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Guide to the George Folsom Papers
1821-1866
 MS 222

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on September 27, 2018
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Title: George Folsom papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1821-1866
Abstract: Correspondence and a few papers, 1821-1866, primarily letters received by George Folsom (1802-1869) from authors, politicians, historians, artists, librarians, booksellers, and ethnologists. Included is material relating to family matters, his service as New York State Senator (Native American Party, or Know Nothings), 1845-1847, and chargé d'affaires to the Netherlands, 1850-1853, as well as his associations with the American Antiquarian Society, New-York Historical Society, and other learned societies.
Quantity: 4.17 Linear Feet (10 boxes)
Location: Manuscript cage
Call Phrase: MS 222