Guide to the Pacific Geograpic Society Records, 1927-1940

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Guide to the Pacific Geograpic Society Records, 1927-1940

Collection number: M166

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Pacific Geograpic Society Records,
Date (inclusive): 1927-1940
Collection number: Special Collections M166
Creator: Pacific Geographic Society
Extent: 3 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Language: English.

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[Identification of item] Pacific Geograpic Society Records, M166, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.


The Pacific Geographic Society was founded in 1926 by Humphrey Read, to be reorganized in 1929 by the president, Walter Gordon Clark, and other officers.
According to the articles of incorporation (July 9, 1929) the following is an outline of the purposes and objectives of the Society:

a) for educational and scientific research pertaining to boundaries of the Pacific Ocean,

b) to promote interests of states and countries bordering on the Pacific Ocean through co-operative membership in education and scientific research,

c) to give publicity to states and countries bordering on the Pacific Ocean, that a better understanding of statehood and citizenship may be realized,

d) to enlighten the world through the publications by members of this corporation,

e) to build, construct, purchase, lease, equip, or otherwise acquire.

Los Angeles served as the center and principal area of business for the enterprise. The corporation there was to "exist fifty years from and after the date of incorporation." In 1932-33 the Globe-Trotter Series of illustrated (motion picture) lectures was initiated, an activity which provided the major source of income of the Society.
Other activities included dinner meetings, often with entertainment for regents, etc., special dinners and receptions, exhibits in libraries and bookstores, selected tours (group and individual) to Mexico, South America, New Zealand and Hawaii. Mrs. Hughes (secretary and manager after the death of Mr. Palmer) often acted as a local booking agent for a number of lecturers, while the Society arranged programs for public schools and libraries, colleges and universities, and other interested organizations.
Several attempts were made to publish a magazine in conjunction with the Society, with no degree of success. A Bulletin and a Newsletter were circulated periodically but the Pacific Geographic Magazine and its successor, Pacific Horizons, began and concluded with Volume I, Number 1.
In 1936 a moratorium agreement with major creditors was effected and the Society is believed to have disbanded in 1940-4l.


Materials in the collection date from 1927-1940, the bulk falling between the years 1933-1939. Included are correspondence, minutes, drafts, reports, statistics, bills, receipts, contracts, clippings, press releases, various lists, organizational papers, announcements, memos, printed brochures, legal papers, itineraries, notes, photos, diagrams, a few maps, pamphlets, some manuscript articles, programs, and invitations.



