Finding Aid for the Grace Stoermer papers, ca. 1925-1961
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Title: Grace Stoermer papers
Date (inclusive): ca. 1925-1961
Collection number: 432
49 boxes (24.5 linear ft.)
3 oversize boxes
Abstract: Grace Stoermer organized the Bank of Italy's Los Angeles women's department in 1923. When the women's departments merged with
general departments in 1930, Stoermer was named an assistant vice-president. The collection consists of correspondence, printed
materials, rosters, and photographs related to Stoermer's involvement with the California Commission, the 1932 Olympic Games,
the Association of Bank Women, the La Fiesta de Los Angeles, and various women's clubs and civic organizations.
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Language of the Material:
Materials are in English.
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Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
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Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gift of William L. Stoermer.
[Identification of item], Grace Stoermer papers (Collection Number 432). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young
Research Library, UCLA.
Stoermer organized the Bank of Italy's Los Angeles women's department in 1923; when the bank changed its name to Bank of America
in 1930, the women's departments merged with general departments, and Stoermer was named an assistant vice-president.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of correspondence, printed materials, rosters, and photographs related to the activities of Grace Stoermer.
Includes materials related to the California Commission, 1932 Olympic Games, Association of Bank Women, La Fiesta de Los Angeles,
and various women's clubs and civic organizations.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Women bankers--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
Miscellaneous papers & correspondence, Bank of America.
La Fiesta, speeches & manuscripts, miscellaneous correspondence.
Miscellaneous correspondence & papers.
Printed materials on banks, banking.
La Fiesta Association, correspondence, finances, minutes.
La Fiesta correspondence.
Material used for lectures, etc.
Olympic Games, Soroptimist Club, Women's Auxiliary.
California Commission, Olympic Games 1932.
Manuscripts, correspondence & papers on Broadacres, juvenile activities, California.
California Federation of Business Women's Club, NDGW.
Association of Bank Women, correspondence, rosters & directories.
Association of Bank Women, letters & publications.
Speeches, women in banking, etc.
Native Daughters of the Golden West.
Rosters, directories (yearbooks, AB; proceedings, NDGW).
Native Daughters of the Golden West and various correspondence.
Correspondence, Women's Athletic Club.
California Federation of Women's Clubs.
Rosters, directories (2 vol. of proceedings, Native Daughters of the Golden West).
Tribute dinner & La Fiesta de Los Angeles.
Card file - names and addresses.
Manuscripts, publicity, biographical material, clippings on Stoermer.
Business cards, Billion Dollar campaign.
Radio talks, NDGW, & miscellaneous subjects.
Rosters, records for various organizations.