Ordway Tead Papers

Collection Number: 5530

Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Ordway Tead Papers, 1935-1994
Collection Number:
5530
Creator:
Tead, Ordway
Quantity:
18 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Papers.
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Ordway Tead (b.1891-d.1973) was an administrator, teacher, editor, and profilic author. The papers document the interrelations of theory and practice in business management, public administration, and higher education. Tead is the author of twenty-one books and numerous articles on economics, history and education. He was a civil libertarian and an advocate of equal rights for women.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Manuscripts.
Approximately 250 in number, manuscripts range in form from notes, to unedited and edited drafts of articles, to addresses. They cover a wide range of topics in the fields of business management, public administration, and higher education. Major subjects of Tead's writings include: faculty administration; personnel administration; educational administration; church administration; personnel management; industry leadership; executive leadership; collective bargaining; liberal education; higher education; labor-management relations; education; faith; religion; democracy; industrial conflict; industrial relations; women and education; college teaching; human values; teachers; administrative personality; human relations; and two-year colleges. Tead's early manuscripts also include poetry and eleven play scripts, of which two are "Teaching Teddy: A Satire On Politics," and "The Professor at the Luncheon Table, or the Dictagraphs Revenge."
Correspondence.
Spanning from 1965 to 1969 (carbons and originals), this material is of a professional and personal nature. The professional correspondence deals chiefly with Tead's involvement in the publishing industry as an editor for the McGraw-Hill Book Company, and as an editor and director of social and economic books for Harper and Brothers. Major correspondents include: Oliver C. Carmichael (Ford Foundation Consultant), Thomas L. Cheney (Lawyer), Henry Geiger (Publisher, MANAS), John Graves, Richard H. Guggenheimer, John M. Gaus, Louis Finkelstein (Conference on Science, Philosophy, and Religion), Clara Fraser, M.J. Holahan (Secretary, Scholarship and Education Committee of Pitney-Bowes, Inc.), Gerhard Hirschfeld (Executive Director, Council for the Study of Mankind), Helen Emmans Hoar, Marvin T. Judy (Southern Methodist University), Robert L. Jackson (Yale University), John E. Ivey, Jr. (Dean, Michigan State University), F.L. Kunz (The Foundation for Integrative Education, Inc.), Irene R. Kiernan (Fashion Institute of Technology), Douglas M. Knight (President, Duke University), Allan Lewis (Director, The Shakespeare Institute), A.A. Liveright (Boston University), Charles T. Laugher (Amherst College), Howard Lee Nostrand (University of Washington), Thomas C. Mendenhall (President, Smith College), H.B. Maynard (President, Maynard Research Council), Franklin Patterson (President, Hampshire College), Earl V. Pullias (University of Southern California), Edward Joseph Shoben, Jr. (Director, American Council of Education), James H. Shroder, Evelyn Buckley Sauer (Management Consultant), Herbert Stroup (Brooklyn College), Henry W. Sweeney (Deputy Assistant, Secretary of Defense), Phil Tead (brother), Doris Campbell Thomas (Long Island University, C.W. Post College), Sherwood Trask, Mrs. Richard (Marguerite) Tirk, Robert Ulrich, Oliver L. Reiser (University of Pittsburgh), Herbert Coslet Armstrong, John J. Carhart, Thomas Dreier, and Clarence A. Faulcon. Also included is letter (1969) from Pitney-Bowes scholarship recipients to Tead on his retirement from the scholarship board; and letters (1965-1968) acknowledging receipt of contributions (gift and monetary) by Tead to various institutions and associations.
Clippings and reviews.
Clippings include articles on and by Tead;.the reviews deal with Tead's published books College Teaching and College Learning (1949), The Case of Democracy (1937), Human Nature and Management (1933), The Climate of Learning (1958), The Art of Administration (1951), and Character Building and Higher Education (1953); there are also reviews (1920-1927) written by Tead. Also included are reprints of Tead's publications.
Publications, reprints, and correspondence of Tead's colleagues.
