Preliminary Inventory to the Willmoore Kendall papers

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Title: Willmoore Kendall papers
Date (inclusive): 1916-2004
Collection Number: 94012
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 32 manuscript boxes (16.0 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Correspondence with Willmoore Kendall, Sr., and Yvona Kendall Mason, father and sister respectively of Willmoore Kendall, relating to American politics, political theory, and conservatism in the United States. Includes both original correspondence and version edited for publication, with accompanying commentary, by Yvona Kendall Mason.
Creator: Kendall, Willmoore, 1909-1967


The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.


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Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1994.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Willmoore Kendall papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

United States -- Politics and government
Political science


Willmoore Kendall original letters to Willmoore Kendall, Sr.

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Willmoore Kendall, Sr., original letters to Willmoore Kendall



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Willmoore Kendall original correspondence with Yvona Kendall Mason


Includes papers on building of Kendall house 1934-1954.

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W. A. Oldfather miscellany 1944


Yvona Kendall Mason rough draft of edited Kendall family correspondence



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Yvona Kendall Mason finished typescript of edited Kendall family correspondence


Chapters 1-2 (To 1926)

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Chapters 3-11 (1926-1934)

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Chapters 12-15 (1935-1942)


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Scope and Contents note

This addition to the collection has not yet been described. Please let the Hoover Institution Library & Archives know if you would like to see this material described.
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University of Dallas Crusader Yearbook photo 1967

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Correspondence related to Kendall's translation of, The Government of Poland 1992

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Curriculum Vitae of Willmoore Kendall undated

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Eulogy given by Dr. Donald Cousan undated