Papers of Alice Hamilton, 1909-1987 (inclusive), 1909-1965 (bulk)

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Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970. Papers, 1909-1987 (bulk: 1909-1965)

Papers of Alice Hamilton, 1909-1987 (inclusive), 1909-1965 (bulk)

1909-1987 (inclusive), 1909-1965 (bulk)

Correspondence, articles, speeches, notes, clippings, and awards of physician Alice Hamilton.

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