Henry Raup Wagner papers 1917-1962, 1930-1952


Henry Raup Wagner papers, 1917-1962, 1930-1952

Henry Raup Wagner papers 1917-1962, 1930-1952

The papers consist of correspondence with scholars and members of the rare book world, notes and drafts related to Henry Wagner's published works, and other papers related to Wagner's research.

Total Boxes: 37; Other Storage Formats: Oversize; Linear Feet: 17.5

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