Hermann Raster papers, 1849-1940, bulk 1860-1891.


Hermann Raster papers, 1849-1940, bulk 1860-1891.

Correspondence, clippings, photographs, illustrations, an obituaries scrapbook, and various memorabilia relating to the life and career of Hermann Raster.

7 cubic ft. (12 boxes)




SNAC Resource ID: 6958640

Newberry Library

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