Urey Woodson papers, 1898-1939, 1929-1939 (bulk dates).


Urey Woodson papers, 1898-1939, 1929-1939 (bulk dates).

This collection contains the correspondence and other papers of Urey Woodson, dating primarily from 1929 to 1939.

2.8 cubic ft. (7 boxes)

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