Inventory of the Theodore Perceval Gerson Papers, 1901; 1916; 1924-1938

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Inventory of the Theodore Perceval Gerson Papers, 1901; 1916; 1924-1938

The Huntington Library



San Marino, California

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Department
  • The Huntington Library
  • 1151 Oxford Road
  • San Marino, California 91108
  • Phone: (626) 405-2203
  • Fax: (626) 449-5720
  • Email: lgarcia@huntington.org
  • URL: http://www.huntington.org/huntingtonlibrary.aspx?id=554
Processed by:
Huntington Library staff
© 2000 The Huntington Library. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Theodore Perceval Gerson Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1901; 1916; 1924-1938
Creator: Gerson, Theodore Perceval, 1872-1959?
Extent: 483 pieces plus clippings
Repository: The Huntington Library
San Marino, California 91108
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Provenance

Purchased from N. A. Kovach, February, 1948.

Access

Collection is open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information please go to following URL .

Publication Rights

In order to quote from, publish, or reproduce any of the manuscripts or visual materials, researchers must obtain formal permission from the office of the Library Director. In most instances, permission is given by the Huntington as owner of the physical property rights only, and researchers must also obtain permission from the holder of the literary rights. In some instances, the Huntington owns the literary rights, as well as the physical property rights. Researchers may contact the appropriate curator for further information.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Theodore Perceval Gerson Papers, The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

Biography

T. Perceval Gerson (1872-1959?), founder of the Hollywood Bowl, was a physician, the publisher of the Los Angeles Municipal Newspaper, and patron for many community organizations. He was active in the Hollywood Bowl Association, the Theatre Arts Alliance of Hollywood, the National Committee for Planned Parenthood, and the American Civil Liberties Union.

Subject matter

The personal and business correspondence of Dr. T. Perceval Gerson chiefly for the years 1934-37, which includes letters from conductors, musicians, lecturers on liberal causes, etc. Also 2 sets of newspaper clippings covering the San Francisco Graft Trial of 1907 and the William Dudley Haywood trial in Idaho in 1907.

Physical description

Letters, newspaper clippings, and manuscripts.

Related Material

Note: There are additional papers of Theodore Perceval Gerson in the U.C.L.A. Library

Container List

Box Box 1, Folder 1

Adventure Society

 

1 piece, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 2

Allen, Harold B.

 

3 pieces, 1935-1938, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 3

Amato, Pasquale

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 4

American Arts Foundation

 

1 piece, 1934, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 5

American Civil Liberties Union

 

11 pieces, 1935-1938, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 6

American Russian Institute of Southern California

 

1 piece, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 7

Anderson, Caul E.

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 8

Archibald, C. H.

 

1 piece, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 9

Arts, Literature, Science National Convention

 

1 piece, 1933-1934, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 10

Associated Forums, Limited

 

2 pieces, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 11

Auslender, Edward M.

 

1 piece, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 12

Bachenheimer, William

 

1 piece, 1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 13

Bailey, Walter V.

 

3 pieces, 1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 14

Balch, Allan C.

 

1 piece, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 15

Balli, Doria

 

1 piece, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 16

Bartholomew, Myllicent

 

5 pieces, 1937-1938, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 17

Bean, Walton E.

 

1 piece, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 18

Behr, Max H.

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 19

Behymer, Lynden Ellsworth

 

2 pieces, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 20

Bell, J. E.

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 21

Bell, Thomas Hastie

 

2 pieces, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 22

Benjamin, Gilbert Giddings

 

1 piece, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 23

The Biosophical Institute

 

16 pieces, 1936-1938, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 24

Bliven, Bruce

 

2 pieces, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 25

Bogigian, Ellenore

 

1 piece, 1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 26

Boland, Hal

 

2 pieces, 1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 27

Bonelli, Richard

 

2 pieces, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 28

Bowden, A. O.

 

1 piece, 1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 29

Bradley, Undine

 

2 pieces, 1938, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 30

Briggs, George A.

 

1 piece, 1938, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 31

Brisbane, R.

