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Guide to the Emma (Moffat) McLaughlin Papers, 1927-1967
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Box 1

Series 1: Letters Written by Mrs. Mclaughlin, ca. 1928- 1967.

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically in yearly folders through 1943; 1944-1967 are grouped in a folder at the end.
While outgoing correspondence consists mainly of typed copies of letters concerning Mrs. McLaughlin's many civic activities, also included are handwritten postcards, letters, and notes. Additional correspondence may also be found in the subject files (Series 3).
Box 1, folder 1-17

Letters (382) ca. 1928-1967

Boxes 2-4

Series 2: Letters Written to Mrs. Mclaughlin, [& others], 1927-1965.

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by name of person or organization, and then chronologically.
An A-Z miscellany precedes the files of individual correspondents. Material includes many requests for Mrs. McLaughlin to speak at meetings, letters concerning her civic interests and activities, as well as some letters addressed to John Oakie, Bruno Lasker, and Cora Hartdegen, concerning the Institute of Pacific Relations. Several letters of G. M. Fisher relate to Japanese-American Evacuees. Additional correspondence may also be found in the subject files (Series 3).
Box 2, folder 1

Miscellaneous, A-G: 1927-1958

Physical Description: 70
 

[Abbott ?], Marie

 

Allen, Ethel R.

 

American Council on Education

 

American Foundation for the Blind, Inc.

 

American Institute of Banking

 

American Printing House for the Blind, Inc.

 

American Statistical Association

 

Asilomar Hotel

 

Baker, Mrs. O. A.

 

Barnes, Nathan

 

Block, Eugene B.

 

Book and Magazine Guild

 

Boyd, Katherine (Mrs. Francis Eugene)

 

Buffalo Museum of Science

 

Bunka-Fukyukai Foundation

 

Business and Professional Women's Club

 

Calhouse, Virginia

 

California School Book Depository

 

The California State Library

 

Canadian Institute of International Affairs

 

Carlson, Etelle

 

Charles, Allan E.

 

A Child's Garden Press

 

Consulate-General of the Republic of China

 

The Commercial Press, Ltd.

 

Corbett, Helen E.

 

Corona Club

 

Cosgrave, Margaret

 

Cunningham, Ruby

 

[Denney?], Jennie C.

 

Dickinson, Susan

 

East and West Association (U.S.)

 

Evans, Nora

 

Fabyan, Eleanor B.

 

Fairfax-[Cholineley?], Elise

 

Fay, Philip S. Jr.

 

The Figueroa Hotel

 

Finch, Veleda Horbel

 

Flemming, Jennie (Mrs. R. J.)

 

Fortune Magazine

 

Foster, Rhoda

 

Fowler Union High School

 

Fresno State College

 

Gerlinnger, Irene, H. (Mrs. G. T.)

 

Golden Gate International Exposition

folder 2

Miscellaneous, H-M: 1927-1962

Physical Description: 58
 

Hamilton, Ceil (Mrs. William S.)

 

Hanford Union High School

 

Hill, Ida E.

 

Hobart, Helen S. (Mrs. James C.)

 

Holden, A. E.

 

Holley, Grace B. (Mrs. Harry H.)

 

Hollingsworth Adelle B.

 

Institute of Pacific Relations

 

International Institute

 

International League for Peace and Freedom

 

The International Quarterly

 

The International Relations Council of Long Beach, Calif.

 

Consulate General of Japan

 

The Japanese-American Courier

 

Japanese Y. W. C. A. of San Francisco

 

The Katharine Branson School

 

League of Women Voters of Berkeley

 

League of Women Voters of Los Angeles

 

Lee, Ivy Jr.

 

Lee, Ruth D. T., Food Research Institute

 

Leueme, Margaret (Mrs. C. R.)

 

Lewis, Lena Morrow

 

The Living Age

 

Lombard, Joan

 

Loomis, Alta

 

Loomis, Edna (Mrs. R. P.)

 

Lorbeer, Lloyd L.

 

Los Angeles County (Calif.)

 

Lowe, Pardee

 

Macadam, Ivison S., The Royal Institute of International Affairs

 

McAfee, L. Malcolm

 

McDonald, Mrs. James R.

 

MacKenzie, Mrs. A. J.