Includes material by and about Abraham H. Maslow (Brandeis University), Ross Mooney (Ohio State University), Lewis Munford, Gardner Murphy, Oliver L. Reiser, E. John Wallace (Society for the Advancement of Management), Marshall Demock (University of Colorado), E.D. Duryen (Syracuse University), Frederick de W. Bolman, Delmer Goode (Oregon State University), and Robert G. Valentine.
Materials documenting Tead's work with the Bureau of Industrial Research
This portion of the collection includes: one volume (carbon) of Labor Survey of the Tanning Industry made for the Labor Committee of the Tanner's Council of America (1918); one volume (carbon) of the Industrial Audit of the Rock Island Arsenal with special reference to the principal sources of dissatisfaction, by Valentine, Tead and Gregg (Industrial Counselors); one volume (carbon) Industrial Audit of Osborn Mills, Fall River, Massachusets, by Valentine, Tead and Gregg; and series of data gathering forms designed and copywrighted (1916) by Valentine, Tead, and Gregg.
Miscellaneous materials
Included are: syllabi outlines and examinations for courses taught by Tead at Briancliff College, two recording tapes concerning an unidentified institute at which Tead spoke (1965); and 212-page (carbon) "Reminiscences of Ordway Tead" by the Oral History Research Office of Columbia University (1961).
SUBJECTS

Names:
Tead, Ordway, 1891-1973

Subjects:
Industrial relations--United States--Sources.

Form and Genre Terms:
Papers.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

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Restrictions on Use:
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Cite As:
Ordway Tead Papers #5530. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1 1961
Box 1 Folder 2 1964-1967
Box 1 Folder 3 1965
Box 1 Folder 4 1966
Box 1 Folder 5 1955
Box 1 Folder 6 1961
Box 1 Folder 7 1967
Box 1 Folder 8 1965-1967
Box 1 Folder 9 1967
Box 1 Folder 10 1965-1967
Box 1 Folder 11 1967
Box 1 Folder 12 1967
Box 1 Folder 13 1965-1966
Box 1 Folder 14 1965-1966
Box 1 Folder 15 1965
Box 1 Folder 16 1965
Box 1 Folder 17 1967
Box 1 Folder 18 1967
Box 1 Folder 19 1967
Box 1 Folder 20 1967
Box 1 Folder 21 1967
Box 1 Folder 22 1967
Box 2 Folder 1 1965
Film - Recording Tape
Box 2 Folder 2 1965
Box 2 Folder 3 1955-1965
Box 2 Folder 4 1966
Box 2 Folder 5 1915-1918
Box 2 Folder 6 1928
Box 2 Folder 7 1929-1937
Box 2 Folder 8 1938
Box 2 Folder 9 1959
Box 2 Folder 10 1935
Box 2 Folder 11 1950-1951
Box 2 Folder 12 1934
Box 3 Folder 1 1965
Box 3 Folder 2 1958
Box 3 Folder 3 1958
Box 3 Folder 4 1969
Box 3 Folder 5 1954-1955
Box 3 Folder 6 1954
Box 3 Folder 7 1954-1955
Box 3 Folder 8 1951
Box 3 Folder 9 1967
Box 3 Folder 10 1943
