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Henry J. Hart Collection

A description of the collection at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Hart, Henry J.
Title: Henry J. Hart Collection
Inclusive Dates: circa 1875-1925
Quantity: TBD
Abstract: material relating to real estate and investments in central New York
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Henry J. Hart (dates unknown) was a real estate agent or attorney in Syracuse, New York in the early 20th century. He is listed in Jackson's Real Estate Directory, 1912-1913 edition, as having offices at 68 Wieting Block. He served as the city's Commissioner of Deeds from 1911-1913 (Proceedings of the Common Council of the City of Syracuse, FY 1911, p. 13), and according to The Real Estate Magazine, Volume 4 (Nov 1914), p. 78 was a delegate to the state's first convention of real estate businessmen. His name also appears in the U.S. Patent Registry as part owner of a patent for an automatic car brake (US Pat. No. 661,435, filed Feb 20, 1900).

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Henry J. Hart Collection consists of material relating to real estate transactions and investments in Central New York.

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Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is unprocessed and remains in original order.

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Access Restrictions

The collection is currently unprocessed and not available for research. Please contact SCRC for more information.

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


Hart, Henry J.


Real estate business -- New York (State)


Syracuse (N.Y.) -- History.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Henry J. Hart Collection,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 2015.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 14 Nov 2019
Revision history:

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An inventory has not yet been created for this collection. Please contact the Repository listed above for more information.

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