(1) indicates only one letter

(m) indicates mentioned in
Aicher, John W.H. 1899-(Am. fin. corp. offl.) Folder 41
Alexander, Hartley Burr 1873-(Am. univ. prof.) Folder 21,27
Allen, Arthur Augustus 1885-(Am. ornithologist) Folder 3 (1)
Andrews, Roy Chapman 1884-(zoologist, explorer) Folder 58
Armitage, Merle 1893-(Am. impresario) Folder 27,65
Arthur, James B. 1889-(sales mgr.) Folder 42 (1)
Atherton, Frank Cooke 1877-(Am. fin. exec. -Hawaii) Folder 41 (1)
Baird, William S. 1856-(mun. judge) Folder 42 (1)
Balboa Day see Pacific Discovery Day
Ballard, Russell Henry 1875-(uti. operator) Folder 76
Bandini, Elliott 1894-(advertising man) Folder 42 (1)
Barkam, Frank Forrest 1879-(Am. publisher) Folder 41,45
Barker, George C. Folder 15,16
Barrett, Samuel Alfred 1879-(Am. anthropologist) Folder 14,87
Bartlett, Dana Webster 1860-(clergyman) Folder 42 (1)
Baumgardt, B.R. 1862-(Am. scientist -astron. & math.) Folder 38
Beach, Lansing Hoskins 1860-(army officer) Folder 63
Beaman, Alexander Gaylord Emmons 1885-(insurance) Folder 42 (1)
Bernard, Robert J. (Pomona College) Folder 15,16,20,22,61,87
Blakeslee, Francis Durbin 1846-1942 (Am. educator, lecturer, newspaper corr.) Folder 37
Bledsoe, Benjamin Franklin 1874-1938 (attorney) Folder 42 (1)
Bloch, Claude Charles 1878-(Am. naval officer -admiral) Folder 7
Booth, Franklin 1874-(Am. illustrator) Folder 16
Bowen, William Miller 1862-(attorney) Folder 7 (1)
Bowman, Edith M. (PGS Speaker's Agency) Folder 87
Bowman, Michael L. (Pacific Geog. Soc. Speakers Agency) Folder 27,81,87
Boys' Day see Sekku
Braunschweiger, Walter J. (PGS director -bd.) Folder 52,82
Brehm, James R. 1883-(investment broker) Folder 63
Bronson, Dillon 1863-(clergyman) Folder 63
Bryan, Julien (Am. [photographer-newsman?]) Folder 4,11,12,22
Burdette, Clara Bradley 1855-(clubwoman) Folder 58
Burg, Amos Folder (m) 11,13,24,32
Byrd, Richard Evelyn 1888-(Am. polar explorer) Folder 5,6,7 (m)
Carruthers, John Franklin Bruce 1889-(educator) Folder 8,57
Chandler, Harry 1864-(newspaper pub.) Folder 8 (1)
Chandler, Norman 1899-(newspaperman) Folder 52 (1)
Clark, Vinnie B. Folder 8,57,76,78
Clark, Walter Gordon (pres. PGS) Folder 8,74
Clements, George P. 1867-(agri. economist) Folder 8,37,57,74,82
Close, Upton 1894-(real name: Josef Washinton Hall) (author, lecturer) Folder 69, (m) 94
Cluverius, Wat Tyler 1874-(naval officer) Folder 7 (1)
Coffield, Kathryn Folder 14,15,27,29,87
Cole, George Watson 1850-(bibliog. librarian) Folder 42
Cookman, Alfred 1891-(educator, lecturer) Folder 8,53,57,76
Corbin, William Lee 1872-(librarian) Folder 17
Craig, John D. 10(m), 11(m), Folder 13 (m)
Cravens, John Smith 1871-(banker) Folder 55,63
Crawford, Will C. (school Supt.) Folder 27,79,80,87
Crocker, Adelaide P. Folder 7,63
Cruickshank, Lewis 1884-(attorney) Folder 57,74
Davidson, Gilbert Aubrey 1868-(banker) Folder 7,76
Davidson, Ray Folder 1 (m),21,28
Day, Arthur Louis 1869-(physicist) Folder 76
Doheny, Edward Lawrence 1856-(petroleum producer) Folder 8 (1)
Earhart, Amelia 1898-1937 (aviation) Folder 13 (m), 71 (m)
Early, Stephen 1889-(asst. to Pres. F.D.R.) Folder 54 (1)
Edmunds, Charles Keyser 1876-(college pres.) Folder 8,21,27,52,57,68,87,99
Elliott, H.W. (v.p. PGS) Folder 21,52,65
Elliott, John B. 1878-(oil corp. offl.) Folder 63
Emmons, Frederick E. Folder 14,19,28,44,45
Emmons, George Edward 1857-(manufacturer) Folder 55,63 (1)
Farrand, Max 1869-(library director) Folder 63
Feakins, William B. (lecture Mgr.) Folder 11,12,14,22
Firth, R.M. (New Zealand gov't. cmmr.) Folder 7,14,48,49
Fleischman, Max C. 1877-(mfr.) Folder 8,57
Forbes, Mrs. Armitage S.C. Folder 41,76
Ford, Willard Stanley 1890-(educator) Folder 27
Forman, Harrison Folder 11 (m), 13 (m), 25,87
