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Guide to the Luis A. Ireland Correspondence and Papers, 1910-1960
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Box 1

Letters written by Ireland, 1910-1960 and n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Relate mainly to his career in the printing trade. Most letters dated 1916 were written while Secretary, Woodrow Wilson Progressive League of California. Letters from 1927 written mainly while Secretary, Printers' Board of Trade.
Boxes 1-3

Letters written to Ireland.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by name of person or organization, preceded by a miscellany of unlisted letters. A partial list of correspondents follows the key to arrangement.
Carton 1

Manuscripts of Ireland's writings and speeches.

Scope and Content Note

Mainly typed carbons, arranged alphabetically.
 

The Anti-Trust Laws - Proposal Argument Against Assembly Bill 878.

 

Argument Against Proposition No. 1.

 

California's Apprentice Training Program.

 

Executive - Man or Mouse?

 

Facing the Facts.

 

Growth of Graphic Arts Industry.

 

Half an Hour with the Mother of Progress, Printing. How to Buy Printing.

 

The Importance of Printing to the National Economy. Industrial Relations and World Peace.

 

Industrial Relations - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow.

Additional Note

(Delivered before Oakland Advertising Club, Feb. 13, 1945)
 

Industrial Relations - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow.

Additional Note

(Delivered before Oakland Paint Club, Feb. 20, 1945)
 

The New City by the Great Sea - a Glance at San Francisco.

 

The O.P.A. From a Businessman's Viewpoint.

 

One Big Association.

 

Organization in the Printing Industry.

 

Outgrowing the Jungle in Industry and Industrial Relations.

 

The P.I.A. Convention The Press in San Francisco.

 

The Printing Business Needs Help.

 

Property - Income - Prices.

 

The Public vs. Capital and Labor.

 

Relief for the Small Business Printer.

 

San Francisco Wage Cases.

 

San Francisco's Organized Activities.

 

San Francisco's Printing Industry.

 

Scarcity of Help in Postwar Period.

 

Shall We Treat China as an Equal and Independent Nation?

 

The Sharkey Bill.

 

Should There be Changes in the National Labor Relations Act?

 

The Social Significance of Reemployment.

 

Some Problems We Have in Common.

 

Statement in Support of A.B. 2103.

 

Subversives and the Taft-Hartley Law - Does it Serve the Public Interest?

 

Team Work in Industry.

 

What Influence Will the Death of President Roosevelt Have on International Relations?

 

What Printing Means to San Francisco.

 

Whence Came the Taft-Hartley Law - and Whither are We Going?

 

Who Shall Determine the Price: a Brain Trust, the Politicians, or Business?

 

Why Better Printing can be Bought in San Francisco at Less Cost to You.

 

Young People Need Help.

 

Untitled speeches and articles.

 

Incomplete speeches and articles and notes.

 

Subject files

 

California Apprenticeship Council.

Scope and Content Note

Reports by Ireland and others, reports to the Council by various state agencies, articles of organization, minutes of meetings, etc.
 

Employing Printers' Association of San Francisco.

Scope and Content Note

Minutes of meetings, 1940-1945; financial statements, 1954-1958; etc.
 

Franklin Printing Trades Association of San Francisco.

Scope and Content Note

Constitution and by-laws, list of officers, minutes of meetings, Mar. 5 -May 6, 1909.
carton Ctns. 1-2

National Industrial Recovery Administration.

Scope and Content Note

Hearings on code of fair practices and competition, 1933, for commercial printing and related industries and graphic arts industry; hearing on code administration and improvement, 1934, etc. Ireland testified at many of the hearings.
Ctn. 2

Printers' Board of Trade, San Francisco.

Scope and Content Note

Revised by-laws, 1942; financial reports, 1916-1917 and 1941-1946; minutes of monthly meetings of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee, 1917-1918 and 1940-1943; proceedings of annual meetings honoring Benjamin Franklin, ca. 1926-1934, etc.
 

Printing - Miscellany.

