Alice French papers, 1871-1934.

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Thanet, Octave, 1850-1934. Alice French papers, 1871-1934.

Alice French papers, 1871-1934.

Correspondence (primarily incoming), works, and miscellaneous material of Alice French.

2.5 cubic ft. (7 boxes and 1 oversize box)

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