Box 3 Folder 11 1953
Box 3 Folder 12 1970
Box 3 Folder 13 1966
Box 3 Folder 14 1957-1958
Box 3 Folder 15 1958
Box 3 Folder 16 1964-1966
Box 3 Folder 17 1965
Box 3 Folder 18 1965
Box 3 Folder 19 1965
Box 3 Folder 20 1965
Box 4 Folder 1 1968
Box 4 Folder 2
Box 4 Folder 3 1960
Box 4 Folder 4 1953
Box 4 Folder 5 1958
Box 4 Folder 6 1958
Box 4 Folder 7
Box 4 Folder 8 1942
Box 4 Folder 9 1948
Box 4 Folder 10
Box 4 Folder 11 1953
Box 4 Folder 12 1958
Box 4 Folder 13 1955
Box 4 Folder 14 1966
Box 4 Folder 15 1959
Box 4 Folder 16 1957-1958
Box 4 Folder 17
Box 4 Folder 18
Box 4 Folder 19 1955
Box 4 Folder 20 1937
Box 4 Folder 21
Box 4 Folder 22 1965
Box 4 Folder 23 1959
Box 4 Folder 24 1927
Box 4 Folder 25 1955
Box 4 Folder 26
Box 4 Folder 27 1964
Box 5 Folder 1 1960-1970
Box 5 Folder 2 1915
Box 5 Folder 3 1965
Box 5 Folder 4 1918-1945
Box 5 Folder 5 1964-1965
Box 5 Folder 6 1966
Box 5 Folder 7 1965
Box 5 Folder 8 1966
Box 5 Folder 9 1965-1966
Box 5 Folder 10 1965
Box 5 Folder 11 1965
Box 5 Folder 12 1966
Box 5 Folder 13 1965
Box 5 Folder 14 1965
Box 5 Folder 15 1969-1970
Box 5 Folder 16 1968
Box 5 Folder 17 1919
Box 5 Folder 18 1920-1922
Box 5 Folder 19
Box 5 Folder 20 1927-1929
Box 5 Folder 21 1923-1927
Box 5 Folder 22 1969
Box 5 Folder 23 1968-1970
Box 6 Folder 1
Box 6 Folder 2
Box 6 Folder 3 1940
Box 6 Folder 4 1931
Box 6 Folder 5 1988-1991
Box 6 Folder 6 1920
Box 6 Folder 7
Box 6 Folder 8
Box 6 Folder 9 1950
Box 6 Folder 10 1951
Box 6 Folder 11 1946
Box 6 Folder 12 1944
Box 6 Folder 13
Box 6 Folder 14 1955-1958
Box 6 Folder 15
Box 6 Folder 16
Box 6 Folder 17
Box 6 Folder 18
Box 6 Folder 19
Box 6 Folder 20
Box 6 Folder 21 1927-1939
Box 6 Folder 22
Box 7 Folder 1
Box 7 Folder 2 1947
Box 7 Folder 3 1967
Box 7 Folder 4
Box 7 Folder 5 1945
Box 7 Folder 6
Box 7 Folder 7 1946
Box 7 Folder 8 1960
Box 7 Folder 9
Box 7 Folder 10 1959
Box 7 Folder 11 1958
Box 7 Folder 12 1958
Box 7 Folder 13 1957-1958
Box 7 Folder 14 1952-1955
Box 7 Folder 15 1947
Box 7 Folder 16 1949
Box 7 Folder 17 1946
Box 7 Folder 18
Box 7 Folder 19 1955
Box 7 Folder 20 1955
Box 7 Folder 21 1952
Box 7 Folder 22 1957
Box 7 Folder 23 1967
Box 7 Folder 24 1939
Box 7 Folder 25 1952
Box 7 Folder 26 1953
Box 7 Folder 27 1957
Box 7 Folder 28 1959
Box 7 Folder 29 1958
Box 8 Folder 1 1954
Box 8 Folder 2 1941
Box 8 Folder 3 1947
Box 8 Folder 4
Box 8 Folder 5 1954
Box 8 Folder 6 1950
Box 8 Folder 7
Box 8 Folder 8 1964
Box 8 Folder 9 1957
Box 8 Folder 10 1956
Box 8 Folder 11 1959
Box 8 Folder 12 1957
Box 8 Folder 13 1955
Box 8 Folder 14 1954
Box 8 Folder 15 1954
Box 8 Folder 16 1950
Box 8 Folder 17 1953
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Box 8 Folder 20 1955
Box 8 Folder 21 1952
Box 8 Folder 22 1959
