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John Ahouse-Upton Sinclair Collection

Identifier: SPC-2013-001
Abstract This collection consists of 400 books, 12 linear feet of archival items and resource material about Upton Sinclair collected by bibliographer John Ahouse, author of Upton Sinclair, A Descriptive Annotated Bibliography. Included are Upton Sinclair books, pamphlets, newspaper articles, publications, circular letters, manuscripts, and a few personal letters. Also included are a wide variety of subject files, scholarly or popular articles about Sinclair, videos,...
Dates: 1895-2014

Bass Family Correspondence

Identifier: SPC-2020-005
Abstract Bass Family Correspondence comprises the correspondence and family documents of the Bass Family from Nebraska, who were involved in early American socialism and the labor movement. The collection documents the family history through the eyes of descendant Jeanne Morgan, a community advocate, author, and artist who conducted thorough research into her family’s genealogy throughout her adult life. The collection documents the story of the Bass family through letters, documents, heirloom...
Dates: 1909-2012, undated

Violet E. Bromark Collection

Identifier: SPC-2022-004

The collection contains correspondence, directories, and other materials that give insight into the professional career of Violet E. Bromark, a Compton city teacher, from 1926-1958.

Dates: 1926-1958; undated

Corporal Alger E. Brown Collection

Identifier: SPC-2018-030

This collection consits of approximately 60 letters, V-mail, and invitations from Corporal A. (Alger) E. Brown during his time in World War Two to M. J.(Mary Jane) Fishbaugh.

Dates: January 1944- March 1945

Deloris L. Holt Collection

Identifier: SPC-2022-015
Abstract The Deloris L. Holt Collection contains documents from the life and career of Deloris L. Holt, an educator, author, and activist who dedicated her career to sharing the history and achievements of Black Americans with the world. She was the founder of Kinderpress and published books and teaching resources with an emphasis on Black History and Early Childhood Education. This collection includes documents relating to her many publications, including original manuscripts, as well as extensive...
Dates: 1970-2022; undated

Warren J. Mone Collection

Identifier: SPC-2021-001

This collection contains letters, essays, issues of the “Cycloner” (the daily paper of the 38th Infantry Division), and other materials from Sgt. Warren J. Mone, sent mostly to his aunt and uncle, Maurice and Josephine Whelan from 1942-1945 during his time in the Army. Letters were sent from Camp Roberts; New York City; Hawaii; New Guinea; and the Philippines. Also included in this collection are cards with Warren’s address; newspaper clippings; and a Japanese Government ten Pesos note.

Dates: 1942-1945; undated

Mary Nolf Diaries and Correspondence

Identifier: SPC-2018-051

The Mary Nolf Diaries and Correspondence collection contains diaries, autograph books, and a calendar book that mostly belonged to Mary Nolf, as well as correspondence, such as letters and postcards between Mary, her siblings, family members, and possibly friends.

Dates: 1831-1939; Majority of material found within 1880-1910

Pickering family correspondence and photographs

Identifier: SPC-2020-037
Abstract This collection contains mostly correspondence sent between members of the Pickering family from the 1860s-1930s. A majority of the correspondence is sent between two sisters, Nelle Pontz Pickering and Ethel Pontz McCown during the early 20th century where they discussed their daily lives and families. This collection also includes other letters sent to Nelle from her family and friends; letters sent from Nelle to her husband, Maylin during his time as a Major in the Aviation Section, Signal...
Dates: 1855-1944; undated; Majority of material found within 1902-1936

George W. Schneider III Collection

Identifier: SPC-2020-001
Abstract This collection contains 313 letters sent from George Schneider to his future wife, Virginia Webb; as well as few other letters, notes, and clippings. A majority of the letters were sent during Schneider’s time in the United States Army as a Corporal. The letters begin in 1944, when Schneider was at Camp Campbell in Kentucky, and continue through his travels across the Atlantic and into France, Germany, and Austria in 1945; his return to the United States and time while at Camp Cooke in...
Dates: 1944-1971; undated; Majority of material found within 1944-1945

Joseph J. Sirak Jr. Collection

Identifier: SPC-1900-023
Scope and Contents The Joseph J. Sirak, Jr. collection (1960-1989) contains twenty-two boxes of autographs and autographed books of politicians and authors. Often the materials include a summary of how Sirak met the person and sometimes includes a biographical note on the individual as well. Also included is correspondence with mystery, science fiction, western, and other novelists or authors. Authors include Louis L’Amour, Ursula LeGuin, Earle Stanley Gardner, Daphne du Maurier, and Pearl S. Buck. Other books...
Dates: 1960-1989

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