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Register of the Flower (Elsie) Collection, 1900-1968
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BOX 1: FLOWER FAMILY CORRESPONDENCE, 1900-1968

 

1.1: Edwin L. Flower corresp., 1900-1910 [23 items]

 

1.2: Corresp. to Elsie Flower, 1920-1930 [6 items]

 

1.3: Corresp. to Elsie Flower, 1930-1940 [10 items]

 

1.4: Corresp. to Elsie Flower, 1943 [9 items]

 

1.5: Corresp. to Elsie Flower, 1944 [5 items]

 

1.6: Corresp. to Elsie Flower, 1946 [3 items]

 

1.7: Corresp. to Elsie Flower, 1947-1948 [3 items]

 

1.8: Corresp. to Elsie Flower, 1949 [7 items; incl. Japanese Americans]

 

1.9: Corresp. to Elsie Flower, 1950 [32 items; chiefly "fan letters"]

 

1.10: Corresp. to Elsie Flower, 1951 [22 items; chiefly "fan letters"]

 

1.11: Corresp. to Elsie Flower, 1952 [2 items; incl. Japanese Americans]

 

1.12: Corresp. to Elsie Flower, 1953 [5 items]

 

1.13: Corresp. to Elsie Flower, Jul-Aug 1953 [6 items; incl. F. Hal Higgins on farm machinery history]

 

1.14: Corresp. to Elsie Flower, 1954 [8 items]

 

1.15: Corresp. to Elsie Flower, 1955 [3 items]

 

1.16: Corresp. to Elsie Flower, 1956-1957 [3 items]

 

1.17: Corresp. to Elsie Flower, 1958-1959 [5 items]

 

1.18: Corresp. to Elsie Flower, 1960 [4 items]

 

1.19: Corresp. to Elsie Flower, 1961 [6 items]

 

1.20: Corresp. to Elsie Flower, 1962 [15 items; incl. letter from Charles M. Weber III outlining his plans for re-creation of his grandfather, Capt. Weber, founder of Stockton's, home on Weber Point]

 

1.21: Corresp. to Elsie Flower, 1963 [15 items]

 

1.22: Corresp. to Elsie Flower, 1964 [12 items; incl. one letter from Pres. Lyndon B. Johnson's scty. on beagle "ear lift" episode she had complained about]

 

1.23: Corresp. to Elsie Flower, 1965 [10 items; incl. one letter from Lawrence Welk together w/ musical score, politely declining to play friend's composition she had sent]

 

1.24: Corresp. to Elsie Flower, 1966 [8 items]

 

1.25: Corresp. to Elsie Flower, 1967 [14 items]

 

1.26: Corresp. to Elsie Flower, 1968 [10 items]

 

1.27: Corresp. to Elsie Flower, n.d. c1940s [22 items]

 

1.28: Corresp. to Elsie Flower, n.d. c1960s [10 items]

 

1.29: Corresp. to Elsie Flower, n.d. [25 items]

 

BOX 2: ELSIE FLOWER RADIO SCRIPTS, 1945-1950

 

2.1: KGDM "City Journal," 1945 #1

 

2.2: KGDM "City Journal," 1945 #2

 

2.3: KGDM "City Journal," 1946 #1

 

2.4: KGDM "City Journal," 1946 #2

 

2.5: KGDM "City Journal," 1947 #1

 

2.6: KGDM "City Journal," 1947 #2

 

2.7: KGDM "City Journal," 1948 #1

 

2.8: KGDM "City Journal," 1948 #2

 

2.9: KGDM "City Journal," 1949 #1

 

2.10:KGDM "City Journal," 1949 #2

 

2.11: KGDM "City Journal," 1949 #3

 

2.12: KGDM "City Journal," 1950 #1

 

2.13: KGDM "City Journal," 1950 #2

 

BOX 3: ELSIE FLOWER RADIO SCRIPTS, 1951-1955

 

3.1: KGDM "City Journal," 1951 #1

 

3.2: KGDM "City Journal," 1951 #2

 

3.3: KGDM "City Journal," 1951 #3

 

3.4: KGDM "City Journal," 1952 #1

 

3.5: KGDM "City Journal," 1952 #2

 

3.6: KGDM "City Journal," 1952 #3

 

3.7: KGDM "City Journal," 1952 #4

 

3.8: KGDM "City Journal," 1953 #1

 

3.9: KGDM "City Journal," 1953 #2

 

3.10: KGDM "City Journal," 1954 #1

 

3.11: KGDM "City Journal," 1954 #2

 

3.12: KGDM "City Journal," 1955

 

3.13: KGDM "City Journal," n.d. #1

 

3.14: KGDM "City Journal," n.d. #2

 

BOX 4: NOTES & DRAFTS; PHOTOS; FINANCES

 

4.1: San Joaquin General Hospital, Stockton

 

4.2: Hubbard ms. on race & delinquency in Stockton

 

4.3: Mickelson ms. on submarine warfare, 1914-18 #1

 

4.4: Do. #2

 

4.5: Do. #3

 

4.6: Do. #4

 

4.7: Hospital for Escalon?

 

4.8: Misc. drafts [incl. essay on founding Haggin Museum, Stockton]

 

4.9: Unsorted photos [58 of people, incl. snapshot of Ina Coolbrith as old lady; 31 landscapes, bldgs. & interiors; largely unident.]