Fowler, William Eric 1875-(lawyer, statesman) Folder 8,76
Gale, Edmund Waller 1884-(cartoonist) Folder 16 (1)
Garland, William May 1866-(realtor) Folder 8,82
Gaumer, Alfred Elliott [geol. or archeol.?] Folder 14,18,23
Gause, M. Jeannette Folder 24,27
Gessler , Clifford Franklin 1893-(writer, editor) Folder 21
Ghetts, Clark H. Folder 11,20,25,27,31,87
Gifford, Robert Ladd 1867-(consulting engr.) Folder 63
Gillette, Edwin Fraser 1863-(architect) Folder 63
Gingrich, Arnold 1903-(editor, author) Folder 16 (1)
Globe-Trotter Series Folder 1,3,4,5,7,8,11,12,13,21,22,24,25,26,27,28,29,31,32,35,36,37,51,52,53,65,66,67,68,69,7O,71,75,79,80,81,85, 86,87,88,91,94,95,97,98
Green, Edward Craft (sec. PGS) Folder 8,37,57,76
Grosvenor, Melville Bell (Nat'l. Geographic) Folder 16,27 (copy)
Hadley, Anna B. Folder 14 (1)
Hall, Josef Washington see Close, Upton
Hammond, Wilmer Mitchell 1877-(ins. gen. agent) Folder 19,42
Hampton, Edgar Lloyd 1872-(writer) Folder 57,76
Hancock, G(eorge) Allan 1875-(banker, oil operator) Folder 15 (1)
Hanna, Byron Calvin 1887-(lawyer) Folder 7 (1)
Harrington, Mark Raymond 1882-(anthropologist) Folder 34
Harris, Frederic Robert 1875-(ret. rear adm.) Folder 7,63
Harris, George Herbert (army officer) Folder 41
Hartog, Adrian (Netherlands consul) Folder 7,54,88
Harwood, Edward Charles 1872-(citrus grower) Folder 63
Haymond, William H.B. 1897-(attorney) Folder 42
Helms, Elmer Ellsworth 1863-(clergyman) Folder 7 (1)
Hepburn, Arthur Japy 1877-(naval officer) Folder 7 (1)
Hertzog, Walter Sylvester 1881-(historian, educator) Folder 57,76
Hilton, William Atwood 1878-(zoologist) Folder 21
Hodge, Frederick Webb 1864-(ethnologist) Folder 27
Holmes, (Elias) Burton 1870-(travel-lecturer) Folder 27
Holmes, Ralston Smith 1882-(naval officer) Folder 7 (1)
Hoyt, Minerva Hamilton 1866-(conservationist) Folder 57 (1)
Hubbard, Bernard Rosecrans 1888-(priest, explorer, author) Folder 12 (m),14,29, 62 (m)
Hughes, Margaret E. (sec., mgr. PGS) almost all outgoing corresp. and specifically Folder 1,21,52
Hughes, Rupert 1872-(author) Folder 55
Hunt, Rockwell Dennis 1868-(univ. dean) Folder 7,8,42,57,89
Husband, Wilfred L. Folder 10
Hutter, John Folder 10,27
Johnson, Milbank 1971-(physician, social economist) Folder 8,57,74,76
Johnson, Osa (Mrs. Martin) Folder 25 (m),31 (m)
Johnson, Paul Franklin Folder 9,15,16,55,74
Jones, Mattison Boyd 1869-(attorney) Folder 41,42
Jordan, David Starr (univ. pres.) Folder 8 (1)
Keedick, Lee 1879-(lyceum mgr.) Folder 11,20,27,32
Kellogg, Edward R. 1869-(surgeon) Folder 41 (1)
Kiewit, Ralph W. Folder 6,7,44,52,82
KleinSmid, Rufus Bernard von 1875-(psychologist, univ. press) Folder 7,8,15,19,82
Knopf, Carl Sumer 1889-(educator, lecturer) Folder 19,21,42
Koster, Frederick Jacob 1868-(barrel Mfgr.) Folder 41 (1)
Kurtz, Edward M. 1872-(corpn. offl., engr.) Folder 7,63
Lahey, May D. (municipal judge) Folder 41 (1)
Lesser, Sol 1890-(theatre owner) Folder 41 (1)
Lindbergh, Charles Augustus 1902-(aviator) Folder 41 (1)
Lissauer, Herman Folder 65 (1)
Lissner, Henry H. Folder 42 (1)
Lloyd, Ralph B. 1875-(oil operator, realtor, banker) Folder 7 (1)
Lockwood, Hanford Nicholas 1859-(lawyer) Folder 63
Long Beach Chapter Folder 35,36
Los Angeles Chapter Folder 37
Macomber, Laurence 1885-(lawyer) Folder 63
Mc Bride, George M. Folder 7,8,17
Mc Curdy, Robert M. Folder 10,16,19,27,96
Mc Fadden, H.M. Folder 10,13,14,62
Mc Garry, Daniel Francis 1873-(realtor) Folder 42 (1)
Martin, Harold H. 1879-(architect) Folder 7 (1),40
Matson, Clarence H. 1872-(chamber commerce offl.) Folder l4
Mattison, Fitch C.E. 1861-(physician, surgeon) Folder 8,57,74
Merriam, Frank Finley 1865-(Gov. of Calif.) Folder 7 (1)
Mexican Tours Folder 43,44,45
Miller, Frank William (supt. instruction) Folder 41 (1)
