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Arthur Lovejoy Cable Papers, 1914-1930 | Special Collections & University Archives

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Title: Arthur Lovejoy Cable Papers, 1914-1930Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Cable, Arthur Lovejoy (1898-)

Extent: 0.42 Linear Feet

Subjects: Cable, Arthur Lovejoy, b. 1898--Archives, Cable, Arthur Lovejoy, b. 1898--Correspondence, World War, 1914-1918--Sources

Forms of Material: Personal Papers

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

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.

Subject/Index Terms

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

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections & University Archives

Accruals: 1989

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

Acquisition Source: John R. Adams

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


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Folder 1: School Records of Arthur Lovejpy Cable & John Rufus CableAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: A.L. Cable letters, Southern Pacific Railroad, March 8, 1914-21 and May 1915Add to your cart.
Folder 3: A.L. Cable letters, Bootcamp, Camp Lewis, September 27, 1917-24 and October 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 4: A.L. Cable letters, A Company, 316 Engineers Regiment, November 1 - Decemeber 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 5: A.L. Cable letters, General Headquarters, France, American Expeditionary Force, January 1, 1915-18 and August 1918Add to your cart.
Folder 6: A.L. Cable letters, General Headquarters, France, American Expeditionary Force, September 15, 1918-25 and December 1918Add to your cart.
Folder 7: A.L. Cable letters, General Headquarters, France, U.S. Army, February 1, 1914-19- July 4, 1919Add to your cart.
Folder 8: A.L. Cable letters, Primary while with the Imperial Valley Development Co., April 14, 1920- June 9, 1930Add to your cart.


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