Papers, 1817-1987.


Smith, Hannah Whitall, 1832-1911. Papers, 1817-1987.

Papers, 1817-1987.

Consists primarily of letters of Hannah Whitall Smith, her two daughters Mary Berenson and Alys Whitall Pearsall Russell, and Mary's two daughters Ray Strachey and Karin Stephen.

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