Monnette, Orra Eugene 1873-(banker, lawyer) Folder 8,76
Monsen, Courtenay (sec. PGS) Folder 8,l4,20,28,52,60
Moore, Charles Irwin Douglas 1865-(ins. offl.) Folder 42 (1)
Moore, Robert Thomas 1882-(scientist) Folder l,l8,52,58
Moss, John R. Folder 85,86
Mudd, Harvey Seeley 1888-(mining engr.) Folder 21 (1)
Mullendore, William Clinton 1892-(lawyer) Folder 42 (1)
Munro, William Bennett 1875-(educator) Folder 21,63
Newlin, Gurney Elwood 1880-(lawyer) Folder 8,74
Newsletter Folder 47,48,49
New Zealand Tour Folder 50
Nicholson, Grace Folder 41,55,63
O'Connor, Arthur H. (Australian Natl. Travel Assn.) Folder 7,14,38,48,51,58
O'Melveny, Henry William 1859-(lawyer) Folder 76 (1)
Orcutt, William Warren 1869-(oil exec.) Folder 7,8,57,89
Ortiz, Rubio Pascual 1877-(Mex. politician) Folder 60 (tel.)
Pacific Discovery Day Folder 51,54,55,56
Pacific Geographic Publishing Co. Folder 1
Pacific Magazine Folder 8,58
Palmer, Carl P. (v.p., mg. dir. PGS) Folder 8,52,69
Pan Pacific Progress Folder 57
Pearson, Harry C. (lecturer) Folder 11,61
Peat, Harold R. 1894-(writer, lecturer) Folder 14,27,10,62
Pepperdine, George 1886-(Western Auto Supply of Calif., Pepperdine Foundation, Pepperdine College) Folder 52,64
Philharmonic Auditorium Folder 65,66
Pillsbury, Arthur C. (botanist, photographer?] Folder 27,67,94
Plummer, George T. Folder 19,27
Pollak, Katherine S. Folder 37,76
Pomeroy, Hugh R. 1899-(city planner) Folder 41
Pomona College Folder 68
Pond James B(urton) 1889-(editor, head of lecture bureau) Folder 69
Pottenger, Francis Marion 1869-(physician, surgeon) Folder 7,8,57,82
Potter, Charles Franklin 1861-(attorney) Folder 14,15,55
Prisk, Charles Henry 1875-(editor, publisher) Folder 55,56,63
Prisk, William Frederick 1870-(publisher) Folder 35.57
Putnam, George Palmer 1887-(publisher, author) Folder 71
Read, Humphrey (founder PGS) Folder 57 (m),74,76
Re-organization Folder 74
Rice, George Folder 41,77
Ripley, Robert Le Roy 1893-(artist, author) Folder 21 (m)
Robinson, Edward G. (actor) Folder 19 (1)
Sachse, Richard Folder 82
San Diego Chapter Folder 78,79,80
Sargent, Homer Earle 1875-(elec. engr.) Folder 20,63
Sawders, James Caleb 1894-(lecturer) Folder 20,28,81,87
Sawyer, Ernest Walker (U.S. Sec. of Interior) Folder 41 (1)
Scherer, James Augustin Brown 1870-(educator) Folder 16,21,72 (m)
Scott, James Brown 1866-(lawyer, educator) Folder 7 (1)
Sekku (Boys' Day) Folder 82
Sieg, Lee Paul 1879-(univ. pres.) Folder 7 (1)
Siemel, Sasha Alejandro Folder 14,15,18
Simpson, Anita Folder 13,19,20,27
Smith, George Leslie 1873-(auditorium mgr.) Folder 66
Smith, Nina Folder 14, 27
Spaulding, Frank Ellsworth 1866-(educator) Folder 13
Spencer, M(atthew) Lyle 1881 (univ. dean) Folder 8 (1)
Sproul, Robert Gordon 1891-(pres. U.C.) Folder 7,8,63
Stacy-Judd, Robert Benjamin 1884-(architect) Folder 88
Starbuck, Edwin Diller 1866-(univ. Prof.) Folder 41,76
Stefansson, Vilhjamur 1879-(artic explorer) Folder 19,27
Stein, Jan J. (attorney) Folder 15,25
Stevenson, Marcia Jacobs 1875-(lecturer) Folder 10,14,22,94
Swaffield, Roland G. 1884-(attorney) Folder 34,36
Taussig, Joseph Knefler 1877 (naval officer) Folder 7 (1)
Tejada Sorzano, Jose Luis 1881-1938 (pres. Bolivia) Folder 8
Terriss, Tom Folder 52,91
Terwilliger, Ivan M. Folder 57
Thomas, Lowell 1892-(author,lecturer) Folder 62 (m), 87
Truman, Herbert Frederic (lecture Mgr.) Folder 22 (1)
Walters, Theodore Augustus (asst. sec. Interior) Folder 23 (1)
Ware, Carolyn E. Folder 69,94
Wells, (Grant) Carveth 1887-(explorer, author) Folder 95
Wilbur Ray Lyman Folder 7 (1)
Wilson, Elmer Folder 25,98
Winter, Alice Ames 1865-(author) Folder 8,82
Young, Archibald B. Folder 55,63
Young, George Gilray 1876-(newspaper publisher) Folder 7 (1)