Scope and Content Note

Proceedings of conferences and conventions, miscellaneous printed items.
 

San Francisco Committee on Foreign Relations.

Scope and Content Note

Outline of study program, 1943-1944; annual report, June, 1943.
 

Woodrow Wilson Progressive League of California.

Scope and Content Note

Minutes of organizational meeting, July 11, 1916; resolutions of support for Woodrow Wilson.
Ctn. 3

Personalia.

Scope and Content Note

Certificate for completion of course in shorthand, Cusack Institute, London, 190l; letters of recommendation, 1945, 1954 and 1958 signed by Frank M. Jordan, Secretary of State; reappointment to membership, California Apprenticeship Council, 1946; resolution and program of banquet honoring his retirement, 1958; biographies, etc.
 

Reprints and tear sheets of articles by Ireland.

 

Miscellany.

Scope and Content Note

Mailing lists, business cards, etc.
 

Clippings.

Scope and Content Note

Unarranged; relate mainly to Ireland and the printing industry.
See also volume in oversize.
volume Oversize volume

Scrapbook of newspaper clippings re printing, labor relations, etc.

Ctn. 4

Luiz Ireland's Death

Note

Contents in carton 4 are listed as supplement in the paper version finding aid.
 

Printing - Miscellany

 

Executive Committee of the Employing Lithographers Association

 

California Apprentice Council and Youth Employment

 

Printing Proposals and Meeting Minutes, Agreements re: Legislative and Union

 

California Apprentice Council

 

Correspondence

 

Correspondence re: Retirement and Appointment to Apprentice

 

Correspondence re: Printing Matters

 

Correspondence and Meeting Minutes for Employing Printers Association

 

Correspondence re: Proposal of Bus Stop on Sansome Street, S. F.

 

Christmas Greetings and Correspondence

 

Subject Files

 

1958 Expense Records, Luis A. Ireland

 

Newspaper clippings and Pamphlets

 

California Industrial Relations and Deuel Vocational Institution

 

Articles about Luis Ireland; and Certificates of Citizenship

 

100th Annual International Typographical Union Convention

 

Newspaper Articles about Luis Ireland and Printing

 

Newspaper Articles and Pamphlets

 

Pamphlets

oversize Oversize folder

Christmas Greetings

 

California State Certificates for Apprentice Council

Partial List of Correspondents

 

Aiken, Charles Sedgwick, 1863-1911

 

2 letters, 1905.

Additional Note

Written while Editor, Sunset Magazine.
 

Allen, Riley Harris, 1884-

 

Letter, May 8, 1932.

Additional Note

Written while Editor and Manager, Honolulu Star-Bulletin.
 

American Multigraph Company

See Osborn, Henry Chisholm.

 

Anderson, Glenn Malcolm, 1913-

 

Letter, June 29, 1960.

Additional Note

Written while Lieutenant Governor of California.
 

Barry, James Henry, 1856-1927

 

2 letters, 1926-1927.

 

Barry, William Henry

 

6 letters, 1931-1942.

 

Beesley, Thomas Quinn, 1885-

 

Letter, Dec. 8, 1942.

 

Berry, George Leonard, 1882-1948

 

Letter, Apr. 19, 1944.

Additional Note

Written while President, International Printing Pressmen and Assistants' Union of North America.
 

Betts, Bert A, 1923-

 

Letter, June 30, 1960.

Additional Note

Written while California State Treasurer.
 

Blattenberger, Raymond, 18 92-

 

Letter, July 16, 1958.

Additional Note

Written while Public Printer, U.S. Government Printing Office.
 

Boddy, Elias Manchester, 1891-

 

2 letters, 1944.

Additional Note

Written while Editor and Publisher, Los Angeles Daily News.
 

Boynton, Albert Eugene, 1875-1945

 

3 letters, 1930-1936.

Additional Note

Written while Managing Director, Industrial Association of San Francisco.
 

Bricker, John William, 1893-

 

Letter, Apr. 2, 1958.

Additional Note

Written while member of U.S. Senate from Ohio.
 

