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Inventory of the Annie G. Lyle papers
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  • Title: Annie G. Lyle papers
    Date (inclusive): 1928-1932
    Collection Number: XX496
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 5 manuscript boxes (2 linear feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, clippings, and campaign literature, relating to Herbert Hoover and the American presidential elections of 1928 and 1932.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Lyle, Annie G.


    Collection is open for research.

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    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Annie G. Lyle papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives


    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog Socrates at http://library.stanford.edu/webcat . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in Socrates is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    Annie Lyle was an American physician who practiced in the San Francisco and the Northern California region. Lyle was in the Pioneer Class of 1895 at Stanford University, where she befriended President Herbert Hoover. Lyle was a Republican Party campaign worker who strongly supported Herbert Hoover with his presidential campaign.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection contains materials such as correspondence, newspaper clippings, campaign materials, and articles relating to Herbert Hoover and the American presidential elections of 1928 and 1932. This collection contains multiple articles, pamphlets, and other campaign materials authored by Lyle, detailing her support of Hoover. This collection also contains correspondence received and sent by Lyle concerning campaign matters and Hoover. Noted is her working relationship with classmate Archie Rice in their work for the Hoover campaign, to include their correspondence and co-authored "Political Sentiment Map." This article also contains a large amount of newspaper clippings concerning a variety of topics relating to political feelings at the time.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.
    Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
    Presidents--United States--Election--1928.
    Presidents--United States--Election--1932.