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Register of the Robert W. Kenny Papers, 1823-1975
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GENERAL FILE

Box 1, Folder 1

Zoot-Suit Riots, News Articles, Correspondence, Report of Citizens Committee. Pamphlets: A Guide to Race Relations for Police Officers; Interim Report of Peace Officers Committee on Civil Disturbances. 1943, 1946.

Box 1, Folder 2

Newspaper Clippings, Correspondence, Memos, Poems, Magazine Articles, Campaign Endorsements, Book Reviews, Pamphlets, Brief, Business Cards. 1941, 1945, 1948-1949, 1950, 1964, 1966.

Box 1, Folder 3

General Correspondence. 1943, 1949, 1953-1954, 1956-1957.

Box 1, Folder 4

Address Book. 1966. Passport. 1970.

Box 1, Folder 5

Booklet. A Backward Glance Los Angeles 1901-1915. Pictorial Essay. 1969.

Box 1, Folder 6

Petition for Writ of Mandamus. Other Briefs and Correspondence Referring to the Recall of Robert Kenny and Jerry Pacht. 1970.

Box 1, Folder 7

Testimonial Invitation. Peoples College of Law Dedication. 1975.

 

FAMILY

Box 1, Folder 8

Births, Marriages and Death Entries. 1823-1922.

Box 1, Folder 9

Autograph Album of Melvina Van Wickle (Grandmother of Robert W. Kenny). 1853.

Box 1, Folder 10

Composition Book of Celia May Kenny Viven. Ages 14-16. 1871-1872.

Box 1, Folder 11

Photographs of Robert W. Kenny from Childhood. Nd.

Box 2, Folder 12

General Photographs. Nds.

Box 2, Folder 13-17

Sara McCann Kenny:

Box 2, Folder 13

Negatives. Nd.

Box 2, Folder 14

Souvenir? of a Map of 1875 San Francisco.

Box 2, Folder 15

Newspaper Clippings: Marriage of Ella Warden Semple and Dr. Thomas McCann, Musical Notices and Death Notice of Thomas McCann. 1893, 1899, 1903. Photographs. Nd.

Box 2, Folder 16

Passports, Photographs, Dinner Testimony. 1923, 1944, 1946, 1953, 1961, 1966.

Box 2, Folder 17

Newspaper Clippings re Divorce Suit. 1938.

 

AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Box 2, Folder 18

Manuscript. My First Forty Years. Incomplete. Correspondence and Notes. 1964.

Box 2, Folder 19

Manuscript. My First Forty Years. Incomplete. 1964.

Box 3, Folder 20

First Draft. My First Forty Years in California Politics, 1922-1962. Incomplete. Nd.

Box 3, Folder 21

Correspondence in Reference to Autobiography. 1964-1965.

 

BIOGRAPHY-JESSE W. CARTER, SUPREME COURT JUSTICE OF CALIFORNIA

Box 3, Folder 22

Notes on the Biography of Supreme Court Justice of California, Jesse W. Carter. Nd.

Box 3, Folder 23

Notes on Jesse Carter. 1955.

Box 3, Folder 24

Book and Pamphlets Referring to Jesse Carter Biography. 1953, 1959, 1965.

Box 3, Box 4, Folder 25

Draft of Biography of Jesse Carter, Supreme Court Justice of California (1939-1959). Nd.

Box 3, Folder 26

Copy of Draft. Finding Aid of Jesse Carter's Papers, Correspondence. 1966, 1977.

Box 3, Folder 27

Correspondence. Jesse Carter, Jean Carter, Alexander Taylor. 1956, 1957, 1959-1960, 1962.

 

STATE SENATOR CAMPAIGN- 1950.

Box 4, Folder 28

General File. 1950.

Box 4, Folder 29

General Campaign Literature. Newspaper Clippings, Sample Ballot. 1950.

Box 4, Folder 30

Campaign Literature Examples. 1944, 1946, 1950.

Box 4, Folder 31

Campaign Literature. 1950.

Box 4, Folder 32

Ideas for Stickers, Literature, Slogans. 1950.

Box 4, Folder 33

Material Requested. 1950.

Box 4, Folder 34

Mailing Lists. 1950.

Box 4, Folder 35

Platform and TV Programs and Ads. 1950.

Box 4, Folder 36

Possible Issues. 1950.

