Robert V. Hine papers

Special Collections & University Archives
The UCR Library
P.O. Box 5900
University of California
Riverside, California 92517-5900
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Email: specialcollections@ucr.edu
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Note

This collection was processed in July 2018 by Special Collections Processing Archivist Andrew Lippert. Original collection-level finding aid was published in 2011.


Descriptive Summary

Title: Robert V. Hine papers
Date (inclusive): 1950-1997
Collection Number: UA 083
Extent: 5 linear feet
Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
Riverside, CA 92517-5900
Abstract: This collection includes manuscripts, A/V materials, correspondence, and other materials from Robert V. Hine, Professor Emeritus of History. Includes several manuscripts of his published works; materials on the Irvine Ranch, Irvine Corporation, and the Llano Cooperative Colony; and records documenting the early academics of UC Riverside.
Languages: The collection is in English.

Access

This collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[identification of item], [date if possible]. Robert V. Hine papers (UA 083). Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

Collection Scope and Contents

This collection includes manuscripts, films, correspondence, and other material regarding Robert V. Hine, Professor Emeritus of History at UC Riverside.
Series I has manuscripts for the following books by Professor Hine: The American West: a new interpretive history, Bartlett's West: drawing the Mexican boundary, Community on the American Frontier: separate but not alone, Josiah Royce: from Grass Valley to Harvard, and a biography of William Andrew Spalding.
Series II is an assortment of research materials broken into three sub-series: materials on the Irvine Ranch, photographs and film on the New Llano Cooperative Colony, and facsimiles of the James Theodore Talbot correpsondence.
Series III contains materials pertaining to Hine's role as a founding member of the UC Riverside faculty. Documents include early humanities curriculum, academic senate records, and committee materials.

Biographical / Historical Note

Robert V. Hine (1921-2015) was a founding member of the University of California, Riverside faculty where he taught history from 1954 to 1990. He was born in Los Angeles, California, attended UCLA and received his undergraduate degree from Pomona College in 1948. Hine went on to do graduate work at Yale University where he was awarded a PhD in 1952. Professor Hine joined UC Riverside as a founding member of the History Department and served as department chair from 1962 to 1967. He was a prolific writer and published over ten books on the history of the American West, California, and utopianism as well as textbooks, several works of fiction, and memoirs. Hine retired from UC Riverside in 1990 and moved to Irvine, CA where he held the title of Professor Recalled at UC Irvine.

Hine papers

See also the Robert Hine papers at the Huntington Library (https://oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/c8v129ht/entire_text/).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Hine, Robert V., 1921-2015
University of California, Riverside. Department of History
Royce, Josiah, 1855-1916
Bartlett, John Russell, 1805-1886
Talbot, Theodore, 1825-1862
Socialism
American Frontier
West (U.S.)
California -- History
New Llano (La.)

Genres and Forms of Materials

Audiovisual materials
Correspondence
Manuscripts


 

Manuscripts 1960-1991

Scope and Contents

This series contains manuscripts of books by Robert Hine. Included is one folder with correspondence regarding the William Spalding manuscript.

Arrangement

This series is arranged alphabetically by manuscript title.
Box 1, Folders 1 to 6

The American West: An Interpretive History 1972

Physical Description: 6 folders

Book

The published book is available in the UCR library. Call number: F591 H546 2000.
Box 1, Folders 7 and 8, Box 2, folder 1

Bartlett's West: Drawing the Mexican Boundary undated

Physical Description: 3 folders

Book

The published book is available in the UCR library. Call number: F786 B351 H5.
Box 2, Folders 2 to 4

Community on the American Frontier: Separate But Not Alone [c1980]

Physical Description: 3 folders

Book

The published book is available in the UCR library. Call number: E179.5 H56x.
Box 2, Folders 5 and 6

Josiah Royce: From Grass Valley to Harvard 1991

Physical Description: 2 folders

Book

The published book is available in the UCR library. Call number: B945 R64 H56 1992.
Box 3, folder 1

William Andrew Spalding Biography. Correspondence 1960-1961

Physical Description: 1 folder

Correspondence

The bulk of the correspondence is with Mary Jane Bragg at the Huntingon Library and Thelma Jackson at the Los Angeles Public Library.
Box 3, Folders 2 and 3

William Andrew Spalding Biography. Footnotes 1960-1961

Physical Description: 2 folders
 

Research Materials 1950-1997

Scope and Contents

The Research Materials series is broken down into three sub-series: Irvine Ranch, New Llano Colony, and James Theodore Talbot.
 