Box 1, Folder 1

Memos for Board Minute Book 1936

Scope and Content Note

drafts & copies of minutes of regular and special meetings; budget 1936-37;copy of agreement proposed with Ray Davidson; annual report & financial statement; signed pledges of money to be loaned to Pacific Geographic Publishing Co.; Globe-Trotter Series budget 1936-37,other financial statistics.
Box 1, Folder 2

Abeyance Accounts 1933-34

Scope and Content Note

(alphabetical) bills or statements
Box 1, Folder 3

Allen, Dr. Arthur A. 1937-38Series

Scope and Content Note

corresp. re: Allen's motion picture lecture on rare & vanishing birds (Apr. 21, 1938);brochure, photos, etc. incl. officers of Calif. Audubon Society & local branches, 1 T.N.S. of A.A. Allen.
Box 1, Folder 4

Bryan, Julien, 1938-39

Scope and Content Note

corresp. with re: lecture series "Inside Nazi Germany" mostly Bryan & Mrs. Hughes (some personal, birth of son) & press releases
Box 1, Folder 5

Byrd, Richard E. 1935, 37-39

Scope and Content Note

press releases, clips, corresp., tels., re: speaking engagements & interest in peace, radio address (5 T.L.S. Byrd, 2 Tels.)
Box 1, Folder 6

Byrd Exhibit 1938-39

Scope and Content Note

corresp. on displays for Alone & Congress on International Good Will, book reviews of Alone (3 Byrd T.L.S.)
Box 1, Folder 7

Byrd Replies 1937

Scope and Content Note

Press Book with short biography, publicity on motion pictures & lecture, etc. replies to Byrd Reception invitations, lists of guests, many prominent persons.
Box 1, Folder 8

Board of Regents 1929-1935

Scope and Content Note

corresp., lists, acceptances & refusals, articles of incorp. (July 9, 1929);announcements; plans, etc. Pacific Magazine; memos; minutes & report Globe Trotter Series.
Box 1, Folder 9

Camera Club, 16 mm. Nov., 1938

Scope and Content Note

corresp. re: "an amateur movie photographers program
Box 1, Folder 10

Craig, Capt. John D. 1937-38

Scope and Content Note

brochures (Harold R, Peat, Inc.), photos, corresp. with Peat & others of his office, statement, contract, legal papers.
Box 1, Folder 11

Contracts 1937-38 Series

Scope and Content Note

rental & reservations of auditoriums, contracts with lecturers and managers; Julien Bryan, Wm. B. Feakins, Inc., John D. Craig, Amos Burg, Lee Keedick, Hal Hall, Harry C. Pearson, Harrison Forman, Clark H. Getts, Inc., also contracts with ticket agent & creditors, some corresp.
Box 1, Folder 12

Contracts 1937-39

Scope and Content Note

with lecturers & managers, Capt. C.W.R. Knight, Wm. B. Feakins, Inc., Julien Bryan, John Hutter, Father Hubbard also auditorium reservations & rentals & some corresp.
Box 1, Folder 13

Corresp - Misc. 1937-38 Series

Scope and Content Note

All 1937,some brochures, 7 clips on lecturers & lecture series, and corresp. re: free motion picture series for school children, lecturers & lectures, teachers Institute Credit, tickets for lectures (about lecturers: Amos Burg, Wilfred L. Husband, Amelia Earhart, Pherbia Thomas, John D. Craig, Harrison Forman)
Box 1, Folder 14

Corresp. 1937 Jan -Mar.