 

McMasters, Harry

 

McKeen, Laura M.

 

Mercier, Desire Joseph, 1851-1926

 

Merriman, Letty G.

 

Morican, Anna N.

 

Moorhead, Lois B.

 

Morrisson, Mary

 

Morrisson, William D. F.

 

Miyako Hotel, Kyoto

folder 3

Miscellaneous, N-R: 1928-1965

Physical Description: 29
 

National Conference of Social Work (U.S.)

 

Needlework Guild of America

 

[Norswick?] Mildred

 

O'Kelly, Lutitia W.

 

Orrick, William H. Jr.

 

Pacific Relations Club of Lowell High School

 

Pan-Pacific Women's Association

 

Pauker, Guy J

 

Pope, Verda (Mrs. Philip S.)

 

The Portola Study Club of Portland

 

Potter, Elizabeth Gray

 

Powers, Carroll M.

 

Puget Sound Academy of Science

 

Residential Seminars on World Affairs

 

Richardson, Egerton R.

 

Riley, Mary F. (Mrs. M. F.)

 

Riley, Paul

 

Rosenbery, Enid A.

 

Rotary Club of Sacramento

 

Rothchild, Walter

 

Row, Martin A.

 

Russell Sage Foundation

folder 4

Miscellaneous, S: 1920-1967

Physical Description: 38
 

Stanford University

 

Saito, Yuichi

 

Sakurauchi, T.

 

Salinas Evening School

 

San Francisco (Calif.)

 

San Francisco (Calif.) Public Schools

 

San Francisco Freedom Agenda Project

 

San Francisco World Affairs Assembly

 

San Mateo Park School Parent Teacher Association

 

San Rafael Improvement Club

 

Santa Cruz Business and Professional Women's Club

 

Santa Rosa High School

 

Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce Women's Auxiliary

 

Saratoga Foothill Club

 

Seaton, Mary

 

Sheppard, William J.

 

[Sherler], Angelia Shinn, Mrs. J.C.

 

Sixth America-Japan Student Conference, University of Southern California

 

Slade, Caroline (Mrs. F. Louis)

 

Smith, Lisa Wood (Mrs. G. Kirkhorn)

 

Smithsonian Institution

 

Soroptimist Club

 

Standard Statistics Company, Inc.

 

Suisun Wednesday Club

 

Sullivan, Mark

 

Stewart, Maude White

folder 5

Miscellaneous, T-Z & Unidentified: 1928-1965

Physical Description: 40
 

Takeuchi, [Sunni?]

 

Tarabanov, Milko

 

United Nations

 

United States. Foreign Broadcast Information Service.

 

University Club

 

University of California, Berkeley. Alumni Association

 

University of California Press

 

University-Oakland Metropolitan Forum

 

Visalia Union High School and Junior College

 

Walker, Eva C.

 

[Walser], Frank

 

Ward, Mrs. Thomas Henry Ward

 

Weseen, Mildred

 

Western Union Telegraph Company

 

Whitaker, Mrs. W. E.

 

White, R. M.

 

William T. Hornaday Memorial Foundation, Inc.

 

William Morrow & Company, Inc.

 

Wittfogel, Karl August, 1896-

 

World Affairs Council of Northern California

 

World Unity Magazine

 

Wright, Dorothy S.

 

Wu, Ching-Chao

 

Young, Hobart N.

 

Young Men's Christian Associations

 

Young Women's Christian Associations

 

Zonta International

 

Unidentified

folder 6

American Association of University Women 1929-1945

Physical Description: 9
folder 7

Bell, Reginald, 1894- 1930-1943

Physical Description: 2
folder 8

Blaisdell, Allen Carrier, 1897- 1936-1939

Physical Description: 3
folder 9

Blaisdell, James Arnold, 1867- President, Claremont Colleges Sept. 13, 1930

Physical Description: 1
folder 10

Breed, Eleanor D. Aug. 21, 1939

Physical Description: 1
folder 11

California Federation of Women's Clubs 1928- 1939

Physical Description: 59
folder 12

California Historical Society written by D.H. Huggins, Corresponding Secretary March 26, 1943

