Joseph Sweetman Ames papers, 1888-1968.


Ames, Joseph Sweetman, 1864-1943. Joseph Sweetman Ames papers, 1888-1968.

Joseph Sweetman Ames papers, 1888-1968.

Collection consists largely of materials relating to Ames's work at the Johns Hopkins University.

.4 linear ft. (1 document box)

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