Collection on Leonard and Elizabeth Wells
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Collection includes photographs and correspondence of Leonard Wells and correspondence of his wife, Elizabeth Wells.
- Creation: 1922 - 1936
- Wells, Leonard (Person)
The collection is available for use in Special Collections at Minneapolis Central Library during the department's open hours.
Leonard Wells was the book buyer for Powers Department Store from 1895 until his death in 1933. After beginning his career at Powers as a buyer for the drug department, Wells began buying new books. He eventually branched out into used, rare, and finely bound books. In addition, Wells acted as publisher for a few books with Minnesota themes and bought artifacts from the homes of famous literary people.
1.42 Linear Feet (1 box)
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- Collection on Leonard and Elizabeth Wells
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Part of the Hennepin County Library Special Collections Repository
Minneapolis Central Library
300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis MN 55401 U.S.A.