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century of philanthropy a history of the Samuel N. and Mary Castle Foundation by Alfred L. Castle

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Published by Hawaiian Historical Society, Distributed by University of Hawaii Press in Honolulu .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAlfred L. Castle.
LC ClassificationsHV98.H32 S353 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 281 p., [32] p. of plates :
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL423499M
ISBN 100824814703
LC Control Number98128776

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