Ted Freedman Papers, 1926-1974

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Ted Freedman Papers, 1926-1974

Ted Freedman Papers, 1926-1974

Correspondence with private and small press owners; records of his press, The Platen Press, in Orinda; clippings, including some on labor unions. Contains material on the Rounce and Coffin Club and the William Morris Society.

4 boxes, 1 oversize folder

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