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Frederick P. Hier Papers

A description of his papers at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 27 Mar 2010

Biographical History

Frederick P. Hier was an American attorney. He received his law degree from Syracuse University and practiced in New York City; his avocation was the study of Walt Whitman, and he published a number of articles and books dealing with the poet's life and work.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Frederick P. Hier Papers consist of manuscripts, correspondence, printed material, clippings and photographs.

Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is unprocessed and remains in original order.


Access Restrictions:

The collection is currently unprocessed and not available for research. Please contact Special Collections Research Center for more information.

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.

Subject Headings


Hier, Frederick P.
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892.


American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.

Genres and Forms

Clippings (information artifacts)



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Frederick P. Hier Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Unspecified, 1971.

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