Roger Kent papers, [ca. 1908-1977].


Kent, Roger, 1906-1980. Roger Kent papers, [ca. 1908-1977].

Roger Kent papers, [ca. 1908-1977].

Relate primarily to his activities in Democratic party politics in California. Also included are photostats and typed transcripts of correspondence between William Kent (Kent's father) and Theodore Roosevelt.

1 carton and 1 oversize folder (l.35 linear ft.)

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