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Phelps (Edna W.) collection
MS.R.043  
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Photographs Series 1. 1855-1967.

Physical Description: 0.6 Linear Feet
General Physical Description note: no content

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series primarily contains black and white photographs. Other photographic material has been noted on the container list and includes tintypes and a color slide. This series is organized in two subseries.
The series is organized in 2 subseries:
  • Subseries 1.1. People, 1855-1967. 0.4 linear ft.
  • Subseries 1.2. Places, 1890-1920. 0.2 linear ft.
 

People Subseries 1.1. 1855-1967.

Physical Description: 0.4 Linear Feet
General Physical Description note: no content

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries includes photographs of family members, both individual and groups, school classes and friends of the family. It is composed primarily of Phelps and Gulick family material and is arranged alphabetically by surname or the name of the place or institution documented.
box 1, folder 1

Bartley Family 1882-1905

box 1, folder 2

Burston, Selina 1891

box 1, folder 3

Carson Family 1897

box 1, folder 4

Chestnutwood, Mrs. A. J. 1870

box 1, folder 5

Davidson Family 1910

box 1, folder 6

El Modena Elementary School ca. 1892-1921

box 1, folder 7

Gooch Family 1898-1908

box 1, folder 8-12

Gulick Family ca. 1875-1967.

Physical Description: 5 folders.
General Physical Description note: no content
box 1, folder 13

Himohara, Zensky 1902

box 1, folder 14

Humiston Family undated

box 1, folder 15

Huntley Family ca. 1882-1940

box 1, folder 16

Modjeska, Madame Helena 1894-1904

box 1, folder 17

Obarr Family 1878-1896

box 1, folder 18

Olive School, 5th-8th grade undated

box 1, folder 19

Palmer Family undated

box 1, folder 20-24

Phelps Family 1855-1960.

Physical Description: 5 folders.
General Physical Description note: no content
box 1, folder 25

Preble, Stella ca. 1895

box 1, folder 26

Rice, James S. undated

box 1, folder 27

Schultz Family 1889-1926

box 1, folder 28

Turner Family 1895-1905

box 1, folder 29

Tustin Elementary School, 9th grade 1899

box 1, folder 30

Tustin Grammar School 1885-1901

box 1, folder 31

Villa Park School, 1st and 2nd grade 1934

box 1, folder 32

Willson Family 1900-1904

box 1, folder 33

Unidentified undated.

General Physical Description note: Includes 2 tintypes.
 

Places Subseries 1.2. 1890-1920.

Physical Description: 0.2 Linear Feet
General Physical Description note: no content

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries includes photographs of places in Orange County and other California locations, as well as images of Kansas, Oklahoma, and Illinois. It is arranged alphabetically by place name within Orange County, then California and the rest of the United States.
box 2, folder 1-5

Orange County

box 2, folder 1

Irvine Ranch ca. 1895

box 2, folder 2

Laguna Beach and San Juan Capistrano Mission undated

box 2, folder 3

Orange ca. 1905-1912

box 2, folder 4

Santa Ana ca. 1910

box 2, folder 5

Tustin ca. 1890-1920

box 2, folder 6

California locations

box 2, folder 6

Buena Vista Rancho undated

box 2, folder 6

Corona ca. 1906

box 2, folder 6

East Lake Park, Los Angeles undated

box 2, folder 6

Eel River undated

box 2, folder 6

Fortuna undated

box 2, folder 6

Henshaw Lake, San Diego 1927

box 2, folder 6

Long Beach 1971.

General note

Color slide.
box 2, folder 6

San Francisco undated

box 2, folder 6

Santa Barbara earthquake 1925

box 2, folder 6

Santa Inez Mission 1926

box 2, folder 6

Ukiah undated

box 2, folder 7

United States

box 2, folder 7

Kansas undated

box 2, folder 7

Plainview, Illinois ca. 1890

box 2, folder 7

Tulsa, Oklahoma undated

box 2, folder 8

Unidentified undated

 

Correspondence Series 2. 1852-1978.

