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Guide to the William Nauns Ricks Papers, 1899-1963
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SERIES 1: POETRY, 1902-1963, n.d.

 

INDIVIDUAL POEMS, 1907-1962, n.d.

Box 1, folder 1-2

Abraham Lincoln 1914-18

folder 3

The Adventures of Raw Head and Bloody Bones Halloween 1931

folder 4

Advice n.d.

folder 5

Aesop Jr. n.d.

folder 6

After the Decoration n.d.

folder 7

The Aftermath 1918

folder 8

Aftermath 1938-47

folder 9

Alchemy n.d.

folder 10

America Prays 1941-42

folder 11

April Passes 1932

folder 12

An Appreciation of Miss Elizabeth n.d.

folder 13

Are You the Spring? 1916

folder 14

Argosy of Hope 1937-38

folder 15

Armistice 1924-28

folder 16

Armistice-A Truce 1933

folder 17

Armistice Day-1929-At the Base Hospital 1929

folder 18

Armistice Day Parade-1937 1937-47

folder 19-20

Armor 1930-31

folder 21

As a token to remind you... 1917

folder 22

As for me... n.d.

folder 23

As steel to the loadstone I swing... n.d.

folder 24

Assurance 1948

folder 25

At Bethlehem: the Ox Speaks 1924

folder 26

Background to Thanksgiving 1944

folder 27

Beach in Winter 1914

folder 28

Beat of Drum n.d.

folder 29

Beauty 1921

folder 30

The Bell (From the Tower of Heaven) 1937

folder 31

Betty Is 1927

folder 32

Beyond the Spoken Word 1917

folder 33

Bracelets 1923

folder 34-35

A Call to St. Patrick 1939-47

folder 36

Captive n.d.

folder 37

Caruso 1921

folder 38

Castles n.d.

folder 39

Chanty 1931-40

folder 40-41

Christmas 1941, n.d.

folder 42

Christmas 1941 1941

folder 43

Christmas Eve 1934

folder 44

Christmas Eve 1929-35

folder 45

A Christmas Greeting: to an Old Friend 1916

folder 46

The Christmas Smile 1916

folder 47

The Christmas Spirit Still Prevails 1915

folder 48

The cloudless sky is not dark, but deep... n.d.

folder 49

The Coming Night (from the Berkeley Hills) 1913

folder 50-52

The Constitution 1936-51

folder 53

Co-Worker 1947-48

folder 54

Creator n.d.

folder 55

Cremation (Thoughts in a Chapel) 1918

folder 56

Critics 1937

folder 57

The Cure for Sorrow 1933

folder 58

The Cycle of Life 1916-62

Box 2, folder 1

A Day 1913

folder 2

Day-Break 1914

folder 3

The Day Breaks 1942-43

folder 4

The Debutante Fly 1914

folder 5

Democracy Gives Warning: the March of Freedom 1917

folder 6

Desert Scene n.d.

folder 7

Diane n.d.

folder 8

Do We Remember?: Memorial Day 1916 1916

folder 9

A Drummer's Serenade 1913

folder 10

Dumb Dora n.d.

folder 11

Dust Unto Dust 1931

folder 12

Easter 1948

folder 13

The Eastern Star 1948

folder 14

Elks Welcome n.d.

folder 15

Enchantment n.d.

folder 16-17

An Epistle to Columbus 1931-38

 

The Evening Star

See The Star and the Sea

folder 18-19

F. D. R. 1945

folder 20

The Fair Passes 1915

folder 21

Faith n.d.

folder 22

Faith and Fulfillment 1933

folder 23

Farewell Gentle Lady n.d.

folder 24

Filling the Jar 1913

folder 25

Fire Hoses 1922

folder 26

The Flag Speaks 1936

folder 27

A Flower for Mother 1918

folder 28

Food 1944

folder 29

The Fool Gives Thanks 1930

folder 30

For They Shall See God 1914

folder 31

Forbidden 1908

folder 32

The Forgotten Man n.d.

