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Lewis Haas Letters

An inventory of his letters at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Haas, Lewis, fl.1895-1898.
Title: Lewis Haas Letters
Inclusive Dates: 1895-1898
Quantity: 55 letters (SC)
Abstract: Papers of the Presbyterian chaplain, parole agent at New York State Industrial School, Rochester, New York. Correspondence (1895-1898), chiefly between Haas and family members, regarding an inheritance in Denmark. Correspondents include Alexander Erskine Duncan, Jennette Frederikke Duncan, and the Danish Consul in New York.
Language: English and Danish
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
http://scrc.syr.edu

Biographical History

Lewis Haas was an American Presbyterian chaplain and a parole agent at New York State Industrial School, Rochester, New York.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Lewis Haas Letters contain Correspondence (1895-1898), chiefly between Haas and family members, regarding an inheritance in Denmark. Correspondents include Alexander Erskine Duncan, Jennette Frederikke Duncan, and the Danish Consul in New York.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings

Persons

Duncan, Alexander Erskine.
Duncan, Jennette Frederikke.

Subjects

Danes, Canada.
Danish Americans.
Denmark, Diplomatic and Consular Service, United States.
Legacies, Danish.
Presbyterians.
Women, 19th century.

Genres and Forms

Correspondence.

Occupations

Presbyterians.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Lewis Haas Letters,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Anonymous gift, 1968.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: [Summit record]
Date: May 1993
Revision history: 28 Jan 2008 - converted to EAD (MRC)

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Inventory

Correspondence
SC 8 Miscellaneous 1895-1898

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