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Guide to the St. Sure Family Papers, 1886-1966
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Key to Arrangement

Box 1

Letters written by Adolphus F. St. Sure, 1931-1945.

Additional Note

Mainly typed copies, arranged chronologically. Relating to personal matters. (1 folder)
 

Letters written to Adolphus F. St. Sure

Additional Note

Arranged alphabetically by name of person or organization. A partial list of correspondents follows the key to arrangement. Unlisted letters are in a miscellany at the beginning of the series.
Box 2

Letters written by J. Paul St. Sure, 1952-1966

Additional Note

Typed copies, arranged chronologically. Relating primarily to his career with the Pacific Maritime Association.
Box 3

Letters written to J. Paul St. Sure

Additional Note

Arranged alphabetically by name of person or organization. A partial list of correspondents follows the key to arrangement. Unlisted letters are, in a miscellany at the beginning of the series.
Box 4

Papers of A. F. St. Sure

 

Speeches. Delivered primarily to applicants for citizenship.

 

Biography. Written by his daughter. Xerox copy.

 

Miscellany

Additional Note

Includes invitation and menu for luncheon to honor Chief Justice Harlan F. Stone.
Boxes 4 & 5

Papers of J. Paul St. Sure

Additional Note

Writings and speeches. Arranged alphabetically.
Box 4

Automation, San Francisco Shipping, and Labor Unions. 1966.

 

Facts Behind the Strike. Seafarers International Union Against the Pacific Maritime Association. 1962.

 

[Recollections]. 1964.

 

[Speech delivered at Reed College, Portland, Oregon]. 1961.

 

Statement of ... before the House Committee on Education and Labor, General Subcommittee on Labor. 1964.

 

Statement by ... before the Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. 1953. With this: Summary.

 

Statement of ... in support of H. R. 1897. [1963?]

 

Labor Union agreements and arbitration proceedings.

Additional Note

Include incomplete transcript of arbitration proceedings in wage review controversy between ILWU and Pacific Maritime Association, 1953; recommended settlement between California State Council of Cannery Unions and California Processors and Growers, Inc. [1961?]. Also (in oversize folder) agreement, Nov. 19, 1953, between city of Oakland and Oakland Scavenger Company.
 

Briefs and transcripts of record in court proceedings involving the National Labor Relations Board.

Additional Note

St. Sure was the attorney for the petitioner in most cases.
 

Personalia

Additional Note

Biographical information and invitation to testimonial dinner in his honor
Box 5

Financial records

Additional Note

Ledger. Personal
 

Miscellany

Additional Note

Unidentified notes and lists, etc.
 

Photocopy of manuscript - "The Ordeal of Harry Bridges" by C. P. Larrowe. Published as Harry Bridges: The Rise and Fall of Radical Labor in the United States.

 

Clippings

Additional Note

Some re A. F. & J. P. St. Sure.

See also Scrapbooks.
Ctn. 1

Scrapbooks

 

v. 1. 1867-1875

Additional Note

Clippings of poems & stories, illustrations from magazines, sketches, dried flowers, etc. Kept by Ellen M. St. Sure.
 

v. 2. 1886-1888

Additional Note

Clippings of articles, many by or about A. F. St. Sure. Oroville, Calif.
 

v. 3. 1891-1905

Additional Note

Clippings re A. F. St. Sure's career in Alameda, his marriage and other personal events. A few political memorabilia are included. Some items are earlier than 1891.
 

v. 4. 1896-1908

Additional Note

Clippings of articles re local and national politics.
 

v. 5. 1904

Additional Note

Miscellaneous clippings re philosophy, etc.
 

v. 6. 1925-1934

Additional Note

Clippings re A. F. St. Sure's career, his and other legal decisions, etc.
 

v. 7. 1922-1942

Additional Note

Clippings re A. F. St. Sure's career, miscellaneous poems, quotations, etc.
 

