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Guide to the Robert Dollar Papers, [ca. 1872-1967]
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History Room Data

Carton 1

Airwayte International, Inc.

 

Brief history, 1954-1963

 

Albert Air Conveyor Corporation

 

Brief history, 1956-1961

 

Alexandria, Egypt

 

Photographs of Dollar Steamship Line Office, 1933

 

American Mail Line and Admiral Oriental Line

 

History; photographs of SS. President Grant and SS. President Jefferson; cabin plans; blueprints and plans; instructions to masters and officers; operating-differential subsidy agreement, 1937; passenger and freight sailing schedules, 1924-1937; and promotional pamphlets.

See also cartons 42 -53 and 73.

 

Anniversaries

 

Press releases re the Robert Dollar Company's 50th anniversary, 1953, and R. Stanley Dollar's 75th birthday, 1955; list of employees receiving watches for 25 years of service and clocks for 40 and 50 years of service; photographs of Marie Maloney's 50th anniversary luncheon, 1965.

 

Richard H. Andersen, 1901-

 

Biography and photographs

 

Aeronautics

 

Material re Dollar's early interest in aviation (1929), particularly proposed dirigible air service from the Pacific coast to the Philippine Islands and China.

 

South Pacific Air Lines

 

History, 1952-1966; photographs of flying boats; travel folders, flight schedules and newspaper clippings.

Carton 2

Travel folders, schedules, chart of certificated route and charter area, SPAL exhibits in trans-Pacific route case - CAB docket no. 7723 et al.

See also volumes 48 and 49 for additional information.

 

Lockheed Lodestar No. 4433

 

photographs

 

The 1880 Corporation

 

Photographs of air planes

 

Biographies for executives of Robert Dollar Company as follows:

 

R. Stanley Dollar, Sr. (1880-1958)

 

R. Stanley Dollar, Jr. (1915-), including war record

 

Mrs. R. Stanley Dollar, Jr.

 

J. Harold Dollar, Jr., (1919-)

 

Richard H. Andersen (1901-)

 

Hugo N. Lorber (1876-)

 

Robert P. Seeley (1912-)

 

J. D. Hopkins (1894-)

 

Charles W. Corbaley (1880-)

 

James E. Moriarty (1915-)

 

William B. Jenkyns (1909-)

 

Howard M. Cavender, Jr. (1924-)

 

Oliver W. Meek (1917-)

 

Phyllis (Hills) Meek (1919-)

 

E. H. Hall (1892-)

 

Charles John Patterson (1900-)

 

Walter F. Vonderheid (1915-)

 

William Stoy Elliott (1897-)

 

Daniel E. Gould (1903-)

 

Gregory Alexander Harrison, Jr. (1927)

 

Biographies for executives of Globe Wireless, Ltd., as follows:

 

Bruce Albertson (1903-)

 

Anthony G. Bamby (1912-)

 

General Walter P. Boatwright (1886-)

 

Herbert Charles Hendry, Jr. (1923-)

 

James B. McPherson (1906-)

 

William H. Phillips (1905-)

 

George J. Scott (1897-)

 

Robert Dollar Building

See also vol. 36

 

San Francisco (311 California Street)

 

Photographs and data re additions and alterations, 1919-1948.

 

R. Stanley Dollar Building, San Francisco

 

Photographs and data re additions and alterations, 1917-1947

 

Building at 214 California Street, San Francisco

 

Photographs of remodeling and completion, 1955-1956

 

Building at 1960 Hayes Street, San Francisco

 

Acquired by the Dollar Company at public auction, 1948 and sold 1956

Carton 3

Building at 130 Bush Street, San Francisco

 

Blueprint and photograph

See also Carton 59

 

Dollar Buildings

 

General - publicity, 1947-1952

 

Dollar Buildings

 

Miscellaneous unidentified

 

Capilano Steamship Company Limited

 

Brief history, 1933-1938

 

Chungking, China

 

Photographs and description of Robert Dollar Company property and equipment

 

Captain Robert Dollar

 

Diaries - 1872-1932.

See also Vol. 1-6.

 

3 Private Land Account Books: 1856-57-58; 1873; 1874-75

 

Biography, in Captain Dollar's hand

Carton 4

Excerpts from biography

 

Records of Forefathers

 

Letters and photographs of brothers, sisters, etc.

 

Photographs, 1868-1931.

Additional Note

Portraits and photographs taken with his family, employees, various groups and dignitaries, including Henry L. Stimson Gov. James Rolph and Chiang Kai Shek.
 

Honors, decorations, etc.

