Photographs, 1912-1989 (bulk 1960-1980).

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Henderson, Scott L. Photographs, 1912-1989 (bulk 1960-1980).

Photographs, 1912-1989 (bulk 1960-1980).

Collection consists mostly of black and white photographs by Scott Henderson which document events and activities of the university during the 1960s and 1970s.

1 linear ft.

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