Mark Turbyfill papers, 1911-1985.

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Turbyfill, Mark, 1896-1990. Mark Turbyfill papers, 1911-1985.

Mark Turbyfill papers, 1911-1985.

Material relating to the life and career of dancer, poet and painter Mark Turbyfill, including three copies of his unpublished autobiography and many copies of published and unpublished poems.

2 cubic ft. (3 boxes and one oversize box)

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