 

Newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and other printed items concerning career; views on foreign trade, merchant marine, etc; gifts to various institutions; 50th wedding anniversary; and obituaries. See also v. 57 for obituaries

Carton 5

Photographs of funeral

 

Data concerning memorial window, First Presbyterian Church, San Rafael

 

Obituaries, letters of sympathy and acknowledgements, on the death of Mrs. Robert Dollar, 1941

 

Copies of speeches, 1908-1919

 

Typescript carbons of letters and diary entries written mainly while travelling, some of which were later published as memoirs

Carton 6

Drafts of Memoirs, etc.

 

Reports on trips to the Far East, 1902, 1908, and 1910

 

Correspondence and photographs concerning the Captain Robert Dollar Memorial Award, given annually at National Foreign Trade Convention, 1938-1966, and its recipients.

Carton 7

Correspondence and photographs concerning the Captain Robert Dollar Memorial Award, given annually at National Foreign Trade Convention, 1938-1966, and its recipients.

See also volumes 50 and 51.

 

Correspondence, pamphlets, book lists, and photographs relating to the Captain Robert Dollar World Trade Library, San Francisco. 1957-1958

See also volume 52.

 

Books written by Dollar:

 

Private Diary of Captain Robert Dollar On His Visit To China. 1910 and 1912 (revised edition)

Carton 8

Memoirs. 4 volumes in 3. 1917-1928

 

130 Years of Steam Navigation. 1931

 

Letters of acknowledgment from recipients of Memoirs, 1925

See also Cartons 19 and 78 and volumes 7-21, 34, 56-59, and 70.

 

Mrs. Robert Stanley Dollar [Sr.]

 

Data re gift to Pioneer Methodist Church, Coquille, Oregon in memory of her parents, 1936

 

Robert Stanley Dollar [Sr.] (1880-1958)

 

Biographies from Who's Who, etc.

 

Press release and scroll honoring 75th and 77th birthdays

 

List of interviews and calls made on business trips, 1931-1934

 

Speeches to employees and other groups

 

Invitations, certificates of appointment, etc.

 

Magazine and newspaper articles

 

Photographs and correspondence concerning trip to the orient, Jan. 1958

Carton 9

Business data concerning trip to the orient, Jan. 1958

 

Photographs and newspaper clippings concerning activities honoring the visit of Carlos P. Garcia President of the Republic of the Philippines, June, 1958.

 

Obituaries and data re memorial window, First Presbyterian Church, San Rafael

 

Photographs, ca. 1904-1958.

Additional Note

Taken with his family, employees, various dignitaries and groups, at business functions, receiving awards, in his San Francisco office, etc.

See also volume 30.
 

Robert Stanley Dollar [Jr.] (1915-)

 

Biography and war record

 

Biography of Mrs. Dollar

 

List of directorships

 

Newspaper clippings including some re wedding and children

 

Photographs, 1947-1966.

Additional Note

Taken in his San Francisco office and with various groups, business associates and his father
Carton 10

Photographs and newspaper clippings concerning interest in boats and boat racing, including data on speed records and races won.

See also Carton 78 and vol. 54-55 and 72

 

John Harold Dollar [Sr.] (1887-1936)

 

Photographs, obituaries; data rememorial window, First Presbyterian Church, San Rafael; letters of condolence on his death.

 

Mrs. John Harold Dollar [Sr.]

 

Newspaper clippings concerning her marriage, 1907; obituaries, 1940

 

John Harold Dollar (Jr.] (1919-)

 

Biography, photographs, and newspaper clippings

 

Robert Dollar II (1912-1973)

 

Photographs and newspaper clippings

 

Alexander Melville Dollar (1878-1932)

 

Photographs

 

Mary Grace (Dollar) Dickson (1885-1921) [Mrs. Frederick William Dickson]

 

Obituary and photographs of Grace Dollar Memorial Building at the San Anselmo Orphanage (Sunny Hills Orphanage).

See also Carton 19.

 

The Robert Dollar Company

 

California Brief history, 1903-1964

See also Cartons 25-30, 31-37, 63-66, and 68.

See also vol. 27-29, 68-69.

 

Dollar Steamship Line (California)

 

History of Company, 1903-1964

 

Outline of routes

Carton 11

Newspaper clippings

 

Circulars issued by Executive Department, San Francisco, to employees, agents, etc., 1922-1938

 

Comptroller's instructions to officers and agents

 

Freight traffic circulars

 

Instructions to branch managers

 

Lists of agents, particulars of vessels, operating data, etc.

 

General statistics, i.e., distances, time tables, etc.

 

Passenger tariffs and fares

 

Instructions to masters, pursers, and stewards

 

Pursers work book

Carton 12

Freight clerks work book

 

Circulars to Insurance, Passenger, and Stewards' Departments.

 

Employment records of various officers

 

Dollar Steamship Lines, Inc., Ltd.

See also Cartons 19-23 and 67, and vol. 35

 

Delaware

 

History of company before and after it was taken over by American President Lines

 

Financial and reorganizational data including blue books issued by the U.S. Maritime Commission, 1938 and 1939, and copy of agreement respecting adjustment plan between U.S. Maritime Commission and Dollar of Delaware, August 15, 1938.