Physical Description: 0.7 Linear Feet
General Physical Description note: no content

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series consists of both handwritten original letters and photocopies of originals. Some files also contain typescript transcriptions of original correspondence, accompanied by notes of Edna Phelps that describe relations of people and places mentioned in the correspondence. Most of the correspondence in this series was not received by Edna Phelps, but by other family members. The series is arranged alphabetically by surname of the author, with the exception of postcards, which are filed together.
box 3, folder 1

Alexander, M.A. 1877

box 3, folder 2

Barr, Maria 1885-1902

box 3, folder 3

Bartlett, Lanier 1958

box 3, folder 4

Carson, Harlan Page 1886-1932

box 3, folder 5

Cochran, Winona Barr 1902

box 3, folder 6

Cross, Fred B. 1895

box 3, folder 7

Curtis, Ella 1897

box 3, folder 8

Davidson, Colin 1888-1891

box 3, folder 9

Davidson, Eleanor (Nell) Gulick 1897-1900

box 3, folder 10

Davidson, Elizabeth 1889

box 3, folder 11

Davis, A. N. 1881

box 3, folder 12

First American Title Insurance and Trust Co., Santa Ana, California 1965

box 3, folder 13

Gooch, Alice Gulick 1883-1908

box 3, folder 14

Gulick, Annis C. 1883-1904

box 3, folder 15

Gulick, Harriet (Hattie) 1886-1905

box 3, folder 16

Gulick, James Harvey 1888

box 3, folder 17

Gulick, Martin N. 1859-1894

box 3, folder 18

Gulick, Olive 1885-1952

box 3, folder 19

Humiston, Sadie Gulick 1889-1935

box 3, folder 20

Huntley, Helen Gulick 1909-1965

box 3, folder 21

Lindsley, Elisa M. P. 1855

box 3, folder 22

Lindsley, William 1852

box 3, folder 23

McFadden Lumber Company, Santa Ana, California 1889

box 3, folder 24

Munger, R.A. 1922

box 3, folder 25

Phelps, Joshua 1855-1875

box 3, folder 26

Phelps, L. Irving 1889

box 4, folder 1

Phelps, Louis Ransom 1912

box 4, folder 2

Phelps, Mary Jane (Mollie) Gulick 1889-1912

box 4, folder 3

Phelps, Philo 1829-1836

box 4, folder 4

Postcards from various people 1908-1911 and undated

box 4, folder 5

Rice, James, Jr. 1888

box 4, folder 6

Welch, (G. or S.?) 1883

box 4, folder 7

Welch, Addie 1882

box 4, folder 8

Welch, Charles 1885-1886

box 4, folder 9

Welch, Ella 1883

box 4, folder 10

Welch, Emma 1883

box 4, folder 11

Welch, Lizzie 1888-1890

box 4, folder 12

Willson, Grace 1970-1974

box 4, folder 13

Willson, Sue Davidson 1888-1890

box 4, folder 14

Willson, Walter 1975-1978

box 4, folder 15

University of California, Berkeley 1891

box 4, folder 16

Utt, C.E. Grower and shipper, Tustin, California 1904.

box 4, folder 17

Unidentified authors 1888-1892

 

Topical material Series 3. 1847-1972.

Physical Description: 0.5 Linear Feet
General Physical Description note: no content

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains diaries of various family members, historical writings about the Gulick and Tustin families, and ephemera. Much of this material consists of photocopies of originals; in some instances the legibility of these reproductions is quite poor. The series is arranged alphabetically by surname of the author when available, otherwise by title or genre of materials.
box 4, folder 18

Bartley, George. Transcripts of interviews by Edna Phelps 1971-1972

box 4, folder 19

Davidson, Eleanor Gulick. "Short diary of a journey from Plainview, Illinois to Santa Ana, California 1887-1888," transcript by Edna Phelps 1971

box 4, folder 20

Davidson, Sue and Laura. "Letters of Sue and Laura Davidson to Aunt Ollie and Aunt Hattie (Gulick)," selected and edited by Edna Phelps and Ellen Lee 1981

box 4, folder 21

Deeds and assessment for taxes, Orange County 1866-1875

box 4, folder 22

Ebell Club Garden Fete, souvenir program 1910

box 4, folder 23-24

Grabe, Helen. "Tustin family," includes draft 1963.

