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Edward Everett Hale Letters

A description of the items at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: LMD
Date: 28 Apr 2010

Biographical History

Edward Everett Hale (1822-1909) was an American author and Unitarian minister. Hale was involved in many social reform movements, including abolition and popular education. He was also well known for his 1863 short story, "The Man Without a Country," which promoted patriotic support of the Union.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Edward Everett Hale Letters consist of two short notes by Hale. The first is handwritten and dated 15 Mar 1884, sent to an unknown correspondent. The second is typewritten and dated 5 Oct 1897, and responds to a request that Hale come speak in Cleveland, Ohio. Both are written on "39 Highland St., Roxbury, Mass." letterhead.

Arrangement of the Collection

Items are arranged in chronological order.


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Use Restrictions:

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Subject Headings


Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909.


Roxbury (Boston, Mass.) -- History.

Genres and Forms




Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Edward Everett Hale Letters,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 1966.

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