 

Dollar et al vs. Land et al: Dollar Case

 

List of material given to California Historical Society

 

Highlights. 1952.

Additional Note

Pamphlet listing major events in the case
 

Dollar Steamship Line publicity items, 1937-1938

 

Correspondence concerning Highlights

 

Editorials and press releases, 1945-1952

 

Letters of congratulation re settlement of the case

Carton 13

Court decisions (incomplete)

 

Miscellaneous data

See also Cartons 74-75, 77-78 and vol. 22-26

 

Dollar Associates, Inc.

 

Brief history

 

Dollar Investment Company

 

Brief history

See also Carton 28.

 

Dollar Steamship Lines, Ltd. (Hongkong)

 

Brief history, 1922-1938.

See also Carton 14.

 

Dollar Steamship Lines, Ltd. (Victoria, British Columbia)

 

Brief history, 1911-1928

 

Dollaradio, Simpson Radio Corporation, and Pacific Radio Company

 

Brief history, 1926-1930

See also Carton 18.

 

Dollar Air Lines, Inc.

 

Brief history, 1946-1964

 

Dollar Lines, Ltd.

 

Historical data, 1957-1958

 

Dollar Terminal Steamship Company

 

Historical data, 1934-1938

 

Dollar Wharf and Warehouse Co. Fed. Inc. USA at Pootung, China

 

Historical data, 1917-1963.

See also Carton 18.

 

Dollar Industries

 

Historical data and material re Dollar winch

 

The Robert Dollar Co. Ltd. (B.C.)

 

Historical data, 1916-1966.

See also Cartons 15 and 16.

 

Dollar Timber Company

 

Historical data, 1962-1965

 

Dollar Lumber Company

 

Historical data, 1961-1964

 

Dollar Steamship Company - Portland, Maine

 

Brief history, 1901-1910

 

Dollar Steamship Line - Portland, Maine

 

Brief histroy, 1913-1916

 

Dollar Park - San Rafael, California

 

Data re Robert Dollar's gift of land

 

Robert Dollar Drive, San Rafael, California

 

Data re dedication ceremonies, 1926

 

Lists of Towns, Cities, Streets, Buildings, etc. using name of Dollar

 

Senior Dollar Club House, Walnut Creek, California

 

Newspaper clippings re the club house at Rossmore which was formerly the R. Stanley Dollar Sr. Home

 

Dollar Garage - 115 Battery Street, San Francisco

 

Brief history of the building, 1929-1962

 

Egmont Timber Co. Ltd.

 

Brief history, 1939-1965.

See also Carton 16.

 

Embarcadero Street Property - San Francisco

 

Historical data, map and plans for a proposed Seamen's Building, 1929-1945

 

Exchange Garage, Inc.

 

Historical data and photographs, 1946-1963

 

Exchange Garage - 115 Battery Street, San Francisco

 

Historical data, 1929-1962

 

Falkirk, Scotland

 

Data (including photographs and newspaper clippings) relating to Dollar Family gifts to the town from 1886.

See also Vol. 60.

 

Fearon Daniel Company and Fearon Brown & Company

 

Brief history, 1921-1928

 

Glendale, Oregon

 

Photographs, brochure, reprints of an article, and advertising data relating to lumber mill property

Carton 14

Photographs, brochure, reprints of an article, and advertising data relating to lumber mill property

 

Globe Wireless, Ltd.

 

History and photographs, circulars and advertising data relating to operations in the United States and Far East, 1928-1960

See also Cartons 2, 30-33, and Vol. 45-47.

 

Dollar Homes

 

Photographs of homes in Scotland, Canada, Michigan and California

 

Heintz and Kaufman, Ltd.

 

Historical data, newspaper clippings, and photographs, 1919-1959 [some are HQK, Inc.]

 

Hangar Four Corporation

 

Historical data, 1960-1966

 

Holiday Hotel, Reno, Nevada

 

Historical data and photographs, 1955-1967

 

Hankow, China

 

Photographs of Robert Dollar Company property, 1919-1930

 

Historical data re Dollar Lumber Company of Hankow, China, 1915-1919

 

Hongkong, China

 

Photographs and desicrioptions of offices of Robert Dollar Company, Dollar Steamship Lines and Admiral Oriental Line.

 

Hunts Point, N.Y.

 

Photographs and maps of proposed terminal facilities

 

Hudson Associates, Incorporated

 

Brief history, 1955-1958

 

Hookston Property, Contra Costa County, California

 

Newspaper articles re fire, June 1964

Carton 15

Ichang, China

 

Photographs and description of Robert Dollar Company property and Yangstze River service

See also Vo. 39-40

 

Johnson Farm Machinery Company

 

Brief history, 1949-1951

 

Kiangsu Realty Company, Federal Inc. USA

 

Description, floor plans, and photographs of Robert Dollar Building, Shanghai; brief history of the company.