Physical Description: 1
folder 13

California League of Business & Professional Women Feb. 24, 1931

Physical Description: 1
folder 14

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Sept. 26, 1941

Physical Description: 1
folder 15

Carter, Edward Clark, 1878-1954

See also additional letters by Carter in the I.P.R. Files in Series 3
1928-1946

Physical Description: 12
folder 16

Chinese Famine Relief Committee of California Oct. 6, 1931

Physical Description: 1
folder 17

Chinese National Association of the Mass Education Movement Dec. 31, 1931

Physical Description: 1
folder 18

Citizens Committee to Repeal Chinese Exclusion 1943

Physical Description: 2
folder 19

Commonwealth Club of California, San Francisco Aug. 18,1933

Physical Description: 1
folder 20

Conant, Melvin Director, Institute of Pacific Relations of Hawaii 1952

Physical Description: 2
folder 21

Condliffe, John B., 1891-1981 Associate Director, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Sept. 20, 1943

Physical Description: 1
folder 22

Cook, Ransom M., 1899- President, Japan Society of San Francisco Apr. 28,1958

Physical Description: 1
folder 23

Coolidge, Mary Elizabeth Burroughs (Roberts) Smith, 1860-1945

Davis, Malcolm Waters, 1889- See Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Oct. 22, 1939

Physical Description: 1
folder 24

Deutsch, Monroe Emanuel, 1879-1955 June 10, 1935

Physical Description: 1
folder 25

Emeny, Brooks, 1901- Director, Foreign Affairs Council, Cleveland, Ohio April 30, 1942

Physical Description: 1
folder 26

Field, Frederick Vanderbilt See additional letters by Field in the I.P.R. Files in Series 3 1936-1945

Physical Description: 9
folder 27

Fisher, Galen Merriam, 1873-1955 1937-1947

Physical Description: 12
folder 28

Fisher, Harold Henry, 1890- 1960-1962, n.d.

Physical Description: 3
folder 29

Fisher, Ralph Talcott, 1877- July 13, 1935

Physical Description: 1
folder 30

Foreign Policy Association by S. P. Hayes, President Dec. 5, 1963

Physical Description: 1
folder 31

Gillis, Mabel Ray, 1882- Jan. 14, 1958

Physical Description: 1
folder 32

Griffiths, Farnham Pond, 1884-1958

President, Pacific House
1942

Physical Description: 2
folder 33

Hamilton, Aymer Jay, 1876-

President, Chico State College See also: Foreign Policy Association
Dec. 4, 1939

Physical Description: 1
folder 34

Herrick, Francis Herkomer, 1900- 1944

Physical Description: 3
folder 35

Hotchkiss, Willard Eugene, 1874-

to A.I. Esberg
Apr. 15, 1930

Physical Description: 1
folder 36

Hu, Shih, 1891- See also: California Historical Society and Japan Society of San Francisco Sept. 4, 1942

Physical Description: 1
folder 37

Jessup, Philip Caryl, 1897- 1940-1945

Physical Description: 5
folder 38

Kerr, Clark, 1911-

President, University of California
1960

Physical Description: 2
folder 39

Kingman, Harry Lees, 1892- 1931-1935

Physical Description: 2
folder 40

Kingman, Ruth Winning, 1900-

Executive Secretary, Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play.
1943-1945

Physical Description: 6
Box 3, folder 1-2

Lasker, Bruno, 1880- See also additional letters by Lasker in the I.P.R. files in Series 3 1935-1943

Physical Description: 73
folder 3

Lattimore, Owen, 1900- 1940-1944

Physical Description: 10
folder 4

Linaner, Clarence Richard, 1890-

General Manager, San Francisco Examiner
June 20, 1935

Physical Description: 1
folder 5

McDuffie, Duncan, 1877-1951 June 27, 1932

Physical Description: 1
folder 6

McDuffie, Jean (Howard), 1880-1955

[Mrs. Duncan McDuffie]
1939, n.d.

Physical Description: 3
folder 7

Martin, Charles Emanuel, 1891- 1930-1946

Physical Description: 4
folder 8

Mears, Eliot Grinnell, 1899- 1936-1942

Physical Description: 4
folder 9

Merritt, Varina (Morrow)

[Mrs. Ralph Palmer Merritt] See also: Workers Education Bureau of America
[1928?]

