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Finding Aid for the Midnight Mission and Tom and Mary Liddecoat papers 0413
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Liddecoat Family History

Scope and content

Includes genealogical material, correspondence, and memorabilia
Box 1, Folder 26

Ancestral Homes undated

Physical Description: 0.1 linear ft.

Scope and content

Photographs
Box 1, Folder 53

Bicycle Racers undated

Physical Description: 0.1 linear ft.

Scope and content

Photograph, possibly including a young Tom Liddecoat.
Box 1, Folder 63

Biography of Tom Liddecoat undated

Scope and content

Written in Mary Liddecoat's hand. Only fragments.
Box 1, Folder 9

Correspondence undated

Scope and content

Christmas postcard from Florence Albright. Handpainted. Personal note on back "To Mary (Liddecoat)."
Box 1, Folder 68, Box 5, Folder 33

Family Photographs undated

Box 1, Folder 16

Family Trees circa 1935

Scope and content

Liddecoat and Imhoff families
Box 1, Folder 29

Friends and Family undated

Scope and content

Photographs
Box 5, Folder 29

Geneaological research, Imhoff family 1932-1987

Box 4, Folder 34

Hymn book, inscribed "Thomas Liddecoat, Central City, Colorado" 1899

Box 2, Folder 3

Inheritance Tax Affadavit 1942

Scope and content

Inheritance from Thomas H. W. Liddecoat
Box 5, Folder 23

Liddecoat's medical condition 1924

Box 4, Folder 3

Notepad undated

Box 5, Folder 39

Obituaries 1943

Box 4, Folder 35

Photographs of houses (Bay Area?) undated

Box 5, Folder 52

Photographs undated

Box 5, Folder 34

Pillow slip with photographs of Mary's mother and San Francisco circa 1899

Box 3, Object 6

Tom Liddecoat and Mary Imhoff marriage certificate 1899

Box 5, Folder 18

Tom's devotional, "Daily Eight" 1923

 

Liddecoat Packing

Box 2, Folder 9

Company label undated

Box 1, Folder 58

Correspondence 1910-1911

Box 1, Folder 59

Correspondence 1924

Box 3, Object 5, Box 1, Folder 46, Box 4, Folder 9

Photographs undated

 

Mary Liddecoat

Box 5, Folder 40

Alberta and Lorene Davis undated

Box 4, Folder 44

Autobiography [photocopy of manuscript] undated

Box 1, Folder 12

Baby Book 1907 January

Box 1, Folder 14

Certificate of Registration as Registered Social Worker 1946 February 25

Box 3, Object 2

Certificate of membership, Betsy Ross Flag House and Betsy Ross Memorial Association 1918

Box 5, Folder 17

Childhood hymn book 1914

Box 5, Folder 15

Correspondence 1938-2002

Box 5, Folder 45

Franklin High School benefit performance playbill circa 1926

Box 4, Folder 48

Franklin High School, Los Angeles, yearbooks 1925-1926

Box 4, Folder 49

High school diploma 1926

Box 4, Folder 19

Hollington K. Tong speeches, clipping, letter 1930-1957

Box 5, Folder 51

Last will and testament 1943 December 7

Box 3, Object 3

Los Angeles Examinder Certificate of Merit 1920

Box 4, Folder 1

Notebook undated

 

Photographs

Box 1, Folder 17

Photographs 1904-1953

Box 1, Folder 11

Breakfast in Hollywood undated

Box 1, Folder 27

Grandparents undated

Box 2, Folder 1

Trip to Holy Land 1930

Box 1, Folder 15

Red Cross Service Award 1946 January

Box 5, Folder 41

Safe deposit receipt 1931, 1973

Box 1, Folder 25

Short Story circa 1927

Box 5, Folder 38

Unidentified photographs undated

Box 4, Folder 50

USC diploma 1931

Box 5, Folder 20

USC graduation announcement 1931

Box 1, Folder 13

USC graduation program 1931 June 6

Box 5, Folder 19

USC school paper on Lloyd George circa 1931

Box 4, Folder 51

USC social work certificate 1931

Box 3, Object 4

World Opportunities Inc. Certificate of Appreciation circa 1960s

 

Masons

Box 1, Folder 65

Bethany Girls 1922 April 27

Scope and content

Mary Liddecoat's Enrollment Card
Box 1, Folder 49

Masonic Bulletins 1922, 1942

Scope and content

Containing Mention of Liddecoat's Mission
 

Midnight Mission

Scope and content

Covers the period of the founding of the Midnight Mission and the ministry of Tom Liddecoat.
Box 5, Folder 36

