Curtis Brown Ltd. papers, 1907-1935 1917-1935.


Curtis Brown Ltd. papers, 1907-1935 1917-1935.

Correspondence from clients about placing their work. Among the authors are: Michael Arlen, Nancy Astor, Beverley Nichols, Cecil Roberts, and Alec Waugh. There is also a typescript concert program for The Amphion Glee Club in 1907, signed by 58 members who were orthopedic surgeons.

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