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Mann Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0567

Scope and Contents

The Mann Family Papers collection is comprised of 31 personal letters written primarily between Betty A. Mann, friends and family, as well as between E. C. Mann and Betty A. Mann from 1920 to 1937. The letters report personal news, health conditions, weather updates from friends and family, and travel arrangements.

Notably, Betty Avery Mann recieved letters from her uncle, Geo Stafford, who was a long time patient at the Parsons State Hopsital, a state hospital for epileptics. Stafford often notes the poor living conditions endured by patients and his experiences with mental health care in the 1920s.

Dates

  • 1920-1937

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in some or all of these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creator(s) of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of archival collections is such that multiple creators are often applicable and copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. In any case, the user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, obtaining publication rights and copyright infringement. When requesting images from Special Collections & University Archives for publication, we require a signed agreement waiving San Diego State University of any liability in the event of a copyright violation.

Extent

0.20 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

Chronological

Accruals and Additions

9999-174

Title
Mann Family Papers
Author
Dakota Greenwich
Date
08/07/2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections & University Archives Repository

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