Papers of Alice Kauser, ca. 1895-1940 (inclusive).

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Kauser, Alice, ca. 1872-1945. Papers of Alice Kauser, ca. 1895-1940 (inclusive).

Papers of Alice Kauser, ca. 1895-1940 (inclusive).

Contains mostly correspondence and some scripts.

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