folder 33

Freedom n.d.

folder 34

Friendship, Love and Truth n.d.

folder 35

Friendship (Thanks for a Gift of Links) n.d.

folder 36

From Lieutenant Healy n.d.

folder 37

Fulfillment 1941-42

folder 38

The Full Harvest 1923

folder 39

Gardens n.d.

folder 40

The Gates of Sleep 1916

folder 41

The Gay Portola 1913

folder 42

General Funston 1917

folder 43

George Washington 1917

folder 44

The Gift of Flowers 1937-38

folder 45

The Glory of Man 1944-45

folder 46

God and Men 1918

folder 47

Going Back (the Veteran) 1918

folder 48

Gold and Daffodils 1937

folder 49

The Golden Pool (a Legend of Sahara) n.d.

folder 50

A Golden Wedding 1925

folder 51

The Great Sacrifice: Peace on Earth and Good Will Towards Men (Christmas, 1917) 1917

folder 52

The Greater Need 1930

folder 53

Green Shadows n.d.

folder 54

A Greeting and a Wish for Easter 1914

folder 55

He Walked With God n.d.

folder 56

Her Welcome 1913

folder 57

Here is Happiness 1941

folder 58

Heritage 1943

folder 59

The Hills Are Greening 1918

folder 60

The History of Everyman's Life n.d.

folder 61-62

Hold On 1917-40

folder 63

Honor 1945

folder 64

How Can I Sing of Peace? 1940

Box 3, folder 1

I am done with sorrow... 1940

folder 2

I Am not Unacquainted with Storms 1940

folder 3

I have been host to the drums... n.d.

folder 4

I have seen palm trees slanting high from... n.d.

folder 5

I Have Too! 1926

folder 6

I Keep a Garden 1928-31

folder 7

I know not where his islands lift... 1921

folder 8

I Love You, California n.d.

Additional Note

(chorus)
folder 9

I Passed by Your Window n.d.

folder 10

I Saw Men, as Trees Walking n.d.

folder 11

I Sing America! 1946

folder 12

I slept. I dreamed. An angel came... n.d.

folder 13

I walk with the wind... n.d.

folder 14

I Will Dig Deeper n.d.

folder 15

I Will Stand by Uncle Sam n.d.

folder 16

I Would Be Glad 1921-38

folder 17

If a Poet Should Sing Aloud 1919-34

folder 18

In Memoriam 1933

folder 19

In Memoriam: To the Foresters Who Sleep 1917

folder 20

In Praise of Mothers 1943

folder 21

In Undivided Praise n.d.

folder 22

Infinite 1926-30

folder 23

Information n.d.

folder 24

Inspiration 1948

folder 25

An Invitation n.d.

folder 26

An Invocation 1919

folder 27

An Invocation for Armistice Day 1941 1941

folder 28

Invocation on War 1941

folder 29

Isaiah Fifty Seventh n.d.

folder 30

Is Your Conscience Clear 1919

folder 31

It Gives Me Peace 1947

folder 32

It Has Not All Been Said 1939

folder 33

It was such a night... n.d.

 

January

See Day-Break

folder 34

Jewel City: The Panama-Pacific International Expo n.d.

folder 35

Jimmy 1934

folder 36

John Law 1939

folder 37

June 1919-51

folder 38

Just a Man's Prayer 1913

folder 39

Keen Winged for Joy 1922-28

folder 40

Keep Moving 1923-24

folder 41

The Key n.d.

folder 42

The Kings Herald: Prologue for a Carnival n.d.

folder 43

The Kiss 1914

folder 44

Kushan Hupao 1946

folder 45

The Lantern 1933

folder 46

The Last Hero n.d.

folder 47

Let Him Dream 1937

folder 48-49

Life 1917-30

folder 50

The Lifting Wings 1931-36

folder 51

Life's Great Adventure n.d.

folder 52

The Light Bearer n.d.

