Lillian B. Gilkes Papers 1900-1976

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Lillian B. Gilkes Papers, 1900-1976

Lillian B. Gilkes Papers 1900-1976

The Lillian B. Gilkes Papers comprises the correspondence, writings, research notes, and memorabilia of the American author, educator, and biographer of Cora Crane (b. 1902). The collection not only illuminates Gilkes' professional writings, but also reveals a personal life marked by political activity and connections with radical artists and writers of the early to mid-20th century.

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