Papers, 1904-1968 (bulk 1941-1962).

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Pargellis, Stanley McCrory, 1898-1968. Papers, 1904-1968 (bulk 1941-1962).

Papers, 1904-1968 (bulk 1941-1962).

Correspondence, reports, research notes, articles, speeches, and photographs relating to Pargellis' activities on behalf of the Newberry Library and his scholarly pursuits.

22 cubic ft. (14 boxes and 17 cartons)

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