Inventory of the Annie G. Lyle papers

Finding aid prepared by Savannah Pham
Hoover Institution Archives
434 Galvez Mall
Stanford University
Stanford, CA, 94305-6010
(650) 723-3563
hooverarchives@stanford.edu
© 2008, 2014


Title: Annie G. Lyle papers
Date (inclusive): 1887-1941
Date (bulk): 1928-1932
Collection Number: XX496
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 5 manuscript boxes (2.0 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.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

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

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives

Accruals

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 at http://searchworks.stanford.edu . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Biographical Note

Annie Lyle was an American physician who practiced in the San Francisco and northern California regions. She was in the pioneer class of 1895 at Stanford University, where she befriended Herbert Hoover, and she eventually served as a Republican Party campaign worker, supporting Hoover during his presidential campaigns.

Scope and Content of Collection

The bulk of the collection consists of a large amount of printed matter, including newspaper clippings, concerning a variety of topics relating to political feelings of the time (1928-1932). The collection also contains articles, pamphlets, and other campaign materials authored by Lyle, detailing her support of Hoover, as well as correspondence received and sent by Lyle concerning campaign matters and Hoover. Of note is her working relationship with classmate Archie Rice in their work for the Hoover campaign, as evidenced by their correspondence and the co-authored "Political Sentiment Map of the United States."

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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

 

Correspondence, 1925-1932

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Campaign mailing lists, 1928

 

Between third parties, 1931-1932

Box/Folder 1 : 2

From Crothers, G.E. to Norman, R.S., 1931

Box/Folder 1 : 3

From Hague, M. to Hall, 1931

Box/Folder 1 : 4

From Hale, M. to Hale, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 5

From S., M.B. to Peck, M., 1932

 

Received, 1925-1932

Box/Folder 1 : 6-8

Rice, Archie, 1931-1932, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 9

1925

Box/Folder 1 : 10

July-August, 1928

Box/Folder 1 : 11

September, 1928

Box/Folder 1 : 12

October, 1928

Box/Folder 1 : 13

November-December, 1928

Box/Folder 1 : 14

1929

Box/Folder 1 : 15

1931

Box/Folder 2 : 1

January-March, 1932

Box/Folder 2 : 2

April, 1932

Box/Folder 2 : 3

May, 1932

Box/Folder 2 : 4

June-November, 1932

Box/Folder 2 : 5

Undated

 

Sent, 1926-1928, 1931-1932

Box/Folder 2 : 6

1928

Box/Folder 2 : 7

1931

Box/Folder 2 : 8

1932

Box/Folder 2 : 9

Telegram copies, 1926-1928

 

Printed Matter, 1887, 1922-1941

 

Newspaper clippings, 1929-1932

Scope and Contents note

Largely from the Washington Post, but also from the Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Examiner, New York Times, Dallas Journal, and Saturday Evening Post. Folder titles are creator's.
Box/Folder 2 : 10

