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Series I: Correspondence, 1880-1904
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This collection is arranged in two series based on the documentary form of the materials. Selected materials cataloged; remainder listed.
Letters to and copies of letters, letter books, and miscellaneous papers of (George) Frederick William Holls. There is also an amount of clippings and other miscellanea. The correspondence is with many persons important in the areas of politics and education. The subject content of the letters is international in scope, including such matters as the Suez Canal, the Webster-Ashburton Treaty, the Dreyfus affair, the Hague Peace Conference, Rhodes Scholarships, unification of education in New York State, the St. Louis Exposition, and tenement reform. Among the principal correspondents represented by groups of letters are John Barrett, Nicholas Murray Butler, Henry W. Diederick, Theodor Lange, Hugo Munsterburg, F.J. Odendahl, Theodore Roosevelt, and Carl Schurz.
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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Frederick William Holls papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Ownership and Custodial History
A volume of letters to Holls was transferred to this collection when it was found in Columbiana, January 1982. The letters have been removed and separately cataloged.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Sayles, Robert W. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1913. Accession number--M-13.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 07/--/89.
Catalogued correspondence listed by Barrett Hellmann (GSAS '23), 2022 July.
2022-07-25 PDF finding aid replaced with EAD container list. CLB
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
1857-1903. American lawyer, publicist, and Secretary of the United States delegation to the 1899 Hague Peace Conference.