William Kent family papers 1768-1961

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William Kent family papers, 1768-1961

William Kent family papers 1768-1961

The papers consist of correspondence, writings, topical files, biographical files, scrapbooks, and other material relating to William Kent's businesses, political activities, and family. The papers document his activities as a municipal reformer in Chicago and Northern California; his interests in conservation, recreation, and public control of water power; his campaigns for election to Congress; his service in the U.S. House of Representatives and on the U.S. Tariff Commission; and his business interests in cattle ranches in Nebraska and Nevada. The papers also include materials relating to the activities of Kent's wife, Elizabeth Thacher Kent, Mrs. Kent's family, and the Kent children and grandchildren. Papers of Elizabeth Thacher Kent document her interests in women's suffrage, the Equal Rights Amendment, and international peace and her participation in the National Woman's Party and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.

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Lawyer and publicist. From the description of Amos Pinchot papers, 1856-1945 (bulk 1909-1942). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81081399 Biographical Note 1873 Born, Paris, France 1897 B.A., Yale University, New Haven, Conn. circa 1898 St...

Borah, William Edgar, 1865-1940

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Lawyer and U.S. senator from Idaho. From the description of William Edgar Borah papers, 1905-1940 (bulk 1912-1940). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979901 U.S. senator from Idaho. From the description of Letter, 1929 Oct. 12, Washington D.C., to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904148 Attorney in Boise, Idaho; United States senator from Idaho, 1907-1940. From the description of Correspondence, 1902-1932. (Idah...

Washburn, William D. (William Drew), 1863-1929

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United States. Congress. House of Representatives

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