Robert W. Whitaker Collection, 1885-1969.


Whitaker, Robert, 1863-1944. Robert W. Whitaker Collection, 1885-1969.

Robert W. Whitaker Collection, 1885-1969.

Collection contains diaries (1885-86, 1889-1944), correspondence, essays, articles, poetry, pamphlets, and periodicals. The bulk of the collection dates 1917-1944.

7 boxes; 7 linear feet.

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