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Guide to the Francis V. Keesling Papers , 1908-1972 (inclusive), 1947-1972 (bulk)
Special Collections M0258  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Francis V. Keesling Papers ,
    Date (inclusive): 1908-1972 (inclusive), 1947-1972 (bulk)
    Collection number: Special Collections M0258
    Creator: Keesling, Francis V., 1908-
    Extent: 26 linear ft.
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

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    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.


    Gift of Francis V. Keesling, Jr., 1973 and 1977.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item] Francis V. Keesling Papers , M0258, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical Note

    Francis Valentine Keesling, Jr., born 3 March 1908 in San Francisco, California, graduated from Yale University in 1930 and from Stanford University Law School in 1933. He practiced law in San Francisco from 1934 to 1955, and was with West Coast Life Insurance Co. 1936-1977.

    Scope and Content

    Correspondence, scrapbooks, legal papers, and miscellaneous material relating to the selective service, the construction of the San Francisco International Airport, and various government committees and projects.

    Additional Note

    Books with Keesling Jr. ms. donation. (258)

    Additional Note

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