Guide to the Works Progress Administration projects at the University of California, 1935-1942

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Guide to the Works Progress Administration Projects at the University of California, 1935-1942

Collection number: CU-5.46

University Archives, The Bancroft Library



University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, California

Contact Information:

  • University Archives
  • The Bancroft Library
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Berkeley, California, 94720-6000
  • Phone: (510) 642-2933
  • Fax: (510) 642-7589
  • Email: uarchive@library.berkeley.edu
  • URL: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/BANC/UARC/
Processed by:
The Bancroft Library staff
© 1999 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Collection Title: Works Progress Administration Projects at the University of California,
Date (inclusive): 1935-1942
Collection Number: CU-5.46
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration (Calif.)
Extent: 4 boxes
Repository: The Bancroft Library. University Archives.
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Abstract: Records of projects conducted under the auspices of the University of California in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Includes administrative and personnel records, as well as material related to the National Youth Administration.
Languages Represented: English

Information for Researchers

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Works Progress Administration projects at the University of California, CU-5.46, University Archives, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

History

Originally known as Works Progress Administration, the name was changed in 1939 to Work Projects Administration.

Container List

 

Unit “A”

box-folder 1:1

A - Unit [1938]

box-folder 1:2

A-1 “Paleontology”, S.P. Welles [1935-42]

box-folder 1:3

A-2 “Psycho-Biological Correlates”, Tryon [1938-40]

box-folder 1:4

A-3 “Personality Studies”, J. W. Macfarlane [1937-40]

box-folder 1:5

A-5 “Study of Hormones and Vitamins”, H. M. Evans [1935-41]

box-folder 1:6

A-8 “Physiological Changes in Adolescence”, [1935-41]

box-folder 1:7

A-11 “Jurisprudence”, McMurray [1935-41]

box-folder 1:8

A-12 “Biochemistry”, [1935-40]

box-folder 1:9

A-16 “Sino-Tibetan Philosophy”, [1935-38]

box-folder 1:10

A-17 “Bancroft Library”, [1937-40]

box-folder 1:11

A-18 “Local Government”, [1935-38]

box-folder 1:12

A-22 “Genetics”, Prof. Babcock [1935-38]

box-folder 1:13

A-24 “Assistance in Home Economics” [1935-41]

box-folder 1:14

A-25 “California Folk Music” [1940-41]

box-folder 1:15

A-27 “Nursery School Training” [1939-40]

box-folder 1:16

A-29 “Study of Fire and Crime Hazards” [1940-41]

box-folder 1:17

A-30 “Study of Learning Abilities in Adolescents”, H. E. Jones [1940]

box-folder 1:18

A-33 “A Statistical Study of Adolescent Boys and Girls”, Dr. Mary Jones, [1940-41]

box-folder 1:19

A-34 “Physical Growth in Urban California Children”, [1941]

 

Unit “B”

box-folder 1:20

Field “B”

box-folder 1:21

B-2 “Agricultural Economics”, Voorhies [1939]

box-folder 1:22

B-3 “Study of Foreign Plants”, Goodspeed, Mrs. Locke [1941]

box-folder 1:23

B-4 “Agronomy”, [1939-41]

box-folder 1:24

B-5 “Fruit Products”, Prof. Cruess [1935-40]

box-folder 1:25

B-7 “Veterinary Science”, [1939-41]

box-folder 2:1

B-8 “Plant Pathology”, [1939-40]

box-folder 2:2

B-9 “Entomology”, [1935-41]

box-folder 2:3

B-10 “Plant Nutrition”, [1939-40]

box-folder 2:4

B-11 “Soil Technology”, Prof. Shaw [1935-38]

box-folder 2:5

B-12 “Land Management”, Prof. Sampson [1936-38]

box-folder 2:6

B-13 “Irrigation”, Prof. Adams [1937-40]

 

