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Manuscripts and drawings

Houghton Library.

Manuscripts and drawings

a handlist of the finding aids with a list of published guides

by Houghton Library.

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Published by The Library in [Cambridge, Mass.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Houghton Library.,
  • Manuscripts -- Library resources.,
  • Drawing -- Library resources.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementthe Houghton Library.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ6621.H59 H68 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination46 p. ;
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2321258M
    LC Control Number86204348


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