Huntington Cairns Papers 1780-1984 (bulk 1925-1984)

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Huntington Cairns Papers, 1780-1984, (bulk 1925-1984)

Huntington Cairns Papers 1780-1984 (bulk 1925-1984)

Author, government official, and lawyer. Correspondence, manuscripts and galley proofs of writings, speeches, subject and research files, family papers, printed material, scrapbooks, and other papers concerning Cairns's career with the U.S. Bureau of Customs as a federal censor of imported books and films, as a lawyer with the Maryland Tax Revision Commission (1938-1941), and as a writer on the arts, law, literature, and philosophy.

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