Records, 1968-1980


Records, 1968-1980

Records, 1968-1980

Correspondence, including requests for information; correspondence and telephone logs; staff progress reports; etc., of the Women's History Research Center.

20 linear feet (48 file boxes, 2 card file boxes)

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