Presents Little Eva's
Box 3:4

Little Eva's Temptation, n.d.

Physical Description: 8x21"

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2 broadsides with lettering "Ella Messetti Presents Little Eva's Temptation..."
Mapcase III Drawer Q

Little Eva's Temptation, n.d.

Physical Description: 21x28" and 20x30"

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2 different color lithograph posters with titles "Henrique Vivian Messetti in Little Eva's Temptation" and "Little Eva's Temptation-Topsy"
Mapcase III Drawer Q

Little Eva's Temptation, n.d.

Physical Description: 20x30"

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2 different color lithograph posters with titles "Little Eva's Temptation-Eliza Crossing the Ice" and "Little Eva's Temptation - Uncle Tom & Eva"
Mapcase III Drawer Q

Messett's Musical Entertainers, n.d.

Physical Description: 20x30"

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2 different color lithograph posters
Mapcase III Drawer Q

Messett's Musical Entertainers, n.d.

Physical Description: 14x42"

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2 different color lithograph posters
Mapcase III Drawer Q

Uncle Tom's Cabin, n.d.

Physical Description: 20x30" and 21x28"

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2 different color lithograph posters with titles "Uncle Tom's Cabin Co. Marks" and "Uncle Tom's Cabin"
Mapcase III Drawer Q

Uncle Tom's Cabin, n.d.

Physical Description: 21x28"

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2 different color lithograph posters with titles "Uncle Tom's Cabin-Marks" and "Uncle Tom's Cabin- Topsy-'Laws! Why that Ar's Miss Feely's Ribbon, Aint It?'"