Physical Description: 2
folder 10

Morley, Grace Louise (McCann)

Director, San Francisco Museum of Art & Pacific House
1939-1940

Physical Description: 13
folder 11

Morrish, Will F., 1883-

President, Bank of America
Mar. 21, 1933

Physical Description: 1
folder 12

National Citizens Committee for Support of WPA

folder 13-15

Oakie, John H., Secretary Institute of Pacific Relations See also letters by Oakie in the I.P.R files in Series 3 1935-1944

Physical Description: 159
folder 16

Parsons, Edward Lambe, 1868- Dec. 16, 1941

Physical Description: 1
folder 17

Pittman, Key, 1872-1940 Nov. 1, 1920

Physical Description: 1
folder 18

Reinhardt, Aurelia (Henry), 1877-1948

President, Mills College

Rich, Raymond Thomas, 1899 See World Peace Foundation
1928-1942

Physical Description: 7
folder 19

Rockefeller Foundation 1944

Physical Description: 2
folder 20

Rossi, Angelo J., 1878-

Mayor of San Francisco
Oct. 31, 1939

Physical Description: 1
folder 21

Rowell, Chester Harvey, 1867-1948 1933-43

Physical Description: 4
folder 22

Rusk, Dean, 1909-

Secretary of State
1935-1936, n.d.

Physical Description: 6
folder 23

San Francisco. Committee for the Twentieth Anniversary Commemorative Meeting of the United Nations 1965

Physical Description: 4
folder 24

San Francisco. Junior Chamber of Commerce Jan. 12, 1943

Physical Description: 1
folder 25

San Francisco News Mar. 22, n.d.

Physical Description: 1
folder 26

San Francisco Women's Chamber of Commerce May 24, 1939

Physical Description: 1
folder 27

Smith, Susan T. Oct. 10, 1935

Physical Description: 1
folder 28

Sproul, Robert Gordon

President, University of California
Sept. 12, 1941

Physical Description: 1
folder 29

Stebbins, Lucy Ward, 1880-1955 1933-1936

Physical Description: 2
folder 30

Straight, Michale Whitney, 1916- July 24, 1953

Physical Description: 1
folder 31

Stratton, Alice Elenore (Miller) [Mrs. George Malcom Stratton] 1936-1942

Physical Description: 2
folder 32

Strong, Edward Kellogg, 1884- 1929-1930

Physical Description: 2
folder 33

Talbott, Everett Guy, 1883-1945

Director, International Center, San Francisco
Jan. 26, 1944

Physical Description: 1
folder 34

Tom Mooney Labor School, San Francisco Aug. 30, 1943

Physical Description: 1
folder 35

Treat, Payson Jackson, 1879- 1930

Physical Description: 2
folder 36

United Nations Association of the United States of America, Inc. San Francisco Chapter June 1965

Physical Description: 1
folder 37

White, Lynn Townsend, 1907-

President, Mills College
Nov. 24, 1945

Physical Description: 1
folder 38

Wilbur, Marguerite May (Blake) [Mrs. Ray Lyman Wilbur] Apr. 25, 1929

Physical Description: 1
folder 39

Wilbur, Ray Lyman, 1875-1929 1928-1944

Physical Description: 25
folder 40

Wilson, Garff B. May 16, 1956

Physical Description: 1
folder 41

Workers Education Bureau of America 1938

Physical Description: 2
Box 4, folder 1-6

World Affairs Council of Northern California 1947-1968

Physical Description: 194
folder 7

World Peace Foundation Dec. 17, 1929

Physical Description: 1
Cartons 1-8

Series 3: Subject Files

Scope and Content Note

Arranged by general subjects, primarily consisting of files for organizations with which Emma McLaughlin was involved or interested. The materials vary for each subject file, but generally include correspondence with officers, committee members, and members, as well as with other state and local organizations, agencies, and individuals; minutes of committee meetings; reports of officers and committees; and, lists of members, including members of committees and the Board of Directors.
Some files also include articles of incorporation, constitution and bylaws; summaries of proceedings; announcements and programs of meetings; reports, bulletins, and notes relating to annual conferences; programs and copies of Papers delivered at workshops or conferences; lists of volunteers; budget reports, statistics, and other financial records; forms; and, promotional literature.
Much of the information is concerned with the Institute of Pacific Relations and later, the World Affair Council of Northern California. These files contain additional letters to Bruno Lasker, John Oakie, and Cora Hartdegen who were also involved in the Institute. The IPR files in Carton 2 (folders 7-19) include testimony re the investigation of the Institute by the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee of Internal Security (McCarran Committee).
Ctn. 1, folder 1

