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Tyler Kent Papers, 1926-1989 | Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum

Collection Overview

Title: Tyler Kent Papers, 1926-1989Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1939-1945

Primary Creator: Kent, Tyler

Extent: 3.4 Cubic Feet

Arrangement: This collection is arranged in three series: Correspondence (arranged in two subseries), Subject Files (arranged in two subseries), and Printed Materials.

Date Acquired: 12/03/1992

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, court papers, maps, clippings, and other materials documenting the life and career of Tyler Kent. In particular thse materials pertain to his arrest, trial, and conviction of violating Britain's Official Secrets Act and the aftermath of that conviction. Also included are research files and other materials  pertaining to Ray Bearse's book Conspirator: The Untold Story of Tyler Kent.

Collection Historical Note

Tyler Gatewood Kent (1911-1988) was a clerk in the Code Room of the U.S. Embassy in London from 1939 to 1940. In 1940 he was accused of having stoled more than 1500 documents from embassy files, including correspondence between Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt. He was then arrested by British authorities, tried, and convicted of having violated the Official Secrets Act of 1911. In 1945, after serving five years of  his seven-year sentence, he was released from prison and deported to the U.S.

Administrative Information

Repository: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum

Access Restrictions: This collection is available for use by the general public.

Use Restrictions: This material is subject to copyright restrictions under Title 17 of the U.S. Code.

Acquisition Source: Virginia McLoughlin and Anthony Read

Acquisition Method: Gift

Related Materials: Guide to the Tyler Gatewood Kent Papers For more information please see http://drs.library.yale.edu:8083/HLTransformer/HLTransServlet?stylename=yul.ead2002.xhtml.xsl&pid=mssa:ms.0310&query=&altquery=*:*&clear-stylesheet-cache=yes&hlon=yes&filter=fgs.collection:\%22Music%2.

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Series 1: CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
test Correspondence to and from Tyler Kent and correspondence related to Ray Bearse's research for Conspirator: The Untold Story of Tyler Kent.

Box 1Add to your cart.

Sub-Series 1: Tyler KentAdd to your cart.

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P - ZAdd to your cart.

Sub-Series 2: Ray BearseAdd to your cart.

A - LAdd to your cart.

A - Z and MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.

Correspondence with Tyler KentAdd to your cart.

Series 2: Subject FilesAdd to your cart.

Sub-Series 1: Tyler KentAdd to your cart.

Box 1Add to your cart.

Arrest, May 20, 1940Add to your cart.

BackgroundAdd to your cart.

Basic DocumentsAdd to your cart.

CongressAdd to your cart.

Contracts and Other Legal DocumentsAdd to your cart.

Copies from Public Records Office and Other SourcesAdd to your cart.

Danischewsky, IreneAdd to your cart.

Davies, Ambassador JosephAdd to your cart.

Box 2Add to your cart.

Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1941-1952Add to your cart.

Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1961 (RFK),  1962Add to your cart.

Homecoming, 1945Add to your cart.

Home Front, 1944-1945Add to your cart.

Imprisonment, 1941-1945Add to your cart.

Income Tax, 1973Add to your cart.

Inventory of Materials Found in FlatAdd to your cart.

Herschel V. Johnson Report, 1940Add to your cart.

Kennedy - DOS Signals, May - November 1940Add to your cart.

Ambassador Kennedy's Statement, September 1944Add to your cart.

Ann Kent - Supreme Court of the United States, 1944Add to your cart.

London, October 1939 - May 20, 1940Add to your cart.

Long, BreckinridgeAdd to your cart.

Statement to Maxwell Knight, May 29, 1941Add to your cart.

MapsAdd to your cart.

Moore, Judge R. Walton, 1934-1935Add to your cart.

Moscow, 1934-1941Add to your cart.

Moscow - FBI SA BeckAdd to your cart.

PhotosAdd to your cart.

Box 3Add to your cart.

Press ClipsAdd to your cart.

Ramsey DetentionAdd to your cart.

Remission and DeportationAdd to your cart.

Eleanor Roosevelt, 1944Add to your cart.

