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Towner, Lawrence W. (Lawrence William), 1921-1992. Lawrence W. Towner Papers, 1948-1989, bulk 1962-1986.

American colonial historian and sixth librarian of the Newberry Library, 1962-1986, who during his tenure expanded research and education programs, enlarged the library's physical space, and inaugurated development activities. Towner's papers include correspondence, reports, research notes, articles, speeches and publications relating to Newberry personnel, collections, conferences, departments, events, gifts, property and trustees, as well as to his pre-Newberry and non-Newberry activities.

46 cubic ft.
Subjects: Newberry Library  
Call Number: Archives 03/06
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