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Finding Aid to the Mabel Vernon Papers, 1914-1920
BANC MSS P-G 283  
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    Collection Title: Mabel Vernon papers
    Date (inclusive): 1914-1920
    Collection Number: BANC MSS P-G 283
    Creator: Vernon, Mabel
    Extent: Number of containers: 7 boxes
    Repository: The Bancroft Library.
    University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
    Phone: (510) 642-6481
    Fax: (510) 642-7589
    Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
    URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
    Abstract: General correspondence relating to woman suffrage movement and to management of Anne Martin's senatorial campaigns, 1918 and 1920. The papers (circa 1000 letters) include general and suffrage correspondence, 1914-1918, as well as campaign letters of 1918-1920. Most of the correspondence is on the local level but there are letters from Sara Bard Field, Alice Henkle, Alice Paul, Doris Stevens, Margaret Whittemore, and Maud Younger. See also Suffrage in Nevada [BANC MSS P-G 284]
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English
    Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

    Information for Researchers

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley 94720-6000. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html .

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Mabel Vernon papers, BANC MSS P-G 283, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

    Related Collections

    Title: Anne Martin Papers,
    Identifier/Call Number: BANC MSS P-G 282

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog
    Field, Sara Bard, 1882-1974. Correspondent
    Henkle, Alice. Correspondent
    Martin, Anne, 1875-1951
    Paul, Alice, 1885-1977. Correspondent
    Stevens, Doris, 1892-1963. Correspondent
    Whittemore, Margaret. Correspondent
    Younger, Maud. Correspondent
    United States. Congress. Senate
    Women--Suffrage--Nevada
    Nevada--Politics and government

    Administrative Information

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    Scope and Content

    The Mabel Vernon Correspondence is a portion of the Anne Martin Collection that has been catalogued separately due to its size. Mabel Vernon was an extremely active suffragist on the national scale and became involved with the Nevada Suffrage campaign in 1914 as Anne Martin's assistant. After suffrage was won for Nevada in 1914, Mabel Vernon continued her work as a member of the Nevada Women's Civic League. In 1918, she became Anne Martin's campaign manager in the senatorial race and again served in this capacity during Anne Martin's 1920 campaign.
    After the 1920 campaign, Mabel Vernon returned to her work at the National Woman's Party and continued until 1930 when she became associated with the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. In 1940, she joined the executive committee of the Peoples Mandate to Governments to End Wars. She continued in this work until about 1945. No dates or further information is available on her.
    The collection is divided into three parts: Part I. General and Suffrage Correspondence from 1914-1918; Part II. Anne Martin's Senatorial Campaign, 1918 and Part III. Anne Martin's Senatorial Campaign, 1920.
    Correspondence addressed to Anne Martin will be found in the Anne Martin Collection, P-G 282. (See key to arrangement for their location).

    Part I: General and Suffrage Correspondence from 1914-1918s

    • Field, Sara Bard, 1882-
      • Letter(s), 1916 Sept.-Oct. (6).
    • Fisher, Katherine
      • Letter(s), 1918 [ June-Nov.] (19).
    • Henkle, Alice
      • Letter(s), 1916 Sept.-Oct. (17).
    • Katzenstein, Caroline
      • Letter(s), 1914 Sept. 9-12 (2).
    • Martin, Anne Henrietta, 1875-1951
      • Letter(s), 1914-1916 (18).
    • Paul, Alice, 1885-
      • Letter(s), 1916 Apr.-Oct. (12).
    • Republican Party. National Committee
      • Letter(s), 1916 Sept.-Oct. (3). Signed by Harriett E. Vittum.
    • Stevens, Doris, 1892-
      • Letter(s), 1916 Oct. 11-27 (2).
    • Whittemore, Margaret Fay
      • Letter(s), 1916 Oct.-Nov. (3).
    • Wyse, Cornelia
      • Letter(s), 1916 Oct.-Nov. (18).
    • Younger, Maud
      • Letter(s), 1916 Sept.-Oct. (6).

    Part II: Anne Martin's Senatorial Campaign, 1918

    • Boyle, Emmett Derby, 1879-1926
      • Letter(s), 1918 Aug. 26 (1).
    • Condon, Mollie
      • Letter(s), 1918 Aug.-Nov. (33).
    • Field, Sara Bard, 1882-
      • Letter(s), 1918 Oct. 7 (1).
    • Fisher, Katherine
      • Letter(s), 1918 July-Oct. (20).
    • Gilman, Charlotte (Perkins), 1860-1935
      • Letter(s), 1918 Oct.-Nov. (2).
    • Granville-Smith, Jessica
      • Letter(s), 1918 Aug.-Nov. (31).
    • Katzenstein, Caroline
      • Letter(s), 1918 Sept.-Oct. (5).
    • Lincoln, Kathryn
      • Letter(s), 1918 July-Nov. (24).
    • Long, Margaret, 1873-
      • Letter(s), 1918 Aug.-Nov. (18).
    • Nevada. State Dept.
      • Letter(s), 1918 July-Aug. (3). Signed by George Bradigan.
    • Prohibition Party. National Committee.
      • Letter(s), 1918 July-Oct. (6). Signed by Virgil Hinshaw.
    • Riegel, Ella
      • Letter(s), 1918 Aug.-Nov. (20).
    • Ross, Margery (Gibson)
      • Letter(s), 1918 Sept.-Nov. (18).
    • Whittemore, Margaret Fay
      • Letter(s), 1918 July-Nov. (10).
    • Wood, Charles Erskine Scott, 1852-1944
      • Letter(s), 1918 Sept. 22 (1).

    Part III: Anne Martin's Senatorial Campaign, 1920

    • Baldwin, Roger Nash, 1884-
      • Letter(s), 1920 Aug.-Nov. (7).
    • Farmer - Labor Party.
      • Letter(s), 1920 Sept.-Oct. (5).
    • Hilles, Florence (Bayard)
      • Letter(s), 1920 Sept.-Oct. (3).
    • Katzenstein, Caroline
      • Letter(s), 1920 Sept.-Nov. (3).
    • Kent, Elizabeth (Thacher), 1868-
      • Letter(s), 1920 Oct. 24 (1).
    • Long, Margaret, 1873-
      • Letter(s), 1920 Aug. 13-17 (2).
    • Mullen, Kate
      • Letter(s), 1920 Aug.-Sept. (11).