Brown, Edmund Gerald, 1905-

 

2 letters, 1960.

Additional Note

Written while Governor of California. Letter (copy), Aug. 8, 1960, written to Roderick A. Ireland.
 

Buckley, George

 

2 letters, 1934.

Additional Note

Letter, June 7, 1934, written to George Creel.
See also Creel, George.
 

California. Apprenticeship Council

 

2 letters, 1941-1960.

Additional Note

Letter (carbon) June 14, 1960, written by Charles F. Hanna, Secretary.
 

California. Attorney General's Office

See Kenny, Robert Walker.

 

California. Building and Loan Commissioner

See Richardson, Friend William.

 

California. Bureau of Industrial Education

See Fick, Samuel Leonard.

 

California. Dept. of Industrial Relations

 

Letter, June 16, 1960.

 

California. Division of Instruction

See Smith, Wesley P.

 

California. Governor

See Brown, Edmund Gerald; Knight, Goodwin Jess; Richardson, Friend William; Warren, Earl; and Young, Clement Calhoun.

 

California. Lieutenant Governor

See Anderson, Glenn Malcolm.

 

California. Printing Division

See Gallagher, Paul E.

 

California. Secretary of State

See Jordan, Frank Morrill.

 

California. State Personnel Board

 

2 letters, 1960.

Additional Note

Letter, Apr. 12, 1960, written by John F. Fisher, Executive Officer.
 

California. Treasurer

See Betts, Bert A.

 

California. University. Vice-President.

See Deutsch, Monroe Emanuel.

 

California Newspaper Publishers Association, Inc.

See Long, John B.

 

California Press Association

See Richardson, Friend William.

 

Californians, Inc.

 

Letter, Jan. 20, 1932.

Additional Note

Written by John Cuddy, Managing Director.
 

Campbell, Gerald, 1879-

 

Letter, Oct. 24, 1930.

Additional Note

Written while British Consul-General, San Francisco.
 

Campion, Howard Arthur, 1894-

 

Letter, May 14, 1959.

 

Carlisle, Burlington M.

 

4 letters, 1926-1942.

Additional Note

Letter, Jan. 11, 1926, written to W. F. McKannay.
 

Chamber of Commerce of the United Stated of America

See Harriman, Henry Ingraham, 1872-

 

Clinton, John Hart, 1905-

 

Letter, June 9, 1941.

 

Cobb, Cully Alton, 1884-

 

Letter, Aug. 26, 1958.

Additional Note

Written while President, Ruralist Press, Inc.
 

Commonwealth Club of California, San Francisco

 

8 letters, 1948-1955.

Additional Note

Written by Maurice T. Dooling, Albert H. Moffitt and Ray B. Wiser.
See also Deutsch, Monroe Emanuel, 1879-1955and Ward, Stuart Richardson, 1894-
 

Cowles, Thomas

See Roxburghe Club of San Francisco.

 

Creel, George, 1876-1953

 

Letter, Jan. 22, 1936.

See also Buckley, George.

 

Cuddy, John

See Californians, Inc.

 

De Lamater, Walter Allen, 1880-

 

Letter, Jan. 19, 1953.

 

Deutsch, Monroe Emanuel, 1879-1955

 

3 letters, 1930-1951.

Additional Note

Letter, Nov. 15, 1930, written while Vice-President, University of California. Letter, Jan. 10, 1944, written while President, Commonwealth Club of California.
See also Commonwealth Club of California, San Francisco.
 

Deviny, John Joseph, 1882-

 

Telegram, Jan. 19, 1949.

Additional Note

Written while Public Printer, U.S. Government Printing Office.
 

Dooling, Maurice T., 1889-

See Commonwealth Club of California, San Francisco.

 

Dunwody, Thomas Edgar, 1887-

See International Printing Pressmen and Assistants' Union of North America.

 

Educational Conference for Amendment

 

37 Letter, Nov. 5, 1920.

Additional Note

Written by Frank Fischer, Secretary.
 

