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Guide to the Dr. Walter Lindley Scrapbooks
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Series 1 California Health Resort Company and Idyllwild Mountain Resort 1901 March – 1911 April

Physical Description: 2 scrapbooks

Scope and Content Note

Dr. Walter Lindley was one of the founders of the California Health Resort Company in 1901, a sanitarium to treat tuberculosis patients. The sanitarium was never a financial success, most likely because of difficulty to travel to Idyllwild from Los Angeles and that tuberculosis patients, having a contagious disease, did not necessarily want to be near each other. In July of 1903 the sanitarium closed, reopening in August first as the Strawberry Valley Hotel, later as the Strawberry Valley Lodge and finally as Idyllwild Among the Pines. In April of 1904, right before the start of the peak season, a fire destroyed the central building and one of the cottages, as well as damaging several other cottages. The California Health Resort Company officially changed its name in 1904 to the Idyllwild Mountain Resort Company.
Dr. Lindley was interested in many aspects of Idyllwild and collected articles on the development of the road from Hemet to Idyllwild (which was key to attracting patients and tourists to the facility), accidents involving automobiles, a shooting, an injury of a boy on a horse, a flood, land development, stories of touring Idyllwild and activities that took place, and any article that mentions the sanitarium or resort, including numerous accounts of the fire in 1904.
The second scrapbook is referred to by the label on the spine “Idyllwild III,” however there is not an Idyllwild I or II in the collection.
Box  1

California Health Resort Co., 1901 March - 1905 August

Physical Description: 249 pages
Abstract: Scrapbook includes several letters to investors of the Idyllwild sanatorium and resort regarding the financial state of affairs, the damage of the fire, and the School of Forestry which began using the facilities for an annual summer school. Other items pertaining to the operation of the resort include the agreement for the sale of real estate for the Idyllwild property from 1901, a letter to Dr. Lindley regarding the construction for the rebuilding of the hotel, future plans for upgrades and additions to the hotel, lists of stockholders, financial reports, and an inventory of equipment. Promotional materials such as color postcards of Idyllwild and brochures for “Idyllwild among the Pines” are also pasted in. Also noteworthy is a typed document to preserve wild game, advocating an ordinance that would prohibit the killing of deer for five years to help preserve the wildlife and natural beauty of the mountains and community. 24 photographs of the resort and Idyllwild scenery are pasted throughout the scrapbook. The scrapbook also includes many clippings about Idyllwild and the sanitarium and resort from from local newspapers.
Box  2

Idyllwild III 1904 April - 1911 April

Physical Description: 153 pages
Abstract: Letters from the Idyllwild Mountain Resort Co., signed by Dr. Lindley, Secretary and General Manager and other board members, to notifying stockholders of the debt, stock values, property values, and general state of affairs of the company. A list of stockholders and brochures are also present. The scrapbook also includes numerous clippings about the sanitarium and resort from local newspapers.
Box  2

Idyllwild III, Folder 1 1921-1922

Physical Description: 15 items
Abstract: Loose Dr. Lindley ID cards for various associations and club memberships that were separated from scrapbook.
Box  2

Idyllwild III, Folder 2 1906

Physical Description: 3 items
Abstract: Loose ephemera that were separated from scrapbook, including a menu for the Idyllwild Bungalow at Strawberry Valley, pamphlet for Idyllwild among the pines, and a poem about Idyllwild by Mrs. Nannie Henry Johnson.
Box  2

Idyllwild III, Folder 3 1910

Physical Description: 3 items
Abstract: Loose typed documents that were separated from scrapbook, including one letter from Ella L. Moody and two pages of quotations.
Box  2

Idyllwild III, Folder 4 1911

Physical Description: 8 items
Abstract: Loose clippings that were separated from scrapbook, clippings.
 

Series 2 California Hospital 1901-1921

Physical Description: 7 scrapbooks

Scope and Content Note

California Hospital, located on 1414 South Hope Street, opened on June 11, 1898. It was conceived as a facility that would be run and owned entirely by physicians. The seven scrapbooks cover the hospital from 1901 to 1921, primarily through newspaper clippings that cover illness, accidents, and deaths, as well as general information about the hospital and nursing program.
All of the scrapbooks were given the title that was labeled on the spine by Dr. Lindley. It should be noted that the first scrapbook is labeled “California Hospital” without a volume number and there is not a volume I or II in the collection. While all others in this series are given a volume number, there is one labeled “Number II” (not “Volume II”), which when arranged chronologically comes between volumes IV and V.
Box  3

California Hospital 1901-1902 1906

Physical Description: 248 pages
Abstract: This scrapbook contains items relating to the California Hospital, predominantly newspaper article clippings that mention the hospital in relation to an automobile or other type of horrific accident, operations, illness, and death, as well as news of the addition being built to the hospital, prominent physicians who worked there, nursing school graduations and general information about the hospital. The scrapbook also includes a photograph of two nurses with two young patients, booklets on the California Hospital School for Nurses, a list of graduates from the nursing program, promotional booklets on the California Hospital, the hospital bylaws, correspondence from Dr. Lindley to doctors and stockholders, and the 1906 booklet “Greater Los Angeles,” by Samuel Pine.
Box  4

California Hospital, Volume III 1906 August - 1910 December

Physical Description: 250 pages
Abstract: This scrapbook contains items relating to the California Hospital, predominantly newspaper article clippings that mention the hospital in relation to an automobile or other type of horrific accident, illness, murder or crime that cause injury, and death. Other items include commencement programs for the California Hospital Training School for Nurses, correspondence, list of California Hospital Company stockholders, rules governing the admission of interns to the California Hospital, and memos or letters reporting hospital complaints. There is also one undated catalog produced by the company Rech-Markbaker Co. featuring a variety of photographs of ambulances for humans and pets.
Box  5

California Hospital, Volume IV 1908 December - 1917 December

Physical Description: 150 pages
Abstract: This scrapbook contains items relating to the California Hospital, predominantly newspaper article clippings that mention the hospital in relation to an automobile or other type of horrific accident, on the job injuries, suicide, illness, murder or crime that cause injury, death, malpractice lawsuit, and general articles about the hospital facility. Other items include correspondence from Dr. Lindley on behalf of the hospital, an expense report for the hospital from 1912, and a letter to “Nurses of California” from the Political Equality League.
Box  5

