Indiana University School of Letters Director's records, 1947-1979 bulk 1952-1972.


Indiana University School of Letters Director's records, 1947-1979 bulk 1952-1972.

Collection consists of the records of the Director of the School of Letters 1947-1979, organized in four series.

3.4 cubic ft. (4 boxes)

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