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California Writer’s Club

Roster  1953

 

 

 

 

Officers 1953

 

 

President, Edna H. Strachan

Berkeley

 

Vice-President, Ralph Moody

 

Treasurer, Winifred Hammond

 

Secretary, Lucy B. Tinsley

Berkeley

 

Dinner Hostess, Margaret Kelley

Berkeley

 

Bullentin Editor, Velma Ingraham

Berkeley

 

 

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

 

Cecilia Bartholomew, ‘56

Mildred E. Quinby, ‘54

Jean Shannon Smith, ‘52

Winifred Hammond, ‘54

Edna Strachan, ‘54

Alice Means Reeve, ‘55

Antonina P. Hayes, ‘56

Reginald Bretnor, ‘55

Peter Guldbrandsen, ‘55

Ralph Moody, ‘55

Ingeborg Smith, ‘56

 

 

 

SACRAMENTO BRANCH

 

 

President, Dorothy Dowdell

 

Vice-President, Edna Chandler

 

Secretary, William B. Mayer

Sacramento

                                                                                                                                      

Treasurer, Frank Kelleher

 

 

 

WOODMINSTER COMMITTEE

 

 

Frank K. Mott, Chairman

 

Mrs. Eunice Mitchell Lehmer, Vice-Chairman

 

 

 

MEETING DATES

 

 

DINNERS

Second Tuesday of each month

Except in July and August

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

First Tuesday of each month

At 8 P.M. except in July and August

 

FICTION SECTION

8:00 P.M. on the Monday following the dinner

 

POETRY SECTION

8:00 P.M. the first Tuesday following the dinner

Virginia Russ, Chairman

Helen G. Jefferson, Secretary

 

NON-FICTION SECTION

2:30 P.M. the second Saturday following the dinner

 

SAN FRANCISCO SECTION

6:00 P.M. last Tuesday of the month

Jessie Ross de River, Chairman

 

 

 

 

 

MEMBERS

 

* Signifies Associate Member.

# Signifies     Life     Member.

+ Signifies Honorary Member.

x Signifies Courtesy  Member.

It has been necessary to standardize activities into five groups:

Non-Fiction, Poetry, Drama and Radio.

 

 

 

A

 

Albanese, Mrs. Margaret L., San Rafael.  Poetry, Non-fiction.

Alexander, Miss Mary, , Berkeley,  Non-Fiction.

Altrocchi, Mrs. Julia Cooley, Berkeley.  Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction.

Atkinson, Mr. T. Moore, Berkeley. Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction.

 

 

B

 

 

Babington, Dr. Suren H. #, Berkeley.  Non-Fiction.

Baker, Mr. A. A.,  Auburn, California.  Fiction, Non-Fiction.

Baker, Mrs. M. G., California.  Fiction, Non-Fiction.

Barnes, Mrs. Malcolm L., c/o Dr. W. L. Barnes, Medical School, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky. Non-Fiction.

Bartholomew, Mrs. Cecilia, Richmond, Calif.,. Fiction.

Beard, Mrs. Anne, Oakland.  Fiction, Drama.

Berry, Miss Alethe, Vallejo. Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction.

Bettner, Mrs. Helen Parry *, Berkeley. Non-Fiction.

Bjornson, Miss Guro, Piedmont. Fiction.

Blalock, Mr. Andrew D., Orinda. Non-Fiction.

Boyd, Mrs. Eunice Mays, Berkeley. Fiction.

Boyett, Mrs. Bozena, Oakland. Fiction, Non-Fiction.

Bretnor, Mr. Reginald, Berkeley. Fiction, Non-Fiction, Radio.

Brown, Mrs. Rosalie Moore, Fairfax, Marin Co.  Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry.

Bruce, Mr. John Campbell, Berkeley. Non-Fiction.

Bunker, Mrs. Una, Berkeley. Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction.

 

 

 

C

 

 

Calkins, Mrs. Mary *, Berkeley.  Juvenile Fiction.

Carr, Mr. Alfred B., Washington D.C.  Fiction

Carroll, Mrs. Ethelford, Berkeley. Fiction, Poetry.

Chaffee, Miss Allen, Oakland.  Fiction.