Aliens, 1931-1932

Box/Folder 2 : 11

All American Nationalist Party, The Liberty Party (3rd Party), 1931-1932

Box/Folder 2 : 12

Cartoons, 1932

Box/Folder 2 : 13

Catholic, 1932

Box/Folder 2 : 14

Coalition, 1931

Box/Folder 2 : 15

Congress, 1931-1932

Box/Folder 2 : 16

Crime, 1932

Box/Folder 2 : 17

Democratic, 1929-1932

Box/Folder 2 : 18

Depression, 1931-1932

Box/Folder 2 : 19

Disarmament, 1931-1932

Box/Folder 2 : 20

Edison, 1931

Box/Folder 2 : 21

Education, 1932

Box/Folder 2 : 22

Garner, 1932

Box/Folder 2 : 23

General, 1929-1931

Box/Folder 2 : 24

German reparations, 1931

Box/Folder 2 : 25

Government ownership, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 26

Great Smoky Mountain National Park, National Parks, 1931

Box/Folder 3 : 1

Hoover, Herbert, 1931-1932

Box/Folder 3 : 2

Illinois election, undated

Box/Folder 3 : 3

Jefferson Day speeches, 1932

Box/Folder 3 : 4

Jews, 1932

Box/Folder 3 : 5

Jordan, Dr. David Starr, 1931

Box/Folder 3 : 6

Lewis, "Jim Ham," undated

Box/Folder 3 : 7

Lyle, Annie G., 1931

Box/Folder 3 : 8

MacDonald, Ramsay, 1931

Box/Folder 3 : 9

Masons, 1931-1932

Box/Folder 3 : 10

Miscellaneous, 1931-1932

Box/Folder 3 : 11

Mooney, 1932

Box/Folder 3 : 12

"Mourning Becomes Electorate," 1932

Box/Folder 3 : 13

Murray, "Alfalfa Bill," 1932

Box/Folder 3 : 14

Narcotics, undated

Box/Folder 3 : 15

Navy, 1932

Box/Folder 3 : 16

Pinchot, 1931-1932

Box/Folder 3 : 17

Prohibition, 1931-1932

Box/Folder 3 : 18

"The American Freeman," 1931-1932

Box/Folder 3 : 19

Better Health, 1928

Box/Folder 3 : 20

The Belief of Catholics and Liberal Protestants, pamphlet, undated

Box/Folder 3 : 21

Biennial Convention of the National Women's Party, pamphlet, 1931

Box/Folder 3 : 22

Biographical Sketch of Hoover, pamphlet, 1928

Box/Folder 3 : 23

California HH "32" Club, pamphlet, 1932

Box/Folder 3 : 24

Campaign circulation, 1928-1932

Box/Folder 3 : 25

Campaign materials, 1928

Box/Folder 3 : 26

Herbert Hoover and the California Farmer, pamphlet, undated

Box/Folder 3 : 27

How the Drys Will Meet the Wet Millionaire Challenge to Prohibition, pamphlet, undated

Box/Folder 3 : 28

Informative Facts Concerning the President's Commissions, pamphlet, 1931

Box/Folder 3 : 29

Principle Not Politics, pamphlet, undated

Box/Folder 4 : 1

List of Members of the California Medical Association, pamphlet, 1932

Box/Folder 4 : 2

Los Angeles Times, 1932

Box/Folder 4 : 3

The Literary Digest, 1929

Box/Folder 4 : 4

Mill Valley Record, 1931-1932

Box/Folder 4 : 5

Music and songs, 1928-1932

Box/Folder 4 : 6

News bulletins, 1930-1932

Box/Folder 4 : 7

Palo Alto Special to the Hoover Inaugural, pamphlet, 1929

Box/Folder 4 : 8-9

Photographs, 1887, undated

Box/Folder 4 : 10

Postal Information, pamphlet, 1930

Box/Folder 4 : 11

"Republican National Committee," pamphlet, 1928

Box/Folder 4 : 12

Republican National Committee, newsletters, 1931-1932

Box/Folder 4 : 13

San Francisco Chronicle, 1928-1941

Box/Folder 4 : 14

The San Francisco Examiner, 1928-1929

Box/Folder 4 : 15

The Saturday Evening Post, 1928

Box/Folder 4 : 16-20

Stanford Illustrated Review, 1931-1932

Box/Folder 4 : 21

The Sun, undated

Box/Folder 4 : 22

The Tammany I Know, newsletter, undated

Box/Folder 5 : 1

"Ten Rules for Women Voters," leaflet, undated

Box/Folder 5 : 2

War in Time of Peace, pamphlet, 1932

Box/Folder 5 : 3

What Is Proposition No. 2 on the Ballot to Be Voted on May 3, 1932?, pamphlet, 1932

Box/Folder 5 : 4

What the Democratic Party Said It Would Do--What It Has Not Done, pamphlet, 1922

Box/Folder 5 : 5

White Ribbon Ensign, newsletter, 1928

Box/Folder 5 : 6

The Woman Voter, newsletter, 1931

Box/Folder 5 : 7

The Women's Division Republican National Committee, news bulletins, 1931

Box/Folder 5 : 8

"Political Sentiment Map of the United States," 1931

Box/Folder 5 : 9

"Political Sentiment Map"-related correspondence, 1932

Box/Folder 5 : 10

Handkerchief, 1931

 

Writings by Others, 1928-1932

Box/Folder 5 : 11

Cockerell, T.D., "Why Vote for Hoover?," 1928

Box/Folder 5 : 12

Ellington, John, speech transcription, 1928

Box/Folder 5 : 13

Hickory, "A Platform for the Democrats," 1932

Box/Folder 5 : 14

Long, Percy, "Speaker's Bulletin," published by the Republican State Committee, undated

Box/Folder 5 : 15

McNab, John, "The Leadership of Herbert Hoover," undated

Box/Folder 5 : 16

Unidentified, "Personnel of National Prohibition Board of Strategy," undated

 

Speeches and Writings, 1928-1932

Box/Folder 5 : 17

"Comparing Candidates' Careers" and related correspondence, 1928

Box/Folder 5 : 18

"The Human-ness of Hoover" and related correspondence, 1929

Box/Folder 5 : 19

"My Classmate--Herbert Hoover," 1928

Box/Folder 5 : 20

"Reasons for My Support of Herbert Hoover," 1928

Box/Folder 5 : 21

Notes, 1931-1932

Box/Folder 5 : 22

Transcription of speech, 1932