Papers, 1936-1983

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Papers, 1936-1983

Papers, 1936-1983

Correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, etc., of Lorraine (Rowan) Cooper, speaker, hostess, columnist, and wife of John Sherman Cooper, U.S. Senator.

3 file boxes, 17 folders of photographs, 1 folio folder of photographs, 3 reels of microfilm (M-128)

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