Advertisements for speeches 1922-1927

Box 2, Folder 11

Agreement with Los Angeles Police 1925 February 27

Scope and content

Loan of jail cots to Mission
Box 4, Folder 30

Alexander Hardie, "The Atonement" 1931

Box 4, Folder 15

Articles of Incorporation 1922 May 12

Box 4, Folder 2

Bible inscribed to Brother Tom 1922

Box 1, Folder 64

Billy Sunday undated

Scope and content

Postcard
Box 4, Folder 14

"Brother Tom and his Midnight Mission" pamphlet 1928

Box 4, Folder 11

Brother Tom radio address, KJH 1931 June 9

Box 5, Folder 10

Brother Tom radio address, KJH 1931 June 30

Box 5, Folder 42

Cancelled check 1909

Box 1, Folder 56

Clara Baldwin Stocker Estate 1931 May 8

Box 1, Folder 61, Box 5, Folder 16

Correspondence 1909-1942

Box 1, Folder 10

Devotional Materials 1930

Scope and content

Poems, photos of the Holy Land, pamphlets.
Box 4, Folder 5

Evangelistic party photograph 1923

Box 1, Folder 67

Friends and Associates undated

Scope and content

Photographs
Box 1, Folder 62

Fundraising Letters 1987

Box 1, Folder 71

Harry Chandler's Speech 1933 June 8

Box 5, Folder 27

Leaflet undated

 

Liddecoat Photographs

Box 1, Folder 51

Casual undated

Box 2, Folder 8

Studio Portraits undated

Box 1, Folder 44

Funeral 1942

Box 1, Folder 54

Liddecoat letters to Mary 1941

Scope and content

Including claim by Tom Liddecoat that Mission had been stolen from him by embezzlers.
Box 1, Folder 57

Liddecoat Condolence letters 1943

Box 5, Folder 37

"Mealtime" [photograph] undated

 

Midnight Mission News

Box 2, Folder 10

Vol. I, no. 4 1925 May

Box 2, Folder 14

Vol. I, no. 29 1927 June

Box 5, Frame 8

Midnight Mission News 1925-1927

Box 5, Folder 9

Midnight Mission News 1929

Box 2, Folder 16

Mission Pamphlet 1931

Box 1, Folder 60

Mission Pamphlet 1932

Box 1, Folder 50

Mission Christmas Pamphlet 1987-1990

Box 1, Folder 52

Mission Printing Press undated

Scope and content

Photographs
Box 1, Folder 70

Mission Views undated

Scope and content

Glass Photographic Plates
Box 2, Folder 13

Mortgage Extension 1920 December 2

Box 4, Folder 7-8, 10, 13, Box 5, Folder 35, Box 1, Folder 1

Newsclippings 1923-1962

Scope and content

Xeroxes of highly deteriorated clippings files. Most are from the Los Angeles Times and the Los Angeles Herald Express.
Box 1, Folder 45

Night In Night Court 1929 April 17

Scope and content

Newsclipping. Original. Xerox in "clippings" folder.
Box 1, Folder 48

Note pad circa 1941

Scope and content

Penciled notes, possibly in Mary Liddecoat's hand.
Box 1, Folder 47

Pamphley for Kingsway Social Club undated

Box 5, Folder 32

Photographs of Brother Tom 1915-1935

Box 4, Folder 4

Proposed appraisal plan, Midnight Mission 1929

Box 1, Folder 66

Purpose of Mission undated

Scope and content

Fragment in Tom Liddecoat's hand.
Box 5, Folder 47

Resolution on passing of Brother Tom 1942

Box 2, Folder 12

Signatures undated

Scope and content

Several pages of signatures, bound as if part of a legal petition.
Box 5, Folder 11

Statement by Tom Liddecoat circa 1938

Box 4, Folder 6

Testimonial and letter from Harry Chandler 1942-1943

Box 5, Folder 14

Testimonials and letters of introduction for Brother Tom 1926-1943

Box 4, Folder 12

"Tom Preaches/Tom Speaks" audio cd 2005

Box 4, Folder 16

"Tom Preaching" vinyl recording undated

Box 1, Folder 55

USO Correspondence 1942

 

Gospel Foundation of California

Scope and content

Mostly funded by a bequest from Albert Johnson
Box 4, Folder 24

Aimee Semple McPherson 1929-1932

 

Albert Johnson Estate

Box 2, Folder 6

Articles of Incorporation 1948

Box 4, Folder 45

Biography [by Mary?] undated

Box 1, Folder 21

Chicago Property 1948

Box 2, Folder 5

Inventory 1948 January 7

Box 5, Folder 7

Johnson's intent [fragment] undated

Box 5, Folder 28

Obituary 1948

Box 1, Folder 35

Outstanding Assets 1949

Scope and content

Suit in Federal Court, with copies of materials presented.
Box 5, Folder 22

Photographs 1937, undated

Box 2, Folder 7

Tax Exempt Status 1948-1954

Box 1, Folder 36

Tax Refunds 1944-1954

Box 1, Folder 23

Annual Meeting 1948

Box 5, Folder 50

Annual meeting minutes 1963-1970

Box 4, Folder 39

Articles of incorporation 1946

 

Camps and Children's Charities

Box 2, Folder 18

Hume Lake Wagon Train 1964-1966

Scope and content

Large Photographs
Box 1, Folder 69

Snapshots undated

Box 4, Folder 29

Charles J. Froehler 1995

Box 4, Folder 17

Cordie May Ditto memorial 1959

Box 1, Folder 18

Correspondence 1943-1996

Box 1, Folder 31

Donations 1971-1976

Box 4, Folder 26

Dove of Hope mission 1950

Box 1, Folder 19

Eulogy and Account Book circa 1952

Scope and content

Spiral notebook with signed eulogy of "Brother Tom," accounts (1948-1951), and statement about purpose of Johnson in funding the Foundation, written in Mary Liddecoat's hand.
Box 5, Folder 46

