Title:August Vollmer letters: Berkeley, Calif., to Jane Hentze, [Alaska] : TLS, 1950-1955
Creator/Contributor:Vollmer, August, 1876-1955, creator
Concerns Vollmer's involvement with police work including helping English, Canadian and Japanese police study the U.S. system
of police work, about Samuel Chapman, Hentze's son and his studies in police work, and about Vollmer's health. Also includes
two letters from Lida Miller, Vollmer's housekeeper about his health and death, and an article about Vollmer's death.
Vollmer, August -- 1876-1955 -- Correspondence
Chapman, Samuel G
Berkeley (Calif.). -- Police Dept. -- History
University of California, Berkeley. -- School of Criminology.
Criminology -- History
August Vollmer was the Chief of Police in Berkeley, Calif. from 1905-1932. He wrote and taught at the University of California,
Berkeley about police science. Vollmer is considered by many to be the father of modern American police methods.
1 v. (28 items) ; 33 cm.
BANC MSS 2004/223 c v. 1