Papers, 1895?-1995


Papers, 1895?-1995

Memoir, interview transcripts, correspondence, unpublished writings, etc., of Eleanor Flexner, women's historian and author.

1 carton, 1/2 file box, 1 oversize folder, 1 oversize scrapbook


SNAC Resource ID: 6386641

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