folder 53

The Light Giver n.d.

folder 54

The Lion Tamer 1913

folder 55

Little Rivers 1916

folder 56

Lord of the years whose law is love and peace... n.d.

folder 57

Lotus Flowers (Japanese Images) n.d.

folder 58

Love Eternal 1912

folder 59

Love I Would Live for Thee 1914

folder 60

Lynched - At Waco, and on Calvary 1916

folder 61

Machine Guns 1918

folder 62

The Magic Can 1938

folder 63

The Man Who Wins 1915

folder 64

The Marines at Iwo Jima 1945

folder 65

Market Street on a Rainy Day 1922

folder 66

Mary Went to Hollywood n.d.

folder 67

The Masterpiece 1916

folder 68

The Materialist and the Dreamer 1915

folder 69

Memorial Day 1914-42

folder 70

Memory of Dreams n.d.

folder 71

Men and Kites 1929-31

folder 72

The Message I Would Send 1920-21

Box 4, folder 1

Mojava Desert n.d.

folder 2

The Morning of Life 1919-27

folder 3

Mother's Day 1943

folder 4

The Motorman 1917

folder 5

Mt. Tamalpais 1921-44

folder 6

Music 1934

folder 7

My Epitaph 1912

folder 8

My Grave Should Be the Sea n.d.

folder 9

My Heart is Singing Today 1910

folder 10

My Soul Walked in the Rain 1921-38

folder 11

My Valentine n.d.

folder 12

The National Army 1917

folder 13

Native n.d.

folder 14

The New Carol 1944

folder 15

The New Christmas 1946

folder 16

A New Day Dawns 1918

folder 17

The New School n.d.

folder 18

A New Song n.d.

folder 19

A Night at Camp Taylor n.d.

folder 20

No dream of far celestial bliss... n.d.

folder 21

Nostalgia 1945

folder 22

Not Human-Quite 1913

folder 23

Now All Men Praise 1947

folder 24

Now I Dream of Peace 1945

folder 25-26

Now That Men Have Wings 1932-46

folder 27

Now That the Year is New 1932-33

folder 28

O! Gentle Prince of Peace We Wait 1916

folder 29

Of Barry - on V-E Day 1945

folder 30-31

Of Prayer 1944

folder 32

An Office Boy's Creed 1919

folder 33

The Old Gods n.d.

folder 34

The Old Old Song n.d.

folder 35

Olive Day Limerics 1921

folder 36

On a Day in June 1907-32

folder 37

On Letterman General Hospital 1932-33

folder 38

On San Francisco Bay n.d.

folder 39-41

On the Canyon's Rim 1931-35

folder 41

One Hundred Words 1944-45

folder 42

Our Boys 1918

folder 43-44

Our Country's Flag (Rules of Respect) 1918

folder 45-46

Our Honored Dead 1927

folder 47

Our Unknown Dead 1921

folder 48

Out of My Radio 1938

Box 5, folder 1

The Passenger (the Conductor Speaks) 1917

folder 2

Passion n.d.

folder 3

Path for Dreams 1940

folder 4

Peace 1929

folder 5

Peace on Earth (In Winter Woods at Christmas) 1947

folder 6

The Perfect Gift. Christmas 1929

folder 7

A Philippine Idyll 1914

folder 8

Perpetual Spring n.d.

folder 9

A Petition n.d.

folder 10

A Poem to You 1922

folder 11

Poets to Themselves 1948

folder 12

The Poppy Fields by Lake Chabot 1914

folder 13

Power n.d.

folder 14-15

Prayer for Our Own in War 1942

folder 16

Prelude to Dawn n.d.

folder 17

Prelude to Dusk n.d.

folder 18

The Princess n.d.

folder 19

A Private Conversation n.d.

folder 20

Processional 1917

folder 21

Progress n.d.

folder 22

Psalm 1940

folder 23

The Public n.d.

folder 24

The Question 1917

folder 25

The rain came down at night... n.d.

