Papers, 1900-1945.

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Walter, Frank Keller, 1874-1945. Papers, 1900-1945.

Papers, 1900-1945.

The collection includes correspondence, University Library School history, drafts and notes of Walter's book, Ninety years of the University of Minnesota Library, 1851-1941, typewritten manuscripts, scrapbooks, diaries. Also included are many letters from most of the nationally known librarians of the first half ot he twentieth century, among them J. Christian Bay, Charles H. Brown, Melvil Dewey, Thomas Fleming, Milton E. Lord, Archibald MacLeish, Carl H. Milan, Christopher Morley, Louis Shores, and H.B. Van Hosen.

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Frank Keller Walter was the University Librarian, University of Minnesota, from 1921 to 1943. From the description of Papers, 1900-1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82744548 Frank Keller Walter was the University Librarian at the University of Minnesota. From the description of Frank Keller Walter papers, 1900-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82318448 University of Minnesota Librarian from 1921-1943, and founder of the University of Minnesota Libr...

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