Irvine Ranch 1950-1966

Physical Description: 22 folders
Physical Description: This series has a number of oversized items and folders. Two printed items are located in box 7 and several large folders in flat file drawers.

Scope and Contents

The Irvine Ranch sub-series contains materials related to the Irvine Ranch, Irvine Company, and Orange County. The bulk of the material pertains to the history of the Irvine Company with some material related to the planning and founding of UC Irvine.
Box 3, folder 4

Business Cards 1962 & 1964

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 3, folder 5

The Growth and Economic Stature of Orange County 1961

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 3, folder 6

Irvine Company Background Material 1961

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 3, folder 7

The Irvine Company Presents a Planned Development for American Industry undated

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 3, folder 8

The Irvine Ranch. Galley Proof May 1962

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 3, folder 9

The Irvine Ranch. Galley Proof Aug 1962

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 3, folder 10

The Irvine Ranch. Galley Proof Sep 1962

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 3, folder 11

The Irvine Ranch. Galley Proof undated

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 3, folder 12

The Irvine Ranch. Index Oct 1962

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 3, folder 13

Irvine Ranch Newsletter 1966

Physical Description: 1 folder

Issue

Vol. 1, No. 4, 1966
Box 3, folder 14

Irvine Ranch Newspaper Clippings 1960-1962, 1964

Physical Description: 1 folder

Oversized

See also the oversized folder of newspapers and newspaper clippings.

Arrangement

This folder of photocopied newspaper clippings and the oversized folder of newspapers were originally grouped together. The materials in these two folders were separated, and some photocopied, for preservation and housing purposes.
Box 3, folder 15

The Irvine Ranch of Orange County: 1810-1950 1952

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 3, folder 16

Irvine Ranch. Water 1950-1951

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 4, folder 1

Kern County Land Company 1961

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 4, folder 2

Los Angeles Times. Fabulous Irvine Ranch 1959

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 4, folder 3

The Old Spanish and Mexican Ranchos of Orange County 1952

Physical Description: 1 folder

Oversized

See oversized map in flat files.
Box 4, folder 4

Orange County Industrial News 1961

Physical Description: 1 folder

Issue

Vol. 5, No. 5, May 1961
Box 4, folder 5

Petition of Athalie R. Clarke and Athalie Irvine Penniman 1957

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 4, folder 6

Report of Activities of W. B. Hellis (?) in Connection with Transactions in Which the Irvine Company Has an Interest 1957

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 4, folder 7

Stockholders Court Action 1962

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 4, folder 8

William L. Pereira & Associates Planning and Architecture undated

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 4, folder 9

University Bulletin 1962

Physical Description: 1 folder

Issues

Vol. 10, No. 20
Vol. 10, No. 23
Box 7, Item 1

Second Phase Report for a University-Community Development in Orange County 1959

Physical Description: 1 volume
Box 7, Item 2

Stockdale: A Planned Community 1961 (?)

Physical Description: 1 volume
drawer C8, folder 1

Map and Street Guide Newport Beach, Costa Mesa and the Newport Harbor Area 1959

drawer D3, folder 1

The Newporter 1960

drawer D3, folder 2

Newspaper and Newspaper Clippings 1959-1970

Arrangement

This folder of photocopied newspaper clippings and the oversized folder of newspapers were originally grouped together. The materials in these two folders were separated, and some photocopied, for preservation and housing purposes.

