Guide to the Mary Louise Phelan papers, [ca. 1896-1930]

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Guide to the Mary Louise Phelan Papers, [ca. 1896-1930]

Collection number: BANC MSS C-B 803

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, California

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Collection Summary

Collection Title: Mary Louise Phelan Papers,
Date (inclusive): [ca. 1896-1930]
Collection Number: BANC MSS C-B 803
Creator: Phelan, Mary Louise, d. 1933
Extent: Number of containers: 2 boxes and 1 vol.
Repository: The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Languages Represented: English

Information for Researchers


Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Mary Louise Phelan papers, BANC MSS C-B 803, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Scope and Content

Miss Phelan was the sister of Senator James D. Phelan. Her papers were presented to the Bancroft Library, with those of her brother and her nephew, Noël Sullivan, by Professor Benjamin H. Lehman in 1958 and 1961. They consist of correspondence, including letters of condolence written her upon the death of her brother, James D. Phelan, and miscellaneous financial papers.

List of Major Correspondents


Miscellany (single letters)


Costello, John D.


Ltr., Feb. 19, 1919


Harvey, Soffie


Ltr., n.d.


Older, Cora Miranda (Baggerly), 1873-


Ltr., Aug. 1930


Pedrini, Armando, 1870-1940


Ltr., Aug. 9, 1930


Peixotto, Sidney Salzado, 1866-1925


Ltr., June 20, 1924


Roos, Robert Achille, 1883-


Ltr., Aug. 8, 1930


Seawell, Emmet, 1862-1939


Ltr., Aug. 23, 1930


Scott, Joseph, 1867-


Ltr., Aug. 8, 1930


Spreckels, Rudolph, 1872-1958


Ltr., Oct. 21, 1925


Sullivan, Ada (Mother Agnes of Jesus)


Ltr., Aug. 23, 1925


Sullivan, Alice (Phelan), 1860-1912


Ltr., n.d.


Sullivan, Francis J., 1852-1930


Ltr., Aug. 12, 1913


Taylor, Eunice (Jeffers)


Ltr., Aug. 20, 1930


Vogelsang, Alexander Theodore, 1861-1930


Ltr., Aug. 8, 1930


Wiley, Louis, 1869-1935


Ltr., Aug. 8, 1930


Woman's State Democratic Club of California


Ltr., Aug. 9, 1930


Young, Clement Calhoun, 1869-1947


Ltr., Aug. 9, 1930


Doyle, Gladys (Sullivan), 1889-1933


2 letters, 1914


Fay, Charles William, 1869-1938?


11 letters, 1914


Jolliffe, Frances


3 letters, n.d.


O'Sullivan, Elizabeth (Curtis)


3 letters, 1918-1930


Phelan, James Duval, 1861-1930


23 letters, 1904-1924


Pittman, Key, 1872-1940


2 letters, 1930


Sullivan, Noël, 1890-1956


45 letters, 1917-1922


Young, Milton K., 1868-


2 letters, 1930