Letters : Indianapolis, Ind., to Edward Everett Ayer, [Chicago, Ill.], 1913 Feb. 7-12.


Dunn, Jacob Piatt, 1855-1924. Letters : Indianapolis, Ind., to Edward Everett Ayer, [Chicago, Ill.], 1913 Feb. 7-12.

Letters : Indianapolis, Ind., to Edward Everett Ayer, [Chicago, Ill.], 1913 Feb. 7-12.

Two letters, Feb. 7 and 12, 1913, from Dunn to Edward E. Ayer, describing plans for the Peoria-French dictionary translation project of the incipient Society for the Preservation of Indian Languages and requesting a $10,000 endowment to launch the society and its publication program.

2 items (1 folder) ; 26 cm.

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