William Gilman Thompson autograph collection, 1771-1924 (inclusive).

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Thompson, William Gilman, 1856-1927,. William Gilman Thompson autograph collection, 1771-1924 (inclusive).

William Gilman Thompson autograph collection, 1771-1924 (inclusive).

Collection of autograph letters and photographs accumulated by Thompson, a physician.

3.0 linear ft. (1 box, 1 folio)

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