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Lewis Haas Letters

An inventory of his letters at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: [Summit record]
Date: May 1993

Biographical History

Lewis Haas was an American Presbyterian chaplain and a parole agent at New York State Industrial School, Rochester, New York.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Lewis Haas Letters contain Correspondence (1895-1898), chiefly between Haas and family members, regarding an inheritance in Denmark. Correspondents include Alexander Erskine Duncan, Jennette Frederikke Duncan, and the Danish Consul in New York.


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Subject Headings


Duncan, Alexander Erskine.
Duncan, Jennette Frederikke.


Danes, Canada.
Danish Americans.
Denmark, Diplomatic and Consular Service, United States.
Legacies, Danish.
Women, 19th century.

Genres and Forms




Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Lewis Haas Letters,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Anonymous gift, 1968.

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