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Root (Leonard, E.) papers
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The Leonard Eugene Root papers include 25 boxes of documents, photographs and ephemera about Root's personal life and his professional career at Lockheed. The collection includes his speeches and work files from his time at Lockheed; personal and professional photographs and correspondence; publications on the aerospace industry; and memorabilia such as his high school yearbooks.
Leonard Eugene Root was born in Lewiston, Idaho on July 4, 1910. He spent his school years in Stockton, California, and then attended the College of the Pacific, receiving his Bachelor of Arts in Engineering and Mathematics in 1932.
11.75 Linear Feet (25 boxes: 17 manuscript boxes; 4 half-manuscript boxes; 4 flat boxes)
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Open for research, with the exception of born-digital materials, which are closed until processed. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use. Audiovisual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.