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Charles S. Hamlin Letters

A description of his letters at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Hamlin, Charles S. (Charles Sumner), 1861-1938
Title: Charles S. Hamlin Letters
Inclusive Dates: 1893-1925
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: Incoming letters sent to the American lawyer and first Chairman of the Federal Reserve.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Charles Sumner Hamlin (1861–1938) was an American lawyer and politician. He held a number of important political offices, including Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (1893-1897, 1913-1914) and Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board (1914-1916).

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Charles S. Hamlin Letters consists of 14 items of incoming correspondence sent to Hamlin between 1893 and 1925. Mainly they consist of short notes discussing political and financial topics.

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Arrangement of the Collection

Items are arranged in chronological order.

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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


Hamlin, Charles S. (Charles Sumner), 1861-1938.

Genres and Forms




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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Charles S. Hamlin Letters,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 1966.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: LMD
Date: 28 Apr 2010
Revision history:

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