Chamberlain, Mrs. Blanche C.*, Albany.  Fiction, Poetry, Non-fiction.

Chichester, Mrs. Jane Sayre, San Francisco. Fiction, Poetry, Non-fiction.

Clayes, Mrs. Edith M. *, Burlingame. Fiction, Poetry, Drama.

Cleaveland, Mrs. Agnes M., Datil, New Mexico. Fiction.

Coester, Mr. Alfred, Stanford University. Fiction, Non-fiction.

Coggins, Mr. Herbert L., Fiction, San Francisco. Fiction.

Coleman, Mrs. Edith A., Oakland. Poetry.

Cook, Mrs. Florita, Piedmont. Fiction, Non-fiction.

Cotton, Miss Ethel, San Francisco. Poetry, Non-fiction.

Craig, Mrs. Elizabeth Barbara, Berkeley. Fiction, Non-fiction.

Crompton, Rev. Arnold, Oakland. Non-fiction.

Cronen, Mrs. Kathleen Teresa, Berkeley. Fiction, Poetry, Non-fiction.

Cross, Miss Lillian A. *, Oakland. Poetry, Non-fiction.

Cross, Mrs. Miriam Dungan, Berkeley. Non-fiction.

Crowley, Mrs. Alice Laurence, San Francisco. Fiction, Poetry.

Cundiff, Mrs. Lucy, Berkeley. Fiction.

Currie, Mrs. Jean M. *, El Cerrito. Non-fiction.

 

 

D

 

 

 

Daniels, Mrs. Eugenie D. *, Alameda. Fiction, Poetry, Non-fiction.

Darling, Mrs. Esther Birdsall, Berkeley. Fiction, Poetry.

Darst, Mrs. Minnie S. *, Berkeley.  Lectures, Non-fiction.

Davies, Mrs. Ada H., San Francisco. Fiction, Non-fiction.

Dealey, Mrs. Evelyn A. *, Oakland. Fiction, Poetry, Non-fiction.

Dean, Mrs. Elma, Oakland. Poetry, Non-fiction.

De Lamater, Mrs. Jacqueline Newton*, Berkeley. Poetry, Non-fiction.

De Luca, Miss Paula, Oakland. Non-fiction.

de River, Jessie W. Ross, San Francisco. Fiction, Poetry, Drama, Radio & TV.

Dick, Mrs. Dorothy K.*, Richmond. Fiction.

Donelson, Mr. Richard N., Berkeley. Fiction, Non-fiction.

Doyle, Dr. Helen McKnight, San Francisco. Fiction, Poetry.

Drizari, Mr. Nelo S., Oakland. Fiction, Poetry, Non-fiction.

Dunbar, Miss Eva Lovel, Carmel. Poetry, Non-fiction.

Duncan, Mrs. Venora Boyd, Oakland. Fiction, Music, Non-fiction.

 

 

 

E

 

 

 

Egbert, Mrs. Dorothy Plummer, San Mateo. Fiction, Non-fiction.

Evans, Miss Charlotte*, Piedmont. Fiction, Drama.

Everett, Miss Elizabeth A., Oroville. Poetry, Non-fiction.

Everett, Miss Laura Bell, Oroville. Fiction, Poetry, Book Reviews.

 

 

 

F

 

 

 

Field, Mrs. Sara Bard #, Los Gatos. Poetry.

Fletcher, Mrs. Gertrude, Exeter, c/o Mrs. O.R. Showalter. Poetry, Non-fiction.

Fuller, Mrs. Alice Cook, Berkeley. Fiction, Non-fiction.

 

 

 

G

 

 

 

Garoutte, Mrs. Frances F.*, Orinda. Fiction, Poetry, Non-fiction.

Giles, Miss Rosena A., Redding. Poetry, Non-fiction.

Gilkey, Mr. Howard Ellsworth#, Santa Barbara. Poetry, Non-fiction.

Gray, Miss Eleanor, San Francisco. Fiction, Poetry, Non-fiction.

Gray, Mrs. Virginia, Walnut Creek, Fiction.

Grindell, Mrs. Clara Kyle*, Platteville, Wisconsin. Music.

Guldbrandsen, Mr. Peter, Berkeley. Poetry, Non-fiction.

