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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 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.

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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