folder 26

Realization 1917

folder 27-28

Recipe for a Poem n.d.

folder 29-30

The Red Cross 1918-40

folder 31

Rededication 1948

folder 32

Refuge n.d.

folder 33

Remember the Maine n.d.

folder 34

Rendezvous 1929-51

folder 35

A Reply to a Kindly Note 1917

folder 36

Resolution 1908

folder 37

Resurgence 1945

folder 38-39

The Road to Bethlehem 1939

folder 40

Roads 1932-39

folder 41

The Sailor's Bride 1914

folder 42

St. Valentine, there walks a maid... n.d.

folder 43

Saint Valentine's Ruse 1932

folder 44

Salt 1908

folder 45

Sanctuary 1936

folder 46-47

Seeing Santa Clause 1919-62

folder 48

The Seekers 1930-32

folder 49

The Shepherd's Vision 1922-49

folder 50

The Ships That Go Out 1913

folder 51

Sight Images n.d.

folder 52

The Silences 1933-34

folder 53

The Silent Messengers: Easter 1914

folder 54

So I lean on my staff as I go... n.d.

folder 55

Some day not so far distant... n.d.

folder 56

Somewhere in France Our Boys Are Marching n.d.

folder 57

A Song for Women 1938

folder 58-59

A Song in the Morning 1938-39

folder 60

The Sons of Robin Hood n.d.

folder 61

Sparrows on the Street 1932

folder 62

The Spirit of Linden Branch n.d.

folder 63-64

Spring Be Gentle 1935-47

folder 65

Spring in California 1914

folder 66

Spring Nocturne 1917-20

folder 67-68

The Stable Keeper at Bethlehem 1935-37

folder 69

The Star and the Sea (an Ideal) n.d.

folder 70

The Stars 1916

folder 71

Strauss 1938

folder 72

Strength n.d.

folder 73

Sunrise: Fourth of July n.d.

Box 6, folder 1

A Task for Poets n.d.

folder 2

Thanksgiving 1918

folder 3

Thanksgiving 1928

folder 4

Thanksgiving 1934-39

folder 5-6

Thanksgiving 1939

folder 7-8

Thanksgiving 1945 1945

folder 9

Thanksgiving Meditation n.d.

folder 10

Then I Could Pen a Song to You 1928

folder 11

Then I Could Rest 1917

folder 12

Theodore Roosevelt 1919

folder 13

There was an old lady named Molly... n.d.

folder 14

There Will Be Green Trees n.d.

folder 15

These Are Our Men n.d.

folder 16

These Bells Shall Ring 1944

folder 17

The Thinkers 1915

folder 18

This Christmas n.d.

folder 19

This Sea Shall Give Up Its Dead 1935

folder 20

This Ship Brought Dreams 1947-48

folder 21

This Way 1922

folder 22

A Thought for Billie 1929

folder 23

Three Things That Sing 1917

folder 24

Thunder n.d.

folder 25

Thy Will Be Done 1915

folder 26

To a Bird 1912-31

folder 27

To a Cedar of Lebanon 1930-47

folder 28

To a 'Chicken' 1912

folder 29

To a Friend-Today n.d.

folder 30

To a Harpsist 1918

folder 31

To a Materialist 1921

folder 32

To a Mother n.d.

folder 33

To a Poet 1922

folder 34

To a Young Lady of Seventy-Seven n.d.

folder 35

To a Young Mother 1915

folder 36

To an Old Friend 1916

folder 37

To Bobby Burns 1916-47

folder 38-39

To Charles Young (Colonel U.S. Army) 1917

folder 40

To Cyclist Jack Thomas on Tour n.d.

folder 41

To Elizabeth 1940

folder 42

To His Son on His Wedding Day n.d.

folder 43

To Mother Dear 1928

folder 44

To Music 1915

folder 45

To My Son on His Birthday 1919

folder 46

To My Valentine 1929

folder 47

To My Valentine n.d.

