Claparède-Spir family papers, 1867-1940.


Claparède-Spir family papers, 1867-1940.

Papers primarily concern philosopher African Spir and include papers of Spir's daughter, Hélène Spir Claparède, and her family, especially her son, Jean-Louis Claparède.

1 box (.5 linear ft.)





SNAC Resource ID: 6383438

Houghton Library

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