Records of the Grab Bag Club, 1905-1955.


Records of the Grab Bag Club, 1905-1955.

Records include two volumes of meeting minutes and financial records, as well as a historical narrative of the club written by Charles R. Nutter, January 1945, and memorabilia (including correspondence).

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SNAC Resource ID: 7539216

Harvard University Archives.

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