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Register of the Drury Papers on 19th c. California Parochial Colleges & Academies, 1865-1968
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CONTAINER LIST

 

BOX 1: DRURY PAPERS ON 19TH C. CHURCH SUPPORTED SCHOOLS IN CALIFORNIA

 

1.1: NOTES, 1851-1868 [Most references are from The Pacific and were gleaned from advertising and articles. Cards bearing a number in the upper right hand corner are from references from Educational Activities of the Protestant Churches in California, 1849-1860 by Hero Eugene Rensch, (M. A. Thesis, Stanford U., 1929). Drury also used the Third Biennial Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction of the State of California (1868-1869). Information includes brief notes on institutions indicating dates founded, names of founders, administrators, and teachers, and other historical notes on approximately 171 cards]

 

1.2: OCCIDENT NOTES FILE

 

-"A Report of California Schools, Academies, Seminaries, Institutes, Colleges and Universities as Recorded in the Occident Between the Years 1868-1873" for History of Christianity on the Pacific Slope (March 1958) [typescript paper for Dr. Drury's class; 51 unnumbered pp.; pg. [4] lists schools reported in the Occident.]

 

-Bob Richards. Notes on schools recorded in the Occident between 1868-1958 [alphabetized by name of school, included date of article in the Occident, page number, and brief notes on content; 58 unnumbered pp.]

 

-Notes by Dr. Clifford Drury. "From map made by one of my students- California Schools, 1868-1873- Academies, Seminaries, Institutes, Colleges, Universities, reported in the Occident." [2 pg. typescript list of academies under eighteen California cities]

 

-Notes from Occident (Oct. 26, 1887), p. 12 on "The Nevada College"

 

1.3: CORRESPONDENCE, 1959-1976

 

-Drury with Richard Coke Wood, Pacific Center for Western Studies [ca. 45 items; chiefly regarding Drury's publications and submissions to the Pacific Historian, Far Westerner and Valley Trails]

 

-Marian Whitney, history instructor, Santa Rosa Junior College to CD (May 9, 1958) [requests research assistance on Sonoma Cumberland College and Alexander Academy]

 

-CD to Marian Whitney (May 10, 1958)

 

-Sister Marie Vandenbergh of Cenacle Retreat House, Carmichael, Calif. to CD (July 11, 1965) [requests reference and research help for M.A. thesis on parochial schools in Sacramento Valley]

 

-CD to Sister Marie Vandenbergh (July 18, 1965)

 

1.4: MT. TAMALPAIS MILITARY ACADEMY SAN RAPHAEL, CALIF.

 

-"1890 Mount Tamalpais Military Academy" [2 pp.]

 

-Catalog of photographs, n.d. [ca. 1900]

 

-Invitation to closing exercises of the class of 1901

 

-Holograph note "academy closed Spring 1950."

 

1.5: MILLS COLLEGE

 

-"1865 Mills College and Seminary, Alameda County," [2 pp.]

 

-2 portraits of Dr. C.L. Mills

 

-1900 Commencement invitation

 

-1908 invitation to Founder's Day

 

1.6: MATERIALS FROM OTHER SCHOOLS

 

-Chas. E. Hutton, Principal, Alexander Academy, Healdsburg to Rev. T. Fraser and Mr. R. Morgan of Board of Trustees (5-23-1871) [announcing semi-annual examination on May 31, 1871]

 

-note to "Miss Mendenhall" congratulating her on completing studies at Livermore Collegiate Institute written on an announcement of "Commencement Exercises of Livermore Collegiate Institute at Washington Hall, Livermore, Wednesday May 28, 1873"; notes written on a page from catalog of Alexander Academy at Healdsburg (Fall 1877)

 

-Expenses list, E.B. Conklin, Principal, Placerville Academy, Placerville, El Dorado Co.

 

-Santa Rosa Female Seminary, Santa Rosa, announcement of opening (August 11, 1868)

 

1.7: NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS

 

-Mt. Tamlpais Militery Academy. [2]

 

-"Rip Tides--Beginnings of Mills" [7]

 

-College of California [1]

 

-"Education in California, from Roy W. Cloud, Education in California, Stanford U. Press (1952), pp. 102-103

 

1.8: OTHER PRINTED MATTER

 

-"Education," California Statistical Abstract (1970), pp. 157-159 [Statistical Tables on enrollment, attendance, expenses, state apportionments to public schools]

 

-"U.C.--A Centennial," Telephone News (June 1968)