 

3 pieces, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 32

Brooks, Mildred Bryant

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 33

Browne, Lewis [Allen]

 

5 pieces, 1935-1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 34

Brownrigg, William

 

2 pieces, 1936-1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 35

Buhlig, Richard

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 36

Caldecott, Ernest

 

1 piece, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 37

California State Board of Prison Directors

 

1 piece, 1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 38

Cameron, Basil

 

1 piece, 1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 39

Campbell Farming Corporation

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 40

Cejarty, Kate

 

1 piece, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 41

Chenhalls, Albert

 

2 pieces, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 42

Clark, Margarete L.

 

3 pieces, 1936-1938, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 43

Clifton, A. R.

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 44

Collier, John

 

1 piece, 1935, to Helen L. Fleming

Folder 45

Collier, John

 

1 piece, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 46

Connolly, Donald H.

 

3 pieces, 1935-1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 47

Cook, Sadie L.

 

1 piece, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 48

Cooley, Winnifred Harper

 

2 pieces, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 49

Cooper, Lenetta N.

 

1 piece, 1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 50

Cox, Curt

 

2 pieces, 1934-1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 51

Craig, Nell Terry

 

1 piece, 1938, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 52

Crane, Douglas

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 53

Daniels, David

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 54

Darrow, Clarence

 

1 piece, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 55

Darrow, Ruby

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 56

Davis, Ruth Helen

 

4 pieces, 1935-1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 57

Dawson, Ernest

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 58

Day, George M.

 

1 piece, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 59

Democratic National Committee

 

1 piece, 1938, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 60

Democratic State Central Committee

 

2 pieces, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 61

Dougherty, Aida Gerson

 

1 piece, 1934, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 62

Dougherty, Beatrice

 

3 pieces, 1934-1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 63

Duquette, Elsa

 

1 piece, 1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 64

Edmunds, Charles Keyser

 

1 piece, 1938, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 65

Farmers and Merchants National Bank

 

1 piece, 1937, to Severance Club

Folder 66

Farnell, Genevieve

 

1 piece, 1937, Affidavit re: Edwin Markham

Folder 67

Faversham, William

 

3 pieces, 1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 68

Fell, Herbert N.

 

3 pieces, 1935-1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 69

Fentress, Helen Spalding

 

1 piece, 1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 70

Fink, David

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 71

Fisher, G. Adams

 

1 piece, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 72

Fiske, Vocha Bertha

 

7 pieces, 1935-1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 73

Fitts, Charles T.

 

4 pieces, 1935-1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 74

Flewelling, Ralph Tyler

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 75

Ford, John Anson

 

6 pieces, 1935-1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 76

Fry, C. Brooks

 

3 pieces, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 77

Funk and Wagnalls

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 78

Geddes, Norman Bell

 

3 pieces, 1935-1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 79

Gershkovitch, Jacques

 

7 pieces, 1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 80

Gerson, Cecil

 

1 piece, 1936, to Cedric Gerson

Folder 81

Gerson, Cedric

 

1 piece, 1937, to Freddie and Myllicent Bartholomew

Folder 82

Gerson, Louis Jay

 

1 piece, 1935, to Clarence Darrow

Folder 83

Gerson, Louis Jay

 

29 pieces, 1929-1938, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 84

Gerson, Lowell

 

3 pieces, 1925-1926, to Cecil Gerson

Folder 85

Gerson, Lowell

 

60 pieces, 1925-1937, to Isadore I. Gerson

Folder 86

Gerson, Mildred

 

11 pieces, 1935-1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 87

Gerson, Theodore Perceval

 

1 piece, 1935, to Allan C. Balch

Folder 88

Gerson, Theodore Perceval

 

1 piece, 1936, to J. E. Bell

Folder 89

Gerson, Theodore Perceval

 

1 piece, 1936, to James D. Bruce

Folder 90

Gerson, Theodore Perceval

 

1 piece, 1924, Tribute to Stewart E. Bruce

Folder 91

Gerson, Theodore Perceval

 

1 piece, 1936, to A. R. Clifton

Folder 92

Gerson, Theodore Perceval

 

