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Finding Aid to the Noël Sullivan papers, [ca. 1911-1956], [ca. 1911-1956]
BANC MSS C-B 801  
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box 1 - 98

Letters to Sullivan. ca. 1911-1956


General incoming correspondence, dating mainly from 1930, arranged alphabetically by name of individual or organization. Single letters have been placed in miscellanies preceding each letter of the alphabet. A list of the more important correspondents is appended to this report. Anonymous and unidentified letters have been placed at the end.
box 66

Novarro, Ramon 1940-1956

box 66, folder Novarro, Ramon

Ramon Novarro and unidentified man leaning on tree. 1942? BANC MSS C-B 801

Physical Description: 1 photographic print

Scope and Content Note

Snapshot enclosed in letter dated December 16, 1942, from Ramon Novarro to Noel Sullivan.
box 99-100

Letters to Sullivan requesting financial help, aid in securing employment, etc.. 1925-1956


Arranged chronologically by year.
box 101-126/129-131

Letters to Sullivan. The names of the correspondents are included in the appended list. 1911-1956.

box 127-128

Letters to Ada Sullivan

box 132

Carmelite Monastery. Misc. items.

box 133-135

Letters written by Noël Sullivan. 1913-1956


Drafts or carbon copies. Arranged chronologically.
box 135

Letters to Blanche C. Matthias are gift of Mrs. Matthias

carton 1

Ms. of his book, Forty Years Remembered


Galley proofs of his book, Somewhere in France


Ms. of his contribution to Born Catholic


Mss. of his reviews, speeches, articles, etc.


Letter-diary of his trip around the world with his uncle, James D. Phelan. 1921-1922


Diaries - 3 v. 1939






Membership cards and certificates


Programs for concerts in which he participated or which were held at his home


Christmas lists and Christmas cards sent by him


Misc. guest lists, invitations, etc.


Medical charts


Misc. notes in his handwriting

carton 2

Misc. material re Hollow Hills Farm


Misc. material re capital punishment


Clippings of articles and reviews by Sullivan


Clippings re Sullivan


Legal, financial and property records

carton 3-4


Additional Note

Mss. of short stories, poems and plays, or portions thereof, most of which were written by friends of Sullivan and presented to him. Some were submitted by the authors for an auction to raise money for the defense of the Scottsboro boys in 1934. The following people are represented:
carton 3

Bennett, Melba (biography of Robinson Jeffers)


Cowen, Marion


Douglas, Walter Johnstone


Draper, Muriel Gurdon (Sanders) Portion of ms. of Music at Midnight


Driver, Norman


Dunne, George H.


Edwards, Sarah


Evans, John


Field, Sara Bard


Gordon, Taylor


Hagemeyer, Dora


Henley, Homer


Hichborn, Franklin


Hughes, Langston


Jeffers, Robinson


Justema, William

carton 4

Kendrick, Charles


Lampson, Robin


Larsson, Raymond E. F.


Lehmann, Lotte


Luhan, Mabel Dodge


Madeleva, Sister Mary


O'Hanlon, James


Roberts, Richard Ellis


Sassenberg, Hanno von Schücking


Sorel, Paul


Sterling, George


Strickland, Dwight


Swasey, E. M.


Taggard, Genevieve


Tilden, Douglas


Weinstein, Jacob J.


Welch, Marie de Laveaga


Whitaker, Clem


Wood, Charles Erskine Scott


Young, Ella

carton 5

Subject Files

Additional Note

Clippings, articles, announcements, programs and other miscellaneous materials concerning various people, organizations and subjects, as follows:

Abramowitsch, Bernhard


Augustine of the Mother of God, Mother


Austin, James


Barthé, Richmond


Bohemian Club, San Francisco


Bruce, Robert de


Carmel Music Society, Carmel, Calif.


Carmelite monasteries


Deering, Henri


De Young, M. H., Memorial Museum




Doyle, Gladys (Sullivan)


Doyle Family


Field, Sara Bard


Gwin, William


Hayes, Roland


Hughes, Langston


Jeffers, Robinson


John Reed Clubs


Justema, William


Lehmann, Lotte


Liturgical Arts Society


Madeleva, Sister Mary


Maynor, Dorothy


Negroes- NAACP


Pasquier Trio


Phelan, James


Phelan, James Duval


Phelan (James D.) Foundation


Phelan, Mary Louise


Spencer, Kenneth




Sullivan, Francis J.


Theatre of the Golden Bough, Carmel, Calif.


Wood, Charles Erskine Scott


World Affairs Council

carton 6

Greeting cards


Wedding announcements and invitations


Business and calling cards


Misc. announcements




Misc. clippings

carton 7

Concert programs, arranged chronologically

Additional Note

Theatre and dance programs -transfered to Theater Collection


carton 8

Address books and cards

carton 9-10/ portfolio

Transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1962.009-.010)