James E. Babb Memorial collection, 1860-1942 (inclusive).


Babb, James Elisha, 1864-1934. James E. Babb Memorial collection, 1860-1942 (inclusive).

James E. Babb Memorial collection, 1860-1942 (inclusive).

A double collection of the papers of James Elisha Babb, a lawyer prominent in Idaho politics and of his father-in-law, Charles Johnson Tinkham.

1.5 linear ft. (4 boxes, 1 folio)

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