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Finding Aid of the D. M. Reynolds papers

Finding aid prepared by Jacqueline Morin and Mandeep Condle, 2009

Summary Information

Repository
USC Libraries Special Collections
Creator
Reynolds, D. M., (Del Mar)
Title
D. M. Reynolds papers
Collection no.
0012
Date
circa 1943
Extent
1.0 Linear feet, 1 box
Language
English
Abstract
The D. M. Reynolds Papers provides an inside view of electoral politics with a number of letters from former President Herbert Hoover, circa 1943 about Reynolds' efforts to support then-governor of Ohio, John Bricker, as a Republican candidate for national office. Reynolds was vice-president of Security First Bank in Los Angeles at the time.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], D. M. Reynolds papers, Collection no. 0012, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

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Scope and Content

The D. M. Reynolds Papers provides an inside view of electoral politics with a number of letters from former President Herbert Hoover, circa 1943 about Reynolds' efforts to support then-governor of Ohio, John Bricker, as a Republican candidate for national office. Reynolds was vice-president of Security First Bank in Los Angeles at the time.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

USC Libraries Special Collections
2009
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0189
213-740-5900
specol@usc.edu

Conditions Governing Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access. Consult finding aid for additional information.

Conditions Governing Use

The collection contains published articles; researchers are reminded of the copyright restrictions imposed by publishers on reusing their articles and parts of books. It is the responsibility of researchers to acquire permission from publishers when reusing such materials. The copyright to unpublished materials belongs to the heirs of the writers. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ). -- Correspondence

Genre(s)

  • Correspondence

Geographic Name(s)

  • Ohio--Politics and government--20th century--Archival resources
  • United States--Politics and government--20th century--Archival resources

Personal Name(s)

  • Bricker, John W. (John William), 1893-1986 -- Correspondence
  • Dewey, Thomas E., (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971 -- Correspondence
  • Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 -- Correspondence
  • Kaiser, Henry J., 1882-1967 -- Correspondence
  • Reynolds, D. M., (Del Mar) -- Archives
  • Reynolds, D. M., (Del Mar) -- Correspondence
  • Warren, Earl, 1891-1974 -- Correspondence

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Collection Inventory

Series 1:  Personal Correspondence - Del M. Reynolds 

Scope and Contents note

Del M. Reynolds, Vice-President of Security-First National Bank, Los Angeles, CA to Herbert Hoover. June 28, 1933 - Decemeber 10, 1943 (33 items)

Herbert Hoover to D. M. Reynolds July 2, 1933 - February 7, 1948 (18 items)

Paul A Sexson, Secretary to Hoover to D. M. Reynolds Decemeber 22, 1933 - February 20, 1936 (3 items)

D. M. Reynolds to Bernice Miller, Secretary to Hoover March 13, 1936 - December 28, 1938 (2 items)

Bernice Miller to D. M. Reynolds March 10, 1936 - December 17, 1943 (3 items)

Box
1
Folder
1

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Series 2:  Personal Correspondence - John W. Bricker 

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D. M. Reynolds to John W. Bricker, Governer of the state of Ohio February 16, 1943 - Decemeber 28, 1943 (38 items)

John Bricker to D.M. Reynolds, Sr. March 11, 1943 - June 30, 1948 (19 items)

John Bricker to Del M. Reynolds, Jr. June 30, 1948 (1 item)

D. M. Reynolds to Mrs. Bricker July 28, 1943 (1 item)

Box
1
Folder
2

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Series 3:  Personal Correspondence - Dan C. Power 

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D. M. Reynolds to Dan C. Power, Secretary to the Governer (Bricker) May 5, 1943 - November 23, 1943 (17 items)

Dan Power to D. M. Reynolds April 23, 1943 - october 27, 1943 (14 items)

Betty Lawrence, Secretary to Mr. Power to D. M. Reynolds May 25, 1943 (1 item)

Box
1
Folder
3

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Series 4:  Personal Correspondence - W. B. Turner 

