Club records. 1931-1998 (bulk 1931-1950).


Club records. 1931-1998 (bulk 1931-1950).

Correspondence, membership lists, publications, and printed material collected by a Twin Cities bibliophile group, organized in 1930 for the purpose of bringing together people interested in all phases of the book and the book arts.


SNAC Resource ID: 6646857

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