1 piece, 1935, to Donald H. Connolly

Folder 93

Gerson, Theodore Perceval

 

1 piece, 1934, to Curt Cox

Folder 94

Gerson, Theodore Perceval

 

2 pieces, 1935, to Clarence Darrow

Folder 95

Gerson, Theodore Perceval

 

2 pieces, 1935-1936, to Charles T. Fitts

Folder 96

Gerson, Theodore Perceval

 

1 piece, 1935, to John Anson Ford

Folder 97

Gerson, Theodore Perceval

 

5 pieces, 1935, Mss. re Hollywood Bowl

Folder 98

Gerson, Theodore Perceval

 

1 piece, 1935, to Alvin Johnson

Folder 99

Gerson, Theodore Perceval

 

1 piece, 1936, to Pierre V. Le Boal

Folder 100

Gerson, Theodore Perceval

 

1 piece, 1936, to Richard Lert

Folder 101

Gerson, Theodore Perceval

 

1 piece, 1937, to Mrs. Walter Lindley

Folder 102

Gerson, Theodore Perceval

 

1 piece, 1937, to Ben B. Lindsey

Folder 103

Gerson, Theodore Perceval

 

1 piece, 1936, to G. and C. Merriam Company

Folder 104

Gerson, Theodore Perceval

 

1 piece, 1937, to Katharine F. Noyes

Folder 105

Gerson, Theodore Perceval

 

1 piece, 1937, to Culbert L. Olson

Folder 106

Gerson, Theodore Perceval

 

2 pieces, 1936, to Harlan A. Palmer

Folder 107

Gerson, Theodore Perceval

 

1 piece, 1936, to Harriet D. Prenter

Folder 108

Gerson, Theodore Perceval

 

2 pieces, 1934, to George Porter Smith

Folder 109

Gerson, Theodore Perceval

 

1 piece, 1935, to Southern California Symphony Association

Folder 110

Gerson, Theodore Perceval

 

1 piece, 1936, to Edwin Diller Starbuck

Folder 111

Gerson, Theodore Perceval

 

2 pieces, 1935, to C. E. Toberman

Box Box 2, Folder 1

Gibbs, Dwight

 

1 piece, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 2

Gittings, John C.

 

2 pieces, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 3

Goossens, Eugene

 

1 piece, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 4

Greever, Garland

 

2 pieces, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 5

Griffith, Joe

 

1 piece, 1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 6

Hale, Gwendolen

 

1 piece, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 7

Harty, Hamilton

 

2 pieces, 1935-1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 8

Haynes, John Randolph

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 9

Heighton, Wendell

 

1 piece, 1934, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 10

Hodgson, Robert W.

 

2 pieces, 1935-1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 11

Hoeffer, Walter

 

10 pieces, 1935-1938, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 12

Hollywood Bowl Association

 

2 pieces, 1930-1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 13

Hollywood Bowl Association

 

1 piece, 1932, to Alice Liebling

Folder 14

Holsinger, Walter Denman

 

1 piece, 1938, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 15

Hotchner, Fred

 

1 piece, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 16

Howard, Clifford

 

1 piece, 1938, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 17

James, Charles

 

1 piece, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 18

Johnson, Alvin

 

1 piece, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 19

Jones, Everrett L.

 

1 piece, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 20

Kambar, Diana G.

 

2 pieces, 1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 21

Kelley, Florence

 

1 piece, 1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 22

Lachmann, Kurt

 

1 piece, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 23

Leavitt, E. A.

 

1 piece, 1938, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 24

Lee, Floyd J.

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 25

Le Plade, Ruth

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 26

Lert, Richard

 

1 piece, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 27

Lewis, Fay

 

4 pieces, 1937-1938, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 28

Liebling, George

 

1 piece, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 29

Lindkuist, Lyllis D.

 

1 piece, 1938, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 30

Lindsey, Benjamin Barr

 

1 piece, 1938, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 31

Lloyd, Ralph B.

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 32

Los Angeles County Medical Association

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 33

Los Angeles Mothers Clinic Association, Incorporated

 

7 pieces, 1934-1938, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 34

Marcus, Adele

 

1 piece, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 35

Martin, E. N.

