Papers, 1878-1998 (inclusive).

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Shouse, Catherine Filene, 1896-1994. Papers, 1878-1998 (inclusive).

Papers, 1878-1998 (inclusive).

Collection documents Shouse's personal life as well as her volunteer and professional work and her support of the performing arts. Papers include correspondence, photographs, diaries, certificates, scrapbooks, financial records, travel diaries, obituaries, press releases, programs, maps, etc.

13.7 linear ft.

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