Chester H. Rowell papers, 1887-1946.


Rowell, Chester H. (Chester Harvey), 1867-1948. Chester H. Rowell papers, 1887-1946.

Chester H. Rowell papers, 1887-1946.

Correspondence, 1893-1946 (chiefly 1900-1931); editorials, Fresno Republican, 1898-1920, and other writings; pamphlets and clippings. Relating to California and national politics (including the Lincoln-Roosevelt Republican League, Progressive Party, 1912-1916, and the Republican Party); Railroad Commission; Panama-Pacific International Exposition; University of California; foreign relations (particularly the League of Nations and the Far East); the railroad strike, 1929; American Youth Commission; health insurance; prohibition; antivivisection; and other causes in which he was interested. Correspondents include: Herbert Hoover, Theodore Roosevelt, Hiram Johnson, Harold L. Ickes, Meyer Lissner, George W. Perkins, Gifford Pinchot, and Max Thelen. Correspondence, speeches, clippings, etc. 1906-1928, undated.

Originals : 10 cartons, 28 boxes, 2 volumes (24.5 linear feet)Copies of letters of Chester Harvey Rowell, 1893-1910, first four folders in Box 1 : 1 microfilm reel : negative (BNEG Box 2567) and positive.Copies of last eight folders of letters of Chester Harvey Rowell in Box 1, 1911-1913, Boxes 4, 5 and letters to Rowell in Box 17 : also available on microfilm : 8 reels negative (BNEG Box 2844-2851) and positive.

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