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Guide to the Arthur Lovejoy Cable Papers
MS-0075  
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Description
This is a small collection of correspondence of Arthur Cable primarily to his mother and father, describing his military and work experiences and requesting help in regards to his failing marriage and subsequent divorce.  The letters also touch on the mental stability of Cable's brother, John.
Background
Arthur Lovejoy Cable was the son of Herbert Arthur Cable, Deputy State Labor Commissioner of California, and Mrs. Herbert Arthur Cable, President of State Federation of Women's Clubs. His brother was John Rufus Cable. Cable was born in South Dakota, and grew up in Los Angeles. He worked for the Southern Pacific Railroad (1914-1915), the Imperial Valley Development Company, and as an accountant for a lumber firm in the Pacific Northwest. Cable enlisted in the army in 1917, and was honorably discharged in 1919. He attended boot camp at Camp Lewis, American Lake (Tacoma) Washington, was a Private, A Company 316 Engineer Regiment; a Corporal, Section 4, General Headquarters, France, A.E.F.; and Sergeant, section 4, General Headquarters, France, A.O.
Extent
0.42 linear ft
Restrictions
The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.
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This collection is open for research.