Inventory of the John F. Clewe Correspondence

Sara Gunasekara
Department of Special Collections
General Library
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA 95616-5292
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Creator: Clewe, John F., 1879-1961
Title: John F. Clewe Correspondence
Date (inclusive): 1925-1958
Extent: 0.8 linear feet
Abstract: The John F. Clewe Correspondence contains outgoing, incoming, and third party letters which span the years 1925-1958. The majority of the letters are between Clewe and his sister Marie and Clewe and Marie's husband Trevenen J. Taylor, a technician in the Division of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis. Correspondence with Trevenen Taylor discusses marketing a 16mm Kodachrome film created by Taylor which was able to record the emergence of the Monarch butterfly, detailing the butterfly's development from caterpillar to the adult stage. Correspondence with Marie Taylor discusses Clewe family matters.
Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Davis, California 95616-5292
Collection number: D-495
Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

Biography

John F. Clewe (November 28, 1879-April 3, 1961) served as a teacher in the Los Angeles area. He married Belle Parsons (May 29, 1878-November 23, 1970) in 1915.
John Clewe's sister, Marie (April 18, 1891-August 13, 1979), married Trevenen Johns Taylor (December 5, 1896-November 19, 1953). Trevenen Taylor, a native of Occidental, California, served as a technician in the Division of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis. He also an avid photographer, specializing in educational films about birds and insect life.

Scope and Content

The John F. Clewe Correspondence contains outgoing, incoming, and third party letters. The majority of the letters are between Clewe and his sister Marie and Clewe and Marie's husband Trevenen Taylor. Correspondence with Trevenen Taylor details marketing a 16mm Kodachrome film created by Taylor which was able to record the emergence of the Monarch butterfly, detailing the butterfly's development from caterpillar to the adult stage. Correspondence with Marie Taylor discusses Clewe family matters.

Arrangement of the Collection

The correspondence is arranged in three series: Outgoing, Incoming, and Third Party.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Clewe, John F., 1879-1961--Correspondence
Taylor, Marie C., 1891-1979--Correspondence
Taylor, Trevenen J., 1896-1953--Correspondence
Motion pictures--Marketing
Monarch butterfly

Access

Collection is open for research.

Processing Information

Sara Gunasekara processed this collection and created and encoded this finding aid.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Barbara Zimmer in 2009.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John F. Clewe Correspondence, D-495, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

Publication Rights

Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Collection Contents

 

Series 1. Outgoing 1944-1958

Physical Description: 42 letters

Scope and Content Note

Contain letters written by John F. Clewe. Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.
Box 1:1

Barr, Arthur 1945 August 8

Box 1:2

Color Reproduction Company 1945 July 25

Box 1:3

Fox, Martha 1945 July 21

Box 1:4

McPherson, James 1945 July 22

Box 1:5

McPherson, James 1945 August 21

Box 1:6

Reid, Estelle 1945 July 22

Box 1:7

Simmel, Mr. 1945 December 13

Box 1:8

Taylor, Marie 1947 March 12

Box 1:9

Taylor, Marie 1947 July 30

Box 1:10

Taylor, Marie 1958 May 11

Box 1:11

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1944 October 5

Box 1:12

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1944 November 1

Box 1:13

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1944 November 16

Box 1:14

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1944 November 16

Box 1:15

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1944 November 22

Box 1:16

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1944 November 24

Box 1:17

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1944 November 28

Box 1:18

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1944 December 21

Box 1:19

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1945 January 18

Box 1:20

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1945 February 28

Box 1:21

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1945 April 13

Box 1:22

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1945 June 27

Box 1:23

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1945 June 30

Box 1:24

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1945 July 2

Box 1:25

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1945 July 9

Box 1:26

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1945 July 10

Box 1:27

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1945 August 3

Box 1:28

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1945 August 9

Box 1:29

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1945 August 21

Box 1:30

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1945 September 10

Box 1:31

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1945 September 17

Box 1:32

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1945 October 16

Box 1:33

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1945 December 7

Box 1:34

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1946 January 3

Box 1:35

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1946 January 4

Box 1:36

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1946 January 9

Box 1:37

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1946 March 3

Box 1:38

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1946 May 6

Box 1:39

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1946 July 13

Box 1:40

Raphael G. Wolff Studios 1944 December 6

Box 1:41

Raphael G. Wolff Studios 1944 December 27

Box 1:42

, Gwen 1944 December 1

 

Series 2. Incoming 1925-1947

Physical Description: 101 letters; 2 letter fragments

Scope and Content Note

Contains letters written to John F. Clewe. Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.
Box 1:43

Color Reproduction Company 1945 August 7

Box 1:44

Kern County Film Library 1945 August 25

Box 1:45

Taylor, Marie 1925 June 25

Box 1:46

Taylor, Marie 1943 February 19

Box 1:47

Taylor, Marie 1943 March 24

Box 1:48

Taylor, Marie 1943 June 10

Box 1:49

Taylor, Marie 1943 November 23

Box 1:50

Taylor, Marie 1943

Box 1:51

Taylor, Marie 1943?

Box 1:52

Taylor, Marie 1943?

