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Frederick J. Pohl Papers

An inventory of his papers at Syracuse University

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Date: Apr 1967

Biographical History

Frederick Julius Pohl was born in Durham, New York, in 1889. He received his bachelor's degree from Amherst College and his master's degree from Columbia University. Pohl's books include The Sinclair Expedition to Nova Scotia in 1398 (1950); The Lost Discovery (1952); The Vikings on Cape Cod (1957); Atlantic Crossings Before Columbus (1961); The Viking Explorers (1966); and Amerigo Vespucci (1966). He was a contributor to Rhode Island History, New England Quarterly, American-Scandinavian Review, Archaeology, and Shakespeare Newsletter. He died in 1991.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The papers of Frederick Julius Pohl consist of Correspondence, Manuscripts and Published material. Correspondence (13 folders) spans 1944-1963 and 1967 and includes letters to and letters from Mr. Pohl, interfiled and arranged alphabetically by name. Manuscripts (1 folder) contains notes written by Mr. Pohl in 1947 and 1949 and others that are undated. Published material (2 folders) consists of newspaper articles from 1948 and 1963.


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Subject Headings


Holand, Hjalmar Rued, 1872-1963.
Pohl, Frederick Julius, 1889-1991.


Authors, American.

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Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Frederick J. Pohl Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

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Published material