Additional papers of Mary Ware Dennett, 1892-1945 (inclusive).

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Dennett, Mary Ware, 1872-1947. Additional papers of Mary Ware Dennett, 1892-1945 (inclusive).

Additional papers of Mary Ware Dennett, 1892-1945 (inclusive).

Collection includes family and general correspondence, printed flyers, pamphlets, announcements, clippings, etc. Correspondence with her doctor, Julia Minerva Green, documents a number of health issues and Dennett's interest in homeopathic remedies, some of which are enclosed. General correspondence centers upon birth control, sex education, peace, and other causes close to her heart.

1 linear ft. (2+1/2 file boxes) plus one oversize folder.

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