William Bronk papers, 1908-1999.

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Bronk, William. William Bronk papers, 1908-1999.

William Bronk papers, 1908-1999.

Correspondence, manuscripts, audio cassettes, photographs, and printed materials.

45 linear ft. ( 95 boxes & 1 oversize folder)

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