Emeline Clark Roche Collection 1815-1988


Emeline Clark Roche Collection 1815-1988

The Emeline Roche Collection (1815-1988) consists of the Emeline Roche Papers (1815-1988) and the Jane Cowl Papers (1884-1949). The collection came in two installments: first after 1950 from Emeline Roche, the rest after her death from her executor and friend, Henry Grady.


SNAC Resource ID: 6317988

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