Finding Aid for the Grace Stoermer papers, ca. 1925-1961

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Grace Stoermer papers
Date (inclusive): ca. 1925-1961
Collection number: 432
Creator: Stoermer, Grace
Extent: 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.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
Language of the Material: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library 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 UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of William L. Stoermer.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Grace Stoermer papers (Collection 432). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 3222328 

Biography/History

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.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Stoermer, Grace--Archives.
Women bankers--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.


Container List

Box 1

Rosters, directories.

Box 2

Miscellaneous papers & correspondence, Bank of America.

Box 3

Women's auxiliary.

Box 4

California Commission.

Box 5

Women's Auxiliary.

Box 6

La Fiesta, speeches & manuscripts, miscellaneous correspondence.

Boxes 7-8

Miscellaneous correspondence & papers.

Box 9

Printed materials on banks, banking.

Box 10

La Fiesta Association, correspondence, finances, minutes.

Box 11

Correspondence.

Box 12

La Fiesta correspondence.

Box 13

Material used for lectures, etc.

Box 14

Olympics. 1932.

Box 15

Olympic Games, Soroptimist Club, Women's Auxiliary.

Box 16

California Commission.

Box 17

California Commission, Olympic Games 1932.

Box 18

Manuscripts, correspondence & papers on Broadacres, juvenile activities, California.

Boxes 19-20

Correspondence.

Box 21

California Federation of Business Women's Club, NDGW.

Box 22

Association of Bank Women, correspondence, rosters & directories.

Box 23

Association of Bank Women, letters & publications.

Box 24

Correspondence.

Box 25

Manuscripts, correspondence.

Box 26

Rosters, directories.

Box 27

Correspondence.

Box 28

Speeches, women in banking, etc.

Box 29

Native Daughters of the Golden West.

Box 30

Rosters, directories (yearbooks, AB; proceedings, NDGW).

Box 31

Native Daughters of the Golden West and various correspondence.

Box 32

Correspondence, Women's Athletic Club.

Box 33

Correspondence & papers.

Box 34

Correspondence.

Box 35

California Federation of Women's Clubs.

Box 36

Correspondence & papers.

Box 37

Rosters, directories (2 vol. of proceedings, Native Daughters of the Golden West).

Box 38

Tribute dinner & La Fiesta de Los Angeles.

Box 39

Rosters, directories.

Box 40

Photographs.

Box 41

Card file - names and addresses.

Box 42

Manuscripts, publicity, biographical material, clippings on Stoermer.

Box 43

Business cards, Billion Dollar campaign.

Box 44

Radio talks, NDGW, & miscellaneous subjects.

Box 45

Rosters, records for various organizations.

Box 46

Correspondence & papers.

Box 47

Printed material.

Boxes 48-49

Invitations, programs.

Oversize Boxes 50-52

Scrapbooks.