See also Carton 18, 33 and 34.

 

Kobe, Japan

 

Photographs and description of buildings owned by Robert Dollar Company and Dollar Steam Lines.

 

Letterheads

 

Various Dollar companies.

 

Lumber Operations

 

Statistics on Dollar Company lumber operations; newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous booklets on lumber.

 

Lumber Mills and Logging Operations

 

Photographs of Robert Dollar's office at Bracebridge, Canada, 1875

 

Brief history of opertations at Marquette, Michigan, 1880-1887

 

Historical data and photographs of operations at Sonoma County and Usal, California, 1890-1902

 

Brief history and photographs of Dollar Portland Lumber Company, 1877-1941.

See also Cartons 59-60

 

Brief history, maps, and photographs of Eugene Lumber Company (Dollar, Oregon), 1930-1942.

See also Cartons 60-61

 

Brief history and map of operations at Mabel, Oregon, 1925-1945.

See also Cartons 55-59

 

Brief history of operations at Donna, Oregon, 1944-1947

 

Brief history and maps of operations at Bandon and Coquille, Oregon, 1915-1946.

See also Carton 33.

 

Blueprints of property and mill of Canadian Robert Dollar Company, Ltd. and the Robert Dollar Company, Ltd. at Dollarton, British Columbia.

Carton 16

Photographs and maps of property and operations at Dollarton, Union Bay, Port Moody, and Vancouver Bay, British Columbia.

 

Brief history and maps covering timber licenses of the Egmont Timber Comparty, Ltd., Vancouver Bay and Texada Island, British Columbia.

 

Locomotives

 

Data re Dollar Company's Shay Locomotives, loaned to Mt. Tamalpais Railroad, Marin County and donated to San Francisco Maritime Museum.

 

Memorials

 

Data re Dollar Memorial Windows, First Presbyterian Church, San Rafael, California (see also Cartons 5, 9-10) and re Memorial Room, Louise A. Boyd Natural Science Museum, San Rafael, California, honoring Carl Gabrielson; resolution, May 24, 1932, from American Bureau of Shipping on death of Robert Dollar.

 

Masonic Affiliations

 

By-laws, membership cards and newspaper clippings re lodge affiliations of Robert Dollar, A. Melville Dollar and R. Stanley Dollar, Sr.

 

Manila, Philippine Islands

 

Blueprints, floor plans and photographs of Robert Dollar Company buildings, 1930-1948

 

Mexican Mail Steamship Company, Inc.

 

Data concerning service and operations of this subsidiary of Pacific Steamship Lines (The Admiral Line), from San Francisco and Los Angeles to ports in Mexico, together with schedules and fare sheets.

See also Carton 17.

 

Nanking, China

 

Photographs and description of Robert Dollar Company lumberyard, 1922

 

Offices

 

Photographs and list of offices of the Robert Dollar Company and Dollar Steamship Lines from 1890

 

Olympic Steamship Company, Ltd.

 

Brief history, 1925-1942

 

Philippine Inter-Island Steamship Company

 

History of operations, 1930-1944; sailing schedules, cabin plans, and photograph of SS. Mayon; annual report for 1936.

See also cartons 34-36 and 73

Carton 17

Pacific Mail Steamship Company

 

History; annual reports 1920-1922; sailing schedules; log books, 1868-1906; photographs; newspaper clippings.

 

Pacific Steamship Company (The Admiral Line)

 

History by Hugh B. Brittan

 

Sailing schedules, cabin plans, and data re service

 

Tariffs

 

Advertising and ticket sale data

 

Shipping registers, 1930 and 1937

 

Data re Mexican Mail Steamship Co., Inc. (subsidiary)

 

Photographs of ships

Carton 18

Instructions to various departments, agents, and employees

 

Data on Admiral Line Officer' Club

See also Vol. 44

 

Portland-California Steamship Company

 

History of operations, 1927-1939

 

Pacific Motorship Company

 

History of operations, 1923-1936

 

Pacific Steamship Terminal Company and Pacific Terminals, Inc.

 

History of operations, 1924-1941

 

Pacific Radio Company

 

Brief history of the company which was organized in 1928 for the purpose of acquiring from Simpson Radio Corporation various patents and inventions, which were eventually acquired by Globe Wireless, Ltd.

 

Peking, China

 

Photographs and description of Robert Dollar Company property, 1921

 

Pootung, China

 

Photographs and map of Robert Dollar Company property

 

Publicity and advertising

 

Press releases relating mainly to various Dollar Companies and Dollar family activities, 1947-1958; and advertising data.

