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Inventory of the Annie G. Lyle papers
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  • 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 (2.1 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.


    The 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 no.], 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 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.