Gulick, Dr. Sidney L., Jr., Spring Valley. Non-fiction.

Gustafson, Mrs. Mary, Oakland. Poetry.

 

 

 

H

 

 

 

Hack, Mrs. Wilodyne D., Berkeley. Fiction, Non-fiction.

Hall, Mrs. Kay De Bard, Berkeley. Fiction, Poetry, Drama.

Hammond, Mrs. Winifred G., Berkeley. Fiction, Non-fiction.

Harms, Miss Beatrice L., Berkeley. Fiction, Non-fiction, Juvenile Music Books.

Harrington, Mr. Joseph D.*, Berkeley. Non-fiction.

Harrison, Mrs. Margaret Hayne, San Francisco. Non-fiction, Translations.

Hayes, Mrs. Antonina Potemkina, Berkeley. Fiction, Non-fiction.

Herr, Mrs. Lois Fox*, Berkeley. Poetry.

Herron, Mrs. Stella, San Francisco. Fiction, Poetry, Non-fiction.

Hewins, Mrs. Edith Everett, Oakland. Poetry.

Hewitt, Mrs. Elizabeth Howard, Oakland. Fiction, Non-fiction.

Higgins, Miss Adele, Oakland. Fiction.

Hill, Mrs. Ella Wilson, Oakland. Fiction, Non-fiction.

Hopkins, Dr. Prynce, Santa Barbara. Fiction, Poetry, Non-fiction.

Hubbard, Mr. Harry D., Stockton. Fiction, Drama.

Hurrle, Miss Jane Thelma, San Francisco. Fiction.

 

 

 

I

 

 

 

Ingraham, Mrs. Velma Lewis, Berkeley. Fiction, Non-fiction.

Isaacs, Miss Ethel, Oakland. Fiction, Non-fiction.

Issler, Mrs. Anne Roller, San Francisco. Non-fiction.

 

 

 

J

 

 

Jameson, Mrs. Ruth, Berkeley. Poetry, Non-fiction.

Jefferson, Miss Helen Genevieve, Berkeley. Poetry, Non-fiction.

Johnson, Mr. Hal, Berkeley. Fiction, Non-fiction.

Johnson, Mrs. Rosalie W., Berkeley. Fiction, Non-fiction.

Johnson, Mrs. Winifred M., Oakland. Fiction, Poetry.

Jones, Mr. Cullen, San Rafael. Poetry, Non-fiction.

Jones, Mr. Robert E., San Francisco. Non-fiction.

 

 

 

K

 

 

 

Kaiser, Miss M. Armeda*, Oakland. Poetry, Non-fiction.

Kaiser, Mr. John Boynton, Newark, NJ. Non-fiction.

Keeler, Miss Eloise, Mill Valley. Fiction, Drama, Radio Script.

Keene, Miss Florence R., San Francisco. Fiction, Poetry, Non-fiction.

Kelley, Mrs. Margaret Nachtrieb, Berkeley. Fiction.

Kerr, Mrs. Dorothy Fish*, Blue Lake. Poetry, Non-fiction.

Knapp, Mrs. Carolyn, Pasadena. Non-fiction.

Knox, Mrs. Minnie Faegre, Oakland. Poetry, Fiction, Drama, Radio Script.

Kujawa, Mr. Jan, San Francisco. Non-fiction, Poetry, Anthologies.

 

 

 

L

 

 

 

Lane, Mrs. Frona (Wickliffe), Los Angeles. Fiction, Poetry, Non-fiction.

Law, Mrs. Nora McCaffrey, Carmel. Fiction, Poetry, Non-fiction.

Lehmer, Mrs. Eunice Mitchell, Berkeley. Poetry.

Lockwood, Mrs. Georgia*, Alameda. Poetry.

Loeb, Professor Edwin M., Berkeley. Non-fiction.

Lorentzen, Mrs. Teresa, Oakland. Fiction.

Lutz, Mrs. Gertrude May, Los Altos. Poetry, Non-fiction.

 

 

 

M

 

 

 

McGowan, Miss Winifred*, Oakland.  Poetry.

Mackie, Mrs. Julia M., Hoquiam, Washington.

Malatesta, Mrs. Anne Venice, Berkeley.  Non-fiction, Fiction.

