Abbott Lawrence Rotch papers, 1876?-1912.

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Abbott Lawrence Rotch papers, 1876?-1912.

Abbott Lawrence Rotch papers, 1876?-1912.

Notes and correspondence of American meteorologist Abbott Lawrence Rotch.

6 boxes, 4 volumes (4 linear ft.)

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