Rebecca West papers 1894-1975.

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West, Rebecca, 1892-1983. Rebecca West papers 1894-1975.

Rebecca West papers 1894-1975.

The papers consist of correspondence to and from West, correspondence of her husband Henry Andrews, writings of Rebecca West, writings of others, personal papers, and writings about Rebecca West.

20.0 linear ft. (44 boxes)

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