American Association of University Women 1927-1967

folder 2-8

Children's Year 1917-1919

folder 9-18

Community Chest of San Francisco 1921-1924

folder 19-26

Golden Gate International Exposition 1937-1940

Ctn. 2, folder 1-3

Golden Gate International Exposition 1937-1940

folder 4-6

Institute of International Relations. Mills College 1935-1949

folder 7-19

Institute of Pacific Relations 1929-1952

folder 20

Institute of Pacific Relations. Pacific Council Oct/Nov 1931

folder 21-24

Institute of Pacific Relations. American Council 1926-1954

Ctn. 3, folder 1-26

Institute of Pacific Relations. American Council. San Francisco Bay Region Division 1928-1947

Ctn. 4, folder 1-20

Institute of Pacific Relations. American Council. San Francisco Bay Region Division 1928-1947

folder 21-35

Institute of Pacific Relations. American Council. Southern California Division 1937-1941

Ctn. 5, folder 1-5

League of Women Voters. San Francisco 1921-1968

folder 6-9

League of Women Voters. California 1924-1967

folder 10-12

League of Women Voters. United States 1925-1954

folder 13-15

Montalvo Association 1954-1961

folder 16

Northern Californians for the Hoover Report 1949-1950

folder 17-21

Sarah Dix Hamlin School 1957-1966

folder 22-25

San Francisco Foundation 1965-1967

Ctn. 6, folder 1-3

San Francisco Foundation 1965-1967

folder 4-6

San Francisco Public Library 1945-1968

folder 7-8

University of California. Berkeley 1942-1966

folder 9-30

World Affairs Council of Northern California 1947-1968

Ctn. 7, folder 1-22

World Affairs Council of Northern California 1947-1968

Ctn. 8, folder 1-24

World Affairs Council of Northern California 1947-1968

folder 25-26

Young Women's Christian Association. San Francisco. 1964-1968

Carton 9, folders 1-4

Series 4: Personal Miscellany, 1927-1945.

Scope and Content Note

Includes certificates and tear sheets of published writings and miscellaneous papers.
Ctn. 9, folder 1-2

Personalia n.d.

folder 3

Tear sheets of published writings [1927]-1945

 

An Adventure in Friendship Sept. 1945

 

An Important Event in Retrospect Aug. 1941

 

Everlasting Teamwork will Gain the Goal [1927]

 

A Letter From Mrs. Alfred McLaughlin Jan. 1939

folder 4

Miscellaneous papers n.d.

Carton 9, folders 5-22

Series 5: Clippings, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Includes newspaper clippings about Children's Year, Emma McLaughlin, and the Golden Gate International Exposition, as well as miscellaneous articles.
Ctn. 9, folder 5-14

Children's Year Committee

folder 15

McLaughlin, Emma

folder 16

Golden Gate International Exposition

folder 17-22

Miscellaneous

 

Commissions

oversize Oversize Folder, folder 1

City & County of San Francisco Art Commissioner 1932

 

City & County of San Francisco Member of Library Commission 1944

 

State of California Member of the Social Welfare Board 1930

 

Posters

oversize Oversize Folder, folder 1

Better Baby Conference at the California State Fair n.d.

 

Children's Year (3 posters) 1918-1919

 

New York State Department of Health n.d.

 

U.S. Food Administration Little Americans do your bit n.d.

 

White House Conference on Child Health and Protection, The Children's Charter 1931

 

Your Children the Pride of the Nation n.d.

folder 2

The Division of Child Hygiene State Board of Health, Topeka, Kansas (14 posters)

 

The Cost of Feeding

 

The Bottle Fed Baby

 

You Can Help the Babies

 

Babies' Sore Eyes

 

Your State Can Protect the Babies

 

Your City Can Protect Babies

 

Fresh Air for the Babies

 

Baby Will Be Well and Happy

 

Baby Will Be Unhappy and Cross