George Whitmore papers 1959-1995 1967-1989

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George Whitmore papers 1959-1995 1967-1989

The George Whitmore Papers consists of the literary papers of the poet, playwright, critic, novelist, and freelance writer George Davis Whitmore. The collection primarily contains his writings and supporting research files, though a small amount of professional correspondence and a few personal papers are present.

21 boxes (incl. 58 computer disks); 9.88 linear feet

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