Scope and Content Note

also some 1936,general subject matter re: lecturers, lectures & lecture series, tickets, films, maps, projects, publications, members
Box 2, Folder 15

Corresp. 1937 Apr. -May

Scope and Content Note

general, financial situation, death of Martin Johnson, some undated miscellany
Box 2, Folder 16

Corresp. 1937 June -Dec.general

Box 2, Folder 17

Corresp. 1938Misc.(actually lists, acceptance cards, clips)

Box 2, Folder 18

Corresp. 1938 Jan.-Junegeneral

Box 2, Folder 19

Corresp. 1938 July -Dec.general

Box 2, Folder 20

Corresp. 1939 Jan. -Sept.general

Box 2, Folder 21

Edmunds, Charles K. (Pres.)

Scope and Content Note

1934, 1937 -Jan., 1939corresp re: feasibility of publishing a magazine, exhibits, lectures, lecturers, Globe Trotter Series, Robert Ripley suit, Barclay Acheson, meetings, members, finan. report, general business
Box 2, Folder 22

Feakins, William B. (booking agent)

Scope and Content Note

1937-38corresp. & brochures re: lectures of Julian Bryan, C.W.R. Knight -promotional material & info on others -added July 7, 1970
Box 3, Folder 23

Gaumer, Alfred Elliott

Scope and Content Note

corresp. 1937re: field trip -examination, excavation & collecting in Basket Maker Caves in the Desolation Canyon of the Green River. Lists of equipment, etc. plans only, expedition did not go.
Box 3, Folder 24

Gause, M. Jeannette (manager & booking agent)

Scope and Content Note

l935, 1937-38Series corresp., brochures, (all 1937)on Alan Villiers, J.E. Williamson, Ruth Bryan, Owen & Michail M. Dorizas, Amos Burg.
Box 3, Folder 25

Getts, Clark H. (manager)

Scope and Content Note

corresp. re: brochures, photos and press publicity on Mrs. Osa Johnson, Harrison Forman (particularly)
Box 3, Folder 26

Globe Trotter Series Lists 1932-33

Scope and Content Note

primarily mailing lists, 2 ltrs., clip, ptd. World Affairs Dinner proceedings
Box 3, Folder 27

Globe Trotter Series 1938-39 & 1939-40

Scope and Content Note

photos, corresp, with or about lecturers, sponsors & booking agents, brochures. map, 1936& misc. brochures, etc. actual dates 1936, 1938-39
Box 3, Folder 28

Globe Trotter Series Registered Information

Scope and Content Note

1932-35corresp., itins. for Mexican Tours Mexican travel brochures, Central American Tour itin., reservations, bills, receipts
Box 3, Folder 29

Hubbard, Father Bernard R.S.J.

Scope and Content Note

re: lecture corresp. mostly with sec., typescript background on King Islanders & Father Lafortune 1938-39(1 ltr. & 1 tel. from Hubbard)
Box 3, Folder 30

Invitations Completed

Scope and Content Note

re: 1932membership campaign. Have kept a few letters showing how campaign was carried out & a few lists as examples of the type & scope of the proposed members & 1930 event
Box 3, Folder 31

Johnson, Mrs. Martin

Scope and Content Note

1938corresp. with C.H. Getts, mgr., bills & receipts, rental contract, publicity & promotional material & distribution list. Shows expense & method of putting on a lecture.
Box 3, Folder 32

Keedick, Lee (manager)

Scope and Content Note

1935, 1937 -corresp., brochures, etc., on Amos Burg
Box 3, Folder 33

Kellaway Magazine Matter

Scope and Content Note

1938proposal for an official magazine for the society, corresp.
Box 3, Folder 34

Local Lecture Material 1930-41

Scope and Content Note

(with gaps & undated items), brochures (some with comments), notes, photos, letters, clips.
Box 4, Folder 35

Long Beach Chapter

Scope and Content Note

1929-31corresp. re: extension of activities
Box 4, Folder 36

Long Beach 1933-34 Series (&1931)

Scope and Content Note

corresp, 1932-34,lists, diagrams, membership card, bills, statistics, advance reservation form, notes.
Box 4, Folder 37

Los Angeles Chapter

Scope and Content Note

1929-31corresp. re: members, programs, bills, publicity
Box 4, Folder 38

Los Angeles Public Library Programs

Scope and Content Note

1933-34corresp. re: lectures, exhibits
Box 4, Folder 39


Scope and Content Note

1936orders for facsimiles of Heylin map
Box 4, Folder 40

Martin, Dr. Howard H.

