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Albert Sydney Snow Letters

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Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 22 Nov 2010

Biographical History

Albert Sydney Snow (1845-1932) was a career naval officer who retired with the rank of Rear Admiral. He served in the Union Army during the American Civil War on the USS Constitution; on coastal survey duty in Alaska (1883-1887); and at the Naval Academy and at Portsmouth Navy Yard. He was commandant of the Boston Navy Yard from 1905-1907 and president of the general court-martial there.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Albert Sydney Snow Letters consists of two letters from Admiral Snow to someone named Fuller (no first name is given). The letters are personal in nature and relate to invitations from Fuller to visit him.

Arrangement of the Collection



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Subject Headings


Snow, Albert Sydney, 1845-1932.

Corporate Bodies

United States. -- Navy. -- Officers.


Admirals -- United States.

Genres and Forms



Armed Forces -- Officers.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Albert Sydney Snow Letters,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1969.

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