Malott, Mrs. Jean Cameron, Spokane,Washington.  Fiction, Non-fiction.

Mardikian, Mr. George M., San Francisco.  Non-fiction.

Martin, Miss Louise Anita, Oakland.  Fiction.

Maxwell, Mrs. C. Stirling, San Francisco.  Non-fiction.

May, Miss Beulah, Santa Ana.  Poetry.

Mays, Mrs. Mabel Ainsworth, Berkeley.  Poetry.

Mazza, Mrs. Irma Goodrich, Berkeley.  Non-fiction.

McCall, Mrs. Virginia Nielson, Alameda.  Fiction, Non-fiction.

McCurtain, Mrs. Lucile V., Oakland.  Poetry, Non-fiction, Radio Script.

Meston, Mrs. Leta R., Mill Valley.  Poetry, Non-fiction, Fiction.

Mezquida, Mrs. Anna Blake, San Francisco.  Fiction, Poetry, Non-fiction, Radio.

Mitten, Mrs. Amy Requa Long, Redwood Valley.  Poetry.

Montague, Mrs. Kate B., Sonora.  Fiction.

Montgomery, Mrs. Cleone, El Centro.  Poetry, Non-fiction, Fiction.

Moody, Mr. Ralph, Burlingame.  Non-fiction.

Mooney, Mrs. Lily H.*, Petaluma.  Poetry, Fiction, Non-fiction.

Moore, Mrs. A. Teresa, Berkeley.  Poetry, Fiction, Non-fiction.

Morgan, Mrs. Grace Jones x, Alameda.  Fiction, Non-fiction, Poetry.

Morgan, Dr. William S., Berkeley.   Non-fiction.

Mott, Mr. Frank K.#, Oakland.  Non-fiction.

Mulker, Mrs. Alice Dean*, Larkspur.  Fiction.

 

 

 

N

 

 

Newell, Mrs. Val, San Francisco.  Fiction.

Noble, Mr. John Wesley, Oakland.  Non-Fiction, Fiction.

Norris, Mrs. Kathleen, Palo Alto.  Fiction.

Nunn, Mrs. Jessie Alford*, Vallejo.  Poetry, Fiction, Non-fiction.

 

 

 

O

 

 

Ormsby, Mrs. Georgia C., Oakland.  Non-fiction, Drama, Poetry.

 

 

 

P

 

 

Parish, Mrs. Amy M., Winnemucca, Nevada.  Fiction, Poetry.

Parker, Mr. Alfred E., Berkeley.  Fiction, Non-fiction.

Phillis, Mrs. Eleanor, Berkeley.  Poetry, Non-fiction, Fiction.

Poole, Dr. Edwin*, Berkeley.  Fiction, the Non-fiction.

Porter, Miss Anna N., San Jose.  Poetry, Fiction, Drama.

Potter, Mrs. Elizabeth Gray, Piedmont.  Non-fiction.

 

 

 

Q

 

 

Quinby, Mrs. Mildred Edwards, Piedmont.  Non-fiction.

 

 

 

R

 

 

Redewill, Mrs. Helena Munn, Berkeley.  Poetry, Non-fiction, Fiction.

Reeve, Mrs. Alice Means, Berkeley.  Non-fiction, Fiction.

Reeve, Mr. Lloyd Eric, Berkeley.  Non-fiction, Fiction.

Rhein, Mrs. Gladys, Oakland.  Non-fiction, Poetry.

Riehle, Miss Eva, Los Gatos. Poetry, Non-fiction, Fiction.

Rowell, Dr. Edward Z., Berkeley.  Non-fiction.

Russ, Mrs. Virginia F. (Youngreen) Berkeley.  Poetry, Non-fiction, Fiction, Libretti.

 

 

 

S

 

 

 

Sample, Mr. Philmer A., Redding. Poetry.

Sanborn, Mr. Edgar M.#, Oakland.  Non-fiction.

Sanford, Mrs. Sanchia#, Berkeley.  Poetry, Non-fiction, Fiction.

Schellenberg, Mrs. Helene Chambers, Alameda. Non-fiction, Fiction.

Scanlan, Mrs. Jessie Easter, Berkeley.  Non-fiction, Fiction.

Schoedinger, Mrs. Kay, Napa. Non-fiction, Fiction.

