Finding Aid to the David P. Barrows papers, 1890-1954
Subjects and Indexing Terms
1892 - 1910
1911 - Feb. 1919
Mar. 1919 - Dec. 1926
1927 - May 1930
June 1930 - May 1933
June 1933 - Dec. 1936
1937 - May 1941
June 1941 - Mar. 1943
Apr. 1943 - July 1954 and Undated
Letters to Barrows
Baa - Bard
Barr - Bz
C, miscellany - California. University
California. University, Berkeley - Col
Com - Dd
De - F, miscellany
Fa - Gz
Ha - Hh
Hi - Hz
I - Kh
Kl - Let
Leu - M, miscellany
Maa - Moa
Mor - O
P, miscellany - Ph
Pi - Rok
Rol - S, miscellany
Sa - Sit
Stu - United R
United States - Uz
V - Wd
We - Z and unidentified
Special correspondence files
Letters from German universities, scholars, students, organizations, etc. (2 folders)
Miscellaneous letters from various people and organizations re the Philippine Islands. See Philippine... in the Partial List of Correspondents
Miscellaneous family letters
Letters re: Barrows
Miscellaneous correspondence - not addressed to Barrows
Miscellaneous letters re Barrows' speeches and broadcasts
Biographical sketches and obituaries
Papers re his education at Columbia University and University of Chicago
Papers re his military service
Awards; tributes; memberships
Medals and medallions
Membership cards, calling cards
Bibliographies of his writings
Announcements and programs for his speaking engagements; programs for honorary dinners (2 folders)
Agreements with publishers and related papers
Publication announcements for his books
Reviews of his books
Itineraries for trips
Papers relating to his Latin American trip, 1928, as Carnegie Visiting Professor of International Relations
Papers relating to his trip to Germany as Theodore Roosevelt Professor, University of Berlin, 1933-1934
Invitations Christmas and birthday cards
Charter Day poster announcing inauguration of President Barrows, University of California, Mar. 19, 1920
2 boxes of card files containing bibliographic notes, addresses, etc.
Diplomas, commissions, awards, membership certificates, etc.
Passport, U.S., Philippine Islands, 1918
Diaries and notebooks (N.B. Notebooks on Cahuilla Indians are in Cahuilla Indian subject files, carton 14)
Sketches, 1890-1893: pencil sketches, including medicine man's rattle, white oak acorn, ollas, Cajon Pass, San Antonio de Padua Mission, etc.
[Notebook] 1892. Written on cover: David P. Barrows/ Claremont, Calif. Notes on Palm Valley, former Indian reserve Palm Springs; sketches of Indian throwing sticks and of skulls; notes on ethnological items in Coronado Museum; sketches of arrowheads; miscellaneous notes; bibliographies; notes on Hawaii.
[Notebook, ca 1894-1895] Written on cover: David P. Barrows/ Claremont, California. Notes on English economic history, Indians and southern California. Written from the back: notes on Indian collections.
1895 pocket diary - scattered entries. A few entries for October dated 1898. Notes of expenses in 1898 noted on pages for September. At the end: cash account.
Few Notes at San Diego 1898 to 1900/ Philippines/ Trip through Province of Bataan/ Jan. 1901
1899 pocket diary
[Notebook] 1899. Notes on weather, Indian rancherias, Tijuana, Indian vocabulary [Jacumba?]. A few diary entries - Laguna Station, Cameron Lake, summit of Sierra Prieta, Cocopah Rancheria. Cocopah vocabulary; notes on Cocopahs.
Cocopah Notes Aug. 1899. A few diary entries; vocabulary; notes, etc.
1900 pocket diary. Entries from Oct. 25 relate to Philippines.
Philippine Notes/ Personal Narrative/ Nov. 1900 to Nov. 1903
School Administration/ City Schools of Manila, P.I./ Oct. 26- 1900 - Jan. 1901 Include names and assignments for teachers, information on enrollment, courses, supplies needed, etc.
Notes/ San Diego, 1900/ Benguet Trip June 1901. The Benguet trip was made with Philippine Commissioners Worcester and Moses.
1901/War and Government in the Philippines/ A Survey of the Insurrection and Military Government - written in three days - at Kyoto, Japan/ Aug. Sept. 1901
Notes/ Trip to China and Japan/ Aug. 4th to Sept. 1901. Diary entries and notes.
