Paul Palmer papers, 1929-1960 (inclusive).

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Paul Palmer papers, 1929-1960 (inclusive).

The papers consist of Paul Palmer's professional correspondence with prominent literary and political figures soliciting articles for publication. In some cases, drafts of articles are included with the letters.

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