Papers of the History Club [manuscript] 1948-1956.


University of Virginia. History Club. Papers of the History Club [manuscript] 1948-1956.

Papers of the History Club [manuscript] 1948-1956.

The papers contain the constitution, by-laws, minutes, correspondence and newsletters of the club, together with papers submitted to the club for its historical essay contests.

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