John Osseward Papers 1916-1983 1947-1979


John Osseward Papers, 1916-1983, 1947-1979

John Osseward Papers 1916-1983 1947-1979

Papers of John Osseward, a Seattle environmentalist.

15.21 cubic feet; 16 boxes


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