William Blake Dean and family papers, undated and 1813, 1851-1937.


William Blake Dean and family papers, undated and 1813, 1851-1937.

Correspondence, biographical and genealogical materials, newspaper clippings, reminiscences, organizational papers, family memorabilia, and miscellany documenting the career of this St. Paul (Minn.) hardware dealer and the lives of members of his family.

1.2 cubic feet (3 boxes and 8 oversize items).

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