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Box 8 Folder 24 1951
Box 8 Folder 25 1957
Box 8 Folder 26 1950
Box 8 Folder 27 1949
Box 9 Folder 1
Box 9 Folder 2 1957
Box 9 Folder 3
Box 9 Folder 4 1945
Box 9 Folder 5
Box 9 Folder 6 1941
Box 9 Folder 7 1951
Box 9 Folder 8 1961
Box 9 Folder 9 1948
Box 9 Folder 10 1946
Box 9 Folder 11
Box 9 Folder 12
Box 9 Folder 13 1940
Box 9 Folder 14
Box 9 Folder 15
Box 9 Folder 16 1948
Box 9 Folder 17
Box 9 Folder 18
Box 9 Folder 19 1946
Box 9 Folder 20 1952
Box 9 Folder 21
Box 9 Folder 22 1951-1952
Box 9 Folder 23
Box 9 Folder 24 1956
Box 9 Folder 25 1947
Box 9 Folder 26 1949
Box 9 Folder 27 1960
Box 9 Folder 28
Box 9 Folder 29 1947
Box 9 Folder 30 1948
Box 9 Folder 31 1955
Box 9 Folder 32 1939
Box 9 Folder 33 1950-1951
Box 9 Folder 34 1964
Box 9 Folder 35 1952
Box 9 Folder 36
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Box 9 Folder 38 1956
Box 9 Folder 39 1958
Box 9 Folder 40 1951
Box 9 Folder 41
Box 9 Folder 42 1940-1941
Box 9 Folder 43 1952-1968
Box 9 Folder 44
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Box 9 Folder 46 1951
Box 10 Folder 1
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Box 10 Folder 4 1957
Box 10 Folder 5 1951
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Box 10 Folder 8 1951
Box 10 Folder 9 1939
Box 10 Folder 10 1957
Box 10 Folder 11 1955
Box 10 Folder 12 1953
Box 10 Folder 13 1956
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Box 10 Folder 16 1950
Box 10 Folder 17
Box 10 Folder 18 1961
Box 10 Folder 19 1952
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Box 10 Folder 29 1960
Box 10 Folder 30 1952
Box 10 Folder 31 1949
Box 10 Folder 32 1965
Box 10 Folder 33 1953
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Box 10 Folder 37 1950
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Box 10 Folder 39 1964
Box 10 Folder 40
Box 10 Folder 41
Box 10 Folder 42 1954
Box 10 Folder 43 1958
Box 11 Folder 1 1958-1971
Box 11 Folder 2
Box 11 Folder 3 1958
Box 11 Folder 4 1951
Box 11 Folder 5
Box 11 Folder 6
Box 11 Folder 7 1944
Box 11 Folder 8 1951
Box 11 Folder 9 1959
Box 11 Folder 10
Box 11 Folder 11 1966
Box 11 Folder 12
Box 11 Folder 13
Box 11 Folder 14
Box 11 Folder 15 1962
Box 11 Folder 16 1951-1952
Box 11 Folder 17 1953
Box 11 Folder 18 1958
Box 11 Folder 19 1957
Box 11 Folder 20 1950-1953
Box 11 Folder 21 1957
Box 11 Folder 22 1954
Box 11 Folder 23 1946
Box 11 Folder 24 1949
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Box 11 Folder 27 1954
Box 11 Folder 28 1951
Box 11 Folder 29 1950
Box 11 Folder 30 1958
Box 11 Folder 31 1944
Box 11 Folder 32 1939
Box 11 Folder 33
Box 11 Folder 34 1947
Box 11 Folder 35 1948-1955
Box 11 Folder 36 1949
Box 11 Folder 37 1945