California Hospital, Volume IV, Folder 1 1906-1921

Physical Description: 3 items
Abstract: Three booklets on the School for Nurses California Hospital from 1906-1910 and one booklet "Steps Toward Freedom," by Dr. Walter Lindley, 1921.
Box  6

California Hospital, Number II 1910-1917 June

Physical Description: 200 pages
Abstract: This scrapbook contains items relating to the California Hospital, predominantly newspaper article clippings that mention the hospital in relation to an automobile or other type of horrific accident, illness, and death. Other items include the guidelines for admitting interns to the hospital, a list of California Hospital property, and taxes for 1909-1910.
Box  7

California Hospital, Volume V 1915 November - 1918 June

Physical Description: 215 pages
Abstract: This scrapbook contains items relating to the California Hospital, predominantly newspaper article clippings that mention the hospital in relation to an automobile or other type of horrific accident, illness, murder or crime that cause injury, death, malpractice lawsuit, and general articles about the hospital facility or nursing program. Other items include correspondence from Dr. Lindley on behalf of the hospital, booklet titled “Constitution and By-Laws of the California Hospital Nurses’ Alumnae Association” from 1911, taxes from 1915, and letters to Miss Williamson from “Sue.”
Box  8

California Hospital, Volume VI 1918 January - 1920 November

Physical Description: 216 pages
Abstract: This scrapbook contains items relating to the California Hospital, predominantly newspaper article clippings that mention the hospital in relation to an automobile, street car or other type of horrific accident, illness, murder or crime that cause injury, death, and general articles about the hospital facility, nursing program, and the shortage of nurses due to World War I. Other items include correspondence from Dr. Lindley on behalf of the hospital, letters addressed to Dr. Lindley from other physicians, and a hospital expense report from 1919.
Box  9

California Hospital, Volume VII 1915, 1919 September - 1921 February

Physical Description: 90 pages
Abstract: This scrapbook contains items relating to the California Hospital, predominantly newspaper article clippings that mention the hospital in relation to an automobile or other type of horrific accident, illness, murder or crime that cause injury and death. Other items include meeting minutes from hospital staff meetings, inventory of surgical instruments in the hospital, financial statement from 1921, statistics of provisions, number of patients and employees from 1919 and 1920, and a transcription of correspondence protesting the “Six and Seven Hours Law for Pupil Nurses” from 1915.
 

Series 3 Candidacy for Mayor of Los Angeles, 1907 1906 August – 1914 October

Physical Description: 3 scrapbooks

Scope and Content Note

Scrapbooks document, through clippings and letters, Dr. Walter Lindley’s candidacy for mayor of Los Angeles for the 1907 election. Dr. Lindley was the endorsed Republican Party candidate and was favored to win. He placed a disappointing third, losing to the Democratic Party candidate, Arthur C. Harper. Lee Gates, non-partisan City Central committee candidate and Republican Party member, came in second.
Dr. Lindley’s campaign platform promised to bring water to the city from Owens River to support future growth of Los Angeles, cleaning up the streets, and better hospital services with equal service to the rich and poor.
Box  10

Political I Scrapbook 1906 August - November

Physical Description: 199 pages
Abstract: Scrapbook covers the period of Lindley’s nomination to candidacy by the Republican Party for mayor of Los Angeles. Dr. Lindley was also a candidate for mayor two years prior, but stepped out of the race before the Republican convention to nominate a candidate. The scrapbook includes local newspaper clippings that chronicle the fight for the Republican Party nomination between Lee C. Gates and Dr. Walter Lindley. Gates had already been named as the mayoral candidate by the non- partisan City Central Committee, but also sought the Republican nomination, which he lost to Lindley. Letters from a variety of colleagues, friends, family, business men, and the general public that writes to congratulate him on his nomination by the Republican Party or respond to letters from his Campaign Committee. It also includes clippings about the Democratic Party and non-partisan candidates.
Box  10

Political I Scrapbook, Folder 1 1906 December – 1910 October

Abstract: Contents include: list of disbursements and receipts; front page of Il Fil Di Fer with feature article on Walter Lindley, December 1, 1906; article “Stimson issues appeal to voters,” August 1910; “Great demonstration for good government given by citizens,” December 1909; “Results on other days: vote on mayor at the primaries recall and at the city election three years ago,” December 1909; and front page of the Los Angeles Times “Unionist bombs wreck the times; many seriously injured.”
Box  11

Political II Scrapbook 1906 November - 1907 January

Physical Description: 238 pages
Abstract: Clippings from Los Angeles newspapers regarding the election and letters from friends and business associates, mostly supporting his candidacy as the election nears, and later, sending their regrets on the outcome of the election.
Box  12

Politics Mayoralty 1906 November - 1914 October

Physical Description: 147 pages
Abstract: Politics Mayoralty. Article clippings relating to events prior to and following the election. In August 1908, Dr. Walter Lindley was elected chairman of the Republican convention. Later articles reveal that Dr. Lindley declined to run for mayor in 1908. During the election for mayor in 1910 there are frequent references to the 1907 election and Dr. Lindley. The clippings from 1913-1914 focus on entirely different subject matter, consisting of accounts of accidents, injuries, illness, and hospitalization, with a few articles about banquets where Dr. Lindley was in attendance.
Box  12

Politics Mayoralty, Folder 1 1914 October

Physical Description: 2 items
Abstract: Loose material separated from scrapbook, typed letter asking for contributions to the Republican California governor candidate, with signed pledges.
 

Series 4 Dinners and Commencements 1912 December – 1920 April

Physical Description: 2 scrapbooks

Scope and Content Note

In the Dinners and Commencements series the numerous events that Dr. Lindley and his family participated in are outlined through newspaper clippings and dinner and commencement programs. In 1914, Miss Dorothy Lindley, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Lindley has her society debut, which is documented in the local newspapers. There are also many wedding announcements and clippings, where Dorothy Lindley was a member of the wedding party.
Box  13

Dinner and Commencements 1912 December - 1916 December

Physical Description: 199 pages
Abstract: Scrapbook contains primarily newspaper clippings and dinner programs which mention Dr. Lindley, Mrs. Lindley, or Miss Dorothy Lindley. Most of the dinner programs list Dr. Lindley as a speaker and includes events that are hosted by the California Hospital, California Club, Federation Club, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, University Club, Newman Club, Reiner Club, and others. Also in the scrapbook is one letter from Charles Dwight Willard to Dr. Lindley, where Mr. Willard described his life with tuberculosis; photographs of the presentation of the Loving Cup to Fred W. Kelly and Dr. Lindley speaking at the event; commencement programs for the Training School for Nurses of the California Hospital; a list from Dr. Lindley to his daughter with bits of advice for success in life; and clippings on lawsuit of California Hospital.
Box  14

