Frank P. Leslie papers, 1903-1972 (bulk 1940-1970).

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Leslie, Frank P. Frank P. Leslie papers, 1903-1972 (bulk 1940-1970).

Frank P. Leslie papers, 1903-1972 (bulk 1940-1970).

Correspondence (1932-1972), subject files, newspaper clippings, photographs, printed material, and phonograph records relating to a Minneapolis paper company executive and book collector.

6.5 cu. ft. (7 boxes).

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