 

2 pieces, 1932, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 36

Martin, Everett Dean

 

1 piece, 1934, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 37

Mellinkoff, Albert

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 38

Merriam, (G. and C.) Company

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 39

Millikan, Robert A.

 

1 piece, 1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 40

Mills, Ethelwyn

 

1 piece, 1916, to My dear friends

Folder 41

Modern Forum, Incorporated

 

1 piece, 1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 42

Mole, Florence M.

 

5 pieces, 1935-1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 43

Mooers, Horatio

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 44

Mooney, Thomas J.

 

1 piece, 1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 45

Moore, J. Warren

 

1 piece, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 46

Morris, Effingham B.

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 47

Muzzey, David Sayville

 

2 pieces, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 48

National Cyclopedia of American Biography

 

1 piece, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 49

Nelms, Carl

 

1 piece, 1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 50

Nethersole, Louis

 

1 piece, 1901, to Edna Woodruff

Folder 51

Neumann, Henry

 

1 piece, 1938, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 52

Neutra, Richard J.

 

1 piece, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 53

North American Committee to Aid Spanish Democracy

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 54

Noyes, Katharine F.

 

1 piece, 1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 55

Palmer, Clare

 

3 pieces, 1935, to Percy and Billow Gerson

Folder 56

Palmer, Harlan G.

 

2 pieces, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 57

Palmer, Laurel

 

2 pieces, 1935-1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 58

Park, Maria Theresia

 

1 piece, 1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 59

Paz, Pedro

 

1 piece, 1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 60

Poore, Charles

 

2 pieces, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 61

Powell, Lyman Pierson

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 62

Prenter, Harriet D.

 

5 pieces, 1931-1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 63

Prickett, Charles

 

1 piece, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 64

Redwine, Kent H.

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 65

Reuter, Rudolph [Ernest]

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 66

Ritchie, Janet Hathaway

 

1 piece, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 67

Rockey, Ordean

 

11 pieces, 1935-1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 68

Rosanoff, Aaron J.

 

3 pieces, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 69

Ross, Gertrude

 

1 piece, 1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 70

Ross, Mary F. F.

 

1 piece, 1934, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 71

Rossbault, Charles J.

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 72

Saenger, Jean

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 73

Samoradin, Nina and Monroe, Lillian

 

1 piece, 1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 74

Schmidt, Katherine L.

 

3 pieces, 1936-1938, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 75

Schoeni, Helen

 

4 pieces, 1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 76

Secretary of Peace League

 

2 pieces, 1938, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 77

Sinclair, Upton

 

2 pieces, 1935-1938, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 78

Smith, G. Porter

 

6 pieces, 1934-1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 79

Smith, Paul Jordan

 

4 pieces, 1935-1938, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 80

Southern California Birth Control Association

 

1 piece, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 81

Southern California Councils for Constitutional Rights

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 82

Southern California Symphony Association

 

6 pieces, 1935-1938, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 83

Starbuck, Edwin Diller

 

6 pieces, 1934-1938, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 84

Steffens, [Joseph] Lincoln

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 85

Tennyson, Diane Van D.

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 86

Twining, Luella

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 87

United Progressive News

 

2 pieces, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 88

Valkenburg, Warner Van

 

1 piece, 1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 89

Warne, Clore

 

1 piece, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 90

Western Relief for China

 

1 piece, 1938, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 91

White, Roderick

 

1 piece, 1937, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 92

Wolcott, Albert V.

 

1 piece, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 93

Wyant, George

 

3 pieces, 1935-1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 94

Yaffe, H.

 

2 pieces, 1936, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 95

Young, T. Harwood

 

1 piece, 1935, to Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 96

Photograph

 

1 piece, 1937, Mrs. Theodore Perceval Gerson

Folder 97

Ephemera

Folder 98

Miscellaneous

Box Box 3, Folder 1

Clippings

 

1907, re San Francisco Graft

Folder 2

Clippings

 

1907, re Idaho Trial (Haywood, Moyer, Pettibone)