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George H. Smyser Papers

An inventory of his papers at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: [Summit record]
Date: 2001-01-01

Biographical History

George Smyser of Utica, New York was an Abraham Lincoln researcher, collector and scholar.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The George Smyser Papers consist of Correspondence, 1905-1955, of Smyser and his wife, and a collection of Speeches, 1863-1943, mostly about Abraham Lincoln.

Arrangement of the Collection

Both series are arranged chronologically.


Access Restrictions:

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

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


Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Smyser, George H.

Genres and Forms

Speeches (documents)



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

George H. Smyser Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

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