folder 48

To My Valentine n.d.

folder 49

To My Valentine n.d.

folder 50

To One on the Heights 1930-47

folder 51

To Robert W. Service 1917

folder 52

To Saint Valentine, for All Lovers 1926

folder 53-54

To the Birds 1932-42

folder 55-56

To the New Year 1933-51

folder 57

To the Oak of Oakland 1916

folder 58

Today is All We Have 1921-22

folder 59

Tolerance 1929

folder 60

Tomorrow n.d.

folder 61

Tomorrow 1947

folder 62-63

A Tree in Bloom 1937

folder 64

A Tribute to Robert Irving Bentley 1932

folder 65

A Tribute to a Rose n.d.

folder 66

A Troubador Invades the Skies 1932-33

folder 67-68

True Builders 1935-38

folder 69

True Leadership 1948

folder 70

Two Walk Toward the Sunrise 1933

folder 71

Under this winter flowering of the sun... n.d.

folder 72

Unity 1948

folder 73

Unplanted Seed 1948

Box 7, folder 1

Vale - George Sterling 1926

folder 2

Valentine (to Elizabeth) 1948

folder 3

A Valentine for Elizabeth 1933-34

folder 4

Valentine for Momie n.d.

folder 5

The Valley of Love n.d.

folder 6

Vanderdecken (The Flying Dutchman) n.d.

folder 7

A Veteran to His Son 1944

folder 8

Vision 1940-41

folder 9

A Voyager Puts Out to Sea 1916

folder 10

War and Civilization 1939

folder 11

The Warrior's Return 1919

folder 12

The Water Lily 1936-38

folder 13

A Wayside Tale 1914

folder 14

We Give You Christmas Cheer 1917

folder 15

We Honor Those Retired 1934

folder 16

We Stand Before the Door (Christmas-1918) 1918

folder 17

Wear a Flower n.d.

folder 18

The Weather is Always Right 1939

folder 19

We've Got a Little Army of Our Own 1942

folder 20

Westward: Warren Gamaliel Harding 1923

folder 21

What the Statue Would Say: Goethe and Schiller (in Golden Gate Park) 1921

folder 22

When n.d.

folder 23

When Darker Shadows Fall 1946

folder 24

When Freedom Marches Forth to War 1917

folder 25

When I Was a King in Babylon n.d.

folder 26

When Madame Wore My Roses 1918

folder 27

When Men Lay Down Their Lives 1918

folder 28

When we are absent, one from another... n.d.

folder 29

The Whistle Maker and Other Poems 1914

folder 30

Why Worry n.d.

folder 31

Wisdom Speaks to Love 1917

folder 32-33

With Banners Flying: Memorial Day, 1931 1931

folder 34

World Builders n.d.

folder 35

Write This of Me 1915

folder 36

You and the World n.d.

folder 37

Your Arms Around (an elder lullabye) 1918-31

folder 38-39

Your Flag 1918-42

folder 40

Youth Weds the Future

 

POETRY NOTEBOOKS, 1902-1949, n.d.

Box 8, folder 1

Poetry Notebook, includes: 1902-22

 

He Walks Alone [?] 1914

 

My Faith 1917

 

Conflabergasted n.d.

 

I Don't Want to go to Heaven 1915

 

God and Men 1918

 

To Scotland 1915

 

There's No Use to go Chasing Bluebirds n.d.

 

Twilight n.d.

 

To the Lady who Helped 1914

 

The Penalty of Leadership 1918

Additional Note

[article]
 

If You are Fearful n.d.

 

The Children n.d.

 

Bracelet Things n.d.

 

Vacation (A night camp on the hills.) 1915

 

The Motorman 1917

 

Disillusionment 1920

 

The Closed Gate 1920

 

California's Shield 1920

 

If You are Happy n.d.

 

Resting 1922

 

Cupid, the Shepherd n.d.

