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Guide to the John J. Stephens Research Notes
circa 1880s?-1920s
 MS 590

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on December 03, 2021
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Biographical / Historical

As of the writing of this finding aid in November 2021, nothing was known of Stephens, other than that he resided at The Cairo in Washington, D.C., or the context of this collection. The material was brought to N-YHS's attention by Austin Baxter Keep, and N-YHS solicited the collection, which was donated by Stephens's wife after his death. Books and other printed materials were also donated and these were likely separated to other parts of the N-YHS library.