Loose items removed from scrapbooks (5 folders)

 

v. 8. 1915-1924

Additional Note

Clippings re A. F. & J. P. St. Sure, politics, etc.; membership cards, ticket stubs and other memorabilia.
oversize Oversize folder

Certificates of appointment of J. Paul St. Sure as Member, California Commission on Manpower, Automation and Technology, Nov. 21, 1963, & Member, State Manpower Advisory Committee, Jan. 3, 1964.

Partial List of Correspondents

A. F. St. Sure

 

Atkinson, Harry Hunt, 1881-

 

Letter, June 16, 1933. Written while Attorney, District of Nevada.

 

Beery, Wallace, 1886-

 

Letter, Dec 27, 1932.

 

Benjamin, Raymond, 1872-

 

5 letters, 1925-1944. Several letters concern U.S. Senator Samuel M. Shortridge's defeat in 1932 and efforts to help him reestablish a law practice in California.

 

Caffey, Francis Gordon, 1868-1951

 

Letter, Jan 10, 1931.

 

Carr, Sterling Douglas, 1876-

 

Letter, Mar 2, 1945. Copy, written to Chief Justice H. F. Stone. Thanking him for sending congratulations to A. F. St. Sure on his twentieth anniversary on the federal bench.

 

Chapman, Melvin C., 1850-

 

Letter, Dec 27, 1924. Copy, written while President, Alameda County Bar Association. Submits St. Sure's name to fill a federal bench vacancy.

 

Duell, Charles H., 1868-

 

3 letters, 1931. Letter, June 6, transmits two letters, June 4 & 5, from A. E. Sheets, Assistant U.S. Attorney.

 

Eliassen, Edward R.

 

Letter, Aug 24, 1938. With this: letter written by Mrs. Eliassen.

 

Engs, Edward W.

 

Letter, Mar 21, 1930.

 

Esola, Frederick L.

 

2 letters, 1926-1931.

 

Evans, Evan Alfred, 1876-1948

See: Lindley, Walter C.

 

Faulkes, William F.

 

3 letters, 1933-1939 and n.d.

 

Ford, Tirey Lafayette, 1857-

 

Letter, Jan 3, 1923. Congratulating him on his appointment to the appellate bench.

 

Friend, William Nat

 

5 letters, 1929-1932 and n.d.

 

Gilbert, William Ball, 1847-1931

 

Letter, Feb 13, 1929.

 

Hoover, Herbert Clark, 1874-1964

 

Letter, Nov 16, 1932. Thanking St. Sure for his support.

 

Hunt, William Henry, 1857-

 

Letter, Sept 30, n.y. Requesting him to sit in the Court of Appeals.

 

Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931

 

Letter, Mar 5, 1927.

 

Kerrigan, Frank Henry, 1868-1935

 

Letter, Sept 20, 1932.

 

Knowland, Joseph Russell, 1873-1966

 

2 letters, 1939 and n.d. Form letter, 1939, is a reply to criticism by H. L. Ickes of circumstances surrounding Knowland's purchase of the Oakland Tribune.

 

Knowland, William Fife, 1908-1974

 

Letter, June 21, 1944.

 

Knox, John Clark, 1881-

 

2 letters, 1932.

 

Koford, Joseph S., 1883-

 

Letter, Jan 5, 1927. Re his appointment as Presiding Justice, District Court of Appeal.

 

Lindley, Walter C., 1880-

 

6 letters, 1938-1939. Letter, Nov 30, 1939, transmits letter, Nov 29, 1939, from E. A. Evans. Concern efforts to be assigned to take St. Sure's place in court while he is in Europe.

 

Louderback, Harold, 1881-1941

 

Postcard, June 2, 1931.

 

Lurie, Louis Robert, 1888-

 

3 letters, 1938 and n.d.

 

McColloch, Claude, 1888-

 

Letter, Nov 1, 1943.

 

MacLafferty, James Henry, 1871-1937

 

Letter, Nov 5, 1929.

 

Morrow, William W., 1843-1929

 

Letter, Jan 10, 1928.

 

Rolph, James, 1869-1934

 

Letter, July 6, 1928. Written while Mayor of San Francisco. Inviting him to serve as an escort during Herbert Hoover's visit to San Francisco.