Box 4, Folder 37

Sponsor Data, and Volunteers. 1950.

Box 4, Folder 38

Special Stories and Platform Issues, Re Crime, Nisei, Jobs, Campaign Money, Harry Bridges, Legislature, Blacks, etc. 1943, 1950.

Box 4, Folder 39

Campaign Literature on Helen Gahagan Douglas. Incomplete. 1950.

Box 5, Folder 40

Press Releases. 1950.

Box 5, Folder 41

Ads, Press Releases, Memos. 1950.

 

LOS ANGELES MAYORAL RACE- 1950

Box 5, Folder 42

Notes and Memorandums on Los Angeles Mayoral Recall Election. 1950.

Box 5, Folder 43

Minority Angle. Notes, Campaign Literature, Newspaper Clippings, Pamphlet, Photograph. 1950.

Box 5, Folder 44

Past Mayor Election Statistics. 1949-1950.

Box 5, Folder 45

Notes, Correspondence-Letters of Support for Mayor Campaign. Campaign Literature. 1950.

Box 5, Folder 46

Receipts and Disbursements, Correspondence. 1950.

Box 5, Folder 47

Newspaper Clippings. 1949-1950.

Box 6, Folder 48-49

Newspaper Clippings. 1950.

 

DEPORTATION AND RELATED ACTIVITIES

 

Individual Cases

Box 6, Folder 50

Admittance to Practice Before the Board of Immigration Appeals. 1948.

Box 6, Folder 51

James J. Matles. Correspondence, Pamphlets, Transcripts: Notion of Motion, Complaint, and Answer.

Box 6, Folder 52

William Schneiderman Case. Correspondence, Memorandum Opinion, Petition for Writ of Certiorari-Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals-Yates, et al v. United States. 1940, 1943, 1955-1957, 1966.

Box 7, Folder 53-59

Luisa Moreno Bemis:

Box 7, Folder 53-55

General Literature, Correspondence, Legal Documents, Notes. 1948-1951.

Box 7, Folder 56

Correspondence. 1950, 1954-1961.

Box 7, Folder 57

Correspondence, Last Will and Testament, Bank Receipts. 1949-1951, 1954.

Box 7, Folder 58

Newspaper Clippings. 1949-1950.

Box 7, Folder 59

Mytyl Glomboske. Divorce Documents and Correspondence, Robert Morris, Lawyer. 1958-1960, 1963. Birth Documents. (Daughter of Luisa Moreno Bemis). 1950-1951.

Box 8, Folder 60

Phillip Rudolph Deportation Case. 1952-1954, 1956.

Box 8, Folder 61

Alice Orans. Legal Documents for Board of Immigration Appeals-Motion to Reconsider, Brief of Alice Orans on Appeal, Correspondence. 1954.

Box 8, Folder 62

David Hyun. Pamphlets, Correspondence, Amici Curiae Brief. 1955-1956.

 

American Committee for The Protection of Foreign Born

Box 8, Folder 63

Alien Registration Forms, Briefs, Memorandums, Notes. 1946, 1949.

Box 8, Folder 64

Briefs, Correspondence, Newspaper Clippings. 1950.

Box 9, Folder 65

Pamphlet: The Settler Within Our Gates: I, II, III by Louis B. Boudin. October, 1951.

Box 9, Folder 66

Reports, Correspondence, Briefs, Memorandums. 1951.

Box 9, Folder 67

Notes, Briefs, Pamphlets, Leaflets, Reports. 1952-1957, 1960.

Box 9, Folder 68

Pamphlets-Walter-McCarran Act; Los Angeles Committee for Protection of Foreign Born; Harry Bridges. 1952-1955.

Box 9, Folder 69

The Torch (Afterwards Torchlight). Newsletters of the Los Angeles Committee for Protection of Foreign Born. 1953-1955.

 

Walter-McCarran Act and Mundt-Nixon Bill

Box 10, Folder 70-71

Robert Morris:

Box 10, Folder 71

General File. Pamphlets, Newspaper Clippings, Minutes, Correspondence. 1938, 1948-1952.

Box 10, Folder 71

ACLU-Walter-McCarran Act. Notes, Correspondence, Leaflets. 1952-1955, 1957.

Box 10, Folder 72

Newspapers Clippings, Newsletters, Congressional Record, Federal Reporter, Federal Register. >Re Walter-McCarran Act, Deportation Cases, Foley Square Trial. 1949-1955, 1957.

