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Autograph Book

Collection Creator:
Nevelson, Louise, 1899-1988  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1933
Collection Restrictions:
The bulk of this collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website, with the exception of the 2017 addition. Use of material not digitized requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Louise Nevelson papers, circa 1903-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Louise Nevelson papers
Louise Nevelson papers / Series 1: Biographical Material / Mike Nevelson Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c1bc0c88-4ff7-47bc-b389-6678d069483e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-neveloui-ref19

Autograph Book

Collection Creator:
Smith, Hassel, 1915-2007  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1980
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Hassel Smith papers, circa 1900-2004, bulk 1930-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Hassel Smith papers
Hassel Smith papers / Series 1: Biographical Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9bcbed92e-2977-424d-9085-d1109c6959ec
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-smithass-ref22

Autograph Requests

Collection Creator:
Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 47
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1958-1965
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
Max Spoerri interview: Authorization to quote or reproduce for purposes of publication requires written permission from Max Spoerri. Contact Reference Services for more information.
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Hans Hofmann papers, circa 1904-2011, bulk 1945-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Hans Hofmann papers
Hans Hofmann papers / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9233bf0dd-83d2-47bd-b463-da80cc9fad8c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-hofmhans-ref67

Souther Family Autograph Book

Collection Creator:
Tarbell, Edmund Charles, 1862-1938  Search this
Container:
Box 18, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1862-1896
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Edmund Charles Tarbell papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Edmund Charles Tarbell papers, circa 1855-circa 2000, bulk 1885-1938. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Edmund C. Tarbell papers
Edmund C. Tarbell papers / Series 1: Biographical Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-tarbedmu-ref634

Craig, Thomas, Autograph Book

Collection Creator:
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
Container:
Box 63, Folder 23
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1901-1927
Collection Restrictions:
This bulk of this collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
National Academy of Design records, 1817-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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National Academy of Design records
National Academy of Design records / Series 18: Artist Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw98e191904-bb89-4460-8521-e8cfe8617b79
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-natiacad-ref1112

Autograph Book (mostly blank)

Collection Creator:
Cornell, Joseph  Search this
Container:
Box 18, Folder 22
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1893
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Joseph Cornell papers, 1804-1986, bulk 1939-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Joseph Cornell papers
Joseph Cornell papers / Series 5: Ephemera and Artifacts
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw98fa7e0b7-1123-44e1-b70f-f75df555d4f9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-cornjose-ref967

Autograph written by Cassius Clay

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Written by:
Muhammad Ali, American, 1942 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Sonny Liston, American, 1928 - 1970  Search this
Gill Deford, American  Search this
Medium:
graphite on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 × 3 3/8 in. (15.2 × 8.6 cm)
Type:
autographs
Place made:
New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1963
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Boxing  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Given to Frank Deford, a writer for Sports Illustrated, in August 1963
Object number:
2018.33
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52fd82066-a1cf-4978-b292-caeee7f75af8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.33
Online Media:

Autograph Books, Katie Mae McCoy

Collection Creator:
McCoy, Esther  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1881-1892
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of audiovisual recordings without access copies requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Esther McCoy papers, circa 1876-1990, bulk 1938-1989. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Esther McCoy papers
Esther McCoy papers / Series 1: Biographical and Family Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw90c29a613-2973-45f5-b350-4faac540f96b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-mccoesth-ref19

Mackenzie, John, 1835-1899. Collection of autograph letters signed and autograph retained copies (mostly signed)

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 Folder (Correspondence, 5 x 8 in. - 8.25 x 13 in.)
Container:
Item M107
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1874 - 1875
Scope and Contents note:
These letters relate to Mackenzie's tenure as Deputy Commissioner, Bechuanaland, and include letters to the Royal Governor, Sir Hercules Robinson. There are numerous letters and documentation concerning Mackenzie's requested resignation.
General note:
M107 is accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History.
Collection Rights:
The collection is housed in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, which is open to researchers Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only. Please call (202) 633-1184 or email AskaLibrarian@si.edu for an appointment.
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Russell E. Train Africana collection
Russell E. Train Africana collection / 5: Manuscripts
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sc2d05c0bbd-861c-4f3e-a0fa-e851102a9855
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sil-cl-xxxx-0014-ref1885

Autograph letter, unsigned, addressed "To the King"

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Correspondence, 4.5 x 7 in.)
Container:
Item M003
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1874
Scope and Contents note:
The letter's recipient was apparently a tribal chieftain. The writer asks for permission to hunt in the vicinity of "Schashani." Describes the breakdown of his "waggon" and other difficulties. Sends the king two muskets and ammunition.
General note:
The author is unidentified, but is thought to have been Frank Oates, who was traveling through Matabeleland to Victoria Falls in late 1874. The letter has been tentatively dated to September or October of 1874.
Collection Rights:
The collection is housed in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, which is open to researchers Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only. Please call (202) 633-1184 or email AskaLibrarian@si.edu for an appointment.
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Russell E. Train Africana collection
Russell E. Train Africana collection / 5: Manuscripts
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sc24faf2074-7100-4df9-9251-e3b659cc4206
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sil-cl-xxxx-0014-ref1464

