Chancellor Charles Duncan McIver records, 1855-1906.

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McIver, Charles Duncan, 1860-1906. Chancellor Charles Duncan McIver records, 1855-1906.

Chancellor Charles Duncan McIver records, 1855-1906.

Correspondence, letter press books, diaries, speeches, photographs, diplomas, school notebooks, school forms, publications, newspapers clippings, invoices, receipts and miscellaneous.

44 ft. (141 boxes, 35 bound v.) : ill. ; 27 x 13 x 32 cm.

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