 

Ritan-Wentworth Timber Company

 

Brief history, 1908-1943

See also Carton 59

 

Shanghai, China

 

Photographs and descriptions of Robert Dollar Company property (wharf facilities, Robert Dollar School, Dollar residence, lumber yard property, etc.); brief history of Dollar Wharf and Warehouse Company Federal Inc. USA.

 

Robert Dollar Building, Shanghai (owned by Kiangsu Realty Company Federal Inc. USA)

 

Photographs of construction and of completed building; description and floor plans

Carton 19

Singapore, S.S.

 

Description and photographs of Robert Dollar Company and Dollar Steamship Lines offices

 

Success Articles

 

By Captain Robert Dollar including booklet distributed to employees of Robert Dollar Company

 

Sunny Hills Orphanage (formerly San Francisco Presbyterian Orphanage and Farm), San Anselmo, California

 

General information, photographs of Grace Dollar Dickson Memorial Cottages, booklet re Robert Dollar Boys' Hall, excerpts from Captain Robert Dollar's diaries (1897-1932) in connection with activities for the orphanage.

 

San Francisco Theological Seminary

 

Data concerning gifts from Mr. and Mrs. Robert Dollar, 1917-1923

 

Ships and Shipping

 

Data re Dollar Fleet, 1895-1938, prepared by Captain E. E. Johnson

 

Book of photographs various Dollar and other ships

 

History of Dollar Line operations, 1895-1910

 

Outline of history of Dollar Steamship Lines, by, C. T. Surridge, 1944

 

Operating statistics, voyage estimates, cargo capacities, drydocking, etc.

 

Data re other American-owned fleet stack insignias, etc.

 

Log books (in German) of the S. V. Hans, 1907-1909

Carton 20

Log books (in German) of the S. V. Hans, 1910-1912

 

Index of ships owned by the Dollars

 

Photographs and, occasionally, specifications of Dollar ships (except President ships), including:

 

Schooner Newsboy,

 

SS. Arab,

 

SS. Rival,

 

SS. Noyo,

 

SS. Mackinaw,

 

SS. Cleone,

 

SS. Sequoia,

 

SS. James Dollar (ex John S. Kimball),

 

SS. Albion,

 

SS. Grace Dollar,

 

S.S.Bessie Dollar,

 

S.S. Hazel Dollar,

 

S.S. Stanley Dollar,

 

S.S. Esther Dollar,

 

S.S. M.S. Dollar,

 

S.S. Robert Dollar,

 

S.S. Harold Dollar,

 

S.S Melville Dollar,

 

S.S. Margaret Dollar (ex Celestial),

 

S.S. Stuart Dollar (ex Mandarin),

 

S.S. Celestial (renamed S.S. Margaret Dollar),

 

S.S. Oriental (renamed S.S. Melville Dollar),

 

S.S. Cathay (renamed S.S. Diana Dollar),

 

S.S. Mandarin (renamed S.S. Stuart Dollar),

 

S.S. Virginia Dollar,

 

S.S. Agnes Dollar,

 

Auxiliary Schooner May,

 

S.S. Robert Dollar II,

 

S.S. Alice Dollar,

 

Tender A.B. Dollar,

 

Tender Dah Lay,

 

Tender Dollar,

 

Sailing Vessel John Ena,

 

Sailing Vessel Janet Dollar,

 

Sailing Vessel Mary Dollar,

 

Sailing Vessel Joseph Dollar,

 

Sailing Vessel Reinbeck,

 

Sailing Vessel William Dollar.

 

Correspondence (copies), lists of vessels, photographs, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous data re sailing vessels, 1934-1961.

 

Rigging plan for sailing vessel James Dollar (negative photostat)

Carton 21

President ships (502 and 535 types):

 

Documents covering purchase, 1923-1926;

 

Photographs;

 

Cabin plans;

 

Passenger and freight sailing schedules, 1920-1937;

 

Menus;

 

Passenger fare sheets, 1931-1933.

Carton 22

Descriptive folders re accommodations.

 

SS. President Coolidge

 

Specifications for construction (hull# 340) at Newport News, Virginia

 

Newspaper articles re launching

Carton 23

Newspaper articles re launching

 

Photographs of launching and of the ship in several ports

 

Newspaper clippings covering sinking in South Pacific, 1942

 

Brochures and pamphlets describing hull, machinery, passenger accommodations, etc.

See also Vol. 31 and 33

 

SS. President Hoover

 

Specifications for construction (hull# 339) at Newport News, Virginia

 

Photographs and newspaper clippings re launching; photographs in several ports on maiden voyage and grounding off Formosa, 1937

 

Magazine articles and brochures describing hull, machinery, accommodations, cabin plans, etc.

 

Brochure of passenger accommodations, blueprints, cabin plans, drawings and sketches of the SS. President Hoover and SS. President Coolidge.

