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Yelverton O. and Elizabeth Kent Oral History Interview

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Abstract: This interview was conducted as part of the College of William and Mary Oral History Project. Mr. and Mrs. Kent were longtime residents of the Williamsburg community. In 1931, Mr. Kent came to the College to teach in the newly formed Flight School, was steward in the Dining Hall from 1933 to 1934, and was a manager of the College Bookstore by the time he left the College in 1971. Some topics discussed include: F.H.C. Society - p. 20; Women/Admission of Women in 1918 - p. 3-4, 8-10, 23, 39. *On page 44, K. C. [Kenneth] Chorley is mistakenly identified as "K. C. Charles."
Issued Date: 1975-06-09
Subjects: College of William and Mary--History--20th century
College of William and Mary--Students
College of William and Mary--Faculty and Staff
College of William and Mary--Student Life
Williamsburg (Va.)--History
Student Organizations
World War, 1939-1945
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae
Women--Education--Virginia
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/13766
Citation: University Archives Oral History Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Description: The original manuscript transcript of this interview is available in University Archives Oral History Collection in the Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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    The University Archives Oral History Collection consists of transcripts and recordings of oral history interviews conducted with College of William and Mary faculty, staff, alumni, and others connected to the College.

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