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Guide to the Dorothy Chancellor Collection, 1885-1985
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Key to Arrangement

Box 1

Scrapbooks Special Collection

Box 1

First Alphabet Book DC3

Box 1

Cloth Picture Book DC 4

Box 1

Elsie and Elmer Book DC 5

Box 2, Folder 1

Retirement papers

Box 2, Folder 2

Tax returns 1939-1979

Box 2, Folder 3

Correspondence with Executive House, Victoria, B.C., Canada,1977-1984

Box 2, Folder 4

Travel guides, train schedules, postcards, travel information, brochures, 1953

Box 2, Folder 5

[ Envelope] Photograph, poems, misc. newspapers, magazines, bulletins, 1913-1956

Box 2, Folder 5

[ Envelope] Business and personal correspondence, 1938-1942

Box 2, Folder 6

American Cancer Society certificates, 1963-1969

Box 3

Bound collection of mounted leaves

Box 3

History of Art by Dorothy Chancellor, seven bound folders about art history

Box 4, Folder 1

Announcements/Addresses

Box 4, Folder 2

Business correspondence, 1962-1984

Box 4, Folder 3

Clippings, 1962-1971

Box 4, Folder 4

Drawings 1917-

Box 4, Folder 5

Ephemera-school work, report cards from Pasadena High School and Pasadena Junior College, correspondence), 1885-1929

Box 4, Folder 6

Greeting cards, post cards

Box 4, Folder 6

Greeting cards, post cards

Box 4, Folder 7

Personal correspondence, 1878-1975

Box 4, Folder 7

Photos

Box 5, Folder 1

Announcements/Addresses,1965-1968

Box 5, Folder 2

Bills

Box 5, Folder 3

Business correspondence

Box 5, Folder 4

Clippings, 1939-1972

Box 5, Folder 5

Drawings, 1916-

Box 5, Folder 6

Ephemera, 1915-1984

Box 5, Folder 7

Greeting cards/post cards, 1919-1973

Box 5, Folder 8

Invitations

Box 5, Folder 9

Miscellaneous business records, 1904-1982

Box 5, Folder 10

Personal correspondence, 1889-1985

Box 5, Folder 11

Photos-including school photo

Box 5, Folder 12

Printed matter-booklet, The Church and Her Ways, 1927

Box 6

City Arithmetics Grade VI, by Wentworth, Smith, Shiels, ©1916

Box 6

An Introduction to American History, by Alice Atkinson, ©1919

Box 6

First Book: The Progressive Course in Reading, by George I. Aldrich, ©1899

Box 6

Comrades of the Desert: A Story for Boys, by Ruth Thompson.

Note

Inscribed by the author to her niece, Dorothy. News clipping pasted on inside cover, December 17, 1920.
Box 6

Hymnal, 1920

Box 6

Common Prayer book, 1920

Box 6, Folder 1

Business correspondence, 1935-1981

Box 6, Folder 2

Clippings

Box 6, Folder 3

Ephemera-report cards, award certificates, senior citizen identification, souvenirs, school work, 1920-1981

Box 6, Folder 4

Greeting cards/Post cards

Box 6, Folder 5

Personal correspondence, 1884-1975

Box 7, Folder 1

Legal correspondence-

 

Will of Dorothy Chancellor

 

Legal papers of estate of Harriet E. Chancellor, 1912-13

 

Arthur North Chancellor estate papers, 1949

 

Legal papers of estate of Marjorie Montgomery Ward Baker, 1959

 

Will of Robert O.A. Chancellor, 1966

Box 7, Folder 2

Legal correspondence, 1927-1975

Box 7, Folder 3

Wills-

 

Folder 1-Will of Harriott Ellen Chancellor, 1911

 

"Letters relating to various legacies left to me (Dorothy) by my (Dorothy's family," 1918-1943

 

Will of Marjorie Montgomery Ward Baker, 1912

Box 8

Photographs, daguerreotype, news clippings, Dorothy Chancellor's war ration book, English postcards

Box 8

A Picture Birthday Book for Boys and Girls

Box 8

Holy Bible

Note

Owned by Ruth Thompson and then Dorothy Chancellor, 1919.
Box 8

Baby's Kingdom

Note

Baby book, made in 1885; used for Dorothy in 1911.
Box 8

Memories of My School Days, 1920s

Box 9

Dorothy Chancellor's high school diploma, Pasadena High School, 1928

Box 9

Graduation ceremony programs, 1928

Box 9

Photograph, bookkeeping ledgers,1875

Box 9

The Little Folds Paper, 6/5/04 and 6/12/04

Box 9

Object Lesson A B C, 1916

Box 9

What a Cook Ought to Know About Cornstarch, by Emma Churchman Hewitt

Box 9

Royal Baking and Pastry Cook