Martin Kamin Papers 1789-1973


Martin Kamin Papers 1789-1973

Papers of the Polish-American publisher and bookseller, primarily in the areas of dance and drama. Collection includes autographs, correspondence, photographs, printed material, and miscellaneous papers.

18.5 linear ft.




SNAC Resource ID: 6361992

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