Elkus, Charles de Young, 1882-1963

 

4 letters, 1948-1952.

 

Emerson, James Gordon, 1889-

 

2 letters, 1945.

 

Fick, Samuel Leonard, 1895-

 

2 letters, 1959-1960.

Additional Note

Written while Chief, California Bureau of Industrial Education.
 

Fischer, Frank

See Educational Conference for Amendment 37.

 

Fisher, John Frederick, 1910-

See California. State Personnel Board.

 

French, William John, 1871-

 

Letter, Jan. 22, 1939.

 

Fuller, Walter Deane, 1882-

 

Letter, Jan. 18, 1949.

 

Gallagher, Paul E., 1899-

 

Letter, Dec. 22, 1952.

Additional Note

Written while California State Printer.
 

General Electric Company

 

Letter, Jan. 26, 1927.

Additional Note

Written by Jennings J. Pierce.
 

General Motors Corporation

See Sloan, Alfred Pritchard, 1875-

 

Giegengack, Augustus E., 1890-

 

Letter, July 16, 1958.

Additional Note

Written while President and General Manager, National Graphic Arts Expositions, Inc.
 

Goshen, Edward Earl, 1894-

 

Letter, Jan. 21, 1958.

 

Great Britain. Consulate, San Francisco

See Campbell, Gerald, 1879-

 

Great Northern Railway Company

 

3 letters, 1904.

 

Hanna, Charles F.

See California Apprenticeship Council.

 

Harriman, Henry Ingraham, 1872-

 

Letter, Oct. 6, 1932.

Additional Note

Form letter written to B. M. Carlisle. Written while President, Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America.
 

Harsha, Wayne Vivian, 1905-

 

Letter, Aug. 5, 1958.

Additional Note

Written while Editor, the Inland Printer.
 

Heney, Francis Joseph, 1859-1937

 

2 letters, 1916.

 

Higgins, Marvin R.

 

2 letters, 1932.

 

Holland, Arthur

 

Letter, Oct. 21, 1905.

Additional Note

Letter of recommendation written while President, United Railroads of San Francisco.
 

Honolulu Star-Bulletin

See Allen, Riley Harris, 1884-

 

Hoover, Herbert Clark, 1874-1964

 

7 letters, 1938-1957 and n.d.

 

Horner, Charles Francis, 1878-

 

Letter, July 12, 1934.

Additional Note

Written while Special Assistant to the Administrator, National Recovery Administration.
 

Howell, John, 1874-1956

 

Letter, Oct. 25, 1930.

 

Hughes, Rupert, 1872-1956

 

4 letters, 1902-1943.

 

Industrial Association of San Francisco

See Boynton, Albert Eugene.

 

Inland Printer

See Harsha, Wayne Vivian, 1905-

 

International Printing Pressmen and Assistants' Union of North America

See Berry, George Leonard and Dunwody, Thomas Edgar.

 

Jacobs, Isidor

 

Letter, Oct. 28, 1930.

 

Johnston, James A., 1874-1954

 

Letter, May 24, 1946.

Additional Note

Written while Warden, Alcatraz Island, California.
 

Jones, George William, 1860-1942

 

22 letters, 1930-1934 and n.d.

Additional Note

Includes also: Christmas card printed by Jones.
 

Jordan, Frank Morrill, 1888-

 

Letter, May 24, 1955.

Additional Note

Written while Secretary of State of California.
 

Keesling, Francis Valentine, 1877-

 

Letter, Oct. 23, 1930.

 

Keezer, Dexter Merriam, 1896-

 

Letter, Sept. 30, 1944.

Additional Note

Written while Public Member, National War Labor Board.
 

Kenny, Robert Walker, 1901-

 

Letter, Mar. 30, 1944.

Additional Note

Written while Attorney General of California.
 

Kerr, Clark, 1911-

 

2 letters, 1949.

 

Kilsby, Frank F., 1890-1958

 

2 letters, n.d.

 

Kingsport Press, Inc.

See Palmer, E. W.

