Papers, 1893-1958 (inclusive).


Papers, 1893-1958 (inclusive).

Contains correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings. Includes correspondence with Vachel Lindsay (1904-1927).

8.5 linear ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 7650375

University of Chicago Library

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