Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.
Extent2.4 linear feet (8 boxes)
Most of these clippings were sent to John Sewall Pratt Alcott by various clipping services including: Press Clipping Bureau, Luce's Press Clipping Bureau, and the Authors' Clipping Bureau. In March 2001 the clippings were recataloged by removing them from their envelopes and arranging by subject. Loose clippings not found in envelopes were also included.
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