Clara G. Spiegel-Ernest Hemingway Family papers, 1939-1988.


Spiegel, Clara Gatzert, 1904-1997. Clara G. Spiegel-Ernest Hemingway Family papers, 1939-1988.

Clara G. Spiegel-Ernest Hemingway Family papers, 1939-1988.

Letters and cards written to author Clara G. Spiegel from Ernest Hemingway, Martha Gellhorn, Mary Welsh Hemingway and Patrick Hemingway, plus one letter from game ranger Denis Zaphiro.

0.5 cubic ft. (1 box)

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