Ethnology of the Philippines/ Physical Measurements of Negritos/ 1902/1901. Includes also Negrito vocabularies.
Personal Narrative ... Fight at Ablug/ Nov. 1, 1902.
Testimony before the Insular Affairs Committee/ U.S. Senate March 12 and 13, 1902 [Title written by Barrows on fly-leaf] Pages clipped from the Senate report and bound.
Field Notes - Benguet and the Cordillera of Luzon/ June to August 1902
Field Notes: Exploration of the Cordillera of Luzon/ August to November 1902
Notes on The Philippine Islands and Geographical Discoveries therein etc./ Library University of California, April 1902
Moro Notes No. 1/ Sulen Archipelago/ Mch. 1903. Include diary entries also.
Moro Notes No. 2/ Sulen Archipelago and Mindanao/ Apr. to June 1903
Trip to Hacienda de San Ramon etc. Patalun/ June 28-29 `03
David P. Barrows/ His Book/ Year 1903. Letters and telegrams relating to his appointment to the Philippines (1900) pasted in. Notes relating to events, 1900-1902, also included.
1903 A/ Field Notes/ Trip to Mindoro Jan. 1903/ Linao. Bataan Apr. 06/ Tagalog Lessons Jan. 06/ Voyage to Batanes Islands May 06/ ... Note on Filipino Languages ...
Notes on Trip to China/ Hongkong/ West River ... Canton, etc. Feb. 1905
Philippine Notes/ Philippine Parties/ Personalities/ 1906- 1907-1908/ Balugas or Negritos of Pampanga
Notes/ Philippine Ethnology and History/ 1906
Jan. 1906/ Notes/ Bataan Trail, Dinalupijan to Subik Bay to Capaz/ Anna and I on trip
1906/ Review of the Year ..." Written on fly-leaf: "These notes contain an outline of matters of personal interest during the year 1906, spent partly in the Philippines and partly in America and enroute thereto.
Malayan Ethnology/ Univ. of Cal. Jan. May 1907/ Spanish Colonial Institutions
Notes and Memoranda/ Feb. Oct. 1907/ Berkeley/ Trip to Washington/ Return to Manila
1907/ Review of the Year
Physical Anthropology of the Philippines/ U.C. Jan. May 1907
1908/ Trip to Samar, Leyte, Mindanao and Ceba/ Notes on Chirino's Relacion of 1603 ... Jesuit Missions
1908/ Trip Thro Benguet ...
Batangas Trip 1908/ Reports Phil. Com.
1908/ Review of the Year and other matters
Notes/ Reviews of Reading/ Feb. 1908. July 1909." Contains some diary entries also.
1909 pocket diary
Notes on the Dutch Indies 1909
Trip to Iloilo and Antiki  / Negritos of Pampanga/ Ilongot of Nueva Vizcaya
1909/ Palawan Trip/ Notes on Spanish History/ Pagan Peoples of Philippines...
Journal/ Manila to San Francisco/ Nov.-Dec. 1909/ 1910/ 1911
Topics in Education/ Jan. -May 1910
1910/ March to December/ Notes/ Criticisms / Personal Feelings
[Notebook, 1910-1911] Primarily re Mexican trip.
[Diary, May-Aug. 1911] Mexico, Central America, etc.
1914 [Review of the year]
Notes/ Journal Data etc./ Aug. 1915-Dec. 1916
1914-1917/ Camping Trip 1914/ Notes on Politics 1915-17/ Notes on Warfare 1917/ R.O.T.C. Presidio
Military Notes/ Dec. 1916-Oct. 1917
Notes/ 1917/ R.O.T.C. Presidio/ May - Aug ...
Journal and notes /Nov. 1917 to March 2, 1918/ Trip on Gen. Evan's Yacht Thru So. Is. of the Philippines...
1918 diary. Covers A.E.F. mission to Siberia.
Modern War. A.E.F. Siberia.
Notes/ Chinese E. Ry./ Manchuli/ Semeonof's Forces/ Apr. 11 to Apr. 22, 1918
Notes/ Apr. 29, 1918. A.E.F. Siberia.
