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Guide to the Thomas More Storke Papers, [ca. 1906-1971]
BANC MSS 73/72 c  
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Description
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.
Background
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.
Extent
Number of containers: 39 boxes, 15 cartons, 2 packages, 2 oversize folders Linear feet: 35
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.