Finding Aid for the Helen Manz Moede Papers, ca. 1929-1940

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UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 2002
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Helen Manz Moede Papers, ca. 1929-1940

Collection number: 912

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff, 18 June 1989
Additions by:
Manuscripts Division staff, August 1989
Encoded by:
Alight Tsai
Encoding supervision by:
Caroline Cubé
Text converted and initial container list EAD tagging by:
Apex Data Services
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, March 2003
© 2002 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Helen Manz Moede Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1929-1940
Collection number: 912
Creator: Moede, Helen Manz
Extent: 8 boxes (4.0 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

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  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

  • Gift of Mrs. Walter Moede, 1966.
  • Gift of Joan Moede Schreiber, 1986.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Helen Manz Moede Papers (Collection 912). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of reports, day books, one reel of film, and related printed material of Helen Moede, counselor and teacher at Los Angeles Juvenile Detention Center. Includes her writings on Girls' Club activities and reports of Girls' Cottage, Los Angeles County juvenile hall. Also includes diaries and letters, mostly from girls, as well as from staff and friends.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Papers written by Moede and others about The Girls' Club, newsletters (Boxes 1-2).
  2. Moede's, Recollections of juvenile hall (UCLA oral history) (Box 2).
  3. Conduct record and cottage reports (Boxes 1-3).
  4. Letters from girls, staff, and friends (Boxes 4-8).
  5. Diaries.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Moede, Helen Manz--Archives.
Los Angeles County Juvenile Hall--Officials and employees--Archives.
Diaries.

Related Material

Recollections of Juvenile Hall [oral history transcript] / Helen Manz Moede, interviewee. UCLA Oral History Department interview, c. 1969. Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.

Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Papers written by HMM about the Girl's Club.

Box 1, Folder 2

The first five years of the Girl's Club, compiled by members of the Club. 8 September 1934.

Physical Description: 3 items.
 

Cottage Reports. v.d.

Box 1, Folder 3

1935.

Box 1, Folder 4

1931-1932.

Box 1, Folder 5

1932-1933.

Box 1, Folder 6

1929-1930.

Box 1, Folder 7

1940-1941.

Box 2, Folder 2

1936-1937.

Box 3, Folder 1

1934-1935.

Box 3, Folder 2

1933-1934.

Box 3, Folder 3

1938-1940.

Box 3, Folder 4

1930.

 

Conduct Records. v.d.

Box 2, Folder 1

Jr. Cottage. 1944-1947.

Box 2, Folder 3

Girls' Club. 1935-1937.

Box 2, Folder 4

Girls' Club. 1932-1933.

Box 2, Folder 5

1937-1939.

Box 2, Folder 6

1937-1939.

Box 2, Folder 8

1932.

Box 2, Folder 9

1945-1946.

Box 3, Folder 5

1934-1935.

Box 3, Folder 6

Girls' Club. 1933-1934.

Box 3, Folder 7

1939-1941.

Box 2, Folder 7

A tribute to Elizabeth McManus.

Box 2, Folder 10

Moede, Helen Manz, Recollections of Juvenile Hall. UCLA Library Oral History Program. 1967.

Box 2, Folder 11

The Octograph (Girls' Club eighth anniversary newsletter) 8 September 1937.

 

Additions. August 1986

Box 4, Folder 1

28 letters from girls. 1930.

Box 4, Folder 2

32 letters from girls and 19 letters from staff and friends. 1931.

Box 4, Folder 3

22 letters from girls. 1932.

Box 4, Folder 4

22 letters from girls and 12 letters from staff and friends. 1931.

Box 5, Folder 1

14 letters from girls. 1929.

Box 5, Folders 2-3

Letters from girls. 1932.

Box 5, Folder 4

Letters from girls. 1933.

Box 5, Folder 5

Staff letters. 1933.

Box 5, Folder 6

Letters from girls. 1935.

Box 6, Folder 1

24 letters from girls released and 2 letters from staff. 1930..

Box 6, Folder 2

13 letters from girls. 1932-1934.

Box 6, Folder 3

Letters from staff. 1932-1937.

Box 6, Folder 4

Letters from girls. 1930-1936.

Box 6, Folder 5

8 letters from girls and 4 letters from staff and friends. 1936.

Box 6, Folder 6

Letters from girls. 1937.

Box 6, Folder 7

Letters from girls. 1936-1938.

Box 6, Folder 8

17 letters from girls and 1 from friend of Club. 1938.

Box 6, Folder 9

14 from staff and friends of the Girls Club at Juvenile Hall. 1938.

Box 7, Folder 1

Cards from girls. c. 1933-1937.

Box 7, Folder 2

21 letters from former club members - Depression years. 1933.

Box 7, Folder 3

Letters from girls. 1933.

Box 7, Folder 4

8 letters from girls and 4 letters from friends. 1940.

Box 7, Folder 5

Letters from staff and girls. n.d.

Box 7, Folder 6

Letters. 1932-1946.

Box 7, Folder 7

20 letters from girls and 20 letters from staff. n.d.

Box 8

Letters and diaries. v.d. One reel of film.