Walter Otto Schneider papers, 1895-1962

Finding aid prepared by Lindsay Chaney, 2015; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé.
UCLA Library Special Collections
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA, 90095-1575
(310) 825-4988
spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
Finding aid last updated 23 June 2016.


Title: Walter Otto Schneider papers
Collection number: 157
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 4.0 linear ft. (8 document boxes)
Date (inclusive): 1895-1962
Abstract: Walter Otto Schneider served as comptroller of the Los Angeles Country Club from 1915, the year he came to the US from Germany, until his death in 1962. This collection consists of files of receipts and correspondence with bookdealers, as well as other correspondence, receipts from record stores and art galleries, notebooks, lists of books and recordings, newspapers, clippings, articles and reprints, photographs, negatives, and memorabilia.
Language of Materials: Materials are in English.
Physical Location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Walter Otto Schneider Papers (Collection 157). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Provenance unknown.

Processing Information

Re-processed by Lindsay Chaney in 2015 in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT)  with assistance from Jillian Cuellar.

Biography/History

Schneider served as comptroller of the Los Angeles Country Club from 1915, the year he came to the US from Germany, until his death in 1962.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of files of receipts and correspondence with bookdealers, as well as other correspondence, receipts from record stores and art galleries, notebooks, lists of books and recordings, newspapers, clippings, articles and reprints, photographs, negatives, and memorabilia.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233738 

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Schneider, Walter Otto--Archives.
Los Angeles Country Club--Officials and employees--Archival resources.
Book collectors--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
receipts.

Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Receipts. 1950s.

Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence. 1950s.

Box 1, Folder 3

Inventories. 1955.

Box 1, Folder 4

Correspondence and Receipts. 1950s.

Box 1, Folder 5

Inventories. circa 1935.

Box 2, Folder 1

Receipts: Bekins Van and Storage Company. 1950s.

Box 2, Folder 2

Receipts: B. H. Blackwell, Ltd. 1960s.

Box 2, Folder 3

Clippings. 1960s.

Box 2, Folder 4

Correspondence: von der Gabelentz. 1960s.

Box 2, Folder 5

Correspondence: von der Gabelentz. 1950s.

Box 2, Folder 6

Correspondence: von der Gabelentz. 1930-1950.

Box 2, Folder 7

Invoices: Dr. Ernst Hauswedell. 1950s.

Box 2, Folder 9

Correspondence: Frans Masereel. 1957.

Box 2, Folder 10

Invoices: Pinkus and Co., Zurich. 1961-1962.

Box 2, Folder 11

Correspondence: The Readers' Subscription, Inc.. 1950s.

Box 2, Folder 12

Invoices: Gerd Rosen. 1950s.

Box 2, Folder 13

Receipts: Mary S. Rosenberg. 1948-1956.

Box 2, Folder 14

Correspondence: Walter O. Schneider. 1915-1962.

Box 2, Folder 15

Correspondence: William H. Schab. 1940s-1950s.

Box 2, Folder 16

Receipts: Scribner Book Store. 1948-1956.

Box 2, Folder 17

Correspondence: Pierre Vorms. 1956-1961.

Box 3, Folder 1

Correspondence: G. F. Sims. 1954-1956.

Box 3, Folder 2

Correspondence. 1947-1956.

Box 3, Folder 3

Invoices: Stechert-Hafner, Inc.. 1950s.

Box 3, Folder 4

Correspondence. 1940s.

Box 3, Folder 5

Correspondence: Dr. E. Tuchmann. 1931-1932.

Box 3, Folder 6

Correspondence: Dr. E. Tuchmann. 1933-1934.

Box 3, Folder 7

Correspondence: Dr. E. Tuchmann. 1935.

Box 3, Folder 8

Correspondence: Dr. E. Tuchmann. 1936.

Box 3, Folder 9

Correspondence: Dr. E. Tuchmann. 1937-1938.

Box 3, Folder 10

Correspondence: Dr. E. Tuchmann. 1939-1955.

Box 3, Folder 11

Framed newspaper comics. 1915-1932.

Box 4, Folder 1

Invoices: Alden Galleries. 1938-1942.

Box 4, Folder 2

Invoices: Arthur M. Adler. 1946-1956.

Box 4, Folder 3

Invoices: Hampshire Book Shop. 1951-1953.

Box 4, Folder 4

Correspondence: Elkin Mathews, Ltd.. 1948-1956.

Box 4, Folder 5

Correspondence. 1949-1950.

Box 4, Folder 6

Correspondence: Gutekunst and Klipstein. 1938-1956.

Box 4, Folder 7

Invoices: Walter Goldberg. 1951-1955.

Box 4, Folder 8

Invoices: Gustav Fock. 1920s.

Box 4, Folder 9

Invoices. 1946-1955.

Box 4, Folder 10

Receipts. 1947-1954.

Box 4, Folder 11

Correspondence. 1950-1955.

Box 4, Folder 12

Invoices: Maximillian-Gesellschaft. 1946-1955.

Box 4, Folder 13

Correspondence: Minox. 1950s.

Box 4, Folder 14

Correspondence. 1946-1951.

Box 4, Folder 15

Correspondence: Librairie Janicot. 1950s.

Box 4, Folder 16

Los Angeles Country Club. 1948-1949.

Box 4, Folder 17

Correspondence. 1948-1950.

Box 4, Folder 18

Invoices: Penguin Books, Inc.. 1956.

Box 4, Folder 19

Correspondence. 1949.

Box 4, Folder 20

Correspondence: New York Public Library. 1949-1954.

Box 4, Folder 21

Correspondence. 1940s.

Box 4, Folder 22

Financial papers. 1940s.

Box 6, Folder 1

Invoices: B. H. Blackwell, Ltd.. 1930s-1950s.

Box 6, Folder 2

Invoices: Brentano's Book Stores, N.Y.. 1935-1955.

Box 6, Folder 3

Invoices. 1940s-1950s.

Box 6, Folder 4

Invoices: Martin Breslauer. 1940s-1950s.

Box 6, Folder 5

Invoices: John and Edward Bumpus, Ltd.. 1940s-1950s.

Box 6, Folder 6

Financial papers. 1940s-1950s.

Box 6, Folder 7

Correspondence: Chiswick Book Shop. 1948-1953.

Box 6, Folder 8

Invoices: Craddock and Barnard. 1940s-1950s.

Box 6, Folder 9

Invoices. 1950s.

Box 6, Folder 10

Invoices: Philip C. Duschnes. 1950s.

Box 6, Folder 11

Invoices: E. Weyhe. 1933-1955.

Box 6, Folder 12

Photograph. undated.

Box 6, Folder 13

Invoices: Wittenborn and Company. 1950s.

Box 6, Folder 14

Invoices: Joseph Baer and Co.. 1931-1932.

Box 6, Folder 15

Correspondence: Edwin Baer. 1938-1940.

Box 6, Folder 16

Correspondence and invoices. 1920-1950.

Box 6, Folder 17

Invoices: L'Art Ancien, S.A.. 1950s.

Box 5

Receipts file. 1950s.

Box 5

Books of invoices. 1930s-1950s.

Box 5

Minox Processing Laboratories. 1957-1961.

Box 7, Folder 1

Inventory books. undated.

Box 7, Folder 2

Catalogs (French). 1930-1940.

Box 7, Folder 3

Newspapers (French). 1917-1918.

Box 7, Folder 4

Personal. 1930s-1940s.

Box 8, Folder 1

Newsletters. 1928-1946.

Box 8, Folder 2

Personal. undated.

Box 8, Folder 3

Personal. 1940s.