Schuster, Mr. Addison B.#, Berkeley.  Poetry, Non-fiction.

Scoville, Miss Shelagh*, Carmel. Berkeley.  Poetry.

Schreiber, Mrs. Hazel S., Inverness. Poetry, Fiction.

Setran, Mrs. Mae Lethwaite, Oakland. Fiction, Poetry, Non-fiction.

Seufferle, Mrs. Margery M.*, Commerce, Texas. Non-fiction, Fiction.

Shaffer, Miss Geneve L. A.*, San Francisco. Poetry, Non-fiction.

Simpson, Miss Emma L., Berkeley.  Poetry, Non-fiction, Fiction.

Smith, Mrs. Charlotte-Roy, Berkeley.  Non-fiction.

Smith, Dr. Edwin Oscar, Berkeley.  Non-fiction, Radio Script.

Smith, Mrs. Esther Ruth*, Gasquet. Poetry, Non-fiction.

Smith, Mrs. Ingeborg, Berkeley.  Poetry.

Smith, Mrs. Phyllis Sterling, Berkeley.  Fiction.

Sontag, Mr. Hans Henry, Oakland. Fiction, Poetry, Non-fiction.

Spicer, Mrs. Dorothy D., Berkeley.  Fiction.

Stebbings, Miss Elsie, San Francisco. Non-fiction, Fiction.

Stevenson, Dr. Lionel, Los Angeles. Poetry, Non-fiction.

Steward, Mrs. Pearl Bank, Berkeley.  Non-fiction, Fiction.

Stickland, Mrs. Eunice, Kingsburg. Non-fiction, Fiction.

Stillman, Mrs. Clara Gruening, San Francisco. Non-fiction, Fiction.

Strachan, Mrs. Edna H., Berkeley.  Non-fiction, Fiction, Drama.

Sullivan, Mrs. Suzanne*, Berkeley.  Poetry.

Swift, Mrs. Hildegarde Hoyt, New York, NY. Fiction, Poetry.

 

 

 

T

 

 

 

Taylor, Professor Archer, Berkeley.  Non-fiction.

Taylor, Mrs. Gladys Robinson*, Lafayette. Fiction.

Thayer, Mrs. Lee, Berkeley, Fiction.

Tinsley, Mrs. Lucy Burgess, Berkeley.  Non-fiction, Fiction.

Tooke, Mr. Alfred I., Los Angeles. Fiction, Poetry, Non-fiction, Drama.

Topping, Miss Constance M.*, Berkeley.  Poetry.

Townsend, Mrs. Olive E.*, Oakland. Poetry.

 

 

 

V

 

 

 

Van Nostrand, Mrs. Jeanne, Berkeley.  Non-fiction.

Vind, Miss Helen, San Francisco. Non-fiction.

Volandri, Mrs. Maud Oakes, San Francisco. Poetry, Non-fiction.

 

 

 

W

 

 

 

Way, Mrs. Mabel Connell, San Francisco. Poetry, Fiction.

Webb, Mrs. Margaret H.*, Oakland. Fiction, Poetry, Non-fiction.

Weir, Mr. Dave*, Fairfield. Non-fiction, Fiction.

White, Mrs. Vera, Ogden, Utah. Poetry, Fiction.

Willoughby, Mrs. Adelaide C., Berkeley.  Non-fiction.

Wilson, Mr. Scott, Berkeley.  Non-fiction.

Wimberly, Mrs. Pearl K., Berkeley.  Fiction, Poetry, Non-fiction.

Winfrey, Mr. Guy L.*, Napa. Fiction, Poetry.

Wood, Mrs. Irma H., Oakland. Fiction.

Wood, Mr. Milo N., Vallejo. Non-fiction.

Wood, Mrs. Milo N., Vallejo. Fiction.

 

 

 

Y

 

 

 

Yeager, Mr. Dorr G. Walnut Creek. Non-fiction, Fiction.

Yeatman, Mrs. Jeanette, San Marino. Poetry, Translations, Non-fiction.

Young, Mrs. Olivia, Auburn. Fiction, Poetry, Non-fiction.

Young, Mrs. Ruth Comfort-Mitchell, Los Gatos. Fiction.




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