League of Vermont Writers papers, 1928-1942.

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League of Vermont Writers. League of Vermont Writers papers, 1928-1942.

League of Vermont Writers papers, 1928-1942.

Correspondence addressed to Dorothy Charlotte Walter in her capacity as Secretary of the League including many prominent authors. Most of the letters were written in 1934.

.5 linear ft. (1 box)

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