Physical Description: 2 folders.
General Physical Description note: no content
box 4, folder 25

Gulick, Laura Palmer. "Laura Palmer Gulick relates her family's trip by team and wagon from Olive to National City and back through Corona and Riverside in August and September 1900," transcript by Edna Phelps undated

box 4, folder 26-28

Huntley, Helen Gulick

box 4, folder 26-27

"Columbus Tustin and his city," includes draft and source material 1963.

Physical Description: 2 folders.
General Physical Description note: no content
box 4, folder 28

Diary 1908

box 4, folder 29

Huntley, Laura Helen Gulick. "Little girl recalls her life in county in years 1887-1890, being notes written up in 1940-1942 by Laura Helen Gulick Huntley," edited by Edna Phelps undated

box 4, folder 30-31

Huntley, William

box 4, folder 30

"California desert journey" (1898), transcript of interview by Edna Phelps 1969

box 4, folder 31

Transcript of interview by Edna Phelps 1969

box 4, folder 32

Knights of Columbus Arrangement Committee, program undated

box 4, folder 33

Land sales in Tustin, California and vicinity 1869-1880

box 4, folder 34

Lockett, Lucy Hill. "My early recollections of Newport Beach, about 1886-1903" undated

box 4, folder 35

Maps of property owners and street addresses from Santa Ana, Tustin, San Joaquin, and an unidentified area undated

box 4, folder 36

Meadows, Don. "Tustin" undated

box 4, folder 37

"Miscellaneous readings on background material about Orange County" undated

box 4, folder 38

News clippings on Orange County history 1951-1975

box 4, folder 39-40

Phelps, Annis C.

box 4, folder 39

"Short diary of a journey in 1847 from Chicago to St. Louis," annotated by Edna Phelps 1979

box 4, folder 40

"Story of Grandma Gulick's trip" (ca. 1848), transcript by Edna Phelps 1984

box 4, folder 41, box 5, folder 1

Phelps, Edna W.

box 4, folder 41

Notes undated

box 5, folder 1

"One by one the Gulicks came west," including excerpts undated

box 5, folder 2

"Sadie's account of her visit to Aunt Julia's in 1896" undated

box 5, folder 3

Schultz family Bible, 4-page fragment containing birth, death and marriage information 1837-1942

box 5, folder 4

Scotland Academy, South Dakota, commencement invitation 1891

box 5, folder 5

"Silent majority of early Tustin" undated

box 5, folder 6

Spurgeon, Charles. Report cards, Diamond Public School 1881

box 5, folder 7

Stafford, E. P. "Pioneer days in Santa Ana" undated

box 5, folder 8

Tustin family burial plot description and map, Fairhaven Memorial Park undated

box 5, folder 9

Tustin, Samuel. Notes undated

box 5, folder 10

Tustin Women's Christian Temperance Union program 1906-1907

box 5, folder 11

World's Columbian Commission Citrus Fruit Award, International Exposition, Chicago 1893.

General note

Awarded to Martin N. Gulick.
folder XOS 1

Original award

box 5, folder 12

Writings, unidentified undated

 

Research files Series 4. ca. 1810-1981.

Physical Description: 0.3 Linear Feet
General Physical Description note: no content

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series includes historical notes, chiefly those assembled by Helen Gulick Huntley, on residents, locations, and living conditions in Tustin and the vicinity. It is organized in two subseries.
The series is organized in 2 subseries:
  • Subseries 4.1. Biographical notes, ca. 1810-ca. 1960. 0.2 linear ft.
  • Subseries 4.2. Subject notes, ca. 1850-1981. 0.1 linear ft.
 

