Joseph and Elizabeth R. Pennell Papers 1832-1951

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Joseph and Elizabeth R. Pennell Papers TXRC97-A16., 1832-1951

Joseph and Elizabeth R. Pennell Papers 1832-1951

The collection contains correspondence, diaries, appointment books, documents, photographs, notebooks, clippings, and some artwork (not by Joseph Pennell). Nothing of signficance relating to the published works of the Pennells is present, nor are there any examples of Joseph Pennell's graphic art.

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