Box 11 Folder 38 1955
Box 11 Folder 39 1947
Box 11 Folder 40 1950
Box 11 Folder 41 1954
Box 11 Folder 42 1947
Box 11 Folder 43 1960
Box 11 Folder 44 1960
Box 11 Folder 45 1946
Box 11 Folder 46 1957
Box 11 Folder 47 1966
Box 11 Folder 48 1957
Box 11 Folder 49
Box 11 Folder 50 1959
Box 11 Folder 51
Box 11 Folder 52 1955
Box 11 Folder 53
Box 11 Folder 54
Box 11 Folder 55 1956
Box 12 Folder 1 1963
Box 12 Folder 2 1941
Box 12 Folder 3
Box 12 Folder 4 1952-1953
Box 12 Folder 5 1950
Box 12 Folder 6 1964
Box 12 Folder 7 1948
Box 12 Folder 8 1947-1948
Box 12 Folder 9 1953
Box 12 Folder 10 1960
Box 12 Folder 11
Box 12 Folder 12 1943
Box 12 Folder 13 1945
Box 12 Folder 14 1960
Box 12 Folder 15 1946
Box 12 Folder 16 1950
Box 12 Folder 17 1961
Box 12 Folder 18
Box 12 Folder 19 1961
Box 12 Folder 20 1954
Box 12 Folder 21 1952
Box 12 Folder 22 1959
Box 12 Folder 23 1945
Box 12 Folder 24 1953
Box 12 Folder 25 1950
Box 12 Folder 26 1951-1958
Box 12 Folder 27 1950
Box 12 Folder 28 1958
Box 12 Folder 29 1957
Box 12 Folder 30
Box 12 Folder 31 1950
Box 12 Folder 32 1958
Box 12 Folder 33 1957
Box 12 Folder 34 1946
Box 12 Folder 35 1955
Box 12 Folder 36 1958
Box 12 Folder 37 1957
Box 12 Folder 38 1957
Box 12 Folder 39 1959
Box 12 Folder 40 1955
Box 12 Folder 41 1949
Box 12 Folder 42 1943
Box 12 Folder 43 1957
Box 12 Folder 44 1947
Box 12 Folder 45 1959
Box 12 Folder 46 1959
Box 12 Folder 47
Box 12 Folder 48 1959
Box 12 Folder 49
Box 12 Folder 50 1955
Box 13 Folder 1 1958
Box 13 Folder 2
Box 13 Folder 3 1950
Box 13 Folder 4 1949
Box 13 Folder 5 1952
Box 13 Folder 6 1953
Box 13 Folder 7 1950
Box 13 Folder 8 1942
Box 13 Folder 9
Box 13 Folder 10
Box 13 Folder 11 1949
Box 13 Folder 12 1962
Box 13 Folder 13 1946
Box 13 Folder 14
Box 13 Folder 15 1950
Box 13 Folder 16 1964
Box 13 Folder 17
Box 13 Folder 18 1949
Box 13 Folder 19 1956
Box 13 Folder 20 1957
Box 13 Folder 21 1956
Box 13 Folder 22 1954
Box 13 Folder 23
Box 13 Folder 24 1953
Box 13 Folder 25 1942
Box 13 Folder 26
Box 13 Folder 27
Box 13 Folder 28 1968
Box 13 Folder 29 1947
Box 13 Folder 30 1958
Box 13 Folder 31 1958
Box 13 Folder 32
Box 13 Folder 33 1944
Box 13 Folder 34 1940
Box 13 Folder 35 1943
Box 13 Folder 36 1958
Box 13 Folder 37 1944
Box 13 Folder 38
Box 13 Folder 39 1944
Box 13 Folder 40 1958
Box 13 Folder 41 1944
Box 14 Folder 1 1958
Box 14 Folder 2 1958
Box 14 Folder 3 1957
Box 14 Folder 4 1955
Box 14 Folder 5 1954
Box 14 Folder 6 1946
Box 14 Folder 7 1951
Box 14 Folder 8 1948
Box 14 Folder 9 1948
Box 14 Folder 10 1951
Box 14 Folder 11 1953
Box 14 Folder 12 1955
Box 14 Folder 13 1944
Box 14 Folder 14
Box 14 Folder 15 1951
Box 14 Folder 16 1954
Box 14 Folder 17 1964
Box 14 Folder 18 1958
Box 14 Folder 19 1959
Box 14 Folder 20 1959
