Frederick Wagner autograph collection, 1917-1961.


Frederick Wagner autograph collection, 1917-1961.

Frederick Wagner autograph collection, 1917-1961.

Correspondence of theatrical figures collected by English professor Frederick Wagner.

2 boxes (1 linear ft.)


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