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Finding Aid for the Clyde Browne and the Abbey Press Collection 1918-1988
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Box 1, Folder 1

Half-Tone Block showing Clyde Browne on the patio of the Abbey San Encino

Physical Description: Metal on wood block, 4.25" x 5.5"
Box 1, Folder 2

Newspaper Article -- "The House that Browne Built", by Lannie Haynes Martin ca. 1930

Box 1, Folder 3

Newspaper Articles -- about Jackson Browne May 22, 1983, October 2, 1988, November 6, 1988


Musician Jackson Browne is the grandson of Clyde Browne.
Box 1, Folder 4

"Jackson Browne: the story of a holdout" by Rich Wiseman 1982


A bound book about Jackson Browne, grandson of Clyde Browne.
Box 1, Folder 5

Farragut Sea Scout Troop ca. 1933


Includes newspaper clippings about the Sea Scout Troop, a letter of recommendation from Browne about one of the troop members, and a pen illustration of the troop's boat "Harmony."
Box 1, Folder 6

Newspaper Articles 1926, 1934, 1947, 1967, 1974

Box 1, Folder 7

John Swingle and Abbey San Encino Exhibit November 8, 1975


Includes handwritten notes and description cards about an exhibit about or at the Abbey San Encino.
Box 1, Folder 8

David W. Davies -- photocopied manuscript and letters July 1982


Includes photocopy of a manuscript entitled "Clyde Browne and the Abbey Press" and letters about the manuscript between Davies and Edwin Carpenter.
Box 1, Folder 9

Research notes about Clyde Browne 1937, 1942, 1947


Includes copies of newspaper articles about the life of Clyde Browne, questions to direct the collector's research, statements from conversations about Clyde Browne by colleagues, and bibliographic records of books by or printed by Clyde Browne. Statements are available from Mr. Aultman, Edwin Carpenter, Mrs. Mabel Carruthers, Dr. Carruthers, Grant Dahlstrom, John Harris, and Scott B. Haselton.
Box 1, Folder 10

Journal of the Cactus and Succulent Society of America -- vol. 1, no. 12 June 1930


Includes an article by Scott Haselton titled "An Editor's Dream" with a description of the Abbey San Encino and a picture of Clyde Browne.
Box 1, Folder 11

"The Bugle" - vol. 1, nos. 1-6; vol. 2, no. 1 1931-1932


Initial issues of "The Bugle" printed by the Boy Scouts of America in Los Angeles. There is an article about Browne in the first issue, and there may be others. There are also articles about the Sea Scouts.
Box 1, Folder 12

Articles about Clyde Browne and the Abbey San Encino 1934, 1966, 1967


Various articles about Clyde Browne and the Abbey San Encino from multiple types of publications, including a campaign pamphlet, a Cal State LA newspaper, the Los Angeles Times, Sunset magazine, and the Occidental College Alumnus.
Box 1, Folder 13

Occidental College Sabretooth May 1923


Second to last page at the bottom reads "This book is from the press of Clyde Browne, Master Printer."
Box 1, Folder 14

Ephemera printed by the Abbey Press 1931-1935


Miscellaneous cards, pamphlets, and other items printed by Clyde Browne at the Abbey Press.
Box 1, Folder 15

Martha Baird piano recital November 14, 1930

Scope and Content Note

A printed notice about the recital, an article about the event, and a letter to Ed Carpenter about the papers.
Box 1, Folder 16

Recommendation letters January 5th and December 8th, 1932


Two letters written about Robert Nash by Clyde Browne, relating to Sea Scout activities.
Box 1, Folder 17

Print drafts


Drafts of two Boy Scout programs, and "The Roadrunner."
Box 1, Folder 18

Pages from "Cloisters of California" 1918


Pages from the second edition of "Cloisters of California," by Clyde Browne. The book appears complete at 133 pages, but is unbound.