 

Knight, Goodwin Jess, 1896-1960

 

Letter, Feb. 20, 1956.

Additional Note

Written while Governor of California.
 

Lane, Franklin Knight, 1864-1921

 

Telegram, Aug. 5, 1916.

Additional Note

Written to Woodrow Wilson Independent League.
 

Larabee, E. M.

See Peoples' League Opposed to Monopoly.

 

Lithographers Co-operative Association.

See Newton, St. Elmo.

 

Littler, Robert McDonald Charles, 1904-

 

2 letters, 1952-1958.

 

Long, John B.

 

Letter, Jan. 20, 1958.

Additional Note

Written while General Manager, California Newspaper Publishers Association, Inc.
 

Los Angeles Daily News

See Boddy, Elias Manchester.

 

Lynch, Robert Newton, 1875-1931

 

2 letters, 1926-1927.

 

McCaffrey, Stanley Eugene, 1917-

 

Letter, Jan. 16, 1958.

 

McCormick, Vance Criswell, 1872-1946

 

Telegram, Aug. 4, 1916.

Additional Note

Written to Woodrow Wilson Progressive League of California.
 

McNab, John L., 1874-

 

3 letters, 1926-1932.

 

Miller, Clay, 1879-

 

2 letters, 1926-1932.

Additional Note

Letter, Jan. 16, 1926, written while President, San Francisco Chamber of Commerce.
 

Moffitt, Albert Hubbard, 1908-

See Commonwealth Club of California, San Francisco.

 

Mosk, Morey Stanley, 1912-

 

Letter, Jan. 22, 1942.

Additional Note

Written while Executive Secretary to Governor Olson.
 

Murdock, Charles Albert, 1841-1928

 

Letter, Jan. 17, 1925.

Additional Note

Written while Treasurer, Pacific Coast Conference of Unitarian Churches.
 

Nash, John Henry, 1871-1947

 

3 letters, 1932-1933.

 

National Graphic Arts Expositions, Inc.

See Giegengack, Augustus E.

 

Newton, St. Elmo

 

5 letters, 1933-1944.

 

Oregon Land and Water Company

 

Letter, Nov. 25, 1904.

 

Osborn, Henry Chisholm, 1878-

 

Letter, May 13, 1909.

Additional Note

Written while President, American Multigraph Company.
 

Pacific Coast Conference of Unitarian Churches

See Murdock, Charles Albert, 1841-1928.

 

Palmer, E. W.

 

Letter, May 5, 1932.

Additional Note

Written while President, Kingsport Press, Inc.
 

Parsons, Edwarde Lambe, 1868-

 

Letter, Dec. 22, 19[2?]2.

 

Peoples' League Opposed to Monopoly

 

Letter, n.d.

Additional Note

Written by E. M. Larabee, Director.
 

Pierce, Jennings J.

See General Electric Company.

 

Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946

 

Letter, Jan. 4, 1927.

 

Printers' Board of Trade

 

6 letters, 1933-1934 and n.d.

Additional Note

Written by Louis Sloss and C. H. Williams. Some letters are also signed by L. A. Ireland, Secretary.
 

Richardson, Friend William, 1865-1943

 

3 letters, 1926-1932.

Additional Note

Letter, Jan. 13, 1926, written while Governor of California; letter, Oct. 11, 1930, written while President, California Press Association; letter, Jan. 11, 1932, written while California Building and Loan Commissioner.
 

Roberts, Royal A.

 

Letter, Oct. 25, 1930.

Additional Note

Written to Charles Collier.
 

Rogers, Lindsay, 1891-

 

Letter, Nov. 27, 1933.

 

Roxburghe Club of San Francisco

 

Letter, Nov. 15, 1930.

Additional Note

Written by Thomas Cowles, Master of the Rolls.
 

Rudge, William Edwin, 1876-1931

 

11 letters, 1930.

Additional Note

Letter, Sept. 4, 1930, written to Henry H. Taylor. Includes also: letter, May 16, 1933, written by Mrs. Rudge.
 