Carton 24

Albums and scrapbooks compiled by Captain Elisha A. Cooper containing newspaper clippings relating to the SS. President Hoover grounding off Formosa, 1937, other Dollar ships, personnel, etc.

 

Dollar uniform insignia worn by Captain Cooper

See also Vol. 32 and 33

 

Tacoma Oriental Steamship Company

 

History, 1928-1940; ship schedules

See also Cartons 53-55

 

Tientsin, China

 

Photographs and description of Robert Dollar Company operations from 1910

 

Tsingtao, China

 

Photograph of Robert Dollar Company lumberyard

 

Triangle Kapok Machine Corporation

 

History of company and its operations, 1923-1935

 

Wuchang, China

 

Photographs of Blind Girls Home

 

Wuhu, China

 

Sketch of Robert Dollar Company property

Additional Papers

carton Cartons 25-28

Robert Dollar Company

Carton 25

General correspondence, 1915-1945, re ship maintainance; sale of ships, lumber and other property; etc.

Carton 25

1915-1936

Carton 26

1937-July 1940

Carton 27

Aug. 1940-May 1945

Carton 28

June 1945-Dec. 1945

Carton 28

Dollar Investment Company

 

General correspondence, 1907-1954

carton Cartons 28-30

Robert Dollar Company

 

Radio communication stations. General correspondence, arranged by station and thereunder chronologically

carton Cartons 30-32

Robert Dollar Company and Globe Wireless, Ltd.

 

General correspondence, 1928-1959

Carton 30

1928-1929

Carton 31

1930-1939

Carton 32

1940-1941, 1957, 1959

carton Cartons 32-33

Robert Dollar Company - Globe Wireless, Ltd.

 

Patents, financial statements, contracts, copyrights, etc.

Carton 33

Radio news published on steamers, 1930

 

Inter-City Radio Co.

 

General correspondence, 1929-1930

 

Bandon/Coos Bay/Coquille, Oregon. Robert Dollar Company property.

 

General correspondence, 1938-1950,

 

Legal papers, 1904-1939

 

Kiangsu Realty Company and Kiangsu Realty Company Federal

 

Inc. USA [Shanghai] Monthly financial statements, 1929-1938

Carton 34

Kiangsu Realty Company and Kiangsu Realty Company Federal

 

Inc. USA General correspondence, 1931-1942, concerning rental of Robert Dollar Company in Shanghai

 

Drafts of agreements (copies), balance sheets, and some correspondence, 1940-1941, concerning a proposed statutory merger of several companies into the Philippine Inter-Island Steamship Company (Nevada).

carton Cartons 34-35

Philippine Inter-Island Steam ship Company

 

General correspondence, 1930-1944, concerning earnings and operating costs, and other financial matters.

Carton 34

1930-1936

Carton 35

1937-1944

carton Cartons 35-36

S.S. Mayon voyage results, 1932-1938

 

Information on revenue, operating expenses, miles and hours travelled, number of passengers, fuel oil consumption, cargo tonnage, net profit or loss, etc.

Carton 35

1932-1936

Carton 36

1937-1938

Carton 36

S.S. Mayon revenue figures, Nov. 1930-1938

See also Carton 73

 

Robert Dollar Company

 

Outgoing letters (carbons), 1938-1944.

Additional Note

Written mainly by R. Stanley Dollar and Charles King. Lacking: Mar. -June, 1938 and 1941.
 

Outgoing letters (carbons), 1936-1937.

Additional Note

Written mainly by Hugo M. Lorber, Vice-President.
Carton 37

Outgoing letters (carbons), 1938-1944.

Additional Note

Written by Hugo M. Lorber, Vice-President. Lacking: 1941.
carton Cartons 38-39

Reference File

 

Newsletter issued by Congressional Information Bureau, Washington D.C.

Carton 38

Jan. 1959 -Feb. 1960

Carton 39

Mar. -Dec. 1960

carton Cartons 40-41

Reference file

 

U .S . Maritime Commission

Carton 40

Press releases, 1937-1941

Carton 41

Press releases, 1941

 

Speeches, 1937-1943

carton Cartons 42-51

American Mail Line Ltd.

 

Financial records, 1927-1938

Carton 42

1927 -Nov. 1930, including correspondence

Carton 43

Dec. 1930 -Apr. 1933

Carton 44

May 1933 -Dec. 1934

Carton 45

1935

Carton 46

Jan. -Aug. 1936

Carton 47

Sept. 1936 -Feb. 1937

Carton 48

Mar. -Sept. 1937

Carton 49

Oct. 1937 -Feb. 1938

Carton 50

Mar. -Aug. 1938

Carton 51

Sept. -Dec. 1938

Carton 51

American Mail Line Ltd.

