York Langton papers, 1960-1989.


Langton, York, 1903-1989. York Langton papers, 1960-1989.

York Langton papers, 1960-1989.

Correspondence (1960-1989) and transcripts of speeches (1978-1986) of a Minneapolis businessman and peace activist, relating to his activities in the United Nations Association and other organizations devoted to world peace and disarmament.

1.25 cu. ft. (2 boxes).

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