Scope and Content Note

1931corresp. re: representing P.G. society at International Geographical Congress in Paris
Box 4, Folder 41

Membership Acceptances

Scope and Content Note

1930-33letters incl. George Herbert Harris, V.L. Duke, Frank W. Miller, Charles A. Lindbergh, Lady M. Richmond Jones, Elias Almeyda Arroyo, Count Louis Hamon & Ernest Walker Sawyer
Box 4, Folder 42

Membership - Sustaining, Declines.

Scope and Content Note

1938-39ltrs. incl. Rockwell D. Hunt, Dana W. Bartlett, Roy A. Henley, Carl Sumner Knopf
Box 4, Folder 43

Mexican Tours 1932

Scope and Content Note

corresp., lists, itinerary, brochures
Box 4, Folder 44

Mexican Tour 1936

Scope and Content Note

corresp., lists, itinerary 1935-36
Box 4, Folder 45

Mexican Tour 1937-38

Scope and Content Note

brochures, corresp., itinerary
Box 4, Folder 46

Moratorium Accounts

Scope and Content Note

Statements of creditors 1931-34who formed moratorium with Society in 1936 (see correspondence)
Box 4, Folder 48

Newsletter Material 1935-36

Scope and Content Note

news releases, pamphlets, information bulletins, clips, corresp., photos, announcements, subscription, ins. articles, dummies, H.E. House ms.
Box 4, Folder 49

Newsletter Material 1935-36

Scope and Content Note

same type of material as above -brochures, lists, scientific & educational -Pacific littoral
Box 4, Folder 50

New Zealand Tour 1932-33

Scope and Content Note

itinerary, T.L.S. of Adam Hamilton (Prime Minister's Office)
Box 4, Folder 51

O'Connor, Arthur H.

Scope and Content Note

corresp. 1933-35radio program, lecture, Balboa Day Exhibit, Australian dinner
Box 5, Folder 52


Scope and Content Note

lists, corres., office report to Board of Directors, brochures 1933-35elections, duties, finances, G-T series etc., general business
Box 5, Folder 53

Orange County Chapter 1929-30

Scope and Content Note

gen. corresp. re: program & location
Box 5, Folder 54

Pacific Discovery Day 1934

Scope and Content Note

corresp, 2 undated news releases, subs. F.D.R. radio address, P.G.S. reception, copy of proclamation by F.F. Merriam, Gov. of Calif.
Box 5, Folder 55

Pacific Discovery Day 1937

Scope and Content Note

corresp. incl. invitation & acceptances
Box 5, Folder 56

Pacific Discovery Day 1938

Scope and Content Note

corresp. 1938-39,pamphlet re: 425th anniversary Balboa statue, Smithsonian radio program script for radio show on Balboa
Box 5, Folder 57

Pacific Geographic Magazine 1929-31

Scope and Content Note

corresp., Read's debts & actions, memos & notes, minutes, resignation of Read, map, some undated material, bills & miscellany.
Box 5, Folder 58

Pacific Magazine 1933-

Scope and Content Note

corresp., pamphlets, brochures, article on Cardenas, notes
Box 5, Folder 59

Pan American Day 1938

Scope and Content Note

corresp., brochure, circulars
Box 5, Folder 60

Pasadena Chapter 1930-31

Scope and Content Note

list of members, corresp, bills, programs
Box 5, Folder 61

Pearson, Harry C. 1937-38series

Scope and Content Note

news releases, brochures, corresp., photos, clips. re: film and lecture "African Holiday"
Box 5, Folder 62

Peat, Harold (mgr. & booking agent)

Scope and Content Note

1935corresp., brochures re: Ruroy Sibley, R.E. Fulton, Jr., Sasha Siemel, Father Hubbard, Lowell Thomas, Capt. Noville, Alexander Markey, Bruce Bairnsfather, etc.
Box 5, Folder 63

Peng-Chun Chang's Dinner Mar. 22, 1938

Scope and Content Note

invitation, replies (acceptances followed by regrets), lists
Box 5, Folder 64

Pepperdine, George

Scope and Content Note

1934lists, corresp.
Box 5, Folder 65

Philharmonic Auditorium Reports

Scope and Content Note

1933-34statistics, bills, some corresp.
Box 5, Folder 67

Pillsbury, Arthur C. 1935-36

Scope and Content Note

corresp., photos, press releases, use of timelapse photography in plant study, lecture
Box 5, Folder 68

