Ward Morehouse papers, 1877-1966 bulk (1924-1966).

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Morehouse, Ward, 1898-1966. Ward Morehouse papers, 1877-1966 bulk (1924-1966).

Ward Morehouse papers, 1877-1966 bulk (1924-1966).

The Ward Morehouse papers contain correspondence, interviews, writings, articles and ephemera documenting his career as a journalist, drama critic and playwright.

1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)

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