Papers, 1933-1968.


Papers, 1933-1968.

Chiefly correspondence and other materials related to book collecting, publishing, editing and civic activities. Includes manuscripts by other writers primarily for the Book Collector's Packet. Also includes files. Includes copy and proofs of journal articles, club programs, miscellaneous clippings and some photographs of writers and artists.

13.2 linear ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 7001208

Ohio State University Libraries

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