Papers, 1920-1969 (inclusive).

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Richardson, Robert Dale, 1901-1969. Papers, 1920-1969 (inclusive).

Papers, 1920-1969 (inclusive).

Articles; sermons, 1925-1964; first draft of a book length manuscript on "Sir Joseph Williamson, Colonial Secretary to Charles II"; letters to his parents, 1920-1952; general letters; and subject files relating to his service at the Boston State Hospital, Boston, Mass. and to his presentation to the Library of Congress of Abraham Lincoln's original manuscript of his autobiography as he prepared it at the request of Jesse W. Fell in 1859. Letters include those from his second cousin, Adlai E. Stevenson, from Alfred Leslie Rowse, and John Kielty, Secretary of the General Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches.

7.3 linear ft. (22 boxes).

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