1918/Mar. Apr. /Siberia
Siberia Aug.-Oct. 1918
Siberia/ December 1918
Russian Studies/ December 1918
[Notebook, ca. 1918-1920] Miscellaneous notes on various subjects.
Notes: June 1921 Notes on various subjects. Some diary entries, June and July.
1921/1923 Primarily diary entries.
[1923 notebook] Covers travels in Europe and Africa.
Sudan/ 1923. Covers travels through January 1925 also.
[Upper Volta, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Feb. 1924]
Military - 1924-27
[Notebook, Sept. 1925 - Apr. 1926] Primarily personal recollections.
Central and South America/ Jan. - June 1928
Central and South American Trip/ 1928
All-America / 1928. Text of lecture delivered in South America.
Germany / 1933-34
Ranch Book / 1937-1941
C'Est La Guerre Sept. 1939-Sept. 1940
The Twenty Days of El Corazon Quebrado/ Aug. 20, 1941- Dec. 1941
[Notebook] Nov. 1941 to Apr. 1942
[World War II notebook] July 1942-Apr. 1943
Journal of the War from Apr. 24, 1944
1945/ Philippines/ Okinawa/ Japan... Covers his trip at the invitation of the War Department.
Notes - Okinawa/Guam - Japan/ 1945/1946/1947
Notes and Comments 1945-1946
I N S [International News Service] 1946. Notes for his articles.
I N S [International News Service] 1947
1949 Diary and notebook
Notes on visit to Colorado Desert - and to Mexico/ Oct. 1949 to April 1950
News Notes June - Sept. 1950
California in Retrospect/ Sept. 1950
Diary 1950 - Oct. 1951
[Notebook and diary, 1951-1952]
1951/ The Mediterranean Feb. -Apr. 1951
Notes on Philippine Experience and Records/ Aug. 1953
Life and Memories 1953
Notes - 1953-54 ... / Arizona/ Notes on Readings and Reflections at Palm Desert
[Notebook, 1924-1930, 1932, 1934, 1937, 1941, 1954]
Clippings and scrapbooks
Scrapbook kept by Mrs. Barrows relating to the German trip, including clippings, postcards, snapshots, programs, invitations, etc.
Clippings, 1892-93, re Cahuilla Indians, missions, California history
Clippings, 1917-18, relating mainly to Siberia and to military matters
Clippings, 1917-18, relating to Siberia
Clippings, 1934, relating to San Francisco and Oakland waterfront strike
Clippings, 1919-1923, relating to Barrows' presidency of University of California
University of California
National Guard; military
Japanese in California
Government and politics
World War I
International Affairs; World War II
Writings —Holograph and typescript manuscripts, and occasionally reprints and tear sheets. Arranged by title or topic, as follows:
Africa. See also: Berbers and Blacks
American government, the Constitution, politics, etc. (2 folders)
An American Officer in Siberia. See also: Siberia, AEF
Berbers and Blacks - original title: Timbuktu and the Land of the Blacks (2 folders)
Biktool - Table of contents and editor's notes only
California - politics and government
The Character of Modern Warfare
Civil Liberty in Territorial Possessions of the United States
Communism, Bolshevism, Russia, etc., See also: How Red Is Communism?
Financing the Western Hemisphere - articles for the Coast Investor and Industrial Review
How Red Is Communism
Indians of California
Introductions to books
Madero, Francisco Ignacio: Biographical sketch for The California Alumni Weekly
Military training, defense, army, military government, warfare, etc.
Moses, Bernard - Biographical sketch, bibliography, etc.
Obituaries and memorial tributes - for Benjamin I. Wheeler, John K. McLean, Philip E. Bowles, Allen G. Freeman, David Starr Jordan
Pacheco, Romualdo - Biographical sketch for DAB. Related material also included.
Philippine Islands (4 folders)
Philippine Islands - Reports to the Dept. of the Interior
Philippine Islands - Education
Pomona College and the California Indians
Public Instruction in Netherlands-India
Republican Party - [urging support of Republican candidates]
Siberia; See also: An American Officer in Siberia, A.E.F.
