Courtney Letts de Espil Papers 1925-1994 (bulk 1930-1949)

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Courtney Letts de Espil Papers, 1925-1994, (bulk 1930-1949)

Courtney Letts de Espil Papers 1925-1994 (bulk 1930-1949)

Writer and wife of the Argentine ambassador to the United States (1933-1943). Correspondence, diaries, writings, clippings, photographs, and other papers concerning social affairs in Washington and including references to many prominent individuals of the New Deal era. Also includes material on a cruise to the Arctic in 1927, the Espils’s return to Argentina in 1943, and life in Argentina under Juan Perón.

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