Dinner and Commencements 1915 August - 1920 April

Physical Description: 199 pages
Abstract: Contents of the scrapbook include numerous society clippings from the Los Angeles Times, Graphic, Tribune, and Express that mention Miss Dorothy Lindley, Dr. Lindley, or Mrs. Lindley in attendance. Other noteworthy items in the volume are a photograph accompanied by newspaper article of Dorothy Lindley as maid of honor for the Nebeker wedding; banquet invitations; a typed manuscript by Dr. Lindley recalled an evening in 1916 when he introduced actor Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree for the Celtic Club; letters between Williams College and Dr. Lindley about the struggles of his son, Francis Lindley, during his first semester of college; four letters to Dr. Lindley from Otis Skinner; commencement programs for the Training School for Nurses of the California Hospital; and numerous banquet programs.
Box  14

Dinner and Commencements 1915-1920

Physical Description: 7 items
Abstract: Loose materials separated from scrapbook. Commencement announcements for the Training School for Nurses of the California Hospital, invitation to the American Public Health Association session, invitation to the wedding of Dorothy Lindley and Robert Paine Fife, booklet of the President's Convention of Field Representatives of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company.
Box  14

Dinner and Commencements 1915

Physical Description: 4 items
Abstract: Loose materials separated from scrapbook, four letters to Dr. Lindley from Otis Skinner, one letter from 1915, others undated
Box  14

Dinner and Commencements 1920

Physical Description: 11 items
Abstract: Loose materials seperated from scrapbook, clippings
 

Series 5 General Topics 1872 March – 1922 January

Physical Description: 13 scrapbooks

Scope and Content Note

The General Topics series covers a variety of topics that interested Dr. Lindley. Many of the articles focus on general health or medical topics, California Hospital, Whittier State School, School Board, and Dr. Lindley. Other articles cover charities or organizations Dr. Lindley was affiliated with, often mentioning his name. Several of the scrapbooks contain correspondence regarding his children and grandchildren. In particular, Dr. Lindley was often writing or receiving information about his son, Francis, who was away at school and overseas during World War I.
To clarify the somewhat illogical scrapbook titles in this series it should be noted that of the 13 scrapbooks, 6 were labeled “Personal,” followed by a volume number on the spine. Of these six, the first four are labeled I-IV, and then there are two that are labeled “Personal, Volume V.” The remaining 7 scrapbooks were labeled “Miscellaneous” or without any label, however they contained similar content to the “Personal” scrapbooks and the decision was made to put them in one series together and to reflect the original spine label in the title.
Box  15

Scrapbook [marbled covers] 1904-1906

Physical Description: 252 pages
Abstract: Scrapbook covers a wide variety of topics relating to Dr. Lindley, primarily through newspaper clippings with occasional correspondence, booklets, and photographs. Examples of topics covered include Governor Pardee’s visit to Whittier State School, speeches Dr. Lindley made, the appointment of Dr. Lindley as a Whittier trustee, book collecting, “who’s who” in Los Angeles, news relating to the University Club, reports for the Southern California Practitioner, Lindley’s mayoral campaign , and society scandals. There are also certificates from the State of California, signed by Governor Pardee, one appointing Dr. Lindley to the Whittier State School board of trustees and one appointing Dr. Lindley as a delegate from California to the National Conference of Charities and Corrections. Also of interest are the materials relating to the National Conference of Charities and Corrections where Dr. Lindley presented a paper “The Evils of Institutional Childhood,” where he advocates for orphans to be places with families and for the state to pay support, instead of placing orphans in large institutional homes. Additional materials include the booklet “The Physician’s Duty to His Fellow Practitioner,” by Walter Lindley, expense reports for the Southern California Practitioner, three photographs of children with a donkey, and the booklet “Elliot Addressing System.”
Box  16

Personal, Volume I 1869, 1908 September – 1915 July

Physical Description: 200 pages
Abstract: This scrapbook covers a variety of topics and subject matter, including: newspaper clippings that mention Dr. Lindley’s attendance at a Southern California Medical Association convention; announcements that he will be in France and East Britain for two months; dinners attended; committee to build a new Los Angeles Orphans’ Home; article written by Dr. Lindley on tuberculosis; articles about tuberculosis that mention Dr. Lindley; articles about health and disease; articles about construction on the site of the Lindley Hotel, which Dr. Lindley sold to the Sixth Street Company; lease of a property to construct theaters; typed documents, probably written by Dr. Lindley, which include facts about the human body; article on John Hall, physician and son-in-law of Shakespeare; description of Dr. Lindley’s visit with Dr. George Ross; business or charity related correspondence addressed to Dr. Lindley from James E. West, William Faurett Smith, J V. Gillett, Robert J. Burdette, and Harriet Johnson; personal correspondence includes a letter from Dr. Lindley’s grandson, Lindley Fowler Bothwell, and Dr. Lindley’s great grandmother, Ann Hadley, written in 1869; letter naming Dr. Lindley the Supreme Trustee of the Fraternal Brotherhood; letter appointing Dr. Lindley to the Los Angeles Red Cross Endowment Fund Committee; letter from Harrison Grey Otis; letters from Dr. Lindley include a letter to J. A. Graves thanking him for his $20,000 donation to the University of California; letter to Title Insurance and Trust Company; letters written to physicians from Dr. Lindley as the editor and publisher of the Southern California Practitioner; Official Programme for the Second Annual Aviation Meet; preliminary Program for the Third Annual Congress of the Playground Association of America; menus for the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce excursion in 1910; articles about President Taft’s visit to Los Angeles (Dr. Lindley served on the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce arrangements committee that planned the visit), ephemeral material relating to the President’s visit, such as seating charts, police permit, invitations, souvenir of ground breaking by President Taft for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition; Dr. Lindley’s taxes from 1909-1910; Photograph of Dr. Lindley next to an automobile, 1910; list of items stolen from residence of Dr. Lindley, 1912; appointment certificate to the Board of Medical Examiners in the State of California with the state seal and signed by the governor, 1909; article announcing Dr. Lindley’s publication “Suggestions for my Boys,” and typescript for “Suggestions for my Four Boys”; Dr. Lindley’s taxes, 1914-1915; monthly financial letter from the Farmers and Merchants National Bank of Los Angeles, June 1915; articles about the American Medical Association convention in Los Angeles in 1911, one article by Dr. Lindley and one by Mrs. Lindley; and an issue of The Whittier, September 1894, announcing Dr. Lindley’s resignation from the superintendency of the state school.
Box  16

