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Stringfellow Barr

Stringfellow Barr

Stringfellow Barr

a centennial appreciation of his life and work, 1897-1982

by Stringfellow Barr

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Published by St. John"s College Press in Annapolis, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Barr, Stringfellow, 1897-,
  • St. John"s College (Annapolis, Md.) -- Presidents -- Biography.,
  • St. John"s College (Annapolis, Md.) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementselected and edited by Charles A. Nelson.
    ContributionsNelson, Charles A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLD4811.S217 B37 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 238 p. :
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL65378M
    ISBN 10096036904X
    LC Control Number99163004
    OCLC/WorldCa38506437


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