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Sam Ragan

by Neil Bowen Morgan

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Published by North Caroliniana Society in Chapel Hill (P.O. Box 127, Chapel Hill 27514) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ragan, Sam, 1915- -- Addresses, essays, lectures

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Neil Morgan ; together with proceedings of a banquet on the occasion of the presentation of the North Caroliniana Society award for 1981.
    SeriesNorth Caroliniana Society imprints ;, no. 5
    ContributionsNorth Caroliniana Society.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF260.42.R33 M67
    The Physical Object
    Pagination37 p., [3] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3032780M
    LC Control Number82121004

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