Daniel Carter Beard Papers 1798-1941 (bulk 1931-1935)

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Daniel Carter Beard Papers 1798-1941 (bulk 1931-1935)

Artist, author, editor, and cofounder of the Boy Scouts of America. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, speeches, articles, collected source material for writings and speeches, school composition books, address books, sketch books, illustrations, photographs, memorabilia, and printed matter relating chiefly to Beard's activities at the Culver Military Academy, Dan Beard Outdoor School, and with the Boy Scouts of America.

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