Unit “C”

box-folder 2:7

C-1 “Zoology” [1939-40]

box-folder 2:8

C-2 “Chemistry” [1939-40]

box-folder 2:9

C-3 “Library” [1939-41]

box-folder 2:10

C-4 “Physics” [1935-36]

box-folder 2:11

C-5 “Termites” [1936-38]

box-folder 2:12

C-6 “Engineering” [1939-41]

box-folder 2:13

C-7 “Astronomy” [1936-39]

 

Miscellaneous

box-folder 2:14

Anthropology [1941]

box-folder 2:14a

Consolidated Projects

box-folder 2:15

Analysis of Physical Measurements [1938-40]

box-folder 2:16

Astronomy [1938]

box-folder 2:17

California Cultural Research, Bunje [1937]

box-folder 2:17a

California Folk Music [1938]

box-folder 2:18

Dept. of Education, Dr. Hockett [1935]

box-folder 2:19

Economics, Prof. Daggett, Chickerson, & Huntington, [1936-38]

box-folder 2:20

History: “Trade and Commerce of the English Colonies In America”, [1937]

box-folder 2:20a

Continuation of “Trade and Commerce of the English Colonies In America”, [1938]

box-folder 2:21

Commerce of Colonial America [1936-39]

box-folder 2:22

Northern California Art Project Correspondence [1940]

box-folder 2:23

Philosophy [1935-38]

box-folder 2:24

“To Develop A Museum of Mineral Industries” [1940-42]

 

Administration

box-folder 2:25

Master Project, Fields “A”, “B”, “C” [1941-42]

box-folder 2:26

Fields “A” and “B”, Administrative Units [1938-39]

box-folder 2:27

Field “B”, Summary Report [#1, 1939]

box-folder 2:27a

Field “B”, Summary Report [#2, 1939]

box-folder 2:28

Administrative “B” [1939]

box-folder 2:29

Administrative “C” [1939]

box-folder 2:30

Bibliography of Research Project Reports [1939-40]

box-folder 2:31

Campus Work-Relief Administrations-Descriptions

box-folder 2:32

WPA Correspondence and Proposals, 1936-40

box-folder 3:1

Co-Sponsorships [Forestry, 1935-43]

box-folder 3:2

Miscellaneous [!935-42]

box-folder 3:3

N.Y.A. Statistics [1938-41]

box-folder 3:4

Personnel, [circa 1935-42]

box-folder 3:4a

W.P.A.-Davis

box-folder 3:4b

W.P.A.-Los Angeles

box-folder 3:5

Riverside [1936-41]

box-folder 3:6

San Francisco [1935-40]

box-folder 3:7

San Jose [1938-42]

box-folder 3:8

Scripps [1935-41]

box-folder 3:9

Sera

box-folder 3:10

Sponsored Projects [circa 1935-42]

box-folder 3:11

Summary Report on the Works Programs in Northern California-1938

box-folder 3:12

University Policy Memorandum [1935]

 

National Youth Administration

box-folder 4:1

Forms and Form Letters

box-folder 4:2

Committees

box-folder 4:3

Reports to Sub-committees and News-Letters 1937

box-folder 4:4

Reports - N.Y.A. and F.E.R.A.

box-folder 4:5

Supervisors

box-folder 4:6

1934-1935, 1935-1936

box-folder 4:7

1935-1936

box-folder 4:8

1936-1937

box-folder 4:9

1936-1937, 1937-1938, 1938-1939

box-folder 4:10

1937-1938

box-folder 4:11

N.Y.A. Work Plan 1938

box-folder 4:12

1938-1939

box-folder 4:13

1939-1940

box-folder 4:14

Mrs. Phyllis Kristich-1940-1941 Correspondence

box-folder 4:15

Manual of Student Work Procedure 1940-1941

box-folder 4:16

Students on N.Y.A. 1940-1941

box-folder 4:17

1940-1941

box-folder 4:18

Manual of Student Work Procedure 1941-1942

box-folder 4:19

1941-1943

box-folder 4:20

N.Y.A. Students 1941-1942

box-folder 4:21

Continuation - S.F. Art Project