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Wells, Kenneth Dale, 1908-1998


Biographical History

Kenneth Dale Wells (1908-1998) was a businessman, industrialist, and one of the founders of the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Family Foundation of America records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1610
Scope and Contents Business records of Kenneth Dale Wells' Family Foundation of America. Includes an autobiography and biographical material of Wells and his wife Ruth, speeches, photographs, professional files, retirement papers, and extensive research files on individuals. Professional files include meeting minutes, reports, project files, publicity , and correspondence. Also includes some material on Freedoms Foundation. Largely focuses on the international activities of the Family Foundation. Central...
Dates: 1977-1992

Kenneth D. Wells collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1503
Scope and Contents Collection consists of the papers, literary memorabilia, library and artifacts of Kenneth D. Wells. The papers and literary memorabilia include correspondence, speeches, research files, notes, clippings, photographs, writings, minutes, financial records, administrative files, sound recordings, and motion pictures. The artifacts include medals, medallions, plaques, statuettes, and related mementos presented to Wells, along with souvenirs he collected. The correspondence section of the...
Dates: 1920-1976

Kenneth D. Wells papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3047
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence of Kenneth D. Wells from 1938 to 1998, including materials on the Freedoms Foundation, George W. Bush, and humanitarian efforts in El Salvador. Various videocassettes and photographs included among papers, as well as memorabilia associated with his family, the Freedoms Foundation, and the Family Foundation.

Dates: 1938-1998

Kenneth Dale Wells papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1611

Kenneth D. Wells autobiographical files contain personal papers, research, and photographs and materials dealing with Ken and Ruth's work with the Family Foundation in El Salvador, as well as with the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge.

Dates: 1908-1992

Kenneth Dale Wells photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 221
Scope and Contents

Photographs relating to the careers and activities of Wells. These items include shots of Wells with prominent individuals and at various political activities.

Dates: 1928-1982

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El Salvador -- Politics and government -- 1979-1992 3
Artifacts 2
Letters 2
Material Types 2
Photographs 2