Title:Franklin K. Lane letters to Lathrop Brown: Los Angeles, California and elsewhere, 1920-1921
Creator/Contributor:Lane, Franklin K., creator
9 signed and 10 typewritten copies of letters concern strategies in politics and government, with mention of Lane's illness
and perspective. Includes typed copies of each letter (with a typed copy only for a telegram of 1921 March 26), and a printed
portrait with an undated, signed New Year's greeting. With these: "A brief history of Lathrop and Helene Hooper Brown", written
by their granddaughter, Pamela C. Grossman.
Subject:Lane, Franklin K -- Correspondence
Brown, Helene Hooper
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Franklin K. Lane letters to Lathrop Brown, BANC MSS 97/91 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift; of Pamela Grossman; 199704.
In 1917, Brown became Special Assistant to Secretary of the Interior, Franklin K. Lane, and worked with him until November
1918, when he enlisted in the Army. After the war, Brown returned to Washington and acted as Joint Secretary for the Industrial
Conference of 1919, organized by President Wilson. He remained active in Democratic party matters, serving as a delegate to
the nominating conventions of 1920, 1924 and 1936. From 1928 to 1932, Brown was a graduate student at the Harvard School of
Public Administration, with a focus on monetary policy.
Franklin K. Lane was a Democratic politician from California who served as Secretary of the Interior from 1913 to 1920.
Related collection: Franklin K. Lane papers, BANC MSS C-B 407
1 box (.2 linear ft.)
BANC MSS 97/91 c box 1