T.G. Kent papers, 1939-1964

Overview of the Collection

Kent, T.G.
T.G. Kent papers
1939-1964 (inclusive)
126.00 cubic feet (126 boxes)
Collection Number
American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
American Heritage Center
University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave.
Dept. 3924
Laramie, WY
Telephone: 3077663756
Access Restrictions
Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on the materials for research purposes, and the collection is open to the public.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

T. G. Kent was editor and publisher of the "Putnam County Sun", established in 1954 in Palatka, Florida. This newspaper was ultra-conservative with anti-Communist, anti-Black, and anti-Jewish content, among other types of articles, some written by Kent.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection contains copies of Kent's newspapers published in the 1950s and 1960s, "The Putnam Sun", subtitled as "Palatka, Florida's independent newspaper with national circulation". Also included are extensive topical files in alphabetical order that include clippings, articles, and notes of a wide range of subjects from South Africa to individuals to the Ku Klux Klan.

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Copyright Information

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Preferred Citation

Preferred Citation

Item Description, Box Number, Folder Number, Collection Name, Collection Number, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming.

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Related Materials

Related Materials

There are no known other archival collections created by T.G. Kent at the date of processing.

Acquisition Information

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Antisemitism.
  • Conservatism in the press -- United States.
  • Propaganda, Anti-communist.
  • Racism in the press -- United States.

Corporate Names

  • Putnam County Sun Publishing Company.

Geographical Names

  • Palatka (Fla.)
  • Putnam County (Fla.)

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