 

Night in California 1902

folder 2

Poetry Notebook, includes: 1912-44

 

Fellowship 1944

 

Martha Ann Wilson (In Memorium) 1921

 

Satisfied 1920

folder 3

Poetry Notebook, includes: 1912-46

 

Creamation n.d.

 

Fellowship 1944

 

Give Me One Friend n.d.

 

He's a Bonehead n.d.

 

She Sings to Harps Divine 1920

 

Satisfied 1920

 

The Dreamers 1922

 

Walking by the Way 1914

folder 4

The Whistle Maker and Other Poems, includes: 1914

 

Gethsemane 1914

Box 9, folder 1

Poetry Notebook, includes: 1914-47

 

The Poetry of the Bible (A Guide for the more abundant life) n.d.

 

Men's Responsibility to Youth 1945

Additional Note

[speech]
 

The Kingdom Within n.d.

Additional Note

[speech]
 

Poetry: the Door to Democracy 1945

Additional Note

[speech]
folder 2

Copied Poems 1923

folder 3

Poetry Notebook, includes: 1930-31

 

I Looked on Life 1930

 

Toward Truth n.d.

 

Elemental: the Shuttle 1931

 

Friend! n.d.

folder 4

Poetry Notebook 1932-49

folder 5

Poetry Notebook, includes: 1936

 

Jesus n.d.

 

Rudyard Kipling n.d.

 

Do You Know Jesus Christ 1936

Additional Note

[book]
 

My Garden n.d.

folder 6

Poetry Notebook, includes: 1938-41

 

Imagination n.d.

 

The King's Court n.d.

folder 7

New Poem for From The Tower of Heaven, includes:

 

The Son of the Dragon Moves Boldly n.d.

 

Lazy Moon n.d.

 

Pi-Shu-Shan-Chuang (Mountain Lodge for avoiding heat) n.d.

 

COLLECTIONS, 1930-1963

Box 10, folder 1

Christmas card collection 1948-60

folder 2

Christmas card collection 1962-63

folder 3

Poems in collected works by other authors 1930-38

 

SERIES 2: PROSE, 1907-1948, n.d.

 

SHORT STORIES, 1925-1938, n.d.

Box 11, folder 1

Alvin Pays n.d.

folder 2

Billie Takes the Rap n.d.

folder 3

Chum Lei: the Reborn n.d.

folder 4

Circumstancial Evidence n.d.

folder 5

The Cross Roads Stare 1928

folder 6

Cupid Pulls a Boner n.d.

folder 7

Greater Love Hath No Man n.d.

folder 8

Her Night Call 1926

folder 9

The Hidden Hand 1928

folder 10

The Hills Are Eternal 1931

folder 11

The Hunchback of Leidesdorff Street 1926

folder 12

Maria 1927

folder 13

The Mayor's Party 1928

folder 14

A Mental Adventure 1928

folder 15

Microbe-No. 60529 n.d.

folder 16

A Modern Charon 1931

folder 17

Mrs. Corstair's Garden n.d.

folder 18

The Pawn Broker 1931

folder 19

Pierre Wins a Race 1931

folder 20

The Registrar's Story n.d.

folder 21

Resurrection n.d.

folder 22

The Road to Paradise 1928

folder 23

The Shadow Detective n.d.

folder 24

Silent Partner n.d.

folder 25

Silent Stream 1931

folder 26

Sister Maria-The Peaceful 1938

folder 27

A Subtle Revenge n.d.

folder 28

The Sword of Justice n.d.

folder 29

Sycamore and Wisteria n.d.

folder 30

Ultimata 1930

folder 31

Weber's Lamb n.d.

folder 32

When Fate Stepped in 1925

folder 33

The Yaquis' Revenge n.d.

 

MISCELLANEOUS WRITINGS, 1907-1948, n.d.

