Anthropology object history files: Blake, John F.P.

Correspondence, photographic print, notes, memoranda and Swedish language booklet and calendar relating to donations and possible donations from John F P Blake. Initial correspondence related to a large collection of musical instruments, Christmas decorations, ornaments and tools from Sweden and Norway. Later letters relate to the possible donation of a straw Christmas goat, c.1900 from Sweden.

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