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Guide to the Peter Gulbrandsen Papers, 1917-1954
BANC MSS C-B 341  
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Box 1

Letters written by Gulbrandsen, 1943-1952


Arranged chronologically.


Letters written to him


Arranged alphabetically by name of person or organization, with a miscellany of single letters at the beginning of the file. A partial list of correspondents is included with this report. At the end of the file are four special folders: correspondence relating to his proposal to aid starving children of Europe, 1946; correspondence with Danish and other Scandinavian consulates, organizations, newspapers, etc. ; correspondence with Danish/Norwegian publishers concerning Max Eastman's Artists in Uniform; and correspondence with Society of Friends—members organizations, etc.

Box 2

Personalia; biographical sketches; clippings re Gulbrandsen, etc.


Articles written by Gulbrandsen (MSS and clippings); letters to editors written by him, etc.


Material relating to Denmark, Danish and Scandinavian organizations, etc.


The Hidden Hoover Letter — an interview with Lucy Gulbrandsenby Charles Malamuth [concerning Herbert C. Hoover]


California Writers Club (notices, bulletins, etc.)


League Against Yellow Journalism (miscellaneous printed material)


Upton Sinclair; EPIC (miscellaneous items, including Gulbrandsen article, Who Is Behind Upton Sinclair)


Friends, Society of (bulletins and other printed material)



Partial List of Correspondents


Correspondance Miscellany


Berkeley Peace Council


Letter, n.d.


California. University, Berkeley. International House


Letter, Aug. 12, 1935.From Allen C. Blaisdell, director.


California Conference for Repeal of the Criminal Syndicalism Act


Letter, June 19, 1936


Chicago Newspaper Guild


Letter, Dec. 28, 1938.Relative to the strike against Hearst's Chicago Evening American and the Herald and the Examiner.


Committee on Militarism in Education


Letter, Sept. 23, 1938. Relative to the strike against Hearst's Chicago Evening American and the Herald and the Examiner.


Commonwealth Club


Letter, Mar. 11, 1937.From William A. Sturm,


Creel, George, 1876-l953


Letter, Sept. 10, 1937. Writing as U. S. Commissioner, United States Golden Gate International Exposition Commission.


Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955


Letter, n.d. A form letter appeal for the American Committee for Spanish Freedom.


Forester, Cecil Scott, 1899-1966


Letter, Oct. 19, 1953


Harcourt, Brace and Company, Inc.


Letter, May 18. 1934. Concerning permission to translate a portion of The Autobiography of Lincoln Steffens into Danish.


Hemingway, Ernest, 1898-1961


Letter, Feb. 13, 1940.A form letter written on behalf of the American Committee for Protection of Foreign Born.


Hutchinson, Paul S.


Letter, Dec. 11, 1950


Joesten, Joachim


Letter, July 17, 1944


Johnson, Hiram Warren, 1866-1945


Letter, Mar. 30, 1929


Knowland, William Fife, 1908-


Letter, Feb. 9, 1951


Krutch, Joseph Wood


Letter, July 27, 1949


Lawrence, Ernest Orlando, 1901-1958


Letter, Oct. 31, 1946.Addressed to Edward Johnson Foundation, Inc.


Marx, Guido H.


Letter, Feb. 6, 1933


National Foundation Press, Inc.


Letter, Mar. 22, 1932. Relative to Herbert Hoover.


Pacific Weekly


Letter, July 3, 1935.From N. K Bassett.


Pearson, Drew, 1897-


Letter, May 15, 1944


Steffens, Lincoln, 1866-1936


Letter, July 2, 1934


Thompson, Dorothy, 1894-1961


Letter, Nov. 10, 1943


Tolan, John Harvey, 1877-1947


Letter. Feb-23, 1940


Western Worker


Letter, Mar. 30, 1933. From Samuel A. Darcy. Relative to the campaign to free Tom Mooney.


Winter, Ella


Letter, Oct. 30, 1936


Individual Correspondents


Bennett, Arnold


2 letters, 1917-1920. Letter, Apr. 8, 1917, is a photocopy of a letter addressed to Lucy [Gulbrandsen?]. Letter, July 24, 1920, is written by his secretary.


Caen, Herbert Eugene, 1916-


2 letters, n.d.


Calverton, Victor Francis, 1900-


2 letters, 1936-1937


Downey, Sheridan. 1884-1961


3 letters, 1934-1939. Two were written by his secretary.


Eastman, Max, 1883-


6 letters, 1934. Primarily concerning Gulbrandsen's translating of Eastman's Artists in Uniform.


Hersholt, Jean


6 letters, 1932-1946. In Danish.


Jackson, Joseph Henry, 1894-1955


3 letters, 1946-1954


Knopf (Alfred A.) Inc.


2 letters, 1934. Concerning Danish-Norwegian rights of Max Eastman's Artists in Uniform.


Mooney, Thomas Joseph, 1882-1942


2 letters, 1933-1936. Photocopies. Also: photocppy of a letter, Nov. 18, 1932, from Tom Mooney Molders' Defense Committee.


Rolph, James, 1869-1934


2 letters, 1928-1931


Roosevelt, Eleanor (Roosevelt), 1884-1962


2 letters, 1946


Sinclair, Upton Beall, 1878-


10 letters, 1932-1951. Two are photocopies; one, a typed transcript. Also: a volume containing record prints of 26 Sinclair letters, primarily to Gulbrandsen, 1933-1941, relating for the most part to the EPIC campaign; and photocopies of three letters (including one written by Lucy Gulbrandsen) relative to the campaign.


Stone, Irving, 1903-


3 letters, 1945.


Wilson, Jackson Stitt, 1868-1942


2 letters, 1933