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Building the Democratic Party in California,1954-1966 : oral history transcript / and related material, 1976-1981.
BANC MSS 82/102 c v.2; Phonotape 1408 A; Phonotape 2947 C:1-2
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Title:

Building the Democratic Party in California,1954-1966 : oral history transcript: and related material, 1976-1981

Creator/Contributor:

Kent, Roger, 1906-1980, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Brower, Anne, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Fry, Amelia R., interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Concerns Kent's political activities as state chairman or Northern California chairman of the Democratic State Central Commitee, 1954-1964, with emphasis on political campaigns, 1954-1966, particularly Stevenson's 1956 presidential campaign and Pat Brown's gubernatorial canpaign's. Kent comments on his work with Department of Defense and the Securities and Exchange Commission; his private law practice; his father, William Kent, and his mother, Elizabeth T. Kent; family life; etc.
copies of speeches, clippings, letters, pamphlets, etc. 2 sound cassettes, one of his memorial service, May 22, 1980; the other an excerpt from an interview with Alice Paul concerning Kent (shelved as Phonotape 2947 C).

Date:

1976 (issued)

Subject:

Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing) -- 1900-1965
Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald) -- 1905-1996
Kent, William -- 1864-1928
Kent, Elizabeth Thacher -- 1868-1952
Democratic Party (Calif.)
California -- Politics and government -- 20th century
United States -- California -- Berkeley
United States -- California -- Berkeley

Note:

Roger Kent; tape-recorded interview conducted in 1976-1977 by Anne H. Brower and Amelia R. Fry for the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, 1981 :
Copies of photographs inserted; copies of obituaries and documentary material appended.
Introduction by G. Stanleigh Arnold.
Audio tape recording of the interview also available. Classified as Phonotape 1408.
Also available online.
Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library. Duplicate transcript.
Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be adddressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Type:

Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
[23], xix, 476 p. ; 28 cm.
1 box, 2 sound cassettes.
23 reel to reel tapes, 1 sound cassette.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z2774
BANC MSS 82/102 c v.2
Phonotape 1408 A
Phonotape 2947 C:1-2

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be adddressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Related Item:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z2774