Philip E. Converse papers, 1948-1989.


Philip E. Converse papers, 1948-1989.

Series include biography; writings and lectures; correspondence; teaching materials; study materials; conferences, professional associations and committees; administrative files; grant proposals; and photographs.

11.5 linear ft.

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