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James A. Garfield Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0749-sc

Scope and Content Note

Three letters from James A. Garfield, Mentor, Ohio, to John P. Haire, Janesville, Wisconsin. The letters are dated May 14, 1877; June 22, 1880; and Nov. 6, 1880.

Dates

  • 1877-1880

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Historical Note

James A. Garfield was born in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, in 1831. He was graduated from Williams College in Massachusetts in 1856. He was the 20th President of the U.S. and served from March 4, 1881 until his death on September 19, 1881.

Historical Note

John Purcel Haire was a classmate of Garfield's at Williams College in Massachusetts in the class of 1855.

Extent

1 folder (3 Items)

Abstract

Three letters from James A. Garfield, Mentor, Ohio, to John P. Haire, Janesville, Wisconsin. The letters are dated May 14, 1877; June 22, 1880; and Nov. 6, 1880.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of the estate of Horace C. Levinson.

Title
Guide to the James A. Garfield Letters
Status
No Additional Box Or Folder List For This Small Collection
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
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207-581-1686