Pomona College 1929, 32-33

Scope and Content Note

Pac. Geoge Soc. by-laws and minutes, corresp., outline Murphy lectures
Box 5, Folder 69

Pond, James B. (lecture tour manager)

Scope and Content Note

1932-34corresp., contracts re: Lucille Douglass, William Beebe, Robert Shippee, Upton Close, bank shutdown
Box 6, Folder 70

Program Material 1939-40

Scope and Content Note

1938-39corresp., brochures
Box 6, Folder 71

Putnam, George Palmer

Scope and Content Note

1937-38 series: 1937corresp, re: Earhart lecture
Box 6, Folder 72

Public School Contracts 1932-33

Scope and Content Note

corresp. re: lecture series, Sherer in particular
Box 6, Folder 73

Receipts Misc.

Scope and Content Note

shows types of expenses & variety also includes examples of work & lecture contracts
Box 6, Folder 74

Re-Organization 1927-29

Scope and Content Note

corresp., Honorary Life Fellowship Certificate, clips., ptd. speech and other material, background info, minutes
Box 6, Folder 75

Requested Information 1936

Scope and Content Note

notes & requests re: magazine, Globe Trotter Series, tickets, etc.
Box 6, Folder 76

Resignations 1929

Scope and Content Note

as directors, officers, regents, board & reg. Members
Box 6, Folder 77

Rice, George, Receipts 1934

Box 6, Folder 78

San Diego Chapter 1929-30, 1932

Scope and Content Note

corres., lists, clip., publicity re: Chinese dinner
Box 6, Folder 79

San Diego Lecture Information Requests 1936

Scope and Content Note

corres., & forms
Box 6, Folder 80

San Diego Material 1935-36

Scope and Content Note

corresp., clips., misc. re: Byrd lecture & others
Box 6, Folder 81

Sawders, James

Scope and Content Note

1933-35corresp., tels., list or synopsis re: lectures
Box 6, Folder 82

Sekku - Boys' Day (Japanese) 1935

Scope and Content Note

corresp. re: lst Boys' Day Festival held in L.A.; clips. in Japanese
Box 6, Folder 83

Slipper Co., Receipts

Box 6, Folder 84

South American Tour 1937

Scope and Content Note

postcard requests, 1 carbon of letter
Box 6, Folder 85

Southern California Music Co. Ticket Office 1933-36

Scope and Content Note

corresp., receipts, statements, notes -shows expenses, income, seating etc. for various lectures
Box 6, Folder 86

Southern California Music Co. Ticket Office 1936-38

Scope and Content Note

corresp., receipts, statements, notes -shows expenses, income, seating etc. for various lectures
Box 7, Folder 87

Speakers' Agency 1936

Scope and Content Note

announcements, brochures, corresp., photos, stats., lists re: lectures & lecturers
Box 7, Folder 88

Stacy-Judd Lecture 1931

Scope and Content Note

corresp., photos, brochures
Box 7, Folder 89

Subscription Fund 1931-33

Scope and Content Note

bills or pledges
Box 7, Folder 90

Subscription Lists 1935-36

Box 7, Folder 91

Terriss, Tom File 1933-34

Scope and Content Note

corresp., brochures re: lectures, fees also on Carl Von Hoffman
Box 7, Folder 92

Tour Information Requests 1935-36

Scope and Content Note

corresp., notes
Box 7, Folder 93

U.S.C. Series 1933-35

Scope and Content Note

corresp., notes, lists, statistics, brochures
Box 7, Folder 94

Ware, Carolyn (manager) 1933-35

Scope and Content Note

corresp., & brochures re: lecturers Burton Holmes, Upton Close, Syud Hossain, A.C. Pillsbury, etc.
Box 7, Folder 95

Wells, Carveth 1933

Scope and Content Note

corresp., clip., brochures, news release
Box 7, Folder 96

Wigman Program 1933

Scope and Content Note

corresp., bills, receipts, contracts, tax documents, brochures re: Mary Wigman performance
Box 7, Folder 97

Wilshire Ebell Theater

Scope and Content Note

Box 7, Folder 98

Wilson, Elmer

Scope and Content Note

Report 1937-38 Series, lists, statistics, some corresp.
Box 7, Folder 99

World Affairs Session 1938

Scope and Content Note

ptd. program, report, agenda, corresp.