Box 1:53

Taylor, Marie 1944 January 4

Box 1:54

Taylor, Marie 1944 February 8

Box 1:55

Taylor, Marie 1944 May 14

Box 1:56

Taylor, Marie 1944 June 7

Box 1:57

Taylor, Marie 1944 June 13

Box 1:58

Taylor, Marie 1944 June 17

Box 1:59

Taylor, Marie 1944 June 22

Box 1:60

Taylor, Marie 1944 July 14

Box 1:61

Taylor, Marie 1944?

Box 1:62

Taylor, Marie 1944?

Box 1:63

Taylor, Marie 1945 July 12

Box 1:64

Taylor, Marie 1945 July 28

Box 1:65

Taylor, Marie 1945 November 14

Box 1:66

Taylor, Marie 1945 December 14

Box 1:67

Taylor, Marie 1945?

Box 1:68

Taylor, Marie 1945?

Box 1:69

Taylor, Marie 1945?

Box 1:70

Taylor, Marie 1946 January 4

Box 1:71

Taylor, Marie 1946 January 7

Box 1:72

Taylor, Marie 1946 January 8

Box 1:73

Taylor, Marie 1946 January 15

Box 1:74

Taylor, Marie 1946 January 23

Box 1:75

Taylor, Marie 1946 February 20

Box 1:76

Taylor, Marie 1946 March 5

Box 1:77

Taylor, Marie 1946 March 20

Box 1:78

Taylor, Marie 1946 April 22

Box 1:79

Taylor, Marie 1946 May 8

Box 1:80

Taylor, Marie 1946 May 11

Box 1:81

Taylor, Marie 1946 May 13

Box 1:82

Taylor, Marie 1946 May 14

Box 1:83

Taylor, Marie 1946 May 28

Box 1:84

Taylor, Marie 1946 June 6

Box 1:85

Taylor, Marie 1946 June 12

Box 1:86

Taylor, Marie 1946 June 14

Box 1:87

Taylor, Marie 1946 July 11

Box 1:88

Taylor, Marie 1946 July 13

Box 1:89

Taylor, Marie 1946 July 22

Box 1:90

Taylor, Marie 1946 August 6

Box 1:91

Taylor, Marie 1946 September 30

Box 1:92

Taylor, Marie 1946

Box 1:93

Taylor, Marie 1946?

Box 1:94

Taylor, Marie 1947 January 25

Box 1:95

Taylor, Marie 1947 February 23

Box 1:96

Taylor, Marie 1947 February 26

Box 1:97

Taylor, Marie 1947 March 10

Box 1:98

Taylor, Marie 1947 March 28

Box 1:99

Taylor, Marie 1947 July 3

Box 1:100

Taylor, Marie 1947 July 21

Box 1:101

Taylor, Marie 1947 August 9

Box 1:102

Taylor, Marie 1947

Box 1:103

Taylor, Marie undated

Physical Description: 3 letters; 2 letter fragments
Box 2:1

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1944 June 15

Box 2:2

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1944 October 2

Box 2:3

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1944 October 6

Box 2:4

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1944 November 4

Box 2:5

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1944 November 19

Box 2:6

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1944 November 26

Box 2:7

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1944 November?

Box 2:8

Taylor. Trevenen J. 1944 December 4

Box 2:9

Taylor. Trevenen J. 1944 December 11

Box 2:10

Taylor. Trevenen J. 1944 December 14

Box 2:11

Taylor. Trevenen J. 1944 December

Box 2:12

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1944?

Box 2:13

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1945 March 8

Box 2:14

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1945 June 7

Box 2:15

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1945 July 6

Box 2:16

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1945 July 15

Box 2:17

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1945 July 25

Box 2:18

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1945 July 30

Box 2:19

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1945 September 13

Box 2:20

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1945 November 22

Box 2:21

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1945 December 9

Box 2:22

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1945 December 14

Box 2:23

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1945 December 22

Box 2:24

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1945

Box 2:25

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1945?

Box 2:26

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1945?

Box 2:27

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1945?

Box 2:28

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1946 February 4

Box 2:29

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1946 April 17

Box 2:30

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1946 April 29

Box 2:31

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1946 July 10

Box 2:32

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1946 July 16

Box 2:33

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1946 July 22

Box 2:34

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1946 December 12?

Box 2:35

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1946 December 30

Box 2:36

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1946

Box 2:37

Taylor, Trevenen J. 1946?

Box 2:38

Raphael G. Wolff Studios 1944 December 19

 

Series 3. Third Party 1944-1947

Physical Description: 6 letters

Scope and Content Note

Letters that are to or between individuals other than John F. Clewe. Arranged alphabetically by author.
Box 2:39

Clewe, Ernest to Helene Holt 1945 April 25

Box 2:40

Farmers & Merchants National Bank of Los Angeles to Mr. Wilson 1944 November 24

Box 2:41

Johnston, Joseph E. to Trevenen J. Taylor 1946 May 9

Box 2:42

Kern County Schools Film Library to James McPherson 1945 September 8

Box 2:43

Holt, Helene to Marie Taylor 1947 January 29

Box 2:44

Taylor, Trevenen J. to Simmel Maservey 1946 July 7