Sanora Babb Papers circa 1840s-2006 (bulk 1928-2005)


Sanora Babb Papers circa 1840s-2006 (bulk 1928-2005)

Sanora Babb Papers circa 1840s-2006 (bulk 1928-2005)

The Sanora Babb Papers consist ofmanuscript drafts, galley proofs, correspondence, photographs, publications, topicalfiles, appointment books, notes and reflections, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks,artifacts, audio material, and digital material related to the American writerSanora Babb, her sister, writer-photographer Dorothy Babb, and her husband,cinematographer James Wong Howe.

71 document boxes, 12 serial boxes, 5 oversize boxes, 2 note card boxes, 1galley file, 1 oversize file folder, 2 restricted document boxes (32.84 linearfeet)



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