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Rockwell D. Hunt Papers
1967-1  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Rockwell D. Hunt Papers
    Dates: 1895-1911
    Collection Number: 1967-1
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: 3 folders (.25 linear feet)
    Repository: History San Jose Research Library
    San Jose, California 95112
    Abstract: Papers of California educator Rockwell D. Hunt created during his tenure as principal of San Jose High School
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    The papers are available to the public for research by appointment with the Curator of Research Library & Archives

    Publication Rights

    Contact the Curator of Research Library & Archives for information about reproduction and publication

    Preferred Citation

    Rockwell D. Hunt Papers. History San Jose Research Library

    Acquisition Information

    Donated to the San Jose Historical Museum in 1967 by Paul A. Hunt

    Biography/Administrative History

    Rockwell Dennis Hunt (1868–1966) was a California educator and historian. Biographical information can be found in multiple sources. He served as principal of San Jose High School from 1902-1908.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Letters, clippings, and reports created and collected by Rockwell D. Hunt during his tenure as principal of San Jose High School (1902-1908). The primary focus of the materials are the events surrounding Hunt's disciplinary actions against student athletes Cyril McGraw and Ed McCarthy, and the subsequent charges of misconduct against him by Dr. D. F. McGraw (1907-1908). Hunt resigned as principal shortly thereafter. The remainder of the material comprises letters of recommendation (1895-1902), a small number of personal letters (1902-1911), Reports of the Principal of the San Jose High School (1903-1908).