Ruralist Press, Inc.

See Cobb, Cully Alton, 1884-

 

San Francisco. Chamber of Commerce

See Miller, Clay, 1879-

 

Sanders, Everett, 1882-1950

 

Letter, Jan. 5, 1927.

Additional Note

Written while Secretary to President Coolidge.
 

Schmidt, Carl R.

 

Letter (copy), Aug. 13, 1958.

 

Schmidt, Max

 

Letter, Jan 13, 1932.

 

Schwabacher, James Herbert, 1881-1958

 

Letter, n.d.

 

Shepard, John Alden

 

Letter, Jan. 19, 1927.

 

Shoup, Paul, 1874-1946

 

Letter, Jan. 3, 1945.

Additional Note

Copy written to Lillian Cornell.
 

Silcox, Ferdinand Augustus, 1882-1939

 

Letter, Feb. 1, 1934.

Additional Note

Written while Forester, U.S. Forest Service.
 

Sloan, Alfred Pritchard, 1875-

 

Letter, May 12, 1938.

Additional Note

Written while Chairman of the Board, General Motors Corp.
 

Sloss, Louis

See Printers' Board of Trade, San Francisco.

 

Smith, George Dee, 1889-

 

Letter, Jan. 23, 1936.

 

Smith, Wesley P.

 

Letter, June 20, 1960.

Additional Note

Copy written to C. F. Hanna. Written while California State Director of Vocational Education.
 

Sunset Magazine

See Aiken, Charles Sedgwick, 1863-1911.

 

Sutro, Alfred, 1869-1945

 

Letter, Oct. 25, 1930.

 

Taylor, Edward Dewitt, 1871-

 

2 letters, 1925-1949.

 

Towne, Arthur W.

 

Letter, Jan. 14, 1932.

 

Traung, Louis, 1866-

 

Letter, Oct. 9, 1946.

 

United Railroads of San Francisco

See Holland, Arthur.

 

U.S. Forest Service

See Silcox, Ferdinand Augustus.

 

U.S. Government Printing Office

See Blattenberger, Raymond and Deviny, John Joseph.

 

U.S. National Recovery Administration

See Horner, Charles Francis.

 

U.S. Penitentiary. Alcatraz Island, Calif.

See Johnson, James A.

 

U.S. War Labor Board

See Keezer, Dexter Merriam.

 

Van Doren, Carl Clinton, 1885-1950

 

3 letters, 1939.

 

Ward, Stuart Richardson, 1894-

 

12 letters, 1941-1957.

Additional Note

Written mainly while Executive Secretary, Commonwealth Club of California.
See also Commonwealth Club of California, San Francisco.
 

Warren, Earl, 1891-1974

 

9 letters, 1944-1961.

Additional Note

Written mainly while Governor of California. Letter (copy), Feb. 6, 1961, written to Luis G. Ireland.
 

Warren, Walter

 

Letter, Dec. 10, 1948.

 

Wentz, Roby

See Western Printer and Lithographer.

 

Western Printer and Lithographer

 

4 letter, 1958.

Additional Note

Written by Roby Wentz, Editor.
 

White, Lynn Townsend, 1876-1953

 

Letter, Jan. 23, 1936.

 

Williams, Charles H.

See Printers' Board of Trade, San Francisco.

 

Williams, Henry Smith, 1863-1943

 

4 letters, 1903-1905.

 

Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924

 

2 letters, 1916.

 

Wiser, Ray Beyer, 1901-

See Commonwealth Club of California, San Francisco.

 

Wolden, Russell L., d. 1975

 

3 letters, 1959.

 

Woodrow Wilson Independent League

 

4 letters, 1916.

 

Woodrow Wilson Progressive League of California

 

6 telegrams, 1916.

 

Young, Clement Calhoun, 1869-1947

 

Letter, Jan. 12, 1927.

 

Zellerbach, Harold Lionel, 1894-

 

Letter, Jan. 18, 1932.

 

Zellerbach, Isadore, 1866-1941

 

2 letters, 1932.