Charles H. Dennis papers, 1868-1942, (bulk 1885-1929).

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Charles H. Dennis papers, 1868-1942, (bulk 1885-1929).

The collection consists of correspondence and miscellaneous items primarily related to Dennis's professional life.

5 cubic ft. (14 boxes)

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