Personal, Volume I, Envelope 1 1909 February - 1912 August

Abstract: Loose materials from “Personal Volume 1 Scrapbook,” includes correspondence regarding the article “The Traducers of Shakespeare” in West Coast Magazine written by Dr. Lindley; photographic postcard of Harry Lindley Kitchin; page from The Bulletin, February 3, 1912; “Care of the body,” Los Angeles Times, July 4, 1909; article about Dr. Lindley titled “Who’s Who and Why: Noted Men and Women of the Southwest,” Los Angeles Times, August 31, 1912; and two booklets published by the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, one for the annual banquet in 1912 and one for the “Arizona Excursion” in 1910.
Box  17

Personal, Volume II 1879 – 1915 March (bulk 1906 March - 1915 March)

Physical Description: 252 pages
Abstract: This scrapbook covers a variety of topics and subject matter, including: articles on remedies for tuberculosis and other articles related to diseases; reprint of Dr. Lindley’s paper, “The Outlook for Health: A Los Angeles Physician’s Survey of the Field” which discusses the transmission of diseases through animals and outlines some of the most deadly diseases, such as cancer and tuberculosis; article clippings that mention Dr. Lindley on various topics, from the construction of his new home on Figueroa to his appearance at dinners and other functions; articles relating to an address Dr. Lindley gave to the University Club titled “Crime, Its Prevention and Cure,” where advocates boys have all male teachers over the primary school level because they are more capable of disciplining and leading children who are criminally inclined; lecture by Dr. Lindley published in the LA times, “His Duty to Patients. Experienced Physician’s Advice to the Young Doctor”; article clippings about Dr. John R. Haynes losing the chairmanship of the Board of Civil Service Commissioners; Dr. Lindley’s taxes, 1906-1907, 1909-1910; articles about the fire at Marlborough Preparatory school in October 1908, in which Dr. Lindley’s sister, Ida and mother were rescued; articles on the death of Dr. A. H. Lindley, Dr. Lindley’s uncle, in October 1908; typed document, “Shakespeare and his Traducers: An Historical Study,” by Dr. Lindley; letter from Los Angeles Public Librarian, Charles Lummis, requesting Dr. Lindley’s signature for the library’s “Autograph Archive”; typed poem “The Blue Sky,” by Eliza J.?; articles about the Whittier State School scandal where the superintendent, J.P. Greeley was charged with lax discipline among misbehaving pupils; certificate from the State of California governor appointing Dr. Lindley to member of the Board of Trustees of the Whittier State School, 1902; advertisement for Milton Lindley, father of Dr. Lindley, running for county treasurer, 1879; articles on the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce excursion to the aqueduct which Dr. Lindley was a participant, 1910, and other Chamber of Commerce events; photograph of Dr. W. H. Millington, Caldwell, N. J.; list of individuals who passed the Board of Medical Examiners exam for the State of California in 1910; real estate documents relating to the lease and sale of properties owned by Dr. Lindley; booklet “In Memoriam, Mrs. Nancy Ann Bridge, 1818-1903”; booklet “The Ethics of Property and the Rights of Man,” sermon delivered by Reverend George Thomas Dowling Letter published in the Times Magazine to Dorothy Lindley, 1908; biography of Hall John, Shakespeare’s son-in-law; postcard of Eiffel Tower; 3 photographs of children; and 1 photograph of Francis Haynes Lindley with a horse, Idyllwild, 1905.
Box  17

Personal, Volume II, Envelope 1

Abstract: Loose materials from “Personal Volume 2 Scrapbook,” includes typed document of Lindley genealogy; photographic images of Dr. Lindley’s reception hall and dining room (page torn from publication?); certificate from the State Historical Society of Wisconsin; correspondence from the Van Lindley Co. Florists; and a typed document from state records of North Carolina.
Box  18

Miscellaneous 1906-1920 (bulk 1915-1920)

Physical Description: 122 pages
Abstract: This scrapbook is labeled on the spine “Misc.,” which is an accurate reflection of the contents. There are numerous newspaper clippings covering a variety of topics. Several articles report on statistics, usually regarding various populations for cities in the United States. There are a few items on “negroes,” including a flyer for a Sunset Club event titles “The Negro, America’s Ever-Present Problem” from 1917 and a brief typed document that gives average spent on African American children in 1917 and 1918 and brief statements about African Americans in the war. There are a number of newspaper articles reporting on accidents and illnesses that mention the California Hospital. Francis Haynes Lindley’s enlistment record and discharge from the Navy from March 1919 are also included. In addition, there are a few letters of correspondence; a Monthly Bulletin of the Los Angeles Health Department from June 1916; two booklets by Henry Z. Osborne titled the Los Angeles Aqueduct from 1920 and Emergency Military Bill from 1917; and one photograph of Mr. Samuel Hill.
Box  19

Personal, Volume III 1909 March – 1916 November

Physical Description: 248 pages
Abstract: A significant portion of the scrapbook is dedicated to the Whittier State School, primarily documented through newspaper article clippings. Events that were covered include accusations made by two girls who claimed to be mistreated in the school; an investigation of the Whittier State School, in an effort to improve conditions; recommendations supported by the board of trustees, such as abolishing whipping boys and girls, and adding facilities such as tennis courts and a swimming hole; the appointment of a new superintendent, Fred C. Nelles, who was a proponent of segregating boys and girls, and implementing a merit system, where privileges are granted for good behavior; and Dr. Lindley’s resignation from the board. In addition to the clippings there are a few letters and reports, including a parole officer’s report addressed to the Board of Trustees and Superintendent of Whittier State School, October 1910, and a letter detailing plans to establish an Advisory Board composed of women to look after the interests of the female students at Whittier State School. Relating to Dr. Lindley’s study of schools for delinquent children, there are article clippings on his trip to England and his findings from visiting industrial schools and reformatories; a report from the Philanthropic Society’s Farm School, reformatory school in England; and a census of California State Board of Charities and Corrections for the months of February and March 1909. There are many other miscellaneous materials saved in the scrapbook. Some of the noteworthy materials include a Description of Dr. Lindley’s experience attending the annual festival on William Shakespeare’s birthday in Stratford of Avon, 1909?; booklet “Dr. John Hall, Shakespeare’s Son-In-Law”, by Dr. Walter Lindley, printed by the Southern California Practitioner, September 1916; a memoranda of the State Board of Medical Examiners meeting, December 1911; real estate lease agreement, invoice, escrow statement; Sunset Club pamphlets; letter to members of the Celtic Club from Dr. Lindley, February 1916, after he was elected president of the club; memo from Dr. Lindley to stockholders of the California Hospital Company, January 1916; report card and letter from the principal regarding Francis Haynes Lindley, 1916; paper, “The Development of Modern Surgery,” written by Francis Haynes Lindley, June 1916; expense account from Harry Lindley Kitchin, 1916; article clippings, banquet programs, and a coupon booklet relating to the 1911 American Medical Association convention in Los Angeles; 3 photographs of Harvey Lindley Kitchin, 1 photograph of Harry Lindley Kitchin, 1 photograph of Philip Kitchin, 2 photographs of the Kitchin residence in Seattle; and the Report of the Selwyn Emmett Graves Memorial Dispensary, May 1916, University of California Bulletin, Third Series, volume 9, number 9
Box  19

