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Jeannette Paddock Nichols Papers

UPT 50 N622

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Summary Information

Date [inclusive]
1890-1973
Extent
12.0 Cubic feet

PROVENANCE

The Jeannette Paddock Nichols Papers were donated to the University Archives by the Nichols family in numerous accessions between 1981 and 1985 (accession numbers: 81-1, 39-81, 8-83, 16-84, and 16-85).

ARRANGEMENT

This is an unprocessed collection. Please see Archives staff for rough inventory.

BIOGRPAHICAL NOTE

Jeannette Paddock Nichols (1890-19982) was a historian and member of the University of Pennsylvania’s faculty in the Department of History. She was the wife of Roy Franklin Nichols.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The Jeannette Paddock Nichols Papers primarily consist of personal and professional correspondence (1908-1973); travel diaries, and research material on U.S. Senator Nelson W. Aldrich.

Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
University of Pennsylvania. Dept. of History.
Geographic Name(s)
United States–History.
Subject(s)
Travelers–Diaries.

Inventory

 

Inventory 

Box

Folder

JPN – Letters Sent 

1908-09 

 1

 

1910 

 1

 

1911-12 

 1

 

1913 

 1

 

1914-15 

 1

 

1916 

 1

 

1917 

 1

 

1918 

 1

 

1919-20 

 1

 

1921 

 1

 

1922 

 1

 

1927-28 

 1

 

1929-30 

 1

 

1931 

 1

 

1932 

 1

 

1933-34 

 1

 

1935 

 1

 

1936-37 

 1

 

1938 

 1

 

1939 

 1

 

1940 

 1

 

1941 

 1

 

1942 

 1

 

1943 

 1

 

1944 

 1

 

1945 

 1

 

1946 

 1

 

1947 

 1

 

1948 

 1

 

1949 

 1

 

1950 

 1

 

1951 

 1

 

1952 

 1

 

1953 

 1

 

1956 

 1

 

1958 

 1

 

1959 

 1

 

1960 

 1

 

1961 

 1

 

1962 

 1

 

1963 

 1

 

1964 

 1

 

1965 

 1

 

1966 

 1

 

1967 

 1

 

1968 

 1

 

1969 

 1

 

1970 

 1

 

1972 

 1

 

1973 

 1

 

undated 

 1

 

JPN – Letters Received – Paddock Family correspondence – 

1898 and undated 

 1

 

1899 and 1901-03 

 1

 

1907-13 

 1

 

1916 

 1

 

1917 

 1

 

1918 

 1

 

1919 

 1

 

1920 

 1

 

1921 

 1

 

1922 

 1

 

1923 

 2

 

1924 

 2

 

1925 

 2

 

1926 

 2

 

1927 

 2

 

1928 

 2

 

1929 

 2

 

1930 

 2

 

1931 

 2

 

1932 

 2

 

1933 

 2

 

1935 

 2

 

1939 

 2

 

1943 and 1946-47 

 2

 

1951 

 2

 

1952 

 2

 

1953 

 2

 

1955 

 2

 

1956 

 2

 

1957 

 2

 

1958 

 2

 

1959 

 2

 

1959 

 2

 

1960 

 2

 

1961 

 2

 

1962 

 2

 

1963 

 2

 

1964 

 2

 

1965 

 2

 

1966 

 2

 

1967 

 2

 

1968 

 2

 

1978 

 2

 

undated 

 2

 

Birth announcement, 1890 

 3

 

Essays written for school, 1908 

 3

 

High school memorabilia, 1908 

 3

 

The Knox Student, 1912 

 3

 

Comments from high school students (history class) to JPN, 1917 

 3

 

Wedding invitation, 1920 

 3

 

Reprinted articles by JPN 

 3

 

Personal, 1965-66 

 3

 

Siblings 

 3

 

JPN’s parents and ancestry 

 3

 

Photos (6 folders) 

 3

 

Knox College L.L.D. degree (short speech) 

 3

 

Knox High School Yearbook 

 3

 

JPN – Correspondence re:. history of Alaska, 1923-26 (3 folder) 

 4

 

JPN – Diary of 1930, Trip to Germany 

 4

 

JPN – Diary of 1948 

 4

 

JPN -Diary (European) 1950 

 4

 

JPN -Diary, 1962 

 4

 

JPN – Correspondence, 1969-73 (2 folders) 

 4

 

JPN – Correspondence, 1942-52 (6 folders) 

 4

 

JPN – Published Works – Democracy in Middle West, 1840-1940 

 4

 

Comments on the Businessman in America and Europe 

 4

 

History in High School- Social Studies in Elementary School 

 4

 

Bryan’s Benefactor: Coin Harvay and His World 

 4

 

The Politics and Personalities of Silver Repeal in the United States Senate 

 4

 

Middle States Council for Social Studies 1940’s 

 4

 

Correspondence, Letters of Jeannette Paddock Nichols- (and a few from Roy Franklin Nichols) to her sisters, Lucille Paddock and Daisy Paddock Daniels, 1912, 1931, 1937, 1954-73 

 5

 

Photographs of R.F.N. and J.P.N., miscellaneous 

 5

 

Articles by J.P.N. (tear outs, off prints and typescripts) 

 5

 

Articles by R.F.N. (same as the above) 

 5

 

Clippings and programs, R.F.N. and J.P.N. 

