Papers, 1928-2002

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Papers, 1928-2002

Papers, 1928-2002

Papers of Frances Humphrey Howard, including genealogical, family, and biographical information; personal and professional correspondence, including her brother Hubert Humphrey; scrapbooks; interview transcripts; articles by and about Howard; speeches; etc.

41 linear ft.

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