Box 12, folder 1

Address to Court Bournemouth No. 7804, A.O.F., on Being Installed as Chief Ranger 1909

folder 2

Alexander Sergeievich Pushkin n.d.

folder 3

An Art Which Binds All Other Arts into the Foundation of Life 1929

folder 4

Back from Pandora 1930

folder 5

The Bell Ringer 1930

folder 6

Ch'en n.d.

folder 7

The Closed Door and Beyond 1945

Additional Note

(Walter H. Levy-Sept. 9, 1945)
folder 8

Del Monte Orchards 1927

folder 9

Each country shall be confirmed in a government of its own... n.d.

folder 10

Economic Equality-Simple Justice 1946

folder 11

An Essay on Men n.d.

folder 12

Father 1941

folder 13

Foreign-Minded Organization 1939

folder 14

From Swords to Pruning Hooks 1936

folder 15

Half an Hour in Los Angeles 1928

folder 16

Has Science Advanced Human Happiness? n.d.

folder 17

History and the Poet n.d.

folder 18

I Have Never Fought for Security n.d.

folder 19

Impatience n.d.

folder 20

Intention of Nature n.d.

folder 21

The Invisible Terror 1915

folder 22

Jim Crow n.d.

folder 23

The Last Half of Thanksgiving n.d.

folder 24

Major Walter Howard Loving 1929

folder 25

Man as a Citizen n.d.

folder 26

Master the Now Gloriously n.d.

folder 27

The National Association-an Interpretation n.d.

folder 28

The Natural Unity of Man 1945

folder 29

The New Leadership for the Business World 1930

folder 30

A Night in Spain n.d.

folder 31

Obituary of John William Brown n.d.

folder 32

The Old De Young Museum 1925

folder 33

Opportunity for Success 1916-25

folder 34

Our First Year of Maturity 1948

folder 35

Our Personal Good Neighbor Policy 1947

folder 36

The Poetry in the Folk-lore of the American Negro n.d.

folder 37

Points on Criticism --Poetry-- n.d.

folder 38

The Power n.d.

folder 39

Real Education 1945

folder 40

Real Rule for Success n.d.

folder 41

The Red Light Abatement Bill n.d.

folder 42

The Regeneration of Dives n.d.

folder 43

Resolution of Condolence 1941

folder 44

Riches and Happiness 1935

folder 45

The Road to Bethlehem 1939

folder 46

Short History of the United Spanish War Veterans 1925

folder 47

Socialist Movement: Patriotic in Principle, Loyal in Act n.d.

folder 48

Spirituals n.d.

folder 49

A Statement of Faith 1941

folder 50

That All Who Run Might Read 1940

folder 51

Thinking 1914-46

folder 52

Thought is Everything: A Handbook for the Nations n.d.

folder 53

Thoughts by Ricks 1907

folder 54

To Victory Gardeners 1943

folder 55

Un-American Groups 1939

folder 56

The Value and Meaning of True Education n.d.

folder 57

The Way Out n.d.

folder 58

We are Americans First n.d.

folder 59

What Determines the degree of influence of one form of life upon the other? 1934

folder 60

Whose Fault: A Drama in Two Scenes n.d.

folder 61

Why I am Glad I Live in the United States n.d.

folder 62

The Why of Unemployment n.d.

folder 63

Young People n.d.

folder 64

Miscellaneous illustrations n.d.

folder 65

Notes and fragments n.d.

 

SERIES 3: CORRESPONDENCE, 1906-1961.

Box 13, folder 1

Letters to Elizabeth (Mrs. William Nauns Ricks) 1934-35

folder 2

Letters from Elizabeth 1933-48

folder 3

Letters from other family members 1930-46

folder 4

Letters to William and Elizabeth Ricks 1931-44

folder 5

Miscellaneous letters from others, A-Z 1906-48

folder 6

Miscellaneous letters to others 1915-48

folder 7

Christmas cards 1917-53

folder 8

Cards and letters (Get Well) 1933

folder 9

Miscellaneous form letters 1918-46

folder 10

Miscellaneous correspondence to and from Elizabeth Ricks 1932-61

Box 14, folder 1-11

Picture Postcards from Arthur East

Scope and Content Note

From Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, and other states and countries.
folder 12

Postcards from others

 

SERIES 4: PERSONAL PAPERS, 1899-1958.

