J. Frank Dobie catalog of an exhibition of manuscripts held at Cody Memorial Library to commemorate the publication of Dobie at Southwestern University

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Published by Cody Memorial Library and the Mood-Heritage Museum, Southwestern University in [Georgetown, Tex.] .

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Statementcompiled & edited by Jon D. Swartz and Mary Pat McLaughlin.
ContributionsDobie, J. Frank 1888-1964., Swartz, Jon David.
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LC ClassificationsMLCS 87/07183 (N)
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Pagination[16] p. :
Number of Pages16
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Open LibraryOL2491108M
LC Control Number87460183

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