Personal, Volume III, Envelope 1 1911 August – 1917 December

Abstract: Loose materials from “Personal Volume 3 Scrapbook,” includes lists of corporal punishment and offences for Whittier State School; letter to the State Board of Charities and Corrections regarding the treatment of four girls at Whittier State School; correspondence regarding the sculpture for the General Otis Memorial; leaflet for the Community Theatre of Hollywood “Four One Act Plays,” 1917?; and the article “The Avon and Stratford Church” from the Mentor, volume 2, number 14.
Box  20

Personal, Volume IV 1910 November – 1918 December

Physical Description: 252 pages
Abstract: While this scrapbook covers a variety of topics, a reoccurring theme is WWI. Dr. Lindley’s son, Francis, enlists in the Hospital Corps, a branch of the Navy at 18. Francis was in the middle of his freshman year at USC, but decided to enlist. He is sent to the Philippines to serve as a Hospital Assistant. Dr. Lindley’s grandson, Harry L. Kitchin, also joins the military and is sent to Ireland. Dr. Lindley’s daughter starts training to be a nurse and tries to join the Red Cross so that she can go abroad to help with the war effort, however she is too young and it is discouraged. Correspondence, reports, and newspaper clippings in the scrapbook document all of these events. A significant portion of the scrapbook is also dedicated to Dr. Lindley’s health and recovery from surgery in 1918, which was described as quite serious. The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings reporting his recovery and numerous letters from friends and colleagues who send Dr. Lindley get well wishes. The name of his ailment and type of surgery are not mentioned. In addition, the scrapbook contains materials on the planning committee that Dr. Lindley participated for a memorial in honor of Harrison Gray Otis, clippings on a lecture given by Dr. Lindley on the “Irish Dramatists,” an obituary for Dr. Lindley’s mother, Mary E. Lindley, announcements of the Sunset Club, and a list of property belonging to Dr. Lindley from 1918. Seven photographs are also pasted into the scrapbook: Lindley Fowler Rothwell, 1914; a tennis match, Idyllwild, 1917; the Idyllwild Inn, 1917; Dr. Lindley, 1917; a nurse and a dog; a house with the nurse and dog in the foreground; and a faded blurry photograph of a sailor.
Box  21

Personal, Volume V [Number 1] 1917-1919 December

Physical Description: 258 pages
Abstract: Scrapbook contains numerous correspondences between Dr. Lindley and the U.S. Navy, where Dr. Lindley writes to request the discharge of his son, Francis, and grandson, Harry Kitchin. He argued that since the war was over that both men should be able to return back to college. In March 1919 Francis is honorably discharged, and upon returning to the United States from the Philippines enrolls in summer classes at USC. In the fall he starts at Harvard University. Enrollment cards, correspondence and progress reports from both universities are pasted into the scrapbooks. Correspondences from Francis to his father discuss his wish to be discharged, gratitude for packages sent, and frequently inquire into the healing of Dr. Lindley’s wound. Letters and postcards from Harry describe his wartime experiences in England. Harry is also discharged from the service, documented through newspaper clippings and correspondence. The scrapbook also contains numerous announcements from the Sunset Club; a letter to Dr. Lindley from Harry Lindley, 1918; a letter from the Red Cross to Dr. Lindley, stating that Dorothy will not be allowed to work in France due to her young age; a certificate appointing Dr. Lindley to the Board of Library Directors, 1918; letter to Hon. Thomas Lee Woolwine from John R. Haynes, 1919; letter to Philip Kitchin from Dr. Lindley; and a letter to Dr. Lindley from his brother Hervey from Spain, 1919. Additional photographs in the scrapbook are: two images of Lindley F. Bothwell, 1918; Major Warren Bovard, 1919; Dr. Lindley, 1919; Harry Lindley Kitchin, 1919; two images of Harry Lindley Kitchin in the Navy with two other service men, 1917; and a photo postcard of a battlefield in France, 1919. Article clipping topics in the scrapbook include: the progress of the General Harrison Gray Otis sculpture; Dr. Lindley possibly being a candidate for Los Angeles Mayor, 1919; doctors returning to Los Angeles from war service; and a banquet hosted by Dr. Lindley and Dr. John R. Haynes for physicians and surgeons who had returned from service during the war accompanied by a group portrait photograph.
Box  22

Personal, Volume V [Number 2] 1919 November – 1921 February

Physical Description: 197 pages
Abstract: The largest body of materials in the scrapbook relate to Francis Lindley’s studies at Harvard. Numerous letters are included from Francis to Dr. Lindley or Mrs. Lindley, where he describes difficulties with his studies. Letters from Harvard to Dr. Lindley similarly report Francis’ progress in his studies, along with report cards and college expenses. In addition, letters from various individuals addressed to Dr. Lindley are part of the scrapbook, including correspondence from his brother Hervey, 1919-1920; brother Arthur Lindley, 1921; and one letter to Philip Kitchin, son in-law of Dr. Lindley, from Jason McLachlan, attorney of Mrs. Kitchin, requesting a divorce on her behalf. There are also articles on the completion of the Harrison Gray Otis memorial, along with a photograph of the sculptor Burt Johnson working on a bust of General Otis. Other miscellaneous items in the scrapbook are: a certificate from the State of California appointing Dr. Lindley as a member of the State Board of Health, 1920; an inventory of furnishings belonging to Dr. Lindley’s daughter, Mrs. Kitchin; articles and telegram regarding the California Mission Restoration Association, for which Dr. Lindley served on the executive committee; and a financial statement for the California Hospital, 1921. Photographs included in the scrapbook are: two cart-de-visites, one of David Lindley, grandfather of Dr. Lindley, and Mary Lindley, grandmother of Dr. Lindley; portrait of Dr. Lindley, 1919; group portrait of the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce; Dr. Lindley, 1918; Dr. Lindley with his brother, Albert and wife, 1920; Dr. and Mrs. Lindley in Yellowstone, 1920; Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce; portrait of Selwyn Graves; group portrait of the Sunset Club, 1918; portrait of Lt. Col. C. W. Decker; Juneau, Alaska; Ford dealership, 1919.
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Miscellaneous loose materials 1896 May – 1921 January

