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Aaron Sakolski Collection

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 23 Aug 2010

Biographical History

Aaron Morton Sakolski (1880-1956?) was a member of the class of 1902 at Syracuse University and later attended Johns Hopkins. He was interested both professionally and personally in economic aspects of investment, land tenure, and railroads.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Aaron Sakolski Collection consists of assorted historical documents from the personal collection of Aaron M. Sakolski. The collection contains patent, made out to Henry Drinker, for a tract of land in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania known as Chesnut Level; three Confederate bonds from Missouri and Mississippi; a United States bond from the 18th century; and a 1798 letter from one John Nicholson to a William Young and others, involving the Delaware and Schuylkill Canal Co.

Arrangement of the Collection



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


Sakolski, Aaron M. (Aaron Morton), 1880-1955.

Corporate Bodies

Delaware and Schuylkill Canal Company.


Bonds -- United States.
Canals -- United States.
Paper money -- United States -- History.


Luzerne County (Pa.) -- History.

Genres and Forms

Bills of sale.
Paper money.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Aaron Sakolski Collection,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Frances Mylon, 1986.

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