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Jewell Family papers

 Collection — oversize: Documents
Identifier: MSS 82-4

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, diaries and writings about the Jewell family, as compiled by Lucy M. Johnson.

Subjects and persons significant to this collection include: Lyman L. Jewell, Mary Moores Jewell, Gladys Bebe, Robert Conover, Helen Jochmauw, Clabe W. Johnson, Lucy Johnson, M. H. De Young Memorial Museum, quilts, Ashley Montague, Unitarian Fellowship of San Diego, poetry, California farms, California taxation, San Francisco, California politics, San Francisco Anti-Ferry Franchise Purchase League, Pacific Cooperative League, Berkeley Democratic Club, Oakland Cooperative Buyers Club, California elections, Margaret Harrison, Russia, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Benjamine Perry, Jr., Botany Club, Yucca Valley Women's Club, A. K. Hanson, communism, Phillip Moeller, plays, Lulu Bett, Arnold Bennett, Edward Knoblavch, Chester Play, Eliza Morgan Swift, Louis Paul Hanes' will, Dwight L. Rawson's will, literary criticism, Elvyn Burrill, Mary Allen Seminary of Crockett, Texas, Holy Bible, Paul Robeson's Here I stand, J. Arthur Ragsdale's Story of a Humanist Church, and Margaret Sutton's Palace Wagon family.

Access Restrictions: The five-volume history "Lives and Family of Lyman L. Jewell and Mary Moores Jewell" is not available to researchers at this time. Please contact Special Collections Research Center staff for more information about access to these items.


  • Created: 1870-1972

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to all researchers.

As of March 24, 2020, the five-volume history "Lives and Family of Lyman L. Jewell and Mary Moores Jewell" no longer has restrictions on access.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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