Louis Decimus Rubin papers, 1929-1992 (Series 1.1.1 A-C).


Louis Decimus Rubin papers, 1929-1992 (Series 1.1.1 A-C).

Series 1.1.1. Selected author correspondence (names beginning with A-C): This series contains correspondence with writers and critics of major import, as selected by Rubin. Note that writers and critics of special importance in Rubin's papers are listed in the general abstract for this collection.

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