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Henry B. Dawson Letter

A description of his letter at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Dawson, Henry B. (Henry Barton), 1821-1889.
Title: Henry B. Dawson Letter
Inclusive Dates: 1864
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: A letter sent to the American journalist and historian, from an unknown correspondent.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Henry Barton Dawson (1821–1889) was an American journalist, historian and temperance reformer.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Henry B. Dawson Letter is dated 8 Sep 1864 and addressed to Dawson. The signature of the letter's writer is unclear, but the surname may be "Daly."

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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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Related Material

Special Collections Research Center holds further correspondence by Dawson in the Benson John Lossing Collection

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Subject Headings


Dawson, Henry B. (Henry Barton), 1821-1889.


Historians -- United States -- Correspondence.

Genres and Forms




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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Henry B. Dawson Letter,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 1969.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: LMD
Date: 8 Mar 2010
Revision history:

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