John Daniel Stevens letters [manuscripts], circa 1895-1930.

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Stevens, John Daniel 1847-1932. John Daniel Stevens letters [manuscripts], circa 1895-1930.

John Daniel Stevens letters [manuscripts], circa 1895-1930.

Collection includes: Manuscript and typescript correspondence, circa 1895-1930, with: Order of the Knights of Labor; Addison Bennett; Jonathan Bourne, Jr.; George C. Brownell; George E. Chamberlain; Abigail Scott Duniway; Jack London; Charles L. McNary; Edwin V. O'Hara; Steven S. Wise; C. E. S. Wood; James Withycombe; Jacob Calvin Cooper; Clarence Darrow; and others concerned with progressive and socialist movements; Topics discussed in these letters include: Politics, Women's suffrage, Shakespeare clubs; etc.; Printed ephemera; Photocopy newspaper clipping with Stevens' obituary, from the Sellwood Bee, Friday, June 17, 1932.

.04 cubic feet (1 folder)Microfilm 15 feet : positive.

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