Papers of Eugene Field, 1872-1899.


Papers of Eugene Field, 1872-1899.

The collection consists of manuscripts and correspondence by and to Eugene Field (1850-1895). The manuscripts are mostly autograph copies of Field's own poems.

127 pieces.7 boxes.


SNAC Resource ID: 6698205

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