Suggestive Aspects of the Hawaiian Situation - Master's thesis
Woman in Savage Life
World War II (2 folders)
The World We Live In - Articles for The California Monthly
Writings - incomplete fragments
School essays - primarily while attending Pomona College (2 folders)
Speeches - Holograph and typescript manuscripts; occasionally, printed copies. Notes sometimes included. Arranged chronologically. 1900-1939
[Testimony, Sept. 1939 in hearing in S.F. on Harry Bridges deportation]
Radio addresses, assorted
Radio addresses, April 2 - June 30, 1931 (36 broadcasts), for J. Walter Thompson Company, San Francisco. Primarily comments on international affairs. In two sets, typescript - one with a holograph index and pages numbered consecutively; the other, each talk numbered serially, with the notation, as delivered.
Radio addresses, 1932-1937
Radio addresses - University Explorer Series, 1938-1945. Primarily mimeographed copies.
Radio addresses for Union Oil Company, Feb. - Nov. 1943, Jan. - Feb. 1944. With related notes and partial index.
Class notes - holograph and typescript - for courses in various subjects, taken by Barrows
Pomona College (2 folders)
University of California, 1895. (3 folders) Include notes on lectures on Spanish American History and political theories by Prof. Bernard Moses
Columbia University, 1896 (8 folders)
University of Chicago, 1896-1897 (7 folders) Include notes on lectures by Prof. Bernard Moses
Unidentified notes (7 folders)
Non-University of California lectures, lecture notes, syllabi, course outlines, and related material for classes taught by Barrows - holograph, typescript, mimeographed and printed.
San Diego State Normal School (10 folders). For courses given in European history, geology and anthropology, American history, and ancient history
Lecture notes on Philippine Islands, 1905-1906
University of California
The Peoples of the Philippines 1907
The Ethnology of Malaysia 1907
The Government of Municipalities 1910-1911
The Peoples of the Philippines 1910
Education in the Philippines 1911
Political Science 1A and 1B - Included also are reading lists, examination questions, etc. (14 folders)
Political Science 105 (3 folders)
Political Science 106
Political Science 111
Political Science 112 (2 folders)
Political Science 115
Political Science 120 (2 folders)
Political Science 125
Political Science 129
Political Science 139
Political Science 140
Political Science 147
Political Science 207
Political Science 232
Political Science 247 (5 folders)
Misc. notes - lectures, seminars, etc.
The World in Review - articles written for the International News Service, 1943-1950
Mss of the articles (typescript), arranged chronologically
Mounted clippings of the articles, from the San Francisco Examiner, 1943-1944, with an index for each year
Mounted clippings of the articles, from the Examiner, 1945-1950, with an index for each year
Subject files - arranged alphabetically as follows:
Africa - notes, reference material, bibliographic data, etc.
American Legion of California - material relating to meeting in San Francisco, Oct. 1919, and list of delegates from California to the national convention, 1919
American Military Institute - copies of two studies marked by Barrows
American politics and government - (2 folders) reference notes; notes for speeches (?)
America's Political and Economic Situation - notes
Bibliographies - miscellaneous
Bohemian Club, San Francisco - miscellaneous items
Cahuilla Indians (usually referred to, by Barrows, as Coahuilla Indians) - (6 folders) notebooks containing ethnological and linguistic notes; some diary entries for trips to the Cahuilla Valley, Calif.; reference notes; notes for his writings on the Indians; clippings; etc.
California - miscellaneous notes
California - county government - reference material, comments on proposed charters, etc.
California - government - notes, reference material, memoranda on bills, etc.
California - rural credit fund - (2 folders) copies of bills introduced on the subject; drafts of reports on land settlement and rural credits; reference material, etc.
California. State Council of Defense - copies of proposed legislation establishing state police force, state defense guard, etc.; list of members of State Council of Defense; copies of memoranda on police protection, defense and security, etc.
California. University - (2 folders) copies of University memoranda, reports, budget data, proposed programs, etc.; miscellaneous statements by Barrows, notes for University meetings, etc.; Barrows' statements to student publications and in re various student activities; material re Barrows' inauguration as president
California. University, Berkeley. Material re ROTC
California. University, Berkeley. Faculty Committee for promotion of PPIE. Letters from faculty to colleagues, mailing lists, etc.
California. University, Berkeley. Material re volunteers, American Ambulance Field Service, 1917
California. University, Berkeley. Student protest movement, 1930s - handbills, reports, clippings, etc.
