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At a Glance
Writings and memorabilia of Straus. The most interesting item in the collection is the letter from the President of Columbia College, Frederick A.P. Barnard, to President Ulysses S. Grant, dated 25 June 1869, recommending Straus, then a student at Columbia College, for a government appointment. Also, five manuscripts of poems, ten volumes of writings by and about Straus, and three scrapbooks of clippings, one of which covers 1909, the period of his ambassadorship in Constantinople.
Using the Collection
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This collection is located on-site.
This collection has no restrictions.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Oscar S. Straus papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
American ambassador and government official.