Anne T. Kent California Room Collection c.1875-Present 1885-Present

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Anne T. Kent California Room Collection c.1875-Present 1885-Present

Archive dedicated to collecting and preserving information on local, regional and state history with a strong emphasis on the history and culture of Marin County. Special collections include: The Dr. Leo Stanley Collection on San Quentin Prison; The Stinson Family Collection; The Kent Family Collection; Frank Lloyd Wright and the Marin County Civic Center; Mountain Play Collection; California Motion Picture Corporation Collection.

Approx. 10,000 books; 9,000 photographs; 400 oral histories; 500 maps; 225 linear feet of documents, clippings & ephemera.; 900 online items

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Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959

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Architect, designer; Illinois, Wisconsin and Arizona. From the description of Frank Lloyd Wright textile design studies, [ca. 1955]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86122971 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) was an American Architect internationally recognized for his distinctive Prairie Style houses, innovative building design, Taliesin school and fellowships, and philosophy of "organic architecture." From the guide to the Frank Lloyd Wright Miscel...

Sunny Hills Children's Garden

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Kent, Elizabeth Thacher, 1868-1952

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Elizabeth Thacher Kent (b. Sept. 22, 1868–d. Aug. 14, 1952) was an environmentalist and women's rights activist. Born Elizabeth Sherman Thacher, she was the daughter of Thomas Anthony Thacher. Her brother was Sherman Day Thacher and she was a descendant of Founding Father Roger Sherman. She married William Kent in 1890 and relocated to California. Together she had seven children, including professor Sherman Kent, politician Roger Kent, and artist Adaline Kent. The Kents purchased 611 acres of...

Tamalpais Centre

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Butler, George E., 1943-

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Kent, Albert Emmett, 1830-1901

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Mount Tamalpais Military Academy (San Rafael, Calif.)

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California State Prison at San Quentin

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North Shore Railroad

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Johnson, Ben, 1853? -1904

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Johnston, James A., 1874-

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James A. Johnston was born on May 25, 1926 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He married Dr. Helen Davis in 1952 and had two children. Johnston received his B.A. in chemistry from the University of Texas in 1948 and an M.S. in physiology and biochemistry from the University of Minnesota in 1951. In 1953 he received his Ph.D., also from the University of Minnesota. While at the University of Texas he was a Research Assistant (1945-1949); and while at the University of Minnesota he held the pos...

Mission San Rafael Arcangel

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Bradley, Ernest

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Stanley, Leo L. (Leo Leonidas), 1886-

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Resident physician, California State Prison, San Quentin, California. From the description of Twenty years at San Quentin : printed pamphlet, 1933. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79628021 Physician for San Quentin Prison, 1913-1951. During his leaves of absence, Stanley signed on as relief surgeon on maritime ships. From the description of Leo L. Stanley papers, 1928-1965. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 145415108 Physician for San Q...

College of Marin

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Howitt Family

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North Pacific Coast Railroad Company.

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San Francisco Presbyterian Orphanage

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Kent, Anne Thompson

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Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946

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First director, United States Forest Service (1905). He changed the name of protected "forest preserves" to "national forests" and advocated a controversial "wise use" policy for the resources of the national forests, whereby a greater use of forest resources, such as tree harvests and grazing rights could be permitted. From the description of Correspondence, 1905-1945. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 40804560 Forester and governor of Pennsylvania. F...

College of San Rafael

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Kent Family

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Taylor, Samuel Penfield, 1827-1886

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Mt. Tamalpais and Muir Woods Railroad Co.

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Northwestern Pacific Railroad Company

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The Northwestern Pacific Railroad runs between Marin and Humboldt Counties in California, much of it following the course of the South Fork of the Eel River. It was founded in the late nineteenth century as a joint venture of the Sante Fe and Southern Pacific Railroads. Portions of the railroad remain in operation in 2012. From the guide to the Northwestern Pacific Railroad Company records, 1908-1974, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) ...

Holohan, James B.

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Kent, Thomas T., 1892-

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Kent, Albert Emmett, 1890-1933

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Marin County Free Library

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Administrative History The Anne T. Kent California Room was created by Marin County Librarian, Virginia Keating, in the mid-1930s. The room is named after Anne T. Kent, who, in the 1920s, was instrumental in establishing the Marin County Free Library System and in 1974, with Carla Ehat, established the California Room oral history program. Since 1962, the California Room has been housed in the Frank Lloyd Wright-design...

California Motion Picture Corporation

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Kent, Tom, 1922-

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Epithet: of Egerton MS 3723 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001197.0x00007a ...

Olympic Club (San Francisco, Calif.)

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Removed from the book, ONE HUNDRED YEARS : THE OLYMPIC CLUB CENTENNIAL, 1960. From the description of Ephemera, ca. 1950-1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122500352 ...

Kent, William, 1864-1928

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William Kent was born on March 29, 1864 in Chicago, Illinois, and graduated from Yale (B.A., 1887). From 1895 to 1897 he was a member of the Chicago City Council and was a founding member of the Municipal Voters' League. Kent moved to California in 1907. He was elected to the United States House of Representatives from California (1911-1917) and served on the U.S. Tariff Commission (1917-1921). He lost the nomination in the California senatorial election of 1920. Kent died on March 13, 1928 in K...

Anne T. Kent California Room

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Administrative History The Anne T. Kent California Room was created by Marin County Librarian, Virginia Keating, in the mid-1930s. The room is named after Anne T. Kent, who, in the 1920s, was instrumental in establishing the Marin County Free Library System and in 1974, with Carla Ehat, established the California Room oral history program. Since 1962, the California Room has been housed in the Frank Lloyd Wright-design...