Stolen Documents ListAdd to your cart.

Toland, John, 1978-1982Add to your cart.

Kent v. Times Publishing Company - Depositions, 1963Add to your cart.
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Kent v. Times Publishing Company - Depositions, 1963Add to your cart.
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Kent v. Times Publishing Company, et al. - Pinellas  County Case Number 16502Add to your cart.

New York Times LawsuitAdd to your cart.

Trial Transcriptions, 1940Add to your cart.

Harry S. Truman LibraryAdd to your cart.

Box 4Add to your cart.

U.S. Senate Debate, June 19, 1944Add to your cart.

Watch List, 1944Add to your cart.

Yardley ActAdd to your cart.

Miscellaneous Materials - Copies from National ArchivesAdd to your cart.
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Miscellaneous Materials - Copies from National ArchivesAdd to your cart.
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Miscellaneous Materials - Copies from National ArchivesAdd to your cart.
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Miscellaneous Materials - Copies from National ArchivesAdd to your cart.
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Miscellaneous Materials - Copies from National ArchivesAdd to your cart.
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Sub-Series 2: Other SubjectsAdd to your cart.

Box 5Add to your cart.

Antheil, Henry W., !934-1939Add to your cart.

Antheil, Henry W., 1940Add to your cart.

Barrett, Anthony J.Add to your cart.

Barnes, Harry E.Add to your cart.

Bloch, Felix - DOSAdd to your cart.

Bow Street Segment of ManuscriptAdd to your cart.

British Security ExecutiveAdd to your cart.

Bryan, John Owen - DeathAdd to your cart.

Central Intelligence AgencyAdd to your cart.

Close, UptonAdd to your cart.

Code Name "The Doctor," 1940Add to your cart.

Collins, Henry Hill III - SpyAdd to your cart.

Conrad, Clyde Lee - SpyAdd to your cart.

Embassy Personnel - Moscow and LondonAdd to your cart.

Franklin D. Roosevelt Library CopiesAdd to your cart.

Healy,  MauriceAdd to your cart.

Faymonville, Phillip - SpyAdd to your cart.

Hirsch, John Vladimir - USAAdd to your cart.

Home Office - U.S. DOS Signals, 1940Add to your cart.

Hyde, MontgomeryAdd to your cart.

Kennedy, Ambassador Joseph P.Add to your cart.

Box 6Add to your cart.

Kennedy/Times LawsuitAdd to your cart.

Kent, Ann H. P., circa 1940-1951Add to your cart.

Kent, Clara (Mrs. T.G.), 1989Add to your cart.

Knight, Captain MaxwellAdd to your cart.

Lepley, Herman G.Add to your cart.

Liddell, Captain GuyAdd to your cart.

Memoranda and NotesAdd to your cart.

Miller, JoanAdd to your cart.

Nicholson, Mrs. ChristabelAdd to your cart.

Office, CarmelAdd to your cart.

Parsons, CharlesAdd to your cart.

Post, Richard Howland - SpyAdd to your cart.

Ramsay, Captain ArchibaldAdd to your cart.

Read, AnthonyAdd to your cart.

Snow, J. H.Add to your cart.

Souther, Glenn M., U.S.N.Add to your cart.

Southern Jewish WeeklyAdd to your cart.

Southern ReviewAdd to your cart.

Turk/Hall - SpiesAdd to your cart.

U.S. Foreign RelationsAdd to your cart.

Wilson, TevisAdd to your cart.

Wolkoff, Anna - Trial/BiographyAdd to your cart.

Series 3: Printed MaterialsAdd to your cart.

Box 7Add to your cart.

Articles, Etc.Add to your cart.

Articles and ClippingsAdd to your cart.

ClippingsAdd to your cart.

Congressional Hearings regarding Pearl Harbor AttackAdd to your cart.
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Congressional Hearings regarding Pearl Harbor AttackAdd to your cart.
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Congressional Hearings regarding Pearl Harbor AttackAdd to your cart.
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Map Reading Booklet, 1944Add to your cart.

Yearbook, 1926Add to your cart.

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