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Finding Aid for the Uplifters Club Records, 1909-1976
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Minute Books

Box 1

Uplifters Country Home 1920-1929

Physical Description: 1 bound volume.

Scope and Content Note

Includes copy articles of incorporation of Home, and by-laws, 1920.
Box 1

Directors of the Uplifters 1923-1929

Physical Description: 2 bound volumes.

Scope and Content Note

Volume 2 includes by-laws.
 

Various Records

Box 2, Folder 1

Uplifters hymnals 1916, 1929, 1933, 1938

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 2, Folder 2

Certificate of incorporation of the Uplifters 1920 November 18

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Includes related items, 1920.
Box 2, Folder 3

Deeds for Uplifter property 1921

Physical Description: 11 items.
Box 2, Folder 4

Miscellaneous financial records 1921-1939

Box 2, Folder 5

Guarantee of title 1923 October 9

Box 2, Folder 5

Agreement between Santa Monica Bay Telephone Company and the Uplifters Club [1927 November 8?]

Box 2, Folder 5

Confidential report on an employee 1942 November 2

Box 2, Folder 5

Postcard, "Concert in Bohemian Grove, Russian River, California."

Box 2, Folder 6

Historical account, "High spots in the history of the Uplifters from October 1913 to May 1923" ca. 1923

Creator/Collector: [by Harry M. Haldeman]
Physical Description: 8 leaves typed (carbon copy).
Box 2, Folder 7

Uplifters Country Home, rules and regulations adopted 1930 November 4

Physical Description: 13 leaves typed (carbon copy)
Box 2, Folder 8

Account book 1931

Physical Description: 1 bound volume
Box 2, Folder 9

Notes payable to the Bank of America by the Uplifters Country Home 1932-1936

Box 2, Folder 10

Escrow statements re. Uplifters Country Home 1936-1938

Box 2, Folder 11

Transcripts, "the story of the Uplifters, 1936-1938 as carried in the Mercury Magazine" 1974-1976

Creator/Collector: prepared by Betty Lou Young
Physical Description: 1 binder, typed.
Box 2, Folder 12

Book, "Rustic Canyon and the story of the Uplifters" 1975

Creator/Collector: by Betty Lou Young. Santa Monica, Casa Veija Press.
 

Copy Photographic Prints of Various Original Photographs, Clippings and Ephemera

Scope and Content Note

The items contained in boxed 3-5 were made in the course of research for the book, Rustic Canyon and the story of the Uplifters, (box 1 folder 12) by Thomas R. Young.

Note

An asterisk (*) after folder title indicated additional material about that subject is to be found in Box 5.
Box 3, Folders 1-2

Canyon homes.*

Physical Description: [folder 1: 8 items; folder 2: 33 items.]
Box 3, Folder 3

Huntington Hartford Foundation.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 3, Folder 4

Josepho Ranch.

Physical Description: 32 items.
Box 3, Folder 5

Josepho Ranch, camp.*

Physical Description: 14 items.
Box 3, Folder 6

Miscellaneous.*

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 3, Folder 7

Murphy Ranch.*

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 3, Folder 8

Polo field, players.*

Physical Description: 15 items.
Box 4, Folder 1

Uplifters Club. Emblems, etc.

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 4, Folder 2

Uplifters Club. Clubhouse.*

Physical Description: 14 items.
Box 4, Folder 3

Uplifters Club. Members - cartoons and drawings.*

Physical Description: 23 items.
Box 4, Folder 4

Uplifters Club. Members - photographs.*

Physical Description: 28 items.
Box 4, Folder 5

Uplifters Club. Miscellaneous social events.

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 4, Folder 6

Uplifters Club. Outings, high jinx.*

Physical Description: 18 items.
Box 4, Folder 7

Will Rogers. Portraits, including some family groups

Physical Description: 19 items.
Box 4, Folder 8

Will Rogers Ranch. Exteriors.*

Physical Description: 16 items.
Box 4, Folder 9

Will Rogers Ranch. Grounds, polo gield, etc.*

Physical Description: 14 items.
Box 4, Folder 10

Will Rogers Ranch. Interiors.*

Physical Description: 11 items.
Box 4, Folder 11

Will Rogers Ranch. Miscellaneous.*

Physical Description: 7 items.
Box 4, Folder 12

Peter Robert Gadd, Jr., 1921-2003. Family remembrances and program for memorial service.

Box 5

Portrait of Gene Smith / Snowy Baker.

Note

Photograph not by Thomas R. Young.
Box 5

Photograph of clubhouse?

Note

Photograph not by Thomas R. Young.
Box 5

Sheet music and songbooks 1909-1913

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

  1. By Charles Wakefield Cadman (composer)
    • "Four American Indian Songs"
    • "From the land of sky-blue water"
    • "I hear a thrush at eve"
    • "The morning of the year. A song cycle for four solo voices"
  2. By Ernest R. Ball (composer), lyric by Chauncey Olcott and Geo. Graft, Jr.
    • "When Irish eyes are smiling" (2 items)
Box 6

Album containing portrait photographs of the Uplifters Club members.

Box 7

Photograph of Valley elevation

Box 7

Cartoon: The Uplifter's "Movie Dinner" 1916 August 30

Super Oversize Folder 1

Panoramic view of Rustic Canyon 1920s

Physical Description: Photograph.