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Guide to the T. J. Kent papers, 1910-1993
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Boxes 1-2

SERIES 1: URBAN PLANNING AND POLITICS IN CALIFORNIA, 1940-1989

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by folder title, then chronologically within folders. Contains research notes, essay and presentation drafts, correspondence, official planning documents, course notes and clippings pertaining to urban and regional planning and politics in Berkeley, Los Angeles, San Francisco and the Bay Area.
Box 1, folder 1

Association of Bay Area Governments 1966

folder 2

Association of Bay Area Governments 1966-1968

folder 3

Association of Bay Area Governments [ca. 1975]

folder 4

Berkeley City Council 1957-1986

folder 5

Berkeley city planning: Berkeley Initiates and Approves a Master Plan 1975

folder 6

Berkeley city planning: clippings 1983

folder 7

Berkeley city planning: course notes and student papers 1949-1968

folder 8

Berkeley city planning: writings and talks 1955-1988

folder 9

California: planning history 1965-1970

folder 10

Experiment and Change in Berkeley: Essays on City Politics, 1950-1975 1978

folder 11

Los Angeles: clippings 1940-1982

folder 12

Marin: countywide plan 1972

folder 13

Marin: People for Open Space report on farmlands 1982

folder 14

"Marin: The Place that Lasted" (student paper) 1974-1985

folder 15

Marin: planning [ca. 1940]

folder 16

Marin: "Selective Analysis and Commentary" (student paper) 1970

folder 17

Open Space for the San Francisco Bay Area: Organizing to Guide Metropolitan Growth 1970

folder 18

San Francisco Bay Area regional planning: course notes 1961-1989

folder 19

San Francisco Bay Area regional planning: essay outlines 1978-1981

folder 20

San Francisco Bay Area regional planning: essays, publications, talks 1959-1968

Box 2, folder 1

San Francisco Bay Area regional planning: names and contacts 1941

folder 2

San Francisco Bay Area regional planning: official reports 1954

folder 3

San Francisco Bay Area regional planning: official reports 1956

folder 4

San Francisco Bay Area regional planning: student papers 1972-1984

folder 5

San Francisco Bay Area's future: "Planners and Policy Analysts" 1987

folder 6

San Francisco Bay Area's future: presentation drafts 1987

folder 7

San Francisco Bay Area's future: presentation outlines 1987

folder 8

San Francisco city planning: American Institute of Architects forum 1989

folder 9

San Francisco city planning: clippings 1941-1988

folder 10

San Francisco city planning: memoranda 1948-1967

folder 11

San Francisco city planning: Progress in City Planning 1948

folder 12

San Francisco city planning: student papers 1964

folder 13

San Francisco city planning: Traffic, Transit and Thoroughfare 1947

folder 14

San Francisco public transit: clippings 1958-1988

folder 15

Telesis: clippings and interviews 1974-1987

folder 16

Telesis: the group and the first exhibit ca. 1940

folder 17

Telesis: the second exhibit 1949-1950

Box 3

SERIES 2: U.C. BERKELEY CAMPUS AFFAIRS, 1948-1989

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by title, then chronologically within folders. Memoranda, correspondence and records related to the various issues, committees and students Kent worked with during his tenure as Professor and Professor Emeritus of City Planning.
Box 3, folder 1

College of Environmental Design: the first 25 years 1984

folder 2

College of Environmental Design: founding proposals 1957-1959

folder 3

Committee on Senate Policy 1965

folder 4

Department of City and Regional Planning: clippings 1950; n.d.

folder 5

Department of City and Regional Planning: founding 1948

folder 6

Department of City and Regional Planning: history [ca. 1957]

folder 7

Department of City and Regional Planning: history 1977-1979

folder 8

Department of City and Regional Planning: purpose of new department [ca. 1948]

folder 9

Department of City and Regional Planning: semi-annual reports 1948-1955

folder 10

Kathleen Van Velsor and Central Coast conservation: correspondence 1986-1989

folder 11

Kathleen Van Velsor and Central Coast conservation: newsletters and clippings 1986-1989

folder 12

University Loyalty Oath controversy: clippings [ca. 1950]

folder 13

University Loyalty Oath controversy: correspondence and memoranda [ca.1950]

folder 14

University Loyalty Oath controversy: correspondence and memoranda 1956

folder 15

University Loyalty Oath controversy: informational pamphlets 1949-1960

folder 16

University Loyalty Oath controversy: reports and meeting minutes [ca. 1950]

