Register of the Goodman (Minerva) Papers, 1914-1962

Processed by Don Walker; machine-readable finding aid created by Don Walker
Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
University Library, University of the Pacific
Stockton, CA 95211
Phone: (209) 946-2404
Fax: (209) 946-2810
URL: http://www.pacific.edu/Library/Find/Holt-Atherton-Special-Collections.html
© 1998
University of the Pacific. All rights reserved.



Register of the Goodman (Minerva) Papers, 1914-1962

Collection number: Mss97

Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections

University Library

University of the Pacific

Contact Information

  • Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
  • University Library, University of the Pacific
  • Stockton, CA 95211
  • Phone: (209) 946-2404
  • Fax: (209) 946-2810
  • URL: http://www.pacific.edu/Library/Find/Holt-Atherton-Special-Collections.html
Processed by:
Don Walker
Date Completed:
October 1998
Encoded by:
Don Walker
© 1998 University of the Pacific. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Goodman (Minerva) Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1914-1962
Collection number: Mss97
Creator: Audrey M. Johnson
Extent: 0.25 linear ft.
Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
Stockton, CA 95211
Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Goodman (Minerva) Papers, Mss97, Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library

Access Points

personal name

Goodman, Minerva (1876-1967)

corporate name

California Equal Suffrage Association

corporate name

Stockton Political Equality Club

corporate name

National Council of Women Voters

corporate name

Wage Earners' Suffrage League

corporate name

Washington Equal Suffrage Association

subject

Suffragists -California -Stockton

subject

Women physicians -California -Stockton

corporate name

Red Cross -California -Stockton

Biography

Trained as a physician at the University of Minnesota, Minerva Goodman (1876-1967)worked with the Chinese, the poor and the elderly of Stockton (Calif.) from 1904 until she retired in 1962. Goodman was instrumental in establishing x-ray testing for tuberculosis in Stockton. She served the College of the Pacific as physician to women students for thirty-eight years (1924-1962). Minerva Goodmn was also active in the woman suffrage movement. She was, at different times, President, Secretary and Public Relations Officer for the Stockton Political Equality Club (1904-1911), an affiliate of the California Equal Suffrage Association.

Scope and Content

The Minerva Goodman Collection consists principally of correspondence, minutes and flyers relating to various California and Stockton woman suffrage organizations (1904-1911).

Container List

 

BOX 1: GOODMAN (MINERVA) PAPERS

 

1.1: Biographical information

 

1.2: Correspondence: National Council of Women Voters, 1911 [1 item, 3 pp.]

 

1.3: Correspondence: Calif. Equal Suffrage Assn., 1909-1911 [21 items]

 

1.4: Correspondence: Stockton Political Equality Club, 1908-1911 [6 items]

 

1.5: Correspondence: Political Equality League, LA, 1911 [1 item, 2 pp.]

 

1.6: Correspondence: Wage Earners Suffrage League, SF, 1911 [2 items, 3 pp.]

 

1.7: Correspondence: Washington (state) Equal Suffrage Assn., 1911 [2 items]

 

1.8: Correspondence: Audrey M. Johnson, 1961-1962 [4 items; pertaining to involvement of Quakers in suffrage movement; incl. letter from Dr. Goodman]

 

1.9: Correspondence: Alice Park, 1911 [6 items]

 

1.10: Stockton Political Equality Club member list, etc. [3 items]

 

1.11: Suffrage flyers & pamphlets

 

1.12: Clippings re Minerva Goodman & other California suffragists

 

1.13: Minerva Goodman. "Settling back on the farm without funds," The Red Cross Courier (Dec. 1933)

 

1.14: Stockton Red Cross TB Camp history [on back of program for performance of Shakespeare's 12th Night at Yosemite Theatre, Stockton, 1910]

 

1.15: Stockton Political Equality Club Minutebook, 1904-1911