Box 10, Folder 73

Walter-McCarran Act. Memorandum, Analysis and Brief. 1952.

Box 10, Folder 74

S. 2585 A Bill. Lehman. 1953.

Box 10, Folder 75

Committee to Defeat the Mundt-Nixon Bill. Walter-McCarran Act. Leaflets, Correspondence, Pamphlets. 1948-1951.

Box 11, Folder 76

Notes Cards of A Speech Against the Mundt-Nixon Bill. [1950?].

Box 11, Folder 77

Newspaper Clippings. Mundt-Nixon Bill. 1950.

 

Addendum

Box 11, Folder 78

Diary. January 1917-September 1917. Diploma. 1920.

Box 11, Folder 79

General Photographs of Co-workers, Friends, Law Offices, Newspaper Articles, Memorabilia. [1922, 1930s, 1940s, 1960s].

Box 11, Folder 80

General Political Publicity Photographs. [1940s-1970s].

Box 11, Folder 81

Prints. Nd.

Box 11, Folder 82

Reprint from the Writings of Louis Adolphe Thiers. Correspondence in Reference to the Writings. 1945.

Box 11, Folder 83

Letter of Appointment. Resolution re Kenny and Assignment Order. 1939, 1967, 1969.

Seperation Sheet

Box 12

Photograph Album of Captain John L. and Celia May Kenny Viven [Late 1800s?].

Box 12

Scrapbook on Kenny's Campaign for Governor. 1946.

Box 12

Scrapbook on Kenny's Father, Robert Wolfenden Kenny. 1906-1908.

Box 13

Autograph Book of Celia May Kenny Viven. 1874.

Box 13

Family Photograph Album. [Late 1920s?].

Box 13

Photograph Album of Celia M. Derby Kenny, Second Wife of George Lee Kenny (Grandfather of Robert W. Kenny) and Sister of Hubert Howe Brancroft and A.L.

Box 13

Brancroft. Nd.

Box 13

Photograph Album of Robert W. Kenny-Arizona and Santa Barbara, Ca. [Late 1800s?], 1904.

Box 13

Photographs of George Lee Kenny and Family. Some participants unknown. [Late 1850s; Early 1860s?].

Box 14

General Photographs. Employees at Los Angeles Bank, a Distant Relation of Melvina Kenny (Grandmother of Robert W. Kenny), Testimonial Dinner for Senator Robert F. Wagner. One Photograph of a Woman at at Desk in a Law Office. Memorabilia of a Sketch of a Woman at Disneyland. Father and Stepmother? Nds.

Box 14

1 Paint Flat in Nice. 1968.

Box 14

1 Print Branding of the Indians. Nd.

Box 14

1 Landscape Print Framed. Nd.

Box 14

2 Testimonial Papers (Sol D. Mandle and Robert Kenny).

Box 15

Resolution of Robert W. Kenny's Appointment to the Superior Court. 1967.

Box 15

Photograph of Win-The-War Convention. National Lawyers Guild. 1943.

Box 15

Diploma Admitting Robert W. Kenny to the Bar. 1926.

Box 15

Testimony to Robert W. Kenny's Service as President of the National Lawyers Guild. 1940-1949.

Box 16

Complete Draft of My First Forty Years in California Politics. 1922-1962 by Robert W. Kenny.

Box 17

Certificate of Appointment to the Superior Court. 1932;Certificate of Nomination for State Senator, Attorney General. 1938, 1942; Certificates of Election. 1934, 1938, 1940, 1944, 1966, 1968, 1974; Certificate of Office, Appointment and Resolution. 1942, 1943, 1967.

Box 17

Caricature of Kenny, Photographs of Bill Copley, Judges of the SuperiorCourt of Los Angeles County. 1934-1935; National Lawyers Guild. 1941; A Testimonial to Sara and Robert Kenny. 1946.

Box 17

Licenses to Practice Medicine in Iowa (1893), California (1900), Arizona (1903) and New Mexico (1904) of William Duffield, Stepfather of Sara Kenny. In Addition to a Notarized Proof of Character (1895), Certificates for Member of the Board of Examiner in Arizona, 1901, 1903; Certificate for Superintendent of Public Health Arizona, 1940, 1905.

Oversize Poster File

Poster Kenny for Mayor.