Manuscript Collections - Lester J. Hinsdale Papers

March 13, 2020

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LESTER J. HINSDALE PAPERS, 1895-1934
2 linear inches (1 small manuscript box)
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Lester Hinsdale was a friend of Herbert Hoover at Stanford University. 

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

Their correspondence spans much of their adult lives [1895-1934], but the bulk of it falls into the period 1875-1918. Shelved with General Accessions.  Originals in vault.

ITEM LIST
Folder 1

1.      Four months' note to Bank of Palo Alto May 18, 1895 L. J. Hinsdill H. C. Hoover, Frank Angell Record of payment on reverse side

2.      Typed note of sale to Henry C Field March 20, 1897 Sgd. H.C.Hoover Handwritten sale bill to H.C. Hoover Oct. lst, 1896 Edward Denny &  Co. H. Denny Mgr.
 
3.      Typed Power of Attorney appointing Lester J. Hinsdale March 24, 1897 Sgd. H.C. Hoover (seal)  Handwritten on bottom: Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of J. H. Means, M. A. Folsom

4.      ALS H.C.Hoover to Lester J. Hinsdile (Sic) 4/14/97 ‑ with envelope
5.      ALS Hoover to Hinsdile May 21, 1897 ‑ with envelope
6.      ALS H.C.Hoover to L.J.Hinsdile July 9, 1897
7.      ALS H.C.Hoover to Hinsdile Sept. 11, 1897
8.      ALS H.C.Hoover to Hinsdile Nov. 22, 1897 ‑ with envelope
9.      TLS H.C.Hoover to Hinsdile  12/13/1897 ‑ with hand addressed envelope
10.    ALS H.C.Hoover to Hinsdile December 14, 1897 p with envelope
11.    ALS H.C.Hoover to Hinsdale Jan. 30, 1898 ‑ with envelope P.S. by G.B.W.
12.    ALS H.C.Hoover to Hinsdile Feb. 3, 1898 -  with envelope
13.    ALS H.C.Hoover to Hinsdile March 19, 1898
14.    ALS H.C.Hoover to Hinsdile March 23, 1898, - with envelope
15.    ALS H.C.Hoover to Hinsdile April 30, 1898 ‑ with envelope
16.    ALS H.C.H. to Hinsdile May‑June, 1898 ‑ with envelope
17.    TLS H.C.Hoover to Hinsdile May 21, 1898
18.    ALS H.C.H. to Hinsdale (Sic) Sept. 22, 1898 ‑ with envelope
19.    ALS H.C.H. to Hinsdale Feb. 28, 1899 ‑ with envelope
20.    TLS Herbert Hoover to Hinsdale May 16, 1917
21.    TLS Herbert Hoover to Hinsdale Sept. 27, 1919
22.    TLS Herbert Hoover to Hinsdale Aug. 9, 1924
23.    TLS Herbert Hoover to Mrs. Hinsdale June 29, 34 with enclosures Theodore J. Hoover to Mrs. Hubert A. Travis June 14, 1934; TLS Mrs. Travis to Herbert Hoover June 11, 1934; TLS Mrs. Travis to Theodore Hoover June 19, 1934‑env.

FOLDER 2

1       D. (telegram) 2 Dec 1897 George Wilson to L.S.Hinsdale
2.      A.L.S. 22 Jan 1897 C.C.Johnson to H.C.Hoover
3.      D. (membership notice) April 1898 American Institute of Mining Engineers to H.C.H.
4.      D. (wedding invitation) 10 Feb 1899 Mr. & Mrs. C.D.Henry to H.C.H.
5.      T.S. 23 Feb 1920   (      ) to H.C.H.
6.      T.L.S. 13 April 1920 H.S.Hicks to L.S.Hinsdale

FOLDER 3

1.      D. (advertising) 25 Oct 1892 E.S.Gaillard (Tailor) to L.J.H.
2.      A.L.S. 25 July 1896 G.B.Wilson to L.J.Huisdill (sic)
3.      A.L.S. 4 Feb 1898 G.B.Wilson to L.J.Hinsdale
4.      A.L.S. 10 Apr 1898 G.B.Wilson to L.J.Hinsdale
5.      A.L.S. 5 Jun 1898 G.B.Wilson to L.J.Hinsdale
6.      A.L.S.  20? 30? Jun 1898 J.M.Switzer to Lester J. Hinsdale
7.      A.L.S.  6 Aug 1898 G.B.Wilson to L.J.Hinsdale
8.      A.L.S.  8 Oct 1898 George (Wilson) to L.J.Hinsdale
9.      A.L.S.  19 Mar 1899 G.B.Wilson to L.J.Hinsdale
10.    A.L.S.  30 Jun 1899 Myron A. Folsom to L.J.H.
11.    A.L.S.  8 Sept 1899 G.B.Wilson to L.J.H.
12.    A.L.S.  2 Dec 1900 G.B.Wilson to L.J.H.
13.    A.L.S.  10 Nov 1901 G.B.Wilson to L.J.H.
14.    A.L.S.  7 May 1902 G.B.Wilson to L.J.H.
15.    T.L.S.  21 July 1918 Hiram W. Johnson to Lester J. Hinsdale

FOLDER #4

1.      T.L.S. 24 June 1897 Bewick, Moreing Co. to L.J.H.
2.      T.L.S. 6 July 1897 Bewick, Moreing Co. to L.J.H.
3.      T.L.S.  20 Aug 1897 Bewick, Moreing Co. to L.J.H.
4.      T.L.S. 15 Sept 1897 Bewick, Moreing; Co. to L.J.H.
5.      T.L.S. 20 Oct 1897 Bewick, Moreing; Co. to L.J.H.
6.      T.L.S. 3 Dec 1897 Bewick, Moreing Co. to L.J.H.
7.      T.L.S. 13 Apr 1898 Bewick, Moreing Co. to L.J.H.
8.      T.L.S. 11 May 1898 Bewick, Moreing Co. to L.J.H.
9.      T.L.S. 17 May 1898 John Moore to H.C.Hoover
10.    T.L.S. 1 Jun 1898 Bewick, Moreing Co. to L.J.H.
11.    T.L.S. 29 Jun. 1898 Bewick Moreing; Co. to L.J.H.
12.    T.L.S. 6 July 1898 Bewick, Moreing Co. to L.J.H.
13.    T.L.S. 13 Aug 1898 Bewick, Moreing Co. to L.J.H.
14.    T.L.S. 30 Sept 1898 Bewick, Moreing Co. to L.J.H.
15.    D. Dec (?) 1898 New Engl. Mutual Life Insur. to HCH
16.    A.L.S. 25 Mar 1899 C.E.Cox to L.J.Hinsdale

Miscellaneous Financial Records of L.J.Hinsdale

Thirty-seven (37) Anglo‑California Bank Drafts, signed by L.J.H. (Of which 5 made out payable to T.J.Hoover)

One (1) Check‑stub booklet with stubs noting payments made for H.C.H.