Arthur Lovejoy Cable Papers MS-0075

Special Collections & University Archives
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA 92182-8050

Contributing Institution: Special Collections & University Archives
Title: Arthur Lovejoy Cable Papers
Creator: Cable, Arthur Lovejoy
Identifier/Call Number: MS-0075
Physical Description: 0.42 Linear Feet
Date (inclusive): 1914-1930
Language of Material: English .

Scope and Contents

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.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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Source of Acquisition

John R. Adams

Accruals and Additions


Preferred Citation

Identification of item, folder title, box number, Arthur Lovejoy Cable Papers, Special Collections and University Archives, San Diego State University Library.

Biographical Note

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.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Personal Papers
World War, 1914-1918--Sources
Cable, Arthur Lovejoy, b. 1898--Archives
Cable, Arthur Lovejoy, b. 1898--Correspondence

box 1, folder 1

School Records of Arthur Lovejpy Cable & John Rufus Cable Folder 1

box 1, folder 2

A.L. Cable letters, Southern Pacific Railroad Folder 2 March 8, 1914-21 and May 1915

box 1, folder 3

A.L. Cable letters, Bootcamp, Camp Lewis Folder 3 September 27, 1917-24 and October 1917

box 1, folder 4

A.L. Cable letters, A Company, 316 Engineers Regiment Folder 4 November 1 - Decemeber 1917

box 1, folder 5

A.L. Cable letters, General Headquarters, France, American Expeditionary Force Folder 5 January 1, 1915-18 and August 1918

box 1, folder 6

A.L. Cable letters, General Headquarters, France, American Expeditionary Force Folder 6 September 15, 1918-25 and December 1918

box 1, folder 7

A.L. Cable letters, General Headquarters, France, U.S. Army Folder 7 February 1, 1914-19- July 4, 1919

box 1, folder 8

A.L. Cable letters, Primary while with the Imperial Valley Development Co. Folder 8 April 14, 1920- June 9, 1930