Scope and Contents note

D. M. Reynolds to W. B. Turner (Newspaper clipping included) Decemeber 30, 1938 - August 23, 1943 (16 items)

W. B. Turner to D. M. Reynolds November 30, 1938 - August 27, 1943 (7 items)

Box
1
Folder
4

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Series 5:  Personal Correspondence - Robert W. Lyons 

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D. M. Reynolds to Robert W. Lyons, Lawyer May 1, 1943 - Decemeber 24, 1943 (14 items)

Robert Lyons to D. M. Reynolds June 2, 1943 - Decemeber 21, 1943 (6 items)

D. M. Reynolds to Earl Warren, Governer of California December 28, 1943 (1 item)

Earl Warren to D. M. Reynolds, Sr. July 19, 1948 (1 item)

Earl Warren to D. M. Reynolds, Jr. (Envelope included) July 19, 1948 (1 item)

D. M. Reynolds to John Hamilton, Lawyer November 18, 1943 - Decemeber 1, 1943 (3 items)

John Hamilton to D. M. Reynolds December 21, 1943 (1 item)

Box
1
Folder
5

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Series 6:  Personal Correspondence - Ruve Ingold, Henry Kaiser, et al. 

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D. M. Reynolds to Rube Ingold, L.A. Investment Company May 5, 1943 - November 12, 1943 (7 items)

D. M. Reynolds to Henry J. Kaiser, President of Henry J. Kaiser Company November 19, 1943 - December 6, 1943 (3 items)

Henry Kaiser to D. M. Reynolds November 28, 1943 (1 item)

D. M. Reynolds to Harrison Spangler, Chairman of the Republican National Committee September 24, 1943 - November 22, 1943 (6 items)

Harrison Spangler to D. M. Reynolds November 17, 1943 (1 item)

D. M. Reynolds to Robert E. Wood, Chairman of the Board of Sears, Roebuck Company October 28, 1943 - December 17, 1943 (4 items)

Robert Wood to D. M. Reynolds November 1, 1943 - Decemeber 3, 1943 (2 items)

D. M. Reynolds to David Prescott Barrows, General November 15, 1943 - November 18, 1943 (2 items)

David Barrows to D. M. Reynolds September 1, 1943 - November 17, 1943 (2 items)

D. M. Reynolds to Eugene W. Castle August 18, 1943 - November 23, 1943 (7 items)

Eugene Castle to D. M. Castle August 18, 1943 - October 30, 1943 (2 items)

Secretary of Eugene W. Castle to D. M. Reynolds (Newspaper clipping included) November 27, 1943 (2 items)

Box
1
Folder
6

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Series 7:  Personal Correspondence - Thomas E. Dewey, Charles E. Witt, et al. 

Scope and Contents note

D. M. Reynolds to Thomas E. Dewey, Governer of the State of New York November 4, 1943 - December 10, 1943 (3 items)

Thomas Dewey to D. M. Reynolds, Sr. December 23, 1943 (1 item)

Thomas Dewey to D. M. Reynolds, Jr. July 1, 1948 (1 item)

D. M. Reynolds to Charles E. Witt, Republican National Committee November 8, 1943 (1 item)

Charles Witt to D. M. Reynolds September 15, 1943 - November 11, 1943 (2 items)

D. M. Reynolds to Wilford P. Arms April 23, 1943 (1 item)

Wilford Arms to D. M. Reynolds May 6, 1943 (1 item)

D. M. Reynolds to Walter Davenport, Political Editor April 23, 1943 (1 item)

Walter Davenport to D. M. Reynolds April 1943 (1 item)

D. M. Reynolds to R. B. Carpenter, Finnish Relief Fund April 30, 1943 (1 item)

R. B. Carpenter to D. M. Reynolds April 1, 1943 - April 30, 1943 (2 items)

D. M. Reynolds - H. G. O'Donnell, Republican National Committee October 29, 1943 - November 4, 1943 (2 items)

H. G. O'Donnell to D. M. Reynolds November 9, 1943 (1 item)

D. M. Reynolds October 5, 1934 - April 13, 1943 (12 items)

Box
1
Folder
7

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Series 8:  Personal Correspondence - Dorothy M. Arnold 

Scope and Contents note

Dorothy M. Arnold (Receipt for registered article included) October 20, 1943 - December 18, 1943 (17 items)

