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George F. Hoar Letters

A description of his letters at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: LMD
Date: 12 May 2010

Biographical History

George Frisbie Hoar (1826-1904) was an American politician and lawyer from Massachusetts. He served as a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1869-1873) and the Senate (1877-1904).

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The George F. Hoar Letters consists of four letters and one telegram sent by Hoar between 1900 and 1902. The items are mainly official correspondence and they contain discussions of legislation, a quote from one of Hoar's speeches, and a response to a request for a photograph.

Arrangement of the Collection

Items are arranged in chronological order.


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.

Subject Headings


Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904.


Legislators -- United States -- Correspondence.


Washington (D.C.) -- History.
Worcester (Mass.) -- History.

Genres and Forms




Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

George F. Hoar Letters,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 1966.

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