Alexander King Papers 1953-1987 (bulk 1953-1987)

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Alexander King Papers, 1953-1987, (bulk 1953-1987)

Alexander King Papers 1953-1987 (bulk 1953-1987)

Author, illustrator, and storyteller. Correspondence, writings, business papers, scrapbooks, and photographs relating to King's literary works, television appearances, relations with colleagues in the fields of art, literature, and entertainment, social life in New York, N.Y., and fund-raising efforts for kidney dialysis facilities. Some correspondence concerns housing discrimination against Jews in Connecticut.

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