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Kenneth Staley papers
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Kenneth Staley papers

  • SPEC 10
  • Collection
  • 1939-2004

The Kenneth Staley papers are mainly his memoir that documents his experiences at Art Center before and after World War II, his involvement during the war as a rifleman, and his career at General Electric Company. Photocopies of his sketches, a photograph of himself during the war, and the original letter from Art Center confirming his enrollment (1939) are included.

Staley, Kenneth T.

Memoir, sketches, letter, 1939-2004

Staley's memoir, "Art Center - The Way It Was, 1939-1941 - 1947-1948" is a 23-page manuscript recalling his days as a student, as well as his service in World War II and his career at General Electric. The pen sketches (photocopies) were made when he was in the Pacific Theatre with the 96th Division. Also included is a letter from Art Center Registrar Marjorie Adams discussing Staley's upcoming enrollment in 1939.