 

4.10: Binder of drafts

 

a-F. Hal Higgins. "When farm tractors first whipped the desert"

 

b-[untitled suite of excerpts from Stockton newspapers outlining Symphony history, 1926-1951]

 

c-misc. "City Journal" excerpts, incl.: A.B. Cohn; soldiers returning from WWII; the jeep; nursing in SJ Co.; Father Serra

 

4.11: Copperopolis notes

 

4.12: Flower Family Genealogy & Biographical info

 

4.13: Misc. drafts

 

4.14: 1962 calendar w/ annotations

 

4.15: Finances notes

 

4.16: Carl Wente. "The past, present and future of the Great Central Valley"

 

4.17: Poetry typescripts [by Elsie Flower?]

 

4.18: Foreign currency [1 Weimar Republic, Germany; 1 Japanese]

 

BOX 5: NOTES & DRAFTS; PHOTOS; FINANCES #2

 

5.1: Elsie Flower Guestbook, 1930-1934

 

5.2: Elsie Flower. untitled memoir on the making of KGDM's "City Journal"

 

5.3: Calaveras drafts

 

5.4: Calaveras photos [incl. people, bldgs., landscapes; b/w & color slides]

 

5.5: Draft on Rock walls

 

5.6: Draft on Dishes

 

5.7: Draft on State Mental Hospital, Stockton

 

5.8: Draft on Ben C. Wallace, Stockton moritician

 

5.9: Stockton notes

 

5.10: Draft on "blackouts" (1942)

 

5.11: Helen Weber Kennedy notes

 

5.12: Draft on Bret Harte

 

5.13: Xmas card list, 1966

 

5.14: "1906" Club (San Francisco)

 

5.15: Flower Family in New York

 

5.16: Draft on Columbia, Calif.

 

5.17: Notebook #1 [lt. blu canvas]

 

5.18: Notebook #2 (c1951) [blk leatherette]

 

a-national personalities, incl.: Frank Stanton, CBS; G. Bromley Oxnam, Methodist Bp.; Anna Louise Strong, Communist; A.L. Van Meter, tycoon

 

b-Stockton personalities, incl.: Edward D. Eldridge; Adelina Galgiani; John R. Simplot; Sperry family

 

c-Stockton places, incl.: Rural Cemetery; Public Library; Central Methodist; Stockton Symphony

 

5.19: Spiral notepads [6]

 

a-Tully C. Knoles, Pres. of College of the Pacific, Stockton

 

b-Stockton Asylum

 

c-California Missions

 

d-1962 expenses

 

e-Stockton City Govt. [sm. "Herald Square"]

 

f-Misc. notes [sm. Herald Square"]

 

5.20: Brad Davis ms. on California wheat

 

5.21: Harry T. Fee---3 essays on Calif. history topics

 

5.22: US Army organizational structure notes

 

BOX 6: PAMPHLETS & SCRAPS---SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY

 

6.1: "Talk of the Town" 1:1 (1912) [a short-lived Stockton weekly news magazine]

 

6.2: Stockton Arts [incl.: Art League; Civic Theatre; Haggin Museum; Stockton Symphony]

 

6.3: Stockton Businesses [incl.: Hickinbotham Bros.; Hotel Wolf; Le Tourneau; Port of Stockton; Stockton Record]

 

6.4: Stockton Churches [incl.: Buddhist; St. Mary's Catholic; lst Christian; lst Congregational; Episcopal]

 

6.5: Stockton Clubs [incl. American Legion; Garden Club; Italian Gardeners' Society; Pan-Pacific; Pen Women; Philomathean]

 

6.6: Stockton Public Services [incl.: Cemetery; Community Center for the Blind; County Jail; Public schools; State Insane Asylum]

 

6.7: Peffer Family of Radio Station KGDM

 

6.8: San Joaquin County misc. clippings

 

6.9: Elsie Flower's KGDM radio show fan mail scrapbook

 

BOX 7: PAMPHLETS & SCRAPS---SOUTHERN MOTHER LODE; CALIF. LOCALITIES

 

7.1: Amador County

 

7.2: Calaveras County

 

7.3: Tuolumne County

 

7.4: Columbia

 

7.5: Copperopolis

 

7.6: Knight's Ferry

 

7.7: Murphys

 

7.8: Monterey Bay Area

 

7.9: San Francisco Bay Area

 

7.10: Missions

 

7.11: Other Northern California

 

7.12: Other Southern California

 

BOX 8: PAMPHLETS & SCRAPS---CALIF.; THE WEST; US; EUROPE; MISCELLANY

 

8.1: California---General

 

8.2: U.S.---Western States

 

8.3: U.S.---Eastern States & General

 

8.4: Europe (chiefly Netherlands, Gt. Britain & France)

 

8.5: Rockwell D. Hunt---Late Writings & Biographical Materials

 

8.6: Papillon Dogs

 

8.7: Souvenir Theatre Booklets---"Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" & "John Brown's Body"

 

8.8: Diet & Health

 

8.9: "Survival Under Atomic Attack" (1950)

 

8.10: Misc. Pamphlets

 

8.11: Misc. Clippings