Box 3

SERIES 3: PEOPLE FOR OPEN SPACE, 1970-1991

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by title, then chronologically within folders. Contains memoranda, essays, reports and newsletters describing issues faced by People for Open Space, which began its existence in 1958 as Citizens for Regional Recreation and Parks, and was renamed Greenbelt Alliance in the late 1980s.
Box 3, folder 17

Greenbelts: clippings 1970-1991

folder 18

Greenbelts: correspondence 1977

folder 19

Greenbelts: course notes, essays and outlines 1976-1986

folder 20

People for Open Space: miscellaneous 1977-1985

folder 21

People for Open Space: newsletters 1979-1985

folder 22

People for Open Space: publications 1979-1990

folder 23

"A Proposed Greenbelt Action Program: A Prospectus for People for Open Space" 1977-1978

Box 4

SERIES 4: URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING IN EUROPE, 1945-1989

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by title, then chronologically in the folders. Research notes, clippings, correspondence and course notes pertaining to various European cities about whose planning programs Kent studied and wrote.
Box 4, folder 1

Berlin: writings and talks 1945-1946

folder 2

Copenhagen planning: correspondence 1963-1964

folder 3

Copenhagen planning: course notes 1963-1968

folder 4

Copenhagen planning: memoranda 1980-1981

folder 5

Copenhagen planning: outlines [ca. 1964]

folder 6

Copenhagen planning: publications 1948-1952

folder 7

Copenhagen planning: publications 1960-1989

folder 8

Denmark: national planning 1962

folder 9

The London greenbelt: course notes and memoranda 1974-1979

folder 10

London greenbelt: publications 1962-1976

folder 11

London: planning history 1980

folder 12

The Netherlands: regional planning ca. 1975-1979

folder 13

Stockholm: student papers 1969

folder 14

"Zurich Regional Open Space Program" 1974

Box 5

SERIES 5: BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION, AWARDS AND HONORS AND MISCELLANEOUS WRITINGS, 1953-1989.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by folder title, and chronologically within the folders. Short biographies written by Kent and others at various points in his life, published interviews and oral histories, copies of the awards he accumulated throughout his career, and miscellaneous writings. Folders 4-6 contain various papers and correspondence related to a 1983 Kent testimonial dinner given by Berkeley Citizen's Action.
Box 5, folder 1

Awards and honors 1962-1989; n.d.

folder 2

Biographical information 1937-1979

oversize Oversize, folder 1A

Diploma awarded by U.C. Berkeley Department of Architecture 1938

Box 5, folder 3

Oral history 1981-1982

folder 4

T. J. Kent testimonial dinner: draft statements for the program book 1983

folder 5

T. J. Kent testimonial dinner: miscellaneous 1983

folder 6

T. J. Kent testimonial dinner: program book 1983

folder 7

Urban Action interview 1987

folder 8

Writings: miscellaneous 1938-1984

Box 5

SERIES 6: CLIPPINGS, 1963-1993

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper, magazine and book clippings related to various research interests and teaching topics are arranged alphabetically by title and chronologically within folders.
Box 5, folder 9

Civic Life 1966-1989

folder 10

Master plan 1987

folder 11

Miscellaneous 1964-1988; n.d.

folder 12

The Urban General Plan (reviews) 1964-1993

folder 13

Urban Sprawl 1963-1989

Box 5

SERIES 7: GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE, 1910-1989

Scope and Content Note

Incoming and outgoing correspondence, both personal and professional, is interfiled chronologically. Correspondence neither to nor from Kent is in a separate folder. These folders contain only a little of his correspondence; most of it is filed in the appropriate subject series.
Box 5, folder 14

Incoming and outgoing 1939-1989

folder 15

Neither to nor from Kent 1910-1974