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James G. Blaine Letterbook

An inventory of the item at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Blaine, James Gillespie, ‡d 1830-1893.
Title: James G. Blaine Letterbook
Inclusive Dates: 1872-1874
Quantity: 1 volume.
Abstract: Correspondence and clippings related to the legislator from Maine.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

James G. Blaine (1830-1893) was an American politician and legislator from Maine. He served as Representative (1863-1876), Speaker of the House (1869-1875), and twice as Secretary of State (1881, 1889-1892)

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The James G. Blaine Letterbook consists of a single volume containing copies of letters and clippings from various newspapers.

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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


Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893.

Corporate Bodies

United States. -- Congress. -- House.


Cabinet officers -- United States.

Genres and Forms

Clippings (information artifacts)



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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

James G. Blaine Letterbook,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Charles Kohen, 1962.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 20 Oct 2017
Revision history:

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Box 1 Letterbook 1872-1874

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