California College in China - minutes of meetings of trustees, reports, names of members of advisory committees, financial data, etc.
China - reference material on China politics, military, etc.
Commission for Relief in Belgium - reports, directories, etc.
Commonwealth Club of California - (2 folders) reports on meetings of various sections of which Barrows was a member; occasional marked copies of The Commonwealth; lists of Section members, etc.
Communism, U.S.S.R., etc. - (2 folders) notes and reference material
Conferences on the Finances of the War, American Institute of Banking, San Francisco Chapter, Feb., Apr. 1917 - Barrows' notes for meetings
Cuba - reference material
East Bay Municipal Utility District - reports, copies of letters, financial data, etc.
Education - reference material
Ethnology - miscellaneous notes
European politics - notes and reference material
Far East - notes and reference material
Germany (2 folders) - notes and reference material
Great Britain - notes
Guatemala, Peru, Jamaica, Panama, Cuba, etc. - notes, 1911
Imperial Valley - reports on irrigation, water supply, flood control
Indians of North America - notes
Institute of Pacific Relations - copies of reports
Institute of Politics - announcements of programs and conferences
Japanese Relocation - minutes of meetings of the Committee on National Security and Fair Play, lists of Committee members, chronology of events relating to Japanese evacuation, press releases, statements of the organizations, Barrows' memos on meetings of the Committee, etc.
Latin America (2 folders) - notes and reference material
League for Supreme Court Independence Inc. - (2 folders) minutes of meetings of board of directors, reports of activities, material issued by the League, reference materials, etc.
Lincoln Library Revision - notes for revision of entries
Mexico (2 folders) - notes and reference material
Military Geography of the Pacific - notes
Military matters - (2 folders) notes and reference material
Mills College - minutes of meetings of Trustees, articles of incorporation and by-laws, reports, etc.
National Guard - (2 folders) notes, programs of meetings, memoranda re maneuvers and exercises, field and administrative orders, annotated maps, etc.
National Guard Association of the United States - announcements form letters, etc.
Nicaragua - (2 folders) reference material
Pacheco, Romualdo - reference material and copy of Barrows' biographical sketch
Pacific Ocean School of Social Science - promotional material
Panama Canal - notes
Pan-American Conferences - programs, statements, etc.
Pan-American Society - list of members, reports, etc.
Peace treaties, conferences, reparations, etc. - notes
Philippines - (24 folders) primarily notes, reference materials, maps, etc. . Included is a folder, U.S. Army, 1917-18, containing copies of reports, memoranda, etc., some relating to intelligence work.
Pomona College, Claremont Calif. - (2 folders) publications, programs, etc.
Pygmies of Africa and Asia - notes
Reapportionment - California - proposed legislation
Republican Party - miscellaneous publications
Religion - notes
San Francisco Waterfront strike, 1936-37 - Copies of Situation Estimate, special reports, etc.
Santo Domingo - reference material Siberia - A.E.F. - (21 folders) Copies of intelligence reports, Barrows' reports and memoranda, notes, wireless dispatches, special reports, reference material, etc.
Spain - notes
Spanish-American War - notes
Stanford University - typescript copies of two reports; Suggestions Concerning the Organization of Stanford University, 1904; and untitled one on proposed plan to abolish freshman and sophomore courses
Switzerland - notes
Taxation - California - reference material
U.S. Army - memoranda, bulletins, general orders, travel orders, etc.
U.S. Army Transport Sherman - Copies of Army orders and telegrams, passenger list, re voyage to Philippines, 1917
U.S. Army Transport Thomas - Copies of Army orders, list of company members, etc., re voyage from Manila, 1919
U.S. Army War College - outlines for some courses, weekly schedule, list of personnel, etc., 1926-27
U.S. Office of Strategic Services - (15 folders) reports, memoranda, reference material, some administrative records, digests of shortwave broadcasts; Barrows' Aide Memoires on events of the war and efforts on behalf of military intelligence, etc.
World War 1 - notes
World War II - (3 folders) notes and reference material
YMCA conference - notebook re conference at Stanford, Undated, and essay on the missionary department of the YMCA
Miscellaneous notes (5 folders)
Copy of General Catalogue of Kimball Union Academy ..., with Barrows' notes on flyleaf