 

St. Sure, Frank A., 1874- [brother]

 

7 letters, 1939-1944 and n.d.

 

St. Sure, Joseph Paul, 1902-1966 [son]

 

Letter, Sept 6, 1933.

 

St. Sure, William Pettes, 1898-1948 [son]

 

Letter, Dec 14, 1944. Copy written to Earl ----. Transmits copy of his letter to Frank Delgado and copy of Delgado's reply. Re St. Sure's application for a job with the Bay Counties Council.

 

San Francisco. Mayor

See: Rolph, James

 

Sheets, Albert Edward, 1893-

See: Duell, Charles H.

 

Smith, Mortimer

 

2 letters, 1923.

 

Stone, Harlan Fiske, 1872-1946

 

2 letters, 1941-1945. Letter, 1945, congratulates St. Sure upon completing twenty years of judicial service.

 

Willebrandt, Mabel (Walker), 1889-

 

2 letters, 1930.

 

Youngs, Oliver

 

Letter, Jan 7, 1927.

J. Paul St. Sure

 

Allen, John Joseph, 1899-

 

Letter, Mar 11, 1952. Written while Representative from California. Congratulating him on his being elected President of the Pacific Maritime Association.

 

American Cancer Society

 

Letter, Mar 11, 1965, from the San Francisco Branch. Transmits copy of an anti-smoking poster and requests him (as a Director) to solicit funds.

 

Associated General Contractors of America. Northern and Central California Chapter

 

15 letters, 1962. Letter, May 14, written by B. O. Stevenson, President. Some letters (copies) written to others.

 

Biggs, Reginald Harcourt, 1900-

 

Letter, Apr 1, 1952. Re a meeting of the Heresy Club.

 

Bohemian Club, San Francisco

 

Letter, Aug. 14, 1952. Acknowledging receipt of name he submitted for membership.

 

Bradley, Clark L.

 

Letter, Apr 17, 1962. Photocopy; written to W. H. Baldwin.

 

California. State Dept. of Employment

 

Letter, Oct. 10, 1962. Written by I. H. Perluss, Director. Photocopy written to A. G. Boss. Transmits copies of material re changing skill requirements in segments of the California labor force.

 

California. University, Berkeley. School of Law

See: Prosser, William Lloyd

 

California Alumni Association

 

Letter, May 26, 1952. Written by V. M. Smith, Secretary. Inviting him to be the speaker at an Order of the Golden Bear banquet.

 

Chandler, Henry Porter, 1880-

 

Letter, Mar 28, 1945.

 

Crum, Bartley Cavanaugh, 1900-1959

 

Letter, Nov 13, 1952.

 

Dunlop, John Thomas, 1914-

 

Letter, Apr 23, 1962.

 

Erlich, Philip S.

 

Letter, July 2, 1952. Transmits copy of complaint re Colgate-Palmolive-Peet Company vs. Warehouse Union, Local 6-ILWU

 

Ellsworth, Robert Fred, 1926-

 

Letter, Apr 26, 1962. Written while U.S. Representative from Kansas. Photocopy; addressed to W. K. Turner.

 

Engle, Clair, 1911-1964

 

Letter, Apr 27, 1962, photocopy; addressed to W. H. Baldwin. Written while U.S. Senator from California

 

Frew, Myron H., 1896-

 

Letter, [Apr 19, 1962]. Form letter (photocopy). Written while California Assemblyman.

 

General Contractors and Builders Association of the East Bay

 

2 letters, 1952. Re invitation to speak at their fall membership banquet.

 

Goldberg, Arthur Joseph, 1908-

 

Letter, Apr 6, 1962. Photocopy; addressed to Bruce McKenzie. Written while Secretary of Labor.

 

Grether, Ewald T., 1899-

 

Letter, Nov 3, 1952. Written while Director, Institute of Industrial Relations, University of California, Berkeley. Inviting him to a reception.

 

Hammond, Harold Francis, 1908-

 

Letter, May 2, 1962. Photocopy; addressed to R. B. Dewey. Written while Executive Vice President, Transportation Association of America.