 5

 

Aldrich drafts (5 folders) 

 6

 

JPN-S.S.R.I. Correspondence regarding special session on Historiography during the AHA meeting in Cleveland, 1947-48 (2 folders) 

 6

 

JPN ‘s comments and criticism of Stephenson’s chapters of Aldrich biography and Stephenson’s replies, 1928-29 

 6

 

JPN – First Aldrich Biography 

 6

 

JPN – First Draft of Monetary Book Silver Politics, chapters 1-4, 6, 7, 9-14, 16, 18, 20, 21, 23, 24, 26, 27, 28,. 32, 33 and notes for. another chapter (3 folders) 

 6

 

Outlines of JPN’s articles prepared during the 1930’s/ proposal for book, Silver Diplomacy/A. H. Review article on Silver Repeal 

 6

 

JPN intro to Bulletin 64 of the SSRC, 1954, drafts, letters, and notes concerning it. Also Ch. 2 of the – Bulletin, “History as Social Science” 

 6

 

I.F.U.W. meeting – Zurich 1950, Correspondence and papers (2 folders) 

 7

 

I.F.U.W. 9th Conference in Toronto, August 1947 (program schedules, reports, speeches, register, news articles) JPN personal correspondence w/members of “Special Interest Circle in Economics” Panel which she chaired. 

 7

 

JPN correspondence with Professor Stephenson, February 1924-December 1925 regarding research on Sen. Aldrich 

 7

 

JPN correspondence with Professor Stephenson, March 1926-December 1926 regarding research on Sen. Aldrich. Also, outline of book 

 7

 

JPN correspondence with Professor Stephenson, January 1927-December 1927 regarding research on Sen. Aldrich. Also, sketch of Part 3 of Aldrich Bio. 

 7

 

JPN correspondence with Professor Stephenson, 1926-27 and 1928-29 regarding research on Sen. Aldrich 

 7

 

JPN papers, notes, correspondence for speeches on inflation and the post-war economy, 1945-46 (2 folders) 

 7

 

Historiography, JPN correspondence – Grant Proposal far Sherman book, Fortune Survey, Conference on trends in research in American History, Nov. 1942 

 7

 

Historiography articles by JPN and others 

 7

 

Historiography articles by JPN and others 

 7

 

JFN Papers 

 7

 

JFN Papers, International Financial Relations as a Factor in Contemporary Diplomacy -Rome Paper 

 7

 

JFN Papers, “The Historian and 20th Century Financial Diplomacy” 

 7

 

First Draft of Silver Book (2 folders) 

 7

 

Aldrich, Nelson, general correspondence 

 8

 

Economics 718 

 8

 

Exams 

 8

 

Fuller, J. W. 

 8

 

Gorman, W. A. 

 8

 

Harkavy, Ira 

 8

 

Ethnic Politics 

 8

 

History 26 

 8

 

History 60 

 8

 

History 200F 

 8

 

History 202 

 8

 

History 578 

 8

 

History 774 

 8

 

International Financial Relations as a factor in Contemporary Diplomacy 

 8

 

JPN – correspondence 

1923 

 8

 

1924 

 8

 

1925 

 8

 

1926 

 8

 

1926 (sent to) 

 8

 

1927 

 8

 

1927 (sent to) 

 8

 

1928 

 8

 

1929 

 8

 

1930 

 9

 

1947 

 9

 

1948 

 9

 

1952 

 9

 

1953 

 9

 

1954 

 9

 

National Endowment for the Humanities 

 9

 

Photostatic Copies of Work done by JPN 

 9

 

Populism 

 9

 

Rather, Sidney 

 9

 

Sherman, John, Correspondence of Career of 

 9

 

Silver Diplomacy 

 9

 

Shover, John L. 

 9

 

Split Ticketing 

 9

 

Nelson Aldrich Biography source material 

1867-1882 

 10

 

1883-1884 

 10

 

1884-1885 

 10

 

1886-1888 

 10

 

1889-1890 

 10

 

1891-1892 

 10

 

1892 

 10

 

1893 

 10

 

1894 

 10

 

1896 

 11

 

1906 

 11

 

1907 

 11

 

1908 

 11

 

1909 

 11

 

1910 

 11

 

1911 

 12

 

1912 

 12

 

1913 

 12

 

1914 

 12

 

1915 

 12

 

1916 

 12

 

1917 

 12

 

1918 

 12

 

1932-1934 

 12

 

(years unarranged, 12 folders) 

 12