Aaron Kramer papers, ca. 1940 -1986.


Aaron Kramer papers, ca. 1940 -1986.

Papers of American poet and professor, Aaron Kramer.

1 box (.3 linear ft.)



SNAC Resource ID: 6383196

Houghton Library

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