Papers, 1850-1988.

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O'Connor, Jessie Lloyd, 1904-. Papers, 1850-1988.

Papers, 1850-1988.

The Jessie Lloyd O'Connor Papers include extensive personal correspondence with family and friends; Federated Press notes and articles, and other writings; materials related to Jessie's many organizational activities; family biographical files, memorabilia, and photographs.

61.75 linear ft. (147 boxes)

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