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  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Charles Kendrick papers
    Date (inclusive): 1915-1972
    Collection Number: 83041
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 8 manuscript boxes (3.2 linear feet)
    Abstract: Speeches, correspondence, diaries, minutes, reports, memoranda, maps, orders, photographs, and memorabilia, relating to American military activities in France during World War I, Herbert Hoover, national business associations in the United States, and San Francisco civic affairs.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Kendrick, Charles, 1876-1970.


    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Charles Kendrick papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1983.


    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    1876 Born in San Francisco
    1898-1901 Attended Kent Law School
    1902 Admitted to the Bar
    1917-1918 Served in World War I
    1920-1938 Served as a trustee of the San Francisco War Memorial
    1923-1926 Served as a member of the Advisory Committee for the San Francisco Water System
    1924-1930 Served as a member of the San Francisco Planning Commission
    1932-1934 Served as a member of the San Francisco Relief Committee
    1938-1940 Served as Vice President of the Golden Gate International Exposition
    1943-1946 Served as President of the Board of Trustees for Mills College
    1942-1943 Served as President of the Pan America Union
    1926-1969 Worked for the Schlage Lock Company, from temporary management to President to Chairman of the Board
    1976 Died

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Speeches, correspondence, reports, diaries, minutes, photographs, memoranda, newspaper articles, pamphlets, printed media, and other documents relating to the activities of the Bohemian Club, the Pan American Union, San Francisco civic affairs such as the San Francisco War Memorial and the Golden Gate International Exposition, World War I, and various national business associations. Also includes information on the establishment of the Hoover Institution and correspondence with Herbert Hoover, Richard Nixon, and Calvin Coolidge.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.
    United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces.
    San Francisco (Calif.)
    United States--Industries.
    World War, 1914-1918--Campaigns--France.