Papers, 1902-1955 (inclusive).

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Sperry, Willard Learoyd, 1882-1954. Papers, 1902-1955 (inclusive).

Papers, 1902-1955 (inclusive).

Letters, 1903-1954, to Sperry's sister, Pauline Sperry; letters, 1902-1953, to his family; general correspondence, 1923-1955; sermons, 1924-1953; a few miscellaneous writings; and some subject files relating to Sperry's work as dean of the Harvard Divinity School, 1922-1953; together with letters, 1919-1943, of Sperry's wife, Muriel, to Pauline Sperry.

2.25 linear ft. (7 boxes).

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