Biographical notes Subseries 4.1. ca. 1810-ca. 1960.

Physical Description: 0.2 Linear Feet
General Physical Description note: no content

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains brief historical notes including birth, death and marriage dates, occupations and other information on past Tustin residents. Other miscellaneous biographical notes from this collection, in addition to those by Helen Gulick Huntley, have been filed here as well. The subseries is arranged in alphabetical order by surname of the subject individual. None of the material is dated.
box 5, folder 13

Adams-Artz

box 5, folder 14

Ballard-Butterfield

box 5, folder 15

Carson-Cushman

box 5, folder 16

Davidson-Dunstan

box 5, folder 17

Eddy-Freeman

box 5, folder 18

Getty-Grisett

box 5, folder 19

Gulick

box 5, folder 20

Henderson-Hunt

box 5, folder 21

Huntley

box 5, folder 22

Insley-Johnson

box 5, folder 23

Kauffman-King

box 5, folder 24

Lambert-Leck

box 5, folder 25

Marchant-Mills

box 5, folder 26

Nau-Norton

box 5, folder 27

Padgham-Preble

box 5, folder 28

Phelps

box 5, folder 29

Rice-Runnels

box 5, folder 30

Salee-Smith

box 5, folder 31

Thompson-Tubbs

box 5, folder 32

Tustin

box 5, folder 33

Uly-Vestals

box 5, folder 34

Wall-Zeilian

 

Subject notes Subseries 4.2. ca. 1850-1981.

Physical Description: 0.1 Linear Feet
General Physical Description note: no content

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries includes brief historical notes on locations (e.g., banks, churches, houses) and living conditions (e.g., wages, recreation, real estate, irrigation) in Tustin and vicinity and is arranged alphabetically by subject. Very little of the material is dated.
box 5, folder 35

African-American residents

box 5, folder 35

Banks

box 5, folder 35

Buildings

box 5, folder 35

Chamber of Commerce

box 5, folder 35

Chinese pump (Chiney pump)

box 5, folder 35

Chinese residents

box 5, folder 35

Churches

box 5, folder 35

Coffee

box 5, folder 35

Deeds

box 5, folder 35

Events (e.g., gasoline shortage)

box 5, folder 35

Gospel Swamp

box 5, folder 35

Grist Mill

box 5, folder 35

Haven Seed Company

box 5, folder 35

Hewes mansion

box 5, folder 35

Home guards

box 5, folder 35

Houses

box 5, folder 35

Irrigation

box 5, folder 35

Irvine subdivision

box 5, folder 35

Knights of Pythias

box 5, folder 35

Laguna Beach

box 5, folder 36

Land and land sales

box 5, folder 37

Meat markets

box 5, folder 37

Merchants

box 5, folder 37

Missionary Society

box 5, folder 37

Modjeska house

box 5, folder 37

Newspapers

box 5, folder 37

Parades

box 5, folder 37

People

box 5, folder 37

Physicians

box 5, folder 37

Post office

box 5, folder 37

Railroad

box 5, folder 37

Ranch house, Santa Margarita y Los Flores

box 5, folder 37

Rancho Santiago

box 5, folder 37

Real estate

box 5, folder 37

Recreation

box 5, folder 37

Rodriguez Crossing

box 5, folder 37

Saloons

box 5, folder 37

Schools

box 5, folder 37

Shops and stores

box 5, folder 37

Stage lines

box 5, folder 37

Storms

box 5, folder 37

Tustin (city)

box 5, folder 37

Tustin Hotel

box 5, folder 37

Tustin Villa

box 5, folder 37

Wages

box 5, folder 37

Water works

box 5, folder 37

Wood Canyon cave