Sarah Brown Ingersoll Cooper Papers 1813-1921


Sarah Brown Ingersoll Cooper Papers 1813-1921

Personal material and material relating to Sarah B. Cooper's work in Bible Schools, Kindergartens, and Women's Organizations.


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