Related Materials

See also the related folder of newspaper clippings in Box 3.
drawer D2, folder 1

The Old Spanish and Mexican Ranchos of Orange County 1952

Related Materials

This oversized map is associated with the item of same name in Box 4.
drawer D3, folder 3

Southern California Business 1961

Issue

Vol. 23, No. 40, 1961
 

New Llano Colony 1973-1997

Physical Description: 3 folders

Scope and Contents

This series is comprised of three folders of audio/visual materials related to the New Llano Colony in Louisiana.

Historical Note

The New Llano Colony was founded in 1917 by the Llano del Rio socialist cooperative when it relocated from California to Louisiana.
Box 4, folder 10

New Llano Colony Negatives 1997

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 4, folder 11

New Llano Colony, Louisiana. Photos and Negatives undated

Physical Description: 1 folder

note

Original folder had the following note on it: "possibly from Walter Millsap papers?"
Box 4, folder 12

Film Reel with Footage from Llano Reunion Picnic 1973(?)

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Date

There are two dates attached to this item. What looks like the original label is dated 1/28/73. A second label has the date 2-11-94.
 

James Theodore Talbot 1972

Physical Description: .25 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

This series is a collection of facsimiles of the correspondence of James Theodore Talbot. Talbot joined the US Army and was a member of the John Fremont expedition to the American West. His journies took him throughout Mexico and the American Frontier from Vera Cruz to Oregon. Hine edited a book on Talbot's correspondence.

Book

Soldier in the West; letters of Theodore Talbot during his services in California, Mexico, and Oregon, 1845-53. Edited by Robert V. Hine and Savoie Lottinville.
Box 5, folder 1

James Theodore Talbot correspondence facsimiles, 1845 undated

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 5, folder 2

James Theodore Talbot correspondence facsimiles, 1846 undated

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 5, folder 3

James Theodore Talbot correspondence facsimiles, 1847 undated

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 5, folder 4

James Theodore Talbot correspondence facsimiles, 1848 undated

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 5, folder 5

James Theodore Talbot correspondence facsimiles, 1849 undated

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 5, folder 6

James Theodore Talbot correspondence facsimiles, 1850 undated

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 5, folder 7

James Theodore Talbot correspondence facsimiles, 1851 undated

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 5, folder 8

James Theodore Talbot correspondence facsimiles, 1852 undated

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 5, folder 9

James Theodore Talbot correspondence facsimiles, 1854 undated

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 5, folder 10

James Theodore Talbot correspondence facsimiles, 1855 undated

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 5, folder 11

James Theodore Talbot correspondence facsimiles, 1856 undated

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 5, folder 12

James Theodore Talbot correspondence facsimiles, 1857 undated

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 5, folder 13

James Theodore Talbot correspondence facsimiles, 1858 undated

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 5, folder 14

James Theodore Talbot correspondence facsimiles, 1859 undated

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 5, folder 15

James Theodore Talbot correspondence facsimiles, 1860 undated

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 5, folder 16

James Theodore Talbot correspondence facsimiles, 1861 undated

Physical Description: 1 folder
 

University of California, Riverside 1954-1967

Scope and Contents

Robert V. Hine was a member of the founding faculty of University of California, Riverside. This series contains records of early humanities curriculum, academic senate materials, and committee documents.
Box 6, folder 1

Faculty and Academic Senate Discussions on Humanities Course 1954-1956, 1959-1960, 1965

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 6, Folders 2 and 3

Humanities Courses 1A-B and 2A-B. Syllabi, Lecture Assignments, Mid-Term and Final Examinations 1954-1963, 1967

Physical Description: 2 folders
Box 6, folder 4

Miscellaneous Documents from Early History of UC Riverside 1954, 1962-1964, undated

Physical Description: 1 folder

Oversized

see oversized folder of newspapers
Box 6, folder 5

Report of the Educational Evaluation Committee 1966

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 6, folder 6

Senior Comprehensive Exams in History 1959-1962

Physical Description: 1 folder
drawer D3, folder 4

Miscellaneous Documents from Early History of UC Riverside. Newspapers. 1954-1967

UCR material

These newspapers were originally stored with the related materials in Box 6, Folder 4. They were placed in oversized storage for conservation and housing purposes.