 

Applications for subsidy, 1937

Carton 51-53

Admiral Oriental Line

 

Income and profit and loss reports, 1936-1942

Carton 51

1936-1938

Carton 52

1940-Oct. 1941

Carton 53

Nov. 1941 -Dec. 1942

Carton 53

Admiral Oriental Line

 

Cash book and journal attachments, 1943-June 1944

carton Cartons 53-55

Tacoma Oriental Steamship Company

 

Financial records, including correspondence, 1928-1940

Carton 53

1928-1933

Carton 54

1934-Apr. 1937

Carton 55

May 1937 -1940

carton Cartons 55-59

Robert Dollar Company

 

Mabel, Oregon property

carton Cartons 55-56

Correspondence relating mainly to purchase and sale of equipment and property, 1911-1960.

Carton 56

Correspondence and other papers relating to sale of Mabel properties to Fisher Lumber Company, 1946-1953.

Carton 56

Daily reports of logging operations, 1944-1946

carton Cartons 56-58

Mabel Division reports (mainly invoices and receipts), Jan. 1944-Nov. 1945.

carton Cartons 58-59

Mabel Division Revenue, expenses and miscellaneous attachments, Jan. 1946 -Dec. 1947.

Carton 59

Miscellaneous letters and papers, 1946-1947, relating to logging operations.

Carton 59

Robert Dollar Company. Bush Street Building (San Francisco)

 

Attachments, Jan. 1946 -Oct. 1947, revenue, expenses, etc.

 

Ritan - Wentworth Lumber Company

 

Balance sheets, 1929-1943

carton Cartons 59-60

Dollar Portland Lumber Company

 

Correspondence and papers, 1900-1930.

Carton 59

1900-1922

Carton 60

1923-1930

carton Cartons 60-61

Eugene Lumber Company

Carton 60

Correspondence re finances, 1932-1942

 

Reports on examinations of accounts, 1938-1940

 

General correspondence, 1930-1934

Carton 61

General correspondence, 1935-1946

Carton 62

Robert Dollar Company - Seattle Division.

 

Reports, 1945-1946, revenue and expenditures

carton Cartons 63-65

Robert Dollar Company

 

Cash books and journal attachments, 1943-1945

Carton 63

1943 -Mar. 1944

Carton 64

Apr. 1944 -June 1945

Carton 65

July -Dec. 1945

carton Cartons 65-66

Robert Dollar Company

 

Executive office attachments, 1946

Carton 66

All Companies.

 

Cash receipts and disbursements, Jan. 1947 -Apr. 1948

Carton 67

Cash reports, Jan. 5, 1949 -July 12, 1950

 

Dollar Steamship Line (California)

 

General correspondence, 1910-1951

 

Minutes of weekly conferences, 1934 and 1936 -1937

Carton 68

Robert Dollar Company (various Divisions)

 

Tax information

 

Group Insurance

 

Letters of credit

 

Wage agreements and scales

 

Appraisals (equipment)

 

Financial records

Carton 69

Transcripts of U.S. Senate hearings on ocean mail and air mail contracts, 1933 -1934

carton Cartons 69-70

Report of proceedings of special U.S. Senate Committee to Investigate Ocean Mail and Air Mail Contracts (Black Committee), 1933-1934

Carton 70

Transcripts of hearings before the Postmaster General on ocean mail contracts, 1934

Carton 71

Correspondence relating to hearings before the Postmaster General on ocean mail contracts, 1934

 

Pamphlets, etc, relating to ocean mail contracts

carton Cartons 71-72

Pamphlets (mainly government publications) covering laws relating to shipping and

Carton 73

Transcripts of hearings before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce concerning sale of "535 - type" ships to Admiral Line, 1926

 

Data concerning voyage of the United States Congressional party to the inauguration of the Philippine Commonwealth Government in Manila in 1935, on the S.S. President Grant.

 

Specifications and photographs of the T.S.S. Kedah

 

Specifications of the S.S. Mayon (based on the T.S.S. Kedah) built for Dollar's Philippine Inter-Island Service

 

Correspondence concerning construction of the S.S. Mayon; data on trial trips, fuel, reefer, and turbine spares.

 

Miscellaneous specifications and blueprints

 

The China Pilot, 1864.

 

Instructions for pilots

carton Cartons 74-75

Newspaper clippings, 1946 -1957 relating mainly to company activities and to the suit brought by the Dollars against the U.S. Maritime Commission to recover their property (Dollar et al vs. Land et al).