Financial notes 1948-1949

Box 5, Folder 12

Financial notes 1982-1983

Box 5, Folder 4

Financial statement 1948

Box 5, Folder 3

Financial statement 1989

Box 5, Folder 49

"God's Hand over Hume", inscribed to Mary undated

Box 5, Folder 48

Gospel Foundation history undated

 

Hollywood House

Box 2, Folder 15

Appraisal undated

Box 2, Folder 2

Deed Transfer undated

Box 5, Folder 44

Letters from Harold S. Pandy to "Dave" 1940-1941

Box 4, Folder 23

Little Country Church of Hollywood 1983

Box 5, Folder 13

National Park Service oral history with Mary Liddecoat 1983 March 17

 

Pisgah

Box 4, Folder 22

Finis E. Yoakum 1930

Box 4, Folder 36

Pisgah home songs undated

Box 4, Folder 20

Pisgaph newsletters 1909-1922

Box 5, Folder 31

Pisgah notes undated

Box 4, Folder 21

Pisgah pamphlet undated

Box 4, Folder 28

Sister Alice M. Kidd, "Ten Years in Pisgah" circa 1920

Box 4, Folder 18

Plaque to Mary Liddecoat from Christian Jail Workers, Inc. 1985 February 1

Box 4, Folder 33

Plaque to Mary Liddecoat from Hospital Chaplains Ministry of America undated

Box 4, Folder 32

"Rebuilding Palestine According to Prophecy" 1935

Box 1, Folder 24

Request for exemption 1951 March 13

Scope and content

Petition to Internal Revenue Service.
Box 4, Folder 27

Roy B. McKeown 1974

 

Scotty's Castle and Death Valley

Scope and content

Covers history of the Castle and Liddecoat involvement in the estate. Mostly clippings and memorabilia.
Box 1, Folder 22

Correspondence 1951-1971

Box 4, Folder 47

Castle Chronicle Quarterly 1939 April-June

Box 5, Folder 30

Death Valley 1975-2002

Box 1, Folder 4

Death Valley Anniversary booklets 1983-1993

Box 5, Folder 21

Horace M. Albright 1959-1991

Box 4, Folder 42

Letter from Scotty to Albert Johnson 1932 February 8

Box 1, Folder 3, Box 4, Folder 40, Box 5, Folder 1

Newsclippings 1940-1982

Scope and content

Xeroxes of highly deteriorated clippings files. Most are from Los Angeles or San Diego.
Box 1, Folder 28, Box 4, Folder 41

Photographs undated

Box 1, Folder 7

Postcards circa 1947

Box 1, Folder 8

Religious Services 1949-1994

Box 4, Folder 43

Recollection of Scotty [by Mary?] undated

Box 1, Folder 6, Box 4, Folder 46

Tour Guides 1943-1985

Box 1, Folder 5

Where are You 1954

Scope and content

Sheet Music Dedicated to Death Valley Scotty
 

Shadelands

Scope and content

Covers properties held in Walnut Creek area, in particular those that were originally part of the Shadelands Ranch.
Box 5, Folder 6

Board report draft undated

Box 5, Folder 2

Children's camps circa 1970s

Box 4, Folder 38

Children's retreat 1984

Box 2, Folder 4

Nutshell News 1967

Box 1, Folder 30

Ranch expenses undated

Box 1, Folder 33

Sales of Real Property 1955-1980

Box 1, Folder 43

School for Cerebral Palsied Children undated

Box 2, Folder 17

Shadelands Development undated

Box 5, Folder 5

Shadelands financial report 1980

Box 3, Object 1

Shadelands Park aerial photo and engineering map 1978 June

 

Shadelands Museum

Box 1, Folder 37

Photographs undated

Box 1, Folder 38

Brochures undated

Box 1, Folder 40

Foundation Donations 1974-1983

Box 5, Folder 25

Shadelands real estate development undated

Box 1, Folder 39

Walnut Creek Historical Society meeting 1971 February 8

Box 5, Folder 24

Walnut Creek Historical Society 1971-2000

Box 1, Folder 34

Shadelands News 1979 January 30

Box 5, Folder 44

Shadelands plantings 1928

Box 1, Folder 32

Sign design 1979

Box 4, Folder 37

Thank you note and photographs of children sent to Mary undated

Box 5, Folder 26

Walnut Creek Presbyterian Church 1985

Box 4, Folder 32

"Spare Moments" By Mrs. Julia Goodman undated

Box 1, Folder 42

Various Charities undated

Box 1, Folder 2

Walnut Creek and Shadelands 1952-1985

Scope and content

Newsclippings. Xeroxes of highly deteriorated clippings files. Most are from local news sources.
Box 1, Folder 20

Walter Webb 1966-1977

Scope and content

Photographs
Box 4, Folder 25

William Cameron Townsend 1995

Box 1, Folder 41

Youth Camps undated

Scope and content

Mostly "Thank You" notes