Papers, 1831-1835, 1916-2002


Papers, 1831-1835, 1916-2002

Papers, 1831-1835, 1916-2002

Papers of writer, feminist, one-time Communist, and teacher Hope Hale Davis.

18 file boxes, 2 photograph folders, and 1 folio + folder

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