Title:Mildred Ada Tanner papers, approximately 1950-1952
Creator/Contributor:Tanner, Mildred Ada, 1894-1989, creator, creator.
Contains a photocopy excerpt (18 pages) from a typescript memoir titled, "Memoirs of the life and times of Mildred Tanner."
The excerpt covers Tanner's employment as a housemother and secretary from 1950 to 1952 at Westminster House, a dormitory
for Presbyterian students at the University of California, Berkeley. Also includes three photographs (approximately 1950-1952):
a portrait of Tanner seated at a typewriter, the Westminster House residence hall on College Avenue, and Sather Gate on Sproul
Tanner, Mildred Ada -- 1894-1989 -- Archives
Tanner, Mildred Ada -- 1894-1989 -- Portraits
University of California (1868-1952) -- Professional staff
Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. -- Presbytery of San Francisco.
Universities and colleges -- Professional staff
Housemothers -- California -- Berkeley
Dormitories -- Employees
Dormitories -- California -- Berkeley -- Photographs
Mildred Ada Tanner papers, approximately 1950-1952, BANC MSS 2015/29, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift ; of Anne Marie Miller ; 20140902.
Mildred Ada Orr Tanner (November 14, 1894-October 16, 1989) worked as a housemother and secretary at Westminster House, a
house used as a dormitory for Presbyterian students attending the University of California, Berkeley. The property grounds
at the Westminster House, whose buildings were designed by architects Walter Ratcliff and Julia Morgan, were originally owned
by the Berkeley chapter of the Presbytery of San Francisco, who held the property from 1910 to 2011. Now known as "The Berk,"
it is located at 2315 College Avenue, Berkeley, California.
BANC MSS 2015/29