W. Irving Way papers, 1885-1931, bulk 1892-1900.


W. Irving Way papers, 1885-1931, bulk 1892-1900.

Correspondence with authors, collectors, and publishers, newspaper clippings, sample sheets, and notes, dated between 1885 and 1931.

0.1 linear feet (3 folders)


SNAC Resource ID: 7568106

Newberry Library

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