Charles Franklin Dunbar autograph collection, 1757-1865.

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Charles Franklin Dunbar autograph collection, 1757-1865.

Letters and documents collected by former Dean of the Harvard College Faculty and of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Charles Franklin Dunbar.

1 box (.5 linear ft.)

eng,

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SNAC Resource ID: 6383736

Houghton Library

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