D. M. Reynolds to Dorothy Arnold July 20, 1943 - December 20, 1943 (6 items)

Grover W. Dalton to Dorothy Arnold October 18, 1943 (1 item)

Thomas Dewey to Dorothy Arnold August 21, 1943 - November 15, 1943 (1 item)

Lilian G. Rosse to Dorothy Arnold November 22, 1943 (1 item)

Marion E. Martin to Dorothy Arnold November 27, 1943 (1 item)

Box
1
Folder
8

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Series 9:  Personal Correspondence - Cecile Worl 

Scope and Contents note

Cecile Worl November 8, 1943 - December 3, 1943 (3 items)

John Bricker to Cecile Worl October 13, 1943 (1 item)

Jean MacArthur to Cecile Worl (Envelope included) October 30, 1943 (1 item)

H. G. Greenamyre to Cecile Worl October 30, 1943 (1 item)

David Barrows to Cecile Worl October 31, 1943 (1 item)

Robert H, C. Kay to Cecile Worl November 6, 1943 (1 item)

Sidney P. Osborn to Cecile Worl November 27, 1943 (1 item)

Style Bridges to Cecile Worl Decemeber 13, 1943 (1 item)

Box
1
Folder
9

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Series 10:  Personal Correspondence, Misc. 

Scope and Contents note

Herbert Hoover, Jr. November 26, 1928 - June 15, 1954 (5 items)

Herbert Hoover December 10, 1935 - October 28, 1938 (3 items)

Henry M. Robinson December 13, 1935 (1 item)

Edgar Rickard October 28, 1937 (1 item)

Walter K. Tuller October 27, 1938 (1 item)

R. L. Wilbur October 27, 1938 (1 item)

E. K. Burlew November 7, 1938 (1 item)

Dan Murphy April 24, 1943 (1 item)

Edward Maher april 29, 1943 (1 item)

Leo E. Anderson April 30, 1943 - May 14, 1943 (2 items)

F. E. Henry, Jr. May 4, 1943 (1 item)

R. W. Lyons July 31, 1943 (1 item)

Ben S. Allen August 11, 1943 (1 item)

H. W. B. White August 26, 1943 (1 item)

J. L. Matthews September 3, 1943 (1 item)

Lorena Hahn October 27, 1943 (1 item)

Sarah C. Menezes November 3, 1943 (1 item)

Russel D. Leas November 4, 1943 (1 item)

Paul E.Lockwood November 13, 1943 (1 item)

David P. Barrows November 23, 1943 (1 item)

Bruce November 26, 1943 (1 item)

Elsie Francis November 26, 1943 (1 item)

Joseph W. Martin, Jr. December 15, 1943 (1 item)

George E. Farrand September 4, 1946 (1 item)

Carey McWilliams September 7, 1946 (1 item)

Frederich M. Roberts (1 item)

Unsigned letters July 21, 1943 - November 23, 1943 (22 items)

President and General Manager (HMH) November 30, 1928 (1 item)

President (HM) August 25, 1930 (1 item)

President (Receipt for registered article included) October 20, 1943 (8 items)

Western Women, President October 1, 1943 - October 5, 1943 (3 items)

Invitation from James R. Page

Box
1
Folder
10-11

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Series 11:  Miscellaneous 

Scope and Contents note

Various notes and manuscripts (15 items)

Biographies D. M. Reynolds Willkie Blitz John Bricker

List of State Senators (1 items)

Telegrams - dated March 9, 1936 - December 29, 1943 (24 items)

Telegrams - dates not available (10 items)

Newspaper articles (6 items)

Magazine articles (5 items)

Pamphlets (3 items)

Box
1
Folder
12

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Series 12:  Miscellaneous - Western Women 

Scope and Contents note

Proposed By-Laws

Bulletins (8 items)

Names and addresses (6 items)

Box
1
Folder
14

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Series 13:  John W. Bricker 1943 

Box
1
Folder
15

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Series 14:  Certificates awarded to D. M. Reynolds 

Box
1
Folder
16

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Series 15:  A print entitled "Up in Maine" 

Box
1
Folder
17

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