 

Ingersoll, Thomas Chalmers, 1901-

See: Propeller Club of the United States. Port of San Francisco

 

International Stereotypers' and Electrotypers' Union of North America. Local 29,

 

San Francisco 8 letters, 1964-1965. Written by R. R. Jeffress, Secretary and F. J. Sloan, President. With these: copies of several labor agreements.

 

Kerr, Clark, 1911-

 

Letter, Mar 2, 1953.

 

Killion, George Leonard, 1901-

 

Telegram, [Oct 26, 1960].

 

Knowland, William Fife, 1908-1974

 

2 letters, 1952-1953. Written while U.S. Senator from California.

See also: Reichel, William F.

 

Lipscomb, Glenard P., 1915-

 

Letter, Apr 18, 1962. Photocopy; addressed to W. H. Baldwin. Written while U.S. Representative from California.

 

Luckel, Frank

 

Letter, Apr 16, 1962. Photocopy; addressed to W. H. Baldwin. Written while California Assemblyman.

 

Maillard, William Somers, 1917-

 

Letter, Apr 18, 1962. Photocopy; addressed to W. H. Baldwin. Written while U.S. Representative from California.

 

Miller, George Paul, 1891-

 

Letter, Apr 18, 1962. Photocopy; addressed to W. H. Baldwin. Written while U.S. Representative from California.

 

Moody, Arthur Edson Blair, 1902-1954

 

Letter, July 17, 1952. Written while U.S. Senator from Michigan.

 

Moore, Edward H.

 

2 letters, 1953-1963.

 

Pacific Maritime Association

 

7 letters, 1952-1961. Letter (copy), Mar 4, 1952, transmits notification of election to the presidency of the Association. Letter (copy), Apr 28, 1955, written to D. W. Cornell.

 

Perluss, Irving H.

See: California. State Dept. of Employment

 

Phleger, Herman, 1890-

 

3 letters, 1953. Re St. Sure's accepting an appointment as U.S. Representative on the United Nations Economic and Social Council.

 

Propeller Club of the United States. Port of San Francisco

 

2 letters, 1952. Letter, Apr 2, written by T. C. Ingersoll, President. Letter, Nov 19, contains notification of membership.

 

Prosser, William Lloyd, 1898-

 

Letter, Mar 17, 1952. Written while Dean, School of Law, University of California at Berkeley. Inviting him to be the presiding judge at the annual Moot Court competition.

 

Reichel, William F.

 

Letter, Mar 19, 1952. Re W. F. Knowland's campaign budget for reelection to the Senate.

 

San Francisco Hearing Society, Inc.

 

5 letters, 1952-1953. Written mainly by Carolyn Donworth, Executive Director. Letter, Sept 9, 1952, invites him to serve on the Board of Directors.

 

Sevier, Randolph, 1897-

 

8 letters, 1952-1960. Written while President, Matson Navigation Company. Letter (copy), Nov 25, 1952, addressed to P. B. McKee.

 

Steele, Dwight Cleveland, 1914-

 

2 letters, 1955. Written while President, Hawaii Employers Council. Letter (copy), Feb 2, addressed to A. S. Davis.

 

Steelman, John Roy, 1900-

 

2 letters, 1953.

 

Stevenson, Budd O'Neill, 1907-

See: Associated General Contractors of America. Northern and Central California Chapter.

 

Stone, Harlan Fiske, 1872-

 

Letter, Feb 21, 1945. Transmits copy of his letter to A. F. St. Sure congratulating him on his completion of twenty years of judicial service.

 

Tobriner, Mathew Oscar, 1904-

 

Letter, Sept 27, 1952. Inviting him to speak at the Teamsters' Convention.

 

Wallace, William Ross, 1898-

 

Letter, Sept 24, 1952. Copy written "To the Members of the Cabinet Table."

 

Whitney, Merrill P.

 

Letter, Mar 18, 1952.

 

Younger, Jesse Arthur, 1893-

 

Letter, Apr 19, 1962. Photocopy; addressed to W. H. Baldwin. Written while U.S Representative from California.