Box 14 Folder 21 1955
Box 14 Folder 22
Box 14 Folder 23 1943
Box 14 Folder 24 1958
Box 14 Folder 25 1969
Box 14 Folder 26
Box 14 Folder 27
Box 14 Folder 28 1952-1954
Box 14 Folder 29 1939-1940
Box 14 Folder 30
Box 14 Folder 31
Box 14 Folder 32 1952
Box 14 Folder 33 1959
Box 14 Folder 34 1958
Box 14 Folder 35 1951
Box 15 Folder 1 1967-1968
Box 15 Folder 2
Box 15 Folder 3 1950
Box 15 Folder 4 1949
Box 15 Folder 5 1955
Box 15 Folder 6 1945
Box 15 Folder 7
Box 15 Folder 8
Box 15 Folder 9 1954
Box 15 Folder 10
Box 15 Folder 11 1955
Box 15 Folder 12 1952
Box 15 Folder 13 1950
Box 15 Folder 14 1948
Box 15 Folder 15 1949
Box 15 Folder 16 1954
Box 16 Folder 1 1958
Box 16 Folder 2 1951
Box 16 Folder 3
Box 16 Folder 4 1955
Box 16 Folder 5 1955-1956
Box 16 Folder 6
Box 16 Folder 7
Box 16 Folder 8 1952
Box 16 Folder 9 1949
Box 16 Folder 10 1953
Box 16 Folder 11 1954-1955
Box 16 Folder 12
Box 16 Folder 13 1953
Box 16 Folder 14 1948
Box 16 Folder 15 1946
Box 16 Folder 16 1955
Box 16 Folder 17 1955
Box 16 Folder 18 1952
Box 16 Folder 19 1957
Box 16 Folder 20 1955
Box 16 Folder 21 1951
Box 16 Folder 22 1956
Box 16 Folder 23 1955
Box 16 Folder 24
Box 16 Folder 25
Box 16 Folder 26
Box 16 Folder 27 1955
Box 16 Folder 28 1952
Box 16 Folder 29 1955
Box 16 Folder 30 1949
Box 16 Folder 31
Box 16 Folder 32 1958
Box 16 Folder 33 1960
Box 16 Folder 34 1959
Box 16 Folder 35 1965
Box 16 Folder 36 1950
Box 16 Folder 37 1957
Box 16 Folder 38 1959
Box 16 Folder 39
Box 16 Folder 40 1954
Box 16 Folder 41 1950
Box 16 Folder 42 1949
Box 16 Folder 43 1964
Box 17 Folder 1 1957
Box 17 Folder 2 1945
Box 17 Folder 3 1939
Box 17 Folder 4
Box 17 Folder 5 1959-1960
Box 17 Folder 6 1951
Box 17 Folder 7 1961
Box 17 Folder 8 1947
Box 17 Folder 9 1969
Box 17 Folder 10 1942
Box 17 Folder 11 1943-1994
Box 17 Folder 12 1950
Box 17 Folder 13 1970
Box 17 Folder 14 1951
Box 17 Folder 15 1954
Box 17 Folder 16 1958
Box 17 Folder 17 1956
Box 17 Folder 18 1949
Box 17 Folder 19 1961
Box 17 Folder 20 1942
Box 17 Folder 21 1926
Box 17 Folder 22 1975
Box 17 Folder 23 1944-1945
Box 17 Folder 24 1970
Hebrew
Box 17 Folder 25 1936
Box 17 Folder 26 1965
Box 17 Folder 27 1937
Box 17 Folder 28
Box 17 Folder 29 1973
Box 17 Folder 30 1973
Box 17 Folder 31 1970
Box 17 Folder 32 1937
Box 17 Folder 33 1937
Box 18 Folder 1 1918-1920
Box 18 Folder 2 1918-1920
Box 18 Folder 3 1916
Box 18 Folder 4 1929
Box 18 Folder 5 1917
Box 18 Folder 6 1918
Box 18 Folder 7
Box 18 Folder 8 1917
Box 18 Folder 9
Box 18 Folder 10 1916
Box 18 Folder 11 1930
Box 18 Folder 12 1931
Box 18 Folder 13 1929
Box 18 Folder 14
Box 18 Folder 15 1918
Box 18 Folder 16 1917
Box 18 Folder 17
Box 18 Folder 18
Box 18 Folder 19
Box 18 Folder 20 1942
Box 18 Folder 21 1935