Bruce, Agnes Livingstone, 1847-1912. Autograph diary

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Diaries, 5 x 7.75 x 1 in.)
Container:
Item M203
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1865 July 22 - August 14
Scope and Contents note:
Commences with her saying goodbye to her father, David Livingstone, prior to his final departure to Africa, and her own sojourn to France to stay with her aunt. Appears mainly devoted to social subjects.
General note:
Signed by Agnes Livingstone Bruce on front page. M203 is the accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History.
Collection Rights:
The collection is housed in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, which is open to researchers Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only. Please call (202) 633-1184 or email AskaLibrarian@si.edu for an appointment.
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Russell E. Train Africana collection
Russell E. Train Africana collection / 5: Manuscripts
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sc25666622a-214b-4f99-9bd9-6c6e4f1ac335
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sil-cl-xxxx-0014-ref2212

Balch Autograph Collection (Albert S. Balch)

Collection Creator:
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971  Search this
Container:
Reel 5160, Frame 565-567
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
The microfilm of this collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website. Use of material not microfilmed or digitized requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Rockwell Kent papers, circa 1840-1993, bulk 1935-1961. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Rockwell Kent papers
Rockwell Kent papers / Series 1: Alphabetical Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91fbc37b2-62e1-4d6d-93d6-de968a80cc8d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kentrock-ref366

Autograph Book of Florence Ballin Cramer

Collection Creator:
Cramer, Konrad, 1888-1963  Search this
Container:
Box 8, Folder 38
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1897-1899
Scope and Contents note:
Contains paintings, drawings, poems, and music by signers
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Konrad and Florence Ballin Cramer papers, 1897-1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Konrad and Florence Ballin Cramer papers
Konrad and Florence Ballin Cramer papers / Series 9: Artwork
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw96939fed6-6123-4168-8c67-8594e605fb68
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-cramkonr-ref390

Photograph of Lena Horne smiling, with autograph

Created by:
John Abbott, American  Search this
Subject of:
Lena Horne, American, 1917 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
ink on photographic paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 5 x 7 in. (12.7 x 17.8 cm)
Type:
portraits
digital prints
Date:
20th Century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.27.4.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© John Abott . Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5338f5682-9d13-4f73-a878-7938e7ce2bbc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.27.4.1
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Autograph sheet from Negro League Baseball Players Association Reunion

Created by:
Negro League Baseball Players Association, American, founded 1990  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 17 x 11 in. (43.2 x 27.9 cm)
Type:
autographs
Place made:
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
October 13, 1990
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Paxton and Rachel Baker
Object number:
2012.172.21.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57b8744d3-b1a0-40c9-8e65-2dbe87d81976
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.172.21.5
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Livingstone, David, 1813-1873. Autograph letter signed to [John Kirk]

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Correspondence, 4.5 x 7 in.)
Container:
Item M084
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1858 January 28
Scope and Contents note:
Autograph letter signed to [John Kirk], dated Manchester 28 January 1858 (4 pages; Clendennen & Cunningham #679). Discusses arrangements for the Zambesi expedition, the advance in salary that Kirk might require, gives the dates when his equipment must be ready and emphasizes the limitations of luggage space.
Collection Rights:
The collection is housed in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, which is open to researchers Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only. Please call (202) 633-1184 or email AskaLibrarian@si.edu for an appointment.
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Russell E. Train Africana collection
Russell E. Train Africana collection / 5: Manuscripts
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sc2a1d727cb-e1d9-439e-a47b-c48b14a9118c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sil-cl-xxxx-0014-ref1831
Online Media:

Autograph Book and Diary of Zenos R. Miller (Diary 1)

Collection Creator:
Miller, Zenos Ramsey, 1895-1922  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1918
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
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Zenos R. Miller World War I Diaries
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg23c731523-f3e7-494c-9d95-bddef33c1809
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1994-0038-ref506
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Gelatin silver print of Rosita "Chicken" Lockhart with autograph

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Rosita "Chicken" Lockhart  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 10 × 8 1/16 in. (25.4 × 20.5 cm)
H x W (Image): 8 15/16 × 7 1/2 in. (22.7 × 19.1 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
ca. 1940
Topic:
African American  Search this
Dance  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.97.38.34
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51e3db7a0-0178-44af-9e2a-a15560425ad0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.97.38.34
Online Media:

Gleason, George H. Autograph letter signed to Edmund Heller

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Correspondence, 7.25 X 10.5 in. (document), 7.5 x 4 in. (envelope))
Container:
Item HelUncat003
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1875 - 1939
General note:
From the Heller archival collection.
Collection Rights:
The collection is housed in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, which is open to researchers Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only. Please call (202) 633-1184 or email AskaLibrarian@si.edu for an appointment.
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Russell E. Train Africana collection
Russell E. Train Africana collection / Series 4: Edmund Heller personal papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sc237ae6736-521a-4437-9934-3bf3932f5cf6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sil-cl-xxxx-0014-ref1417

Heller, Edmund, 1875-1939. Autograph letter signed to Walter Granger

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Correspondence, 8.5 x 11 in.)
Container:
Item HelUncat004
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1935 February 25
General note:
From the Heller archival collection.
Collection Rights:
The collection is housed in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, which is open to researchers Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only. Please call (202) 633-1184 or email AskaLibrarian@si.edu for an appointment.
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Russell E. Train Africana collection
Russell E. Train Africana collection / Series 4: Edmund Heller personal papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sc2d817495b-a6d7-4064-a8ca-6a6cc8c5a132
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sil-cl-xxxx-0014-ref1419

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