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Finding Aid for the Ella Young Papers D1956.1
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Box 1, Folder 1

Biographical materials. Circa 1951-1956.

Scope and Contents note

Application by Jane R. Thompson in the Superior Court for the County of San Luis Obispo for letters testamentary, estate of Ella Young, August 10, 1956. Biographic and bibliographic notes by Dorothy Drake, circa 1951-1956.
Box 1, Folder 2-5

Correspondence. 1931-1956 (bulk 1951-1956).

Extent: 4 folders.
Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence. Ella Young and Dorothy Drake. 1951-1955.

Box 1, Folder 3

Correspondence. Ella Young to Elsa Gidlow. 1951-1956.

Box 1, Folder 4

Christmas Greeting Cards. 1932-1952 (bulk 1942).

Box 1, Folder 5

Postcards. 1931-1953.


Interviews. 1951-1953.

Audiotape Reel TR1 Mac (Holbein Room)

Ella Young interview with Althea Warren, Dorothy Drake, and Frances Richardson. Oceano, June 1, 1951.

Extent: 1 1/4-inch audiotape.


MISSING, May 1, 2011.
Audiotape Reel TR27 (Holbein Room), Box 1, Folder 6

KPFA radio interview "Trees and Mountains" with Ella Young. 1953-1954.

Extent: 1 1/4-inch audiotape + 1 printed KPFA program guide, March 1954.

General note

Interview of Ella Young held at Elsa Gidlow's house in 1953; broadcast by KPFA, March 9, 1954. Audiotape MISSING, June 1, 2011.
Box 1, Folder 7

Miscellaneous. 1939-circa 1950.

Scope and Contents note

(1) Empty envelope imprinted Mrs. Allen G. Freeman, Ridge Road, Berkeley, California, addressed to Miss Ella Young, Box 136, Oceano, California, date stamped December 9, 1939. (2) Poem "Processional of Joy", by Malcolm Schloss, n.d. (circa 1950).
Box 1, Folder 8

Newspaper clippings. n.d.

Box 1, Folder 9

Photographs. 1949-1951.

Box 1, Folder 10

Althea Warren, A Visit to Ella Young at Oceano . June 21, 1951 (published 2004).


Account by Scripps College Trustee Althea Warren (1886-1958), recently retired Los Angeles City Librarian, of a visit by her, Scripps College Librarian Dorothy Drake, and Frances Richardson (1897-1995), at that time Director of Research at 20th Century Fox Corporation, of a visit to Ella Young at Oceano on June 1, 1951. Materials include an audiotaped interview, 3 typed versions of Warren's written account, and 2 copies of a slightly edited version of the account published by the Scripps College Press as a keepsake for the 27th Joint Meeting of the Zamorano and Roxburghe Clubs in San Francisco, october 22-24, 2004.
Box 1, Folder 11

Writings. n.d.

Box 1, Folder 12-13

Elsa Gidlow. Circa 1953-1972.

Box 1, Folder 12

Correspondence with Dorothy Drake and Sybil Fielder. 1953-1967, 1972

Box 1, Folder 13

Poems. Circa 1953-1966.