Abstract: Photocopies of letters from famous people from scrapbooks (original correspondence kept by donor). Letters are from Theodore Roosevelt, John F. Carrere, Harrison Gray Otis, Robert Lincoln, Frederick Warde, Foster Wright, Otis Skinner, Maud Skinner, and Howard Kelly.
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Miscellaneous loose materials 1899

Abstract: The Brainerd Banquet, December 2, 1899
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Miscellaneous loose materials 1897-1900

Abstract: Commencement invitations: California Hospital Training School for Nurses 2nd Annual Commencement Exercises, 1900, 10 copies; College Training School for Nurses Graduating Exercises, 1897; The College of Medicine Annual Commencement Exercises, 1900; College of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1900.
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Miscellaneous loose materials 1889 December – 1919 August

Abstract: Two booklets “Idyllwild among the pines” and “Order of exercises for the dedication of the Whittier Methodist Episcopal Church,” 1889; letter to the “officers and members of the College Training School for Nurses” from Florence Lindley, 1898; correspondence to Dr. Lindley from Williams College, 1919; to Dr. Lindley from Williams College, 1919; invitation for La Fiesta Ball in Los Angeles, 1897.
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Miscellaneous loose materials 1882 September - 1896

Abstract: Contents include: College of Medicine of the University of Southern California schedule of lectures, 1896-7; business card for J. H. Roberts; business card for Watt’s Cyclery; certificate from the Medical Examiner’s Commission; letter to W. A. Weldon, Coroner, from T. H. Ward, Board of Supervisors of Los Angeles, 1882; and letter to Dr. Lindley from A. L. Reed, East Whittier Land and Water Company.
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Miscellaneous loose materials 1921

Abstract: Contents include: two copies of leaflet “Dedication services of the California Hospital of the Lutheran Church,” 1921 and leaflet “The Bivouar Westlake” signed by Harrison Gray Otis.
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Miscellaneous loose materials 1897 August - 1899 August

Abstract: Newspaper clippings: “Changes in Ovaries in Old Age,” “A will case: contest over the fortune of C. A. Steele,” “Whittier Reform School,” “Hon. Hervey Lindley,” six untitled clippings on the Whittier Reform School, “Lindley at the counter,” “Trained nurses: efforts for the establishment of a school,” formula for “Marsden’s Cancer Paste,” several fragments of articles, issue of the South Dakota Mail (July 22, 1897), and an issue of the Bankers Alliance News (Los Angeles, February 1, 1895)
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Miscellaneous loose materials 1896 June – 1898 January

Abstract: Newspaper clippings: “A day with our street Arabs in the boys’ republic,” “Insanity in California,” “The story of Clara Humphrey,” “The wants of man,” “Health,” “The Field,” “Great Revolutionary Surgery,” “A new declaration of independence,” “Heredity,” “Saving our Junior Citizens,” “For trained nurses,” “For mercy home,” and untitled clipping that mentions Dr. Lindley being present.
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Miscellaneous loose materials 1886-1943

Abstract: Contains page fragments from unidentified Lindley scrapbooks, most undated. Contents include: article “Idyllwild Sanatorium,” “Nadeau Vineyard: largest and most productive in the world,” “That grand jury: county physician Lindley gives it an overhauling,” 1886, “California of the south” book reviews, “Tributes paid to Dr. Lindley,” “Dr. Lindley is called by death,” “Mary E. Lindley, here since 1875, whose life ends,” “A pioneer passes,” “Early days of Los Angeles,” 1943, “Dr. Lindley dies at home,” 1922, “Library Board and Bank Adopt Resolutions,” “Dr. Widney’s address,” “Ravages of time held up in L.A., untitled article fragments, and Walter Lindley
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Scrapbook ["invoices" printed on spine] 1921 August

Physical Description: 21 pages
Abstract: Only the first 21 pages of this scrapbook remain, with the subsequent pages missing. Most of the clippings and correspondence pasted in the scrapbook relate to Dr. Lindley’s book collecting.
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Scrapbook [small black, with red spine] 1872 March – 1881 April

Physical Description: 76 pages
Abstract: Scrapbook appears to originally have been a school notebook from 1874, but many of the class notes are covered by pasted in newspaper clippings. The clippings cover topics such as the Board of Education from 1880-1881, announcements of marriage, information on diseases and medical remedies, and other miscellaneous topics.
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Scrapbook [small oblong brown] 1873 June -1879 May

Physical Description: 117 pages
Abstract: A portion of this scrapbook covers Dr. Lindley’s time as an ambulance surgeon in 1875 in Brooklyn and includes a newspaper article where a reporter travels with Dr. Lindley to one of his emergency home visits. In January 1876 clippings announce the arrival of Dr. Lindley in Los Angeles. Throughout the scrapbook are clippings of accidents, illness, “Advice from the Health Officer” by Dr. Lindley, advertisements for Dr. Lindley’s practice, and one public posting from Dr. Lindley as Health Officer warning of the spread of Scarlet Fever in Los Angeles from 1879. The scrapbook appears to be an old ledger book with the article clippings pasted over most of the entries.
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Scrapbook, Envelope 1 1919 August

Physical Description: 7 items
Abstract: The Bulletin of the Los Angeles County Medical Association. Volume 49, number 14, August 7, 1919 (6 copies).
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Scrapbook, Envelope 2 1921-1922

Physical Description: 6 items
Abstract: Correspondence from booksellers to Dr. Lindley and one flyer from the Sunset Club from 1921 October to 1922 January
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Scrapbook, Envelope 3 1890-1892

