Annie Nathan Meyer papers, [ca. 1890-1950].

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Annie Nathan Meyer papers, [ca. 1890-1950].

Professional and personal correspondence, manuscripts and typescripts of Meyer's plays, her books "Barnard Beginnings" and "The Gallery-Goer's Book," essays, and other writings, 1920s-1940s; playbills from performances of her plays, clippings of reviews of her books and plays, book jackets, clippings of her magazine articles, and other literary ephemera including the copperplate engraving used to print her personal bookplates.

2 .5 linear ft. (5 boxes) (1 artifact).

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