Papers of Gerda Lerner, 1950-1995

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Lerner, Gerda, 1920-2013. Papers, 1950-1995

Papers of Gerda Lerner, 1950-1995

1950-1995

Correspondence, interviews, writings, etc., of Gerda Lerner, historian and author.

7 linear feet ((7 cartons) plus 1 folio+ folder, 2 audiotapes, and 64 slides, electronic records)

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