Physical Description: 5 items
Abstract: Newspapers: Tombstone Epitaph (Tombstone, Arizona), May 31, 1890; The Evening Express (Los Angeles), May 28, 1890; Los Angeles Tribune, May 27-28, 1890, May 18, 1892
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Scrapbook, Envelope 4 1890

Physical Description: 3 items
Abstract: Newspapers: The Evening Express (Los Angeles), August 4, 1890; Los Angeles Tribune, August 3, 1890; Los Angeles Herald, August
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Scrapbook, Envelope 5 1890

Physical Description: 1 item
Abstract: Newspaper: Los Angeles Tribune, September 8, 1890
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Scrapbook, Envelope 6 1890

Physical Description: 5 items
Abstract: Newspapers: The Globe (Toronto), October 28, 1890; The Philadelphia Press, October 14, 1890; Los Angeles Times, October 29-30, 1890; The Daily Evening Telegraph (Philadelphia), October 13, 1890
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Scrapbook, Envelope 7 1890

Physical Description: 8 items
Abstract: Newspapers: The Daily Free Press (London), November 4 and 15, 1890; The Times (Philadelphia), November 7, 1890; The Philadelphia Record, November 9, 1890; The Evening Star (Philadelphia) November 7, 1890; The Press (Philadelphia), November 7, 1890; The Philadelphia Inquirer, November 7, 1890; Public Ledger (Philadelphia), November 7, 1890
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Scrapbook [created from a State Atlas of New Jersey] 1873-1887 January

Physical Description: 122 pages
Abstract: Scrapbook contains primarily newspaper clippings on a variety of topics of interest to Dr. Lindley, including the School Board, table of exported goods from Los Angles from 1880, the harm of drinking alcohol before breakfast, California school system, the development of a reform school in California, the orphan home, the development of a Los Angeles medical college, the Los Angeles Medical Society, and election results for the city of Los Angeles. There are also several newspaper articles written by Dr. Lindley, including a series of “Letters from Dr. Lindley” written while he was in Brooklyn, and articles in favor of creating a reform school in California. There are a few illustrations, such as “The President’s Room,” an image from Harper’s Weekly of President Garfield wounded on his bed, and an image from Puck “Death’s head doctors, may paths to the grave.” In addition to clippings there are: business cards; a photograph of Dr. Lindley from 1874; and certificates that were presented to Dr. Lindley from the Grand Master Workmen of California, the Grand Lodge of A.O.U.W. of California, and the Southern California Mutual Aid Association.
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Scrapbook [invoices printed on the spine] 1921 April – September

Physical Description: 133 pages
Abstract: This scrapbook covers both personal and business matters that Dr. Lindley was involved with towards the end of his life. There are newspaper articles and correspondence relating to the sale of the California Hospital, stockholders, and stock distributions. There are also clippings and flyers regarding speaking engagements, meetings and dinners, the Los Angeles Public Library building site, and the State Board of Health bills. The scrapbook also contains the article “Ships that Never Reached the Harbor” by Dr. Lindley along with numerous letters from individuals remarking on the article. Personal materials include correspondence to and from Dr. Lindley with family members and regarding his son Francis’ education and health. There are three photographs in the scrapbook, two of Dr. Lindley and one of a sculptor working on the bust of General Gray Otis.
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Scrapbook, Envelope 1 1921 May - 1922 January

Physical Description: 17 items
Abstract: A variety of loose items, including a Roster of Members of the Medical Society of the State of California, typed document regarding the settlement of Newark, “The Song of the Ax” summer and autumn, clipping “Brow sings in an Old Bookshop,” sale list from book dealer Meredith Janvier, correspondence to Dr. Lindley regarding books donations to USC, alimony settlement for his daughter Flora, and his brother’s health.
 

Series 6 Los Angeles Public Library 1917 October – 1920 February

Physical Description: 1 sccrapbook

Scope and Content Note

Dr. Lindley was appointed to the Library Board for the Los Angeles Public Library in December of 1918. Series primarily contains correspondence from Orra Monnatte, President of the Board of Directors, and reports, memos and correspondence from Everett Perry, Librarian of the Los Angeles Public Library.
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City Library 1917 October – 1920 February

Physical Description: 223 pages
Abstract: Scrapbook contains correspondence, memos, and reports of the Board of Directors for the Los Angeles Public Library. The majority of the letters and reports were written by Everett Perry, Librarian for Los Angeles Public Library, with some letters from Orra Monnatte, President of the Board of Directors. Other items include reports to the Board of Library Directors, January 1919, briefing them on topics such as employee resignations, new hires, and other library business; list of standing committees for the Board of Library Directors; letter from Francis J. Conaty; clippings from the Los Angeles Express and Los Angeles Times mentioning Dr. Lindley’s appointments; list of librarian salaries and library statistics from major cities in the United States in 1917; the librarian’s monthly reports with circulation statistics and expenditures for February and April through September 1919; booklet, Los Angeles Public Library, 1872-1920; and the salary schedule for library employees for February 1920.
 

Series 7 Shakespeare 1910-1917

Physical Description: 1 scrapbook

Scope and Content Note

Series contains one scrapbook of Dr. Lindley’s writings on William Shakespeare and clippings relating to Shakespeare.
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Shakespeare 1910-1917

Physical Description: 60 pages, plus loose materials
Abstract: Scrapbook contains two writings by Dr. Lindley, one typed undated manuscript titled “Shakespeare and his Traducers, An Historical Study,” and a published article from the West Coast Magazine titled “Shakespeare and the Traducers,” from February 1909. The bulk of the scrapbook is filled with clippings about William Shakespeare from newspapers and magazines, covering the Shakespeare/Bacon debate and images of actors from Shakespeare performances. One article references Dr. Lindley and his expertise on Shakespeare’s knowledge of medicine. A few programs are present, including “Been Greet Players of London” (Temple Auditorium, 1905) and “Sir Herbert Tree in “Macbeth” (Majestic Theatre, 1916). Also notable are two photographs, “Stratford from Memorial Theatre” and “The Room in which Shakespeare was born. Binding for scrapbook is missing.
 

