Mira Edgerly Korzybska papers, ca.1850-1960.

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Mira Edgerly Korzybska papers, ca.1850-1960.

Correspondence, manuscripts, notes, diaries, documents, photographs, audio tape recordings, printed materials, scrapbooks, and sketches and drafts of portraits. Her finished portraits on ivory are cataloged separately for the Art Collection (q.v.).

13 linear ft. ( 25 boxes, 2 scrapbooks, & 19 oversized folders)

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