John Quinn papers, 1901-1926.

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Quinn, John, 1870-1924. John Quinn papers, 1901-1926.

John Quinn papers, 1901-1926.

Collection consists mainly of correspondence, with writings, printed matter and photographs that document Quinn's artistic and political interests.

Originals: 46 linear feet (72 boxes, 41 letterbooks, 3 v.).General correspondence: 50 microfilm reels.

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