Correspondence; biographical material including his memoirs; copies of his speeches; financial records; subject files; clippings;
scrapbooks; photographs; genealogical material. Relate to his activities as editor of the Santa Barbara News-Press and his
opposition to the John Birch Society; his civic interests; the operation of his ranches; and his service as regent of the
University of California, 1955-1960.
Thomas More Storke, a seventh generation Californian, was born in Santa Barbara, California. On November 23, 1876, the only
son of Charles Albert and Martha (More) Storke. C. A. Storke was a prominent California land attorney, a State Legislator,
the first mayor of Santa Barbara and founder of the Los Angeles Herald.
Number of containers: 39 boxes, 15 cartons, 2 packages, 2 oversize folders
Linear feet: 35
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