Papers, 1834-1956, 1946-1949.

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Rister, Carl Coke, 1889-1955. Papers, 1834-1956, 1946-1949.

Papers, 1834-1956, 1946-1949.

Includes correspondence, research material, manuscripts, printed material, scrapbook material, diaries, photographs, maps, legal and financial material pertaining to Dr. Rister's work, life, and academic career. Collection bulks (1946-1949) with correspondence, research material, printed material, and literary productions pertaining to his work "Oil! Titan of the Southwest."

103, 347 leaves.

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