John Tetlow papers, 1858-1912.


John Tetlow papers, 1858-1912.

Letters, compositions, and other papers of the American educator and writer John Tetlow largely concerning Girls High School in Boston, Massachusetts.

6 boxes (3 linear ft.)


SNAC Resource ID: 6383650

Houghton Library

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