Carton 74

1946 -Apr. 1951

Carton 75

Apr. 1951 -1957

carton Cartons 75-77

Negative photostats of newspaper articles re Robert Dollar, R. Stanley Dollar, and Dollar Steamship Lines, included in Vol. 16-20

Carton 77

Dollar et al vs. Land et al

See also Vol. 22-26

 

Drafts of briefs

 

Briefs

 

Joint appendix to briefs

Carton 78

Correspondence (copies)

 

Press releases

 

Newspaper clippings

 

Newspaper clippings re speedboat races entered by R. Stanley Dollar, Jr., 1949

 

Academic hood worn by Robert Dollar when he received an honorary degree from Mills College

 

Letters of condolence on the death of Robert Dollar

volume Volumes 1-6

Typed transcripts (carbons) of diaries of Captain Robert Dollar, 1872-1932

volume Volumes 7-15

Captain Dollar's scrapbooks, 1902-1932. Mainly newspaper clippings re business and family activities

volume Volumes 16-20

Newspaper articles (photocopies), 1880-1938, about Captain Robert Dollar, R. Stanley Dollar, and Dollar Steamship Lines (negative photostats are in Cartons 75-77)

volume Volume 21

Scrapbook of newspaper clippings re Captain Robert Dollar's trip to the Far East, 1930

volume Volumes 22-26

Newspaper clippings re Dollar Line Case (Dollar et al vs. Land et al), 1945-1954

volume Volumes 27-29

Newspaper clippings re the Robert Dollar Company, 1946-1957

volume Volume 30

Newspaper clippings re R. Stanley Dollar and family, 1932-1939

volume Volume 31

Photographs of SS. President Coolidge during construction, 1930-1931

volume Volume 32

Photographs of SS. President Hoover during construction, 1930-1931

volume Volume 33

Photographs of SS. President Hoover and SS. President Coolidge during construction, 1930-1931

volume Volume 34

Photographs, mainly of Robert Dollar with various dignitaries and of Dollar Company property

volume Volume 35

Photographs of Dollar Company owned offices and facilities at the time the Government took over Dollar of Delaware, 1938

volume Volume 36

Photographs of Robert Dollar Building, 311 California Street, San Francisco

volume Volume 37

Photographs of various Dollar properties in Orient, ca. 1945-1956

volume Volume 38

Photographs of views of the Orient, 1917

volume Volumes 39-40

Photographs of Yangtsze River Service, Robert Dollar Company

volume Volume 41

Photographs of scenes in China

volume Volume 42

Photographs of scenes showing reconstruction in Yokahama after earthquake, 1929

volume Volume 43

Photographs - Canada, China, California, etc.

volume Volume 44

Pacific Steamship Company Statistics of fleet, 1923-1932

volume Volumes 45-47

Globe Wireless Ltd.: Publicity and advertising

 

Newspaper clippings concerning resumption of trans-Pacific service after World War II, business activities, personnel, news stories reported by Globe Wireless Stations, copies of ads from newspapers and magazines

volume Volume 48

South Pacific Air Lines, Inc.

 

General information

volume Volume 49

Photographs of flying boats of South Pacific Air Lines, Inc.

volume Volume 50

Photographs relating to Captain Robert Dollar Memorial Award, 1938-1966

volume Volume 51

Photographs relating to Captain Robert Dollar Memorial Award, 1938-1957

volume Volume 52

Data and photographs relating to Captain Robert Dollar World Trade Library, San Francisco

volume Volume 53

Log Book, Schooner Bertie Minor, Aug. 15 -Dec. 16, 1912

volume Volumes 54-55

Photographs of Skip-A-Log of California, 1948-1949, the racing boat owned by R. Stanley Dollar, Jr.

volume Volume 56

Saturday Evening Post articles about Robert Dollar written by Ernest Poole, 1929. Includes also, two letters from Poole and replies (carbons), 1935.

volume Volume 57

Obituaries for Robert Dollar, 1932

volume Volume 58

Memorial on Captain Dollar's death from San Rafael (Calif.) Park Commission, 1932

volume Volume 59

Memorial on Captain Dollar's death from Bank of San Rafael, Calif., 1932

volume Volume 60

Newspaper clippings re Dollar Park at Falkirk, Scotland

volume Volume 61

Photographs and letters (copies) relating to testimonial dinner for Clarence Francis, Sept. 15, 1954

volume Volume 62

Photocopies of miscellaneous documents and letters, Melville Family, 1798-1868

volume Volume 63

Analysis of earnings and expenses, Round-The-World and Inter-Coastal ships, from 1924

volume Volumes 64-65

Bills of lading. SS. President Van Buren, 1924

volume Volume 66

Bills of lading. SS. President Polk, 1924

volume Volume 67

Bills of lading. SS. President Adams, 1923-1924

volume Volumes 68-69

Robert Dollar Company private code. 1926

volume Volume 70

Discarded

volume Volume 71

(oversize package)

Negative photostats of newspaper articles, 1903-1933, re Harmsworth Trophy races, compiled by Roberta Gerke, 1949

volume Volume 72

(oversize package)

Newspaper clippings re R. Stanley Dollar, Jr.'s participation in a speedboat race in Paris, 1935