4/9/2012 3:43 PM
The Gries Tobacco Printed Works, Manuscripts and Artifacts Collection spans the years 1650-1973, with the bulk of the items dating from the late 18th and early 20th centuries, and contains material related to the manufacturing, sale, and use of tobacco in the United States and abroad. The material was donated by Robert H. Gries in 1942-1953 and some items were acquired by the library staff.
The sheer variety of the material is vast, including both paper-based materials and artifacts.
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