Research notes on Louise du Pont Crowninshield, 1999-2002 (photocopies).

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Burdick, Kim, 1948-. Research notes on Louise du Pont Crowninshield, 1999-2002 (photocopies).

Research notes on Louise du Pont Crowninshield, 1999-2002 (photocopies).

The notes consist of photocopies of all surviving letters to and from Louise du Pont Crowninshield (1877-1958) an early advocate of historic preservation. The documents were copied from originals in the Hagley Museum and Library and other repositories. The notes were used to write several articles, to produce lectures and slide shows, and for a projected film on Mrs. Crowninshield's role in establishing the historic preservation movement.

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