Series 8 Travel 1908-1920

Physical Description: 2 scrapbooks

Scope and Content Note

Travel, Volume I, chronicles Dr. Lindley’s trip to London and Paris with his wife for several months in 1909. With a commissioner appointment from the governor of California, Dr. Lindley visited reformatory schools and hospitals to investigate methods of education abroad. In France, Dr. Lindley reports on the conditions of “destitute and neglected” children, where they are moved from urban areas to be placed with families in agricultural regions to learn the farming trade. The result, according to the articles, is a child who grows up to be better suited for success than he or she would in an institution. Dr. Lindley’s discoveries and ideas for educating and caring for these children were chronicled in newspapers.
Travel, volume II, primarily documents Dr. Lindley’s vacation in Alaska in 1915, along with non-travel related items, such as business documents for the Southern California Practitioner.
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Travel Volume I 1909 March -1914 September

Physical Description: 199 pages
Abstract: The bulk of the scrapbook relates to Dr. Lindley’s trip abroad to England and France as a special commissioner appointed by the California governor to investigate methods of education in France and England in 1909. Dr. Lindley traveled with his wife, visiting hospitals and schools for orphan children. After visiting schools for destitute and dependent children, newspaper articles about the trip cite Dr. Lindley’s new ideas and how they can be implemented at the Whittier State School. The scrapbook contains receipts for travel expenses, documents on English and French school systems, typed document “The Poor Law Report,” and a typed document description of meeting Mr. John Burs. There are numerous letters from officials and friends, such as California Governor James N. Gillett, Bishop of Los Angeles, Senator Frank Flint, Dr. John R. Haynes, and Los Angeles Times editor Harrison Gray Otis, vouching for Dr. Lindley and requesting that he be granted access to facilities for his research while abroad. There is one photograph of a soccer team “Gurney’s House, 1908-09.” While in England, Dr. Lindley also researched Shakespeare, evidenced by a letter and reading room records in the scrapbook. In addition to the materials relating to Dr. Lindley’s trip abroad, there is a bulletin and program for the 36th National Conference of Charities and Corrections, Buffalo, N. Y. 1909, information on the “Conference on the Care of Dependent Children,” Washington, D. C., and articles about the Los Angeles Chambers of Commerce delegates trip to Panama.
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Travel Volume II 1908 January - 1920 May

Physical Description: 116 pages
Abstract: The start of the scrapbook does not appear have any connection with Dr. Lindley’s travels. There are article clippings about the “bake oven” cure for rheumatism and other diseases, a letter to the California Medical Examining Board, article clippings on medical malpractice lawsuits and financial statements, correspondence, and business materials of the Southern California Practitioner. About half of the scrapbook is dedicated to Dr. Lindley’s trip to Alaska in 1915. There are fifteen pages of typed notes on the journey to Alaska, several pages of typed notes on the history of Alaska, correspondence regarding the trip, and article clippings about Dr. Lindley’s trip. There are a few ephemeral pieces, such as a music program and a leaflet produced by the Alaska and Seattle Chamber of Commerce. There are a couple of photographs of Alaska, one of a parade in Anchorage in 1916, another of Anchorage, and one of Seward. There are also Alaskan postcards of Cordova, Cape St. Elias, Juneau, Ketchikan, and Valdez. In addition to photographs and postcards of Alaska, there are images of the ship Admiral Watson sinking in Seattle in 1915, a house in Seattle, Big Bear Lake Dam and Big Bear Lake. There are postcards of Yosemite, Madison Square, and Kings River Canyon in California.
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Travel Volume II, Folder 1 undated

Physical Description: 3 items
Abstract: Loose materials from scrapbook that includes a typed description of the of the Panama Canal, 5 pages typed, a list of passengers for the Excursion to Isthmus of Panama, and a transcription of letter by Edgar A. Poe.
 

Series 9 Whittier State School 1875, 1889 April – 1904 February

Physical Description: 3 scrapbooks

Scope and Content Note

Dr. Lindley was an early advocate for building a reform school for juvenile delinquents in California. He was knowledgeable on reform schools in other states and thought that California needed one too. In 1891 he helped establish the Reform School, which soon changed its name to the Whittier State School. Dr. Lindley was appointed school superintendent from 1890 to 1894. After leaving his post as superintendent, he remained a member of the Board of Trustees and acted as president from 1899-1905. Dr. Lindley’s brother Hervey was also a member of the Board of Trustees.
In addition to the three scrapbooks that are part of this series, the scrapbook Personal Volume 3 also contains materials on the Whittier State School.
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Whittier State School I 1889 April – 1892 May

Physical Description: 240 pages
Abstract: Scrapbook consists almost entirely of newspaper clipping on the building and development of “The Reform School,” later known as the Whittier State School. Topics covered include the site selection for the school, construction, opening, costs and the scandal that ensued over inappropriate expenditures, and children who were committed to the school. There are also a few related articles on children, prison, and children who attend San Quentin.
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Whittier State School II 1890 July-1893 February

Physical Description: 234 pages
Abstract: Scrapbook consists primarily of newspaper clippings relating to the Whittier State School, covering topics such as the “extravagant” furnishings, visit to the school by the Board of Supervisors, reports on the facilities and children being housed there, and general news of the town of Whittier. Though the scrapbook is labeled “Whittier State School II,” most of the first 100 pages of the scrapbook cover a different topic all together, and follow Dr. Lindley’s brother Hervey Lindley through his run for Congress in 1890.
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Whittier State School III (spine missing) 1875, 1893 January - 1904 February

Physical Description: 258 pages
Abstract: Scrapbook consists primarily of newspaper clippings relating to the Whittier State School, covering topics such as a legislative committee investigation, the name change from Reform School for Juvenile Offenders to Whittier State School, cost of attendance to the school, board of trustee appointments and issues, musical performances and plays, overcrowding in the school, and a fire. There are also clippings and correspondence sporadically mixed in that relate to the California Hospital and other topics of interest to Dr. Lindley.
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Whittier State School III, 1884-1905

Abstract: Originally laid into the scrapbook are loose newspaper clippings primarily related to the California Hospital, Nursing School at the California Hospital, and Dr. Lindley’s run for mayor. Other items include the 1884 booklet “The Objects, Methods, and Results of State Reform Schools and Industrial Farms” by Dr. Lindley, public notice written by Dr. Lindley in 1879 as Health Officer warning of the spread of Scarlet Fever in Los Angeles, commencement leaflets from the California Hospital Training School for Nurses from 1900, brochure for the “Hooper Rest Sheet and Straight Jacket Combined” from 1899, Saint Vincent’s College Student (June 1905), leaflet “Prof. Hanks’ Class in Gynecology” by George E. Abbott (no date), and the brochure “The College Training School for Nurses, Session 1897-98.”