 

RELATING TO POETRY AND WRITING, 1917-1953

Box 15, folder 1

California Composers and Writers Society 1938-40

folder 2

The California Poets 1940-41

folder 3

California Writers' Club 1941-46

folder 4

Davis' Anthology of Newspaper Verse 1930-34

folder 5

Poets' Corner 1930-36

folder 6-8

Poets' Dinner 1931-51

folder 9-10

Poets of the Pacific 1941-47

folder 1

Poetic Viewpoint 1933-35

folder 12-13

Scribblers' Club 1933-34

folder 14

Writing miscellaneous 1917-45

folder 15

Letters from miscellaneous writing organizations 1921-40

folder 16

Manuscripts of poetry and prose by others 1929-53

folder 17-27

Collected clippings of poetry and prose by others:

 

Jessica Pryse Arthur 1931-34

 

Eve Brazier 1930-36

 

Athan David Cunningham 1930-31

 

Raoul Dorsay 1935

 

Edgar Guest 1923

 

Charles Keeler 1921-37

 

Robin Lampson 1933-35

 

Edwin Arlington Robinson 1935

 

Dorothy Tyrrel 1931-34

 

LoVerne Wilson 1931-35

 

Collected clippings of poetry from newspaper columns:

Box 16, folder 1

California Poems Worth Repeating 1931-32

folder 2

The Hired Man 1939

folder 3

The Other Fellow 1928-50

folder 4

Poems About the Flag 1917

folder 5-10

Miscellaneous regarding poetry and writing 1918-36

 

EMPLOYMENT AND OTHER ACTIVITIES, 1900-1948

folder 11-15

Box 16 California Packing Corporation 1908-48

Box 17, folder 1-4

United Spanish Civil War Veterans 1900-48

folder 5

[Regarding] African Americans in Military 1918-44

folder 6

Berkeley Civil Warden Service 1941-44

folder 7

Ancient Order of Foresters 1913-28

folder 8

Indian Festival n.d.

folder 9-10

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 1911-46

folder 11

New Year Club 1939-43

folder 12

Tamalpais Conservation Club 1920-39

folder 13

Young Men's Club n.d.

 

BIOGRAPHICAL MATERIALS, 1899-1958

Box 18, folder 1

Autobiographical 1913-44

folder 2-3

Personal 1911-48

folder 4

Awards 1933-41

folder 5-6

Glory Book #1 1932-48

folder 7-9

Glory Book #2 1917-58

Box 19, folder 1

Report Cards and School Records 1925-40

folder 2-6

Class Notebooks 1934-41

folder 7-8

Planners 1914, 1921, 1923, 1930

folder 9-11

Notebooks and journal 1925-37, 1945, n.d.

folder 12

Point Arena Diary 1948

folder 13

Inscription to Elizabeth Brown [Ricks] in Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam 1921

Additional Note

(Married 19 March 1922)
Box 20, folder 1

Mentions of W. N. Ricks 1913-35

folder 2-9

Programs and ephemera relating to:

 

Art 1931-47

 

Lectures 1921-47

 

Musical events 1912-49

 

Theatrical events 1913-46

 

Church activities 1914-58

 

Miscellaneous 1899-58

folder 10

Business Cards, etc. n.d.

folder 11

Miscellaneous 1917-48

Box 21, folder 1

Scrapbook 1902-19

Box 22, folder 1

Scrapbook 1915-33

 

ELIZABETH RICKS PAPERS, 1929-1954

Box 23, folder 1-5

Book Lovers Club notebooks 1929-37

folder 6

Articles by Elizabeth Ricks 1941

folder 7

Notes and writings 1930-48

folder 8

Ephemera 1929-54