McQuown-DeVoto papers, 1933-1948.

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McQuown, Madeline, 1906-1975. McQuown-DeVoto papers, 1933-1948.

McQuown-DeVoto papers, 1933-1948.

Letters of Bernard DeVoto to Madeline McQuown. Also letters of Robert S. Hillyer to McQuown, 1933-1946. Includes McQuown's replies to each. Essays and articles by DeVoto make up the balance.

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