Guide to the Frank Kanning Mott Papers while Mayor of Oakland, Calif., 1857-1930

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Guide to the Frank Kanning Mott Papers while Mayor of Oakland, Calif., 1857-1930

Collection number: BANC MSS C-A 264

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Collection Summary

Collection Title: Frank Kanning Mott Papers while Mayor of Oakland, Calif.,
Date (inclusive): 1857-1930
Collection Number: BANC MSS C-A 264
Creator: Mott, Frank Kanning, 1866-
Extent: 1 box
Repository: The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Abstract: Primarily letters written to him, many of them relating to President Taft's visit to Alameda County in 1909; copies of some letters by him; a few copies of municipal reports; clippings; invitations, etc.
Languages Represented: English

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Collection is open for research.

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[Identification of item], Frank Kanning Mott papers while mayor of Oakland, Calif., BANC MSS C-A 264, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Key to Arrangement

Box 1

Letters written by Mott, 1905-1910

Additional Note

Typed copies relating to official business. (1 folder)
 

Letters written to Mott

Additional Note

Many are related to appointment to reception committee for President Taft's visit to Alameda County, 1909. Arranged alphabetically as follows. Unlisted letters are in a miscellany.

Partial List of Correspondents

 

Capwell, Harris Cebert, 1858-1929

 

2 letters, 1909

 

Clay, I. Harrison

 

2 letters, 1909. Letter, July 10, written for him.

 

Daniels, George B.

 

Letter, Aug. 30, 1909. Written for him by his secretary.

 

Ellsworth, Oliver

 

Letter, Sept. 27, 1910. Re: ordinance to increase pay of the first & second Assistant Engineers in the Fire Department.

 

Fitzmaurice, William M.

See Republican Party. California. City Central Committee (Oakland)

 

Gier, Theodore

 

Letter, July 20, 1910

 

Hale, Marshall, 1866-1945

 

Letter, Sept. 20, 1909. Writing as Chairman, President Taft Banquet Committee.

 

Howard, Cary

 

Letter, Oct. 2, 1909

 

Isaacs, John Dove, 1848-

 

Letter, Oct. 3, 1906

 

Knowland, Joseph Russell, 1873-1966

 

Telegram, Aug. 2, 1909

 

La Follette, Robert Marion, 1855-1925

 

Letter, Oct. 8, 1908. Form letter requesting support to establish a new weekly paper.

 

Laymance, Millard Josephus, 1856-

 

Letter, Aug. 28, 1909

 

Leach, Abe P., 1873-

 

Letter, Aug. 13, 1909

 

Lissner, Meyer, 1871-1930

See Republican Party. California. State Central Committee

 

Locke, William John, 1863-1930

 

Letter, Nov. 16, 1909

 

London, Jack, 1876-1916

 

Letter, Oct. 23, 1908. Written for him by Ninetta Eames, to the Oakland Tax Collector, requesting information on taxes on his property in the Rowland Tract.

 

Melvin, Henry Alexander, 1865-1920

 

Letter, Sept. 7, 1909

 

Metcalf, Victor Howard, 1853-1936

 

Letter, Sept. 1, 1909

 

Noy, William H.

 

Letter, Aug. 28, 1909. Writing as Mayor of Alameda.

 

Oakland, Calif. City Clerk

 

3 letters, 1906-1910. Written by Frank R. Thompson. Re: bills passed by the City Council.

 

Oakland, Calif. Police Department

 

Letter, July 2, 1907. Written by W. J. Petersen, Acting Chief of Police. Written to the Board of Police & Fire Commissioners, submitting a report of police operations for June 1907.

 

Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company

 

Letter, Dec. 31, 1909. Transmits permit granting the city of Oakland use of its underground conduit system for placing wires for fire & police purposes.

 

Pardee, George Cooper, 1857-1941

 

Letter, Sept. 27, 1906. Writing as Governor of California.

 

Perkins, George Clement, 1839-1923

 

2 letters, 1908-1909. Written while U.S. Senator from California.

 

Republican Party. California

 

Letter, Feb. 16, 1909. Written by W. M. Fitzmaurice, Treasurer.

 

Republican Party. California. State Central Committee

 

Letter, Sept. 22, 1910. Written by Meyer Lissner & Adolph Uhl.

 

Requa, Mark Lawrence, 1865-1937

 

Letter, Nov. 19, 1909

 

San Diego, Calif. Mayor

 

Letter, June 21, 1909. Written by G. Conard.

 

Sanborn, John A.

 

Letter, Dec. 10, 1909

 

Snook, Charles E., 1863-

 

Letter, Aug. 31, 1909

 

Stetson, John Walter, 1871-1919?

 

Letter, Jan. 29, 1910. Written while Oakland City Attorney; written for him by his secretary.

 

Stratton, Frederick Smith, 1859-1915

 

Letter, Aug. 31, 1909

 

Swedish American Republican Club

 

Letter, Nov. 8, 1909. Written by K. E. Hanson, Secretary. Asking Mott to speak at their next meeting.

 

Uhl, Adolph

See Republican Party. California. State Central Committee

 

Yorke, Peter Christopher, 1864-1925

 

Letter, Oct. 12, 1909

 

Miscellany

 

Copies of municipal reports, invitations, clippings, etc.